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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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


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


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
Posted: Jul. 1, 2015


John Cameron Mitchell: 'We're Definitely' Bringing HEDWIG to the West EndJohn Cameron Mitchell: 'We're Definitely' Bringing HEDWIG to the West End
Posted: Jun. 7, 2015


FUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a MusicalFUN HOME's Kron & Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score
Posted: Jun. 7, 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


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


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.
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 Broadway-Bound Musical GOTTA DANCE in Chicago
June 29, 2015

The new musical GOTTA DANCE will take its first steps with an all-star cast.
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Rings in Marriage Equality with Special Ticket Offer for SpousesIT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Rings in Marriage Equality with Special Ticket Offer for Spouses
June 26, 2015

Equality rang through the United States this morning with the Supreme Court's historic decision - and Broadway's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU is joining in on the celebration.
Howard McGillin to Join Betty Buckley & Rachel York in GREY GARDENS at Bay Street TheaterHoward McGillin to Join Betty Buckley & Rachel York in GREY GARDENS at Bay Street Theater
June 26, 2015

The company of GREY GARDENS continues to grow.
Lawrence Wright's CAMP DAVID Heading to Broadway Next SeasonLawrence Wright's CAMP DAVID Heading to Broadway Next Season
June 25, 2015

BroadwayWorld can confirm that President Jimmy Carter will soon bow on The Great White Way.
All We Ever Wanted! Meet the Starry Cast of Stephen Schwartz's THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert ReadingAll We Ever Wanted! Meet the Starry Cast of Stephen Schwartz's THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert Reading
June 27, 2015

As announced this week, the full cast ofBay Street Theater & Dreamworks Theatricals' upcoming concert reading of themusical adaptation of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, featuring book by Philip LaZebnik (Mulan, Pocahontas), and music & lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Hunchback of Notre Dame), has officially been revealed.
FUN HOME Producers on Possible Film Adaptation: 'There's Definitely Been Interest'FUN HOME Producers on Possible Film Adaptation: 'There's Definitely Been Interest'
June 7, 2015

Following FUN HOME's Best Musical win tonight at the 69th Annual Tony Awards, the producers of the night's big hit spoke with the press backstage - and hinted at a long-life for the musical post-Broadway.
FUN HOME Heading Across the Pond? Director Sam Gold 'Can't Confirm or Deny'FUN HOME Heading Across the Pond? Director Sam Gold 'Can't Confirm or Deny'
June 7, 2015

Following John Cameron Mitchell's confirmation that HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH would be heading to the West End, the Bechdels might soon be following suit.
John Cameron Mitchell: 'We're Definitely' Bringing HEDWIG to the West EndJohn Cameron Mitchell: 'We're Definitely' Bringing HEDWIG to the West End
June 7, 2015

The Tony Awards Administration Committee awarded John Cameron Mitchell the the 2015 Special Tony Award tonight - and in the press room, Mitchell revealed some big 'HEDWIG' news.
Richard McCabe Reveals He Was Offered Role in WOLF HALL on BroadwayRichard McCabe Reveals He Was Offered Role in WOLF HALL on Broadway
June 7, 2015

Richard McCabe, who took home the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role as Prime Minister Harold Wilson in THE AUDIENCE tonight, revealed he could have ended up in another Broadway show this year.
FUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a MusicalFUN HOME's Lisa Kron & Jeanine Tesori Make History as First Female Pair to Win Best Score of a Musical
June 7, 2015

With the 69th annual Tony Awards in full swing, FUN HOME continues its groundbreaking work on Broadway.
Benjamin Walker Will Get Bloody in AMERICAN PSYCHO on Broadway; Musical Still Expected to Bow in 2016Benjamin Walker Will Get Bloody in AMERICAN PSYCHO on Broadway; Musical Still Expected to Bow in 2016
June 2, 2015

As previously reported, American Psycho will soon be cutting out a niche for itself on Broadway, with previews expected to begin in February 2016, ahead of an official opening in March.
A Golden Night with the New York Pops: Kelli O'Hara on Celebrating Longtime Friend Kathleen MarshallA Golden Night with the New York Pops: Kelli O'Hara on Celebrating Longtime Friend Kathleen Marshall
May 3, 2015

Six-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara is back on Broadway - and tomorrow, Monday, May 4 she'll honor a woman who's helped shape and support her stage career for over a decade.
A Golden Night with the New York Pops: Margo Seibert on Honoring EVER AFTER Director Kathleen MarshallA Golden Night with the New York Pops: Margo Seibert on Honoring EVER AFTER Director Kathleen Marshall
May 4, 2015

Margo Seibert is just coming off of living life 'princess by day, rocker by night.'
A Golden Night with the New York Pops: Gala Honoree Rob Marshall on Celebrating 'An Embarrassment of Riches' Alongside FamilyA Golden Night with the New York Pops: Gala Honoree Rob Marshall on Celebrating 'An Embarrassment of Riches' Alongside Family
May 1, 2015

By the numbers, Rob Marshall has found a fairly stable foothold atop the Broadway-turned-Hollywood helmer list.


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