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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Broadway-Bound TEA AT FIVE Extends Run And Announces Creative Team by BroadwayWorld

Due to popular demand, the Broadway bound production of Tea at Five, starring Academy Award-winner Faye Dunaway as Katharine Hepburn, will extend its run in Boston. The Matthew Lombardo play…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Photo Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates Three Sweet Years on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Today, on April 24th, Waitress celebrates the third anniversary since officially opening on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in 2016. The Broadway company celebrated yesterday with a …

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Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen & GARY Team Pose Onstage on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld

Gary A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened on Broadway on Sunday night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winnerNathan Lane, Tony Award nomineeKristine Nielsen, and Ton…

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Photo Flash: Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon Rehearse for FRANKIE & JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, starring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald and two-time Academy Award nominee Micha…

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Dave Malloy's MOBY DICK, SIX THE MUSICAL and More Announced for American Rep's 2019/2020 Season by BroadwayWorld

American Repertory Theater A.R.T., under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borgerannounced its 201920 Season programming …

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AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Kick Off Broadway Week with Performance on TODAY 4/29 by BroadwayWorld

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will launch TODAY's annual Broadway Week, when the Classic Five Temptations - Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy…

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Photos: All New Photos of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Plus Tickets on the Way by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has released brand new production photos and we've got all the magic for you to check out below

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Further Casting Announced for Williamstown Theatre Fest, Plus Reading Series, Playwrights in Residency and More by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre Festivalannounced today additional casting for the 2019 season as well as details about additional programming, commissions, and fellowships.

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Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 13,000 Performances on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

On Monday evening, April 22, 2019, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach 13,000 performances.

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Maryland Middle School Production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Cancelled 'Because There Were Gay Dads In It' by BroadwayWorld

Following months of rehearsals, a production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has been cancelled at Hyattsville Middle School, ABC7 reports.

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Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still H…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patti Murin, Julia Murney, and Natalie Walker Sing 'Bless the Lord' From GODSPELL by BroadwayWorld

Following last night's episode of FosseVerdon, which included mentions of Godspell, Lin-Manuel Miranda wrapped up his live-tweeting session with an impromptu cover, alongside Patti Murin, Ju…

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PETER PAN GOES WRONG Returns For A UK Tour and Christmas Season At Alexandra Palace Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Mischief Theatre, the multi award-winning theatre company responsible for the worldwide smash hit The Play That Goes Wrong, today announces a new national tour of their other West End comedy…

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BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Will Embark on a UK Tour in 2020 by BroadwayWorld

Following a highly successful West End runa run of two and a half years in the West End and a sell-out tour in 201718, Paul Blake, SonyATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association wit…

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Playwright Mark Medoff Dies at 79 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of playwright and educator Mark Medoff. He was 79.

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THE TWILIGHT ZONE Enters Final Weeks by BroadwayWorld

Audiences have less than 6 short weeks to catch the acclaimed West End production of The Twilight Zone. Following the Almeida's sell-out run in 2017-2018, the highly successful West End tran…

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Alistair Brammer Will Join the Company of WICKED in London by BroadwayWorld

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Miss Saigon star Alistair Brammer will play Fiyer…

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Björn Ulvaeus's MAMMA MIA! THE PARTY Holds Open Auditions by BroadwayWorld

Executive producer Bjorn Ulvaeus and producer Ingrid Sutej are looking to find a young male performer to play 'Adam', one of the lead roles in MAMMA MIA THE PARTY at London's O2. Open Auditi…

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54 Sings Alanis Morissette Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below Today by BroadwayWorld

Alanis Morissette, who will be represented on Broadway next season with Jagged Little Pill, will be celebrated in story and song at Feinstein's54 Below today, April 24th, 2019, at 930pm in a…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019


We need more radical honesty and artistry of the kind Heesom offers - Edinburgh Spotlight on My World Has Exploded A Little Bit

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Annual Easter Bonnet Raises $6,594,778 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by BroadwayWorld

Watch the final ceremony of the Broadway Cares Easter Bonnet Competition below The overall top fundraiser of the season was Hamilton's 'And Peggy' tour raising 513,734

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Alex Brightman Set to Host STARS IN THE ALLEY by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League announceS that Alex Brightman, currently starring inBeetlejuice, will host this year's STARS IN THE ALLEY free outdoor concert. Stars in the Alley will take place on Frid…

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Lynn Nottage Speaks Up About Michael Jackson Musical- 'I'm Very Committed to This Collaboration' by BroadwayWorld

Now Nottage and directorchoreographer Christopher Wheeldon are speaking up about their feelings in the New York Times.'You can't watch the documentary without being profoundly disturbed by i…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper & More in TOOTSIE on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere comedy musical Tootsie, which opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre, tells the story of a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping ac…

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HADESTOWN Original Broadway Cast Recording Sets Release Date of June 7 by BroadwayWorld

Hadestown, the new musical by Anais Mitchell, developed with Rachel Chavkin, will digitally release the show's Original Broadway Cast Recording on Friday, June 7. Additionally, the recording…

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BWW Exclusive: A Brand New Look at THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Just last month, the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon celebratedits 8th Anniversary at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre 230 West 49th Street, where it is the longest running show in the t…

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THE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that The Prom will perform at the WorldPride Closing Ceremony on June 30th in Times Square. Melissa Etheridge will headline the Closing Ceremony, which will al…

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Ben Platt Announces One Night Only Concert in London by BroadwayWorld

Ben Platt is launching a tour to celebrate his new album and London has made the list of stops Platt will perform one night only at the Eventim Apollo featuring special guest James TW.

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Memorial For Andrew Zerman Will Be Held April 29 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by BroadwayWorld

A memorial for Andrew Zerman, the Broadway casting director who passed away on January 6, 2019, will be held on April 29 at 4 PM at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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VIDEO: Watch The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations Exclusively On BroadwayWorld by BroadwayWorld

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, welcomes 'Tootsie' star Jul…

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Blair Brown Departs THE FERRYMAN Due To Injury, Fionnula Flanagan Extends Engagement by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award winner Blair Brown, who was announced to take over the role of Aunt Maggie Far Away in The Ferryman, has withdrawn from the production due to an injury unrelated to the show.

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