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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek and Justin Paul On Creating The Sound Of LonelinessVIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek and Justin Paul On Creating The Sound Of Loneliness
by Michael Dale - Aug 25, 2016

Lonely introverts like the title character of the Broadway bound DEAR EVAN HANSEN are not often found at the center of musical, but in past projects like their scores for DOGFIGHT and A CHRISTMAS STORY, composer/lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul have shown a keen ability to write songs that get to the hearts of characters. (more...)

Photo Flash: You Will Be Found! DEAR EVAN HANSEN Unveils Broadway PosterPhoto Flash: You Will Be Found! DEAR EVAN HANSEN Unveils Broadway Poster
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of the original musical Dear Evan Hansen begins previews on Monday, November 14, 2016 and will officially open at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Sunday, December 4, 2016. Star Ben Platt just took to Instagram to unveil the show's official Broadway artwork - check it out below! (more...)

BWW TV: Fly High with Highlights of the Many Peters of Transport Group's PETER PAN Concert!BWW TV: Fly High with Highlights of the Many Peters of Transport Group's PETER PAN Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Fly to Neverland with Transport Group's PETER PAN Benefit Concert!Photo Coverage: Fly to Neverland with Transport Group's PETER PAN Benefit Concert!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 16, 2016

Just last night, Transport Group presented a benefit concert of the classic 1954 Comden & Green/Charlap & Leigh musical, Peter Pan. The evening, which was hosted by drag legend, Tony-nominated playwright, and Golden Age aficionado Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of The Allergist's Wife), featured a cast that includes three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Drama Desk nominee Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen), Hannah Elless (Bright Star), Ann Harada (Cinderella), three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch (Hand to God), Tony nominee Tony Sheldon (Pricilla, Queen of the Desert), Paul Slade Smith (Finding Neverland), Drama Desk nominee Elizabeth Stanley (On the Town), Betsy Morgan(First Daughter Suite), Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof), D.C. Anderson (Queen of the Mist), OBIE Winner David Greenspan (The Patsy, The Royal Family), Ivory McKay, Doug Shapiro (Once Upon a Mattress), Tim Dolan (Altar Boyz), Patrick Boll (Mamma Mia), Richard Costa (Once Upon a Mattress), Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I, Here Lies Love) and Tony nominee Mary Testa (First Daughter Suite, Xanadu).  (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Offers Beautiful Platt's-Eye View of Belasco TheatrePHOTO FLASH: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Offers Beautiful Platt's-Eye View of Belasco Theatre
by Michael Dale - Jul 26, 2016

Built by impresario David Belasco, the ghost of its legendary namesake is said to still haunt the place. (more...)

Charles Busch, Carolee Carmello, Alexandra Silber and More Join Transport Group's PETER PAN in ConcertCharles Busch, Carolee Carmello, Alexandra Silber and More Join Transport Group's PETER PAN in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

More exciting casting has been announced for Transport Group's benefit concert celebrating the classic 1954 musical, Peter Pan. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Takes Stagedoor Manor's #BroadwayForOrlando ChallengeVIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Takes Stagedoor Manor's #BroadwayForOrlando Challenge
by Michael Dale - Jul 15, 2016

The Stagedoor Manor has issued a challenge to post videos singing 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' to benefit The GLBT Center of Central Florida. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Promo for Broadway-Bound DEAR EVAN HANSEN!STAGE TUBE: Watch New Promo for Broadway-Bound DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2016

The highly anticipated Broadway premiere of the original musical Dear Evan Hansen begins previews on Monday, November 14, 2016 and will officially open at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Sunday, December 4, 2016. With a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by 3-time Tony Award nomineeMichael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen had its world premiere at Arena Stage, Washington D.C., this past summer and recently concluded its record-breaking New York debut at Off-Broadway's Second Stage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rachel Bay Jones, Robert Creighton & More Sing the Songs of the 70s at BROADWAY BY THE YEARPhoto Coverage: Rachel Bay Jones, Robert Creighton & More Sing the Songs of the 70s at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 21, 2016

Drama Desk Awards Nominees Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin, Hair, Broadway's upcoming Dear Evan Hanson), Robert Creighton (Cagney, Chicago) & Farah Alvin (The Marvelous Wonderettes, Grease, Saturday Night Fever), in addition to Noah Racey (Never Gonna Dance, Curtains, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Morgan Weed (American Psycho, Rent) & Maxine Linehan just took part in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, June 20, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1970s (this is the 16th year of the series). (more...)

Tickets to DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway on Sale This WeekendTickets to DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway on Sale This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced that tickets for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of the original musical Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale this Sunday, June 19 at 9 AM via Telecharge.com. The musical begins previews on Monday, November 14, 2016 and will officially open at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  (more...)

Rachel Bay Jones, Robert Creighton & More Set for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series, 6/20Rachel Bay Jones, Robert Creighton & More Set for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Drama Desk Awards Nominees Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin, Hair, Broadway's upcoming Dear Evan Hanson), Robert Creighton (Cagney, Chicago) & Farah Alvin (The Marvelous Wonderettes, Grease, Saturday Night Fever), in addition to Noah Racey (Never Gonna Dance, Curtains, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Morgan Weed (American Psycho, Rent) & Maxine Linehan are set to star at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 20 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1970s (this is the 16th year of the series). (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Rannells, Rachel Bay Jones & More Join Frank DiLella for SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Andrew Rannells, Rachel Bay Jones & More Join Frank DiLella for SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella, who returned to the Birdland stage with the fifth episode of his new talk show, 'Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella.' (more...)

Ben Platt & Company Will Return for DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Opens at the Belasco Theatre This December!Ben Platt & Company Will Return for DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Opens at the Belasco Theatre This December!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich has confirmed that the recently-announced Broadway premiere of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen has found its home: it will officially open at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  Previews begin in November.   With a book by Steven Levenson, score by Tony® Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by 3-time Tony® Award nominee Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen had its world premiere at Arena Stage, Washington D.C., this past summer and recently concluded its record-breaking New York debut at Off-Broadway's Second Stage.  Tickets for the open-ended Broadway engagement go on sale June 19.  For more news and information on tickets, visit www.DearEvanHansen.com. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/4-6/5/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/4-6/5/2016
by - Jun 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 5, 2016 - Sunday, June 5, 2016. (more...)

FULL LIST! The Winners of the 2016 Drama Desk Awards!FULL LIST! The Winners of the 2016 Drama Desk Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, 'Ugly Betty') will serve as host of the 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards tonight, June 5, 2016 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 6-12, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Tom Wopat, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 6-12, Featuring Andrew Rannells, Tom Wopat, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 5, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella with Andrew Rannells, James Lecesne, and Rachel Bay Jones; Tom Wopat at The Metropolitan Room; Kurt Weill on Broadway with Mary Testa and Friends; Victoria Cook at 54 Below; Women in the World of Sondheim: Katie Welsh and Emily Whitaker. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' at Obie AwardsVIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' at Obie Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2016

Below, watch DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt and Justin Paul's performance of 'Waving Through a Window' at the 61st annual OBIE AWARDS. (more...)

SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS WITH FRANK DILELLA, Maria Schneider Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/6SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS WITH FRANK DILELLA, Maria Schneider Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 6-12, featuring Maria Schnieder Orchestra, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Mari Koga Quintet, and more! (more...)

Andrew Rannells, Rachel Bay Jones & James Lecesne to Join Frank DiLella for 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS' at Birdland, 6/6Andrew Rannells, Rachel Bay Jones & James Lecesne to Join Frank DiLella for 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS' at Birdland, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella will return to the Birdland stage with the fifth episode of his new talk show, 'Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella' on Monday, June 6 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Breaking News: Pasek & Paul's Hit Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Open on Broadway This Fall!Breaking News: Pasek & Paul's Hit Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Open on Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced today that the new musical Dear Evan Hansen will begin performances on Broadway in November 2016 at a Shubert theater to-be-announced. (more...)

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