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Rulings Roundup: Recap the Decisions of the Tony Awards Administration Committee from the 2016-17 Season!Rulings Roundup: Recap the Decisions of the Tony Awards Administration Committee from the 2016-17 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has been meeting all year to discuss the eligibility of the 2016-17 Broadway productions all leading up to Tuesdays big announcement... the Tony nominations. (more...)

Rodney Ingram Will Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway as New RaoulRodney Ingram Will Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway as New Raoul
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today a principal cast change for the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince. Beginning Mondayevening, March 20, Rodney Ingram will make his PHANTOM debut, assuming the role of Raoul, the dashing vicomte vying for the heart of the innocent soprano, Christine. (more...)

BWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To BroadwayBWW Interview: Betty Buckley Chats About Her New Album, SPLIT, and Returning To Broadway
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 1, 2017

It's been nothing but 'memories' for Betty Buckley this theater season. She won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Grizabella, the glamour cat, in Cats when it opened in 1982 and replaced Glenn Close as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Both shows are in revival runs right now on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of DEAR WORLDPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of DEAR WORLD
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 27, 2017

The York Theatre Company presents the final of three presentations in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series: the 1969 musical Dear World, with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, new version by David Thompson (based on an adaptation by Maurice Valency of the play The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux), music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, starring 6-time Emmy® Award and Tony® Award-winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy) as Countess Aurelia. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates Historic Achievement at Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARDAndrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates Historic Achievement at Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

 Moments before the curtain went up on the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard, starring Glenn Close, the stars of Andrew Lloyd Webber's productions came together to celebrate the legendary composer's historic achievement of having four musicals running simultaneously on Broadway with a commemorative photo.  (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Marks Four Musicals on Broadway with SUNSET BOULEVARD OpeningAndrew Lloyd Webber Marks Four Musicals on Broadway with SUNSET BOULEVARD Opening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber will celebrate four hit musicals playing simultaneously on Broadway when Sunset Boulevard opens at the Palace Theatre (1564 7th Avenue) tonight, February 9, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 29 Years on Broadway TonightPhoto Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 29 Years on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

This week, the longest-running show in Broadway history, the Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, will once again make theater history, reaching a phenomenal 29 Years. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: CATS Company Pounces on Broadway in New TV CommercialSTAGE TUBE: CATS Company Pounces on Broadway in New TV Commercial
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

Broadway veteran Mamie Parris recently assumed the iconic role of 'Grizabella the Glamour Cat' in the first-ever Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. The show just unveiled a new TV commercial, featuring Parris and the company in action - check it out below! (more...)

CATS Will Bow in Qatar This FebruaryCATS Will Bow in Qatar This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

According to Doha News, Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS will bow in Qatar in early 2017. Tickets are now on sale for the musical, which will run at the Qatar National Convention Center, February 1-4. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Read a Chapter from Kenny Solms' BITS Memoir!BWW Exclusive: Read a Chapter from Kenny Solms' BITS Memoir!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

If variety is the spice of life, Kenny Solms has tasted great success. Touted in his hometown newspaper as 'Philadelphia's funniest person,' he began his career in New York, where he teamed up with New York University classmate Gail Parent to create material for Leonard Sillman's last Broadway revue New Faces, and sketches for New York's famed Upstairs at the Downstairs. His collaboration with Ms. Parent climaxed with their co-creation of the now legendary Emmy award winning The Carol Burnett Show. (more...)

PHANTOM to Celebrate 12,000 Performances on Broadway! 11/28PHANTOM to Celebrate 12,000 Performances on Broadway! 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today that the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, will once again make theater history, reaching the unprecedented milestone of 12,000 performances. A feat achieved by no other Broadway show, the 12,000th performance will take place Monday evening, November 28 at 8PM at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). (more...)

BWW Review: CATS, New Wimbledon Theatre, 10 November 2016BWW Review: CATS, New Wimbledon Theatre, 10 November 2016
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 10, 2016

CATS is a strange phenomenon. Despite the fact that there is no real plot, its infectious songs and legendary choreography has meant that it has been playing around the world almost constantly since 1981. (more...)

BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Jellicle at CATS!BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Jellicle at CATS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2016

We are continuing the series with Tai (10), Isabella (12), and Charles (9), who just stopped by the Neil Simon Theatre to check out Cats. Curious of what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)

Breaking News: Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes First Rulings of the Season on CATS, PARAMOUR & More!Breaking News: Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes First Rulings of the Season on CATS, PARAMOUR & More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday for the first time this season and confirmed the eligibility of two Broadway productions, Paramour and Cats, for the 2017 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®. The two productions are consistent with opening night billing. (more...)

Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 30th Anniversary on West EndPhoto Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 30th Anniversary on West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Last night, the West End production of Phantom of the Opera made history as the first musical to broadcast live directly to Facebook, in honor of the production's 30th anniversary. Check out photos of the event below, and watch the video stream here! (more...)

Leona Lewis Takes Final Bow in CATS TodayLeona Lewis Takes Final Bow in CATS Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Leona Lewis will sing her final 'Memory' today, before her time with Cats becomes just that. After taking on the role of Grizabella after pop star Nicole Scherzinger decided to depart the revival in favor of being a judge on The X Factor, Lewis joined the production in time for the Broadway transfer, which opened July 31st. She will be succeeded in the role of The Glamour Cat by her understudy, Mamie Parris, who begins performances as Grizabella on October 17th. (more...)

Behind the Scenes with CATS Resident Grizabella, Leona LewisBehind the Scenes with CATS Resident Grizabella, Leona Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

On July 14, Leona Lewis, took over as Grizabella the Glamour Cat in the Great White Way's revival of the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. The British star has played the classic character - and sung 'Memory' eight times a week - since opening night, July 31. Before her Broadway run comes to a close on Oct. 9, the singer shared an exclusive photo diary with People, chronicling one September day of her busy new life as a Broadway star. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Grumpy Cat Pounces Onto Broadway!Photo Coverage: Grumpy Cat Pounces Onto Broadway!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 1, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking Broadway musical, CATS will made history once again when internet sensation, Grumpy Cat became the first genuine feline to join the cast. Grumpy Cat, the media personality, performer and New York Times best-selling author, made her Broadway debut (for one night only) alongside the cast on stage at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street) last night, Friday, September 30, 2016. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Last night, internet sensation Grumpy Cat made history on the Great White Way as the first real feline to appear in the Broadway production of Cats, alongside the human actors portraying Grumpy's distant relatives. Below, we bring you some photos from the hair-raising event, which Grumpy looks characteristically thrilled to be a part of. (more...)

Grumpy Cat Will Become First Real Feline to Claw Into Broadway's CATSGrumpy Cat Will Become First Real Feline to Claw Into Broadway's CATS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking Broadway musical, CATS will make history once again when internet sensation, Grumpy Cat becomes the first genuine feline to join the cast. (more...)

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