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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...)

Full Casting for THE ADDAMS FAMILY Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Aria Entertainment and Music & Lyrics Limited are delighted to announce the full cast for the UK and Ireland tour of the musical comedy, The Addams Family. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Brings it Home with 'I Know Where I've Been' in HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Last night, Jennifer Hudson brought everyone to tears during her performance of 'I Know Where I've Been' on NBC's Hairspray LIVE! Ready to live that moment again? We've got the video for you below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Maddie Baillio Greet the Day with 'Good Morning Baltimore'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Good morning from BroadwayWorld! It still feels like there's a drummer inside our hearts watching Maddie Baillio's performance of 'Good Morning Baltimore' on NBC's Hairspray LIVE last night. Check out the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Timeless HAIRSPRAY LIVE Performances Here
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Last night, NBC's Hairspray LIVE had the world spinning round and round, and our hearts are still keeping time to the speed of sound. Check out some of the night's timeless performances below! (more...)

Actors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This commanding and moving play, written by Lanie Robertson, directed by Bill Fennelly and featuring Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday, is set in the intimate atmosphere of the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lo mejor de HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 8, 2016

Disfruta de los mejores momentos de Hairspray LIVE! que se emitio anoche en NBC (more...)

VIDEO: 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...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Serves as a Joyful, Optimistic Reminder of a Powerful Message
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 8, 2016

There is one undeniable quality that Hairspray has retained as it has journeyed from the big screen to the stage, back to the big screen, and now to the small. The infectious excitement and optimism that Tracy Turnblad sings with in the opening number, 'Good Morning Baltimore,' is one of the most magical and important gifts that the musical theatre has given in recent decades. From the moment that the original musical burst onto Broadway in 2002, it has been a literal and figurative rainbow of joy and happiness, and fortunately for the show's legions of fans, directed by Tony-winner Kenny Leon, NBC's live adaptation has maintained every delightful ounce of the musical's giddy goodness. (more...)

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...)

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...)

42 Timeless HAIRSPRAY LIVE GIFS You Shouldn't Live Without
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld is pleased to be able to offer our readers our exclusive Hairspray LIVE gifs which we created while live tweeting the event over on @BroadwayWorld! Bookmark these timeless (to me) gifs and use them anytime you need to make a post who's beat your friends won't be able to stop! (more...)

Incredible New 2017/18 Season Announced at Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Birmingham Hippodrome - the UK's most visited theatre - has today announced details of 10 exciting new titles for 2017 including the return of the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes, Cinderella. (more...)

Photo Flash: Additional Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Below, check out more images from NBC's Hairspray LIVE! The live broadcast aired tonight from Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Pantochino Presents HAIRSPRAY Master Class Led by Marissa Perry
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. will present Broadway's Marissa Perry leading the first in a series of Master Classes on Thursday, December 29 at 1pm at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford. Perry starred as Tracy Turnblad in the original Broadway production of 'Hairspray.' (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Paramount Theatre to Bring Beauty to Sondheim's Dark Musical SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Some, others, many and bloody well everyone need to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Gives 'The Voice' Contestants Tour of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Set
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

On last night's THE VOICE on NBC, the remaining artists received unforgettable advice from Oscar-winning and Hairspray LIVE! star Jennifer Hudson while touring the set of the upcoming musical event. (more...)

VIDEO: HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Derek Hough Sends Message from Cast's Final Run-Through
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande and Martin Short are just a few of the stars of Hairspray LIVE! which will air on NBC tonight. Below, Derek Hough sends viewers a video message from the cast's final run-through! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Legacy Celebrates HAIRSPRAY Live! Star, Tony Winners and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Christian Dante White has teamed with Brent Dundore to create Broadway Legacy, a photographic and editorial exhibition that celebrates African-American achievement in the Broadway industry. Broadway veteran John Eric Parker serves as styling consultant.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Just In: Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Below, check out just-released photos from NBC's Hairspray LIVE! The live broadcast is airing right now from Los Angeles, CA.  (more...)

VIDEO: NBC Promos Next Live Musical BYE BYE BIRDIE, Starring Jennifer Lopez
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

NBC released a first promo for its next live musical BYE BYE BIRDIE during tonight's broadcast of Hairspray LIVE! Check it out below! (more...)

Forecast for NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!: Sunny & Clear
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 7, 2016

Good Morning Baltimore! The cast and crew of NBC's Hairspray LIVE! will wake up to a beautiful day in Los Angeles, the perfect weather to entertain millions of TV viewers across the country. (more...)

Marilyn Monroe Tribute, Starring Erin Sullivan, to Play The Cutting Room This Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Marilyn Monroe was the ultimate romantic. Lovers come and go in this musical journey 'With Love, Marilyn,' a sensual and playful one-woman tribute performance which pays homage to the many loves and romances in the life of the iconic ingenue. (more...)

Michael Feinstein's 2017 Great American Songbook Academy Opens Applications
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Great American Songbook Foundation has launched the nationwide application process for its 2017 Songbook Academy, a summer music and performance intensive for high school students led by Foundation founder and five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/29/2016 - 12/6/2016
by - Dec 6, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/29/2016 - 12/6/2016. (more...)

BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce directors for its upcoming 2017 season. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its community to make caring, thoughtful relationships the highest priority. (more...)

Natalie Weiss To Perform Music Box Concert and Teach in Cleveland Musical Theatre Intensive Educational Program
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2016

Cleveland Music Theatre (CMT), the brainchild of native Clevelanders Miles Sternfeld and Sean Patrick, was created to provide Northeast Ohio with high quality, engaging, locally produced musical theater by uniting Cleveland's most talented artists with Broadway/national talent, while creating educational opportunities for rising professional actors. (more...)

BACT Wins Six Theatre Bay Area Awards, Including Outstanding World Premiere Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

An original production of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site-The Musical by the Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) has won six awards at the 2016 Theatre Bay Area (TBA) Awards Celebration, including Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and Outstanding World Premiere Musical.  (more...)

Raul Esparza, Constantine Maroulis & More Join ASTEP's Christmas Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Raul Esparza, Constantine Maroulis and Sean Zuni Green to join the lineup at Artists Striving to End Poverty's Eighth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 12 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. Additional exclusive experiences from Cats the Musical on Broadway and Wicked have been added to the special auction through Charitybuzz, featuring opportunities from Hamilton, 'Kristin Chenoweth's National Tour', and set visits to shows such as Law & Order: SVU with star Raul Esparza. (more...)

NBC Welcomes Viewers to the Sixties with Retro Advertising for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

For the fourth installment of NBC's fan-favorite live holiday musical, the network announced today that it will introduce unique ad models to bring viewers an enhanced viewing experience. OREO Cookies®, Reddi-wip and Toyota will join "Hairspray Live!," airing December 7, 2016, with  original content inspired by the style of sixties-era ads - including a special spot featuring Hairspray Live! star Derek Hough in character as Corny Collins. The network will also implement NBCU PiP technology during two commercial breaks to allow viewers the ability to simultaneously view commercial breaks alongside behind-the-scenes content. (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins the Cast of LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Eden Espinosa joins cast of new rock musical Lizzie. (more...)

BWW Review: MOBY DICK at Arena Stage - Take a Dip Into the Ocean for An Adventure to Remember
by Charles Shubow - Dec 6, 2016

Herman Melville's classic noved written in 1851 is transformed into an astonishing production. (more...)

On the Scene: Are You Ready for HAIRSPRAY LIVE? Test Your Knowledge!
by Randy Rainbow - Dec 6, 2016

Hairspray LIVE! is coming, and it can't be stopped! Before the broadcast airs, test your knowledge as Randy Rainbow arrives in the theatre district to check in with ordinary fans like you! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Sean Hayes as 'Mr. Pinky' & More HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Images
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

NBC has released new images from the highly anticipated broadcast of Hairspray LIVE!, including a first look at Sean Hayes as Mr. Pinky - check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Harvey Fierstein Has Fireside Chats With the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2016

Hairspray LIVE! brings us a new video - fire-side chats with the cast hosted by Harvey Fierstein! Check out his chats with Dove Cameron, Martin Short, Maddie Baillio and more below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Darren Criss Get Served Too Much Tuna at OH, HELLO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2016

OH, HELLO has already welcomed a slew of surprise guests, who join Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St Geegland (John Mulaney) every night for their cable-access show, 'Too Much Tuna.' Recent guests have included Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Alan Alda, F. Murray Abraham, Jason Sudeikis, Seth Meyers, Aziz Ansari, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, John Oliver, Jason Alexander, Geraldo Rivera, Edie Falco, Andrew Rannells, Jesse Eisenberg, Josh Groban, Conan O'Brien, Martin Short, Ralph Macchio, Ben Stiller, Fred Armisen, and The Apatow Family. Below, watch as Darren Criss, who will soon host NBC's Hairspray LIVE!, stops by for his fill.  (more...)

Comcast NBCUniversal to Offer Viewing Experience for Those with Visual Disabilities During National Broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Following last year's successful effort to add video description services to NBC's musical production The Wiz Live!, Comcast NBCUniversal will continue its commitment to accessible programming by offering video description with NBC's national broadcast of Hairspray Live! on December 7 at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: NJ Native Ben Rauch Debuts New Holiday Tune 'Jersey Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

'Jersey Christmas' is a brand spankin' new holiday classic. It's the pop/rock creation of New Jersey native singer/songwriter/actor Ben Rauch, who performs lead vocals and composed the music for the song which he co-wrote with songwriter Gaby Gold. The music video was shot entirely on location in New Jersey, and features Jersey Shore beaches along with the Asbury Park landmark 'The Stone Pony' (the historic rock club known for launching the careers of Jersey heroes Springsteen & Bon Jovi). Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Interview: J. Harrison Ghee of KINKY BOOTS at Waterbury's Palace Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Dec 5, 2016

What happens when the young owner of a failing shoe factory in Northampton, England meets a fabulous London drag queen named Lola? Well, in three words - BIG FAB FUN! And audiences will have the opportunity to witness this thrilling, yet touching musical tale, KINKY BOOTS, when the show takes the stage at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury, CT on December 6th. Playing the fabulous drag queen, Lola, is J. Harrison Ghee, and I had the chance to sit down with him to talk about the glamour, the hard work, and the absolute thrill of bringing this story to Waterbury. (more...)

FROM GUFFMAN TO SPINAL TAP: 54 SINGS CHRISTOPHER GUEST Announces Initial Casting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

To celebrate over thirty years in film-making the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits will share one-of-a-kind performances at From Guffman to Spinal Tap: 54 Sings Christopher Guest on Sunday, January 22nd (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. The show is directed and produced by Robert W. Schneider. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 4, 2016
by - Dec 4, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Drops an Extended First Look!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2016

NBC has unveiled an all-new promo for the highly-anticipated musical Hairspray LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Get a first look below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/3-12/4/2016
by - Dec 4, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 4, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016. (more...)

Susan Egan Weighs in on HAMILTON Controversy in Response to Larry O'Connor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Following the curtain speech made by the Broadway cast of Hamilton to Vice President-elect Mike Pence that took over the Internet, the resultant aftermath included an article from Hot Air writer Larry O'Connor (formally known by the alias 'Stage Right') titled 'And this is why I was a closeted conservative when I worked on Broadway' (sic). (more...)

Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: The Musical, Godspell, The Addams Family) and Shoshana Bean (Hairspray, Wicked) and Big Beat Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee). The one- night-only female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera will be directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland). A cast of 13 singers will perform the complete score, accompanied by an all-female band. Full cast to be announced. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/3/2016
by - Dec 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/3/2016. (more...)

Nelson Aspen to Launch December Lineup at Don't Tell Mama's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Winter is upon us, and Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest line up for December. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Drops an All-New Promo
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

NBC has unveiled an all-new promo for the highly-anticipated musical Hairspray LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: When Worlds Collide- HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Meets THE WIZ LIVE!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Dec 2, 2016

Tracy meets Dorothy? Now that's something I gotta see! The stars of last year's holiday hit THE WIZ LIVE! Shanice Williams (Dorothy) and Elijah Kelley (Scarecrow), stopped by to visit the cast and crew of Hairspray LIVE! (more...)

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