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BWW TV Show Preview: NEXT TO NORMAL on Broadway
by Craig Brockman - Apr 16, 2009

Catch musical highlights from the critically acclaimed 'Next To Normal' starring Alice Ripley, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano and J. Robert Spencer

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special Sneak Peek - ROCK OF AGES Hits Broadway!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 9, 2009

Following an extremely successful off Broadway run and the sale of the film rights to New Line Cinema, ROCK OF AGES opened on Broadway, tonight, Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W. 47th Street). Previews began on Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special Sneak Peek - HAIR 'Lets the Sun Shine In' On Broadway!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 1, 2009

HAIR began preview performances on Friday, March 6th, and celebrated its official opening on night, Tuesday, March 31, 2009. After a smash-hit run at Central Park's Delacorte Theater last summer, HAIR returns to Broadway for the first time in over 30 years. BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway Beat bring you highlights from the production and Opening Night interviews with the cast and creative team! The story of a group of young Americans searching for love and peace during the Vietnam era, HAIR is a timeless portrait of a movement that changed the world. Its groundbreaking rock score paved the way for some of the greatest musicals of our time. Now, the 'Age of Aquarius' dawns again in this jubilant new production directed by Diane Paulus, with choreography by Karole Armitage. HAIR features a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and music by Galt MacDermot.

BWW TV Show Preview: Impressionism
by Craig Brockman - Mar 27, 2009

Catch scenes from Impressionism starring Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen right here on BroadwayWorld.com!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special Sneak Peek - God Of Carnage Opens on Broadway
by Broadway Beat - Mar 24, 2009

Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden star in GOD OF CARNAGE, the new play by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Matthew Warchus, opened on Broadway at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street), Sunday March 22. Previews began on February 28. BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway Beat bring you highlights from the production and Opening Night inteterviews with the cast and creative teams! GOD OF CARNAGE is a comedy of manners without the manners. The play deals with the aftermath of a playground altercation between two boys and what happens when their parents meet to talk about it.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special Sneak - WEST SIDE STORY Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2009

West Side Story returned to Broadway in a new production directed by its two-time Tony Award winning librettist Arthur Laurents. West Side Story opened at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) on Thursday, March 19, 2009. Broadway Beat and BWW were there to cover every exciting moment of Opening Night-get ready to 'rumble' with this Sneak Peek!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Sneak Peek at the Opening Night of Blithe Spirit on Broadway
by Broadway Beat - Mar 17, 2009

Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit began preview performances on Thursday, February 26, 2009 and opened on Sunday, March 15, 2009 at the Shubert Theatre (West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were there to capture all the excitement of Opening Night with clips from the show and interviews with the starry cast! Led by two time Tony Award winner directore Michael Blakemore (Kiss Me, Kate; Copenhagen, City of Angels, Noises Off!) leads the cast of this newest addition to the Great White Way which stars 4 time Tony-award winner Angela Lansbury (Sweeney Todd,Gypsy, Dear World, Mame), Rupert Everett (My Best Friend's Wedding, An Ideal Husband), two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street), and two time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson ('24', 'Recount' Enchanted April). Simon Jones (Waiting in the Wings, The Real Thing), Deborah Rush (Noises Off!) and Susan Louise O'Connor (Walk Two Moons) round out the cast.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Sneak Peek at the Opening Night of 33 Variations
by Broadway Beat - Mar 12, 2009

33 VARIATIONS, starring Jane Fonda, Samantha Mathis, Colin Hanks, Zach Grenier, Don Amendolia, Susan Kellermann, Erik Steele and Diane Walsh. 33 VARIATIONS, written and directed by Mois?s Kaufman opened on Monday, March 9th at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on Broadway. Catch all the Opening Night excitement with clips from the show and interviews with the stars direct from Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld! Jane Fonda heads a cast of eight in 33 VARIATIONS, a new American play written and directed by Mois?s Kaufman, about Katherine Brandt (Jane Fonda) trying to solve a centuries-old mystery about the world's greatest composer. Katherine's obsession takes her from present-day New York to 19th century Austria. As the music that consumes Katherine comes to life on stage, she races against time to find common ground with her daughter and to embrace the legacy of her own life.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Sneak Peek at the Opening Night of GUYS & DOLLS!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 3, 2009

Guys and Dolls starring Oliver Platt ('Nathan Detroit'), Lauren Graham ('Miss Adelaide'), Craig Bierko ('Sky Masterson') and Kate Jennings Grant ('Sarah Brown') celebrated Opening Night on March 1, 2009 and BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were there for the exciting opening night party to bring you interviews with the stars and clips from the show! Packed with such classic hits as 'Fugue for Tinhorns,' 'A Bushel and a Peck,' 'Adelaide's Lament,' 'I'll Know,' 'Guys and Dolls,' 'More I Cannot Wish You,' 'Luck Be A Lady,' and 'Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat,' Guys and Dolls features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure,' two short stories by Damon Runyon, it also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Tickets to Guys and Dolls are $51.50 - 126.50 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4100, www.Ticketmaster.com or in person at the Nederlander Theatre (208 W. 41st Street) Box Office. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at The Story Of My Life
by Broadway Beat - Feb 20, 2009

THE STORY OF MY LIFE, starring Will Chase and Tony Award nominee Malcolm Gets opened on Thursday, February 19th at the Booth Theatre. Join BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat for the exciting opening night party at Sardi's plus clips from show! Tony Award winner and Broadway veteran Richard Maltby, Jr. (Ain't Misbehavin', Song & Dance) directs this original story about friendship, success and the choices we make at the turning points in our lives. THE STORY OF MY LIFE is written by Broadway newcomers Neil Bartram (score) and Brian Hill (book). THE STORY OF MY LIFE has performances are Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8PM, with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2PM and Sunday at 3PM.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat / You're Welcome America...
by Broadway Beat - Feb 7, 2009

Will Ferrell's new one-man show 'You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush' opened on Broadway last night, Thursday February 5th, 2009. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld were there as the big screen comic made his mark on the Great White Way! Performances began on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, the same day as the United States Presidential Inauguration. The limited engagement will run through March 15, 2009 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W Bush also features the talents of Pia Glenn, Patrick Ferrell, Adam Mucci and Michael Delaney.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at Hedda Gabler
by Broadway Beat - Jan 26, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new Broadway production of Hedda Gabler, starring Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Cerveris, Paul Sparks and Peter Stormare. Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen with a new adaptation by Christopher Shinn, is directed by Ian Rickson at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Mary-Louise Parker stars as 'Hedda Gabler' in this new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen's modern classic. A woman of dangerous independence restrained by a conventional marriage, Hedda Gabler indulges in a cruel game, amusing herself with the misfortune she inflicts on those around her. As Hedda struggles to balance her wild desires against her chosen life, she sets into motion a manic chain of events that bring her story to a chilling end.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at The American Plan
by Broadway Beat - Jan 24, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway premiere of Richard Greenberg's THE AMERICAN PLAN which is directed by Tony nominee David Grindley (Journey's End). Lily Rabe and Mercedes Ruehl are joined by Benjamin Eakeley (Sweeney Todd), Austin Lysy (A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Delacorte), and Brenda Pressley (The First Breeze of Summer). BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were there to capture all the excitement od Opening Night!

BWW TV Exclusive: HAIRSPRAY The Final Bow on Broadway
by Craig Brockman - Jan 7, 2009

BWW TV was on hand to bring you the most exclusive coverage of the powerhouse finale, 'You Can't Stop The Beat', the joyful curtain call, Harvey's emotional farewell speech, and inteviews with the original cast members and creative team with a surprise or two!

BWW TV: On Broadway With LIZA! - Part III
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2009

Catch all the excitement of tech rehearsal, opening night and more as we conclude our exclusive backstage coverage of Liza's At The Palace!

BWW TV: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas featuring Tony Award-winning Shows and Stars!
by Craig Brockman - Dec 23, 2008

Tis the season and what could be better than your favorite Broadway shows and stars coming together to recite the classic poem, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas?' Tony Awward-winning shows and perfomers from Wicked to Chicago to Billy Elliot to Gypsy - 21 stars in all representing 11 shows and a surprise guest or two give their spin on this beloved story. Click now to watch this special holiday treat!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at PAL JOEY
by Broadway Beat - Dec 18, 2008

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Marc Platt, presents Stockard Channing (Vera Simpson), Matthew Risch (Joey Evans) and Martha Plimpton (Gladys Bumps) in a new Broadway production of Pal Joey which opened at The Roundabo Theatre on December 18th. BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were at Opening Night to capture all the excitement!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at SHREK
by Broadway Beat - Dec 15, 2008

One of the most eagerly awaited musicals of the season - Shrek The Musical - opened up on Sunday, December 14th and BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were at Opening Night to capture all the excitement!

BWW TV: When Lin-Manuel Met Nicholas 'IN THE HEIGHTS'
by Craig Brockman - Dec 5, 2008

A bright ray of light burst on the Great White Way this past week and gave us a wee bit of hope in this bleakest of seasons, no it wasn't a brand new Broadway bound hit, well not in the strictest sense, it was a young boy from New Orleans who dared to make his musical theatre dreams come true.

BWW TV: On The Road With LIZA! (The Boys!)
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2008

It's time to meet 'the boys' (and see sneak peeks) who have just finished touring with Liza and are ready to hit the Great White Way!

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