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STAGE TUBE: David Alan Grier Talks 'Whole New Vision of the Lion' in New Promo for THE WIZ LIVE!STAGE TUBE: David Alan Grier Talks 'Whole New Vision of the Lion' in New Promo for THE WIZ LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2015

NBC's The Wiz LIVE! just released a brand-new promo for the highly anticipated holiday production, featuring David Alan Grier talking about his daughter's reaction to him playing 'The Lion' - hear what he had to say below! (more...)

VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Sings 'White Horse' With Taylor SwiftVIDEO: Uzo Aduba Sings 'White Horse' With Taylor Swift
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2015

Known for bringing other celebrities on stage during her shows, Swift welcomed OITNB star Uzo Aduba to sing 'White Horse' with her. This must have been great practice for Aduba's upcoming role in The Wiz LIVE on NBC. Below, watch the simple, but lovely, performance! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Happy Birthday Michael Urie! BWW Visits Oz Performance!BWW TV Exclusive: Happy Birthday Michael Urie! BWW Visits Oz Performance!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2015

On Monday night, January 20, 2014 BroadwayWorld.com kicked off our 10th anniversary celebration with a benefit for BC/EFA entitled BroadwayWorld.com Visits Oz. In celebration of Michael Urie's birthday, we bring you a special clip of his performance. A longtime friend to BroadwayWorld.com, during his sold-out run of BUYER & CELLAR, he made time to come to JOE'S PUB to be part of our 10th Anniversary. At the event, he performed a special piece, written by BUYER & CELLAR Playwright's Jonathan Tolins, entitled MY PASSION FOR OZ. (more...)

VIDEO: Dee Dee Bridgewater Records 'House of the Rising Sun' for New AlbumVIDEO: Dee Dee Bridgewater Records 'House of the Rising Sun' for New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

DEE DEE'S FEATHERS, a journey through the history of New Orleans as told through song and the collaboration of Tony winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), is set for release August 11th, 2015, via OKeh/Sony Music/DDB Records. Click below to watch The Wiz original cast member record the folk song 'House of the Rising Sun' for the new album! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Star of NBC's THE WIZ- Shanice Williams Shares the Story of Her Road to Oz; Plus Hear Dorothy Sing!BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Star of NBC's THE WIZ- Shanice Williams Shares the Story of Her Road to Oz; Plus Hear Dorothy Sing!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 5, 2015

Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with the lady of the hour, as shares with BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge the story of how she was cast, what happens between now and December, and so much more! (more...)


by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2015

Broadway is abuzz with news about NBC's upcoming presentation of The Wiz, with Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and original Dorothy Stephanie Mills all having just signed on to star. They aren't the only ones with love for The Wiz though. On Monday night, January 20, 2014 BroadwayWorld.com kicked off our 10th anniversary celebration with a benefit for BC/EFA entitled BroadwayWorld.com Visits Oz. In celebration of this week's big news, we bring you our own concert highlights of The Wiz, including performances of 'So You Wanted to See The Wizard?,' 'Be A Lion,' 'Home,' 'If You Believe,' and of course, 'Ease on Down the Road.' (more...)

VIDEO: CHICAGO's Brandy Norwood Sings 'Home' In Disguise on NYC SubwayVIDEO: CHICAGO's Brandy Norwood Sings 'Home' In Disguise on NYC Subway
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 14, 2015

Singer and current star of Broadway's CHICAGO Brandy Norwood thought she would treat a crowd of unsuspecting subway riders to a cover of 'Home' from The Wiz. (more...)

BWW TV: Jonathan Brielle, Roz Ryan & More Perform at Annual Broadway Under the StarsBWW TV: Jonathan Brielle, Roz Ryan & More Perform at Annual Broadway Under the Stars
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2015

The Development Wing presented its fourth annual Broadway Under the Stars benefit concert on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The exclusive, one-night-only event was hosted by acclaimed writer/lyricist Jonathan Brielle, Artistic Director of The Development Wing and Vice President of The Johnny Mercer Foundation, and featured musical performances by Broadway's best, including Roz Ryan (Chicago, Ain't Misbehavin'), Cole Burden (Murder Ballad), Brooke Sunny Moriber (The Threepenny Opera), Ken Prymus (Cats, The Wiz), Patricia Noonan (Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice), along with young artists,Jenna Downs, Jake Swain, and more. With Musical Direction by Jeffrey Klitz, Broadway Under the Stars took place on the grounds of the historic Vala Maison, an exquisite country-style estate located in Tewksbury, New Jersey. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Benjamin Rauhala Celebrates Marriage Equality with Jeremy Jordan's Rendition of 'Over The Rainbow/Home'STAGE TUBE: Benjamin Rauhala Celebrates Marriage Equality with Jeremy Jordan's Rendition of 'Over The Rainbow/Home'
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2015

Music director and arranger Benjamin Rauhala took to Facebook today to express his pride in the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage. To celebrate, he posted a video of Broadway vet Jeremy Jordan performing Rauhala's mashup arrangement of 'Over The Rainbow' from The WizARD OF OZ and 'Home' from The Wiz at 54 Below last fall. Check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Celebrates 40th Anniversary of THE WIZ in Opening Number of GYPSY OF THE YEAR!STAGE TUBE: Broadway Celebrates 40th Anniversary of THE WIZ in Opening Number of GYPSY OF THE YEAR!
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year raised a record-breaking $5,229,611 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, thanks to six weeks of fundraising by 64 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced Tuesday, December 9, 2014, by special guests Hugh Jackman, Nathan Lane and Judith Light after two stellar performances of original dances, songs and skits by more than 200 'gypsies' from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. The show's spirited opening number celebrated the 40th anniversary of The Wiz, one of the first large-scale, big-budget Broadway musicals to feature an all-black cast and winner of seven Tony Awards in 1975. Check out the full number below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Winning Numbers from GYPSY OF THE YEAR, Featuring the Casts of THE LION KING & PIPPIN!STAGE TUBE: Watch the Winning Numbers from GYPSY OF THE YEAR, Featuring the Casts of THE LION KING & PIPPIN!
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2014

The 26th annual edition of Gypsy of the Year raised a record-breaking $5,229,611 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, thanks to six weeks of fundraising by 64 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced Tuesday, December 9, 2014, by special guests Hugh Jackman, Nathan Lane and Judith Lightafter two stellar performances of original dances, songs and skits by more than 200 'gypsies' from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Below, we bring you the winning numbers from the casts of THE LION KING and PIPPIN! (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Talks IF/THEN, 9/11 Loss & More on Backstage on BroadwayVIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Talks IF/THEN, 9/11 Loss & More on Backstage on Broadway
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

TONY Award winner LaChanze stopped by this week's Backstage on Broadway to talk with PIX 11's Tamsen Fadal about starring in the new Broadway musical IF/THEN. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Broadway's SIDE SHOW Photo Shoot!STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Broadway's SIDE SHOW Photo Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2014

The upcoming Broadway reimagining of SIDE SHOW revealed the production's key artwork last month, featuring leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett. Directed by Academy Award-winner Bill Condon (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Twilight Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2), who will be making his theatrical directorial debut with the production, Side Show opens on Broadway this fall. Go behind the scenes at the photo shoot below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from BROADWAY GETS GLAAD at Joe's Pub - Scott Alan, Natalie Weiss and More!STAGE TUBE: Highlights from BROADWAY GETS GLAAD at Joe's Pub - Scott Alan, Natalie Weiss and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2014

Broadway Gets GLAAD: A Benefit Concert was produced by Kayla Greenspan and August Laska. Music Direction by Mark Galinovsky. On Monday, August 4th, eleven emerging and established Broadway performers starred in Broadway Gets GLAAD, a concert to benefit GLAAD, the leading organization in support of a positive LGBT image in the entertainment industry. You can watch all of the performances below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Clips of GYPSY - Leslie Uggams, Michael James Leslie & More!STAGE TUBE: First Look at Clips of GYPSY - Leslie Uggams, Michael James Leslie & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams is Rose, in GYPSY: A MUSICAL FABLE at Connecticut Repertory Theatre onstage July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. Tickets and information at 860-486-2113. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of CRT's GYPSY with Michael James Leslie and Leslie UggamsSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of CRT's GYPSY with Michael James Leslie and Leslie Uggams
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as 'Rose', runs July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes interview with Michael James Leslie (Broadway's The Wiz and Little Shop of Horrors), who plays 'Pop', along with scenes from the show! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal for CT Rep's GYPSY with Leslie Uggams, Director Vincent J. Cardinal & More!STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal for CT Rep's GYPSY with Leslie Uggams, Director Vincent J. Cardinal & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2014

Below, check out a behind the scenes look inside rehearsal for GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, at Connecticut Repertory Theatre! The production runs July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113. (more...)

BWW TV: ALADDIN's Iglehart on Winning 2014 Tony for Best Featured Actor in a MusicalBWW TV: ALADDIN's Iglehart on Winning 2014 Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2014

As announced earlier this evening, James Monroe Iglehart won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Aladdin.BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Iglehart had to say below! (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Dedicates 'Amazing Grace' to Her Late Husband at Today's 9/11 MemorialVIDEO: Tony Winner LaChanze Dedicates 'Amazing Grace' to Her Late Husband at Today's 9/11 Memorial
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2014

Broadway's LaChanze, a Tony Award-winner, performer whose husband Calvin Joseph Gooding perished in the September 11, 2001 attacks, performed a stunning a cappella version of "Amazing Grace" (more...)

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