BWW Interview: FIDDLER's Michael C. Bernardi Takes On His Father's Iconic Role of 'Tevye' BWW Interview: FIDDLER's Michael C. Bernardi Takes On His Father's Iconic Role of 'Tevye'
by Caryn Robbins on August 29, 2016

Forever bonded with his father through this experience (even wearing pieces of his father's original costume for the role!), the moment marked the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Today, Bernardi spea... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/29/16- Lea Michele STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/29/16- Lea Michele
by Stage Tube on August 29, 2016

Happy Birthday, Lea Michele! Best known to theatre audiences for her role as 'Wendla' in the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Spring Awakening, Michele was nominated for a Drama Desk Award fo... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kathryn Erbe Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kathryn Erbe
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine on August 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast V... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for A Conversation With Chris Jones Ahead of HAMILTON'S Chicago Opening Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for A Conversation With Chris Jones Ahead of HAMILTON'S Chicago Opening
by Nora Dominick on August 29, 2016

In advance of HAMILTON opening in Chicago, Miranda will appear with Chicago Tribune Theater Critic Chris Jones on Friday, September 23 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago to discuss his life, inspiration, a... (more...)
VIDEO: Are Those My Lips? Barbra Streisand Presented with New Caricature at Sardi's! VIDEO: Are Those My Lips? Barbra Streisand Presented with New Caricature at Sardi's!
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

In a special bonus clips from Barbra Streisand's appearance on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, the legendary star visits the iconic New York eatery Sardi's, renowned for its caricatures of Broadway luminaries.... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 8/29/2016 - Happy Birthday, Lea Michele! Broadway AM Report, 8/29/2016 - Happy Birthday, Lea Michele!
by Jessica Khan on August 29, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it?... (more...)
BWW Contest: Win Two VIP Tickets to Elsie Fest! BWW Contest: Win Two VIP Tickets to Elsie Fest!
by BWW Contests on August 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win two VIP tickets to Elsie Fest on Monday, September 15th, 2016 in New York City! ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Talks Working with Hugh Jackman on 60 Minutes STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Talks Working with Hugh Jackman on 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube on August 28, 2016

When embarking upon her latest album, Encore, icon Barbra Streisand was inspired by one of Broadway's favorite leading men, Hugh Jackman. In her latest interview with 60 Minutes, Streisand discusses h... (more...)
Alan Menken Goes for EGOT with Emmy-Nominated GALAVANT Tune Alan Menken Goes for EGOT with Emmy-Nominated GALAVANT Tune
by BWW News Desk on August 28, 2016

As reported in an interview AFP, Alan Menken is heading into this TV awards season with the possibility of joining the elite EGOT club-a feat realized by just 12 people in history. Although Menken's r... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Visits Sierra Boggess' SCHOOL OF ROCK Dressing Room with 60 Minutes STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Visits Sierra Boggess' SCHOOL OF ROCK Dressing Room with 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube on August 28, 2016

As part of her exclusive 60 Minutes interview to promote her new album, Encore, Barbra Streisand recently visited her former Funny Girl dressing room at the Winter Garden Theater. At the time, the dre... (more...)
Simon Cowell Adds Fuel to Scherzinger-Lloyd Webber Feud on Recent Episode of X Factor Simon Cowell Adds Fuel to Scherzinger-Lloyd Webber Feud on Recent Episode of X Factor
by BWW News Desk on August 28, 2016

Months after the announcement that Nicole Scherzinger would not be joining the Cats revival when it transferred to Broadway, it seems that the former Grizabella still can't shake the rumors that swirl... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Critic and Historian Peter Filichia Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Critic and Historian Peter Filichia
by Behind the Curtain on August 28, 2016

You would be hard pressed to find someone who loves the theatre more than Peter Filichia. For years, Peter's observations on musical theatre have inspired countless actors, directors, and writers to s... (more...)
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by Contests - Broadway on August 28, 2016

Are you one of the hundreds of thousands already following BroadwayWorld.com on Twitter and Facebook?... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's Autobiography Continues as She Lands EVITA! BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Patti LuPone's Autobiography Continues as She Lands EVITA!
by Randy Rainbow on August 28, 2016

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy returns to Patti LuPone's autobiography- this time recalling how she land... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Miss Barbra Streisand on CBS SUNDAY MORNING? Watch Here! STAGE TUBE: Miss Barbra Streisand on CBS SUNDAY MORNING? Watch Here!
by Stage Tube on August 28, 2016

During the show, the Grammy winner returned to the Winter Garden Theater, where she starred in 1964's FUNNY GIRL, visited Sardi's, walked the theatre district and talked about getting started in the b... (more...)
Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics
by BWW News Desk on August 27, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! In this week's edition we go u... (more...)
Idina Menzel Shares Wonder Woman Playlist Idina Menzel Shares Wonder Woman Playlist
by BWW News Desk on August 27, 2016

Known to Broadway audiences as the brave Elphaba from Wicked and Rent's spirited, no-holds-barred Maureen, and now, thanks to the Frozen anthem 'Let It Go,' to millions of children and their families ... (more...)
Julie Andrews Reacts to MARY POPPINS RETURNS Casting Julie Andrews Reacts to MARY POPPINS RETURNS Casting
by BWW News Desk on August 27, 2016

Emily Blunt can officially add the approval of the original Mary Poppins herself to a growing list of accolades. According to Entertainment Weekly, when Rob Marshall, the director of the upcoming film... (more...)
Backstage with Richard Ridge: The Bechdel's Bid Farewell to Maple Avenue as the Cast of FUN HOME Recalls Favorite Broadway Memories Backstage with Richard Ridge: The Bechdel's Bid Farewell to Maple Avenue as the Cast of FUN HOME Recalls Favorite Broadway Memories
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on August 27, 2016

On September 10, the Bechdel family will move out of the Fun Home (or the Circle in the Square Theatre), when the the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, plays its final performance on Br... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/27/16- CHICAGO STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/27/16- CHICAGO
by Stage Tube on August 27, 2016

Today in 1977, Chicago closed at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 936 performances. Chicago is a musical set in Prohibition-era Chicago, with music is by Joh... (more...)
Melissa Errico Tackles Middle Age and Musicals in New Essay for the New York Times Melissa Errico Tackles Middle Age and Musicals in New Essay for the New York Times
by BWW News Desk on August 26, 2016

Is 46 too old to play the ingenue? This is the question asked by Broadway leading lady, Melissa Errico, in a new essay for the New York Times.... (more...)
VIDEO: A Backstage Visit With HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon VIDEO: A Backstage Visit With HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon
by Michael Dale on August 26, 2016

It's been a busy week for Broadway's Brandon Victor Dixon as he takes over the role of Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary smash, HAMILTON.... (more...)
VIDEO: New Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More! VIDEO: New Highlights of HUNCHBACK at Music Circus - Starring Deaf Actor John McGinty, Lesli Margherita, Mark Jacoby and More!
by Michael Dale on August 26, 2016

In the Music Circus production the role of Quasimodo is played by Deaf actor, John McGinty.... (more...)
VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Goes Classical With Schubert's 'Ave Maria' VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Goes Classical With Schubert's 'Ave Maria'
by Michael Dale on August 26, 2016

'My learning never stops,' THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Ervio tells her Facebook followers. So even with all the awards and accolades, the West End and Broadway star takes her voice lessons every Friday... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Josh Gad and More in Stills from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Josh Gad and More in Stills from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk on August 26, 2016

A Spanish BEAUTY AND THE BEAST fan site -- La Bella y la Bestia de Disney -- has revealed a couple of amazing behind-the-scenes stills from Disney's upcoming live-action remake of the classic animated... (more...)
   

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