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Bio:
Alex made his Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Alex is best known for playing Wade "Unique" Adams, a transgender student on FOX's "Glee." Although the stage is where it all began, some of his favorite roles include: Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother), Saturday Night ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alex made his Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Alex is best known for playing Wade "Unique" Adams, a transgender student on FOX's "Glee." Although the stage is where it all began, some of his favorite roles include: Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother), Saturday Night ... (read complete bio)
Jessica Keenan Wynn, Michael James Scott, Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan and More Star in Photo Jessica Keenan Wynn, Michael James Scott, Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan and More Star in A KILLER (SLUMBER) PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Following the release of the World Premiere digital musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical, the team has announced a special digital interactive Halloween event around the series, A Killer SLUMBER Party. The event stars theater favorites Jessica Keenan Wynn as Justine Case, Michael James Scott as Varthur McArthur and more.

Boston Gay Men's Chorus Presents CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT Series Featuring Laura Benanti,  Photo Boston Gay Men's Chorus Presents CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT Series Featuring Laura Benanti, Nick Adams and Alex Newell
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

Boston Gay Men's Chorus is presenting 'Celebrity Spotlight' a web series featuring three performers who have shared the stage with BGMC in recent years: Broadway actor Nick Adams; Tony-winner Laura Benanti; and TV and Broadway actor Alex Newell.

Annette Bening Will Direct And Star In COASTAL DISTURBANCES for PLAYS IN THE HOUSE Photo Annette Bening Will Direct And Star In COASTAL DISTURBANCES for PLAYS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that stage and screen icon Annette Bening will return to the role that earned her her first Tony nomination - Holly Dancer in Coastal Disturbances - LIVE on 'Plays In The House.'

Cast of KNOTS LANDING to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Cast of KNOTS LANDING to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the classic soap 'Knots Landing' will reunite LIVE on 'Stars in the House' Friday, October 9th at 8 PM ET.

The Cast Of FRASIER Will Return To STARS IN THE HOUSE This Weekend Photo The Cast Of FRASIER Will Return To STARS IN THE HOUSE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

The cast of 'Frasier' will return to Stars in the House on Saturday, October 3 at 8 PM ET. 

FAME TV Series Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo FAME TV Series Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the hit TV series 'Fame' will join them LIVE on Saturday, September 26 at 8 PM ET for 'Stars in the House.'

CAREFULLY TAUGHT, A Celebration Of Golden Age Musical Theatre, Will Benefit The Facin Photo CAREFULLY TAUGHT, A Celebration Of Golden Age Musical Theatre, Will Benefit The Facing History School
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

On September 30, 2020 at 8 pm EDT, the stars of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera unite for a night of celebration of the Golden Age of Musical Theatre to raise money for The Facing History School.

Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, Danny DeVito and More From the Cast of HERCULES to Reunite  Photo Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, Danny DeVito and More From the Cast of HERCULES to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the beloved 1997 animated film 'Hercules' will go the distance to reunite on 'Stars in the House' LIVE on Wednesday, September 23rd at 8 PM ET.

Harvey Guillén Joins Season Two of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST Photo Harvey Guillén Joins Season Two of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Variety reports that 'What We Do in the Shadow' star Harvey Guillén has joined the cast of the musical comedy series 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' season two.

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Cast Will Return on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Cast Will Return on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will celebrate the six-month anniversary of 'Stars in the House' with the return of the cast of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' back by popular demand!

SCHITT'S CREEK, WATCHMEN and More Win Dorian Awards Photo SCHITT'S CREEK, WATCHMEN and More Win Dorian Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

GALECA, the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, unveiled the inaugural Dorians TV Toast 2020 on Revry award winners at a virtual, live-streamed event on Sunday.

BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite GLEE Musical Moment? Photo BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite GLEE Musical Moment?
by BWW Prompts - Sep 9, 2020

Today we asked our readers to share their favorite Glee moments!

Hugh Jackman, Regina King, Janelle Monáe to Appear in First LGBTQ Entertainment Crit Photo Hugh Jackman, Regina King, Janelle Monáe to Appear in First LGBTQ Entertainment Critics TV Awards Special
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Hugh Jackman, Janelle Monáe, Regina King, Pose sensation and fashion trailblazer Billy Porter, groundbreaking trans actress Laverne Cox, Schitt’s Creek star Dan Levy and vaunted political satirist John Oliver are among the slew of actors, comics and performers lending cheer to GALECA.

Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Cast to Reunite for STARS IN THE HOU Photo Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM Cast to Reunite for STARS IN THE HOUSE 200th Episode
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the landmark 200th episode of 'Stars in the House' will reunite the cast of 'Night at the Museum' in support of The Actors Fund!

BWW Album Review: A KILLER PARTY Is More Fun Than Mystery Photo BWW Album Review: A KILLER PARTY Is More Fun Than Mystery
by Amanda Prahl - Sep 7, 2020

A Killer Party has figured out exactly how to tap into digital-theatre-era frustrations and jokes. A murder mystery that leans gleefully into the campiness of the genre more than the horror, the soundtrack to this video-conferenced musical is as far from deadly dull as it gets.

School of Rock: Spotlight on 20 Broadway Stars Making Original Music Photo School of Rock: Spotlight on 20 Broadway Stars Making Original Music
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 7, 2020

While we wait for Broadway to bounce back, check our list of some Broadway stars you can keep close by (and even get to know them a little better) by enjoying and supporting their original music!

One Week Left to Vote in the Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - View Live Standings and Vo Photo One Week Left to Vote in the Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - View Live Standings and Vote Today!
by BWW Staff - Aug 24, 2020

Voting is now open for the 18th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.

A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL Final Episodes Are Now Available Photo A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL Final Episodes Are Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

The final three episodes of the World Premiere digital musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical will be released today (Wednesday, August 19) at 10 am ET.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 17 - A KILLER PARTY and BLEEDING LOV Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 17 - A KILLER PARTY and BLEEDING LOVE Cast Recordings, Music From Lena Hall, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2020

Need something new to read or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's newly-announced releases include the cast recording for A Killer Party, which features Carolee Carmello, Drew Gehling, Laura Osnes, Alex Newell, Jeremy Jordan, and more!

SFGMC Raises Over $55,000 At CRESCENDO: VOICES RISING Benefit Photo SFGMC Raises Over $55,000 At CRESCENDO: VOICES RISING Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

With the help of celebrated guest artists, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGCM) raised over $55,000 at its first-ever virtual benefit, Crescendo: Voices Rising, surpassing the original goal of $50,000, with money still coming in.

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