Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio! Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio!
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

Disaster! co-writer and star Seth Rudetsky took to Facebook today to share a first look at Swenson at his DISASTER put-in rehearsal... (more...)
Drama Desk Shelves 2016 'Best Book of a Musical' Award; Dramatists Guild Comments Drama Desk Shelves 2016 'Best Book of a Musical' Award; Dramatists Guild Comments
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The 'Best Book of a Musical' category was not included in the Drama Desk nominations this year. In response to this development, Doug Wright, President of the Dramatists Guild of America, wrote a lett... (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang, Ann Harada, More Share #MyYellowfaceStory TWITTER WATCH: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang, Ann Harada, More Share #MyYellowfaceStory
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

The hashtag sharing stories of discrimination is being used in adjunct to the upcoming forum 'Beyond Orientalism.'... (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE CRUCIBLE's Ciaran Hinds THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE CRUCIBLE's Ciaran Hinds
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Ciaran Hinds, who stars as 'Deputy Governor Danforth' in The Crucible, playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTING BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTING
by Ken Fallin on April 29, 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...)
Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for April 29, 2016! Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for April 29, 2016!
by BWW Discount Alert on April 29, 2016

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Boot... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Trekkie Monster Debuts the New AVENUE Q Taxi! Photo Coverage: Trekkie Monster Debuts the New AVENUE Q Taxi!
by Walter McBride on April 29, 2016

You might be seeing a little bit more of AVENUE Q on the streets of New York City- that's because the show will appear on some NYC taxis this spring. Trekkie Monster just celebrated with a ride in his... (more...)
Judy Garland Will Return to the Stage Via Hologram! Judy Garland Will Return to the Stage Via Hologram!
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

Hologram USA and Royal Rainbow Productions announced the launch of a touring stage show featuring Judy Garland faithfully recreated and singing her most famous songs.... (more...)
Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions, has announced the complete cast for the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, m... (more...)
WEST SIDE STORY Performance Rights Withdrawn From North Carolina, Mississippi WEST SIDE STORY Performance Rights Withdrawn From North Carolina, Mississippi
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

The move can be interpreted as a reaction to recent legislation that allows for discrimination against LGBT individuals.... (more...)
Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today' Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

NBC's TODAY show will hit the Great White Way next week! First up, Today's Al Roker goes behind the scenes of the smash hit musical HAMILTON on Monday, May 2.... (more...)
Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on SHUFFLE ALONG & More! Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on SHUFFLE ALONG & More!
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to determine the eligibility of nine Broadway productions for the 2016 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Laura Osnes Will Take a Crack at Boublil & Schonberg at the New York Pops Gala BWW Exclusive: Laura Osnes Will Take a Crack at Boublil & Schonberg at the New York Pops Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

In anticipation of the big event, BroadwayWorld is checking in with some of the performers. Today, check out what Laura Osnes had to say...... (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside SHUFFLE ALONG's Gypsy Robe Ceremony! Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside SHUFFLE ALONG's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride on April 29, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opened just lastnight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music B... (more...)
Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE, Seeking Opera House Premiere Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE, Seeking Opera House Premiere
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

Their third musical, despite its Olivier award, never received the recognition of their LES MISERABLES and MISS SAIGON.... (more...)
JUST IN: NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Now Accepting Tracy Turnblad Video Auditions! JUST IN: NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Now Accepting Tracy Turnblad Video Auditions!
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

Today it was announced that video auditions will now be accepted for the role. Check out all the details HERE!... (more...)
The Actors Fund Launches New Broadway Tradition for Young Stars The Actors Fund Launches New Broadway Tradition for Young Stars
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The Actors Fund has announced the introduction of 'Broadway's Ziggy Bear,' a new tradition for the children of Broadway. Created for The Actors Fund by philanthropist and producer, Kelly Gonda, Ziggy ... (more...)
BRIGHT STAR Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Digitally Today BRIGHT STAR Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of Bright Star, the new musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell in digital... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 Case STAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 Case
by Stage Tube on April 29, 2016

Earlier this week, the Broadway company of FUN HOME was joined by the plaintiffs who paved the way for marriage equality in the historic Proposition 8 case. The group went backstage to meet and chat w... (more...)
THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29 THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29
by Nora Dominick on April 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this... (more...)
   

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