Caryn Robbins

Caryn Robbins Caryn Robbins is a Senior Editor and daily contributor to BroadwayWorld, and manages the TV, Film and Music spin-off sites. Her original musical comedy DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT (follow @DearStudent) has been staged in two NYC theater festivals and was performed as an Equity Staged Reading in New York City in 2015. This June, DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT won 'Best Ensemble Show' in Chicago's Premier Premieres Festival. Follow Caryn on Twitter @CarynRobbins


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Harvey Fierstein Details Changes Made to NBC's BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVEHarvey Fierstein Details Changes Made to NBC's BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE
Posted: Mar. 30, 2017


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Posted: Mar. 27, 2017


Exclusive: PBS Assures Viewers FALSETTOS Revival Will Air as PlannedExclusive: PBS Assures Viewers FALSETTOS Revival Will Air as Planned
Posted: Apr. 6, 2017


Confirmed! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Finds Broadway TheaterConfirmed! 'HARRY POTTER' Play Finds Broadway Theater
Posted: Apr. 10, 2017


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Posted: Mar. 21, 2017


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VIDEO: Broadway Stars Recreate Iconic 'Good Morning' Number in Tribute to Debbie ReynoldsVIDEO: Broadway Stars Recreate 'Good Morning' in Tribute to Debbie Reynolds
Posted: Jan. 13, 2017


VIDEO: Luke Evans, Dan Stevens & Josh Gad Join James Corden for 'Crosswalk the Musical: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST'VIDEO: BEAUTY & THE BEAST Cast Does 'Crosswalk The Musical'
Posted: Mar. 16, 2017


VIDEO: Laura Benanti Channels Melania Trump in Hilarious LATE SHOW SkitVIDEO: Laura Benanti Channels Melania Trump in Hilarious LATE SHOW Skit
Posted: Jul. 20, 2016


Jerry Mitchell Reveals Details on New Songs, New Scenes & More for Broadway-Bound PRETTY WOMAN MusicalJerry Mitchell Reveals Details on New Songs, New Scenes & More for Broadway-Bound PRETTY WOMAN Musical
May 25, 2017

In a new interview with EW, director Jerry Mitchell (KINKY BOOTS, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL) reveals details of the upcoming stage musical adaptation of Garry Marshall's 1990 classic PRETTY WOMAN.

Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban & More React to Ariana Grande Concert TragedyKristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban & More React to Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy
May 23, 2017

Ariana Grande's concert at Manchester Arena in England ended in tragedy last night when an explosion killed 22 people and injured over 50 others. Today Kristin Chenoweth, James Corden and more react to the tragic news.

BWW Interview: Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS!BWW Interview: Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS!
May 24, 2017

Broadway veteran Elena Shaddow takes on the title role in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS. Today, Ms. Shaddow speaks exclusively with BWW about stepping into the iconic shoes of everyone's favorite nanny!

UPDATE: Santino Fontana Tapped to Lead Development Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This JuneUPDATE: Santino Fontana Tapped to Lead Development Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This June
May 24, 2017

BWW has learned that a development reading is planned for the new musical comedy TOOTSIE. Westfield Productions's Scott Sanders and Carol Finemanwill present the invitation-only event on Thursday, June 8 at 2 PM at New 42 Studios.

BWW Talks to HAMILTON & DIRTY DANCING Star J. Quinton Johnson + Watch Exclusive Clip from ABC Reboot!BWW Talks to HAMILTON & DIRTY DANCING Star J. Quinton Johnson + Watch Exclusive Clip from ABC Reboot!
May 22, 2017

Below, Johnson discusses ABC's highly anticipatedDIRTY DANCING reboot, plusas a special bonus, BWW shares an exclusive clip of the actor performing 'When I'm Alone' from the movie premiering Wednesday, May24 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) on ABC.

Review Roundup - Did Critics Have 'Time Of Their Life' Watching ABC's DIRTY DANCING Reboot?Review Roundup - Did Critics Have 'Time Of Their Life' Watching ABC's DIRTY DANCING Reboot?
May 23, 2017

Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Tony Roberts, Katey Sagal and Billy Dee Williams, along with rising stars Colt Prattes and J. Quinton Johnson, headline the stellar cast in a new adaptation of the global pop-cultural phenomenon, DIRTY DANCING, premiering WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

FOX Exec Talks Mature Themes in Live Production of RENT: 'We're Not Going to Shy Away From It'FOX Exec Talks Mature Themes in Live Production of RENT: 'We're Not Going to Shy Away From It'
May 15, 2017

Today, BWW had the opportunity to speak with Dana Walden, Chairmen & CEO of FOX Television Group about the upcoming live broadcast.

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann GoBWW Interview - Debut of the Month - MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann Go
May 10, 2017

Today, Rachelle Ann Go speaks to BWW about making her Broadway debut in MISS SAIGON and explains why it was just like living 'the movie in my mind.'

BWW Interview - Composers Michael Weiner & Alan Zachary Chat ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical EpisodeBWW Interview - Composers Michael Weiner & Alan Zachary Chat ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical Episode
May 5, 2017

Today, talented composers Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner speak exclusively to BWW and explain how they pulled off an original musical episode of thisbeloved series!

VIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals Which Musical She'd Do 'Right Now'!VIDEO: Lea Michele Reveals Which Musical She'd Do 'Right Now'!
April 28, 2017

Lea Michele stopped by this morning's GMA to discuss her new album 'Places' and reveal which musical she's ready to star in 'right now'!

The 2017 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!The 2017 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
May 2, 2017

Below, check out how each show fared individually in BWW's list of nominations by show.

Musical TV Drama in the Works from LA LA LAND Helmer Damien ChazelleMusical TV Drama in the Works from LA LA LAND Helmer Damien Chazelle
April 27, 2017

LA LA LAND director and recent Oscar winner Damien Chazelle is set to helm a new musical television drama set in contemporary Paris.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist Opens Up About Playing Emotional RoleDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Mike Faist Opens Up About Playing Emotional Role
April 26, 2017

In a new interview with MTV, talented actor Mike Faist opens up about portraying the heavily emotional role of troubled teen Connor Murphy in the new Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN.

Just Can't Wait! Disney Reveals Release Date for Live-Action LION KINGJust Can't Wait! Disney Reveals Release Date for Live-Action LION KING
April 25, 2017

We just can't wait! Variety reports that Disney's previously announced live-action remake of THE LION KING (also in 3D) will hit theaters on June 19, 2019.

Wanna Build a Snowman? Disney Announces FROZEN 2 Release Date!Wanna Build a Snowman? Disney Announces FROZEN 2 Release Date!
April 25, 2017

Disney Animation turned to Twitter today to announce that FROZEN 2, the next installment ofthe hit animated film, will be hitting theaters on November 27th, 2019!

BWW Interview - John Tartaglia Gushes Over Netflix Co-Star  Julie Andrews, Talks Broadway Return Hopes & More!BWW Interview - John Tartaglia Gushes Over Netflix Co-Star Julie Andrews, Talks Broadway Return Hopes & More!
April 23, 2017

Today, John Tartaglia speaks with BWW about the important new Netflix series JULIE'S GREENROOM, which teaches kids,'thearts don't discriminate.'

To Be Continued...  Examining the History of the Broadway SequelTo Be Continued... Examining the History of the Broadway Sequel
April 27, 2017

'CATS 2: GRIZABELLA'S REVENGE'?, 'STILL WAITING FOR GODOT: THE SEQUEL'? Unlike successful films, which often spawn prequels, sequels and beyond, It's not often that you see a 'Part II' attached to the title of a cherished theatrical work. But that's not to say it never happens!

Confirmed! ONCE UPON A TIME Musical Episode to Air This MayConfirmed! ONCE UPON A TIME Musical Episode to Air This May
April 17, 2017

ET exclusively confirms reports that a musical episode of ABC's hit drama series ONCE UPON A TIME will air on Sunday, May 7th. In addition, the site reveals that the episode will see the marriage of Emma Swan and Killian Jones!

Tina Fey Reportedly Turns Down Offer to Host 2017 TONY AWARDSTina Fey Reportedly Turns Down Offer to Host 2017 TONY AWARDS
April 14, 2017

The 2017 TONY AWARDS are just around the corner andtheater fans are anxiously awaiting wordas to who will take on hosting duties for this year's ceremony.

Broadway's OSLO to Be Adapted to Big Screen; Bartlett Sher to DirectBroadway's OSLO to Be Adapted to Big Screen; Bartlett Sher to Direct
April 13, 2017

While Lincoln Center's production of OSLO does not officially open until tonight, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Tony Award winning director Bartlett Sher (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, SOUTH PACIFIC, THE KING AND I) will helm a big screen adaptation of the critically acclaimed play



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