Wake Up With BWW 5/17: Drama League Awards, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/17: Drama League Awards, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 17, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Encores! Off-Center today announced casting for the Production of Nina Fsso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical. The production will star Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms. (more...)

Hold Up! Oscar Winner Rita Moreno Will Not Join IN THE HEIGHTS FilmHold Up! Oscar Winner Rita Moreno Will Not Join IN THE HEIGHTS Film
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Despite an earlier report from the Hollywood Reporter, it has been reported that Academy Award-winner Rita Moreno (West Side Story) will not join the cast of the upcoming big screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, In The Heights, after all. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 18th Monte Cristo Award Honors Lin-Manuel MirandaEugene O'Neill Theater Center 18th Monte Cristo Award Honors Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center honored multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda with the 18th Monte Cristo Award, last night at a private dinner at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In The Heights in 2005. The gala dinner featured a conversation with the honoree and raised $575,000 to support the Center's commitment to developing new work and new artists for the stage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 18th Annual Monte Cristo Award Honoring Lin-Manuel MirandaPhoto Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 18th Annual Monte Cristo Award Honoring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Walter McBride - May 1, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has awarded multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda the 18th Monte Cristo Award. An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In The Heights in 2005. A gala dinner featuring a conversation with the honoree was held last night, Monday, April 30, 2018. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy CenterReview Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The Kennedy Center's production of IN THE HEIGHTS concluded its run yesterday. Anthony Ramos, who originated the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton, starred as Usnavi in the Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Presented as a part of the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage, a Kennedy Center-produced series of musicals in semi-staged concerts, In the Heights ran March 21-25, 2018 in the Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Drops In Uptown with the Kennedy Center Cast of IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Flash: Lin-Manuel Drops In Uptown with the Kennedy Center Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised the standing-room-only crowd at the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage production of his Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights on Saturday night. He was joined in the audience byHamilton and In the Heights music director Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton and In the Heights percussionist Andres Forero, andHamilton and In the Heights star Javier Muñoz. At the end of the performance, Lacamoire led the on stage orchestra in the show's finale with Forero joining on percussion. Miranda then joined the cast for their final bow. (more...)

BWW Review:  IN THE HEIGHTS Goes Center Stage at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Goes Center Stage at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 23, 2018

With the juggernaut that is Hamilton playing DC this summer, it was probably a good marketing strategy for the Kennedy Center to use its new Broadway Center Stage series to (re)-introduce local audiences to Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway musical, the Tony Award-winning In the Heights. Avid local theatergoers have likely seen the show before and fairly recently at that. Last season, Olney Theater Center and Round House Theatre co-produced a well-received production and GALA Hispanic Theatre presented the U.S. Spanish language premiere. However, the five-night, sold out run at Kennedy Center offers another look at the show - this time with an Encores-like staging featuring some of Broadway's best talent directed by original cast member Stephanie Klemons. (more...)

Photo Flash: Uptown Goes to D.C.! First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy CenterPhoto Flash: Uptown Goes to D.C.! First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

See brand-new photos of Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafane, and more as they bring uptown to the capital with In the Heights at the Kennedy Center! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Washington, DC (more...)

BWW TV: Travel Uptown and Go Inside Rehearsals of Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS, with Anthony Ramos, Vanessa Hudgens & More!BWW TV: Travel Uptown and Go Inside Rehearsals of Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS, with Anthony Ramos, Vanessa Hudgens & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 17, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the rehearsal room with the all-star cast. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. (more...)

BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal for Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS!BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal for Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 13, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. (more...)

Anthony Ramos Will Step In As Usnavi In The Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTSAnthony Ramos Will Step In As Usnavi In The Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Anthony Ramos, who originated the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton, will play Usnavi in the Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Joshua Grosso, previously announced in the role, has withdrawn from the musical due to a minor foot injury. Presented as a part of the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage, a Kennedy Center-produced series of musicals in semi-staged concerts, In the Heights will run March 21-25, 2018 in the Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Opens 2018 With SHREK the MusicalWay Off Broadway Opens 2018 With SHREK the Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing theatre, kicks off its 2018 Mega-Mini Season with Shrek The Musical. The hit Broadway production will mark the beginning of Way Off Broadway's 24th Season of bringing live stage entertainment to the region. Shrek opens January 12th. (more...)