BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Podcast Goes Back in Time w/ OJ, X-FILES, GREASE: LIVE! BWW's 'Some Like it Pop' Podcast Goes Back in Time w/ OJ, X-FILES, GREASE: LIVE!
by Matt Tamanini on February 10, 2016

Hello Pop Culture Sommeliers! In this episode of BroadwayWorld's 'Some Like it Pop' podcast, after Jenn explains why she regularly visits a sensory deprivation chamber, we dive into all things TV and ... (more...)
Update: AMERICAN PSYCHO Original London Cast Recording Track List Revealed! Update: AMERICAN PSYCHO Original London Cast Recording Track List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk on February 10, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, GRAMMY and Tony Award-winning musician Duncan Sheik's American Psycho: Original London Cast Recording will be available on March 25, 2016 via Concord Records. ... (more...)
VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Isaiah Johnson Discuss The Healing Experience of THE COLOR PURPLE VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Isaiah Johnson Discuss The Healing Experience of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Michael Dale on February 10, 2016

The actors are joined by composer/lyricist Brenda Russell and producer Scott Sanders in a discussion moderated by activist writer Michaela Angela Davis.... (more...)
THE WALKING DEAD Actress Danai Gurira Explains Her Passions as She Prepares for Her Broadway Debut THE WALKING DEAD Actress Danai Gurira Explains Her Passions as She Prepares for Her Broadway Debut
by Marissa Sblendorio on February 10, 2016

Though fans might know her as katana wielding Michonne on THE WALKING DEAD, actress Danai Gurira is about to make her Brodway debut as the playwright this march with ECLIPSED, starring oscar winning a... (more...)
WICKED Will Become Broadway's 10th Longest-Running Show This Weekend! WICKED Will Become Broadway's 10th Longest-Running Show This Weekend!
by BWW News Desk on February 10, 2016

The international blockbuster WICKED will play its 5,124th Broadway performance on Sunday, February 14th at 2pm, surpassing Rent to become the 10th longest-running production in Broadway history. ... (more...)
Star of Original Off-Broadway Production of GODSPELL, Herb Braha Dies at 69 Star of Original Off-Broadway Production of GODSPELL, Herb Braha Dies at 69
by TV News Desk on February 10, 2016

Herb Braha (aka Herb Simon) passed away from congestive heart failure in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 6. He was 69.... (more...)
John Rando Will Direct Upcoming Staged Reading of THE STING John Rando Will Direct Upcoming Staged Reading of THE STING
by Marissa Sblendorio on February 10, 2016

Back in 2015, we reported that there was a reading of THE STING that took place around early August. We now have new information that the Araca Group will hold a new reading of the musical, directed a... (more...)
WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon Offered GREASE: LIVE's Thomas Kail Running Critique During Live Broadcast WIZ LIVE's Kenny Leon Offered GREASE: LIVE's Thomas Kail Running Critique During Live Broadcast
by Caryn Robbins on February 10, 2016

THE WIZ LIVE director Kenny Leon texted his running critique to GREASE: LIVE helmer Thomas Kail!... (more...)
Oakbrook Terrace's Drury Lane Theatre Commits To Premiering New Musicals Oakbrook Terrace's Drury Lane Theatre Commits To Premiering New Musicals
by Michael Dale on February 10, 2016

New York based casting director Laura Stanczyk named Director of New Works,... (more...)
VIDEO: Forest Whitaker Says Broadway's HUGHIE 'Gave Me a Great Opportunity' VIDEO: Forest Whitaker Says Broadway's HUGHIE 'Gave Me a Great Opportunity'
by TV News Desk on February 10, 2016

This morning the actor stopped by NBC's TODAY to speak with Al Roker and Natalie Morales about the play and making his Broadway debut.... (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More in Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY BWW TV: Watch Highlights of LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More in Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY
by BroadwayWorld TV on February 10, 2016

Harvey Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz-filled fable Cabin in the Sky, running fo... (more...)
Tracy Letts Comedy SUPERIOR DONUTS to Be Adapted for CBS Pilot Tracy Letts Comedy SUPERIOR DONUTS to Be Adapted for CBS Pilot
by TV News Desk on February 10, 2016

Jermaine Fowler will star in a new CBS comedy pilot SUPERIOR DONUTS, based on Tracy Letts 2008 play. Fowler will also serve as a co-exec producer.... (more...)
AMERICAN PSYCHO to Unleash London Cast Album; Broadway Recording Also on the Way! AMERICAN PSYCHO to Unleash London Cast Album; Broadway Recording Also on the Way!
by BWW News Desk on February 10, 2016

With just over a month until AMERICAN PSYCHO's first performance on Broadway, it now appears the Duncan Sheik musical will receive not one, but two, cast recordings.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/10/16- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/10/16- THE MOST HAPPY FELLA
by Stage Tube on February 10, 2016

Today in 1959, The Most Happy Fella opened at City Center where it ran for 16 performances. With a book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the story isabout a romance between an older man and younge... (more...)
BWW Review: John Patrick Shanley Recalls His Rebellious Youth in PRODIGAL SON BWW Review: John Patrick Shanley Recalls His Rebellious Youth in PRODIGAL SON
by Michael Dale on February 10, 2016

Shanley calls his newest the third play in a trilogy that basically makes up his autobiography.... (more...)
Save 40% on Tickets to 2015 Tony-Winning Best Musical FUN HOME Save 40% on Tickets to 2015 Tony-Winning Best Musical FUN HOME
by Contests - Broadway on February 10, 2016

FUN HOME. WINNER! BEST MUSICAL 2015 TONY AWARD | GREAT WEEKDAY SEATS FROM JUST $89*. ORDER NOW AND SAVE UP TO 40%* ON ORCHESTRA SEATS:... (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Company of David Cromer-Helmed THE EFFECT at Barrow Street Theatre Photo Flash: Meet the Company of David Cromer-Helmed THE EFFECT at Barrow Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk on February 10, 2016

The North American premiere of playwright Lucy Prebble's award-winning new play The Effect, with direction by David Cromer, will begin previews at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street at 7th Av... (more...)
At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26 At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26
by BWW News Desk on February 10, 2016

DMI Soundtracks announced today that the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace will be released on February 26; with digital download pre-orders available on February 12. Amazing Grace will be availabl... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Robert Sean Leonard, Timothee Chalamet & More Celebrate Opening Night of MTC's PRODIGAL SON Photo Coverage: Robert Sean Leonard, Timothee Chalamet & More Celebrate Opening Night of MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by Walter McBride on February 10, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of PRODIGAL SON, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley(Doubt, Outside Mullingar). PRODIGAL S... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Forest Whitaker Takes First Broadway Bows in HUGHIE Photo Coverage: Forest Whitaker Takes First Broadway Bows in HUGHIE
by Walter McBride on February 10, 2016

Preview performances began earlier this week for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE starring Academy Award® winner, Golden Globe Award® winner & BAFTA winner Forest Whi... (more...)
   

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