Tyler Peterson

Tyler Peterson works on the BroadwayWorld News Desk after having served as an intern and BWW Chicago writer while wrapping up undergrad. He currently lives in New York City.
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Upper Darby Summer Stage Opens Season with THE CIRCLE OF LIFE TodayUpper Darby Summer Stage Opens Season with THE CIRCLE OF LIFE Today
Posted: Jul. 9, 2014


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Disney Takes D23-Goers INTO THE WOODS, Reveals Logo for Upcoming Film!Disney Takes D23-Goers INTO THE WOODS, Reveals Logo for Film!
Posted: Aug. 10, 2013


Harvey Weinstein Confident in AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY's Oscar Chances, Release Shift Due to Crowded Christmas DayHarvey Weinstein Confident in AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY's Oscar Chances
Posted: Dec. 19, 2013


Lee Daniels Sets Amy Adams for Janis Joplin Biopic; Plans MISS SAIGON Film AdaptationDaniels Plans SAIGON Film, Joplin Biopic with Adams
Posted: Aug. 22, 2013


BWW Preview: Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP Anchors in Chicago Prior to Broadway BowBWW Preview: Sting's THE LAST SHIP Anchors in Chicago Prior to Broadway Bow
Posted: May. 29, 2014


Upper Darby Summer Stage Opens Season with THE CIRCLE OF LIFE TodayUpper Darby Summer Stage Opens Season with THE CIRCLE OF LIFE Today
July 9, 2014

A musical tribute to Walt Disney will open Upper Darby Summer Stage's 39th season with a bang when 'The Circle of Life' hits the stage today, July 9, 10, and 11 at 10:30 a.m. and on July 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.
Upper Darby Summer Stage to Open Season with THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, 7/9-11Upper Darby Summer Stage to Open Season with THE CIRCLE OF LIFE, 7/9-11
June 26, 2014

A musical tribute to Walt Disney will open Upper Darby Summer Stage's 39th season with a bang when 'The Circle of Life' hits the stage on July 9, 10, and 11 at 10:30 a.m. and on July 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.
BWW Preview: Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP Anchors in Chicago Prior to Broadway BowBWW Preview: Sting's New Musical THE LAST SHIP Anchors in Chicago Prior to Broadway Bow
May 29, 2014

THE LAST SHIP, 16-time Grammy winner Sting's first foray into theater, is no jukebox musical.
STAGE TUBE: BYU's A Capella Group Stages Showstopping One-Shot NEWSIES MedleySTAGE TUBE: BYU's A Capella Group Stages Showstopping One-Shot NEWSIES Medley
May 21, 2014

Brigham Young University's a capella group Vocal Point pulled together 85 student performers and crew members to stage a showstopping, stripped down one-shot tribute to NEWSIES - and they undoubtedly succeeded.. Check it out below!
2014 Broadway Revival of Tony-Winning TITANIC Postponed2014 Broadway Revival of Tony-Winning TITANIC Postponed
May 21, 2014

Producers David Mirvish and Barry & Fran Weissler have confirmed that the planned revival of the Tony Award-winning musical TITANIC, slated to hit Broadway this fall, has been postponed.
Pulitzer Prize Finalist FUN HOME Eyeing Spring 2015 Broadway BowPulitzer Prize Finalist FUN HOME Eyeing Spring 2015 Broadway Bow
May 8, 2014

The Bechdel Funeral Home may soon be setting up shop on Broadway.
Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month'Christopher Sieber Delays MATILDA Debut Again Following Injury; Will Join Cast 'Later This Month'
April 4, 2014

In February, Sieber fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals, and was believed to begin performances next week, on Tuesday, April 8. Representatives for MATILDA have now confirmed to BroadwayWorld that Sieber will need additional time for his hand to fully heal.
Box Office for Off-Broadway's UNDER MY SKIN with Kerry Butler to Open 3/31Box Office for Off-Broadway's UNDER MY SKIN with Kerry Butler to Open 3/31
March 27, 2014

The Little Shubert Theatre box office for the new Off-Broadway comedy UNDER MY SKIN, featuring Tony winner Kerry Butler, Matt Walton, and Megan Sikora will open Monday, March 31st at 10 AM, producers confirmed this afternoon. Previews for UNDER MY SKIN, written by comedy powerhouse duo Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser (THE NANNY, WHO'S THE BOSS?), are set to kick off on Saturday, April 5 ahead of an official opening on Thursday, May 15.
BWW Interview: Marc Kudisch on MCC's 'Wildly Unapologetic' HAND TO GOD, Working with Michael John LaChiusa & MoreBWW Interview: Marc Kudisch on MCC's 'Wildly Unapologetic' HAND TO GOD, Working with Michael John LaChiusa & More
February 13, 2014

Kudisch took some time out of rehearsals to chat with BroadwayWorld about being apart of the 'wildly unapologetic' HAND TO GOD, his ongoing working relationship with Michael John LaChiusa, and the status of his upcoming projects.
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Four: Broadway Run & The Future - Litigation, Celebration & VegasSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Four: Broadway Run & The Future - Litigation, Celebration & Vegas
January 3, 2014

Today's final edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' chronicles the production's three-year run, eclipsing the expectations of critics and naysayers that claimed Spidey would fail to weave his web on the Great White Way. From Taymor's notorious legal battle with the show's producers, to an official closing notice, SPIDER-MAN has managed to remain at the Foxwoods night after night, providing audiences with a never-before-seen evening of theatre - and the promise of a Las Vegas venture in the near future.
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Three: The Opening Night - Bows, Red Carpet & Taymor's ReturnSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Three: The Opening Night - Bows, Red Carpet & Taymor's Return
January 2, 2014

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' showcases the show's highly anticipated and much-delayed opening night on the Great White Way. Spidey first 'officially' wove his web for an all-star audience on June 14, 2011 - over five months behind schedule - with an altered book, additions to the electric rock score, and a slew of new high-flying aerial feats, in hopes of puting an end to the criticism once and for all.
SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Two: The Previews - Delays, Departures & InjuriesSPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Two: The Previews - Delays, Departures & Injuries
January 1, 2014

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' features Spidey's time in previews, recalling the show's journey from its first performance in November 2010, until the revamped edition opened on Broadway 183 previews Later. From late 2010 through June 2011, all eyes were on the Foxwoods, as numerous actors sustained severe injuries, and on-and-offstage drama between the creative team and producers emerged, eventually forcing visionary Julie Taymor to walk away, and leave SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK in the hands of others.
Harvey Weinstein Confident in AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY's Oscar Chances, Release Shift Due to Crowded Christmas DayHarvey Weinstein Confident in AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY's Oscar Chances, Release Shift Due to Crowded Christmas Day
December 19, 2013

The go-ahead to bump the film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Tony winning play came down to the crowded Christmas Day release schedule and making the most out of awards season, Weinstead told Deadline.
Kristen Bell Reveals 'Veronica' Workshop Role in Musical Adaptation of 1980s Cult Classic HEATHERSKristen Bell Reveals 'Veronica' Workshop Role in Musical Adaptation of 1980s Cult Classic HEATHERS
December 18, 2013

In an interview with The Daily Beast, Bell, currently featured in Disney's latest animated adventure FROZEN, announced that in workshops of the Off-Broadway-bound stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic '80s film, HEATHERS, she played the misfit 'Veronica Sawyer,' originally made famous by Winona Ryder.
BWW Interview: Marcia Gay Harden Plans Broadway Return; Talks TROPHY WIFE & More with Co-Star Michaela WatkinsBWW Interview: Marcia Gay Harden Plans Broadway Return; Talks TROPHY WIFE & More with Co-Star Michaela Watkins
October 1, 2013

The Tony-winning actress, who was last seen in Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE in 2009, and her 'TROPHY' co-star Michaela Watkins, recently spoke with BroadwayWorld - and Harden confirmed that 'there's a couple' of projects that might just bring her back to the stage in the near future.
Lee Daniels Sets Amy Adams for Janis Joplin Biopic; Plans MISS SAIGON Film AdaptationLee Daniels Sets Amy Adams for Janis Joplin Biopic; Plans MISS SAIGON Film Adaptation
August 22, 2013

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Daniels has committed to bringing the long-stalled Janis Joplin biopic to the big screen - with Amy Adams playing the bluesy rock legend. He also revealed he's also planning a film adaptation of the much-loved Boublil-Schonberg musical MISS SAIGON.
BWW Interview: All-Girl Theater Company's Founders Katie Cappiello & Meg McInerney Talk SLUT, THE PLAY, Opening Today at FringeNYCBWW Interview: All-Girl Theater Company's Founders Katie Cappiello & Meg McInerney Talk SLUT, THE PLAY, Opening Today at FringeNYC
August 19, 2013

The All-Girl Theater Company, founded by two NYU Tisch grads, Katie Cappiello and Meg McInerney, has garnered the attention of some of the most influential women in America with their past productions - including Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, and Amy Poehler. But the duo, along with the the company's group of 14-17 year old girls, are completely focused on a new venture: SLUT, THE PLAY.
Felicia Boswell to Sub for Valisia LeKae in MOTOWN Through 9/23Felicia Boswell to Sub for Valisia LeKae in MOTOWN Through 9/23
August 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Felicia Boswell has stepped into the role of 'Diana Ross' in Broadway's MOTOWN, while Tony nominee Valisia LeKae is on vacation. Boswell first began performances earlier this week on August 13, and will remain through September 23 when LeKae returns to the Lunt-Fontanne.
Disney Takes D23-Goers INTO THE WOODS, Reveals Logo for Upcoming Film!Disney Takes D23-Goers INTO THE WOODS, Reveals Logo for Upcoming Film!
August 10, 2013

At today's D23 live-action film expo, Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios' Motion Picture Production, took to the stage to unveil the newly crafted logo for the film adaptation of the classic stage musical. Check it out, via Inside the Magic, to the left!
CNN Films Orders Feature-Length Hillary Clinton DocumentaryCNN Films Orders Feature-Length Hillary Clinton Documentary
July 29, 2013

According to Deadline, the studio has ordered a new documentary following the life of the former First Lady turned Senator turned Secretary of State, with Academy Award-winner Charles Ferguson set to direct. The film will reportedly hit theaters in 2014, and then move to CNN.


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