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Jennifer Hudson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Present at BC/EFA's 30th Annual Easter Bonnet CompetitionJennifer Hudson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Leslie Odom Jr. & More to Present at BC/EFA's 30th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

The 30th annual edition of Easter Bonnet Competition will feature performances by more than 230 Broadway and Off-Broadway singers and dancers, the Broadway Inspirational Voices and a stellar lineup of Broadway favorites, all celebrating six weeks of fundraising efforts by company members of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Award Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle NominationsAward Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Just this morning, Something Rotten and Spotlight star Brian d'Arcy James along with this season's break-out and genuflecting sensation Jennifer Simard from Broadway's Disaster announced the The Outer Critics Circle nominees for the 2015-16 season from New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street.)  Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FIDDLER's Danny BursteinThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes FIDDLER's Danny Burstein
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 18, 2016

On Monday, April 18, the Theater People podcast welcomes Five-time Tony Award-nominee, Danny Burstein. Burstein, currently staring as Tevye in the Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, began his career on Broadway in the early 1990s working mostly as an ensemble member and understudy. After making the decision to turn down work that didn't challenge him artistically, Burstein would go on to become one of the most celebrated leading men of his generation, earning Tony nominations for his work in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, SOUTH PACIFIC, FOLLIES, GOLDEN BOY, and CABARET. (more...)

JASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording to Hit Stores, Online This MayJASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording to Hit Stores, Online This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the world premiere recording of the acclaimed musical JASPER IN DEADLAND online and in stores on Friday, May 20. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes ON YOUR FEET's Andrea Burns in New EpisodeThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes ON YOUR FEET's Andrea Burns in New Episode
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 11, 2016

On Monday, April 4, the Theater People podcast welcomes ON YOUR FEET star Andrea Burns. Burns made her professional New York debut in Jason Robert Brown's groundbreaking 1995 musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD. She then made her Broadway debut in 1996 as a replacement in the role of Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and went on to co-star in the Broadway productions of THE FULL MONTY and THE RITZ. (more...)

#4Chords4Cancer Guitar, Signed by SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast, Laura Benanti & More, Up for Auction#4Chords4Cancer Guitar, Signed by SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast, Laura Benanti & More, Up for Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

An autographed Martin D-28 guitar with signatures from more than 20 musical artists and groups will be auctioned at the Cancer Support Community's Spring Celebration gala in New York City on April 14 to raise funds to support the nonprofit's many programs for individuals and families impacted by cancer. (more...)

Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility for FIDDLER, SHE LOVES ME, COLOR PURPLE & More!Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility for FIDDLER, SHE LOVES ME, COLOR PURPLE & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season to determine the eligibility of 11 Broadway productions for the 2016 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2015-2016 season to decide the eligibility for the 70th Annual Tony Awards.   (more...)

VIDEO: They're In The Band!  Highlights From First School Production of SCHOOL OF ROCKVIDEO: They're In The Band! Highlights From First School Production of SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Michael Dale - Apr 7, 2016

In an unprecedented move, performance rights for SCHOOL OF ROCK are available for schools and youth theatres while the Broadway hit is only months old. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy-Nominated Choreographer Spencer LiffThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy-Nominated Choreographer Spencer Liff
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 4, 2016

On Monday, April 4th, the Theater People podcast welcomes Emmy nominated choreographer Spencer Liff. As a performer, Liff made his Broadway debut at age 11 in the musical BIG. He went on to appear in THE WEDDING SINGER, CRY BABY, EQUUS, and  9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, taking on more and more responsibility along the way. He was the Associate Choreographer and Dance Captain for CRY BABY, and was the Dance Captain on EQUUS.  (more...)

At This Performance... AVENUE Q's Puppet Cast Takes Over Broadway's Starring RolesAt This Performance... AVENUE Q's Puppet Cast Takes Over Broadway's Starring Roles
by Michael Dale - Apr 1, 2016

Is a bad bug spreading among Broadway's stars? Or is it just a prank pulled by AVENUE Q's puppets? (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Adam KantorThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Adam Kantor
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 28, 2016

On Monday, March 28th, the Theater People podcast welcome's Broadway favorite and Fiddler on the Roof's Motel, Adam Kantor. The actor made his Broadway debut in 2008 as Mark in the closing cast of the Tony winning musical RENT directed by Michael Greif. The director, a mentor to Kantor, went on to cast him as a replacement in the role of Henry in the hit Broadway musical NEXT TO NORMAL. (more...)

Sting's THE LAST SHIP to Make Regional Debut in Salt Lake City This SeasonSting's THE LAST SHIP to Make Regional Debut in Salt Lake City This Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah's premier professional theatre, will open its 2016-17 season with the THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by the pop superstar Sting and book by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers John Logan and Brian Yorkey. PTC's production will be the first since the show's Broadway run in 2014-15. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Phillipa SooThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 14, 2016

On Monday, March 14 the Theater People podcast welcomes HAMILTON star Phillipa Soo. Soo mader her New York stage debut in the title role of Natasha in the critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway production of NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/12-3/13/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/12-3/13/2016
by - Mar 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 13, 2016 - Sunday, March 13, 2016. (more...)

BWW TV: Shubert Foundation Celebrates Broadway Stars of Tomorrow with 2016 High School Theatre Festival!BWW TV: Shubert Foundation Celebrates Broadway Stars of Tomorrow with 2016 High School Theatre Festival!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2016

Earlier this week, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL hosted the Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for New York City Public Schools at the Winter Garden Theatre. Alex Brightman emceed the event, which featured five outstanding high school student productions from the 2015-2016 school year. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out highlights from the performances below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/9/2016 - THAT PHYSICS SHOW, PIPPIN in Amsterdam!WAKE UP with BWW 3/9/2016 - THAT PHYSICS SHOW, PIPPIN in Amsterdam!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 9, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THAT PHYSICS SHOW, featuring David Maiullo, opens tonight off-Broadway, and PIPPIN heads to Amsterdam! (more...)

Former TV Personality Marc Summers Will Star in Biographical Play Written by SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex BrightmanFormer TV Personality Marc Summers Will Star in Biographical Play Written by SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 8, 2016

TV personality Marc Summmers will star in a biographical play written by SCHOOL OF ROCK star Alex Brightman as part of the Bloomington Playwrights Project in Indiana.  Debuting this April, EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE AND SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS, will be part of the company's celebrity guest star series.  (more...)

Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Hosts Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival TonightBroadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK Hosts Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL will host the Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for New York City Public Schools tonight, March 7, at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre. (more...)

Michelle Dowdy, Chris Dilley & Jonathan Reid Gealt to Judge First Round of RISING STAR $1000 Singing CompetitionMichelle Dowdy, Chris Dilley & Jonathan Reid Gealt to Judge First Round of RISING STAR $1000 Singing Competition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

This Sunday, RISE BAR is seeking it's next RISING STAR! Hosted by Broadways Marty Thomas (Xanadu, The Secret Garden, Wicked), the RISING STAR competition begins Sunday March 6! The contestants will be competing in an 8 week elimination style contest for a $1000 cast prize and paid bookings at RISE Bar with their respective solo show. In addition to it's cash and prize package, RISING STAR is offering networking opportunities with guest celebrity judges, fantastic exposure and valuable live stage experience. (more...)

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