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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Heather Headley and Jessie Mueller to Headline Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Chicago Shakespeare Theater CST celebrates the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, and offers attendees a fi…

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Inside Broadway to Honor Kate Burton and Ramin Karimloo with 2017 Broadway Beacon Awards by BroadwayWorld

Celebrating its landmark 35th anniversary season, on Monday, June 12 at their annual Broadway Beacon Awards Gala at The JW Marriot Essex House 160 Central Park South, leading NYC arts educat…

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2016-17 Season Becomes Highest Grossing in Broadway History; Passes 13 Million in Attendance for Third Year by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway League has released end-of-season statistics for the 2016 - 2017 season, which began week ending May 29, 2016 and ended May 21, 2017. For the 2016 - 2017 season, total attendanc…

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Stars of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and ANASTASIA Headed to THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

Cast members and writers of two new Broadway shows are featured on THEATER TALK this week - Chris Cooper, Laurie Metcalf and playwright Lucas Hnath, all Tony Award-nominated for A Doll's Hou…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/21/17 by BroadwayWorld

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5212017.

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BANDSTAND to Launch 'Band Together' Veteran Project with Talkback, Fleet Week Show by BroadwayWorld

The producers of Bandstandhave launched 'Band Together-The Broadway Veteran Project,' a sponsorship program allowing United States military veterans access to sponsored tickets to the brand …

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VIDEO: Ana Villafane, Sergio Trujillo and More Talk Value in R.Evolucion Latina's 'Faces of Broadway,' Episode 2 by BroadwayWorld

R. Evolucion Latina continues to celebrate and inspire with the motto 'Dare to go Beyond.' In this second episode of 'Faces of Broadway' they explore the question of being valuable. See what…

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AEA President Calls National Endowment for the Arts an 'Economic Lifeline' After New Cut Proposal by BroadwayWorld

Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers, released the following statement in reaction to President…

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Goodspeed's Revised RAGS Gets Industry Reading in NYC by BroadwayWorld

In preparation for its fall production of a newly-revised version of Rags, Goodspeed Musicals is hosting a closed industry reading of the show at Pearl Studios on May 26.

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THAT '70S SHOW's Debra Jo Rupp to Star in World Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's THE CAKE by BroadwayWorld

Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter NBC's This Is Us. The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world prem…

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Ivo van Hove, Diane Paulus and More Line Up for BAM's 2017 Next Wave Festival by BroadwayWorld

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music BAM, today announced programming for the 2017 Next Wave Festival. The festival runs from September 14 through December …

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Official: Trump's 2018 Budget Calls for Elimination of National Endowment for the Arts by BroadwayWorld

In news whichwas unfortunatelyexpected, Donald Trump'sofficial budget for the fiscal year 2018 will call for the eventual elimination of funding for The National Endowment for the Arts.

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Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsal for NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company will present Meghan Kennedy's Too Much, Too Much, Too Many new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein.Napoli, Brooklyn wil…

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Rosie O'Donnell to Narrate HOLLYWOOD NURSES Benefit Reading by BroadwayWorld

Producer Norma Lana will present a one-night-only benefit reading event of the new pulp comedy HOLLYWOOD NURSES, written by Sheila Head Character Witness, Head Games and Peter Michael Marino…

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David Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing Available Online Today by BroadwayWorld

David Mamet's MasterClass on Dramatic Writing is officially available starting today.

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Photo Flash: Lynn Nottage Poses with Fellow 2017 Pulitzer Prize Recipients by BroadwayWorld

Columbia University hosted the 101st Pulitzer Prizeceremony yesterday, May 22nd, at Low Library. The 2017 winners includedJo Becker The New York Times, incoming Pulitzer Board Chair Eugene R…

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Adam Chanler-Berat, Ann Harada, Emma Hunton and More Headed to BroadwayCon 2018 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayCon is pleased to announce that Adam Chanler-Berat, Ann Harada, Emma Hunton, and Anthony Rosenthal have joined the Special Guest lineup for BroadwayCon 2018. BroadwayCon will return …

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Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Kelli O'Hara and More In Summer Line-Up by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre Festival Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director has announced Make Someone Happy with Kelli O'Hara, a benefit concert supporting musical theatre development at WTF, for one…

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Actress and Philanthropist Dina Merrill Passes Away at Age 94 by BroadwayWorld

Dina Merrill Hartley born Nedenia Marjorie Hutton December 29, 1923-May 22, 2017 was an American actress, businesswoman and philanthropist. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her fami…

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Breaking: LOVE NEVER DIES Announces 2017-18 Touring Engagements by BroadwayWorld

Love Never Dies will make its North American premiere in Detroit, MI at the Fisher Theater from October 17-29, with official opening night October 25, following a special preview engagement …

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BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Play Final West End Performance in August; Tour to Open in September by BroadwayWorld

The West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, based on the early life and career of legendary singer songwriter Carole King, will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on…

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Sara Bareilles Shines The Spotlight On Broadway As Ambassador of First Ever Charitybuzz Broadway Auction by BroadwayWorld

Charitybuzz is pleased to announce the first ever curated Broadway Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, featuring bidding opportunities to meet Broadway's biggest nam…

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Full Casting Announced For RACNG DEMON At Theatre Royal Bath by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announce full casting for David Hare's Racing Demon, directed by Jonathan Church, which today began rehearsals ahead of its run at Theatre Roya…

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VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's COME FROM AWAY Performs on 'LATE NIGHT' by BroadwayWorld

The cast of Broadway's COME FROM AWAYperformed the show's opening number, 'Welcome to the Rock' on last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS. Check out the appearance below

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Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban & More React to Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy by BroadwayWorld

Ariana Grande's concert at Manchester Arena in England ended in tragedy last night when an explosion killed 22 people and injured over 50 others. Today Kristin Chenoweth, James Corden and mo…

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VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'For Forever' on LATE SHOW by BroadwayWorld

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony nominee Ben Platt spoke with host Stephen Colbert about his hit Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN and performed the emotional number 'For Forever' from the sh…

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Flash Sale: 26% Off Tickets For Hit Musical HALF A SIXPENCE by BroadwayWorld

HALF A SIXPENCE,the hit musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel,is currently playing at the Noel Coward Theatre in London's West End. It starsCharlie Stempas 'Arthur K…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Theatre Communications Group Publishes DEAR EVAN HANSEN by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG is pleased to announce the publication ofDear Evan Hansen, with a book bySteven Levensonand music and lyrics byBenj PasekandJustin Paul.Dear Evan Hansenpremi…

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Who Will Win at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards? Updating Live! by BroadwayWorld

Obie and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria willreturn as the host at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards, which will be held tonight, May 22, 2016 at Webster Hall 125 East 11th S…

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Watch Off-Broadway Shine at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards- Live at 7pm! by BroadwayWorld

Obie and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria will return as the host at the 62nd Annual Obie Awards, which will be held tonight, May 22, 2016 at Webster Hall 125 East 11th …

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24 Hours Left to Donate at Prizeo and Win the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience by BroadwayWorld

Prizeo, the online giving platform that democratizes giving at any income level, has partnered with the 71st Annual Tony Awards, to host a special sweepstakes that gives one lucky winner the…

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