Rap for Your Shot! HAMILTON Holds Open Auditions Today in NYC Rap for Your Shot! HAMILTON Holds Open Auditions Today in NYC
by BWW News Desk on May 03, 2016

It's time to take your shot! According to a casting notice, Broadway's Hamilton is holding open auditions for 'singers who rap' today, May 3, 2016 at Chelsea Studios in New York City.... (more...)
Watch Zak Sandler, Steven Sater & More in LC Originals: Songwriters; Live Stream Begins at 7:30pm Watch Zak Sandler, Steven Sater & More in LC Originals: Songwriters; Live Stream Begins 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...)
2014-15 NYC Theatre Season Hits Record High in Diversity Per AAPAC's Report 2014-15 NYC Theatre Season Hits Record High in Diversity Per AAPAC's Report
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

In the 2014-15 season, the NYC theatre industry hit a record high in the 9 years AAPAC has data collected. For the first time, 30% of all available roles went to actors of color, a jump from 24% the p... (more...)
Casts of SHUFFLE ALONG, HAMILTON, ON YOUR FEET! & More Earn Astaire Awards Nominations! Casts of SHUFFLE ALONG, HAMILTON, ON YOUR FEET! & More Earn Astaire Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

Nominations for the 2016 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, which honor outstanding dance and choreography on stage and screen, were announced today at the Friar's Club by New York Post columnist Michael ... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes All Open Mic! BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes All Open Mic!
by Ben Cameron on May 02, 2016

Sure, we all know by now that Broadway Sessions is the place to be to get up close and personal with Broadway's brightest, but did you know that once a month we throw caution to the wind and open the ... (more...)
UPDATE: Responding to Public Outcry, Drama Desk Adds 'Best Book of a Musical' Category UPDATE: Responding to Public Outcry, Drama Desk Adds 'Best Book of a Musical' Category
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Drama Desk winners Vanessa Williams and Matthew Morrison announced the nominations for the 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards last week, April 28. However, the 'Best B... (more...)
Bid to Meet Kristin Chenoweth, Seth Rudetsky, B.D. Wong and Support Rosie's Theater Kids Bid to Meet Kristin Chenoweth, Seth Rudetsky, B.D. Wong and Support Rosie's Theater Kids
by Michael Dale on May 02, 2016

Charitybuzz has three new auctions to benefit Rosie O'Donnell's Rosie's Theater Kids... (more...)
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  5/2 INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/2
by BWW Special Coverage on May 02, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 5/1/2016.... (more...)
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/1/16 Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/1/16
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/1/2016.... (more...)
FREEZE FRAME: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of WAITRESS! FREEZE FRAME: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of WAITRESS!
by Walter McBride on May 02, 2016

DMI Soundtracks will soon release the original cast album for WAITRESS, distributed by Warner-Elektra-Atlantic Corporation. Produced by Sara Bareilles and Neal Avron, the cast album is projected for r... (more...)
Photo Coverage: FINDING NEVERLAND's Laura Michelle Kelly Previews Her Feinstein's/54 Below Show! Photo Coverage: FINDING NEVERLAND's Laura Michelle Kelly Previews Her Feinstein's/54 Below Show!
by Walter McBride on May 02, 2016

On May 2, 16 and 30, Feinstein's/54 Below will welcome Broadway leading lady Laura Michelle Kelly (Finding Neverland, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof) in a personal, revealing evening of song and st... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: AN ACT OF GOD Returns! Up on the Marquee: AN ACT OF GOD Returns!
by Walter McBride on May 02, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony® nominee and Emmy® winnerSean Hayes will play God in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit Broadway comedy An Act of God at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 W... (more...)
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...)
   

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