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Photo Flash: YouTube Star Todrick Hall Joins KINKY BOOTS Tomorrow; First Look!Photo Flash: YouTube Star Todrick Hall Joins KINKY BOOTS Tomorrow; First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Todrick Hall will join the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lola' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning tomorrow, November 1, 2016 through March 5, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tituss Burgess and Renee Fleming Duet at 2016 Sing for Hope GalaPhoto Flash: Tituss Burgess and Renee Fleming Duet at 2016 Sing for Hope Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

International opera star Renee Fleming and Emmy Award nominee Tituss Burgess performed together for the first time, for an audience that includes opera stars Joyce DiDonato, Paul Appleby and Diana Soviero, Ann Ziff, Margie Loeb, Miriam Morales ('Orange Is The New Black'), poker star Beth Shak, Nobel Laureates Dr. Muhammad Yunus and Dr. James Watson, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Mercedes Bass, Dave Gilboa (Warby Parker), Angela Birchett (The Color Purple), Grammy nominee Emily King, and more at Sing for Hope's 10th Anniversary Gala this Monday at Tribeca Rooftop. BroadwayWorld has photos from the performance and the gala below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tituss Burgess, Renee Fleming and More Arrive at 2016 Sing for Hope GalaPhoto Flash: Tituss Burgess, Renee Fleming and More Arrive at 2016 Sing for Hope Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

International opera star Renee Fleming and Emmy Award nominee Tituss Burgess performed together for the first time, for an audience that includes opera stars Joyce DiDonato, Paul Appleby and Diana Soviero, Ann Ziff, Margie Loeb, Miriam Morales ('Orange Is The New Black'), poker star Beth Shak, Nobel Laureates Dr. Muhammad Yunus and Dr. James Watson, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Mercedes Bass, Dave Gilboa (Warby Parker), Angela Birchett (The Color Purple), Grammy nominee Emily King, and more at Sing for Hope's 10th Anniversary Gala this Monday at Tribeca Rooftop. Scroll down for photos of the stars arriving for the event! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday in THE COLOR PURPLE!Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday in THE COLOR PURPLE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tony and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday has stepped into the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple. She replaces Heather Headley, who took her final bow on October 2.  (more...)

Photo Flash: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Leads Master Class in NYCPhoto Flash: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Leads Master Class in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

On Sunday, October 16th, Broadway Workshop presented a special, one-day musical theatre master class with the Tony Award-winning star of The Color Purple, Cynthia Erivo. BroadwayWorld has photos from the class below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 17, 2016

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Sunday, October 16, at 6 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Presents BILLY & RAYPhoto Flash: Laguna Playhouse Presents BILLY & RAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, BILLY & RAY, written by Mike Bencivenga and directed by Michael Matthews. "Old Hollywood comes to Laguna Beach in this comedy about the making one of the most iconic films of the 1940s.  I have been wanting director Michael Matthews to direct at the Playhouse for so long and think this is the perfect show for his unique vision.  Our audiences and subscribers are in for a hilarious and wild ride," says Wareham.  BILLY & RAY will begin previews on Wednesday, October 5; will open on Sunday, October 9 and will run through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: Jennifer Holliday Joins THE COLOR PURPLEUp on the Marquee: Jennifer Holliday Joins THE COLOR PURPLE
by Walter McBride - Oct 4, 2016

???????As BroadwayWorld previously reported, beginning tomorrow, October 4, Tony and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will assume the role of Shug Avery inJohn Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical,The Color Purple. She replaces Heather Headley, who took her final bow yesterday, October 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday as THE COLOR PURPLE's Shug Avery!Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday as THE COLOR PURPLE's Shug Avery!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, beginning tomorrow, October 4, Tony and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will assume the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical,The Color Purple. She replaces Heather Headley, who took her final bow yesterday, October 2. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BC/EFA Flea Market 2016 Merchandise TablesPhoto Coverage: BC/EFA Flea Market 2016 Merchandise Tables
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 25, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com was on hand for our favorite day and captured the many booths featuring Broadway shows, stars and industry organizations. (more...)

Don't Miss Out! Your Complete and Updated Guide to the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction!Don't Miss Out! Your Complete and Updated Guide to the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Want to plan your route in advance? Scroll down for this year's map, plus close-ups of each zone and a list of participants! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN ExhibitPhoto Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN Exhibit
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

FACES by FALLIN opened last evening at The Ateleir, 635 West 42nd Street, and will run through 2016. The exhibit features original pen & ink drawings, as well as prints of famous faces from the World of Entertainment. Check out photos of some of the original works from the exhibit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kyle Selig and More in OCTOBER SKY's West Coast Debut at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Kyle Selig and More in OCTOBER SKY's West Coast Debut at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run now through October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Cynthia Erivo Spotted at New York Fashion WeekPhoto Flash: Cynthia Erivo Spotted at New York Fashion Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Tony Award winner, Cynthia Erivo, took a moment from designing Miss Celie's Pants to take in the sights at The Blonds presentation at New York Fashion week. The star joined Orange is the New Black actress, Dascha Polanco, at the show and looked smashing in a slinky, metallic ensemble.  (more...)


by Jennifer Broski - Sep 13, 2016

Last night, Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Shuffle Along, Violet) just starred in a special one-night-only benefit concert version of Jason Robert Brown's seminal musical, The Last Five Years, with the composer himself leading the orchestra. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Unites at Coney Island for the Second Annual Great Elsie Fest!Photo Flash: Broadway Unites at Coney Island for the Second Annual Great Elsie Fest!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

On Monday, Darren Criss and friends took to the stage at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island for the second annual Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ari Butler, Jessica Naimy and More in 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at The Marriott TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Ari Butler, Jessica Naimy and More in 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

From the bustling streets of 1960's New York City comes the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical comedy, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, continuing The Marriott Theatre's acclaimed 2016 Season, running now through October 16 with a press opening on Wednesday, August 31 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLESPhoto Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES
by Nora Dominick - Aug 25, 2016

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings The Beatles, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. BroadwayWorld has your inside look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brandon Victor Dixon Poses Backstage After HAMILTON Debut!Photo Coverage: Brandon Victor Dixon Poses Backstage After HAMILTON Debut!
by Walter McBride - Aug 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon just made his debut as Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton on Broadway last night, August 23. BroadwayWorld was on hand for his big night and you can check out backstage photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of OCTOBER SKY's West Coast Premiere at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of OCTOBER SKY's West Coast Premiere at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

The Old Globe presents the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. OCTOBER SKY will run September 10 - October 23, 2016 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 10 - September 21. Opening night is Thursday, September 22. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

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