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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with KC Rep's STILLWATER
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre concludes its 50th anniversary season with a developmental production of Stillwater, a new rock musical staged by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. Performances run May 13th through 24th, presented in a one-of-a-kind performance space - the first ever production inside the Spencer Theatre Scene Shop. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team!

BWW TV Exclusive: In the Kitchen at 54 Below- with Jay Armstrong Johnson & Ryan Scott Oliver!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 31, 2015

On February 2 (7PM & 9:30), Ryan Scott Oliver returns to 54 Below with material culled from his diverse and growing body of work: multimedia musical 35mm; southern gothic thriller We Foxes; epic Civil War-era folk opera Rope; macabre jazz operetta Darling; and rocking underworld odyssey Jasper in Deadland. Broadway powerhouses will bring his high-octane songs of heroism, salvation, brotherhood and twisted tragedy to life in a celebration of the singularity and power of this composer's inimitable musical voice. It will feature: Alex Brightman, Lindsay Mendez, Katie Thompson, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Julia Mattison, Ben Fankhauser, Derek Klena, Katie Rose Clarke, Keala Settle, Andy Mientus, Jason Gotay, Ephie Aardema, F. Michael Haynie, Julia Murney, Taylor Trensch, and more! For tickets, visit: http://54below.com In anticipation of the concert, BroadwayWorld is excited to take you behind the scenes at 54 Below, as Oliver and Jay Armstrong Johnson help chef Lynn Bound in creating a special dish for the big night. Click below to check out the exclusive episode of IN THE KITCHEN AT 54 BELOW!

VIDEO: Cast of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Performs 'Unconditional Love' on Good Day NY
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Saul Williams and Saycon Sengbloh from Broadway's Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, performed 'Unconditional Love' on this morning's 'Good Day New York.'

VIDEO: Cast of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Performs 'California Love' on GMA
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The cast of Broadway's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, performed on this morning's 'Good Morning America'. Check out the appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Star Saul Williams Stops by MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2014

Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon, Holler If Ya Hear Me is now playing at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). In the video below, Saul Williams, who stars in the new Broadway play, featuring the music of the late Tupac Shakur, joins Morning Joe to discuss the production!

STAGE TUBE: Saul Williams Talks Playing the Lead in HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME on CBS
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2014

'Holler If Ya Hear Me', the first show of the new Broadway season, is based on the music and lyrics of the late rapper Tupac Shakur. In the video below, CBS 2's Dana Tyler talks with the actor and poet who plays the lead character in Broadway's first Hip-Hop musical - Saul Williams!

Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Opens Tonight on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2014

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, is now in previews and will open on Thursday, June 19. Holler If Ya Hear Me, the world inside Tupac Shakur's music and lyrics, blazes to life in a non-biographical story about friendship, family, revenge, change and hope. Inner city lives struggle for peace against the daily challenges they face in this entertaining and original musical. Through the poetry of one of the 20th century's most influential and culturally prominent voices, we are given a window into realities of the streets still relevant today. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the cast in action below!

AUDIO: Preview Three Tracks from Broadway's New Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2014

Here's a chance to hear music from the new musical Holler If Ya Hear Me, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon. Listen to 3 tracks including 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' 'California Love' and 'Unconditional Love' in advance of the musical's first preview performance this Monday, June 2, below!

VIDEO: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Saul Williams Chats Role; Performs on 'Colbert'
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2014

Poet, musician and actor Saul Williams, will soon star in the Tupac-inspired Broadway musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me', appeared on last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Matt Doyle & More in JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2014

Prospect Theater Company is currently presenting the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances continue through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Jason Gotay, Andrea Ross & More Sing Jeff Thomson at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Award-winning composer Jeff Thomson made his debut at 54 Below with 'Go Where The Love Is' last week, January 20. The evening will highlight material from the upcoming musicals Pump Up the Volume, Trails, and Jawbreaker, as well as several yet-to-be-revealed projects. Check out highlights from the concert below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from GCP's CHRISTMAS CAMARADERIE CONCERT at Rockwood Music Hall!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 17, 2013

GCP Presents: CHRISTMAS CAMARADERIE CONCERT took place last night, December 16, at Rockwood Music Hall, located in Manhattan's Lower East Side (196 Allen St.). BroadwayWorld stopped by for yesterday's sound check and you can check of highlights from inside the final rehearsal below!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Remy Zaken & More Sing Trevor Bachman at Joe's Pub
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2013

New composer Trevor Bachman made his Joe's Pub debut on Monday, August 12 in Songs of a Brave Soldier- a musical chronicle of truth. Wielding music as a storytelling force, this evening of rock, soul, and classical styles is a sampling of two original musicals (Pyre Cantata and Coromandel), as well as brand new songs. Bachman is an indie music theatre composer/lyricist with an eclectic sound, fusing tight harmonies, soulful grooves and addictive melodies, creating an emotional theatrical experience. Check out highlights from the concert below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of SUMMER OF '42 with Hunter Foster
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2013

SUMMER OF '42, featuring a book by Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster, is now playing at Bucks County Playhouse through August 11. Check out a first look at the production, and go behind the scenes with Foster below!

STAGE TUBE: WICKED's Alli Mauzey Answers Questions for 'Glinda Week'
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2013

As part of 'Glinda Week', Wicked fans submitted their questions online for Broadway's current Glinda, Alli Mauzey. Watch the video below to see if she answered your question!

STAGE TUBE: WICKED's Willemijn Verkaik Answers Questions for 'Elphaba Week'
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2013

Willemijn Verkaik made her Broadway debut as the green witch in Wicked last month at the Gershwin Theatre. As part of 'Elphaba Week', Wicked fans submitted their questions for her online. Watch the video below to see if she answered your question!

STAGE TUBE: WICKED's F. Michael Haynie Reminisces About CAP21 Days
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2013

F. Michael Haynie, currently playing Boq in Wicked on Broadway, meets with CAP21 first-year student, Eric Sumpter. Together they talk about some of F. Michael's favorite CAP21 memories and about the importance of always being a professional. Watch the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: WICKED's Special Effects Team Talks 'Smoke and Mirrors'
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2013

Who crafts the 'smoke and mirrors' of a Broadway show? The special effects team is an integral part of the Land of Oz, helping Wicked cast its spell on audiences at every performance. Discover how the special effects of Wicked were originally conceived and produced in the behind-the-scenes video below, featuring interviews with Chic Silber and more!

STAGE TUBE Roundup: Meet WICKED's New 'Elphaba' - Willemijn Verkaik
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2012

As BroawayWorld previously reported, beginning performances on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, Willemijn Verkaik will make her Broadway debut as Elphaba in the blockbuster musical WICKED. An award-winning actress who has performed the role for more than 1,000 performances in Germany and Holland, Ms. Verkaik will perform the role for a special 15-week engagement. She is currently headlining the Dutch production of WICKED and will play her final performance there on January 11, 2013.

STAGE TUBE: HALF HOUR 2 Understudies Concert- Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2012

On November 26th, BroadwayUnderstudies.com invited some of Broadway's most talented understudies to the stage of the Laurie Beechman Theatre to share their rare talent-the ability to perform at a second's notice. They were thrown into the fire in 'Half Hour 2: A Last Minute Concert,' a show where even they don't know what they'll be singing before they step up to the microphone. The audience got to vote on what song each performer will sing. Check out highlights from the concert below!

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