Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2020
We also dropped by a rehearsal for Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the landmark musical Les Misérables, directed by John Caird. It starred Alexander Gemignani, Aaron Lazar, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gary Beach and Norm Lewis. Mackintosh told Ridge, 'I'm delighted to have the opportunity. The only thing I never expected or dreamt of was getting such a wonderful cast as this. Everybody we ever dreamt of wanted to be in it. We found some marvelously talented people that we didn't know, and I think it's one of the strongest casts of Les Miz that's ever been anywhere.'
Broadway Rewind: ROAD SHOW Bounces Its Way to the Public Theater!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2020
With Stephen Sondheim celebrating his 90th birthday, this episode of Broadway Rewind is very special for BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge because it us to the opening night of the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman tuner Road Show at The Public Theater. It was directed and designed by John Doyle and starred Michael Cerveris and Alexander Gemignani. Cerveris told Ridge about this new version of the material, 'I saw Bounce in Washington so that was my first exposure to the material, but this really isn't a reexamination of that source material, it's an entirely new musical. So, when I saw the new draft that Stephen and John had done, it was really exciting.'
April 1: Stephen Sondheim Announces Reworking Of Roundabout's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
'It was 1981, we were stoned out of our mind...' said Sondheim. For the first time, instead of being presented backward, the show will be re-worked to be staged in chronological order. Check out the video below for more information!
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2018
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the cast recording for the critically acclaimed revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel (currently available digitally), will be released in stores tomorrow, July 13. Below, BroadwayWorld is excite dto bring you an exclusive clip of Tony nominee Alexander Gemignani as he records 'Mister Snow (reprise)'.
BWW TV: Hangin' Backstage with the Winners of the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2018
Winners for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced just last night at The Town Hall. In keeping with Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2017-2018 New York Theater season in the same competitive categories.
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Ari'el Stachel
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2018
Watch below as Ari'el tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alexander Gemignani
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2018
Watch below as Alexander tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Grey Henson
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2018
Watch below as Grey tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!
BWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2018
The company of Carousel had reason to celebrate this week, as the show picked up eleven Tony nominations. One of them went to the outstanding choreography of Justin Peck, who makes his Broadway debut with this piece. Watch as the company brings his vision to life on the Imperial stage below!
VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2018
Justin Peck is a '21-century sensation' when it comes to the dance world. His most recent project was choreographing the current revival of Carousel on Broadway. Rita Braver interviewed Peck for CBS Sunday Morning, where he talked about his career and why it's fun being him. Watch the full video below!
BWW TV: CAROUSEL Is Busting Out All Over! Go Inside Opening Night with Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry & More
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 13, 2018
Broadway was busting out all over last night at the Imperial Theatre! That's because Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, under the direction of three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreography by Justin Peck, opened officially, bringing the beloved show back to Broadway for the first time in over 20 years.
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of HAMILTON in Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2016
HAMILTON is now playing at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago (18 W. Monroe), and is currently booked through September 2017. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below!
VIDEO: Greatest City in the World! HAMILTON Chicago Cast Celebrates Cubs World Series Win
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016
Following the November 3rd evening performance of the Chicago production of HAMILTON, the cast gathered on stage to celebrate the Cubs winning the World Series championship
STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Chicago's Ari Afsar Appears on 'City of Michael'
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2016
Ari Afsar, who plays 'Eliza Hamilton' in the Chicago production of HAMILTON, recently stopped by the web series 'City of Michael' - check it out below!
STAGE TUBE: Chicago's HAMILTON Miguel Cervantes Introduces 'Hamilvantes' at #Ham4Ham
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2016
At today's #Ham4Ham, Rory O'Malley introduced the Chicago production of Hamilton's leading man, Miguel Cevantes, aka #Hamilvantes! In preparation for his Chicago debut as Alexander Hamilton, Cervantes will play the role on Broadway on July 25.
STAGE TUBE: Daveed Diggs Says Farewell at #Ham4Ham
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2016
It's the beginning of a new chapter at #Ham4Ham. Today, Rory O'Malley took over as the new host and got fans' feet moving with a 'dab-off'. Plus, Daveed Diggs said goodbye to fans, as he departs the production on Friday, July 15.
STAGE TUBE: Jason Kravits Plays His Last Performance in OFF THE TOP June 6th
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2016
Don't miss Jason Kravits (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and special guest star Alexander Gemignani, in Jason's improvisational nightclub act, OFF The TOP. This is the final performance, before Kravits departs to tread the boards this summer at the Muny and the La Jolla Playhouse. The final show plays June 6th at 7pm at The Duplex.
BWW TV Exclusive: Arielle Jacobs, Lisa Howard, Alexander Gemignani & More Sing the Songs of Jill Abramovitz!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2016
Broadway's Future Songbook Series -- presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul -- just presented the songs of award-winning lyricist Jill Abramovitz. Produced and hosted by John Znidarsic, the concert featured performances by: Arielle Jacobs (Wicked), Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You), Alex Gemignani (Sunday in the Park With George), Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof), Kate Wetherhead (Clever Little Lies), Kevin Pariseau (Legally Blonde), Dana Steingold, F. Michael Haynie (Dogfight), Michael Winther (33 Variations).
BWW TV: Watch Santino Fontana and the Star-Studded Company of 1776 Get Revolutionary in the Rehearsal Room!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 22, 2016
BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the cast today, where they treated us to a sneak peek of 'Till Then' (performed by Santino Fontana and Christiane Noll) and 'Sit Down, John'.
STAGE TUBE: Meet Jenni Barber Who Plays Ado Annie of The Muny's OKLAHOMA
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2015
The Muny presents OKLAHOMA!, which began performances on August 10 and runs through August 16, 2015, directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Susan Stroman and music directed by Kevin Stites. Ginger Thatcherrestages Stroman's choreography. Meet Jenni Barber (who plays Ado Annie) in the video below!