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Bio:
Alexa De Barr will be making her Broadway debut in West Side Story. New York credits: I Married an Angel (Encores! New York City Center), Bombshell (in concert). Off-Broadway: Trip of Love. First national tour: An American in Paris. International tour: West Side Story. Regional: Jerome Robbins ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alexa De Barr will be making her Broadway debut in West Side Story. New York credits: I Married an Angel (Encores! New York City Center), Bombshell (in concert). Off-Broadway: Trip of Love. First national tour: An American in Paris. International tour: West Side Story. Regional: Jerome Robbins ... (read complete bio)
QUEENS FOR A CAUSE Takes to the Screen Tonight, Featuring Jackie Cox, Amanda D'Archan Photo QUEENS FOR A CAUSE Takes to the Screen Tonight, Featuring Jackie Cox, Amanda D'Archangelis, Emily Bautista and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

Tonight, April 19th, 2021 8PM EST, QUEENS FOR A CAUSE takes to the screen! The revamped Leg Up On Life original show will feature brand new performances to raise money for the organizations Artist Grant and Scholarship Programs. The show will be hosted by Jackie Cox from Ru Paul's Drag Race season 12 and Leg Up On Life Executive Director, Daniel Gold.

Leg Up On Life QUEENS FOR A CAUSE Will Return April 19th Photo Leg Up On Life QUEENS FOR A CAUSE Will Return April 19th
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021

Leg Up On Life's first show QUEENS FOR A CAUSE is making a triumphant return on April 19th, 2021 8PM EST.

VIDEO: Over 75 Performers and Creatives Release 'Still Standing' in Honor of One Year Photo VIDEO: Over 75 Performers and Creatives Release 'Still Standing' in Honor of One Year Since the Broadway Shutdown
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

'Still Standing' is a video  celebrating the amazing professional artists, on and off stage, who are anxiously awaiting the day when  the lights of Broadway will once again be lit and audiences around the world can come back to the theatre.  

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

New Film SC7NARIO Starring Amber Ardolino, Alex Wong, Tyler Hanes and More to Premier Photo New Film SC7NARIO Starring Amber Ardolino, Alex Wong, Tyler Hanes and More to Premiere on BroadwayHD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2020

SC7NARIO, a new 18-minute film starring a stunning company of Broadway's greatest dancers, will premiere exclusively on National Dance Day, September 19, 2020 on BroadwayHD.

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Tyler Hanes, Alex Wong, Amber Ardolino and More in S Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Tyler Hanes, Alex Wong, Amber Ardolino and More in SC7NARIO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020

SC7NARIO, a new 18-minute film starring a stunning company of Broadway's greatest dancers, will premiere this summer.¬† The genre-defying film, stars¬†Tyler Hanes¬†(Cats,¬†A Chorus Line),¬†Amber Ardolino¬†(Moulin Rouge!,¬†Hamilton),¬†Max Clayton¬†(Moulin Rouge!,¬†Hello, Dolly!),¬†Karla Garcia(‚ÄúSmash,‚ÄĚ West Side Story) and more.

Broadway Cast Members and Graduates 2020 Dance, Soar, and Exhale in the New Vintage T Photo Broadway Cast Members and Graduates 2020 Dance, Soar, and Exhale in the New Vintage Trouble Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

As phase one takes hold of the city and slowly changes towards a new normal, some feel motionless. A battle cry and a love letter, professional dancers from Broadway to the Graduating Class of 2020, find an outlet as they dance, soar, and exhale to the new single by Vintage Trouble.

WEST SIDE STORY Cast Comes To Broadway Sessions Photo WEST SIDE STORY Cast Comes To Broadway Sessions
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2020

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, March 12th, Broadway Sessions will welcome cast members from West Side Story!

Debut of the Month: Meet the 33 Broadway Newbies of WEST SIDE STORY! Photo Debut of the Month: Meet the 33 Broadway Newbies of WEST SIDE STORY!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 5, 2020

Just last month, history was made at the Broadway Theater when the curtain went up on Ivo van Hove's revolutionary revival of West Side Story. The production features a whopping 33 Broadway debuts- young performers hailing everywhere from Cuba to California, and from Mexico to Massachusetts.

Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Company Celebrates Opening Night! Photo Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party below!

Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STOR Photo Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STORY
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2020

Tonight (tonight)'s the night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Just last night, however, the company welcomed two very special guests- original Maria, Carol Lawrence and original Chino, Jaime Sanchez. Check out photos of the pair as they visit the cast backstage over sixty years later!

VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY Photo VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 20, 2020

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Stor opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Dharon Jones and the rest of the young cast stopped by TODAY to talk about the show's return to Broadway.

Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!

Photo Flash: First Look at Ivo van Hove's WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Ivo van Hove's WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 19, 2020

Tomorrow is the big night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story will open Thursday, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. We've got your first look at the cast in action!

Dharon E. Jones Replaces Ben Cook in WEST SIDE STORY Photo Dharon E. Jones Replaces Ben Cook in WEST SIDE STORY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2020

Dharon E. Jones, making his Broadway debut, will succeed actor Ben Cook in the role of 'Riff' in the new Broadway production of West Side Story, producers Scott Rudin/Barry Diller/David Geffen announced today.

WEST SIDE STORY Has Broken All-Time Broadway Theatre House Record Photo WEST SIDE STORY Has Broken All-Time Broadway Theatre House Record
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

Producers Scott Rudin / Barry Diller / David Geffen announced today that the Broadway return of the Jerome Robbins / Arthur Laurents / Leonard Bernstein / Stephen Sondheim musical, West Side Story, has once again broken the all-time Broadway Theatre house record for a single week, with a gross of $1,807,025.94. In 7 performances the previous week, West Side Story broke the record (with a gross of $1,497,319) held by Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ($1,479,889.97, established on 12/29/13, for an 8-performance week).

Meet the Cast of WEST SIDE STORY - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of WEST SIDE STORY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

West Side Story is officially in previews on Broadway! The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of Broadway-Bound WEST SIDE STORY in Rehearsals! Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of Broadway-Bound WEST SIDE STORY in Rehearsals!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 2, 2019

Something great is coming! Rehearsals are currently underway for this season's Broadway revival of the classic musical West Side Story, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove. The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre.

Get A Look Inside Rehearsals For The Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Get A Look Inside Rehearsals For The Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 15, 2019

Something great is coming! Rehearsals are currently underway for this season's Broadway revival of the classic musical West Side Story, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove. Get ready to see the Jets and the Sharks hit the stage with a peek inside the rehearsal room with cast members including Ben Cook, Kevin Csolak and more. Check out these photos!

WEST SIDE STORY Revival Will Not Include 'I Feel Pretty' and the 'Somewhere' Ballet Photo WEST SIDE STORY Revival Will Not Include 'I Feel Pretty' and the 'Somewhere' Ballet
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2019

Ivo Van Hove's reimagined West Side Story is coming to Broadway this season. In a new interview with Vogue, he has revealed some of the changes he has made, including cutting two iconic moments from the original production.

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