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Graduate Ailey/Fordham BFA, Ailey II. Bway; Newsies, Memphis, The Little Mermaid. Off-Bway: Rent 1st revival (Benny), The Wiz (Encores! City Center) Bring It On (regional). TV/Film: "30Rock" (Michael); "The 2-2," NBC (Robert DeNiro, prod.), Leave It On The Floor (Lead) (read more)
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Graduate Ailey/Fordham BFA, Ailey II. Bway; Newsies, Memphis, The Little Mermaid. Off-Bway: Rent 1st revival (Benny), The Wiz (Encores! City Center) Bring It On (regional). TV/Film: "30Rock" (Michael); "The 2-2," NBC (Robert DeNiro, prod.), Leave It On The Floor (Lead) (read more)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Ephraim M. Sykes to Host BROADWAY AT W This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

NBC's Hairspray Live! star Ephraim M. Sykes joins the lineup this coming Sunday, March 19th as Special Guest host for the intimate acoustic concert series BROADWAY AT W. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Gets Starry! Denzel Washington, Aziz Ansari, Zachary Quinto, and Ann Curry Chill with HAMILTON Cast
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 16, 2015

Celebrities of all kinds have been flocking to see HAMILTON ever since its run Off-Broadway at the Public Theatre, and this week saw stars of the screen in attendance. This weekend, actor and comedian Aziz Ansari, Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, actor Zachary Quinto, and NBC journalist Ann Curry all caught the show. Below, check out photos of the stars with the cast! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: MOTOWN Shakes the Blues in Boston
by Jan Nargi - Feb 12, 2015

MOTOWN, Berry Gordy's self-aggrandizing tribute to the independent record label that fused gospel, blues, jazz, doo wop and country into a unique and wildly popular Detroit sound, is currently heating things up at the Boston Opera House through February 15. (more...)

Lori Ann Ferreri, Michael James Scott and Ephraim Sykes Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 32nd episode: 'I'm. In. Tech!' (more...)

Krystal Joy Brown to Join Cast of MOTOWN as 'Diana Ross' on 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The producers of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL just announced that Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish, Leap of Faith) will assume the role of “Diana Ross” beginning Thursday, January 23 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Cast Decks the Halls for Carols for a Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 14, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Motown's recording session for 'Deck the Halls/It's Christmastime/Come On Home' with castmembers Charl Brown, Jamie LaVerdiere, John Jellison, Donald Webber, Jr., Rebecca Covington, Sasha Hutchings, Sydney Morton and Jesse Nager. (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Last Season's Hits- MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2013

The 2013 theatre season brought some truly extraordinary productions, including Motown, which is still playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The musical earned four Tony nominations. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Jesse Nager of 'Motown: The Musical'
by Adrienne Onofri - May 31, 2013

'Motown' is Jesse's 2nd Bway show this season after a five-year hiatus he spent focused on his Broadway Boys concert group. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get Ready, MOTOWN Opens Tonight on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL opens tonight, April 14, 2013, at Broadway's The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street). Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL features a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue. Get a taste of the show in the production shots below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get Ready, 'Cause Here Comes MOTOWN- First Look at the Cast in Action!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL is currently in previews at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street) and will open on Broadway on April 14, 2013. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL; Performances Begin Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Get ready, 'cause here it comes- MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL that is! MOTOWN begins preview performances tonight, March 11 and will open on Broadway on April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street).Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue. Meet the company of the new musical with videos of them from past productions and roles below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Walter McBride and the Cast of NEWSIES Receive AEA Awards!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Nov 29, 2012

Earlier this week, NEWSIES, Disney's popular new musical about a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenage "newsies", receiveed Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) Sixth Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The honor is the only industry accolade of its kind and honors the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. (more...)

NEWSIES Wins ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

NEWSIES, Disney's popular new musical about a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenage "newsies", will receive Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) Sixth Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The honor is the only industry accolade of its kind and honors the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. The award will be presented in the Actors' Equity Association Council Room, overlooking Times Square, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 2 - Cast of PRISCILLA, THE BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad and More - Updated!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2012

It's Saturday, and that means its time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up! See below for the first Saturday Intermission Pics of June 2012! Today's photos feature the casts of Broadway's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, GODSPELL, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, EVITA, SPIDER-MAN, NEWSIES, ONCE, WICKED, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, ANYTHING GOES, THE BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad in his last SIP, National Tour of JERSEY BOYS, Courtney Reed of Paper Mill Playhouse's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, a photo from Theatre Sheridan's RENT in Toronto, Ben Davis and Jessica Grové in Studio Tenn Theatre Company's SOUND OF MUSIC, Jessica Hendy and the cast of Gateway Playhouse's CATS, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Memorial Day Weekend Saturday Intermission Pics - NEWSIES, JERSEY BOYS, West End's THE 39 STEPS and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2012

Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger (@KeenanBlogger), dedicated performers and excited fans, now you can see for yourself. Keenan-Bolger started the trend when he was in Mary Poppins three years ago. Keenan-Bolger Tweeted today, May 26: 'Hey theatre tweeps, its time for Saturday Intermission Pics! Snap a pic of you or ur cast at intermish and tag #SIP' (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Max Von Essen, Steve Kazee et al. Tweet Saturday Intermission - All the Photos!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2012

The Twitter-verdict is in, and boy do stage stars love sharing their intermission antics! If you have ever wondered what your favorite Broadway stars are doing backstage, thanks to NEWSIES' Andrew Keenan-Bolger (@KeenanBlogger), now you can see for yourself. Keenan-Bolger Tweeted on May 12: 'Okay showfolk, if you're in a show today, at intermission take a picture of yourself and tag it #SIP (Saturday Intermission Pic).' Check out Saturday backstage photos from the stars of NEWSIES, EVITA, ONCE, ROCK OF AGES, THE BOOK OF MORMON, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, ANYTHING GOES, INTO THE WOODS, GODSPELL, MAME, MAMMA MIA! and more below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Don't Quit Your Night Job Returns!
by Peter James Zielinski - Jul 3, 2011

DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB is the long running, critically acclaimed comedy variety show where Broadway and improv meet . . . and make out. Filtered through the unique humor of creators Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton, DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB features a revolving cast of Broadway's brightest performing music, sketches, improv and offbeat performances you won't see anywhere else. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at the World Premiere of BRING IT ON at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta!
by BWW - Jan 25, 2011

The team behind the world premiere of Bring It On: The Musical is an extraordinarily rare union of some of Broadway's most acclaimed, award-winning, young creators. With an original book by Tony Award® winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award®-winning composerLin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights), music by Pulitzer and Tony Award®-winning composer Tom Kitt (next to normal) and lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (High Fidelity), the production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (In the Heights). We're very excited to present a first look at production shots form the new musical! (more...)

Yorke, Warren, Blaemire to Star in Atlanta Premiere of BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL
by BWW - Nov 18, 2010

The Alliance Theatre announced the cast of its world premiere production of Bring It On: The Musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BROADWAY BARES XX: STRIP-OPOLY Backstage
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 21, 2010

BROADWAY BARES XX: 'STRIP-OPOLY' featured over 200 of New York's sexiest dancers at Broadway's hottest night in an event produced by and benefitting Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. BROADWAY BARES was held Sunday, June 20 with two performances only (9:30 PM & Midnight) at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street). BROADWAY BARES XX: 'STRIP-OPOLY' is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

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