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Pasek & Paul's musical Dogfight had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre, where it won the Lortel Award for Best New Musical. Theater credits include A Christmas Story, The Musical on Broadway, which received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Outstanding New Broadway ... (read more)
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Pasek & Paul's musical Dogfight had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre, where it won the Lortel Award for Best New Musical. Theater credits include A Christmas Story, The Musical on Broadway, which received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Outstanding New Broadway ... (read more)
DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Play at Orpheum TheatreDEAR EVAN HANSEN to Play at Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

The Tony's 2017 winner for Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is headed down to Memphis' Orpheum Theatre from October 8-13, 2019. (more...)

Photo Coverage: See the Stars Come Out to Celebrate Jonathan Larson's Legacy at the American Theatre Wing 2019 GalaPhoto Coverage: See the Stars Come Out to Celebrate Jonathan Larson's Legacy at the American Theatre Wing 2019 Gala
by Walter McBride - Sep 17, 2019

Last night was the American Theatre Wing's 2019 Gala, celebrating Jonathan Larson! Stars in attendance included Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Joe Iconis, Brandon Victor Dixon, Christopher Jackson, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Karen Olivo, Jenn Colella, and many more! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 9/16: American Theatre Wing Gala, and More!Wake Up With BWW 9/16: American Theatre Wing Gala, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2019

Today's top stories: the American Theatre Wing holds its gala honoring Jonathan Larson tonight, and more! (more...)

Newcomer Sam Tutty To Lead DEAR EVAN HANSEN West End; Additional Casting AnnouncedNewcomer Sam Tutty To Lead DEAR EVAN HANSEN West End; Additional Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

The West End premiere of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen has found its Evan! (more...)

BWW Review: Profound and Poignant, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes Hold of Nashville's Collective Heart at TPACBWW Review: Profound and Poignant, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Takes Hold of Nashville's Collective Heart at TPAC
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2019

Profoundly moving and endlessly poignant a?' yet somehow laugh out loud funny at times it is most unexpected a?' Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony Award-winning musical that sharply reflects society's fascination with popularity and a?oefitting ina?? with a decidedly contemporary flavor, has settled into Andrew Jackson Hall at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center for an eight-performance run that heralds the start of the 2019-20 Broadway at TPAC series. And judging from the audience's response on opening night (along with the extended standing ovation that greeted the show's eight-member cast at the end of their performance), it's a particularly auspicious start to what promises to be a particularly impressive season. (more...)

VIDEO: Luke Islam Sings 'Never Enough' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN on AGTVIDEO: Luke Islam Sings 'Never Enough' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN on AGT
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2019

America's Got Talent contestant Luke Islam took to the stage during last night's live show to perform 'Never Enough' from The Greatest Showman! The 12-year-old singer has dreams of being a Broadway performer and previously sang 'She Used To Be Mine' from Waitress and 'You Will Be Found' from Dear Evan Hansen (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Sale Next Week At Dallas Summer MusicalsDEAR EVAN HANSEN On Sale Next Week At Dallas Summer Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) announced today that individual tickets for the Dallas premiere of Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale to the general public Friday, September 20 at 10 a.m. Due to unprecedented demand and a high number of Dallas Summer Musicals subscribers, tickets are expected to sell quickly. (more...)

Broadway In Austin Announces DEAR EVAN HANSENBroadway In Austin Announces DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

Lexus Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts has experienced new levels of demand for tickets during the 2019-2020 Broadway in Austin season, including the Austin premiere of Dear Evan Hansen, playing Bass Concert Hall December 10 a?" 15, 2019. Due to this unprecedented demand, tickets are extremely limited and are expected to sell quickly during a pre-sale Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. (more...)

BC/EFA Announces Early Bidding For Auction Packages For The Broadway Flea Market & Grand AuctionBC/EFA Announces Early Bidding For Auction Packages For The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Get a jump start on your ultimate theatrical treasure hunt as early bidding opens today on dozens of auction items for the 33rd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN is Heading to New York Comic ConDEAR EVAN HANSEN is Heading to New York Comic Con
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen is heading to New York Comic-Con. The Tony winning Broadway musical was announced for an event featuring current cast members and the creative team. (more...)

BWW Interview: Anthony Focuses on role, Cartoon Network as He Takes Lead in DEAR EVAN HANSENBWW Interview: Anthony Focuses on role, Cartoon Network as He Takes Lead in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Paul Batterson - Sep 3, 2019

When Stephen Christopher Anthony first saw the show DEAR EVAN HANSEN, he marveled at the performance of Benjamin Platt, his former cast mate in THE BOOK OF MORMON, in the title role. Platt went on to win the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his portrayal of Hansen. (more...)


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Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Perform at The American Theatre Wing's Gala Honoring Jonathan LarsonAndy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and More to Perform at The American Theatre Wing's Gala Honoring Jonathan Larson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

The American Theatre Wing announces performers for their annual Gala, celebrating the legacy of Jonathan Larson and the Larson family, dubbed a?oeSay YES to Artists Gala.a?? (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Aladdin and Jasmine Duet 'Desert Moon' in Deleted Scene from Live-Action ALADDINVIDEO: Watch Aladdin and Jasmine Duet 'Desert Moon' in Deleted Scene from Live-Action ALADDIN
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2019

Disney Movies shared an unreleased song from Disney's live-action Aladdin. The duet, titled 'Desert Moon,' was released alongside a deleted scene from the film showing Aladdin (Mena Massoud) and Jasmine (Naomi Scott) singing the ballad as it would've looked had it made it to theaters. (more...)

BWW Review: DOGFIGHT at Riksscenen, Oslo - Outstanding Musical With Tender And Heartfelt PerformancesBWW Review: DOGFIGHT at Riksscenen, Oslo - Outstanding Musical With Tender And Heartfelt Performances
by Christian Ranke - Aug 26, 2019

DOGFIGHT is a marvelous show. This intimate, carefully written musical had its Scandinavian Premiere on Monday night at Riksscenen in Oslo. It shows what musical theatre really can be in its truest form. You don't need huge scenery and big effects. It all depends on great material, strong performers and an inventive creative team. And this is indeed masterfully performed by a very strong ensemble. (more...)

Exclusive Video: Regina Belle And Norm Lewis Sing 'A Whole New World' At D23's A Musical Celebration of ALADDINExclusive Video: Regina Belle And Norm Lewis Sing 'A Whole New World' At D23's A Musical Celebration of ALADDIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 26, 2019

Check out the surprise appearance from legendary GRAMMY Award-winning singer Regina Belle who closed the show with a final performance of “A Whole New World” with Norm Lewis (“Scandal,” “The Little Mermaid” on Broadway) in the video below! (more...)

BWW Review: DOGFIGHT, Southwark PlayhouseBWW Review: DOGFIGHT, Southwark Playhouse
by Fiona Scott - Aug 22, 2019

Before Dear Evan Hansen and The Greatest Showman came Dogfight, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's 2012 off-Broadway musical. It tells the story of a group of marines' last night of debauchery in San Francisco before being shipped out to war in 1963. This gritty story of love and deception has been revived as part of the British Theatre Academy's 2019 summer season at Southwark Playhouse. (more...)

Tickets For NOLA Premiere Of DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Sale Next FridayTickets For NOLA Premiere Of DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Sale Next Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans announced today that individual tickets for the New Orleans premiere of Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale Friday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, Dear Evan Hansen is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2019-2020 season. (more...)

Jessica Phillips, Christiane Noll, Jared Goldsmith and Phoebe Koyabe Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Plus Tour Cast Changes!Jessica Phillips, Christiane Noll, Jared Goldsmith and Phoebe Koyabe Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Plus Tour Cast Changes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has announced several casting changes for the Broadway and North American touring productions of the Tony Award-winning musical, Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

Disney In Early Talks For Live Action ALADDIN Sequel RETURN OF JAFARDisney In Early Talks For Live Action ALADDIN Sequel RETURN OF JAFAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

The success of the billion-dollar worldwide hit live-action remake of Disney's Aladdin has the company considering a possible follow-up. (more...)

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