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Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch National Tour from Denver Next Fall!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Launch National Tour from Denver Next Fall!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts and producer Stacey Mindich just announced that the national tour of DEAR EVAN HANSEN will launch in Denver in October of 2018, kicking off the 2018/19 DCPA Broadway season.  Nominated for nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN with a book by Tony® nominee Steven Levenson, score by Academy Award winners and Tony® nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul and directed by four-time Tony® nominee Michael Greif, will play The Buell Theatre.  Information regarding on-sale dates and tickets will be announced at a later time. To sign up to receive alerts go to Denvercenter.org  or visit DearEvanHansen.com. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery TomorrowBroadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Launch Digital Lottery Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Producer Stacey Mindich announced today that beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, December 7, Dear Evan Hansen will launch a digital lottery, which will allow users to enter the lottery for a chance to purchase specially-priced tickets to that day's performance. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSENSTAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more! (more...)

Join BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM ESTJoin BWW on Facebook Live For The DEAR EVAN HANSEN Red Carpet Beginning at 6PM EST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

BroadwayWorld will be streaming LIVE from the red carpet of the opening night of Dear Evan Hansen beginning around 6PM EST. Tune in at Facebook.com/BroadwayWorld to see your favorite stars walk the red carpet! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order Today; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen, released on Atlantic Records, is available for pre-order today, Friday, December 2 at all DSPs here. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Winter; Get 'Waving Through a Window' Track with Pre-Order!DEAR EVAN HANSEN Original Broadway Cast Recording Out This Winter; Get 'Waving Through a Window' Track with Pre-Order!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Atlantic Records and Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich announced today that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen will be released on Atlantic Records this winter. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes First Broadway Bows Tonight; Offers Behind-the-Scenes Extras, Digital LotteryDEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes First Broadway Bows Tonight; Offers Behind-the-Scenes Extras, Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

A friendly reminder! Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical with a book by Obie Award-winner Steven Levenson, score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and direction by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, begins performances on Broadway tonight, November 14, at the Music Box Theatre (239 W 45th St). Dear Evan Hansen will officially open on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Swaps Broadway Venue, Dates RemainDEAR EVAN HANSEN Swaps Broadway Venue, Dates Remain
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Broadway premiere of the new musical Dear Evan Hansen has found a new home: it will officially open at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St), and not at the Belasco Theatre, as previously announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: WRESTLING JERUSALEM Celebrates Opening Night at 59E59 with Aaron DavidmanPhoto Flash: WRESTLING JERUSALEM Celebrates Opening Night at 59E59 with Aaron Davidman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

WRESTLING JERUSALEM, a new play written and performed by Aaron Davidman and directed by Michael John Garces, comes to 59E59 Theaters (59 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022) following critically-acclaimed engagements in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Houston, and Washington D.C. WRESTLING JERUSALEM opened on March 30, 2016 for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, April 17, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Thousands of NYC Students See HUGHIE with New 'Access for All' InitiativeThousands of NYC Students See HUGHIE with New 'Access for All' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

The producers of Eugene O'Neill's Hughie, starring Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Tony Award winner Frank Wood, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Grandage, recently announced the launch of ACCESS FOR ALL, a partnership with Broadway For All. (more...)

Thousands of NYC Students to See HUGHIE with New 'Access for All' InitiativeThousands of NYC Students to See HUGHIE with New 'Access for All' Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The producers of Eugene O'Neill's Hughie, starring Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Tony Award winner Frank Wood, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Grandage, just announced the launch of ACCESS FOR ALL, a partnership with Broadway For All. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paige Davis Teams with Volunteers of America for Operation Backpack 2015!Photo Coverage: Paige Davis Teams with Volunteers of America for Operation Backpack 2015!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 14, 2015

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) have launched OPERATION BACKPACK 2015, its annual drive to collect new backpacks filled with brand new, grade-specific school supplies for thousands of children living in New York City's homeless and domestic violence shelters. Broadway actress Paige Davis has been the spokesperson for OPERATION BACKPACK for the past ten years. This year, with family homelessness at an all-time high, the organization's goal is to outfit 20,000 New York City children with backpacks in time for the first day of the school year. For more information, visit www.OperationBackpackNYC.org. (more...)

Broadway's Paige Davis Supports OPERATION BACKPACK for Ten Years Running; 2015 Event Kicks Off 7/13Broadway's Paige Davis Supports OPERATION BACKPACK for Ten Years Running; 2015 Event Kicks Off 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) will launch OPERATION BACKPACK 2015, its annual drive to collect new backpacks filled with brand new, grade-specific school supplies for thousands of children living in New York City's homeless and domestic violence shelters. Broadway actress Paige Davis has been the spokesperson for OPERATION BACKPACK for the past ten years. OPERATION BACKPACK kicks off Monday, July 13th and continues through Friday, August 7th. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best PlayBWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best Play
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 3, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Play. (more...)

Broadway's Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED to Close March 1; US Tour to Launch November 2015Broadway's Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED to Close March 1; US Tour to Launch November 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2015

?The Pulitzer Prize winning play DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street. As of that date, it will have played 149 performances and 27 previews. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, DISGRACED received Obie and Joseph Jefferson Awards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paige Davis and SPIDER-MAN Team Up for Operation Backpack!Photo Coverage: Paige Davis and SPIDER-MAN Team Up for Operation Backpack!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Aug 16, 2013

Spider-Man from Broadway's high flying spectacular SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, along with 'Trading Spaces' and Broadway star Paige Davis (currently starring as Roxie Hart in Chicago), and countless volunteers organized and stuffed backpacks at Volunteers of America (VOA) Greater New York's Operation Backpack 'Sort Day' yesterday. For more information or to donate, visit www.OperationBackpackNYC.org. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Paige Davis Partners with OPERATION BACKPACK 2013; Campaign Kicks Off TodayPaige Davis Partners with OPERATION BACKPACK 2013; Campaign Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

Paige Davis, Broadway stage actress (Chicago and Boeing Boeing) and well-known TV host of TLC's Trading Spaces and OWN's Home Made Simple, is the spokesperson for Volunteers of America-Greater New York's (VOA) OPERATION BACKPACK 2013. This annual campaign collects brand new backpacks and school supplies for the thousands of children living in New York City homeless shelters. The drive continues through August 9th. Volunteers of America-Greater New York is one of more than fifteen VOA affiliates nationwide that conducts OPERATION BACKPACKdrives to outfit homeless students with new backpacks filled with grade-specific school supplies. (more...)

THE HEIRESS to Recoup During Final Week of PerformancesTHE HEIRESS to Recoup During Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have just announced that the production will recoup its $3 million capitalization during the final week of performances. The final performance is on Saturday, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time) at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). THE HEIRESS will have played 27 previews and 117 regular performances. (more...)

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