Wake Up With BWW 5/14: Hannah Corneau Joins WICKED, and More!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld!
We'd like to wish a happy first performance to Hannah Corneau who is making her Broadway debut in the role of Elphaba in Wicked, beginning tonight! Break a leg, Hannah!
The full list of Outer Critics Circle winners has been announced, with Hadestown leading the pack with 6 wins! Did your favorite make the list? Find out below!
Mitchell Jarvis and Katie Webber will reprise their roles in Rock of Ages, when it returns to New York this summer at New World Stages! This return engagement begins performances on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 for a 16-week limited run through Sunday, October 6, 2019.
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The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced! The big winner this year is Hadestown, taking home 6 awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding New Score, and Amber Gray for Outstanding Featured Actress!. (more...)
The complete cast has just been announced for the 10th Anniversary Production of ROCK OF AGES, opening this summer at New World Stages (340 W 50th St). Nominated for five Tony Awards during its record-breaking Broadway run, this return engagement begins performances on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 for a 16-week limited run through Sunday, October 6, 2019.. (more...)
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day has died at age 97, according to AP. Her death was confirmed by her foundation, The Doris Day Animal Foundation.. (more...)
If you're a New York City-based theater lover with a love for video, BroadwayWorld wants you on our team.. (more...)
Rehearsals are now underway for Moulin Rouge! The Musical, based on the 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann. Moulin Rouge! The Musical will begin performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on June 28, 2019 ahead of a July 25 opening night.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
The Cher Show, the three-time Tony nominated new hit bio musical currently playing on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, will celebrate the retail release of their Original Cast Recording with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street) at 4pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
The event will feature musical performances by stars Stephanie J. Block(Star), Teal Wicks (Lady), Micaela Diamond(Babe), Jarrod Spector (Sonny Bono), and Matthew Hydzik (Gregg Allman). Following the performance, the cast will be on hand to sign CDs.
Hannah Corneau is making her Broadway debut with this role. She recently starred as Edna St. Vincent Millay in the critically-acclaimed Transport Group production of Renascence. Previously, she traveled around the country as Yitzhak in the First National tour of Hedwig and The Angry Inch. Her Off-Broadway and regional credits include Daddy Long Legs, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Harmony (Ovation nomination), Les Miserables (Joseph Jefferson Award), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and A Little Night Music. She is also a member of RANGE a cappella.
Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family-and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself. Proof of Love is the explosive, funny, and moving new one-woman play by Chisa Hutchinson, member of the first class of talent supported by the Audible Playwrights Fund; Jade King Carroll directs.
The creative team for Proof of Love includes Alexis Distler (scenic design), Jen Caprio (costume design), Mary Louise Geiger(lighting design), Justin Ellington (sound design), and Nikiya Mathis (hair and wig design).
BWW Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! Check out exclusive photos from the production!
The Flamingo Kid, inspired by the 1984 Garry Marshall coming-of-age film starring Matt Dillon, reunites Tresnjak with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder's Tony Award-winning book writer and lyricist Robert L. Freedman. They are collaborating for the first time with the Tony Award-nominated composer Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens, War Paint).
Set Your DVR...
-LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN will show a look behind the scenes of KING KONG!
What we're geeking out over: OKLAHOMA! Will Launch National Tour from Oklahoma in 2020
Producer Eva Price announced that the reimagined revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! will launch its North American tour at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in the Fall of 2020. The 2020 tour will mark the first time a First Class Equity production of Oklahoma! has toured North America in 40 years.
What we're watching: Ali Stroker Performs 'I Cain't Say No' on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
On the first day of Broadway Week on "Live with Kelly and Ryan," Ali Stroker stopped by to perform her song 'I Cain't Say No' from "Oklahoma" on Broadway!
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!