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ALL EYES ON: JOSH GROBAN Richard Jay-Alexander Talks with the Multi-Platinum Artist About STAGES... and MORE!ALL EYES ON: JOSH GROBAN Richard Jay-Alexander Talks with the Multi-Platinum Artist About STAGES... and MORE!
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


UPDATE: Derek Hough's Injuries Revealed; Could Be Off DWTS for Rest of SeasonUPDATE: Derek Hough's Injuries Revealed; Could Be Off DWTS for Rest of Season
Posted: Apr. 22, 2015


HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Bans Madonna from Backstage Due to Her Texting During PerformanceHAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Bans Madonna from Backstage Due to Her Texting During Performance
Posted: Apr. 20, 2015


VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cast Perform on 'Today'!VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cast Perform on 'Today'!
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


Review Roundup: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 22, 2015


Photo Coverage: FUN HOME Company Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: FUN HOME Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
Posted: Apr. 20, 2015


STAGE TUBE: The Public's HAMILTON Pays Heartfelt Homage to A CHORUS LINE - Full Footage!STAGE TUBE: The Public's HAMILTON Pays Heartfelt Homage to A CHORUS LINE - Full Footage!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2015


Review Roundup: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


Stage and Screen Actor Jonathan Crombie Has Died at Age 48Stage and Screen Actor Jonathan Crombie Has Died at Age 48
Posted: Apr. 18, 2015


Review Roundup: FUN HOME Opens on Broadway- ALL the Reviews!Review Roundup: FUN HOME Opens on Broadway- ALL the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 19, 2015


Breaking News: Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Rodney Hicks & More Set for New Musical COME FROM AWAY at La JollaBreaking News: Jenn Colella, Chad Kimball, Rodney Hicks & More Set for New Musical COME FROM AWAY at La Jolla
Posted: Apr. 19, 2015


UPDATE: Derek Hough Will Not Appear in SPRING SPECTACULAR 4/22 Performance Due to InjuriesUPDATE: Derek Hough Will Not Appear in SPRING SPECTACULAR 4/22 Performance Due to Injuries
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast Album, ft. Megan Hilty, Christian Borle & More Now Available for Free Download!JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Cast Album, ft. Megan Hilty, Christian Borle & More Now Available for Free Download!
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


'Les Mis' Star Sacha Baron Cohen & Wife Isla Fisher Welcome Baby Boy'Les Mis' Star Sacha Baron Cohen & Wife Isla Fisher Welcome Baby Boy
Posted: Apr. 20, 2015


Stage and Screen Star Stanley Tucci Boards BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film as 'Cadenza'Stage and Screen Star Stanley Tucci Boards BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film as 'Cadenza'
Posted: Apr. 21, 2015


GLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's THE WEDDING SINGER; 2015 Summer Season Casts SetGLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's THE WEDDING SINGER; 2015 Summer Season Casts Set
Posted: Apr. 22, 2015


BWW TV: First Look- Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, and More in DOCTOR ZHIVAGOBWW TV: First Look- Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, and More in DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
Posted: Apr. 19, 2015


Magnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Launch National Tour Next FallMagnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Launch National Tour Next Fall
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - Producers for the critically acclaimed new Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, announced a National Tour for the 2016-17 season.


FIRST LOOK: Kentwood Players to Present 4000 MILES by Amy Herzog, 5/15FIRST LOOK: Kentwood Players to Present 4000 MILES by Amy Herzog, 5/15
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)

(4/24/2015) - Kentwood Players presents Amy Herzog's dramatic comedy "4000 Miles" from Friday, May 15 to Saturday, June 20, 2015 This mufti-award winning play centers on 21-year old Leo, who after suffering a major loss while he was on a cross-country bike trip, seeks solace from his feisty 91 year-old grandmother Vera in her spacious rent-controlled Greenwich Village apartment that hasn't been redecorated since 1968. Over the course of the month of September in current time, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately reach each other in many ways.


Kristin Chenoweth Sidelined from ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tonight Due to IllnessKristin Chenoweth Sidelined from ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tonight Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Kristin Chenowethis out of the show tonight, April 24, due to illness. Chenoweth's understudy is Mamie Parris. No word yet on when she'll be back in the show- stay tuned!


Danny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next MonthDanny Hoch to Receive 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2015) - ?The Downtown Urban Theater Festival announces that acclaimed playwright/director/actor Danny Hoch will receive the 2015 DUTF Playwright Masters Award at this year's Opening Night event, which will take place on Tuesday, May 12th at 8:00 p.m. at 40/40 Club (6 West 25th Street, NYC).


Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4
by BWW News Desk (Music - New York City)

(4/24/2015) - Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup forMay 4 -May 10, featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra withguest vocalist Carmen Bradford,Daniel Reichard in a special Mother's Day concert,Barbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details!


Patti LuPone, Howard McGillin, Lena Hall, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and More Set for 'BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN' at 54 Below, 5/3Patti LuPone, Howard McGillin, Lena Hall, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and More Set for 'BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN' at 54 Below, 5/3
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - Reproductive rights advocacy organization A is For is bringing together stars of stage and screen with 'Broadway Acts for Women: A Star-Studded Night of Karaoke and Comedy' on May 3, 2015 to benefit the Center for Reproductive Rights-a global legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing reproductive rights as fundamental human rights.


Samantha Barks Leads AMELIE Workshop; Premieres at  Berkeley Rep This AugustSamantha Barks Leads AMELIE Workshop; Premieres at Berkeley Rep This August
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Berkeley Repertory Theatre will kick off its 48th season with the world premiere of Amelie, an inventive and captivating new musical directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) written by Craig Lucas (Prelude to a Kiss). BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Les Miserables star Samantha Barks recently led a recent NYC workshop of the new musical. Casting for the Berkeley run has not yet been announced. Stay tuned for more news!


Kerry Ellis to Join FourTune in 'THROUGH THE ERAS' at St John's Smith Square, June 15Kerry Ellis to Join FourTune in 'THROUGH THE ERAS' at St John's Smith Square, June 15
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)

(4/24/2015) - On the 15th June, vocal group FourTune will be joined by special guest Kerry Ellis for 'FourTune Through the Eras', taking the audience from Bizet to Bernstein with many special arrangements for vocal quartet on15th June, 7:30 p.m. atSt John's Smith Square.


BC/EFA Cancels BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS Due to 42West Owners' Affiliation with Ted CruzBC/EFA Cancels BROADWAY BARES: SOLO STRIPS Due to 42West Owners' Affiliation with Ted Cruz
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that Broadway Bares Solo Strips, which was previously scheduled forSunday, May 10, 2015, at 42West, has been cancelled.BC/EFA writes:


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast & Creative Team of CAGNEY at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast & Creative Team of CAGNEY at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2015) - The York Theatre Company,dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes its 45th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of the new musical, Cagney, with book by Peter Colley and music & lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern. Scroll down to meet the cast and creative team!


Lucy Alibar's 'THROW ME ON THE BURNPILE...' to Begin 5/21 at the DouglasLucy Alibar's 'THROW ME ON THE BURNPILE...' to Begin 5/21 at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(4/24/2015) - A work-in-progress presentation of Lucy Alibar's 'Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up' will commence at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre on Thursday, May 21, and will continue through May 31 as part of CTG's DouglasPlus programming.


Neil LaBute to Host Reddit AMANeil LaBute to Host Reddit AMA
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - Stage and screen writer Neil LaBute will soon host a Reddit AMA on May 4th at 4 PM (ET), according to the site's current running schedule.


AUDIO: Gregory Haney, Joey Taranto and More in The Ensemblist's 'Dressed as A Girl' EpisodeAUDIO: Gregory Haney, Joey Taranto and More in The Ensemblist's 'Dressed as A Girl' Episode
by BWW News Desk

(4/24/2015) - The 'DRessed as A Girl' episode of The Ensemblistfeatures interviews with three male actors who have played roles on Broadway outside their own gender identity: one a woman, one a drag queen, and one a transwoman.


STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW Off-BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW Off-Broadway
by Stage Tube (Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2015) - From the creator of The Awesome 80s Prom comes New York's newest interactive sensation -- THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW. AndrewAndrew, the identically dressed, always fashionable NYC tastemaking DJ / Design duo, serves as guest DJs. Created by Ken Davenport, THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW! is a brand-new interactive parody of America's favorite reality romance shows. THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW! plays every Saturday evening at 8 p.m. at 42West (514 W. 42nd St.). Opening night is tomorrow, April 25 at 8 p.m. Click below to watch highlights from the show!


Photo Flash: First Look at THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW, Opening This Weekend Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW, Opening This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2015) - From the creator of The Awesome 80s Prom comes New York's newest interactive sensation -- THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW. AndrewAndrew, the identically dressed, always fashionable NYC tastemaking DJ / Design duo, serves as guest DJs.Created by Ken Davenport, THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW! is a brand-new interactive parody of America's favorite reality romance shows.THAT BACHELORETTE SHOW! plays every Saturday evening at 8 p.m. at 42West (514 W. 42nd St.). Opening night is Saturday, April 25 at 8 p.m. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!


BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Has Last OFF THE CUFF Concert Featuring a Short Play about Tchaikovsky: 'Mad But for Music, a Symphonic Play.'BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Has Last OFF THE CUFF Concert Featuring a Short Play about Tchaikovsky: 'Mad But for Music, a Symphonic Play.'
by Charles Shubow (Classical - Washington, DC)

(4/24/2015) - Didi Balle wrote and directed this short play about the famed composer.


BWW Interview: Elisabeth Moss on HEIDI- 'I Like to Play Characters That are Heroic But Flawed and Human'BWW Interview: Elisabeth Moss on HEIDI- 'I Like to Play Characters That are Heroic But Flawed and Human'
by Richard Ridge

(4/24/2015) - Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge" recently sat down with Elisabeth Moss, currently starring in The Heidi Chronicles on Broadway, about her career. Check out a sneak peek of the interview below in which she discusses what she enjoys the most about playing the role of "Heidi" and the cast and crew.


Photo Flash: First Look at Keith David and More in TOAST at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at Keith David and More in TOAST at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2015) - TOAST began performances at The Public Theater on Tuesday, April 21 and runs through Sunday, May 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Photo Flash: Off-Broadway's THE QUALMS Cast Meets the PressPhoto Flash: Off-Broadway's THE QUALMS Cast Meets the Press
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(4/24/2015) - THE QUALMS is the final production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season and reunites Mr. Norris and Ms. MacKinnon at Playwrights Horizons for the first time since their acclaimed, hit production Clybourne Park. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld has a peek at the company below!


BWW Review: DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Examines Relationships, Real and ImaginedBWW Review: DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE Examines Relationships, Real and Imagined
by Maggie Yates (Santa Barbara)

(4/24/2015) - 'Dead Man's Cell Phone' is a play in which time is twisted, existence is questionable, and relationships are forged through the connective tissue of technology.


Cleveland Play House Wins 2015 Regional Theatre Tony AwardCleveland Play House Wins 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award
by BWW News Desk (2015 Tony Awards)

(4/24/2015) - The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year's recipient for the Regional Theatre Tony Award is Cleveland Play House in Cleveland, OH.


Photo Coverage: Inside THE VISIT's Opening Night Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside THE VISIT's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride

(4/24/2015) - The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duoJohn KanderandFred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winnersChita Riveraas Claire Zachannassian andRoger Reesas Anton Schell, withGeorge Abudas Karl,Jason Danieleyas Frederich Kuhn,Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nomineeDavid Garrisonas Peter Dummermut,Rick Holmesas Father Josef,Tom Nelisas Rudi,Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken,Mary Beth Peilas Matilde Schell,Aaron Rameyas Otto Hahnke,Elena Shadowas Ottilie,Timothy Shewas Hans Nusselin, withJohn RiddleandMichelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below!


THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 18-24
by BWW Special Coverage

(4/24/2015) - Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the opening nights of FUN HOME, LIVING ON LOVE, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, and SOMETHING ROTTEN, the 29th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, a behind-the-scenes look at Lyric Opera of Chicago's CAROUSEL, and more!


Andrew Lloyd Webber Visits THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA In InstanbulAndrew Lloyd Webber Visits THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA In Instanbul
by Pat Cerasaro (Prague)

(4/24/2015) - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA celebrates Easter with a fun egg hunt challenge!


Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Christian Borle & More In New SOMETHING ROTTEN! Video PromosHappy Birthday, Shakespeare! Christian Borle & More In New SOMETHING ROTTEN! Video Promos
by Pat Cerasaro

(4/24/2015) - Shakespeare's birthday at Something Rotten!


WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Opens 5/8 at Omaha Community PlayhouseWHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Opens 5/8 at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk (Omaha)

(4/24/2015) - The Tony Award-winning drama, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? runs May 8-June 7, 2015 at the Omaha Community Playhouse.


The Center for the Arts to Present BONNIE AND CLYDE, 5/15-31The Center for the Arts to Present BONNIE AND CLYDE, 5/15-31
by BWW News Desk (Nashville)

(4/24/2015) - The Center for the Arts presents the musical Bonnie and Clyde May 15 - 31, 2015. Frank Wildhorn's electrifying story of love, adventure and the crimes that captured the attention of the country is fearless in its betrayal of the reckless young lovers.


New York Philharmonic Ensembles to Perform at Merkin Concert Hall, 6/7New York Philharmonic Ensembles to Perform at Merkin Concert Hall, 6/7
by BWW News Desk (Classical - New York City)

(4/24/2015) - The New York Philharmonic Ensembles, composed of musicians from the Orchestra, will give its sixth and final performance of the 2014-15 season on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a concert featuring Respighi's Il tramonto, poemetto lirico for Mezzo- Soprano and String Quartet; A. Busch's Quintet for Alto Saxophone and Strings; and Dvor?a?k's String Quartet in C major, Op. 61.


Horse Trade to to Stage NYC Premiere of RECOLLECTION OF INNOCENCE, 5/28-6/6Horse Trade to to Stage NYC Premiere of RECOLLECTION OF INNOCENCE, 5/28-6/6
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/24/2015) - FRIGID New York @ Horse Tradewillpresent a limited engagement of the NYC premiere ofRecollection of Innocencewritten and directed by Guy Kapulnik,May 28-June 6atUNDER St. Marks(94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) with performances Thursday through Saturday at 8pm. The production will feature James H. Best, Guy Kapulnik, and Sandra Glinka with Producer Sivan Hadari and Show Image by Lorraine D. Glover. Tickets($18)may be purchased in advance atwww.horseTRADE.info.The performance runs 60 minutes, with no intermission.


Photo Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber With the Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Zorlu CenterPhoto Flash: Andrew Lloyd Webber With the Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Zorlu Center
by BWW News Desk (Turkey)

(4/24/2015) - Andrew Lloyd Webberattended a performance of The Phantom of the Opera at the Zorlu Center PSM in Istanbul earlier this week. Check out the photos below!




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