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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...)

VIDEO: Listen to Her Declaration! Renee Elise Goldsberry Stars in New Voting PSAVIDEO: Listen to Her Declaration! Renee Elise Goldsberry Stars in New Voting PSA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

In the latest spot, Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry has 'a revelation' about  'who participates in the sequel', to the tune of 'The Schuyler Sisters'. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Bids Farewell to Heather Headley with Beautiful Musical TributeSTAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Bids Farewell to Heather Headley with Beautiful Musical Tribute
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2016

Heather Headley played her last performance as Shug Avery in The Color Purple today, and the entire cast gathered together at curtain call to send her off with the most fitting tribute: a group performance of the Gospel song 'I Won't Complain.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kyle Selig and More in OCTOBER SKY at The Old GlobeSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Kyle Selig and More in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run now through October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: A Miracle Did Happen- Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LAST FIVE YEARS!BWW TV: A Miracle Did Happen- Go Inside the Curtain Call for THE LAST FIVE YEARS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2016

Last night, Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) and Tony Award nomineeJoshua Henry (Shuffle Along, Violet) just starred in a special one-night-only benefit concert version of Jason Robert Brown's seminal musical, The Last Five Years, with the composer himself leading the orchestra. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs 'America the Beautiful' at U.S. OpenVIDEO: Tony Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs 'America the Beautiful' at U.S. Open
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry, who recently left Broadway's hit musical HAMILTON, performed "America the Beautiful" at the start of Saturday's Women's Finals of the 2016 U.S. Open. (more...)


by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2016

It's an emotional day for America, especially for New York City, and it felt all the more poignant when Tony Award Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry sang 'America the Beautiful' to start the Women's Finals at the U.S Open. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal VideoSTAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2016

It just might be the most anticipated concert event of the year; the tickets for Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and two-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry's one-night-only performance of The Last Five Years sold out in less than an hour on the first day of the evening's pre-sale. With the concert, which will be performed at Town Hall, only two days away, the entire team is hard at work perfecting the piece before sharing it with the lucky few who nabbed tickets. This afternoon, Jason Robert Brown, the composer of The Last Five Years, took to Facebook to share a sneak peak of one of the orchestra's final rehearsals before the big night. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside The Second Annual Great Elsie Fest with Darren Criss, Cynthia Erivo & More!BWW TV: Go Inside The Second Annual Great Elsie Fest with Darren Criss, Cynthia Erivo & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2016

Earlier this week, Darren Criss and friends took to the stage at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island for the second annual Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: See OCTOBER SKY's Kyle Selig and Company Preview Tunes in Rehearsal at The Old GlobeSTAGE TUBE: See OCTOBER SKY's Kyle Selig and Company Preview Tunes in Rehearsal at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Sep 7, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run September 10 - October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. Below, watch Kyle Selig and the cast of OCTOBER SKY perform the songs 'Look to the Stars' and 'Big Creek Missile Agency' in rehearsal at The Old Globe! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Darren Criss Takes 'Journey to the Past' with Liz Callaway at Elsie FestSTAGE TUBE: Darren Criss Takes 'Journey to the Past' with Liz Callaway at Elsie Fest
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2016

The second annual Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen, took place yesterday, Monday, September 5th, at the Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk. Below, watch host Darren Criss perform 'Journey to the Past' from ANASTASIA with Liz Callaway, who sang the original version for the animated film! (more...)

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