STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/2/15- SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Stage Tube on July 02, 2015

Today in 1985, Singin' in the Rain opened at the George Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 367 performances. Singin' in the Rain is a musical with a book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, lyrics by Ar... (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 7/2/2015 - BEACHES in Chicago, JRB in Des Moines and More!
by Jessica Showers on July 02, 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: The pre-Broadway engagement of BEACHES opens ... (more...)
VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs on Crossing the Line with Jokes: 'No One Likes to Offend Anyone'
by TV News Desk on July 02, 2015

The actor spoke with ET this week about recent controversial remarks made in character by current HEDWIG, Darren Criss about Caitlyn Jenner.... (more...)
SOUND OFF Special Edition: 10+ Most Important Gay Musicals, Part 2
by Pat Cerasaro on July 02, 2015

The BroadwayWorld community is nothing if not vocal and yesterday's critical column revealing my top picks for the most important gay musicals of all time inspired many reactions in the feedback, on F... (more...)
by Pat Cerasaro on July 02, 2015

This week's column salutes tonight's special concert event showcasing the New York return of a fan-favorite cult musical.... (more...)
Review Roundup: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opens in the West End
by Review Roundups on July 01, 2015

Don't miss national treasure and Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's much loved masterpiece THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, which opens tonight, 1 July 2015 at ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Suppertime! First Look at Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More in Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 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...)
UPDATE: SPRING AWAKENING Revival Officially Headed to NYC; Casting Notice Posted!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Just last month, BroadwayWorld brought you news that Spring Awakening might be heading back to New York. And now an Equity casting notice has confirmed that Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's musical is ... (more...)
Michele Pawk to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in HOLLYWOOD ARMS Reading This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Sundance Institute in collaboration with Kaufman Music Center will present An Anniversary Concert Reading of Hollywood Arms at Merkin Concert Hall on September 21.... (more...)
Word of Mouth Propels Broadway's HAND TO GOD Toward Profit
by Jessica Showers on July 01, 2015

Broadway's HAND TO GOD went home Tony-less last month but not penniless. ... (more...)
INTO THE WOODS' MacKenzie Mauzy to Star in Charles Manson Lifetime Movie
by Jessica Showers on July 01, 2015

INTO THE WOODS' princess MacKenzie Mauzy is headed back to the big screen, but in a far darker role.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Ben Platt and Laura Dreyfuss Sing 'Only Us' from DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube on July 01, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will soon present Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect, The Book of Mormon) in the original world-premiere musical debuting this summer. The production, by Tony... (more...)
BWW Flashback: Stratford-Bound SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Travels Overseas!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Shakespeare in Love, staged to great acclaim in the West End, will have its North American premiere as a part of the 2016 season at the Stratford Festival, direct... (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of th... (more...)
Photo Coverage: There's a New Hedwig in Town! Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway!
by Walter McBride on July 01, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limite... (more...)
Inside IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Recording Sessions With Grisetti, Boggess, Zien & Comments On Closing
by Pat Cerasaro on July 01, 2015

Get ready to say goodbye to It Shoulda Been You!... (more...)
Harvey Fierstein Talks Impact of Gay TV & Theater Characters: 'Visibility Is Everything'
by TV News Desk on July 01, 2015

Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein shares his thoughts on the positive impact that lovable, gay characters in both television and theater have had on gay rights.... (more...)
Relive the Song of Purple Summer: A Look Back at SPRING AWAKENING's Original Broadway Run
by Tyler Peterson on July 01, 2015

The 'Song of Purple Summer' might be heard - and seen - once more on Broadway.... (more...)
BWW Seeking Writers for BroadwayWorld Pride!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

BroadwayWorld is currently seeking talented writers for BroadwayWorld Pride, a section of our site with an ongoing focus on Pride events around the country & world. All applicants should have excellen... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at James Lecesne in THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne, will shine brighter and longer in a limited 12-week engagement at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street), now begi... (more...)

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