Wake Up With BWW 12/5: Full Cast of KISS ME, KATE Announced, and More!
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The Alliance Theatre announced casting today for its upcoming production EVER AFTER, a captivating musical based on the hit film.. (more...)
2) Lady Gaga Tells Lin-Manuel Miranda She Would 'Love' to Do Broadway
by Stephanie Wild
Lin-Manuel Miranda are both powerhouses in the entertainment industry, both generating buzz this year specifically, Gaga for the film A Star is Born, and Miranda for his upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns.. (more...)
The Cher Show officially opened last night, December 3, at the Neil Simon Theatre. Following the curtain call, Cher herself took the stage and performed a surprise song with the show's leading lady, Stephanie J. Block! BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos from curtain call below!. (more...)
Casting is complete for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara as "Kate/Lilli Vanessi," Tony Award nominee Will Chase as "Petruchio/Fred Graham," Corbin Bleu as "Lucentio/Bill Calhoun," Terence Archie as "Harrison Howell," Mel Johnson Jr. as "Harry Trevor/Baptista," James T. Lane as "Paul," Stephanie Styles as "Lois Lane/Bianca," Adrienne Walker as "Hattie," Lance Coadie Williams as "Gangster (Second Man)" and John Pankow as "Gangster (First Man).". (more...)
Further casting has been announced for the original London company of Sara Bareilles' Tony Award-nominated musical Waitress. Marisha Wallace will play Becky alongside Laura Baldwin as Dawn, with Peter Hannah as Earl and David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter. The four new principals will join the previously announced Katharine McPhee who will make her West End debut starring as Jenna, having played the role on Broadway earlier this year.. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Babe, Lady, Star and More Celebrate Opening Night of THE CHER SHOW!
What we're geeking out over: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway!
Previews are currently underway for To Kill A Mockingbird on Broadway. Get a first look at Jeff Daniels and the cast in action. Click here for more photos!
What we're watching: Hansens & Murphys x2! DEAR EVAN HANSEN Casts Unite to Perform 'You Will Be Found'
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!