Caryn Robbins

Caryn Robbins Caryn Robbins is a Senior Editor and daily contributor to BroadwayWorld, and manages the TV, Film and Music spin-off sites. Her original musical comedy DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT (follow @DearStudent) has been staged in two NYC theater festivals and was performed as an Equity Staged Reading in New York City in 2015. This June, DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT won 'Best Ensemble Show' in Chicago's Premier Premieres Festival. Follow Caryn on Twitter @CarynRobbins


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Debut of the Month: CHOIR BOY's Jeremy Pope Rejoices In His Broadway DebutDebut of the Month: CHOIR BOY's Jeremy Pope Rejoices In His Broadway Debut
Posted: Jan. 29, 2019


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Debut of the Month: John McGinty Lends His Strong Voice to CHILDREN OF A LESSER GODDebut of the Month: John McGinty Lends His Strong Voice to CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD
Posted: Apr. 27, 2018


Debut of the Month: Becca Kotte Is Getting Ready for GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER!Debut of the Month - Becca Kotte of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER!
Posted: Jul. 28, 2018


Debut of the Month: Storm Lever Brings 'Hot Stuff' to SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL!Debut of the Month - Storm Lever Brings 'Hot Stuff' to SUMMER
Posted: Jun. 29, 2018


Debut of the Month: Welcome to Our World! Robby Clater Makes His Broadway Debut in PRETTY WOMANDebut of the Month: Welcome to Our World! Robby Clater Makes His Broadway Debut in PRETTY WOMAN
Posted: Aug. 29, 2018


Debut of the Month: Chillin' with FROZEN's Jelani Alladin!Debut of the Month: Chillin' with FROZEN's Jelani Alladin!
Posted: Mar. 22, 2018


Debut of the Month: We're Mad About Her! Peppermint Makes Her Broadway Debut in HEAD OVER HEELSDebut of the Month: We're Mad About Her! Peppermint Makes Her Broadway Debut in HEAD OVER HEELS
Posted: Sep. 24, 2018


Debut of the Month: Once Upon a December Debut -  ANASTASIA's Cody SimpsonDebut of the Month: Once Upon a December Debut - ANASTASIA's Cody Simpson
Posted: Dec. 27, 2018


BWW Interview: COME FROM AWAY's Astrid Van Wieren Talks Broadway at W Debut
July 24, 2017

Today, Astrid Van Wieren, who portrays Beulah, among other roles in COME FROM AWAY, speaks with BWW about what audiences can look forward to in this intimate evening of performances.

Run and Tell That! NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Garners 7 EMMY Nominations
July 14, 2017

NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! was the recipient of seven Emmy nominations. Below, check out colorful images from the live broadcast featuring Emmy-nominated set designs, costumes, make-up, hairstyles and more, along with video which illustrates why HAIRSPRAY LIVE! was worthy of yesterday's high honors!

PBS Announces Air Dates for SHE LOVES ME, PRESENT LAUGHTER, HOLIDAY INN & More!
July 12, 2017

PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup, as well as the January 2018 broadcast of TONY BENNETT: THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GERSHWIN PRIZE, a PBS music special taping this fall to honor the singer, this year's recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Also announced is a weekly Friday night salute to Broadway from October 20 to December 1st. PBS raises the curtain on three of the Great White Way's most acclaimed recent musical productions.

Theater Fans to Get Satisfaction from a Rolling Stones Jukebox Musical?
July 11, 2017

Theater fans may get some satisfaction if a reported jukebox musical, featuring the music of the iconic rock band The Rolling Stones, comes to fruition.

Disney Struggling to Cast Lead Roles in Live-Action ALADDIN Reboot
July 11, 2017

Disney is struggling to find its leads for the recently announced live-action remake of its hit 1992 animated film ALADDIN. The site reports that the studio and the film's director Guy Ritchie put out a global casting call back in March in an attempt to find its Aladdin and Jasmine for the project.

WICKED Surpasses PHANTOM OF THE THE OPERA at Broadway Box Office
July 11, 2017

WICKED is flying high at the Broadway box office. The long-running musical has hit $1 billion faster than any other show in Broadway history, surpassing THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Broadway box office.

BWW Interview - ALADDIN's Mike Cannon Competes on NBC's 'ULTIMATE TEAM CHALLENGE' Tonight
July 10, 2017

Mike Cannon, an original company member of Broadway's ALADDIN who also serves as the show's dance captain and fight captain, put together a group of Broadway dancers to participate in NBC's reality sports competition SPARTAN: ULTIMATE TEAM CHALLENGE. Today he speaks to BWW about the experience.

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
August 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below!

BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - BANDSTAND's Joey Pero
July 21, 2017

After several difficult months of rehab and recovery, talented star Joey Pero finally stepped on the stage of the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Friday, June 30th to make his Broadway debut. Today, the actor speaks with BWW about his journey.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAIRSPRAY LIVE Among Nominees for 69th Annual EMMY AWARDS
July 13, 2017

This morning, Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore presented the nominations for the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS from the WOLF Theatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center.

HOUSE OF CARDS, VEEP Among 2017 EMMY AWARD Nominees; Full List!
July 13, 2017

This morning, Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moorepresented the nominations for the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS from the WOLF Theatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center.

BWW Interview - Tony Winner Alex Sharp Talks Upcoming Netflix Film TO THE BONE
July 3, 2017

In an exclusive interview with BWW, Alex Sharp says of this important film, 'When you start a conversation about something that is under-discussed and you use art to convey it, I think that is incredibly powerful, but is always going to create waves.'

BWW's Guide to 4th of July TV Celebrations - Laura Osnes, Leslie Odom Jr., Heather Headley & More!
July 3, 2017

With the celebration of America's birthday just around the corner, BWW brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes, Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr, and the World Premiere of new music from award-winning composer Alan Menken!

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: ANASTASIA's Zach Adkins
June 30, 2017

In ourJune Debut of the Month feature, talented actor Zach Adkins tells us, 'I'm just trying to take it all in stride, take those mental pictures, because you only get one debut and you just gotta hold on to it!'

Here We Go Again! Dominic Cooper Talks MAMMA MIA! Sequel
June 22, 2017

In a new interview with ETOnline, Dominic Cooper discusses the recently confirmed sequel to 2008's MAMMA MIA! Subtitled 'Here We Go Again!', the movie hits theaters on July 20, 2018.

The Boss on Broadway! Bruce Springsteen to Make Debut at Walter Kerr Theatre This Fall
June 16, 2017

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen will make his Broadway debut this fall at the Walter Kerr Theatre.Sources tell the site that for 8-weeks, the rock legend will perform a 'pared-down' version of the show he normally presents at huge stadiums and arenas across the country.

BroadwayWorld's Debut of the Month Flashback - Where Are They Now?
July 30, 2017

Today, BWW looks back on some of those fresh-faced, up-and-comers and finds out, 'Where are they now?' (Not surprisingly, they've done quite well for themselves!)

For Your EMMY Consideration: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth & Jennifer Hudson!
June 13, 2017

Among the potential EMMY nominees this year may be HAIRSPRAY LIVE! standouts Kristin Chenoweth, who took on the role of Velma Von Tussle in the NBC live broadcast, and Jennifer Hudson, who portrayed Motormouth Maybelle.

Julie Andrews Will Not Appear in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
June 9, 2017

To the disappointment of MARY POPPINS fans everywhere, director Rob Marshall revealed that the original magical nanny, Julie Andrews, will not be making an appearance in Disney's highly anticipated MARY POPPINS RETURNS.

VIDEO: Practically Perfect! James Corden Presents 'Crosswalk the Musical: MARY POPPINS' on LATE LATE SHOW
June 7, 2017

Below, watch host James Corden and his acting company perform the iconic musical in the middle of a London crosswalk - with a little help from Sir Ben Kingsley!



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