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Days and Days! Tony-Winning FUN HOME Celebrates One Year on Broadway Today; Download 'Raincoat' Mashup!Days and Days! Tony-Winning FUN HOME Celebrates One Year on Broadway Today; Download 'Raincoat' Mashup!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, celebrates its one-year anniversary on Broadway today, April 19, where it has played 415 performances (and counting) at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). (more...)

Jen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th SeasonJen Cody, Hunter Foster, Josh Grisetti, Ann Harada, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Murney, Ken Page and More Headed to The Muny's 98th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Samantha Power Brings UN Ambassadors to FUN HOMESTAGE TUBE: Samantha Power Brings UN Ambassadors to FUN HOME
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2016

Earlier this month, UN Ambassador Samantha Power brought a group of ambassadors representing 17 different countries from across the world to see Broadway's Fun Home and participate in a post-show discussion with Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, and other cast members, hosted by Cynthia Nixon. Go inside the special night below! (more...)

FUN HOME National Tour Will Re-Open San Francisco's Curran Theatre in 2017; Additional Stops Announced!FUN HOME National Tour Will Re-Open San Francisco's Curran Theatre in 2017; Additional Stops Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman just announced that the National Tour of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will re-open San Francisco's iconic Curran Theatre, playing January 25 - February 19, 2017. The news was announced on Monday night by Carole Shorenstein Hays, live from the stage of the Curran, where the Tony-winning creative team appeared on-stage with Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, where they discussed details of the new national production of the musical. (more...)

Exclusive Breaking News: Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Will Lead AIDA at the MUNYExclusive Breaking News: Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Will Lead AIDA at the MUNY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Multiple Grammy® Award-wining artist, Michelle Williams, of the internationally renowned recording group, Destiny's Child, will star in the title role of The Muny's 2016 production of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, August 8 - 14. The Muny's production of Aida is directed by Matt Lenz and choreographed by John Rua with music direction by Andrew Graham. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ambassador Samantha Power and UN Delegates Attend FUN HOME Q&APhoto Flash: Ambassador Samantha Power and UN Delegates Attend FUN HOME Q&A
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Last night, UN Ambassador Samantha Power brought a group of ambassadors representing 17 different countries from across the world to see Broadway's FUN HOME and participate in a post-show discussion with Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, and other cast members, hosted by Cynthia Nixon. Scroll down for photos from the visit! (more...)

FUN HOME to Welcome UN Ambassador Samantha Power & LGBT Core Groups TomorrowFUN HOME to Welcome UN Ambassador Samantha Power & LGBT Core Groups Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Producers Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman have announced that Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has teamed up with Ambassador Samantha Power and a group of UN ambassadors representing countries from acrossthe world for a special evening of theater on Tuesday, March 1. The group of ambassadors will attend the show and participate in a post-show talkback with the show's creators, Tony Award-winners Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, along with members of the cast. The discussion, hosted by LGBT activist Cynthia Nixon, will take place on stage after the 7:00PM performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

1st Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards to Take Place at the Fox Theatre, Spring 20171st Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards to Take Place at the Fox Theatre, Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The Fabulous Fox Theatre, The Muny and the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation (FPACF) have announced a joint sponsorship of the first annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards for the 2016-2017 school year.  High school musicals will be adjudicated and an awards show will take place at the Fox Theatre on May 28, 2017 with winners announced in 15 categories including a Best Actress and a Best Actor who will go on to compete in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York City. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/12-12/13/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/12-12/13/2015
by - Dec 13, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 13, 2015 - Sunday, December 13, 2015. (more...)

This Just In - Tony Winning FUN HOME Recoups on BroadwayThis Just In - Tony Winning FUN HOME Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman have just announced that Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has recouped its production costs on Broadway in only eight months, becoming the first new musical of the 2014-2015 Broadway season to do so. Capitalized at $5.25 million, Fun Home opened to rave reviews at the 740-seat Circle in the Square Theatre on April 19, 2015, where it broke house box office records and won five 2015 Tony Awards. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Line Theatre Celebrate 25 Years!STAGE TUBE: Watch New Line Theatre Celebrate 25 Years!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

New Line Theatre has released an anniversary video, celebrating New Line's 25th season, with St. Louis performer Charles Glenn narrating, and interviews with Muny Artistic Director Mike Isaacson, Post-Dispatch theatre critic Judy Newmark, and Broadway veteran (and St. Louisan) Ken Page, along with greetings from several top Broadway musical stars and writers, and photos and clips from New Line's first 25 years of alternative musical theatre. (more...)

The Muny's 2016 Summer Season Will Include MAMMA MIA!, FIDDLER, AIDA and More!The Muny's 2016 Summer Season Will Include MAMMA MIA!, FIDDLER, AIDA and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The Muny announced today its 2016 summer season, its 98th summer season in Forest Park. The exciting, bold line-up includes 2 Muny premieres and the return of an all-time Muny classic, The Wizard of Oz, the first production in a decade. (more...)

Beth Leavel to Lead MUNY MAGIC Cabaret at Sheldon HallBeth Leavel to Lead MUNY MAGIC Cabaret at Sheldon Hall
by Sally Henry - Sep 26, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (THE DROWSY CHAPERONE) will star in the Muny's new cabaret, MUNY MAGIC, at Sheldon Concert Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the 'MOONSHINE' Cast & Creative Team, Beginning Previews Tonight in Dallas!Photo Flash: Meet the 'MOONSHINE' Cast & Creative Team, Beginning Previews Tonight in Dallas!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars and creative team of MOONSHINE: The Hee Haw Musical, the new musical comedy lovingly (and loosely) inspired by the classic TV series. MOONSHINE begins previews for its World Premiere at The Dallas Theater Center tonight, Wednesday, Sept 2, with an official opening night set for September 18, and runs through October 11. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Starring Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Starring Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2015

Just in! BroadwayWorld and The Muny present a first look at highlights of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which is running through August 7, 2015. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, this beloved family classic is directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Vince Pesce and music directed by Ben Whiteley. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez  and More in The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTPhoto Flash: First Look at Kate Rockwell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More in The Muny's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Just in!  BroadwayWorld and The Muny present a first look at Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which is running through August 7, 2015. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, this beloved family classic is directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Vince Pesce and music directed by Ben Whiteley.  Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Kate Rockwell & Nicholas Rodriguez Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Beginning Tonight at the MunyKate Rockwell & Nicholas Rodriguez Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Beginning Tonight at the Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Muny's production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast begins tonight, July 29, and runs through August 7, 2015. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, this beloved family classic is directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Vince Pesce and music directed by Ben Whiteley. (more...)

Tony-Winning FUN HOME Is First Broadway Musical to Perform on NBC's 'Late Night' TonightTony-Winning FUN HOME Is First Broadway Musical to Perform on NBC's 'Late Night' Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman are thrilled to announce that Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will make history again when it becomes first Broadway show to perform on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers,' tonight, July 29. (more...)

Tony-Winning FUN HOME Cast to Be First Broadway Musical to Perform on NBC's 'Late Night', 7/29Tony-Winning FUN HOME Cast to Be First Broadway Musical to Perform on NBC's 'Late Night', 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will make history again when it becomes first Broadway show to perform on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers,' (more...)

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