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VIDEO: On This Day, July 11- Robin Williams Brings His Act to Broadway PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, July 11- Robin Williams Brings His Act to Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - July 11, 2021

On this day in 2002, comedy star Robin Williams headed to Broadway for a limited three-night run at the Broadway Theater! Check out a clip from Robin's legendary stand up comedy tour de force below! (Content warning: NSFW. Explicit language).
VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- XANADU Opens On Broadway PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, July 10- XANADU Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - July 10, 2021

On this day in 2007, the musical adaptation of the cult classic film Xanadu opened at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre. 
VIDEO: On This Day, July 9- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Phillipa Soo, and A PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, July 9- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Phillipa Soo, and Ariana DeBose Say Goodbye to HAMILTON
by A.A. Cristi - July 9, 2021

On this day in 2016, original Hamilton cast members, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, and Ariana DeBose along with the musical's star and composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, took their final bows in the hit musical.
VIDEO: On This Day, July 3- Happy Birthday Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, July 3- Happy Birthday Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley!
by A.A. Cristi - July 3, 2021

Today we're sending out a heartfelt Happy Birthday to Broadway legends, Audra McDonald and Betty Buckley!
VIDEO: On This Day, July 2- CHOIR BOY Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, July 2- CHOIR BOY Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club
by A.A. Cristi - July 2, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy, the new play featuring gospel music directed by Trip Cullman will open July 2 at MTC's The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New YorkCity Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!
VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - July 1, 2021

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.
VIDEO: On This Day, June 30- Remembering Lena Horne PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 30- Remembering Lena Horne
by A.A. Cristi - June 30, 2021

On this day, we are celebrating the life and legacy of the great Lena Horne on her birthday. 
VIDEO: On This Day, June 29- Happy Birthday, Brian d'Arcy James! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 29- Happy Birthday, Brian d'Arcy James!
by A.A. Cristi - June 29, 2021

On This Day, we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway favorite, Brian d'Arcy James!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 26- Happy Birthday, Sean Hayes! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 26- Happy Birthday, Sean Hayes!
by A.A. Cristi - June 26, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of teleivison and stage star, Sean Hayes!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 25- Happy Birthday, Annaleigh Ashford! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 25- Happy Birthday, Annaleigh Ashford!
by A.A. Cristi - June 25, 2021

On this day, we want to wish a Happy Birthday to Tony Award-winner, Annaleigh Ashford!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 23- Happy Birthday, Bob Fosse! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 23- Happy Birthday, Bob Fosse!
by A.A. Cristi - June 23, 2021

On this day we're celebrating a giant in a the world's of dance and directing, the legendary Bob Fosse!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 22 - Happy Birthday, Meryl Streep! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 22 - Happy Birthday, Meryl Streep!
by A.A. Cristi - June 22, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the reigning Queen of Acting, the great Meryl Streep!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 20- Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 20- Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown
by A.A. Cristi - June 20, 2021

On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to acclaimed composer Jason Robert Brown!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Opens On Broadway PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - June 19, 2021

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.
VIDEO: On This Day, June 18: Happy Birthday, Kristen Bell! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 18: Happy Birthday, Kristen Bell!
by A.A. Cristi - June 18, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway, film, and television star, Kristen Bell!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 17: A STRANGE LOOP Opens Off-Broadway PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 17: A STRANGE LOOP Opens Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - June 17, 2021

On this day in 2019, Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop opened off-Broadway at Playwright's Horizons.
VIDEO: On This Day, June 16: Happy Birthday, Ali Stroker! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 16: Happy Birthday, Ali Stroker!
by A.A. Cristi - June 16, 2021

Today we're celebrating the birthday of the incredible Ali Stroker!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 15- IN THE HEIGHTS Makes Tony Awards History PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 15- IN THE HEIGHTS Makes Tony Awards History
by A.A. Cristi - June 15, 2021

On this day in 2008, the world turned upside down as Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights took the Tony Awards by storm, taking home wins for Best Musical, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, and Best Score, earning creator Lin-Manuel Miranda a place in the history books as the youngest composer ever to win the prize. 
VIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 14- SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - June 14, 2021

On this day in 2011, the Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, celebrated its opening night!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 13- Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Opens Off-Broadway PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 13- Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Opens Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - June 13, 2021

On this day in 2001, five years after the tragic death of composer Jonathan Larson, the world premiere of his autobiographical musical tick, tick...BOOM! opened Off-Broadway at the Jane Street Theatre. 
VIDEO: On This Day, June 10- Celebrating Judy Garland PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 10- Celebrating Judy Garland
by A.A. Cristi - June 10, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Ethel Gumm, better known to Broadway and film fans as the incomparable Judy Garland. 
VIDEO: On This Day, June 9- Happy Birthday, Cole Porter! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 9- Happy Birthday, Cole Porter!
by A.A. Cristi - June 9, 2021

Cole Porter composer and lyricist, created a sophisticated and rich body of work that appeared on both Broadway and the big screen.
VIDEO: On This Day, June 8- Happy Birthday, Jefferson Mays! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 8- Happy Birthday, Jefferson Mays!
by A.A. Cristi - June 8, 2021

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of a man of unlimited personalities and personas, Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays!
VIDEO: On This Day, June 7- Celebrating Composer Charles Strouse PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 7- Celebrating Composer Charles Strouse
by A.A. Cristi - June 7, 2021

'When I'm stuck with a day, that's grey and lonely, I just stick out my chin, and grin, and say.... The sun'll come out tomorrow, so ya gotta hang on till tomorrow, come what may... Tomorrow, tomorrow I love ya, tomorrow, it's only a day, away.....'
VIDEO: On This Day, June 6- Happy Birthday, Harvey Fierstein! PhotoVIDEO: On This Day, June 6- Happy Birthday, Harvey Fierstein!
by A.A. Cristi - June 6, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of the one and only Harvey Fierstein!

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