BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from NY Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT with Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis & More!BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from NY Philharmonic's SHOW BOAT with Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 6, 2014

The New York Philharmonic presents a semi-staged production of Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat, running through November 8, 2014. SHOW BOAT stars Christopher Fitzgerald as Frank, Norm Lewis as Joe, Alli Mauzey as Ellie, Julian Ovenden as Gaylord Ravenal, Edward Watts as Steve, Fred Willard as Cap'n Andy,NaTasha Yvette Williams as Queenie, Vanessa Williams as Julie, Jane Alexander as Parthy, Erika Henningsen as Kim, and Lauren Worsham as Magnolia. All cast members will be making their New York Philharmonic debuts in this production. As previously announced, the performances will be conducted and directed by Ted Sperling and choreographed by Randy Skinner. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the concert below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Men of Signature Theatre's DINER - Opening Tonight!STAGE TUBE: Meet the Men of Signature Theatre's DINER - Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy AwardŽ-winning screenwriter and director Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Bugsy, The Natural) and an original score by nine-time Grammy AwardŽ winner Sheryl Crow. Directed and choreographed by three-time Tony AwardŽ WinnerKathleen Marshall (Broadway's Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), the ensemble piece will feature Whitney Bashor (Barbara; Broadway's Bridges of Madison County and Signature's The Hollow), Bryan Fenkart (Modell; Broadway's Memphis), Aaron Finley (Billy; Broadway's Rock of Ages),Josh Grisetti (Shrevie; Off-Broadway's Enter Laughing), Erika Henningsen (Beth; Show Boat: Live from Lincoln Center with the NY Philharmonic), Derek Klena (Boogie; Broadway's Wicked, The Bridges of Madison County and Second Stage'sDogfight), Adam Kantor (Eddie; Broadway's Rent, Next to Normal and Second Stage's The Last Five Years), Tess Soltau(Elyse; Broadway's The Addams Family), Matthew James Thomas (Fenwick; Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,Pippin), and John Schiappa (Older Boogie; Broadway's Rocky, The Other Place, Wicked). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Signature Theatre's New Trailer for Sheryl Crow's DINERSTAGE TUBE: Watch Signature Theatre's New Trailer for Sheryl Crow's DINER
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Bugsy, The Natural) and an original score by nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow. The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre December 9 and will play through January 25. Signature just unveiled a new trailer for the show, and you can check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sheryl Crow & Barry Levinson Talk DINER in POST: POV SeriesSTAGE TUBE: Sheryl Crow & Barry Levinson Talk DINER in POST: POV Series
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Diner, the musical adaptation of the landmark film with a book by the movie's Academy AwardŽ-winning screenwriter and director Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Bugsy, The Natural) and an original score by nine-time Grammy AwardŽ winnerSheryl Crow. Directed and choreographed by three-time Tony AwardŽ Winner Kathleen Marshall (Broadway's Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), the production begins performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre December 9. It will play for six and a half weeks, through January 25. Crow and Levinson both just took part in Post: POV, a series hosted by Peter Marks, at which the duo discussed putting the new musical together. Check out the full conversation below! (more...)

BWW TV: One Cast More! LES MISERABLES Welcomes New Broadway Cast Members!BWW TV: One Cast More! LES MISERABLES Welcomes New Broadway Cast Members!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 5, 2015

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schonberg's Les Miserables just welcomed several new cast members for its second year on Broadway last night, March 3 at The Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Joining the cast are Tony and Oliver Award nominee Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins) as Thenardier, Erika Henningsen as Fantine, Rachel Izen as Madame Thenardier,Brennyn Lark as Eponine, Chris McCarrell as Marius and Wallace Smith as Enjolras. Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will perform as Jean Valjean through the end of the summer; Will Swenson, as Javert, and Samantha Hill, as Cosette, will continue in their roles as well. Below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge brings you interviews with the full gang on their first night! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTERSTAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings 'Ol' Man River' from SHOW BOAT on Tonight's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

The New York Philharmonic presentation of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's SHOW BOAT in concert, airs on PBS October 1th at 9:00pm, check your local listings. Don't miss Kern and Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical about the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River. Check out Tony-nominee Norm Lewis singing the iconic 'Ol' Man River (more...)

STAGE TUBE: They Won't Keep Quiet: Women of Broadway Perform Protest SongSTAGE TUBE: They Won't Keep Quiet: Women of Broadway Perform Protest Song
by Stage Tube - Mar 4, 2017

Women from the Broadway community have something to say, and they won't keep quiet. (more...)

VIDEO: Regina, Gretchen & Karen Get Ready to Take Over Broadway for MEAN GIRLS!VIDEO: Regina, Gretchen & Karen Get Ready to Take Over Broadway for MEAN GIRLS!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2017

Mean Girls, the new musical produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film, will open on Broadway this Spring at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Previews begin Monday, March 12, 2018 in advance of an official opening night of Sunday, April 8, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Tina Fey Talks MEAN GIRLS & Handing Out Cheese Fries in Times SquareVIDEO: Tina Fey Talks MEAN GIRLS & Handing Out Cheese Fries in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Tina Fey discussed recently giving out free cheese fries in New York's Times Square in honor of Mean Girls Day and to promote her Broadway-bound MEAN GIRLS the Musical (more...)

VIDEO: Tina Fey Struts with MEAN GIRLS Star Ashley Park at KPOPVIDEO: Tina Fey Struts with MEAN GIRLS Star Ashley Park at KPOP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Mean Girls will open on Broadway this spring at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street), starring Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners. Creator Tina Fey stopped by Park's current gig - the immersive KPOP at Ars Nova - and took an impressive stroll down the runway. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: So Fetch! Watch Lindsay Lohan Recite Her Favorite MEAN GIRLS QuotesVIDEO: So Fetch! Watch Lindsay Lohan Recite Her Favorite MEAN GIRLS Quotes
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2018

In a new video from W Magazine, Lindsay Lohan re-enacted her top eight favorite quotes from Mean Girls, including the classic 'Stop trying to make 'fetch' happen!' Check out the video below to see what other seven quotes she chose! (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Gets Plastic! Watch Highlights of MEAN GIRLS on BroadwayVIDEO: Broadway Gets Plastic! Watch Highlights of MEAN GIRLS on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2018

Mean Girls opens on Broadway this Sunday, April 8 at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The musical features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film, music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs. (more...)

VIDEO: Tina Fey Talks How Bringing MEAN GIRLS to Broadway is a Dream Come True and More on CBS Sunday MorningVIDEO: Tina Fey Talks How Bringing MEAN GIRLS to Broadway is a Dream Come True and More on CBS Sunday Morning
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2018

Tina Fey appeared on CBS Sunday Morning this morning to talk about how bringing Mean Girls to Broadway is a dream come true. (more...)

BWW TV: Think Pink with the Company of MEAN GIRLS on Opening Night!BWW TV: Think Pink with the Company of MEAN GIRLS on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 9, 2018

The August Wilson Theatre was the place to be last night as Mean Girls officially opened on Broadway! How would we describe the night in one word? Fetch! (more...)


by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2018

Mean Girls, which just opened on Broadway on Sunday night at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street), features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film. But what happens when movie and musical meet? (more...)

VIDEO: Barrett Wilbert Weed Performs 'I'd Rather Be Me' From MEAN GIRLS on The Tonight ShowVIDEO: Barrett Wilbert Weed Performs 'I'd Rather Be Me' From MEAN GIRLS on The Tonight Show
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2018

On last night's Tonight Show, Barrett Wilbert Weed, currently playing Janice in Mean Girls on Broadway, performed 'I'd Rather Be Me.' Tina Fey, the writer of the musical, as well as the movie it is based on, was on hand to introduce Barrett's performance. Watch the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out the Lyric Video for MEAN GIRLS Anthem I'D RATHER BE MEVIDEO: Check Out the Lyric Video for MEAN GIRLS Anthem I'D RATHER BE ME
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Check out the official lyric video for "I'd Rather Be Me" Performed by Barrett Wilbert Weed & the Original Broadway Cast of MEAN GIRLS. The song is now available for purchase on iTunes. (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of the Tony Nominated MEAN GIRLS Musical Strut Their Stuff on THE TODAY SHOW!VIDEO: The Cast of the Tony Nominated MEAN GIRLS Musical Strut Their Stuff on THE TODAY SHOW!
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2018

Continuing TODAY's 'Best of Broadway' week, Tina Fey is live on the TODAY plaza to introduce a performance by the cast of her Broadway musical 'Mean Girls,' which has received a dozen Tony nominations. Watch them perform a song from the show, 'Apex Predator.' (more...)

VIDEO: Tina Fey Shares Her Tony Nomination Reaction on THE TODAY SHOWVIDEO: Tina Fey Shares Her Tony Nomination Reaction on THE TODAY SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2018

The 2004 film "Mean Girls" was written by Tina Fey. Now a Broadway musical version of the film has earned a whopping 12 Tony nominations. Fey tells TODAY that she was at the gym when she got the news, and "I started crying in the middle of Equinox." More on this story here. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: It's a Broadway Super-Clique! A Chitchat with the Ladies of MEAN GIRLSBackstage with Richard Ridge: It's a Broadway Super-Clique! A Chitchat with the Ladies of MEAN GIRLS
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 5, 2018

This is a cautionary interview...  Don't be fooled by the characters they play. The ladies of Mean Girls are tight, and we've got the proof!  Right before the show's whopping twelve Tony nominations rolled in earlier this week, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with five of the coolest ladies on Broadway: Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, Kate Rockwell and Barrett Wilbert Weed. (more...)

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