Broadway Rewind: FIRST DATE Gets a Shot at Love on Broadway in 2013



Today we rewind to 2013, when First Date arrived on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, where it played for 174 performances. Led by Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez, the musical featured a book by Austin Winsberg and music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner.
 

Photos & Video: See Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman & Warren Carlyle at Curtain Call for the Final Performance of HARMONYSee Barry Manilow at the Final Performance of HARMONY
May 16, 2022

Last night, Off-Broadway saw the closing night of the new musical Harmony at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. Joining the cast on stage at the curtain call were the creators, Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman, along with the director/choreographer Warren Carlyle. (more...)


VIDEO: HADESTOWN National Tour Cast Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on THE LATE LATE SHOWHADESTOWN Tour Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on CORDEN
May 18, 2022

The performance featured Nicholas Barasch as Orpheus, Morgan Siobhan Green as Eurydice, Levi Kreis as Hermes, Kimberly Marable as Persephone, and Kevyn Morrow as Hades. The Fates are played by Belén Moyano, Bex Odorisio, and Shea Renne. (more...)


VIDEO: 'ER' Star Anthony Edwards Makes Broadway Musical Debut as Dr. Walker in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY'ER' Star Anthony Edwards Makes Broadway Musical Debut as Dr. Walker in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
May 14, 2022

“ER” star Anthony Edwards took to the stage on Friday evening in his Broadway musical debut as “Dr. Walker” in the recently Tony Nominated musical Girl From The North Country. With several members of the company out of the show due to COVID, Edwards stepped in at the last moment, and after only an hour of rehearsal time, to ensure that the show would go on. He starred opposite his wife, Mare Winningham, who was recently nominated for a Tony Award for her role. (more...)


VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Sings in New SIMPSONS Episode ClipHugh Jackman Sings in New SIMPSONS Episode Clip
May 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld is excited to share a clip from the episode, featuring Jackman singing about how the middle class was built in the 1920s. In the episode, Homer aims to finally teache his Bart to admire his dad after he humiliates him at church. However, a visit from a magical, singing janitor (Hugh Jackman) changes everything they thought they knew. (more...)


Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Mare WinninghamMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Mare Winningham
May 17, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Mare Winningham! (more...)


VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West EndFirst Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill. (more...)


VIDEO: Watch Kristin Chenoweth in Hulu's KEEPER OF THE ASHES Murder Docu-Series TrailerWatch Kristin Chenoweth in New Hulu Murder Docu-Series Trailer
May 18, 2022

In the series, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will open up about how a twist of fate prevented her from being present the night of the murder of three young girls in 1977 during their first night at Camp Scott, a Girl Scout sleepaway camp in Oklahoma. (more...)


VIDEO: Billy Crystal Discusses Embracing His Age in MR. SATURDAY NIGHT on THE VEIWBilly Crystal on Embracing His Age in MR. SATURDAY NIGHT
May 16, 2022

Billy Crystal sat down on The View this morning to discuss his Tony-Nominated performance in Mr. Saturday Night on Broadway. Crystal also discussed the importance of his four grandchildren attending the production's opening night. Watch the new interview now! (more...)


Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FLYING OVER SUNSET's Tom KittMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FLYING OVER SUNSET's Tom Kitt
May 18, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Tom Kitt! (more...)


VIDEO: Meet DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser on Backstage with Richard RidgeMeet DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Zachary Noah Piser on Backstage with Richard Ridge
May 15, 2022

Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with Broadway's newest Evan Hansen, Zachary Noah Piser. (more...)


BWW Exclusive: Gavin Lee Discusses Creating His Squidward Costume on 'SpongeBob BingePants' PodcastExclusive: Gavin Lee Talks Squidward Costume on 'SpongeBob BingePants' Podcast
May 18, 2022

Gavin LeeGavin Lee and Danny Skinner joined Frankie Grande and Hector Navarro on a new episode of their SpongeBob BingePants podcast to discuss their time in SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive snippet of Lee discussing his fake Squidward legs that he wore in the production. (more...)


VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Colin Bates and Caitlin Houlahan Perform at The Wall Street Journal's The Future of Everything FestivalGIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Colin Bates and Caitlin Houlahan Perform
May 20, 2022

Girl From the North Country cast members Colin Bates and Caitlin Houlahan gave an exclusive live performance at The Wall Street Journal’s The Future of Everything Festival yesterday. (more...)


Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: A STRANGE LOOP's Michael R. JacksonMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: A STRANGE LOOP's Michael R. Jackson
May 16, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Michael R. Jackson! (more...)


VIDEO: Chris Manuel Shares Why Audiences are Loving the PRETTY WOMAN National Tour on Survival JobsChris Manuel Shares Why Audiences are Loving the PRETTY WOMAN National Tour on Survival Jobs
May 19, 2022

Your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with equally handsome and talented Chris Manuel who made his touring debut in the hit musical ‘Pretty Woman’ as Adam Pascal’s understudy in 2021!  The Bridgeport, Connecticut native shares a few of his favorite past survival jobs, and how his performance as ‘Robert Kennedy’ in the one person play RFK at the Music Theatre of Connecticut led to him finding theatrical representation!  (more...)


Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: A STRANGE LOOP's Jaquel SpiveyMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: A STRANGE LOOP's Jaquel Spivey
May 19, 2022

 The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Jaquel Spivey! (more...)