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Broadway: Kinky Boots, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages. Regional: RENT, Tommy, and more. (read complete bio)
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Broadway: Kinky Boots, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages. Regional: RENT, Tommy, and more. (read complete bio)
Laura Bell Bundy, Shoshana Bean, Norbert Leo Butz and More Set for BROADWAY BEATS HUN Photo Laura Bell Bundy, Shoshana Bean, Norbert Leo Butz and More Set for BROADWAY BEATS HUNGER Benefit at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF), in partnership with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, is proud to announce the inaugural Broadway Beats Hunger holiday performance to benefit the 'Food, Health and Hope: An Answer to Diabetes' initiative and broaden awareness about the direct link between access to nutritious food and this widespread health epidemic in New Jersey.

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!

Annie Golden, Claybourne Elder and More to Star in Readings of New Musical STONEWALL: Photo Annie Golden, Claybourne Elder and More to Star in Readings of New Musical STONEWALL: A RHAPSODY ON RESISTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Stonewall Production LLC has announced that Annie Golden, Aaron Simon Gross, Rev Yolanda, Claybourne Elder and Kevin Smith Kirkwood will lead the cast of the upcoming workshop of STONEWALL: A RHAPSODY ON RESISTANCE, a new musical written and composed by Dave Bates about the moments leading up to the violent raid on the Stonewall Inn.

BWW Morning Brief August 3rd, 2017: CURVY WINDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Opens Tonight  Photo BWW Morning Brief August 3rd, 2017: CURVY WINDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Opens Tonight and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 3, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: CURVY WIDOW, starring Nancy Opel, opens Off-Broadway tonight!

KINKY BOOTS' Joey Taranto Leads THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, Starting Tonight at Do Photo KINKY BOOTS' Joey Taranto Leads THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, Starting Tonight at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/29/2017
by - Jul 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/29/2017.

KINKY BOOTS' Joey Taranto to Lead THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Gets Inappropriate for Ninth Anniversary!
by Ben Cameron - Jun 26, 2017

Time really does fly, especially when you're having fun. And, let's be honest, we have a lot of fun at Broadway Sessions. So much so that nine years has flown by ever so quickly. And what better way to celebrate nine years of hurt special brand of musical theatre mania than with an "Inappropriate" Anniversary Show. We welcomed back a roster of Broadway Sessions favorites to share wildly inappropriate tunes and memories. The results were memorable, well, for most of our audience at least ;)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates 9 Years with All Star Concert Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week.

Photo Coverage: Golden Ticket Holders Win Entry to the CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opening Night Party!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Apr 24, 2017

For those who were lucky enough to land a golden ticket last night, the party continued after the curtain down for opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The new Broadway musical celebrated a Wonkafied opening at Pier 60 and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the festivities below!

Photo Coverage: Say Yeah! Original KINKY BOOTS Cast Reunites at the TDF Honors
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 21, 2017

Just last night, Cyndi Lauper was on hand to welcome the audience to TDF's one-night-only concert fundraiser, TDF HONORS Kinky Boots. The show featured the entire current Broadway cast and former cast members of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Original stars, Billy Porter ('Lola'), Annaleigh Ashford ('Lauren') and Stark Sands ('Charlie').

RISING STAR COMPETITION Reaches Week 8 and Features Natalie Joy Johnson, Paul Canaan and Joey Taranto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Rocks Out with Sheri Sanders' Rock the Performance!
by Ben Cameron - Apr 4, 2016

Broadway Sessions was thrilled to welcome Sheri Sanders' and friends on March 31 to celebrate the launch of RockthePerformance.com. Sanders, the world's premiere rock music coach, took a break from her demanding teaching schedule to party Broadway Sessions-style with some of her pals and students. After a killer opening number, Sanders invited students, turned Broadway stalwarts, Joey Taranto (Rock of Ages, Spider-Man, Kinky Boots), Hernando Umana (Kinky Boots) and Courtney Bassett (upcoming Natasha, Pierre...) to the stage to show the excited room just how it's done- Rock the Performance-style. Sessions also welcomed 'Rising Stars' Gaby Hornig, Sean Green and Toni Thompson. Check out these rocking performances below.

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Celebrate Sheri Sanders' ROCK THE PERFORMANCE, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday, March 31st, Broadway Sessions will celebrate the launch of Sheri Sanders' Rock the Performance with a night of music, live coaching, games and more.

BWW TV Exclusive: LES MIZ Cast Brings the Barricade to BROADWAY SESSIONS!
by Ben Cameron - Mar 28, 2016

Cast members from Les Miserables headed over to Broadway Sessions at the 'End of the Day', Thursday, March 24th. Before the cast took the stage, audience members got to channel their inner revolutionaries with an ALL LES MIZ open mic pre show. After which Julian R. Decker started the night off right with a stirring rendition of 'Memphis Lives in Me.' Matt Rosell and Melissa Mitchell dueted 'All The Wasted Time' from Parade before being egg'ed into an impromptu 'Tonight' from West Side Story. Joshua Morgan and Beth Kirkpatrick bared their souls in 20 questions and diving into their 'Where were you when Broadway called?' stories while Andrew Love brought the country, nailing Garth Brook's 'Baton Rouge' AND 'Friends in Low Places,' alongside host/country music fan Ben Cameron. Wardrobe staffer, Maggie Glass, delighted the audience with a duet of 'The Prayer' with cast member J. Michael Finley. The evening ended with gorge performance by up and comers Jennifer Brady (14 years old no less) and Mary Grace McGiveny. And what night at Broadway Sessions would be complete without a 'Shloppy' Plot Shynopsis' wherein the Les Miz cast members attempted to narrate the show's plot in under 3 minutes will downing shots... you know, sophisticated.

BWW Interview: From Kinky Boots to Killer Plants- Joey Taranto Heads to Cleveland for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 22, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright fill Cleveland Play House's Allen Theatre, and that's partially due to Joey Taranto. The Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (now through February 7), led by Ari Butler (Seymour), Lauren Molina (Audrey), and Taranto as the dentist with a mean-streak, Orin, as well as other various roles.

STAGE TUBE: Joey Taranto Performs 'Dentist!' from Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. CPH's production brings this dark storyline to life with loads of gleefully twisted comedy and head-bopping doo-wop on the Allen Theatre stage now through Feb. 7. The theatre company just tweeted a first listen to original KINKY BOOTS cast member Joey Taranto performing 'Dentist!' - check it out below!

BWW Review: Musical Black Comedy Delights and Could Incite Thinking at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Jan 18, 2016

How does the musical black comedy LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS fit into the Cleveland Play House's 100th anniversary theme of paying homage to their history? To find the answer requires going back to May, 1916, when the theatre staged THE DEATH OF TINTAGILES. The avant-garde play starred marionettes created by Helen Haiman Joseph, who created The Puppet Players Theatre at CPH in the mid-1920s.

Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Starring Lauren Molina, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright will fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. CPH's production brings this dark storyline to life with loads of gleefully twisted comedy and head-bopping doo-wop on the Allen Theatre stage now through Feb. 7. Opening night is tonight, January 15, 2016.

Exclusive Photos! First Look at Lauren Molina, Ari Butler and More in CPH's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Just in!  A BroadwayWorld Exclusive!  We have a first look at Cleveland Play House's (CPH)humorous and heartfelt production of Little Shop of Horrors. Hearkening back to its very first productions in 1915 that featured sophisticated marionettes, CPH is bringing the cheeky and blood-thirsty plant Audrey II to life in a production that will be every vocal coach's dream - and every hemophobic's worst nightmare!  Check out the cast in action below!

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