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Video: Getting to Know ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's New Ti Moune, Hailey KilgoreVideo: Getting to Know ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's New Ti Moune, Hailey Kilgore
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 18, 2017

This week, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore has been cast as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island following an extensive international search by the show's casting team.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Alex Newell, Christopher J. Hanke, Ryann Redmond and More Take the Stage with Broadway Dreams Students in PhillyPhoto Flash: Alex Newell, Christopher J. Hanke, Ryann Redmond and More Take the Stage with Broadway Dreams Students in Philly
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Broadway Dreams just stopped at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center as part of its 2017 Summer Intensive Tour, #ComeTogether, offering the international non-profit's unique brand of performing arts training. BroadwayWorld has photos from the culminating performance below! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017
by - Aug 15, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/8/2017 - 8/15/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 9th, 2017: Broadway Dims the Lights for Barbara Cook and More!BWW Morning Brief August 9th, 2017: Broadway Dims the Lights for Barbara Cook and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway dims the lights for Barbara Cook and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Alex Newell Slay Song from ONCE ON THIS ISLANDVIDEO: Watch Alex Newell Slay Song from ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported today, Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Alex Newell ('Glee'), Merle Dandridge ('Greenleaf'), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Cats) will join the cast of the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Breaking: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell Join ONCE ON THIS ISLANDBreaking: Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, Quentin Earl Darrington & Alex Newell Join ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Alex Newell ('Glee'), Merle Dandridge('Greenleaf'), and Quentin Earl Darrington (Cats) will join the cast of the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

Atlantic For Kids to Present New York Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICALAtlantic For Kids to Present New York Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld JR - Aug 1, 2017

Atlantic for Kids' 2017-2018 Season will open Saturday, September 16 with the family musical Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical, inspired by Ruby Bridges and the Little Rock Nine featuring music by Greg Borowsky and Douglas Lyons, lyrics and concept by Douglas Lyons, book by Melvin Tunstall III and direction by Tamilla Woodard. (more...)

BROADWAY DREAMS to Return to Charlotte with a Terrific Broadway FacultyBROADWAY DREAMS to Return to Charlotte with a Terrific Broadway Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Broadway Dreams has partnered with the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and Central Piedmont Community College on the return of their annual Summer Intensive, July 29 - August 5, 2017 in Charlotte, N.C. Lead by an all-star roster of Broadway's brightest stars and industry professionals, Charlotte's rising stars will participate in a week-long intensive focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance. The week will culminate in two public performances of a unique Broadwaystyle cabaret, allowing students to perform alongside their Broadway idols. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 16, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 16, 2017
by - Jul 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 15, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 15, 2017
by - Jul 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 14, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 14, 2017
by - Jul 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 13, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 13, 2017
by - Jul 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 11, 2017BWW's On This Day - July 11, 2017
by - Jul 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg, Nellie McKay, Alex Newell and More Sign on for First Ever 24 HOUR MUSICALS: LOS ANGELESJesse Eisenberg, Nellie McKay, Alex Newell and More Sign on for First Ever 24 HOUR MUSICALS: LOS ANGELES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Today, The 24 Hour Musicals: Los Angeles announced that composer/lyricist Jesse Eisenberg (The Spoils), singer/songwriter Nellie McKay, Alex Newell (Glee), Deborah Ann Woll (True Blood, Daredevil), Ashley Fink (Glee), and Amanda Seales (Insecure) will join the star-studded line-up of talent participating in the first ever Los Angeles presentation of The 24 Hour Musicals, a one-night-only performance at the United Artists Theater at Ace Hotel on Monday, July 17. (more...)

BREAK FREE: Broadway Performers to Throw Manchester Benefit ConcertBREAK FREE: Broadway Performers to Throw Manchester Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Taking place at 9:30pm on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at New York's famed The Cutting Room, a group of Broadway performers and musical theatre artists will join forces to raise money for those affected by the attack at the Ariana Grande concert on May 21 in Manchester, England. Entitled 'Total Request Live: Break Free (a night for Manchester)' this special event will feature the work of Ariana Grande, as rearranged by the creative team and artists, and will benefit the We Love Manchester United Fund. (more...)

Tony Award Winner LaChanze and More Set for STAGE FRIGHTTony Award Winner LaChanze and More Set for STAGE FRIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

July is heating up on Monday nights with Stage Fright. Upcoming guest of the popular broadway talk show are Glee star Alex Newell on July 3, Tony winner LaChanze on July 10th, Amy Spanger (The Wedding Singer, Matilda) July 17, J Harrison (Kinky Boots) July 24, and Lilli Cooper and Eddie Cooper on July 31st. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Hosts Weeklong Intensive with NYC YouthPhoto Flash: Broadway Dreams Hosts Weeklong Intensive with NYC Youth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Last week, Broadway Dreams hosted a star-studded musical theatre master class and summer intensive.  The annual weeklong intensive welcomed aspiring young performers from throughout New York to embark on a rigorous week of Broadway-caliber training -focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance - learning from the brightest and best industry professionals.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive TourPhoto Flash: Jenn Colella and More Mentor Students on Broadway Dreams' #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Broadway Dreams kicked off their #ComeTogether Summer Intensive Tour yesterday at RWS Studios in Long Island City. For one week, 100 students worked with top Broadway professionals, including Jenn Colella, Christopher J. Hanke, Erin Dilly, Telsey + Co casting directors Rachel Hoffman and Criag Burns, Alex Newell, Quentin Earl Darrington and more. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Spencer Liff, Alex Newell, Nick Adams and More Set for The Wallis & BDF's Summer Musical Theater IntensiveSpencer Liff, Alex Newell, Nick Adams and More Set for The Wallis & BDF's Summer Musical Theater Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) and the Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) have announced the return of the annual Broadway Dreams Summer Intensive being held June 18 - 25, 2017 at The Wallis in Beverly Hills, as well as its talented musical theater faculty lineup comprised of Broadway performers, directors and casting directors. (more...)

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