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BWW TV: CHICAGO Stars Reunite to Celebrate Two Decades of Razzle Dazzle!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2016

CHICAGO, Broadway's longest running American musical, just held a celebratory cocktail reception yesterday at New York City's The Palm Restaurant West Side location to officially launch the show's 20th anniversary year. Lead producer Barry Weissler addressed the crowd to toast the occasion and announce initiatives taking place over the next year in the lead-up to the official anniversary celebration and performance this November. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out interviews with CHICAGO stars of past and present below!

VIDEO: First Look - Jessie Mueller in Adorable Trailer for WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

The highly anticipated new musical WAITRESS, opens Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), with previews starting on Friday, March 25, 2016.

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Sara Bareilles Appear in All-New WAITRESS Promo
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2016

An all-new promo for WAITRESS, featuring composer Sara Bareilles and star Jessie Mueller has been shared on the show's official Facebook page.

STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO Tour Cast Performs 'Roxie,' 'And All That Jazz,' and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2015

Watch the touring cast of CHICAGO, starring Dylis Croman and Terra C. MacLeod, sing classics from the show, including 'Nowadays,' 'Roxie,' 'And All That Jazz,' and more!

VIDEO: DANCING WITH THE STARS Contestants Recreate Iconic Numbers from Broadway's CHICAGO
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Last night, the two couples danced a lively Charleston to the show's iconic numbers 'All That Jazz' and 'Hot Honey Rag'.

VIDEO: Bruce Willis Interrupts Daughter Rumer's Appearance on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Actress and singer Rumer Willis, daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, is currently making her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the long running musical CHICAGO.

VIDEO: CHICAGO's Rumer Willis Performs 'Me and My Baby'; Talks Broadway Debut on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Rumer Willis just stopped by this morning's LIVE today to perform 'Me and My Baby' and chat about making her Broadway debut.

BWW TV: Rumer Willis Opens Up About Making Her Broadway Debut in the 'Saucy' CHICAGO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2015

Actress and DANCING WITH THE STARS winner Rumer Willis will officially make her Broadway debut as 'Roxie Hart' in Chicago on Monday, September 21. In honor of the big night, Willis met the press earlier today at Sardi's in Manhattan - check out what she had to say about stepping into the legendary musical below!

BWW TV Exclusive: High Schoolers Take Over Broadway- Watch Highlights from the 2015 Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 1, 2015

THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS (NHSMTA)/JIMMY AWARDS- The seventh annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards were held on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This one-of-a-kind-event was hosted by two-time Tony Award®-winner Michael Cerveris, currently on Broadway in this year's Best Musical Fun Home at Circle in the Square. The coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor on Monday, June 29 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, was presented to Marla Louissaint representing The Gershwin Awards and Anthony Skillman, representing the M.A.C.Y. Awards. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Brandy Belts Out CHICAGO at Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held last week May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including Chicago's Brandy Norwood, who performed 'Roxy'- check it out below!

BWW TV: Grammy Winner Brandy on Making Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 17, 2015

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Grammy Award-winner Brandy Norwood making her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC) through Sunday, June 21, 2015. BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch up with Brandy at a recent press preview - below, check out what she has to say about making her Broadway debut, and watch a performance sneak peek!

BWW TV: Go Inside MCC's Annual MISCAST Gala with Honorees Fran Weissler, Sarah Paulson & More!
by TV - Red Carpets - Mar 31, 2015

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presented its annual gala, Miscast 2015 Gala last night at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). Miscast 2015 honored two bold and fearless women: Emmy® & Golden Globe® nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony® Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and you can check out red carpet interviews with the performers, honorees, and celebrity guests below!

VIDEO: Watch Jennifer Nettles Announce Broadway Debut in CHICAGO Live on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The singer shared the news live on this morning's TODAY on NBC. Watch the announcement below!

BWW TV Special: Tony Winners Ann Reinking, Bebe Neuwirth, James Naughton and Joel Grey Light Up the Stage for CHICAGO's Record-Breaking 7,486 Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2014

Check out footage from the special performance and interviews with the stars below!

STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN National Tour's Kyle Selig Shows Fans a Day in Life as Pippin in Anticipation of Denver Opening
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2014

Kyle Selig stars as Pippin in the new national touring production of PIPPIN that launches in Denver on Sept. 6. Kyle sent his selfie video series, JOIN US: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PIPPIN that The Denver Center for the Performing Arts put together into a vlog to show fans a fun day in the life of Kyle and his show. In this video, he meets up with castmates (including Leading Player Sasha Allen), jugglers and even some comic sleight of video hand. Get a first look into rehearsals. Enjoy the view.

BWW TV: Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Joshua Henry & More Sing VIOLET!- Meet the Broadway Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2014

The company met the press last night, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say about the musical and watch a performance sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Kris Jenner Wants to Appear on Broadway in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Kris Jenner, star of Keeping Up With the Kardashians on E!, admitted on Sunday to friend Jonathan Cheban and her daughter Kim Kardashian that she loves the song 'All That Jazz' and has been taking singing and dancing lessons in hopes of starring on Broadway in Chicago. Check out the clip below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Patina Miller and More in PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2013

Producers Barry & Fran Weissler and Howard & Janet Kagan present Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus. Pippin will begin preview performances on Broadway Saturday, March 23, 2013 and officially open Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Music Box Theatre. Tickets are available through, by calling 212-239-6200, and in person beginning Saturday, March 2nd at the Music Box Theatre box office (239 West 45th Street). Check out a sneak peek of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Kara DioGuardi Prepares for CHICAGO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2011

This fall, Kara DioGuardi, Grammy nominated songwriter and star of 'American Idol' and Bravo's 'Platinum Hit', will make her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess Roxie Hart in the Tony Award-winning hit musical CHICAGO for an eight-week limited engagement, Monday, September 5 through Sunday, October 30, 2011 at the Ambassador Theatre. Click below to go behind the scenes of her CHICAGO photo shoot!

Creel Makes Surprise Sirius XM Appearance; Talks New Album & PIPPIN Reading with Finneran, Thoms et al.
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 30, 2011

Two-time Tony nominee Gavin Creel made a surprise appearance at the Sirius XM Live on Broadway radio show on Wednesday and had some exciting news to share about a brand new upcoming