Paul Smith

Paul Smith Paul currently resides in Southern California where he is studying Journalism. He began writing for BroadwayWorld in Fall of 2018.


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Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show - Seven Things We Learned About the Triple Threat's Upcoming Tour!Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show
Posted: Jan. 13, 2019


Make A Joyful Noise! Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Signs With Verve RecordsTony Winner Cynthia Erivo Signs With Verve Records
Posted: Dec. 18, 2018


Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn and More Attend American Associates of The National Theatre Gala Celebrating NETWORKPhotos: Inside the AANT Gala Celebrating NETWORK
Posted: Jan. 15, 2019


BWW Flashback: The Very Best of the Late, Great Carol ChanningBWW Flashback: Remembering The Best of Carol Channing
Posted: Jan. 15, 2019


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Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show - Seven Things We Learned About the Triple Threat's Upcoming Tour!Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show
Posted: Jan. 13, 2019


VIDEO: Father Has Broadway's Biggest Stars Surprise Daughter for Her BirthdayVIDEO: Broadway's Biggest Stars Surprise Birthday Girl
Posted: Nov. 30, 2018


BWW Flashback: Everybody Say Yeah and Meet Conor Maynard, KINKY BOOTS' Newest Star!Everybody Say Yeah and Meet Conor Maynard, KINKY BOOTS' Newest Star!
Posted: Nov. 20, 2018


VIDEO: Amazon Echo Gets an Upgrade, Patti LuPone-StyleVIDEO: Amazon Echo Gets an Upgrade, Patti LuPone-Style
Posted: Nov. 27, 2018


BWW Flashback: The Iconic Stars That Inspired New FX Series FOSSE/VERDONFlashback: The Stars That Inspired FOSSE/VERDON
Posted: Nov. 27, 2018


BWW Interview: Sara Lessore Discusses the Joy and Beauty in This New Telling of BEAUTY AND THE BEASTInterview: Sara Lessore Discusses BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Posted: Nov. 2, 2018


BWW Flashback: The Tale as Old as Time BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Nears 25th AnniversaryFlashback: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Nears 25th Anniversary
Posted: Nov. 13, 2018


BWW Flashback: The Very Best of the Late, Great Carol ChanningBWW Flashback: The Very Best of the Late, Great Carol Channing
January 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld was sad to announce the passing of theatre icon Carol Channing early Tuesday morning. She was most notably known for creating the legendary role of Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly, a role she went on to play in more than 5,000 performances.

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn and More Attend American Associates of The National Theatre Gala Celebrating NETWORKPhoto Flash: Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn and More Attend American Associates of The National Theatre Gala Celebrating NETWORK
January 15, 2019

TheNational Theatreand the American Associates of theNational Theatrewill hosted an exclusive fundraising gala to celebrate theNational Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production ofNetworkon Friday, January 11, 2019. Funds raised from the Gala will support the work of theNational Theatrein the U.S. and the U.K.

Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show - Seven Things We Learned About the Triple Threat's Upcoming Tour!Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show - Seven Things We Learned About the Triple Threat's Upcoming Tour!
January 13, 2019

Hugh Jackman is gearing up for a worldwide tour, fresh off the heels of the hugely successful film, The Greatest Showman. A true triple threat, he'll be singing, dancing and acting his way through many arenas around the world.

Make A Joyful Noise! Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Signs With Verve RecordsMake A Joyful Noise! Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Signs With Verve Records
December 18, 2018

Get ready for some new music fromEmmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo. According to Billboard, Cynthia Erivo has signed to Verve Records and plans to start on a new album in 2019.

VIDEO: Tituss Burgess Honors Cyndi Lauper Singing 'Time After Time' at Billboard Women in MusicVIDEO: Tituss Burgess Honors Cyndi Lauper Singing 'Time After Time' at Billboard Women in Music
December 7, 2018

Tituss Burgess performed a rousing rendition of Cyndi Lauper's 'Time After Time' Thursday night at the Billboard's Women in Music event which took place at New York's Pier 36. Lauper received the Icon Award at the gala and Ariana Grande was honored as Billboard's Woman of the Year.

VIDEO: Kate Shindle, Actors' Equity President, Speaks Up About #NotALabRat MovementVIDEO: Kate Shindle, Actors' Equity President, Speaks Up About #NotALabRat Movement
December 4, 2018

Last month BroadwayWorld reported on the #NotALabRat movement, a push by Actors' Equity to raise the minimum salary for developmental labs. Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, appeared in a video further promoting the cause.

VIDEO: Father Has Broadway's Biggest Stars Surprise Daughter for Her BirthdayVIDEO: Father Has Broadway's Biggest Stars Surprise Daughter for Her Birthday
November 30, 2018

Your favorite Broadway actors all wishing you happy birthday seems like the dream, right? Well Mark Kotzin made this dream come true for his daughter on her 18th birthday.

The Artistic Home to Present MIRACLE ON 34th STREET: A RADIO PLAY for Eight PerformancesThe Artistic Home to Present MIRACLE ON 34th STREET: A RADIO PLAY for Eight Performances
November 27, 2018

The ever-relevant story of the overworked Macy's Department Store public relations executive and the young daughter she raises to be too realistic to believe in Santa Claus will be delivered as an old-time radio play complete with onstage sound effectsby The Artistic Home company for eight performances only. MIRACLE ON 34TH STREETis perfect for families looking for a fun outing that captures the spirit of the season.Full of laughs, holiday magic and music,MIRACLE ON 34TH STREETtells how the department store Santa who comes in to Macy's as an emergency substitute challenges the mother and daughter's refusal to believe when he claims to be the one and only Kris Kringle. Can he prove to them and the world that Santa is real while making one little girl's dreams come true?

NUTCRACKER Ballet and SNOW DAY Brighten Holiday Season at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Dec. 14 to 22NUTCRACKER Ballet and SNOW DAY Brighten Holiday Season at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Dec. 14 to 22
November 27, 2018

Holiday fun is on the schedule at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre with two special events in December: Dance Connection's family version of "The Nutcracker" ballet Dec. 14 to 16 and the interactive live radio show "Snow Day," presented by MPOnStage Dec. 22. Kelsey Theatre is located on Mercer's West Windsor Campus at 1200 Old Trenton Road.

BWW Flashback: The Iconic Stars That Inspired New FX Series FOSSE/VERDONBWW Flashback: The Iconic Stars That Inspired New FX Series FOSSE/VERDON
November 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld reported last week the additional cast that will appear in Fosse/Verdon, an eight episode limited series from award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joel Fields. Production on the series, now officially titled Fosse/Verdon, is currently underway in New York City ahead of its premiere on FX in Spring 2019.

VIDEO: Amazon Echo Gets an Upgrade, Patti LuPone-StyleVIDEO: Amazon Echo Gets an Upgrade, Patti LuPone-Style
November 27, 2018

Patti LuPone is a two time Tony Award winner, a star on Broadway and the West End, and now she can check Alexa voice off her list... well, sort of. Check out a hilarious new parody commercial, in which Amazon Echo's voice is replaced with iconic quotes from LuPone!

BWW Flashback: Everybody Say Yeah and Meet Conor Maynard, KINKY BOOTS' Newest Star!BWW Flashback: Everybody Say Yeah and Meet Conor Maynard, KINKY BOOTS' Newest Star!
November 20, 2018

Connor Maynard made his Broadway debut in the hit show Kinky Boots on November 19, 2018. Before making his debut, Maynard accumulated a huge following, while based in Brighton, UK. He has garnered over a billion views on his YouTube channel and has millions of followers across all social platforms. He is a singer-songwriter and has over 13 million monthly listeners on his Spotify channel, just recently releasing his new single 'Whenever' to great numbers.

BWW Flashback: The Tale as Old as Time BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Nears 25th AnniversaryBWW Flashback: The Tale as Old as Time BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Nears 25th Anniversary
November 13, 2018

As BroadwayWorld recently reported, withthe 25th anniversary of Beauty and the Beastrapidly approaching,Theatre Under The Stars just announced its cast for the Disney classic. Twenty-five years ago, the Houston venue helped usher in a new musical era by hosting the show's out-of-town tryout.The show became an international sensation that played a remarkable 13-year run on Broadway and has been produced in 37 countries worldwide.

BWW Interview: Ciaran O'Reilly of Irish Rep Talks of Holiday Classic THE DEAD, 1904BWW Interview: Ciaran O'Reilly of Irish Rep Talks of Holiday Classic THE DEAD, 1904
November 13, 2018

Ciaran O'Reilly,currently inrehearsals for The Dead, 1904, took time out of his busy scheduleto discuss it's return for a third year at the award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre and why it has become a holiday staple.

BWW Interview: Sara Lessore Discusses the Joy and Beauty in This New Telling of BEAUTY AND THE BEASTBWW Interview: Sara Lessore Discusses the Joy and Beauty in This New Telling of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
November 2, 2018

Sara Lessore is having a blast making here New York City stage debut in New International Encounter's retelling of Beauty and the Beast, a production she starred in when it played Cambridge, England. Lessore took a break from telling the tale as old as time to chat with BroadwayWorld about how an unexpected path led to her being in the Big Apple, performing one of the most classic stories.

Melissa Errico Prepares to Release a 'Sublime' New Sondheim Album - Five Things You Need to Know!Melissa Errico Prepares to Release a 'Sublime' New Sondheim Album - Five Things You Need to Know!
October 25, 2018

From Sunday in the Park With George to Do I Hear a Waltz?, Melissa Errico has experience singing the music and lyrics of theatre legend Stephen Sondheim. Now, her album Sondheim Sublime boasts Sondheim tunes she's sung in the past and ones new to her as well.