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BWW Feature: Celebrate 'The Lusty Month of May' with 10 Hot-Blooded ShowtunesBWW Feature: Celebrate 'The Lusty Month of May' with 10 Hot-Blooded Showtunes
by Jeffrey Walker - May 25, 2015

The Lusty Month of May; like the song says: "It's time to do a wicked thing or two!" It's May, the time when spring brings that hot-blooded, four letter word: lust. Musicals have had a steady history of lusty musical numbers. There are songs about rolling in the hay, and others extolling the virtues of different (ahem) flavors of man-candy. Some songs are paens to hot, steamy nights, and some are about what you do on those kind of nights.  (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 25-31, Featuring Laura Osnes, Nick Spangler, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 25-31, Featuring Laura Osnes, Nick Spangler, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 24, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras 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: Nick Spangler Sings Rodgers and Hammerstein; The Shapiro Sisters: Life Would Be Better If It Were A Musical; An Evening with Laura Osnes; #tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday: The Concert; and Broadway Does Country. (more...)

Harold Pinter's THE HOMECOMING Opens at Pacificed Resident Theatre, 5/30Harold Pinter's THE HOMECOMING Opens at Pacificed Resident Theatre, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2015

Pacific Resident Theatre brings Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter's Tony Award winning play, THE HOMECOMING (May 30 - July 26,2015) , to Los Angeles for the first time in over a decade. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christine Ebersole, Margo Seibert, James Snyder & More in World Premiere of EVER AFTER at Paper Mill PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at Christine Ebersole, Margo Seibert, James Snyder & More in World Premiere of EVER AFTER at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical Ever After, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winnerKathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), featuring a book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich. Ever After began performances last night, May 21, 2015, and runs through Sunday, June 21, 2015. Below, check out a first look at the all-star cast in action! (more...)

Laura Osnes, The Shapiro Sisters & More Set for 54 Below Next WeekLaura Osnes, The Shapiro Sisters & More Set for 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Next week at 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...)

Simon Webbe & Gareth Gates to Star in THE THREE LITTLE PIGSSimon Webbe & Gareth Gates to Star in THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Stars from the worlds of pop, musical theatre and Saturday night TV are joining forces for a brand new family musical that's trotting into the West End this summer. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Diana DeGarmo Featured in Surreal First Trailer for Studio Tenn's THE WIZARD OF OZSTAGE TUBE: Diana DeGarmo Featured in Surreal First Trailer for Studio Tenn's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2015

Diana DeGarmo will lead the cast of Studio Tenn's upcoming production of THE WIZARD OF OZ in June - below, check out a surreal new trailer for the production!  (more...)

La Caixa y Stage Entertainment organizan en Madrid 'El Musical Participativo'La Caixa y Stage Entertainment organizan en Madrid 'El Musical Participativo'
by Roberto Rodríguez - May 21, 2015

La Obra Social ”la Caixa” y la productora Stage Entertainment España se han unido para hacer realidad el sueño de muchos amantes del género musical: formar parte de 'El Musical Participativo 2015' y actuar en el escenario del emblemático Teatro Lope de Vega, en el corazón de la Gran Vía madrileña. La cita será el próximo 22 de junio a las 21 horas. (more...)

Tim Realbuto to Honor Shaiman & Wittman in LIVE IN LIVING COLOR at the Beechman, 6/9Tim Realbuto to Honor Shaiman & Wittman in LIVE IN LIVING COLOR at the Beechman, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

After his critically acclaimed and sold-out concert honoring composer Maury Yeston, singer/songwriter Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight; Wunderkind) returns to the concert stage to honor more of his favorite composers with 'Tim Realbuto: Live In Living Color', an evening celebrating the songwriting duo of Marc Shamian and Scott Wittman, who are responsible for hits such as Hairspray and Catch Me If You Can. The June 9th concert event will take place at 7:00 PM at The Laurie Beechman Theatre (407 West 42nd Street, NYC) and promises to feature Realbuto's interpretation of many of Shaiman and Wittman's biggest hits. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/21/2015 - Outer Critics Circle Gala, THE OTHER THING, EVER AFTER and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/21/2015 - Outer Critics Circle Gala, THE OTHER THING, EVER AFTER and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 21, 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: Awards season continues at Sardi's, THE SOUND AND THE FURY & THE OTHER THING open off-Broadway, EVER AFTER starts up at Paper Mill and more! (more...)

Garden Theatre Welcomes Consulting Artistic Director Rob Winn AndersonGarden Theatre Welcomes Consulting Artistic Director Rob Winn Anderson
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce Rob Winn Anderson as Consulting Artistic Director, the newest addition to its team of talented professionals as the 2015 - 2016 Season commences June 1, 2015. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseChristine Ebersole, Tony Sheldon, James Snyder, Margo Seibert and More Star in EVER AFTER, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical Ever After, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), featuring a book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich. Ever After begins performances tonight, May 21, 2015, and runs through Sunday, June 21, 2015. (more...)

BWW TV: Darren Criss Welcomes Hundreds of Kids to a Broadway Stage at Shubert Foundation's Broadway Junior!BWW TV: Darren Criss Welcomes Hundreds of Kids to a Broadway Stage at Shubert Foundation's Broadway Junior!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2015

The 10th Anniversary celebration of The Shubert Foundation/Music Theatre International arts education program, Broadway Junior, was held earlier this week at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 W. 45th St.), hosted by 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' star Darren Criss. At the annual event, students from Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Manhattan perform song and dance numbers from their school versions of Broadway musicals. The shows include Into the Woods JR, Disney's Aladdin JR, Fame JR, Annie JR, Hairspray JR, and Schoolhouse Rock Live JR. Check out highlights from the special day below! (more...)

Andrew Rannells Reveals Next Season of GIRLS Will Involve 'A Lot of Underwear'Andrew Rannells Reveals Next Season of GIRLS Will Involve 'A Lot of Underwear'
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2015

GIRLS star Andrew Rannells reveals what's ahead for his character Elijah on the upcoming fifth season of the HBO comedy. (more...)

Nominations for 4th Annual Jerry Herman Awards Announced - Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart, Kevin Chamberlin and More to Present, 5/26Nominations for 4th Annual Jerry Herman Awards Announced - Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart, Kevin Chamberlin and More to Present, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced preliminary nominees for THE 4TH ANNUAL JERRY HERMAN AWARDS, a celebration of the achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre in Los Angeles. Final nominations in all production and performance categories will be announced on Tuesday, May 26th. (more...)

Tickets to DIRTY DANCING National Tour at Smith Center on Sale 5/22Tickets to DIRTY DANCING National Tour at Smith Center on Sale 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Smith Center announced today that individual tickets for the Las Vegas premiere of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will go on sale Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at The Smith Center Box Office, located at 361 Symphony Park Avenue, by phone at 702-749-2000 or 808-326-6868 (TTY) and online at www.TheSmithCenter.com. For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348. The staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film will play Reynolds Hall July 14-19, 2015. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Co. & U of M to Present MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/4-21TN Shakespeare Co. & U of M to Present MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/4-21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, in partnership with the University of Memphis' Department of Theatre & Dance presents a magical, family-friendly, Louisiana bayou-inspired production of A Midsummer Night's Dream on the U of M's Mainstage from June 4-21. (more...)

7th Annual CHSMTA Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for 6/17th Annual CHSMTA Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

B2 Productions LLC in Norwich, CT is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards (CHSMTA). The Black Tie Awards Gala will be held Monday, June 1, 2015 at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT at 6:30pm and will feature the most outstanding high school musical theater performances from across the State of Connecticut. (more...)

Gillian Kirkpatric & More to Star in THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS at Arcola TheatreGillian Kirkpatric & More to Star in THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS AND HEARTS at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Casting is announced today for the World Premiere of The House of Mirrors and Hearts, a new British chamber musical which will open the Summer/Autumn Season at Arcola Theatre from Thursday 2 July to Saturday 1 August, with a press night on Tuesday 7 July at 7.30pm. (more...)

Preliminary Nominations for 4th Annual Jerry Herman Awards Announced!Preliminary Nominations for 4th Annual Jerry Herman Awards Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The annual awards show will be hosted by KABC-7 Reporter George Pennacchio at the Hollywood Pantages on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7pm. All tickets for this awards celebration are $25 and are now on sale to the public online at www.JerryHermanAwards.com, www.HollywoodPantages.com/JHA2015, www.Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-800-982-2787 or at the Hollywood Pantages Box Office (6233 Hollywood Blvd). Group tickets are available at www.PantagesGroups.com or by calling 866-755-3075 Mon-Fri; 10am-5pm PT. (more...)

Casting Announced for MACK & MABEL UK & Ireland Tour - Michael Ball, Rebecca LaChance and More!Casting Announced for MACK & MABEL UK & Ireland Tour - Michael Ball, Rebecca LaChance and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The full cast has been confirmed for the major new production of the classic Broadway musical Mack & Mabel, which will embark on a UK & Ireland Tour in Autumn 2015 following its premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre, and stars double Oliver award-winning Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 20th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 20th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - May 20, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Local Tony and Jeff Award events, 'Shining Lives' shines, major productions of 'City Of Angels' and 'The Secret Garden,' original shows at Lifeline and Theo Ubique, two suburban theaters program 'Spamalot,' House updates 'The Bacchae' and New York gets its talent from where? (more...)

WISTA to Present BEELINE TO BROADWAY 5/29-5/30WISTA to Present BEELINE TO BROADWAY 5/29-5/30
by Noelle Hannibal - May 20, 2015

WISTA will present BEELINE TO BROADWAY on May 29 and May 30, 2015. BEELINE TO BROADWAY will feature over 20 acts from popular Broadway shows such as Hairspray, RENT, JERSEY BOYS, WICKED, LES MISERABLES, and much more! (more...)

Summer Stages: Theatrical Happenings in Maine 2015Summer Stages: Theatrical Happenings in Maine 2015
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 20, 2015

After the impossibly long winter, summer is finally coming to Maine shores, woods, and towns. And along with summer outdoors fun, comes the return of summer theatre. Maine is blessed to have a wide selected of professional and community playhouses from which to choose. Here is but a small sampling: (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production ofHairspray. Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

Darren Criss Hosts BROADWAY JUNIOR Today at the Imperial TheatreDarren Criss Hosts BROADWAY JUNIOR Today at the Imperial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The 10th Anniversary celebration of The Shubert Foundation/Music Theatre International arts education program, Broadway Junior, will take place today, May 19, 2015 at at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 W. 45th St.). The event will be hosted by 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' star Darren Criss. (more...)

Carlie Sachs to Star in HAIRSPRAY, Presented by TUTS' Humphreys School This JuneCarlie Sachs to Star in HAIRSPRAY, Presented by TUTS' Humphreys School This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT) will present FREE performances of Hairspray at Miller Outdoor Theatre with a cast that is sure to be a big and bold hit!  Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, the family-friendly show will dance onto the stage in a memorable theatrical experience June 10 - 12 at 11:00 a.m. and June 12 - 13 at 8:15 p.m.  (more...)

RUTHLESS! Returns to NYC Next Month at St. Luke's TheatreRUTHLESS! Returns to NYC Next Month at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Tina Denmark is back! The diabolical tot who will do anything to be a star, the gal who sets things spinning in RUTHLESS! The Musical, originally staged in New York 22 years ago, winning both the Drama Desk (Best Lyrics) and Outer Critics Circle Award (Best Musical). But make no mistake - this is not your mother's RUTHLESS! This is no mere revival, but a newly imagined meditation on narcissism, talented tykes and stage mothers in this post 'Toddlers and Tiaras' and Honey Boo Boo world! (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens This WeekendSan Diego Musical Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

San Diego Musical Theatre announces the second production of their 2015 season, Singin' in the Rain, May 22 - June 7, 2015 (press opening on Saturday, May 23), at the Spreckels Theatre on Broadway in downtown San Diego. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Honor Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton & Off-Broadway AngelsRed Bull Theater to Honor Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton & Off-Broadway Angels
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Jesse Berger, Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater are pleased to announce the Seventh Annual RUNNING OF THE RED BULLS BENEFIT on Monday June 15th, at 6pm, celebrating their 12th Season and honoring Jack O'Brien, Martha Plimpton and the Off-Broadway Angels with the 2015 Matador Awards For Excellence In Classical Theater (more...)

NBC to Host Open Call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!NBC to Host Open Call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

BWW has confirmed today that NBC will host an open casting call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE in NYC next month. (more...)

Chester Gregory Speaks at Columbia College Chicago, Receives Honorary DoctorateChester Gregory Speaks at Columbia College Chicago, Receives Honorary Doctorate
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Broadway star and recording artist Chester Gregory recently returned to Chicago to receive the highest honor from his alma mater, Columbia College Chicago (BFA Musical Theatre, '95). For his phenomenal achievements in the fine, creative, and performing arts, Chester Gregory was presented with an honorary doctorate degree during the Spring 2015 commencement ceremonies on May 17, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interviews: A SUMMER MUSICAL FESTIVAL - l'estate musical(e) di BolognaBWW Interviews: A SUMMER MUSICAL FESTIVAL - l'estate musical(e) di Bologna
by Beatrice Baldassarri - May 19, 2015

Da ormai tre anni le estati bolognesi sono colorate dal 'A Summer Musical Festival', il primo e, per il momento, l'unico festival italiano interamente dedicato al genere 'MUSICAL'. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Mitchell Talks Directing ON YOUR FEET in 'Journey to Broadway' SeriesSTAGE TUBE: Jerry Mitchell Talks Directing ON YOUR FEET in 'Journey to Broadway' Series
by Stage Tube - May 19, 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 latest episode below, featuring Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell's take on directing the musical! (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Begins 5/28 at The John W. Engeman TheaterTHE PRODUCERS Begins 5/28 at The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for THE PRODUCERS.  Performances begin on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:00pm and run through July 12, 2015. (more...)

New Musical by Grammy Winner P!nk Gets 5/30 Workshop in NYCNew Musical by Grammy Winner P!nk Gets 5/30 Workshop in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Producer Paul Adams and Emerging Artists Theatre will present a developmental workshop of the new musical Mean. The musical, with book by Kerri Kochanski (1,001 People That Suck, The Food Monologues), features music and lyrics by Grammy Award winning pop icon Alecia Moore (aka P!nk). The workshop features direction by Jonathan Warman (Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws at LaMama), choreography by Liz Piccoli (Spandex, the Musical), and musical direction by Luke Williams. (more...)

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED Coming to Philipstown Depot Theatre, 5/30SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED Coming to Philipstown Depot Theatre, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

 Sondheim Unplugged, New York's long-running hit revue (currently in residence at Manhattan's 54 Below), will make a special, one night only appearance in Putnam County on Saturday, May 30th at 8pm at the Philipstown Depot Theatre, located on Garrison's Landing in Garrison, NY. Tickets, $30, may be obtained by visiting http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1167073 or by calling 1.800.838.3006. A smash, sold-out success when it was presented at the Depot in 2011 & 2013, the show makes its' triumphant return this Spring - get your tickets fast! (more...)

VIDEO: ON THE TOWN Cast Performs 'New York, New York' on 'Today'VIDEO: ON THE TOWN Cast Performs 'New York, New York' on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - May 18, 2015

The cast of Broadway's Tony-nominated musical ON THE TOWN stopped by this morning's TODAY to perform the number 'New York, New York.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Syracuse Stage Announces Change in LeadershipSyracuse Stage Announces Change in Leadership
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

This summer, a transition in leadership will begin at Syracuse Stage as Timothy Bond, producing artistic director, and Jeffrey Woodward, managing director, have announced plans to pursue new opportunities. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lena Hall, Hugh Panaro and More Join Jamie deRoy at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Lena Hall, Hugh Panaro and More Join Jamie deRoy at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

On Sunday, May 17, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the award-winning cabaret performer Jamie deRoy, along with Broadway stars Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Cady Huffman (The Producers), Judy Kaye (The Phantom of the Opera and Nice Work If You Can Get It), Pamela Myers (original cast member of the six time Tony-winning Company and Tony nominee for Snoopy), Kevin Meaney (Hairspray) and Hugh Panaro (Phantom of the Opera) on her Multi MAC award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

2015 Blumey Award Winners Announced2015 Blumey Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The fourth annual Blumenthal Performing Arts High School Musical Theater Awards culminated Sunday, May 17, at a gala award celebration where winners in 12 categories were announced and nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress and Wells Fargo Best Musical performed live on stage at the Belk Theater. The Blumey Awards were presented by Wells Fargo. (more...)

10th Annual Saddle Up LA to Welcome Laura Bell Bundy as Celebrity Trail Guide This July10th Annual Saddle Up LA to Welcome Laura Bell Bundy as Celebrity Trail Guide This July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

This year at the 10th annual Saddle Up LA: an AIDS Benefit trail ride and BBQ, Broadway star, singer and actress Laura Bell Bundy will be this years Honorary Trail Guide! Bundy is known for her work in Anger Management (FOX), Hart of Dixie (CW) and upcoming TV event, To Appomattox. (more...)

BWW Review:  HAIRSPRAY Returns to The New Theatre in Overland Park, KansasBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY Returns to The New Theatre in Overland Park, Kansas
by Steve Wilson - May 17, 2015

Take a shower, put on your best duds, but do not forget the Hairspray now playing at The New Theatre in Overland Park, Kansas. Hairspray with book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman runs through July 12. Dennis D. Hennessy directs the magnificent dinner theater production, with Richard J. Hinds providing choreography and Mark Ferrell with music direction. Hennessy, Hinds, and Ferrell were in the same capacity in 2012 for The New Theatre production of Hairspray. (more...)

Blue State Productions Presents ONE NIGHT ONLY, 5/30Blue State Productions Presents ONE NIGHT ONLY, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

Blue State Productions of Clifton NJ, announces its ongoing original series entitled 'One Night Only'. The show celebrates a diverse selection of music encompassing different aspects of Broadway through the years. A wide array of musical selections will captivate the audience, bring a tear to the eye, a smile to the face, and leave a footprint in the heart. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars-  IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Nick SpanglerTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Nick Spangler
by BWW Staff - May 15, 2015

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Nick Spangler, who stars as 'Greg Madison' in It Shouda Been You, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (more...)

BWW TV: Get Enchanted- Meet the Company of EVER AFTER- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Get Enchanted- Meet the Company of EVER AFTER- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!
by Randy Rainbow - May 15, 2015

Rehearsals for the world premiere of EVER AFTER at The Paper Mill Playhouse are officially underway! Ever After will star two-time Tony Award-winner Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street) as Baroness Rodmilla de Ghent, Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Leonardo da Vinci, Emmy Award winner Shaughnessy (Urinetown, 'The Nanny') as King Francis, James Synder (If/Then) as Prince Henry and Drama Desk Award nominee Margo Seibert (Rocky) as Danielle de Barbarac. The company just met the press and you can go inside the big day below! (more...)

DVR Alert - Cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN to Perform on NBC's 'Today', 5/18DVR Alert - Cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN to Perform on NBC's 'Today', 5/18
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2015

NBC has announced that the cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN will perform live on the plaza on Monday May 18th. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Laura Bell Bundy- 'Music is Finally A-Coming, Y'all!'Twitter Watch: Laura Bell Bundy- 'Music is Finally A-Coming, Y'all!'
by BWW Staff - May 15, 2015

On Twitter Watch, Laura Bell Bundy wrote 'Music is finally a-coming, y'all! Pre-order 5/26, Available 6/9. #anotherpieceofme http://goo.gl/ziwnHq (more...)

BWW Interview:  Mandy Morris Returns to Kansas City at The New TheaterBWW Interview: Mandy Morris Returns to Kansas City at The New Theater
by Steve Wilson - May 15, 2015

Reprising her role from the New Theatre production of Hairspray, Mandy Morris returns to Kansas City as Amber Von Tussle. Hairspray with book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Mark Shaiman runs through July 12 at Ithe dinner theater. Dennis D. Hennessy directs the New Theatre production and Richard J. Hinds provides choreography. (more...)

PITCH PERFECT 2 Soundtrack Traveling Toward No. 1 on Billboard 200PITCH PERFECT 2 Soundtrack Traveling Toward No. 1 on Billboard 200
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2015

Billboard writes that the PITCH PERFECT 2 movie soundtrack, which was released May 12, is angling for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The soundtrack could sell over 80,000 albums by the end of this week (May 17). (more...)

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