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by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The 5th Avenue Theatre's West Side Story, the sweeping musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set in the turbulent streets of New York City, where a star-crossed love blossoms between rival gangs.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 31, 2019
Today, we're celebrating the birthday of star of stage and screen, Brooke Shields!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look in rehearsals for The 5th Avenue Theatre'sÂ West Side Story, the sweeping musical version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set in the turbulent streets of New York City, where a star-crossed love blossoms between rival gangs.Â
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2019
CBS Sunday Morning paid tribute to Channing yesterday during its program. The show aired clips from past interviews, as well as productions Channing was in, including Hello, Dolly!
Video Flashback: Carol Channing Performs on Broadway For the Final Time in The 2010 Gypsy of the Year Opening
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2019
This morning, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Today, we remember her with this flashback video of her final performance on Broadway, performing in the opening number of the 2010 Gypsy of the Year Competition.
BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Justin Matthew Sargent, Conor Ryan & More Rehearse for Abingdon's CLOSER THAN EVER
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 17, 2018
Abingdon Theatre Company will soon present their special one-night-only gala event on Monday, October 22 at The Edison Ballroom.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2018
In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the stars of Desperate Measures, Lauren Molina and Conor Ryan! Check out the recipe for Katie's Makin' Desperate Whoopie Pies below!
Backstage with Richard Ridge: It Takes a Woman: Donna Murphy Dishes on the Roles that Brought Her to Dolly!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 4, 2018
'This job came up, and initially I thought, 'What a horrible idea! To star as Dolly Levi once a week? How do you do that?' That first performance- and I really didn't know how it was gonna land- the community was so welcoming. I was flabbergasted when I dropped that newspaper,Â said 'Dolly Levi'Â and it wasn't Bette Midler's voice!'
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2018
The Muny presents Singin' in the Rain, June 27 - July 3. Broadway, film and television starsÂ Corbin BleuandÂ Jeffrey SchecterÂ portray Don Lockwood and Cosmo Brown, respectively, and former Muny Kid, Muny Teen and Indiana University studentÂ Berklea GoingÂ will star as Kathy Selden. Singin' in the Rain is directed byÂ Marc BruniÂ and choreographed byÂ Rommy SandhuÂ with music direction byÂ Ben Whiteley. Singin' in the Rain is proudly sponsored by Ameren.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 7, 2018
On this day, we celebrate the birthday of Broadway legend and Tony Award-winner, Donna Murphy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018
For 25 years, New York City Center's Encores! series has been bringing classic American musicals back to life. This is where Chicago, Wonderful Town, and Finian's Rainbow were reborn-but we're just getting started.
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2017
Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He took piano lessons as a boy and attended the Garrison and Boston Latin Schools. At Harvard University, he studied with Walter Piston, Edward Burlingame-Hill, and A. Tillman Merritt, among others. Before graduating in 1939, he made an unofficial conducting debut with his own incidental music to 'The Birds,' and directed and performed in Marc Blitzstein's 'The Cradle Will Rock.' Then at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, he studied piano with Isabella Vengerova, conducting with Fritz Reiner, and orchestration with Randall Thompson.Â
by Michael Sterling - Jul 28, 2017
Summer wouldn't be the same in Los Angeles without the Hollywood Bowl's annual offering of a star-studded Broadway musical; and this year will be no different when the mega-hit Mamma Mia! getting ready to ignite on one of the world's most iconic stages July 28 - 30.Â BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling dropped in at rehearsals earlier this week to get a sneak peek at rehearsals and to speak with members of the cast. Â Featured in Mamma Mia! are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Jaime Camil as Sam, Tisha-Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, Hamish Linklater as Harry, Jennifer Nettles as Donna, and Steven Weber as Bill.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017
Tony-Award winning producers Barry and Fran Weissler have just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.Â Watch the cast of Chicago pay tribute to the couple in a fun video below!
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2017
Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Broadway's Newest Stars, Michael Xavier & Siobhan Dillon, Talk Navigating SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 26, 2017
Two of Broadway's newest stars come straight from the West End, where they've been navigating the twisting, frenzied SUNSET BOULEVARD, which opened earlier this month at the Palace Theatre. Michael Xavier and Siobhan Dillon, who star opposite Glenn Close in her triumphant return to the musical, met with Richard Ridge to open up about their famous co-star, their relationship on stage, and so much more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2017
She's coming back, and she'll never go away again! The upcoming revival ofÂ Michael StewartÂ andÂ Jerry Herman's masterpieceÂ Hello, Dolly!, starring legendary performerÂ Bette Midler, has quickly become the hottest ticket of the year. Directed by four-time Tony Award winnerÂ Jerry ZaksÂ and choreographed by Tony Award winnerÂ Warren Carlyle,Â Hello, Dolly!Â will begin performances at Broadway's Shubert Theatre on March 15, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. BroadwayWorld spoke with Kate Baldwin (Irene) last night at the opening of Sunset Boulevard, where she told us all about rehearsals so far!
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2016
Take a break from your busy day and check outÂ Kate BaldwinÂ singingÂ 'Breeze Off The River/Lullabye' from her Feinstein's/54 Below show 'Extraordinary Machine.'
STAGE TUBE: Watch New Clips of Goodman Theatre's WONDERFUL TOWN, Starring Lauren Molina, Bri Sudia and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2016
Goodman TheatreÂ presentsÂ Mary Zimmerman's revival of Wonderful Town, extending the show through October 23. Featuring a company of over 40 actors and musicians, the Goodman production ofÂ Leonard Bernstein's whimsical love letter to Manhattan marks the first major revival in more than 10 years. Â BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at new clips of the show below!
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2016
Tony Award winnerÂ Mary Zimmerman's revival of WONDERFUL TOWN -Â Leonard Bernstein's classic musical that with lyrics byÂ Betty ComdenandÂ Adolph GreenÂ and book byÂ Joseph FieldsandÂ Jerome Chodorov, runs now through October 16 atÂ Goodman Theatre's Albert Theatre (Opening Night is September 20). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!