Hairspray

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The new musical Ranked (www.RankedMusical.com) with book by Kyle Holmes and music and lyrics by David Taylor Gomes will have industry workshops on Friday, March 20 at 12pm and 4pm at The Daryl Roth Theatre (101 E. 15th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway & Cabaret announce the 2020/21 season subscription shows and added attractions. On the full subscription, joining the previously announced To Kill a Mockingbird, is: 1776; Ain't Too Proud a?' The Life and Times of The Temptations; The Other Josh Cohen, produced by DCPA Cabaret; Tootsie; the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Hadestown; Pretty Woman: The Musical; and the highly anticipated, Moulin Rouge! The Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Mrs. Doubtfire is officially in previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SISTER ACT. Performances begin on Thursday, March 19 and run through Sunday, May 3, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
On December 5, 2019, Broadway officially got a little bit more ironic, when Jagged Little Pill opened at the Broadhurst Theatre. Based on the beloved Alanis Morisette album of the same name, the arrival of Jagged Little Pill also marked the debuts of nine young performers. One of them was Ezra Menas. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Provincetown's Art House theater has announced its upcoming music and comedy lineup. Returning center stage is the Broadway @ series first launched in 2011 by Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky, and now in more than a dozen major venues worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
SOME LIKE IT HOT, a new musical comedy, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre with performances from March 2 - April 4, 2021.
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe recently released an album called Back Together. The pair reunited to chat about how they're spending their time at home, shared footage from a recent performance, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020
Broadway In Chicago announced their new social media program, Around Broadway In 80 Days. In the wake of the cancellation of The Jimmy Awards® (the national program) and the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (the regional program), the initiative will celebrate and provide a virtual stage for all the participants that were unable to perform in the 2020 IHSMTA event. 
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020
Julie Halston has taken to Facebook to release daily flashback clips from her past performances. Her most recent is a video features Halston reading an eccentric quote from make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury.
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 30, 2020
Try not to get worried and join us for a few minutes each day to hear the people sing, put on a happy face, and remember that the sun will come out tomorrow...and all that jazz.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
The 2020-2021 Peace Broadway Season at the Peace Center lineup boasts 10 titles, including the 2019 Tony Award winners for Best Musical (Hadestown) and Best Revival of a Musical (Oklahoma!), and three highly anticipated engagements returning by popular demand (Wicked, Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen).
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2020
Julie Halston has taken to Facebook to release daily flashback clips from her past performances. Her most recent is a video of her reading a New York Times wedding announcement.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2020
We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
The Morrison Center, in collaboration with Broadway Across America, has announced its exciting Broadway In Boise 20/21 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Today is World Theatre Day! Michael Ball took to Twitter to give a message to everyone during this time, noting his love for the 'energy, the passion, the love' of the theatre community.
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Matthew Morrison is hosting an an acoustic live stream today at 11:00am Pacific/ 2:00pm Eastern!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Kerry Butler took to twitter to share that she will be hosting a free online watercolor class!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
Laura Bell Bundy has announced via Instagram that she has tested positive for COVID-19.
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2020
Katharine McPhee and David Foster are treating the world to beautiful music during this time of social distancing. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2020
Today we  continue with a sneak peek look and performance with the original cast of Jersey Boys in rehearsal. Then, a look at Marilyn Sokol and Peter Scolori in Stewart F. Lanes comedy 'In The Wings', followed by Cheech Marin, director of 'Latinologues', but we start things off by dropping by the Neil Simon Theatre to chew the fat with Hairspray's newest Motor Mouth Maybelle, music legend Darlene Love.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Are you feeling a little cooped up and need a showtune fix? Broadway's Michelle Dowdy has released the full video of her award winning cabaret show, 'Jazzy, A Night Of Broadway' on YouTube for you to enjoy during your quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Broadway's Caissie Levy joined the chorus of voices spreading joy on social media throughout the Covid-19 crisis today.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund's services.
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2020
In honor of Andrew Lloyd Webber's birthday today, we're flashing back to this video from Andrew Lloyd Webber: The Royal Albert Hall Celebration!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Knot Free Productions and Ryan O'Connor have released a statement regarding the indefinite postponement of a?oeA Little Night Musica?? at Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
The wait is over! Popejoy Hall announces the 2020-2021 season headlined by HAMILTON.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
From Broadway to Broad Street, the curtains will rise again! The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization announced the 2020/21 Broadway Philadelphia season today, reminding the community to be hopeful in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 19, 2020
Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or Prime Video, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by West of Broadway - Mar 18, 2020
With the COVID 19 Pandemic bringing shows and businesses to a standstill, there isn't much theater news to report but Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff wanted to share their conversation with Book of Mormon star Liam Tobin from their Los Angeles run at the Ahmanson Theater. Liam talks about his history with this musical juggernaut and what life is like on the road.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
So you're stuck at home. We are too. Good thing there's endless hours of theatrical content available online to fill all your time social distancing. (And no, we're not talking about a good YouTube Spiral.)
by West of Broadway - Mar 16, 2020
On this very special episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff are discussing the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and what we might do during this time of widespread shutdowns, work stoppages, and self-isolations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced their 2020-2021 Season of Broadway's biggest hits that includes six critically acclaimed, award winning productions coming to the Center for the first time, and two returning in spectacular new productions.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
As the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus shutters productions big and small across the nation, theatrical licensers have responded with a series of measures to accommodate arts institutions affected by the crisis. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Laura Benanti is asking her high school-aged followers to send videos of them singing songs from their cancelled shows.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced a fetch 2020-2021 U.S. Bank Broadway Series.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presented John Hill, Co-host of “Andy Cohen: Live” and host of The Feels on SiriusXM, with special guests Andy Cohen and Michelle Collins last night as they brought Hill's weekly radio show to the stage for an East Coast debut.  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Alex Brightman and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, the current lead actors in the hit Broadway musical Beetlejuice, will announce the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The announcement event takes place on Thursday morning, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 4th Floor) and will be streamed live via BroadwayWorld.com.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming Los Angeles production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music. Performances will begin at the Greenway Court Theatre in West Hollywood on May 15th, 2020 and will run through June 21st, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2020
Hayley Podschun welcomes Broadway Stars Patti Murin and Jeremy Jordan to a very special Season 1 Finale of THE BROADWAY BACHELORETTE! The episode is now available on Hayley's YouTube channel, or you can search 'The Broadway Bachelorette'. Tune in to see what your favorite Broadway stars think of the 'most dramatic finale ever.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Hayley Podschun welcomes Broadway stars Patti Murin and Jeremy Jordan to a very special Season 1 Finale of THE BROADWAY BACHELORETTE! This episode will be released in the afternoon of Wednesday March 11 on YouTube. Tune in to see what your favorite Broadway stars think of the 'most dramatic finale ever.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of 'Mrs. Mannerly,' a comedy about a young boy and his manners teacher, by Jeffrey Hatcher, on Monday, March 23, at 7 p.m. The cast includes award-winning Broadway, film, and television actors Isabel Keating as Mrs. Mannerly, and Richard Kind as Jeffrey. Co-curators and co-directors of the Script in Hand Series are Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist, and Mark Shanahan, director, actor, and playwright. Tickets to Script in Hand Playreadings are $20 each.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in tomorrow, April 3 (12pm), as he chats with Beetlejuice star Leslie Kritzer!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
The multi-award-winning smash hit musical Hairspray has announced new dates for its limited West End return.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 2, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge continues his journey with the latest  Broadway Rewind, which  takes the audience to Town Hall for the 4th annual ABC Daytime Salutes BC/EFA, but we start things off by meeting the company and bringing you a sneak peek at the Broadway musical Cry Baby, which is based on the hit John Waters film. It starred James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley and Harriet Harris. Waters told me how he felt about being asked to turn one of his other hit films into a Broadway musical. 'I was thrilled because I had just had such a wonderful experience with Hairspray and to be honest, Cry Baby was the only real musical movie I ever made. Hairspray was a dance movie. The music in this is such a breath of new talent on Broadway.'