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Broadway History Will be Made When CHICAGO Welcomes Back Bianca Marroquin This SummerBroadway History Will be Made When CHICAGO Welcomes Back Bianca Marroquin This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Broadway history will be made when, for the first time ever, two Mexican-born actors will lead a Broadway musical. The producers of Chicago, Broadway's Longest Running American Musical, have announced that Latin superstars, and long-time friends, Bianca Marroquin and Jaime Camil will appear on stage opposite each other as 'Roxie Hart' and 'Billy Flynn' for 24 performances only beginning Monday, July 11th. Mr. Camil will end his run in the show on Sunday, July 31st and Ms. Marroquin will continue in her role through Sunday, August 21st at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Cast Send CHICAGO Birthday Love!KINKY BOOTS Cast Send CHICAGO Birthday Love!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

CHICAGO, Broadway's longest running American musical, celebrates its 20th anniversary year in 2016 and the company of KINKY BOOTS is sending them some birthday love. Check out their tribute below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles, Jessie Mueller & WAITRESS Cast Perform Medley on the TONY AWARDSVIDEO: Sara Bareilles, Jessie Mueller & WAITRESS Cast Perform Medley on the TONY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Jessie Mueller and the cast of WAITRESS performed a medley of songs from the hit Broadway musical including 'Opening Up' and 'She Used to Be Mine.' Watch a clip below (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 3Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 3
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2016

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the third batch of arrivals below, including James Corden, Judith Light, Danny Burstein, Jane Krakowski, Zachary Levi, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more! (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth & Company Will Celebrate 20 Years of CHICAGO in Tony Awards Tribute!Bebe Neuwirth & Company Will Celebrate 20 Years of CHICAGO in Tony Awards Tribute!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

CHICAGO, Broadway's longest running American musical, celebrates its 20th anniversary year in 2016 and that means the show will  be spotlighted at this Sunday's Tony Awards! (more...)

Jaime Camil Extends Run in Broadway's CHICAGO!Jaime Camil Extends Run in Broadway's CHICAGO!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago has announced that, by popular demand, Latin Sensation & 'Jane The Virgin' star Jaime Camil has extended his run as 'Billy Flynn' through Sunday, July 31, 2016 only at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

WAITRESS Cast Album Now Available for Digital DownloadWAITRESS Cast Album Now Available for Digital Download
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The original cast recording of Broadway's hit musical Waitress is now available for digital downloads and streaming. Produced by Sara Bareilles and Neal Avron, the cast album is being released on DMI Soundtracks and distributed by Warner-Elektra-Atlantic Corporation. The CD will be released on July 1st. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jessie Mueller Talks 2016 Tony Nomination, WAITRESS & More on TODAYSTAGE TUBE: Jessie Mueller Talks 2016 Tony Nomination, WAITRESS & More on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2016

WAITRESS star and Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller stopped by NBC's TODAY this morning, where she opened up about starring in the new Broadway hit, her 2016 nomination, and more - check out her appearance below! (more...)

Charlotte d'Amboise Will Return to the Cell Block in Broadway's CHICAGOCharlotte d'Amboise Will Return to the Cell Block in Broadway's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

This month, Broadway's Tony Award-winning, record-breaking musical smash Chicago will welcome back two-time Tony Award nominee Charlotte d'Amboise in a special return engagement as Roxie Hart beginning Monday, June 6. One of the most celebrated members of the worldwide Chicago family, d'Amboise holds the record for having played Roxie Hart more than any other actress in the history of the production -- more than 2,500 performances on Broadway and the road combined to date. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, CHICAGO Revival Knocks 'Em Dead, 1997Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, CHICAGO Revival Knocks 'Em Dead, 1997
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2016

After watching O.J. Simpson getting found not guilty, the public seemed more willing to accept the musical's cynical look at life. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More  Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Shelian-Shanks) gathers today for the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, hosted by 2016 Tony® Award-nominees, Zachary Levi (She Loves Me) and Megan Hilty (Noises Off), in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  (more...)

DVR Alert: TUCK EVERLASTING Cast, Jessie Mueller, Sean Hayes Set for NBC's TODAYDVR Alert: TUCK EVERLASTING Cast, Jessie Mueller, Sean Hayes Set for NBC's TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

The cast of Broadway's TUCK EVERLASTING will perform on NBC's TODAY on Monday, May 23rd. The appearance was previously scheduled for last week but was cancelled due to inclement weather.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

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JANE THE VIRGIN's Jaime Camil Will Be CHICAGO's Next Billy FlynnJANE THE VIRGIN's Jaime Camil Will Be CHICAGO's Next Billy Flynn
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Latin sensation & 'Jane the Virgin' star Jaime Camil making his Broadway debut in the role of Billy Flynn beginning Tuesday, May 31, 2016. He will play a 5-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) throughSunday, July 3, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: WAITRESS' Jessie Mueller & Stephen Colbert Sing Carole King Classic Over Pecan PieVIDEO: WAITRESS' Jessie Mueller & Stephen Colbert Sing Carole King Classic Over Pecan Pie
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

WAITRESS star and Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller enjoyed a helping of pecan pie on last night's LATE SHOW and treated the studio audience to a duet with host Stephen Colbert of one of his favorite Carole King songs (more...)

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller & the Cast of WAITRESS Perform Medley of Songs on 'Today'!VIDEO: Jessie Mueller & the Cast of WAITRESS Perform Medley of Songs on 'Today'!
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and Sara Bareilles stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about the new Broadway musical WAITRESS. Following the interview, Mueller and the show's cast performed a mash-up of the first and last song from the show. (more...)

WAITRESS to Take a Taste of Life on the Road; National Tour Will Launch from Cleveland in 2017!WAITRESS to Take a Taste of Life on the Road; National Tour Will Launch from Cleveland in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Following on from yesterday's triumphant opening night at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre, the producers of Waitress have announced that the national tour of the acclaimed new musical will begin at Cleveland's Playhouse Square on October 17, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Take a Taste of WAITRESS' Opening Night After Party with Jessie Mueller & More!Photo Coverage: Take a Taste of WAITRESS' Opening Night After Party with Jessie Mueller & More!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2016

It was an evening as sweet as pie! Broadway's Waitress opened just last night at theBrooks Atkinson Theatre, where tickets are on sale through January 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photo coverage from inside the after party below! (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...)

WAITRESS Cast Album Will Arrive on June 10; Cast Hits the Recording Studio in May!WAITRESS Cast Album Will Arrive on June 10; Cast Hits the Recording Studio in May!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

In the lead-up to the April 24th Broadway opening of Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, DMI Soundtracks is proud to announce the release of a forthcoming original cast album for the production, with the cast and band hitting the studio in early May.  The album will be distributed by Warner-Elektra-Atlantic Corporation. (more...)

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