VIDEO: FUN HOME's Michael Cerveris Presents TAKE ME HOME Concert To Benefit West Virginia Flood Relief VIDEO: FUN HOME's Michael Cerveris Presents TAKE ME HOME Concert To Benefit West Virginia Flood Relief
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

The one-night, two-performance event benefits the rebuilding efforts of West Virginians in the wake of the historic floods of June 2016.... (more...)
Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: July 28, 2016 Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: July 28, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: July 28- August 3, 2016.... (more...)
PHOTO: A Behind The Scenes Peek at Diane Lane's Photo Shoot For THE CHERRY ORCHARD PHOTO: A Behind The Scenes Peek at Diane Lane's Photo Shoot For THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

Anton Chekhov's masterpiece tells the story of a once-wealthy family whose world of opulence and glamour turns upside-down because they don't recognize the consequences of a changing world.... (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway-Bound NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Gives a Sneak Peek in Bryant Park! BWW TV: Broadway-Bound NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Gives a Sneak Peek in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 28, 2016

In attendance was the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (Denee Benton, Nicholas Belton, Paul Pinto, Brittain Ashford, Nick Choksi, Gelsey Bell, Scott Strangland, Lulu Fall,Sumayya Al... (more...)
AUDIO: National Theatre Director Rufus Norris Calls Brexit 'A Huge Wake-Up Call' AUDIO: National Theatre Director Rufus Norris Calls Brexit 'A Huge Wake-Up Call'
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

The National has begun a listening project to get a better sense of the values audiences want to see represented on stage.... (more...)
BWW TV: Highlights from TROILUS & CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park! BWW TV: Highlights from TROILUS & CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 28, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and will run through Sunday, August 14, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 9. .... (more...)
Photo Flash: Will Power! First Look at Will Chase, Rob McClure and More in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! Photo Flash: Will Power! First Look at Will Chase, Rob McClure and More in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Something Rotten!, the ten-time Tony Award-nominated smash hit musical comedy, recently welcomed four new cast members to Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Joining Rob McClure (Nick... (more...)
AUDIO: Memories From Marni Nixon's Autobiography Co-Author, Stephen Cole AUDIO: Memories From Marni Nixon's Autobiography Co-Author, Stephen Cole
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

Though movie producers forbade Nixon from talking publicly about her work, she prominently displayed her co-author name on the cover of her autobiography.... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Tapped to Host PBS Arts Fall Festival This October Lin-Manuel Miranda Tapped to Host PBS Arts Fall Festival This October
by TV News Desk on July 28, 2016

At today's Television Critics Association press tour, PBS President & CEO Paula Kerger revealed that Miranda will also host the PBS Arts Fall Festival, which begins on October 21st. ... (more...)
BEAUTIFUL's Carole King Will Perform Tonight at Democratic National Convention BEAUTIFUL's Carole King Will Perform Tonight at Democratic National Convention
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

The music legend will appear on the final evening of the convention, when Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton addresses the nation.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Rocks the Cover of AARP The Magazine Photo Flash: Tony Winner Cyndi Lauper Rocks the Cover of AARP The Magazine
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

At age 63, Cyndi Lauper remains an entertainment powerhouse -- she won a Tony Award for her work on Broadway's KINKY BOOTS -- whose secret to success is not giving a 'hoot,' remaining true to herself ... (more...)
Idina Menzel to Star in BEACHES Remake for Lifetime; Will Record Additional Songs! Idina Menzel to Star in BEACHES Remake for Lifetime; Will Record Additional Songs!
by TV News Desk on July 28, 2016

We always knew she was our hero! Broadway's Idina Menzel will star in a reboot of Garry Marshall's 1988 tear-jerker BEACHES.... (more...)
PHOTO: Broadway Theatre Remains Found Under Former Toys 'R' Us Site PHOTO: Broadway Theatre Remains Found Under Former Toys 'R' Us Site
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

Workers uncover what may be the orchestra pit of the Olympia Theatre.... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Responds to Puerto Rican Fans' Excitement: I 'Feel Like a Pokemon!' Lin-Manuel Miranda Responds to Puerto Rican Fans' Excitement: I 'Feel Like a Pokemon!'
by TV News Desk on July 28, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda returned to his Puerto Rican roots this week, visiting the U.S. territory in order to accept the honor of a star on the Walk of Fame.... (more...)
VIDEO: Raul Esparza Sings Gloria and Emilio Estefan's 'America' at DNC with La India and Huey Dunbar VIDEO: Raul Esparza Sings Gloria and Emilio Estefan's 'America' at DNC with La India and Huey Dunbar
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

The four-time Tony nominee teamed up with two Grammy-nominated Latin music stars.... (more...)
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to Broadway THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to Broadway
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Nickelodeon and Masterworks Broadway have just announced that the Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical will record a cast album August 8-11 following a successful run at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental... (more...)
Bay Street Theater and DreamWorks Theatricals Cancel Controversial PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert Bay Street Theater and DreamWorks Theatricals Cancel Controversial PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

The announcement of the cast caused a stir online, leaving many upset about the predominantly white company. Now the theatre has cancelled the event altogether.... (more...)
Just In: THE FLAMINGO KID Musical to Hit Broadway Spring 2018! Just In: THE FLAMINGO KID Musical to Hit Broadway Spring 2018!
by Movies News Desk on July 28, 2016

Producers Bob Israel and Larry Hirschhorn announced today that Garry Marshall's iconic movie THE FLAMINGO KID is being developed as a musical, with sights set on a Spring, 2018 Broadway opening. ... (more...)
VIDEOS: Silliness Ensues as Darren Criss and Brian Stokes Mitchell Warm Up For DNC Performance VIDEOS: Silliness Ensues as Darren Criss and Brian Stokes Mitchell Warm Up For DNC Performance
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

Some backstage fun before the big moment to deliver an important message.... (more...)
Bette Midler Signs On as Mentor for Upcoming Season of NBC's THE VOICE Bette Midler Signs On as Mentor for Upcoming Season of NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk on July 28, 2016

On this morning's TODAY, Carson Daly revealed the names of the celebrities who will serve as mentors on the upcoming 11th season of THE VOICE, including legendary singer Bette Midler... (more...)
Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixon Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixon
by Walter McBride on July 28, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, Marni Nixon, perhaps best known for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY and MY FA... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on July 28, 2016

Broadway Unplugged, the critically acclaimed concert with 'Sound Design by God' returned to Town Hall for its record-breaking 14th season last night, July 25. The concert starred Tony Award Winner Chu... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the Schoenfeld Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the Schoenfeld
by Walter McBride on July 28, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, on the heels of winning four Tony Awards including Best Play,The Humans will move into Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) to extend its l... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: THE ENCOUNTER Up on the Marquee: THE ENCOUNTER
by Walter McBride on July 28, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play a limited engagement at Broadway's John... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 7/28/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, QUIETLY, Darlene Love & More! Broadway AM Report, 7/28/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, QUIETLY, Darlene Love & More!
by Jessica Khan on July 28, 2016

Today's big news: ENGAGEMENTS opens at Second Stage Uptown, QUIETLY officially bows at Irish Rep, Darlene Love joins TRIP OF LOVE Off-Broadway, and BROADWAY AT BRYANT PARK continues with GREAT COMET's... (more...)
   

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