BWW Interview - Special 'Tracy Trifecta' Series: Ricki Lake Shares Fond HAIRSPRAY Memories BWW Interview - Special 'Tracy Trifecta' Series: Ricki Lake Shares Fond HAIRSPRAY Memories
by Caryn Robbins on December 04, 2016

Today, Lake speaks exclusively to BWW about her fond memories from the film and explains why she believes Tracy should exist for every generation of young women.... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Back Famed Press Agent Susan L. Schulman Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Back Famed Press Agent Susan L. Schulman
by Behind the Curtain on December 04, 2016

She's back and better than ever! In Part 2 of Rob and Kevin's interview with famed press agent Susan L Schulman, Susan details her clash with producer David Merrick on his last Broadway musical! Plus,... (more...)
VIDEO: Emma Stone Takes the SNL Stage for her Third Outing as Host - All the Clips! VIDEO: Emma Stone Takes the SNL Stage for her Third Outing as Host - All the Clips!
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2016

Last night, Emma Stone hosted SNL in one of the season's strongest episodes. Featuring a politically-charged version of High School Theatre Show and a cold open revolving around Donald Trump's tweetin... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Retter Entertainment Rehearses JINGLE JAM 2016 Photo Coverage: Retter Entertainment Rehearses JINGLE JAM 2016
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on December 04, 2016

Thommie Retter (Billy Elliot) and Retter Entertainment ring in the holidays for the HOW MANY consecutive year with This Way To Broadway Live: Jingle Jam!, an original musical/song and dance showcase f... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Talks DOLLY, HOCUS POCUS, and More on NBC's TODAY! STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Talks DOLLY, HOCUS POCUS, and More on NBC's TODAY!
by Stage Tube on December 04, 2016

Rehearsals may not start until January, but Bette Midler is already hard at work preparing for her return to Broadway. 'I'm excited, I'm unnerved, I'm utterly game. I love the character, I know the sc... (more...)
Countdown to HAIRSPRAY LIVE!: The Cast Chats About Why The Musical is So Important Today Countdown to HAIRSPRAY LIVE!: The Cast Chats About Why The Musical is So Important Today
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2016

As they gear up for the live event on December 7th at 8/7c, the cast chats about what Hairspray means to them, how it feels to be part of this live telecast, and why Hairspray is so important today.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bette Midler Chats Broadway's HELLO DOLLY on NBC's Today, 12/4 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Bette Midler Chats Broadway's HELLO DOLLY on NBC's Today, 12/4
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2016

The December 4th edition of 'Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist will feature a special profile on Bette Midler in which she talks about her return to Broadway in HELLO DOLLY! this Spring.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Former HAMILTON Ensemblist Jon Rua Shares Sneak Peek of New Dance Video to MOANA Track STAGE TUBE: Former HAMILTON Ensemblist Jon Rua Shares Sneak Peek of New Dance Video to MOANA Track
by Stage Tube on December 03, 2016

The only thing better than Hamilton or Moana is both of them together, and former standby for the title character in Hamilton Jon Rua is serving us mashup realness in a sneak peek of his latest dance ... (more...)
Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: ... (more...)
Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5 Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and pres... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Adam Pascal Gives Special Performance at SOMETHING ROTTEN to Benefit BC/EFA STAGE TUBE: Adam Pascal Gives Special Performance at SOMETHING ROTTEN to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

Audience members at Friday's performance of Something Rotten received quite the treat when Adam Pascal, currently appearing as Rotten's very own pretty boy front man, William Shakespeare, performed On... (more...)
Inside #Ham4Ham THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE: A Monument to Pop Culture Legacies and Breaking Barriers Inside #Ham4Ham THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE: A Monument to Pop Culture Legacies and Breaking Barriers
by Alexa Criscitiello on December 03, 2016

In cases of most wildly popular media, there is the inevitable expectation of a popularity crescendo. A moment in time when the bubble finally bursts, the hoards cease their obsession and the next big... (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: CATS Cast Gets Ready for a Purrfect Holiday Season with Carols For A Cure Exclusive Photo Coverage: CATS Cast Gets Ready for a Purrfect Holiday Season with Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on December 03, 2016

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else ca... (more...)
Broadway and Film Actress Alice Drummond Dies at 88 Broadway and Film Actress Alice Drummond Dies at 88
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

According to the New York Times, actress Alice Drummond passed away earlier this week due to complications from a recent fall. Remembered most for her compelling character-heavy roles, at turns comic ... (more...)
Susan Egan Weighs in on HAMILTON Controversy in Response to Larry O'Connor Susan Egan Weighs in on HAMILTON Controversy in Response to Larry O'Connor
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

Following the curtain speech made by the Broadway cast of Hamilton to Vice President-elect Mike Pence that took over the Internet, the resultant aftermath included an article from Hot Air writer Larry... (more...)
HAIRSPRAY Live Character Card #4: Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle HAIRSPRAY Live Character Card #4: Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

BroadwayWorld has exclusive characters cards for HAIRSPRAY LIVE and we're bringing you a new one every day leading up to the special television event! Today we feature Jennifer Hudson!... (more...)
Tim Rice, Finger Lakes Festival to Bring Excerpts of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Honolulu for Pearl Harbor Commemoration Tim Rice, Finger Lakes Festival to Bring Excerpts of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Honolulu for Pearl Harbor Commemoration
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

Multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice is bringing excerpts of his latest musical, 'From Here to Eternity,' to Honolulu to participate in the commemoration events of the 75th Annive... (more...)
Judy Gold Will Lead THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL as 'Scrooge' at NJPAC Judy Gold Will Lead THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL as 'Scrooge' at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

A new holiday tradition is born when Broadway Sings The Muppet Christmas Carol takes to the stage. NJPAC is happy to present a concert version of the music, the magic and the holiday cheer of the Mupp... (more...)
Alan Menken & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Featured in DGF's 'LEGACY PROJECT' Screening in NYC Alan Menken & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Featured in DGF's 'LEGACY PROJECT' Screening in NYC
by BWW News Desk on December 03, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presents a screening of the third volume of The Legacy Project documentary series featuring a conversation with Alan Menken and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at The TimesCenter 242 ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Drops an All-New Promo STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Drops an All-New Promo
by Stage Tube on December 02, 2016

NBC has unveiled an all-new promo for the highly-anticipated musical HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Get a first look below!... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A BRONX TALE BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - A BRONX TALE
by Ken Fallin on December 02, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustrati... (more...)
Photo Flash: See The New York Post's Cindy Adams Make her Broadway Debut as Grizabella! Photo Flash: See The New York Post's Cindy Adams Make her Broadway Debut as Grizabella!
by Marissa Sblendorio on December 02, 2016

The New York Post's legendary gossip columnist, Cindy Adams, just made her Broadway debut during the curtain call of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS as Grizabella. She might not be Mamie's understudy, but ... (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from DEAR EVAN HANSEN; Opens on Sunday! BWW TV: Watch Highlights from DEAR EVAN HANSEN; Opens on Sunday!
by BroadwayWorld TV on December 02, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif,... (more...)
Photo Flash: When Worlds Collide- HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Meets THE WIZ LIVE! Photo Flash: When Worlds Collide- HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Meets THE WIZ LIVE!
by Marissa Sblendorio on December 02, 2016

Tracy meets Dorothy? Now that's something I gotta see! The stars of last year's holiday hit THE WIZ LIVE! Shanice Williams (Dorothy) and Elijah Kelley (Scarecrow), stopped by to visit the cast and cre... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Platt & More in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway! Photo Flash: First Look at Ben Platt & More in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2016

Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif,... (more...)
   

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