Tyler Peterson

Tyler Peterson Tyler is one of BroadwayWorld's lead News Desk Editors, covering breaking Broadway and theatre news daily. He received a pair of BAs in Public Relations and Creative Writing from 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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Laura Osnes, Caissie Levy, Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 BelowOsnes, Levy & More Set for THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 Below
Posted: Jul. 15, 2015


Original Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon IntrabartoloOriginal Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon Intrabartolo
Posted: Jul. 16, 2015


Elizabeth Stanley & Andrew Samonsky Will Lead National Tour of Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYElizabeth Stanley & Andrew Samonsky Will Lead National Tour of Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
Posted: Jul. 23, 2015


Ahead of Her First Broadway Bow, Meet SPRING AWAKENING's Oscar-Winning Star Marlee MatlinAhead of Her First Broadway Bow, Meet SPRING AWAKENING's Oscar-Winning Star Marlee Matlin
Posted: Jul. 21, 2015


Kristin Chenoweth Returning to ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tonight Following Afternoon AbsenceChenoweth Returning to 'TWENTIETH CENTURY' Following Afternoon Absence
Posted: Jul. 8, 2015


ALADDIN Will Officially Open Summer 2016 in London; Casting Calls SetALADDIN Will Officially Open Summer 2016 in London; Casting Calls Set
Posted: Jul. 30, 2015


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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


Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015Elisabeth Moss, Jason Biggs & Bryce Pinkham to Lead Broadway Revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES in 2015
Posted: Sep. 11, 2014


Matthew Morrison Confirms 2015 Broadway Return; Flight to 'NEVERLAND' in the Works?Matthew Morrison Confirms 2015 Broadway Return; Flight to 'NEVERLAND' in the Works?
Posted: Oct. 27, 2014


BWW Interview: Sutton Foster on Making Her Carnegie Hall Solo Debut, Self-Doubt & Starring in a 'Revamped' WILD PARTY at Encores!Sutton Foster on Her Carnegie Hall Solo Debut, Self-Doubt & Revamped WILD PARTY
Posted: Mar. 7, 2015


All We Ever Wanted! Meet the Starry Cast of Stephen Schwartz's THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert ReadingMeet the Starry Cast of Stephen Schwartz's PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert Reading
Posted: Jun. 27, 2015


Andre De Shields, Haven Burton, Lillias White & More Will Lead Broadway-Bound Musical GOTTA DANCE in ChicagoAndre De Shields, Haven Burton, Lillias White & More Will Lead GOTTA DANCE
Posted: Jun. 29, 2015


Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED at The Public This FallOscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED at The Public This Fall
July 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o will make her New York stage debut this fall in the NYC premiere of Danai Gurira's new dramaECLIPSED, just added to The Public Theater's fall season.
ALADDIN Will Officially Open Summer 2016 in London; Casting Calls SetALADDIN Will Officially Open Summer 2016 in London; Casting Calls Set
July 30, 2015

ALADDIN will officially fly into the West End in Summer 2016.
Broadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell BlockBroadway's CHICAGO Will Welcome Amy Spanger & Carly Hughes Back to the Cell Block
July 30, 2015

This August,CHICAGO will welcome two of its top leading ladies back to thecell block.
From Jay-Z to LES MIZ, Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Influences Behind Broadway's HAMILTONFrom Jay-Z to LES MIZ, Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Influences Behind Broadway's HAMILTON
July 29, 2015

When taking pen to paper to bring the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton to the stage, Lin-Manuel found inspiration in faroff places - from GRAND THEFT AUTO's free-roaming firefights to hip-hop's best beats.
A Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 SeasonA Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 Season
July 28, 2015

Symphony Space will usher in a new series of works for its 2015-16 season, thanks to new artistic director Andrew Byrne.
Elizabeth Stanley & Andrew Samonsky Will Lead National Tour of Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYElizabeth Stanley & Andrew Samonsky Will Lead National Tour of Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
July 23, 2015

Jason Robert Brown's much-loved, though short-lived musical THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, based upon the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, will soon take its sweeping love story on the road - today, the actors tapped to portray the piece's central love-torn couple have been revealed.
Ahead of Her First Broadway Bow, Meet SPRING AWAKENING's Oscar-Winning Star Marlee MatlinAhead of Her First Broadway Bow, Meet SPRING AWAKENING's Oscar-Winning Star Marlee Matlin
July 21, 2015

As BroadwayWorld first reported this morning, Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Marlee Matlin will make her Broadway debut this fall in the upcoming revival of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik's beloved musical Spring Awakening as the 'Adult Woman'. In honor of the big news, BWW brings you a look back at some of the highlights from Matlin's career!
Original Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon IntrabartoloOriginal Cast of BARE to Reunite at 54 Below in Memory of Composer Damon Intrabartolo
July 16, 2015

Performers from thebeloved Off-Broadway musical BARE will soon come together in honoring its late creator.
Laura Osnes, Caissie Levy, Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 BelowLaura Osnes, Caissie Levy, Ruthie Ann Miles & More Set for THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at 54 Below
July 15, 2015

Some of Broadway's brightest leading ladies will soon bring a little magic to 54 Below.
Following Poor Reviews, British Director Douglas Gordon Takes Pickaxe to Theatre WallsFollowing Poor Reviews, British Director Douglas Gordon Takes Pickaxe to Theatre Walls
July 15, 2015

Following a slew of crushing reviews, Turner Prize-winning director Douglas Gordon took out his frustration on the Manchester's new 25 million HOME theatre - with a pickaxe.
Tony Nominee Bryce Pinkham Returning to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER This MonthTony Nominee Bryce Pinkham Returning to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER This Month
July 9, 2015

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER will welcome back an original Broadway cast member to its murderousfold.
Musical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an UnderstudyMusical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an Understudy
July 9, 2015

As usual, Jennifer Ashley Tepper puts the history of musical theatre into perfect perspective.
Kristin Chenoweth Returning to ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tonight Following Afternoon AbsenceKristin Chenoweth Returning to ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tonight Following Afternoon Absence
July 8, 2015

Kristin Chenoweth may have missed today's matinee of Broadway's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, but rest assured Roundabout patrons, she'll be back in action as Lily Garland at this evening's performance.
Paul Alexander Nolan to Join Megan McGinnis in DADDY LONG LEGS Off-BroadwayPaul Alexander Nolan to Join Megan McGinnis in DADDY LONG LEGS Off-Broadway
July 8, 2015

Paul Alexander Nolan, star of Broadway's ONCE and DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, will soon make his Off-Broadway debut.
LCT3 Extends New Musical PRELUDES, Starring Nikki M. James & Gabriel EbertLCT3 Extends New Musical PRELUDES, Starring Nikki M. James & Gabriel Ebert
July 6, 2015

Dave Malloy's new musical Preludes, currently playing Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater, has been extended for an additional two weeks.
Relive the Song of Purple Summer: A Look Back at SPRING AWAKENING's Original Broadway RunRelive the Song of Purple Summer: A Look Back at SPRING AWAKENING's Original Broadway Run
July 1, 2015

The 'Song of Purple Summer' might be heard - and seen - once more on Broadway.
Tony Nominee Andrew Lippa Elected President of The Dramatists Guild FundTony Nominee Andrew Lippa Elected President of The Dramatists Guild Fund
June 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that The Dramatists Guild Fund, the charitable arm of The Dramatists Guild of America,has elected Tony nominee Andrew Lippa as its new president, succeeding Gretchen Cryer, who has held the position since 2005.
WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 End Limited Broadway Engagements This WeekendWOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2 End Limited Broadway Engagements This Weekend
June 29, 2015

The Broadway runs of WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2's will officially come to an end this weekend.
Meet the Team! All You Need to Know About the Documentary & Cast Behind the New Musical GOTTA DANCEMeet the Team! All You Need to Know About the Documentary & Cast Behind the New Musical GOTTA DANCE
June 29, 2015

The initial casting for Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical based on the critically acclaimed 2008 documentary about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, was announced earlier today, including Tony Award nominee Andre De Shields, five-time Emmy Award nominee Georgia Engel, Tony Award-winner Lillias White, television and film icon Stefanie Powers (making her Broadway debut), Haven Burton, Lori Tan Chinn, and Nancy Ticotin are set to star in the pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance this winter at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre. Gotta Dance begins performances on December 13, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016.
Ciara Renee & Kimiko Glenn Depart Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTYCiara Renee & Kimiko Glenn Depart Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTY
June 29, 2015

Ciara Renee and Kimiko Glenn have officially withdrawn from Encores! Off-Center's upcoming production of Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY due to scheduling conflicts, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. Joaquina Kalukango and Talene Monahon replace the pair, respectively.


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