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In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small town girl met a big city rocker—and in LA's most famous rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the ‘80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, an arena-rock love story told through the mind-blowing, face-melting hits of Journey, Bon Jovi, Poison and many more. Don't miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on.

Ben Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksBen Vereen, Marin Mazzie, Cast of LES MIZ & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Ann Harada & More Star in Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE, Beginning TonightMatt Doyle, Ann Harada & More Star in Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere of the musical BROOKLYNITE, helmed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, SPRING AWAKENING), beginning performances tonight, January 30th, with an opening night set for Wednesday February 25th. This limited engagement continues through Sunday March 22nd. (more...)

James Snyder, Jenni Barber, Ben Fankhauser & More to Perform the Songs of Yandura & Melocik at 54 Below, 2/16James Snyder, Jenni Barber, Ben Fankhauser & More to Perform the Songs of Yandura & Melocik at 54 Below, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present The Songs of Jacob Yandura & Rebekah Greer Melocik on Monday, February 16th at 9:30pm. The list of Broadway stars set to perform now includes James Snyder (If/Then), Greg Hildreth (Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatcher), Jenni Barber (Wicked, The Nance), and Ben Fankhauser (Newsies), among others. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ONE DAY Company Gives Concert Sneak Peek!Photo Coverage: ONE DAY Company Gives Concert Sneak Peek!
by Walter McBride - Jan 29, 2015

Producers Big Block Entertainment/Scott Prisand & Jamie Bendell (Heathers: The Musical) and Carl Levin (Rock of Ages) present the new pop-rock musical ONE DAY, making its New York premiere this spring for a limited engagement at the innovative downtown performance space 3LD Art & Technology Center. The musical will begin previews Saturday, February 7, 2015, with an opening night of Thursday, February 19, 2015 and is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 1, 2015. The cast just gave a special concert sneak peek and you can check out photos from inside the event below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jodie Jacobs - On ROCK OF AGES, SISTER ACT And New Show HAPPY ENDINGBWW Interviews: Jodie Jacobs - On ROCK OF AGES, SISTER ACT And New Show HAPPY ENDING
by Carrie Dunn - Jan 29, 2015

It's always a joy to speak to Jodie Jacobs - previous winner of a BWW:UK Award, no less. After her successes in the likes of Rock of Ages, she's now at the Arcola working on a very different kind of show, 'Happy Ending', alongside West End luminaries including Gemma Wardle and Gillian Kirkpatrick. (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ONE DAY Musical- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Meet the Cast of ONE DAY Musical- Plus a Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2015

Producers Big Block Entertainment/Scott Prisand & Jamie Bendell (Heathers: The Musical) and Carl Levin (Rock of Ages) present the new pop-rock musical ONE DAY, making its New York premiere this spring for a limited engagement at the innovative downtown performance space 3LD Art & Technology Center. The musical will begin previews Saturday, February 7, 2015, with an opening night of Thursday, February 19, 2015 and is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 1, 2015. The cast just gave a special concert sneak peek and you can check out highlights of the event below! (more...)

Kerry Butler Set to Play 'Hillary' in CLINTON THE MUSICALKerry Butler Set to Play 'Hillary' in CLINTON THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions and Executive Producer,Ken Davenport just announced that Clinton has its Hillary. Tony Award Nominated actress Kerry Butler will don the pantsuit and heels as she takes on the role of Hillary Rodham Clinton in Clinton The Musical. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Alysha Umphress & More Set for A VERY BROADWAY VALENTINE'S DAY at 54 BelowSantino Fontana, Alysha Umphress & More Set for A VERY BROADWAY VALENTINE'S DAY at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

During the week of Valentine's Day, Broadway's favorite couples, special guest Santino Fontana ('Frozen,' Cinderella), and musical director Benjamin Rauhala will celebrate Broadway romance, both on and off-stage during the second annual 'A VERY BROADWAY VALENTINE'S DAY.' Featuring many of Broadway's most romantic songs, and special stories from each couple, this concert makes for the perfect date-night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Coming to the Broward Center, 2/24-3/8Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Coming to the Broward Center, 2/24-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Performances for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL begin Tuesday, February 24 for a limited two week run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is part of the 2014-2015 Broadway in Fort Lauderdale Series presented by Broadway Across America and Florida Theatrical Association in partnership with The Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

NOFX's Fat Mike to Present New Rock Musical, HOME STREET HOME, 2/20NOFX's Fat Mike to Present New Rock Musical, HOME STREET HOME, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Home Street Home, a new musical, will play an 11-performance run between February 20 - March 7, 2015 at Z Space, located in the Mission District in San Francisco, the producers announced today. Home Street Home features music by punk legend Fat Mike (NOFX), lyrics by Fat Mike, Jeff Marx (Tony Award® winner, Avenue Q) & Goddess Soma (AVN Award winning writer/director), and book by Goddess Soma & Fat Mike. Richard Israel (LA Drama Critics Circle Career Achievement Award winner) will direct. www.HomeStreetHomeOnStage.com. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Cast of IF/THEN, Rachelle Rak & More Set for 54 Below This WeekChristine Ebersole, Cast of IF/THEN, Rachelle Rak & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 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...)

Legendary Singer Diana Ross Set for Shows at The Venetian Las VegasLegendary Singer Diana Ross Set for Shows at The Venetian Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

AEG Live and The Venetian Las Vegas announced a special nine-show engagement at The Venetian Theatre with world-renowned legend Diana Ross. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez Boards Next Month's BROADWAY LOVE BenefitMandy Gonzalez Boards Next Month's BROADWAY LOVE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Mandy Gonzalez 'In the Heights'/'Wicked' & Michael Cusumano 'American in Paris/Chicago' join the cast of 'BROADWAY LOVE' concert with Kerry Butler, Christine Pedi, Constantine Maroulis, James Carpinello, Telly Leung and More at HT Musical Theatre to raise money for arts students on February 2nd. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for January 26-February 1, Featuring Ellyn Marie Marsh, T Oliver Reid, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for January 26-February 1, Featuring Ellyn Marie Marsh, T Oliver Reid, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 25, 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: The Cast of IF/THEN Sings Kitt & Yorkey; David Michael Finkelstein's Bar Mitzvah: The Musical Comedy In Concert; Josh Canfield & Reed Kelly: From Broadway to Survivor; Ellyn Marie Marsh: INNAPPROPRIATE; and T Oliver Reid: Drop Me Off at Harlem. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Returns on 1/25- Watch Concert Highlights!STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Returns on 1/25- Watch Concert Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Broadway Sings, the concert series honoring pop stars with a Broadway twist, concludes its seventh installment this Sunday at (le) Poisson Rouge after a sold out show on Monday at Highline Ballroom. Some of Broadway's brightest talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of pop superstar P!NK, accompanied by a 10-piece 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, and Justin Timberlake. Check out highlights from the most recent show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

WEST SIDE STORY is now officially the fastest-selling production in Drury Lane Theatre's 30 year history. The highly-anticipated musical runs now through March 29. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Candid New Memoir On the Way from Broadway's Alec BaldwinCandid New Memoir On the Way from Broadway's Alec Baldwin
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Alec Baldwin will pen an all-new candid memoir, set to hit book shelves in THE FALL of 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BROADWAY SINGS P!NK with Lena Hall, Christine Dwyer & MoreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BROADWAY SINGS P!NK with Lena Hall, Christine Dwyer & More
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Broadway Sings, the concert series honoring pop stars with a Broadway twist, concludes its seventh installment this Sunday, Jan. 25, at (le) Poisson Rouge after a sold out show on Monday at Highline Ballroom. Some of Broadway's brightest talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of pop superstar P!NK, accompanied by a 10-piece 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, and Justin Timberlake. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 17-23THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 17-23
by Louisa Brady - Jan 23, 2015

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include coverage of opening night of Roundabout's INTO THE WOODS, the Gypsy Robe Ceremony for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, John Cameron Mitchell's return to Broadway as HEDWIG, and more! (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli to Kick Off Season Two of LIPSHTICK in Las Vegas, 2/7Lisa Lampanelli to Kick Off Season Two of LIPSHTICK in Las Vegas, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Lisa Lampanelli is back in Vegas doing what she does best – using her ruthlessly funny brand of insult comedy to leave the crowd in stitches. America's Queen of Mean will be at The Venetian to kick off season two of the successful all-female comedy series, Lipshtick – The Perfect Shade of Stand Up on Saturday, February 7. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill PlayhouseVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis Joins BROADWAY LOVE Concert LineupConstantine Maroulis Joins BROADWAY LOVE Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

BROADWAY LOVE, an evening of love songs and signature favorites is now joined by 'Rock of Ages' star Constantine Maroulis, and from 'An American in Paris' & 'Chicago', Michael Cusumano. These two stars join Broadway favorites: Kerry Butler, Telly Leung, Christine Pedi, James Carpinello, Ana McCleskey, Kate Loprest and Clarke Thorell to help raise money for HT Theatre, a musical theatre dept based at High Tech High School in North Bergen NJ on February 2nd, 2015 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Here I Go Again! MAMMA MIA! is Still IrresistibleBWW Reviews: Here I Go Again! MAMMA MIA! is Still Irresistible
by Wendi Reichstein - Jan 21, 2015

"Mamma Mia- here I go again" weren't just familiar song lyrics I was thinking of when I walked into Bass Concert Hall Tuesday night. No, it was also literal thinking going through my head. Why? The opening night of Broadway in Austin's Mamma Mia! was my fifth time seeing the production. From seeing the first national tour back in 2002, to the dragging my dad to the production in Las Vegas, to seeing it twice more through Broadway Across America Houston before sitting in the audience at Bass, here I go again may have been the understatement of the evening. (more...)

Frankie J. Grande Brings LIVIN' LA VIDA GRANDE to 54 Below TonightFrankie J. Grande Brings LIVIN' LA VIDA GRANDE to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Frankie J. Grande brings LIVIN' LA VIDA GRANDE to 54 Below tonight and tomorrow, January 20 at 7PM & January 21 at 9:30PM. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/18/15Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/18/15
by - Jan 20, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1/18/2015. (more...)

VIDEO: First Listen: Anna Kendrick Performs 'I Can Do Better Than That' from THE LAST FIVE YEARSVIDEO: First Listen: Anna Kendrick Performs 'I Can Do Better Than That' from THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 20, 2015

Below, get a first listen to Anna Kendrick singing 'Can Do Better Than That', a track from the highly anticipated upcoming movie THE LAST FIVE YEARS. (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Jeremy Jordan's 'Movin' Too Fast' from THE LAST FIVE YEARS!AUDIO: Listen to Jeremy Jordan's 'Movin' Too Fast' from THE LAST FIVE YEARS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan star in THE LAST FIVE YEARS- Richard LaGravenese's film adaptation of the Jason Robert Brown musical. The movie doesn't hit theaters for a few more weeks, but fans can get a taste of what to expect with a just-released song from the soundtrack! CLICK HERE for a first listen of Jeremy Jordan's 'Movin' Too Fast.' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/20/2015 - HAMILTON, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD', LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/20/2015 - HAMILTON, 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD', LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 20, 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: HAMILTON and 'PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD' start off-Broadway, vampires creep into NYC with LET THE RIGHT ONE IN and more! (more...)

Samuel French, Inc. Acquires Licensing Rights to ROCK OF AGESSamuel French, Inc. Acquires Licensing Rights to ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Get ready to rock! Samuel French, the world's premiere theatrical publishing and licensing company, is now accepting requests for professional and amateur performance rights for the five-time Tony Award Nominated smash hit Rock of Ages. Fresh from a six-year run on Broadway, Rock of Ages joins Samuel French's collection of great musicals including Chicago, Grease, The Rocky Horror Show and Heathers the Musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pharrell's hit song, created by cast member Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, below! (more...)

Joey Fatone to Join Cast of ROCK OF AGES in Las VegasJoey Fatone to Join Cast of ROCK OF AGES in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

This winter, the smash-hit musical Rock of Ages takes Las Vegas audiences even higher with the debut of its first-ever celebrity guest, TV host and entertainer Joey Fatone. Fatone will join the talented cast for a limited engagement as legendary Bourbon Room owner, Dennis Dupree, beginning Feb. 20 at The Venetian Las Vegas. Tickets for Rock of Ages can be purchased by visiting The Venetian Box Office, calling (866) 641-7469, or online at www.RockOfAgesVegas.com. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/19/2015 - CHICAGO's New Billy, Scott Alan at 54 Below and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/19/2015 - CHICAGO's New Billy, Scott Alan at 54 Below and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 19, 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: CHICAGO crowns its new King of the Courtroom, Scott Alan comes to 54 Below, Broadway stars team up for concerts across the city and more! (more...)

BWW TV: Hold on to That Feelin'- Watch ROCK OF AGES' Final Broadway Curtain Call!BWW TV: Hold on to That Feelin'- Watch ROCK OF AGES' Final Broadway Curtain Call!
by Randy Rainbow - Jan 19, 2015

The five-time Tony Award-nominated Rock of Ages played its final performance last night, January 18, 2015 after 22 preview and 2,328 Broadway performances, solidifying its spot as the 27th longest running show in Broadway history. The current company was joined by past cast members onstage for the epic, final curtain call, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration. Take a trip to the Bourbon Room one last time below! (more...)

Lena Hall, Lesli Margherita, Kate Shindle and More Set for BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Tonight at Highline BallroomLena Hall, Lesli Margherita, Kate Shindle and More Set for BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Tonight at Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

BROADWAY SINGS P!NK, the seventh concert of the series, is set for tonight, January 19, at the Highline Ballroom. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rockers Unite! ROCK OF AGES Casts of Past and Present Return for Final Broadway Bows!Photo Coverage: Rockers Unite! ROCK OF AGES Casts of Past and Present Return for Final Broadway Bows!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 19, 2015

The five-time Tony Award-nominated Rock of Ages played its final performance last night, January 18, 2015 after 22 preview and 2,328 Broadway performances, solidifying its spot as the 27th longest running show in Broadway history. The current company was joined by past cast members onstage for the epic, final curtain call, and BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration. Check out who made it back to the Bourbon Room below! (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Frankie J. Grande & More Set for 54 Below This WeekChristine Ebersole, Frankie J. Grande & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 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...)

Photo Coverage: Bye Bye Baby- MOTOWN  Cast Takes Final Broadway Bow!Photo Coverage: Bye Bye Baby- MOTOWN Cast Takes Final Broadway Bow!
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, ended its Broadway run yesterday, January 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN is set to return to Broadway at a Nederlander theatre to be announced in July 2016. Last spring, the first National Tour of Motown the Musical opened to critical acclaim, grossing an impressive $20 Million dollars during a packed sixteen-week run, and is now heading to major markets across the US. MOTOWN will also head to London's West End this summer. BroadwayWorld was there for the show's final curtain call and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Ends Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Ends Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, ends its Broadway run today, January 18 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN is set to return to Broadway at a Nederlander theatre to be announced in July 2016. Last spring, the first National Tour of Motown the Musical opened to critical acclaim, grossing an impressive $20 Million dollars during a packed sixteen-week run, and is now heading to major markets across the US. MOTOWN will also head to London's West End this summer. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/17-1/18/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/17-1/18/2015
by - Jan 18, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 18, 2015 - Sunday, January 18, 2015. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for January 19-25, Featuring Frankie J. Grande, Christine Ebersole, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for January 19-25, Featuring Frankie J. Grande, Christine Ebersole, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 18, 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: Scott Alan and Friends; Livin' La Vida Grande; Christine Ebersole in Big Noise from Winnetka; Mitchell Jarvis in Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living Everywhere; and The Songs of F. Michael Haynie. (more...)

BWW Flashback: The Final Countdown- ROCK OF AGES Closes on Broadway Tonight!BWW Flashback: The Final Countdown- ROCK OF AGES Closes on Broadway Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2015

The five-time Tony Award-nominated Rock of Ages plays its final performance on Sunday, January 18, 2015 after 22 preview and 2,328 Broadway performances, solidifying its spot as the 27th longest running show in Broadway history. Below, BroadwayWorld bids adieu to the musical with a special flashback! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway CastSTAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway Cast
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2015

The touring production of MOTOWN the Musical sent a special 'Happy Trails' to the Broadway Production of MOTOWN, closing today, Sunday Jan. 18. With direction and arrangement by Jesse Nager (Smokey Robinson) the video features Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy), Allison Semmes (Diana Ross), Jarran Muse (Marvin Gaye), Krisha Mercano (Suzanne De Passe), and Rod Harrelson (dance captain), all of whom joined the tour from the Broadway company. The video also has appearances from the entire company currently in Philadelphia. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Jan 17 Part 2 - ROCK OF AGES Snaps Final #SIP and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Jan 17 Part 2 - ROCK OF AGES Snaps Final #SIP and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our January 17th #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

Breaking News: Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens To Star in GREASE: LIVE on FOX; Set for January 31, 2016Breaking News: Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens To Star in GREASE: LIVE on FOX; Set for January 31, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2015

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Paramount Television announced today that actresses Julianne Hough ('Safe Haven,' 'Rock of Ages') and Vanessa Hudgens ('Gigi', 'High School Musical,' 'Spring Breakers') have been cast in leading roles in GREASE: LIVE (working title). With Hough as the angelic 'Sandy' - Rydell High's most talked-about newcomer - and Hudgens as iconic bad girl 'Rizzo,' this first-ever live television production of 'Grease' will re-imagine the hit crossover musical for an entirely new generation. (more...)

MOTOWN Recoups Broadway Investment Before Closing Night!MOTOWN Recoups Broadway Investment Before Closing Night!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, the smash hit musical featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, will play its final performance of its current Broadway engagement this Sunday, January 18, 2015 at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street) and will return to Broadway in a Nederlander theatre to be announced in Summer 2016. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/16/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/16/2015
by BWW - Jan 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 1/16/2015. (more...)

Original MOTOWN Cast Member to Join National Tour as 'Smokey Robinson'Original MOTOWN Cast Member to Join National Tour as 'Smokey Robinson'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy have announced that MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL original Broadway cast member Jesse Nager has joined the First National Tour in the leading role of Smokey Robinson. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES' Mitchell Jarvis to Bring 'JACQUES BREL' to 54 BelowROCK OF AGES' Mitchell Jarvis to Bring 'JACQUES BREL' to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Rock of Ages' Mitchell Jarvis will bring 'Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living Everywhere' to 54 Below on January 22 and February 4, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Drury Lane TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, is kicking off the New Year with WEST SIDE STORY, the revolutionary Tony Award-winning production that forever changed American musical theater. Experience the passion, drama and heart-pounding excitement of WEST SIDE STORY like never before. The production is currently in previews and opens January 22, running through March 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

The Skivvies to Make Philadelphia Debut in SEI Innovation Studio, 2/12-14The Skivvies to Make Philadelphia Debut in SEI Innovation Studio, 2/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Valentine's weekend just took on new meaning with The Skivvies making their Philadelphia debut in SEI Innovation Studio as part of Kimmel Center Presents program offerings, Thursday, February 12, Friday February 13 and Saturday, February 14 at 8 p.m. The Skivvies features the mastermind talents of two Broadway performers-Lauren Molina and Nick Cearly-who, as a "musically thrilling" undie-rock, comedy-pop duo, don't just strip down their musical arrangements, they literally strip down to their underwear to perform. (more...)

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