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McAnuff is a two-time Tony Award-winning director and former Artistic Director of the Stratford Festival. Broadway: Summer, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Aaron Sorkin’s The Farnsworth Invention, Jersey Boys (Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical), Billy ... (read more)
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McAnuff is a two-time Tony Award-winning director and former Artistic Director of the Stratford Festival. Broadway: Summer, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Aaron Sorkin’s The Farnsworth Invention, Jersey Boys (Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical), Billy ... (read more)
AIN'T TOO PROUD Releases Tickets Through May 2020 AIN'T TOO PROUD Releases Tickets Through May 2020
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

A new block of tickets for the hit new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations are now on sale through May 17, 2020 (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Scott Ellis WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Scott Ellis
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2019

Tootsie director Scott Ellis is getting ready for the Tonys and telling us all about it! (more...)

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Sergio Trujillo WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Sergio Trujillo
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 15, 2019

What do you need to know about Ain't Too Proud choreographer Sergio Trujillo? We'll get you caught up in time for the Tony Awards! (more...)

BWW Interview: Sergio Trujillo Talks Choreographing the Iconic Temptations in AIN'T TOO PROUD BWW Interview: Sergio Trujillo Talks Choreographing the Iconic Temptations in AIN'T TOO PROUD
by Tracy Hopkins - May 15, 2019

Sergio Trujillo has been dazzling Broadway audiences with his fancy footwork for hit musicals like Memphis, Jersey Boys, On Your Feet! The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Musical and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The Columbia-born choreographer's latest, Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations is another crowd-and-critics pleaser and has been nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including a nod for Trujillo in the Best Choreography category. (more...)

Walk Like A Woman! Olivia Valli, Granddaughter of Frankie Valli, Joins JERSEY BOYS Walk Like A Woman! Olivia Valli, Granddaughter of Frankie Valli, Joins JERSEY BOYS
by Paul Smith - May 14, 2019

Oh what a night May 20 will be! Olivia Valli, the granddaughter of Four Seasons frontman and leading character in Jersey Boys Frankie Valli, is set to join the company of Jersey Boys on May 20. Valli, in what is considered a first in stage history, will portray Frankie Valli's first wife and her own grandmother, Mary Mandel. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Nancy Coyne at Spring Gala Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Nancy Coyne at Spring Gala
by Jennifer Broski - May 14, 2019

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). This year's event honored Serino Coyne Founder and Chairman Nancy Coyne for being a tireless advocate for the arts and featured performances by the casts of many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway including Ain't Too Proud, Be More Chill, Beetlejuice, The Cher Show, Choir Boy, Hadestown, King Kong, Pretty Woman, and Tootsie.  (more...)

National Theatre Announces Season Featuring THE NEW ONE, THE KING'S SPEECH, BANDSTAND and More National Theatre Announces Season Featuring THE NEW ONE, THE KING'S SPEECH, BANDSTAND and More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The National Theatre's 2019-2020 Broadway at the National season continues with an unprecedented lineup of a dozen shows. (more...)

VIDEO: Inside THE WHO'S TOMMY Starring Casey Cott, Christian Borle and More VIDEO: Inside THE WHO'S TOMMY Starring Casey Cott, Christian Borle and More
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2019

The Kennedy Center presented the Broadway Center Stage production of The Who's Tommy, with direction and choreography by Josh Rhodes April 24-April 29, 2019. Check out highlights from the production below! (more...)

Sasson Gabay And Chilina Kennedy To Lead National Tour of THE BAND'S VISIT Sasson Gabay And Chilina Kennedy To Lead National Tour of THE BAND'S VISIT
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

It was announced today that award-winning Israeli film actor Sasson Gabay will reprise the role of 'Tewfiq' in the upcoming North American tour of the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT, the role he created in the 2007 film of the same name and most recently played on Broadway. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Comes To Washington Pavilion JERSEY BOYS Comes To Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Tickets are available for the Sioux Falls engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-Winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the Washington Pavilion May 21-23, 2019. (more...)

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by Fabrizio Magnani - May 4, 2019

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Photo Coverage: Tony Awards Nominees from THE PROM, HADESTOWN, OKLAHOMA! & More Strike a Pose! Photo Coverage: Tony Awards Nominees from THE PROM, HADESTOWN, OKLAHOMA! & More Strike a Pose!
by Jennifer Broski - May 2, 2019

Tony season has arrived! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced earlier this week on Tuesday, April 30. Leading the pack was Hadestown with 14 nominations. Check out the full list here! (more...)

Award-Winning Film SIDEWAYS to be Adapted into a Broadway Musical Award-Winning Film SIDEWAYS to be Adapted into a Broadway Musical
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2019

Multiple award-winning Sideways author, Rex Pickett, has formed a joint venture with EFG-Renascence Productions to develop a Broadway musical based on his hit film, as well as utilize the intellectual property across multiple media platforms and brand extensions, it was jointly announced today by EFG-Renascence founder, Solomon J. LeFlore (Straight Outta Compton, Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh on PBS), and his partner Susan Gee.  Released in 2004, the Alexander Payne-directed Sideways garnered over 350 awards, including the Academy Award for 'Best Adapted Screenplay', two Golden Globes for 'Best Picture' and 'Best Screenplay', and a record six Independent Spirit Awards, and has grossed over $500 million worldwide.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2019 Tony Nominees Meet the Press! Photo Coverage: The 2019 Tony Nominees Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - May 2, 2019

Yesterday, the nominees met the press at the annual Meet the Nominees event! BroadwayWorld was there bringing you coverage all day. Check out the photos from the event below! (more...)

2019 Tony Awards - The Nominees React! 2019 Tony Awards - The Nominees React!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

We've caught Tony fever here at BroadwayWorld, and it's spreading! Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more! (more...)

2019 Tony Awards Nominees - Complete List! HADESTOWN Leads with 14 Nominations 2019 Tony Awards Nominees - Complete List! HADESTOWN Leads with 14 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

This year's TONY AWARDS nominations have just been announced by Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2018-19 theatre season (and what a season it's been!) The 2019 TONY AWARDS will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 9th on CBS. Our official Tony coverage kicks off - NOW! (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2019

The cast of 'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' kicks off TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of the show's title track. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 4/29: Noah Galvin and Caitlin Houlahan Join WAITRESS, and More! Wake Up With BWW 4/29: Noah Galvin and Caitlin Houlahan Join WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Kick off a new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE WHO'S TOMMY at Kennedy Center - What Did the Critics Think? Review Roundup: THE WHO'S TOMMY at Kennedy Center - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Apr 27, 2019

The Who's Tommy is now playing at Kennedy Center! (more...)

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