Sean Hayes News

Melissa Peterman, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Teresa Ganzel and Sarah Gilman to Lead HEARTBREAK HELP at LA's Theatre RowMelissa Peterman, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Teresa Ganzel and Sarah Gilman to Lead HEARTBREAK HELP at LA's Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Director Stan Zimmerman has found his quartet of actors for the first major revival of Justin Tanner's acclaimed comedy play, Heartbreak Help. (more...)

Linda Lavin to Return to Provincetown This Month with 'Second Farewell Concert'Linda Lavin to Return to Provincetown This Month with 'Second Farewell Concert'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Producer Rick Murray welcomes Tony Award winner Linda Lavin back to Provincetown for two performances only, Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Billed as her 'Second Farewell Concert,' Ms. Lavin will appear with her acclaimed musical director, Billy Stritch. (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's  2017-18 Season!Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

JUST IN: Tony Award Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on NBC's WILL & GRACEJUST IN: Tony Award Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on NBC's WILL & GRACE
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Bringing the best of Broadway to primetime, NBC has cast Tony Award winner and DEAR EVAN HANSEN star Ben Platt as a guest star on NBC's WILL & GRACE. The episode will air on Thursday, October 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. (more...)

WILL & GRACE Cast Share 'Opening Night' Excitement on InstagramWILL & GRACE Cast Share 'Opening Night' Excitement on Instagram
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Yesterday, the cast of WILL & GRACE, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes, and Eric McCormack, reunited for the first night of filming their upcoming reboot of the popular NBC comedy. The foursome took to social media to share their excitement. (more...)


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Video: WILL AND GRACE Releases New Promo; Second Season AnnouncedVideo: WILL AND GRACE Releases New Promo; Second Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

That's right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy's most fabulous foursome is back. Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen in this exclusive 16-episode event, beginning Thursday, September 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC and continuing on for a just-announced second season.  Check out the brand-new promo for the upcoming re-boot below! (more...)

Photo Flash: LA Mayor Proclaims  'WILL & GRACE DAY' in Celebration of Start of ProductionPhoto Flash: LA Mayor Proclaims 'WILL & GRACE DAY' in Celebration of Start of Production
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

NBC Entertainment and Universal Television celebrated the start of production of WILL & GRACE with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Stage 22 on the Universal Studios backlot yesterday.  (more...)

Jessie Mueller Joins Star-Powered Lineup for Broadway @ Town Hall Series in ProvincetownJessie Mueller Joins Star-Powered Lineup for Broadway @ Town Hall Series in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale has announced this week that Jessie Mueller, Tony Award winner for 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical' and most recently a Tony-nominee in Sarah Barielles' 'Waitress,' will make her P-Town debut for the Broadway @ Town Hall summer concert series in Provincetown on September 3 at 6:30pm with Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Kick Off String of Leading Ladies Onstage in Provincetown This SummerMegan Hilty to Kick Off String of Leading Ladies Onstage in Provincetown This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Mark Cortale's Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown is set to welcome the first of three leading ladies of Broadway who will be gracing its stage this summer. Megan Hilty, breakout star of NBC TV's "Smash" and Broadway's "Wicked" and a Tony nominee for the recent Broadway production of "Noises Off", makes her Town Hall series debut on Sunday, August 6 at 6:30 PM, joined by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Run and Tell That! NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!  Garners 7 EMMY NominationsRun and Tell That! NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Garners 7 EMMY Nominations
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 14, 2017

NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! was the recipient of seven Emmy nominations. Below, check out colorful images from the live broadcast featuring Emmy-nominated set designs, costumes, make-up, hairstyles and more, along with video which illustrates why HAIRSPRAY LIVE! was worthy of yesterday's high honors! (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Poster Art for WILL & GRACE RevivalPhoto Flash: NBC Reveals Poster Art for WILL & GRACE Revival
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

That's right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy's most fabulous foursome is back. Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen in this exclusive 12-episode event. (more...)

VIDEO: WILL & GRACE Cast Get the Party Started in All-New NBC Revival PromoVIDEO: WILL & GRACE Cast Get the Party Started in All-New NBC Revival Promo
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The gang is back together and better than ever when WILL & GRACE returns to NBC on Thursday, September 28 at 9/8c. Below, check out the all-new promo for the reboot! (more...)

BWW Review: Blasphemy is Fun in AN ACT OF GOD at Pittsburgh PublicBWW Review: Blasphemy is Fun in AN ACT OF GOD at Pittsburgh Public
by Greg Kerestan - Jun 28, 2017

Marcus Stevens finally finds a role he can truly sink his teeth into, in this fluffy but unexpectedly dark Biblical farce. (more...)

Broadway's Megan Hilty To Play London ConcertsBroadway's Megan Hilty To Play London Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Megan Hilty, Broadway star and the lead of TVs hit musical series SMASH tweeted today that Club 11 London, the producers who bought London Matthew Morrison, Tituss Burgess and Jeremy Jordan are bringing Megan Hilty to London to perform in concert. (more...)

WILL & GRACE Producer Says Revival Will Not Preach PoliticsWILL & GRACE Producer Says Revival Will Not Preach Politics
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Will & Grace is on its way back for a mini revival season, but producer David Kohan tells The Hollywood Reporter that the show will not play into the political atmosphere and start preaching a message.  (more...)

CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns with All-New Episodes 7/16CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns with All-New Episodes 7/16
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The critically-acclaimed CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY is back with all-new episodes beginning Sunday, July 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 SeasonNBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

NBC has announced premiere dates for its 2017-18 fall schedule, which includes broadcast television's #1 program,” “Sunday Night Football”; last season's #1 new series, “This Is Us”; the return of one of the most honored and beloved comedies of all time, “Will & Grace”; dominant reality show and three-time Emmy Award winner “The Voice”; the Edie Falco-starrer “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”; new Monday night drama “The Brave”; and the sophomore season of Mike Schur's mind-bending comedy, “The Good Place.” (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 6, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 6, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - and we know what you're thinking: Where the hell was my favorite early morning theater news and gossip yesterday? Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to raise ourselves up from the bed and make our way to our desk in order to start writing. After a particularly challenging weekend, we were a bit under the weather and, truth be told, exhausted. We offer our abject apologies and request your indulgences, although we were just as disappointed as we hope you were because we were unable to live life dramatically with any sense of style on Monday. (more...)

Icons Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, and More Pen Love Letters to the LGBTQ CommunityIcons Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, and More Pen Love Letters to the LGBTQ Community
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

In honor of Pride Month, Billboard reached out to numerous icons in the musical entertainment industry and asked them to write a love letter to the LGBTQ community. Check out a excerpts from a few familiar Broadway faces' letters below, then head over to Billboard for the full collection.  (more...)

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