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Photo Flash: NBC Shares All-New Images of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast in Costume!Photo Flash: NBC Shares All-New Images of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast in Costume!
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Today, NBC revealed new photos of the all-star cast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! in character. The highly anticipated musical broadcast†will air Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will originate from Los Angeles. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mark Ballas, Leona Lewis, Idina Menzel & More Perform on DWTS' Broadway Night!Photo Flash: Mark Ballas, Leona Lewis, Idina Menzel & More Perform on DWTS' Broadway Night!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 8, 2016

On last night's DANCING WITH THE STARS, the six remaining celebrities danced a show-stopping dance to a song from a hit Broadway musical. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album Release ConcertPhoto Flash: Broadway Celebrates POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album Release Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written by†Douglas Lyons,†Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers†Ruby Bridges†and The Little Rock Nine.†The album's release was†celebrated in a concert presentation at The Lindeman (508 w42) on Monday Oct 24th, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Final Poster Art for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Final Poster Art for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

NBC has today shared final†poster art for HAIRSPRAY LIVE, featuring the star-studded cast. The broadcast airs live on†Wednesday, December 7th at 8/7c. Check out the new poster art below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein & More in All-New HAIRSPRAY LIVE! PicsPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein & More in All-New HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Pics
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

NBC has shared exclusive first look photos featuring the star-studded cast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 on NBC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Chicago's Hubbard Street Dance CenterPhoto Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Visits Chicago's Hubbard Street Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Monday, September 26, 2016, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago was honored to welcome†Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and original star ofHamilton: An American Musical, to its West Loop facility, the Hubbard Street Dance Center, located at 1147 West Jackson Boulevard.†More than 160 invited guests†included students and families participating in Hubbard Street's†Youth Dance Programs; members of Hubbard Street's†Junior Ensemble,†Hubbard Street 2†and the artists of its†world-renowned main company; staff members and special guests; individual and foundation supporters of its†Education Programs; and†Season 38 Spotlight Ball†attendees who made donations at the organization's annual gala. (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Announces Winner of HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Dance-Off; Maddie Baillio Performs National AnthemPhoto Flash: NBC Announces Winner of HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Dance-Off; Maddie Baillio Performs National Anthem
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On September 15th, NBC held a dance contest at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore to find one lucky dancer who will be part of the network's live telecast of HAIRPRAY LIVE! on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Brenda Braxton and More for THE JOINT at TNC's Dream Up FestivalPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Brenda Braxton and More for THE JOINT at TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

A Special Showcase Presentation of the new musical The Joint†will take place on†Thursday, September 8 - Sunday, September 11 (Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m; Saturday and Sunday at 5:00 p.m.) as part of Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

BroadwayWorld has your inside look at Chicago's celebration for†Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens! Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory GardensPhoto Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

From the heat of urban insurrection in Baltimore, Maryland to the incandescent glare of New York's Great White Way, 'Jelly Belly' has many stories to tell. Through song, dance, and spoken word, join†Victory Gardens Theater's Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellow Andre De Shields in this riveting solo-performance as we follow this adventure from inner city impoverishment to self-actualization. BroadwayWorld has your first look below! Check it out! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory GardensPhoto Flash: First Look at Andre De Shields' CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

Dennis†Zacek†and Grippo Stage Co., Inc., are presenting CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P., written and performed by two-time Tony nominee and Emmy winner†Andre De Shields, and directed by Samuel G. Roberson Jr. and†Dennis†Zacek. The cast also includes†Kimberly Lawson†and†Donica Lynn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gloucester Stage Presents SONGS FOR A NEW WORLDPhoto Flash: Gloucester Stage Presents SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2016

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 37th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with a limited run of Jason Robert Brown's Songs For A New World from August 4 through August 27 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Songs For A New World with music and lyrics by three time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown is a stirring musical journey examining the moments of decision and difficult choices faced in everyday life. Known for such Broadway hits as Parade, The Bridges of Madison County, Honeymoon in Vegas, and The Last Five Years, Mr. Brown artfully blends pop, jazz and gospel in solos and ensemble styles to create this inspiring song cycle. †Directed by Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Robert Walsh, the production features five singers including Tony Award nominee Barbara Walsh, Broadway veterans Rockport's Wendy Waring and Jack Donahue, Berklee College of Music graduate Chris Pittman and †Brandeis' Nyah Macklin, all four in their Gloucester Stage debut. According to Director and GSC Artistic Director Walsh, "Songs†For A New World†is an enthralling evening of storytelling through song and movement reminiscent of†Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.†We are so fortunate to have such a talented group of actor-singers to bring this work to our audience. It's a particular treat to work with my cousin Barbara again after so many years! †Wendy, Jack, Chris and Nyah are also incredibly fun, hugely talented and all working together in such a fun way - it's a thrill!' (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Winner Nikki M. James Visits Broadway Artists AlliancePhoto Flash: Tony Winner Nikki M. James Visits Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Tony Award winner and TV star†Nikki M. James elated the students of Broadway Artists Alliance with her appearance last Thursday, July 28th. BroadwayWorld has photos from her visit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth & Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Appear at Summer Press TourPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth & Cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Appear at Summer Press Tour
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 3, 2016

The cast of NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, Derek Hough, Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Maddie Baillio, Jennifer Hudson, and Ariana Grande appeared at the NBCUniversal Summer Press Tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Supports Orlando at FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE; Go Inside the Concert!Photo Flash: Broadway Supports Orlando at FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE; Go Inside the Concert!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Orlando†brought together some of Broadway's biggest stars last night to support the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, Hope and Help Center and Zebra Coalition. The benefit concert, which sold out†within two hours†of tickets going on-sale, took place at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Little Radical Theatrics' OLIVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

Don't miss those seen here†and†the rest of the superbly gifted multi-generational cast of Oliver!†in this unique production.†Oliver!†runs from July 21st-July 24th†at the Grinton I Will Library, located at†1500 Central Ave Yonkers NY. This is a truly special take on this beloved classic show.† (more...)

Set Designer Derek McLane Garners Two Emmy Nominations for THE WIZ LIVE & THE OSCARSSet Designer Derek McLane Garners Two Emmy Nominations for THE WIZ LIVE & THE OSCARS
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 15, 2016

Yesterday, Tony and Emmy Award-winning production designer Derek McLane was the recipient of two Outstanding Production Design Emmy Award nominations for NBC's The Wiz LIVE! and the 2015 ACADEMY AWARDS. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE WIZ LIVE's Paul Tazewell, Derek McLane & Neil Meron React to Emmy NominationsBWW Exclusive: THE WIZ LIVE's Paul Tazewell, Derek McLane & Neil Meron React to Emmy Nominations
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 15, 2016

Yesterday, NBC's The Wiz LIVE garnered six Emmy Award nominations. Below, return to the magical land of Oz with video and photos from the Emmy-nominated broadcast! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WOZ: A ROCK CABARET with Guest Star Andre De ShieldsPhoto Flash: First Look at WOZ: A ROCK CABARET with Guest Star Andre De Shields
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

After selling out shows across Chicago,†"WOZ: A Rock Cabaret," is back by popular demand for†five performances only now through July†17, 2016†at†Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Joining the original cast as The Wizard is Tony†Award-nominated actor†Andre De Shields, Broadway's original "The Wiz" (1975). The press opening is†tonight, July 15 at 7:30 pm.†BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Paper Mill Playhouse's 2016 Rising Star AwardsPhoto Flash: First Look at Paper Mill Playhouse's 2016 Rising Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at some of the winners of Paper Mill Playhouse's 2016 Rising Star Awards. †Check them out below! (more...)