The June 2013 broadcast of the American Theatre Wing's 67th Annual Tony Awards® was honored on July 10 with seven Prime Time Emmy Award nominations - the most the Tony Awards show has ever received. (more...)
On Twitter Watch, Jane Lynch wrote 'The stunning performance of @actuallynph in #hedwig inspired me in this photo on the Bway set.
Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will soon succeed Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. Rannells, who is contracted for an eight week run, will take on the title role beginning August 20, after Harris departs on August 17.
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH was originally produced by David Binder off off Broadway at Westbeth and then, under the direction of Peter Askin, ran over two years at the Jane Street Theatre beginning in February 1998. The musical won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical and both John Cameron Mitchell andStephen Trask won Obies in 2001. It won a 1998 New York Magazine Award and Entertainment Weekly's 'Soundtrack of the Year' Award. Time Magazine named HEDWIG the Top Musical of 1998.
The Public Theater will open its 2014-15 downtown season with the world premiere of Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub.š Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Matt Ray, ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series. (more...)
Today Groupon launched a sweepstakes for a trip for two to travel to New York City, share a drink with Neil Patrick Harrisand see the Tony-winning musical 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on Broadway. Starting today and running through July 3, Groupon subscribers can visit www.groupon.com/neil-patrick-harris to make a donation and enter the sweepstakes*. All donations will go directly to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which supports people across the country living with HIV/AIDS. (more...)
Below, get a sneak peek at the one and only Neil Patrick Harris, along with Mayim Bialik, Tori Spelling, Dick Clark and more, in the BLOSSOM episode 'Rockumentary'! The episode will air Friday, July 11 at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT on the hub Network. (more...)
Broadway leading lady and breakout music star Ariana Grande recently unveiled the swingin' 1960s-inspired music video for her current hit single 'Problem' featuring Iggy Azalea and is now set to perform a live concert introducing songs from her hotly anticipated solo album, MY EVERYTHING, next week. (more...)
It's a two show day and Lin-Manuel Miranda and Karen Olivo are at it again! They posted their second warm-up Vine of the day. The song they chose earlier today was Voice Mail # 5 from the hit musical Rent (click here to watch) and yesterday they sang Tune Up #1 (click here to watch). This time, the song of choice is Will I? (more...)
Yesterday, Lin-Manuel Miranda posted a Vine of him and Karen Olivo warming up. The song they chose was Tune Up #1 from the hit musical Rent (click here to watch). Today, they decided to post another Vine! This time, the song of choice is Voice Mail # 5 and they are joined by Leslie Odom Jr.. Check below to watch! (more...)
Two weeks ago, it was announced that Andrew Rannells will be taking over Neil Patrick Harris' role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on August 20. However, it wasn't until today that he finally had the time to talk about it. He told The Star, 'It's scary and exciting and every kind of wonderful imaginable.' (more...)
The legendary Stephen Sondheim stopped by New York City Center for tonight's Encores! performance of Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM!, where he was greeted by the show's star Lin-Manuel Miranda - who brought him out a little gift. Check out the photo of his appearance below! (more...)
Lythgoe Family Productions (LFP) in association with The Pasadena Playhouse, announced the cast for the new production for kids and their families -- PRINCESS AND PIRATES Sing-a-Long Concert. (more...)
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive preview of a photo essay featured in this weekend's THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE featuring an assortment of real-life figures who evoke the titular transsexual star of the hit Broadway rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Karen Olivo star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick... BOOM!, which opened last night, June 25 and runs through June 28. The opening show of City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals is directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A. Brownand music direction by Chris Fenwick. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)