VIDEO: Watch the Cast of NBC'S RISE Perform SCARS TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL on THE VOICEVIDEO: Watch the Cast of NBC'S RISE Perform SCARS TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL on THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Last night, the "Rise" cast feat. Auli'I Cravalho performed a breathtaking cover of Alessia Cara's "Scars To Your Beautiful" on NBC's The Voice - watch the performance in full below. The brand new "Rise" cast recording of "Scars To Your Beautiful" is available now at all DSPs and streaming services via Atlantic Records. "Scars To Your Beautiful" will be featured on "RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM," due Friday, May 11. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast NBC's RISE Sing 'My Junk' from SPRING AWAKENINGVIDEO: Listen to the Cast NBC's RISE Sing 'My Junk' from SPRING AWAKENING
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled another brand new cast recording of one of the songs that will be featured in next week's episode of 'Rise,' NBC's new drama series from the producers of 'Hamilton,' 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood.' An exclusive rendition of 'My Junk' by the 'Rise' cast is now available at all DSPs and streaming services. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Stars of NBC's RISE Award R.I.S.E. America Project Grants to High Schools NationwideVIDEO: Watch the Stars of NBC's RISE Award R.I.S.E. America Project Grants to High Schools Nationwide
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Auli'i Cravalho and Damon J. Gillespie are on hand to award R.I.S.E. America Project grants to high schools across the country, ensuring some dreams really do come true. (more...)

BWW TV: Check Out the Trailer for NBC's RISE! Next Episode Tuesday, 3/27BWW TV: Check Out the Trailer for NBC's RISE! Next Episode Tuesday, 3/27
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2018

From Jason Katims, executive producer and showrunner of 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood,' and 'Hamilton producer' Jeffrey Seller comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. When dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) sheds his own self-doubt, and takes over the lackluster theater department and its ambitious plans for a school production of 'Spring Awakening,' he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but also the entire working-class town. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing LEFT BEHIND From SPRING AWAKENINGVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing LEFT BEHIND From SPRING AWAKENING
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled another brand new cast recording of one of the songs that will be featured in next week's episode of 'Rise,' NBC's new drama series from the producers of 'Hamilton,' 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood.' An exclusive rendition of 'Left Behind' by the 'Rise' cast, featuring Ted Sutherland - originally featured in the Tony Award-winning musical, 'Spring Awakening' - is now available at all DSPs and streaming services. (more...)

VIDEO: Rosie Perez Discusses Her Personal Connection to NBC's RISE with Seth MeyersVIDEO: Rosie Perez Discusses Her Personal Connection to NBC's RISE with Seth Meyers
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Rosie Perez talks about why she's happy audiences are connecting with Rise, why acting as a high school drama teacher is so personal to her and the best thing nuns ever taught her. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing More SPRING AWAKENING From Next Week's EpisodeVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing More SPRING AWAKENING From Next Week's Episode
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled two brand new cast recordings of songs that will be featured in next week's episode of “Rise,” NBC's new drama series from the producers of “Hamilton,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.” “Word Of Your Body” by the “Rise” cast, featuring Auli'i Cravalho, the voice of Moana, and Damon J. Gillespie and “The Song Of Purple Summer” by the “Rise” cast, featuring the voice of Amy Forsyth – both exclusive renditions of songs originally featured in the Tony Award-winning musical, “Spring Awakening” - are available now at all DSPs and streaming services. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights From the First Episode of NBC's RISEVIDEO: Watch Highlights From the First Episode of NBC's RISE
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Watch highlights from the first episode of RISE, which aired last night on NBC. From Jason Katims, executive producer and showrunner of “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood,” and “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey Seller comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. When dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor) sheds his own self-doubt and takes over the school's lackluster theater department, he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town.  (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Radnor Discusses NBC's RISE Live on THE TODAY SHOWVIDEO: Josh Radnor Discusses NBC's RISE Live on THE TODAY SHOW
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Josh Radnor stops by The Today Show to discuss his role in the new NBC musical series RISE. In the new musical drama series “Rise,” Josh Radnor portrays an inspirational high school theater director. He tells TODAY's Hoda Kotb that he was “thrilled” to learn that Rosie Perez would co-star with him: “She's really fun to fake-fight with, but I wouldn't recommend a real fight with her.” (more...)

BWW TV: Take An Extended Look at New Musical Drama RISE, Premiering Tonight on NBC!BWW TV: Take An Extended Look at New Musical Drama RISE, Premiering Tonight on NBC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2018

Inspired by a true story, when dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli follows his dream of leading his high school's lagging theatre department, he not only galvanizes the students and faculty, but their entire working-class town. Rise premieres TONIGHT 10/9 on NBC. (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing SPRING AWAKENINGVIDEO: Listen to the Cast of NBC's RISE Sing SPRING AWAKENING
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Listen to the cast of NBC's RISE sing a Spring Awakening Montage, along with 'I Believe' from Spring Awakening below! Each Friday, beginning, March 9, original cast recordings of the tracks featured in the following Tuesday's episode of “Rise” will be released at all DSPs and streaming services. The first musical offering highlights cast recordings included in the “Rise” series premiere, airing on Tuesday, March 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC, immediately following the season finale of “This Is Us.” The weekly musical releases will culminate with a full album, entitled “RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM,” due Friday, May 11. The collection will highlight selected tracks released over the course of the season, alongside additional unreleased songs from the cast. (more...)

VIDEO: NBC Launches R.I.S.E AMERICA High School Theatre Grant ProgramVIDEO: NBC Launches R.I.S.E AMERICA High School Theatre Grant Program
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2018

In conjunction with its new theatre drama, RISE, NBC has created  R.I.S.E. America, a program that grants a half-million dollars to high school theatre programs across the country. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Auli'i Cravalho and More in New Promo for RISE on NBCVIDEO: First Look at Auli'i Cravalho and More in New Promo for RISE on NBC
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2018

NBC has released the latest promo for the upcoming drama 'Rise.' The music video style promo, featuring the show's cast performing a new Tom Kitt arrangement of Macklemore's 'Glorious', will also preview on air during NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Check out the new promo below! (more...)

VIDEO: Just-Released Promo for NBC's Theater-Themed Drama, RISEVIDEO: Just-Released Promo for NBC's Theater-Themed Drama, RISE
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2017

ed midseason drama series, RISE. The new series will launch Tuesday, March 13 at 10 p.m. with a preview episode immediately following the season finale of THIS IS US. (more...)