Mike Birbiglia was a guest on last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers.' During the interview, he talks about his college days with Nick Kroll and why he's okay with people falling asleep at his Broadway show. (more...)
The Broadway engagement of Mike Birbiglia's The New One, directed by Seth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld was there, and we're taking you to the after party below! (more...)
Below, meet CMU alumni and 2018 Tony nominees Grey Henson (Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for Mean Girls) and Jamie deRoy (producer of Tony nominated shows: Angels In America, Three Tall Women, The Band's Visit, Latin History for Morons and Once On This Island). (more...)
Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank, present the New York premiere of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)
To celebrate his second consecutive win at the Greenwich Village Film Festival on October 26th, 2016, award-winning filmmaker RICK McKAY (Broadway: The Golden Age, Broadway: BEYOND the Golden Age, A&E Biography, PBS's City Arts and Egg: The Arts Show), releases a six-minute sample of his 2015 winning short film, 'Greenwich Village: A World Apart'. The never-before-seen footage can be seen below or on YouTube at:https://youtu.be/i2-wjVAqwsA (more...)
In his new film, Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age, which will be out next year, Rick McKay interviews Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Wendy Wasserstein in 1999. Known for her award-winning play THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, he put this short piece together for his film/tv producing partner, Jamie deRoy, who is part of the producing team of the new revival of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES on Broadway, starring Elizabeth 'Mad Men' Moss. Check out the interview below! (more...)
Yesterday, July 9, friends and family of Bradshaw Smith (Founder & Executive Producer of "Broadway Beat" and Applause Video), gathered at the New Signature Theatre space to honor the former cabaret star and beloved videographer at an intimate memorial celebration. Performers and speakers who came out to show their respects included Jared Bortz, Mario Cantone, Dan Daly, Jamie deRoy, Julie Halston, Jeff Harnar, Linda Harris, Karen Mason, Susie Mosher, Sidney Myer, Lee Roy Reams, Richard Ridge, Steven Skeels and Todd Stockman.
As part of the celebration, Bradshaw's longtime friend and editor, Jonathan Frank, compiled the best of Bradshaw's cabaret past, and below, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you the highlights from Bradshaw's career as a perfomer and cabaret fixture. (more...)
For over twenty-five years, the late Bradshaw Smith (Founder & Executive Producer of "Broadway Beat" and Applause Video) was the theater world's preeminent videographer, capturing over 1,000 performances on Broadway, off-Broadway, in cabaret halls and beyond that now, because of him, live on today. Bradshaw Smith died on January 16, 2012, at age 57, following a sudden and severe stroke.
To conclude the intimate memorial, Bradshaw's longtime friend and editor, Jonathan Frank, compiled the best of Bradshaw's work as a video artist. For a look back at your favorite performances nearly three decades long, all captured through Bradshaw's lens, click below! (more...)
Paloma Young is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Click below to hear from Young on all of her dreams coming true tonight. (more...)
Jeff Croiter is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Not typically in front of the corwd, Croiter sat down with BroadwayWorld to talk all about his shining moment. (more...)
Donyale Werle is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Click below to hear from Werle about designing for a show 'about imagination.' (more...)
Christian Borle is the recipient of this year's Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER. Despite his elite status as a Broadway vet, he was still shocked to hear his name called and hasn't hit the ground yet. Click below to hear from Borle just moments after his big win! (more...)
The national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams is now on tour. Check out production highlights from the show below! Joining Tony Award® nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia are Tony Award® nominee Martin Vidnovic as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Award® nominee Crista Moore as Alice Beineke, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Pippa Pearthreeas Grandma, Tom Corbeil as Lurch, Patrick D. Kennedy as Pugsley, Brian Justin Crum as Lucas Beineke and Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday. (more...)