Celebrate National Swing Day With A Look At Broadway's Current Swings! Celebrate National Swing Day With A Look At Broadway's Current Swings!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 15, 2020

It's time to celebrate the people who keep so many shows afloat with their work ethic, adaptability and brains full of choreography: swings! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Actors Equity is celebrating its fifth annual Swing Day today, honoring the hard-working performers who stay ready to go on at a moment's notice, for multiple roles. We're getting in on the celebration by highlighting some of the swings that are lighting up the stage both on Broadway and on national tours. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch ALADDIN's Arielle Jacobs Get 'December Feels' for Carols for a Cure! VIDEO: Watch ALADDIN's Arielle Jacobs Get 'December Feels' for Carols for a Cure!
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Carols for a Cure is back for 2019 in its 21st edition! Below, watch as Aladdin star Arielle Jacobs takes to the streets of NYC with for a special music video for 'December Feel.' She's joined by Malik Akil, Alicia Charles, Lauryn Ciardullo, Mark DiConzo, Olivia Donalson, Josh Drake, Tyler Roberts, Angelo Soriano, and Charles South.  (more...)

Meet the Current Cast of ALADDIN on Broadway! Meet the Current Cast of ALADDIN on Broadway!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2019

For the last five years, the New Amsterdam Theatre has been all about magic lamps, carpet rides, princes, thieves and genies! That's because Disney's Aladdin, which opened in 2014, has played well over 2000 performances there.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN's 5th Anniversary on Broadway! Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN's 5th Anniversary on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 1, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, five current and former Genies stopped the show following yesterday's matinee to perform a medley of Aladdin hits. The five Genies included Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway Genie standbys Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren. (more...)

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway Anniversary VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, 5 current and former Genies stopped the show following today's matinee with a medley of Aladdin hits at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The 5 Genies were Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway Genie standbys Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren. (more...)

ALADDIN Celebrates Five Magical Years On Broadway! ALADDIN Celebrates Five Magical Years On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, continues to reach a whole new world as it celebrates five years on Broadway today at the New Amsterdam Theatre!   (more...)

Review Roundup: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Review Roundup: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre - A Stunning Production THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre - A Stunning Production
by Charles Shubow - Jun 5, 2018

Signature Theatre presents another Kander and Ebb musical for the ages. (more...)

Photo Flash: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre Photo Flash: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre BWW Review: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 1, 2018

The topics of the distinguished Broadway writing team of John Kander and Fred Ebb's musicals have never been light and frothy. Their first musical Flora the Red Menace deals with the red scare. Cabaret uses Nazi Germany as a backdrop. The Rink deals with family dysfunction in a dilapidated roller rink and, of course, there's Chicago with the shadiness of 1920s Chicago murderesses and the media that fueled them. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Exclusive: First Look At Signature's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in D.C.! Exclusive: First Look At Signature's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in D.C.!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2018

Get a first look at Signature Theatre's D.C. premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. (more...)

Shoshana Bean, Susan Blackwell and More Announced for City Center Encores! Off-Center 2018 Season! Shoshana Bean, Susan Blackwell and More Announced for City Center Encores! Off-Center 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Encores! Off-Center Co-Artistic Directors Anne Kauffman and Jeanine Tesori today announced casting for New York City Center's popular summer musical theater series Encores! Off-Center. (more...)

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer VIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. The Scottsboro Boys is centered around nine young African-American teenagers who were ripped off a train in 1931, falsely accused of a crime, hastily tried and sentenced to death in an outrageous disregard of due process. The Scottsboro Boys will run from May 22 - July 1 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces its Full Cast and Creative Team for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Signature Theatre Announces its Full Cast and Creative Team for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. The Scottsboro Boys is centered around nine young African-American teenagers who were ripped off a train in 1931, falsely accused of a crime, hastily tried and sentenced to death in an outrageous disregard of due process. The Scottsboro Boys will run from May 22 - July 1 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Alex Syiek to Bring HELLA CRAZEE HOLIDAYZEE to Feinstein's/54 Below Alex Syiek to Bring HELLA CRAZEE HOLIDAYZEE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Hella Crazee Holidayzee, an Alex Syiek thing. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Caissie Levy and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Caissie Levy and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

This December, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents a spectacular holiday lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Alex Syiek to Bring HELLA CRAZEE HOLIDAYZEE to Feinstein's/54 Below Alex Syiek to Bring HELLA CRAZEE HOLIDAYZEE to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Hella Crazee Holidayzee, an Alex Syiek thing. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Announces Cast for November Production of GYPSY North Carolina Theatre Announces Cast for November Production of GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for the first production in its 2017-18 season, Gypsy, playing November 14 through 19 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

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