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by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 8, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, May 8 (12pm), as he chats with the four stars of Jersey Boys: Jonathan Cable, Aaron de Jesus, CJ Pawlikowski and John Rochette.
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2020
Today's top stories: MCP will stage Jekyll and Hyde directed by Tony Yazbeck, National Theatre has added additional shows including Coriolanus (starring Tom Hiddleston), A Streetcar Named Desire, and Barber Shop Chronicles, watch Patti LuPone and more in David Mamet's November, and more!
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including Alex Brightman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, the cast of Hadestown, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Today (May 7) in live streaming: Ben counts down Mother's Day songs, White Collar cast reunites on Stars in the House and so much more!
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - May 7, 2020
As there are many guests visiting from English-speaking places in the world like the United States and the United Kingdom, Disneyland Paris has the task of making sure that they have entertainment that can be understood by both French-speaking and English-speaking guests.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2020
Today we're going undercover with some word scrambles based on Broadway's newest family comedy, Mrs. Doubtfire!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
'“The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II” airs Mother's Day, SUNDAY, MAY 10 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT). Get a sneak peek here at the all-star voice cast of The Lion King, Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, and Billy Eichner performing 'Hakuna Matata'!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis and the effect it has had on the performing arts industry in venues across the country, the producers of the North American tour of Miss Saigon have announced closure of the tour, which included the upcoming presentation at The Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore on June 2 a?" 7, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
While West End theatres remain dark, photographer Troy David Johnston, who is normally employed in the wardrobe department at Wicked, is shining a spotlight on what remains of the usually bustling streets of London.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2020
Today's top stories: A Strange Loop has won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and more!
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rob McClure, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
The Mercury Theatre launched their new virtual programme of work, Mercury Online, at the beginning of April. Their weekly Sing-A-Long sessions have proven hugely successful and following the initial 6 week run, have now been extended indefinitely.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
The Broadway Education Alliance has announced the 10th annual presentation of The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance, a celebration of high school musical programs, will be held on Monday, June 1 at 7:30 pm on BEA's YouTube channel.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 5, 2020
Today we're headed to the African Savannah for a wild word search based on Disney's The Lion King! 
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Join the Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble as they go virtual with the new musical, THE SHOW MUST GO ONLINE! A Virtual Children's Musical, with the book by Jessica Penzias, lyrics by Dave Hudson, and music by Denver Casado. Premiering Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added two original shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
Tonight, May 4 at 8pm EDT, a slew of deliriously-talented people will entertain live from the comfort their homes on the live stream version of Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party! Every week, host Caruso invites the viewers to put on their finest pjs and be thrilled by impromptu performances.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
Tonight Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth decided to find out which Broadway show she is and created an Instagram jukebox musical in the process!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Broadway star Christine Dwyer is bringing songs, storytelling and top-Broadway talent online with The Leading Ladies of Broadway - a new virtual performance series - along with Rachel Potter, Syndee Winters, and Lilli Cooper!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company has announced that their annual Spotlight Spectacular Gala will take place virtually on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels Monday, June 15, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
'Broadway Sings Alanya Bridge' is an intimate international virtual concert featuring the music of Australian musical theatre composer Alanya Bridge and the stars of Broadway. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020
Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Bishon Prushankin, Bartender for The Public Theater and Nederlander theatres.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), and Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu, The Secret Garden) have teamed up to present a weekly virtual cabaret series called Quarantine Cabaret. The two best friends have joined forces to appear in concert online, and each weekly show features a new lineup of guests.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2020
Due to the global health emergency, Broadway theaters have found their bright lights dimmed and their houses dark for the first time in history. As the world works together to stop the spread of COVID-19, the theater industry has been put on hold indefinitely.
by Stephen Mosher - May 2, 2020
Sierra Boggess and Kevin Spirtas Among Starry Roster for Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party May 4th
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Cara Cooper and Jessica Rush of the hit podcast a?oeMamas Talkin' Louda??, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced that the Tony Award-winning Broadway powerhouse, Heather Headley (Aida), recently joined them to talk being a Broadway mom, her new Netflix series, a?oeSweet Magnoliasa?? and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The last few months have been unprecedented in the performing arts and entertainment industry. While COVID-19 has changed the world, Wharton Center Executive Director Mike Brand says, 'Wharton Center is ready to move forward and do what we do best: present the finest of the performing arts.'
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Award-winning casting director Jen Rudin and author of Confessions of a Casting Director (HarperCollins) continues to offer weekly online support chats  for young actors and their parents during the pandemic. The meetings are attended by hundreds of parents and young actors from all over the United States and Canada and take place via Zoom at 2 pm EST on Wednesdays. 
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2020
Members of the Original Cast of Broadway's 'The Lion King' reunites after 23 years to uplift and celebrate the fact that even in the midst of this unprecedented time, 'He Lives in You'.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
Join the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Forever Plaid!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Josh Swallows Broadway is a popular comedy podcast on the Broadway Podcast Network hosted by Broadway funny man Josh Lamon (The Prom, Groundhog Day, Finding Neverland, Hair). Since the Quarantine, BPN and JSB have started doing weekly live-stream shows at 9pm. This Wednesday night, Josh will be sitting down with the incredible people behind the hit show A STRANGE LOOP. Director Stephen Brackett (BE MORE CHILL), choreographer Raja Feather Kelly (FAIRVIEW) and creator Michael R. Jackson (ONLY CHILDREN, THE KIDS ON THE LAWN).
by Oliver Oliveros - May 13, 2020
Community theater company Broadway Youth Cebu (BYC), which trains homegrown talents, recently held its annual musical theater boot camp showcase via a virtual Broadway revue, now available on YouTube. The 40-minute revue features this year's batch of young workshoppers, below the age of 19, who will also perform in a licensed production of Hairspray Jr. on 8-9 August 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
West End's Lyceum Theatre, home to The Lion King, has suffered a severe flood yesterday.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced changes to both the current and forthcoming 2020 - 2021 Broadway and Curtain Call schedules.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??DRUMSTRUCK, the international and Off-Broadway sensation, will be streaming live from South Africa on Wednesday, May 13th at 3:30pm EST as part of DEGY Entertainment's WEDNESDAY MAT Series, hosted by Josh Sherman in collaboration with Drumstruck's U.S. Producer Cindy Sibilsky of InJoy Entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
The 'Resilient Project' unites emergency healthcare professionals from across the country with over 60 Broadway theatre artists to virtually perform 'RESILIENT', a song of inspiration and strength created by Dave Ogrin and Jay Berkow from their new musical Mata Hari.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Broadway vets Rachel Potter and Marty Thomas have teamed up to present a weekly virtual cabaret series called Quarantine Cabaret. The two best friends have joined forces to appear in concert online, and each weekly show features a new lineup of guests.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Rising Talent Magazine is back with Concert #2 to Benefit The Actors Fund! The concert will be taking place throughout the day on Friday, May 15 on Rising Talent Magazine's Instagram LIVE: http://Instagram.com/RisingTalentMag
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2020
Got kids and out of ideas to keep them busy? While we're stuck at home, there is still plenty to do that will keep your little ones in touch with their inner thespians.
by Broadway's Backbone - May 10, 2020
The Lion King's PSM Ron Vodicka and Calleri Casting's Paul Davis talk about growing up together in the theatre world of San Diego, along with the host Brad Bradley. Talking points include that if you want to do this, take all of the skills you have and cobble a career in the business. If you're focusing on what's bringing you joy, it's gonna provide opportunity. You never know what relationship is the one that will determine your future happiness. Be aware that there is an intersection of art and commerce, that satisfaction is achieved when you feel like you're contributing the most and explore it all with curiously and joy.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Tonight, Broadway Sessions welcomed Broadway favorites Blaine Krauss (Great Comet, Hamilton, The Lion King), Arianna Afsar (Eliza in Hamilton) and Janet Krupin (If/Then, Bring It On, Hands on a Hardbody) as well as open mic singers from across the globe.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater, will host Broadway choreographer and actor Becky Timms alongside Gulfshore Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jeffrey Binder and Director of Education Steven Calakos, for next week's Artful Distancing on Wednesday, May 6 at 3 p.m. via Zoom.
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites made the cut!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
The lineup has been announced for Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party, this Monday, May 4 at 8pm EDT.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Lyricist Tim Rice is already a legend on Broadway and West End, and now he is expanding his audience even further as he launches his very own podcast- Get Onto My Cloud. In the first installment, Rice tells stories about his beloved mantlepiece, which features over 100 items from his life and career. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida, Footloose, Dance Captain Dance Attack web series) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Disney is reportedly developing a live-action remake of Hercules!