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Photo Coverage: THE NAP Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 28, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE NAP
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 28, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos of the cast on the red carpet below! (more...)

Politics-Free Comedy Tour Comes To The State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Do you remember what GREAT comedy was? It was smart. It was well performed. And it made you laugh until you cried. It wasn't political, it wasn't profane, and it wasn't worried about hurt feelings. And after being away for far too long, GREAT comedy is back! (more...)

Brief 9/27: THE NAP Officially Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 27, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Nap officially opens on Broadway, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of BERNHARDT/HAMLET Takes its Opening Night Bows
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 26, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet officially opened last night, Tuesday, September 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night. Check out photos of the cast, including Janet McTeer, taking their opening night bows, below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of BERNHARDT/HAMLET
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 26, 2018

Bernhardt/Hamlet officially opened last night, Tuesday, September 25, 2018. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night. Check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Make Comedy Great Again Tour Comes to Syracuse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Do you remember what GREAT comedy was? It was smart. It was well performed. And it made you laugh until you cried. It wasn't political, it wasn't profane, and it wasn't worried about hurt feelings. And after being away for far too long, GREAT comedy is back! (more...)

Liz Callaway, Lesli Margherita, & More to Honor Donna Murphy at Abingdon Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company (Tony Speciale, Artistic Director; Denise Dickens, Producing Director) has announced casting for their special one-night-only gala event on Monday, October 22 at The Edison Ballroom. (more...)

THE LOST DISC Comes To Soho Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 19, 2018

The Lost Disc is a riotous quest for the holy grail of recorded music. Part gig, part play, part comedy show it showcases an alternative history of popular music and is strumming its way to the Soho Theatre stage from 8th-27th October 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DESPERATE MEASURES Celebrates 100 Performances
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 14, 2018

Desperate Measures celebrated its 100th performance off-Broadway last night, September 13. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out the photos below! (more...)

E! Goes LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET for the EMMYS
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

As the stars come together for television's biggest night, 'E! News' Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy will once again headline E!'s 'Live From The Red Carpet: The 2018 Emmy Awards' and bring fans the most spontaneous and authentic interviews with primetime TV's biggest stars and nominees alongside E! correspondents Zuri Hall and Morgan Stewart. E! will provide viewers with unparalleled multi-platform coverage on-air, on digital and across mobile and social live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on Monday, September 17th as coverage begins at 4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT with 'Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2018 Emmy Awards.' (more...)

Win a Walk-On Role in CHICAGO on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

You could win a walk-on role in Chicago, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history! You'll get a meet and greet with the cast, a backstage tour and a framed photo in costume onstage to commemorate your Big Night, plus two extra tickets for your friends to cheer you on! In addition, you'll get dinner at a restaurant in Times Square, a copy of the Chicago Original Broadway Cast Recording, and an autographed show poster. We'll even give you a $500 credit towards your travel expenses! (more...)

Randall Cobb And Ryan Fitzpatrick Speak With Peter King In FOOTBALL MORNING IN AMERICA Exclusively On NBCSports.com
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Peter King's Week 1 edition of “Football Morning in America,” available now exclusively on NBCSports.com, features post-game interviews with Green Bay WR Randall Cobb, who caught a 75-yard touchdown in the thrilling Packers 24-23 win over the Bears on Sunday Night Football, and Tampa Bay QB Ryan Fitzpatrick following his four-touchdown performance against the New Orleans Saints. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/9: TORCH SONG Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 9, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Torch Song begins Broadway previews, The Jonathan Larson Project begins at Feinstein's/54 Below, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Al Roker Takes First Bows In WAITRESS
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 6, 2018

TODAY Show weather anchor Al Roker made his Broadway debut as 'Joe' in Waitress last night, October 5. BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE JONATHAN LARSON PROJECT Performs a Preview Concert
by Walter McBride - Oct 6, 2018

Last night, the cast of the upcoming Jonathan Larson Project at Feinstein's/54 Below got together to perform a press preview of the show. Cast members Nick Blaemire, Lauren Marcus, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, and George Salazar were in attendance. (more...)

Jack Whitehall to Host the 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that British actor and comedian Jack Whitehall will return as host for the third time for the 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards. For the first time ever, BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV, will live stream the annual British Academy Britannia Awards to U.S. and Canada audiences, as part of a new multi-year partnership with BAFTA Los Angeles. (more...)

Comedian And TV Star Tom Allen To Host This Year's West End Bares: Top Off The Pops
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Make A Difference Trust has announced that following his hugely popular WEST END BARES debut in 2017, comedian and TV star TOM ALLEN will host this year's WEST END BARES: TOP OFF THE POPS at The Shaftesbury Theatre on Sunday 28 October at 7.00pm and 9.30pm. (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of APOLOGIA with Stockard Channing, Hugh Dancy & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 20, 2018

Direct from London, Alexi Kaye Campbell's biting play Apologia makes its New York debut with Stockard Channing in a powerhouse performance as a woman facing the repercussions of her past. Apologia is a passionate, human and humorous clash of generations and beliefs-a lively look at yesterday's rebels living in today's reality. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Q&A with Dallas Summer Musicals President Kenneth T. Novice
by Kyle Christopher West - Oct 19, 2018

Broadway World sits down with Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) President Kenneth T. Novice to discuss the importance of arts education, making musical theatre accessible to all and the upcoming 2018 DSM Gala, An Evening with the Best of Broadway. (more...)

Nicki Minaj, Halsey, and Rosalía to Perform at the 2018 MTV EMAs
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

MTV today revealed a set of badass females leading the “2018 MTV EMA” lineup: Global superstar Nicki Minaj, multi-platinum superstar Halsey and Spanish sensation Rosalía are the first performer names announced for the global music celebration airing live from Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain on Sunday, November 4 at 9:00pm CET. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the BEST IN SHOWS Benefit Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 16, 2018

Last night was the annual Best in Shows benefit concert for the Humane Society. The show featured some of Broadway's best, with special guest appearances by adorable four-legged friends. 2018 Best in Shows, presented by Dorothy and Bill Berloni, also honored Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky. (more...)

Resident Acting Company Holds Staged Reading of THE BELLE'S STRATEGEM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Resident Acting Company, a new troupe drawn from the performing ensemble of The Pearl Theatre Company, will present a staged reading of 'The Belle's Strategem' by Hannah Cowley on Monday, October 29 at 7:00 PM at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South.  The reading is the second installment of the troupe's 'The Language Series,' which is devoted to plays that delve into the use of words to lie, deceive, manipulate, conquer, tell the truth, work out the meaning of life and even to find love.  (more...)

Sandi Toksvig Comes to Darlington Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Sandi Toksvig is touring a brand new, one-woman comedy show throughout the UK and is coming to Darlington Hippodrome on Friday 11 January. (more...)

The Make Comedy Great Again Tour Comes To Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Patchogue Theatre will welcome "The Make Comedy Great Again Tour," presented by CRTV and Stand-Up Global, on Friday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. featuring comedians Jeff Allen, Ross Bennett, Earl David Reed and Tina Giorgi. (more...)

JIMMYS BLOG: Riley Thad Young- Reflecting on the Big Night!
by Guest Blogger: Riley Thad Young - Jun 28, 2018

BroadwayWorld has been bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Riley Thad Young- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards, who made it to the top eight! Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Grasshopper in Hernando High School's James and the Giant Peach. (more...)

VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ali Stroker & More Sing PROMISES, PROMISES for Transport Group!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2018

Earlier this week, Transport Group presented Promises, Promises- its second musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series- featuring John Cariani (The Band's Visit; Tony nominee Fiddler on the Roof), Donna Lynne Champlin (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Sweeney Todd; Obie Award for TG's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs), Jessica Fontanta (Cinderella; TG's Once Upon a Mattress), Santino Fontana (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Tootsie ; Tony nominee Cinderella), Stanley Bahorek (Amazing Grace, Queen of the Mist), Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), Hannah Corneau (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Marc Kudisch(Finding Neverland, Hand to God), Sean McLaughlin (Hello Dolly), Bruce Sabath(Cagney), Tally Sessions (War Paint), and Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening). (more...)

Photo Flash: Students Shine Onstage at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The 2018 Jimmy Awards took place on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. Laura Benanti hosted. The coveted Jimmy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor were presented to Renee Rapp, The Blumey Awards (Charlotte, NC) and Andrew Barth Feldman, The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance (New York, NY). (more...)

BWW TV: Mauricio Martinez Is Getting On His Feet at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Mauricio Martinez in De Mexico To Broadway on Sunday July 1, 7pm. Get On Your Feet for this multitalented Broadway star as he makes his sizzling 54 Below debut. Currently headlining the 1st National Tour of On Your Feet as Emilio Estefan after starring on Broadway last year, the Mexican star of theatre, music, and television presents his solo concert De Mexico To Broadway, where he takes audiences on a musical journey of his life and multifaceted career. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Welcomes 2018 Jimmy Award Nominees
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2018

Before their Big Night at the Jimmy Awards, the creatives and company of Dear Evan Hansen invited this year's nominees to a special performance of the show, including an exclusive post-show talkback! See the Jimmy nominees pay a visit to the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Everything Is Only For Now... Besides AVENUE Q! Watch Casts Unite Onstage at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Click here for photos from the Big Night and watch the casts of past and present unite onstage to sing 'For Now' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tommy Tune Revisits the Emerson Colonial Theatre on Re-Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Boston was the place to be last night, as the Emerson Colonial Theatre celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Gala performance of Broadway-Bound Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Click here for photos from the Big Night. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Jul 27, 2018

Head Over Heels opened on Broadway last night at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street)! BroadwayWorld attended the Big Night and you can get a look at Peppermint, Rachel York, Bonnie Milligan, and the rest of the cast taking their opening night bows! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Got the Beat! The Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Jul 27, 2018

Head Over Heels opened on Broadway last night at the Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street)! BroadwayWorld attended the Big Night and you can get a look at Peppermint, Rachel York, Bonnie Milligan, and the rest of the cast tat the show's opening night cast party! Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: Heaven is a Place on Broadway! Go Inside Opening Night of HEAD OVER HEELS
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jul 27, 2018

Heaven is a place on Broadway... and that place is the Hudson Theatre. Head Over Heels opened on Broadway just last night and BroadwayWorld was there for the epic night! (more...)

BWW TV: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on the Great White Way! Inside Opening Night with Armie Hammer & Company
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jul 24, 2018

Straight White Men officially opened on Broadway last night, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, stars Kate Bornstein, Josh Charles, Ty Defoe, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne and Paul Schneider. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by TV - Red Carpets - Jul 23, 2018

It's opening night! Straight White Men began previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opens on Broadway tonight, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, stars Kate Bornstein, Josh Charles, Ty Defoe, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne and Paul Schneider. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on Encore Broadcasts of THE CHEW 7/23 - 7/28 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 20, 2018

Get all the scoop on Encore Broadcasts of THE CHEW 7/23 - 7/28, airing on ABC (more...)

Robert Forster Stars in THE BIG TAKE Coming to Digital and DVD This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

It's murder to make a movie in the Hollywood crime-thriller THE BIG TAKE, available on DVD and DigitalSeptember 4 by Archstone Distribution via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Academy Award® nominee Robert Forster (Best Supporting Actor, Jackie Brown, 1997), James McCaffrey (Netflix's “Jessica Jones”), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Netflix's “The Punisher”) Zoë Bell (The Hateful Eight), Bill Sage (TV's “Power”) and Dan Hedaya (The Usual Suspects) star in this comedic and suspenseful caper about a blackmailed movie star and an aspiring screenwriter looking for his big break whose lives become intertwined following a deadly case of mistaken identity. The film marks Justin Daly's writing and directorial debut, previously working behind-the-scenes on such movies as the action classic Taken (2008) and the hit indie comedy Big Night (1996). THE BIG TAKE is the perfect entertainment for thriller fans looking for big laughs and even bigger thrills this September. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Chita Rivera & More Sing to Protect Families on the Border at Concert for America!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 2, 2018

On Saturday night, Broadway united Great Hall at The Cooper Union for a new edition of CONCERT FOR AMERICA, starring Jorge Avila, Tina Fey, Mandy Gonzalez, Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Olga Merediz, Brian Stokes Mitchel, Chita Rivera, Keala Settle, Shaina Taub and Patrick Wilson. Check out photos from inside the Big Night below! (more...)

BWW TV: Bette Midler Makes Her Return to HELLO, DOLLY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2018

Bette Midler returned in the title role of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! last night at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jill Paice Talks Upcoming Solo Show: DON'T QUIT YOUR DAYDREAM at Feinstein's 54 Below
by Anne Simendinger - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway, West End, and National Tour Veteran Jill Paice is adding yet another accomplishment to her long list of credits as she performs her first solo show, Don't Quit Your Daydream at Feinstein's 54 Below on August 13th at 7:00 PM! Amidst planning and prepping for her Big Night, she talks a bit about all things from how she got her start in theatre, to what to expect on August 13th in the interview below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: The Great Work Begins! ANGELS IN AMERICA Concludes Broadway Run
by Nicole Ciravolo - Jul 15, 2018

Let's flashback to the beginning of this show's beautiful journey on Broadway. (more...)

Dublin Fringe Festival Announces its 2018 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 returns for another two week city take-over offering 16 days of brand new shows from dreamers and doers, wordsmiths and radicals, crafters and grafters, pirates and bad bitches, this September: (more...)

Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of WAITRESS at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

The Los Angeles Premiere engagement of Waitress will play Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a four-week engagement; August 2 - 26, 2018. The show held its opening night on August 3. Check out photos from the red carpet at the Big Night below! (more...)

The Resident Acting Company Will Present THE LANGUAGE SERIES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Photo Coverage: Julia Roberts and the Family of Garry Marshall Arrive at Tribute Performance of PRETTY WOMAN
by Walter McBride - Aug 3, 2018

Last night, August 2, the cast and creative team of Pretty Woman the Musical paid tribute to the film's director, the late, great Garry Marshall. Speeches were given by the musical's director Jerry Mitchell, producer Paula Wagner, and Marshall's family, Kathleen Marshall, Scott Marshall, and Barbara Marshall. Also in attendance for the evening was Julia Roberts, the film's original star! BroadwayWorld was there for the Big Night, and you can check out photos of Roberts, the Marshalls, and more arriving below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of AVENUE Q Takes Their Bows at the 15th Anniversary Performance
by Walter McBride - Aug 1, 2018

Avenue Q recently celebrated its 15th Anniversary, with big events such as a concert at Feinstein's/54 Below. In addition, in the weeks leading up to the show's Big Night, original cast members made appearances in the show. The official 15th anniversary performance was last night, and BroadwayWorld was in attendance! Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of AVENUE Q Arrives to 15th Anniversary Performance in Style
by Walter McBride - Aug 1, 2018

The official 15th anniversary performance of Avenue Q was last night, and BroadwayWorld was in attendance! The cast arrived in style in a decked out Avenue Q taxi cab. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q Celebrates 15th Anniversary With Cake Before The Show
by Walter McBride - Aug 1, 2018

The official 15th anniversary performance of Avenue Q was last night, and BroadwayWorld was in attendance! Check out the photos of the cast, original cast members, and special guests, arriving below! In addition, the cast celebrated with a cake before the show, and photos of that can be found below as well! (more...)

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