New HAMILTON Book to Explore Lin-Manuel Miranda's Process of Bringing a Founding Father to Broadway New HAMILTON Book to Explore Lin-Manuel Miranda's Process of Bringing a Founding Father to Broadway
by Jessica Khan on July 29, 2015

From the page to the stage -- to the page again.... (more...)
Sonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict Cumberbatch Sonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict Cumberbatch
by Jessica Khan on July 29, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. And Producer Sonia Friedman is... (more...)
TUTS Postpones Reading of SWEET POTATO QUEENS by Manchester, Vaughn & Holmes TUTS Postpones Reading of SWEET POTATO QUEENS by Manchester, Vaughn & Holmes
by Jessica Khan on July 29, 2015

SWEET POTATO QUEENS will have to wait until fall to take the stage.... (more...)
Josh Gad & Luke Evans In First Set Photo Working On BEAUTY & THE BEAST Josh Gad & Luke Evans In First Set Photo Working On BEAUTY & THE BEAST
by Pat Cerasaro on July 29, 2015

A first look at the stars on set in BEAUTY & THE BEAST!... (more...)
Listen Up! Full FUN HOME Original Cast Recording On YouTube Listen Up! Full FUN HOME Original Cast Recording On YouTube
by Pat Cerasaro on July 29, 2015

Revisit the sounds of this year's Best Musical!... (more...)
AUDIO: From Gilbert & Sullivan to the Notorious B.I.G.- Learn All of the Musical References in HAMILTON! AUDIO: From Gilbert & Sullivan to the Notorious B.I.G.- Learn All of the Musical References in HAMILTON!
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Hamilton star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda recently revealed in a Vulture article some of his influences for the musical that has been taking New York City by storm. His inspirations for the new hip... (more...)
Twitter Watch: LES MISERABLES Fan Gets Creative with Show Lyrics!
by BWW Staff on July 29, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Les Miserables wrote 'This is brilliant! Credit: http://imgur.com/ur6mFod #LesMiz... (more...)
BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek! BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Michael Sterling on July 29, 2015

The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollyw... (more...)
From Jay-Z to LES MIZ, Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Influences Behind Broadway's HAMILTON From Jay-Z to LES MIZ, Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals Influences Behind Broadway's HAMILTON
by Tyler Peterson on 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 far off places - from GRAND THEFT AUTO's free-roaming firefights to hip-h... (more...)
VIDEO: Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski & Tina Fey Lip Sync to Beyonce! VIDEO: Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski & Tina Fey Lip Sync to Beyonce!
by TV News Desk on July 29, 2015

Tituss Burgess turned to Instagram to share a video of himself, 'Kimmy' co-star Jane Krakowski and series co-creator Tina Fey lip-syncing to Beyonce's '***Flawless.'... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Back in Concert with Liza Minnelli- Billy Stritch, Cortés Alexander & Jim Caruso Send Updates from Biloxi! BWW Exclusive: Back in Concert with Liza Minnelli- Billy Stritch, Cortés Alexander & Jim Caruso Send Updates from Biloxi!
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Six years after closing Liza's at The Palace, one of the most heralded Special Events in recent Broadway memory, Liza Minnelli gathered up her best friends, that famous songbook, and some beaded coutu... (more...)
BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY with James Lecesne & More! BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY with James Lecesne & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 29, 2015

Following a sold-out run at Dixon Place, the limited 12- week engagement of the critically-acclaimed new play The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey officially opened on July 27, 2015, at the Wests... (more...)
Drama League Sets Date, Books Venue for 2016 Awards Ceremony Drama League Sets Date, Books Venue for 2016 Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

The Drama League announced this morning that the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadw... (more...)
She Can't Stop the Beat! Watch THE WIZ's Queen Latifah's Musical Performance Highlights She Can't Stop the Beat! Watch THE WIZ's Queen Latifah's Musical Performance Highlights
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah has joined the cast of NBC's highly-anticipated musical, THE WIZ LIVE! in the role of the Wiz... (more...)
Twitter Watch: Wild Deer Finds Its Way Onto the Signature Theatre Stage!
by BWW Staff on July 29, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Signature Theatre wrote 'Oh deer! Just your average Tuesday when A DEER GETS STUCK IN THE THEATER! #Vote4Bambi... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Get Happy! Watch Laura Osnes Perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day! STAGE TUBE: Get Happy! Watch Laura Osnes Perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Pioneer Day!
by Stage Tube on July 29, 2015

She is known for bringing magic and song to life on Broadway in her award-winning role in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Now Laura Osnes has brought a bit of her own fairytale singing to the Morm... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/2015 - FUN HOME on LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny and More! WAKE UP with BWW 7/29/2015 - FUN HOME on LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny and More!
by Jessica Showers on July 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: FUN HOME heads to LATE NIGHT, BEAUTY AND THE ... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Monty's Back! Bryce Pinkham Returns to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo Coverage: Monty's Back! Bryce Pinkham Returns to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Jennifer Broski on July 29, 2015

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER just welcomed back original Broadway cast member, Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, to the 2014 Best Musical last night, July 28, as 'Monty Navarro'. Pinkham departed ... (more...)
Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Ryan Murphy, just announced that Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon will return to Broadway as "James Tyrone, Jr." i... (more...)
BOOK OF MORMON Gets Enthusiastic Reception at Salt Lake City Debut BOOK OF MORMON Gets Enthusiastic Reception at Salt Lake City Debut
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

THE BOOK OF MORMON said 'Hello' to its sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater last night, and according to The Associated Press, the show received an enthusiastic reception.... (more...)
   

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