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VIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter,  VideoVIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2020

Past cast members from various productions of Kinky Boots have created a video in honor of pride, performing the show's finale, 'Raise You Up'!

THE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony VideoTHE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that The Prom will perform at the WorldPride Closing Ceremony on June 30th in Times Square. Melissa Etheridge will headline the Closing Ceremony, which will also include performances by Jake Shears & MNEK. Additional talent will be announced in the weeks ahead.

Video: Welcome to the Land of Lola! Meet the New Leads of KINKY BOOTS VideoVideo: Welcome to the Land of Lola! Meet the New Leads of KINKY BOOTS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2017

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Jake Shears, lead singer of the glam pop group Scissor Sisters, will make his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price', succeeding Stark Sands beginning Monday, January 8, 2018. He will play for a limited run through Sunday, April 1, 2018. That same day, January 8, returning to the cast as 'Lola' is J. Harrison Ghee, who succeeds Billy Porter.

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Today, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Wednesday, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of CTG's BENT
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2015

Just in to BroadwayWorld! Martin Sherman's BENT, a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, will be directed by MoisÊs Kaufman, began previews on July 15 and opens July 26 for a run through August 23, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. BroadwayWorld has a stunning first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of CTG's BENT with Jake Shears, Andy Mientus & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2015

Martin Sherman's 'Bent,' a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, opened on July 26 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Moises Kaufman, performances for 'Bent' will continue through August 23. (Previews started on July 15.) Check out a behind-the-scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Sings 'Streets of Berlin' from BENT at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2015

Martin Sherman's BENT, a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, will be directed by Moises Kaufman, beginning previews tomorrow, July 15, and opening July 26 for a run through August 23, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Below, watch Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) sing 'Streets of Berlin,' a song he wrote and performs in the play!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - MTV's Special IT GETS BETTER Airing 2/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Dan Savage, syndicated columnist, author, co-creator of the It Gets Better Project, and star of MTV's upcoming series 'Savage U,' will anchor a 60-minute IT GETS BETTER special, which will spotlight the emotional and societal struggles many LGBT youth face. The special will air on both MTV and Logo on Tuesday, February 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

STAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes, Mary Birdsong, Jake Wilson & More Parody Sara Bareilles
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2011

Some of Broadway's best parodied Bareilles's 'Uncharted,' giving the song a completely unique spin. The spoof - featuring some Broadway favorites including Laura Osnes (Anything Goes), Mary Birdsong (Tales of The City), Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters/Tales of The City) and more - appears below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes With TALES OF THE CITY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2011

Three decades after Armistead Maupin mesmerized millions with his daily column in the city's newspapers, detailing the lives and (multiple) loves of Mary Ann, Mouse, Mona, Brian, and their beloved but mysterious landlady, Mrs. Madrigal, his iconic San Francisco saga comes home as a momentous new musical from the Tony Award-winning creators of Avenue Q (librettist Jeff Whitty and director Jason Moore) and the musical minds behind the glam-rock phenomenon Scissor Sisters (composers Jake Shears and John Garden). Wesley Taylor, who stars as Mouse, brings a behind the scenes look entitled TALES. View it below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of ACT's TALES OF THE CITY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2011

American Conservatory Theater's (A.C.T.) highly anticipated production of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has been extended an additional two weeks through July 24 due to unprecedented demand. The world premiere musical amassed the largest advance sale in A.C.T.'s history prior to its first preview performance on May 18 and has continued to break sales records heading into last night's opening night gala. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City will now run through July 24, 2011, at the American Conservatory Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). The added performances are July 12-24, 2011: 8 p.m. performances Tuesdays through Sundays (Sunday, July 17 performance is at 7 p.m.) and 2 p.m. matinees on July 13, 16, 23, 24;. For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or visit the A.C.T. website at www.act-sf.org.

STAGE TUBE: Armistead Maupin & Jake Shears Talk TALES OF THE CITY San Francisco!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2011

San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre is now presenting Armistead Maupin and Jake Shear's TALES OF THE CITY, based on the novels. First serialized in The Chronicle, Armistead Maupin's bittersweet novel 'Tales of the City,' is set in San Francisco and consists of interlaced stories of dewy-eyed newcomers and dissolute social climbers, gay coming-out stories and paisley-clad hippies. The story captures the era of the mid-'70s in San Francisco, complete with disco and drugs, fern bars and pickup night at the Marina Safeway, as well as feelings of hope, heartbreak, innocence and laughter. Click below for an interview with the creators!

STAGE TUBE: Kerry Ellis, Nick Hynter, et al. Support It Gets Better
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2011

West End stars, including Denise Van Outen and Kerry Ellis, have joined forces to promote the message that 'It Gets Better' to youngsters who may be struggling with their sexuality. Check out what they have to say below!