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Photo Flash: Highlights from TODAY's 'Best of Broadway Week' Live PerformancesPhoto Flash: Highlights from TODAY's 'Best of Broadway Week' Live Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Broadway casts of AMELIE, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GROUNDHOG DAY, ANASTASIA and NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 performed on NBC's TODAY as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway' week. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Helps Find a Lost Egg at BC/EFA Easter Bonnet!VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Helps Find a Lost Egg at BC/EFA Easter Bonnet!
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2017

Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen parodied their show's anthem 'You Will Be Found' with the tale of a lonesome Easter egg, hidden and never found after this year's egg hunt. The egg finds solace in the accepting arms of the Broadway community, with special nods to a dozen current shows. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 26th, 2017 - BANDSTAND Opens and More!BWW Morning Brief April 26th, 2017 - BANDSTAND Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: BANDSTAND, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Platt & Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Perform 'You Will Be Found' on 'Today'VIDEO: Ben Platt & Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Perform 'You Will Be Found' on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Ben Platt and the cast of Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN stopped by NBC's 'Today' as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway Week.' Below, watch the performance of 'You Will Be Found!'  (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Platt Talks Universal Themes of DEAR EVAN HANSEN on 'Today'VIDEO: Ben Platt Talks Universal Themes of DEAR EVAN HANSEN on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Ben Platt stopped by this morning's TODAY and told Kathie Lee and Hoda that the musical about an anxious teen has themes that everyone can relate to. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/18/2017 - 4/25/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 4/18/2017 - 4/25/2017
by - Apr 25, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/18/2017 - 4/25/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 25th, 2017 - SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Outer Critics Circle Nominees and More!BWW Morning Brief April 25th, 2017 - SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Outer Critics Circle Nominees and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, starring Allison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey and Corey Hawkins, opens tonight on Broadway, and Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski announce the 2017 Outer Critics Circle nominees this morning! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Will Roland Will Takeover BroadwayWorld's Social Media TodayDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Will Roland Will Takeover BroadwayWorld's Social Media Today
by Social Watch - Apr 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Dear Evan Hansen's Will Roland will be taking over our Twitter and Instagram accounts today! Tune in to get an up close and personal behind-the-scenes look at the hit Broadway production! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 4/24 - 5/5 on NBCScoop: TODAY 4/24 - 5/5 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 4/24 - 5/5, airing on NBC (more...)

Line-Up Announced for 31st Annual Easter Bonnet CompetitionLine-Up Announced for 31st Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway's fresh new faces, sensational stars, extraordinary ensembles and venerable veterans will take the stage at the 31st annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 24, and Tuesday, April 25, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Will Roland Will Takeover BroadwayWorld's Social Media 4/22DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Will Roland Will Takeover BroadwayWorld's Social Media 4/22
by Social Watch - Apr 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Will Roland will be taking over our Twitter and Instagram accounts this Saturday, April 22nd! Tune in to get an up close and personal behind the scenes look at the hit Broadway production! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 21st, 2017 - 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' Opens Its Gates on Broadway!BWW Morning Brief April 21st, 2017 - 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' Opens Its Gates on Broadway!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY officially brings sweet songs to Broadway on Sunday! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the WorldDEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

TIME has named Ben Platt to the 2017 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related items appear in the May 1, 2017 issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, April 21, and now at time.com/time100. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Nikita Burshteyn, 22, is an award-winning actor who's making a name for himself in the San Francisco Bay Area, and not just because he's got a tricky name to pronounce. When he played Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at STAGE 1 Theater in Newark, Linda and Nick Hodges of BroadwayWorld.com raved: 'The show should be renamed 'Nikita Burshteyn Superstar.' The theater should be filled with talent agents waiting to give him an offer.' When he played Tony in 'West Side Story' at Broadway by the Bay in Redwood City, Joanne Engelhardt of the Palo Alto Daily News gushed: 'With Tom Cruise-good looks and an angelic voice, Burshteyn is the real deal.' And when he did his San Francisco cabaret act, 'Livin' Nikita Loca,' Richard Connema of Talkin' Broadway compared his 'full-throated voice and flawless phrasing' to Jonathan Groff's. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Mandy Gonzalez and Brandon Victor Dixon Take on BRIDGES at Miscast!VIDEO: Watch Mandy Gonzalez and Brandon Victor Dixon Take on BRIDGES at Miscast!
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2017

MCC Theater celebrated three decades as one of NYC's leading Off-Broadway theater companies at its annual Miscast gala last week, April 3 atHammerstein Ballroom in NYC. An annual highlight of the spring season, Miscast welcomed special guests-and friends of MCC-such as MCC board member and Emmy winner Julianna Margulies plus stars of stage and screen including Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Oscar nominee Lucas Hedges, Piper Perabo, Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater, Justice Smith, Sebastian Arcelus, Michael Greif, Ana Villafane and many more. (more...)

VIDEO: Norbert Leo Butz Isn't Going at Miscast 2017!VIDEO: Norbert Leo Butz Isn't Going at Miscast 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Check out Norbert Leo Butz performing 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' at Miscast 2017! (more...)

BWW Exclusive Video: Stephanie J. Block Steals the Show with 'What Is It About Her?' from THE WILD PARTY at Miscast 2017BWW Exclusive Video: Stephanie J. Block Steals the Show with 'What Is It About Her?' from THE WILD PARTY at Miscast 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

MCC Theater celebrated three decades as one of NYC's leading Off-Broadway theater companies at its annual Miscast gala on Monday, April 3, at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC. BroadwayWorld is excited to share exclusive footage of Stephanie J. Block's performance of 'What Is It About Her?' from THE WILD PARTY. Check it out below! (more...)

Tim Minchin to Create 'Magical Picture Book' Based on Hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL TuneTim Minchin to Create 'Magical Picture Book' Based on Hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL Tune
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 5, 2017

Scholastic announced a global deal today for a new magical picture book inspired by Tim Minchin's hit song 'When I Grow Up' from the acclaimed award-winning show MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The book will be illustrated by internationally published award-winning author and illustrator Steve Antony (more...)

Breaking News: HADESTOWN, SWEENEY TODD, INDECENT, OSLO and More Top 2017 Lucille Lortel Award NominationsBreaking News: HADESTOWN, SWEENEY TODD, INDECENT, OSLO and More Top 2017 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories for the 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. (more...)

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