Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

John Gallagher News

 
BWW Blog: The Most Popular Musical Theatre Songs of the Most Popular Musicals (Accord Photo BWW Blog: The Most Popular Musical Theatre Songs of the Most Popular Musicals (According to Spotify)
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Feb 18, 2021

While many may consider musical theatre to be rather niche (and it is compared to a lot of other mainstream entertainment, don’t get me wrong), it might surprise them just how popular many of the more mainstream musicals are.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: SPRING AWAKEING ganaba el Grammy Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: SPRING AWAKEING ganaba el Grammy
by Cristina Martinez - Feb 10, 2021

En 2008, Spring Awakening ganaba el premio Grammy al mejor Cast Recording. Tras su estreno en 2006, el musical fue galardonado con el Grammy, frente a WEST SIDE STORY, COMPANY, A CHORUS LINE y GREY GARDENS.

Ariana DeBose Joins Upcoming Thriller ISS Alongside John Gallagher Jr. Photo Ariana DeBose Joins Upcoming Thriller ISS Alongside John Gallagher Jr.
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2021

'The Prom' and 'West Side Story' star Ariana DeBose, who also played the Bullet in the original Broadway cast of 'Hamilton,' has joined the cast of 'ISS,' an upcoming space thriller from director Gabriela Cowperthwaite.

THE PROM, THE BOYS IN THE BAND & More Nominated for GLAAD Media Awards Photo THE PROM, THE BOYS IN THE BAND & More Nominated for GLAAD Media Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2021

The 32nd annual GLAAD Award nominations have been released! The nominees include Broadway film adaptations like 'The Prom,' 'The Boys in the Band,' and 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.' 

Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onsta Photo Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onstage's DEAR EDWINA and A KILLER PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2021

Last evening, Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns attended a Zoom Promotional Party for BAA Onstage's productions of Dear Edwina Online Edition and A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. BAA Onstage is the affiliate production company of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC.

Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents D Photo Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents DEAR EDWINA Online Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a stellar cast of 25 young performers to present Dear Edwina Online Edition as part of the inaugural season of 'BAAOnstage.' Created to provide a performance outlet for students during the era of quarantine, BAAOnstage gathers students from across the country to rehearse, film, and livestream musical productions - all remotely from home!

New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDE Photo New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

 In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA) assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Highland, NJ resident Jennifer Johns-Grasso, the Founder and Artistic Director of BAA, directs the production.

Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYS Photo Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Native Virginian Mimi Harlow Robinson, who now resides in New York City, assistant directed the production.

THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES Presents Keith Powell Photo THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES Presents Keith Powell
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021

Keith Powell is best known as series regular James “Toofer” Spurlock on NBC’s Emmy-winning sitcom 30 Rock, where he received the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for Comedy Ensemble. Recently, Keith has mostly focused on writing and directing.

Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLE Photo Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021

Ava Giorgione of Harrisburg will appear in a groundbreaking virtual musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical, produced by 'BAA Onstage'. The show was conceived as a new style of online theatre by Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, Kait Kerrigan, Rachel Axler and a team of 40+ Broadway professionals.

COME PLAY Available on Digital Jan. 12 Photo COME PLAY Available on Digital Jan. 12
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2021

A young boy who struggles to connect with others turns to his cell phone and tablet for companionship, befriending a strange and sinister non-human creature in the spine-chilling paranormal thriller, COME PLAY.

André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAF Photo André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAFE VIRTUAL TELETHON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2020

Since 1978, West Bank Cafe has been one of the epicenters of New York City’s theatre community, and due to the pandemic, it is on the verge of permanently closing. With Broadway dark, tourism down, indoor dining closed, and no relief plan in sight, 2020 has created a plethora of financial problems for the beloved theater district institution. 

UN DÍA COMO HOY: SPRING AWAKENING se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: SPRING AWAKENING se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Dec 10, 2020

Un 10 de diciembre de 2006, el escenario del Eugene O'neill Theatre acogía por primera vez la representación de SPRING AWAKENING. Este musical basado en la obra de tratro alemana homónima de Frank Wedekind contaba con la música de Duncan Sheik y el libreto y las letras de Steven Sater.

VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Gillian Jacobs Play 'Sorry, Bye' Photo VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Gillian Jacobs Play 'Sorry, Bye'
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2020

The stars of the new horror film, Come Play, play the new game, 'Sorry, Bye,' where they have to pick one item out of a grouping to get rid of forever.

Stark Sands, John Gallagher Jr. and More From AMERICAN IDIOT Team Up with Swing Left  Photo Stark Sands, John Gallagher Jr. and More From AMERICAN IDIOT Team Up with Swing Left for Final Letter Writing Party
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, co-creators of the award winning Broadway hit American Idiot, are partnering with Swing Left to host its final letter-writing party of 2020 for national volunteers writing more than 15 million letters to voters. They will be joined by Stark Sands, John Gallagher Jr, Michael Esper, Rebecca Naomi Jones & more.

Theater Stories: THE BOOK OF MORMON's Record-Setting Run, Arthur Miller's First Hit & Photo Theater Stories: THE BOOK OF MORMON's Record-Setting Run, Arthur Miller's First Hit & More About the Eugene O'Neill Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2020

Today's Theater Stories features the Eugene O'Neill Theatre! Learn about Neil Simon's special relationship with the theatre, the first Arthur Miller play to become a smash on Broadway, the history of Eugene O'Neill's plays and more.

Raúl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virt Photo Raúl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virtual Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Berkeley Rep's Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer today announced three additional virtual projects for the fall. The season, titled Rep On-Air, will include collaborations with Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza (Company, Speed-the-Plow, and Taboo), celebrated New Yorker cartoon artist Tom Toro, Pulitzer Finalist Eisa Davis, and Bay Area favorite Hershey Felder.

Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010 Photo Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010, when American Idiot opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, where it played for 422 performances. Directed by Michael Mayer, it starred John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands, Michael Esper, Tony Vincent, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Christina Sajous. 

Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover! Photo Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 18, 2020

Feel like you've started to run out of things to watch? We here at BroadwayWorld have you covered! We all have our favorite musicals and plays, but what about the stories behind those shows? Luckily, over the years, many documentaries have been made about some of your favorite shows!

RIDING THE D WITH DR. SEEDS Brings An Original Voice To Mental Health On The NYC Subw Photo RIDING THE D WITH DR. SEEDS Brings An Original Voice To Mental Health On The NYC Subway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Now streaming on Amazon Prime is Riding The D With Dr Seeds, a new web series that uses the D train, Manhattan's iconic subway line that connects the Bronx to Coney Island, Brooklyn as the backdrop for an original and uncanny portrait of mental health. It stars Sarah Seeds (Inside Amy Schumer) as Dr. Seeds, an 'underground' unhinged non-licensed psychiatrist who doles out unsolicited medical advice to her patients on the subway while battling her own dark past.

 1       …