Tyne Daly, Billy Porter, Bebe Neuwirth, Sierra Boggess and More Slated for Drama League's 2016 Gala Honoring David Hyde Pierce Tyne Daly, Billy Porter, Bebe Neuwirth, Sierra Boggess and More Slated for Drama League's 2016 Gala Honoring David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday eve... (more...)
HAMILTON Tony Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. to Release SIMPLY CHRISTMAS Album HAMILTON Tony Winner Leslie Odom, Jr. to Release SIMPLY CHRISTMAS Album
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Award-winning vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will follow up his hugely successful self-titled jazz debut with a stunning album of newly reinterpreted holiday classics entitled Simply Christmas, to be releas... (more...)
Grumpy Cat Will Become First Real Feline to Claw Into Broadway's CATS Grumpy Cat Will Become First Real Feline to Claw Into Broadway's CATS
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking Broadway musical, CATS will make history once again when internet sensation, Grumpy Cat becomes the first genuine feline to join the cast.... (more...)
Welcome to Falsettoland! Meet the Full Company of FALSETTOS, Beginning Tonight on Broadway Welcome to Falsettoland! Meet the Full Company of FALSETTOS, Beginning Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast on September 29, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater's new production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos begins previews tonight, September 29, and runs for 14 weeks only at the Walter Kerr The... (more...)
Photo Coverage: MCC Celebrates Opening Night of ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU Photo Coverage: MCC Celebrates Opening Night of ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Walter McBride on September 29, 2016

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Kate Burton to Star in Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Kate Burton to Star in Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the world premiere of THE DEAD, 1904 - an immersive adaptation of James Joyce... (more...)
Seth Stewart Will Take Over as HAMILTON's Lafayette/Jefferson Full-Time Seth Stewart Will Take Over as HAMILTON's Lafayette/Jefferson Full-Time
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Seth Stewart has officially taken over the role of 'Lafayette/Jefferson' in Hamilton on Broadway. Stewart was one of three understudies who alternated the role sinc... (more...)
VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Talks HAMILTON Exit, 'Black-Ish' Gig & More on JIMMY KIMMEL VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Talks HAMILTON Exit, 'Black-Ish' Gig & More on JIMMY KIMMEL
by TV News Desk on September 29, 2016

Daveed Diggs stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to talk about leaving the hit Broadway show HAMILTON and recall some of the notable people he met while doing the show.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Judith Light Takes Opening Night Bows in ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU Photo Coverage: Judith Light Takes Opening Night Bows in ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Walter McBride on September 29, 2016

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Breaking News: Rachelle Ann Go & Devin Ilaw Join MISS SAIGON on Broadway! Breaking News: Rachelle Ann Go & Devin Ilaw Join MISS SAIGON on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Rachelle Ann Go (as Gigi) and Devin Ilaw (as Thuy) have joined the cast of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, which begins performa... (more...)
Photo Flash: Simon McBurney Takes on the Jungle in THE ENCOUNTER Photo Flash: Simon McBurney Takes on the Jungle in THE ENCOUNTER
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, opens tonight at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (... (more...)
EMPIRE Creator Lee Daniels In Talks to Write a Musical About His Life EMPIRE Creator Lee Daniels In Talks to Write a Musical About His Life
by TV News Desk on September 29, 2016

Director and producer Lee Daniels has revealed to Billboard that he plans to write a musical about his life.... (more...)
BWW Interview - DWTS' Maks Chmerkovskiy Talks Season 23, Return to Broadway & More BWW Interview - DWTS' Maks Chmerkovskiy Talks Season 23, Return to Broadway & More
by Caryn Robbins on September 29, 2016

Fan favorite champion ballroom dancer, choreographer and fitness guru Maksim Chmerkovskiy returned to ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS for the show's 23rd Season. Chmerkovskiy partners with model and actr... (more...)
VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke Reveals: 'I Would Love to Sing & Dance' in MARY POPPINS Sequel VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke Reveals: 'I Would Love to Sing & Dance' in MARY POPPINS Sequel
by TV News Desk on September 29, 2016

Legendary song and dance man Dick Van Dyke stopped by NBC's TODAY to chat about his long-time career in film and shares his thoughts on the upcoming MARY POPPINS sequel.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Cast Helps Voters Prepare for Election Day! Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Cast Helps Voters Prepare for Election Day!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon on September 29, 2016

Election day is quickly approaching and the company of Hamilton is making sure that your voice is heard. Just yesterday, the show registered voters from all 50 states outside of the Richard Rodgers Th... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Helder Guimaraes' VERSO Celebrates a Magical Opening Night Photo Coverage: Helder Guimaraes' VERSO Celebrates a Magical Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski on September 29, 2016

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Theatre for the New City Explodes with New Musical, THE FOLK SINGER and New Plays: LIFE MASKS Theatre for the New City Explodes with New Musical, THE FOLK SINGER and New Plays: LIFE MASKS
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Created by the team behind the critically acclaimed 2015 production of Heather Smiley for President, the musical has a book and lyrics by Tom Attea, with music composed by Arthur Abrams. The productio... (more...)
ADDAMS FAMILY & MARY POPPINS Top List of Most Performed High School Shows ADDAMS FAMILY & MARY POPPINS Top List of Most Performed High School Shows
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

The Addams Family topped the list for the most-produced high school musical for the second consecutive year, and Mary Poppins made its list debut at second place, in an annual survey conducted by the ... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 9/29/2016 - FALSETTOS, THE ENCOUNTER, HOCUS POCUS & More! Broadway AM Report, 9/29/2016 - FALSETTOS, THE ENCOUNTER, HOCUS POCUS & More!
by Jessica Khan on September 29, 2016

Today's big news: FALSETTOS begins previews, THE ENCOUNTER opens, TRIAL OF AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT skewers Bush, the PUFFS Potter parody starts, and a HOCUS POCUS musical parody begins tonight in L.A.!... (more...)
BWW Review: Sleight-Of-Hand Trickster Helder Guimaraes is Aces in VERSO BWW Review: Sleight-Of-Hand Trickster Helder Guimaraes is Aces in VERSO
by Michael Dale on September 29, 2016

It takes a certain amount of moxie for a solo performer to begin his Off-Broadway show by looking into the audience and stating 'I am weird.'... (more...)
ANNIE's Martin Charnin Helms WALLENBERG Musical Developmental Lab Today ANNIE's Martin Charnin Helms WALLENBERG Musical Developmental Lab Today
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

The new musical WALLENBERG will receive a developmental lab this fall in New York City, directed by Tony-winning ANNIE lyricist Martin Charnin.... (more...)
GYPSY's 1990 Tony Award for Best Revival Auctioned Today in L.A. GYPSY's 1990 Tony Award for Best Revival Auctioned Today in L.A.
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

The 1990 Tony Award for Best Revival awarded to producer Barry Brown for Gypsy will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions today, September 29, 2016.... (more...)
Come Little Children... HOCUS POCUS Parody Flies at Rockwell Table & Stage Come Little Children... HOCUS POCUS Parody Flies at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016

Rockwell Table & Stage will put 'A Spell On' audiences this fall with The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus. It's 'trick or treat' time in this all-new live interpretation of the hilarious Be... (more...)
Will Lady Gaga Pen New Album for A STAR IS BORN Remake? Will Lady Gaga Pen New Album for A STAR IS BORN Remake?
by Movies News Desk on September 28, 2016

Showbiz 411 has reported that the lead of the upcoming A Star Is Born remake, Lady Gaga, may compose an entire album of new material for the movie.... (more...)
STAGE DIRECTIONS App Launches Today for iPhone STAGE DIRECTIONS App Launches Today for iPhone
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2016

Broadway Stickers has announced the launch of 'Stage Directions' -- a first-of-its-kind iMessage Stickers App that allows users to insert fun and dramatic stage directions (e.g. [appears through trap ... (more...)
   

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