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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Hip Hop Mogul Jay Z to Produce Film Version of IN THE HEIGHTSHip Hop Mogul Jay Z to Produce Film Version of IN THE HEIGHTS
Posted: Feb. 27, 2017


Ryan Murphy Reveals Which GLEE Performance He Was 'Mortified' OverRyan Murphy Reveals Which GLEE Performance He Was 'Mortified' Over
Posted: Feb. 17, 2017


Photo Flash: Practically Perfect! First Look at Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSPhoto: First Look at Emily Blunt in MARY POPPINS RETURNS!
Posted: Mar. 3, 2017


Oscar-Nominated HIDDEN FIGURES to Be Adapted to Broadway Musical?Oscar-Nominated HIDDEN FIGURES to Be Adapted to Broadway Musical?
Posted: Mar. 6, 2017


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VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Stuns BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Judges with Performance of 'Defying Gravity'VIDEO: 12-Year-Old Stuns BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Judges with 'Defying Gravity'
Posted: Apr. 11, 2016


New GREASE Conspiracy Theory Suggests Sandy & Danny Were Actually DeadNew GREASE Conspiracy Theory Suggests Sandy & Danny Were Actually Dead
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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: Laura Benanti Channels Melania Trump in Hilarious LATE SHOW SkitVIDEO: Laura Benanti Channels Melania Trump in Hilarious LATE SHOW Skit
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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

Which DANCING WITH THE STARS Pro Wants to Play 'Velma' in Broadway's CHICAGO?Which DANCING WITH THE STARS Pro Wants to Play 'Velma' in Broadway's CHICAGO?
April 13, 2017

DANCING WITH THE STARS pro Sharna Burgess, who is currently teamed with professional bull riderBonner Bolton on the 24th season of the ABC dance competition, discussed her possible career path once she leaves the long running series.

BWW Looks At Musical Career of Next KINKY BOOTS' Star Brendon UrieBWW Looks At Musical Career of Next KINKY BOOTS' Star Brendon Urie
April 12, 2017

Theater fans shared their excitement over yesterday's news thatGrammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco front man Brendon Urie will be making his Broadway debut. Below, BWW takes a look at the musical career of Broadway's newest Charlie Price.

Who Should Host the 2017 TONY AWARDS? BWW Shares Our Top 5 PicksWho Should Host the 2017 TONY AWARDS? BWW Shares Our Top 5 Picks
April 10, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Tony Award season is just around the corner, leading theater fans to speculate as towho will serve as host of this year's ceremony, returningto Radio City on June 11th.

Confirmed! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Finds Broadway TheaterConfirmed! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Finds Broadway Theater
April 10, 2017

At last night's Oliviers, John Tiffany, who picked up an Olivier for Best Director, confirmed earlier reports that the show has found a home for its Broadway transfer

HIllary Clinton Receives Standing O at WAR PAINT Opening NightHIllary Clinton Receives Standing O at WAR PAINT Opening Night
April 7, 2017

Hillary Clinton attended opening night of the new Broadway musical WAR PAINT last night, alongside her longtime top aide Huma Abedin.

Rialto Chatter: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Producers Hope to Extend Show's Run?Rialto Chatter: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Producers Hope to Extend Show's Run?
April 7, 2017

According to today's New York Post however, after strong reviews and a healthy return at the box office, producers are hoping to extend the show's run by a few extra weeks

Exclusive: PBS Assures Viewers FALSETTOS Revival Will Air as PlannedExclusive: PBS Assures Viewers FALSETTOS Revival Will Air as Planned
April 6, 2017

This afternoon, BWW received word from PBS that FALSETTOS will indeed air as planned, as part of the network's 'Live from Lincoln Center' series.

Taran Killam Shares Heartfelt Message to Wife Cobie Smulders on Her Broadway DebutTaran Killam Shares Heartfelt Message to Wife Cobie Smulders on Her Broadway Debut
April 6, 2017

SNL alum Taran Killam turned to Instagram yesterday to share a sentimental message to his wife, Cobie Smulders, on the eve of her Broadway debut. Smulders stars as Joanna Lyppiatt in the Noel Coward comedy PRESENT LAUGHTER, opposite Kevin Klein.

NBC Expands Episode Order for WILL & GRACE Revival!NBC Expands Episode Order for WILL & GRACE Revival!
April 6, 2017

NBC has expanded its order for the highly anticipated revival of WILL & GRACE, adding an extratwo episodes to its original 10-episode order. The network announced in January that the cast, including Emmy winners Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally, would reunite with series creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan for the limited series.

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Fears PBS-Taped FALSETTOS May Never Air Due to Proposed Budget CutsVIDEO: Andrew Rannells Fears PBS-Taped FALSETTOS May Never Air Due to Proposed Budget Cuts
April 6, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Broadway alum Andrew Rannells talkedto Seth about discovering musical theater through PBS and the important role it plays in education.

Tim Minchin to Create 'Magical Picture Book' Based on Hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL TuneTim Minchin to Create 'Magical Picture Book' Based on Hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL Tune
April 5, 2017

Scholastic announced a global deal today for a new magical picture book inspired by Tim Minchin's hit song 'When I Grow Up' from the acclaimed award-winning show MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The book will be illustrated by internationally published award-winning author and illustrator Steve Antony

WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles  Says She 'Loves the Idea of Writing Another  Musical'WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles Says She 'Loves the Idea of Writing Another Musical'
April 5, 2017

In a new interview with Billboard, Sara Bareilles discusses what it has been like to make her Broadway debut asJenna in the new musical WAITRESS, for which she composed the music.

Asha 'Love' Exclusive Download Now on Scorpio MusicAsha 'Love' Exclusive Download Now on Scorpio Music
March 31, 2017

Blending warm, organic piano elements with soft, rolling percussion and lilting, summertime vocals, Scorpio Music roll out the sun-drenched 'Love' by Asha as a surprise free download for label fans around the world, for a limited period of time only.

Harvey Fierstein Details Changes Made to NBC's BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVEHarvey Fierstein Details Changes Made to NBC's BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE
March 30, 2017

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Harvey Fierstein explains that NBC's upcoming BYE BYE BIRDIE LIVE, starring Jennifer Lopez, will get a fine tuning prior to its December broadcast.

FROZEN Producer Peter Del Vecho Reveals Hit Film's Original Ending!FROZEN Producer Peter Del Vecho Reveals Hit Film's Original Ending!
March 30, 2017

As part of Entertainment Weekly's 'Untold Stories' issue, FROZEN producer Peter Del Vecho reveals shocking elements of the original ending to Disney's mega-animated hit film FROZEN, including a massive avalanche, an army of snow monsters, Elsa being jilted at the altar and a fateful prophecy.

'Over The Rainbow', THE WIZ Among Titles Added to National Recording Registry'Over The Rainbow', THE WIZ Among Titles Added to National Recording Registry
March 29, 2017

Judy Garland's 'Over the Rainbow' Barbra Streisand's 'People' and the original cast album of Broadway's THE WIZ are among the 25 titles which will be preserved by the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry for 2016.

Elton John, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber Team for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Animated Film Featuring New MusicElton John, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber Team for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Animated Film Featuring New Music
March 28, 2017

Elton John,Andrew Lloyd Webber andTim Rice will join forces on an animated big screen adaptation of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.



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