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BWW TV: Sing It, Celie! Watch THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Bring Down the House in RehearsalBWW TV: Sing It, Celie! Watch THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Bring Down the House in Rehearsal
by TV - On the Road - Sep 21, 2017

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple will launch on October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Takes Over Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Sep 11, 2017

Broadway Sessions had a very sweet season premiere this last week as we welcomed cast members from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We danced Oompa Loompa-style, enjoyed heartfelt performances, and watched a couple 11 year old boys SING THEIR FACES OFF. Jackie Hoffman was unable to attend, but never fear- the cast celebrated her through dramatic readings of some of her finer TWEETS! Enjoy these performances by legendary John Rubinstein, Emma Plaeffle, Cory Lingner, Elliot Mattox, Ryan Sell, Jake Flynn and our sensational diva "Rising Stars" Nikisha Williams (bound for The Color Purple tour) and Brittany Dorazio. (more...)

AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'AUDIO: Billy Porter Unveils 'Carefully Taught The Remixes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Tony- and Grammy Award-winner Billy Porter releases 'Carefully Taught The Remixes' (Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway) available now on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. Download/Stream 'Carefully Taught - The Remixes' HERE, or click below to listen! (more...)

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington StageExclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Barrington Stage Company's production of Company, led by Aaron Tveit as Bobby. Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street TheaterVIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. (more...)

VIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White WayVIDEO: Stars of Broadway-Bound ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Are Ready to Chill on the Great White Way
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raise a glass to the stars of the Broadway-bound Escape to Margaritaville in this behind-the-scenes look at how they're feeling about heading to the Great White Way! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Aaron Tveit in Rehearsal for Barrington Stage's COMPANYVIDEO: Check Out Aaron Tveit in Rehearsal for Barrington Stage's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Aaron Tveit (Broadway's Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), who returns to BSC after previously playing 'Matt' in the 2007 production of Calvin Berger, will star as 'Bobby' in Company, along with Ellen Harvey (Broadway's Present Laughter) as 'Joanne,'Lawrence Street (Broadway's Urinetown) as 'Harry,' Jeanette Bayardelle (Broadway's The Color Purple) as 'Sarah,' Kate Loprest(Broadway's First Date) as 'Susan,' Paul A. Schaefer(Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera) as 'Peter,' Jane Pfitsch (Broadway'sCabaret) as 'Jenny,' James Ludwig (Broadway's Spamalot) as 'David,' Lauren Marcus (Little Shop of Horrors, Sharon Playhouse) as 'Amy,' Joseph Spieldenner (Broadway's Les Miserables) as 'Paul,' Peter Reardon (BSC's All My Sons) as 'Larry,' Nora Schell(Spamilton, Triad Theater) as 'Marta,' and Rebecca Kuznick (BSC's Fiddler on the Roof) as 'Kathy.' Featuring a book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, with choreography by Jeffrey Page, music supervision by Darren Cohen, music direction by Alex Shields, and direction by JuliAnne Boyd, Company will begin previews on August 10 and is set to open August 13 for a run through September 2. (more...)

VIDEO: Swoon with Romantic Highlights from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott TheatreVIDEO: Swoon with Romantic Highlights from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running now through August 13, 2017 with a press opening tomorrow, June 28, at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo  & Leslie Odom Jr. Team with Rockettes for TONY AWARD PerformanceVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo & Leslie Odom Jr. Team with Rockettes for TONY AWARD Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. joined by the Radio City Rockettes performed 'New York, New York' at THE TONY AWARDS.  Watch the performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Face Off in No-Holds-Barred Rap BattleVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Face Off in No-Holds-Barred Rap Battle
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden challenged guest Jennifer Hudson to a no-holds-barred rap battle, and Jennifer unleashes her knockout punch at the end of the fight. Check out the latest edition of 'Drop the Mic' below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Take on Opera at the WNO Gala!VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Take on Opera at the WNO Gala!
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2017

Cynthia Erivo sang Nessun Dorma, from the opera Turandot, during the WNO Opera Gala Concert at the Kennedy Center on June 3rd. Check out the video of an excerpt from her performance! (more...)

VIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in HoustonVIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Freaky Friday has made its way to Houston! See stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton talk about the show with Houston Life Reporter, Stephanie Gonzalez in the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: #HAM4BEY Creator Shares New THE COLOR PURPLE & Prince Mashup!VIDEO: #HAM4BEY Creator Shares New THE COLOR PURPLE & Prince Mashup!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Michael Korte is back with his latest mashup! #PURPLE4PRINCE is the follow-up video to the massively successful #HAM4BEY and #GAGA4RENT! It's (of course) The Color Purple mashed with Prince! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Lead THE COLOR PURPLE Concert Curtain CallVIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Lead THE COLOR PURPLE Concert Curtain Call
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2017

The British Theatre Academy presents a charity gala performance of The Color Purple to raise money for young performers who cannot afford to train in performing arts. Recent performances have included The Secret Garden at The Ambassadors Theatre and Godspell at St Pauls Church, Covent Garden. This concert features a line-up of West End performers alongside a choir of children from the BTA. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE IN IDLENESS, Apollo TheatreBWW Review: LOVE IN IDLENESS, Apollo Theatre
by Rona Kelly - May 19, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory is no stranger to transfers, both in the West End and beyond. The Color Purple notably made the jump, and now here's Trevor Nunn's Love in Idleness moving to the Apollo Theatre. But while the love is still palpable, there is a certain idleness to proceedings. (more...)

VIDEO: Rewind! Renee Elise Goldsberry Explains Why She Almost Skipped HAMILTON AuditionVIDEO: Rewind! Renee Elise Goldsberry Explains Why She Almost Skipped HAMILTON Audition
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to chat about her starring role in Broadway's HAMILTON and explain why she almost didn't audition for the musical. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Takes Us to Church with Performance of Her Favorite HymnVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Takes Us to Church with Performance of Her Favorite Hymn
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, 'Sandy Wexler' star Jennifer Hudson showed off her immaculate range with one of her favorite church hymns, 'Talk About a Child'. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!AUDIO: Listen to Billy Porter and Pentatonix Revamp OKLAHOMA! Classic on 'SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS', Out Today at No. 2 on iTunes R&B Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter releases his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway today - available on all digital platforms and streaming via digital subscription services. The new album features fan favorites 'Edelweiss', 'Carefully Taught', 'My Funny Valentine' and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Morning'. Get Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers HERE, and listen to two tunes from the album below! Already landing on the charts, the album is ranked #2 on the iTunes R&B chart and is ranked #40 overall. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Premieres Music Video for New Single 'Remember Me'VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Premieres Music Video for New Single 'Remember Me'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Multi-platinum Oscar and Grammy Award®-winning global superstar, Jennifer Hudson premieres the video for"Remember Me," her brand new single on Epic Records.  (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' AlbumVIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More for 'THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS' Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter will release his new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers via Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway on April 14th. Porter just unveiled a 'making of' video for the album, featuring interviews, studio footage and more. Check it out below! (more...)