Broadway Kids and WICKED's Lilli Cooper Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Tonight, December 4th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Lilli Cooper and a host of Broadway kids! (more...)

Broadway Kids and WICKED's Lilli Cooper Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

This Thursday, December 4th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Lilli Cooper and a host of Broadway kids! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of KINKY BOOTS- Andy Kelso, Jeanna de Waal, Cortney Wolfson & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Broadway's smash hit musical Kinky Boots has a new cast treading the boards at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre: Andy Kelso, who previously played 'Harry', takes over the role of 'Charlie Price', Jeanna de Waal joins the cast as 'Lauren'; Jake Odmark is now playing the ensemble in the roles previously played by Andy Kelso; and Cortney Wolfson has taken over as 'Nicola.' BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the new cast in action below! (more...)

Jeanna de Waal & Cortney Wolfson Join Cast of KINKY BOOTS as 'Lauren' and 'Nicola' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kinky Boots will welcome new cast members beginning tonight, March 4, 2014. Jeanna de Waal joins the cast as 'Lauren' (replacing Annaleigh Ashford, who leaves to join the cast of Showtime's 'Masters of Sex'), and Cortney Wolfson, who was previously in the ensemble, moves up to the role of 'Nicola' (replacing Lena Hall, who leaves to join the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch). Anna Eilinsfeld takes over Wolfson's role in the cast. (more...)

Stark Sands Exits Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

Original KINKY BOOTS cast member and two-time Tony nominee Stark Sands gives his final performance in the Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein, and Jerry Mitchell's Broadway hit, today, Jan. 26. Sands will be suceeded by Andy Kelso as 'Charlie Price' on Jan. 28. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Announces New Cast for the New Year - Andy Kelso as 'Charlie Price', Jeanna de Waal as 'Lauren' and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig have announced new leads for their smash hit musical Kinky Boots; Andy Kelso, who currently plays 'Harry', will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' on January 28, 2014 following Stark Sands' January 26 departure. Jeanna de Waal will join the cast as 'Lauren,' beginning March 4, 2014 (replacing Annaleigh Ashford, who leaves to join the cast of Showtime's 'Masters of Sex'), and Jake Odmark joins the ensemble in the roles previously played by Andy Kelso. As previously announced, Billy Porter, this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Actor in a Musical, will remain with Kinky Boots. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Cyndi Lauper's KINKY KABARET for True Colors
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2013

Kinky Boots stars Billy Porter, Stark Sands and Annaleigh Ashford and more joined the show's Tony Award-winning composer Cyndi Lauper for a special one-night-only True Colors Cabaret, last night, December 16th at Birdland (315 W 44th St). Lauper joined the cast of Kinky Boots to perform an eclectic array of standards, pop hits and other songs, with musical direction by the show's Tony Award-winning orchestrator Stephen Oremus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the True Colors KINKY KABARET WITH Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Stark Sands & More!
by Walter McBride - Dec 17, 2013

Kinky Boots stars Billy Porter, Stark Sands and Annaleigh Ashford and more joined the show's Tony Award-winning composer Cyndi Lauper for a special one-night-only True Colors Cabaret, last night, December 16th at Birdland (315 W 44th St). Lauper joined the cast of Kinky Boots to perform an eclectic array of standards, pop hits and other songs, with musical direction by the show's Tony Award-winning orchestrator Stephen Oremus. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Cast Joins Cyndi Lauper in KINKY KABARET Concert Benefit for True Colors Fund Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, along with the True Colors Fund, recently announced that cast members from Kinky Boots, including stars Billy Porter, Stark Sands and Annaleigh Ashford, will join the show's Tony Award-winning composer Cyndi Lauper for a special one-night-only True Colors Cabaret, set for tonight, December 16th at 7:00 PM at Birdland (315 W 44th St). (more...)

Stark Sands and Annaleigh Ashford to Depart KINKY BOOTS in 2014; Billy Porter Extends Run Through July
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Billy Porter, this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Actor in a Musical, has extended his contract in Kinky Boots, producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today; Porter will remain with the show at least through July 2014. They also announced that Natalie Joy Johnson (Legally Blonde) will join the cast of the smash hit musical, taking over for Tory Ross on December 23, 2013. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Cast Set to Join Cyndi Lauper in KINKY KABARET Concert Benefit for True Colors Fund on 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, along with the True Colors Fund, announced today that cast members from Kinky Boots, including stars Billy Porter, Stark Sands and Annaleigh Ashford, will join the show's Tony Award-winning composerCyndi Lauper for a special one-night-only True Colors Cabaret, on Monday, December 16th at 7:00 PM at Birdland (315 W 44th St). Lauper will join the cast of Kinky Boots to perform an eclectic array of standards, pop hits and other songs, with musical direction by the show's Tony Award-winning orchestrator Stephen Oremus. The evening will benefit the True Colors Fund, the organization Lauper co-founded to raise awareness about and bring an end to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth homelessness, and to inspire everyone, especially straight people, to become active participants in the advancement of equality for all. (more...)

They're Revolting Children: Meet the Kids of the 2013 Broadway Season!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 19, 2013

As Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris sang in the opening number of the 2013 ceremony: 'They're the reason that this season seems to look like Chucky Cheese!' This Broadway season is littered with child actors in major roles, and below BroadwayWorld salutes them all. Get to know the child stars of the 2013 Broadway season below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the National High School Musical Theater Awards with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & More!
by Walter McBride - Jul 2, 2013

The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) selected 62 finalists from tens of thousands of students to compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress, last night at the Minskoff Theatre. Hosted by the Tony Award-nominated stars of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, the fifth annual performance showcase featured dynamic ensemble and solo performances exclusively from the musical theater cannon. Sarah Lynn Marion, from Fullerton, CA and Taylor Varga, from Newtown, CT took home the big awards for the evening and you can check out photos from inside the event below! (more...)

TADA Presents THE LITTLE MOON THEATER, 1/19-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

TADA! Youth Theater has announced a new production of Michael Slade and Joel Gelpe's The Little Moon Theater, based on the book by Irene Haas, with choreography by Joanna Greer, musical direction by Jim Colleran and direction by Janine Nina Trevens. The Little Moon Theater will play a limited engagement at at TADA! Theater (15 West 28th St. 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10001). Performances begin Today, January 19 and continue through Today, February 16. (more...)

TADA Presents THE LITTLE MOON THEATER, Now thru 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2013

TADA! Youth Theater has announced a new production of Michael Slade and Joel Gelpe's The Little Moon Theater, based on the book by Irene Haas, with choreography by Joanna Greer, musical direction by Jim Colleran and direction by Janine Nina Trevens. The Little Moon Theater will play a limited engagement at at TADA! Theater (15 West 28th St. 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10001). Performances begin today, January 19 and continue through Saturday, February 16. (more...)

TADA Presents THE LITTLE MOON THEATER, 1/19-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

TADA! Youth Theater has announced a new production of Michael Slade and Joel Gelpe's The Little Moon Theater, based on the book by Irene Haas, with choreography by Joanna Greer, musical direction by Jim Colleran and direction by Janine Nina Trevens. The Little Moon Theater will play a limited engagement at at TADA! Theater (15 West 28th St. 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10001). Performances begin Saturday, January 19 and continue through Saturday, February 16. (more...)

Tada! Youth Theatre Presents UP TO YOU, Now thru 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

TADA! YOUTH THEATER announces the World Premiere of UP TO YOU. Book and music by Eric Rockwell, lyrics by Joanne Bogart, UP TO YOU will be directed by Janine Nina Trevens. The limited engagement will be at TADA! Youth Theater). Performances begin tonight, April 27 and continue through Sunday, May 20. (more...)

Tada! Youth Theatre Presents UP TO YOU, 4/27-5/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

TADA! YOUTH THEATER announces the World Premiere of UP TO YOU. Book and music by Eric Rockwell, lyrics by Joanne Bogart, UP TO YOU will be directed by Janine Nina Trevens. The limited engagement will be at TADA! Youth Theater). Performances begin Friday, April 27 and continue through Sunday, May 20. (more...)