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by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with SHREK The Musical, directed and choreographed by David F.M. Vaughn. SHREK The Musical, featuring music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, plays August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night was Saturday, August 10.
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 - Jun 19, 2019
On this day in 2014, the music and poetry of legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur, made its Broadway debut as Holler If Ya Hear Me celebrated its opening night at the Palace Theatre.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 3, 2019
When it comes to directors of live theatre, they don't get much bigger than George C. Wolfe, who has a whoppingÂ seventeen Broadway credits on his resume. This season, WolfeÂ was back at the helm of the ship at the Booth Theatre, where he brought Taylor Mac's zany,Â 'batshit crazy' (-the Hollywood Reporter)Â and ingenious new play, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus to life.
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019
Last weekend, the Olivier Awards were presented! Among performances included all of the musicals nominated in the Mastercard Best New Musical and Magic Radio Best Musical Revival categories: Caroline, Or Change; Come From Away; Company; Fun Home; The King And I; Six; and Tina - The Tina Turner Musical.
VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Patti LuPone accepting her Olivier Award forÂ Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical! Check out the video below!
VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, COMPANY and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at performances from inside the Olivier Awards - featuring the casts of Come From Away, Fun Home, The Kind and I, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
The Old GlobeÂ presents theÂ U.S. premiereÂ ofÂ Life After, a rapturously beautiful and stirring new musical withbook, music, and lyrics byÂ Britta Johnson, directed by the Globe's ownÂ Barry Edelstein, openingÂ Friday, March 29Â atÂ 8:00 p.m.Â Withchoreography byÂ Ann YeeÂ and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations byÂ Lynne Shankel,Â Life AfterÂ will runÂ March 22 - April 28, 2019Â on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldÂ Globe Theatre, part of theÂ Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 22-28.Â Life AfterÂ is produced by special arrangement withÂ Yonge Street Theatricals,Â Linda Barnett, andÂ Natalie Bartello.Â Single tickets start at $32.00 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online atÂ www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2019
The Old GlobeÂ today released a first look atÂ "Poetry"Â from theÂ U.S. premiereÂ ofÂ Life After,Â with vocals byÂ Sophie HearnÂ and written and played byÂ Britta Johnson. Performances begin thisÂ Friday, March 22Â at 8:00 p.m.! Please feel free to share it with all!
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2019
Bay Area Musicals presents the Tony Award-nominated VIOLET. Inspired by the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, the World Premiere 1997 Off-Broadway production of VIOLET won the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, and the revised version that debuted on Broadway in 2014 was Tony Award-nominated. Featuring a folk/bluegrass/gospel-flavored score from Tony Award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori (CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; SHREK; FUN HOME) and book and lyrics by the acclaimed Brian Crawley (A LITTLE PRINCESS), VIOLET has been astounding critics and audiences alike for over two decades.
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2019
Bay Area Musicals presents the Tony Award-nominated VIOLET. Inspired by the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, the World Premiere 1997 Off-Broadway production of VIOLET won the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, and the revised version that debuted on Broadway in 2014 was Tony Award-nominated.
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2019
Ben Platt has released the first single off his upcoming album, Sing To Me Instead. The song, titled Ease My Mind, can be heard in the video below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 8, 2018
Caroline, or Change is headed to the West End's Playhouse Theatre, led by Olivier Award-winning actress Sharon D. Clarke in a critically acclaimed virtuoso performance. The full cast includesÂ Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Keisha Amponsa Banson, Alastair Brookshaw, Me'sha Bryan, Angela Caesar, Dujonna Gift-Simms, Sue Kelvin, Teddy Kempner, Ako Mitchell, Abiona Omonua, Vincent Pirillo, Tanisha Spring and Lauren Wardwith Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Zalika Henry, Laura Medforth, Timothy Quinlan and Teddy Wills.Â Check out new footage of the cast in action below!
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2018
Ben Platt took to Twitter to share a video of him performing the hit single 'Shallow' from the film A Star is Born. Check out Ben going off the deep end (in the best way possible) below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' upcoming production of The Wiz! Leading off the cast is Salome B. Smith in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color Purple, Rent and Carousel. Marva Hicks is playing the role of 'The Wiz'. Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Motown The Musical, Caroline or Change, and The Lion King. Yvette Clark will play the roles of 'Evilene', 'Glinda', and 'Aunt Em'. Clark has appeared in numerous regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Showboat, Chicago, and Hairspray. Simone Gundy will play the role of 'Addaperle'. Gundy returns to TUTS after starring in the 2017 production of Memphis. Paris Nix is playing 'Tin Man'. Nix was last seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Allyson Kaye Daniel is 'Lion'. Daniel most recently appeared at TUTS as 'Miss Jones' in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her other credits include Newsies, Ghost, and We Will Rock You. Christopher Campbell, who just appeared in the TUTS production of Oklahoma! as Will Parker, will play the role of Scarecrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Ben Platt took to Twitter to share a video of him performing 'She Used To Be Mine' from WAITRESS, and to express his sadness for not being able to see Nicolette Robison take on the role of Jenna. See the video below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 24, 2018
Ben PlattÂ originated the title role in 'Dear Evan Hansen' to critical acclaim (Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League nominations) and won the 2017 Tony Award for his Broadway performance. Platt was the original Elder Cunningham in theÂ ChicagoÂ production of 'The Book of Mormon' and reprised the role on Broadway (dir.Â Trey ParkerÂ andÂ Casey Nicholaw).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the West End's Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, which will run at the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019.
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2018
Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's COMPANYÂ opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018. Check out time lapse video of their set going up and the cast of the show singing the title song for the first time below!