The British Theatre Academy presents a charity gala performance ofThe Color Purpleto raise money for young performers who cannot afford to train in performing arts. Recent performances have includedThe Secret Gardenat The Ambassadors Theatre andGodspellat St Pauls Church, Covent Garden. This concert features a line-up of West End performers alongside a choir of children from theBTA.Backstage with Richard Ridge: The HAMILTON Cast Takes Their Shot- Watch the FULL Conversation! May 22, 2017
The cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story presented musical excerpts of the production, and the producers of the historic Bucks County Playhouse and Philadelphia's thriving Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts shared insight into their unique collaboration on the musical, which will come to both venues this spring and summer. BroadwayWorld has footage from the rehearsal in NYC below!VIDEO : Tonys Spotlight on the Man Who Made HOLIDAY INN Dance- Denis Jones! May 21, 2017
Denis Jones has taken his career from chorus boy to choreographer, and now Tony nominee!Hejust picked up his first nomination for his work on Roundabout Theatre Company's Holiday Inn, a joyous throwback to musicals of the MGM-era. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he drew inspiration from the past and made innovative and exciting dances for today.BWW TV: Step in Time with the Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS! May 18, 2017
The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) just presented its 33rd annual gala, 'Idols & Icons,' at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. This was the last S.T.A.G.E. show after 33 years. AIDS has not been cured, and the fight continues through APLA Health Services, despite the fact that the show has now taken its final bow in L.A.Tony Awards Close-Up: It's All About the Pink for WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole! May 18, 2017
Three years after taking Broadway by storm as the D'Ysquith clan (second Tony nomination), Jefferson Mays is back! His current role as OSLO'sTerje Rod-Larsen has earned him his third nomination, for best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, and he's telling us why this time of year has him acting delirious and giddy all over again!Tony Awards Close-Up: Will OSLO's Jennifer Ehle Negotiate a Third Tony Award? May 16, 2017
In a new inspirational video series, four performers joining the West End cast of The Lion King talk the rehearsal process, pushing themselves above and beyond, and never giving up. In the second video, Owen Chaponda discusses how he uses his singing to communicating his story and his background.BWW TV: JOURNEY TO THE LION KING: Rutendo Mushonga Dances Above and Beyond May 16, 2017
Dig this: Asolo Rep is presenting the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. Click below to watch highlights from the show, plus click here for stills!BWW TV Exclusive: Follow THE GREAT COMET Into the Recording Studio with Tony Nominee Lucas Steele! May 15, 2017
BroadwayWorld is giving you and exclusive peek inside the cast recording sessions with the hosts of the podcast Jim & Tomic. Below, watch as they chat with Tony nominee Lucas Steele, who plays Anatole.