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Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called "The Dreams", who become music superstars. It was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006.


Tony Nominee Rory O'Malley & Gerold Schroeder Tie the Knot!Tony Nominee Rory O'Malley & Gerold Schroeder Tie the Knot!
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Book of Mormon star and Tony nominee Rory O'Malley tied the knot with Gerold Schroeder on Sunday, September 28th. (more...)

The Fugard Theatre Announces New David Kramer Musical ORPHEUS IN AFRICAThe Fugard Theatre Announces New David Kramer Musical ORPHEUS IN AFRICA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre are proud to announce the world premiere of David Kramer's new musical ORPHEUS IN AFRICA at the Fugard Theatre in January 2015. (more...)

Sheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena StageSheldon Henry, Kevin McAllister & More to Star in FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Come and dance the blues away with Five Guys Named Moe! Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootcandy, director of The Mountaintop at Arena Stage) returns to Arena Stage to direct an explosive, reimagined tribute to the 'King of the Jukebox'-legendary composer and saxophonist Louis Jordan. This modernized production features new orchestrations for classic songs, including 'Let the Good Times Roll' and 'Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby,' and a contemporary twist on the five Moes, now a hit boy band set in 2014. This dynamic musical revue features musical direction by Darryl G. Ivey (assistant music director for original Broadway production of Five Guys Named Moe) and choreography by Byron Easley (off-Broadway's Langston in Harlem). A co-production with Cleveland Play House, Five Guys Named Moe runs November 14-December 28, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Jane Alexander & Erika Henningsen Join Cast of New York Philharmonic's All-Star SHOW BOATJane Alexander & Erika Henningsen Join Cast of New York Philharmonic's All-Star SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has announced final principal cast members for its semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat, November 5-8, 2014: Tony-winning and Academy Award-nominated actress Jane Alexander will portray Parthy, and Erika Henningsen will portray Kim. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Wade Returns to Columbus as a Queen in LION KINGBWW Interviews: Wade Returns to Columbus as a Queen in LION KING
by Paul Batterson - Oct 7, 2014

Tis good to be the queen. Few people know that more than Tryphena Wade, a 1999 Pickerington High School graduate who plays Sarabi in a touring production of Disney's THE LION KING. The production opens in Columbus on Oct. 14 and will stay in the city until Nov. 9 at Ohio Theatre. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: SIDE SHOW on BroadwayUp on the Marquee: SIDE SHOW on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Oct 6, 2014

The upcoming Broadway reimagining of Side Show, featuring leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, opens on Broadway this fall, with a revised book and lyrics are by Bill Russell, with music by Henry Krieger, and additional book material by Bill Condon. Musical direction and arrangements are by Sam Davis (Dreamgirls at the Apollo), orchestrations are by six time Tony Award nominee Harold Wheeler, (Hairspray, Dreamgirls, The Wiz); and choreography is by Tony and Olivier Award nominee Anthony Van Laast (Mamma Mia). Since its inception, Jack Tantleff has serviced as Creative Supervisor. Below, check out photos of the marquee at the St. James Theatre! (more...)

SIDE SHOW Box Office Opens Today at St. James Theatre; First 100 Will Get Voucher for Free Cast AlbumSIDE SHOW Box Office Opens Today at St. James Theatre; First 100 Will Get Voucher for Free Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

When the box office for Side Show, at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street), opens TODAY at 10:00 a.m., the first 100 ticket-buyers on line will receive a voucher for a free copy of Side Show's recently announced, new original Broadway cast recording. Each of the cast recordings given away will be autographed by the creative team, which includes Academy Award® winning director Bill Condon, multiple Grammy Award® winning and Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, and Tony Award® nominated composerHenry Krieger, and Tony Award® nominated book writer and lyricist Bill Russell. (more...)

SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Sharon Leal's 'Giant' Music Video From New EP LEALSOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Sharon Leal's 'Giant' Music Video From New EP LEAL
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 4, 2014

Check out the visually impressive new music video for 'Giant' from Sharon Leal's new EP LEAL! BroadwayWorld is proud to present the brand new music video for the lead single 'Giant', directed by Paul Becker, from versatile stage and screen star Sharon Leal's new solo EP LEAL. (more...)

SIDE SHOW Revival to Get New Cast Recording; Details RevealedSIDE SHOW Revival to Get New Cast Recording; Details Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The all-new Broadway cast recording of Side Show will be released on Broadway Records in early 2015, producers announced today. (more...)

ANNIE the Musical Coming to the Benedum Center, Opening 10/28ANNIE the Musical Coming to the Benedum Center, Opening 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to annouce the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE opening on Tuesday, October 28th and running through Sunday, November 2nd at the Benedum Center.ANNIE is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony. (more...)

St. James Box Office for Broadway's Revamped SIDE SHOW Opens Next WeekSt. James Box Office for Broadway's Revamped SIDE SHOW Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

When the box office for Side Show, at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street), opens on Monday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m., the first 100 ticket-buyers on line will receive a voucher for a free copy of Side Show's recently announced, new original Broadway cast recording. (more...)

Sharon Leal's New EP LEAL Now Available On iTunesSharon Leal's New EP LEAL Now Available On iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 3, 2014

Versatile stage and screen star as well as memorable dreamgirl from the hit film adaptation of Broadway sensation Dreamgirls, Sharon Leal's new solo EP is now available on iTunes. (more...)

SIDE SHOW Sets Broadway Rush PolicySIDE SHOW Sets Broadway Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

The upcoming Broadway reimagining of Side Show, featuring leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, begins performances next week at the St. James Theatre - and today, the production has solidified its day-of rush policy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ELMER GANTRY at Signature is Just Plain HeavenlyBWW Reviews: ELMER GANTRY at Signature is Just Plain Heavenly
by Charles Shubow - Oct 23, 2014

Charlie Pollock and Bayla Whitten are compelling in a 'new edition' of ELMER GANTRY. (more...)

Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3Theatre School at DePaul University's 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts to be Held 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University will present The 2014 Awards for Excellence in the Arts gala on Monday, November 3, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The Four Seasons is located at 120 East Delaware Place. The event will begin with a 6 PM cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7 PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Seth Rudetsky Releases SETH'S BROADWAY DIARY at Don't Tell MamaPhoto Coverage: Seth Rudetsky Releases SETH'S BROADWAY DIARY at Don't Tell Mama
by Walter McBride - Oct 23, 2014

To kick off the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky new book Seth's Broadway Diary, Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) hosted a special book launch concert event last night at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St). Broadway stars Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn, Anika Larsen, Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Chip Zien and Marc Shaiman who are featured in the book performed excerpts and some of Seth's favorite songs. Check out photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara & More Celebrate Book Launch of SETH'S BROADWAY DIARY!Photo Coverage: Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara & More Celebrate Book Launch of SETH'S BROADWAY DIARY!
by Walter McBride - Oct 23, 2014

To kick off the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky new book Seth's Broadway Diary, Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) hosted a special book launch concert event last night at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St). Broadway stars Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn, Anika Larsen, Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Chip Zien and Marc Shaiman who are featured in the book performed excerpts and some of Seth's favorite songs. Check out photos from insIde the concert below! (more...)

Tony Winner Lillias White to Star in GROWN & SEXY Part 1 at Stage 72 Next MonthTony Winner Lillias White to Star in GROWN & SEXY Part 1 at Stage 72 Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

On Monday, November 10th at 9:30pm, Tony Winner, Lillias White returns to The Triad at Stage 72 in GROWN & SEXY part 1. This intimate, unplugged 'Just A Piano' Concert will feature MICHAEL O. MITCHELL (Motown the Musical) on piano and as Musical Director. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday Kicks Off Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE TodayJennifer Holliday Kicks Off Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Jennifer Holliday is hitting the road in THE COLOR PURPLE. (more...)

WEST END RECAST 2 to Return Nov 9 at the Phoenix TheatreWEST END RECAST 2 to Return Nov 9 at the Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

West End Recast 2 - It's back... it's bigger... it's better! On Sunday 9th November, 7:30pm, at the Phoenix Theatre. (more...)

Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Sign Development/Production Deal with The Shubert OrganizationCraig Zadan & Neil Meron Sign Development/Production Deal with The Shubert Organization
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

The Shubert Organization has signed a three-year development/production deal with producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, it was announced today by Shubert Chairman, Philip J. Smith, and Shubert President, Robert E. Wankel. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Company of Primary Stages' WHILE I YET LIVEIn the Spotlight Series: Company of Primary Stages' WHILE I YET LIVE
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz, presents the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller. While I Yet Live plays a limited, six-week engagement, now through October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET® project (229 West 42nd Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Jennifer Hudson Wants to Be an EGOT Winner: 'I Would Love to Do Theater'Jennifer Hudson Wants to Be an EGOT Winner: 'I Would Love to Do Theater'
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson reveals that she hopes to add an Emmy and Tony Award to her collection in order to achieve the highly selective status of being an EGOT winner (more...)

Photo Flash: Lacey, Lawrence, Donovan, Diaz, Blaemire and More Perform in Signature's 25th Anniversary Concert in D.C.Photo Flash: Lacey, Lawrence, Donovan, Diaz, Blaemire and More Perform in Signature's 25th Anniversary Concert in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

On October 20, 2014, Florence Lacey (Broadway's Follies, Evita and Signature's Sunset Boulevard), Megan Lawrence (Broadway's Hair and Signature's Cabaret), Jacquelyn Piro Donovan (Broadway's Les Miserables and Signature's The Witches of Eastwick), Natascia Diaz (Broadway's Man of La Mancha and Signature's The Threepenny Opera) and Nick Blaemire (Broadway's Godspell and Signature's Glory Days) performed alongside 75 Signature Theatre artists and an 18-piece orchestra as Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre celebrated its 25th Anniversary. With performances from 27 shows over the last 25 years, including Sweeney Todd, The Rhythm Club, Urinetown, The Boy Detective Fails, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Dreamgirls, Chess, and many more. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Dillard Center for the Arts to Present DREAMGIRLS, 10/30-11/2Dillard Center for the Arts to Present DREAMGIRLS, 10/30-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Broward's premiere high school magnet for the visual and performing arts proudly presents - Dreamgirls - featuring the DCA Theatre Department in conjunction with the nationally renowned DCA Jazz Ensemble. (more...)

ANNIE National Tour Coming to Fabulous Fox, 12/2-7ANNIE National Tour Coming to Fabulous Fox, 12/2-7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play December 2 - 7 at The Fabulous Fox in St. Louis. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Megan Mullally and More Set for 2014-15 San Antonio Broadway SeriesMegan Mullally and More Set for 2014-15 San Antonio Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Broadway @ series originated at its now-famous home in Provincetown, MA in the summer of 2011. Since that time the series, hosted by SiriusXM radio star and pianist Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, has attracted Broadway's biggest stars, such as Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson, Chita Rivera, and many other marquee names. The series has also now leapt to ongoing seasons in New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, the Poconos, Woodstock, NY, Hartford, Detroit, as well as Sydney, Australia and London's West End. (more...)

LAVENDER NIGHT OUT Benefit Set for the Pasadena Playhouse, 11/6LAVENDER NIGHT OUT Benefit Set for the Pasadena Playhouse, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse presents Lavender Night Out a benefit in support of art, inclusion and equality featuring a Premiere Week performance of Diana Son's GLADD Media Award winning play STOP KISS on Thursday, November 6, 2014. The festivities start at 6:30pm at The Pasadena Playhouse, with the STOP KISS performance at 8:00pm followed by dessert and drinks with the cast and director. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRYPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

ELMER GANTRY is a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic DirectorEric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. Signature Theatre's presentation will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre now through November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. Go inside opening night, below! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Freaks and Creative Team of Broadway's SIDE SHOW- First Look at the Cast in Costume!BWW TV: Meet the Freaks and Creative Team of Broadway's SIDE SHOW- First Look at the Cast in Costume!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2014

SIDE SHOW will begin previews performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big event. Check out interviews with the whole creative team and get a sneak peek of the freaks in costume below! (more...)

Eddie Murphy Signs On to Star in New Drama Film COOKEddie Murphy Signs On to Star in New Drama Film COOK
by Movies News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Well-loved comedian Eddit Murphy has signed on to play a more dramatic role than is his usual-- the title character in the Bruce Beresford-directed drama 'Cook'. This will be his first non-comedic role since his part in Dreamgirls (2006). (more...)

Tickets to ANNIE at Saenger Theatre On Sale 10/10Tickets to ANNIE at Saenger Theatre On Sale 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The New Orleans Theatre Association and East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans are proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play February 3 - 8, 2015, at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sequined Ponies Save the Day in BRONIES! THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: Sequined Ponies Save the Day in BRONIES! THE MUSICAL
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 2, 2014

BRONIES! THE MUSICAL made a big splash at this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. It won multiple awards including Best Musical, the Thirty9One Golden Elephant for best director/producers, and a Producers' Encore Award, and more importantly, it won the hearts of everyone who saw it. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Come Look at the Freaks! SIDE SHOW Cast Meets the PressPhoto Coverage: Come Look at the Freaks! SIDE SHOW Cast Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Oct 18, 2014

SIDE SHOW will begin previews performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of the show below! (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Freaks of SIDE SHOWFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Freaks of SIDE SHOW
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2014

Side Show will begin previews performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre on Tuesday, October 28 with an official Opening Night on Monday, November 17. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you a close-up with the 'freaks' below! Be sure to check back later for our full coverage! (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Make 'Broadway @ NOCCA' Debut in New Orleans, 11/7Cheyenne Jackson to Make 'Broadway @ NOCCA' Debut in New Orleans, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

When Broadway, TV and film star Cheyenne Jackson made his debut in the Broadway @ The Art House series hosted by Seth Rudetsky this past summer, the Cape Cod Times called him 'a singer with tremendous style' and raved that 'his vocal range goes deep' and 'his dance moves go from sultry to hip-swiveling rock.' On the heels of selling-out all six of his summer shows in Provincetown, Cheyenne Jackson make his debut in the Broadway @ NOCCA series on November 7th at 7:30PM for one show only. SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky will join him as pianist and host. For tickets, visit broadwaynola.com or call 800-838-3006. Broadway @ Nocca is sponsored exclusively by the New Orleans Hotel Collection, Gambit and the Mystic Krewe of Satyricon. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday to Star in Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLEJennifer Holliday to Star in Three-City Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Jennifer Holliday will soon be hitting the road in THE COLOR PURPLE. (more...)

Photo Flash: SIDE SHOW Heads to Carmine's for an Italian Feast!Photo Flash: SIDE SHOW Heads to Carmine's for an Italian Feast!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Carmine's welcomed the cast and crew of SIDE SHOW to West 44 Street by hosting a dinner Wednesday evening following their first tech rehearsal. (more...)

AUDIO: The Twins Are Back on Broadway! First Listen to Erin Davie & Emily Padgett's 'I Will Never Leave You' from SIDE SHOWAUDIO: The Twins Are Back on Broadway! First Listen to Erin Davie & Emily Padgett's 'I Will Never Leave You' from SIDE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2014

In a first listen below, SIDE SHOW's Erin Davie and Emily Padgett perform the production's beloved showstopper 'I Will Never Leave You.' The music from Side Show is written by Tony®, Academy® Award nominee and Grammy Award Winning composer Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls) and Tony® Award nominated lyricist Bill Russell, with orchestrations by Tony® Award winner Harold Wheeler, with musical direction by Sam Davis. Check it out! (more...)

Randal Kleiser to Direct THE PENIS CHRONICLES at Coast Playhouse, 11/6-12/14Randal Kleiser to Direct THE PENIS CHRONICLES at Coast Playhouse, 11/6-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

?TPC Play, LLC is thrilled to present a World Premiere Play with music, THE PENIS CHRONICLES, written by Tom Yewell and directed by Randal Kleiser (The Blue Lagoon, Grease). THE PENIS CHRONICLES will preview on Thursday, November 6 & Friday, November 7 at 8pm; will open on Saturday, November 8 at 8pm and run through Sunday, December 14 at the Coast Playhouse, 8325 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mary Kate Morrissey, Charlie Pollock and More in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRYPhoto Flash: First Look at Mary Kate Morrissey, Charlie Pollock and More in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

ELMER GANTRY is a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. Signature Theatre's presentation will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre now through November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE on Opening NightBWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE on Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz, presents the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller. While I Yet Live plays a limited, six-week engagement, now through October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET® project (229 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night and you can check out interviews with the full gang below! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch, 10/22Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Seth Rudetsky for Book Launch, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

To kick off the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky new book Seth's Broadway Diary, Dress Circle Publishing (Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira, founders) will host a special book launch concert event on Wednesday, October 22 at 5:30pm at Don't Tell Mama (343 W 46th St). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Takes Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Takes Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Oct 13, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz, presents the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller. While I Yet Live plays a limited, six-week engagement, now through October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET® project (229 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside WHILE I YET LIVE's Opening Night After PartyPhoto Coverage: Inside WHILE I YET LIVE's Opening Night After Party
by Walter McBride - Oct 13, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz, presents the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller. While I Yet Live plays a limited, six-week engagement, now through October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET® project (229 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the opening night after party below! (more...)

Badia Farha to Play 54 Below, 11/29Badia Farha to Play 54 Below, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents Badia Farha in Lady Sings For You on Saturday November 29, 2014 at 11:30pm. Joined by her 6 piece band, Badia Farha (aka Lady Rose) brings her original songs and R&B Soul + style to 54 Below. Lady Sings For You features original songs from Badia's solo album Still Waiting? Her newly released radio hit Don't Know, a tribute to Carmen McCrae and Aretha Franklin, as well as a bit of Bossa Nova Jazz. (more...)

Dominican Republic to Present Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTSDominican Republic to Present Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Award-winning musical "In The Heights" in Santo Domingo, D.R. This marks the first time the musical about a Dominican bodega owner who lives in Manhattan's latin neighborhood of Washington Heights will play at the Dominican Republic, a country often mentioned with great meaning within the musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The REP's SOUVENIR, Now Playing Through 10/12Photo Flash: First Look at The REP's SOUVENIR, Now Playing Through 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The REP presents SOUVENIR, by Stephen Temperley and directed by Tome Cousin, through Oct. 12 at Studio Theatre. Check out a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Signature Unveils ELMER GANTRY Music Videos - 'On The Road' and 'Between Trains'STAGE TUBE: Signature Unveils ELMER GANTRY Music Videos - 'On The Road' and 'Between Trains'
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2014

Signature Theatre just released two ELMER GANTRY music videos: Elmer Gantry grows Sister Sharon's ministry into the hottest show on the road by adding the gospel voices of the Washington family, whose matriarch Mary (Nova Y. Payton, HAIRSPRAY, Dreamgirls) leads the choir in the praise-worthy 'On the Road', and Elmer Gantry (Charlie Pollock, Broadway's VIOLET) finds himself at a crossroads, ready to take on the next adventure, but only the Lord knows where he'll end up next - Sharon Falconer's tent revival - in 'Between Trains.' Check out both videos below! (more...)

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