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BWW Morning Brief January 11th, 2018: JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART Opens Tonight, a Photo BWW Morning Brief January 11th, 2018: JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2018

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: John Lithgow: Stories by Heart officially opens tonight, The Play That Goes Wrong hosts a fan appreciation night at their performance tonight, and more!

BWW Morning Brief January 10th, 2018: Jake Shears in KINKY BOOTS, HAMILTON Lyric Chan Photo BWW Morning Brief January 10th, 2018: Jake Shears in KINKY BOOTS, HAMILTON Lyric Changes, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Jake Shears made his Broadway debut in KINKY BOOTS, HAMILTON gets some lyric changes across the sea, and more!

Photo Coverage: Jake Shears Makes his Broadway Debut In KINKY BOOTS Photo Photo Coverage: Jake Shears Makes his Broadway Debut In KINKY BOOTS
by Walter McBride - Jan 9, 2018

Jake Shears, lead singer of the glam pop group Scissor Sisters, made his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price', succeeding Stark Sands beginning yesterday, Monday, January 8, 2018. He will play for a limited run through Sunday, April 1, 2018. The same night returning to the cast as 'Lola' was J. Harrison Ghee, who succeeded Billy Porter.

Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Joins KINKY BOOTS Tonight! Photo Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Joins KINKY BOOTS Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

EW reports that Jake Shears, the lead singer of Scissor Sisters, and Kirstin Maldonado, Grammy-award winner for her work in the a capella group Pentatonix, will join the cast of Kinky Boots next year!

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast with Justin Sayre Features Lady Rizo Photo SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast with Justin Sayre Features Lady Rizo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites has posted its new episode, which features an interview with the chanteuse and songwriter Lady Rizo. The Grammy Award winner discusses her sophomore album 'Indigo recorded at the legendary Royal Studios in Memphis and her annual concert tribute to the legendary Nina Simone. Rizo comes to the IOS studio to talk about growing up in a theatrical hippy family in Oregon and how motherhood has affected her as a performer.

Enter to Win Two Tickets to KINKY BOOTS, Starring Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and Pe Photo Enter to Win Two Tickets to KINKY BOOTS, Starring Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and Pentatonix's Kirstin Maldonado!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2017

Kinky Boots is hosting '12 Days of Kinky Boots,' daily giveaways leading up to Christmas. Today's prize is two tickets to see Kinky Boots, starring Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters and Kirstin Maldonado of Pentatonix, in 2018!

Industry Interview: Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig's KINKY BOOTS are Made for Running Photo Industry Interview: Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig's KINKY BOOTS are Made for Running
by Robert Diamond - Nov 14, 2017

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig's boots are made for running... on Broadway.

BWW Morning Brief November 10th, 2017: IN THE HEIGHTS on PBS, Tony Awards Announce Fi Photo BWW Morning Brief November 10th, 2017: IN THE HEIGHTS on PBS, Tony Awards Announce First Decisions, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Nov 10, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: IN THE HEIGHTS on PBS, Tony Awards Announce First Decisions, and More!

Video: Welcome to the Land of Lola! Meet the New Leads of KINKY BOOTS Photo Video: Welcome to the Land of Lola! Meet the New Leads of KINKY BOOTS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2017

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Jake Shears, lead singer of the glam pop group Scissor Sisters, will make his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price', succeeding Stark Sands beginning Monday, January 8, 2018. He will play for a limited run through Sunday, April 1, 2018. That same day, January 8, returning to the cast as 'Lola' is J. Harrison Ghee, who succeeds Billy Porter.

Breaking: Scissor Sisters and Pentatonix Members Jake Shears and Kirstin Maldonado Wi Photo Breaking: Scissor Sisters and Pentatonix Members Jake Shears and Kirstin Maldonado Will Join KINKY BOOTS on Broadway
by Alan Henry - Nov 9, 2017

EW reports that Jake Shears, the lead singer of Scissor Sisters, and Kirstin Maldonado, Grammy-award winner for her work in the a capella group Pentatonix, will join the cast of Kinky Boots next year!

Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund Announces 'Home for the Holidays' Benefit Concert Photo Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund Announces 'Home for the Holidays' Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund (www.truecolorsfund.org) today announced the lineup for its 7th annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays, presented by AT&T, on Saturday, December 9th at New York City's historic Beacon Theatre.

Jake Shears Featured on SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast; Listen Now Photo Jake Shears Featured on SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast; Listen Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE โ€“ the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites โ€“ has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Jake Shears.

Hugh Jackman, Pasek & Paul & More Tease Trailer for GREATEST SHOWMAN
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On Wednesday, ET will share a sneak peek at the official trailer for the highly anticipated film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, starring Hugh Jackman, Zach Efron, Zendaya and Keala Settle. The movie features original music from the Tony winning team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The full trailer is out on Wednesday, June 28th.

Amber Martin Featured on New Episode of Justin Sayre's SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with vocalist, actress and writer AMBER MARTIN. She joins host Justin Sayre to discuss her new album "A.M. Gold" - which features collaborations with transgender pioneer Kate Bornstein and Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters - in addition to her love of vintage K-Tel records, and Mattachine, the acclaimed New York queer party she hosts with John Cameron Mitchell.

Hugh Jackman Shares New Details on Musical Drama THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
by Movies News Desk - May 17, 2017

Hugh Jackman shares new details about the highly anticipated musical film THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, the rags to riches story of circus legend P.T. Barnum

BWW Review: Courtney Act Glitters in THE GIRL FROM OZ at the Laurie Beechman
by Troy Frisby - May 15, 2017

A cyclone of camp with a true gift for one-liners and an even stronger voice, Courtney Act followed the yellow brick road past the crowd to hit the stage in THE GIRL FROM OZ. Despite several homages to THE WIZARD OF OZ, the May 4 show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre was centered on that other, no less magical Oz: Australia. In fact, the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE alum's entire set list was comprised of songs famously written or sung by Aussies.

BWW Interview: Justin Sayre Discusses Bringing THE MEETING* to an End, Creating Queer Spaces, and What's Next For the Show's Creator
by Troy Frisby - May 13, 2017

Justin Sayre is calling the final editions of THE MEETING* to order. For eight seasons, over seven-and-a-half years, he has led the International Order of Sodomites---the IOS for short---as the Chairman of the "centuries-old organization promoting the lives and legacies of the LGBTQIA community." The final two shows of the acclaimed comedy/variety show, set for Sunday, May 14 at 7:00 and 9:30 pm at Joe's Pub, have long sold out. Yet they'll be broadcast online via Joe's Pub Livestream, with Sayre also taking over the Joe's Pub Instagram account that same day. Before he flew over from Los Angeles for those final shows, we spoke with Justin over the phone about what THE MEETING* has meant to him over the years, why it's time to call it quits, and what's next.

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Harlem Gospel Travelers and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, April 12-23, 2017. Scroll down for details!

BWW Interview: Lance Horne On His Current Residency at Joe's Pub, His Iconic Collaborators and Trying to Recruit Neve Campbell
by Troy Frisby - Apr 5, 2017

Lance Horne is developing new music based on acclaimed author Neil Gaiman's love poems to his wife, Amanda Palmer, is working on a top-secret project with Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears and continues to work with his 'musical husband,' Alan Cumming. And, if all of that weren't enough, the Emmy-winning composer (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), lyricist and performer has also returned to Joe's Pub for the 2016-2017 season. Having performed at the venue since it first opened its doors in 1998, Horne is currently undertaking a four-part residency of new material---aptly titled NEW WORK, NEW WORK---for which he's been joined by many of his famous friends. Ahead of the residency's penultimate installment, NEW WORK NEW WORK 3, on April 12 at 7pm, we spoke with Horne by phone about his innumerable collaborators, his history with Joe's and the stars he's still working on teaming up with.

THE OUTER SPACE, Megan Mullally and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances from April 5 - 16, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows!

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