In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Beowulf Boritt and William Ivey Long, who acted as scenic and costume designers for Broadway's nostalgic trip uptown, A BRONX TALE.Broadway By Design: Clint Ramos Brings SWEET CHARITY from Page to Stage January 7, 2017
In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Clint Ramos, who acted as costume designer for the return of Sweet Charity, which concludes its off Broadway run tomorrow, January 8.BWW Interview: Michael Park Has Found Yet Another Family in DEAR EVAN HANSEN December 16, 2016
When Dear Evan Hansen made its off Broadway debut at Second Stage Theatre last spring, Michael Park was there... just not onstage. That's because following a successful regional premiere at Washington DC's Arena stage, he moved straight from one show family to another, heading an eternally youthful clan in Tuck Everlasting.BWW Interview: Ready to Blow Us All Away- Meet HAMILTON's Newest Star, Jordan Fisher! December 8, 2016
Have you heard? Rumor has it that Russia will come to New York City this season, as NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and ANASTASIA prepare to take bows on Broadway. This will be far from the first time that stories of the country's past have been put to music on stage, however.
Below, we're bringing you an interactive look at other Broadway musicals that have taken place throughout Russia's tumultuous history and where they land chronologically.BWW Interview: Jukebox King Jarrod Spector Gets Ready to Hold Court at Feinstein's/54 Below! October 29, 2016
FUN HOME's Tony Award-winning star Michael Cerveris, who was raised in West Virginia, is presenting a very special concert to benefit the rebuilding efforts of West Virginians in the wake of the historic floods of June 2016.Letting the Memory Live Again- How CATS Became a Phenomenon July 31, 2016
The marquee in front of the Neil Simon Theatre encourages passersby to 'let the memory live again.' It's been almost thirty-four years since Grizabella, Mistoffelees and Rum Tum Tugger first bowed on Broadway, and now in 2016, the jellicles are back with a vengence. The impact that the show has had on audiences has been famously polarizing, and yet few other musicals in Broadway history have achieved greater success and notoriety than Cats.BWW Exclusive: Moving House- How a Tony-Winning Play Switches Theatres July 24, 2016
Broadway shows changing houses is not a totally uncommon thing, though it has happened just a handful of times over the past few years. In 2013, Mamma Mia! packed up at the Winter Garden to continue its run at the Broadhurst Theatre. Rock of Ages moved three blocks from the Brooks Atkinson to the Helen Hayes in 2011. Before that, such shows as The 39 Steps, August: Osage County, The Lion King, and Chicago did the same.
So what exactly goes into moving from Broadway's smallest theatre to a 1093-seat house? (Hint: Despite the show's apartment-style set, it's more than just cardboard boxes and a U-Haul.) Stage Manager Billy Barnes explains: July 20, 2016
After over 300 performances on Broadway, a sold-out run at the Public Theater, eleven Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, a Pulitzer Prize and countless other honors, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has said goodbye to the role for which he'll be forever remembered. What comes next? The age of Javilton.
Javier Muoz has been the Hamilton alternate dating back to the musical's early development and debut at the Public Theatre in January 2015, as well as throughout the Broadway engagement. Now he has officially taken over the title role- something he has past experience with.He previously took over the role of Usnavi - again, replacingMiranda - in the latter's Tony-winning Best Musical IN THE HEIGHTS.