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Photo Coverage: Casts of COME FROM AWAY. CHARLIE, and More Dazzle Broadway In Bryant ParkPhoto Coverage: Casts of COME FROM AWAY. CHARLIE, and More Dazzle Broadway In Bryant Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 10, 2017

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2017' - a lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 17th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 10. This year's 106.7 LITE FM'S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by Aruba Tourism Authority, Lufthansa and Toyota. (more...)

BWW TV: COME FROM AWAY Takes Flight at Broadway in Bryant Park!BWW TV: COME FROM AWAY Takes Flight at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2017

Watch below as COME FROAM AWAY's Petrina Bromley,Geno Carr, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Kendra Kassebaum, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall,Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren, Sharon Wheatley perform 'Welcome to the Rock,' 'Me And the Sky' and 'Somewhere In the Middle of Nowhere.' (more...)

Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & More Join Final Week of Broadway in Bryant Park!Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & More Join Final Week of Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The best of Broadway has performed for FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2017' - a lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 17th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 10. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Actors' Equity Association Presents GREAT COMET, COME FROM AWAY and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 with Excellence in Diversity AwardPhoto Coverage: Actors' Equity Association Presents GREAT COMET, COME FROM AWAY and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 with Excellence in Diversity Award
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 12, 2017

Actors' Equity Association just presented The Great Comet, Come From Away and A Doll's House Part 2 the co-recipients of the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2016-17 theatrical season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars of COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, GROUNDHOG DAY and More Align for BROADWAY BARKSPhoto Coverage: Stars of COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, GROUNDHOG DAY and More Align for BROADWAY BARKS
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 9, 2017

Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell, co-hosted yesterday's 19th annual dog & cat adoption event, Broadway Barks. The stars turned out to lend a hand to the event, founded by Peters and and Mary Tyler Moore, and to introduce the crowd to some furry new friends for the taking. See all the photos from yesterday's event below! (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Mamie Parris, Michael Xavier and More Sign on for BROADWAY BARKS; Mary Tyler Moore Award Announced!Kate Baldwin, Mamie Parris, Michael Xavier and More Sign on for BROADWAY BARKS; Mary Tyler Moore Award Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Bernadette Peters and Broadway Barks have established the annual Mary Tyler Moore Award, which will be given out each year at the event to an individual or group who has changed the lives of homeless animals in a way that encourages others to do the same. (more...)

Malcolm McDowell to Co-Host BROADWAY BARKS with Bernadette Peters; Christy Altomare, Jenn Colella, Corey Cott, Christine Ebersole & More to Appear!Malcolm McDowell to Co-Host BROADWAY BARKS with Bernadette Peters; Christy Altomare, Jenn Colella, Corey Cott, Christine Ebersole & More to Appear!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Broadway Barks co-founder Bernadette Peters announces her Mozart in the Jungle co-star, Malcolm McDowell, to co-host the 19th annual dog & cat adoption event with her on July 8, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway Cast Members Share the Love for Best Choreography Tony NomineesBWW Interview: Broadway Cast Members Share the Love for Best Choreography Tony Nominees
by Bob Rizzo - Jun 1, 2017

This year's crop of 'Best Choreography' Tony nominees, several of whom helped guide their show to a Best Musical nod, receive heartfelt shout-outs from cast members. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards CeremonyPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2017

Yesterday, May 19, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this year's Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet to capture the arrivals, check out the photos below! (more...)

The Rock Will Hit the Road! COME FROM AWAY Set to Launch National Tour from Seattle in 2018The Rock Will Hit the Road! COME FROM AWAY Set to Launch National Tour from Seattle in 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Junkyard Dog Productions announced today that the critically acclaimed new musical COME FROM AWAY, which is nominated for 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, won 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Musical and 4 Helen Hayes Awards including Outstanding Musical Production, and is nominated for 9 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical and the Drama League Award for Best Musical, will launch a North American Tour across the United States and Canada at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in October 2018. COME FROM AWAY, which has been playing to standing room only audiences, features a book, music and lyrics by two-time Tony Award nominees and Outer Critics Circle Award winners Irene Sankoff & David Hein, direction by two-time Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle winnerChristopher Ashley (Memphis), musical staging by two-time Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky), and music supervision by Ian Eisendrath (A Christmas Story). (more...)

Casting Announced for Music Theatre Wichita's 2017 SeasonCasting Announced for Music Theatre Wichita's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is announced today for Music Theatre Wichita 46th Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway,' featuring five lavish stage musicals inspired by films, including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Hairspray, and the Kansas premieres of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Disney's Newsies.   (more...)

Win the 'Ultimate Tony Awards Experience' with Prizeo SweepstakesWin the 'Ultimate Tony Awards Experience' with Prizeo Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Prizeo, the online giving platform that democratizes giving at any income level, announced today that they will partner with the 71st Annual Tony Awards, to host a special sweepstakes that will give one lucky winner the chance at the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience. (more...)

Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes COME FROM AWAY's Caesar SamayoaBroadwaysted Podcast Welcomes COME FROM AWAY's Caesar Samayoa
by Broadwaysted - Apr 25, 2017

This week we are officially branding ourselves as islanders because we're kissing the cod with COME FROM AWAY star Caesar Samayoa! We're pouring out gin & tonic and wine and discussing Caesar's epic journey with COME FROM AWAY from Seattle to DC, Toronto, and NYC (and an ice rink in Gander!) (more...)

BWW CD Review: COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Resplendent and UpliftingBWW CD Review: COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Resplendent and Uplifting
by David Clarke - Apr 11, 2017

COME FROM AWAY is the celebrated new musical with lyrics and music by Irene Sankokff and David Hein. COME FROM AWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) captures the resplendent, raw emotions of the Broadway production. Just be warned: the uplifting story of human kindness and charity packs an emotional wallop on the album, so you'll probably want to listen to it with tissues in hand. (more...)

Photo Coverage: COME FROM AWAY Celebrates Cast Album Release with CD Signing at Barnes and NoblePhoto Coverage: COME FROM AWAY Celebrates Cast Album Release with CD Signing at Barnes and Noble
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 7, 2017

JUNKYARD DOG PRODUCTIONS and THE MUSICAL COMPANY celebrated the release of the original Broadway cast recording of Come From Away with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble. Creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will be joined by the Come From Away cast: Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Jenn Colella, Joel Hatch, Rodney Hicks, Kendra Kassebaum, Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball, Lee MacDougall, Caesar Samayoa, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren and Sharon Wheatley, along with musical arranger and supervisor Ian Eisendrath. See all the photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jimmy Buffett Takes a Break from Margaritaville to See COME FROM AWAYPhoto Flash: Jimmy Buffett Takes a Break from Margaritaville to See COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

COME FROM AWAY opened earlier this month on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatergoers. Jimmy Buffett - the inspiration for the new musical ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE - stopped by the show last night. Scroll down for photos of him with the cast and creative team! (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Company Will Sign Cast Recordings and Perform at Barnes & Noble on April 7COME FROM AWAY Company Will Sign Cast Recordings and Perform at Barnes & Noble on April 7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

JUNKYARD DOG PRODUCTIONS and THE MUSICAL COMPANY will celebrate the release of the original Broadway cast recording of COME FROM AWAY with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th St at Lexington Avenue) on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 4.30 PM. Creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will be joined by the COME FROM AWAY cast: Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Jenn Colella, Joel Hatch, Rodney Hicks, Kendra Kassebaum, Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball, Lee MacDougall, Caesar Samayoa, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren and Sharon Wheatley, along with musical arranger and supervisor Ian Eisendrath. Fans who purchase the CD at the store will be offered priority seating. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAYVIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Today, NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw joined TODAY to reveal the real-life incidents that inspired the show and examines how a small Canadian town opened its heart to stranded Americans in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. (more...)

BWW TV: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY!BWW TV: Newfoundland Meets Broadway on Opening Night of COME FROM AWAY!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 13, 2017

COME FROM AWAY opened last night on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatre goers. Come From Away features Petrina Bromley (Stratford's As You Like It); Geno Carr (The Old Globe's Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas); Jenn Colella(If/Then); Joel Hatch (Annie); Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys); Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked); Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball(Memphis); Lee MacDougall (Stratford's The Music Man); Caesar Samayoa(Sister Act); Q. Smith (Mary Poppins); Astrid Van Wieren (North American premiere of Mamma Mia!); Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q); Josh Breckenridge (The Scottsboro Boys); Susan Dunstan (The Lion King US National Tour); Tamika Lawrence (If/Then) and Tony LePage (Rock of Ages). (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of COME FROM AWAY Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: The Cast of COME FROM AWAY Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2017

COME FROM AWAY opened last night on Broadway, officially sharing the tale of a remarkable little town in Newfoundland with theatre goers. Check out the cast at the opening night party below! (more...)

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