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Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Writing Disney's Most Unusual BalladLin-Manuel Miranda Talks Writing Disney's Most Unusual Ballad
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

In musical theater, it's called the "I Want" song. Typically a ballad found within a musical's first few scenes, the tune is an opportunity for composers to put into words the leading character's desires and motivations so that the audience can have a clear sense of where the story is going. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 32 Annual Artios Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 32 Annual Artios Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jan 20, 2017

Just yesterday, host Michael Urie was joined by Emmy® Award winners Danny DeVito, Sam Waterston and Margo Martingale, Tony® winner Jayne Houdyshell, and many more at the NYC Artios Awards. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Says Goodbye to Obama with 'One Last Time' White House PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Says Goodbye to Obama with 'One Last Time' White House Performance
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2017

Last night, the nation took the first steps in acknowledging the departure of President Barack Obama. As the current Commander in Chief took to the stage to deliver his farewell address, Twitter exploded with messages of admiration, sorrow, and solidarity for the man and his administration. BroadwayWorld collected the Broadway community's response HERE, and today Hamilton posted throwback footage of their 'One Last Time' performance at the White House as their own farewell. (more...)

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON & More on 'Live'VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON & More on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Tony nominee Christopher Jackson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to discuss his new CBS drama series BULL and explains what first inspired him to move to New York to pursue a career in theater. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 8, 2017BWW's On This Day - January 8, 2017
by - Jan 8, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/7/2017
by - Jan 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/7/2017. (more...)

DVR Alert: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Stop by Live with Kelly This WeekDVR Alert: HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Stop by Live with Kelly This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Tony Award-nominee for 'Hamilton', Christopher Jackson, will be swinging by Live with Kelly, Monday, January 9th to discuss his role on the CBS television drama, 'Bull.'  (more...)

James Corden, Billy Eichner, and More Mourn George MichaelJames Corden, Billy Eichner, and More Mourn George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Pop icon and LGBT activist George Michael passed away over the weekend at the age of 53, and fans and friend have begun to share memories of the beloved singer-songwriter in tribute to his memory and the legacy that he leaves behind. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Baseball Legend Derek Jeter visits HAMILTONPhoto Coverage: Baseball Legend Derek Jeter visits HAMILTON
by Walter McBride - Dec 24, 2016

Baseball legend Derek Jeter visited Hamilton yesterday, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of the athlete meeting Hamilton creator of both the musical and the title role, Lin-Manuel Miranda; original cast members Christopher Jackson and Thayne Jasperson; current Aaron Burr, Brandon Victor Dixon, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, and Cate Blanchett Judge HAMILTON Door Decorating Competition 2016Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, and Cate Blanchett Judge HAMILTON Door Decorating Competition 2016
by Walter McBride - Dec 24, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped by Hamilton yesterday with pals Josh Groban and Cate Blanchett to judge the all-important holiday door-decorating contest, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture all the highlights.  (more...)

O'Neill National Music Theater Conference Artistic Director Steps Down After 40 yearsO'Neill National Music Theater Conference Artistic Director Steps Down After 40 years
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that Paulette Haupt, founding Artistic Director of its National Music Theater Conference, will step down following the 2017 season, after 40 years leading the program. The program began in 1978 after George C. White, founder of the O'Neill, invited Ms. Haupt to launch a new development program for music theater, in a similar mold to the O'Neill's groundbreaking National Playwrights Conference, launched in 1964. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Macy's 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade Marches Through NYC!Photo Coverage: Macy's 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade Marches Through NYC!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 25, 2016

For nine decades MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE has been a march like no other by bringing generations an UNRIVALED procession filled with more than 8,000 volunteer participants dressed as clowns, strutting their stuff in a marching band or escorting the Parade's signature giant inflatables and floats of fantasy into the hearts of millions. Originally known as the Macy's Christmas Parade, the tradition was started by Macy's employees who wanted to celebrate the holiday season with a grand pageant similar to the over-the-top carnivals and festivals of Europe. (more...)

Broadway to Trump: Sit Down, DonBroadway to Trump: Sit Down, Don
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

In a show of solidarity and support for their fellow artists, however, Broadway took to Twitter to express gratitude to the Hamilton cast and plea anew with Trump to respond to the rise in hate crimes since his election, the truth behind his settlement deal for defrauding thousands of Trump University students, and his plans to appoint known white nationalists—including Jeff Sessions, who, during the 1980s, was deemed too racist to be a federal judge—to his future cabinet. (more...)


by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

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Emily Goglia to Bring STAGES to The Metropolitan Room Next MonthEmily Goglia to Bring STAGES to The Metropolitan Room Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Girl Meets Boy. Boy Meets Boy. Girl Meets Drink. The Metropolitan Room presents Emily Goglia in 'STAGES' on December 8, 2016 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016
by - Nov 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016. (more...)

More Broadway Performances Announced for MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on NBCMore Broadway Performances Announced for MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on NBC
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

A dazzling lineup of Broadway's best will take part in the milestone 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE, broadcast live on NBC. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/12-11/13/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/12-11/13/2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

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

Video Roundup: He's Teaching Us How to Say Goodbye - Chris Jackson Plays Final Performance in HAMILTON on Broadway TodayVideo Roundup: He's Teaching Us How to Say Goodbye - Chris Jackson Plays Final Performance in HAMILTON on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

After nearly two years of playing America's first President both off-and-on Broadway, Christopher Jackson is departing Hamilton musical, and will play his final performance in the Tony-nominated role of George Washington today. In honor of his powerful turn as the model of a modern major general, BroadwayWorld is taking a look back at some of our favorite videos from Jackson's journey with the musical that has taken the world by storm-check out our roundup below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christopher Jackson Celebrates New Sardi's CaricaturePhoto Coverage: Christopher Jackson Celebrates New Sardi's Caricature
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 10, 2016

This afternoon, Hamilton's Christopher Jackson celebrated the latest in a long line of achievements: his own portrait at Sardi's! BroadwayWorld was in attendance and got some terrific shots of the Commander in Chief himself celebrating the occasion. Check out all the photos below! (more...)

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