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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...)

PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER Author to Pen Disney's New Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEASTPERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER Author to Pen Disney's New Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Stephen Chbosky, who wrote the cult YA novel THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER and helmed/directed its film adaptation, has signed on to write a new draft of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at ACU's Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISHSTAGE TUBE: Backstage at ACU's Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2014

The Abilene Christian University Theatre, under special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Inc., is presenting the Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH for its 2014 Homecoming Musical. In the following video blog, entiteld 'Zachy Files, Episode 2,' watch as the cast takes us backstage. Check it out below! (more...)

Tony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this WeekTony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Lillias White, Justin Guarini and More Join Lyons & Pakchar Tonight at the NYPL for the Performing ArtsLillias White, Justin Guarini and More Join Lyons & Pakchar Tonight at the NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Broadway's Future Songbook Series -- presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul -- begins tonight, September 29th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DREAMGIRLS Hits Some of the Right Notes at Portland Center StageBWW Reviews: DREAMGIRLS Hits Some of the Right Notes at Portland Center Stage
by Patrick Brassell - Sep 28, 2014

There's so much plot crammed into the show, and so many songs (many of them performance pieces that have little to do with story or character), that it hurtles by too quickly for us to get to know the people we're watching. (more...)

Stage Tube: Jennifer Holliday Covers Diana Ross: 'I Ain't Been Licked'Stage Tube: Jennifer Holliday Covers Diana Ross: 'I Ain't Been Licked'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Need some motivation to get up on this early Fall, Saturday morning? Jennifer Holliday has it for you as she performs the Diana Ross classic 'I Ain't Been Licked' at her BB King Blues Club show this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: MET Theatre in Hollywood Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEINPhoto Flash: MET Theatre in Hollywood Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

It's alive! DOMA Theatre Company is back with yet another Broadway smash hit musical. Young Frankenstein, adapted for the stage by the Tony award-winning team of Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan (The Producers) from the 1974 cult comedy film by Brooks and Gene Wilder, opens Sept. 26 at the MET Theatre in Hollywood. BroadwayWorld brings a first look below! (more...)

BWW Previews: LETTERS FROM ZORA: IN HER OWN WORDS at Crossroads Theatre Company in New BrunswickBWW Previews: LETTERS FROM ZORA: IN HER OWN WORDS at Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 26, 2014

Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick presents 'Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words' from October 9th through October 26th. Written by Gabrielle Denise Pina and directed by Anita Dashiell-Sparks, this one-woman show stars Vanessa Bell Calloway. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE, Starring Lillias White, S. Epatha Merkerson & MorePhoto Flash: First Look at Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE, Starring Lillias White, S. Epatha Merkerson & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 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). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 5PM. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Issie Swickle Stars in the ANNIE National Tour, Kicking Off Today in DetroitIssie Swickle Stars in the ANNIE National Tour, Kicking Off Today in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The U.S. National Tour of ANNIE launches today, September 26, 2014 at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 18th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

Clear Channel Spectacolor Signs on as Producer for Broadway's Revamped SIDE SHOWClear Channel Spectacolor Signs on as Producer for Broadway's Revamped SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Clear Channel Spectacolor, the U.S. market leader in spectacular sign displays and a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO) announced today that it, has joined the producing team of the upcoming Broadway production of Side Show. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs New Single 'Dangerous' on LATE NIGHTVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs New Single 'Dangerous' on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Jennifer Hudson stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS to talk her about her latest album 'JHud' and perform her single, 'Dangerous.' Check out clips from the appearance below! (more...)

Crossroads Theatre Company to Present LETTERS FROM ZORA, Begin. 10/9Crossroads Theatre Company to Present LETTERS FROM ZORA, Begin. 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Crossroads Theatre Company opens the 2014-15 season with the One Pearl and a Sphinx production of Letters From Zora: In Her Own Words, a one-woman show delving into noted author Zora Neale Hurston's controversial views on segregation, integration and social justice. Written by USC professor Gabrielle Denise Pina with an original score by Ron McCurdy, this daring piece showcases a life filled with artistic triumphs as well as abject poverty and self-doubt. Directed by Anita Dashiell-Sparks, Hurston's personal letters create an authentic multi-sensory dramatization brought to life by veteran actress Vanessa Bell Calloway in a production that will illuminate Hurston's words, life and distinct view of the jazz-age era. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Alli Mauzey, Christoper Fitzgerald & More Join Cast of New York Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT; Will be Filmed for Live From Lincoln Center!Norm Lewis, Alli Mauzey, Christoper Fitzgerald & More Join Cast of New York Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT; Will be Filmed for Live From Lincoln Center!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The New York Philharmonic has announced several additions to the cast of the semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat, November 5-8, 2014: Tony-nominated actor Christopher Fitzgerald (who will portray Frank); Tony-nominated actor Norm Lewis, who appeared on Broadway as Porgy in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess (Joe); Broadway performer Alli Mauzey (Ellie); Broadway and television performer Edward Watts (Steve); Emmy- nominated comedic stage and screen actor Fred Willard (Cap'n Andy); and Broadway performer NaTasha Yvette Williams (Queenie). (more...)

Sheldon Craig to Star in Nat King Cole Tribute at Arthur Newman Theater Palm Desert, 10/12Sheldon Craig to Star in Nat King Cole Tribute at Arthur Newman Theater Palm Desert, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

What's your favorite Nat King Cole song? Unforgettable? Mona Lisa? Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer? Chances are Sheldon Craig is going to be singing it in his one-man tribute show at 2 PM on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Arthur Newman Theatre at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert. Joining him will be musical director and pianist David DuVall. Tickets for this event and all the Sundays In Summer Series shows are $11 cash at the door. (more...)

Author Walter Newkirk to Talk GREY GARDENS Doc, Musical and HBO Film in Chatham, 10/2Author Walter Newkirk to Talk GREY GARDENS Doc, Musical and HBO Film in Chatham, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

On Thursday, October 2 at 12:30pm Senior Services of the Chatham's in Chatham, NJ welcomes Walter Newkirk, founder of Walter Newkirk Public Relations LLC and author of memoraBEALEia : A Private Scrapbook about Edie Beale of Grey Gardens for a lecture about Grey Gardens: the critically acclaimed documentary, the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, and the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO film film starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. A free screening of the HBO film will be presented followed by a Q&A session with Walter, an expert on all things Grey Gardens. (more...)

UPDATE: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Delays Previews Until Sept 24 Due to 'Technical Issues'UPDATE: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Delays Previews Until Sept 24 Due to 'Technical Issues'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Primary Stages has announced that the world premiere of While I Yet Live will begin performances on Wednesday, September 24 at 7PM. Producers have decided to delay the start of previews due to technical issues. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Charlie Pollock, Mary Kate Morrissey and More for Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Charlie Pollock, Mary Kate Morrissey and More for Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Elmer Gantry, 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. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - 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 sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Center Stage Theater Celebrates Halloween with YOUNG FRANKENSTEINCenter Stage Theater Celebrates Halloween with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Halloween comes to Center Stage the entire month of October with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. (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...)

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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