As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Getty Images.
Second StageTheater presents STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, beginning previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opening on Monday, July 23, 2018.Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed byAnna D. Shapiro, will starArmie Hammer,Tom Skerritt,Josh Charles,Kate BornsteinandTy Defo. The cast held a meet and greet yesterday and BroadwayWorld was in attendance! Check out photos of the cast below!Photo Coverage: BroadwayHD ScreensANN With Writer and Star Holland Taylor June 15, 2018
BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater productions, exclusively streamed ANN, the critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy Award winning actress Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, beginning yesterday, June 14. The special screening event was also held last night, and featured the show's star Holland Taylor. BroadwayWorld was in attendance, and you can check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Get a Sneak Peak of Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER June 15, 2018
Irish Repertory Theatre's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER begins performances tonight, June 15! The show stars Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow). ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. The cast held a preview event last night, June 14, and BroadwayWorld got in on the action! Check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Repertorio Espanol Celebrates 50th Anniversary June 13, 2018
REPERTORIO ESPAOL (138 E. 27 St.) - one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theaters, and the ONLY company that presents Spanish-language/English-translated plays in true repertory form in NYC - marked the occasion of its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, June 5 with a gala performance of EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA (No One Writes to the Colonel), a new play adapted from the novella by legendary Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The evening concluded with cocktail/dinner at I Trulli.Photo Coverage: Backstage with Melissa Benoist at BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL June 13, 2018
Melissa Benoist, who currently steals the screen in the title role of The CW's hit show, 'Supergirl', just made her Broadway debut as Carole King this summer in Broadway's hit, Beautiful-The Carole King Musical. Ms. Benoist just began performances on June 7 and will play a limited run through August 4th, 2018. We hung out with Melissa backstage after her debut performance. Check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Melissa Benoist Takes Her First Bows in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL June 13, 2018
Last night, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band of the The Band's Visit took to the stage door for a celebratory post-show jam session to celebrate the show's 10 Tonys including Best Musical. BroadwayWorld got to catch the exciting concert, and you can check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's MARY PAGE MARLOWE June 12, 2018
Second StageTheater will soon present the New York Premiere ofTracy Letts' acclaimed play,Mary Page Marlowe, directed byLila Neugebauer.David AaronBaker andNick Dillenburgwill complete the cast featuringBlair Brown,Kayli Carter,Audrey Corsa,Marcia DeBonis,Ryan Foust,Tess Frazer,Emma Geer,Grace Gummer,Mia Sinclair Jenness,Brian Kerwin,Tatiana Maslany,Kellie Overbey,Susan Pourfar,Maria Elena Ramirez,Elliot Villar, andGary Wilmes.FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's MARY PAGE MARLOWE June 12, 2018
Second StageTheater will soon presentthe New York Premiere ofTracy Letts' acclaimed play,Mary Page Marlowe, directed byLila Neugebauer.David AaronBaker andNick Dillenburgwill complete the cast featuringBlair Brown,Kayli Carter,Audrey Corsa,Marcia DeBonis,Ryan Foust,Tess Frazer,Emma Geer,Grace Gummer,Mia Sinclair Jenness,Brian Kerwin,Tatiana Maslany,Kellie Overbey,Susan Pourfar,Maria Elena Ramirez,Elliot Villar, andGary Wilmes.Photo Coverage: Dreams Come True! Inside the Tonys Winners Room! June 10, 2018
SUPERMAN is the tale of Superman's efforts to defeat a vengeful scientist, the new villain Dr. Abner Sedgwick, who seeks to destroy the world's symbol of good. In this premiere adaptation of the 1966 musical, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman, this TYA-friendly musical will be sure to soar up, up and away into the hearts of all children and the young at heart.Photo Coverage: Meet The Pitiful Children of Off-Broadway's BE MORE CHILL! June 8, 2018
Be More Chill, the original musical with music and lyrics byJoe Iconis(NBC's 'Smash', The Black Suits, Broadway Bounty Hunter) and a book byJoe Tracz(The Lightning Thief, Netflix's 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events') will have its New York premiere production this summer. The cast met the press this afternoon and BroadwayWorld was on hand to meet the new class of Be More Chill! Check out photos below!Up on the Marquee: KING KONG arrives on Broadway! June 8, 2018
We're in the midst of award season on Broadway, which means Stars in the Alley! The free Broadway concert was held yesterday, June 1, in Shubert Alley. BroadwayWorld was in attendance and you can check out photos from the performances, including Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Come From Away, Spongebob Squarepants, Once on This Islandand more!Photo Coverage: Backstage at the Star-Studded STARS IN THE ALLEY Concert June 2, 2018
We're in the midst of award season on Broadway, which means Stars in the Alley! The free Broadway concert was held yesterday, June 1, in Shubert Alley. BroadwayWorld was in attendance and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!