La MaMa Presents the Bearded Ladies' CONTRADICT THIS! A BIRTHDAY FUNERAL FOR HEROESLa MaMa Presents the Bearded Ladies' CONTRADICT THIS! A BIRTHDAY FUNERAL FOR HEROES
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 4, 2019

Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes will take place as part of Stonewall 50 at La MaMa, a month-long celebration of World Pride with exciting voices from around the globe and down the block, featuring multiple generations of queer performers as they pose questions, honor legacies and ignite the present. (more...)

La MaMa Presents The NY Premiere Of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret's 'Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral For Heroes'La MaMa Presents The NY Premiere Of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret's 'Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral For Heroes'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Cake, coffin, gavel, choir, composers, live musical trolling! On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the much lauded homo-poet Walt Whitman's birth, a group of Philly queers and misfits known as The Bearded Ladies Cabaret gathers to put this ancestor and his legacy on trial. Should Whitman be canceled? Can he be? Come with friends, complaints, heroes and villains alike. All are welcome. Presented by La MaMa, the New York premiere performances will take place in the Ellen Stewart Theater (June 20 - 29). (more...)

Hold Up! Oscar Winner Rita Moreno Will Not Join IN THE HEIGHTS FilmHold Up! Oscar Winner Rita Moreno Will Not Join IN THE HEIGHTS Film
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Despite an earlier report from the Hollywood Reporter, it has been reported that Academy Award-winner Rita Moreno (West Side Story) will not join the cast of the upcoming big screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, In The Heights, after all. (more...)

Lights Up! Anthony Ramos to Star in the IN THE HEIGHTS FilmLights Up! Anthony Ramos to Star in the IN THE HEIGHTS Film
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Anthony Ramos has been tapped to star in the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit 2005 Broadway musical, In the Heights, according to Variety.  (more...)

BWW Review: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Reveals The Remarkable Artistic Maturity of a Young Jason Robert BrownBWW Review: SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Reveals The Remarkable Artistic Maturity of a Young Jason Robert Brown
by Michael Dale - Jun 30, 2018

Jason Robert Brown was just 25 years old when his SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD took the stage of Off-Broadway's intimate WPA Theatre. As he played piano and led the handful of musicians in director Daisy Prince's production, a quartet of actors who all had big things ahead of them (Brooks Ashmanskas, Andrea Burns, Jessica Molaskey and Billy Porter) revealed the vivid collection of complex and approachable emotions expressed by the extraordinarily relatable collection of characters created by this young man's music and lyrics. (more...)

Dance Your Art Out At FringeA-Thon Twelve Hour Dance Party To Support Arts And Theatre In PhiladelphiaDance Your Art Out At FringeA-Thon Twelve Hour Dance Party To Support Arts And Theatre In Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

A variety of party-starting performers are bringing their talents to FringeA-Thon, an epic, outdoor dance marathon and fundraiser for FringeArts -Philadelphia's premiere contemporary performance presenter. With different dancers, DJs, performers, trainers, musicians, and more featured hourly, there's never a dull moment at this outrageous, 12-hour party. It all goes down at the Piazza at Schmidt's Commons on June 16th. Tickets are $35 for adults, free for children under 12 and can be purchased at fringeathon.com. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy CenterReview Roundup: The Critics Weigh In On IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The Kennedy Center's production of IN THE HEIGHTS concluded its run yesterday. Anthony Ramos, who originated the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton, starred as Usnavi in the Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Presented as a part of the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage, a Kennedy Center-produced series of musicals in semi-staged concerts, In the Heights ran March 21-25, 2018 in the Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Drops In Uptown with the Kennedy Center Cast of IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Flash: Lin-Manuel Drops In Uptown with the Kennedy Center Cast of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda surprised the standing-room-only crowd at the Kennedy Center's Broadway Center Stage production of his Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights on Saturday night. He was joined in the audience byHamilton and In the Heights music director Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton and In the Heights percussionist Andres Forero, andHamilton and In the Heights star Javier Muñoz. At the end of the performance, Lacamoire led the on stage orchestra in the show's finale with Forero joining on percussion. Miranda then joined the cast for their final bow. (more...)

Photo Flash: Uptown Goes to D.C.! First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy CenterPhoto Flash: Uptown Goes to D.C.! First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

See brand-new photos of Vanessa Hudgens, Anthony Ramos, Ana Villafane, and more as they bring uptown to the capital with In the Heights at the Kennedy Center! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW - Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Washington, DC (more...)

BWW TV: Travel Uptown and Go Inside Rehearsals of Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS, with Anthony Ramos, Vanessa Hudgens & More!BWW TV: Travel Uptown and Go Inside Rehearsals of Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS, with Anthony Ramos, Vanessa Hudgens & More!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 17, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the rehearsal room with the all-star cast. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. (more...)

BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal for Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS!BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal for Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 13, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. (more...)

Anthony Ramos Will Step In As Usnavi In The Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTSAnthony Ramos Will Step In As Usnavi In The Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Anthony Ramos, who originated the roles of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in the Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton, will play Usnavi in the Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Joshua Grosso, previously announced in the role, has withdrawn from the musical due to a minor foot injury. Presented as a part of the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage, a Kennedy Center-produced series of musicals in semi-staged concerts, In the Heights will run March 21-25, 2018 in the Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens, Eden Espinosa, Ana Villafañe and More Will Star in IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy CenterVanessa Hudgens, Eden Espinosa, Ana Villafañe and More Will Star in IN THE HEIGHTS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts continues the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage with In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Quiara Alegría Hudes. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heightstells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind. Presented as a part of Broadway Center Stage, a Kennedy Center-produced series of musicals in semi-staged concerts, In the Heightswill run March 21-25, 2018 in the Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

UPCA to Present DANZA DEBUTS, Featuring Works by Virgil Gadson and Cassie Nordgren
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The United Palace of Cultural Arts (UPCA) presents Danza Debuts, a program that features emerging choreographers who create original works in our new studios and debut it on the United Palace stage. (more...)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Tour Comes to the Fabulous Fox Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 13-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall - live on tour. Celebrating its momentous 12th season and its exciting new Stage v. Street format, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America performing in 70 cities as part of the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE SEASON 12 TOUR. The Season 12 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Team Stage's Gaby Diaz, Edson Juarez, Jim Nowakowski, Hailee Payne and Derek Piquette; and Team Street's Megan 'Megz' Alfonso, Eddie 'Neptune' Eskridge, Virgil Gadson, Jessica 'JJ' Rabone and Jana 'Jaja' Vankova. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE airs Mondays (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (more...)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Tour Set for Playhouse Square's State Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 13-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall - live on tour. Celebrating its momentous 12th season and its exciting new Stage vs. Street format, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America performing in 70 cities as part of the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE SEASON 12 TOUR. (more...)

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Returns to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 13-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show that sparked America's fascination with dance, is back at Playhouse Square celebrating its momentous 12th season and its exciting new Stage vs. Street format, (more...)

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