All stories by Adam Hetrick on BroadwayStars

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Video First Look: Watch Anastasia Cast Premiere 4 New Songs for Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The cast of Ahrens and Flaherty’s latest Broadway musical premiered all-new musical numbers for the press.

Linked From Playbill at 08:27PM

Read Reviews for Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford in Sunday in the Park With George by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway revival of the Stephen Sondheim–James Lapine musical opened February 23 at the Hudson Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 07:49PM

Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical Sets Theatrical Encore Screening by Adam Hetrick

The live film of the Broadway musical stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger.

Linked From Playbill at 05:55PM

Suzan-Lori Parks, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and Thomas Bradshaw Win PEN America Literary Awards by Adam Hetrick

The awards honor writers—playwrights included—who explore timely social themes through their work.

Linked From Playbill at 05:52PM

Elvis Presley Musical Heartbreak Hotel Will Premiere at Ogunquit by Adam Hetrick

The 2017 season also includes Mamma Mia!, Bullets Over Broadway, From Here to Eternity, Ragtime, and White Christmas.

Linked From Playbill at 01:17PM
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Laura Osnes, Betsy Wolfe, Telly Leung Set for Hammerstein Museum Benefit Concert by Adam Hetrick

Funds raised will help to establish the Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center.

Linked From Playbill at 05:50PM

Watch Anastasia Stars and Creators Reveal What’s in Store for Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Learn how the 1997 animated film musical has been revolutionized for its Broadway debut.

Linked From Playbill at 02:00PM

Kevin Kline Named 2017 Theatre in Our Schools Campaign Spokesperson by Adam Hetrick

The Tony and Oscar-winning actor is lending his voice to raise awareness of the importance of theatre education.

Linked From Playbill at 09:30AM
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Broadway’s Come From Away Sets Cast Album Release Date by Adam Hetrick

The album will be the first cast recording released by The Musical Company.

Linked From Playbill at 02:04PM
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes Lead Crazy for You Concert at Geffen Hall Feb. 19 by Adam Hetrick

Susan Stroman recreates her original Tony Award-winning choreography for the one-night-only event.

Linked From Playbill at 02:37PM
Saturday, February 18, 2017

New Musical Come From Away Begins Broadway Previews Feb. 18 by Adam Hetrick

Chad Kimball and Jenn Colella star in the show that tells the story of travelers stranded on September 11, 2001.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM
Friday, February 17, 2017

Chita Rivera Set forTODAY’s Living Legends Series by Adam Hetrick

The two-time Tony Award winner’s interview with Al Roker will air February 20.

Linked From Playbill at 05:29PM

The Compass Podcast Welcomes Costume Designer Caitlin Cisek by Adam Hetrick

Hosted by Leah Walsh, the February 17 episode features Cisek speaking about collaboration, teaching, and life as a freelance artist.

Linked From Playbill at 04:52PM

Watch Anastasia’s Christy Altomare Sing “Journey to the Past” With Symphony Orchestra by Adam Hetrick

The new Broadway musical will open April 24 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 01:56PM

Cynthia Erivo Will Sing at Oscars’ Governors Ball by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning Color Purple star will perform as part of the post-Academy Awards celebration.

Linked From Playbill at 12:07PM

New Musical Come From Away Announces Rush Ticket Policy by Adam Hetrick

The new Broadway musical begins previews February 18 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

Linked From Playbill at 11:07AM

Broadway-Bound Secret Garden and Hamilton Will Play TUTS by Adam Hetrick

Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars has announced the lineup of musicals slated for its 2017-2018 season.

Linked From Playbill at 10:27AM
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Robert Falls to Direct Stacy Keach in Goodman’s Pamplona by Adam Hetrick

Keach will again portray Pulitzer-winning author Ernest Hemingway in the world-premiere drama.

Linked From Playbill at 04:21PM

Watch Another Deleted Scene from Disney’s Moana by Adam Hetrick

A cut scene has been released from the musical that features music from Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Linked From Playbill at 02:11PM

Atlanta-Area Grease Gets Site-Specific Makeover by Adam Hetrick

The award-winning Serenbe Playhouse will present a new staging of the musical that will evoke a drive-in movie.

Linked From Playbill at 01:41PM

Tracy Letts’ The Minutes Will Transfer to Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Steppenwolf Theatre production reunites the playwright with Tony Award-winning August: Osage County director Anna D. Shapiro.

Linked From Playbill at 01:24PM

Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Man from Nebraska with Reed Birney and Annette O’Toole by Adam Hetrick

The drama from the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County playwright opened Off-Broadway February 15.

Linked From Playbill at 11:33AM

Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical Hits Cinemas Feb. 16 by Adam Hetrick

The live film of the Broadway musical stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Watch Felicia Boswell Sing “She Used to Be Mine” from Waitress by Adam Hetrick

The Shuffle Along actor performs the Sara Bareilles single as part of the Turning the Page performance series.

Linked From Playbill at 02:11PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Watch Ryan Steele and Garen Scribner Dance in “Sold My Soul” Music Video by Adam Hetrick

The new music video from the indie band Moondrunk features leading dancers from Newsies and An American in Paris.

Linked From Playbill at 03:49PM

Maria Friedman Will Stage Merrily We Roll Along at the Huntington by Adam Hetrick

The actor-director staged an acclaimed West End revival of the Stephen Sondheim musical that was broadcast in cinemas.

Linked From Playbill at 02:26PM

Immersive Sweeney Todd Sets Up Pie Shop at Barrow Street Feb. 14 by Adam Hetrick

Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller has been reset within a working pie shop.

Linked From Playbill at 10:24AM
Monday, February 13, 2017

Yeast Nation, from Writers of Urinetown, Will Play St. Louis by Adam Hetrick

Set in 3,000,458,000 BC, the unconventional show from the Tony-winning writers of Urinetown musicalizes the first life forms on earth.

Linked From Playbill at 10:04PM

Actors’ Equity Extends LORT Contract Negotiations by Adam Hetrick

The contract negotiations affect 72 member theatres, including Broadway’s Lincoln Center Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Roundabout Theatre Company.

Linked From Playbill at 01:01PM
Monday, February 6, 2017

Why Disney Decided Newsies Was Ready for the Big Screen by Adam Hetrick

After initially resisting the idea of preserving the stage show on film, Disney Theatrical’s Thomas Schumacher realized how to do it right.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00PM

Kristin Chenoweth, Jonathan Groff, and More Salute Mary-Mitchell Campbell by Adam Hetrick

The Transport Group’s gala evening features a slate of Broadway stars.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM

ARTICLES ON BROADWAYSTARS

Authors

All that Chat

2016-2017 BROADWAY SEASON
Mar 26: Sweat - Studio 54