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Walter Kerr News

 
Walter Kerr Headshot
Date Of Birth:
July 08, 1913
Date Of Death:
October 09, 1996 (83)
Birth Place:
Evanston, IL, USA
 
Walter Kerr Headshot
Date of Birth: July 08, 1913
Date of Death: October 09, 1996 (83)

Birth Place: Evanston, IL, USA
VIDEO: Andre De Shields, Anais Mitchell, and Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN on CBS MORNI Photo VIDEO: Andre De Shields, Anais Mitchell, and Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN on CBS MORNINGS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

On an episode of CBS Mornings earlier this week, Anthony Mason went behind the scenes of Hadestown as the show prepared for its return to Broadway.

Student Blog: We're Back! Photo Student Blog: We're Back!
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - Sep 8, 2021

The return of Waitress brought Sara Bareilles back as Jenna and Drew Gehling as Dr. Pottamer. At the opening night curtain call, the cast called Amanda Kloots onstage to pay tribute to her husband, Nick Cordero. In productions of Waitress around the world, audiences will be able to spot Cordero's 'Live Your Life' Pie' on the menu board in honor of the late actor.

Broadway In Boston Performances to Return With HADESTOWN This November Photo Broadway In Boston Performances to Return With HADESTOWN This November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021

This fall marks the return of Broadway In Boston performances in the city of Boston.  Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album will be the first production to welcome theatergoers back to the Citizens Bank Opera House.

Photos: HADESTOWN Company Celebrates First Performance Back on Broadway Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Company Celebrates First Performance Back on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 3, 2021

Hadestown officially returned to Broadway last night for its first performance in more than 18 months. The sold-out audience led several ovations and a post-show celebration spilled out onto West 48th Street where the cast and band took to the fire escape of the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) and led the crowd in celebratory jam session.

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Returns to Broadway and Celebrates With a Post-Show Performance Photo VIDEO: HADESTOWN Returns to Broadway and Celebrates With a Post-Show Performance
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

Hadestown officially returned to Broadway last night for its first performance in more than 18 months. The sold-out audience led several ovations and a post-show celebration spilled out onto West 48th Street where the cast and band took to the fire escape of the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) and led the crowd in celebratory jam session.

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Returns to A Pre-Show Ovation Photo VIDEO: HADESTOWN Returns to A Pre-Show Ovation
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 2, 2021

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical resumed performances tonight at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and an overjoyed audience headed way down to midtown to celebrate the occasion.

VIDEO: Stars Eva Noblezada and Aaron Tveit Talk Broadway's Return on TODAY Photo VIDEO: Stars Eva Noblezada and Aaron Tveit Talk Broadway's Return on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2021

Two of Broadway's brightest stars, Aaron Tveit (Moulin Rouge!) and Eva Noblezada (Hadestown), joined NBC News Now anchor Joe Fryer for a segment celebrating Broadway's return!

WAITRESS, Starring Sara Bareilles, and Tony-Winning HADESTOWN Re-Open on Broadway Ton Photo WAITRESS, Starring Sara Bareilles, and Tony-Winning HADESTOWN Re-Open on Broadway Tonight!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 2, 2021

Whether you're heading to Joe's Diner or way down under the ground, Broadway is re-opening up tonight with the arrival of two beloved musicals. Waitress kicks off its limited engagement at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it will run through January 9, 2022. Just a block away, Hadestown returns to its home at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

VIDEO: The Company of HADESTOWN Returns to the Walter Kerr Theatre Photo VIDEO: The Company of HADESTOWN Returns to the Walter Kerr Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 24, 2021

Joining the Broadway cast for a limited engagement will be Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt. Hewitt will play the role of Hades until original Broadway cast member and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page, who is in production for a new film project, returns on Tuesday, November 2.

HADESTOWN Announces Broadway and Touring Casts Including Original Cast Members Andre  Photo HADESTOWN Announces Broadway and Touring Casts Including Original Cast Members Andre De Shields, Reeve Carney, and Eva Noblezada, Plus Tom Hewitt and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021

Joining the Broadway cast for a limited engagement will be Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt. Hewitt will play the role of Hades until original Broadway cast member and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page, who is in production for a new film project, returns on Tuesday, November 2.

What to Eat in Midtown: Over 100 of the Top Restaurants to Check Out Before or After  Photo What to Eat in Midtown: Over 100 of the Top Restaurants to Check Out Before or After Catching Your Next Broadway Show!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2021

Browse restaurants by food type, ranging from American to Asian, French, Italian, Mexican, and much more, find the address, website, and relative price, as well as a brief description of what you can expect.

Jujamcyn Reaches Agreement to Provide More Wheelchair Accessibility in its Five Broad Photo Jujamcyn Reaches Agreement to Provide More Wheelchair Accessibility in its Five Broadway Theaters
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021

As part of the settlement, Jujamcyn has agreed to provide more wheelchair access at its five theaters. The Al Hirschfeld, August Wilson, Eugene O’Neill, St. James and Walter Kerr theaters will provide 44 additional wheelchair-accessible seating locations and 54 aisle transfer seating locations.

Wake Up With BWW 6/29: Harry Connick, Jr. Joins ANNIE LIVE!, HARRY POTTER AND THE CUR Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/29: Harry Connick, Jr. Joins ANNIE LIVE!, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces Broadway Return, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021

Today's top stories: Harry Connick, Jr. joins the cast of NBC's Annie Live!, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announces return to Broadway as a one-part production, and more!

Broadway League Will Not Report Weekly Grosses for SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Photo Broadway League Will Not Report Weekly Grosses for SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 28, 2021

Over the weekend, Springsteen on Broadway returned, marking the first opening night on Broadway since the shutdown began in March 2020. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Broadway League will not report weekly grosses for the show, but that they are as happy about Broadway first returning show as the rest of the industry. 

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Bruce Springsteen Is Back! Photo BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Bruce Springsteen Is Back!
by Ken Fallin - Jun 28, 2021

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his first Broadway illustration in over a year, featuring the first Broadway show back in action- Springsteen on Broadway!

Review Roundup: SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Returns; What Has Changed Since the Original  Photo Review Roundup: SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Returns; What Has Changed Since the Original Run?
by Review Roundups - Jun 27, 2021

Read reviews and firsthand accounts from The New York Times, New York Post, Deadline, Variety, The Rolling Stone, and more!

Photos/Video: Go Inside Opening Night of the Return of SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Photo Photos/Video: Go Inside Opening Night of the Return of SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2021

Check out photos and videos, learn about vaccination requirements, how to purchase tickets, a digital lottery, and much more here!

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Opens Tonight, Marking the Re-Opening of Broadway Since the S Photo SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY Opens Tonight, Marking the Re-Opening of Broadway Since the Shutdown in March 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021

Today, June 26, 2021 marks the opening of Springsteen on Broadway and the re-opening of Broadway since the shutdown in March 2020. Bruce Springsteen is returning to Broadway for a limited run of Springsteen on Broadway performances at Jujamcyn's St. James Theatre (246 W 44th Street). Additional performances will be taking place through September 4.

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY to Launch Digital Lottery Photo SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY to Launch Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Springsteen on Broadway has launched a digital lottery for all shows through September 4th. Find out how to get tickets!

CLYBOURNE PARK Replaces GEM OF THE OCEAN this August at The Ensemble Company Photo CLYBOURNE PARK Replaces GEM OF THE OCEAN this August at The Ensemble Company
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2021

First performed Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, Clybourne Park had prominent productions in London as well as prominent regional theatres across the United States before its 2012 bow at the Walter Kerr Theater on Broadway.  It was nominated for several Tony Awards, winning for Best Play.

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