WEST SIDE STORY Performance Rights Withdrawn From North Carolina, Mississippi WEST SIDE STORY Performance Rights Withdrawn From North Carolina, Mississippi
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

The move can be interpreted as a reaction to recent legislation that allows for discrimination against LGBT individuals.... (more...)
Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today' Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

NBC's TODAY show will hit the Great White Way next week! First up, Today's Al Roker goes behind the scenes of the smash hit musical HAMILTON on Monday, May 2.... (more...)
Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on SHUFFLE ALONG & More! Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on SHUFFLE ALONG & More!
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to determine the eligibility of nine Broadway productions for the 2016 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Laura Osnes Will Take a Crack at Boublil & Schonberg at the New York Pops Gala BWW Exclusive: Laura Osnes Will Take a Crack at Boublil & Schonberg at the New York Pops Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

In anticipation of the big event, BroadwayWorld is checking in with some of the performers. Today, check out what Laura Osnes had to say...... (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside SHUFFLE ALONG's Gypsy Robe Ceremony! Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside SHUFFLE ALONG's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride on April 29, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opened just lastnight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music B... (more...)
Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE, Seeking Opera House Premiere Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE, Seeking Opera House Premiere
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

Their third musical, despite its Olivier award, never received the recognition of their LES MISERABLES and MISS SAIGON.... (more...)
JUST IN: NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Now Accepting Video Auditions! JUST IN: NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Now Accepting Video Auditions!
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

Today it was announced that video auditions will now be accepted for the role. Check out all the details HERE!... (more...)
The Actors Fund Launches New Broadway Tradition for Young Stars The Actors Fund Launches New Broadway Tradition for Young Stars
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The Actors Fund has announced the introduction of 'Broadway's Ziggy Bear,' a new tradition for the children of Broadway. Created for The Actors Fund by philanthropist and producer, Kelly Gonda, Ziggy ... (more...)
BRIGHT STAR Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Digitally Today BRIGHT STAR Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of Bright Star, the new musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell in digital... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 Case STAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 Case
by Stage Tube on April 29, 2016

Earlier this week, the Broadway company of FUN HOME was joined by the plaintiffs who paved the way for marriage equality in the historic Proposition 8 case. The group went backstage to meet and chat w... (more...)
THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29 THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29
by Nora Dominick on April 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this... (more...)
RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Sets New Stops; Director, Original Broadway Creatives Join Team RENT 20th Anniversary Tour Sets New Stops; Director, Original Broadway Creatives Join Team
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour announced additional details regarding the creative team and tour route.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/16- RENT STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/16- RENT
by Stage Tube on April 29, 2016

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La boheme. I... (more...)
Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/29/2016
by BWW on April 29, 2016

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/29/2016. ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - WAITRESS' Kimiko Glenn BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - WAITRESS' Kimiko Glenn
by Caryn Robbins on April 29, 2016

Today, Kimiko Glenn speaks exclusively with BWW about portraying quirky and lovable history buff Dawn in WAITRESS and reveals, 'I was actually really bad in history!'... (more...)
THE WOODSMAN to Conclude Off-Broadway Run in May THE WOODSMAN to Conclude Off-Broadway Run in May
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

Following two sold-out NYC engagements, The Woodsman, will conclude its critically-lauded Off-Broadway run on Sunday, May 29, 2016 (following the 7:30pm performance) at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340... (more...)
BWW Blog: Jeff Blumenkrantz - BRIGHT STAR Pre Show Rituals BWW Blog: Jeff Blumenkrantz - BRIGHT STAR Pre Show Rituals
by Guest Blogger: Jeff Blumenkrantz on April 29, 2016

This week, I put out a request for questions for me and the Bright Star cast. ... (more...)
BWW Review: George C. Wolfe's SHUFFLE ALONG, An Exhilarating Demand For Recognition BWW Review: George C. Wolfe's SHUFFLE ALONG, An Exhilarating Demand For Recognition
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

The director/bookwriter tells the story of a groundbreaking 1921 musical that has since been reduced to a footnote.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: The SHUFFLE ALONG Cast Takes Opening Night Bows! Photo Coverage: The SHUFFLE ALONG Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride on April 29, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opened just last night, April 28, on Broadway at the Music ... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Who Will Come Out on Top This Tonys Season? The Turning The Tables 'Nominating Committee' Rules! BWW TV Exclusive: Who Will Come Out on Top This Tonys Season? The Turning The Tables 'Nominating Committee' Rules!
by Turning the Tables on April 29, 2016

On a very special episode of Turning The Tables, we explore the hard decisions and rigorous discussions had by the mysterious Tony Nominating Committee, leading up to the Tony nominations. Broadway's ... (more...)
   

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