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by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019
Jubilee is now on stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Check out video from the productionÂ below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creative team for Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67. The powerful drama, produced in association with the McCarter Theatre Center, will perform at Hartford Stage Thursday, February 14, through Sunday, March 10.
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019
Twenty years after they first performed the roles, Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell re-united to sing 'Wheels of a Dream' from Ragtime LIVE at the Kennedy Center at theÂ et Freedom Ring! concert in collaboration with Georgetown University on January 21st, 2019. Check out the video below!
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2018
This week, Molly Smith and the cast of Anything Goes at Arena Stage chose to honor and support Indigenous Peoples' Day (Oct 8). Just as those at sea use Morse code to send SOS alerts, the cast of Anything Goes -- joined by Molly's partner, Suzanne Blue Star Boy -- taps out a call to action in the video below to bring awareness to the epidemic of murdered, kidnapped, and missing Native women in the United States and Canada:
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2018
On this day we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose!
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2018
From a Tony and Pulitzer Prize award-winning creative team comes the world-premiere musical comedy DAVE, adapted from the Oscar-nominated film. DAVE tells the story ofhigh school teacher (and presidential lookalike) DAVE Kovic, who is hired by the Secret Service as a stand-in for the Commander-in-Chief. When the President falls ill under less than 'presidential' circumstances, DAVE is thrust into the Oval Office to avoid a national scandal, and must find a way to gain the trust and love of the American people...and the First Lady. Subscription packages, including DAVE, are currently available. Single tickets for DAVE go on sale March 28, 2018. Patrons may call the Arena Stage Sales Office at 202-488-3300or visit arenastage.org. DAVE runs July 13-August 19, 2018. For complete 2018/19 Season details, visit: arenastage.org/shows-tickets/the-season/index-18-19.shtml.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2018
Vineyard Theatre is presenting the world-premiere production of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE- an original dance play by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT).Â THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE will extend until through Sunday, June 24.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2018
Winners for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced just last night at The Town Hall. In keeping with Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2017-2018Â New York TheaterÂ season in the same competitive categories.
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2018
Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon directed numerous Broadway hits including, 'Hairspray Live' and 'Fences.' His most recent production, 'Children of a Lesser God,' is nominated for a Tony. Throughout his decades-long career, Leon's work focused on diversity, inclusion and influencing social change. Leon joins 'CBS This Morning' to discuss his new memoir, 'Take You Wherever You Go,' where he writes about his humble beginnings. Check out the clip below!Â
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 2, 2018
On Day 22 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate one of the most legendary actors of his time, Denzel Washington, who is nominated this year for his portrayal of Hickey in Eugene O'Neill's classic drama The Iceman Cometh.
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2018
Actress and singer Audra McDonald stopped by The Talk to discuss what she loves about CBS All Access Original Series The Good Fight, as well as her admiration for co-star Christine Baranski, who plays Diane Lockhart on the show. Watch all-new episodes of The Talk Weekdays on CBS and CBS All Access.
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2018
After Audra McDonald and Billy Eichner share their experiences of watching 'Starlight Express' as their first Broadway show, James asks Billy Eichner about meeting one of Barbra Streisand's dogs and learns why Audra would never consider cloning her own dog.
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2018
What happens when you try to turn movies such as 'A Quiet Place,' 'The Shape of Water' and the classic film 'Taxi Driver' into musicals? On last night's Late Late Show, Audra McDonald and Dan Stevens joined James Corden in doing just that! Watch the clip below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2018
Watch below as David tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 7, 2018
Irina DvorovenkoÂ ('The Americans'), a formerÂ American Ballet Theatreprincipal dancer, Tony Award nomineesÂ Tony YazbeckÂ (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) andÂ Peter FriedmanÂ (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere ofÂ The Beast in the Jungle, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winnerÂ John Kander(CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwrightÂ David Thompson(STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographerÂ Susan StromanÂ (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT).
VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Riveting & Timely New Play SKELETON CREW at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
The Huntington Theatre Company presents the powerful drama Skeleton Crew, by Dominique Morriseau (Detroit '67 and Paradise Blue) and directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (Nat Turner in Jerusalem at New York Theatre Workshop and The Convert at Underground Railway Theater). Skeleton Crew runs from March 2 through March 31, 2018 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2017
One week after the anniversary of her death, American Masters -- Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart premieres nationwide Friday, January 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will stream the following day at pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps. Check out the trailer below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
All rise. This November, Academy Award and Tony winner Denzel Washington is Roman J. Israel, Esq. Written and directed by Dan Gilroy, the dramatic thriller also stars Colin Farrell.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017
During a recent appearance on BuzzFeed News, multi-Tony Award winner Audra McDonald revealed that her parents advised her not to play a slave early in her career.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2017-2018 season with the legendary musical Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim. Director Maria Friedman will recreate her critically celebrated West End production for Boston audiences. Performances run now through October 15, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Step inside the rehearsal room with the cast and creative team in the video below!