Bring It On: The Musical

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by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Kick off a brand new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
DreamWorks Theatricals (a division of Universal Theatrical Group), Michael McCabe and Neil Laidlaw have announced that THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the new stage musical based on the celebrated DreamWorks Animation film and featuring the Academy Award®-winning song When You Believe, will begin performances at London's Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 5 February 2020, with an official London premiere on Tuesday 25 February 2020, for a limited 32-week engagement.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
The Ogunquit Playhouse 2019 season kicks off with Jersey Boys! The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that performed to sold-out houses during its run in 2018, is back by popular demand May 15 through June 15. The cast that BroadwayWorld exclaimed to be "the closest you'll ever get to having seen Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons," also returns to the Ogunquit stage - Jonathan Mousset (Frankie Valli), Matt Magnusson (Tommy DeVito), Andy Christopher (Bob Gaudio), and Matthew Amira (Nick Massi).
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
The complete cast has just been announced for the 10th Anniversary Production of ROCK OF AGES, opening this summer at New World Stages (340 W 50th St). Nominated for five Tony Awards during its record-breaking Broadway run, this return engagement begins performances on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 for a 16-week limited run through Sunday, October 6, 2019.
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 13, 2019
Two Davidson County high school students - Lilla Galgoczy-Toler of Nashville School of the Arts and Trenton McCrary of John Overton High School - took home Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor honors at the 2019 Spotlight Awards on Saturday. The duo will travel to New York to compete nationally in The Jimmy Awards (www.JimmyAwards.com) on June 24.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Redhouse will conclude its 2018 -19 Season with The All Night Strut!, conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Fran Charnas with musical arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb and Dick Schermesser, running from May 30th - June 9th. The production will feature a partnership with CNY Jazz who will provide the musicians and musical direction along with Central New York Theater Icon, Bob Brown who will make his directorial debut with Redhouse. The All Night Strut! promises a high energy evening of memorable music and incredible singing and dancing that will have you tapping your toes long after you leave the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
One, two, three, GO! After an extended sell-out season and three Green Room Award nominations including Best Production of a Musical, David Venn is proud to announce the Broadway hit BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL will return to Melbourne and premiere in Sydney this year.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
According to Deadline, Tony nominee Taylor Louderman is set to star as the female lead on the forthcoming CBS pilot titled EMPEROR OF MALIBU. She joins the previously announced Ken Jeong and Max Willems. The series comes from Kevin Kwan and Warner Bros. TV. Kwan is known for his work as author of the 2018 blockbuster CRAZY RICH ASIANS. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta has announced their 2019/2020 season including three world premieres, including the new musical BECOMING NANCY directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell, two musicals, including MAYBE HAPPY ENDING directed by two-time Tony Award® nominee Michael Arden, and three productions for youth and families including the world premiere of  MAX MAKES A MILLION based on the book by Maira Kalman and adapted & directed by Liz Diamond.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 27, 2019
Multi-talented young theater artists and technicians from 28 Tennessee high schools will put their skills on display this year in hopes of claiming their place in the spotlight as the sixth annual Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards – aka The Spotlight Awards – are presented in Nashville on May 11.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
The Creative Co-Lab is proud to announce the world premiere of FOR COLORED BOYZ ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN/ when freedom ain't enuff, a choreopoem by Bryan-Keyth Wilson (Hood Boy Chronicles, Pamlet, The Subway Series) inspired by Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf. FOR COLORED BOYZ first hit the Houston Theatre scene 4 years ago during the workshop phase. On February 21, 2015 a  workshop was presented in Galveston at Old Central sponsored by The Nia Cultural Center then following the next year Kevin Anderson and the T.R.U.T.H. produced the 2nd phase of the script workshop. After two script workshops and staged readings Wilson and his creative team are ready to release this theatrical gem to the theatre community.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2019
Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Alison Case! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with the show's cast and their real life counterparts! Check out the footage below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
Mean Girls star Kate Rockwell just announced her upcoming solo concert, Back To My Roots, based off her solo album of the same name, at The Loft at City Winery on April 22.
by Review Roundups - Mar 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, opening tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019
The first #LadyOlaf in history opens up about her amazing road to Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2019
The Tony Awards opening numbers have become an iconic and integral part of Broadway's biggest night. From medleys to original songs, the opening number is a way to celebrate the shows that will be honored throughout the night. Today, we're taking a walk down Tony memory lane with a look back on the past ten years of Tony opening numbers!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Fade in on Storybook Theatre as Bring it On runs Aug. 17 through Sept. 7, 2019 at the Beddington Theatre Arts Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Feinstein's54 Below  presents 54 Sings Bring It On on July 8 at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. In an unforgettable celebration of the musical written by some of the freshest creative minds on Broadway, expect to see some of your favorite songs like, 'What I Was Born To Do,' 'It's All Happening,' 'Do Your Own Thing,' and 'Killer Instinct' like never before! Join Campbell, who goes from cheer-royalty to having the cards stacked against her when she's redistricted to another school her senior year, facing nationals with a brand new squad. This concert event features some of Broadway's hottest stars from Mean Girls, Dear Evan Hansen, Be More Chill, The Prom, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Imagine Entertainment's film adaptation of Tick, Tick...Boom! 
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2019
We lucked out this weekend as Sharrod Williams took BroadwayWorld behind the scenes at The Muni's first show of their 101st season, Guys and Dolls! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out in this special video!
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Lin-Manuel Miranda was a guest on this week's episode of Conan's podcast, 'Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend.' The two of them sat down to chat about the perks of youth theatre, rhyming as a superpower, the magic of Queen & David Bowie's 'Under Pressure,' and handling the immeasurable success of 'Hamilton.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2019
Check out the latest cast of Drifters, Shirelles, and music industry legends that make up the company of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jun 15, 2019
Luck be a lady! Sharrod Williams is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at the MUNY's production of Guys and Dolls tomorrow, June 16th! Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a peek behind-the-scenes of the closing night of the MUNY's first show of the season! We know you'll love it, a bushel and a peck, so you're not gonna want to miss it!
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2019
Just when we've thought we've seen Lin-Manuel Miranda do it all...his latest song features him as a rapping dragon.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
After a nationwide search auditioning over 400 hopefuls, David Venn has announced the Australian cast for the Broadway smash BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Long anticipated musical In the Heights is coming to Adelaide at the Arts Theatre this September, presented by the award-winning team at Pelican Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 4, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019
ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) is excited to announce the cast for its brand new version of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING. Artistic Director Daniel C. Levine's reimagined, multimedia adaptation of the musical has performances from February 14 through March 10, 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We've got your top Broadway news to get you through hump day!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
As it approaches its first anniversary, Frozen is pleased to announce that Joe Carroll (Once, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bandstand) and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On The Musical, If/Then) will join the company as Hans and Olaf, respectively, and current cast member Noah J. Ricketts will assume the role of Kristoff.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
As it approaches its first anniversary, Frozen is pleased to announce that Joe Carroll (Once, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bandstand) and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On The Musical, If/Then) will join the company as Hans and Olaf, respectively, and current cast member Noah J. Ricketts will assume the role of Kristoff.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
The upcoming remake of WEST SIDE STORY directed by Steven Spielberg, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner has announced additional casting according to Deadline. Ariana DeBose will star as Anita, Tony Award Winner David Alvarez as Bernardo, and Josh Andres Rivera has been cast as Chino.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren, who currently portrays the title role of Tina in London's West End through April 13, 2019, will reprise her critically-acclaimed performance when the show premieres on Broadway this Fall. The theatre, dates and further casting for New York will be announced in the coming months. For more information, visit www.TinaOnBroadway.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019
With over one million tickets sold since its world premiere in 2014, David Venn presents the Australian professional premiere of the hilarious, wildly entertaining spectacle 50 Shades! The Musical Parody.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
The Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) Musical Theater Department will present Bring it On The Musical with an all-student cast on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin. FSPA student productions are directed, choreographed, and music directed by FSPA's outstanding faculty, but Bring It On the Musical also required some outside coaching for the cheerleading stunts central to the musical's plot. FSPA brought in alumna Brooke Collins to work with the students and turn a group of musical theater students into convincing cheerleaders.
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018
It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 21, 2018
On this day, we're wishing a happy birthday to North Shore High's resident Queen Bee, Taylor Louderman!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories! The Play The Goes Wrong will transfer off-Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
BroadwayCon has announced the award-winning Mean Girls cast and creative team has joined the BroadwayCon 2019 lineup.
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018
THIRD, written by and featuring Broadway World-award winning actor Ty Autry, featuring Hector Matias and directed by Andrew J. Mullins, comes to the stage as a one-night-only event at the 14th Street Y Theater at 8pm today, December 11th.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Mahira Kakkar) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Greg Wood), a successful and charismatic restaurateur. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship with food and wine, only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Norbert Leo Butz & Sherie Rene Scott, Kate Rockwell, and Joe Iconis & Family.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
Broadway In Chicago announces the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by Guardian Music Travel, Best Direction, Best Scenic Design presented by SPL, Best Choreography, and Best Ensemble for the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor writer and Tony Award-nominated performer Andrew Rannells with the 2019 Howard Ashman Award for his contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that The Muny announced today 25 principal cast members for the first season of its second century. Complete company casting will be announced throughout April and May. The 101st season opens on a brand new, state-of-the-art stage with Muny favorite Guys and Dolls followed by the U.S. regional premiere of Kinky Boots. The season continues with 1776, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Footloose and a newly-reimagined Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon. Season 101 closes with the highly-anticipated Muny debut of Roald Dahl's Matilda.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2019
Don't miss this one-night-only cabaret to celebrate performing arts education and support the Ozark Actors Theatre. Hosted by Tony Nominee and OAT Board Member Taylor Louderman, the evening will bring together the voices of some of Rolla and St. Louis's best performers as they share the power of theater education.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Today The Cape Playhouse announced principal casting for the theatre's historic 93rd season, which includes an impressive list of Broadway and television stars.