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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Amanda Holden to Fly Into London's CINDERELLA as the Fairy Godmother by BroadwayWorld

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT judge Amanda Holden has a busy theatre schedule this year. After touring with STEPPING OUT this autumn, the Daily Mail reportsshe will fly into the London Palladiumprodu…

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Sope Dirisu to Star as 'Cassius Clay' in ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI at Donmar Warehouse by BroadwayWorld

Just weeks after Muhammad Ali's death on June 3,The Daily Mail writes that Sope Dirisu will portray the iconic boxer in Kemp Powers's play ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI at the Donmar Warehouse this aut…

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Imelda Staunton-Led GYPSY Eyeing 2018 Bow on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Broadway is in sight for the West End revival of GYPSY, starring Imelda Staunton. Following earlier reports of a transfer,The Daily Mail hintsthat the musical will come toNew York in 2018.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Goodspeed's BYE BYE BIRDIE by BroadwayWorld

Everyone will love this fun-filled musical, running now throughSeptember 4 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. The Official Press Opening will be July 13, 2016.BroadwayWorld has a first l…

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F. Michael Haynie, Sydney Morton and Bradley Dean to Star in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

The Ogunquit Playhouse will present the New England premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, on stage from July 13 to August 6, making the Playhouse one of the first regional theaters in the…

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AEA Fires Back, Will File for Dismissal of Asner vs. Actors Equity Association Lawsuit by BroadwayWorld

Following a response from the plaintiffs to AEA's recent statement, the latter organization has fired back with a lengthy retort, saying it will file for dismissal of the lawsuit.

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Anneliese Van Der Pol and Jeanna De Waal to Lead COOKIES at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

Anneliese Van Der Pol 'That's So Raven', Jeanna De Waal Kinky Boots, American Idiot, Brynn Williams 13, Bye Bye Birdie, and Trent Armand Kendall Into The Woods, Bat Boy will star in The New …

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Donna McKechnie and Alexandra Bilings Join PFP's Honorary Board by BroadwayWorld

The Board of Directors of Pride Films and Plays is thrilled to announce Broadway legend Donna McKechnie and actoractivist Alexandra Billings have become the inaugural members of Pride Films …

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Kyle Scatliffe, HAMILTON Cast Members & More to Take Part in Town Hall's Broadway Rising Stars Concert by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, July 11 at 8pm at The Town Hall, in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Broadway Rising Stars Concert Series which features the brightest talent selected from some of the nation'…

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: June 30, 2016 by BroadwayWorld

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends June 24-30, 2016.

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Robin de Jesus, Tony Sheldon, Frenchie Davis & More Set for Orlando Benefit Performance of THE VIEW UPSTAIRS by BroadwayWorld

Frenchie Davis Rent, American Idol, Gideon Glick Spider Man, Spring Awakening, Robin de Jesus Two-time Tony nom. La Cage Aux Folles amp In the Heights, Jay Armstrong Johnson On the Town, Han…

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Tori Murray Will Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with READY OR NOT, HERE I COME by BroadwayWorld

Tori Murray will return to Feinstein's 54 Below with an encore presentation of her acclaimed one-girl-show, Ready or Not, Here I Come.

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Celebrate the Fourth of July on Broadway- The Full Holiday Weekend Performance Schedule! by BroadwayWorld

Happy almost-Fourth of July Just because the rest of the country will be spending Independence Day sipping drinks at the pool, pigging out at family barbeques, and enjoying the day off at ho…

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SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Celebrate 500th Performance on Broadway Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Something Rotten, the ten-time Tony Award-nominated smash hit musical comedy, will celebrate its 500th performance tomorrow, Friday, July 1 at Broadway's St. James Theatre 246 West 44th Stre…

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Tony Winner Faith Prince, Kerry Butler & More Join Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival Lineup by BroadwayWorld

The Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival has added a collection of star Broadway performers to their opening concert. Broadway and West End veteran Alton Fitzgerald White The Lion King, The Who's…

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Photo Flash: Cast of AVENUE Q Marches in NYC Pride Parade! by BroadwayWorld

AVENUE Q celebrated NYC pride weekend on Sunday when puppet stars Rod and Lucy took to the streets of New York City on board the Impulse Group NYC Pride Parade Float. Just 3 days after he re…

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Shubert Foundation Awards Record $25.6 Million in Grants to Theatre Companies Throughout U.S. by BroadwayWorld

The Shubert Foundation's 2016 Grants Program has awarded a record total of 25.6 million to 506 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. The 2016 grants markthe …

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Tony Danza, Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below in July by BroadwayWorld

This July, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.5…

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WEST END BARES Sets 2016 Theme! by BroadwayWorld

Bigger and barer for its 7th year as the hottest night out at the theatre, West End Bares 2016 will this year take its audience on an epic medieval adventure on Sunday 25 September at the No…

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Could New Apple Patent Prevent Future Cell Phone Use in Theatres? by BroadwayWorld

Patti LuPone is having a good day. That's because Apple has just patented technology that couldprevent cell phone recording in certain areas, such as concert venues or you guessed it Broadwa…

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Naked Man Injured After Falling Off Times Square's Iconic TKTS This Morning by BroadwayWorld

This morning, a naked man, who was ranting about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, was injured after falling off the steps of Time Square's iconic TKTS booth as onlookers watch…

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HOLIDAY INN Finds Its Broadway Cast; Full Company Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre CompanyTodd Haimes, Artistic Director, in association withUniversal Stage Productions, justannounced complete casting for the first-ever Broadway production ofHOLIDAY INN,…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Plaintiffs in Asner vs. Actors Equity Association Respond to Recent AEA Statement by BroadwayWorld

As reported by BroadwayWorld earlier this week, Actors' Equity Association and the plaintiffs in the Asner vs. Actors' Equity litigation have confirmed that the two parties have been unable …

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Carmen Cusack to Make Solo Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack will make her solo concert debut at Feinstein's54 Below this summer, the venue confirmed today.

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Photo Flash: Ben Stiller, Lois Smith, Alex Timbers and More Attend 2016 OBA Awards by BroadwayWorld

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, presented the 6th annual Off Broadway Alliance Aw…

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Benefit Concert, Hosted by Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara, Raises $36,000 for Autism Speaks by BroadwayWorld

The evening, hosted by Tony-award-winning Broadway star Kelli O'Hara, was a celebration of how profoundly the arts can impact all students, and students on the Autism Spectrum in particular.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Corey Mach, Paige Faure and More in Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Finger Lakes by BroadwayWorld

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival proudly produces the North American premiere of Tim Rice's new musical, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. Performances run fromJune 29 throughJuly 20at the Mer…

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Mary Testa Joins Cast of BREAD AND ROSES at NYMF by BroadwayWorld

What would you sacrifice for your American dream Must the American dream come at the cost of human dignity These are the questions at the center of The New York Musical Festival's Developmen…

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New Alexander Hamilton Discoveries to Be Revealed in Exhibition at Liberty Hall Museum by BroadwayWorld

New discoveries about Alexander Hamilton that are sure to enthrall Hamilton scholars and fans of the Broadway musical Hamilton will be revealed at Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University on T…

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Mark Your Calendar! Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Sets 2016 Date by BroadwayWorld

The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans will returnSunday, September 25, 2016, as the 30thannualBroadway Flea Market amp Grand Auctionmakes an encore appearance in Shubert Alley and, f…

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'POUPEES DE PARIS', 'GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' and 'LOOKING GLASS' Recordings Out This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Masterworks Broadway announces its Summer 2016 releases including three classic albums from the archives - Sid and Marty Krofft's Les Poupees de Paris - 1964 World Fair Recording July 8, I'm…

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