Prince of Broadway

Celebrating one of the most influential and successful careers in the American theatre of the past 60 years, Prince of Broadway will look at the circumstances and fortune, both good and bad, that led to Hal Prince creating some of the most enduring and beloved theatre of all time, including The Pajama Game, West Side Story, Fiorello!, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Evita, and The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Tony-nominated actress Emily Skinner has been announced as the headlining entertainer for Lyric Theatre's largest annual fundraising event a?" the Broadway Ball a?" set for Friday, November 8.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Two Worlds Entertainment, LLC., a twenty first century think-tank committed to provide the local community with theater based educational initiatives, will host Casted: An Audition Workshop with Award winning Broadway artists and directors on September 14 for all high-school aged students.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the incomparable Tony Award nominees NELL BENJAMIN and LAURENCE O'KEEFE in I REMEMBER IT DIFFERENTLY, their return to the venue as they showcase songs from some of their most beloved musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
On Wednesday, October 16, Meghan Picerno, who previously thrilled audiences worldwide as Christine Daaé in the new World Tour of The Phantom of the Opera, will make her Broadway debut as Christine.  Kaley Ann Voorhees' final performance will be Sunday evening, October 13 at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announces the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sing Street, a new musical based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney (Once, Begin Again).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will welcome back Tony Award winner Lillias White in a special new holiday concert a?oeA Lillias White Christmasa?? for three performances this season. The shows will take place on Friday, December 13 at 7:00 PM; Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 PM; and Sunday, December 15 at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Quintessential song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck, a Tony Award nominee for his starring role in the 2014 Broadway revival of On the Town, performs his spellbinding An Evening with Broadway's Tony Yazbeck on Saturday, November 23 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for its season-ending production of Annie, playing July 23-28 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Tony Award-winning producer Michael Rubenstein (Pippin), along with producers Robin Milling (Less Than 50%) of Trilliant Entertainment Group, and Stephanie Rosenberg (Moulin Rouge) of The Empress Productions LLC will present an industry reading of Carol of Carroll Gardens by playwright Bob Stewart on June 17, 2019.
by Linnae Medeiros - May 3, 2019
C-c-c'mon c-c-c'mon, we're getting an upgrade this weekend because Be More Chill's very own Rich, Gerard Canonico, is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, May 4th! So get your Mountain Dew ready and be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a peek into a two-show day at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
The Cher Show, the three-time Tony nominated new hit bio musical currently playing on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, will celebrate the retail release of their Original Cast Recording with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street) at 4pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. 
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2019
Taylor Trensch (Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!) dropped by Be More Chill tonight for a curtain call surprise. Taking the stage with composer, Joe Iconis, Trensch (who played the role of Jeremy in the first reading of the show) performed the song, 'A Guy That I'd Kinda Be Into.'
by Linnae Medeiros - May 20, 2019
The Cher Show's got us, babe because the cast of the hit show is celebrating the icon herself, Cher, for her birthday! Check out this video of 2019 Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block, Micaela Diamond, Jarrod Spector, and more singing Happy Birthday to the star on her special day!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Walter McBride - May 15, 2019
The Cher Show, the three-time Tony nominated new hit bio musical currently playing on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, celebrated the release of their Original Cast Recording with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - May 11, 2019
Deciding where to go for college or university is nothing short of daunting. There are all kinds of factors to consider such as location, ideal class size, and admission requirements. We're rounding up some of the top theatre schools to give students some stats to consider when getting ready to apply or even transfer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Today it was announced that The Cher Show on Broadway will play its final performance on August 18, 2019 following 34 previews and 296 regular performances. The National Tour will launch in Rochester, NY in October 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 13, 2019
Tonight, the Broadway company of Be More Chill will celebrate an exciting step forward in the quest for diversity on stage, as four actors of Asian descent portray four principal roles in the show for the first time ever.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The Lyric Repertory Company's inaugural Spotlight Concert is July 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Morgan Theatre on the Utah State University campus. The concert is a one-night-only, family-friendly fundraiser supporting the Lyric Endowment.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Ben Holtzman, the eighth fellow in the one?year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production, and will have access to courses in Columbia's MFA Theatre Management & Producing Program.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
The Broadway community mourns the loss of prolific producer, director, writer, and the individual recipient of the most Tony Awards in multiple categories in history, Harold Prince, who passed away on July 31, 2019 at age 91. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, July 31 at exactly 7:45pm.
by Alan Henry - Jul 31, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 31, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the legendary theatrical producer and director Hal Prince has passed away at the age of 91. Prince, whose career spanned over seven decades, impacted the Broadway musical as we know it today, and members of the theatre community took to social media to mourn the loss and speak on the impact of the legend. Check out posts from Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, Joe Iconis, and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2019
As the theatre community mourns the loss of the legendary producer and director Harold Prince, we're looking back at the opening night of Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of Prince of Broadway, which celebrated his career spanning seven decades. Check out the video to see Hal alongside the show's stars Tony Yazbeck, Brandon Uranowitz, Emily Skinner, Chuck Cooper, and more on the special night.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
The Jonathan Larson Project is available as a limited edition CD package with a collectible 40-page hardbound book today, Friday, July 26.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Ghostlight Records will celebrate the CD release of The Jonathan Larson Project with an exclusive in-store signing and performance at Barnes & Noble on Monday, July 29 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck will bring his one-man show, Both Feet Off the Ground, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only-Friday, August 16 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, August 17 (8 p.m.).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner (The Cher Show, Prince of Broadway, Side Show, The Full Monty) returns to Feinstein's/54 Below on October 29, 30, 31, and November 6 at 7:00pm.
by Walter McBride - Aug 7, 2019
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince passed away at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Broadway's Golden Age of Theatre comes alive next month when New York's Feinstein's/54 Below presents legendary two-time Tony Award winning actor John Cullum in his first ever one man show, John Cullum: An Accidental Star.  Performances will be Sept. 2 nd and Sept. 4th through 7th, at the 254 W. 54th St. supper club, each night at 7.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
Meet the Oz-some current cast of Wicked on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today three principal cast changes for Broadway's blockbuster phenomenon, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by theater legend, the late Harold Prince.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of André Bishop, has announced it will produce a new musical during its 2019-2020 season. FLYING OVER SUNSET, with a book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, will feature choreography by Michelle Dorrance, and will begin previews March 12, 2020 and open on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck will head the cast with additional casting to be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Cher Show on Broadway will play its final performance today, August 18, 2019 following 34 previews and 296 regular performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
In The Company of Harold Prince opens September 18, 2019 in the Library's Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
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 5, 2019
On Wednesday, April 3rd Secretary Hillary Clinton attended the evening performance of The Cher Show. Lin-Manuel Miranda attended the show the following evening on Thursday, April 4th. Both went backstage after the show to meet the cast including stars Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond and Jarrod Spector.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
The Jonathan Larson Project album is available for digital download and streaming today, Friday, April 5. The album features the music of the late Jonathan Larson, the generation-defining writer of Rent and tick, tick… BOOM!, the former an iconic Broadway landmark and the latter a beloved musical gem. The Jonathan Larson Project is an evening of Jonathan's unheard work featuring songs from never-produced shows like 1984 and Superbia; songs that were cut from Rent and tick, tick… BOOM!; songs written for both theatrical revues and for the radio; songs about politics, love and New York City; including many never before publicly performed or recorded. To order or stream the album, or to pre-order the CD, please visit ghostlightrecords.lnk.to/jonathanlarsonproject
by Paul Smith - Apr 23, 2019
The beat goes on for Micaela Diamond, making her Broadway debut as Babe, the youngest Cher in The Cher Show. At just 19 years old, she has already taken the theatre scene by storm, opening a show on Broadway and being on a newly released cast recording. Diamond invited Inside Edition into her life, showing them what a regular day is like for her.
by Linnae Medeiros - Apr 19, 2019
We've got you babes because The Cher Show's Michael Graceffa is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, April 20th! Be sure to tune in to see what goes into a two-show day at the Neil Simon Theatre bringing the icon that is Cher to the Broadway stage. The beat is going on all day tomorrow, and you're not gonna want to miss it!
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 Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a happy opening to Hadestown, which officially opens tonight at the Walter Kerr Theatre!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2019
Brandon Uranowitz is no stranger to the Broadway stage. We took a moment to catch up with Uranowitz about the hard work he's put into his craft that's led to the string of great projects.
by BWW Contests - Apr 15, 2019
The beat is going on because BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the new Broadway musical The Cher Show starring Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, and Micaela Diamond! The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing*. The contest will run now through April 21st, at 11:59 PM EST. Enter for your chance to win TODAY! We've got you babes!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2019
In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Christine Jones & Brett Banakis and Bob Mackie, who acted as scenic and costume designers for the Broadway musical we all believe in, The Cher Show.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Host of The View, Whoopi Goldberg, attended a performance of The Cher Show on Wednesday, April 10th then took a trip backstage to meet cast members including Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond and Jarrod Spector. Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical "Falsettos" will begin performances at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on April 16, 2019. Performances will continue through May 19 with the opening set for April 17.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
This 'gay Jew from New Jersey' spills some of his deepest secrets, and reveals the catharsis behind finally getting to play an openly gay character on stage.