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VIDEO: Swoon with Romantic Highlights from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott TheatreVIDEO: Swoon with Romantic Highlights from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running now through August 13, 2017 with a press opening tomorrow, June 28, at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo  & Leslie Odom Jr. Team with Rockettes for TONY AWARD PerformanceVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo & Leslie Odom Jr. Team with Rockettes for TONY AWARD Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. joined by the Radio City Rockettes performed 'New York, New York' at THE TONY AWARDS.  Watch the performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Face Off in No-Holds-Barred Rap BattleVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Face Off in No-Holds-Barred Rap Battle
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden challenged guest Jennifer Hudson to a no-holds-barred rap battle, and Jennifer unleashes her knockout punch at the end of the fight. Check out the latest edition of 'Drop the Mic' below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Take on Opera at the WNO Gala!VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Take on Opera at the WNO Gala!
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2017

Cynthia Erivo sang Nessun Dorma, from the opera Turandot, during the WNO Opera Gala Concert at the Kennedy Center on June 3rd. Check out the video of an excerpt from her performance! (more...)

VIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in HoustonVIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Freaky Friday has made its way to Houston! See stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton talk about the show with Houston Life Reporter, Stephanie Gonzalez in the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: #HAM4BEY Creator Shares New THE COLOR PURPLE & Prince Mashup!VIDEO: #HAM4BEY Creator Shares New THE COLOR PURPLE & Prince Mashup!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Michael Korte is back with his latest mashup! #PURPLE4PRINCE is the follow-up video to the massively successful #HAM4BEY and #GAGA4RENT! It's (of course) The Color Purple mashed with Prince! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Lead THE COLOR PURPLE Concert Curtain CallVIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Lead THE COLOR PURPLE Concert Curtain Call
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2017

The British Theatre Academy presents a charity gala performance of The Color Purple to raise money for young performers who cannot afford to train in performing arts. Recent performances have included The Secret Garden at The Ambassadors Theatre and Godspell at St Pauls Church, Covent Garden. This concert features a line-up of West End performers alongside a choir of children from the BTA. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE IN IDLENESS, Apollo TheatreBWW Review: LOVE IN IDLENESS, Apollo Theatre
by Rona Kelly - May 19, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory is no stranger to transfers, both in the West End and beyond. The Color Purple notably made the jump, and now here's Trevor Nunn's Love in Idleness moving to the Apollo Theatre. But while the love is still palpable, there is a certain idleness to proceedings. (more...)

VIDEO: Rewind! Renee Elise Goldsberry Explains Why She Almost Skipped HAMILTON AuditionVIDEO: Rewind! Renee Elise Goldsberry Explains Why She Almost Skipped HAMILTON Audition
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to chat about her starring role in Broadway's HAMILTON and explain why she almost didn't audition for the musical. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Takes Us to Church with Performance of Her Favorite HymnVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Takes Us to Church with Performance of Her Favorite Hymn
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, 'Sandy Wexler' star Jennifer Hudson showed off her immaculate range with one of her favorite church hymns, 'Talk About a Child'. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter releases his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway today - available on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. The new album features fan favorites 'Edelweiss', 'Carefully Taught', 'My Funny Valentine' and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning'. Get Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers HERE, and listen to two tunes from the album below! Already landing on the charts, the album is ranked #2 on the iTunes R&B chart and is ranked #40 overall. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Premieres Music Video for New Single 'Remember Me'VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Premieres Music Video for New Single 'Remember Me'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Multi-platinum Oscar and Grammy AwardŽ-winning global superstar, Jennifer Hudson premieres the video for"Remember Me," her brand new single on Epic Records.  (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' AlbumVIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter will release his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway on April 14th. Porter just unveiled a 'making of' video for the album, featuring interviews, studio footage and more. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Emily Padgett and Carrie St. Louis Sing 'C'est la Vie' by B*WitchedVIDEO: Samantha Massell, Emily Padgett and Carrie St. Louis Sing 'C'est la Vie' by B*Witched
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Last weekend, a company of Broadway favorites gathered at Feinstein's/54 Below for '54 Sings One-Hit Wonders,' a concert celebrating those pop songs you can sing every lyric to but don't know anything else by that artist/group. Below, watch Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Emily Padgett (Bright Star, Sweet Charity) and Carrie St. Louis (Wicked, Rock of Ages) sing 'C'est la Vie' by B*Witched! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Heather Headley Croon a Favorite from A CHORUS LINEVIDEO: Watch Heather Headley Croon a Favorite from A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2017

What does Heather Headley sing in her voice lessons? That question was answered today when the Tony and Grammy Award winner took to Facebook to share.  (more...)

First Listen: Billy Porter Duets with India.Arie on New Richard Rodgers AlbumFirst Listen: Billy Porter Duets with India.Arie on New Richard Rodgers Album
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2017

Billy Porter has released the track 'Carefully Taught' off of his album Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers. This song is a duet between Porter and India.Arie. Listen to the full track below. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Slays New Single 'Remember Me' on THE VOICE UKVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Slays New Single 'Remember Me' on THE VOICE UK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Multi-platinum Oscar and Grammy Award-winning global superstar, Jennifer Hudson, premiered 'Remember Me,' her brand new single on Epic Records, last night on ITV's top-rated THE VOICE UK, where she is currently in her first season as a coach. (more...)

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...)