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International Hit THE BODYGUARD Opens In AustraliaInternational Hit THE BODYGUARD Opens In Australia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD begins its Australian tour tomorrow night with the first preview at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost are thrilled Australian audiences will finally experience this exciting show, with its iconic story and soaring ballads. (more...)

Michael McElroy to Host Spring Concert Series at the Sheen Center Featuring Broadway Inspirational VoicesMichael McElroy to Host Spring Concert Series at the Sheen Center Featuring Broadway Inspirational Voices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

BIV and the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture team up to present a May concert music series curated and hosted by Tony and Grammy Award nominee Michael McElroy.  (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Luck Be a Lady' from GUYS AND DOLLSVIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Luck Be a Lady' from GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the ninth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, taking a fresh spin on the classic 'Luck Be A Lady' from the multi-award-winning musical GUYS AND DOLLS, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (How to Succeed In Business; The Most Happy Fella; Where's Charley). Check it out below! (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 4, 2017

Ivan Sanchez y Maxi Iglesias interpretaran al guardaespaldas, Frank Farmer, alternando su trabajo en el musical que se estrenara el 28 de septiembre en el Coliseum de Madrid (more...)

Greg Louganis to Host YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND: AN 80'S DANCE PARTY for The American PopsGreg Louganis to Host YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND: AN 80'S DANCE PARTY for The American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Greg Louganis - the diving legend who first swept the Olympics in 1984 and 1988 - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond at Joe's Pub with Samantha Massell, Christopher Sieber & Tori MurrayPhoto Coverage: Jennifer Diamond at Joe's Pub with Samantha Massell, Christopher Sieber & Tori Murray
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2017

Jennifer Diamond made her Joe's Pub solo debut on March 27th to a packed house. After selling out at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, with her debut act, IT MY FIRST TIME: PLEASE BE GENTLE, she's brought it to the LES's music hot-spot with IT'S MY FIRST TIME: DOWNTOWN EDITION. Both were directed by longtime pal Richard Jay-Alexander. (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

86th Annual Waa-Mu Show 'BEYOND BELIEF' Will Celebrate Everyday Heroes86th Annual Waa-Mu Show 'BEYOND BELIEF' Will Celebrate Everyday Heroes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

"Beyond Belief: a superhero story" will invite audiences to look for the extraordinary within themselves, when the 86th annual Waa-Mu Show opens April 28 at Northwestern University. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli Returns to US and Joins Philly POPS for One Night OnlyAndrea Bocelli Returns to US and Joins Philly POPS for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

World-renowned and legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli announced his return to the U.S. with special concert dates, including one at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, December 8. Bocelli will be joined on stage by the beloved 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra. Bocelli last performed at the Wells Fargo Center with the Philly POPS on December 12, 2015. Access high-resolution photos and photo credits from 2015's concert. (more...)

Jennifer Diamond Reunites with Richard Jay-Alexander at Joe's Pub 3/27Jennifer Diamond Reunites with Richard Jay-Alexander at Joe's Pub 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jennifer Diamond is set to make her Joe's Pub solo debut on March 27th, at 9:30 P.M. After selling out at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, with her debut act, IT MY FIRST TIME: PLEASE BE GENTLE, she's bringing it to the LES's music hot-spot with IT'S MY FIRST TIME: DOWNTOWN EDITION. Both were directed by longtime pal Richard Jay-Alexander. They first worked together on LES MISERABLES and a number of benefits, and Jay-Alexander found her uniquely talented and versatile enough to put a special spin on a debut act for her, visiting her arrival into the business, her story as an up-and-coming actress and all the good and bad (and bad) that goes with it. New material has been added and, of course, new stories continue in the saga of "Girl comes to New York to Take Broadway By Storm." (more...)

Young Actors Revealed for Sydney Season of THE BODYGUARDYoung Actors Revealed for Sydney Season of THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost today announced the four young actors who will share the role of Fletcher, the son of the Rachel Marron character, during the Sydney season of the international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD. The young actors are Rome Champion (10 years old, of Pyrmont), Tyrese Medina (8, Russell Lea), Chetachi Nwaogazi (10, Yagoona) and Joshua Scott (11, Carss Park). (more...)

Andrea Bocelli to Perform Two Nights at Madison Square Garden this DecemberAndrea Bocelli to Perform Two Nights at Madison Square Garden this December
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company and Gelb Productions announced today that legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli will return to Madison Square Garden for a career milestone of two back-to-back performances on Wednesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:30PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Heather Headley Croon a Favorite from A CHORUS LINEVIDEO: Watch Heather Headley Croon a Favorite from A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2017

What does Heather Headley sing in her voice lessons? That question was answered today when the Tony and Grammy Award winner took to Facebook to share.  (more...)

Sing Songs with the Cast of THE BODYGUARD at the Ed Mirvish Theater 3/16Sing Songs with the Cast of THE BODYGUARD at the Ed Mirvish Theater 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Everyone knows and loves the songs from THE BODYGUARD. A lot of people even sing them to themselves without even realizing it. The lyrics are simple, the melodies infectious and the ideas they express are emotional.  Why not celebrate the songs, familiarity and comfort with a large sing-a-long the show's most popular titles? (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 6, 2017

We all know that February is Black History Month, but did we all take a moment to reflect and celebrate? Well we did just that, Broadway-style, at Sessions on February 23rd. Not only did we invite a starry roster of Broadway's best and brightest to share music representing the influence, importance and impact of African American legacy on Broadway, but we also paid homage to some Broadway trailblazers like Diahann Carroll, Ben Vereen, "Stokes" and more. We even challenged our audience to "name that African American Tony winner," which of course gave us the opportunity to bask in the glorious voices of Melba Moore, Hinton Battle, Heather Headley, Ted Ross, Jennifer Holiday and many more. Check out these amazing performances by Aisha de Haas, Kenita Miller, Daisy Hobbs, Imari Hardon, Zurin Villanueva, Ta'Rea Campbell, Marcus Paul James, Nora Schell, T. Oliver Reid, Charity Angel Dawson and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Love to Me' from LIGHT IN THE PIAZZAVIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Love to Me' from LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the eighth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, offering 'Love to Me' from the musical Light In the Piazza, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel (Millions; Floyd Collins; Saturn Returns/Myths and Hymns). Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - The 14 Best Theatre Love SongsBWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - The 14 Best Theatre Love Songs
by Guest Blogger: Alyssa Sileo - Feb 14, 2017

Happy Valentine's Day, Drama Kids! I can't wait to spend the whole day with my true love, the Fiddler revival soundtrack. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 13th, 2017 - FRIGID Fest, Paul Rudd, GREAT COMET Sing-Along and More!BWW Morning Brief February 13th, 2017 - FRIGID Fest, Paul Rudd, GREAT COMET Sing-Along and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 13, 2017

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: fans gather to sing on the 'GREAT COMET' Broadway cast recording! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/11-2/12/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/11-2/12/2017
by - Feb 12, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 12, 2017 - Sunday, February 12, 2017. (more...)

Directors Scott Weinstein and Hannah Dawe and Music Director Jermaine Hill to Lead LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVEDirectors Scott Weinstein and Hannah Dawe and Music Director Jermaine Hill to Lead LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Directors Scott Weinstein and Hannah Dawe and Music Director Jermaine Hill will lead a Valentine's Day themed event, LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE: A concert benefiting Planned Parenthood, the Trevor Project and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The concert is set to take place at 8PM on Monday, February 13, at Windy City Playhouse (3014 W Irving Park Rd) and will feature several of Chicago's most beloved theater artists including Donica Lynn, Alex Weisman and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis. (more...)

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