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Rose Byrne, Annaleigh Ashford & More Join Broadway-Bound YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You announce two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne ('Damages,' Bridesmaids, Neighbors) and Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Wicked, 'Masters of Sex'), join previously announced Tony Award and Outer Critics' Circle winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope) and Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) in the show. Byrne, who is making her Broadway debut, will be playing Alice Sycamore and Ashford will play her sister, Essie Sycamore. (more...)

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Jason Robert Brown Wins Tony for Best Score
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 08, 2014

Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Original Score Written for the Theatre for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. Jason Robert Brown was nominated both for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for his work on The Bridges of Madison County this year. He won a Tony Award for Parade in 1999 and was nominated for Urban Cowboy in 2003, both in the Best Score category. (more...)

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Jason Robert Brown Wins Tony for Best Orchestrations
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 08, 2014

Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony for Best Orchestrations for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. Jason Robert Brown was nominated both for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for his work on THE BRIDGES OF MADISON County this year. He won a Tony Award for PARADE in 1999 and was nominated for URBAN COWBOY in 2003, both in the Best Score category. (more...)

All the Winners for the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards- Complete List! GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Wins Big, Also ROCKY, BRIDGES, and More
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 01, 2014

Drama Desk and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti ('The Sound of Music Live!', Gypsy, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) will host the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards tonight, June 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld will be updating you with winners throughout the night. Check back later for the full list! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale Celebrate THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Album Release at Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Barnes & Noble will celebrate the newGhostlight Records cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical currently running at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), with a special in-store performance and CD signing today, May 23 at 5:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Flashback: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - May 18, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new Broadway musical by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning team Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, starring five-time Tony Award-nominee Kelli O'Hara as Francesca Johnson, and star of screen and stage and 2014 Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale as Robert Kincaid, plays its final performance today, May 18, 2014, having played 137 performances. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through BRIDGES' beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale to Celebrate THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Album Release at Barnes & Noble, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Barnes & Noble will celebrate the new Ghostlight Records cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical currently running at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), with a special in-st0re performance and CD signing on Friday, May 23 at 5:00 PM. The event will feature stars Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, in addition to other cast members. The composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown will join them at the piano, with Justin Goldner and Gary Seiger on guitars and Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello. Barnes & Noble is located at 150 East 86th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues on the Upper East Side. Fans who purchase the CD at the store will be offered priority seating. Please call (212) 369-2180 for details. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Debra Messing, Will Chase and Michael McKean Visit Kelli O'Hara at 'BRIDGES' on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY team just Tweeted a photo of Broadway vet Kristin Chenoweth visiting star Kelli O'Hara backstage at the show on May 8, along with the caption: 'It was amazing having @KChenoweth with us last night!' and followed it up with a photo of Debra Messing, Will Chase and Michael McKean also schmoozing with O'Hara after the performance. Scroll down for both pics from the star-studded evening! (more...)

Liza Minnelli Visits 'BRIDGES' Stars Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Star of stage and screen, the legendary Liza Minnelli stopped by a performance of The Bridges of Madison County (more...)

Randy Harrison Replaces Preston Sadleir in New Off-Broadway Musical ATOMIC
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Producers of the upcoming U.S. premiere of the new musical Atomic announced today that Randy Harrison (Showtime's "Queer as Folk") has joined the cast, replacing Preston Sadleir, who will appear in the upcoming revival of Titanic. The other members of the Atomic cast are David Abeles, Alexis Fishman, Sara Gettelfinger, Jonathan Hammond, Jeremy Kushnier, James David Larson, Euan Morton and Grace Stockdale. (more...)

Breaking News: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Close May 18
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new Broadway musical by Tony AwardŽ and Pulitzer Prize-winning team Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, starring five-time Tony Award-nominee Kelli O'Hara, and star of screen & stage and 2014 Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale, will play its final performance on Sunday, May 18, 2014, having played 137 performances. (more...)

'BRIDGES' Stars and Jason Robert Brown Set for Performance, CD Signing at Barnes & Noble, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

On Friday, May 23, 2014 at 5 p.m., Barnes & Noble will welcome the stars of Broadway's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, as well as composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, for a performance and CD signing in celebration of the show's Original Broadway Cast Recording. (more...)

2014 Drama Desk Award Nominations - GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Leads with 12; Followed by BRIDGES, FUN HOME, ALADDIN, ROCKY & More
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 25, 2014

Eligibility and award category designations for the productions under consideration this season were determined by the Drama Desk board of directors with recommendations from the nominating committee. Because of the abundance of great work throughout the season, the Board also authorized the increase in the number of nominees allowed in select categories. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Cast Recording Breaks into Billboard Top 200
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the original Broadway cast recording of the new romantic musical from Ghostlight Records has debuted as the #1 Cast Recording on the Billboard chart and hit #53 on the Billboard Overall Digital Albums chart. It also broke into the Billboard Top 200 albums chart - a rarity for a musical theater album - at #184. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Debuts as No. 1 Broadway Cast Recording on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the original Broadway cast recording of the new romantic musical from Ghostlight Records, has debuted on iTunes as the #1 Cast Recording, #2 Soundtrack (behind Frozen) and #14 for all digital albums. (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC to Open Off-Broadway this Summer at Acorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This summer, after a wildly successful engagement in Sydney, Australia, Atomic, the exhilarating and provocative new musical based on the creation of the atomic bomb, will make its highly anticipated U.S. premiere with a strictly limited 8-week Off-Broadway engagement from June 26 - August 16 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). The official opening is set for Sunday, July 13. With book & lyrics by Danny Ginges and Gregory Bonsignore, and music & lyrics by Philip Foxman, Atomic is choreographed by Dean Walsh and directed by Damien Gray. Tickets are $69.25 and can be arranged online at www.telecharge.com or by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting the Theatre Row Box Office located at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Into the Recording Studio with Steven Pasquale and Kelli O'Hara for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ghostlight Records will release the original Broadway cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade). In the video below, go in the recording studio with stars Steven Pasquale and Kelli O'Hara as they record 'One Second and a Million Miles.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale and the Cast of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Walter McBride - Mar 04, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ghostlight Records will record the original Broadway cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown(The Last Five Years, Parade). The cast was in the recording studio yesterday and BroadwayWorld brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Records Cast Album!
by Walter McBride - Mar 03, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ghostlight Records will record the original Broadway cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade). The cast was in the recording studio today and BroadwayWorld brings you a photo preview from the special event below. Check back later for full coverage! (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Cast Recording in the Works from Ghostlight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Ghostlight Records will record the original Broadway cast recording of The Bridges of Madison County, the new romantic musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade). (more...)

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