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BWW TV Exclusive: Baldwin Wallace Stars (and Stars to Be) Slay at Broadway SessionsBWW TV Exclusive: Baldwin Wallace Stars (and Stars to Be) Slay at Broadway Sessions
by Ben Cameron - Apr 26, 2017

The talent floodgates have opened and the streets are drenched in the promise of stars to be… I'm speaking of course, about "Showcase"Season." That special time of year when the college kids with stars in their eyes make the transition to "just plain" star and strut their stuff in the big apple. We netted star-making Baldwin Wallace to strut their stuff at Sessions recently. The '17 grads shone brightly alongside BW alum pro's Patty Lohr (Kinky Boots), Zach Adkins (Anastasia) and super star Ciara Renee. Enjoy highlights here… and you may just want to jot down a few names. You know you'll need to know 'em. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CCM Legacy Shines at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: CCM Legacy Shines at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Apr 17, 2017

Statistically speaking, it's safe to say that just about every Broadway show boasts cast members who graduated from Cincinnati University- College Conservatory of Music, or CCM. The school's legacy is woven deep into the fabric of the Broadway community. We took some time to shine a light on that legacy at Broadway Sessions recently. The '17 graduating class took the stage alongside alumni Jessica Hendy (Cats), Julian R. Decker (Sunset Boulevard), Sean Montgomery (Groundhog Day), Christine Cornish Smith (Cats) and Josh Daniel (Book of Mormon. Enjoy highlights here. (more...)

VIDEO: Danny DeVito Demos Egg-Eating Techniques for Broadway's THE PRICE!VIDEO: Danny DeVito Demos Egg-Eating Techniques for Broadway's THE PRICE!
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Danny DeVito stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to share that he is having 'so much fun' making his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's THE PRICE. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Heartily Welcomes Hartt School Graduates!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Heartily Welcomes Hartt School Graduates!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 11, 2017

It's been said that you gotta have heart to move to The Big Apple and pursue your dreams on the Great White Way, and boy do these graduates of The Hartt School have it. See what we did there? We heartily welcomed the 2017 graduating class to New York alongside headliners and notable Hartt School alums, Kevin Duda, Douglas Lyons and Anthony Fett! We also had a special guest appearance from West End star, Jason Denton and rising star Amanda Nelson! Watching these grads take the stage at Broadway Sessions really warmed our hearts (ok we'll stop with the heart/Hartt jokes now.) Check it out now! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: SUNDAY Sings Sondheim at (Broadway) Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: SUNDAY Sings Sondheim at (Broadway) Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Apr 6, 2017

Sunday, Sondheim and showtunes galore were on the menu at Broadway Sessions recently as we welcomed cast members from the current hit revival of Sunday in the Park with George. Cast members Claybourne Elder, Liz McCartney, Julie Foldesi, Jennifer Sanchez and Max Chernin delighted the audience with Sondheim (Liz McCartney's one woman "Your Fault" from Into the Woods, Claybourne's revisit of Road Show and accompanying story of the night his parents met Sondheim and Jennifer Sanchez's acoustic take on "Sunday" were especially Sondheim-licious) and more.  Joining the cast in the Sondheim-ania, was 9 year old Radio City veteran and self described Sondheim maniac Finn Douglas who brought the crowd to it's feet with his pint size "Putting It Together". Rounding out the evening was singer/songwriter Melissa Modifer. Enjoy highlights here! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Lena Hall Covers a Bruno Mars TuneSTAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Lena Hall Covers a Bruno Mars Tune
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

Lena Hall recently released a stripped down cover of Bruno Mars' song If I Knew. Watch her put her signature rock spin on this pop track. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Welcomes Grads from Webster University!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Welcomes Grads from Webster University!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 29, 2017

St. Louis is a city renowned for lots of things. The blues, BBQ, one iconic cling-clanging trolly and one particular theatre training powerhouse, Webster University. Webster boasts alum like Norbert Leo Butz, Hunter Bell, and Jerry Mitchell to name a jut a few. We recently welcomed the graduating class for the Gateway city to take the stage at Broadway Sessions. Check 'em out here! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hits the High Notes of Andrew Lloyd WebberBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Hits the High Notes of Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Ben Cameron - Mar 22, 2017

You love Broadway. I know you do. After all, you're here on BroadwayWorld. You love Broadway, and the chances are good that you love Andrew Lloyd Webber. Even if you're scoffing, chances are still good you love the 'Lord'. After all, no other composer has hit the high notes ALW has. Hit after hit, he's made some of contemporary musical theatre's most iconic moments and has four show currently on the boards. Well, I'm simply wild about the man and his music. We decided to celebrate ALW at Sessions recently we gathered a line up of Broadway big wigs from Great Comet, Lion King, Pippin, Les Mis and more. Check out Lauren Zakrin, Courtney Bassett, Jelani Remy, Andrew Mayer, Matt Rossell, Mike Schwitter and more loving up on some Lloyd Webber. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Recap PARAMOUR's Rise to Fame!BWW TV Exclusive: Recap PARAMOUR's Rise to Fame!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2017

Cirque du Soleil Theatrical's smash production of Cirque du Soleil Paramour, the organization's first created specifically for Broadway is in its final weeks on Broadway. As previously announced, Paramour is playing through April 16, 2017 at theLyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW TV: THE PRICE Brings Arthur Miller Back to Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night!BWW TV: THE PRICE Brings Arthur Miller Back to Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night and we're taking you inside the festivities with Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito! (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Gad Surprises BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Theater Audiences in NYCVIDEO: Josh Gad Surprises BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Theater Audiences in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Audience members attending the Thursday night showing of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at New York City's AMC Loews were treated to a surprise pop-in by Josh Gad, who plays Gaston sidekick LeFou in the live-action film.  (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub & More in THE PRICE on Broadway!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub & More in THE PRICE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney.Arthur Miller's The Price opens officially tonight, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic for Up-and-Comers!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Opens Up the Mic for Up-and-Comers!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 15, 2017

Oh how we love our Broadway stars. We love 'em, love 'em, love 'em! But once a month we say, enough with the big beautiful Broadway stars and we open the mic up to some of the most talented up and coming singers in town. And that's just what we did recently and we think you'll enjoy the results! Write these names down, you'll be hearing more from them, guaranteed. (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Hall Announces Release of OBSESSED: A TRIBUTE TO RADIOHEADVIDEO: Lena Hall Announces Release of OBSESSED: A TRIBUTE TO RADIOHEAD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Lena Hall announced on Instagram last night the release of her and Justin Craig's brand new EP album, Obsessed: A Tribute to Radiohead with the video seen below. The video features Hall performing at the album release show at Pianos. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Dancers Show They Got Rhythm!VIDEO: Broadway Dancers Show They Got Rhythm!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

A new tap video was just released in honor of the Lincoln Center's Concert Production of 'Crazy For You.' (more...)

VIDEO: Mark Ruffalo Talks Returning to Broadway in THE PRICEVIDEO: Mark Ruffalo Talks Returning to Broadway in THE PRICE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Mark Ruffalo stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss his return to Broadway for the first time in ten years in THE PRICE. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 6, 2017

We all know that February is Black History Month, but did we all take a moment to reflect and celebrate? Well we did just that, Broadway-style, at Sessions on February 23rd. Not only did we invite a starry roster of Broadway's best and brightest to share music representing the influence, importance and impact of African American legacy on Broadway, but we also paid homage to some Broadway trailblazers like Diahann Carroll, Ben Vereen, "Stokes" and more. We even challenged our audience to "name that African American Tony winner," which of course gave us the opportunity to bask in the glorious voices of Melba Moore, Hinton Battle, Heather Headley, Ted Ross, Jennifer Holiday and many more. Check out these amazing performances by Aisha de Haas, Kenita Miller, Daisy Hobbs, Imari Hardon, Zurin Villanueva, Ta'Rea Campbell, Marcus Paul James, Nora Schell, T. Oliver Reid, Charity Angel Dawson and more! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOURBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOUR
by Ben Cameron - Feb 27, 2017

Nothing could be more fitting the day after the Oscar's than celebrating our recent evening with the stars of Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour. Paramour stars Ruby Lewis, Ryan Vona, Bret Shuford, Sheridan Mouawad, Nick Cartell and Katrina Cunningham dazzled like movie land's gilded statue. Add to the starry mix, Elf's Arthur Ross, vocalist Shakiera Sarai and pint-sized diva Isabella Koster, and we may as well have rolled out the red carpet. Enjoy this Oscar worthy performances from the star's of Broadway's Hollywood themed musical/acrobatic hybrid. (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...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Con Comes to Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Con Comes to Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Feb 13, 2017

It seems like just yesterday that Broadway Con was all the rage here in NYC. Thousands of theatre fans descended on the  Big Apple to bask in all things Broadway. We invited these fans to celebrate the weekend with an unofficial closing night ALL OPEN MIC PARTY! Friends who had never sung on stage before drank down some courage and took the stage, talent we hadn't had the opportunity to meet before dazzled us and some old friends showed up to show 'em how we do it here in NYC. The result is beautiful. Check out these new friends from around the country and across the globe.  (more...)