BWW Exclusive: Back in Concert with Liza Minnelli- Billy Stritch, Cortés Alexander & Jim Caruso Send Updates from Biloxi! BWW Exclusive: Back in Concert with Liza Minnelli- Billy Stritch, Cortés Alexander & Jim Caruso Send Updates from Biloxi!
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Six years after closing Liza's at The Palace, one of the most heralded Special Events in recent Broadway memory, Liza Minnelli gathered up her best friends, that famous songbook, and some beaded coutu... (more...)
BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY with James Lecesne & More! BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY with James Lecesne & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 29, 2015

Following a sold-out run at Dixon Place, the limited 12- week engagement of the critically-acclaimed new play The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey officially opened on July 27, 2015, at the Wests... (more...)
Drama League Sets Date, Books Venue for 2016 Awards Ceremony Drama League Sets Date, Books Venue for 2016 Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

The Drama League announced this morning that the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadw... (more...)
She Can't Stop the Beat! Watch THE WIZ's Queen Latifah's Musical Performance Highlights She Can't Stop the Beat! Watch THE WIZ's Queen Latifah's Musical Performance Highlights
by Caryn Robbins on July 29, 2015

Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah has joined the cast of NBC's highly-anticipated musical, THE WIZ LIVE! in the role of the Wiz... (more...)
Twitter Watch: Wild Deer Finds Its Way Onto the Signature Theatre Stage!
by BWW Staff on July 29, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Signature Theatre wrote 'Oh deer! Just your average Tuesday when A DEER GETS STUCK IN THE THEATER! #Vote4Bambi... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Get Happy! Watch Laura Osnes Perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day! STAGE TUBE: Get Happy! Watch Laura Osnes Perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day!
by Stage Tube on July 29, 2015

She is known for bringing magic and song to life on Broadway in her award-winning role in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Now Laura Osnes has brought a bit of her own fairytale singing to the Morm... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/2015 - FUN HOME on LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny and More! WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/2015 - FUN HOME on LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny and More!
by Jessica Showers on July 29, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FUN HOME heads to LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE ... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Monty's Back! Bryce Pinkham Returns to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo Coverage: Monty's Back! Bryce Pinkham Returns to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Jennifer Broski on July 29, 2015

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER just welcomed back original Broadway cast member, Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, to the 2014 Best Musical last night, July 28, as 'Monty Navarro'. Pinkham departed ... (more...)
Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Ryan Murphy, just announced that Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon will return to Broadway as "James Tyrone, Jr." i... (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Gets Enthusiastic Reception at Salt Lake City Debut BOOK OF MORMON Gets Enthusiastic Reception at Salt Lake City Debut
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

THE BOOK OF MORMON said 'Hello' to its sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater last night, and according to The Associated Press, the show received an enthusiastic reception.... (more...)
SOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Classic Roles Ready For Gender-Bending SOUND OFF Special Edition: 10 Classic Roles Ready For Gender-Bending
by Pat Cerasaro on July 29, 2015

Lines are blurring. Gender-bending is seemingly everywhere these days, from high fashion ads to news coverage to I AM CAIT, Queen Latifah as The Wiz and beyond. Furthermore, one of the most provocativ... (more...)
Nederlander Sells Neil Simon Air Rights to Dream Hotel Project Nederlander Sells Neil Simon Air Rights to Dream Hotel Project
by Jessica Showers on July 28, 2015

Nederlander will soon be funneling a new hunk of real estate profit (we hope) into the arts in New York City. The organization just sold nearly 20,000 square feet of air above its Neil Simon Theatre f... (more...)
Frank Langella to Star Opposite Bryan Cranston in HBO's Adaptation of ALL THE WAY Frank Langella to Star Opposite Bryan Cranston in HBO's Adaptation of ALL THE WAY
by TV News Desk on July 28, 2015

Stage and screen vet Frank Langella is headed to HBO's upcoming TV adaptation of Robert Schenkkan's Tony-winning play ALL THE WAY.... (more...)
Breaking News: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige Will Ease on Down the Road in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! Breaking News: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige Will Ease on Down the Road in NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige have joined the cast of NBC's highly-anticipated THE WIZ LIVE! Latifah will play the Wiz, and Blige will be the Wicked Witch of the Wes... (more...)
Broadway's SYLVIA on the Prowl for K-9 Models for Show's Artwork Broadway's SYLVIA on the Prowl for K-9 Models for Show's Artwork
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2015

On the heels of today's big addition of Matthew Broderick to the cast of the Broadway revival of SYLVIA, -- the modern romantic comedy about a midlife crisis, empty nesters, commitment, therapists, an... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Season 2, Episode 7 of the Hit Web-Comedy THE RESIDUALS- 'Special Skills' BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Season 2, Episode 7 of the Hit Web-Comedy THE RESIDUALS- 'Special Skills'
by The Residuals on July 28, 2015

Season 2 of the hit web-comedy THE RESIDUALS will air exclusively here, on BroadwayWorld throughout the summer. Check back every Tuesday for a new episode, plus tune in on Thursdays for exciting episo... (more...)
Barbara Cook Memoir to Hit Shelves at Last in 2016? Barbara Cook Memoir to Hit Shelves at Last in 2016?
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2015

Back in 2011, it was announenced that Broadway living legend Barbara Cook would collaborate with New York Times theatre critic Charles Isherwood on a memoir. The book never made it to the shelves for ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: The Cast of Off-Broadway-Bound INVISIBLE THREAD Will Travel to Uganda STAGE TUBE: The Cast of Off-Broadway-Bound INVISIBLE THREAD Will Travel to Uganda
by Jessica Showers on July 28, 2015

Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' INVISIBLE THREAD, formerly titled WITNESS UGANDA, is headed on the trip of a lifetime before it lands back in the States for its off-Broadway premiere at Second Stage ... (more...)
Curious Incident of the Lion King? Alex Sharp Plays Rafiki with His New Puppy Friend Curious Incident of the Lion King? Alex Sharp Plays Rafiki with His New Puppy Friend
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2015

Tony winner Alex Sharp was having some fun yesterday, with the help of his Tony and a special canine friend. He writes on Intagram: THE KING IS BORN! #curiousincident @curiousbroadway#lionking #simba ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Bobby Steggert Discusses Playing Toulouse-Lautrec in MY PARIS BWW Interview: Bobby Steggert Discusses Playing Toulouse-Lautrec in MY PARIS
by Joseph F. Panarello on July 28, 2015

Bobby Steggert discusses MY PARIS, in whiuch he plays French artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, The show is now playing at Connecticut's Norma Terris Theater in Chester.... (more...)
   

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