VIDEO: Kinky Boots Toronto Opening Red Carpet Interviews
by Alan Henry on June 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld's Alan Henry was at the opening night red carpet of KINKY BOOTS in Toronto! Check out our red carpet interviews with Cyndi Lauper, Daryl Roth, Jerry Mitchell, and more! Everybody say, YE... (more...)
BWW Review: Toronto Says 'YEAH' To Kinky Boots
by Alan Henry on June 29, 2015

There's a party happening every day at The Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto - and that party is the Canadian production of Kinky Boots which opened Sunday night. The mostly Canadian cast, save for A... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 6/29/2015 - Jimmy Awards, SHOWS FOR DAYS and More!
by Jessica Showers on June 29, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Patti LuPone returns to the stage in SHOWS FO... (more...)
Tina Fey, Kristin Chenoweth, Tituss Burgess & More Set for Foster Kids Benefit 'VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS' Tonight at the St. James
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2015

Tina Fey, Tituss Burgess, Kristin Chenoweth, Rachel Crow, Antwone Fisher, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Janice Huff, Jane Krakowski, Alec Mapa, Andrea McArdle, Patina Miller, Rosie O'Donnell, Caroline R... (more...)
Lincoln Center Theater's SHOWS FOR DAYS, Starring Patti LuPone, Michael Urie and More, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Patti LuPone, Dale Soules, Michael Urie, Jordan Dean, Lance Coadie Williams, and Zoe Winters in Shows For Days, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Jerry Za... (more...)
BWW Feature: Broadway Knows how to Celebrate Birthdays; 10 Birthday Showtunes!
by Matt Tamanini on June 29, 2015

My birthday this year took on extra significance, as the Supreme Court of the United States selected that day to rule that all people had an equal and unalienable right to marry whomever they wanted, ... (more...)
BWW EXCLUSIVE: HOW I GOT THE JOB... Ellen Greene On LITTLE SHOP Then & Now, HANNIBAL & Much More
by Pat Cerasaro on June 29, 2015

Today, BroadwayWorld kicks off a brand new interview series titled HOW I GOT THE JOB shining a special solo spotlight on a performer in which they share candid recollections and revisit the point at w... (more...)
BWW Interview: Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE- 'This Is Really Happening!'
by Richard Ridge on June 28, 2015

Allegiance, a new musical inspired by a true-life story, starring George Takei, is coming to Broadway, also staring Lea Salonga and Telly Leung. Previews begin on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 with opening... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Billy Porter Shares Touching Speech on PRIDE Following KINKY BOOTS Performance
by Stage Tube on June 28, 2015

Broadway's celebration of the SCOTUS ruling to legalize gay marriage ranged from in-depth Facebook posts to public speeches. Following Friday night's performance, KINKY BOOTS star Billy Porter took ce... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: 'Hate is Strong, But Love is Stronger' - Tyne Daly Speaks to IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Audience
by Stage Tube on June 28, 2015

After the SCOTUS ruling on Friday legalizing gay marriage, many Broadway personalities took to varied platforms to share heartfelt messages about what the ruling means to them. One such was Tony Award... (more...)
Sara Bareilles Previews Two WAITRESS Songs!
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2015

Sara Bareilles recently served the audience of the radio program, A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION a special treat.... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on June 28, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 6/27 Pt 2- MATILDA Tour, The Muny's HAIRSPRAY, and More!
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our June 27 #SIP round-up!... (more...)
BWW Flashback: The Queen Ends Her Reign on Broadway as THE AUDIENCE Closes Today
by BWW Special Coverage on June 28, 2015

Peter Morgan's The Audience, starring Helen Mirren and directed by Stephen Daldry, began previews on February 14 and opened on March 8 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). T... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/28/15- DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube on June 28, 2015

Today in 1987, the FIRST Broadway revival of Dreamgirls opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 177 performances. Dreamgirls features music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen.... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 6/28/2015 - Special PRIDE Edition!
by Jessica Showers on June 28, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: After Friday's landmark Supreme Court ruling ... (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Opens in Toronto Tonight, Starring Alan Mingo Jr.
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2015

Everybody say, YEAH! The Canadian premiere of the Tony Award-winning KINKY BOOTS officially opens tonight, June 28 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, after playing previews since June 16.... (more...)
BWW Sunday Exclusive Pride Special: Playwright Jonathan Tolins on Friday's Historic Ruling- 'Theater Definitely Played an Important Role in What Happened'
by BWW Special Coverage on June 28, 2015

Playwright Jonathan Tolins (author of BUYER & CELLAR and TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS) coined the phrase 'The Last Sunday in June' and turned it into a landmark play which debuted in 2003 at the Rattlestick ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 6/27- CINDERELLA, THE KING AND I, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More!
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2015

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup!... (more...)
Musical Version of THE O.C. to Debut in August
by Sally Henry on June 27, 2015

What's better than a reboot of a beloved TV drama? A musical adaptation, of course! And luckily for THE O.C. fans, that's just what they'll get.... (more...)
  

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