Everything's coming up roses this week because the original production of the legendary musical GYPSY is celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of its opening night! To celebrate, we're looking back at the opening night of Broadway's most recent revival in 2008 starring Patti LuPone in the iconic role of Mama Rose. Check out the video to see our chat with LuPone, Laura Benanti, Boyd Gaines, and more! (more...)
Gotta Dance, the new Broadway-bound musical comedy about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, recently extended one week on the heels of its first performance in Chicago on December 13. The pre-Broadway World Premiere of Gotta Dance will now play through January 17, 2016, at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago), before opening on Broadway in the Fall of 2016. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action! (more...)
The Theatre School at DePaul University will honor Andre De Shields with the 2015 Award for Excellence in the Arts tonight, November 9 at the Atlantic Ballroom of the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel (221 North Columbus Drive), Chicago, IL. In honor of the occasion, De Shields sat down with Dean Richards to chat about his upcoming show GOTTA DANCE, his storied Broadway career and more. Watch the interview below! (more...)
GOTTA DANCE, the new Broadway-bound musical about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team, makes its pre-Broadway premiere this winter at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago). GOTTA DANCE begins performances on December 13, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016. Check out a brand new commercial for the show below! (more...)
One remarkable dance team. One big chance. One small twist. You gotta be over 60. Broadway In Chicago and Producers Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke will present GOTTA DANCE, the new Broadway-bound musical about professional basketball's first ever aged 60-and-older dance team in Chicago this year. GOTTA DANCE begins performances on December 13, 2015 and runs through January 10, 2016 at Broadway In Chicago's Bank of America Theatre. Check out a first look at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Professional Company debuts in time for the holidays with 'White Christmas', continuing today, December 7, and the 8th, 13th and 14th. Back by popular demand, 'White Christmas' features some of the area's most talented professionals under the direction of Gavan Pamer. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)
The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical 'Oklahoma!' takes the stage at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center July 15-17 and 22-24.
The sweet love story of farm girl Laurey Williams and cowboy Curly McClain has been a box office smash for decades. Presented by Liberty Theatre, Lincoln Park's resident professional theatre company, the show marks the debut appearance here of Broadway veteran and Pittsburgh's own Lenora Nemetz as Aunt Eller. 'Oklahoma!' is directed by Gavan Pamer.
Get a sneak peek by checking out the following behind the scenes videos of the production before it opens! (more...)
On Thursday August 28th Barnes and Noble at Lincoln Triangle hosted Tony and Olivier Award-winning Patti LuPone, four-time Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines and Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti for a Q&A and a CD signing with additional members of the Gypsy cast. The event was a celebration of the August 26th release of the Gypsy cast recording from Time Life. BWW TV brings you there for all the 'swell' and 'great' fun! (more...)
The New Broadway Cast Recording of Gypsy will be released on Tuesday August 26th, 2008. The recording session took place at Manhattan's Clinton Recording Studios and BroadwayWorld TV was there to capture all the excitement as the historic event took place. (more...)
Adorable Leigh Ann Larkin is making her Broadway debut in GYPSY which opened on March 27. A bundle of dynamite - BroadwayWorld gave Larkin a FLIP video camera so she could take you, our readers, backstage for some fun behind the scenes! Leigh Ann introduces herself and shows you around her dressing room in this first video which ends with... (oh, we won't spoil it!). Click to watch now and check back as Leigh Ann continues to FLIP! (more...)