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Twitter Watch: Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the Studio for BEAUTY AND THE BEASTTwitter: Luke Evans & Josh Gad in the Studio for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Posted: May. 5, 2015


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Posted: May. 12, 2015


THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Kate ReindersFRIDAY SIX: Q&As w/ Favorite Bway Stars- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Kate Reinders
Posted: May. 1, 2015


Twitter Watch: Laura Bell Bundy- 'Music is Finally A-Coming, Y'all!'Twitter Watch: Laura Bell Bundy- 'Music is Finally A-Coming, Y'all!'
Posted: May. 15, 2015


Twitter Watch: Angela Lansbury, Shirley MacLaine & Rita Moreno Visit AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - Three Legends at One Show!Twitter Watch: Lansbury, MacLaine & Moreno Visit AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
Posted: May. 13, 2015


Twitter Watch: ALADDIN Fan Josh Lloyd Recreates Genie's Broadway Getup!Twitter Watch: ALADDIN Fan Josh Lloyd Recreates Genie's Broadway Getup!
Posted: May. 4, 2015


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VIDEO: Watch Funny or Die's Live Action Adaptation of Disney's FROZENVIDEO: Watch Funny or Die's Live Action Adaptation of Disney's FROZEN
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015


Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman- Blackbeard Not Allowed on Peter Pan RideTwitter Watch: Hugh Jackman- Blackbeard Not Allowed on Peter Pan Ride
Posted: Jun. 15, 2014


Twitter Watch: Bobby Cannavale Live-Tweets the Tonys and It's HilariousTwitter: Bobby Cannavale Live-Tweets the Tonys and It's Hilarious
Posted: Jun. 9, 2014


Twitter Watch: Michael C. Hall Finds Missing HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Wig?Twitter Watch: Michael C. Hall Finds Missing HEDWIG Wig?
Posted: Nov. 3, 2014


Anthony Rapp Out of IF/THEN Due to Knee Surgery; Curtis Holbrook to Play 'Lucas' for Several WeeksAnthony Rapp Out of IF/THEN Due to Knee Surgery; Curtis Holbrook to Play 'Lucas' for Several Weeks
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THE LEFTOVERS' Emily Meade Talks About New HBO Series Before Sunday's PremiereTHE LEFTOVERS' Emily Meade Talks About New HBO Series Before Sunday's Premiere
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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars-  IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Josh GrisettiTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Josh Grisetti
May 22, 2015

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Josh Grisetti, who stars as 'Marty Kaufman' in It Shouda Been You, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Twitter Watch: Laura Bell Bundy- 'Music is Finally A-Coming, Y'all!'
May 15, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Laura Bell Bundy wrote 'Music is finally a-coming, y'all! Pre-order 5/26, Available 6/9. #anotherpieceofme http://goo.gl/ziwnHq
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars-  IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Nick SpanglerTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Nick Spangler
May 15, 2015

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Nick Spangler, who stars as 'Greg Madison'in It Shouda Been You, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Twitter Watch: Angela Lansbury, Shirley MacLaine & Rita Moreno Visit AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - Three Legends at One Show!
May 13, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Leanne Cope wrote '@AmericanInParis cast with @maclaineshirley Rita Moreno and @_AngelaLansbury was in the audience tonight #legends
Like BroadwayWorld on Facebook & Don't Miss Any Tony-Related News!Like BroadwayWorld on Facebook & Don't Miss Any Tony-Related News!
May 13, 2015

It's the time of year when the entire theatre community kicks it into overdrive, AWARDS SEASON! Whether it'sthe Outer Critcs,the Obies,the Drama Desks, orthe TONYS, don't miss a single ceremony, acceptance speech, performance, or bit of gossip! LikeBroadwayWorld.com on Facebookto make sure that you getall the latest news, photos, and videos.
Help BroadwayWorld Beta Test New Personal WebsitesHelp BroadwayWorld Beta Test New Personal Websites
May 12, 2015

Since launching in 2003, BroadwayWorld has become the largest theatre website in the world. From news and reviews to interviews and original videos, BroadwayWorld is the leader in theatre coverage worldwide. Our unparalleled database houses almost 305,000 profiles, 4,400 plays and musicals, and over 31,000 productions; and this summer, BroadwayWorld will unveil the opportunity for theatre artists of all kinds to expand their BWW profiles into their own simple-to-use personal websites.
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- DOCTOR ZHIVAGO's Lucy SimonTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- DOCTOR ZHIVAGO's Lucy Simon
May 8, 2015

In this week's edition, we caught up with Lucy Simon,composer of Doctor Zhivago, currently playing at the Broadway Theatre.
Twitter Watch: Luke Evans and Josh Gad in the Studio for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
May 5, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Luke Evans wrote '@joshgad and I recording! My what a guy!!! That's Gastoooooooooooooon!!!! #beautyandthebeast '
Twitter Watch: ALADDIN Fan Josh Lloyd Recreates Genie's Broadway Getup!
May 4, 2015

On Twitter, Aladdin fan Josh Lloyd recreatred Gregg Barnes' design of the Genie's ensemble andhad this to say @Josh_Lloyd_: Had an awesome time replicating @jamesmiglehart 's Genie costume. Not exact, but I'd say its not too bad! @aladdin
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Kate ReindersTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Kate Reinders
May 1, 2015

In this week's edition, we caught up with Kate Reinders, who stars in Something Rotten!, currently playing at the St. James Theatre.
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars-  HAND TO GOD's Marc KudischTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HAND TO GOD's Marc Kudisch
April 24, 2015

In this week's edition, we caught up with Marc Kudisch, who stars in Hand to God, currently playing at the Booth Theatre.
Drama Desk Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!Drama Desk Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!
April 23, 2015

Earlier today,Judith Light and Jessie Muellerannounced nominations for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Drama League nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past eight years (discounting Off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this year's DD nominees have at a Tony nod below!
Drama League Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!Drama League Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!
April 21, 2015

Earlier today, Megan Hilty, Justin Long and Raven-Symone announced the 78th Drama League Award Nominees for Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Best Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Drama League nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past five years (discounting off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this years DL nominees have at a Tony nod below!
Outer Critics Circle Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!Outer Critics Circle Nominees- What It All Means for the 2015 Tony Awards!
April 20, 2015

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, today announced the nominees for the 2014-15 season. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Outer Critics Circle nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past eight years (discounting off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this years OCC nominees have at a Tony nod below!
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars-  IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Montego GloverTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Montego Glover
April 17, 2015

In this week's edition, we caught up with Montego Glover, who stars in It Shouda Been You, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
Twitter Watch: Josh Gad Takes Selfie with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cast!
April 14, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Josh Gad wrote ' that stage veteran and film star Ian McKellen has joined Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST as 'Cogsworth'. Set for a release on March 17, 2017, the beloved tale will be retold for the big screen with a modern live-action lens and the help of transformative CG magic. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Emma Watson and Dan Stevens will star as Belle and the Beast/Prince respectively, and Luke Evans will play the role of Gaston. Emma Thompson has joined the cast as Mrs. Potts and Kevin Kline as Belle's father, Maurice. As BWW announced previously, Josh Gad will reportedly take on the role of Le Fou, with six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald playing Garderobe. Eight-time Oscar-winner Alan Menken, who won two Academy Awards for the 1991 animated classic, will score the new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, which will feature new recordings of the original songs in addition to several new songs written by Menken and Sir Tim Rice. Bill Condon will direct from a script by Stephen Chbosky, and the film will be produced by Mandeville Films' David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Production begins in May at Shepperton Studios in London. Disney also recently announced it will be creating live-action versions of MULAN and PINOCCHIO, joining reboots of THE JUNGLE BOOK, PETE'S DRAGON and WINNIE THE POOH. The live-action adaptation of CINDERELLA, starring Lily James, just hit the big screen this winter. McKellen was last seen on the big screen as 'Gandalf' in THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (a role he originated in THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy) and will soon appear in MR. HOLMES and THE DRESSER. He is also well known for his role as 'Magneto' in the X-MEN movies. The Olivier-winning, classically trained actor last starred on Broadway in NO MAN'S LAND and WAITING FOR GODOT opposite Patrick Stewart. Before that, he appeared in DANCE OF DEATH, IAN MCKELLEN: A KNIGHT OUT AT THE LYCEUM, WILD HONEY, IAN MCKELLEN: ACTING SHAKESPEARE, AMADEUS -- which earned him a Tony Award in 1981 -- and THE PROMISE. McKellen was a member of the Old Vic and has performed at the Chichester Festival, in the West End, and with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre and more. 1991's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST was an animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the traditional French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont,Beauty and the Beast is the 30th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Additionally, it is third in the Disney Renaissance period. Starring Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson, Beauty and the Beast focuses on the relationship between the Beast (Benson), a prince who is magically transformed into a monster as punishment for his arrogance, and Belle (O'Hara), a young woman who he imprisons in his castle. The film also features the voices of Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, and Angela Lansbury, who occupy supporting roles. The film was a box office success, and has since garnered over $424 million worldwide. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST was nominated for several awards, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. Beauty and the Beast became the first animated film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture; it also received five additional Academy Award nominations, including Best Original Score, Best Sound, and three separate nominations for Best Original Song. Ultimately, the film won Best Original Score, while Best Original Song was awarded to its title song. In 2002, Beauty and the Beast was deemed 'culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant' by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. In April 1994, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST became Disney's first animated film to be adapted into a Broadway musical. '
Twitter Watch: Rick Miramontez Calls FINDING NEVERLAND 'True Magic'Twitter Watch: Rick Miramontez Calls FINDING NEVERLAND 'True Magic'
April 10, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Rick Miramontez wrote 'TRUE MAGIC is making a show work. They did it. Congrats to the artists @NeverlandBway. #smash'
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- LIVING ON LOVE's Joe DiPietroTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- LIVING ON LOVE's Joe DiPietro
April 10, 2015

In this week's edition, we caught up with Joe DiPietro, whose Living on Love is currently in previews at the Longacre Theatre.
Twitter Watch: IN THE HEIGHTS Gang Reunites at HAMILTON!
April 8, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Lin Manuel Miranda wrote ' Just me & the G.W. (hee) Asking gee Nina, what'll you be?'
Twitter Watch: Broadway's Next HEDWIG Stops by Lena Hall's Final ShowTwitter Watch: Broadway's Next HEDWIG Stops by Lena Hall's Final Show
April 5, 2015

On Twitter Watch, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's official Twitter feed wrote 'Incoming Hedwig @DarrenCriss with outgoing Yitzhak @LenaRockerHall after her triumphant final performance '


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