VIDEO: THE LION KING's Pearl Khwezi is On the Rise!

Pearl is currently starring as 'Nala' in The Lion King on Broadway.



There is a new lion queen in The Lion King! South African native Pearl Khwezi recently assumed the role of 'Nala' in The Lion King on Broadway, in which she previously appeared in the ensemble and covered both Rafiki and Nala. Watch as Pearl chats more about her new starring role and so much more!
 

VIDEO: Watch HADESTOWN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN & More Perform at Broadway in Bryant ParkWatch HADESTOWN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN & More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park
August 11, 2022

Today's lineup featured performances from the Broadway casts of Between the Lines, The Phantom of the Opera, Dear Evan Hansen, Hadestown, and Chicago. Watch highlights in this video! (more...)


VIDEO: Taylor Louderman and Matt Copley Perform Punk Cover of 'You're the One That I Want' From GREASELouderman and Copley Perform Punk Cover of 'You're the One That I Want'
August 12, 2022

Taylor Louderman has teamed up with TikTok star Matt Copley for a 'Broadway Does Punk' cover of 'You're The One That I Want' from Grease! Check out the video here (more...)


VIDEO: NY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Celebrates 50 YearsNY Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Celebrates 50 Years
August 13, 2022

The past half-century of the documented history of theatre is on display at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' newest exhibition, Focus Center Stage: 50 Years of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive. Watch as Richard Ridge gets a special tour of the exhibition from Patrick and learns more about TOFT's incredible history. (more...)


VIDEO: Erich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGOErich Bergen is All About His New Broadway Gig in CHICAGO
August 12, 2022

Erich Bergen joined the company of Broadway's Chicago earlier this month and he's checking in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to chat about the experience so far. (more...)


Exclusive: Watch Annaleigh Ashford Reunite With Her Childhood RUTHLESS Cast on SECRET CELEBRITY RENOVATIONExclusive: Annaleigh Ashford Reunites With Childhood RUTHLESS Cast
August 16, 2022

Watch an exclusive video of Ashford taking host Nishelle Turner down memory lane as she's reunited with her theater musical cast of Ruthless and her casting director, even giving an impromtu performance of a number from the show. In the new episode, Ashford will return to her childhood home in Denver to give her parents a dream renovation. (more...)


VIDEO: Debra Messing & Eli Golden Reveal Their Favorite Moments Filming 13: THE MUSICALDebra Messing & Eli Golden Talk 13: THE MUSICAL
August 13, 2022

Debra Messing and Eli Golden sat down with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to discuss the movie musical. During the interview, the pair disucssed their favorite moments filming the new movie, why Golden was originally 'intimidated' to film with Messing, and why 13: the Musical is the 'perfect movie' right now. Watch the new video interview now! (more...)


VIDEO: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAYMarc Shaiman & Scott Wittman Celebrate 20 Years of HAIRSPRAY
August 15, 2022

In the latest installment of Backstage with Richard rIdge, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman reminisce about Hairspray's road to the stage, chat about the musical's legacy, and share tidbits on their latest Broadway-bound project, Some Like It Hot. (more...)


VIDEO: Gabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICALGabriella Uhl & Jonathan Lengel Talk 13: THE MUSICAL
August 14, 2022

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with Gabriella Uhl and Jonathan Lengel ahead of the premiere of 13: the Musical to discuss landing their dream roles in the new movie musical. The duo also discussed their favorite moments on set, the importance of representation in the film, and more. Watch the new video interview now! (more...)


VIDEO: Brian D'Arcy James Discusses Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS Audiences on GMABrian D'Arcy James Talks INTO THE WOODS on GMA
August 16, 2022

Brian D'Arcy James sat down on GMA3 this morning to discuss starring in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods. During the interview, James discussed working alongside his 'stage wife' Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Lopez, Hillary Clinton, Scarlett Johansson, and Colin Jost coming to the show. Watch the new video interview now! (more...)


VIDEO: JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk New Jason Robert Brown Songs in 13: THE MUSICALJD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, & Lindsey Blackwell Talk 13: THE MUSICAL
August 12, 2022

Richard Ridge sat down with JD McCrary, Frankie McNellis, and Lindsay Blackwell to discuss their favorite moments while filming 13: the Musical. The three rising stars also discussed what it was like debuting three new Jason Robert Brown songs for the new movie musical. Watch the new video interview now! (more...)


VIDEO: Patina Miller Reveals How 'The Witch' in INTO THE WOODS Relates to Her RAISING KANAN CharacterPatina Miller on How 'The Witch' Relates to Her RAISING KANAN Role
August 11, 2022

Leading up to the Power Book III: Raising Kanan's highly-anticipated second season premiere, BroadwayWorld caught up with Patina Miller to discuss what audiences can expect from the upcoming episodes and how her character in Raising Kanan relates to the Witch in Into the Woods. Watch the new video interview now! (more...)


VIDEO: What Is COST OF LIVING All About? The Broadway Company Explains!What Is COST OF LIVING All About? The Broadway Company Explains!
August 17, 2022

Rehearsals are officially underway for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney. This insightful, intriguing work is about the forces that bring people together, the complexity of caring and being cared for, and the ways we all need each other in this world. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Find out what it's all about in this video. (more...)


VIDEO: Actor and Writer Irene Sofia Lucio Shares Her Journey From Tutoring Students to Starring in SLAVE PLAYIrene Sofia Lucio Shares Her Journey From Tutoring Students to Starring in SLAVE PLAY
August 11, 2022

In the latest episode of Survival Jobs, Irene Sofia Lucio shares her journey from tutoring kids in NYC to starring in SLAVE PLAY on Broadway, some of her favorite past ‘survival jobs’ and her experience transitioning from theatre to tv and film! (more...)