BWW Previews: Wine and Dine TONY AWARDS Style
by Marina Kennedy - May 27, 2015
We have some suggestions for our readers to wine and dine in true Tony Awards style. (more...)
BWW TV: Tony Nominess Gather to Toast the Creative Arts at DESIGNED TO CELEBRATE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2015
Earlier this week, the theatre community gathered at Hudson Terrace to celebrate the nominees for 2015 Creative Arts Tony Awards at 'Designed to Celebrate.' BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night to chat with this season's creative geniuses, and you can check out interviews with all of the attendees below! (more...)
BET Sets New & Returning Summer Series' Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015
BET Networks is burning up television screens this summer with the rollout of its Summer 2015 programming slate, including hot new original series, returning hits, mind-blowing mega-specials, fun original movies, star-studded live events, and in-depth news specials. On the heels of a successful spring programming season, BET Networks keeps the momentum going with over 16 program premieres planned throughout the summer, as the network continues its reign as the #1 network for African American households. BET is bringing the heat as its diverse slate is set to capture viewers' attention, while reflecting and celebrating the lives of African American adults. (more...)
The REP Sets 2015-16 Season: Ashley Brown, FANCY NANCY & More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015
Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP), in partnership with UCF, is proud to announce its 2015 - 2016 Season! The REP is Orlando's premiere professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Shrek The Musical and A Christmas Story The Musical and completed a run for 13,000+ 8th grade students of The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/16-5/17/2015
by - May 17, 2015
Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 17, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015. (more...)
BWW TV: The New York Pops Tributes Rob & Kathleen Marshall- Watch Highlights with Cumming, Foster, Benanti, O'Hara & More!
by Randy Rainbow - May 17, 2015
Earlier this month, The New York Pops marked its 32nd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the work of Music Honorees Kathleen Marshall and Rob Marshall and Corporate Honoree Carrie and Ted Pryor, Greenwich Harbor Partners. The event began with a concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring a spectacular lineup of guest artists under the baton of Music Director Steven Reineke. The performance highlighted the Marshalls' work on stage and screen. Queen Latifahjoined Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming, Sutton Foster, Victor Garber, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Margo Seibert, James Snyder, and Rachel York. Check out highlights of the Big Night below! (more...)
BroadwayWorld Chicago's 2015 Tony Award Viewing Party Announced!
by Paul W. Thompson - May 15, 2015
BroadwayWorld Chicago is excited to announce details for our annual Tony Award Viewing Party, when Chicago's theater community (professionals and fans alike) will come together to enjoy the televised broadcast of the 69th Annual Tony Awards from New York. The biggest night of the year for live theater is a great chance to root for your favorites, glimpse a colleague in the audience, plan your future theatrical experiences, or just enjoy the company of like-minded folks from all across the Chicagoland area. (more...)
BWW Interview: Deborah Cox and Justin Guarini Prep to Host the 2015 Tony Awards Simulcast!
by Randy Rainbow - May 13, 2015
On June 7th, Broadway veterans Deborah Cox (Aida, Jekyll & Hyde) and Justin Guarini (Wicked, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) will host the seventh annual simulcast of the Tony Awards (presented by Clear Channel Spectacolor), live from Times Square. The free event, which is open to the public, will feature special guest appearances and live performances. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with the stars on the famed red steps of Duffy Square to chat with them about the Big Night! (more...)
E!'s LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET Set for Billboard Music Awards, 5/17
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2015
The most memorable red carpet moments always happen on E!, and this Sunday, May 17th "Live From The Red Carpet" returns for the 2015 "Billboard Music Awards" direct from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (more...)
Photo Coverage: New York Theatre Workshop Celebrates Bob Crowley at Spring Gala!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 12, 2015
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) just honored internationally acclaimed theatre designer and six-time Tony Award Winner Bob Crowley at the NYTW 2015 Spring Gala last night. The event, which was held at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.) was chaired by Disney Theatrical Production President Thomas Schumacher, Sherie Rene Scott, Jack O'Brien, and John Barrett. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the Big Night below! (more...)
Scoop: THE BACHELOR - *Season Premiere* on ABC - Monday, May 18, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 11, 2015
Get all the scoop on THE BACHELOR - *Season Premiere*, airing on ABC on Monday, May 18, 2015! (more...)
19 Bachelors Revealed for Next Edition of ABC's THE BACHELORETTE
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2015
What do a buff fitness coach, whose mother's untimely death left him with painful scars; a dashing executive recruiter, who is a Princeton graduate; a cocky and confident architectural engineer with movie star good looks; an insurance agent, who is the total package, and a charming dentist, who has a million dollar smile, all have in common? (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards- Part Two
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2015
The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld a there for the Big Night, and below, you can check out more photos from the red carpet arrivals! Click here to check out Part One. (more...)
Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Wins Big at the Lucille Lortel Awards- Inside the Ceremony!
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2015
The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night, and below, you can check out photos from inside the ceremony! Click here for the full list of winners. (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards- Part One
by Jennifer Broski - May 11, 2015
The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld a there for the Big Night, and below, you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals! Click here for the full list of winners. (more...)
BWW TV: Off-Broadway Unites for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2015
The Off-Broadway League just announced winners in 18 categories for the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld a there for the Big Night, and below, you can check out interviews straight from the red carpet! Click here for the full list of winners. (more...)
A Golden Night with the New York Pops: Gala Honoree Rob Marshall on Celebrating 'An Embarrassment of Riches' Alongside Family
by Tyler Peterson - May 1, 2015
By the numbers, Rob Marshall has found a fairly stable foothold atop the Broadway-turned-Hollywood helmer list. (more...)
CBS Announces Fall Premiere Dates for SUPERGIRL, BIG BANG & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015
CBS announced today a multi-phase launch for its new season, with fall 2015-2016 primetime premiere dates spanning the start of NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on Sept. 17 to the return of its top-rated Thursday entertainment lineup on Nov. 5. (more...)
Photo Flash: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Broadway's Biggest Night!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015
All day yesterday, Something Rotten!'s Michael James Scott took BroadwayWorld readers behind the scenes of Broadway's biggest night with an all-day 'Renaissance Runway' Instagram takeover. Just in case you weren't following along live, we bring you a recap below! (more...)
Photo Flash: MATILDA National Tour Launches in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015
Center Theatre Group launched the First National Tour of Roald Dahl's 'Matilda The Musical' last night, Sunday, June 7 at 4 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Companyand The Dodgers, 'Matilda The Musical' continues performances in Los Angeles through July 12, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the Big Night below! (more...)
Top 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...)
We'll Take a Glass Together! Play Our 2015 Tony Awards Drinking Game!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 7, 2015
You've been asking for it, and here it is! BroadwayWorld.com's 2015 Tony Awards Drinking Game! Join us ... if you dare! (more...)
Hone Your Tony Awards Trivia Expertise Just in Time for the Big Night!
by Sally Henry - Jun 7, 2015
The Tony Awards are today y'all. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Are you ready? Of course not! At this point, you have just enough time to listen to all the cast albums once more, and most importantly, brush up your Tonys trivia before tonight. (more...)
BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 6, 2015
It's that time of year, and I can't help but wonder if your CD collection and iPod are Tonys ready. It's just a handful of hours until the 69th annual Tony Awards, which will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 8/7c on CBS. This Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the Big Night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)
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: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brad Oscar, Brian d'Arcy James and More Rehearse 'A Musical' for the Tony Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2015
The company of Something Rotten! -- which boasts ten Tony nominations this year -- will be performing 'A Musical' at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. BroadwayWorld just caught up with the cast in rehearsal and brings you footage of Brad Oscar, Brian d'Arcy James and the company prepping for the Big Night! (more...)
Alan Cumming on Hosting TONYS Alongside Kristin Chenoweth: 'It's Going to Be a Laugh'
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015
In a new Hollywood Reporter interview out today, CABARET star Alan Cumming talks about co-hosting the 2015 Tony Awards alongside fellow Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth. (more...)
UPDATE: 2015 Tony Award Predictions Roundup - BWW, NY Times, NY Post, More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 4, 2015
So, you haven't filled out your office Tony pool yet? Don't worry, we've got you covered with predictions from some of Broadway's biggest experts, so you will be able to hedge your bets! As more critics have their say, we will add their picks as well, so take a look at what they have to say, then leave your predictions in the comment below, on Facebook, or Twitter @BroadwayWorld. (more...)
Reeves & Mortimer to Perform at Edinburgh Playhouse in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015
The announcement of Reeves and Mortimer's first tour since 1995 has proved so popular that the duo have added an extra 14 dates to '25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer: The Poignant Moments'. The pair will now be coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse on Sunday 31st January 2016. (more...)
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 Contest: Win a Pair of Tickets to the Tony Awards Dress Rehearsal or Ceremony!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015
In just over a week, Broadway will gather to celebrate the 69th Annual Tony Awards, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). BroadayWorld wants to give you a chance to hang with the stars on the Big Night, so we are giving away a pair of tickets to both the dress rehearsal and official ceremony! Winners will be notified on Thursday, June 4. CLICK HERE to submit for tickets to the dress rehearsal and CLICK HERE to submit for tickets to the ceremony. (more...)
Twenty-One Illinois Theaters Donate Tickets as Prizes for BroadwayWorld Chicago's 2015 Tony Awards Viewing Party: You're Invited!
by Paul W. Thompson - Jun 2, 2015
Here's an Updated List of the Twenty-One Illinois Theaters Donating Tickets as Prizes for BroadwayWorld Chicago's 2015 Tony Awards Viewing Party. And You're Invited! (more...)
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...)
Fathom Events to Bring 'UFC 189: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR' to Select U.S. Movie Theaters Live
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2015
Fathom Events and UFC have announced that UFC 189: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR - the highly anticipated championship event of UFC's 4th Annual International Fight Week celebration - will be broadcast live to select U.S. movie theaters on Saturday, July 11 (more...)
WAKE UP with BWW 6/15/2015 - GLORIA, MY FAIR LADY at The Muny & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 15, 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: It's another Big Night for off-Broadway with three openings, plus The Muny kicks off their summer season in St. Louis with MY FAIR LADY! (more...)
Alan 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...)
How Did The 2015 Tonys Play in the Heartland?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 10, 2015
Now that the dust has settled after the 2015 Tony Awards, we reached out to our readers, asking them to offer their opinions and insights on this year's show, hosted by Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, and how this year's crop of new plays and musicals resonate with viewers in the heartland and, perhaps more importantly, why the Tonys matter outside of New York City. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Celebrates Tony Wins with 'See It to Be It' Montage
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015
A month after FUN HOME's Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron made history at the 2015 Tony Awards, the Broadway production has taken a look back at the Big Night in a new celebratory montage, titled 'See It To Be It.' Check it out below! (more...)
Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Tuesday, July 28, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2015
Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 28, 2015! (more...)
BWW Flashback: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Takes Final Bow on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 9, 2015
It Shoulda Been You plays its final performance on Broadway, today Sunday, August 9, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). In honor of the show's journey, BroadwayWorld takes you a look back at its run on the Great White Way! (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000 - 10 High-Stepping Moments to Say 'Yeah!' About
by Jessica Khan - Aug 26, 2015
With Kinky Boots celebrating 1,000 performances tonight, gaining a new 'Lola' this fall (we're ready for you Wayne Brady!), kicking it on tour and abroad, plus Tony winner Cyndi Lauper's secret new project for Broadway, we've got a lot to say 'Yeah!' about. To mark the hit musical's milestone today, we're bringing you 10 of our favorite moments from high-kicking sensation's run! (more...)
The Human Race Theatre to Stage THE FULL MONTY: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, 9/10-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015
The Human Race proudly launches its 2015-2016 Eichelberger Loft Season with the smash hit The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical. With a book by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, the hilarious and heartwarming story follows six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who, in need of quick cash and low on prospects, come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing the local women's wild enthusiasm for touring Chippendales dancers. (more...)
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Opens New Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House Location in Orlando, FL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House in Orlando, Florida. The restaurant is located at 9150 International Drive, across the street from the Pointe Orlando shopping and entertainment district and within walking distance of the Orange County Convention Center, the second largest convention center in the U.S. This marks the 12th Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House across the country, and the 48th restaurant overall for Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, which also owns and operates 18 Del Frisco's Grilles and 18 Sullivan's Steakhouse locations. (more...)
A Golden Night with the New York Pops: Gala Honoree Kathleen Marshall on Falling Down Broadway's Rabbit Hole
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 30, 2015
Few directors and choreographers can get the sort of performance Kathleen Marshall drew out of Sutton Foster in the 2011 revival of ANYTHING GOES; few can get them to keep going, to push through an eight-minute act closer, with hefty tapping and belting. Fewer still can stitch it all up into one of the most rousing, palpitation-inducing musical moments in decades. (more...)
STEVE HARVEY Wins 2nd Consecutive Daytime Emmy
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015
Steve Harvey, the nationally syndicated daytime show hosted by comedian, radio mogul and best-selling author Steve Harvey celebrated a Big Night at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy® Awards held on Sunday, April 26,by winning its second consecutive award for Outstanding Talk Show/ Informative. (more...)
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/25-4/26/2015
by - Apr 26, 2015
Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Sunday, April 26, 2015. (more...)
BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of LIVING ON LOVE on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2015
Four time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming just made her Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills, two-time Emmy Award nominee Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O'Connell,Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson in Living on Love by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, and directed by three-time Tony Award winnerKathleen Marshall. Living on Love opened last night, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and below, you can check out interviews with the full company after they took their first official bows! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: In the Kitchen at 54 Below- with James Monroe Iglehart!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2015
BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2015
The completely original new musical comedy Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opened last night, April 22 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) on Broadway. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet for the Big Night and below, you can check out interviews with Hank Azaria, Debra Messing, Megan Hilty, Jennifer Laura Thompson, and more! (more...)
BWW TV: A Russian Romance- Chatting with the Cast of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2015
Based on Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning 20th-century epic Russian masterpiece, Doctor Zhivago is directed by Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Michael Weller (Ragtime), music byLucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyrics by Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Kelly Devine (Rocky). The musical officially opened at the Broadway Theatre last night, April 21, 2015, and BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night. Check out interviews with the full gang after the curtain went down below! (more...)