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Saturday, June 1, 2019

VIDEO: Celebrate June, June, Joan... with Leslie Uggams! by Paul Smith

Well, it's that time again. As Leslie Uggams sings 'all the lidda bidder dridges and they hucka the bejeepers...because it's June' Uggams performance of 'June Is Bustin' Out All Over' is rem…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:24AM
Friday, May 31, 2019

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Prepares for Cadogan Hall Show with FLOTUS by Paul Smith

Tony Award Winner and current star of My Fair Lady, Laura Benanti, is hopping across the pond to perform a concert at London's Cadogan Hall. Known for her performances on Broadway in Gypsy, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:03PM

BWW Flashback: Looking Back on the 60-Year Career of 2019 Tony Nominee Elaine May! by Paul Smith

After a 50 year hiatus from performing on the Broadway stage, Elaine May made her return to much acclaim in the Tony nominated revival of The Waverly Gallery. The show opened in fall of 2018…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:54PM
Friday, May 17, 2019

New Immersive Theater Experience Will Open in Hell's Kitchen by Paul Smith

There's a new immersive theater experience in town Coming to heat up Hell's Kitchen, Particle Ink is an experiential show that will take audiences on an interactive adventure through a graph…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Walk Like A Woman! Olivia Valli, Granddaughter of Frankie Valli, Joins JERSEY BOYS by Paul Smith

Oh what a night May 20 will be Olivia Valli, the granddaughter of Four Seasons frontman and leading character in Jersey Boys Frankie Valli, is set to join the company of Jersey Boys on May 2…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:42PM
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth Says Tammy Faye Bakker Musical is Still On! David Yazbek and Robert Horn to Write by Paul Smith

The sun will shine again, this time on a musical about Tammy Faye Bakker. A musical that has been in development stages for years may finally be preparing to head to Broadway with Tony winne…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:33PM

Documentary Highlighting Industrial Musicals, BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY, To Start Streaming on Netflix May 9 by Paul Smith

Get ready for another binge watch Netflix will start streaming Bathtubs Over Broadway on Friday, May 9. Directed by Dava Whisenant, the documentary peels the back the curtain on the forgotte…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:24PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

BWW Flashback: Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada, Patrick Page and Company's Road to HADESTOWN by Paul Smith

We're going way down One of Broadway's newest musicals, Hadestown, had lots to celebrate last week on April 17, when it opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre to rave reviews.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:26PM
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

VIDEO: THE CHER SHOW's Youngest Cher, Micaela Diamond, Discusses Being on Broadway at Age 19, Trading College for The Stage by Paul Smith

The beat goes on forMicaela Diamond, making her Broadway debut as Babe, the youngest Cher in The Cher Show. At just 19 years old, she has already taken the theatre scene by storm, opening a …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:15PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

BWW Flashback: Freshen Up on Bob Fosse's Most Revelatory Moments Ahead of FOSSE/VERDON by Paul Smith

All That Jazz and more is coming to FX. The highly anticipatedminiseries FosseVerdon premieres on Tuesday, April 9. With excitement building, BroadwayWorld has compiled a list of the most ic…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:41PM
Friday, April 5, 2019

HELLO, DOLLY! Star Analisa Leaming Premieres Season Three of A BALANCING ACT Podcast with Gavin Creel, Jessie Mueller and More as Guests by Paul Smith

The world is full of wonderful things Analisa Leaming, currently Irene Molloyon the first national tour of Hello, Dolly has released Season Three of A Balancing Act.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:39AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

BWW Flashback: Tony Winner Sutton Foster's Iconic Broadway Performances That Led to Marian The Librarian by Paul Smith

BroadwayWorld announced Monday that two time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster would star in the 2020 revival of The Music Man. She joins fellow Tony winner Hugh Jackman in the Meredith Wilson…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:38PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

BWW Flashback: New WAITRESS Star Jeremy Jordan's Best Performances Through The Years by Paul Smith

BroadwayWorld announced Monday that Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan would be returning to the stage in Waitress, his first Broadway musical since Disney's Newsies. He will be playing Dr. Po…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:52PM

VIDEO: Legends of the Stage, Kristin Chenoweth and Elaine Paige, Unite for CHESS Duet by Paul Smith

Television audiences in the UK were lucky to hear the iconic Kristin Chenoweth and legendary Elaine Paige sing a duet together.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:37AM
Friday, March 15, 2019

VIDEO: He's Truly THE MUSIC MAN! 10 Favorite Theatrical Performances from the Great Hugh Jackman by Paul Smith

BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week that the star of stage and screen, Hugh Jackman, will be returning to Broadway late next year in The Music Man. We know he'll soon be singing 'Sevent…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:39PM
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

VIDEO: Broadway Against the Music! Darren Criss, Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele and More Sing the Tunes of Britney Spears by Paul Smith

BroadwayWorld reported Tuesday morning that a Britney Spears musical was officially on track for Broadway. The musical will head to Chicago this fall before landing on Broadway. In the midst…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:35PM
Monday, March 11, 2019

BWW Flashback: Looking Back on Broadway's Favorite Thing- [TITLE OF SHOW]! by Paul Smith

The excitement was palpable last month when BroadwayWorld announced that title of show would hold a one night only reuinon concert starring the original castHunter Bell,Susan Blackwell,Heidi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:16PM
Friday, March 8, 2019

VIDEO: Take a Tour of Scenic Designer Santo Loquasto's Workshop for GARY! by Paul Smith

Titus Andronicus ends on a sour note, but Gary promises to bring the laughs in the sequel starring Nathan Lane. Scenic designer SantoLoquasto showed us a preview of Gary's set and the full w…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:49PM

VIDEO: People Will Say She's in Love! Rosie O'Donnell on What 'Astonished' Her About the OKLAHOMA! Revival by Paul Smith

'Ev'rythin's up to date in' New York City with a new production of Oklahoma beginning previews on Broadway later this month. Daniel Fish's production played at St. Ann's Warehouse late last …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:25PM

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Sings Britney Spears, Spice Girls and More as Birthday Present for Music Director by Paul Smith

A birthday medley from Jeremy Jordan is the best present Music directorBenjamin Rauhala's birthday was on the same day as Jordan's concert Aventura, Florida, so he arranged a medley of songs…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:43AM

VIDEO: Watch Tony Winner Ben Platt's Newest Music Video for 'Temporary Love' by Paul Smith

Get ready to have this song on repeat all day. Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner Ben Platt has just released a new song titled Temporary Lovefrom his upcoming solo album Sing to Me Instead.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:28AM
Monday, March 4, 2019

BWW Interview: Eden Espinosa Breaks Down Solo Album, FALSETTOS Tour and WICKED Beginnings by Paul Smith

In releasing a new album and touring the country, Eden Espinosa's year is already off to an eventful start. Eden Espinosa released her second solo album in January of this year titled Revela…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:41AM
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

VIDEO: You Oughta Listen! JAGGED LITTLE PILL Releases First Song by Paul Smith

Get your headphones on Jagged Little Pill has just released the first song ' All I Really Want' from their upcoming album. The song comes from Alanis Morrissette and her album Jagged Little …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:12PM
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Anybody Have a Map? Ben Platt Announces Tour Cities Following New Album SING TO ME INSTEAD by Paul Smith

He has a Tony, Grammy, Emmy and now a tour Following his new album release, Ben Platt will take to the road performing a series of concerts.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:32PM

VIDEO: This World Will Remember Them! Texas High School Theater Acquires Broadway Sets from BONNIE & CLYDE by Paul Smith

The students of Colony High School in Dallas, Texas have quite the exciting legacy with their production of Bonnie amp Clyde. All their sets, costumes and props, which includes three cars, c…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:12PM

VIDEO: Watch Kate Baldwin Perform New Tom Kitt Song from SUPERHERO! by Paul Smith

Second StageTheater has released a sneak peek music video of 'What's Happening to My Boy' from the World Premiere musical,Superhero. The song is performed by cast member Tony nominee Kate Ba…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:06AM
Saturday, January 26, 2019

BWW Interview: Out Tonight with RENT's Daphne Rubin-Vega on Her New Web Series TUESDAY NIGHTS and the Legacy of RENT! by Paul Smith

What happens when you have many career defining moments and leave your mark on many pieces of art You get Daphne Rubin-Vega.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:06PM
Saturday, January 19, 2019

BWW Interview: Tony Winner and Grammy Nominee Lindsay Mendez on Her Return to 54 Below and WICKED Past by Paul Smith

A Broadway show, Tony Award, Grammy nomination and now a return visit to Feinstein's54 Below, Lindsay Mendez has had a whirlwind of a year.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:12PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

BWW Flashback: The Very Best of the Late, Great Carol Channing by Paul Smith

BroadwayWorld was sad to announce the passing of theatre icon Carol Channing early Tuesday morning. She was most notably known for creating the legendary role of Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:36PM

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn and More Attend American Associates of The National Theatre Gala Celebrating NETWORK by Paul Smith

TheNational Theatreand the American Associates of theNational Theatrewill hosted an exclusive fundraising gala to celebrate theNational Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production ofNetworkon Fr…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:32AM
Sunday, January 13, 2019

Hugh Jackman Prepares For His Greatest Show - Seven Things We Learned About the Triple Threat's Upcoming Tour! by Paul Smith

Hugh Jackman is gearing up for a worldwide tour, fresh off the heels of the hugely successful film, The Greatest Showman. A true triple threat, he'll be singing, dancing and acting his way t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:42AM

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