Kenny Ortega on Working with DESCENDANTS' Kristin Chenoweth: 'She's Like a Stick of Dynamite' Kenny Ortega on Working with DESCENDANTS' Kristin Chenoweth: 'She's Like a Stick of Dynamite'
by TV News Desk on July 31, 2015

The 'High School Musical' helmer talked about what it was like to work with star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth (Broadway's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY), who portrays 'Maleficent' in the new film... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Up on the Marquee: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by Walter McBride on July 31, 2015

Direct from two completely sold-out engagements in London, producers Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater will bring the Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A View from th... (more...)
Bernadette Peters Talks Recent LuPone Incident, New Children's Book & More on TODAY Bernadette Peters Talks Recent LuPone Incident, New Children's Book & More on TODAY
by TV News Desk on July 31, 2015

While two playful, (and adoptable, puppies) rough house on the TODAY show set, Tony award winner Bernadette Peters spoke to hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda about her new children's book 'Stella and Charlie.... (more...)
Review Roundup: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Arena Stage Review Roundup: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Arena Stage
by Review Roundups on July 31, 2015

Let's see what the critics had to say...... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: THE COLOR PURPLE Up on the Marquee: THE COLOR PURPLE
by Walter McBride on July 31, 2015

THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, will begin preview performances on Tuesday, November 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street) and will officially open on ... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- 39 STEPS BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- 39 STEPS
by Ken Fallin on July 31, 2015

BroadwayWorld recently announced a new partnership with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Fallin previous... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Cast of MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL; New Production Details Announced! Photo Flash: First Look at Cast of MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL; New Production Details Announced!
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the world premiere of MOONSHINE: That Hee Haw Musical, a new musical comedy with music and lyrics by award-winning songwriters Brandy Clark a... (more...)
BWW Personality Quiz: Are You a Hardcore-Enough Fan to Travel to London for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD? BWW Personality Quiz: Are You a Hardcore-Enough Fan to Travel to London for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD?
by Louisa Brady on July 31, 2015

Are you a hardcore-enough Harry Potter fan to travel all the way to the West End just to see the play? Find out in this week's quiz!... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & ON THE TOWN's... Tony Yazbeck? BWW Exclusive: FIVE MINUTE CALL with Randy Rainbow & ON THE TOWN's... Tony Yazbeck?
by Randy Rainbow on July 31, 2015

'Five Minute Call with Randy Rainbow', the newest web series from the creator and star of BroadwayWorld's long-running 'Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow, puts the YouTube star behind the scenes ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Michele Lee as 'Madame Morrible' in WICKED! Photo Flash: First Look at Michele Lee as 'Madame Morrible' in WICKED!
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Wicked recently welcomed two-time Tony and Emmy Award nominee MICHELE LEE in the role of Madame Morrible. A veteran of the stage and screen, she is perhaps best known for her fourteen seasons as Karen... (more...)
FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David to Return for New Season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'? FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David to Return for New Season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'?
by TV News Desk on July 31, 2015

HBO President of Programming Michael Lombardo addressed reporters at yesterday's Television Critics press tour in Beverly Hills about the fate of Larry David's hit comedy CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM.... (more...)
Jonathan Groff-Led LOOKING to Get Two-Hour Wrap-Up Movie in 2016 Jonathan Groff-Led LOOKING to Get Two-Hour Wrap-Up Movie in 2016
by TV News Desk on July 31, 2015

Michael Lombardo addressed reporters about the end of the low-rated series LOOKING, starring Broadway's Jonathan Groff (HAMILTON), and an upcoming two-hour finale.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/31/15- AVENUE Q STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/31/15- AVENUE Q
by Stage Tube on July 31, 2015

Today in 2003 Avenue Q opened at the John Golden Theatre, where it ran for 2534 performances. Avenue Q was conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written... (more...)
TV Exclusive: BroadwayWorld Celebrates THE WIZ with Dee Dee Bridgewater, André De Shields, Ken Page & More! TV Exclusive: BroadwayWorld Celebrates THE WIZ with Dee Dee Bridgewater, André De Shields, Ken Page & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 31, 2015

Broadway is abuzz with news about NBC's upcoming presentation of The Wiz, with Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and original Dorothy Stephanie Mills all having just signed on to star. They aren't the only... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Casts of MATILDA, ON THE TOWN & More Perform in Bryant Park! Photo Coverage: Casts of MATILDA, ON THE TOWN & More Perform in Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on July 31, 2015

Broadway in Bryan Park continued its 2015 program on Thursday - and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the first day. This week's line-up included performances from the casts of LES MISERABLES, THE ... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 7/31/2015 - SPAMALOT at the Bowl, DESCENDANTS and More! WAKE UP with BWW 7/31/2015 - SPAMALOT at the Bowl, DESCENDANTS and More!
by Jessica Khan on July 31, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: A starry SPAMALOT opens at the Hollywo... (more...)
Study Reveals How Most-Performed High School Musicals Have Changed Over Time Study Reveals How Most-Performed High School Musicals Have Changed Over Time
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Ever wonder how the most performed high school musicals and plays have changed over the years? So has NPR. Elissa Nadworny recently did performed a study of trends on what is performed most on high sc... (more...)
Baratunde Thurston and Sara Ramirez to Host First Ever TED TALKS LIVE at Town Hall This Fall Baratunde Thurston and Sara Ramirez to Host First Ever TED TALKS LIVE at Town Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, and PBS are thrilled to announce the first ever TED TALKS LIVE, a six?night speaker event featuring TED Talks, short films and performances at The ... (more...)
Liza Minnelli Set to Make Concert Appearance in Cape Fear This Fall Liza Minnelli Set to Make Concert Appearance in Cape Fear This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

As previously reported, Liza Minnelli appeared in her first concert in more than a year this summer, on Friday, July 24 at 8 p.m. at the IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi, Mississippi. Now according to S... (more...)
Director Marc Bruni is Up at Bat for BULL DURHAM NYC Workshop Director Marc Bruni is Up at Bat for BULL DURHAM NYC Workshop
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2015

Last Fall, the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta opened the world premiere of BULL DURHAM, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film, directed by Kip Fagan. Now according to an Equity casting notice, the... (more...)
   

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