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Theatre Under The Stars Releases Hilarious Casting Breakdowns for THE WIZ!TUTS Releases Hilarious Casting Breakdowns for THE WIZ!
Posted: May. 17, 2018


Broadway Producer Dips Into Family Charity Money; Steals $500KBroadway Producer Dips Into Family Charity Money; Steals $500K
Posted: May. 22, 2018


BWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless WomenInterview: 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless Women
Posted: May. 16, 2018


BWW Interview: Steve Landes Talks RAIN Bringing The Beatles Back To NYC This WeekendInterview: RAIN Brings The Beatles Back To NYC This Weekend!
Posted: May. 4, 2018


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Patti LuPone Speaks Her Mind: 'Cheap' Standing Ovations, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Uma Thurman, and MoreLuPone Speaks Her Mind: ALW, Uma Thurman, Standing O's, & More
Posted: Apr. 10, 2018


Casting Controversy Leads to Online Threats Against High School StudentsCasting Controversy Leads to Online Threats Against High School Students
Posted: Feb. 8, 2018


Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Is Now Available For Licensing!Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Is Now Available For Licensing!
Posted: Mar. 1, 2018


Will Scar's 'Be Prepared' Make The Cut For Live-Action THE LION KING?Will Scar's 'Be Prepared' make the cut for live-action THE LION KING?
Posted: Feb. 22, 2018


Theatre Under The Stars Releases Hilarious Casting Breakdowns for THE WIZ!TUTS Releases Hilarious Casting Breakdowns for THE WIZ!
Posted: May. 17, 2018


Broadway Producer Dips Into Family Charity Money; Steals $500KBroadway Producer Dips Into Family Charity Money; Steals $500K
May 22, 2018

Broadway ProducerDavid Richenthal admitted in a settlement with the office of the New York State Attorney General to using the family's charity assets to pay for personal expenses, including travel. In total, he confessed to stealing up to $500,000. Additionally, he made a large grant using his family's foundation funds as a settlement with a former romantic partner.

Theatre Under The Stars Releases Hilarious Casting Breakdowns for THE WIZ!Theatre Under The Stars Releases Hilarious Casting Breakdowns for THE WIZ!
May 17, 2018

In case you missed it, Theatre Under The Stars is holding auditions in North Hollywood, CA for their Houston, TX production of The Wiz today, May 17. Two weeks ago, BroadwayWorld posted the casting call to keep you updated and informed about auditions. The casting call looks pretty normal at first glance. Rehearsal dates, contract, audition location, etc. However, it's the breakdown that caught our eye. Take a look at the breakdowns we pulled from the casting call below!

BWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless WomenBWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless Women
May 16, 2018

'Landing Up' (Bold Compass Films) is a story about a girl with nothing to lose and everything to hide, directed by Dani Tenenbaum and produced/written by Stacey Maltin. The film is to be released on DVD, as well as on-demand throughiTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on May 15, 2018. Check out BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with lead actress and writer Stacey Maltin, leading man Ben Rappaport, and director Dani Tenenbaum here!

BWW Interview: Steve Landes Talks RAIN Bringing The Beatles Back To NYC This WeekendBWW Interview: Steve Landes Talks RAIN Bringing The Beatles Back To NYC This Weekend
May 4, 2018

RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, RAIN will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular! This mind blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles. Experience the world's most iconic band live with a two hour family friendly show -- come celebrate 50 years of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES. The show runs at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden May 3-6. Buy tickets here!

Patti LuPone Speaks Her Mind: 'Cheap' Standing Ovations, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Uma Thurman, and MorePatti LuPone Speaks Her Mind: 'Cheap' Standing Ovations, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Uma Thurman, and More
April 10, 2018

Double Tony and Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone has proven time and time again that she is willing to speak her mind about anything -- and this week is no different. At the launch of the West End revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company, LuPone addressed a variety of topics with honesty.

VIDEO: Watch Shoshana Bean Team with Travis Wall for Moving 'This Is Me' Music VideoVIDEO: Watch Shoshana Bean Team with Travis Wall for Moving 'This Is Me' Music Video
March 29, 2018

Broadway fave and former Elphaba, Shoshana Bean, has just dropped her a video with Travis Wall of her cover of the Oscar-nominated anthem, This Is Me, from the musical The Greatest Showman. Check it out here!

VIDEO: Brush Up On Your JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Lyrics with John Legend and Sara Bareilles!VIDEO: Brush Up On Your JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Lyrics with John Legend and Sara Bareilles!
March 29, 2018

What's the buzz? Has it been awhile since you blasted the Jesus Christ Superstar cast album and sang along? Or maybe you've never even heard it before! Whatever your case may be, you'll definitely want to watch NBC's two new lyric videos to prep for the show airing live this weekend!

BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Chris Perfetti Talks THE LOW ROAD, Working With Michael Greif & More!BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Chris Perfetti Talks THE LOW ROAD, Working With Michael Greif & More!
March 23, 2018

The young stage and screen star Chris Perfetti has returned to the stage in Bruce Norris' new comedy The Low Road under the direction of Michael Greif, now playing at The Public until the extended closing date of April 8, 2018.

HAMILTON Alum Solea Pfeiffer Will Make TV Debut on Tonight's SCANDALHAMILTON Alum Solea Pfeiffer Will Make TV Debut on Tonight's SCANDAL
March 15, 2018

Recent Hamilton alum Solea Pfeiffer makes her Television debut this evening on ABC'S Scandal. She plays Meghan -- a pretty young woman, smart and savvy, charismatic, ambitious over-achiever. Perhaps not a far stretch for the University of Michigan alum who celebrated her 23rd birthday while touring as a lead with the most Tony-nominated musical of all time!

Photo Flash: Olympian Broadway Debut Gone Right at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGPhoto Flash: Olympian Broadway Debut Gone Right at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
March 6, 2018

The 2018 Olympic Gold Medalists, US Curling Team champions attended the hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong and made their Broadway debut at their first ever Broadway show on Friday night.

The Last Twenty-Two Years: A Timeline of Two-Time Tony Winner Norbert Leo ButzThe Last Twenty-Two Years: A Timeline of Two-Time Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz
March 17, 2018

Two-time Tony Award Winner Norbert Leo Butz is about to take the stage again this year in the Broadway Revival of My Fair Lady as Alfred P. Doolittle -- a part that won George Rose the Tony back in 1976. Butz is one of only nine actors who have won the Best Actor Tony twice (alongside stars like Nathan Lane). As he prepares to take stage yet again, let's reflect on his career: all twenty two years of it!

Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Is Now Available For Licensing!Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Is Now Available For Licensing!
March 1, 2018

Check the headlines! The beloved Disneymusical Newsies, featuring songs like 'Seize The Day', 'Santa Fe', and 'King of New York', could be coming to your stage! Music Theatre International announced that they would be exclusively licensing this New York tap extravaganza! Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the rousing tale ofJack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies,' who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer andWilliam RandolphHearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys' expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what's right.

Rosie O'Donnell Sells Out Anti-Trump Art On Her Etsy PageRosie O'Donnell Sells Out Anti-Trump Art On Her Etsy Page
February 23, 2018

Famed LGBT activist is officially making money off of her long-time feud with the current president of the United States. O'Donnell's first collection has already sold out on her Etsy page, ROSIEOart. The collection consisted of a dozen 5x7 inch aluminum printed art pieces that are each signed and numbered. The pieces themselves depict 'Trumpy' alongside several descriptors, such as 'CHEAT', 'CON MAN', and 'LIAR'.

Photo Flash: The Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds Immense Success In Olympic Curling!Photo Flash: The Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds Immense Success In Olympic Curling!
February 23, 2018

Oops, wait... that headline might be wrong. The Broadway stars of the smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong got in the Olympic spirit in advance of the U.S. Men's Curling team going for the gold medal tonight against Sweden at the PyeongChang Olympics in the last must-see winter Olympics event of the season airing at 1:35am EST. Naturallytheir attempt to master the sport of curling all went wrong at The Lefrak Center at Lakeside in Bryant Park, Brooklyn despite expert instruction from CurlNYC coach Dean Roth.

Will Scar's 'Be Prepared' Make The Cut For Live-Action THE LION KING?Will Scar's 'Be Prepared' Make The Cut For Live-Action THE LION KING?
February 22, 2018

The live-action Lion King is set to feature four of the film's original songs by John andTim Rice. Elton John told The Sun, 'They need to have a new end credits song. There's going to be four of our songs in the film, from the original: 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight?', 'Hakuna Matata', 'I Just Can't Wait To Be King' and 'Circle of Life'. And then there will be an end, closing song, and we've been speaking to Beyonce's people and hopefully Tim and I and her can cook up something.' But will Scar's 'Be Prepared' make the cut for live-action THE LION KING?

VIDEO: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Finds Its Judas, Peter, Simon & More- Meet the New Cast Members!VIDEO: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Finds Its Judas, Peter, Simon & More- Meet the New Cast Members!
February 22, 2018

More members of the 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!' cast have been announced. Set for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018), NBC will bring to broadcast television 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!' -- a one-of-a-kind live staging of the iconic 1971 Broadway rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The event will be executive produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. Get to know the cast with some of their past performances below!

Liza Minnelli's CABARET Costume Among 1,000 Pieces Up For AuctionLiza Minnelli's CABARET Costume Among 1,000 Pieces Up For Auction
February 15, 2018

Profiles in History, an auction house located in Southern California, announced on Wednesday that Liza Minnelli would be auctioning off more than 1,000 items from her personal collection of items, including items that belonged to her mother, Judy Garland, and her filmmaker father, Vincente Minnelli, in the auction dubbed 'Love, Liza'. The dazzling list of items includes her signature Cabaret costume -- the classic bowler hat, boots, and halter top vest included -- and her Cabaret script, complete with her hand-written annotations. In addition to these, the 'Love, Liza' auction will also include her 1971 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow.

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Welcomes Flynn the Bichon Frise to BroadwayPhoto Flash: KINKY BOOTS Welcomes Flynn the Bichon Frise to Broadway
February 15, 2018

The Tony Award-winning cast of Kinky Boots spent their Valentine's Day with Flynn the Bichon Frise -- aka the winner of the 2018 Westminster Dog Show! Flynn is the adorable Bichon Frise who was named 'Best in Show' yesterday at the 2018 Westminster 'Best in Show'. Last night, hecontinuedhis NYC tour, making his Broadway debut with a walk-on role in Broadway's hottest show!

KINKY BOOTS Welcomes Westminster 'Best In Show' Winner To Broadway!KINKY BOOTS Welcomes Westminster 'Best In Show' Winner To Broadway!
February 14, 2018

The Tony Award-winning cast of Kinky Boots is about to meet Flynn the Bichon Frise -- aka the winner of the 2018 Westminster Dog Show! Flynn is the adorable Bichon Frise who was named 'Best in Show' yesterday at the 2018 Westminster 'Best in Show'. This Valentine's Day, he continues his NYC tour, making his Broadway debut with a walk-on role in Broadway's hottest show!

Casting Controversy Leads to Online Threats Against High School StudentsCasting Controversy Leads to Online Threats Against High School Students
February 8, 2018

The Ithaca High School production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME has been cancelled following an outcry over the lack of diversity in casting. However, the national attention placed on the school has lead to online threats. The Ithaca Journal reported that students complained when a white actress was cast in the role of Esmerelda, a part intended to be portrayed as a Romani person living in 15th century Paris. In recent productions, including its2014 premiere at La Jolla Playhouse and the New Jersey's 2015 production at the Paper Mill Playhouse, a woman of color -- Ciara Renee -- was cast in the leading role. Additionally, the 1996 Disney film animates Esmerelda with a dark complexion, and this is the film that the students of Ithaca High School grew up watching. An African-American Ithaca High School student told the Ithaca Journal, 'It shows you that, if you can't get the parts that are written for you, what parts are you going to get?'



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