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Tony Nominee Helen Mirren Supports SOMETHING ROTTEN! and Loves ItTony Nominee Helen Mirren Supports SOMETHING ROTTEN! and Loves It
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

On her night off this week, the queen paid the Bard a visit. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mark Ballas Visits His 'Theater Hero' Brian d'Arcy James at SOMETHING ROTTEN!Photo Flash: Mark Ballas Visits His 'Theater Hero' Brian d'Arcy James at SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

Mark Ballas recently stopped by the St. James Theatre to see SOMETHING ROTTEN! After the show, the DANCING WITH THE STARS alumnus ducked backstage to pose for a picture with the Tony-nominated leading man, Brian d'Arcy James. Check out the photo of the two below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Christian Borle & Brian d'Arcy James- 'We're So Lucky to Be Invited to the Ball'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Christian Borle & Brian d'Arcy James- 'We're So Lucky to Be Invited to the Ball'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Christian Borle and Brian d'Arcy James, Best Performance by a Featured/Leading Actor in a Musical nominees for Something Rotten! (more...)

Photo Flash: NYC Parks Partners with NYC Department of Design & Construction to Re-Open High BridgePhoto Flash: NYC Parks Partners with NYC Department of Design & Construction to Re-Open High Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora and Congressman Jose E. Serrano celebrated the reopening of the High Bridge today. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

LES MISERABLES Tributes SOMETHING ROTTEN! On Tony Awards With Funny Social Media ImageLES MISERABLES Tributes SOMETHING ROTTEN! On Tony Awards With Funny Social Media Image
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 9, 2015

Something Rotten! feels the LES MIZ love! (more...)

CBS's SUPERGIRL, Starring Laura Benanti & Jeremy Jordan to Take Flight 10/26CBS's SUPERGIRL, Starring Laura Benanti & Jeremy Jordan to Take Flight 10/26
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

CBS announced today that its new action adventure series SUPERGIRL, starring Broadway's Laura Benanti and Jeremy Jordan will have its series debut on Monday, October 26th (more...)

BWW TV: SOMETHING ROTTEN's Christian Borle on His Tony Win - 'It Was a Surreal, Delightful Surprise'BWW TV: SOMETHING ROTTEN's Christian Borle on His Tony Win - 'It Was a Surreal, Delightful Surprise'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2015

SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Christian Borle just took home the 2015 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. BroadwayWorld caught up with him in the winners' room right after his speech - click below to hear his reaction to the big win! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Partytime- Inside SOMETHING ROTTEN's Tonys After Party!Photo Coverage: Broadway Partytime- Inside SOMETHING ROTTEN's Tonys After Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The fun didn't stop after the cermony though, as most of Broadway continued the celebration long into the night. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the Something Rotten! party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Broadway's Biggest Night!Photo Flash: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Broadway's Biggest Night!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

All day yesterday, Something Rotten!'s Michael James Scott took BroadwayWorld readers behind the scenes of Broadway's biggest night with an all-day 'Renaissance Runway' Instagram takeover. Just in case you weren't following along live, we bring you a recap below! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses With Hilarious Social Media ImageSOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses With Hilarious Social Media Image
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

Something Rotten! celebrates being a Tony loser! (more...)

BWW Reviews:  John Logan's RED at American StageBWW Reviews: John Logan's RED at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Jun 7, 2015

Extremely strong production of the Tony Award winning play about Abstract-Expressionist Mark Rothko that will be discussed long after you drive away from your parking space. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- The Creators of SOMETHING ROTTEN!- John O'Farrell, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick!BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- The Creators of SOMETHING ROTTEN!- John O'Farrell, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Wayne Kirkpatrick, Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Best Score and Book of a Musical nominees for Something Rotten! (more...)

Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!Who Will Win the 2015 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 6, 2015

The 69th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 7th at 8/9c hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long award season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize.  (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN Creators Reveal Iconic Musical References Hidden in 'A Musical' Number!SOMETHING ROTTEN Creators Reveal Iconic Musical References Hidden in 'A Musical' Number!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2015

In a new interactive video below, SOMETHING ROTTEN co-creators Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick reveal the many references to other musicals packed into the production's show-stopping number 'A Musical'. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Prepares Tony Awards Showstopper At Radio City Music HallSOMETHING ROTTEN! Prepares Tony Awards Showstopper At Radio City Music Hall
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 5, 2015

A preview of this weekend's Something Rotten! Tony Awards showstopper! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brian d'Arcy James and Christian Borle Duel on THE VIEWSTAGE TUBE: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brian d'Arcy James and Christian Borle Duel on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2015

The cast of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN performed on this morning's 'The View' on ABC, and you can check out the full appearance below! (more...)

BWW TV: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brad Oscar, Brian d'Arcy James and More Rehearse 'A Musical' for the Tony Awards!BWW TV: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brad Oscar, Brian d'Arcy James and More Rehearse 'A Musical' for the Tony Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2015

The company of Something Rotten! -- which boasts ten Tony nominations this year -- will be performing 'A Musical' at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. BroadwayWorld just caught up with the cast in rehearsal and brings you footage of Brad Oscar, Brian d'Arcy James and the company prepping for the big night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN Performs on ABC's 'The View'Photo Flash: Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN Performs on ABC's 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The cast of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN performed on this morning's 'The View' on ABC (more...)

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Joins Menhaden Fisheries Coalition Members in Reedville, Va.Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Joins Menhaden Fisheries Coalition Members in Reedville, Va.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

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Backstage Preview Of Tomorrow's SOMETHING ROTTEN! Performance On THE VIEWBackstage Preview Of Tomorrow's SOMETHING ROTTEN! Performance On THE VIEW
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 4, 2015

A preview of tomorrow's Something Rotten! showcase! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Will Take Over Instagram for a 'Renaissance Runway' Tonys Day!SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Will Take Over Instagram for a 'Renaissance Runway' Tonys Day!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Welcome to the Tony Race, indeed! This Sunday, June 7, Something Rotten!'s Michael James Scott will take BroadwayWorld readers behind the scenes of Broadway's biggest night with an all-day 'Renaissance Runway' Instagram takeover. (more...)

BWW's 'Brush Up On Your Tony Nominees' Guide: Best MusicalBWW's 'Brush Up On Your Tony Nominees' Guide: Best Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 4, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Musical. (more...)

GSA To Auction Two Properties In Coastal New JerseyGSA To Auction Two Properties In Coastal New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

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Ouroboros Shadow Pictures to Bring THE HISTORY OF WAKING UP to Tacoma, 7/25Ouroboros Shadow Pictures to Bring THE HISTORY OF WAKING UP to Tacoma, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Ouroboros Shadow Pictures, based in Oakland, CA, is one of the foremost touring shadow-theater companies in the United States. Their specialized methods of shadow-cinema set their work apart from that of other shadow groups. This summer, they are proud to premiere their newest work at Tacoma Little Theater. In town for one night only, this intimate, not-to-be-missed performance promises to be unlike anything you have seen. THE HISTORY OF WAKING UP will show at 8pm on Saturday July 25th. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Re-Teams With Casey Nicholaw & Teases New PROM MUSICAL WorkshopSOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Michael James Scott Re-Teams With Casey Nicholaw & Teases New PROM MUSICAL Workshop
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 29, 2015

A standout from Something Rotten! is trying out a new musical! (more...)

VIDEO: Dean Cain Dishes on New CBS Drama SUPERGIRLVIDEO: Dean Cain Dishes on New CBS Drama SUPERGIRL
by - Jun 29, 2015

On CBS's THE TALK, former TV Superman Dean Cain dishes on his upcoming role in the new CBS drama "Supergirl". (more...)

Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Beach ReadsBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Beach Reads
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

This issue, focusing on books we'd consider to be Beach Reads, gives us an opportunity to think about fun books. Not that reading serious works can't be a pleasure, but we're talking about escapism here.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN Opens at City CenterReview Roundup: Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN Opens at City Center
by Review Roundups - Jun 26, 2015

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Country Music's Conscious Rednecks Debut New Release 'One Shot at a Time'Country Music's Conscious Rednecks Debut New Release 'One Shot at a Time'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

In a country music scene influenced by a relentless parade of Nashvillesque pop sounds, it is refreshing to hear a group come to the party through a new window. (more...)

Music from Original NBC Series AQUARIUS Now Available for DownloadMusic from Original NBC Series AQUARIUS Now Available for Download
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

UMe has released an exclusive new 15-track soundtrack for the hit NBC series AQUARIUS. Music From The Original Series AQUARIUSis available now for download purchase from all major digital service providers. (more...)

Steep Theatre's 15th Season to Include World Premieres, U.S. Premieres & MoreSteep Theatre's 15th Season to Include World Premieres, U.S. Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Steep Theatre is thrilled to announce the programming for its upcoming, landmark 15th season.  The slate of shows will celebrate many of the elements that have defined this company since its inception and established it as one of the most vibrant companies in Chicago: bold scripts from today's most exciting writers; fearlessly honest ensemble work; and visionary directors.  Steep's 15th season features a U.S. premiere from 2015 Tony Award winner and Steep Associate Playwright Simon Stephens; a world premiere from playwright and veteran stage and screen actor Hamish Linklater; a U.S. Premiere from one of Britain's most celebrated writers Laura Wade; and a local premiere from Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Samuel D. Hunter.  (more...)

Susan Laffoon Pens CAN'T BUY FOREVERSusan Laffoon Pens CAN'T BUY FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

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Anthony Rapp to Consult on Edinburgh-Bound RENT with IF/THEN, LAST SHIP & AMERICAN IDIOT StarsAnthony Rapp to Consult on Edinburgh-Bound RENT with IF/THEN, LAST SHIP & AMERICAN IDIOT Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Jonathan Larson's gripping rock musical is brought to life by NYC based Uncompromising Artistry Productions. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning RENT took the world by storm when it premiered on Broadway in 1996. (more...)

ABC Family Casts 'Glee' Alum & More in Pilot for Supernatural Series BEYONDABC Family Casts 'Glee' Alum & More in Pilot for Supernatural Series BEYOND
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

ABC Family announces the cast of “Beyond,” as the pilot gears up to start production next week in Vancouver, BC.   (more...)

Anthony Rapp & More Talk RENT In Edinburgh Fringe Kickstarter Video, Fundraising Ends 7/18Anthony Rapp & More Talk RENT In Edinburgh Fringe Kickstarter Video, Fundraising Ends 7/18
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 22, 2015

Help bring RENT to Edinburgh! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- WOLF HALL's Ben Miles- 'I'm Really, Really, Really Excited!'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- WOLF HALL's Ben Miles- 'I'm Really, Really, Really Excited!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Ben Miles, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play nominee for Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2. (more...)

Broadway Cast Recording Of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Now On iTunesBroadway Cast Recording Of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Now On iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 2, 2015

Grab the cast album for for Something Rotten! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brad Oscar- 'It's Everything I Ever Dreamt Of!'BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Brad Oscar- 'It's Everything I Ever Dreamt Of!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Brad Oscar, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical nominee for Something Rotten! (more...)

Multimedia, Site-Specific Art Event INTER-ACTIONS Comes to FPTC, 7/18-19Multimedia, Site-Specific Art Event INTER-ACTIONS Comes to FPTC, 7/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

INTER-ACTIONS: Performance Art x Art That Performs; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses In Hilarious New York Times AdSOMETHING ROTTEN! Celebrates Tony Awards Losses In Hilarious New York Times Ad
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 14, 2015

Something Rotten! celebrates being a Tony loser! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Climbs to Top 100 in Billboard 200 Chart; Tonys Cause Broadway Album Sales IncreaseSOMETHING ROTTEN! Climbs to Top 100 in Billboard 200 Chart; Tonys Cause Broadway Album Sales Increase
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2015

The Tony Awards have spurred a significant increase in Broadway cast recording sales this week. (more...)

Profiles Theatre Extends OUR NEW GIRLProfiles Theatre Extends OUR NEW GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Profiles Theatre announces an extension for its hit production of Our New Harris by Nancy Harris, directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus. The critically-acclaimed Midwest premiere opened at Profiles on May 14, 2015 and will extend for an additional three weeks through July 19, 2015. Original cast members Miriam Canfield, Sarah Chalcroft, Killian Hughes and Layne Manzer will continue their roles. Performances are held at The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. (more...)

Grand Ole Opry Member Jim Ed Brown Has DiedGrand Ole Opry Member Jim Ed Brown Has Died
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Jim Ed Brown, a star of the Grand Ole Opry for more than fifty years and a newly elected member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died Thursday, June 11th at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, TN after battling cancer. (more...)

The Royal Ontario Museum to Display POMPEII: IN THE SHADOW OF THE VOLCANO, 6/13The Royal Ontario Museum to Display POMPEII: IN THE SHADOW OF THE VOLCANO, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

(Toronto, Ontario – June 10, 2015) — The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents the Canadian premiere of Pompeii: In The Shadow of the Volcano from Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Sunday, January 3, 2016. Displayed in the ROM's Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall, Pompeii features approximately 200 artifacts that tell the dramatic story of an ancient city captured in time. Loaned by The Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Naples and the Soprintendenza Speciale di Pompei, Erocolano e Stabia, a number of objects have never before travelled outside Italy. These include several new copies of casts of those who perished in Pompeii, created using leading-edge 3-D technology. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Album Hits #1 on Billboard Top Broadway ChartSOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Album Hits #1 on Billboard Top Broadway Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Ghostlight Records just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Album for Something Rotten!, the new musical comedy nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, hit #1 on the Billboard Top Broadway chart its first week in digital release. The album also debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at #94, the Billboard Top Current Albums chart at #45, and the Billboard Overall Digital Albums chart at #22. This marks the strongest overall cast album debut since June 2014, and the third-strongest sales week of any cast recording in five years. Something Rotten! is officially available now on iTunes here and other digital formats with a 36-page booklet. The disc will be available in stores and online July 17. The album is produced by Kurt Deutsch, Wayne Kirkpatrick, Karey Kirkpatrick and Kevin McCollum. It is co-produced by Lawrence Manchesterand Phil Reno. The album has special liner notes by Time Out New York theater editor David Cote. To order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/somethingrotten. (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Recording Hits #1 on Billboard Broadway ChartSOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Recording Hits #1 on Billboard Broadway Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

According to Billboard's Broadway cast recording chart, the original cast recording of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! is No. 1 in its first week in digital release. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/11/2015 - TAJ, CONSENT, POLITICS, DREAM Open Off-Broadway!WAKE UP with BWW 6/11/2015 - TAJ, CONSENT, POLITICS, DREAM Open Off-Broadway!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 11, 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: It's an off-Broadway extravaganza with four openings tonight! (more...)

Open Book Theatre Company Announces Upcoming Summer Production and Next SeasonOpen Book Theatre Company Announces Upcoming Summer Production and Next Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

On the heals of their Wilde Award nominated first season Open Book Theatre Company is pleased to announce their upcoming productions. Expanding on their initial success, they will offer a family show at a new outdoor amphitheater in Southgate and a 5 show second season. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at ProvincetownJennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at Provincetown
by Nora Dominick - Jul 2, 2015

By the time she was 23, Jennifer Holliday was the very definition of a Broadway star. Her work in DREAMGIRLS would propell her to Broadway fame, especially when she took the stage at the 1982 Tony Awards to perform 'And I am Telling You I'm Not Going.' Now Holliday is enjoying what she tells the Provincetown Magazine is her 'third act.' (more...)

New Children's Book THE PERFECT SHADE OF PINK is ReleasedNew Children's Book THE PERFECT SHADE OF PINK is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Author Margo Smith wanted to write a children's book that teaches children that they should accept themselves no matter what. Her new book, 'The Perfect Shade of Pink' (published by Trafford Publishing), teaches children to receive unconditional love through the story of a flamingo. (more...)

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