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BWW Invite: Learn the Secrets of Live TV Musicals at SAG-AFTRA Foundation PanelBWW Invite: Learn the Secrets of Live TV Musicals at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Panel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Marrying the most thrilling aspects of stage and screen, the recent resurgence of networks broadcasting live musicals has invigorated prime time "appointment viewing" or "event television."   (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Richard Ridge Chats with Heidi Blickenstaff, Terrence Mann, and More on the Red Carpet of A BRONX TALESTAGE TUBE: Richard Ridge Chats with Heidi Blickenstaff, Terrence Mann, and More on the Red Carpet of A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was live on the red carpet at the opening night of A BRONX TALE. See who he got to chat with below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE ILLUSIONISTS: TURN OF THE CENTURY returns to Broadway- Meet the Cast!Photo Coverage: THE ILLUSIONISTS: TURN OF THE CENTURY returns to Broadway- Meet the Cast!
by Walter McBride - Nov 30, 2016

The Illusionists - Turn Of The Century returns to Broadway for the third consecutive holiday season with a new show designed to transport audiences back to the golden age of magic. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016
by - Nov 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/8/2016 - 11/15/2016. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/12-11/13/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/12-11/13/2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 13, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Out of the Blue- Meet BLUE MAN GROUP's Randall Jaynes!BWW TV Exclusive: Out of the Blue- Meet BLUE MAN GROUP's Randall Jaynes!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2016

Below, watch as Richard Ridge checks in with long-time Blue Man Randall Jaynes to chat about 25 triumphant years of Blue Man Group! (more...)

Join BWW For The HEISENBERG Opening Night Red Carpet LIVE on FacebookJoin BWW For The HEISENBERG Opening Night Red Carpet LIVE on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Join us LIVE on Facebook beginning shortly after 6:00 PM EST to see all the stars walk the red carpet and chat with our very own Richard Ridge! The Broadway engagement of Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed world premiere of Heisenberg, the new play by Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winnerSimon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw, starring original cast members Denis Arndt and Tony and Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker opens tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street), where it will play through Sunday, December 11. (more...)

Join BWW For The OH, HELLO on BROADWAY Opening Night Red Carpet LIVE on FacebookJoin BWW For The OH, HELLO on BROADWAY Opening Night Red Carpet LIVE on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

At long last, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's wildly popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, will make their debuts on The Great White Way!  Performances begin tonight, Friday, September 23, for their acclaimed masterpiece, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY, directed by Alex Timbers, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

Ridge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Favorite Moments, Staying on Pitch, and How They Feel About Passing the TorchRidge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Favorite Moments, Staying on Pitch, and How They Feel About Passing the Torch
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

Ridge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Lapine, Finn, and How They Almost Didn't Make It to BroadwayRidge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Lapine, Finn, and How They Almost Didn't Make It to Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

BWW TV: Kristin Chenoweth Promises a Different Show Every Night in Her Big Broadway Return!BWW TV: Kristin Chenoweth Promises a Different Show Every Night in Her Big Broadway Return!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2016

Below, the Broadway favorite chats with Richard Ridge about how her entire career has led to this moment! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016
by - Sep 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/20/2016 - 9/27/2016. (more...)

Join BWW For The OH, HELLO on BROADWAY Opening Night Red Carpet LIVE on FacebookJoin BWW For The OH, HELLO on BROADWAY Opening Night Red Carpet LIVE on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

At long last, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's wildly popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, will make their debuts on The Great White Way!  Performances begin tonight, Friday, September 23, for their acclaimed masterpiece, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY, directed by Alex Timbers, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

Exclusive Interview: Angela Lansbury Talks Singing 'Beauty & the Beast' Again & MoreExclusive Interview: Angela Lansbury Talks Singing 'Beauty & the Beast' Again & More
by Richard Ridge - Sep 21, 2016

After a special evening, where Lansbury performed the titular classic 'Beauty and the Beast' with Alan Menken accompanying her on the piano, she sat down with BroadwayWorld to chat about the impact of the film.  (more...)

Ridge Recap: How the Original Tight Knit Family of FALSETTOS Almost Never HappenedRidge Recap: How the Original Tight Knit Family of FALSETTOS Almost Never Happened
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 20, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, a tactic that had not yet been seen in musicals up until that point, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

Exclusive: Angela Lansbury Reveals She Won't Return to Broadway in THE CHALK GARDENExclusive: Angela Lansbury Reveals She Won't Return to Broadway in THE CHALK GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

In a new interview this morning when asked about her planned Broadway return in THE CHALK GARDEN, Angela Lansbury told BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge exclusively that 'I have decided against coming back to Broadway.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wishing a Happy 25th Anniversary to BEAUTY AND THE BEASTPhoto Coverage: Wishing a Happy 25th Anniversary to BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2016

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of 'Beauty and the Beast,' The Walt Disney Studios and the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented an exclusive screening of the beloved animated classic at Alice Tully Hall. It was here, in September 1991, that a work-in-progress version of 'Beauty and the Beast' was first screened at the New York Film Festival -- and received a standing ovation. This 'tale as old as time' went on to break ground as the first animated feature film to receive an Academy AwardŽ nomination, and twenty-five years later audiences of all ages continue to fall in love with this enchanting tale, its captivating characters and unforgettable, award-winning music score and original song, 'Beauty and the Beast.' (more...)

Sugar, Butter, Laughter: Richard Ridge Cracks Up With the Cast of WAITRESSSugar, Butter, Laughter: Richard Ridge Cracks Up With the Cast of WAITRESS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2016

This week the stars of Broadway's sweetest new musical, Waitress, sat down with BroadwayWorld correspondent Richard Ridge to talk about life inside the heavenly pie-scented atmosphere of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (more...)

THEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- Passing the TorchTHEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- Passing the Torch
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld has reunited the original cast (Michael Rupert, Stephen Borgardus, Carolee Carmello, Heather MacRae, Chip Zien and Jonathan Kaplan) to reminisce about all things Falsettos. In Part 3, watch as they chat about passing the torch to a new generation of performers and share advice for the new Broadway company. (more...)

THEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- Getting to BroadwayTHEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- Getting to Broadway
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 14, 2016

BroadwayWorld has reunited the original cast (Michael Rupert, Stephen Borgardus, Carolee Carmello, Heather MacRae, Chip Zien and Jonathan Kaplan) to reminisce about all things Falsettos. In Part 2, watch as they recall the long road to Broadway- from March of the Falsettos, to Falsettoland and beyond. Click here to watch Part 1 and check back Friday, September 16, to watch the final edition! (more...)

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