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Alysha Umphress Responds to NY Times Journalist's Alleged Body ShamingUmphress Responds to Journalist's Alleged Body Shaming
Posted: Jul. 23, 2018


The Girl Behind the Red Dress: Get to Know Broadway's New Pretty Woman, Samantha Barks!The Girl Behind the Red Dress: Get to Know Broadway's New Pretty Woman, Samantha Barks!
Posted: Aug. 16, 2018


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Alysha Umphress Responds to NY Times Journalist's Alleged Body ShamingUmphress Responds to Journalist's Alleged Body Shaming
Posted: Jul. 23, 2018


Meet the Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND- Now in Previews!Meet the Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND- Now in Previews!
Posted: Apr. 30, 2018


Never Walk Alone: Meet the Cast of CAROUSEL- Now in Previews!Never Walk Alone: Meet the Cast of CAROUSEL- Now in Previews!
Posted: Feb. 28, 2018


BWW Interview: Pia Douwes Talks Debut Solo Album and International CareerBWW Interview: Pia Douwes Talks Debut Album & International Career
Posted: Dec. 21, 2017


The Girl Behind the Red Dress: Get to Know Broadway's New Pretty Woman, Samantha Barks!The Girl Behind the Red Dress: Get to Know Broadway's New Pretty Woman, Samantha Barks!
August 16, 2018

Pretty Woman is currently bringing its twist on the Cinderella tale to the stage at Broadway's Nederland Theatre with star Samantha Barks making her Broadway debut donning the signature red gown nightly. Get to know Barks below!

Alysha Umphress Responds to NY Times Journalist's Alleged Body ShamingAlysha Umphress Responds to NY Times Journalist's Alleged Body Shaming
July 23, 2018

Alysha Umphress is one of Broadway's most sparkling talents, currently starring in Smokey Joe's Cafe Off-Broadway. Despite Umphress's talents and a general positive reaction to the show, New York Times critic Laura Collins-Hughes made a comment in her review about the actress's weight, and the Twitter-verse is calling it out as body shaming. The review reads:

Meet the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN- Now in Previews!Meet the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN- Now in Previews!
July 20, 2018

Pretty Woman begins previews today, get to know the cast below!

Kelli O'Hara Earns Emmy Nomination, Says She is 'Grateful (and in Shock)'Kelli O'Hara Earns Emmy Nomination, Says She is 'Grateful (and in Shock)'
July 12, 2018

This morning, Broadway's Kelli O'Hara received her first EmmyAward nomination for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for her role as Katie Bonner in 'The Accidental Wolf'.

West End's COMPANY to Feature Same-Sex Couple Played by Jonathan Bailey and Alex GaumondWest End's COMPANY to Feature Same-Sex Couple Played by Jonathan Bailey and Alex Gaumond
July 12, 2018

Big news came from the Company Twitter when they revealed that the already innovative casting will feature the musical's first same-sex couple. Jonathan Bailey takes on the somewhat newly created role of Jamie (formerly Amy), the character blessed (or cursed) with the unforgettable song 'Not Getting Married Today.' Alex Gaumond will play his soon-to-be husband Paul.

A Role By Any Other Name: Gender in Shakespeare and Making Room for WomenA Role By Any Other Name: Gender in Shakespeare and Making Room for Women
July 7, 2018

Earlier this week news broke that Glenda Jackson, fresh from her triumphant, Tony-winning run in Three Tall Women, will next don the crown as Shakespeare's tragic monarch King Lear. Broadway is making much ado about something and understandably so. New York stages haven't seen much gender-swapped or gender-blind casting of Shakespeare, but take a peek across the pond to find a revolution of sorts in the interpretation of the Bard's work.

THE PROM Creates First-of-Its-Kind Partnership to Donate to Schools in NeedTHE PROM Creates First-of-Its-Kind Partnership to Donate to Schools in Need
June 29, 2018

In an unprecedented partnership, Broadway's new musical comedyTHE PROMwill donate a percentage of ticket sales to theEducational Theatre Foundation(ETF)which provides financial support for theatre programs to schools in need.

Education Round Up: Los Angeles Theatres Unite an Expansive Community Through Youth ProgramsEducation Round Up: Los Angeles Theatres Unite an Expansive Community Through Youth Programs
June 28, 2018

Los Angeles is one of the most widespread metropolitan hubs, but that doesn't stop the theatre community from joining together to bring arts to the city's youth.

They Got the Beat! Meet the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS- Now in Previews!They Got the Beat! Meet the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS- Now in Previews!
June 23, 2018

An inspired mash-up of posh and punk,Head Over Heelsis an unpredictable, Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle's prophecy of doom. In order to save their beloved kingdom, the family embarks on an extravagant journey wrought with mistaken identities, jealous lovers, sexual awakening, scandal and self-discovery, where everything (and everyone) is not quite what it seems. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

VIDEO: Patti Murin Joins Child Mind Institute's 2nd #MyYoungerSelf CampaignVIDEO: Patti Murin Joins Child Mind Institute's 2nd #MyYoungerSelf Campaign
May 30, 2018

It's Mental Health Awareness Month and The Child Mind Institute is featuring a celebrity video per day as part of its #MyYoungerSelf campaign to end the stigma attached to mental health and learning disorders. Each day, the site will share celebrities speaking to their younger selves via homemade, inspiring messages recorded on their smartphones. Today's video features Patti Murin, discussing her struggles with depression.

Education Round Up: Washington, DC Theatre Companies Bring Life to the PastEducation Round Up: Washington, DC Theatre Companies Bring Life to the Past
June 8, 2018

Washington, DC is hardly the country's most bustling metropolitan hub, but for a small district carved into the Virginia/Maryland border, the region boasts one of the liveliest and engaging arts scenes.

Education Round Up: Chicago's Eclectic Theatre Companies Unite in Training Young ArtistsEducation Round Up: Chicago's Eclectic Theatre Companies Unite in Training Young Artists
May 26, 2018

There's more theatre than New York and there's certainly more to theatre than just talent. Chicago has one of the most vibrant and lively theatre scenes in the country, and their companies are dedicated to promoting education and arts exposure for young people.

Education Round Up: New York City Theatre Companies with an Eye on Arts EducationEducation Round Up: New York City Theatre Companies with an Eye on Arts Education
May 18, 2018

Theatre is a universally enjoyable experience, but there are always ways to enhance the impact. Theatre is entertainment, and yet it can do so much more. As the young audiences for productions grow, local companies respond with carefully curated outreach programs that give students of all ages the chance to engage in the theatre community and learn from everything it has to offer.

BWW Interview: Director of Performing Arts at LIU Brooklyn Elin Eggertsdottir Talks New BFA Program and Partnership with The New GroupBWW Interview: Director of Performing Arts at LIU Brooklyn Elin Eggertsdottir Talks New BFA Program and Partnership with The New Group
May 7, 2018

Recently two powerful New York institutions,Long Island University (LIU) Brooklynand the renowned theater companyThe New Group,announced a new partnership to help train the next generation of great actors. LIU'sDirector of Performing ArtsElin Eggerrsdottir took a moment to speak with BroadwayWorld about this exciting new venture in arts education.

Meet the Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND- Now in Previews!Meet the Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND- Now in Previews!
April 30, 2018

Directed byJoe Mantelloand produced by RyanMurphy and DavidStone,The Boys in the Bandwill play a strictly limited 15-week Broadway engagement at the Booth Theatre, beginning previews today, April 30. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

DVR Alert: Caissie Levy and Patti Murin to Appear on NY1 TomorrowDVR Alert: Caissie Levy and Patti Murin to Appear on NY1 Tomorrow
April 27, 2018

If you're looking for a way to thaw your frozen heart, tune in to NY1 tomorrow for some sisterly love between the lovely ladies of Arendelle. Caissie Levy and Patti Murin will interview each other on April 28th at 7:30PM EST.

BWW Interview: Dan Lauria Talks Creative Madness in THE STONE WITCH, Joining THIS IS US, and MoreBWW Interview: Dan Lauria Talks Creative Madness in THE STONE WITCH, Joining THIS IS US, and More
April 19, 2018

Dan Lauria boasts an extensive career both on stage and off. He took a moment to speak with BroadwayWorld about his experience in The Stone Witch and his upcoming projects including a recurring role on the hit television series 'This Is Us'. Find out what he had to say below!

Photo Flash: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ruthie Henshall, and the Cast of CHICAGO Celebrate Opening NightPhoto Flash: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ruthie Henshall, and the Cast of CHICAGO Celebrate Opening Night
April 12, 2018

CHICAGO boasts an all-star cast including Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn, Sarah Soetaert as Roxie Hart, Josefina Gabrielle as Velma Kelly, Ruthie Henshall as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. The production recently made its triumphant return to the West End, check out photos from opening night below!

BWW Interview: Nina Agostine Smith Talks Shaping Young Artists and Directing MEMPHIS at Waterbury Arts Magnet SchoolBWW Interview: Nina Agostine Smith Talks Shaping Young Artists and Directing MEMPHIS at Waterbury Arts Magnet School
April 5, 2018

Waterbury Arts Magnet School is educating the stars of tomorrow and has aproject in the works that will transport audiences with a story of love driven by the power of music. Their production of Memphis runs April 6-8th and is surely not to be missed. Nina Agostine Smith took a moment to talk to BroadwayWorld about what her school does and how she and her students are prepping for their exciting mainstage musical.

Historical Heroine Heads to the Stage: Meet the Cast SAINT JOAN- Now in Previews!Historical Heroine Heads to the Stage: Meet the Cast SAINT JOAN- Now in Previews!
April 3, 2018

Previews begin tonight for Manhattan Theatre Club'snew Broadway production ofSaint Joan! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!



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