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BWW Review: AN ACT OF GOD Ordains Wedolowski as Divine VesselBWW Review: AN ACT OF GOD Ordains Wedolowski as Divine Vessel
by Perry Tannenbaum - Feb 2, 2017

After gracing Broadway's Studio 54 with his presence in the body of Jim Parsons, God has chosen Duke Energy Theatre at Spirit Square for his newest abode and the body of Queen City Theatre Company's Kristian Wedolowski as his instrument. David Javerbaum's AN ACT OF GOD arrives in Charlotte with new topicality, a mostly new Ten Commandments, and some rollicking alternative facts. (more...)

Zachary Levi, Mandy Moore Reprise TANGLED Roles in New Disney Channel Movie & SeriesZachary Levi, Mandy Moore Reprise TANGLED Roles in New Disney Channel Movie & Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Set between the stories told in Walt Disney Animation Studios' acclaimed film 'Tangled' and its short film 'Tangled Ever After,' the Disney Channel Original Movie 'Tangled Before Ever After' makes its debut on FRIDAY, MARCH 10 (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Extended at Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/CabaretAN ACT OF GOD Extended at Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret welcomes Steven J. Burge as God starting tonight, January 24. AN ACT OF GOD is extended, by popular demand, through April 8, 2017. Directed by Geoffrey Kent, AN ACT OF GOD also includes Steven Cole Hughes as Michael and Erik Sandvold as Gabriel. Jamie Grayson, joins the cast as understudy for God/Michael. (more...)

Steven J. Burge Ascends to the Stage in AN ACT OF GOD in DenverSteven J. Burge Ascends to the Stage in AN ACT OF GOD in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret said goodbye to Wesley Taylor, Broadway star and fan favorite in the NBC TV show 'Smash,' as God in AN ACT OF GOD on January 22. Steven J. Burge assumes the role starting tonight, January 24. (more...)

VIDEO: They're Back! NBC Officially Announces Return of WILL & GRACEVIDEO: They're Back! NBC Officially Announces Return of WILL & GRACE
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

'Honey … What is this?  What's going on? What's happening?' NBC is officially bringing back television's favorite foursome with a 10-episode limited run of WILL & GRACE during the 2017-18 season. (more...)

UPDATE: Debra Messing Says WILL & GRACE Revival 'Nothing Beyond Talks' For NowUPDATE: Debra Messing Says WILL & GRACE Revival 'Nothing Beyond Talks' For Now
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Yesterday, Debra Messing, who portrayed Grace Adler on the hit sitcom, took to Twitter to say her co-star was sadly mistaken when he shared his news (more...)

WILL & GRACE Stars Pay Tribute to Sitcom 'Mom' Debbie ReynoldsWILL & GRACE Stars Pay Tribute to Sitcom 'Mom' Debbie Reynolds
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 29, 2016

Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, who passed away yesterday afternoon, was a frequent guest star on NBC's long-running comedy WILL & GRACE. The actress portrayed Bobbi Adler, the outspoken, over-the-top mother of Grace Adler, played by Debra Messing. (more...)

Encore Telecast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Delivers 2.5 Million Viewers OverallEncore Telecast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Delivers 2.5 Million Viewers Overall
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Last night, NBC aired an encore telecast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! The broadcast delivered a 0.5/2 rating in the 18-49 demographic as well as 2.5 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET. (more...)

NBC to Air Reprise Telecast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!,  12/26NBC to Air Reprise Telecast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, 12/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Can't get enough of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!? Then tune in to NBC for a reprise telecast of the musical on Monday, December 26th from 8-11 p.m. ET! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Dick LatessaPhoto Flash: Remembering Dick Latessa
by Walter McBride - Dec 23, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Remembering the Timeless Dick LatessaSTAGE TUBE: Remembering the Timeless Dick Latessa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last night, Tony Award Winner Dick Latessa, who is fondly remembered for his timeless Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning performance as Wilbur Turnblad in the original Broadway production of Hairspray, has passed away. (more...)

Tony Award Winning Actor Dick Latessa Passes Away at Age 87Tony Award Winning Actor Dick Latessa Passes Away at Age 87
by Alan Henry - Dec 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Tony Award Winner Dick Latessa, who is fondly remembered for his timeless Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning performance as Wilbur Turnblad in the original Broadway production of Hairspray. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jennifer Hudson and HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast Say 'Thank You' to ProducersPhoto Flash: Jennifer Hudson and HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast Say 'Thank You' to Producers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

The gratitude and nostalgia run deep for the cast of Hairspray Live!, who are continuing to share their thoughts about the special experience on social media. Today, Jennifer Hudson (Motormouth Maybelle) posted an Instagram of her with the live musical's producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, thanking them for believing in her and giving her an opportunity to be a part of Hairspray Live! On the heels of her post, we received a mega thank you photo of the entire cast and members of the creative team. One thing's for sure: we'll be feeling the beat from Hairspray Live! for some time to come! (more...)

Photo Flash: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast Members Share Photos of Memories and Life After HAIRSPRAYPhoto Flash: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast Members Share Photos of Memories and Life After HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

It's only been three days since NBC's latest installment in their series of annual live musical events, Hairspray Live!, but the stars of the production are already being hit hard with nostalgia! Several members of the cast, including Ephraim Sykes (Seaweed), Ariana Grande (Penny), and Tracy herself, Maddie Baillio, have taken to Instagram to express their post-Hairspray feelings. BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the most adorable posts below-let us know which ones we missed, and fingers crossed Ephraim keeps his promise to flood our timelines with more precious behind-the-scenes memories! (more...)

NBC to Air Reprise Telecast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!,  12/26NBC to Air Reprise Telecast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Can't get enough of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!? Then tune in to NBC for a reprise telecast of the musical on Monday, December 26th from 8-11 p.m. ET! (more...)

Ariana Grande Shares Emotional Message to Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Ariana Grande Shares Emotional Message to Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 9, 2016

Yesterday, Ariana Grande, who starred as Penny Lou Pingleton in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, turned to Instagram to share an emotional message with the cast and crew of the musical (more...)

NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Early Ratings: Down from 'The Wiz'; Matches 'Peter Pan Live'NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Early Ratings: Down from 'The Wiz'; Matches 'Peter Pan Live'
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

NBC has just released early ratings results for last night's broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! BWW will be updating these results as more numbers become available. (more...)

VIDEO: Re-Live the Magic - Watch NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! In Full Now!VIDEO: Re-Live the Magic - Watch NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! In Full Now!
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Miss last night's live broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC or just need to re-live the magic all over again? Below, watch the musical in full! (more...)

Review Roundup: Run & Tell That - Critics Weigh In On NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Review Roundup: Run & Tell That - Critics Weigh In On NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE aired last night, Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and originated from Los Angeles. Let's see what the critics had to say! (more...)

VIDEO: See Harvey Fierstein Be Welcomed Back to the '60s in HAIRSPRAY LIVEVIDEO: See Harvey Fierstein Be Welcomed Back to the '60s in HAIRSPRAY LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Welcome back to the '60s, Harvey Fierstein! The Tony Award winner reprised his role last night as Edna Turnblad in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and we've got the video for you below! Also, keep an eye out for some other performers from the original Broadway cast of HAIRSPRAY. (more...)

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