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SHUFFLE ALONG and THE HUMANS Top 2016 New York Drama Critics' Circle AwardsSHUFFLE ALONG and THE HUMANS Top 2016 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The New York Drama Critics' Circle just announced its 2015-2016 Best Play and Best Musical: Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS and George C. Wolfe, Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle's SHUFFLE ALONG, OR THE MAKING OF THE MUSICAL SENSATION OF 1921 AND ALL THAT FOLLOWED. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Shows Class and Love After Tony Non-NominationTWITTER WATCH: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Shows Class and Love After Tony Non-Nomination
by Michael Dale - May 3, 2016

Despite not being nominated this year, six-time Tony winner is happy to celebrate. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The SHUFFLE ALONG Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: The SHUFFLE ALONG Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 29, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opened just last night, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. This marks the final opening of the 2015-16 theatre season! BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the curtain call below! (more...)

VIDEO: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Makes Taped Appearance For JEOPARDY!'s Broadway CategoryVIDEO: SHUFFLE ALONG's Audra McDonald Makes Taped Appearance For JEOPARDY!'s Broadway Category
by Michael Dale - Apr 28, 2016

The 6-time Tony Award winner gives the $1,000 answer in today's Broadway category. (more...)

Simply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on BroadwaySimply Full of Jazz! Meet the Whole Cast of 'SHUFFLE ALONG', Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. SHUFFLE ALONG has a new book and is directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch SUNDAY MORNING's recent behind-the-scenes look at the show! (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG, Starring Audra McDonald, Opens Tonight on BroadwaySHUFFLE ALONG, Starring Audra McDonald, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTECheck Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

Jessie Mueller, THE GREAT COMET, WAITRESS Among 2016 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Full List!Jessie Mueller, THE GREAT COMET, WAITRESS Among 2016 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Full List!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

Among this year's nominees for Outstanding Musical Production by a Large Theater are WAITRESS and NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE  GREAT COMET OF 1812, both at American Repertory Theatre. Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Denee Benton also each received nods for their respective performances.  (more...)

JL Williams to Perform Series of Shows at 777 Theatre in MayJL Williams to Perform Series of Shows at 777 Theatre in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Tap Soul Productions will bring back 'The JL Show' an original tap dance and soul music concert, May 17th thru May 22nd, 2016 at the 777 Theatre 777 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10036. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for A LITTLE OFF THE TOP at Hill Country Community TheatreTickets on Sale for A LITTLE OFF THE TOP at Hill Country Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the hilarious comedy 'A Little Off the Top' written by Carl L. Williams and presented by the Hill Country Community Theatre. (more...)

Broadway's Doreen Montalvo, Jennifer Sanchez & Antoine L. Smith Set for BAC OPEN MIC & MINGLEBroadway's Doreen Montalvo, Jennifer Sanchez & Antoine L. Smith Set for BAC OPEN MIC & MINGLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

THE COLOR PURPLE's Antoine L. Smith, along with ON YOUR FEET cast members Doreen Montalvo & Jennifer Sanchez will perform in the Broadway Artists & Friends Open Mic & Mingle on Monday April 11th at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. They will be joined by Megan Lewis (IF/THEN, SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, GREY GARDENS), Ian Knauer (DAMES AT SEA, MAMMA MIA!, BY JEEVES, STATE FAIR), D'Vorah Bailey (CANDIDE), Monette McKay (SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, MEMPHIS, MAMMA MIA), J.L. Williams (FELA!) as well as selected up and comers (listed below). (more...)

Hill Country Community Theatre to Present A LITTLE OFF THE TOPHill Country Community Theatre to Present A LITTLE OFF THE TOP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The Hill Country Community Theatre is in rehearsals for its production of the hilarious comedy "A Little Off the Top" by Carl L. Williams. (more...)

Former Missing Actor JL Williams to Return to the Stage This SpringFormer Missing Actor JL Williams to Return to the Stage This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Tap Soul Productions will bring back 'The JL Show' an original tap dance and soul music concert, May 17th thru May 22nd, 2016 at the Hudson Guild Theatre 441 West 26th Street New York, NY 10001. (more...)


by Louisa Brady - Mar 19, 2016

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BWW Review: BOOTYCANDY: Shock TherapyBWW Review: BOOTYCANDY: Shock Therapy
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 18, 2016

The New England premiere of Robert O'Hara's BOOTYCANDY at SpeakEasy Stage Company is based on the author's own experiences of growing up black and gay in America. Similar in structure and tone to THE COLORED MUSEUM, it is a series of loosely connected vignettes that rely on humor and satire to confront racial, sexual, and cultural stereotypes. Summer L. Williams directs an outstanding cast of five actors who portray nearly two dozen characters. (more...)

Molotov Theatre Group Set for Reading Series and Fundraiser This AprilMolotov Theatre Group Set for Reading Series and Fundraiser This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2016

DC's masters of mayhem, Molotov Theatre Group, are having a playreading series in April to determine which of three shows should get the full Molotov treatment this Halloween. (more...)

The Lyric Stage's 2016-17 Season to Feature COMPANY, MURDER FOR TWO & MoreThe Lyric Stage's 2016-17 Season to Feature COMPANY, MURDER FOR TWO & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces its 2016-17 season. The full lineup includes: (more...)

BWW REVIEW: AN OCTOROON Takes Race Relations down the Rabbit HoleBWW REVIEW: AN OCTOROON Takes Race Relations down the Rabbit Hole
by Jan Nargi - Feb 24, 2016

Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins has assaulted the fourth wall and countless racial stereotypes in his funny and audacious new play AN OCTOROON. Adapted from an 1859 melodrama titled "The Octoroon" by Irish playwright Dion Boucicault, Jenkins' piece weaves a biting contemporary narrative within Boucicault's stock storytelling to turn familiar antebellum tropes into jarring racial commentaries. Imagine "Gone with the Wind" down the rabbit hole and you get the idea. (more...)

Update: Found SHUFFLE ALONG Cast Member Jeffrey 'JL' Williams Looks Forward to 'Sharing His Story'Update: Found SHUFFLE ALONG Cast Member Jeffrey 'JL' Williams Looks Forward to 'Sharing His Story'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, SHUFFLE ALONG cast member J.L. Williams, who was reported missing last week, was found on Sunday.  Cast member Adrienne Warren tweeted, 'THANK YOU!!! For all of your assistance in helping us get the word out! JL WILLIAMS has been FOUND and is recovering in a NYC hospital!!' Now Williams has taken to Facebook to share that he is indeed alright: (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/9/2016 - 2/16/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 2/9/2016 - 2/16/2016
by - Feb 16, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 2/9/2016 - 2/16/2016. (more...)

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