Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Opening Night of Nick Payne's INCOGNITO! Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Opening Night of Nick Payne's INCOGNITO!
by Walter McBride on May 25, 2016

Incognito, the American premiere of the new play written by Nick Payne (Constellations) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (The Father, Doubt, Outside Mullingar), opened just last night, Ma... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/25/16- Leslie Uggams STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/25/16- Leslie Uggams
by Stage Tube on May 25, 2016

Happy Birthday Leslie Uggams! Uggams starred in Hallelujah, Baby!, which premiered on Broadway in 1967, and won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a musical. She appeared on Broadway in the revue Blue... (more...)
Original COMPANY Cast Member & 'ALICE' Star Beth Howland Dies at 74 Original COMPANY Cast Member & 'ALICE' Star Beth Howland Dies at 74
by TV News Desk on May 25, 2016

eth Howland, perhaps best known as sweet but clumsy waitress Vera Louise Gorman in the 1970's sitcom ALICE, passed away from lung cancer on Dec. 31, 2015, in Santa Monica, CA. She was 74... (more...)
BWW Review: SIGNATURE PLAYS: THE SANDBOX, DROWNING, FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO,  Looking Back At An Absurdist Trio BWW Review: SIGNATURE PLAYS: THE SANDBOX, DROWNING, FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO, Looking Back At An Absurdist Trio
by Michael Dale on May 25, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a program of one-acts by Edward Albee, Maria Irene Fornes and Adrienne Kennedy.... (more...)
THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Leaves Performance Following Act One THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Leaves Performance Following Act One
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

It appears that perhaps the events of the last few days may have been just a bit too much, even for a fireball such as Erivo. The... (more...)
Photo & Video: Broadway Alum Alisan Porter Wins NBC's THE VOICE! Photo & Video: Broadway Alum Alisan Porter Wins NBC's THE VOICE!
by TV News Desk on May 25, 2016

Last night, Broadway alum Alisan Porter was crowned champion of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named as the Vo... (more...)
Rise Up! HAMILTON Original Cast Recording Now Platinum Certified! Rise Up! HAMILTON Original Cast Recording Now Platinum Certified!
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

The musical took to Twitter to announce that the recording has now been officially platinum certified, meaning it has sold one million units!... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 5/25/2016 - PARAMOUR, Paper Mill Playhouse and More! Broadway AM Report, 5/25/2016 - PARAMOUR, Paper Mill Playhouse and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon on May 25, 2016

Cirque Du Soleil's PARAMOUR opens tonight on Broadway, and the company of Paper Mill Playhouse's WEST SIDE STORY meets the press, so stay tuned for coverage!... (more...)
5 Days Left to Vote in the BroadwayWorld Awards! 5 Days Left to Vote in the BroadwayWorld Awards!
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

Once again last year, hundreds of thousands of theatregoers and fans weighed in, breaking site traffic records and further solidifying the BroadwayWorld.com Awards place as the largest and most popula... (more...)
Directors Pam MacKinnon, Lynne Meadow & Susan Stroman Set for 'OUR TURN' Talk at 92Y Today Directors Pam MacKinnon, Lynne Meadow & Susan Stroman Set for 'OUR TURN' Talk at 92Y Today
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

Cultural commentator and journalist Lisa Birnbach hosts a conversation with three of Broadway's most dynamic and influential directors... who happen to be women today, Wednesday, May 25, 2016.... (more...)
DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Sean Hayes Stops by NBC's TODAY This Morning DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Sean Hayes Stops by NBC's TODAY This Morning
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

Today, Wednesday, May 25, An Act of God's Sean Hayes stops by NBC's TODAY SHOW to talk about the Broadway comedy, beginning a limited 14-week engagement at the Booth Theatre this Saturday, May 28.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: GALAVANT Cast Thanks Fans Pushing for Show's Salvation in New Music Video STAGE TUBE: GALAVANT Cast Thanks Fans Pushing for Show's Salvation in New Music Video
by Stage Tube on May 24, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported late last week, ABC has cancelled Alan Menken and Glenn Slater's medieval musical comedy GALAVANT after two seasons. However, the network's decision hasn't deterred the show'... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin & Carmen Cusack Talk Broadway's BRIGHT STAR on CBS THIS MORNING STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin & Carmen Cusack Talk Broadway's BRIGHT STAR on CBS THIS MORNING
by Stage Tube on May 24, 2016

Broadway's shining at the moment with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical BRIGHT STAR, featuring Tony nominee Carmen Cusack, currently playing at the Cort Theatre. In celebration of the show'... (more...)
Breaking News: TUCK EVERLASTING to Close This Weekend Breaking News: TUCK EVERLASTING to Close This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

TUCK EVERLASTING will play its final performance on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:30pm after playing 28 previews and 39 regular performances at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th St.). TUCK EVERLA... (more...)
NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Suzanne Lipkin on Shakespeare's Promptbooks NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Suzanne Lipkin on Shakespeare's Promptbooks
by NYPL for the Performing Arts on May 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resource... (more...)
Bid For A Backstage Tour From THE KING AND I's Marin Mazzie, Support Transport Group Bid For A Backstage Tour From THE KING AND I's Marin Mazzie, Support Transport Group
by Michael Dale on May 24, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction for house seats to see Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim benefits Transport Group.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Original Matildas Reunite for POP FROM THE HEART Benefit! Photo Coverage: Original Matildas Reunite for POP FROM THE HEART Benefit!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon on May 24, 2016

12-year-old Tony Award honoree Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda the Musical) just brought together some of the original cast members of MATILDA to raise money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Soci... (more...)
New York City Opera Will Include Hal Prince's CANDIDE and ANGELS IN AMERICA in 2016-17 Season New York City Opera Will Include Hal Prince's CANDIDE and ANGELS IN AMERICA in 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

New York City Opera General Director Michael Capasso today announced the 2016-17 season of City Opera, a full season of new productions, concerts, and presentations for the "people's opera." New York ... (more...)
NYMF Adds Works by Zoe Sarnak, Richard Allen & More to 2016 Slate; Full Lineup Set! NYMF Adds Works by Zoe Sarnak, Richard Allen & More to 2016 Slate; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, confirmed the complete slate of programming and venues for NYMF 2016, taking place from July 11 through... (more...)
Rebel Wilson Returning to Theatre Roots in West End's GUYS AND DOLLS - A Look Back at Her Top Performances! Rebel Wilson Returning to Theatre Roots in West End's GUYS AND DOLLS - A Look Back at Her Top Performances!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 24, 2016

As eagerly reported earlier today, Rebel Wilson will soon play Miss Adelaide in the West End production of GUYS AND DOLLS. The Australian actress will step into the show at the Phoenix Theatre on June... (more...)
   

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