Age Discrimination Accused as Dallas Summer Musicals Fires President Michael A. Jenkins Age Discrimination Accused as Dallas Summer Musicals Fires President Michael A. Jenkins
by Michael Dale on May 02, 2016

A press release issued this morning names interim managing director David Hyslop as beginning 'a new generation of leadership.'... (more...)
Casts of WAITRESS, THE COLOR PURPLE & Many More Will Participate in 2016 STARS IN THE ALLEY Outdoor Concert Casts of WAITRESS, THE COLOR PURPLE & Many More Will Participate in 2016 STARS IN THE ALLEY Outdoor Concert
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

This year's Stars in the Alley will take place on Friday, June 3rd at 12:30pm in Broadway's legendary Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Avenue between 44th & 45th streets, it was announced today.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Jack Black & Paul Rudd Visit Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK! Photo Flash: Jack Black & Paul Rudd Visit Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK!
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK welcomed the original Dewey Finn, Jack Black, to the Winter Garden Theatre this weekend - check out photos of Black, as well as actor Paul Rudd, with stars Alex Brightman, Si... (more...)
BWW TV: The Matildas Learn How To... Fly Trapeze! BWW TV: The Matildas Learn How To... Fly Trapeze!
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 02, 2016

What will the three leading ladies of Broadway's MATILDA tackle next? Below, watch as the adorable Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick take on the trapeze!... (more...)
National Endowment for the Arts & Miles Wilkin to Receive Special 2016 Tony Awards National Endowment for the Arts & Miles Wilkin to Receive Special 2016 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and Miles Wilkin will both be honored with the 2016 Special Tony Awards.... (more...)
Garry Marshall Reveals PRETTY WOMAN Musical Eyeing 2017 Broadway Opening Garry Marshall Reveals PRETTY WOMAN Musical Eyeing 2017 Broadway Opening
by TV News Desk on May 02, 2016

In a new interview with Vanity Fair, director Garry Marshall revealed details on the highly anticipated stage musical based on the 1990's romantic comedy PRETTY WOMAN.... (more...)
Backstage with Richard Ridge: What's Not to Love About SHE LOVES ME's Benanti, Krakowski, Levi & Creel? Backstage with Richard Ridge: What's Not to Love About SHE LOVES ME's Benanti, Krakowski, Levi & Creel?
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on May 02, 2016

What's not to love about the four leads of Roundabout Theatre Company's glorious revival of SHE LOVES ME? Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, Jane Krakowski and Gavin Creel just took part in SAG-AFTRA Founda... (more...)
WATCH NOW: Your Weekly BroadwayWorld Vine Fix w/ OKLAHOMA, MATILDA, HAIRSPRAY, HAMILTON, and More! WATCH NOW: Your Weekly BroadwayWorld Vine Fix w/ OKLAHOMA, MATILDA, HAIRSPRAY, HAMILTON, and More!
by Maeve Riley on May 02, 2016

On top of our comedic content, we also aim to provide an inside look at the newest up-and-coming shows, and short (but sweet) six second interviews with all of our favorite stars.... (more...)
VIDEOS: HAMILTON's Rise Up Rye Beer Benefits Elizabeth Hamilton's Graham Windham VIDEOS: HAMILTON's Rise Up Rye Beer Benefits Elizabeth Hamilton's Graham Windham
by Michael Dale on May 02, 2016

Broadway actors Mark Aldrich and Jimmy Ludwig came up with the idea of matching hit shows with local breweries.... (more...)
Stars from THE COLOR PURPLE, ON YOUR FEET, TUCK EVERLASTING & More Earn 2016 Theatre World Awards! Stars from THE COLOR PURPLE, ON YOUR FEET, TUCK EVERLASTING & More Earn 2016 Theatre World Awards!
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

The Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President) has announced the 2016 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance who will be ce... (more...)
Photo Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Many FULLY COMMITTED Characters Come Together in New Composite Photo Flash: Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Many FULLY COMMITTED Characters Come Together in New Composite
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

Five-time Emmy Award nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson makes his highly anticipated return to Broadway as nearly 40 outrageous characters in the smash hit comedy, FULLY COMMITTED by Becky Mode, directed by... (more...)
VIDEO: Young Theater Critic Iain Armitage Appears on NBC's LITTLE BIG SHOTS! VIDEO: Young Theater Critic Iain Armitage Appears on NBC's LITTLE BIG SHOTS!
by TV News Desk on May 02, 2016

Young theater critic Iain Armitage appeared on last night's LITTLE BIG SHOTS, a new NBC reality competition for young talent hosted by Steve Harvey.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Winners and Presenters of the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards! Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Winners and Presenters of the 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon on May 02, 2016

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 18 categories, with two special awards and two honorary awards also bestowed. The Lo... (more...)
Saoirse Ronan Will Host Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW Benefit Concert; Max von Essen, Melissa Errico & More to Perform! Saoirse Ronan Will Host Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW Benefit Concert; Max von Essen, Melissa Errico & More to Perform!
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre presents FINIAN'S RAINBOW: IN CONCERT, this season's Gala Benefit production celebrating their return home to 22nd Street, on Monday, June 13th at 7 PM at The Town Hall (123 We... (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Melissa Errico & Richard Troxell in Rehearsal for Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ? BWW TV: Watch Melissa Errico & Richard Troxell in Rehearsal for Encores! DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 02, 2016

Next up in the Encores! season is Do I Hear a Waltz?, the romantic, rarely-seen 1965 musical that marked the only collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim. Do I Hear a Waltz? will star Cl... (more...)
Photo Flash: Cecily Strong, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton & More Perform at A is For's BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN Benefit Photo Flash: Cecily Strong, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton & More Perform at A is For's BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN Benefit
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

Last evening, Reproductive rights advocacy organization A is For held their second annual Broadway Acts for Women at 54 Below in New York. The event hosted by SNL's Cecily Strong, raised over 50k with... (more...)
What's Playing on Broadway: May 2-8, 2016 What's Playing on Broadway: May 2-8, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage on May 02, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of May 2-8, 2016.... (more...)
Zak Sandler, Steven Sater & More Will Take Part in LC Originals: Songwriters; Watch the Live Stream Here at 7:30pm Zak Sandler, Steven Sater & More Will Take Part in LC Originals: Songwriters; Watch the Live Stream Here at 7:30pm
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

The next installment  of "LC Originals: Songwriters," at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center will offer an evening of new songs inspired by Lincoln Center, created by some of Broadway and Of... (more...)
VIDEO: HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldberry Doesn't Want to Know When Tony Nominations Come Out! VIDEO: HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldberry Doesn't Want to Know When Tony Nominations Come Out!
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

While theater fans have clearly marked May 3rd on their calendars as the day we learn the nominees for the 2016 TONY AWAYDS, HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry would rather be kept in the dark about th... (more...)
Open Book: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell On Mixing Broadway and The Bard Open Book: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell On Mixing Broadway and The Bard
by Michael Dale on May 02, 2016

The latest in BroadwayWorld's series of interviews with musical theatre's bookwriters.... (more...)
   

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