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Derrick Baskin received the San Francisco Theatre Critics Circle Award/Lead Actor for Ain't Too Proud at Berkeley Rep. He was last seen in the Oscar-nominated film Marshall and is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed Hulu sitcom Difficult People and his recurring role on Law & Order: ... (read more)
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Derrick Baskin received the San Francisco Theatre Critics Circle Award/Lead Actor for Ain't Too Proud at Berkeley Rep. He was last seen in the Oscar-nominated film Marshall and is best known for his role in the critically acclaimed Hulu sitcom Difficult People and his recurring role on Law & Order: ... (read more)
Photo Flash: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!Photo Flash: LET'S DO BROADWAY Welcomes Jelani Alladin, Denee Benton, Phylicia Rashad And More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Let's Do Broadway! The Broadway League's multicultural influencer night inspires and engages with thought leaders within the African American community on how Broadway can increase access and opportunities for diverse audiences. (more...)

Complete Cast Announced for Starry Reading of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANETComplete Cast Announced for Starry Reading of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the one-night-only, all-star benefit concert performance of the Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, a musical of Shakespearean proportions by Bob Carlton. The 2019-'20 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 21st at the Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street) (more...)

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of SLAVE PLAYPhoto Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of SLAVE PLAY
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 7, 2019

The best of Broadway gathered at the Golden Theatre last night, October 6, to celebrate the arrival of Slave Play, the acclaimed new play by Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, opens tonight, October 6, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Broadway World was there for the big night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

André De Shields Headlines NPR Kids' PodcastAndré De Shields Headlines NPR Kids' Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Hadestown star and 2019 Tony Award winner André de Shields has emerged from the underworld to star in the latest episode of the acclaimed public-radio children's podcast, Circle Round. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis NewmanPhoto 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. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Six Degrees of Separation (Or Less) to Every Show on Broadway!Lin-Manuel Miranda's Six Degrees of Separation (Or Less) to Every Show on Broadway!
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 14, 2019

Since creating and starring in In the Heights and Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda has become one of the most influential creators on Broadway. His work has earned him great acclaim and he's collected too many awards to count, including a Pulitzer Prize, an Emmy Award, three Grammy Awards, three Tony Awards and a Kennedy Center Honor. (more...)

AIN'T TOO PROUD Hosts Actors Fund Benefit Performance 9/15AIN'T TOO PROUD Hosts Actors Fund Benefit Performance 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

The Actors Fund announced that the sensational new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud a?" The Life and Times of The Temptations is holding a special ninth performance this Sunday, September 15, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. to benefit The Actors Fund at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th St.). (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: August 22, 2019Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: August 22, 2019
by BWW Special - Aug 22, 2019

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 6/3 - 6/10/2019This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 6/3 - 6/10/2019
by - Jun 10, 2019

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 6/3 - 6/10/2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Staff & Fans Celebrate Regional Theatre Tony Win!Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Staff & Fans Celebrate Regional Theatre Tony Win!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Last night, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley received the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, hosted by James Corden and featuring a galaxy of stage and screen stars, including Tina Fey, Laura Linney, Bryan Cranston, Adam Driver, Audra McDonald and hundreds of other famed performers, directors, playwrights and designers. Broadway star Danny Burstein (also a TheatreWorks alumnus) welcomed to the stage TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Executive Director Phil Santora, and TheatreWorks's Trustee Chair Judy Heyboer, where they accepted the nation's highest recognition for a regional theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Theatreworks Silicon Valley Receives 2019 Regional Theatre Tony AwardVIDEO: Theatreworks Silicon Valley Receives 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Last night, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley received the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, hosted by James Corden and featuring a galaxy of stage and screen stars, including Tina Fey, Laura Linney, Bryan Cranston, Adam Driver, Audra McDonald and hundreds of other famed performers, directors, playwrights and designers. Broadway star Danny Burstein (also a TheatreWorks alumnus) welcomed to the stage TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Executive Director Phil Santora, and TheatreWorks's Trustee Chair Judy Heyboer, where they accepted the nation's highest recognition for a regional theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform a Medley of Temptations' Hits at the Tony AwardsVIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform a Medley of Temptations' Hits at the Tony Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

zxZXAt the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, the talented cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS performed a medley of songs from the show. The performance was led by Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope, and Ephraim Sykes. Watch the cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD PERFORM here. (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: Full Winners List for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards2019 TONY AWARDS: Full Winners List for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 73rd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony AwardsPhoto Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2019

The big day is finally here! The stars are shining on the Tony Awards red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Camille A. Brown, Robert Horn, and more! (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: BroadwayWorld's Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage2019 TONY AWARDS: BroadwayWorld's Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage
by BWW Special - Jun 9, 2019

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS Sunday, June 9th at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: A Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage2019 TONY AWARDS: A Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage
by BWW Special - Jun 9, 2019

One day more! The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow (tomorrow, we love ya tomorrow!), June 9 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas Gifts Personalized Watches to His Fellow Leading Actor in a Musical Tony Nominees!Brooks Ashmanskas Gifts Personalized Watches to His Fellow Leading Actor in a Musical Tony Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019

It's almost 'time' for the Tonys! In honor of tomorrow's big night, nominee for Leading Actor in a Musical, Brooks Ashmanskas, bought specials gifts for his fellow nominees! (more...)

BWW TV: Tony Nominees Sound Off on the Importance of Theatre EducationBWW TV: Tony Nominees Sound Off on the Importance of Theatre Education
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2019

Why is theatre education so important? Below, watch as the 2019 Tony nominees, including Annette Bening, Santino Fontana, Eva Noblezada, Derrick Baskin, and many more tell us about why it's essential to lives of both artists and the rest of the world! (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees:  Ephraim SykesWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Ephraim Sykes
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Ephraim Sykes! (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Damon DaunnoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Damon Daunno
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2019

How does Oklahoma! star Damon Daunno feel about his first-ever Tony nomination? He tells us! (more...)

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