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PIPPIN Comes to PPAC, February 16 - 21PIPPIN Comes to PPAC, February 16 - 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

The 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN, described as "an eye-popping, jaw-dropping, visually stunning extravaganza" by NY1, visits the Providence Performing Arts Center February 16 - 21, 2016. In Providence, PIPPIN is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of CHICAGO - Sophie Carmen-Jones, Neil Ditt and More!Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of CHICAGO - Sophie Carmen-Jones, Neil Ditt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the international award-winning musical CHICAGO, which opens a national tour at the New Theatre Oxford on Friday 12 February 2016. Joining the previously announced John Partridge as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart and Sam Bailey as Mama Morton will be Sophie Carmen-Jones as Velma Kelly, Neil Ditt as Amos Hart and A.D. Richardson as Mary Sunshine. Tour schedule below with further dates to be announced. www.chicagotour.co.uk (more...)

Tony Nominee Nick Cordero Boards Broadway's WAITRESS; Additional Casting Confirmed!Tony Nominee Nick Cordero Boards Broadway's WAITRESS; Additional Casting Confirmed!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Tony Award-nominee Nick Cordero (Bullets Over Broadway, Rock of Ages, A Bronx Tale - The Musical) has joined the Broadway cast of Waitress, playing the role of Earl, the husband of lead character Jenna, played by Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), BroadwayWorld has learned. (more...)

Heisman Winner Eddie George Struts Into CHICAGO as 'Billy Flynn' TonightHeisman Winner Eddie George Struts Into CHICAGO as 'Billy Flynn' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO welcomes NFL Legend and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George, making his Broadway debut in the role of 'Billy Flynn' beginning tonight, January 12, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: NFL's Eddie George Talks Taking on Billy Flynn in Broadway's CHICAGOVIDEO: NFL's Eddie George Talks Taking on Billy Flynn in Broadway's CHICAGO
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The football star stopped by this morning's GMA to talk about portraying the fast-talking lawyer in the long-running Broadway musical. (more...)

Grammy Winner Brandy to Join CHICAGO National Tour for 2016 Los Angeles DatesGrammy Winner Brandy to Join CHICAGO National Tour for 2016 Los Angeles Dates
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 31, 2015

Brandy will soon be heading back to the cell block. (more...)

PIPPIN National Tour Begins Performances 12/29 in SacramentoPIPPIN National Tour Begins Performances 12/29 in Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Experience the thrilling 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN - described as 'An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza. THE THRILL OF THE SEASON!' by NY1. PIPPIN will have a limited engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater from Dec. 29 - Jan. 3. The cast includes Gabrielle McClinton as Leading Player; Brian Flores as Pippin; John Rubinstein, who played the role of Pippin in the original Bob Fosse-directed Broadway production, as Charles; Sabrina Harper as Berthe; Bradley Benjamin as Catherine; and Kate Wesler as Fastrada. (more...)

VIDEO: New Billy Flynn, Football Great Eddie George, Comes To CHICAGO With Serious Acting BackgroundVIDEO: New Billy Flynn, Football Great Eddie George, Comes To CHICAGO With Serious Acting Background
by Michael Dale - Dec 14, 2015

Before coming to Broadway, George appeared regionally in contemporary drama and Shakespeare (more...)

STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Tour Cast Performs 'Roxie,' 'And All That Jazz,' and More!STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Tour Cast Performs 'Roxie,' 'And All That Jazz,' and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2015

Watch the touring cast of CHICAGO, starring Dylis Croman and Terra C. MacLeod, sing classics from the show, including 'Nowadays,' 'Roxie,' 'And All That Jazz,' and more! (more...)

WAITRESS Will Become First Broadway Musical with 4 Female Head Creatives; Lorin Latarro Joins as Choreographer!WAITRESS Will Become First Broadway Musical with 4 Female Head Creatives; Lorin Latarro Joins as Choreographer!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Choreographer Lorin Latarro has joined the creative team for the Broadway production of Waitress.  With her addition, Waitress is the first Broadway musical in history where a traditional four person creative team of book writer, composer, choreographer and director have all been women.* Latarro replaces Chase Brock, who choreographed the pre-Broadway run at the A.R.T. (more...)

They're Back on the Cell Block! Bianca Marroquin and Terra C. MacLeod Return to Broadway's CHICAGO TonightThey're Back on the Cell Block! Bianca Marroquin and Terra C. MacLeod Return to Broadway's CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

They're back on the cell block! Broadway favorites Bianca Marroquín (as Roxie Hart) and Terra C. MacLeod (as Velma Kelly) return to Broadway's Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago beginning tonight, Monday, November 30th. Chicago is now playing at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

VIDEO: CHICAGO Flyer Woman, Allison Martin, Defies ISIS Threats On Times Square In theatreMAMA's #UnafraidVIDEO: CHICAGO Flyer Woman, Allison Martin, Defies ISIS Threats On Times Square In theatreMAMA's #Unafraid
by Michael Dale - Nov 24, 2015

A beautiful video about the strength of love and trust from one of Times Square's familiar faces. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to the Cell Block! First Look at NeNe Leakes as Matron 'Mama' Morton in Broadway's CHICAGOPhoto Flash: Welcome to the Cell Block! First Look at NeNe Leakes as Matron 'Mama' Morton in Broadway's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes actress and TV sensation NeNe Leakes(Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'), returning to Broadway for four weeks only in the role of Matron 'Mama' Morton, beginning tonight, November 23, 2015. She will perform through December 20, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). Check out a very first look at Leakes in costume below! (more...)

REAL HOUSEWIVES Star NeNe Leakes Returns to Broadway in CHICAGO TonightREAL HOUSEWIVES Star NeNe Leakes Returns to Broadway in CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

She's back! Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes actress and TV sensation NeNe Leakes (Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'), returning to Broadway for four weeks only in the role of Matron 'Mama' Morton, beginning tonight, November 23, 2015. She will perform through December 20, 2015 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

Photo Coverage: CHICAGO Celebrates 19 Jazzy Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: CHICAGO Celebrates 19 Jazzy Years on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 18, 2015

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago has hit another milestone! Just yesterday, the show celebrated its 19th Anniversary and BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion. Check out photos from the big day below! (more...)

UK Tour of CHICAGO Launches at New Theatre Oxford, Starring John Partridge, Hayley Tamaddon and Sam Bailey, Feb. 12UK Tour of CHICAGO Launches at New Theatre Oxford, Starring John Partridge, Hayley Tamaddon and Sam Bailey, Feb. 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

"Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery… all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts"… so begins the international award-winning musical CHICAGO, which opens a national tour at the New Theatre Oxford on Friday 12 February 2016 starring John Partridge as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart and Sam Bailey as Mama Morton. Tour schedule below with further dates to be announced. Full casting to be announced soon. www.chicagotour.co.uk (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the 2015 NYMF Gala with Bob Saget, Victoria Clarke, Beth Leavel & More!Photo Flash: Inside the 2015 NYMF Gala with Bob Saget, Victoria Clarke, Beth Leavel & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will honor Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw, theatre executive and producer Darren P. DeVernaand former NYMF board chair Martin Grant at its 2015 Gala to be held on Sunday, November 15th at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036) (more...)

VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Contestants Recreate Iconic Numbers from Broadway's CHICAGOVIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Contestants Recreate Iconic Numbers from Broadway's CHICAGO
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Last night, the two couples danced a lively Charleston to the show's iconic numbers 'All That Jazz' and 'Hot Honey Rag'. (more...)

Bob Saget, Victoria Clark, Beth Leavel and More to Appear at NYMF's 2015 GalaBob Saget, Victoria Clark, Beth Leavel and More to Appear at NYMF's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will honor Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw, theatre executive and producer Darren P. DeVerna and former NYMF board chair Martin Grant at its 2015 Gala to be held on Sunday, November 15th at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Breaking News: Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, Kimiko Glenn & More Join Jessie Mueller in WAITRESS on Broadway!Breaking News: Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, Kimiko Glenn & More Join Jessie Mueller in WAITRESS on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Waitress. The new musical opens onSunday, April 24, 2016 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), with previews starting on Friday, March 25, 2016. Waitress recently played a sold out limited engagement at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. (more...)

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