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Danielle Gutierrez


Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks Tony Season, Future Projects
May 8, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber will soon receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Tony Award ceremony. But which musical is he looking to see win big this season? According to a wtop report, the legendary composer very much enjoyed Tony favorite The Band's Visit. The composer went on to discuss what's next for him.

BROADWAY BARTENDER Wins a Taste Award for Best Drink or Beverage Program
April 27, 2018

Good news for Broadway Bartender! The web series has just won a Taste Award for Best Drink or Beverage Program. The Taste Awards celebrate the best of media on food, fashion, and lifestyle. Broadway Bartender, hosted by Anthony Caporale, tied with Online Wine Oh TV for the prize.

Paris Opéra Cancels Performances of ROMEO ET JULIETTE and PARSIFAL Following Technical Incident
April 27, 2018

The Paris Opéra has cancelled several performances at the Opera Bastille following what is being described as a 'technical incident' that has affected a stage fire door at the theater.

Tony Winner Ivo van Hove Will Direct Stage Adaptation of Bestselling Novel A LITTLE LIFE
April 27, 2018

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove will direct a stage adaptation of the bestselling 2015 novel A Little Life. The stage adaptation will make its premiere this fall at Amsterdam's Stadsschouwburg Theatre, with performances beginning September 20th an opening on September 23rd.

MAMMA MIA! Is Now Available for North American Licensing
April 27, 2018

Musical Theatre International has announced that the international hit musical MAMMA MIA! is now available for amateur licensing! Theaters across North America will now have the opportunity to perform the screwball story of a young woman's wedding and her search for her real father, all set to the songs to Swedish pop group ABBA.

Original Mean Girl Lindsay Lohan Is Heading to MEAN GIRLS on Broadway
April 24, 2018

According to Radar, Lindsay Lohan will attend Mean Girls on Broadway tomorrow night! The report says that the actress, who originated the now-iconic role of Cady Heron in the 2004 film Mean Girls, was not previously invited to see a performance of the recently-opened musical.

Florida Rep Fires Artistic Director Robert Cacioppo After Allegations of Bullying, Harassment
April 17, 2018

According to a News-Press report, Florida Repertory Theatre has fired Artistic Director Robert Cacioppo. The decision comes following allegations against Cacioppo citing what the Rep investigated as extensive, ongoing 'behavioral problems' that created a hostile workplace environment. Cacioppo has since released a response to the Board's decision.

BWW Interview: Kevin Riddagh Talks Bringing BUBBLE GUPPIES LIVE! READY TO ROCK to The Beacon
April 13, 2018

An undersea adventure is coming to The Beacon Theatre! This weekend, the family jamboree Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock will bring the colorful aquatic characters and rockin' tunes of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies to the Beacon Theatre. Actor and playwright Kevin Riddagh spoke with BroadwayWorld about the 'invigorating' experience of bringing the vibrant world of Bubble Guppies to audiences across the country.

CCSU Responds to Allegations of Theater Professor's Sexual Misconduct
April 10, 2018

Central Connecticut State University President Zulma R. Toro has issued a statement following recent allegations of a faculty member's sexual misconduct.

BWW Interview: Jenn Gambatese Talks Past Roles, Rodgers & Hammerstein as She Prepares for Feinstein's/54 Below
April 2, 2018

On April 17th, Jenn Gambatese will take the 54 Below stage again. This time the show, titled Once Upon a Melody, will combine Rodgers & Hammerstein with the melodies of Disney songwriters among the ranks of Alan Menken and Phil Collins. As she prepares for her upcoming solo show, Gambatese spoke with BroadwayWorld about her past projects (Hairspray, Tarzan, and Wicked to name a few), and the why Rodgers & Hammerstein have appeared in her work again and again.

FROZEN 2 Is in the Works! Creators Tease Film Sequel at Broadway Opening
March 23, 2018

FROZEN held its Broadway opening last night, but the story of Anna and Elsa won't stop there. Hints at a sequel for the animated Disney film have been swirling since the beginning of FROZEN mania in 2013. At last night's opening of the stage musical, the film's creative team confirmed that the story and songs for FROZEN 2 are in the works!

Kristin Chenoweth on Tammy Faye Bakker Musical: 'The Time for Tammy Faye is Right Now'
March 20, 2018

In an interview on RuPaul: What's the Tee?, a podcast hosted by RuPaul and Michelle Visage, Kristin Chenoweth provided an update on the development of her Tammy Faye Bakker project. Bakker was famed as a Christian singer, evangelist, television personality, and businesswoman, the life of which Chenoweth would like to pay tribute to onstage. The work has yet to come to fruition, but is still in the process, she says.

BWW Interview: Kelsey Krull Plays Pink Pilot Pup Skye in PAW PATROL LIVE! THE GREAT PIRATE ADVENTURE
March 20, 2018

A stroll outside of Madison Square Garden following a family-oriented show typically includes two things: lots of character-inspired costumes, and lots of smiling faces, children and adults alike. When PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure makes a tour stop at the Hulu Theater this upcoming weekend, we'll see that same joy flooding out of the Garden. Performer Kelsey Krull from PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure spoke with BroadwayWorld about bringing these animated pups to life for audiences from all over.

Photo Flash: Julie Andrews, Sam Smith and More Attend the Voice Health Institute's Raise Your Voice Gala
March 6, 2018

The Voice Health Institute celebrated their 15th Anniversary on March 5 with their star-studded Raise Your Voice Gala!

Unmasked: Michael Jackson Wanted to Play the Phantom, Andrew Lloyd Webber Says
March 6, 2018

Could Michael Jackson have played the Phantom? In an interview with Rolling Stone, Andrew Lloyd Webber says the late singer once had his eye on the role early in the run of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

BWW Interview: Terry Donnelly Talks Irish Rep and THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECES
March 7, 2018

Terry Donnelly says several actors she knows envy her for working at Irish Repertory Theatre. Artistic Director Charlotte Moore and Producing Director Ciaran O'Reilly, both actors, have fostered a welcoming home for performers at the Rep, the actress says. "They're the most supportive and nurturing people that you could possibly work for, the two of them," Donnelly told us in an interview BroadwayWorld.

An Epic Returns: Meet the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA- Now in Previews!
February 25, 2018

The epic story returns. Tony Kushner's two-part play, ANGELS IN AMERICA makes its way back to Broadway tonight! A cast led by Tony nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will begin previews tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre with Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

Winter Storm Warning: Meet the Cast of FROZEN- Now in Previews!
February 24, 2018

FROZEN had its first preview last night, February 22 at the St. James Theater! Starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy as beloved Disney heroines Anna and Elsa, the musical is set for a March 22 opening. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

BWW Flashback: Broadway-Bound Harry Connick Jr. Takes the Stage
February 20, 2018

As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, crooner Harry Connick Jr. will return to the theatre this spring in Paper Mill Playhouse's pre-Broadway production of THE STING. In honor of his upcoming star return in the world premiere musical, we've rounded up some of Connick's past performances of Broadway songs!

Tony Honoree Rachel Harry Pens Essay on Being a Theatre Educator in the Age of Gun Violence
February 20, 2018

Theatre educator and 2017 Tony Honoree Rachel Harry has written an essay in response to the climate of gun violence on school campuses. The essay comes in the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last Wednesday, which claimed the lives of 17 students.