La Jolla Playhouse presents Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, a world-premiere musical featuring a story by The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Playhouse Director Emeritus Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar), music and lyrics by The Flaming Lips, and direction by Des McAnuff. The show is currently running through December 16, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production highlights below. (more...)
Ghost the Musical, beginning previews March 15th with the opening date set for April 23rd, is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, The Norman Conquests, Boeing-Boeing) and choreographed by Ashley Wallen (The X Factor, Kylie Minogue). Ghost The Musical is created by a team of Grammy and Academy Award winners, with a brand-new original score by Dave Stewart (half of the multi-Grammy Award winning Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (Michael Jackson's Man In The Mirror, Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill), with a book by Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost, Jacob's Ladder, The Time Traveler's Wife), who has adapted his Academy Award winning original screenplay for the stage. This brand new score also includes the iconic song 'Unchained Melody,' famously performed in the film by The Righteous Brothers.
The show just released a new 'Believe' promo, and you can check it out by clicking below! (more...)
In an unprecedented move for a Broadway musical, Facebook users were offered exclusive access to Ghost The Musical through the show's special event, The Ghost Light Sessions on Tuesday, January 24th. The producers of Ghost The Musical are pleased to announce that this unique video from The Ghost Light Sessions is now available for viewing on the show's You Tube page. Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to catch a first look at performances from stars Richard Fleeshman, Caissie Levy and Da'Vine Joy Randolph as well as interviews with the fantastic cast and creative team, including music legends Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, and Academy Award winning writer Bruce Joel Rubin, about bringing this highly anticipated new musical to Broadway. (more...)
On Thursday, January 19th, Ghost the Musical hosted The Ghost Light Sessions Live, a special sneak peek presentation at the historic Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the evening and below, we take you inside! (more...)
On Thursday, January 19th, Ghost the Musical hosted The Ghost Light Sessions Live, a special sneak peek presentation at the historic Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the evening and below, we bring you a sneak peek of the event - stars Caissie Levy (Molly) and Richard Fleeshman (Sam) performing 'Here Right Now'! Stay tuned for complete preview highlights and chats with the company coming shortly! (more...)
Exciting, passionate and historical. That's how Michael Balderrama, resident director and choreographer of In The Heights, has described the cast for the Second National Tour of the musical, who started rehearsals in New York last month. A brand new cast has been gathered to bring the award-winning show across the States. 'All of them are fresh, from top to bottom, there's no one who has been on the show before,' Balderrama explains. 'They're young, passionate and excited about being part of ‘In The Heights'. All of them are people who are just inspired by the show' (more...)
The 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights welcomed platinum recording artist and 2007 'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks on August 19th, making her Broadway debut as Nina Rosario at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Sparks will play a limited 12 week engagement through Sunday, November 14, 2010. To celebrate Jordin's official opening in the show, we've got the show's new official production footage featuring her, Kyle Beltran and the rest of the IN THE HEIGHTS cast! (more...)
The 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights welcomed platinum recording artist and 2007 'American Idol' winner Jordin Sparks on Thursday, August 19th, making her Broadway debut as Nina Rosario at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Sparks will play a limited 12 week engagement through Sunday, November 14, 2010. Jordin Sparks will perform 'Breathe' from In The Heights on Thursday, August 19th on 'Live! With Regis & Kelly.' (more...)
Latin Assistant Choreographer Luis Salgado of the hit musical In The Heights is profiled on NBC with Brian Williams and shares his motto of GOING BEYOND in Making a Difference with his organization 'Revolucion Latina', a collective of artists and activists committed to empowering the artistic community in order to inspire growth within the Latino Community. (more...)
Now in its third year at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre IN THE HEIGHTS stars Corbin Bleu, Andréa Burns, Janet Dacal, David Del Rio, Marcy Harriell, Christopher Jackson, Priscilla Lopez, Olga Merediz, Rick Négron, Courtney Reed and William B. Wingfield leading a cast of 28 that features Tony Chiroldes, Dwayne Clark, Rosie Lani Fiedelman, Ruben Flores, Marcus Paul James, Nina Lafarga, Jennifer Locke, Doreen Montalvo, Gabrielle Ruiz, Luis Salgado, Kevin Santos, Rickey Tripp, Michael Balderrama, Blanca Camacho, Stephanie Klemons, Allison Thomas Lee, Alejandra Reyes, Jon Rua and Marcos Santana.