VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes with THE WIZ LIVE! Cast; Plus Sneak Peek!VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes with THE WIZ LIVE! Cast; Plus Sneak Peek!
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

This morning's TODAY chatted with the THE WIZ LIVE! stars Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan Grier, Ne-Yo and Shanice Williams as they prepare for the Big Night. (more...)

BWW TV: Why THE WIZ? NBC's All-Star Creative Team Explains How This Year's Live Show Came TogetherBWW TV: Why THE WIZ? NBC's All-Star Creative Team Explains How This Year's Live Show Came Together
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld was on set earlier this month as the company was readying for the Big Night and the whole creative team was on hand to tell us about the process so far. Find out how they all fell in love with THE WIZ, why the show speaks to them and more below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/2015 - A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCROOGE, TIGER at Tea and Broadway on TV!WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/2015 - A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCROOGE, TIGER at Tea and Broadway on TV!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 25, 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 holiday season starts in earnest with A CHRISTMAS STORY and SCROOGE taking over theaters across the country, plus it's a Big Night for Broadway appearances on TV! (more...)

BWW Flashback: A Look Back at DAMES AT SEA's Broadway VoyageBWW Flashback: A Look Back at DAMES AT SEA's Broadway Voyage
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 23, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Dames at Sea will officially play its final performance at Helen Hayes Theater on Sunday January 3, 2016, at 3pm. In honor of the show's run, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the production below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 13-20THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 13-20
by Nora Dominick - Nov 20, 2015

Highlights from this week include MISERY opens on Broadway, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY gets ready to hit the road, THE WIZ LIVE gets ready to hit TV screens, LAURA BENANTI ties the knot and SO much more! (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside ALLEGIANCE's Opening Night with George Takei, Lea Salonga & Telly Leung!BWW TV: Go Inside ALLEGIANCE's Opening Night with George Takei, Lea Salonga & Telly Leung!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 17, 2015

The new American musical Allegiance officially openedlast week at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street, starring Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) in her long-awaited return to Broadway, 'Star Trek' icon George Takei in his Broadway debut at age 78, and Broadway and 'Glee' star Telly Leung. Allegiance is the vibrant and unforgettable story of one family's resilience in the face of seemingly-insurmountable odds, inspired by Takei's real-life experience as a Japanese American during World War II. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the Big Night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!Photo Coverage: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Nov 13, 2015

The Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, directed by Ivo van Hove, opened just last night, November 12, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards -- winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong), will play an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE on Opening Night!BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 13, 2015

The Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, directed by Ivo van Hove, opened just last night, November 12, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The production, which swept the 2015 Olivier Awards -- winning for Best Revival, Best Director, and Best Actor (Mark Strong), will play an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out what the cast had to say after the curtain went down below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Opening Night of DADA WOOF PAPA HOTPhoto Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Opening Night of DADA WOOF PAPA HOT
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Nov 10, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director, Andre Bishop) presents Tammy Blanchard, Patrick Breen, John Benjamin Hickey, Alex Hurt, Kellie Overbey, John Pankow, and Stephen Plunkett in DADA WOOF PAPA HOT, a new play by Peter Parnell, and directed by Scott Ellis. DADA WOOF PAPA HOT began performances Thursday, October 15 and opened last night at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Piper Perabo & Company of MCC's LOST GIRLS Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Piper Perabo & Company of MCC's LOST GIRLS Celebrate Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 10, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of John Pollono's LOST GIRLS. Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen, Piper Perabo-who recently completed five seasons of the USA's popular drama series 'Covert Affairs' for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and was last seen onstage in the Broadway and MCC Theater productions of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty-stars alongside Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's 'Girls'), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal), Tasha Lawrence (Good People, The Whale), and newcomers Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, just made its World Premiere to a sold-out crowd at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 23-29THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 23-29
by Nora Dominick - Jan 29, 2016

Waiting patiently for GREASE: LIVE this Sunday? Loving Lin-Manuel Miranda's cameo in LES MIS just too much? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERSPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's SOJOURNERS
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 29, 2016

The Playwrights Realm presents the world premiere of Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. The production opened just last night, January 28, and runs through February 13, 2016 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Alex De La Iglesia's MY BIG NIGHT Heads to Theaters & VOD This AprilAlex De La Iglesia's MY BIG NIGHT Heads to Theaters & VOD This April
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Breaking Glass Pictures will release Álex de la Iglesia's (Witching & Bitching, The Last Circus) ensemble black comedy MY Big Night (MI GRAN NOCHE in theaters and VOD April 15, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New 'J.M. Barrie' Tony Yazbeck Takes First Bows in FINDING NEVERLAND!Photo Coverage: New 'J.M. Barrie' Tony Yazbeck Takes First Bows in FINDING NEVERLAND!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 27, 2016

FINDING NEVERLAND has found its new leading man! Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck (On The Town) just took over the role of Peter Pan creator J.M. Barrie in the smash hit, record-breaking Broadway musical last night, January 26, 2016. The production plays at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenues). BroadwayWorld was there for his Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22
by Nora Dominick - Jan 22, 2016

Still not over Jimmy Fallon performing at #Ham4Ham? Have you been too anxious for BroadwayCon this weekend? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Linda Lavin & Company Take Opening Night Bows in MTC's OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIRPhoto Coverage: Linda Lavin & Company Take Opening Night Bows in MTC's OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIR
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 21, 2016

Our Mother's Brief Affair, the new play by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg, directed by MTC's award-winning artistic director Lynne Meadow, is now in previews and opened just last night, January 20 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

Moviegoers Can Enjoy All Eight Best Picture Nominees at AMC Theatres Best Picture ShowcaseMoviegoers Can Enjoy All Eight Best Picture Nominees at AMC Theatres Best Picture Showcase
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Whether you missed the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, or you need a refresh before the Big Night, AMC Theatres has you covered for the 10th straight year with the AMC Best Picture Showcase. (more...)

A Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on BroadwayA Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Robin de Jesus Performs 'Feminism Medley' at #TBTLIVESTAGE TUBE: Robin de Jesus Performs 'Feminism Medley' at #TBTLIVE
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2016

On Thursday, January 7th a cast of Broadway favorites once again brought the popular Instagram/Twitter trend of #tbt to the stage of 54 Below with #tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday: The Concert. During the Big Night, Broadway favorite Robin de Jesus performed a 'Feminist Medley,' which was arranged by Tim Rosser. Check it out below! (more...)

2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Held at Lincoln Center2nd Annual Celebration of American Circus Held at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

It was a Big Night under the big top as Circus Now together with the Big Apple Circus, in association with Executive Producer and Director Jonathan S. Cerullo, JSC Theatricals, presented the 2nd Annual Celebration of American Circusat the Big Top at Lincoln Center on January 5, 2016. For the second year, the Celebration of American Circus boasted an impressive roster of honorees, all of whom have spent decades furthering the appreciation of circus arts in America. Four prominent artists and organizations were recognized for distinguished achievements in the American circus arts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 12, 2016

He's going to put a smile on your face and song in your heart. MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a swinging, song and dance musical that celebrates the astonishing showmanship of one of the last great tap dancers of a by-gone era still working today and whose collaborators were a jaw-dropping, who's who of theatre, music, film and television. Co-starring the fierce tap dancing Manzari brothers and the all female vivacious Diva Jazz Orchestra, the show is directed by Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Deaf West's Big River, Grease). Performances began December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opened just last night, January 11th. Check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: THE GIN GAME Concludes Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: THE GIN GAME Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2016

The new Broadway production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Gin Game, starring Tony Award winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, ends its limited run today, January 10, 2016. THE GIN GAME opened on October 14 at the Golden Theatre. In honor of the show's final curtain, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at its run on the Great White Way! (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday Special: Watch Broadway Get Patriotic with the National Anthem!Super Bowl Sunday Special: Watch Broadway Get Patriotic with the National Anthem!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 7, 2016

While sports-lovers are gearing up for football's biggest night, theatre people are probably more interested in the performances than the Panthers and Broncos. Tonight's halftime show will feature Coldplay, with Beyonce and Bruno Mars, but before that, Lady Gaga will kick off the night with the National Anthem. She joins the ranks of such music legends as Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Billy Joel, Ray Charles and many more, in singing the beloved tune for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California. Tune in tonight at 6:30 PM on CBS to cheer her on live! (more...)

Broadway's Tony Shalhoub to Star Opposite Aaron Tveit in New CBS Series BRAINDEADBroadway's Tony Shalhoub to Star Opposite Aaron Tveit in New CBS Series BRAINDEAD
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Broadway's Tony Shalhoub has signed on for the lead role in CBS's upcoming comedy thriller series BRAINDEAD. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, THE FULL MONTY, OKLAHOMA! and More Set for 10th Anniversary Season at the EngemanMAMMA MIA!, THE FULL MONTY, OKLAHOMA! and More Set for 10th Anniversary Season at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport has just announced its 10th Anniversary Season. To celebrate the occasion, the 2016-2017 season brings you six exciting musicals! (more...)

GREASE: LIVE Executive Producer Marc Platt Reveals the Biggest Challenges of the BroadcastGREASE: LIVE Executive Producer Marc Platt Reveals the Biggest Challenges of the Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

FOX's GREASE:LIVE was an undeniable hit last night, earning rave reviews, 12.2 million viewers and a 4.3 rating in the all-important A18-49 demographic. Executive producer Marc Platt has a lot to be happy about today, and he spoke with the Hollywood Reporter about his Big Night. (more...)

New York Times Critic Teases THE COLOR PURPLE Review in 2015 'Best of' RoundupNew York Times Critic Teases THE COLOR PURPLE Review in 2015 'Best of' Roundup
by Jessica Khan - Dec 8, 2015

Broadway's The Color Purple doesn't officially open until this Thursday, December 10, but New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley couldn't wait to rave about the show. The writer teased his opinion before the Big Night in his 2015 'Best of' roundup. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Hardcore Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: The Hardcore Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2015

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL, with music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, a book by Julian Fellowes and direction by Laurence Connor, made its World Premiere on Broadway last night, December 6, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and we're taking you inside the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Parties Like Rockstars on Opening Night!Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Parties Like Rockstars on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2015

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School of Rock: THE MUSICAL, with music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, a book byJulian Fellowes and direction by Laurence Connor, made its World Premiere on Broadway last night, December 6, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Movie Cast Reunites on the Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Movie Cast Reunites on the Red Carpet!
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2015

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School of Rock: THE MUSICAL, with music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, a book byJulian Fellowes and direction by Laurence Connor, made its World Premiere on Broadway last night, December 6, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and we're taking you inside the red carpet below! (more...)

ENTOURAGE's Kevin Dillon to Host New Year's Eve at Palmer HouseENTOURAGE's Kevin Dillon to Host New Year's Eve at Palmer House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

?The Palmer House Hilton is proud to announce that it will once again host one of Chicago's premier New Year's Eve events Big Night America's Chicago New Year's Eve Party: Big Night Chicago, Thursday, Dec. 31, from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. with host, from HBO's Entourage, Kevin Dillon, at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe Street. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 29-December 4THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 29-December 4
by Nora Dominick - Dec 4, 2015

Still in amazement over THE WIZ LIVE!? To busy getting all of your Holiday shopping in? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Ne-Yo & Elijah Kelley Dish on the New Song in Tonight's THE WIZ LIVE!: 'It's Bigger Than Just a Song'Ne-Yo & Elijah Kelley Dish on the New Song in Tonight's THE WIZ LIVE!: 'It's Bigger Than Just a Song'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The big day is her! THE WIZ LIVE! airs tonight, December 3, at 8PM/7c. The production will star newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. (more...)

Shanice Williams Checks In Before THE WIZ LIVE!: 'I'm Going to Do a Lot of Prayin'Shanice Williams Checks In Before THE WIZ LIVE!: 'I'm Going to Do a Lot of Prayin'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The big day has arrived! THE WIZ LIVE! airs tonight, December 3, at 8PM/7c. The production will star newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Von Trapps, Lost Boys, Nuns & More Offer Advice to the Cast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!BWW Exclusive: Von Trapps, Lost Boys, Nuns & More Offer Advice to the Cast of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Today's the day! And a huge one it is for the company of NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! The Long Island soundstage that the cast and crew have been calling home for the past month will be bustling today as finishing touches are placed on the star-studded production. Theatre fans know that this won't be the first time that NBC has pulled off such a massive undertaking. 9.21 million people tuned in for last year's PETER PAN LIVE!, while THE SOUND OF MUSIC, presented in 2013, yielded a whopping 18.62 million live viewers- an unprecedented ratings boom for the network. Few can understand the pressure that comes with this kind of attention, but the casts of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! and PETER PAN LIVE! have been through all of it before. BroadwayWorld has been in touch with both companies to find out if they have any advice for their successors. Find out what they had to say below!  (more...)

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Closes Phoenix Del Frisco's GrilleDel Frisco's Restaurant Group Closes Phoenix Del Frisco's Grille
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

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Breaking Glass Acquires Alex De La Iglesia's MY BIG NIGHTBreaking Glass Acquires Alex De La Iglesia's MY BIG NIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Breaking Glass has acquired North American distribution rights to Álex de la Iglesia's (Witching & Bitching, The Last Circus) ensemble black comedy MY Big Night (MI GRAN NOCHE). (more...)

BWW TV: Annaleigh Ashford, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey and More Gush for 'FIDDLER' on the Red CarpetBWW TV: Annaleigh Ashford, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey and More Gush for 'FIDDLER' on the Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2015

L'chaim! The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF just opened last night, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway), wrapping up the 2015 Broadway season. BroadwayWorld's Richard Richard Ridge caught up with starry audience members Annaleigh Ashford, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey and more as they arrived for the Big Night, and you can hear what they had to say about the classic musical below! (more...)

So You Wanted to Meet the Cast? Stephanie Mills Weighs in on Shanice Williams: 'She's Going to Be a Superstar'So You Wanted to Meet the Cast? Stephanie Mills Weighs in on Shanice Williams: 'She's Going to Be a Superstar'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

We are another day closer to NBC's highly-anticipated musical special, THE WIZ LIVE!, which airs Thursday, December 3, at 8PM/7c. The production will star newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Animal Trainer Bill Berloni Is Getting Toto in Top Shape for THE WIZ LIVE!BWW Interview: Broadway Animal Trainer Bill Berloni Is Getting Toto in Top Shape for THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld was on set earlier this month as the company was readying for the Big Night and we checked in with animal trainer BIll Berloni, who is working with Toto (played by Scooter), to find out how rehearsals have been going so far. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS! Takes Opening Night Bows at Atlantic Theater CompanyPhoto Coverage: Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS! Takes Opening Night Bows at Atlantic Theater Company
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, opened just last night, December 15, at Atlantic Theater Company. THESE PAPER BULLETS! plays a limited engagement through Sunday, January 10, 2016 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker & THESE PAPER BULLETS! Cast Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Justin Kirk, Nicole Parker & THESE PAPER BULLETS! Cast Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2015

The New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones and Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's new play with music THESE PAPER BULLETS!, directed by Jackson Gay, opened just last night, December 15, at Atlantic Theater Company. THESE PAPER BULLETS! plays a limited engagement through Sunday, January 10, 2016 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Cast Gathers for Opening Night of MARJORIE PRIMEPhoto Coverage: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Cast Gathers for Opening Night of MARJORIE PRIME
by Walter McBride - Dec 15, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison(Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned byPlaywrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opened last night, December 14, at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of MARJORIE PRIMEPhoto Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of MARJORIE PRIME
by Walter McBride - Dec 15, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opened last night, December 14, at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Josh Young, Emerson Steele & More Sing WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Josh Young, Emerson Steele & More Sing WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 14, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below just presented Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman's WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND: IN CONCERT, featuring Josh Young, Justin Matthew Sargent, Emerson Steele, Brian Charles Rooney, Jessica Waxman, Gregory Sullivan, Melissa VanPelt, Joshua Colley, Peyton Ella and The Shapiro Sisters. Produced by Van Dean, WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND included musical direction by Jacob Carr and direction by Pat Cerasaro. Check out photos from the Big Night below! (more...)

Vaughan Mills Encourages Building Holiday Memories With Santa's Tiny Big TownVaughan Mills Encourages Building Holiday Memories With Santa's Tiny Big Town
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

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BWW TV: Patina Miller, Marin Mazzie & More Talk THE COLOR PURPLE on the Opening Night Red Carpet!BWW TV: Patina Miller, Marin Mazzie & More Talk THE COLOR PURPLE on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Dec 11, 2015

The new Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE opened just last night, December 10, at theBernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th Street). Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner Jennifer Hudson makes her Broadway debut opposite Cynthia Erivo, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's Danielle Brooks, in the highly anticipated production of The Color Purple. All three women are make their Broadway debuts. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to chat with the night's celebrity guests before the curtain went up. Check out what what Patina Miller, Adriane Lenox, Becky Ann Baker, Marin Mazzie and more had to say on the Big Night! (more...)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and MoreDetroit Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Third Consecutive Surplus and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Phillip Wm. Fisher, Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Board Chairman since December 2012, closed the 2015 Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Annual Meeting of the Governing Members today as his last official order of business as Chairman. Mark Davidoff, Michigan Managing Partner at Deloitte LLP, was elected DSO Chairman by the Board of Directors during their meeting following the Governing Members' proceedings. (more...)

BWW Interview: Harvey Fierstein on Adapting THE WIZ for TV: 'I Got to Answer All the Questions That I Had'BWW Interview: Harvey Fierstein on Adapting THE WIZ for TV: 'I Got to Answer All the Questions That I Had'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

BroadwayWorld was on set earlier this month as the company was readying for the Big Night and we checked in with Harvey Fierstein to find out what kind of changes he made to the book to make it more modern. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

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