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GLEE's Amber Riley Talks DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

In an interview with Access Hollywood, Amber Riley talked about getting in shape for her upcoming appearance of ABC's 17th season on DANCING WITH THE STARS. (more...)

Corbin Bleu, Valerie Harper Among Cast of DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

The cast of Season 17 of DANCING WITH THE STARS was announced live on 'Good Morning America this morning! (more...)

Bernadette Peters and Cyrille Aimée to Lead Stephen Sondheim & Wynton Marsalis' A BED AND A CHAIR: A NEW YORK LOVE AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Bernadette Peters and Cyrille Aimée will star in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis's A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, with choreography by Parker Esse and musical supervision by David Loud, was conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Viertel and John Doyle, and will run for seven performances, November 13 - 17 at City Center. (more...)

Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds to Join Company of AFTER MIDNIGHT in March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Multi-Platinum superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edwards are the latest Grammy Award-winning artists set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the new Broadway musical After Midnight. With an impressive 16 Grammy Awards between them, Braxton and Edwards will join the company following k.d. lang, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 through Sunday, March 30, 2014. As previously announced, After Midnight will reintroduce the Cotton Club's exciting tradition of welcoming the stars of today in limited engagements throughout the musical's run. After Midnight will begin preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Tickets for Braxton and Edmonds' engagement will go on sale Monday, November 4, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Day of Rehearsal at AFTER MIDNIGHT - Dule Hill, Warren Carlyle, Isabel Toledo and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Last Thursday, September 19, was the first day of rehearsal for Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT. Day 1 included a costume presentation by the acclaimed fashion designer Isabel Toledo. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team! (more...)

Up on the Marquee: AFTER MIDNIGHT- More Photos!
by Walter McBride - Sep 24, 2013

Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight, featuringFantasia Barrino, will begin preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (246 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Emmy Award-nominated actor Dule Hill will join Barrino onstage as 'The Host' of the evening. Check out more photos of the marquee at the Brooks Atkinson below! (more...)

Richard Topol Stars as Yogi Berra in Primary Stages' BRONX BOMBERS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Primary Stages has announced that Richard Topol (Broadway's The Normal Heart, The Merchant of Venice) will assume the role of Yogi Berra in their World Premiere production of Bronx Bombers, written and directed by Tony Award nominee Eric Simonson (Broadway's Lombardi). Due to artistic differences, Joe Pantoliano, initially announced to play the role of Yogi Berra, will not continue with the production. The production has delayed its first performance to tonight, September 20. Opening night remains scheduled for October 8 at 7pm. Bronx Bombers runs through October 19 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

Richard Topol to Star as Yogi Berra in Primary Stages' BRONX BOMBERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

Primary Stages has announced that Richard Topol (Broadway's The Normal Heart, The Merchant of Venice) will assume the role of Yogi Berra in their World Premiere production of Bronx Bombers, written and directed by Tony Award nominee Eric Simonson (Broadway's Lombardi). Due to artistic differences, Joe Pantoliano, initially announced to play the role of Yogi Berra, will not continue with the production. The production has delayed its first performance to Friday, September 20. Opening night remains scheduled for October 8 at 7pm. Bronx Bombers runs through October 19 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

Adriane Lenox, Julius 'Iglide' Chisolm, Karine Plantadit & More Join AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis have announced the wildly eclectic opening night cast for the new Broadway Musical, After Midnight. The company includes a wide array of 25 cutting-edge performers from varied backgrounds who will come together to create an explosive, modern interpretation of Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 46th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 10, 2013

Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight, featuring Fantasia Barrino, will begin preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (246 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Emmy Award-nominated actor Dule Hill will join Barrino onstage as 'The Host' of the evening. Check out photos of the marquee at the Brooks Atkinson below! (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Rob Kapilow and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's WHAT MAKES IT GREAT?, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston will present What Makes It Great? With Rob Kapilow on Sunday, November 3, 2013, at 3pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. Celebrity Series of Boston has presented What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow 33 times since its Boston debut in 1997.? (more...)

Breaking News: The Yankees Are Coming to Broadway! BRONX BOMBERS Take Circle in the Square; Scolari & Shayne Join Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo announced today that Bronx Bombers, a new American play written and directed by Eric Simonson, will begin performances on Broadway starting January 10, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theater (235 West 50th Street). The official opening is February 6, 2014. Tickets are now on sale at the box office and Telecharge.com. (more...)

Norm Lewis and Jeremy Jordan Join Bernadette Peters in Stephen Sondheim & Wynton Marsalis' A BED AND A CHAIR: A NEW YORK LOVE AFFAIR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Norm Lewis and Jeremy Jordan will join Cyrille Aimée and Bernadette Peters in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis's A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, with choreography by Parker Esse and musical supervision by David Loud, was conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Viertel and John Doyle,and will run for seven performances, November 13 – 17 at City Center. (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's 'Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars' Musician Roster Announed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis have announced the roster of musicians who will form the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars and play nightly on Broadway in the new musical After Midnight. Hand-picked by Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center's nine-time Grammy and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning Artistic Director, the band includes 17 of the finest soloists and ensemble players in the music world today. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight begins preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: Real Housewife NeNe Leakes Visits AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

Last night, NeNe Leakes, of the 'Real Housewives of Atlanta,' and her husband Gregg traveled to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to catch After Midnight, which opened earlier this week. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos of the duo backstage with the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Isabel and Ruben Toledo Host Fashionables at AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Last evening, Isabel and Ruben Toledo hosted a group of friends for cocktails at their Atelier before taking them to the theater in a caravan of cars to see the show and Isabel's costumes on stage. Guests included Debi Mazar, Valerie Steele, Michaela angela Davis, Tommy Tune, Candy Spelling, Joey Arias, William Ivey Long, Joel Grey, Paige Powell, Albe Clemente, Chiara Clemente and more. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

BWW TV: Bernadette Peters, Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis & More Sing Sondheim in Encores! A BED AND A CHAIR; Watch Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 6, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan, Cyrille Aimee and Bernadette Peters will star in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis's A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. The cast met the press earlier today and you can check out what they had to say about the special show and catch a performance preview below! (more...)

k.d. lang 'Off the Charts Excited' to Make Broadway Debut in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

As previously announced, After Midnight, which opened last night at the Brooks AtkinsonTheatre, will welcome k.d. lang February 11 through March 9. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chatted with her on the red carpet about making her Broadway debut in the show and she revealed: 'I love the music so much and I'm so excited to see Fantasia and Dule [Hill] and all of the young artists that are doing the show. I'm so excited to have three months in my head to absorb how I'm going to fit in, but as I said earlier, I don't expect to go in and change myself but just let the music do the talking and really sing my heart out. To be honest, I didn't expect to be on Broadway ever. It wasn't really in my realm of thinking. But I'm really excited now that I'm here and after the show I'm sure that I'm gonna be off the charts excited.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: AFTER MIDNIGHT Cast Takes First Official Broadway Bow!
by Walter McBride - Nov 4, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night yesterday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Fantasia, Dule Hill & AFTER MIDNIGHT Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 4, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night yesterday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from inside the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside AFTER MIDNIGHT's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Nov 4, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night yesterday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Norm Lewis Reveals Details on Working with John Doyle for A BED AND A CHAIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan, Cyrille Aimee and Bernadette Peters will star in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis's A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Lewis was just on the red carpet at AFTER MIDNIGHT where he chatted with Richard Ridge about the project. He revealed: 'It's rearrangements- all jazz infusion. It's not gonna be totally jazz, you'll still understand that it's Stephen Sondheim and its his music and his arrangements, but there is a little influence that Wynton Marsalis will put on it as well.' (more...)

Real Housewife of Atlanta Kandi Burruss Reveals Broadway Dreams!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

Real Housewife of Atlanta and music star Kandi Burruss was in attendance at the big Broadway opening of AFTER MIDNIGHT last night, and she revealed her own Broadway aspirations to Richard Ridge on the red carpet. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with Norm Lewis, Tyne Daly & More on the AFTER MIDNIGHT Red Carpet!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of the evening's guests including: Condola Rashad, Norm Lewis, Justin Guarini, Tyne Daly and more. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Broadway Bound in 2014?- Kristin Chenoweth in HELLO, DOLLY or ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY!?
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2013

Just a few months ago, Michael Riedel reported that Bette Midler has been approached for a revival, for which she seemingly passed, telling interviewers that she didn't see herself wanting to carry an entire musical for 8 shows a week. Now, it might be Kristin Chenoweth's turn. Riedel wrote that 'Kristin Chenoweth has said she'd love to play Dolly Levi in 'Hello, Dolly!' in about 10 years. But her wish may come true a lot sooner. I hear she's in discussions to star in a multimillion-dollar Broadway revival within the next two years.' He goes on to note that lined up as director and choreographer is Warren Carlyle (Cotton Club Parade, A Christmas Story, Chaplin, Follies & More.) (more...)

Review Roundup: AFTER MIDNIGHT Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 3, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at AFTER MIDNIGHT, Opening Tonight on Broadway with Fantasia, Dule Hill and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for today, November 3, 2013. Get a first look at highlights from the show in the video below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Fantasia 'Falls Back' AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Walter McBride - Nov 3, 2013

Last night on November 2, Fantasia and the men of Broadway's After Midnight reminded everyone that it was time to 'Fall Back After Midnight' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you full coverage below! (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Rob Kapilow and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston's WHAT MAKES IT GREAT? Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

Celebrity Series of Boston will present What Makes It Great? With Rob Kapilow today, November 3, 2013, at 3pm at NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston. Sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. Celebrity Series of Boston has presented What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow 33 times since its Boston debut in 1997. (more...)

Review: AFTER MIDNIGHT Shimmers with Harlem Elegance
by Michael Dale - Nov 3, 2013

The new song and dance review features an all-star jazz orchestra and a dazzling company saluting the music and styles of Duke Ellington and The Harlem Renaissance. (more...)

VIDEO: Could Broadway be Next for DWTS' Champ Amber Riley?
by TV News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

The exhausted GLEE star revealed that following some well-earned rest, she will be entertaining some interesting offers she has received since winning the hearts of America on the dance competition. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Wynton Marsalis to Collaborate on A BED AND A CHAIR Concert at New York City Center, Nov. 13-17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis will collaborate on A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Story, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, announced Arlene Shuler, President & CEO of New York City Center. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, and conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Viertel and John Doyle, will run for seven performances, November 13 - 17 at City Center. City Center's annual Gala Benefit will take place on Thursday, November 14 and will include a post-performance dinner at the Plaza Hotel. (more...)

Review: Marsalis and Doyle Brilliantly Jazz Up Sondheim in A BED AND A CHAIR
by Michael Dale - Nov 15, 2013

Winton Marsalis adds jazz arrangements and John Doyle whips up a narrative for an evening that vividly showcases the great dramatist's songs at fresh angles. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Wynton Marsalis to Collaborate on A BED AND A CHAIR Concert at New York City Center, Nov. 13-17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis will collaborate on A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Story, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, announced Arlene Shuler, President & CEO of New York City Center. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, and conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Viertel and John Doyle, will run for seven performances, November 13 - 17 at City Center. City Center's annual Gala Benefit will take place on Thursday, November 14 and will include a post-performance dinner at the Plaza Hotel. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 9, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

A Beautiful Journey... Meet the Full Cast of VIOLET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of VIOLET, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, begins previews tomorrow, March 28, 2014. VIOLET officially opens on April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company and check out a sneak peek performance and interviews with the cast! (more...)

Almost Sold-Out, BETRAYAL Box Office Opens Early for One Week, Now thru August 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, the Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street) will open early, for one week only, today, July 29 at 10:00 am through Sunday, August 4 at 6:00 pm, for tickets to Harold Pinter's Betrayal, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall, and directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. (more...)

STICK FLY's Dule Hill Joins AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway as 'The Host'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Emmy Award-nominated actor Dulé Hill will return to the stage in After Midnight, marking his first appearance in a musical since Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk. With his own unique song and dance style, Hill will serve as 'The Host' of the evening, leading the audience through the heat and glamour of the Harlem Renaissance using the words of Langston Hughes. (more...)

Box Office for Nearly Sold Out BETRAYAL Starring Daniel Craig & Rachel Weisz to Open Early for One Week, July 29 - August 4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Due to overwhelming demand, the Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street) will open early, for one week only, on Monday, July 29 at 10:00 am through Sunday, August 4 at 6:00 pm, for tickets to Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, and Rafe Spall, and directed by ten-time Tony Award-winner Mike Nichols. The box office will be open July 29-August 3 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, and August 4 from Noon to 6:00 pm. After August 4, the box office at the Barrymore will reopen on Tuesday, September 3. (more...)

Tickets to Fantasia Barrino-Led AFTER MIDNIGHT On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

After Midnight will reintroduce this exciting tradition by presenting stars of today in limited engagement appearances throughout the musical's run. Grammy Award-winning recording artist Fantasia, who was last seen on Broadway in her stunning and universally praised star turn in The Color Purple, has been confirmed to kick off the excitement as the first such guest star in After Midnight. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Fantasia Performs 'Stormy Weather' at 2014 Pre-Grammy Party
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2014

Star of Broadway's After Midnight, Fantasia Barrino, gave a high-energy performance of of 'Stormy Weather' at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party this afternoon. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Fantasia & Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT Perform on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

The cast of Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT, featuring Fantasia Burrino and 'Psych' star Dule Hill gave a high-energy performance on this morning's 'Today' on NBC. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of BRONX BOMBERS
by Meet the Cast - Jan 19, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play written and directed by Eric Simonson, will begin performances on Broadway starting January 10, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Fantasia Performs 'Sunny Side of the Street' in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2014

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night on November 3. Below, watch Grammy Award winner Fantasia (The Color Purple) belt 'Sunny Side of the Street' onstage! (more...)

Hello, Kristin? Kristin Chenoweth in Talks for HELLO, DOLLY! Revival?
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 7, 2013

Just a few months ago, Michael Riedel reported that Bette Midler has been approached for a revival, for which she seemingly passed, telling interviewers that she didn't see herself wanting to carry an entire musical for 8 shows a week. Now, it might be Kristin Chenoweth's turn. (more...)

Meet the Hottest Stars of the Summer 2013 Broadway Season!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 2, 2013

Summertime is an important season for Broadway, with tourists flocking from all over to check out the stars they watched on the Tony Awards, be the first to visit the newest additions to the Broadway line-up, and even stop back at an old favorite. Need help keeping track of Broadway's newest and most buzzed-about performers? BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of the hottest stars of the summer below! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Wynton Marsalis Collaboration, A BED AND A CHAIR: A NEW YORK LOVE AFFAIR to Play City Center in November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis will collaborate on A BED AND A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair, a new musical event featuring Sondheim's music arranged and performed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. This Encores! Special Event, directed by frequent Sondheim collaborator John Doyle, with choreography by Parker Esse and musical supervision by David Loud, was conceived by Peter Gethers, Jack Viertel and John Doyle, and will run for seven performances, November 13 - 17 at City Center. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Fantasia Barrino Talks Returning to Broadway - 'Everything Happens for a Reason'
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2013

During the red carpet premiere for the movie The Butler, Fantasia Barrino, star of the upcoming Broadway production AFTER MIDNIGHT, talked about her return to the Great White Way after her turn in The Color Purple. Watch the interview below! (more...)

SOUND OFF: GLEE Sings Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 9, 2014

What, dare say, is “the ultimate musical theatre challenge”? Well, Sondheim, that is! Otherwise known as the greatest living musical theatre dramatist and the subject of this week's GLEE - FOLLIES to SWEENEY TODD and INTO THE WOODS. And, touching, timely and terrific tribute it was. (more...)

Christopher Jackson to Join Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT on 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Christopher Jackson (In the Heights, Memphis, Bronx Bombers) will join the cast of After Midnight from April 5-20. He will replace Everett Bradley, who will depart to be the band leader on the Meredith Vieira Show. Jackson starred in the Encores! version of the show in 2012, when it was titled Cotton Club Parade. (more...)

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