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Photo Flash: Santino Fontana, Ciara Renee, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More at Primary Photo Photo Flash: Santino Fontana, Ciara Renee, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More at Primary Stages Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

Primary Stages held their 2020 Virtual Gala last night, October 22.   

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 21- with LaChanze, Heidi Schreck, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 21- with LaChanze, Heidi Schreck, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Today (October 21) in live streaming: LaChanze visits Backstage Live, Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation, and so much more!

Santino Fontana, Lynn Ahrens, Ciara Renée and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2 Photo Santino Fontana, Lynn Ahrens, Ciara Renée and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2020 Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

PRIMARY STAGES announced today their 2020 Virtual Gala, which will honor the dedicated NYC Public School teachers and Drama Desk-nominated lyricist/composer Adam Gwon (Scotland, PA; Ordinary Days).

VIDEO: Watch a 25TH ANNUAL PUTNUM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a 25TH ANNUAL PUTNUM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Reunion on Stars in the House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Original Broadway Cast Reunion with Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jose Llana, Jay Reiss and Sarah Saltzberg.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, September 25- with SPELLING BEE Reunion, Next On Stage Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, September 25- with SPELLING BEE Reunion, Next On Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Today (September 25) in live streaming: Meet the Next On Stage: Dance Edition Top 5, Spelling Bee reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Casting Announced For Week Three Of The Blank Theatre's 28th Annual Young Playwrights Photo Casting Announced For Week Three Of The Blank Theatre's 28th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

Casting has been announced for week three of The Blank Theatre's 28th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. Being presented this year as digital shorts, the next three of 13 winning plays by young playwrights aged 15a?"19 from nine different states will be available to stream on Vimeo August 22a?"29.

Laura Benanti, Andre De Shields, Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller and More Join BALLOT Photo Laura Benanti, Andre De Shields, Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller and More Join BALLOTS OVER BROADWAY Virtual Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Chris Mann will be hosting Ballots Over Broadway, an intimate evening of Broadway musical performances by your favorite stars of stage and screen, to benefit Field Team 6 and Higher Heights for America, on Friday, August 7 at 8 pm PST | 11 pm EST.

Orfeh, Andy Karl, Laura Benanti, Andre De Shields, Jessie Mueller and More Join BALLO Photo Orfeh, Andy Karl, Laura Benanti, Andre De Shields, Jessie Mueller and More Join BALLOTS OVER BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Ballots Over Broadway, an intimate evening of Broadway musical performances by your favorite stars of stage and screen is set for August 7, 8 PM PT / 11 PM ET. hosted by Chris Mann.

Tony Winner Cady Huffman Launches 'Cady Did' Web Series Photo Tony Winner Cady Huffman Launches 'Cady Did' Web Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

Monday Morning Productions and Tom Boy/Show Girl Productions is releasing the first episode of the streaming series a?oeCady Dida??, which stars Cady Huffman, Tony Award Winner for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the Broadway smash, The Producers. 

VIDEO: Comedy Central Releases Official Trailer for AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS Photo VIDEO: Comedy Central Releases Official Trailer for AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2019

 Comedy Central today released the official trailer for the highly anticipated Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, premiering on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT.

Photo Flashback: Julie Andrews Makes a Cameo at THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLIN Photo Photo Flashback: Julie Andrews Makes a Cameo at THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Walter McBride - Oct 27, 2019

In January 2007, Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, joined the gang at THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE on stage as guest spellers at The Circle In The Square Theatre in New York City.

Deborah S. Craig & Hannah Elless Lead PLUTO Staged Reading At Circle In The Square Photo Deborah S. Craig & Hannah Elless Lead PLUTO Staged Reading At Circle In The Square
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

The Circle Series continues to showcase new and developing works on a Broadway stage with the premiere New York engagement of Steve Yockey's Pluto,

Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis Newman Photo Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis Newman
by Walter McBride - Sep 16, 2019

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, stage star Phyllis Newman passed away yesterday, September 15, at the age of 86. Newman got her start in show business at 4 years old imitating Carmen Miranda in theatres and clubs. Her portrayal of Martha Vail in the Jule Styne/Comden and Green musical Subways Are For Sleeping - costumed only in a bath towel - earned her a Tony Award. Her other Broadway credits include Bells Are Ringing, The Apple Tree, On the Town, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Awake and Sing, Wish You Were Here, First Impressions, and her one-woman musical The Madwoman of Central Park West, which she co-authored with Arthur Laurents. She garnered a Tony Award nomination for her highly-acclaimed performance in Neil Simon's Broadway Bound.

BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTL Photo BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 15, 2019

Just last week, Gwon previewed some of the new songs at Green Room 42, featuring  cast member Taylor Iman Jones, plus Dave Thomas Brown, Arielle Jacobs, Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, Deborah S. Craig, Raymond J. Lee, Sarah Lynn Marion, Destinee Rea, and Sevan Greene. Watch below as they sing 'Why I Love Football,' 'What We've Got,' and Clairvoyant.'

Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan & More Will Sing the Music of Adam Gwon at Green Room 4 Photo Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan & More Will Sing the Music of Adam Gwon at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

On Monday, July 8 (6pm) Green Room 42 will present An Evening With Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days, 'Submissions Only'). The special event will feature performances by: Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels), Dave Thomas Brown (American Psycho), Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin), Jessica Vosk (Wicked), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies), Deborah S. Craig (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Raymond J. Lee (Groundhog Day), Sarah Lynn Marion (Ordinary Days), Destinee Rea (Book of Mormon), Sevan Greene (Aftermath), and a special preview of songs from Adam Gwon's new musical SCOTLAND, PA. Click here for tickets.

Taylor Louderman To Lead New CBS Pilot From CRAZY RICH ASIANS Author, Opposite Ken Je Photo Taylor Louderman To Lead New CBS Pilot From CRAZY RICH ASIANS Author, Opposite Ken Jeong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

According to Deadline, Tony nominee Taylor Louderman is set to star as the female lead on the forthcoming CBS pilot titled EMPEROR OF MALIBU. She joins the previously announced Ken Jeong and Max Willems. The series comes from Kevin Kwan and Warner Bros. TV. Kwan is known for his work as author of the 2018 blockbuster CRAZY RICH ASIANS. 

Wake Up With BWW 2/25: First Look at Lin-Manuel Miranda in HIS DARK MATERIALS, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/25: First Look at Lin-Manuel Miranda in HIS DARK MATERIALS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Ready to kick off a new week? Start your Monday with some coffee and the top Broadway news!

Hailey Kilgore, Jennifer Damiano, And Saycon Sengbloh to Join Scott Alan At Birdland Photo Hailey Kilgore, Jennifer Damiano, And Saycon Sengbloh to Join Scott Alan At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Tony Award Nominee's Hailey Kilgore (Once on This Island), Saycon Sengbloh (Eclipsed) and Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal) are part of the lineup for Scott Alan's February 25 return to Birdland. 

VIDEO: Abracadeborah Releases 'F**k Christmas' Music Video Photo VIDEO: Abracadeborah Releases 'F**k Christmas' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2018

Happy Panda Productions has released the music video for Abracadeborah's satirical hip hop holiday song “F**k Christmas.”  Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Harris Doran (Beauty Mark) and written by and starring Broadway, tv vet and viral video sensation Deborah S. Craig (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Blacklist, Yoga for Black People ) the video was shot in Brooklyn, NY 

Photo Flash: Ed Lin Celebrates '99 Ways To Die' Book Release At MOCA Photo Photo Flash: Ed Lin Celebrates '99 Ways To Die' Book Release At MOCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York was abuzz last Thursday when critical darling Ed Lin celebrated the release of his latest mystery, 99 Ways to Die (Soho Crime), featuring an evening of Taiwanese street snacks, a book signing, music and a raffle.

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