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Monday, September 18, 2017

Winners Announced for 69th Primetime EMMY AWARDS by Caryn Robbins

The 69th Annual EMMY AWARDS take place tonight, Sunday, September 17 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will air live coast-to-coast on CBS

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Jackie Hoffman, Tituss Burgess & More Broadway Faves Up for Primetime EMMYs - Performance Highlights! by Caryn Robbins

Below, find out which Broadway stars are up for a Primetime Emmy Award this Sunday night and check out highlights of their outstanding work

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

70th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS Wins Emmy Award for Best Special Class Program by Caryn Robbins

The 70th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS has won the Emmy Award for Best Special Class Program.The broadcast also received a nomination for Outstanding Lighting of a Variety Special and Outstanding Speci…

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Wins Second Creative Emmy Award - Updating Live! by Caryn Robbins

It was announced at tonight's CREATIVE EMMY AWARDS that NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE was the winner of

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Photo Flash: Beowulf Boritt Pays 'Hidden' Tribute to Original Designers in PRINCE OF BROADWAY Sets by Caryn Robbins

Tony Award-winning set designer Beowulf Boritt wanted to evoke and pay homage to all the original set designers of Hal Prince's iconic shows. To that end, he hid the names of those original …

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

From Fable to Stage to Film - A Magic Carpet Ride Through the History of ALADDIN by Caryn Robbins

Come along with us on a magic carpet ride and re-visit the various incarnations of the shining, shimmering, splendid world of Aladdin

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

BWW Interview: Taylor Louderman Talks New Animated Series; MEAN GIRLS & More by Caryn Robbins

Today the talented actress shares her excitement over the new Nick Jr. series SUNNY DAY and explains why she might know a thing or two about mean girls

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Monday, August 21, 2017

In Honor of Today's Eclipse, Check Out 'Heavenly' Broadway Show Tunes! by Caryn Robbins

In honor of today's once in a lifetime event, we present our favorite 'heavenly-themed' Broadway show tunes below

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Monday, August 14, 2017

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - WICKED's Amanda Jane Cooper by Caryn Robbins

Today, Amanda Jane Cooper speaks exclusively with BWW and tells us why she 'couldn't be happier' making her Broadway debut in this beloved musical

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season! by Caryn Robbins

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the excitin…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals! by Caryn Robbins

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

BroadwayWorld's Debut of the Month Flashback - Where Are They Now? by Caryn Robbins

Today, BWW looks back on some of those fresh-faced, up-and-comers and finds out, 'Where are they now' Not surprisingly, they've done quite well for themselves

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Broadway's Laura Benanti Talks Spot-On Melania Trump Impersonations by Caryn Robbins

In a new interview with USA Today, Laura Benanti discusses her recent appearances on CBS's LATE SHOW on which she does a spot-on impersonation of Melania Trump.

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BWW Interview: COME FROM AWAY's Astrid Van Wieren Talks Broadway at W Debut by Caryn Robbins

Today, Astrid Van Wieren, who portrays Beulah, among other roles in COME FROM AWAY, speaks with BWW about what audiences can look forward to in this intimate evening of performances.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - BANDSTAND's Joey Pero by Caryn Robbins

After several difficult months of rehab and recovery, talented star Joey Pero finally stepped on the stage of the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Friday, June 30th to make his Broadway debut. T…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Run and Tell That! NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Garners 7 EMMY Nominations by Caryn Robbins

NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE was the recipient of seven Emmy nominations. Below, check out colorful images from the live broadcast featuring Emmy-nominated set designs, costumes, make-up, hairstyles…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAIRSPRAY LIVE Among Nominees for 69th Annual EMMY AWARDS; Updating Live by Caryn Robbins

This morning, Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore presented the nominations for the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS from the WOLF Theatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

BWW Interview - ALADDIN's Mike Cannon Competes on NBC's 'ULTIMATE TEAM CHALLENGE' Tonight by Caryn Robbins

Mike Cannon, an original company member of Broadway's ALADDIN who also serves as the show's dance captain and fight captain, put together a group of Broadway dancers to participate in NBC's …

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Monday, July 3, 2017

BWW Interview - Tony Winner Alex Sharp Talks Upcoming Netflix Film TO THE BONE by Caryn Robbins

In an exclusive interview with BWW, Alex Sharp says of this important film, 'When you start a conversation about something that is under-discussed and you use art to convey it, I think that …

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BWW's Guide to 4th of July TV Celebrations - Laura Osnes, Leslie Odom Jr., Heather Headley & More! by Caryn Robbins

With the celebration of America's birthday just around the corner, BWW brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes…

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Friday, June 30, 2017

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: ANASTASIA's Zach Adkins by Caryn Robbins

In ourJune Debut of the Month feature, talented actor Zach Adkins tells us, 'I'm just trying to take it all in stride, take those mental pictures, because you only get one debut and you just…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

For Your EMMY Consideration: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth & Jennifer Hudson! by Caryn Robbins

Among the potential EMMY nominees this year may be HAIRSPRAY LIVE standouts Kristin Chenoweth, who took on the role of Thelma Von Tussle in the NBC live broadcast, and Jennifer Hudson, who p…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look - James Corden Stops Traffic for 'Crosswalk the Musical: MARY POPPINS' by Caryn Robbins

Appropriately, the troop put on a production of MARY POPPINS, recruiting the acting talents of Sir Ben Kingsley in the role of Bert. Corden himself donned the iconicnanny costume to take on …

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Friday, May 26, 2017

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Yesenia Ayala by Caryn Robbins

Today, Yesenia Ayala speaks exclusively to BWW about making her Broadway debut and living out her own 'American Dream.'

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

BWW Interview - Elena Shaddow Takes Flight in Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS! by Caryn Robbins

Broadway veteran Elena Shaddow takes on the title role in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the Disney-Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS. Today, Ms. Shaddow speaks exclusively with…

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UPDATE: Santino Fontana Tapped to Lead Development Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This June by Caryn Robbins

BWW has learned that a development reading is planned for the new musical comedy TOOTSIE. Westfield Productions's Scott Sanders and Carol Finemanwill present the invitation-only event on Thu…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month - MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann Go by Caryn Robbins

Today, Rachelle Ann Go speaks to BWW about making her Broadway debut in MISS SAIGON and explains why it was just like living 'the movie in my mind.'

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Friday, May 5, 2017

BWW Interview - Composers Michael Weiner & Alan Zachary Chat ONCE UPON A TIME's Musical Episode by Caryn Robbins

Today, talented composers Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner speak exclusively to BWW and explain how they pulled off an original musical episode of thisbeloved series

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

To Be Continued... Examining the History of the Broadway Sequel by Caryn Robbins

'CATS 2 GRIZABELLA'S REVENGE', 'STILL WAITING FOR GODOT THE SEQUEL' Unlike successful films, which often spawn prequels, sequels and beyond, It's not often that you see a 'Part II' attached …

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

BWW Interview - John Tartaglia Gushes Over Netflix Co-Star Julie Andrews, Talks Broadway Return Hopes & More! by Caryn Robbins

Today, John Tartaglia speaks with BWW about the important new Netflix series JULIE'S GREENROOM, which teaches kids,'thearts don't discriminate.'

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Confirmed! ONCE UPON A TIME Musical Episode to Air This May by Caryn Robbins

ET exclusively confirms reports that a musical episode of ABC's hit drama series ONCE UPON A TIME will air on Sunday, May 7th. In addition, the site reveals that the episode will see the mar…

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