BWW Personality Quiz: Which Jukebox Musical Should You Compose an Original Song For?
by Louisa Brady on July 03, 2015

If you had been hired to compose one original song for a jukebox musical, which would you be best suited to compose for? Find out in this week's quiz!... (more...)
Southwark's IN THE HEIGHTS Headed to London
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

WhatsOnStage has confirmed that Southwark Playhouse's IN THE HEIGHTS will transfer to London. No word yet on dates or a venue, but BroadwayWorld will bring you the news as soon as we have the official... (more...)
Toronto's KINKY BOOTS, Starring Alan Mingo Jr., Extends Into November
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

The Toronto Star writes that the Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS, which opened June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, has been extended through November 8, 2015. Tickets for t... (more...)
BOMBSHELL to Make a 'Smash' Onstage; BWW Looks Back on How It All Began
by Caryn Robbins on July 03, 2015

BWW has put together a SMASH retrospective, from inception to TV series to benefit concert to stage! Travel back in time with a look back on how it all began!... (more...)
THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 27- July 2
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

Scrolling frantically through Little Shop of Horrors pictures? Getting ready to see some musicals for 4th of July? Didn't have time check in on all of the latest Broadway news? Well don't worry Broadw... (more...)
Celebrate the Fourth of July on Broadway- The Full Holiday Weekend Performance Schedule!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

Happy Fourth of July! Just because the rest of the country will be spending Independence Day sipping drinks at the pool, pigging out at family barbeques, and enjoying the day off at home, doesn't mean... (more...)
Michigan Funeral Details Set for Danny McNie
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

As our readers have been asked since we shared the sad news on June 19, 2015 that Danny McNie, 34, beloved son, brother, friend, singer, actor, and humanitarian, quietly passed away, services are set ... (more...)
IN THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES: WELL-STRUNG Opens Their New Residency in Provincetown Tonight!
by Walter McBride on July 03, 2015

Walter McBride was given exclusive access to a rehearsal in New York and we have some wonderful pictures to share with you as we enter this 4th of July Weekend.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/3/15- Audra McDonald
by Stage Tube on July 03, 2015

Happy Birthday Audra McDonald! The actress earned three Tony Awards by the age of 28 - for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime. She was nominated for another Tony Award for her per... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/3; HEATHERS in Austin, KINKY BOOTS in Canada and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Austin, Milwaukee, Toronto, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HEATHERS in Austin, T... (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic Musicals
by Pat Cerasaro on July 03, 2015

Today we are shining a solo spotlight on the historically-based musicals celebrating American figures in honor of July 4!... (more...)
AUDIO: Listen to a Brand-New Radio Spot for Broadway's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, will start performa... (more...)
Photo Flash: Epic Sneak Peek at HAMILTON's First Broadway Tech Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Hamilton has just moved into the Richard Rodgers theatre in anticipation of a July 13 opening, and tech rehearsals started today, July 2nd. Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda posted two new photos fr... (more...)
'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 2015

Film, glorious film! According to the Daily Mail, a 'grittier' big screen version of Lionel Bart's OLIVER! will likely go into production next year, via Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Chatting with THE UNBUILT CITY's Beth Dixon and Carter Hudson
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Vassar and New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater is now presenting its 31st year of championing new works, with a full season of stories that take audiences from a South Sea island to center co... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival Preview!
by Jennifer Broski on July 02, 2015

Just yesterday, Justin Guarini hosted The New York Musical Theatre Festival's Annual Press Conference at Urbo (11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036). As a part of the special presentation, cast members... (more...)
HEDWIG's Taye Diggs, Cast of AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Set to Appear on 'LIVE'
by Caryn Robbins on July 02, 2015

Broadway stars will shine on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL over the next two weeks. Be sure to set your DVR's for the following appearances!... (more...)
Melissa Leo Boards HBO's Adaptation of ALL THE WAY
by TV News Desk on July 02, 2015

According to Deadline, Oscar winner Melissa Leo has signed on to join Tony-winning Broadway star Bryan Cranston in HBO's film adaptation of Robert Schenkkan's play ALL THE WAY, directed by Jay Roach.... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusives: THE RESIDUALS Season 2, Episode 3- The Outtakes!
by The Residuals on July 02, 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...)
From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of BONNIE & CLYDE!
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening u... (more...)
  

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