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2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo 2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees from eighteen plays and musicals. Now we're taking a closer look at how each show fared individually.

2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React! Photo 2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you their reactions all day. Be sure to check back later for updates

2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms! Photo 2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Tony time is here at last! Earlier today, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards, which included work from eighteen eligible shows- all of which opened before Broadway shutdown on March 12. Check out the nominees and follow us throughout the day for even more coverage straight from the nominees! 

Margo Seibert Talks 'Racket' and More With Jonathan Bernstein Photo Margo Seibert Talks 'Racket' and More With Jonathan Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

This Wednesday, September 23rd at 7pm Eastern, join The Performing Arts Project (TPAP) Artistic Director Jonathan Bernstein live in conversation with faculty member Margo Seibert about creating her nonprofit Racket, an organization dedicated to eliminating period shame and helping people at an economic disadvantage gain access to menstrual hygiene products. To sign up to participate in this important conversation, click here.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 19-20- with the Broadway Flea Market, Judy Ku Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: September 19-20- with the Broadway Flea Market, Judy Kuhn, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2020

This weekend (September 19-20) in live streaming: Judy Kuhn sings with Seth Rudetsky, the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction, and so much more!

Broadway For Biden Presents 'Lift Every Voice: A Virtual Anti-Racism Rally' Photo Broadway For Biden Presents 'Lift Every Voice: A Virtual Anti-Racism Rally'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Broadway for Biden will present LIFT EVERY VOICE: A VIRTUAL ANTI-RACISM RALLY on Sunday, September 20th at 2:00p.m. EST via the Broadway for Biden Facebook page. 

VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Photo VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will present the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.

VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, André De Shields & More  Photo VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, André De Shields & More in #ToBeBlack In Honor of Juneteenth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

In honor of Juneteenth, The Public has just released Girl From the North Country cast member Kimber Elayne Sprawl's collaborative interpretation of Hamlet's eternal a?oeTo Be or Not To Bea?? speech and performed by an incredible group of 30 Black actors including Toree Alexander, Jelani Alladin, Denée Benton, Marsha Stephanie Blake and more.

TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2 Photo TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2020 Antonyo Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.

Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin and More Make An Impact With THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRA Photo Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin and More Make An Impact With THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Last night, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues collaborated with several arts and advocacy organizations - The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; The Confined Arts; RAPP; Zealous, The Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School and American Friends Service Committee.

Andre De Shields, Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLO Photo Andre De Shields, Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues is collaborating with several arts and advocacy organizations - The Broadway Advocacy Coalition; The Confined Arts; RAPP; Zealous, The Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School and American Friends Service Committee - to feature real stories from those currently and previously incarcerated

Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations Photo Breaking News: Drama League Announces 2020 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??The Drama League has announced the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much- coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Third Edition Returned With Hugh Dancy, Derrick B Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Third Edition Returned With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues returned with an incredible all-new third edition last night on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 20 actors were been paired with theatre's top writers, who crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns Tonight With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin,  Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns Tonight With Hugh Dancy, Derrick Baskin, T.R. Knight and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues are back by popular demand with an all-new third edition tonight on IGTV @24hourplays and at https://24hourplays.com/viral-monologues/. 20 actors have been paired with theatre's top writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

Wake Up With BWW 3/9: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Begins Previews Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/9: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Begins Previews Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2020

Today's top stories: Mrs. Doubtfire begins previews tonight!

BWW TV: Ato Blankson-Wood and James Cusati-Moyer Look Back on the Importance of SLAVE Photo BWW TV: Ato Blankson-Wood and James Cusati-Moyer Look Back on the Importance of SLAVE PLAY
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 8, 2020

Provocative. Scalding. Explosive. Radical. Daring. These are just a few words that have used to describe Jeremy O. Harris's latest work- Slave Play, which just concluded its Broadway run at the Golden Theatre in January. The critically acclaimed play, brought to life onstage by director Robert O'Hara, rocked the world of audiences since it opened on October 6, and long before that, during its off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop.

BWW Invite: Get Up-Close and Personal with SLAVE PLAY Stars  Ato Blankson-Wood  and J Photo BWW Invite: Get Up-Close and Personal with SLAVE PLAY Stars Ato Blankson-Wood and James Cusati-Moyer!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

You're invited to a Q&A with cast members Ato Blankson-Wood & James Cusati-Moyer from Jeremy O'Harris' searing Slave Play in conversation with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. The event will take place Tuesday, March 3 (7pm) at the Robin Williams Center (247 W 54th St).

Latoya Edwards, Danyel Fulton and More to Perform in TROY ANTHONY AND FRIENDS at Joe' Photo Latoya Edwards, Danyel Fulton and More to Perform in TROY ANTHONY AND FRIENDS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Musical Theatre Factory has announced complete casting for TROY ANTHONY AND FRIENDS, a one night only evening of celebration, affirmation and liberation in concert on Sunday March 1, 2020, at 7pm. Featuring the work of Troy Anthony (The River is Me, Dark Girl Chronicles, Antioch Mass) in his Joe's Pub debut sung by a 12 piece all POC choir and additional guest performers, alongside the work of collaborators Sukari Jones and Nia Witherspoon, Troy will also be joined be special guest artists representing the Musical Theatre Factory POC Roundtable - Rona Siddiqui, Michelle J. Rodriguez, Jerome Ellis, and Kirya Traber & Sissi Liu - in a powerful evening of song!

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY Photo Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY
by Jennifer Broski - 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.

Video: SLAVE PLAY Director Robert O'Hara Addresses The Closing Night Crowd Photo Video: SLAVE PLAY Director Robert O'Hara Addresses The Closing Night Crowd
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Jeremy O. Harris's Slave Play, directed by Robert O'Hara, concluded its Broadway run at the John Golden Theatre yesterday. The show played 29 previews and 121 regular performances. Check out the director addressing the crowd following the hit play's final curtain call. 

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