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Tony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESSTony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2016

From the moment Christopher Fitzgerld enters the stage in Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's WAITRESS, the comic genius begins. He plays Ogie in a performance that has earned him his third Tony Nomination (Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical). How does he do it? Find out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Bobby Smith Transform Into Zaza for Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLESSTAGE TUBE: Watch Bobby Smith Transform Into Zaza for Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

Signature Theatre will soon stage La Cage aux Folles, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner. With an iconic score by Jerry Herman(Hello, Dolly; Mame), featuring 'I Am What I Am' and 'The Best of Times,' and a book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies), this musical comedy will run from May 31 - July 10 inSignature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Director Tina Landau Talks THE SPONGEBOB MUSICALSTAGE TUBE: Director Tina Landau Talks THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

On Thursday, May 19, the cast and creative team of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL arrived in Chicago - and BroadwayWorld.com was on hand to meet the team! Today's entry: director, co-conceiver, and hometown Steppenwolf Ensemble member Tina Landau discusses the world premiere. Keep an eye on BroadwayWorld.com all week for SPONGEBOB updates from local contributors Misha Davenport and M. William Panek. (more...)

VIDEO: John Legend Talks New Off-Broadway Play TURN ME LOOSEVIDEO: John Legend Talks New Off-Broadway Play TURN ME LOOSE
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

Music superstar John Legend stopped by NBC's TODAY to talk about his new off-Broadway show TURN ME LOOSE, based on the life of 1960s comic Dick Gregory. (more...)

VIDEO: Sir the Baptist Perform 'Raise Hell' on LATE NIGHTVIDEO: Sir the Baptist Perform 'Raise Hell' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Chicago based artist Sir the Baptist made their television debut, performing 'Raise Hell' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Actors Say Their Favorite Lines from THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREATSTAGE TUBE: Actors Say Their Favorite Lines from THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2016

In the video below, actors from the upcoming production - Nick Bryant (Ludolph), Ross Magyar (Sigifred), Morgan Alyse Burkey (Erminia), Johnny Garcia (Gonfred), Luke Van Marter (Gersa), Gary Grenholm (Ethelbert) and Douglas Bryan Bean (Otho) - share their favorite lines from the play! (more...)

BWW TV: What's Happening in Bikini Bottom During THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL? The Creative Team Opens Up!BWW TV: What's Happening in Bikini Bottom During THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL? The Creative Team Opens Up!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2016

Bikini Bottom will soon surface in Chicago, and in anticipation of The SpongeBob Musical's first performance on Tuesday, June 7th at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre, the production has begun rolling out a number of behind-the-scenes videos on the process of adapting one of television's biggest animated hits for the theatre. Below, check out a just-released peek at how the creatives set out to tell the story in the musical! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Trailers for FOX's 2016-17 Season Pickups - THE EXORCIST, LETHAL WEAPON & More!STAGE TUBE: Watch Trailers for FOX's 2016-17 Season Pickups - THE EXORCIST, LETHAL WEAPON & More!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2016

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, FOXTelevision Group, today unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2016-2017 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. Check out trailers for the new pickups below! (more...)

VIDEO: E! Unveil First Look at New Mariah Carey Event Series MARIAH'S WOLRDVIDEO: E! Unveil First Look at New Mariah Carey Event Series MARIAH'S WOLRD
by - May 16, 2016

E!, the global pop culture powerhouse, reveals first looks at two of the network’s most highly anticipated series: MARIAH'S WORLD a new event-series featuring global superstar Mariah Carey produced by Bunim/Murray Productions (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Sun Is Shining Hard on BRIGHT STAR's Carmen Cusack!Tony Awards Close-Up: Sun Is Shining Hard on BRIGHT STAR's Carmen Cusack!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 15, 2016

Carmen Cusack has finally made her Broadway debut, and it's in the role of a lifetime. She plays Alice Murphy (at two ages) in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR- a performance that earned her a nomination for Best Performance by and Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. Hear her story below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SCANDAL's Joe Morton Talks Off-Broadway's TURN ME LOOSE on LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAELSTAGE TUBE: SCANDAL's Joe Morton Talks Off-Broadway's TURN ME LOOSE on LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2016

John Legend and Mike Jackson present a new comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory - starring SCANDAL's Joe Morton - that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy. Morton stopped by LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL earlier this week where he opened up about the production - check out a clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: Goo Goo Dolls Perform New Single 'So Alive' & More on JIMMY KIMMELVIDEO: Goo Goo Dolls Perform New Single 'So Alive' & More on JIMMY KIMMEL
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Goo Goo Dolls performed their new single 'So Alive' as well as'Over and Over' on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. Watch the outdoor stage performances below! (more...)

VIDEO: WAITRESS' Jessie Mueller & Stephen Colbert Sing Carole King Classic Over Pecan PieVIDEO: WAITRESS' Jessie Mueller & Stephen Colbert Sing Carole King Classic Over Pecan Pie
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

WAITRESS star and Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller enjoyed a helping of pecan pie on last night's LATE SHOW and treated the studio audience to a duet with host Stephen Colbert of one of his favorite Carole King songs (more...)

BWW TV: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Creatives Dive Into Crafting Sets, Props & More!BWW TV: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Creatives Dive Into Crafting Sets, Props & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2016

Bikini Bottom will soon surface in Chicago, and in anticipation of The SpongeBob Musical's first performance on Tuesday, June 7th at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre, the production has begun rolling out a number of behind-the-scenes videos on the process of adapting one of television's biggest animated hits for the theatre. Below, check out a just-released peek at how the creatives are crafting the sets, props and more for the musical! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nicole Byer Stars in MTV's New Comedy Series LADYLIKE, Premiering 6/9VIDEO: First Look - Nicole Byer Stars in MTV's New Comedy Series LADYLIKE, Premiering 6/9
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

MTV today announced the premiere of the brand new 30-minute hidden camera prank show LADYLIKE, premiering on Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

BWW TV: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Creatives on Bringing the Characters of Bikini Bottom to the StageBWW TV: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Creatives on Bringing the Characters of Bikini Bottom to the Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2016

Bikini Bottom will soon surface in Chicago, and in anticipation of The SpongeBob Musical's first performance on Tuesday, June 7th at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre, the production has begun rolling out a number of behind-the-scenes videos on the process of adapting one of television's biggest animated hits for the theatre. Below, check out a just-released peek at how the creatives are bringing the characters to the stage! (more...)

MUST WATCH: Norm Lewis Goes Off on SCANDAL's 'Trump Card' EpisodeMUST WATCH: Norm Lewis Goes Off on SCANDAL's 'Trump Card' Episode
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2016

Tony nominee Norm Lewis's SCANDAL character, Edison Davis, goes off on the political climate in a passionate speech. His character speaks about #BlackLivesMatter and why reverting to the past should not be an option for the country, indirectly referring to the US's current political climate. Check out the clip below! (more...)

BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago!BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2016

Get ready world, SpongeBob is coming. The SpongeBob Musical will begin performances on Tuesday, June 7th at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL). This is a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3, 2016. Check out a behind the scenes look at the company in rehearsals below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for THE TOXIC AVENGER at Southwark PlayhouseSTAGE TUBE: New Trailer for THE TOXIC AVENGER at Southwark Playhouse
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2016

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment in association with the King's Head Theatre, Guy James and Szpiezak Productions presents the European premiere of THE TOXIC AVENGER, directed by Benji Sperring with musical director Alex Beetschen. Performances run now through Saturday 21 May 2016. Click below for a new trailer featuring highlights from the show! (more...)

VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP World Tour Meets the Press in ManilaVIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP World Tour Meets the Press in Manila
by Erickson Dela Cruz - May 1, 2016

World-renowned performance company BLUE MAN GROUP's 25th-anniversary celebrations are on a roll! Besides its open-ended engagements in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and at the Universal Orlando Resort, BLUE MAN GROUP has also just launched its newest studio album, titled “Three”; has been raising at least $25,000 for Autism Speaks via its special sensory-friendly shows, and is set to launch a new book about the unknown world of the Blue Man by the end of the year. (more...)

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