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BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Puts the Spotlight on Whole Artist ManagementBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Puts the Spotlight on Whole Artist Management
by Ben Cameron - Feb 20, 2017

The Broadway community is nothing if not a family. I was honored recently to welcome my family, my  #WAMFAM to Broadway Sessions. WAM= Whole Artist Management. Spearheaded by Rich Martino and Mike Cruz, WAM boasts a talented and diverse roster which brought us performers from Kinky Boots, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Bridges of Madison County, Bullets Over Broadway, Great Comet, Avenue Q, A Christmas Story, Wicked, Rock of Ages, Three Penny Opera, The Color Purple and more. And they sure did put the WAM in WAM BAM THANK YOU, um, BROADWAY.  (more...)

VIDEO: Exuberant Cynthia Erivo Accepts Grammy for Best Musical Theater AlbumVIDEO: Exuberant Cynthia Erivo Accepts Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

At last night's GRAMMY AWARDS, the cast recording of Broadway's The Color Purple picked up the award for Best Musical Theater Album. (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo and John Legend Perform the Grammys 'In Memoriam' SegmentVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo and John Legend Perform the Grammys 'In Memoriam' Segment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, tonight's GRAMMY AWARDS In Memorium segment was performed by Tony and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo and Grammy winner John Legend. The duo performed the Beach Boys' classic 'God Only Knows.' Check out the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo's Final 'I'm Here' LIVE at the Closing of THE COLOR PURPLEVIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo's Final 'I'm Here' LIVE at the Closing of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Alan Henry - Jan 8, 2017

Today audiences around the world were treated to an incredible surprise when Cynthia Erivo's final 'I'm Here' was broadcast LIVE on Facebook. Check out the very special performance at the closing of The Color Purple below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Talks Lasting Impact of THE COLOR PURPLE on CBSVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Talks Lasting Impact of THE COLOR PURPLE on CBS
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Cynthia Erivo stopped by 'CBS This Morning' to discuss the impact of the musical which shutter this Sunday (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Performs 'The Impossible Dream' at KENNEDY CENTER HONORSVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Performs 'The Impossible Dream' at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Cynthia Erivo turned to Facebook this week to share video of her moving performance of MAN OF LA MANCHA's 'The Impossible Dream' from this year's KENNEDY CENTER HONORS. (more...)

VIDEO: 2016 Highlight: Cynthia Erivo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul for 'You Will Be Found'VIDEO: 2016 Highlight: Cynthia Erivo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek & Justin Paul for 'You Will Be Found'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

At this year's Elsie Fest, Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) took to the stage with Tony nominated composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to perform the moving DEAR EVAN HANSEN Act One closing number 'You Will Be Found.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Animal Trainer Bill Berloni Tames Hounds in A CHRISTMAS STORY at Virginia RepSTAGE TUBE: Broadway Animal Trainer Bill Berloni Tames Hounds in A CHRISTMAS STORY at Virginia Rep
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2016

Broadway dog trainer Bill Berloni isn't just a Tony Honoree - he's also a true animal lover. In the video below, learn more about his history training Broadway's most famous dogs, and how he brought Moose and Reba to the Virginia Repertory Theatre stage in A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE LION KING's Powerful GYPSY OF THE YEAR PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE LION KING's Powerful GYPSY OF THE YEAR Performance
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

At Gypsy of the Year 2016, cast members from The Lion King performed a moving spoken-word piece giving voice to those marginalized by the current political climate performed by cast members Lamar Baylor, Kimberly Marable, Matthew Morgan, Brenda O'Brien and L. Steven Taylor.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Rihanna Mash-Up Highlights Harlem Theatre Company's Commitment to Artists of ColorSTAGE TUBE: Rihanna Mash-Up Highlights Harlem Theatre Company's Commitment to Artists of Color
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2016

The Movement Theatre Company, a Harlem-based nonprofit committed to showcasing emerging artists of color, releases a music video mashup featuring Rihanna's "Work" and "This Is What You Came For." The Movement's Rihanna-inspired holiday music video is a festive ode to all the "work" the company has produced in its almost 10 years of existence and highlights plans for future events in the coming year. The new music video emphasizes the company's commitment to artists of color and support for local Harlem businesses. It also raises awareness about The Movement's #holiDONATE fundraising campaign, which is one part of a larger goal to raise $100,000 by the end of their season. There will be an exclusive viewing party/holiday fundraiser Monday, December 12th from 6:30-9:30pm at Nabe Underground. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All the Performances from MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE!VIDEO: Watch All the Performances from MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 25, 2016

A dazzling lineup of Broadway's best took part in the milestone 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, broadcast live on NBC. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE Thanksgiving Special! With Katie Lynch and THE COLOR PURPLE's Antoine L. SmithBWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE Thanksgiving Special! With Katie Lynch and THE COLOR PURPLE's Antoine L. Smith
by Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch - Nov 22, 2016

In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking! (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Responds to Critics on 'The View'VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Responds to Critics on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon discussed Vice President elect Mike Pence's recent controversial visit to the Broadway musical, and responded to critics who believe that the statements made by the cast following the show, may not have been the right and place to be made.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals of THE SECRET GARDEN Starring Tony Winner Daisy EaganSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals of THE SECRET GARDEN Starring Tony Winner Daisy Eagan
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2016

25 years after the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic children's story The Secret Garden, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) and the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle co-presents the timeless tale from November 15-December 31 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). The musical is directed by David Armstrong, Artistic Director at The 5th Avenue Theatre, with whom STC is co-producing the production.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at rehearsals below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Show Choir Welcomes THE BODYGUARD's Deborah Cox to Paper Mill with Whitney Houston MedleySTAGE TUBE: Broadway Show Choir Welcomes THE BODYGUARD's Deborah Cox to Paper Mill with Whitney Houston Medley
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse just announced the addition of two Friday matinee performances to its run of THE BODYGUARD: THE MUSICAL due to the show's popularity among ticket buyers. Below, watch Paper Mill's Broadway Show Choir welcome Deborah Cox and the company to Millburn, NJ, with a Whitney Houston medley! (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Performs 'We Are' at Close of Election NightVIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Performs 'We Are' at Close of Election Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, who currently takes on the role of Aaron Burr in the smash Broadway hit HAMILTON, stopped by MTV's The People's Playhouse around midnight last night to perform 'We Are.' (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo and More Take Part in Lena Dunham's 'Sensual Pantsuit Anthem' for HillaryVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo and More Take Part in Lena Dunham's 'Sensual Pantsuit Anthem' for Hillary
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2016

Lena Dunham just unveiled a new Funny or Die video in support of Hillary Clinton featuring a familiar Broadway face. Click below to watch Dunham rap a 'Sensual Pantsuit Anthem' for her candidate of choice, with appearances by The Color Purple's Cynthia Erivo and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Todrick Hall Talks Taking on KINKY BOOTS' Lola on BroadwayVIDEO: Todrick Hall Talks Taking on KINKY BOOTS' Lola on Broadway
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Today, Hall speaks to ET about what it means to fulfill his life long dream of starring on the Great White Way. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Jennifer Holliday in Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLEVIDEO: First Look at Jennifer Holliday in Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Below, watch the actress speak with USA Today about the iconic role, as well as footage of her amazing performance. (more...)

BWW TV: You're Gonna Love Her- Jennifer Holliday Steps Into Shug's Shoes in THE COLOR PURPLEBWW TV: You're Gonna Love Her- Jennifer Holliday Steps Into Shug's Shoes in THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2016

Tony and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday has stepped into the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple. She replaces Heather Headley, who took her final bow on October 2. (more...)



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