Ethan Slater, recent Tony Award nominated star of Spongebob Squarepants, made his Feinstein's/54 Below debut earlier this summer with songs that explored the question, 'why do I write?' Now we have a peek inside his show with his performance of '(Just a) Simple Sponge'. Check out the full video! (more...)
For the 'first time in forever,' the beloved animated hit FROZEN is getting the Disney Cruise Line theatrical treatment as the new stage show, FROZEN: A MUSICAL SPECTACULAR, boards the Disney Wonder this November. (more...)
An amazing fundraising auction occurred at IF/THEN over the weekend when Idina Menzel offered audience members the chance to join her in singing “Let It Go” from the Oscar winning animated film FROZEN on-stage at the Richard Rodgers theatre, raising $4,800 for BC/EFA. (more...)
Broadway veteran Lindsay Mendez and pianist/band leader Marco Paguia were the first to perform in Lincoln Center's 'American Songbook in the Penthouse' series on, March 29. In the concert, the duo drew from an eclectic mix of music, reimagining songs from popular music blending elements of jazz, soul & rock in the familiar setting of an acoustic piano trio and vocalist.
BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and we bring you exclusive highlights below! (more...)
Directed by Tony® Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony® Award-nominee Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher began performances on Wednesday, March 28, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 15, 2012. Tickets are now on sale through January 6, 2013. The production recently took home five Tony® Awards, the most of any play this season, including Best Scenic Design (Donyale Werle), Best Lighting Design (Jeff Croiter), Best Costume Design (Paloma Young), and Best Sound Design (Darron L West).
Cast members Matthew Saldivar and Kevin Del Aguila recently made a new television promo for the show and you can check it out, along with hilarious outtakes 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 acclaimed new American play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice, directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Drama Desk Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), began preview performances on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on March 28th and is set to open on April 15th. In honor of the show, the cast went sailing. See what they had to say about their adventure below! (more...)
The highly anticipated production of Peter and the Starcatcher held its press event on Friday, March 9th and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the press presentation and speak with the company. Click below to hear from the team and get a sneak peek of the newest production elements! (more...)
Peter and the Starcatcher, an acclaimed new American play by Tony Award nominee Rick Elice, directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Drama Desk Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), will begin preview performances on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Wednesday, March 28, with an official opening night set for Sunday, April 15, 2012. In the video below, get a behind-the-scenes look into the Vermont workshop of wood artisan John Long as he handcrafts the logo art for the show! (more...)
Everyday Rapture opened officially on April 29th, 2010 at the American Airlines Theatre On Broadway (227 West 42nd Street) to great reviews. Broadway Beat now brings you a sneak peek at all the fun and excitement of opening night! (more...)
Roundabout Theatre Company recently announced that Everyday Rapture, starring Sherie Rene Scott, will open at the American Airlines Theatre in place of the indefinitely postponed Lips Together, Teeth Apart. The critically acclaimed musical by Dick Scanlan & Sherie Rene Scott is directed by Michael Mayer. In anticipation of its opening on April 29, 2010, Scanlan and Scott introduce the production in the clip below! (more...)