Gaten Matarazzo, Will Roland and More Join Andrew Barth Feldman's SW: A NEW(SICAL) HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and Adrian Dickson's Star Wars musical parody fundraiser for NEXT for Autism now has added Gaten Matarazzo ('Stranger Things'), Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen, Be More Chill) and Kyle Selig (Mean Girls) to its star-studded cast! (more...)
Jessica Phillips Joins the Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
Jessica Phillips will join the Broadway company of Dear Evan Hansen tonight, November 26, 2019, succeeding Lisa Brescia in the role of Heidi Hansen. (more...)
Andrew Barth Feldman & Adrian Dickson Gather Stars for STAR WARS Parody Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Andrew Barth Feldman and Adrian Dickson Bring 'SW: A New(sical) Hope' to 54 Below on February 9th, 2020 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM. (more...)
Jessica Phillips, Christiane Noll, Jared Goldsmith and Phoebe Koyabe Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway; Plus Tour Cast Changes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has announced several casting changes for the Broadway and North American touring productions of the Tony Award-winning musical, Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)
Meet The Current Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is currently in its third record-smashing year at the Music Box Theatre. Following the success of the Broadway production, a national tour launched soon after, bringing the story across North America. A sit-down production made its way to Toronto earlier this year, and will be followed by a West End production set to debut in October 2019 at the Noel Coward Theatre. (more...)
Shoshana Bean, George Salazar & More Will Sing in ABC's Pride Special
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
A slew of Broadway favorites have been tapped to perform in a Pride special on June 30 (11am). Presented by ABC News Live, The Broadway League, and Disney Theatrical Productions, 'PRIDE on ABC News Live' will be filmed in part from The New Amsterdam Theatre, current home of Aladdin. (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 25, 2019
Last night, The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre.
The top awards went to Ethan Kelso and Ekele Ukegbu, for Best Performance by an Actor, and Actress, respectively. Kelso took home the prize for his performance as Will Bloom in Big Fish at Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts in Logan, Utah, while Ukegbu won for her performances as the title role of Aida at Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School in New York City. (more...)
Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates 1000 Performances on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 26, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen celebrated its 1000th Broadway performance yesterday! (more...)
Wake Up With BWW 3/18: Shoshana Bean Begins Performances in WAITRESS, Second Stage's DOGFIGHT, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Another Monday means another week full of Broadway news! Catch up on the latest below! (more...)
Derek Klena, Micaela Diamond, Antonio Cipriano, and More Cast in Second Stage's DOGFIGHT, As Part of Musical Mondays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for Peter Duchan, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul's DOGFIGHT as a part of the special concert series, Musical Mondays, in celebration of the acclaimed company's 40th anniversary. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Barth Feldman & More in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
A new Evan is waving through a window at the Music Box Theatre! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old winner of the Best Actor Award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theatre Awards (known more commonly as the Jimmy Awards), made his Broadway debut as 'Evan Hansen' just over a month ago. Check out a first look at Feldman and the rest of the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Good For You, Andrew Barth Feldman! Inside the Opening Night Bows for Broadway's New Evan Hansen
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 31, 2019
A new Evan is waving through a window at the Music Box Theatre! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old winner of the Best Actor Award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theatre Awards (known more commonly as the Jimmy Awards), just made his Broadway debut as 'Evan Hansen' last night, January 30, 2019.
BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)
VIDEO: Roman Banks Takes Bows As The First Evan Hansen of Color!
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2018
History was made at the Music Box Theatre today! Roman Banks made his debut as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen as the show's first Evan of color. Banks is currently the understudy for Evan, Jared and Connor. See video of his first bow below! (more...)
Roman Banks Will Make Debut as First Evan Hansen of Color Today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
History is being made at the Music Box Theatre today! Roman Banks will make his debut as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen as the show's first Evan of color. Banks is currently the understudy for Evan, Jared and Connor. (more...)
Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Officially Be Adapted for the Big Screen!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018
According to Deadline, Dear Evan Hansen will soon be adapted for the big screen! The Tony winning musical will be produced by Marc Platt and Adam Siegel, with creators Benj Pasek and Justin Paul expected to executive produce. Steven Levenson, who won a Tony Award for his book, will write the screenplay. (more...)
Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Two Years On Broadway With Donation to the Smithsonian
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 28, 2018
Yesterday, Dear Evan Hansen celebrated two years on Broadway by donating to the Smithsonian on stage. The cast and creative team were joined by Smithsonian Institution representatives, Catherine Eagleton, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Ryan Lintelman, Curator of Entertainment History. (more...)
VIDEO: You Will Be Found with DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Thanksgiving Parade Performance
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2018
Check out the cast of Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen on the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade performing 'You Will Be Found!' (more...)
Breaking: A New Evan Has Been Found! Jimmy Awards Winner Andrew Barth Feldman Will Replace Taylor Trensch in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has just announced today that Andrew Barth Feldman, the 16-year-old winner of the Best Actor Award at the 2018 National High School Musical Theatre Awards (known more commonly as the Jimmy Awards), will make his Broadway debut as 'Evan Hansen' on January 30, 2019. Feldman - who is currently a high school junior at Lawrence Woodmere Academy in Woodmere, New York - takes over the role from Taylor Trensch, who plays his final performance on January 27, 2019 after a year in the title role. Original Broadway cast member Michael Lee Brown will continue his run as the 'Evan' alternate. (more...)
VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Market
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2018
Broadway's most sensational onstage and offstage stars, passionate fans, avid collectors and animated bidders celebrated the biggest day for Broadway fans on Sunday, September 30, 2018, as the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)
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