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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015
by - Jun 28, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 28, 2015 - Sunday, June 28, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE- 'This Is Really Happening!'BWW Interview: Lea Salonga on ALLEGIANCE- 'This Is Really Happening!'
by Richard Ridge - Jun 28, 2015

Allegiance, a new musical inspired by a true-life story, starring George Takei and Lea Salonga, is coming to Broadway, also starring Telly Leung. Previews begin on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 with opening night set for Sunday, November 8, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The company is busy getting ready to bring the show to Broadway, and Salonga recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about the process. Salonga told BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge: (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 28, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation followed a special screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE, featuring Nathan Lane and moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

BWW Interview: George Takei on ALLEGIANCE- 'It's Profoundly Personal to Me'BWW Interview: George Takei on ALLEGIANCE- 'It's Profoundly Personal to Me'
by Richard Ridge - Jun 27, 2015

Allegiance, a new musical inspired by a true-life story, starring Lea Salonga and George Takei, is coming to Broadway, also starring Telly Leung. Previews begin on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 with opening night set for Sunday, November 8, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The company is busy getting ready to bring the show to Broadway, and Takei recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about the process. Takei is making his Broadway debut with the project, and he had a lot to say on the subject: (more...)

BWW Interview: Lorenzo Thione Opens Up About His 7-Year Journey with Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCEBWW Interview: Lorenzo Thione Opens Up About His 7-Year Journey with Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE
by Richard Ridge - Jun 26, 2015

Allegiance, a new musical inspired by a true-life story, starring George Takei, is coming to Broadway, also staring Lea Salonga and Telly Leung. Previews begin on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 with opening night set for Sunday, November 8, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The company is busy getting ready to bring the show to Broadway, and producer/co-book writer Lorenzo Thione? recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about the process.  Thione told BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge: (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Leading Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLE- Hudson, Brooks, Erivo, Plus Director John Doyle!BWW TV: Chatting with the Leading Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLE- Hudson, Brooks, Erivo, Plus Director John Doyle!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks are set to make their Broadway debuts in the critically acclaimed staging of The Color Purple, as performed at London's Menier Chocolate Factory in 2013. Directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, The Color Purple will begin preview performances on Monday, November 9th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street) and will officially open on Thursday, December 10. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge just met with the three leading ladies, plus their director John Doyle, to chat about the upcoming production. Check out what they had to say about their new roles below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: Final Kander & Ebb Musical THE VISIT Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical THE VISIT closes today, June 14, 2015. The Visit began performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 23. Below, take a look back at the show's journey to Broadway! (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY National Tour Announces Itinerary; See Where It All Began!THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY National Tour Announces Itinerary; See Where It All Began!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations, has announced its initial itinerary, launching in Des Moines, IA at the Des Moines Civic Center, with performances beginning Saturday, November 28th and an official opening on Tuesday, December 1st. Based on one of the most romantic stories ever written, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY will travel to more than 15 cities in its first season, with additional cities to be announced. Scroll down for a look back at where it all began! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On June 10 (6PM) please join us for a Conversations screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE, Q&A with Nathan Lane?. Moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge, the event will take place at The New School - Tishman Auditorium (63 Fifth Ave). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/6-6/7/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/6-6/7/2015
by - Jun 7, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 7, 2015 - Sunday, June 7, 2015. (more...)

2015 Tony Awards - Backstage Press Room LIVE Camera!2015 Tony Awards - Backstage Press Room LIVE Camera!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 7, 2015

As the winners come offstage with their awards, they get swept into the Tony press room to meet the media. We will have OUR full, and exclusive special interviews with Richard Ridge up later this evening, but to start - here's the live stream from backstage. (more...)

2015 Tony Awards - Michael Dale's Live Blog from Backstage at Radio City in the Press Room!2015 Tony Awards - Michael Dale's Live Blog from Backstage at Radio City in the Press Room!
by Michael Dale - Jun 7, 2015

Welcome to Michael Dale's 2015 Tony Awards Live Blog! Follow along with him, live from backstage at Radio City Music Hall's press room where he'll be reporting on the winners as they come backstage, scoops and much more! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Favorites Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming on the 'Terror' of Co-Hosting the 2015 Tony Awards!BWW TV: Broadway Favorites Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming on the 'Terror' of Co-Hosting the 2015 Tony Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2015

It's almost here! The 2015 Tony Awards will air on CBS Sunday night, June 7 at 8pm and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! Today, BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge caught up with co-hosts Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming during rehearsal at Radio City Music Hall - check out their choice words on how they're feeling about the big night below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with 2015 Tony Nominee Michael Cerveris!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with 2015 Tony Nominee Michael Cerveris!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 4, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2015 Tony nominee Michael Cerveris, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at Fun Home, how he looks back on some of his past shows like Tommy, Titanic and Assassins, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

BWW TV: HAMILTON Makes History at the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards; Go Inside the Big Night!BWW TV: HAMILTON Makes History at the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards; Go Inside the Big Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! The 60th Annual Drama Desk awards took place Sunday night, Sunday, May 31st at 8pm at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with all of the evenng's winners and you can check out interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robert Fairchild, Alex Sharp, Annaleigh Ashford and more below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Tonys Special with 2015 Nominee Ruthie Ann Miles!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Tonys Special with 2015 Nominee Ruthie Ann Miles!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes 2015 Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical nominee for The King and I, Ruthie Ann MIles! (more...)

BWW TV: It's Tonys Time! The 2015 Nominees Prep for the Week Ahead!BWW TV: It's Tonys Time! The 2015 Nominees Prep for the Week Ahead!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

It's just days until the 69th Annual Tony Awards, and just last night the nominees gathered at The Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel to celebrate the 2015 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre and 2015 Special Award Recipients, including Tommy Tune, Stephen Schwartz, John Cameron Mitchell, Gene O'Donovan, Adrian Bryan-Brown, and Arnold Abramson. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the nominees for one last time before the big night. Check out what they have going on this week below! (more...)

BWW TV: Hallelujah! Chatting with Jim Parsons and Company on Opening Night of AN ACT OF GOD!BWW TV: Hallelujah! Chatting with Jim Parsons and Company on Opening Night of AN ACT OF GOD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially opened last week at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge takes you inside opening night below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/30-5/31/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/30-5/31/2015
by - May 31, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 31, 2015 - Sunday, May 31, 2015. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Tonys Special with 2015 Honoree Tommy Tune!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Tonys Special with 2015 Honoree Tommy Tune!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes 2015 Lifetime Achievement recipient Tommy Tune! (more...)

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