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BWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s StarBWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Star
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2016

There are still many parts yet to be cast (or at least announced), including the star of the show, Tracy Turnblad. Hundreds of girls turned up for an open call over the weekend to show Telsey + Company what they could do. Below, hear from some of the ladies and from casting director Bernie Telsey himself! (more...)

BWW Audio Exclusive: Ramin Karimloo Sings from AN AMERICAN VICTORY Album!BWW Audio Exclusive: Ramin Karimloo Sings from AN AMERICAN VICTORY Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2016

Broadway Records announced today the official release of An American Victory: A New Musical. The studio cast recording is now available for pre-order at http://www.broadwayrecords.com and Amazon, and will be available on iTunes and other retailers on April 22, 2016.áFeaturing an all-star cast headlined by Ashley Brown, Adam Jacobs, John Owen-Jones, Ramin Karimloo, Hugh Panaro and Aaron Tveit, this sweeping, epic album features twenty-one songs from the musical written by new composer Louis R. Bucalo. An American Victory is set in 1801, as America experiences brutal attacks on its ships by government sponsored pirates, whose extortion demands have grown to reach twenty percent of the entire government's budget. Based on actual historical events, An American Victory tells the story of an audacious act of defiance against organized terror that forever changes the lives of all those caught in the swirling struggle, and the path of a nation. Below, we are excited to bring you an exclusive track from the album- 'All I Am,' performed by Ramin Karimloo. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in AprilSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in April
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, film and television actress, and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. Check out a preview here! (more...)

VIDEO: WIZ LIVE's David Alan Grier on NAACP Award: 'I Won My First Black Oscar!'VIDEO: WIZ LIVE's David Alan Grier on NAACP Award: 'I Won My First Black Oscar!'
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Actor David Alan Grier stopped by CBS' s THE TALK to share how he felt winning his first NAACP Image Award for his role as the Cowardly Lion in The Wiz LIVE. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Abbie Brady-Dalton CSA Auditions for 'Anna' from THE KING AND I in TURNING THE TABLES!BWW TV Exclusive: Abbie Brady-Dalton CSA Auditions for 'Anna' from THE KING AND I in TURNING THE TABLES!
by Turning the Tables - Mar 15, 2016

As BroadwayWorld just announced, we'll be exclusively bringing you episodes of Turning the Tables- a new web series brought to you by the team that's brought you nothing before! Find out what happens when Broadway's hottest casting directors get the tables turned and audition for the actors. (more...)

BWW TV: GREASE: LIVE Mastermind Thomas Kail Shares Secrets from Set!BWW TV: GREASE: LIVE Mastermind Thomas Kail Shares Secrets from Set!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 30, 2016

Tomorrow night, FOX will transport viewers back to Rydell High for GREASE: LIVE, airing January 31 (7PM ET live/PT tape-delayed). BroadwayWorld just met with director Thomas Kail, who told us all about how things are coming together on set and what could be up next! (more...)

VIDEO: Joshua Jackson Talks Off-Broadway Debut in SMART PEOPLEVIDEO: Joshua Jackson Talks Off-Broadway Debut in SMART PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Joshua Jackson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL to about making his off-Broadway debut in Second Stage Theatre's SMART PEOPLE. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: F-Comedy Parodies THE WIZ in 'THE WHIZZ' TrailerSTAGE TUBE: F-Comedy Parodies THE WIZ in 'THE WHIZZ' Trailer
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2016

The whiter version of The Wiz that Twitter demanded is finally here! (more...)

BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 24, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony« Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Maria's Back! Watch ITV's First Ad for THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVESTAGE TUBE: Maria's Back! Watch ITV's First Ad for THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2015

ITV is putting on its own live version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC this Christmas. As BroadwayWorld previously reported,áthe December 20 live telecast will staráJulian Ovenden as 'Captain Von Trapp', Olivier winner Maria Friedman as Mother Abbess, Mel Giedroyc as Frau Schmidt, and Kara Tointon as Maria. Tointon appears in a just-released commercial for the television event and you can check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: It's East vs. West Oz in SNL's Hilarious Spoof of THE WIZ LIVE!VIDEO: It's East vs. West Oz in SNL's Hilarious Spoof of THE WIZ LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Saturday's episode of NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE featured a spoof on last week's live broadcat of The Wiz LIVE! In the sketch, West Oz's Scarecrow (host Ryan Gosling) mistakenly ends up in East Oz with Dorothy (Sasheer Zamata), Cowardly Lion (Kenan Thompson), Tin Man (Jay Pharoah), Scarecrow (Michael Che) and The Wiz (Leslie Jones). (more...)

VIDEO: Saturday Night Live Features THE WIZ LIVE! Spoof and More with Host Ryan GoslingVIDEO: Saturday Night Live Features THE WIZ LIVE! Spoof and More with Host Ryan Gosling
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2015

In last night's episode of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, Ryan Gosling made his hosting debut alongside first-time musical guest Leon Bridges. Sketches included Ryan Gosling Canada Monologue, Santa Baby, Birthday Party, Weekend Update: Anthony Crispino and Angelo Skaggs, Hometown Bar and The Wiz. Check out the full episode below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 7-Year-Old Beyonce Sings 'Home' from THE WIZSTAGE TUBE: 7-Year-Old Beyonce Sings 'Home' from THE WIZ
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2015

When mounting an upcoming Broadway version of NBC's The Wiz LIVE, maybe producers should consider casting superstar Beyonce. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ease on Down the Road All Over Again with NBC's Full Broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE!STAGE TUBE: Ease on Down the Road All Over Again with NBC's Full Broadcast of THE WIZ LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

NBC aired its colorful holiday production of The Wiz LIVE! last night, featuring newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as The Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. Whether you missed the special presentation when it aired or just want to re-live the amazing journey through Oz, watch the entire show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch 'Home', 'Brand New Day' & More Musical Performances from THE WIZ LIVE!VIDEO: Watch 'Home', 'Brand New Day' & More Musical Performances from THE WIZ LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Below, watch the talented cast performing 'Home', 'No Bad News,' 'He's The Wiz,' 'So You Wanted to Meet The Wizard,' 'Branded New Day' and 'Ease On Down the Road.' (more...)

VIDEO: Shanice Williams Sings 'Home' in All-New Promo for THE WIZ LIVE!VIDEO: Shanice Williams Sings 'Home' in All-New Promo for THE WIZ LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Below, check out an all-new promo for the show, featuring Williams singing the iconic song 'Home'. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Characters of THE WIZ LIVE! Join the Judging Panel of THE VOICE!STAGE TUBE: The Characters of THE WIZ LIVE! Join the Judging Panel of THE VOICE!
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2015

In anticipation of NBC's upcoming holiday production of The Wiz LIVE!, some of the cast stopped by the set of another NBC show- THE VOICE. Watch below as Dorothy (Shanice Williams) shows her friends what she's got! (more...)

BWW TV: Why THE WIZ? NBC's All-Star Creative Team Explains How This Year's Live Show Came TogetherBWW TV: Why THE WIZ? NBC's All-Star Creative Team Explains How This Year's Live Show Came Together
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld was on set earlier this month as the company was readying for the big night and the whole creative team was on hand to tell us about the process so far. Find out how they all fell in love with The Wiz, why the show speaks to them and more below! (more...)

VIDEO: Common Shares Details on New Song for THE WIZ LIVE! on 'Wendy Williams'VIDEO: Common Shares Details on New Song for THE WIZ LIVE! on 'Wendy Williams'
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo, David Alan Grier and Elijah Kelley stopped by WENDY WILLIAMS to dish about their special event airing live this Thursday on NBC. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch ALL the Broadway Performances from THE Macy's Parade Including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE KING AND I, and MoreVIDEO: Watch ALL the Broadway Performances from THE Macy's Parade Including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, THE KING AND I, and More
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2015

Below, check out video highlights from MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY parade's musical performances, including The Wiz LIVE's 'Brand New Day,' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's 'To Life' and of course, the Radio City Rockettes. (more...)

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