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Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Laura Dreyfuss, Ryan McCart Photo Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Laura Dreyfuss, Ryan McCartan, Christina Bianco & More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

To all theater people out there who have suddenly found themselves spending endless amounts of time scrolling through TikTok... you are not alone! If you are a fellow theater nerd looking for the most amusing theater-related TikToks, look no further! We're rounding up our top ten favorite theater TikToks from this week!

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'You Can't Stop the Beat' From HAIRSPRAY! Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'You Can't Stop the Beat' From HAIRSPRAY!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, You Can't Stop the Beat from Hairspray!

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE At L Photo Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Jan 28, 2020

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the third show of their 2019-2020 season, the hilariously dark comedy, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, written by Joseph Kesselring and directed by Casey Stangl. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE will preview on Friday, January 24, 2020 (with a press opening on Saturday, January 25 at 8pm) and run through Sunday, February 16, 2020 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.  

Where is the HAIRSPRAY Original Cast Now? Photo Where is the HAIRSPRAY Original Cast Now?
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 15, 2019

Hey there, teenage Baltimore! It's officially been seventeen years since Broadway audiences were first welcomed the the 60s with the opening of Hairspray at the Neil Simon Theatre on August 15, 2002. To celebrate the special occasion, we're looking back what the nicest kids in town have been up to since leaving The Corny Collins Show, including Marissa Jaret Winokur, Harvey Fierstein, Matthew Morrison, Kerry Butler, and more! Check it all out!

Photo Coverage: Nicolas King Hits The Stage At The Green Room 42 Photo Photo Coverage: Nicolas King Hits The Stage At The Green Room 42
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 18, 2019

Nicolas King, one of the most  exciting, talented and technically disciplined JazzPop voices around was swinging at The Green Room 42 last night.  

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Premiere of COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Premiere of COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

A new musical is being developed by a Nova Scotian writing team that will feature songs originally made famous by Anne Murray, the Grammy-award-winning singer from Springhill, Nova Scotia. The show just underwent a 2-week developmental workshop in Halifax with an 11-member cast of actors. The workshop culminated in a staged reading presentation at the Bella Rose Arts Centre this past Friday. 

VIDEO: Broadway Kids Jam Releases 'Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now' From HAIRSPRAY Photo VIDEO: Broadway Kids Jam Releases 'Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now' From HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Broadway Kids Jam has released their latest jam, 'Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now' from the hit Broadway musical, Movie, and live TV broadcast, Hairspray. This jam features Molly Richardson (Matilda), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Joshua Turchin (The Pill, TrevorLIVE LA, A Christmas Story the Musical) and Shaina Turchin.

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night a Photo Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below!

Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Staged Readings Of PLAY IT BY HEART with Crystal  Photo Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Staged Readings Of PLAY IT BY HEART with Crystal Bowersox, Carmen Cusack, Linda Hart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre(Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Play It by Heart, a new musical, with music by David Spangler, Jerry Taylorand Marty Dodson, lyrics byDavid Spangler, Jerry Taylor,R.T. Robinson, and Marty Dodson, and book byWilly Holtzman. Directed by Daniel Goldsteinwith music direction by Andrew Wilder, the readings (by invitation only) will be held on Thursday, May 17 at 1pm and 5pm at Opry City Stage (48th/49th& Broadway).

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broad Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 10, 2018

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

'When There Are High Stakes, We Hit High Notes': Laura Bell Bundy Gears Up for DOUBLE Photo 'When There Are High Stakes, We Hit High Notes': Laura Bell Bundy Gears Up for DOUBLE STANDARDS Concert for Women
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 31, 2017

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with Bundy about her current gig starring in The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse and her important upcoming Double Standards concert to celebrate women at NYC's Town Hall.

ICYMI: Laura Bell Bundy Talks HONEYMOONERS, LEGALLY BLONDE & Her New Concert on Broad Photo ICYMI: Laura Bell Bundy Talks HONEYMOONERS, LEGALLY BLONDE & Her New Concert on BroadwayWorld Live!
by Steve Schonberg - Oct 29, 2017

Laura Bell Bundy is sick of double standards, and she wants you to know it!

Take Your Break: BroadwayWorld Chats with Laura Bell Bundy! Photo Take Your Break: BroadwayWorld Chats with Laura Bell Bundy!
by Steve Schonberg - Oct 25, 2017

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with Laura Bell Bundy - currently starring in The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse and soon bringing Double Standards to Town Hall. Scroll down for the full interview!

BroadwayWorld Live Will Chat with Laura Bell Bundy This Wednesday! Photo BroadwayWorld Live Will Chat with Laura Bell Bundy This Wednesday!
by Steve Schonberg - Oct 23, 2017

Do you have a burning question for Laura Bell Bundy? On Wednesday, October 25, (1:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Bundy- currently starring in The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse and soon bringing Double Standards to Town Hall. Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskLauraBellBWW.

Laura Bell Bundy, Sara Bareilles, Jessie Mueller & More Will Unite for DOUBLE STANDAR Photo Laura Bell Bundy, Sara Bareilles, Jessie Mueller & More Will Unite for DOUBLE STANDARDS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On Sunday, November 12, leading ladies will unite to celebrate women's rights, health and empowerment.

Broadway Playwright Albert Innaurato Passes Away at 70 Photo Broadway Playwright Albert Innaurato Passes Away at 70
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that playwright Albert Innaurato passed away earlier this week in Philadelphia. He was 70 years old.

PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award Photo PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award Photo Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award.

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland presents Nicolas King
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present singer Nicolas King, along with musical director/pianist Mike Renzi, in a concert celebrating the release of their latest recorded collaboration, 'On Another Note.'  The packed house was treated to a performance of swinging standards sung and played by King, Renzi, bass player Alan Bernstein, and Julie Jacobs on drums.  

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