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Tyler Peterson

Tyler Peterson Tyler is one of BroadwayWorld's lead News Desk Editors, covering breaking Broadway and theatre news daily. He studied Public Relations and Creative Writing at Loyola University Chicago while working part-time for BWW on evenings, weekends, and occasionally during classes. He has also been involved in the Chicago theatre industry, working in media relations and publicity with Margie Korshak, Inc.


Karen Olivo, Jeremy Jordan & More to Lead WEST SIDE STORY in Concert at The Hollywood Bowl
June 10, 2016

The Hollywood Bowl has enlisted some top Broadway talent for the Los Angeles Master Chorale's upcoming concert presentations of WEST SIDE STORY this summer.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Not Lead HAMILTON in Chicago; Premium Ticket Pricing, Online Lottery & More Confirmed
June 9, 2016

Sorry Chicagoans, despite some online chatter in recent months, Lin-Manuel Miranda will not be reprising his Tony-nominated role in his hit musical Hamilton when it comes to the Windy City next year.

The Revolution Comes to London: HAMILTON Will Open at Victoria Palace Theatre in October 2017!
June 9, 2016

After much speculation, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton will officially hit the West End next year.

HAMILTON Headed to Toronto for Sit-Down Run?
June 9, 2016

With a 2017-18 national tour and sit-down production in Chicago planned, Broadway's mega-hit HAMILTON may soon head north.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, Jane Krakowski & Jesse Tyler Ferguson Will Ride Along with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke!
June 6, 2016

In anticipation of his new gig as host of the 2016 Tony Awards, 'LATE LATE SHOW' frontman James Corden has enlisted Broadway's top talent for the next installment of his popular Carpool Karaoke series.

The Weinstein Co. Looks to Bring Washington Heights to the Big Screen: IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Back on Track!
May 31, 2016

Thanks to the push of Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON into the cultural zeitgeist, a little Tony-winning musical known as IN THE HEIGHTS is, once more, back on track to hit the big screen.

Could David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Soon Land in London?
April 26, 2016

Could David Bowie and Enda Walsh's divisive new musical LAZARUS, which premiered last year Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop, soon land in London?

STAGE TUBE: 'Provocative!' Elders React to Broadway Hip Hop Hit HAMILTON
April 22, 2016

Broadway's hip hop hit HAMILTON has worked its way into the zeitgeist like no other musical in the past few decades - and fittingly, Fine Brothers Entertainment (known for their ever-popular 'React' Series on YouTube) have introduced it to a whole new generation: elders. From 'very cool' to 'provocative,' check out what the group had to say about Lin-Manuel Miranda's creation below!

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with Stunning Rendition of 'Purple Rain'
April 21, 2016

Following tonight's performance of THE COLOR PURPLE, the musical's cast took an extended stay on stage in order to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Prince, who died earlier today at 57. Led by stars Jennifer Hudson, a friend of the late artist, and Cynthia Erivo, the company performed a stunning rendition of Prince's beloved song 'Purple Rain.' You can watch the emotional tribute in its entirety below.

Rabbinical Students Infuse Haggadah With a Bit of Broadway's HAMILTON
April 21, 2016

A pair of rabbinical students have managed to bring a little bit of the American Revolution to Passover.

Magnifique! Original Broadway Stars Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in London
April 21, 2016

It's magnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will stage a reunion with its original leading duo in the West End.

Broadway's FROZEN Crowns its Fearless Queen - Meet Betsy Wolfe!
April 20, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this morning, stage favorite Betsy Wolfe, known for her star-making turns in Off-Broadway's THE LAST FIVE YEARS and Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, is attached to play the lead role of Elsa in Disney's stage adaptation of FROZEN. In honor of the big news, BWW brings you a look back at some of Wolfe's top performances!

National Theatre in Talks to Bring PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS with Olivier Winner Denise Gough to Broadway
April 7, 2016

The National Theater may soon bring another London hit stateside.

Owen Teale Will Explore NO MAN'S LAND Opposite Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart in London
April 7, 2016

Tony-winning actor Owen Teale will venture into Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND opposite Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart this Autumn, according to The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye. The GAME OF THRONES actor will take on the role of Briggs.

Denise Gough & Russell Tovey Will Join Andrew Garfield in National Theatre's ANGELS IN AMERICA
April 7, 2016

National Theatre's upcoming production of ANGELS IN AMERICA with Andrew Garfield has doubled-down on its star power.

New York City Council to Rein in Times Square Costumed Characters with New Bill
April 7, 2016

The New York City Council is moving forward with wrangling in the costumed characters of Times Square.

Tony Nominee Geneva Carr & Morgan Spector Will Join DAREDEVIL Star Charlie Cox in INCOGNITO at MTC
March 23, 2016

Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Geneva Carr and Drama Desk Award nominee Morgan Spector will join DAREDEVIL star Charlie Cox and Heather Lind in Nick Payne's new play INCOGNITO at Manhattan Theatre Club, it was announced today. Tony winner Doug Hughes (THE FATHER, DOUBT, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR) will take the helm.

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Samira Wiley, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in Quiara Alegria Hudes Premiere at Signature Theatre
March 23, 2016

Signature Theatre has confirmed casting for the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes' DAPHNE'S DIVE, featuring a slew of stage and screen stars.

John Owen-Jones Becomes Next 'Jean Valjean' in LES MISERABLES This Evening
March 1, 2016

The Broadway revival of Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil's beloved musical LES MISERABLES welcomes a new 'Jean Valjean' - John Owen-Jones - tonight, March 1.

Tony Winner Christopher Gattelli to Choreograph WAR PAINT, Starring Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
February 19, 2016

The Goodman Theatre's buzzy new world premiere WAR PAINT has enlisted one more Tony winner.

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