June 28, 2016
The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) Benefit titled Sondheim 5, took place June 18th at Beverly Hills' beautiful Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in benefit of AIDS Project Los Angeles. The much anticipated event, was once again directed by David Galligan. Michael Orland served as Musical Director, with Choreography by Lee Martino; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the stars just prior to their first of two performances.BWW TV: Meet the Company of Grove Theatre's WELCOME TO MY WORLD
September 22, 2015
Following a critically acclaimed world premiere opening September 12th at Burbank, California's Grove Theatre Center, Welcome to My World starring Sami Staitman has been extended through October 4th at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand for the opening to talk to the young Ms. Staitman; close friend and Disney Channel series star Corey Fogelmanis (Girl Meets World); and the show's Grammy Nominated Producer/Director/Writer/Composer Bruce Kimmel. The first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old, has also just completed recording sessions for the Kritzerland Records release of the show which will feature all 14 songs from the score, plus a bonus track of 'Everything is Going to be Alright' recorded by Fogelmanis who, during opening weekend, was on hand for a private Meet & Greet with fans who supported the production.BWW TV: Up Close and Personal with the PHANTOM Tour Cast for Their BC/EFA Benefit Concert!
August 10, 2015
)BroadwayWorld TV's Los Angeles Producer and on-air Host Michael Sterling was on the red carpet getting up close and personal with the U.S. Touring Cast of Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of The Opera when they presented a one-night-only cabaret concert July 20, 2015 at the historic El Portal Theater in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood. The event, titled Oscar Unmasked, featured over 40 Academy Award-winning songs, and raised $10,000 for The Actors Fund and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.BWW TV: Up Close and Personal with BroadwayWorld's Don Grigware
December 7, 2015
Michael Sterling, BroadwayWorld TV's Los Angeles On-Air Host and Producer, gets up close and personal with well-known and respected theatre reviewer/journalist Don Grigware (www.grigwaretalkstheatre) and Los Angeles Senior Editor for www.BroadwayWorld.com, has just released the sequel to Two Worlds Together, Donnelly's Greatest Christmas, which was released on amazon.com last December, 2014. The title of the sequel is Two Worlds Together, Donnelly's Greatest Christmas Books II & III, which concludes the story introduced in the first volume. Books II & III are together in one volume and include colorful illustrations by local artist Laurie Morgan. Both this volume and the previous one are available in paperback and on kindle.BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
July 29, 2015
The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast.BWW TV: The Actors Fund Celebrates the Tony Awards in LA!
June 25, 2015
The Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Wells Fargo and hosted by Daytime Emmy Award winner and three-time Tony Award nominee Kate Burton, this year's gala raised $250,000 and honored Tony's Leading Men Theodore Bikel ("The Sound of Music," "Fiddler On The Roof"), Tim Curry ("The Rocky Horror Show"), Alfred Molina ("Love Is Strange") and Joe Morton ("Scandal") with the Fund's Artistic Achievement Awards. BWW TV's Los Angeles on-air host and producer Michael Sterling was on hand for the festivities. BWW TV: Renee Zellweger and More Attend 'ONE STARRY NIGHT' Benefit for ALS Association
May 8, 2015
"One Starry Night: From Broadway to Hollywood," a one-night-only musical and entertainment extravaganza in benefit of the ALS Association Golden West Chapter, was presented Monday, April 20 at the historic Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, CA. Thanks to performances and appearances by an exciting gathering of Broadway and Hollywood talent, and the greater Los Angeles community at large, the evening raised nearly $200,000. BWW TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer/Videographer Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions, spoke to the stars as they walked the red carpet prior to the evening's festivities.BWW TV: Dame Edna Brings Farewell Tour to LA's Ahmanson Theatre
February 9, 2015
'Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye -- The Farewell Tour' opened on Wednesday, January 28 at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre. The production continues through March 15, 2015 before heading out across the U.S.BWW TV: MATILDA's Tim Minchin Dishes on the Upcoming National Tour!
November 6, 2014
MATILDA THE MUSICAL will launch its national tour from Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre in 2015, and BroadwayWorld has the scoop on the upcoming production. Below, watch as BroadwayWorld's Michael Sterling chats with Tim Minchin about the upcoming engagement!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with PIPPIN Opening Night in LA - Martin Short, Sean Hayes, Bo Derek & More!
October 31, 2014
The all-new production of Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Pippin had it's L.A. Premiere direct from Broadway at the Hollywood Pantages Theater October 22 and Broadway World TV's own red carpet Los Angeles Co-Producer and on-air Host Michael Sterling and Co-Producer Jordan Santacana were there to get up close and personal with the stars. Among those attending the opening were Martin Short, Nia Vardalos, Sean Hayes, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Bucatinsky, Jai Rodriguez, Christopher McDonald, Oscar Nunez, Bo Derek, Cloris Leachman, Patrick Cassidy, Obba Babatunde, Maisela Lusha, Kevin Chamberlin, Anne Jeffries, JoAnne Worley and Scott Hoying (Pentatonix)... to name but a few.BWW TV: Behind the Scenes With John Lloyd Young in an AN EVENING FOR FRIENDS at Sterling's Upstairs
October 20, 2014
John Lloyd Young performed in an intimate concert: An Evening for Friends at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District - October 13 and 14, 2014.BWW TV: Christine Ebersole, Nick Jonas and More Talk BUYER & CELLAR in LA; Plus a Sneak Peek at Michael Urie
July 17, 2014
'Buyer & Cellar' starring Michael Urie had its official Los Angeles opening Sunday, July 13, 2014 in front of a sold-out crowd at the Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum, and BWW TV Los Angeles Producer and Host Michael Sterling and Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana were on hand for the star-studded festivities. Click below to hear from the show's celebrity guests and get a sneak peek at Urie onstage!BWW TV Exclusive: Michael Sterling Catches Up with GHOST Stars Steven Grant Douglas and Katie Postotnik
July 5, 2014
Ghost The Musical directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus and choreographed by Ashley Wallen, is celebrating its Hollywood Pantages Theatre premiere now through July 13, 2014. And, BWW TV's own LA Producer/Correspondent Michael Sterling and Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana were on hand opening night June 28 for an exclusive, pre-curtain interview with Ghost's U.S. National Tour stars Steven Grant Douglas ('Sam Wheat') and Katie Postotnik ('Molly Jenson').BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: At the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame with Kristin Chenoweth, the Go-Go's and Pink Martini!
June 28, 2014
In True Hollywood, stars-studded fashion, BWW TV Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer/Videographer Jordan Santacana captured LA's first official day of summer at the historic, world renowned Hollywood Bowl where an audience of 18,000 celebrated the landmark's 93rd season and 15th Annual Hall of Fame to which the delicious concoction of Pink Martini, pop icons the Go-Go's, and Broadway mega star and American treasure Kristin Chenoweth were honored and inducted.BWW TV Exclusive: Carol Burnett Inducts Kristin Chenoweth Into Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame; Plus Kristin Sings 'For Good' with Lea Michele
June 22, 2014
The Hollywood Bowl hosted its 15th Annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert last night, June 21. Emmy and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth was inducted by Carol Burnett, her life-long idol. As she made her entrance, Chenoweth paid homage to her by singing the theme song from The Carol Burnett Show. Later in the evening, Chenoweth was joined on stage by Lea Michele, with whom she co-starred with on the television series GLEE in 2009. Chenoweth and Michele sang WICKED's 'For Good' together.BWW TV: First Look at TONY Awards Live Viewing Gala - Florence Henderson, Barbara Cook & More!
June 18, 2014
BWW TV's LA Correspondent/Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Videographer/Co-Producer Jordan Santacana were front and center with the stars attending the Actors Fund 18th Annual Tony Awards Live Viewing Fundraising Party made possible by Tony Awards Productions, Inc., the American Theatre Wing, the Broadway League, Direct TV and CBS. Wells Fargo presented the evening Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center's new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall in Los Angeles which was reported by event producer Luke Yankee to have raised $300,000. Check out the video below!BWW TV Exclusive: Inside Opening Night of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT with Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo at Hollywood Pantages!
June 16, 2014
BWW TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling along with Videographer and Co-Producer Jordan Santacana... celebrate The Independent Presenters Network and its June 4th opening night of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Hollywood's Pantages with a run there that continues through June 22, 2014.The production, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-Winner Andy Blankenbuehler, stars Ace Young as 'Joseph,' and Diana DeGarmo as the 'Narrator', both who stopped by the Red Carpet to talk about the show and its current U.S. National Tour. Joining the couple were such stars as Priscilla Presley, Judd Nelson, Doris Roberts, Peyton List, Kevin Chamberlin, John Gammon, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, Jacqueline Toboni, Lorenzo Lamas, Kay Cole, Kate Linder, Renee Marino, Sam Harris, Sharna Burgess, and Scott Wilson.BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of 30th Anniversary of S.T.A.G.E. - Betty Buckley, Helen Reddy, Jason Gould, Shirley Jones & More!
May 27, 2014
Over two dozen stars of film, stage and television were given a standing ovation by a sold out crowd for the 30th Anniversary of S.T.A.G.E. at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA Saturday, May 10, 2014. And, on hand to get up close and personal with the stars, were BWW TV's longtime Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling with Videographer/Co-Producer, Jordan Santacana. Check out the video below!BWW TV: Jennifer Kranz Wins LA's Next Great Stage Star 2014
March 12, 2014
Jennifer Kranz, a senior at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles majoring in Theatre and minoring in Musical Theatre, emerged victorious Sunday, February 16th as LA's Next Great Stage Star 2014 produced and presented by Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, the most critically acclaimed concert supper club in the greater Los Angeles area.BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with Caroline Bowman, Josh Young, Sean MacLaughlin & More in EVITA at Pantages
November 4, 2013
Los Angeles Broadway World TV Correspondents Michael Sterling and Anthony 'A.J.' Hernandez were on hand to not only talk to tour stars Caroline Bowman (Eva Peron), Josh Young (Che) and Sean MacLaughlin (Juan Peron) and Evita Producer Hal Luftig, but such Hollywood celebrities as Shirley Jones, Marty Ingels, Patrick Cassidy, Sam Harris, Greg Louganis and partner Johnny Chaillot, Disney's G. Hannelius (Dog with a Blog), Hal Sparks (Disney XD's Lab Rats) among others. In addition to Hal Luftig, Evita Producers include Scott Sanders, Troika Entertainment & The Nederlander Organization. The production officially opened at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood October 24 and will continue its limited run there through November 10, 2013. Check out the video below!