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AUDIO: Gregory Haney, Joey Taranto and More in The Ensemblist's 'Dressed as A Girl' EpisodeAUDIO: Gregory Haney, Joey Taranto and More in The Ensemblist's 'Dressed as A Girl' Episode
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The 'DRessed as A Girl' episode of The Ensemblist features interviews with three male actors who have played roles on Broadway outside their own gender identity: one a woman, one a drag queen, and one a transwoman. (more...)

BWW Reviews: And BEST OF BROADWAY 2 Begat BEST OF BROADWAY 3BWW Reviews: And BEST OF BROADWAY 2 Begat BEST OF BROADWAY 3
by Joseph Baker - Apr 24, 2015

Once again, it's Spring; and once again, Stage Door Productions has brought professionals and nonprofessionals together to share their love of musical theatre and their talents in what is, by now, an annual event: THE BEST OF BROADWAY 3, closing this weekend at the KROC Center, is Director Brandon Kelly's latest 'greatest hits' collection to entertain Memphis' audiences. This is the second year I have attended this event, and even though a review at this point probably won't make much difference in bolstering attendance, BEST doesn't really need it. The audience here is 'a given' (and a vocal 'given' at that) - a multigenerational aggregation of relatives and friends, lovers of musicals, and people who simply want to be entertained; and in that latter respect, THE BEST OF BROADWAY 3 does not disappoint. (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards NomineesBlumenthal Performing Arts Announces 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Blumenthal Performing Arts is pleased to announce the 72 nominees - six each in 12 categories - competing in the 4th Annual High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as The Blumey Awards, presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 17, in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: ArtsBridge Foundation Presents the Shuler Hensley Awards to Georgia High School StudentsPhoto Flash: ArtsBridge Foundation Presents the Shuler Hensley Awards to Georgia High School Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

ATLANTA - (April 23, 2015) - ArtsBridge Foundation, the producer of the 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards, tonight announced the winners of the 2015 awards during a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Award highlights include:  Overall Production - West Forsyth High School for Nice Work If You Can Get It; Direction - Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School's William Patti for Godspell; Leading Actor - West Forsyth High School's Nick Eibler for his role as Jimmy Winter in Nice Work If You Can Get It; and Leading Actress - Milton High School's McKenzie Kurtz for her role as Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins. Additionally, three scholarships and one grant were awarded. (more...)

Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry to Star in KINKY BOOTS in the West EndKillian Donnelly and Matt Henry to Star in KINKY BOOTS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Killian Donnelly (as Charlie) and Matt Henry (as Lola) will lead KINKY BOOTS in the West End. (more...)

Welcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWelcome to The Hummingbird! Meet the Full Cast of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's presentation of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Airline Highway, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out), opens tonight, April 23 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

Newlyweds Colin Donnell and Patti Murin to Lead Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny This Summer!Newlyweds Colin Donnell and Patti Murin to Lead Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Colin Donnell and Patti Murin, who recently starred opposite each other in Encores! LADY, BE GOOD, will return to the stage in Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The Muny in St. Louis beginning July 6, just one week after they tie the knot! (more...)

Cancer Victim Kylie Myers Keeps Broadway Smiley on Times Square BillboardCancer Victim Kylie Myers Keeps Broadway Smiley on Times Square Billboard
by Danielle Ashley Dias - Apr 23, 2015

Kylie Myers, a 12-year-old aspiring actress form Georgia, was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, on April 9, 2014. Since then, Broadway stars, companies, and thousands of people around the world quickly adopted her. And even though she had to miss her walk-on Broadway role, Kylie still made her Broadway debut this week on a billboard in Times Square. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Anna Kendrick & More Cover Beyonce in New PITCH PERFECT 2 Clip!VIDEO: Watch Anna Kendrick & More Cover Beyonce in New PITCH PERFECT 2 Clip!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 23, 2015

Below, watch Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and more cover Beyonce in this brand new clip from PITCH PERFECT 2 (more...)

Tom Cruise Eyeing Lead in Disney's Upcoming Musical Comedy BOB THE MUSICALTom Cruise Eyeing Lead in Disney's Upcoming Musical Comedy BOB THE MUSICAL
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Multiple sources tell The Wrap that actor Tom Cruise is eyeing the title role in Disney's upcoming musical comedy BOB THE MUSICAL. (more...)

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Jason LewisWHERE ARE THEY NOW? Jason Lewis
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 22, 2015

Today, our focus is on one of our favorites: Jason Lewis, who's been in New York City for the past several years but has been able to maintain his connection to Music City through a variety of successful projects, some of which have brought him back to Nashville for another stint. (more...)

BWW Reviews: KINKY BOOTS at Shea's Buffalo TheatreBWW Reviews: KINKY BOOTS at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Apr 22, 2015

Shimmering and strutting with drag queen elegance, the TONY Award winning Best Musical of 2013, KINKY BOOTS, opened at Shea's Buffalo Theatre last night to rapturous applause by the near capacity audience. With an infectious score by 80's pop icon Cyndi Lauper as well as a fun and often touching book by Harvey Fierstein, KINKY BOOTS tells the dual story of a failing men's shoe factory in suburban England run by the son (Charlie) of the recently deceased owner and his chance encounter with an over the top drag queen named Lola. These two unlikely characters surreptitiously meet at a time when both need each other's help. Charlie is struggling to find a niche market for his shoe factory and Lola and her fellow drag queens are in need of some boots that can support a man's physique. (more...)

GLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's THE WEDDING SINGER; 2015 Summer Season Casts SetGLEE's Jenna Ushkowitz to Lead Pittsburgh CLO's THE WEDDING SINGER; 2015 Summer Season Casts Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Pittsburgh CLO's 2015 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenna Ushkowitz from Fox's hit series "Glee" and the dynamic duo of Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman from 'Guiding Light.' (more...)

John Waters, Rita Mae Brown to Be Honored at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary AwardsJohn Waters, Rita Mae Brown to Be Honored at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that John Waters will receive Lambda's Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature an Rita Mae Brown will receive the Pioneer Award at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ('Lammys'). Waters and Brown will be honored along with the winning authors of 24 separate LGBT literary categories as determined by over 90 judges. The Lammys bring together over 450 attendees, sponsors and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature, making it the most glamorous and prestigious LGBT literary event in the world. The awards will be hosted for the fourth year in a row by comedienne Kate Clinton on Monday, June 1st in New York City at The Great Hall at Cooper Union (7 East 7th St @ 3rd Ave, New York City) with a pre-ceremony reception presented by Penguin Random House. A VIP After-Party presented by Scholastic will immediately follow the ceremony. (more...)

Shoshana Bean & Todrick Hall Perform Epic Disney Mash-Up In Brand New Viral VideoShoshana Bean & Todrick Hall Perform Epic Disney Mash-Up In Brand New Viral Video
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 22, 2015

All your favorite Disney classics in one amazing mash-up! (more...)

BWW Reviews: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Is A Big Hit, Timed For The School HolidaysBWW Reviews: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Is A Big Hit, Timed For The School Holidays
by Barry Lenny - Apr 21, 2015

There is just so much to like about this production and, even if you don't have children to take, get yourselves some tickets. (more...)

BWW Review:  Jerry Jay Cranford Hosts MUSICAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY in Kansas CityBWW Review: Jerry Jay Cranford Hosts MUSICAL MONDAY AND TUESDAY in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Apr 21, 2015

Musical Monday closes with the cast singing "One Day More," which is the amount of time left to catch one of the most phenomenal shows to appear at Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center. Musical Monday and Tuesday opened on April 20 with Jerry Jay Cranford singing Les Miz from Forbidden Broadway. The theme of the two-day musical event is Les Miserables and Others. Others included tunes from Chorus Line and Little Shop of Horrors. (more...)

Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!Leading Ladies of MATILDA THE MUSICAL National Tour Revealed; Bryce Ryness, Cassie Silva & More Among Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Casting has been announced for the First National Tour of Matilda the Musical. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, the First National Tour of Matilda the Musical will begin this May with technical rehearsals and performances at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT, with the official tour opening at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles on June 7, 2015. (more...)

ALL ABOUT THAT FACE Set for Stage 72 at The Triad This FridayALL ABOUT THAT FACE Set for Stage 72 at The Triad This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Friday, April 24 at 9:00 pm there will be a special performance at Stage 72 at The Triad, 158 West 72 Street (just off Broadway) of a new musical entertainment: "All About That Face".  The show stars Courtney Cheatham, Amelia Hart, Roxy Reynolds, and Eva Richards. The evening is a fresh cabaret about love, the guys who didn't text, and the prince who did! A night of Showtunes and pop favorites. Created by Phil Hall, who is also the musical director and accompanist.   (more...)

Will Alan Mingo Jr. Play Lola in Toronto's KINKY BOOTS?Will Alan Mingo Jr. Play Lola in Toronto's KINKY BOOTS?
by Alan Henry - Apr 20, 2015

BroadwayWorld Toronto has learned that American actor Alan Mingo Jr. will play Lola in the Toronto production of KINKY BOOTS. Mingo Jr. joins Graham Scott Fleming as Charlie Price, a casting which BroadwayWorld previously reported. The Toronto production is set to begin performances at The Royal Alexandra Theatre on June 16, 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: Alysha Umphress Talks ON THE TOWN & More on NY1VIDEO: Alysha Umphress Talks ON THE TOWN & More on NY1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Last week, NY1's Frank DiLella caught up with the actress to talk shop and more (more...)

Jessie Hart & Lewis Kirk to Join DIRTY DANCING UK TourJessie Hart & Lewis Kirk to Join DIRTY DANCING UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The Producers of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage have announced that Jessie Hart will join the record-breaking tour to star as the idealistic Baby Houseman. Jessie recently graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and has since played 'Agnes' in the ITV drama Arthur and George and the lead role of 'Gerda' in The Snow Queen (Nuffield Theatre). Jessie will begin performances in Dirty Dancing from 30 April 2015 at the Birmingham Hippodrome. (more...)

VIDEO: ON THE TOWN's Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson Perform 'I Can Cook Too' on 'Today'VIDEO: ON THE TOWN's Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson Perform 'I Can Cook Too' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

ON THE TOWN's Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform the number 'I Can Cook Too' from the hit Broadway musical. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 5/12-31Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 5/12-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Community and collaboration are the watchwords of Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, running May 12-May 31. Co-directed by Susan D. Atkinson and Amy Kaissar, the high-voltage drama, which concludes BRT's Mainstage Season, features an ensemble of professional actors Keith Baker, Kevin Bergen, Mark Collmer, Brian Brillinger, Laura Giknis, Marc LeVasseur, Shamus Hunter McCarty, P. Brendan Mulvey and Sabrina Proffitt performing alongside Bucks County community members. The production is supported in part by a generous grant from PECO. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of ON YOUR FEET!'s 'Journey to Broadway'STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of ON YOUR FEET!'s 'Journey to Broadway'
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2015

On Your Feet! - the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan, who has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and her husband, 19 time GRAMMY® winning legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will come to New York later this year. In anticipation, the show has unveiled a new web series, detailing the production's behind the scenes journey. Check out the first episodes below! (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Lesli Margherita & More Set for 54 Below This WeekMarilyn Maye, Lesli Margherita & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

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...)

Divas, Drama, Romance! Meet the Full Cast of LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight on BroadwayDivas, Drama, Romance! Meet the Full Cast of LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 20, 2015

Four time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming makes her Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills, two-time Emmy Award nominee Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O'Connell, Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson in Living on Love by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Living on Love opens tonight, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 20-26 Featuring Lesli Margherita, Donna Vivino, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 20-26 Featuring Lesli Margherita, Donna Vivino, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Apr 19, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Natalie Douglas in 'Hello Dolly...The Music of Dolly Parton;' 54 Sings the Beatles; Donna Vivino: Confessions of a Broadway Baby; Lesli Margherita: All Hail the Queen; and Sondheim Unplugged. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Launch Asian Tour Next MonthGHOST THE MUSICAL to Launch Asian Tour Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The supernatural power of love is taking Asia by storm as the Broadway and West End musical GHOST THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, starts rehearsals in London next week. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANYTHING GOES Celebrates Opening Night at The MarriottPhoto Flash: ANYTHING GOES Celebrates Opening Night at The Marriott
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

One of musical theater's biggest hits, Anything Goes, the irresistible musical filled with unforgettable music and dazzling dance numbers, continues The Marriott Theatre's spectacular 40th anniversary season. The production opened on April 15 and runs through May 31 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Carly Hughes, George Salazar, Ryan Worsing and More for TAKE THE STAGE WITH BROADWAY STARS at Carnegie HallPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Carly Hughes, George Salazar, Ryan Worsing and More for TAKE THE STAGE WITH BROADWAY STARS at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

This Saturday, April 18 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) joins musical director and co-host Leslie Stifelman and director and choreographer Melissa Rae Mahon from Chicago: The Musical, co-host Thomas Cabaniss, and The Broadway All-Star Chorus-comprising top performers from the Great White Way-for a fun, interactive Carnegie Hall Family Concert that gives parents and their children the opportunity to sing and dance along with their favorite Broadway numbers. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Crystal Joy, Saycon Sengbloh & More Join Cast of Center Stage's Bob Marley Musical; Full Company Announced!Crystal Joy, Saycon Sengbloh & More Join Cast of Center Stage's Bob Marley Musical; Full Company Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Center Stage announces the full cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Marley, a new musical with music and lyrics by Bob Marley, and written and directed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah. The production will run May 7* to June 14, 2015 at Center Stage in Baltimore. (more...)

Geva to Close 2014-2015 Season with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKEGeva to Close 2014-2015 Season with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Geva Theatre Center presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Christopher Durang's laugh-out-loud, Tony Award-winning comedy, directed by Bruce Jordan. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike begins performances May 5, opens May 9, and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through May 31. (more...)

Lena Hall, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess & More Set for BDF's Generation: The 2015 Summer Intensive TourLena Hall, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess & More Set for BDF's Generation: The 2015 Summer Intensive Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) will give aspiring performers across the country their "big break" when the program embarks on Generation: The 2015 Summer Intensive Tour. The national non-profit training program will present an incredible roster of Broadway directors, performers, and industry insiders who will offer highly personalized musical theatre training and mentoring through unique, week-long performing arts intensive workshops for students of all ages, skill levels, and socio-economic backgrounds. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick and The Barden Bellas in Epic New Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2VIDEO: Anna Kendrick and The Barden Bellas in Epic New Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The Barden Bellas are back in PITCH PERFECT 2, the follow-up to the original smash hit. The comedy will be helmed by Elizabeth Banks, co-star and producer of Pitch Perfect, and produced by Paul Brooks, Max Handelman and Banks. Watch a brand-new trailer for the epic sequel, featuring a familiar tune! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/15/2015 - FINDING NEVERLAND, GYPSY, HAMLET and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/15/2015 - FINDING NEVERLAND, GYPSY, HAMLET and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 15, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FINDING NEVERLAND brings magic to Broadway, GYPSY starts in the West End, Peter Sarsgaard takes on HAMLET and more! (more...)

PITCH PERFECT Sing-Along Aca-Awesome Edition Out on Blu-ray/DVD This May!PITCH PERFECT Sing-Along Aca-Awesome Edition Out on Blu-ray/DVD This May!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Fans of the fabulous Bellas of Barden University won't be able to stop belting out their favorite songs when Pitch PerfectSing-Along Aca-Awesome Edition comes to Blu-ray and DVD for the first time ever on May 5, 2015 (more...)

Cameron Mackintosh Acquires Majority Share & Expands MTI; Offices to Open in Europe, Australia and Far EastCameron Mackintosh Acquires Majority Share & Expands MTI; Offices to Open in Europe, Australia and Far East
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Music Theatre International (MTI) is to open a European office in London this summer, to be accompanied by new offices in Melbourne, Australia by the end of this year and eventually in the Far East. Already the largest company in its field in America, MTI is the world's leading library of musicals. Founded by the legendary composer Frank Loesser over sixty years ago, MTI represents and licenses the performance rights to the works of the majority of contemporary musical theatre writers throughout the world. (more...)

Off-Broadway Musical LIBERTY Receives Cast Album; Release Date Set!Off-Broadway Musical LIBERTY Receives Cast Album; Release Date Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Broadway Records announced today that the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, will be released on CD and digitally on Tuesday, May 5th. It is now available for pre-order on the Broadway Records website at http://www.broadwayrecords.com/cds/liberty as well as on Amazon.com and other select retailers. (more...)

We're All Made of Stars! Meet the Full Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWe're All Made of Stars! Meet the Full Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland, starring Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly, began previews on March 15 and officially opens tonight, April 15, 2015 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Count Basie Orchestra, Diane Schuur and More Among Birdland's May 2015 LineupCount Basie Orchestra, Diane Schuur and More Among Birdland's May 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2015 schedule, featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, BossaBrasil, Diane Schuur, Freddy Cole Quartet, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more! Scroll down for details. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Crystal Performs Marc Shaiman-Penned Musical Tribute to LETTERMANVIDEO: Billy Crystal Performs Marc Shaiman-Penned Musical Tribute to LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Billy Crystal (700 SUNDAYS) performed a musical tribute to exiting host David Letterman. (more...)

Corey Cott, Lena Hall, Alison Luff & More Join BROADWAY SINGS BRUNO MARS LineupCorey Cott, Lena Hall, Alison Luff & More Join BROADWAY SINGS BRUNO MARS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The star-studded lineup is now complete for 'Broadway Sings Bruno Mars', the eighth installment of the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series. Some of Broadway's current, brightest talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of funk superstar Bruno Mars, accompanied by a full band playing brand new, original orchestrations of the singer's greatest songs. The previous sold-out shows included Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, Justin Timberlake, and P!NK. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephanie Binetti and More in ANYTHING GOES at The MarriottPhoto Flash: First Look at Stephanie Binetti and More in ANYTHING GOES at The Marriott
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

One of musical theater's biggest hits, Anything Goes, the irresistible musical filled with unforgettable music and dazzling dance numbers, continues The Marriott Theatre's spectacular 40th anniversary season. 15-time Jeff Award-winner Marc Robin will bring his signature high-watt energy to the stage to direct and choreograph the toe-tapping musical comedy which is currently in previews and opens tomorrow, April 15 and runs through May 31 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Robin is joined by Music Director Jeff Award-nominee Ryan T. Nelson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from ANYTHING GOES at The Marriott TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from ANYTHING GOES at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2015

One of musical theater's biggest hits, Anything Goes, the irresistible musical filled with unforgettable music and dazzling dance numbers, continues The Marriott Theatre's spectacular 40th anniversary season. 15-time Jeff Award-winner Marc Robin will bring his signature high-watt energy to the stage to direct and choreograph the toe-tapping musical comedy which is currently in previews and opens tomorrow, April 15 and runs through May 31 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION to Make Toronto Premiere at The Great Hall, May 3-435MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION to Make Toronto Premiere at The Great Hall, May 3-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

A host of Toronto's top musical theatre performers will come together to showcase an evening of mind-blowing music by one of New York's hottest young composers, Ryan Scott Oliver. (more...)

Sam Willmott & Sam Carner Receive 25th Annual Kleban Prizes for Musical TheatreSam Willmott & Sam Carner Receive 25th Annual Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Kleban Foundation is pleased to announce that the 25th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Sam Willmott and the 25th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Sam Carner. The 2015 prizes will be presented on Monday, June 22, 2015, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. (more...)

Tony Nominee Laura Bell Bundy to Host Workshop at Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School Of ArtTony Nominee Laura Bell Bundy to Host Workshop at Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School Of Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness summer camp Take it From the Top will feature a workshop and a performance from Tony Nominee Laura Bell Bundy. Bundy is best known for her leading roles on Broadway in Wicked, Hairspray and Legally Blonde. Rachel Hoffman, CSA of award-winning casting office Telsey + Company will also participate as a teacher. Space is still available for this summer camp, along with the other summer camps and workshops at the School of Arts & Wellness. Students may register by visiting drphillipscenter.org. (more...)

Caissie Levy to Headline Alliance Theatre's 7th Annual A TONY EVENINGCaissie Levy to Headline Alliance Theatre's 7th Annual A TONY EVENING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Broadway star Caissie Levy will headline the entertainment portion of the Alliance Theatre's 7th annual A Tony Evening. The Canadian-born actress and singer recently completed a year-long run starring as Fantine in the lauded Broadway revival of Les Miserables. Levy is best known to Broadway and West End audiences for originating the roles of Molly in Ghost The Musical, and Shelia in the Tony Award-winning revival of Hair. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside First Day of EVER AFTER Rehearsals with Charles ShaughnessySTAGE TUBE: Go Inside First Day of EVER AFTER Rehearsals with Charles Shaughnessy
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2015

Rehearsals for the world premiere of EVER AFTER at The Paper Mill Playhouse are officially underway! In celebation, cast member Charles Shaughnessy continues his web series HERE'S A THOUGHT with 'a day in the life of a theatre actor, on first day of rehearsals in New York.' Check it out below! (more...)

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