Hope Mill Theatre In Manchester Will Stage The UK Theatrical Premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLAHope Mill Theatre In Manchester Will Stage The UK Theatrical Premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester is to stage the UK theatrical premiere of the Broadway version of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella in 2020. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

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BWW Review: Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION Aims Satirical Darts At Broadway's Freshest TargetsBWW Review: Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION Aims Satirical Darts At Broadway's Freshest Targets
by Michael Dale - Oct 22, 2019

For those of us who began making regular pilgrimages to Palsson's Supper Club back in the early 80s to see Gerard Alessandrini's smart new revue pack with parody lyrics and impersonations that skewered the gods and goddesses of Times Square, Broadway just isn't Broadway without FORBIDDEN BROADWAY around. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Reissued For The 60th AnniversaryTHE SOUND OF MUSIC Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Reissued For The 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Craft Recordings has announced a special, 60th-anniversary reissue of The Sound of Musica?'Original Broadway Cast Recording. Featuring legendary stage actress Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp opposite renowned actor Theodore Bikel, the album includes such unforgettable classics as a?oeMy Favorite Things,a?? a?oeEdelweiss,a?? a?oeDo-Re-Mi,a?? a?oeClimb Ev'ry Mountaina?? and, of course, a?oeThe Sound of Music.a?? Set for a December 6th release date, the soundtrack has been deftly remastered from the original three-track tape by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound and will be available on CD or 180-gram vinyl. The CD edition features new liner notes by The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization's Ted Chapin, while the two-LP vinyl seta?'pressed at RTIa?'comes housed in a replica of the original album's gatefold jacket. The remastered album will also be available digitally, including hi-res (192/24). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Sergio Trujillo on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTSVIDEO: Watch Sergio Trujillo on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019

Tony-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo is featured in this streaming episode of October's THEATER: All the Moving Parts, hosted by veteran journalist Patrick Pacheco. Trujillo is celebrated for his stunning talent in matching steps to character and story in such musicals as Jersey Boys, Memphis, On Your Feet! and Ain't Too Proud for which he won the 2019 Tony Award.  (more...)

Classic Stage Company To Honor Anika Noni Rose And Ted Chapin At Annual GalaClassic Stage Company To Honor Anika Noni Rose And Ted Chapin At Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Classic Stage Company's 2019 gala will honor Anika Noni Rose, whose singular performance in CSC's recent production of Carmen Jones propelled it to widespread acclaim, and Ted Chapin, visionary President of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization. (more...)

Ted Chapin Featured on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS this Friday, September 20thTed Chapin Featured on THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS this Friday, September 20th
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Ted Chapin, one of the prime movers of Broadway, joins us for this monthly episode of 'THEATER: All the Moving Parts', hosted by Patrick Pacheco. As President and Chief Creative Officer of The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization, he has for decades been custodian of some of the most beloved shows in musical theater such as 'The Sound of Music', “Carousel, 'The King & I' and 'South Pacific.” Without his approval, Daniel Fish's Tony-winning revival of 'Oklahoma!' would never have reached Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: See the Stars Come Out to Celebrate Jonathan Larson's Legacy at the American Theatre Wing 2019 GalaPhoto Coverage: See the Stars Come Out to Celebrate Jonathan Larson's Legacy at the American Theatre Wing 2019 Gala
by Walter McBride - Sep 17, 2019

Last night was the American Theatre Wing's 2019 Gala, celebrating Jonathan Larson! Stars in attendance included Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Joe Iconis, Brandon Victor Dixon, Christopher Jackson, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Karen Olivo, Jenn Colella, and many more! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Everything's Up To Date On Broadway: The People Versus Classic MusicalsBWW Exclusive: Everything's Up To Date On Broadway: The People Versus Classic Musicals
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 14, 2019

Bartlett Sher, Daniel Fish, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, and more weigh in on the modern impact of classic musicals. (more...)

NJPAC Celebrates Leonard BernsteinNJPAC Celebrates Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

New Jersey Performing Arts Center presents Conversations in Concert: Celebrating the Theatre Songs of Leonard Bernstein on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES DocumentaryVIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters on Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film!  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 8/13: DIANA and THE LIGHTNING THIEF Come to Broadway, and More!Wake Up With BWW 8/13: DIANA and THE LIGHTNING THIEF Come to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

Today's top stories: Diana and The Lightning Thief will both come to Broadway! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES DocumentaryBWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters next Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film!  (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: Recap the Acceptance Speeches!2019 TONY AWARDS: Recap the Acceptance Speeches!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, we're bringing you the full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the bizarre, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches on our continuously updated list below. (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Anniversary Benefit Concert Takes Center Stage At Bucks County PlayhouseOKLAHOMA! Anniversary Benefit Concert Takes Center Stage At Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

A benefit concert, 'A Beautiful Dawning: Oklahoma! at 75,' a celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein's ground-breaking musical, is a highlight of Bucks County Playhouse's fifth Oscar Hammerstein Festival, June 21-22. (more...)

Mo Rocca, Ana Gasteyer & More Join Line-Up for Lyrics & Lyricists' LIVE AND IN LIVING COLOR!Mo Rocca, Ana Gasteyer & More Join Line-Up for Lyrics & Lyricists' LIVE AND IN LIVING COLOR!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Television through the years: shared musical memories through a magical box. Lyrics & Lyricists closes its 2019 season with a loving look at the songs written for or introduced on the small screen that shaped our culture and connected us all. The set we watched together in the den gave us songs by great musical theater writers such as Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and Cole Porter, specials by Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra, nights with Ed Sullivan and theme songs whose lyrics have a permanent place in our hearts. Live and In Living Color  includes songs such as "Love and Marriage", Steve Allen's "This Could Be the Start of Something", songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, and a medley of beloved TV theme songs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Celebrates OKLAHOMA! at 75Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Celebrates OKLAHOMA! at 75
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 6, 2019

When Ted Chapin 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists producer first conceived A Beautiful Dawning Oklahoma! at 75 he didn't know that there would be a revival of the 1943 musical currently on Broadway and garnering 8 Tony Award nominations.  (more...)

Breaking: Present-Day Adaptation of OKLAHOMA! in the Works for TVBreaking: Present-Day Adaptation of OKLAHOMA! in the Works for TV
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Skydance Television today announced that it has partnered with The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization and Concord to develop an original television series inspired by the hit Broadway musical Oklahoma! The present-day series written by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side, The Highwaymen) and Bekah Brunstetter (This is Us, American Gods) will be set in America's heartland and include music by the legendary team of Rodgers & Hammerstein, reimagined for a contemporary audience, in addition to new music to support the story. (more...)

92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Program Celebrates 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA! In May92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Program Celebrates 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA! In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

'At its birth, [Oklahoma!] was to its America what Hamilton has been to ours: both an unexpected record-smashing box-office phenomenon and a reassuring portrait of our past that lifted up theatergoers at a time of great anxiety about the country's future'. Frank Rich, New York Magazine (more...)

New National Tour Of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Premieres In WilmingtonNew National Tour Of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Premieres In Wilmington
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Wilmington premiere May 9-12, 2019 at The Playhouse on Rodney Square as part of a North American tour. Tickets are on sale now at www.BroadwayInWilmington.org, or by calling 302.888.0200. For more information, please visit TheSoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

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