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Tune in Tonight For BroadwayWorld's Next On Stage High School & College Top 15 Results Show
by Team BWW - December 01, 2023

Tune in tonight, December 1st at 7 and 9 PM ET respectively for BroadwayWorld's Next On Stage High School and College Top 15 results show! Next on Stage is Broadway's biggest national competition for high school and college students. 

92NY to Present Rachel Bloom in Conversation With Laura Benanti
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 01, 2023

Join Rachel Bloom, Emmy Award-winning co-creator and star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, for a conversation with Laura Benanti on life’s little miracles — love, laughter, and the ever-present specter of mortality — and her critically-acclaimed smash hit one-woman musical comedy, Death, Let Me Do My Show.

Christy Altomare, Liz Callaway & More to Take Part in CCM Concert Honoring Stephen Flaherty at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 01, 2023

Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning Broadway composer, writing partner to book writer/lyricist Lynn Ahrens, will receive a multimedia, multi-ensemble, all-star tribute entitled “The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Honors Alumnus: STEPHEN FLAHERTY AT CARNEGIE HALL!

MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL Returns to Movie Theaters This Weekend
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

Monty Python and The Holy Grail, the film that inspired the hit Broadway musical Spamalot, is returning to movie theaters this weekend. Select theatre locations will also be offering a Quote-A-long version of the film for audiences to experience the joy in sharing together, as you quote your favorite lines with the characters.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2023 - Where to Watch MAESTRO & More
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

2023 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and albums to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long. From Bradley Cooper's Maestro to the soundtrack for the new movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

MJ to Welcome Jackson Hayes as 'Little Michael' Beginning Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 01, 2023

Jackson Hayes will join the cast of MJ in the role of ‘Little Michael’ beginning tonight, Friday, December 1, sharing the role with Max Chambers.

Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center to Close On Purchase of Hammerstein Home
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 01, 2023

The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center is set to close following the purchase of the Hammerstein Home. Join the celebration at Highland Farm to commemorate this milestone in theater history.

Listen: Hear GLEE Stars Reunite to Honor Naya Rivera With Unreleased Single
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

The stars of Glee reunited to honor Naya Rivera with a previously unreleased single this year. “Prayer for the Broken,” which was initially recorded by Rivera in 2012, will now include background vocals from Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Heather Morris, Vanessa Lengies and Ashley Fink.

Video: Watch SPAMALOT Perform 'Knights of the Roundtable' on TODAY
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

The cast of Spamalot took over the TODAY Show Plaza this morning to perform “Knights of the Roundtable.”  The performances featured Ethan Slater, Taran Killam, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Michael Urie, Nik Walker, and Jimmy Smagula. James Monroe Iglehart and Christopher Fitzgerald also took part in the number. Watch the video!

JERSEY BOYS Teases 20th Anniversary Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 01, 2023

Join the celebration as JERSEY BOYS prepares to mark its 20th anniversary with a tour. Get more details about Jersey Boys here!

Listen: Julie Benko Releases Holiday EP 'Christmas With You' and New Music Video!
by Stephi Wild - December 01, 2023

Christmas with You – the debut holiday EP from breakout Broadway star Julie Benko – is available in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, December 1. Listen to the album here, and check out an all new music video!

Listen: Hear Christopher Plummers Vocals on 'Edelweiss' & More on THE SOUND OF MUSIC Super Deluxe Soundtrack
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

With an alternate version of “Edelweiss,” the Super Deluxe Edition offers never-before-heard alternate takes of the film’s iconic songs, including such favorites as “My Favorite Things” featuring Julie Andrews and cast, “The Sound of Music,” “Something Good,” “Sixteen Going On Seventeen,” “Maria,” and over 40 other previously unreleased tracks.

Video: Eden Espinosa Performs 'Time For Starting Over' From 17 AGAIN; Cast Recording Available Now!
by Stephi Wild - December 01, 2023

Concord Theatricals Recordings has released the studio cast recording of 17 Again, a musical based on the popular 2009 film. The album is now available on streaming and digital platforms worldwide. In honor of the release, a new music video for 'Time For Starting Over' performed by Eden Espinosa, has also been released.

Video: Watch SPAMALOT Perform 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' on the TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

Christopher Fitzgerald, James Monroe Iglehart, and the cast of Spamalot appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to perform 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.' Watch the video of their performance now!

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Will Receive Leader in Adult Autism Award
by Stephi Wild - December 01, 2023

The Autism Society of America has announced that the cast and crew of the new Broadway musical, How to Dance in Ohio will be honored with The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader in Adult Autism Award for 2023 on December 1st, 2023, at the Belasco Theater in New York City. 

THE COLOR PURPLE Movie Cuts 'African Homeland,' 'Our Prayer' & More Songs
by Michael Major - December 01, 2023

The song list for the upcoming The Color Purple movie musical has revealed what songs from the stage version have been cut for the adaptation. Songs like 'Somebody Gonna Love You,' 'Our Prayer,' 'Big Dog,' 'Dear God - Sofia,' 'Brown Betty,' 'Uh-Oh,' 'African Homeland,' have been cut from the movie. Find out the full list now!

Play BroadwayWorld's Daily Word Game - 12/1/2023
by Team BWW - December 01, 2023

Today's BroadwayWorld Daily Word Game is now live - can you guess today's word or phrase? The solution can be any theatre related word or phrase - a show title, performer, recognizable lyrical phrase, and more.

CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Starring the Rockettes & More Lead Top Off-Broadway Shows for December
by Team BWW - December 01, 2023

What's happening off-Broadway? BroadwayWorld is helping you pick what to see next by rounding up our top recommended theatre each month. Coming up off-Broadway this December are holiday favorites, New York City traditions, new Christmas productions, and more. 

Photos: First Look at STRANGER THINGS: THE FIRST SHADOW in the West End
by Aliya Al-Hassan - December 01, 2023

The first look production photos for Stranger Things: The First Shadow, currently in previews at the Phoenix Theatre, have been released. See all-new the photos below.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 1st, 2023
by - December 01, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 1, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.



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