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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...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss, Tituss Burgess, Megan Hilty & More Perform at Elsie FestVIDEO: Darren Criss, Tituss Burgess, Megan Hilty & More Perform at Elsie Fest
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Check out performance video from Elsie Fest including Darren Criss, Todrick Hall, Megan Hilty and Gaten Matarazzo. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/06 - Wishing a Happy Birthday to Anika Noni RoseSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/06 - Wishing a Happy Birthday to Anika Noni Rose
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2016

Hello and welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series! Please read along as, each day, we celebrate birthdays, shows' openings and all kinds of theatrical events that have happened on this date. (more...)

TV: Cynthia Erivo Performs 'I Can Do Better Than That' with Jason Robert BrownTV: Cynthia Erivo Performs 'I Can Do Better Than That' with Jason Robert Brown
by Alan Henry - Sep 5, 2016

Tonight at Elsie Fest Cynthia Erivo and Jason Robert Brown gave festival goers a sneak peek at the upcoming THE LAST FIVE YEARS concert in New York City where Erivo will play Cathy and Joshua Henry will play Jamie. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at The Marriott TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2016

From the bustling streets of 1960's New York City comes the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical comedy, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, continuing The Marriott Theatre's acclaimed 2016 Season, running now through October 16 with a press opening on Wednesday, August 31 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Check out highlights from the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: A Backstage Visit With HAMILTON's Brandon Victor DixonVIDEO: A Backstage Visit With HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2016

It's been a busy week for Broadway's Brandon Victor Dixon as he takes over the role of Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary smash, HAMILTON. (more...)

VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup TableVIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2016

Starring on Broadway as the determined survivor Celie in the hit revival of The Color Purple eight times a week just isn't enough of a workout for Tony-winner Cynthia Erivo. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo Sings Beyonce at #Ham4Ham!STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo Sings Beyonce at #Ham4Ham!
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2016

What happens when you mix Broadway's hottest new star with pop music's reigning queen? Something like what went down at #Ham4Ham today, as Rory O'Malley welcomed Tony winner Cynthia Erivo, who performed 'Sandcastles' from Beyonce's Lemonade.  Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Shows Her Gymnastic Skills On RingsVIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Shows Her Gymnastic Skills On Rings
by Michael Dale - Aug 10, 2016

The Tony-winner not only excels on stage but in the gym as well. (more...)

BWW TV: From Coalhouse to Burr- Brandon Victor Dixon Is Ready for His HAMILTON Debut!BWW TV: From Coalhouse to Burr- Brandon Victor Dixon Is Ready for His HAMILTON Debut!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2016

Last night he brought the Ellis Island audience to its feet with his performance as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in Ragtime, and now he is gearing up for a new role. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, just weeks after finishing his run in SHUFFLE ALONG, two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will join the cast of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr later this month. How will his Burr compare to the rest? Watch below as he checked in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about all things HAMILTON. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Hear the Ticket-Buying Gospel From The Church Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLESTAGE TUBE: Hear the Ticket-Buying Gospel From The Church Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2016

The Color Purple has sent its gossipy Church Ladies out to spread the good news about the ins and outs of ticket purchasing. From navigating online sales to how to avoid scalpers, these ladies serve up the gospel for all your ticket-buying needs while employing some three part harmonies that would give the Schuyler Sisters a run for their money.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Look Who's Wearing the Pantsuit Now- THE COLOR PURPLE Tributes Hillary ClintonSTAGE TUBE: Look Who's Wearing the Pantsuit Now- THE COLOR PURPLE Tributes Hillary Clinton
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2016

The Color Purple + Hillary Clinton = the best thing you've watched all day. Click below to check out the musical's amazing tribute to the official Democratic Presidential nominee! (more...)

BWW TV: Laura Osnes & THE COLOR PURPLE Make Dreams Come True at MY CARNEGIE MOMENT!BWW TV: Laura Osnes & THE COLOR PURPLE Make Dreams Come True at MY CARNEGIE MOMENT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins (out in theatres on August 12) is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite (Streep) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer and perform on the Carnegie Hall stage - despite having a terrible voice. In the spirit of the movie, several aspiring singers were just given the opportunity to perform on the world's most famous stage for My Carnegie Moment. (more...)

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