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BWW JR: A New Weekend Series from Theatreworks USA!BWW JR: A New Weekend Series from Theatreworks USA!
by Erin Leigh Peck - Oct 22, 2014

One of my son's favorite children's book series is "Fly Guy" by Tedd Arnold. So when we heard that Theatreworks, one of New York's preeminent family theatre companies, was presenting a musical version of "Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl", we knew we had to check it out! Our favorite, buzzing hero's tale was part of a new musical revue based on favorite children's books. The show kicked off a new weekend performance series at the Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, and if "Fly Guy" was any indication, the rest of the series is sure to be a hit. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Rebecca Luker, Jason Robert Brown & More to Perform at 2014 Lilly Awards, 6/2Kelli O'Hara, Rebecca Luker, Jason Robert Brown & More to Perform at 2014 Lilly Awards, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

This year the Lilly Awards will celebrate women of distinction in musical theater in a special cabaret at West Bank Cafe (407 W 42nd Street, NYC), following the awards ceremony, which is set for Monday, June 2, at Playwrights Horizons. The cabaret will feature Kelli O'Hara, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Rebecca Luker, Kate Baldwin, Kenita Miller, The Broadway Boys, Graham Rowat, Katie Thompson, Lauren Pritchard, Taylor Noble, Jay Armstrong Jonson, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina & Nick Cearley) and Jason Robert Brown. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 5th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 5th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 6, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Mosh Pit's exclusive Oscar wrap-up, Billy Zane announced for Lyric Opera, DLO's 'Les Miz' aims high, Porchlight tries 'How To Succeed,' Bailiwick's 'Dessa Rose' begins, as does 'Heartbeat Of Home' from BIC, 'Option Up! ' returns, voice students compete at NATS, and more! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Get FROZEN! Behind the Scenes of Disney's Animated Movie Musical with Composers Bobby & Kristen LopezBWW TV Exclusive: Get FROZEN! Behind the Scenes of Disney's Animated Movie Musical with Composers Bobby & Kristen Lopez
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 11, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge got to chat with the film's composers, Bobby Lopez and Kristin Anderson-Lopez, about creating music for some of Broadway's biggest voices, drawing inspiration from their daughters, and more. Check out what they had to say about the process below! (more...)

Tony Interview Special: Robert Lopez Reacts to MORMON's 14 Noms and Working with Sutton Foster!Tony Interview Special: Robert Lopez Reacts to MORMON's 14 Noms and Working with Sutton Foster!
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2011

Yesterday morning, past Tony winners Anika Noni Rose and Matthew Broderick announced the 2011 Tony Awards nominees live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City. Today, BroadwayWorld talked to this year's nominees to hear their exciting stories of their reactions to the news. THE BOOK OF MORMON composer, lyricist, and book writer Robert Lopez went on the record about his double nomination and the story of how he became involved with the production! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 26th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards: ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: 26th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards: Arrivals
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - May 2, 2011

Last night, the 2011 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out to recipients in 14 categories and 3 special awards. This year's ceremony will benefit The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the special night including the red carpet arrivals. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Bound for Broadway IV!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Bound for Broadway IV!
by Craig Brockman - Jun 9, 2004

Merkin Concert Hall was alive with the sound of NEW musicals on June 7th as they held their 4th annual 'Bound For Broadway' concert and BroadwayWorld.com was there! (more...)