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FLASH FRIDAY: Andrew Rannells Rocks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCHFLASH FRIDAY: Andrew Rannells Rocks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - August 22, 2014

Today we are toasting the newest titular star of multi-award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Andrew Rannells! (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Gets LuckyFLASH FRIDAY: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Gets Lucky
by Pat Cerasaro - August 15, 2014

Today we are kickin' up our heels for the just announced 2015 Broadway return of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: WEST SIDE STORY - Broadway, Movie, Remake?FLASH FRIDAY: WEST SIDE STORY - Broadway, Movie, Remake?
by Pat Cerasaro - August 8, 2014

Today, in honor of Steven Spielberg's admission this week that he is contemplating a big screen remake of it, we salute one of the most high profile musicals ever written, WEST SIDE STORY. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: First Midnight! INTO THE WOODS Casts A Spell Onstage & OnscreenFLASH FRIDAY: First Midnight! INTO THE WOODS Casts A Spell Onstage & Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - August 1, 2014

Today we are celebrating the lineage of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's family-friendly fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS now that we have gotten our very first glimpse of the new big screen edition starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp late this week via an attention-grabbing new teaser trailer and production photos. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! EVITA To 54 BelowFLASH FRIDAY: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! EVITA To 54 Below
by Pat Cerasaro - July 25, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret show kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch MemorialFLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - July 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: CATS Claws Its Way Back To The West EndFLASH FRIDAY: CATS Claws Its Way Back To The West End
by Pat Cerasaro - July 11, 2014

Today, in honor of the kick-off of the first West End revival of world renowned mega-musical CATS we serve up a fancy feline feast. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!
by Pat Cerasaro - July 4, 2014

Today we are tipping our very best top hat to Uncle Sam and celebrating the greatest theatre-themed July 4 moments in honor of Independence Day! (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: A Mary Rodgers Guettel Retrospective - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, FREAKY FRIDAY, Sondheim Collaborations, Etc.FLASH FRIDAY: A Mary Rodgers Guettel Retrospective - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, FREAKY FRIDAY, Sondheim Collaborations, Etc.
by Pat Cerasaro - June 27, 2014

Today we are saluting a versatile and unique figure in theatre history who grew up as the daughter of one of the most important composers in musical theatre and contributed recognizable and fondly remembered works of her own, as well - Mary Rodgers Guettel. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Big Boys Don't Cry! JERSEY BOYS Hits The Big ScreenFLASH FRIDAY: Big Boys Don't Cry! JERSEY BOYS Hits The Big Screen
by Pat Cerasaro - June 20, 2014

Today we are saluting the 1960s music industry-themed Tony Award-winning Best Musical that is set to hit the big screen in movie theaters nationwide this weekend, JERSEY BOYS. (more...)
7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #1 - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #1 - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - June 16, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, tickets available here, with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: The Lord & The Master - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen SondheimFLASH FRIDAY: The Lord & The Master - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - June 13, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, tickets available here, with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: 2004 & 2014 Tony Awards Parallels Aplenty! With Hugh, Idina, Audra, NPH & MoreFLASH FRIDAY: 2004 & 2014 Tony Awards Parallels Aplenty! With Hugh, Idina, Audra, NPH & More
by Pat Cerasaro - June 6, 2014

Today we celebrate the many parallels between the 2004 and 2014 Tony Award races with a celebration of both as we look ahead to this Sunday's 2014 Tony Awards telecast, hosted by none other than 2004 Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman! (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: A Ryan Murphy Retrospective - THE NORMAL HEART, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, GLEE & MoreFLASH FRIDAY: A Ryan Murphy Retrospective - THE NORMAL HEART, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, GLEE & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to one of the most notable creative minds in entertainment who is responsible for bringing Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play to HBO byway of THE NORMAL HEART earlier this week in addition to creating such hits as GLEE, NIP/TUCK and AMERICAN HORROR STORY. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: THE NORMAL HEART - Reality To Broadway To HBOFLASH FRIDAY: THE NORMAL HEART - Reality To Broadway To HBO
by Pat Cerasaro - May 23, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to one of the most revered and respected plays of the last century in honor of the premiere of the HBO film adaptation this weekend, Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Jule Styne Jubilation! From FUNNY GIRL To GYPSY To PETER PAN & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: Jule Styne Jubilation! From FUNNY GIRL To GYPSY To PETER PAN & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - May 9, 2014

In honor of this weekend's sure-to-be spectacular BroadwayWorld special event EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE, today we honor the man behind the music for many of the greatest musicals of all time. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: A Kevin Spacey Cornucopia - Stage, Big Screen, Small Screen & NOWFLASH FRIDAY: A Kevin Spacey Cornucopia - Stage, Big Screen, Small Screen & NOW
by Pat Cerasaro - May 2, 2014

Shining a spotlight on one of the greatest actors alive, today we celebrate the stunning stage and screen career of actor, director and patron of the arts Kevin Spacey. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Come (Back) To The CABARET!FLASH FRIDAY: Come (Back) To The CABARET!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 25, 2014

'What good is sitting alone in your room?' Especially when a big splashy revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff's celebrated Weimar Germany musical CABARET is back on Broadway, starring Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming! (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines OnFLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines On
by Pat Cerasaro - April 18, 2014

Today, in honor of Holy Week, we shine a special spotlight on one of the most revered and rockin' musicals ever written, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Musical Theatre Rocks! AMERICAN IDIOT Tour Cast Sings Coldplay, Maroon 5, Madonna & MoreFLASH FRIDAY: Musical Theatre Rocks! AMERICAN IDIOT Tour Cast Sings Coldplay, Maroon 5, Madonna & More
by Pat Cerasaro - April 11, 2014

The hugely talented national tour cast of Green Day-penned Broadway rock musical AMERICAN IDIOT showed off their penchant for contemporary music with a spectacular rock showcase earlier this month and an extensive collection of clips from the performance are now available to view. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Everything's Coming Up Rosie O'Donnell, 2014 Tony Award HonoreeFLASH FRIDAY: Everything's Coming Up Rosie O'Donnell, 2014 Tony Award Honoree
by Pat Cerasaro - April 4, 2014

In honor of this week's announcement that talk show queen and Broadway star Rosie O'Donnell will be receiving a special 2014 Tony Award Honor, the Isabelle Stevenson Award, named after longtime committee chairman Isabelle Stevenson, we take a look at some of her best Tony-related moments from her years as host, performer and presenter - GREASE to TABOO and beyond. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: All Sewn Up! HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Gets Glam For Broadway DebutFLASH FRIDAY: All Sewn Up! HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Gets Glam For Broadway Debut
by Pat Cerasaro - March 28, 2014

Raucous, riotous and risque rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is an anomalous theatre piece like none other and today we celebrate its premiere Broadway production in honor of previews kicking off this weekend for the new 2014 edition starring Neil Patrick Harris. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Tchaikovsky's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Is Roused In Cinemas, 3/20FLASH FRIDAY: Tchaikovsky's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Is Roused In Cinemas, 3/20
by Pat Cerasaro - March 14, 2014

Following up the numerous rapturously-received productions of Tchaikovsky's renowned and beloved ballet SWAN LAKE in cinemas earlier this year and before, Fathom presents a new entry in the lauded Tchaikovsky canon byway of a lavish and lovingly-produced new production of THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, comprising the talents of many of the world's top talents in dance. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Christopher Plummer Storms The Cinema With THE TEMPESTFLASH FRIDAY: Christopher Plummer Storms The Cinema With THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - March 7, 2014

Today we are shining a spotlight on one of the most respected and revered stage and screen stars of the last several decades who is known the world over for not only his stirring and commanding dramatic performances and touching and rib-tickling comedies on film, but also for his iconic roles on the stage playing Shakespeare, performing in straight drama and also musicals - and, perhaps, beloved most of all for his essaying of Captain Von Trapp in the celebrated Robert Wise film adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning THE SOUND OF MUSIC - the elegant, graceful and eminently gifted Christopher Plummer. (more...)
FLASH FRIDAY: Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM Waltzes & Rhumbas To The Stage!FLASH FRIDAY: Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM Waltzes & Rhumbas To The Stage!
by Pat Cerasaro - February 28, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the recently announced stage adaptation of visionary theatre and film director Baz Luhrmann's blazing 1992 'Red Curtain Trilogy' entry STRICTLY BALLROOM, for which he has aligned a particularly impressive assortment of creative team members, with rehearsals currently underway for an opening set at the end of next month. (more...)

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