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Michael Moore 'Can't Put Into Words' His Favorite Part About Being on BroadwayMichael Moore 'Can't Put Into Words' His Favorite Part About Being on Broadway
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 14, 2017

This past week, Michael Moore's THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER officially opened on Broadway! BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there on opening night and caught up with the star and creator of the show, Michael Moore. (more...)

How COME FROM AWAY's Ian Eisendrath Brought the Music of Newfoundland to BroadwayHow COME FROM AWAY's Ian Eisendrath Brought the Music of Newfoundland to Broadway
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 7, 2017

Come From Away has been 2017's little musical that could. Soon after opening at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, the show earned seven Tony nominations (picking up one for director Christopher Ashley), coming as quite a shock to the creative team that has been nurturing the project since the beginning. (more...)

MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada Reveals How the Jimmy Awards Launched Her Broadway CareerMISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada Reveals How the Jimmy Awards Launched Her Broadway Career
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Eva Noblezada is living the American dream. She may be just a Broadway baby, but after making her debut at the age of 21, the Miss Saigon star has earned a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Kim. (more...)

From the Stage to the Stage Door: Rachel Bay Jones Explains the Importance of the FansensFrom the Stage to the Stage Door: Rachel Bay Jones Explains the Importance of the Fansens
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 1, 2017

There is not a dry eye in the Music Box Theatre after Rachel Bay Jones performs Heidi Hansen's heartbreaking 'So Big, So Small' in Dear Evan Hansen. Her emotionally raw performance has earned Jones her first Tony Award and she told Richard Ridge why it and the show mean so much to her. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY's Irene Sankoff and David Hein Reveal the Challenge of Telling the Islanders' StoriesCOME FROM AWAY's Irene Sankoff and David Hein Reveal the Challenge of Telling the Islanders' Stories
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 31, 2017

Come From Away has been 2017's little musical that could. Soon after opening at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, the show earned seven Tony nominations (picking up one for director Christopher Ashley), coming as quite a shock to the creative team that has been nurturing the project since the beginning. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: How to Make a High-Flying Hit- The COME FROM AWAY Cast and Creatives Explain How They Made Their Show SoarBackstage with Richard Ridge: How to Make a High-Flying Hit- The COME FROM AWAY Cast and Creatives Explain How They Made Their Show Soar
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 28, 2017

Come From Away has been 2017's little musical that could. Soon after opening at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, the show earned seven Tony nominations (picking up one for director Christopher Ashley), coming as quite a shock to the creative team that has been nurturing the project since the beginning. 'We expected Canadian high schools to do it... and now we're on Broadway,' explained creator David Hein. (more...)

ALADDIN's Telly Leung Reveals How His Audition Kept Him One Jump AheadALADDIN's Telly Leung Reveals How His Audition Kept Him One Jump Ahead
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 28, 2017

Telly Leung has inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Last month, he sat down with Richard Ridge and talked all things Aladdin, including how he got the part.  (more...)

Filling Their Shoes: Betsy Wolfe Explains the Art of the Broadway ReplacementFilling Their Shoes: Betsy Wolfe Explains the Art of the Broadway Replacement
by Danielle Ashley - Jul 27, 2017

Betsy Wolfe was last seen on Broadway in the critically acclaimed revival of Falsettos playing Cordelia. Wolfe told BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge how she made the role her of Jenna own and why it's so important to do so. (more...)

Attend A FREE Q&A with the Cast and Creative Team of COME FROM AWAY!Attend A FREE Q&A with the Cast and Creative Team of COME FROM AWAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Broadway's Newest Waitress, Betsy Wolfe, Thinks Back on FALSETTOS- In Movie Theaters Today!Backstage with Richard Ridge: Broadway's Newest Waitress, Betsy Wolfe, Thinks Back on FALSETTOS- In Movie Theaters Today!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 12, 2017

Beginning today, July 12, Live From Lincoln Center & Lincoln Center Theater will present Falsettos in movie theatres across the country. Nominated for five 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, Falsettos is a hilarious and poignant look at a modern family revolving around the life of a gay man Marvin, his wife, his lover, his soon-to-be-bar mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbians next door. Originally created under the specter of the AIDS crisis, this timely musical about middle?class family dynamics manages to remain buoyant and satirically perceptive even as it moves towards its heartbreaking conclusion. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 27, 2017

Agrabah has got a new prince in town! Earlier this month Telly Leung inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he got the part, why he joining the Disney legacy is so important to him, and so much more. Plus, watch him perform 'Proud of Your Boy!' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sheldon Harnick, Margery Harnick & Matt Harnick Launch Their New Book KOIPhoto Coverage: Sheldon Harnick, Margery Harnick & Matt Harnick Launch Their New Book KOI
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 20, 2017

Sheldon Harnick wrote the words for the songs in Fiddler, The Rothchilds, and lyrics for many other historic tunes, but he also wrote the words in a new book of photographs by his wife Margery Gray and son Matt Harnick.  The book was launched at a party attended by lots of his Broadway friends at TAO  in NYC and Broadwayworld was there.  Like his songs, the photographs in KOI are a thing of beauty and create wonderful feelings. (more...)

BWW TV: Spin Your Tony Round and Round!BWW TV: Spin Your Tony Round and Round!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2017

What did the 2017 Tony winners feel when they spun their statues for the first time? Richard Ridge asks below! (more...)

ICYMI: The Day-After Recap of All Things 2017 Tony Awards!ICYMI: The Day-After Recap of All Things 2017 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The party's over... The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2016-17 awards season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Keeps the Party Going at the Carlyle with DKC/O&M!Photo Coverage: Broadway Keeps the Party Going at the Carlyle with DKC/O&M!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 12, 2017

The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2016-17 awards season. (more...)

One Day More! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!One Day More! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

It's only a day away! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow night, June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!Put on Your Sunday Clothes... It's Tonys Day! All You Need to Know About the Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2017

Today is the day! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight (...tonight, won't be just any night), June 11 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 9, 2017

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Backstage with Richard Ridge: From Nam to Nom- Broadway Baby Eva Noblezada Talks Bringing Kim HomeBackstage with Richard Ridge: From Nam to Nom- Broadway Baby Eva Noblezada Talks Bringing Kim Home
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 8, 2017

Eva Noblezada is living the American dream. She may be just a Broadway baby, but after making her debut at the age of 21, the Miss Saigon star has earned a Tony Award for her portrayal of Kim. Below, watch as she explains to Richard Ridge how she ended up at the Broadway Theatre and why she never thought it would happen! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 8, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The musical adaptation of the cult '90s hit ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION makes its World Premiere in Seattle! (more...)

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