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BWW TV Exclusive:  Look Back at Composing The Color PurpleBWW TV Exclusive: Look Back at Composing The Color Purple
by James Sims - Feb 18, 2008

With the production coming to a close in New York, BroadwayWorld's own James Sims caught up with The Color Purple's composers/lyricits Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, in Los Angeles, to discuss how the pair, along with Brenda Russell and Marsha Norman (libretto), turned a Pulitzer Prize winning novel and Oscar nominated film into a Broadway musical... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Gets in the HAIRSPRAY Spirit with 'You Can't Stop the Beat'STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Gets in the HAIRSPRAY Spirit with 'You Can't Stop the Beat'
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2016

Tony and Grammy Award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices release the fifth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series, featuring 'You Can't Stop the Beat' from the musical HAIRSPRAY. In tribute to NBC's live version airing on December 7th, BIV offers its voice to this joyful anthem - check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'I Don't Need A Roof' from BIG FISHSTAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'I Don't Need A Roof' from BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the sixth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, featuring 'I Don't Need A Roof' from the musical BIG FISH, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (multi-award winner, including Emmy, Outer Critics, and Drama Desk Awards; Grammy, and Tony nominations for The Wild Party, The Addams Family, I Am Harvey Milk). Check it out below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Gets Inappropriate for Ninth Anniversary!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Gets Inappropriate for Ninth Anniversary!
by Ben Cameron - Jun 26, 2017

Time really does fly, especially when you're having fun. And, let's be honest, we have a lot of fun at Broadway Sessions. So much so that nine years has flown by ever so quickly. And what better way to celebrate nine years of hurt special brand of musical theatre mania than with an "Inappropriate" Anniversary Show. We welcomed back a roster of Broadway Sessions favorites to share wildly inappropriate tunes and memories. The results were memorable, well, for most of our audience at least ;) (more...)

VIDEO: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE - Catch it Before the Lights Go Out!VIDEO: LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE - Catch it Before the Lights Go Out!
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2017

The world premiere of LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE is running now through December 3 at People's Light Theatre. When his groundbreaking NBC variety show failed to attract a national sponsor, Nat 'King' Cole famously declared that 'Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark.' In this theatrical exploration into the soul of an American icon,Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregorimagine Nat as he faces his final Christmastime broadcast, and weighs the advice of his friend Sammy Davis Jr. to 'go out with a bang.' (more...)