Tyler Peterson

Tyler Peterson Tyler is one of BroadwayWorld's lead News Desk Editors, covering breaking Broadway and theatre news daily. He studied Public Relations and Creative Writing at Loyola University Chicago while working part-time for BWW on evenings, weekends, and occasionally during classes. He has also been involved in the Chicago theatre industry, working in media relations and publicity with Margie Korshak, Inc.
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Could David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Soon Land in London?Could David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Soon Land in London?
Posted: Apr. 26, 2016


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Broadway's FROZEN Crowns its Fearless Queen - Meet Betsy Wolfe!Broadway's FROZEN Crowns its Fearless Queen - Meet Betsy Wolfe!
Posted: Apr. 20, 2016


STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with Stunning Rendition of 'Purple Rain'Video: THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with 'Purple Rain'
Posted: Apr. 21, 2016


UPDATE: MISS SAIGON Officially Flying Back to Broadway in 2017; Eva Noblezada & Jon Jon Briones to Reprise RolesMISS SAIGON Officially Flying Back to Broadway in 2017; Stars Announced
Posted: Nov. 19, 2015


New ONCE National Tour Will Hit the Road in 2016; Leads Announced!New ONCE National Tour Will Hit the Road in 2016; Leads Announced!
Posted: Nov. 16, 2015


Could David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Soon Land in London?Could David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Soon Land in London?
April 26, 2016

Could David Bowie and Enda Walsh's divisive new musical LAZARUS, which premiered last year Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, soon land in London?
STAGE TUBE: 'Provocative!' Elders React to Broadway Hip Hop Hit HAMILTONSTAGE TUBE: 'Provocative!' Elders React to Broadway Hip Hop Hit HAMILTON
April 22, 2016

Broadway's hip hop hit HAMILTON has worked its way into the zeitgeist like no other musical in the past few decades - and fittingly, Fine Brothers Entertainment (known for their ever-popular 'React' Series on YouTube) have introduced it to a whole new generation: elders. From 'very cool' to 'provocative,' check out what the group had to say about Lin-Manuel Miranda's creation below!
STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with Stunning Rendition of 'Purple Rain'STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with Stunning Rendition of 'Purple Rain'
April 21, 2016

Following tonight's performance of THE COLOR PURPLE, the musical'scast took an extended stay on stage in order to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Prince, who died earlier today at 57. Led by stars Jennifer Hudson, a friend of the late artist, and Cynthia Erivo, the company performed a stunning rendition of Prince's beloved song 'Purple Rain.' You can watch the emotional tribute in its entirety below.
Rabbinical Students Infuse Haggadah With a Bit of Broadway's HAMILTONRabbinical Students Infuse Haggadah With a Bit of Broadway's HAMILTON
April 21, 2016

A pair of rabbinical students have managed tobring a little bit of the American Revolution toPassover.
Magnifique! Original Broadway Stars Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in LondonMagnifique! Original Broadway Stars Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in London
April 21, 2016

It's magnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will stage a reunion with its original leading duo in the West End.
Broadway's FROZEN Crowns its Fearless Queen - Meet Betsy Wolfe!Broadway's FROZEN Crowns its Fearless Queen - Meet Betsy Wolfe!
April 20, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this morning, stage favorite Betsy Wolfe, known for her star-making turns in Off-Broadway's THE LAST FIVE YEARS and Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, is attached to play the lead role of Elsa in Disney's stage adaptation of FROZEN. In honor of the big news, BWW brings you a look back at some of Wolfe's top performances!
National Theatre in Talks to Bring PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS with Olivier Winner Denise Gough to BroadwayNational Theatre in Talks to Bring PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS with Olivier Winner Denise Gough to Broadway
April 7, 2016

The National Theater may soon bring another London hit stateside.
Owen Teale Will Explore NO MAN'S LAND Opposite Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart in LondonOwen Teale Will Explore NO MAN'S LAND Opposite Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart in London
April 7, 2016

Tony-winning actor Owen Teale will venture into Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND opposite Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart this Autumn, according to The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye. The GAME OF THRONES actor will take on the role of Briggs.
Denise Gough & Russell Tovey Will Join Andrew Garfield in National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICADenise Gough & Russell Tovey Will Join Andrew Garfield in National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA
April 7, 2016

National Theatre's upcoming production of ANGELS IN AMERICA withAndrew Garfieldhas doubled-down on its star power.
New York City Council to Rein in Times Square Costumed Characters with New BillNew York City Council to Rein in Times Square Costumed Characters with New Bill
April 7, 2016

The New York City Council is moving forward with wrangling in the costumed characters of Times Square.
Tony Nominee Geneva Carr & Morgan Spector Will Join DAREDEVIL Star Charlie Cox in INCOGNITO at MTCTony Nominee Geneva Carr & Morgan Spector Will Join DAREDEVIL Star Charlie Cox in INCOGNITO at MTC
March 23, 2016

Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Geneva Carr and Drama Desk Award nominee Morgan Spectorwill join DAREDEVIL starCharlie Coxand Heather LindinNick Payne's new play INCOGNITO at Manhattan Theatre Club, it was announced today. Tony winner Doug Hughes (THE FATHER, DOUBT, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR) will take the helm.
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Samira Wiley, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in Quiara Alegria Hudes Premiere at Signature TheatreORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Samira Wiley, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in Quiara Alegria Hudes Premiere at Signature Theatre
March 23, 2016

Signature Theatre has confirmed casting for the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes' DAPHNE'S DIVE, featuring a slew of stage and screen stars.
John Owen-Jones Becomes Next 'Jean Valjean' in LES MISERABLES This EveningJohn Owen-Jones Becomes Next 'Jean Valjean' in LES MISERABLES This Evening
March 1, 2016

The Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's beloved musical LES MISERABLES welcomes a new 'Jean Valjean'-John Owen-Jones- tonight, March 1.
Tony Winner Christopher Gattelli to Choreograph WAR PAINT, Starring Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole, at Chicago's Goodman TheatreTony Winner Christopher Gattelli to Choreograph WAR PAINT, Starring Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
February 19, 2016

The Goodman Theatre's buzzy new world premiere WAR PAINT has enlisted one more Tony winner.
Disney Pursuing Emily Blunt for Rob Marshall-Helmed MARY POPPINS SequelDisney Pursuing Emily Blunt for Rob Marshall-Helmed MARY POPPINS Sequel
February 18, 2016

INTO THE WOODS star Emily Blunt may re-team with Disney once more.
BULL DURHAM to Slide Home to Broadway?BULL DURHAM to Slide Home to Broadway?
February 16, 2016

The musical adaptation of the hit 1988 baseball film BULL DURHAM is tightening its aim on Broadway.
David Cromer Replaces Hal Prince as Director of Atlantic Theater Company's THE BAND'S VISIT; World Premiere Pushed to Fall 2016David Cromer Replaces Hal Prince as Director of Atlantic Theater Company's THE BAND'S VISIT; World Premiere Pushed to Fall 2016
January 29, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company announced today thatdirector David Cromer will now helm the world premiere musical THE BAND'S VISIT,replacing Harold Prince, who is now unavailable due to scheduling conflicts.
New Javert Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES This EveningNew Javert Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES This Evening
January 29, 2016

The Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's beloved musical LES MISERABLES welcomes a new Javert -- Hayden Tee, acclaimed star of the Australian production, assuming the role from Adam Monley beginning tonight, January 29, 2016.
Breaking News: Claire Danes, Hank Azaria & Sanjit De Silva to Join John Krasinski in World Premiere of DRY POWDER at The PublicBreaking News: Claire Danes, Hank Azaria & Sanjit De Silva to Join John Krasinski in World Premiere of DRY POWDER at The Public
January 21, 2016

Artistic Director Oskar Eustis has added a dash of star power to his 10th anniversary season at The Public Theater.
BWW Interview: Tony Nominee Sarah Stiles Prepares to Get 'Squirrely' in Solo Cabaret Debut at Joe's PubBWW Interview: Tony Nominee Sarah Stiles Prepares to Get 'Squirrely' in Solo Cabaret Debut at Joe's Pub
February 1, 2016

Following her Tony-nominated performance in Broadway's HAND TO GOD, Sarah Stiles is about to get 'squirrely' at Joe's Pub.


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