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Applications Now Open For The Prince Fellowship Photo Applications Now Open For The Prince Fellowship
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that applications are now open for the 2021 Fellowship program.

T. Fellowship Renamed The Prince Fellowship After Hal Prince Photo T. Fellowship Renamed The Prince Fellowship After Hal Prince
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021

The T. Fellowship has officially been renamed The Prince Fellowship to honor the legacy, career and memory of the producer, director and T Fellowship founder Harold Prince.

Julie Taymor Talks New Film THE GLORIAS and More on AT HOME WITH THE CREATIVE COALITI Photo Julie Taymor Talks New Film THE GLORIAS and More on AT HOME WITH THE CREATIVE COALITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020

Julie Taymor ('The Glorias,' 'Frida,' 'The Lion King') sat down with The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk in the latest episode of 'At Home With The Creative Coalition,' a podcast featuring unplugged and uncensored conversations with today's biggest stars.

BWW Interview: Timothy Allen McDonald, Founder and CEO of iTheatrics,  Talks to BWW A Photo BWW Interview: Timothy Allen McDonald, Founder and CEO of iTheatrics, Talks to BWW About the 4th Annual Junior Theater Festival West
by Courtney Symes - Feb 14, 2020

Forget that other show. I was in the REAL room where it happened last weekend at the 4th Annual Junior Theater Festival West (JTF), which celebrates youth theatre and encourages students and teachers to keep theatre alive in their community. Each year it follows the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, which just finished its 15th season. Over 2,200 people participated in the three-day festival, some coming from as far away as Australia, England, and South Korea. Students and educators benefited from the knowledge of top Broadway professionals in the form of adjudications, workshops, and a discussion panel entitled Pathways to Success, in which the featured guests shared how they forged their own paths to Broadway and beyond.

Interview: LIGHTNING THIEF's Rob Rokicki Shares Why JTF is the Best Way to Kick Off H Photo Interview: LIGHTNING THIEF's Rob Rokicki Shares Why JTF is the Best Way to Kick Off His Year, and More!
by Sally Henry - Jan 19, 2020

When it comes to the Junior Theater Festival, Rob Rokicki is all in.

BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Susan Egan Talks ENCORE on Disney+ Photo BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Susan Egan Talks ENCORE on Disney+
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 18, 2019

Susan Egan was featured in the second episode of the new Disney+  series Encore! She was a mentor to a group of former castmates of a high school musical production of Beauty and the Beast, who were tasked with re-creating their original performance in a high school reunion like no other.

Everything to Know About Disney on Broadway! Photo Everything to Know About Disney on Broadway!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 1, 2019

Disney has officially been making magic on Broadway for 25 years! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Disney on Broadway is partnering with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to put on a special benefit to celebrate the momentous occasion. We're getting in on the celebration by looking back at Disney's show-stopping productions, from classics like Beauty and the Beast and Newsies to current favorites like Aladdin and Frozen. Check it all out!

T. Fellowship Announces New T. Fellow Ben Holtzman Photo T. Fellowship Announces New T. Fellow Ben Holtzman
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Ben Holtzman, the eighth fellow in the one?year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production, and will have access to courses in Columbia's MFA Theatre Management & Producing Program.

VIDEO: SNL Parodies BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With 'Teapot and the Beast' Sketch Photo VIDEO: SNL Parodies BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With 'Teapot and the Beast' Sketch
by Stage Tube - May 12, 2019

Last night, Saturday Night Live parodied Beauty and the Beast with a sketch titled 'Teapot and the Beast.'

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 4/22 - 4/29/2019 Photo This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 4/22 - 4/29/2019
by - Apr 29, 2019

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 4/22 - 4/29/2019.

Wake Up With BWW 4/25: BEETLEJUICE Opens, Drama Desk Award Nominations Announced, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/25: BEETLEJUICE Opens, Drama Desk Award Nominations Announced, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Beetlejuice, which officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 25!

VIDEO: Disney Theatrical's Tom Schumacher Reveals a Revival of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST i Photo VIDEO: Disney Theatrical's Tom Schumacher Reveals a Revival of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Coming to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2019

Disney on Broadway is celebrating its 25th anniversary! With that big milestone, comes a big announcement.

BWW Interview: She Does Like Warm Hugs! Ryann Redmond Talks Taking Over as Olaf in FR Photo BWW Interview: She Does Like Warm Hugs! Ryann Redmond Talks Taking Over as Olaf in FROZEN
by Julie Musbach - Mar 24, 2019

Ryann Redmond is an icon all on her own, but she's making a splash in an icy pond as the first ever female actress to portray Olaf in Frozen on Broadway. We took a moment to speak with Redmond about her experiences playing the lovable snowman and the powerful statement of adding yet another female lead to Frozen's girl-power narrative!

T. Fellowship Announces New Geraldine Stutz T. Fellow Rachel Sussman Photo T. Fellowship Announces New Geraldine Stutz T. Fellow Rachel Sussman
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 8, 2019

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Rachel Sussman, the seventh fellow in the one year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production, and will have access to courses in Columbia's MFA Theatre Management & Producing Program.

The Broadway Green Alliance Presents The Third Green Broadway Award To Disney Theatri Photo The Broadway Green Alliance Presents The Third Green Broadway Award To Disney Theatrical Productions
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 31, 2019

The Broadway Green Alliance and the Broadway League have announced that Disney Theatrical Productions is the recipient of the 2019 Green Broadway Award which was presented at the Broadway League's Biennial Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Green Broadway Award honors an individual, show or organization for outstanding achievement in making Broadway more environmentally friendly.

T. Fellowship to Receive Funds from John Gore Organization Photo T. Fellowship to Receive Funds from John Gore Organization
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2018

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, has announced a five-year $100,000.00 funding commitment from The John Gore Organization beginning in 2018.

BWW TV: Going Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for the 2018 Jimmy Awards! Photo BWW TV: Going Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for the 2018 Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2018

Preparations for the 2018 Jimmy Awards celebrating outstanding achievement in high school theatre around the nation are well underway and BroadwayWorld was on hand to bring you all the action from rehearsals! Check out BWW Correspondent, Katie Lynch, get all the behind the scenes scoop in the video below!

Jimmy Awards Announce Coaches and Judges; Lisa Brescia, Adam Kantor, and More Photo Jimmy Awards Announce Coaches and Judges; Lisa Brescia, Adam Kantor, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2018

The Jimmy Awards have just announced the industry coaches for the tenth annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 25th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre. The six coaches - Lisa Brescia, MaryAnn Hu, Adam Kantor, Howard McGillin, Natalie Weiss, And Schele Williams - will mentor the 80 high school students from across America who will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress.

Photo Flash: Stars Celebrate at ICM's 2018 Tony Awards Party Photo Photo Flash: Stars Celebrate at ICM's 2018 Tony Awards Party
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2018

ICM Partners Theater Department hosted their second annual Tony Award Party on Thursday, June 7 at the Whitby Hotel in New York City to celebrate the season's Award Nominees. Check out the photos below!

Photo Coverage: Check Out Photos From STARS IN THE ALLEY, Including Performances by D Photo Photo Coverage: Check Out Photos From STARS IN THE ALLEY, Including Performances by DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SPONGEBOB, and More
by Walter McBride - Jun 2, 2018

We're in the midst of award season on Broadway, which means Stars in the Alley! The free Broadway concert was held yesterday, June 1, in Shubert Alley. BroadwayWorld was in attendance and you can check out photos from the performances, including Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Come From Away, Spongebob Squarepants, Once on This Island and more!

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