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Broadway: Newsies (also originated role of Davey a the Paper Mill Playhouse). First National Tours: Spring Awakening and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, where he currently stars as Barry Mann. NY/Workshops: Gloryana. Graduate of Ithaca College where he received his BFA. (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Newsies (also originated role of Davey a the Paper Mill Playhouse). First National Tours: Spring Awakening and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, where he currently stars as Barry Mann. NY/Workshops: Gloryana. Graduate of Ithaca College where he received his BFA. (read complete bio)
BWW Blog: Interviewing NYC Singer/Songwriter Joey Contreras Photo BWW Blog: Interviewing NYC Singer/Songwriter Joey Contreras
by Student Blogger: Marissa Tomeo - Nov 23, 2020

Student blogger Marissa is giving you an inside look at the mind and life of a fantastic musical theatre-style songwriter. 

Broadway From Home: 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream Online This Fall Photo Broadway From Home: 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream Online This Fall
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020

Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape, BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. 

Krystina Alabado, Caroline Bowman, Jackie Burns, Stark Sands and More to Take Part in Photo Krystina Alabado, Caroline Bowman, Jackie Burns, Stark Sands and More to Take Part in BROADWAY SINGS PARTY!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

The popular concert series Broadway Sings has launched a new, customizable feature in which fans can throw a Broadway-themed party for any special occasion and choose from a huge roster of Broadway guests to perform at the event.

VIDEO: Watch Scenes from Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's THE MAD ONES LAB Road Trip Photo VIDEO: Watch Scenes from Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's THE MAD ONES LAB Road Trip
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020

Just last night, a slew of stars joined Kerrigan-Lowdermilk's celebration of The Mad Ones Lab- a free community-driven digital program created by Kait Kerrigan (she/her) and Brian Lowdermilk (she/they). The special event took place over the past month featuring workshops, panels, and unprecedented access to digital resources and the writers as participants created 78 digital 'shorts' of the cult hit musical, The Mad Ones.

Jeremy Jordan, Patti Murin, Laura Osnes and More Join THE MAD ONES LAB Road Trip Photo Jeremy Jordan, Patti Murin, Laura Osnes and More Join THE MAD ONES LAB Road Trip
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020

Jeremy Jordan, Patti Murin, Laura Osnes, and more join Kerrigan-Lowdermilk's celebration of THE MAD ONES Lab this Sunday, November 8 at 7PM in a special YouTube Premiere.

Jeanna DeWaal, Ben Fankhauser and More Join KA'DAVARET  Halloween Benefit For Moonlig Photo Jeanna DeWaal, Ben Fankhauser and More Join KA'DAVARET Halloween Benefit For Moonlight Amphitheater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

Tune in this Saturday for Ka'davaret, the Virtual Broadway Villains Ball. Produced by Lance Roberts (Sunset Boulevard) and Broadway's Calling.

Diana Degarmo, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser and More Join SLUMBER PARTY LIVE! Photo Diana Degarmo, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser and More Join SLUMBER PARTY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

Diana Degarmo, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, AndrΓ© Jordan, Olivia Puckett & Alex Wyse are among the many Broadway stars on Slumber Party Podcast LIVE! Tim Murray interviews theatre performers on his YouTube channel and asks them about their slumber party experiences growing up.

BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite Theatre Podcast? Photo BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite Theatre Podcast?
by BWW Prompts - Sep 30, 2020

Today we asked our readers for their favorite Broadway podcasts!

New Joey Contreras' Single 'Another New York Love Story' Released Photo New Joey Contreras' Single 'Another New York Love Story' Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Songwriter and musical theatre composer Joey Contreras has released a music video for his new single 'Another New York Love Story' featuring Leslie Hiatt, which is available for streaming on all platforms.

BWW Prompts: Who Are Some of Your Favorite Broadway Riffers? Photo BWW Prompts: Who Are Some of Your Favorite Broadway Riffers?
by BWW Prompts - Sep 23, 2020

Today we asked who your favorite Broadway riffers are!

Broadway Catch Up: September 21- Liz Callaway, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Neil Patrick Harr Photo Broadway Catch Up: September 21- Liz Callaway, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Neil Patrick Harris, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Liz Callaway, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Neil Patrick Harris, and more!

VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Ben Fankauser and Alex Wyse Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Song Photo VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Ben Fankauser and Alex Wyse Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Song
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Veteran Broadway performers Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, The Flamingo Kid), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Beautiful), and Alex Wyse (Waitress, Spring Awakening) perform Avinu Malkeinu to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

BROADWAY FOR BIDEN's Weekly Phone Banking Continues With Christopher Jackson, Andrew  Photo BROADWAY FOR BIDEN's Weekly Phone Banking Continues With Christopher Jackson, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Broadway for Biden's weekly phone banking initiative continues tonight, Monday, August 24, 2020, featuring former cast members from the beloved hit musicals The Lion King and Newsies.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 13- with Lena Hall, Max Von Essen and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 13- with Lena Hall, Max Von Essen and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

Today (August 13) in live streaming: Max Von Essen and Lena Hall visit Backstage Live, Stars in the House brings back Newsies, and so much more!

Broadway Catch Up: August 14 - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Minchin, Sara Bareilles, and  Photo Broadway Catch Up: August 14 - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Minchin, Sara Bareilles, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2020

Catch up on yesterday's highlights from your favorite stars, including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Minchin, Sara Bareilles, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 8/14: Andrew Lloyd Webber Gets Vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Tr Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/14: Andrew Lloyd Webber Gets Vaccinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2020

Today's top stories: Andrew Lloyd Webber has gotten accinated for the Oxford COVID-19 Trial, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a NEWSIES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Watch a NEWSIES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with a Newsies reunion with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser, Aisha de Haas, Jeremy Jordan, and Kara Lindsay.

NEWSIES Star Ben Fankhauser Joins Lance Roberts On BROADWAY'S CALLING Photo NEWSIES Star Ben Fankhauser Joins Lance Roberts On BROADWAY'S CALLING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Ben Fankhauser, the original Davey in Newsies on Broadway will stop by Broadway's Calling with Lance Roberts this week.

Broadway Rewind: NEWSIES Carries the Banner Into Bryant Park in 2012! Photo Broadway Rewind: NEWSIES Carries the Banner Into Bryant Park in 2012!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2020

Today we flashback to 2012, when Newsies performed on the Bryant Park stage. Newsies is a musical based on the 1992 film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City.

BWW Prompts: Dream Cast Your Perfect Virtual Broadway Performance Photo BWW Prompts: Dream Cast Your Perfect Virtual Broadway Performance
by BWW Prompts - Jul 24, 2020

Find out which Broadway stars BWW readers want as part of their dream virtual performances!

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