We're counting down the last days of 2018, andthe year has been full of jaw dropping, hilarious, tear jerking, and incredible moments.From once in a lifetime curtain calls, to performances that had us sobbing, 2018 hadsome truly incredible moments that had the internet buzzing!SUMMER's Storm Lever To Take Over Instagram Tomorrow! December 27, 2018
Go behind the scenes of Broadway's Summer: The Donna Summer Musical with Storm Lever, as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, December 28th! Follow along as Lever takes you behind the scenes of her two-show day as Duckling Donna! Be sure to tune in!HEAD OVER HEELS' Bonnie Milligan Will Take Over Instagram Tomorrow! December 28, 2018
Go behind the scenes of Broadway's Head Over Heels with one of 2018's breakout stars, Bonnie Milligan, as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, December 29th! Follow along as Milligan takes you behind the scenes of her two-show day as 'Pamela'! Be sure to tune in!#TBT To Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway Debut in IN THE HEIGHTS December 27, 2018
The last few weeks have been pretty epicfor New York's own,Lin-Manuel Miranda! With the success and rave reviews fromMary Poppins Returns, receiving a Kennedy center honor for Hamilton and now preparing to reprise his role in Puerto Rico for the launch of the third national tour of Hamilton, it's safe to say that Miranda is on top of the world!Social Media Roundup: Broadway Celebrates Christmas! December 26, 2018
Go behind the scenes of The Phantom Of The Opera with one of Broadway's favorite leading men, Jay Armstrong Johnson! He will be taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, December 22nd! Follow along as he takes you behind the scenes at the longest running Broadway show on its two show day! Be sure to tune in! And don't forget, you can enter to win tickets to see The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway here!A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS December 20, 2018
Christmas is almost here so we decided to spread some Christmas cheer with this week's #TBT!So once again our social media managerdove into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical from 2007! Watch the video below as a Patrick Page talks about starring as the famous Christmas grump and [Title of Show]'s Hunter Bell, who made his Broadway debut in the production! Enjoy the throwback video below!Pets Of Broadway: Meet Ariana DeBose's Lil Cheerleaders, Freddy & Izzy! December 28, 2018
BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive collaboration withPets of Broadway!From the cats of choreographers, to the dogs of dancers, to the birds of belters and the many pets in between, Pets of Broadway shares the stories of your favorite Broadway stars' best friends!
This week'sPets of Broadwayintroduces you to Freddy and Izzy, two cats rescued by Summer: The Donna Summer Musical's Tony nominee, Ariana Debose!Read below as Barks talks about her pup!INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 18th - THE CHER SHOW and NETWORK Top Growth! December 18, 2018
With most ticket sales, purchasing decisions, and fan experiences happening online, a Broadway show's digital presence is more important than ever. In this feature, each week I'll analyze our exclusive Broadway Social Media data, highlighting the top growing plays, musicals, and upcoming productions.BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA On Broadway! December 17, 2018
BroadwayWorld is celebrating the holiday season by giving you a chance to win tickets to The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway! The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing (certain performance availability restrictions may apply)! The contest will run from December 17th until 11:59PM on December 23rd. Enter your chance to win TODAY!Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases Three Demos Cut Songs From HAMILTON December 16, 2018
This week has been a week of releases from Lin-Manuel Miranda as he released three demos recorded during the early days of Hamilton! We've collected all three demos below for your listening enjoyment! Here's to hoping that even more demos will be released soon!Pets Of Broadway: Meet Samantha Barks' Little Diva, Ivy Barks! December 17, 2018
BroadwayWorld is excited to announce an exclusive collaboration withPets of Broadway!From the cats of choreographers, to the dogs of dancers, to the birds of belters and the many pets in between, Pets of Broadway shares the stories of your favorite Broadway stars' best friends!
This week'sPets of Broadwayintroduces you to Ivy,a Cavachon mixwho is the love of her mother's eye! Oh, did we mention her mom is Pretty Woman's star, Samantha Barks?Read below as Barks talk about her pup!#TBT: "Step [Back] In Time" With The Opening Night of MARY POPPINS On Broadway! December 13, 2018
With Mary Poppins Returns coming to movie theaters in a week, I thought theperfect #TBT would be a look back at the Opening Night of Mary Poppins on Broadway.So I doveback into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the 2006 video (when we were formerly known as BroadwayBeat) withAshley Brown, straight from starring as 'Belle' Beauty and the Beast on Broadway! And lets not forget Gavin Lee who made his Broadway debut with Mary Poppins.Delphi Borich of TUTS's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow! December 14, 2018
Go behind the scenes of Theatre Under The Stars's latest production, Beauty and The Beast with 'Belle' herself, Delphi Borich. She will be taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, December 15th! Follow along as Borich takes you behind the scenes of the show's two show day! Be sure to tune in! And you can watch a highlight reel from the production below!INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 10th - THE CHER SHOW and NETWORK Top Growth! December 10, 2018
The top growing current Broadway musicals wereThe Cher Show(+23.09%),The Prom(+3.13%),King Kong(+1.89%),Once On this Island(+1.85%) andMy Fair Lady(+1.85%).
The top growing current Broadway plays wereNetwork(+14.08%),To Kill A Mockingbird(+11.20%),The New One(+8.00%),The Waverly Gallery(+6.85%) andTorch Song(+6.16%).
The top growing upcoming Broadway productions wereTootsie The Musical(+11.11%),Moulin Rouge(+4.87%),Hadestown(+3.62%),Ain't Too Proud(+2.91%) andBe More Chill(+1.91%).BWW Asks: 'Next Movie Musical?' And The Results Are In December 7, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's critically-acclaimed Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof with Michael Einav, as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, December 8th! Follow along as Einav takes you behind the scenes of the show! Be sure to tune in!#TBT: Looking Back at Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes in BONNIE & CLYDE! December 6, 2018
The top growing current Broadway musicals wereThe Prom(+5.92%),The Cher Show(+5.81%),King Kong(+2.14%),Once On this Island(+2.05%) andMy Fair Lady(+1.91%).
The top growing current Broadway plays wereTo Kill A Mockingbird(+12.74%),The New One(+9.73%),Network(+5.82%),Torch Song(+4.91%) andThe Waverly Gallery(+3.49%).
The top growing upcoming Broadway productions wereBe More Chill(+2.64%),BeetleJuice(+2.21%),Ain't Too Proud(+1.27%),Tootsie The Musical(+0.97%) andMoulin Rouge(+0.60%).THE OTHER JOSH COHEN's Hannah Elless Will Take Over Instagram Today! December 2, 2018
Go behind the scenes of Off-Broadway's The Other Josh Cohen with Hannah Elless, as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram today, December 2nd! Follow along as Elless takes you behind the scenes of the show and celebrates the first day of Hanukkah! Be sure to tune in!