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Photo Flash: Marymount Manhattan Visits Alum Michael Lee Brown at DEAR EVAN HANSENPhoto Flash: Marymount Manhattan Visits Alum Michael Lee Brown at DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Michael Lee Brown joined the Dear Evan Hansen company in October 2016 as understudy for all three young male roles. He has now played Jared, Connor and Evan to acclaim! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 16th, 2017: Live #Ham4Ham Returns for HAMILTON LA Opening and More!BWW Morning Brief August 16th, 2017: Live #Ham4Ham Returns for HAMILTON LA Opening and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Lin-Manuel Miranda will be hosting a live #Ham4Ham in celebration of opening night of HAMILTON in LA and more! (more...)

Fans Take to Social Media to Thank Ben Platt for His Performance as Evan HansenFans Take to Social Media to Thank Ben Platt for His Performance as Evan Hansen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

According to the New York Times reporter Michael Paulson, Ben Platt will say goodbye to Evan this Fall. The Tony winner will depart Dear Evan Hansen on November 19. A replacement for Platt has not yet been announced. (more...)

Tony Winner Ben Platt Will Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN This FallTony Winner Ben Platt Will Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ben Platt will say goodbye to Evan this fall. The Tony winner will depart Dear Evan Hansen on November 19, 2017. A replacement for Platt has not yet been announced. (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's  2017-18 Season!Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 11th, 2017: JERSEY BOYS Announces Off-Broadway Return, Janet Metz Reprises Role in JOSEPH, and More!BWW Morning Brief August 11th, 2017: JERSEY BOYS Announces Off-Broadway Return, Janet Metz Reprises Role in JOSEPH, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 11, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JERSEY BOYS announces Off-Broadway return, Janet Metz reprises Role in JOSEPH, and more! (more...)

JUST IN: Tony Award Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on NBC's WILL & GRACEJUST IN: Tony Award Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on NBC's WILL & GRACE
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Bringing the best of Broadway to primetime, NBC has cast Tony Award winner and DEAR EVAN HANSEN star Ben Platt as a guest star on NBC's WILL & GRACE. The episode will air on Thursday, October 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage TheaterComplete Casting Announced for TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces August Workshops, Master Classes for TeensBay Street Theater Announces August Workshops, Master Classes for Teens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced Teen Workshops & Master Classes and Summer Theater Camps, continuing in August 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch High School Theatre Shine at the Jimmy Awards- The Full Show!VIDEO: Watch High School Theatre Shine at the Jimmy Awards- The Full Show!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The winners of the ninth annual JIMMY® AWARDS were just determined and announced at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by 2017 Tony Award® winner Ben Platt, currently starring on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

Brooke Shields Among Second Stage Theater's New TrusteesBrooke Shields Among Second Stage Theater's New Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Second Stage Theater, the preeminent home for American plays and living American playwrights, has announced new Board of Trustees members Elin Nierenberg, Tamara Harris Robinson, Ira Schreck, Brooke Shields, Susan Wasserstein and Kara Young. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 26th, 2017: 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' Begins at Encores! Off-Center and More!BWW Morning Brief July 26th, 2017: 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' Begins at Encores! Off-Center and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' begins as part of the Encores! Off-Center series tonight! (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Uses Broadway to Inspire Resistance for Today's Health Care VoteRosie O'Donnell Uses Broadway to Inspire Resistance for Today's Health Care Vote
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

As the Senate prepares to vote today on the new health care bill, ardent Democrat Rosie O'Donnell is busy sharing her favorite Broadway videos to inspire resistance. Check out which songs O'Donnell is turning to on this momentous day on Capitol Hill: (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale Today for Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage TheaterSingle Tickets On Sale Today for Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Single tickets for Second Stage Theater's production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman, will go on sale to the general public today, Tuesday, July 25 at 1:00pm at 2ST.com or by calling the Second Stage Box Office at (212) 246-4422. (more...)

Former VP Joe Biden, Amy Schumer Visit DEAR EVAN HANSENFormer VP Joe Biden, Amy Schumer Visit DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

It was an all-star audience in attendance at last weekend's performances of the Tony winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN. Ben Platt, a Tony winner himself for Best Lead Actor, turned to Twitter to share backstage photos of himself and former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill, as well as a pic with A-lister Amy Schumer. (more...)

Dana Smith-Croll, George E. Salazar and Marilyn Sokol to Star in RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorksDana Smith-Croll, George E. Salazar and Marilyn Sokol to Star in RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

TheaterWorks announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Waving Through a Window' Like You've Never Heard it BeforeVIDEO: 'Waving Through a Window' Like You've Never Heard it Before
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2017

YouTube, the source of all things fascinating and terrifying, has gifted DEAR EVAN HANSEN with a cover of 'Waving Through A Window' that is not to be missed. Watch the video below. (more...)

Friday 5 (+1) on Thursday: Seidl and Kummer's ACROSS THE LINESFriday 5 (+1) on Thursday: Seidl and Kummer's ACROSS THE LINES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 20, 2017

Opening tonight in Gallatin is Scott Seidl and Stephen Kummer's Civil War musical Across the Lines, running through Saturday night at CenterStage, 250 Hancock Street. The new musical, based on a true story drawn from the letters of Captain Robert A. Ragan and his memoir Escape From East Tennessee to the Federal Lines, continues its development with the three performances which feature a cast of local artists who bring the various characters in the story to life. (more...)

VIDEO: Students Draw DEAR EVAN HANSEN for Art2Art!VIDEO: Students Draw DEAR EVAN HANSEN for Art2Art!
by Stage Tube - Jul 19, 2017

What does Dear Evan Hansen look like through the eyes of an art student? Meet a group of talented young students from ArtsConnection who channeled their introduction to Broadway into inspiring works of art. Visit art2art.dearevanhansen.com to check out their creations and watch how they came to be below! (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Recoups on BroadwayDEAR EVAN HANSEN Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Producer Stacey Mindich has just announced that Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has recouped its production costs in just 8.5 months on Broadway. Capitalized at $9.5 million, Dear Evan Hansen opened at the Music Box Theatre to rave reviews on December 4, 2016, where it's broken all box office records and been playing to standing-room-only crowds since. (more...)

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