Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison and more stars of the long-running FOX dramedy series GLEE turned to social media to remember their cast mate Cory Monteith on the third anniversary of his death. (more...)
Today's the day! And a huge one it is for the company of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! The Long Island soundstage that the cast and crew have been calling home for the past month will be bustling today as finishing touches are placed on the star-studded production. Theatre fans know that this won't be the first time that NBC has pulled off such a massive undertaking. 9.21 million people tuned in for last year's PETER PAN LIVE!, while THE SOUND OF MUSIC, presented in 2013, yielded a whopping 18.62 million live viewers- an unprecedented ratings boom for the network.
Few can understand the pressure that comes with this kind of attention, but the casts of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! and PETER PAN LIVE! have been through all of it before. BroadwayWorld has been in touch with both companies to find out if they have any advice for their successors. Find out what they had to say below! (more...)
Ratings for the GLEE two-hour Series Finale was up 30% week-to-week and was watched by 2.6 million total viewers. The numbers mark the FOX musical dramedy's largest audience since April 8th 2014, averaging a 0.8 rating. (more...)
The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'The Sound Of Music,' 'Empire' and 'Glee' stir up this week's TVs, 'First Wives Club,' 'Beauty And The Beast,' 'Jesus Christ Superstar' and 'First Date' claim their respective audiences,' Kokandy has more than 'The Full Monty,' Columbia's 'Oklahoma!,' lots at the Skokie Theatre and my upcoming busy weekend! (more...)
On Friday night, the cast of GLEE gathered at a farewell panel at Paleyfest to discuss the show's six year run, and the future. Amongst the questions and topics to the panel, was if we might see the cast reunite for additional live performances on Broadway or elsewhere. Lea Michele's answer? She would 'love to'. (more...)
Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Jenna Ushkowitz, Chord Overstreet and Darren Criss stopped by this week's ELLEN and challenged the host to a game of Cards Against Humanity. Check out the clip below! (more...)