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IN THE HEIGHTS is a new musical about three days in the life of Washington Heights, a vibrant and tight knit community at the top of the island of Manhattan. It's a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. Created by a team of New York's freshest young talents, IN THE HEIGHTS is the tale of a community at a crossroads. Find out what it takes to make a living, what it costs to have a dream, and what it means to be home IN THE HEIGHTS.

Milagro Artistic Director Olga Sanchez to ExitMilagro Artistic Director Olga Sanchez to Exit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Olga Sanchez, Artistic Director since 2003, will be leaving Milagro next season to begin a new chapter in her artistic life at the University of Oregon, where she will pursue a Doctorate in Theatre Arts.  "I'm delighted to join the academic program at University of Oregon, led by Prof. John Schmor", who penned the award-winning theatrical adaptation of Ursula K. LeGuin's "The Left Hand of Darkness" for the Hand2Mouth-Portland Playhouse collaboration. "Their commitment to artistic practice, as well as scholarly rigor, and to illuminating and actively nurturing the growing cultural diversity of American theatre is immensely appealing. I'm looking forward to this new phase of critical learning and practice." (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy, Tony Nominee Martha PlimptonTheater People Podcast Welcomes Emmy, Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On Tuesday, April 28th the Theater People Podcast welcomes three-time Tony-nominee Martha Plimpton. Perhaps best know for her TV and film work (RAISING HOPE, THE GOONIES, PARENTHOOD, 200 CIGARETTES), she is also a reproductive rights activist and beloved theater star. On the episode she discusses 'Broadway Acts for Women,' taking place Sunday, May 3rd at 54 Below. The event, benefiting A is For..., an organization co-founded by Plimpton in 2012, will feature Patti LuPone, Lena Hall, and Jessie Tyler Ferguson among other Broadway A-Listers. Information and tickets can be found at www.54below.com. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Tweets Tony Congrats to Both Nominees & Snubs!Lin-Manuel Miranda Tweets Tony Congrats to Both Nominees & Snubs!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to sum up today's news of the 69th Annual Tony Award nominations as only he could: (more...)

Winners of Inaugural ALSO RECOGNISED AWARDS AnnouncedWinners of Inaugural ALSO RECOGNISED AWARDS Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The full list of winners are announced today in the inaugural Also Recognised Awards, the new audience-voted, industry accolade set up by theatre commentators Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock to celebrate lesser-known but equally worthy talent in fields overlooked by other awards bodies. Over a month's voting, more than 15,000 people took part. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty Chats, Plays Lin-Manuel Miranda's Voice Mail RapSTAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty Chats, Plays Lin-Manuel Miranda's Voice Mail Rap
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, at a recent performance of HAMILTON, SMASH star and Broadway vet Megan Hilty and her husband Brian Gallagher won a BC/EFA auction for a customized outgoing message by the show's composer and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Click below to hear Hilty talk about the experience, plus hear the improvised voice mail below! (more...)

Eva Longoria & Rita Moreno Share Selfie With Lin-Manuel Miranda Backstage At HAMILTONEva Longoria & Rita Moreno Share Selfie With Lin-Manuel Miranda Backstage At HAMILTON
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2015

HAMILTON feels the Latin love! (more...)

Darren Criss Visits Lin-Manuel Miranda Backstage At HAMILTON & Pair Share SelfieDarren Criss Visits Lin-Manuel Miranda Backstage At HAMILTON & Pair Share Selfie
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 26, 2015

HEDWIG meets HAMILTON! (more...)

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...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daryl Roth & George C. Wolfe Appointed to NYC Theater Subdistrict CouncilLin-Manuel Miranda, Daryl Roth & George C. Wolfe Appointed to NYC Theater Subdistrict Council
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Mayor de Blasio today appointed Lin-Manuel Miranda and Daryl Roth and reappointed George C. Wolfe to the Theater Subdistrict Council. As members of the Theater Subdistrict Council, they will be responsible for administering the Theater Subdistrict Fund and allocating grants with the goal of promoting the production of new theater work, developing new audiences, and showcasing Broadway's role in the history of American theater. Through its grants, the TSC has supported 37 theater education, audience development and accessibility programs as well as new theatrical works. From providing startup funds for new programs to enhancing or expanding existing programs of great impact, the TSC has recognized innovation and excellence in New York City theater. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Groff on HAMILTON- 'It's the Most Fun 8 Minutes I've Ever Had'BWW Interview: Jonathan Groff on HAMILTON- 'It's the Most Fun 8 Minutes I've Ever Had'
by Richard Ridge - Apr 23, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured Jonathan Groff, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. As a part of the special event, Groff and Ridge spoke in depth about his current role is the hit Broadway-Bound musical- Hamilton. Read on below to find out what he had to say about playing King George III! Check out the full interview here! (more...)

Photo Flash: In the Recording Studio with Laura Osnes, Derek Klena & More for LIKE YOU LIKE ITPhoto Flash: In the Recording Studio with Laura Osnes, Derek Klena & More for LIKE YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Like You Like It, the award-winning musical based on the Bard's As You Like It set at a mall in the 1980s, recently wrapped vocal recordings on the upcoming Studio Cast RADcording, coming from Broadway Records this fall. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Goes on Sale Tomorrow for HAMILTON on BroadwayNew Block of Tickets Goes on Sale Tomorrow for HAMILTON on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

A new block of seats to the musical HAMILTON on Broadway go on sale Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available for purchase through March 27, 2016 via phone, online or at the box office of the Richard Rodgers Theatre (246 W. 46 St.). (more...)

Corbin Bleu & Ashley Argota to Take Over Lead Roles in ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELDCorbin Bleu & Ashley Argota to Take Over Lead Roles in ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Ashley Argota (ABC Family's 'The Fosters') will take over the role of Juliet in Rockwell Table and Stage's production of ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Telly Leung & More Set for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at Cabaret at Theater SquareMandy Gonzalez, Telly Leung & More Set for BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS at Cabaret at Theater Square
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces a one night only performance of Broadway Showstoppers featuring award-winning performing artists Mandy Gonzalez, Cady Huffman, Telly Leung and Alton Fitzgerald White will take place on Monday, May 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, in Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The TRUST Cabaret Series is presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and provides a unique and intimate opportunity for audiences to experience the finest cabaret acts in the entertainment industry. The evening will include these four talented Broadway stars singing songs on their repertoire from shows in which they have performed. Stephen DeAngelis is the creator, producer and host of Broadway Showstoppers, with musical direction and accompaniment by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

Madonna's Rep Denies Singer was Texting During HAMILTON Performance: 'It's Not True'Madonna's Rep Denies Singer was Texting During HAMILTON Performance: 'It's Not True'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 21, 2015

Today, US Weekly reports that Madonna's rep Liz Rosenberg has released a statement on the incident to their site, commenting, 'It's not true.' (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Original Broadway Cast Album Coming This SummerSOMETHING ROTTEN! Original Broadway Cast Album Coming This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

?Ghostlight Records will record the Original Broadway Cast Album of the new musical comedy Something Rotten!. (more...)

DCINY to Present Verdi's REQUIEM With 400 Voices at Carnegie Hall, 5/24DCINY to Present Verdi's REQUIEM With 400 Voices at Carnegie Hall, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) presents Verdi's Messa da Requiem, a monumental work for chorus, soloists and orchestra, replete with intense drama and gloriously beautiful melodies. The composer's only large-scale work not written for the stage, the Requiem stands in stature and artistry alongside Verdi's great operatic masterpieces. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Young Reed Shannon Talks MOTOWN THE MUSICALBWW Interviews: Young Reed Shannon Talks MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Don Grigware - Apr 21, 2015

Actor Reed Shannon is currently on tour with Motown the Musical playing Young Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson. In our chat he talks about preparing for these roles and his young theatre life so far. Unbelievable! You are playing Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson when they were young like you. How difficult is it for you to differenciate between the 3 boys? What do you have to do physically and mentally to portray them? Did you watch tapes or listen to CDs to get the voices just right? I know Jackson performed young but I'm not sure about Little Stevie Wonder. (more...)

HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Bans Madonna from Backstage Due to Her Texting During PerformanceHAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Bans Madonna from Backstage Due to Her Texting During Performance
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 20, 2015

HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to reveal that for the first time, he requested that a celebrity in the audience of the hit off-Broadway musical be banned from a backstage visit. (more...)

A Backstage Look As HAMILTON Pays Tribute To A CHORUS LINE For 40th Anniversary With Original CastA Backstage Look As HAMILTON Pays Tribute To A CHORUS LINE For 40th Anniversary With Original Cast
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 19, 2015

A closer look as HAMILTON tributes A CHORUS LINE in an unforgettable way! (more...)

Family Portrait! Meet the Full Cast of FUN HOME, Opening Tonight on BroadwayFamily Portrait! Meet the Full Cast of FUN HOME, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 19, 2015

Fun Home, the highly-anticipated, Award-winning American musical, with music by four-time Tony Award nominee Jeanine Tesori, a book and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron and direction by Drama Desk nominee Sam Gold, officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 19th. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!
by Sally Henry - Apr 19, 2015

There's something about performing on Broadway that seems to attract families. Dating back to the early days with the Barrymores, Astaires, and Redgraves, siblings especially have starred on the Great White Way together for ages, and it's no different now. For Adam and Arielle Jacobs, starring on Broadway at the same time is a dream come true. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lucy Liu and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pay a Visit to HAMILTONPhoto Flash: Lucy Liu and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pay a Visit to HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2015

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened February 17, 2015 at the Public Theater. It has hosted an unprecedented number of A-list celebrity attendees from Jimmy Fallon to Bernadette Peters. The latest to join the line-up of Hamilton visitors are Jesse Tyler Ferguson (MODERN FAMILY) and Lucy Liu (ELEMENTARY). Check out photos of the stars with the cast, below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The First Lady Visits HAMILTON Off-Broadway!Photo Flash: The First Lady Visits HAMILTON Off-Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics byLin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened February 17, 2015 at the Public Theater. It has hosted an unprecedented number of A-list celebrities from Jimmy Fallon to Bernadette Peters. The latest celebrity to join the line-up of HAMILTON visitors is none other than the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. Check out a photo of her with the cast, below! (more...)

Anthony Rapp Rocks 'Origin Of Love' From HEDWIG In PAYING THE RENT! Live At Joe's PubAnthony Rapp Rocks 'Origin Of Love' From HEDWIG In PAYING THE RENT! Live At Joe's Pub
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 17, 2015

A RENT star rocks HEDWIG! (more...)

One! HAMILTON Pays Tribute To A CHORUS LINE Live Onstage In Photo Recreation For 40th AnniversaryOne! HAMILTON Pays Tribute To A CHORUS LINE Live Onstage In Photo Recreation For 40th Anniversary
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 17, 2015

HAMILTON tributes the Public Theater's A CHORUS LINE in an unforgettable way! (more...)

World Premieres, Philadelphia Premieres & More Set for Flashpoint Theatre Company's Summer SeasonWorld Premieres, Philadelphia Premieres & More Set for Flashpoint Theatre Company's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Flashpoint Theatre Company is ready to announce its 11th season. After moving to the summer last year, the company is back with a strong season of timely plays that showcase two diverse looks at life in America today. The season kicks of the World Premiere of Hands Up: 6 Playwrights, 6 Testaments, a new piece commissioned by The New Black Fest. The season then concludes with the Philadelphia premiere of Lulu's Golden Shoes, a rarely produced work by Quiara Alegria Hudes. Every show this season will be performed at Caplan Studio Theater, at University of the Arts, Terra Hall, 16th Floor 211 South Broad Street. Tickets and more information are available at www.flashpointtheatre.org. (more...)

Bid On HAMILTON Poster Signed By Entire Cast To Benefit BC/EFA, Ends 4/18Bid On HAMILTON Poster Signed By Entire Cast To Benefit BC/EFA, Ends 4/18
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 16, 2015

Show your love of HAMILTON and support a good cause! (more...)

Harry Belafonte & Andre De Shields Attend HAMILTONHarry Belafonte & Andre De Shields Attend HAMILTON
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 16, 2015

Legendary stars are attending HAMILTON! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Southern California Premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTIONPhoto Flash: First Look at the Southern California Premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Chance Theater is delighted to present the Southern California premiere of powerful drama about a fragmented family After The Revolution. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Answers Fan Questions with Lyrics from A CHORUS LINE in Honor of Musical's 40th AnniversaryLin-Manuel Miranda Answers Fan Questions with Lyrics from A CHORUS LINE in Honor of Musical's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Lin-Manuel Miranda is giving A CHORUS LINE some new life on its 40th anniversary. (more...)

'HANDS UP', LULU'S GOLDEN SHOES and More Set for Flashpoint Theatre's Summer 2015 Season'HANDS UP', LULU'S GOLDEN SHOES and More Set for Flashpoint Theatre's Summer 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Flashpoint Theatre Company is ready to announce its 11th season. After moving to the summer last year, the company is back with a strong season of timely plays that showcase two diverse looks at life in America today. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, 5/9Bay Street Theater to Present Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts and Divaria Productions are pleased to announce a shortened, LIVE version of Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA on Saturday, May 9 at 8 pm. The evening will highlight Verdi's most famous opera with the most important numbers linked by compelling narrative. (more...)

BREAKING!: Thomas Kail & Alex Rudzinski to Direct FOX Musical Event GREASE: LIVEBREAKING!: Thomas Kail & Alex Rudzinski to Direct FOX Musical Event GREASE: LIVE
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Paramount Television announced today that Tony Award-nominated director Thomas Kail ('Hamilton,' 'In the Heights') and veteran director Alex Rudzinski ('Dancing with the Stars') will direct the live musical event GREASE: LIVE. (more...)

SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE, WE LIVE IN CAIRO and ZM Selected as New Musicals for 2015 National Theater Music ConferenceSLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE, WE LIVE IN CAIRO and ZM Selected as New Musicals for 2015 National Theater Music Conference
by Tori Leiber - Apr 15, 2015

Selected from almost 300 submissions, the three new musicals that will be developed at the 2015 National Theater Music Conference have been anounced. The conference will hold public staged readings June 28-29 and July 2 and 4. (more...)

Tony Kushner, Adam Guettel & Amanda Green Attend HAMILTONTony Kushner, Adam Guettel & Amanda Green Attend HAMILTON
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 15, 2015

Major Broadway creatives are coming out for HAMILTON! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 15th. 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 15th. 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 15, 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. Lyric's 'Carousel' and the 'Sound Of Music' movie keep R&H front and center, plus 'Show Boat' from San Francisco and 'The Wiz,' 'Rocky Horror' and 'Grease' coming on television. COT has Ricky Ian Gordon, the Royal George has Louis Prima, more 'First Date' and 'Ordinary Days,' 'On Your Feet' and Broadway In Chicago's summer concert get set, and more! (more...)

Opera in the Heights to Host BRAVISSIMO 2015 Fundraiser, 5/8Opera in the Heights to Host BRAVISSIMO 2015 Fundraiser, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Opera In the Heights (OH!) announces “Bravissimo 2015 -- An Evening in the Magnolia City,” the nonprofit organization's major fundraiser of the year, to be held on May 8 at the Petroleum Club. (more...)

Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26Canton Symphony Announces Six Vocal Soloist to Perform at Beethoven Finale, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (April 14, 2015) – Three choruses combined into one, six vocal soloists and internationally acclaimed pianist André Watts join together for the Canton Symphony Orchestra's final Beethoven Festival concert. The program for the concert on April 26 at 8:00pm at the Zimmermann Symphony Center (2331 17thStreet NW) includes Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Symphony No. 9 “Ode to Joy”. (more...)

Wait for It... HAMILTON Cast Recording Will Arrive in September!Wait for It... HAMILTON Cast Recording Will Arrive in September!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Miranda has just announced via Twitter that the cast recording will hit shelves this fall. He writes: 'Hamilton Cast Album? September. Double Album. All of it. That's all I can tell you.' (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Conversation with Producer/Director Martin WilkinsBWW Interviews: A Conversation with Producer/Director Martin Wilkins
by Vickie Evans - Apr 14, 2015

Martin Wilkins has an intensive professional theater career that include a long list of fellowships and freelance assignments at impressive venues such as The Arena Stage (Washington, DC) and The Eugene O'Neill Center Theater. Yet, here in Charlotte, we are glad to call him one of our own. (more...)

Gallagher, Gonzalez, James & Wills to Join Roanoke Symphony for RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION, 4/17Gallagher, Gonzalez, James & Wills to Join Roanoke Symphony for RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN CELEBRATION with the Roanoke Symphony and conductor David Stewart Wiley. (more...)

Eli Tokash to Join Collegiate Chorale for US Premiere of THE ROAD TO PROMISEEli Tokash to Join Collegiate Chorale for US Premiere of THE ROAD TO PROMISE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale announces that Eli Tokash will join the cast of the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise on May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Tickets are $30-$135 and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800, or the Box Office at 57th and Seventh. For more information, visit http://collegiatechorale.org/performances/the-road-of-promise. (more...)

AFTER THE REVOLUTION Begins This Weekend at Chance TheaterAFTER THE REVOLUTION Begins This Weekend at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Chance Theater is delighted to present the Southern California premiere of powerful drama about a fragmented family After The Revolution. Written by Pulitzer finalist Amy Herzog (4,000 Miles), and directed by Chance Theater Founding Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. After The Revolution will preview from April 10 through April 17, regular performances will begin April 18 and continue through May 10 on the Main Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Signed HAMILTON Poster and Voicemail Greeting by Lin-Manuel Miranda Up for Auction on eBay!Signed HAMILTON Poster and Voicemail Greeting by Lin-Manuel Miranda Up for Auction on eBay!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

An off-Broadway poster, signed by the full cast, is currently up for auction on eBay. A similar item sold for over $5000 on the site last week- the difference this time is that this item also comes with a voicemail greeting by Lin-Manuel Miranda himself. The description reads: 'If you are in the NYC area, you will have the chance to go backstage after a performance of Hamilton to meet Lin-Manuel Miranda when he records your voice-mail & to receive your signed poster. If you aren't able to come to the NYC area, Lin-Manuel Miranda will record your voice-mail remotely and your poster will be shipped to you.' (more...)

Aww! Megan Hilty Reunites With SMASH Co-Star Leslie Odom Jr & Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps Voice Mail At HAMILTONAww! Megan Hilty Reunites With SMASH Co-Star Leslie Odom Jr & Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps Voice Mail At HAMILTON
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 13, 2015

HAMILTON is a smash in more ways than one! (more...)

Nominees Announced for Atlanta's Shuler Hensley Awards; Ceremony Set for 4/23Nominees Announced for Atlanta's Shuler Hensley Awards; Ceremony Set for 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, today announced the nominees for the 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards in a live streaming broadcast on WSBTV.com. Twenty four (24) public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards, which showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theater talent, will be presented live at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 23 in an Awards Show hosted by WSB-TV's Fred Blankenship and Wendy Corona. (more...)

WATER BY THE SPOONFUL Among Three Atlanta Premieres Set for Pinch 'n' Ouch TheatreWATER BY THE SPOONFUL Among Three Atlanta Premieres Set for Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Pinch 'n' Ouch Theatre has announced three Atlanta premieres, including Pulitzer Prize Winner Quiara Alegria Hudes' 'Water By The Spoonful,' Annie Baker's Obie Award winning comedy 'The Aliens,' and 'A Behanding in Spokane' by Martin McDonagh, a dark comedy in which Christopher Walken received his Tony Award nomination. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Nominee Andy KarlTheater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Nominee Andy Karl
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

On Monday, April 13th, the Theater People Podcast welcomes ROCKY and ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Andy Karl. Karl, who has previously been seen on Broadway in JERSEY BOYS, LEGALLY BLONDE, 9 TO FIVE, and others shot to stardom when he was cast in the title role of Ahrens and Flaherty's $17 million adaptation of the Sylvester Stallone film. Karl reflects on being cast in the role, the physical and emotional toll the role took on him, and the life and career altering journey the experience was for him. He also discusses his excitement to be working alongside Kristin Chenowith in Roundabout Theater Company's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (the first Broadway job for which he didn't have to audition), and tells hilarious stories about collaborating with his wife Orfea on the Jerry Mitchell helmed 2007 production of LEGALLY BLONDE. (more...)

Photo Flash: Comedians in Cars Seeing HAMILTON- Seinfeld, Crystal, and More Pose With Lin-Manuel MirandaPhoto Flash: Comedians in Cars Seeing HAMILTON- Seinfeld, Crystal, and More Pose With Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2015

Now in its second month of performances, HAMILTON has attracted what seems like every entertainment industry celebrity from Sara Bareilles to Daniel Craig. The latest to be added to the list of 'Hamiltonians,' Jerry Seinfeld, Billy Crystal, Bridget Everett, and Morgan Murphy stopped by the Sunday matinee. Below, check out pics of the comedians with HAMILTON writer/star Lin-Manuel Miranda! (more...)

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