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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Breaking News: Claire Danes, Hank Azaria & Sanjit De Silva to Join John Krasinski in World Premiere of DRY POWDER at The PublicDanes & Azaria to Join Krasinski in World Premiere of DRY POWDER at The Public
Posted: Jan. 21, 2016


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 THE BAND'S VISIT, Dates Pushed
Posted: Jan. 29, 2016


New ONCE National Tour Hits the Road in Philadelphia TonightNew ONCE National Tour Hits the Road in Philadelphia Tonight
Posted: Jan. 15, 2016


Broadway's LES MISERABLES Launches Winter Digital LotteryBroadway's LES MISERABLES Launches Winter Digital Lottery
Posted: Jan. 15, 2016


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: Theatre Legend Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE, Her Stage Legacy and Bringing a Brand New Show to Town HallTheatre Legend Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE, Stage Legacy & Bringing a New Show to Town Hall
Posted: Mar. 2, 2015


Calling All Ozians: WICKED to Host Open Call in New York City Next Month!Calling All Ozians: WICKED to Host Open Call in New York City Next Month!
Posted: Mar. 24, 2015


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


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.
Broadway's LES MISERABLES Launches Winter Digital LotteryBroadway's LES MISERABLES Launches Winter Digital Lottery
January 15, 2016

LES MISERABLES is going digital - at least temporarily.
New ONCE National Tour Hits the Road in Philadelphia TonightNew ONCE National Tour Hits the Road in Philadelphia Tonight
January 15, 2016

Beloved folk/indie blend Broadway musical ONCE will, once more, hit the road.
CSC Halts Tonight's Return of 'MOTHER COURAGE'; Performances Will Now Resume Next WeekCSC Halts Tonight's Return of 'MOTHER COURAGE'; Performances Will Now Resume Next Week
January 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Classic Stage Company's Mother Courage and Her Children will now resume performances Tuesday, Jan. 12 rather than tonight, Jan. 8. The delay grants Kecia Lewis 'additional time for memorization of the script and rehearsal,' after taking on the title role earlier this week for Tony winner Tonya Pinkins.
Days After Her Passing, City Center Adds Elizabeth Swados' RUNAWAYS to 2016 Encores! Off-Center SeasonDays After Her Passing, City Center Adds Elizabeth Swados' RUNAWAYS to 2016 Encores! Off-Center Season
January 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director and Tony winner Jeanine Tesori has today added Elizabeth Swados' 1978 musical Runaways to the 2016 Encores! Off-Center season. The news comes just days after Swados passed away.
Disney Pursuing CABARET Alum Emma Stone for Live-Action Cruella de Vil Origin StoryDisney Pursuing CABARET Alum Emma Stone for Live-Action Cruella de Vil Origin Story
January 6, 2016

Disney may have found the star to bring its live-action Cruelle de Vil origin tale to life.
Tony Winners Board Broadway Creative Team for FULLY COMMITTED, Starring Jesse Tyler FergusonTony Winners Board Broadway Creative Team for FULLY COMMITTED, Starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson
January 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld has confirmed the complete creative team for the upcoming Broadway engagement of the new comedy, FULLY COMMITTED, starring five-time Emmy Award nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Grammy Winner Brandy to Join CHICAGO National Tour for 2016 Los Angeles DatesGrammy Winner Brandy to Join CHICAGO National Tour for 2016 Los Angeles Dates
December 31, 2015

Brandy will soon be heading back to the cell block.
Andrew Lloyd Webber on Casting SCHOOL OF ROCK for the West End: The British Don't Have Rock & Roll 'in Their DNA'Andrew Lloyd Webber on Casting SCHOOL OF ROCK for the West End: The British Don't Have Rock & Roll 'in Their DNA'
December 30, 2015

SCHOOL OF ROCK is currently takingBroadway by storm,but bringing the new Andrew Lloyd Webbermusical to the West End might prove more difficult than initially expected for the creative team and producers.
Injured Earl Carpenter Officially Exits Broadway's LES MISERABLES; Adam Monley in the WingsInjured Earl Carpenter Officially Exits Broadway's LES MISERABLES; Adam Monley in the Wings
December 21, 2015

Original cast member Adam Monley is moving up within the ranks of the Broadway revival of LES MISERABLES.
BWW TV: Around the World - Inside Rehearsals for GREY GARDENS' European Premiere with Sheila Hancock & Jenna RussellBWW TV: Around the World - Inside Rehearsals for GREY GARDENS' European Premiere with Sheila Hancock & Jenna Russell
December 18, 2015

Olivier Award-winning West End stars Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russellwill soon lead the European premiere of the Tony-nominated musical GREY GARDENS - in anticipation, BroadwayWorld brings you footage of the cast in rehearsal below!
Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Ditches Lottery Policy for General RushBroadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Ditches Lottery Policy for General Rush
December 18, 2015

With performances now underway, Broadway's latest hit musical SCHOOL OF ROCK is getting in on the rush game.
Photo Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Gets All Wrapped Up for Broadway Return in FULLY COMMITTED PosterPhoto Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Gets All Wrapped Up for Broadway Return in FULLY COMMITTED Poster
December 18, 2015

Broadway's upcoming new one-man show, FULLY COMMITTED, lead by stage and MODERNFAMILY star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, has officially unveiled its key art for the impending New York run. The comedy will play a strictly limited engagement in Spring 2016 on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre.Check out the just-released key artbelow!
Kim Cattrall Withdraws from Royal Court Theatre's LINDAKim Cattrall Withdraws from Royal Court Theatre's LINDA
November 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that stage and screen star Kim Cattrall has withdrawn from Royal Court Theatre's upcoming production of Penelope Skinner LINDA, at the 'advice of her doctors.' Olivier Award winner Noma Dumezweni replaces the SEX AND THE CITY alum in the title role.
UPDATE: MISS SAIGON Officially Flying Back to Broadway in 2017; Eva Noblezada & Jon Jon Briones to Reprise RolesUPDATE: MISS SAIGON Officially Flying Back to Broadway in 2017; Eva Noblezada & Jon Jon Briones to Reprise Roles
November 19, 2015

The production will close on January 15, 2018, prior to launching a national tour, which will open Providence, R.I. Stops inBoston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington, DC, Philadelphia and more are currently scheduled.
Breaking News: Tony Winner Lea Salonga Will Lead First International Production of FUN HOME in ManilaBreaking News: Tony Winner Lea Salonga Will Lead First International Production of FUN HOME in Manila
November 18, 2015

The Bechdels will soon be heading to Manila - with some legendary star power in tow.
New ONCE National Tour Will Hit the Road in 2016; Leads Announced!New ONCE National Tour Will Hit the Road in 2016; Leads Announced!
November 16, 2015

With its first national tour wrapped, beloved folk/indie blend Broadway musical ONCE will, once more, hit the road.


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