BOMBSHELL to Make a 'Smash' Onstage; BWW Looks Back on How It All Began
by Caryn Robbins on July 03, 2015

BWW has put together a SMASH retrospective, from inception to TV series to benefit concert to stage! Travel back in time with a look back on how it all began!... (more...)
Celebrate the Fourth of July on Broadway- The Full Holiday Weekend Performance Schedule!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

Happy Fourth of July! Just because the rest of the country will be spending Independence Day sipping drinks at the pool, pigging out at family barbeques, and enjoying the day off at home, doesn't mean... (more...)
Michigan Funeral Details Set for Danny McNie
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2015

As our readers have been asked since we shared the sad news on June 19, 2015 that Danny McNie, 34, beloved son, brother, friend, singer, actor, and humanitarian, quietly passed away, services are set ... (more...)
IN THE SPOTLIGHT SERIES: WELL-STRUNG Opens Their New Residency in Provincetown Tonight!
by Walter McBride on July 03, 2015

Walter McBride was given exclusive access to a rehearsal in New York and we have some wonderful pictures to share with you as we enter this 4th of July Weekend.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/3/15- Audra McDonald
by Stage Tube on July 03, 2015

Happy Birthday Audra McDonald! The actress earned three Tony Awards by the age of 28 - for her performances in Carousel, Master Class, and Ragtime. She was nominated for another Tony Award for her per... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/3; HEATHERS in Austin, KINKY BOOTS in Canada and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Austin, Milwaukee, Toronto, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HEATHERS in Austin, T... (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic Musicals
by Pat Cerasaro on July 03, 2015

Today we are shining a solo spotlight on the historically-based musicals celebrating American figures in honor of July 4!... (more...)
AUDIO: Listen to a Brand-New Radio Spot for Broadway's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, will start performa... (more...)
Photo Flash: Epic Sneak Peek at HAMILTON's First Broadway Tech Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Hamilton has just moved into the Richard Rodgers theatre in anticipation of a July 13 opening, and tech rehearsals started today, July 2nd. Creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda posted two new photos fr... (more...)
'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 2015

Film, glorious film! According to the Daily Mail, a 'grittier' big screen version of Lionel Bart's OLIVER! will likely go into production next year, via Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Chatting with THE UNBUILT CITY's Beth Dixon and Carter Hudson
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Vassar and New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater is now presenting its 31st year of championing new works, with a full season of stories that take audiences from a South Sea island to center co... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival Preview!
by Jennifer Broski on July 02, 2015

Just yesterday, Justin Guarini hosted The New York Musical Theatre Festival's Annual Press Conference at Urbo (11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036). As a part of the special presentation, cast members... (more...)
HEDWIG's Taye Diggs, Cast of AMERICAN IN PARIS & More Set to Appear on 'LIVE'
by Caryn Robbins on July 02, 2015

Broadway stars will shine on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL over the next two weeks. Be sure to set your DVR's for the following appearances!... (more...)
Melissa Leo Boards HBO's Adaptation of ALL THE WAY
by TV News Desk on July 02, 2015

According to Deadline, Oscar winner Melissa Leo has signed on to join Tony-winning Broadway star Bryan Cranston in HBO's film adaptation of Robert Schenkkan's play ALL THE WAY, directed by Jay Roach.... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusives: THE RESIDUALS Season 2, Episode 3- The Outtakes!
by The Residuals on July 02, 2015

Season 2 of the hit web-comedy THE RESIDUALS will air exclusively here, on BroadwayWorld throughout the summer. Check back every Tuesday for a new episode, plus tune in on Thursdays for exciting episo... (more...)
From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of BONNIE & CLYDE!
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening u... (more...)
Nicole Scherzinger Featured on The Dan Band's 'Making Love Out Of Nothing At All' Cover
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

The Dan Band, known from its appearances in both THE HANGOVER and OLD SCHOOL, is set to release its upcoming album 'The Wedding Album,' on July 10. On it, the always-in-demand group gets a little help... (more...)
Jennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at Provincetown
by Nora Dominick on July 02, 2015

By the time she was 23, Jennifer Holliday was the very definition of a Broadway star. Her work in DREAMGIRLS would propell her to Broadway fame, especially when she took the stage at the 1982 Tony Awa... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Encores! LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Company Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride on July 02, 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene, Taran Killam, Eddie Cooper, Joe Grifasi, Tracy Nicole Chapman,Marva Hicks and Ramona Keller star in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan ... (more...)
Oh Say Can They Sing! Broadway's Best Perform The National Anthem
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

Ahead of Saturday's celebration of the birthday of America, BWW brings you some of our favorite renditions of 'The Star Spangled Banner', performed by Broadway's best.... (more...)

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