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Tony-Winning Broadway Producer Mike Isaacson to Receive CTI's 2017 Robert Whitehead AwardTony-Winning Broadway Producer Mike Isaacson to Receive CTI's 2017 Robert Whitehead Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Mike Isaacson will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'outstanding achievement in commercial theatre producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (more...)

Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This MonthBroadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Bring It On star Taylor Louderman will return to Broadway this winter, joining the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lauren' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning January 16, 2016.   (more...)

Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery TomorrowBroadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich announced today that beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, Dear Evan Hansen will launch a digital lottery, which will allow users to enter the lottery for a chance to purchase specially-priced tickets to that day's performance. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSENSTAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

Join BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM ESTJoin BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld will be streaming LIVE from the red carpet of the opening night of Dear Evan Hansen beginning around 6PM EST. Tune in at Facebook.com/BroadwayWorld to see your favorite stars walk the red carpet! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is available for pre-order today, Friday, December 2 at all DSPs here. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS to Strut Into San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts This WinterKINKY BOOTS to Strut Into San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), will perform a limited engagement at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 Almaden Blvd.) January 24-29, 2017. (more...)

ATG Expands North American OperationsATG Expands North American Operations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is very pleased to announce the appointment of a new North American leadership team: Stephen Lewin who will be Chief Executive and Kristin Caskey who will be Executive Vice-President, Content and Creative, as they expand their North American operations.   (more...)

KINKY BOOTS is Coming to VancouverKINKY BOOTS is Coming to Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 7 - 12, 2017. (more...)

BWW Blog: MATILDA Lead Sarah McKinley Austin - HOW TO SUCCEED Under The StarsBWW Blog: MATILDA Lead Sarah McKinley Austin - HOW TO SUCCEED Under The Stars
by Guest Blogger: Sarah Austin - Nov 21, 2016

MATILDA lead Sarah McKinley Austin set down the spells and sat a spell in Houston's Hobby Center to watch a TUTS performance of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS. The ten-year-old actress and singer recounts the unforgettable experience in a BroadwayWorld blog. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Winter; Get 'Waving Through a Window' Track with Pre-Order!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Winter; Get 'Waving Through a Window' Track with Pre-Order!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Atlantic Records and Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen will be released on Atlantic Records this winter. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes First Broadway Bows Tonight; Offers Behind-the-Scenes Extras, Digital LotteryDEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes First Broadway Bows Tonight; Offers Behind-the-Scenes Extras, Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

A friendly reminder! Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, begins performances on Broadway tonight, November 14, at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). Dear Evan Hansen will officially open on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  (more...)

YouTube & Broadway Star Todrick Hall Struts Into KINKY BOOTS TonightYouTube & Broadway Star Todrick Hall Struts Into KINKY BOOTS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

As previously announced, Todrick Hall joins the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning tonight, November 1, 2016, for a run through March 5, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: YouTube Star Todrick Hall Joins KINKY BOOTS Tomorrow; First Look!Photo Flash: YouTube Star Todrick Hall Joins KINKY BOOTS Tomorrow; First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Todrick Hall will join the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning tomorrow, November 1, 2016 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Wins London Lifestyle Award for Show of the YearKINKY BOOTS Wins London Lifestyle Award for Show of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Kinky Boots, now in its second successful year in London's West End, has won the London Lifestyle Award for Theatre Show of the Year. The awards celebrate the best of the 'lifestyle industry', with 20 awards, 15 being voted for by the public, going to talented individuals and enterprises that help make London such an amazing  city. (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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