Tsidii Le Loka participará en el festival de jazz 'Ciudad de Toledo'Tsidii Le Loka participará en el festival de jazz 'Ciudad de Toledo'
by Roberto Rodríguez - Sep 1, 2019

La actriz sudafricana, miembro del reparto original de EL REY LEON en Broadway, ha elegido Toledo para el estreno de su concierto tributo a la cantante y activista Miriam Makeba. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING " THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Launches TonightDIRTY DANCING " THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Launches Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage officially opens a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, tonight, October 5. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next JuneCast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING " THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!DIRTY DANCING " THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY MR. BELAFONTE: A Loving Celebration and Concert for a Living Legend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Get ready for an inspiring, joyful, heartfelt evening from the music stage of one of the most beloved legends of our time. The performing family of Harry Belafonte is coming together to celebrate this pivotal birthday and to reflect on life on the road with Harry. Join us for a special and rare evening of a loving celebration concert in appreciation of what it is to be an artist, a humanitarian, an activist for human dignity and justice. (more...)

Garth Drabinsky Sets MADAME SOUSATZKA Musical For Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Deadline has reported that producer Garth Drabinsky's musical adaptation of the novel that inspired the 1988 Shirley MacLaine film, Madame Sousatzka, will arrive on Broadway next fall following an out-of-town tryout in Toronto this spring.  (more...)

Creative Team Revealed for Garth Drabinksy's SOUSATZKA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The Globe and Mail stated, 'Craig Lucas (also a Tony winner for The Light in the Piazza) wrote the adaptation - which moves part of the action to South Africa, while the songs were by the composer/lyricist team David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr., whose Broadway outings are 1983's Baby and 1996's Big. Two designers who just won Tony awards for Hamilton were also involved - Paul Tazewell (costumes) and Howell Binkley (lighting).' (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 7/15/2016 - Will Swenson in 'PIRATES', THE BODYGUARD and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 15, 2016

This weekend's big news: Will Swenson stars in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, beginning tonight at Barrington, THE BODYGUARD returns to London with Beverley Knight, and more! (more...)

Victoria Clark, Montego Glover and Tsidii Le Loka Take Part in Convicted Producer Garth Drabinsky's MADAME SOUSATZKA Workshop
by Jessica Khan - Jul 14, 2016

The New York Post writes that convicted forger and producer Garth Drabinsky is planning his next stage project. Rumor is Drabinsky, producing via entertainment company StageVentures, has booked Toronto's Elgin Theatre for a new musical based on the 1988 film MADAME SOUSATZKA, which he produced, starring Shirley MacLaine. (more...)

Hits from RENT, WICKED & More to be Featured on First NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL BROADWAY! Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

NOW That's What I Call Music!, the world's best-selling multi-artist album series, has announced that they are set to release their first ever NOW That's What I Call Broadway! on Friday, April 29, 2016. The album will feature 18 music tracks from the original cast recordings of some of the Great White Way's most legendary shows. The album features liner notes by David Cote, theater editor for Time Out New York as well as a playwright and librettist/lyricist. (more...)

Helen Mirren to Attend Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2015 Gala Honoring Julie Taymor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

At its 2015 Harman Center for the Arts Gala, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will present renowned theatre, film and opera director Julie Taymor with the 2015 William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award), which recognizes artists who have made significant contributions to classical theatre in America. JM Zell Partners, Ltd. will receive the Sidney Harman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts. Dame Helen Mirren (Academy Award winner and star of Taymor's film The Tempest) will be a special guest at the black-tie event, themed "Imagine: Shakespeare." (more...)

Beware the Ides of March with 15 Shakespeare Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 15, 2015

'If music be the food of love, play on.' Even before the invention of the musical comedy (more on that later), William Shakespeare knew the importance of music in telling stories on stage. For our March feature, my colleague Jeff Walker and I thought that instead of marking the Ides of March with songs about murder, betrayal, and fate, we would focus on the synergy between showtunes and Shakespeare. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Pride Lands to Notre Dame - Disney's Animated Musicals on Stage
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 2, 2014

To celebrate HUNCHBACK's run, we've gone in-depth on Disney's animated films that have brought their music, magic, comedy and romance to the stage. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to tell us which Disney film you'd like to see adapted next! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Federal Theatre Honors Voza Rivers - Part Two
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary culminated with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) last night, March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, was hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. BroadwayWorld brings you more photos from inside the big event below! (more...)

Tsidii Le Loka to Perform 'GraceNOTES' at Kirov Recital Studio, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2013

Come enjoy an afternoon of great music and lively dialogue with Tsidii Le Loka, acclaimed actress, composer, and vocalist best known for her work originating the role of 'Rafiki' in Disney's 'The Lion King' on Broadway. Don't miss this unique opportunity to spend time with Tsidii and discuss the music amongst an intimate crowd as she welcomes the Holidays with her favorite tunes! (more...)

Tsidii Le Loka to Perform 'GraceNOTES' at Kirov Recital Studio, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Come enjoy an afternoon of great music and lively dialogue with Tsidii Le Loka, acclaimed actress, composer, and vocalist best known for her work originating the role of 'Rafiki' in Disney's 'The Lion King' on Broadway. Don't miss this unique opportunity to spend time with Tsidii and discuss the music amongst an intimate crowd as she welcomes the Holidays with her favorite tunes! (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera et al. at Queens Theatre HEAT WAVE Opening Night Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012

The stars were shining, including Chita Rivera, Marge Champion, Stephen Schwartz and more, in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Wednesday evening when Queens Theatre hosted its 2012 Gala Fundraiser, a star-studded celebration of the world premiere of HEAT WAVE: THE Jack Cole PROJECT, a new musical homage to legendary stage and screen choreographer Jack Cole. The event raised more than $150,000 for the theatre and its programs, including its educational and outreach programs that bring theatre and the arts to public school students. See photos from the gala below! (more...)

BWW TV: Resumen del Encuentro de Tsidii Le Loka con el público
by Nuria Frutos - Nov 28, 2011

El pasado viernes 25 de Noviembre tuvo lugar en el Café National Geographic de la Gran Vía de Madrid el encuentro de Tsidii Le Loka con los lectores de BroadwayWorld Spain. La actriz, nominada a un Premio Tony por el papel de Rafiki en la producción original de Broadway de El Rey León, compartió con el público español su historia y su visión sobre la música y el teatro. ¡Echa un vistazo a este gran vídeo! (more...)

ESPECIAL BWW - THE ROAD TO PRIDE ROCK - Richard Hudson
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 25, 2011

Retomamos el camino a Pride Rock con una entrevista al escenógrafo de la producción original de Broadway, Richard Hudson, que se alzó con el Premio Tony a la Mejor Escenografía en 1998 por El Rey León. BroadwayWorld pudo charlar con este artista sobre su trabajo en este espectáculo, a pocos metros del Lyceum Theatre de Londres, donde el musical se representa desde hace casi 12 años. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 22
by - Jul 22, 2011

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, July 22, 2011. (more...)

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