Megan Fairchild Exits ON THE TOWN Today; NYC Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin Takes OverMegan Fairchild Exits ON THE TOWN Today; NYC Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin Takes Over
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

New York City Ballet principal dancer and Theatre World Award Winner Megan Fairchild will depart the Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN on August 9 to return to the NYC Ballet. Fairchild will be succeeded by New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin, who will step into the role of 'Ivy Smith' for performances from August 11 - 23. Beginning August 25,Misty Copeland will make her Broadway debut as 'Ivy Smith' for 12 performances only, through September 6. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Flashback Friday - Jeremy Jordan & Michael Mott Sing 'Lily's Eyes'STAGE TUBE: Flashback Friday - Jeremy Jordan & Michael Mott Sing 'Lily's Eyes'
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2015

Here's a Flashback Friday moment for all you Jeremy Jordan fans (so everyone, right?)! Click below to watch Jordan (as Craven) and Michael Mott (as Archie) sing 'Lily's Eyes' from THE SECRET GARDEN as part of a cabaret night hosted by Busch Gardens Europe in 2006. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: BEACHES' Shoshana Bean Performs Acoustic Version of 'Wind Beneath My Wings'STAGE TUBE: BEACHES' Shoshana Bean Performs Acoustic Version of 'Wind Beneath My Wings'
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and runs through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart andThom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Show star Shoshana Bean is back at it with another entry in her backstage vlog, this time performing the show's anthem, 'Wind Beneath My Wings.' (more...)

Steven Berkoff & Shobu Kapoor Set for DINNER WITH SADDAM at Menier Chocolate FactorySteven Berkoff & Shobu Kapoor Set for DINNER WITH SADDAM at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Steven Berkoff and Shobu Kapoor return to the stage to play opposite Sanjeev Bhaskar in the world premiere of Anthony Horowitz's new play Dinner with Saddam.  The production, directed by Lindsay Posner, opens on 22 September, with previews from 10 September, and runs until 14 November. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus - Justin Matthew Sargent, Carolann M. Sanita and More!STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus - Justin Matthew Sargent, Carolann M. Sanita and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2015

With a cast featuring Music Circus audience favorites and Broadway veterans, several of which have performed in the show on Broadway and on tour, West Side Story, the fifth production in the 65th Music Circus season, celebrates Broadway at its greatest. Performances run August 4 through Sunday, August 9 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The World Was Wide Enough... Meet the Full Cast of HAMILTON, Opening Tonight on Broadway!The World Was Wide Enough... Meet the Full Cast of HAMILTON, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Aug 6, 2015

HAMILTON, the story of 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opens tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the full company and watch clips from the musical! (more...)

Tony Nominee Kerry Butler to Make Provincetown Debut Next WeekendTony Nominee Kerry Butler to Make Provincetown Debut Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Tony Award Nominee Kerry Butler, star of 'Xanadu,' 'Rock of Ages,' 'Hairspray' & 'Catch Me If You Can' will make her Provincetown debut on August 14 & 15 at 7:00 PM, featuring series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky at the piano. (more...)

Breaking News: ON THE TOWN Sets Fall Closing Date on BroadwayBreaking News: ON THE TOWN Sets Fall Closing Date on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

This just in... The Tony Award nominated revival of ON THE TOWN will conclude its run on Broadway on Sunday, September 6 following 28 previews and 368 regular performances, making this the longest-running Broadway production of the show since the 1944 original. (more...)

Photo Flash: GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL: THE MUSICAL in Concert at The Cutting RoomPhoto Flash: GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL: THE MUSICAL in Concert at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The Cutting Room, one of New York City's exciting night clubs, presented Sean Matthew Whiteford (Rock of Ages, Rock N Roll Debauchery)'s concert version of his 80s pop-rock romantic horror comedy party musical, GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL: THE MUSICAL on August 1st at 7:30 PM. Inspired by the 1989 B-movie of the same title, GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL tells the story of four-eyed wallflower, Maggie Miller, who longs for acceptance and romance. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Frankie Grande Hosts Oxygen's WORST.POST.EVERVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Frankie Grande Hosts Oxygen's WORST.POST.EVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

PEOPLE has shared an exclusive first look at Oxygen's WORST.POST.EVER: With Frankie Grande, premiering Tuesday, August 18 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Tickets for IF/THEN, Starring Idina Menzel, Go on Sale Monday at the ParamountTickets for IF/THEN, Starring Idina Menzel, Go on Sale Monday at the Paramount
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The contemporary new musical IF/THEN, featuring Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee), Tony Award-winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Once on This Island), Anthony Rapp (Rent, Six Degrees of Separation, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) and James Snyder (Cry-Baby, Rock of Ages) is coming to the Paramount Theatre from November 3 - 8. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with the Costume Designer of Huntington Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICSTAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with the Costume Designer of Huntington Theatre's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-winning musical A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim's most romantic and popular work, led by Tony and Olivier nominee Haydn Gwynne, as well as Broadway's Stephen Bogardus and Lauren Molina. Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (after all the terrible things I do; Smart People; Rapture, Blister, Burn; and Becky Shaw) will direct. Performances will run September 11 - October 11, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. Check out the video below on outfitting the cast in the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lauren Molina, Stephen Bogardus, Haydn Gwynne and More in Huntington's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Lauren Molina, Stephen Bogardus, Haydn Gwynne and More in Huntington's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-winning musical A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim's most romantic and popular work, led by Tony and Olivier nominee Haydn Gwynne, as well as Broadway's Stephen Bogardus and Lauren Molina. Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (after all the terrible things I do; Smart People; Rapture, Blister, Burn; and Becky Shaw) will direct. Performances will run September 11 - October 11, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.  BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Stockard Channing to Join Nathan Lane, Debra Messing in Benefit Readings of Wesley Taylor's Short PlaysStockard Channing to Join Nathan Lane, Debra Messing in Benefit Readings of Wesley Taylor's Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

It was announced today that additional cast members have joined the benefit evening of 'BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS BY WESLEY TAYLOR'. The event will be presented as an evening of readings of a collection of six new short plays by actor and playwright WESLEY TAYLOR to benefit The Actors Fund. The one-night-only event is set for Monday, October 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) and tickets are now on sale via www.actorsfund.org. (more...)

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE! Heads to Rosemont Theatre, 11/20-21ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE! Heads to Rosemont Theatre, 11/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Iconic Entertainment Studios will bring 'ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: LIVE ON STAGE!,' a brand new, music-filled interactive live show, to the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road for four performances November 20 and 21. The world's most famous chipmunk trio - accompanied by the Chipettes - will delight fans of all ages with a live performance that will feature spectacular production values, music, special effects and immersive interactivity to encourage audience participation. (more...)

ANNIE National Tour Coming to the Paramount Theatre, 9/20-26ANNIE National Tour Coming to the Paramount Theatre, 9/20-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play Seattle's Paramount Theatre from September 20-26, 2015.   Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE is a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. Tickets for the engagement are available on-line at stgpresents.org and tickets.com, by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at select Ticketmaster locations and at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). (more...)

BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY Set for 54 Below, 10/11BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY Set for 54 Below, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a selection of Broadway Stars in Broadway Does Country on October 11, 2015 at 9:30PM Broadway Does Country, is an authentic hoedown which celebrates the best of country music and the best of Broadway. (more...)

Cast of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER to Reunite at 54 Below Next WeekCast of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER to Reunite at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Bring your dancing shoes to 54 BELOW for the reunion celebrating the 2000 Broadway musical Saturday Night Fever. Reunite with some of the original cast members for some of the Bee Gee's biggest hits of the late 70s, 'Stayin' Alive,' 'Boogie Shoes,' 'If I Cant Have You,' 'Jive Talkin,' 'How Deep Is Your Love,' and even a few songs recently added to a brand new production of the show. (more...)

GOD LIVES IN GLASS Concert Set for The Smith Center, 11/15GOD LIVES IN GLASS Concert Set for The Smith Center, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Many of Las Vegas' finest entertainers will join hearts and voices at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for one performance only of the hit musical theatre concert God lives In Glass in Reynolds Hall on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. to benefit the center's education and outreach programs. The popular concert features a funny, powerful, emotionally uplifting, and original score written by Jersey Boys conductor and Composer's Showcase founder/host Keith Thompson with musical styles ranging from pop to gospel, classical to blues, and reggae to R&B. Inspired by Dr. Robert J. Landy's book 'God Lives in Glass: Reflections of God Through the Eyes of a Child,' which features drawings and stories of children from all over the world, God Lives in Glass is great entertainment for the entire family. (more...)

NEWSIES Reunion, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This WeekNEWSIES Reunion, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This 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, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Gemma Oaten, Lauren Varnham, Bradley Jaden, Joe Tracini & More Join Scott Alan's Hippodrome ResidencyGemma Oaten, Lauren Varnham, Bradley Jaden, Joe Tracini & More Join Scott Alan's Hippodrome Residency
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan returns to London for a two-week residency at The Hippodrome Casino. Featuring a different guest each night, the nine concerts will celebrate Alan's work in nights filled with heartfelt songs, the stories behind them and many surprises. Tickets are now on sale here. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for UK and Ireland Tour of MARY POPPINS, October - Milo Twomey, Rebecca Lock and More Join Zizi Strallen and Matt Lee!Full Cast Announced for UK and Ireland Tour of MARY POPPINS, October - Milo Twomey, Rebecca Lock and More Join Zizi Strallen and Matt Lee!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce the full cast for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS, opening at Leicester Curve on 12 October 2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/24/2015 - LOVE & MONEY and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/24/2015 - LOVE & MONEY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 24, 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: LOVE & MONEY opens off-Broadway, NEWSIES reunite and more! (more...)

Country Music Singer/Songwriter Jimmy Fortune to Release 'Hits & Hymns' 10/23Country Music Singer/Songwriter Jimmy Fortune to Release 'Hits & Hymns' 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Country Music Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Jimmy Fortune is gearing up for the October 23rd release of his highly-anticipated album Hits & Hymns. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE BANDSTAND Starry World Premiere at Paper Mill PlayhouseFull Cast Set for THE BANDSTAND Starry World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere musical The Bandstand. As previously announced, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde), Corey Cott (Newsies, Gigi) and Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, 42nd Street) will star in The Bandstand. (more...)

Breaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOFBreaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed additional casting for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof: ALIX KOREY (All Shook Up, Chicago) will play Yente, SAMANTHA MASSELL (La Boheme) will play Hodel, BEN RAPPAPORT (“Mr. Robot,” Picnic) will play Perchik, and ALEXANDRA SILBER (Master Class) will play Tzeitel. In addition, JESSICA VOSK (The Bridges of Madison County) will play Fruma Sarah, AARON YOUNG will play Sasha, and JULIE BENKO (Les Misérables), JESSE KOVARSKY (The Death of Klinghoffer), and SILVIA VRSKOVA will also join the cast. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Adds Three World Premieres, & More to New Season RosterHouston Grand Opera Adds Three World Premieres, & More to New Season Roster
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Houston, August 17, 2015—Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) 2015–16 season showcases the vibrant and diverse artistic mix that marks HGO as a leading 21st-century American opera company: Wagner's Siegfried, the third installment of La Fura dels Baus's imaginative Ring cycle featuring a new generation of Wagnerians; the world premiere of Prince of Players by eminent American composer Carlisle Floyd, the Lynn Wyatt Great Artist for 2015–16; Dvoák's fairy tale rarity Rusalka; a holiday revival of family favorite The Little Prince from the award-winning composer Rachel Portman and librettist Nicholas Wright; a new production of The Marriage of Figaro; a new-to-Houston Eugene Onegin; a beloved core production, Tosca; and the Houston debut of Broadway sensation Rob Ashford's take on the classic musical Carousel. Through its community collaboration program HGOco, the company will present two additional world premieres: O Columbia, a chamber opera by composer Gregory Spears and librettist Royce Vavrek that examines the past, present, and future of the American spirit of exploration; and The Root of the Wind is Water, a chamber opera by composer David Hanlon and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann about the impact of hurricanes on the Texas Gulf coast. (more...)

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GREASE LIVE! Star Julianne Hough Announces Engagement on InstagramGREASE LIVE! Star Julianne Hough Announces Engagement on Instagram
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

DANCING WITH THE STARS pro-turned-judge Julianne Hough turned to Instagram to share the exciting news that she is engaged to boyfriend Brooks Laich. (more...)

Las Vegas Young Entertainers to Bring Helen Joy's BROADWAY VIGNETTES to Life, 8/21-22Las Vegas Young Entertainers to Bring Helen Joy's BROADWAY VIGNETTES to Life, 8/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Las Vegas Young Entertainers will take the stage in Helen Joy's 11th Annual Broadway Vignettes on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22 at 7 p.m. at Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker Perform Together in Provincetown TonightMatthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker Perform Together in Provincetown Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Art House in Provincetown, MA recently announced that Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will join his inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall series featuring SiriusXM radio's Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host for one night only tonight, August 17th. (more...)

Rita Rudner, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This WeekRita Rudner, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

This 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, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Natalie Venetia Belcon, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger & Allison Case to Join Company of MATILDA!Natalie Venetia Belcon, Rick Holmes, Amy Spanger & Allison Case to Join Company of MATILDA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Beginning September 8, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MATILDA THE MUSICAL will welcome Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps, Allison Case as Miss Honey, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood, and Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood. They join a principal cast that features Christopher Sieber as Miss Trunchbull, and the four girls sharing the title role: Mattea Conforti, Rileigh McDonald, Mimi Ryder, and Alexandra Vlachos. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Our Lady J, Birthday Sax and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubJane Lynch, Our Lady J, Birthday Sax and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running August 19-30. Visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows or scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: It Ain't Nothin' But A Good Time to Be a Kid in ROCK OF AGES; Samuel French Tries Out High School Version!BWW TV Exclusive: It Ain't Nothin' But A Good Time to Be a Kid in ROCK OF AGES; Samuel French Tries Out High School Version!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2015

Earlier this month, Samuel French tried out the new 'High School version' of the hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages in a live workshop presentation performed by a cast of 13 -17 year olds. The workshop helped the creators to adapt one of Broadway's raciest 'Rock-n-Roll' musicals into an appropriate, 'PG-rated' show for young performers and audiences. Young actors featured in presentation included Jake Moskovitz (15 year old actor playing Drew Boley), Olivia West (17 year old actor playing Sherrie), plus a whole company of teens taking on the other roles. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special workshop to see just how the show is shaping up for a younger cast! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 17-23, Featuring Lisa Howard, Ciara Renée, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 17-23, Featuring Lisa Howard, Ciara Renée, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Aug 16, 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: The Doo Wop Project; Ciara Renee: Givin 'Em What They Love!; 54 Sings Back to the Future; The Other Direction: In Concert!; and 54 Sings Streep: The Music and The Meryl. (more...)

Lipshtick Comedian Loni Love Unveils The Signature Rose Of The Venetian Las VegasLipshtick Comedian Loni Love Unveils The Signature Rose Of The Venetian Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

?In an exciting ceremony at The Venetian Las Vegas, actress and comedian Loni Love led the unveiling of a new variety of rose, The Venetian Rose, named after the Las Vegas resort. Loni Love traveled to the ceremony, which was held at Saint Mark's Square in the Grand Canal Shoppes, in a gondola adorned with Venetian Roses. (more...)

54 Below to Celebrate Film Scores with BACK TO THE FUTURE, Meryl Streep Tribute Concerts54 Below to Celebrate Film Scores with BACK TO THE FUTURE, Meryl Streep Tribute Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

In the coming weeks, 54 Below will celebrate some of our favorite movie scores and songs through live performances, performed by some of Broadway and cabaret's most luminary talents. (more...)

The Oak Ridge Boys Receive Two 2015 GMA DOVE Award NominationsThe Oak Ridge Boys Receive Two 2015 GMA DOVE Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Gospel and Country music legends and American music icons The Oak Ridge Boys received two nominations for the 2015 Gospel Music Association (GMA) DOVE Awards, according to the press conference held Wednesday at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. (more...)

BWW Interview: Aaron Tveit on GREASE: LIVE- 'I Better Not Mess Up!'BWW Interview: Aaron Tveit on GREASE: LIVE- 'I Better Not Mess Up!'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Aaron Tveit (Broadway's CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,'Les Miserables') has been cast as 'Grease's' legendary leading man, 'Danny Zuko' in Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Paramount Television's live production of GREASE: LIVE, airing Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Additionally, Carlos PenaVega ('Big Time Rush') will play 'Kenickie,' Zuko's tough-guy sidekick. Tveit and PenaVega join Julianne Hough ('Safe Haven,' 'Rock of Ages') as the angelic 'Sandy,' Vanessa Hudgens (Broadway's GIGI,'High School Musical,' 'Spring Breakers') as bad girl 'Rizzo' and Keke Palmer (Broadway's CINDERELLA, SCREAM QUEENS, 'Masters of Sex') as 'Marty.' BroadwayWorld recently checked in with Tveit on his big casting news: (more...)

Breaking News: Anthony Rapp, LaChanze & James Snyder Will Join Idina Menzel for IF/THEN Tour in Select Cities!Breaking News: Anthony Rapp, LaChanze & James Snyder Will Join Idina Menzel for IF/THEN Tour in Select Cities!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Tony Award-winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Once on This Island), Anthony Rapp (Rent, Six Degrees of Separation, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) and James Snyder (Cry-Baby, Rock of Ages), the original Broadway stars of IF/THEN, will join Tony Award-winner and Broadway superstar Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee) in the National Tour. (more...)

New Cast Members to Fly Into WICKED National Tour This MonthNew Cast Members to Fly Into WICKED National Tour This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The WICKED Tour will welcome Jake Boyd as Fiyero, Wendy Worthington as Madame Morrible and Stuart Zagnit as The Wizard beginning Wednesday, August 26 at ASU Gammage in Tempe.  (more...)

Quién es Quién en el Teatro en México: Brenda Baez.Quién es Quién en el Teatro en México: Brenda Baez.
by Clemente Sanchez - Aug 12, 2015

Quién es Quién en el Teatro en México, permitirá conocer y reconocer a los talentos que han hecho o hacen posible esta industria en el país. Hoy: Brenda Baez. (more...)

MATILDA National Tour Heads to Houston in OctoberMATILDA National Tour Heads to Houston in October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, Matilda The Musical, is coming to Houston as part of Theatre Under The Stars' 2015/16 season. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of Matilda The Musical will be coming to The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts October 6 - 18. (more...)

Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker to Perform Together in ProvincetownMatthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker to Perform Together in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA recently announced that Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will join his inaugural Broadway @ Town Hall series featuring SiriusXM radio's Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host for one night only on August 17th. Broderick and Parker will both sing and be part of an unforgettable evening that includes hilarious conversation and great songs. They have not appeared together on stage for nearly two decades since the Broadway revival of 'How To Succeed...' Parker actually began her career on Broadway in the title role of Annie and also starred in the Broadway musical 'Once Upon A Mattress.' Matthew Broderick is a two-time Tony Award winner for Neil Simon's 'Brighton Beach Memoirs' and for 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.' Sarah Jessica Parker won four Golden Globe Awards, three SAG Awards and two Emmy Awards as Carrie Bradshaw on the long-running HBO series 'Sex and the City'. The couple will be appearing for one night only in Provincetown on August 17th at 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM. The Broadway @ Town Hall concert series will benefit the Tyler Clementi Foundation. For Tickets visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Nathan Lane and Debra Messing to Lead Benefit Readings of Short Plays by Wesley Taylor This FallNathan Lane and Debra Messing to Lead Benefit Readings of Short Plays by Wesley Taylor This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Stage stars Tony winner Nathan Lane and Emmy winner Debra Messing -- an odd pair but a fun choice -- are teaming up for BRIDGING THE GAP AND OTHER SHORT PLAYS BY WESLEY TAYLOR to benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

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NYC Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin Dances Into ON THE TOWN TonightNYC Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin Dances Into ON THE TOWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, New York City Ballet principal dancer and Theatre World Award Winner Megan Fairchild departed the Broadway revival of On The Town last weekend. Now, New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin steps into the role of 'Ivy Smith' for performances from tonight, August 11, through August 23. Beginning August 25, Misty Copeland will make her Broadway debut in the role for 12 performances only, through September 6. (more...)

BRING IT ON!'s Ariana DeBose & Kate Rockwell Reteam For 54 Below Show, 9/28BRING IT ON!'s Ariana DeBose & Kate Rockwell Reteam For 54 Below Show, 9/28
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 10, 2015

Two leading ladies re-team for a night of song! (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Featured in All-New Promo for CBS's SUPERGIRLVIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Featured in All-New Promo for CBS's SUPERGIRL
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Broadway vet Jeremy Jordan will play 'Winslow 'Winn' Schott', a superstar IT whiz who works alongside Kara (GLEE's Melissa Benoist) at CatCo. in CBS's highly anticipated new drama SUPERGIRL (more...)

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