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BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Pays 'A Tribute to John Williams'BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony Pays 'A Tribute to John Williams'
by Charles Shubow - Jun 9, 2015

Principle Pops Conductor Jack Everly and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society rekindle wonderful movie memories. (more...)

2015 Tony Awards Now Available On iTunes In HD2015 Tony Awards Now Available On iTunes In HD
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 9, 2015

Own the 2015 Tonys forever! (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOTHERS & SONS Is an Eloquent Elegy to AIDS SurvivorsBWW Reviews: MOTHERS & SONS Is an Eloquent Elegy to AIDS Survivors
by Frank Benge - Jun 9, 2015

Terrance McNally's 2014 play MOTHERS & SONS, A Tony nominee for Best Play, touches a lot of subjects: what it means to be a family, the long road to recovery from loss, reconciliation and most of all, the great strides made by gay people in America over the last 20 years. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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WAKE UP with BWW 6/9/2015 - Jason Alexander Joins 'FISH' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/9/2015 - Jason Alexander Joins 'FISH' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 9, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Jason Alexander comes home to Broadway, The Public fetes its founders in the park and more! (more...)

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!
by Randy Rainbow - Jun 9, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the entire night - including the red carpet with Randy Rainbow. Check out his interviews with some of Broadway's biggest stars below! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/7/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/7/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  6/8INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/8
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 6/7/2015. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Edition: 2015 Tony Awards In Review - A Spectacular Show Packed With Shocks & SurprisesSOUND OFF Special Edition: 2015 Tony Awards In Review - A Spectacular Show Packed With Shocks & Surprises
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

Tonight we recount the highs, lows and most memorable moments of the 2015 Tony Awards, which was once again presented at NYC landmark Radio City Music Hall and was hosted by fellow Tony Award winners Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth. Besides the fabulous festivities we have come to expect from Broadway's biggest night - the fashion, the showstoppers, the stars, the excitement and unmistakable electricity - there were quite a few surprises for fans viewing at home and live in person, insofar as category upsets and also unexpected performances. Let's take a look at the top ten most noteworthy examples of what made this telecast stand out from the pack. (more...)

VIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens & Cast of GIGI Perform on TONYSVIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens & Cast of GIGI Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Vanessa Hudgens, Coey Cott, Victoria Clark and the cast of 'Gigi,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Party Hard at the 2015 Tony Awards Gala!Photo Coverage: The Stars Party Hard at the 2015 Tony Awards Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Gala. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! Click here for the full list of winners! (more...)

The Post-Show Wrap Up- Recap on All Things Tony Awards!The Post-Show Wrap Up- Recap on All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

We've been bringing you extensive coverage all weekend, and now, we bring you a roundup of it all! If you missed the ceremony or any of our behind the scenes coverage, check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part IIPhoto Flash: Highlights from the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part II
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Breaking News: Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, to End Broadway Run This WeekBreaking News: Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, Starring Chita Rivera, to End Broadway Run This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Producers announced today that The Visit starring Chita Rivera will play its final performance on Sunday, June 14th(3 PM).  Previews began on March 26th and opening night was April 23, 2015.  The Visit is at the Lyceum Theatre   (149 West 45th Street). (more...)

UPDATE: Ratings for 2015 TONY AWARDS Drop in Key Demo, Overall ViewershipUPDATE: Ratings for 2015 TONY AWARDS Drop in Key Demo, Overall Viewership
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Featuring some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Bradley Cooper and Helen Mirren, CBS's broadcast of the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS held its own against Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Sunday Night ratings (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Cerveris & Cast of FUN HOME Perform on TONYSVIDEO: Michael Cerveris & Cast of FUN HOME Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone from 'Fun Home,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cast of THE VISIT Perform on TONYSVIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cast of THE VISIT Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Tony nominee Chita Rivera and the cast of The Visit were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: June 8-14, 2015What's Playing on Broadway: June 8-14, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of June 8-14, 2015?. (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part IPhoto Flash: Highlights from the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part I
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Check out photo highlights (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Missed the 69th Annual Tony Awards? Watch All the Performances Here!STAGE TUBE: Missed the 69th Annual Tony Awards? Watch All the Performances Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Missed the ceremony? Fear not- we have a roundup of all of the performances, from On the Town to Fun Home, below!? (more...)

'Fun Home' arrasa en los Tony Awards 2015'Fun Home' arrasa en los Tony Awards 2015
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 7, 2015

El musical de Jeanine Tesori y Lisa Kron consigue 5 Premios Tony incluyendo Mejor Musical. Le han seguido 'An American in Paris' y 'The King and I', recibiendo este ultimo el Tony al Mejor Revival. (more...)

2015 Tony Awards: All the Winners! FUN HOME, CURIOUS INCIDENT Lead Way2015 Tony Awards: All the Winners! FUN HOME, CURIOUS INCIDENT Lead Way
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 7, 2015

It's finally here! Follow along with BroadwayWorld.com ALL night, while you're glued to CBS on TV for all things Tony Awards. We've got not one, not two, but THREE exclusive live blogs from Michael Dale backstage, superfan BroadwayGirlNYC, and BroadwayWorld.com's West End Editor Carrie Dunn with her trademark British snark (or 'Britsnark' as she calls it). Check out our homepage for ALL things Tonys! (more...)

BOP Chief, Director Samuels, Ignores Reports of Threats, Harassment and Assault of Minors by BOP Guards in Florence, Colorado, Says Advocacy Group, A Just CauseBOP Chief, Director Samuels, Ignores Reports of Threats, Harassment and Assault of Minors by BOP Guards in Florence, Colorado, Says Advocacy Group, A Just Cause
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

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Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Umeda Arts Theater just announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Prince of Broadway, a new musical celebrating the extraordinary six decade Broadway career of producer-director Harold Prince.  The production will play from October 23-November 22, 2015 at Tokyu Theatre Orb in Tokyo, Japan and November 28-December 10, 2015 at Umeda Arts Theater, Main Hall, in Osaka, Japan. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/16/2015 - THE TEMPEST in the Park and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE TEMPEST, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more, opens tonight at the Delacorte! (more...)

'THE LEARS' to Open 13th Annual All Out Arts Fresh Fruit Festival'THE LEARS' to Open 13th Annual All Out Arts Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The LEARS: Fools of Fortune, a contemporary American version of Shakespeare's KING LEAR, will open the 13th annual ALL OUT ARTS Fresh Fruit Festival on Monday July 13th at 7:30pm at The Wild Project 195 East 3rd St at Ave B, festival headquarters. (more...)

LA Zoo Offering Animal Kingdom Secrets in Daily PresentationsLA Zoo Offering Animal Kingdom Secrets in Daily Presentations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Have you ever met the Los Angeles Zoo's Indian rhino up close and personal?  Do you wonder how it feels to touch an armadillo?  Or why flamingos aren't born pink?  Or what a gorilla eats for breakfast?  Or exactly how zookeepers build bonds with animals?  Discover all that and more during a visit to the Los Angeles Zoo, which now offers a variety of daily opportunities to learn more about animals, including close-up encounters, special feedings and intriguing talks.  Also new this summer is FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS, a four pack (two adults and two children) for one low price of $54 ($12 savings), including a 10% discount on retail merchandise at any Zoo gift shop on the day of The Visit; available only online and valid Fridays through September 25 (except July 3). (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Ramin Karimloo Star in Reading of ANASTASIA Musical in NYCElena Shaddow and Ramin Karimloo Star in Reading of ANASTASIA Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

A staged reading of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- was held New York City last week on June 12. The New York Post writes that THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Elena Shaddow played the leading role of 'Anna' in the workshop, opposite LES MISERABLES' Ramin Karimloo as 'Dimitri', her love interest. (more...)

FIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street TheaterFIVE PRESIDENTS Begins 6/23 at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced that FIVE PRESIDENTS, the new play by Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (Six Feet Under, The West Wing, and House of Cards), will extend its run for an additional week due to popular demand. The production will now run from June 23-July 19.  (more...)

SYLVIA, Starring Ashford & White, Sets Opening Night on Broadway; Tickets on Sale This WeekSYLVIA, Starring Ashford & White, Sets Opening Night on Broadway; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Tickets for SYLVIA, a modern romantic comedy about a midlife crisis, empty nesters, commitment, therapists, and a dog who is life-changing, will go on sale starting June 17, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. through a special one-week Audience Rewards presale. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/14/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/14/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/14/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  6/15; More Good ROTTEN! NewsINDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/15; More Good ROTTEN! News
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 15, 2015

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 6/14/2015. (more...)

Elena Shaddow Joins Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The MunyElena Shaddow Joins Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Elena Shaddow will star as 'Cinderella' in Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine's (book) Into The Woods the Muny, playing July 21-27. The production will be directed by Gary Griffin, choreographed by Chris Bailey and music directed by Brad Haak. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera and Company of THE VISIT Take Final Broadway Bows!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 15, 2015

The original Broadway version of Kander and Ebb's Tony-nominated musical The Visit closed yesterday, 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, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the final curtain call! (more...)


by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 14, 2015

A last look at Tony nominee The Visit! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/13-6/14/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/13-6/14/2015
by - Jun 14, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 14, 2015 - Sunday, June 14, 2015. (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...)

Corey Cott & More Cleveland Natives Set for 'WE GREW UP LIKE THIS' at 54 Below, 6/28Corey Cott & More Cleveland Natives Set for 'WE GREW UP LIKE THIS' at 54 Below, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

On Sunday, June 28th, Cleveland-born actors, composers and musicians who shared stages with each other as children and now share much larger stages as professionals will come together again to celebrate the Ohio community that sparked their love of the arts. (more...)

McNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's Hartford-Bound ANASTASIA Musical Gets NYC Staged Reading TodayMcNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's Hartford-Bound ANASTASIA Musical Gets NYC Staged Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

A staged reading of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- will be held in New York City today, June 12, 2015. (more...)

Alan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the TonysAlan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the Tonys
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Now that he's had time to absorb the experience, 2015 Tony Awards co-host Alan Cumming has written a guest column for The Globe and Mail detailing his nerves and expectations for the big night, plus how he feels now that the (fun but terrifying) ordeal is over. (more...)

Allenberry Playhouse to Present DAMN YANKEES, 6/17-7/19Allenberry Playhouse to Present DAMN YANKEES, 6/17-7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

The bases are loaded with musical theatre magic as Allenberry Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director Ryan Gibbs, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Damn Yankees from June 17-July 19 on the Allenberry Mainstage. (more...)

Jason Gotay & More to Join Zack Zadek at 54 BelowJason Gotay & More to Join Zack Zadek at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Contemporary musical theatre writer Zack Zadek offers an evening of story-driven synthpop performed by vocalists from Broadway and pop-rock recording artists. Zadek will co-lead a full-piece band with Broadway Orchestrator and Musical Director Charlie Rosen (The Visit, Honeymoon in Vegas, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band). Max Friedman directs. Valerie Novakoff produces. (more...)

Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for June 10, 2015!Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for June 10, 2015!
by BWW Discount Alert - Jun 10, 2015

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Booths in New York City- Times Square, South Street Seaport, and Brooklyn. Looking for affordable tickets for tonight, June 10, 2015? BroadwayWorld brings you the full list of what's available today below: (more...)

Phone Home?! Kristin Chenoweth Shares Funny E.T. Prep Photo From Backstage At Tony AwardsPhone Home?! Kristin Chenoweth Shares Funny E.T. Prep Photo From Backstage At Tony Awards
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

FUN HOME or 'phone home'?! (more...)

Powerful 'Final Performance' THE VISIT Social Media Image Utilizing Lin-Manuel Miranda QuotePowerful 'Final Performance' THE VISIT Social Media Image Utilizing Lin-Manuel Miranda Quote
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

A powerful new social media image for The Visit! (more...)

Music Theatre Wichita Opens Season with AIDA TonightMusic Theatre Wichita Opens Season with AIDA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Music Theatre Wichita opens its 44th summer season June 10-14 with the first of its five large-scale productions, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida at Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. This marks the 28th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates the Tonys at the Carlyle-Portraits of the Stars!Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates the Tonys at the Carlyle-Portraits of the Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Party at the Carlyle Hotel, hosted by O&M Co. Celebrity photographer Amy Arbus (daughter of acclaimed photographer Diane Arbus) stopped by the big event, where she captured some stunning portraits of guests in the TodayTix Tony Awards Photo Lounge. Below, you can check out a collection of her photos! (more...)

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