Friday, April 30, 2021

Come From Away Film to Be Released on Apple TV+ by Broadway Direct

The filmed version of the hit Broadway musical Come From Away will debut on Apple TV+. Variety reported that Apple Original Films has landed rights to the live stage recording. As previously…

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New Series Schmigadoon! Announces Premiere Date on Apple TV+ by Broadway Direct

A parody of Golden Age musicals, Schimgadoon! starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key will debut on Apple TV+ on July 16. Deadline reports that it will be a six-episode series. Two e…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

New Documentary Revolution Rent to Premiere on HBO by Broadway Direct

HBO has announced a new documentary, Revolution Rent, based on Andy Señor Jr.’s efforts on bringing Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical to Cuba, will air on HBO and subsequently pr…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Great Gatsby Musical in Development with Florence Welch by Broadway Direct

Why, of course, you can! A new musical stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby, A New Musical, has been announced today by producers Len Blavatnik and A…

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Listen to the First Track from the In the Heights Movie Soundtrack by Broadway Direct

The official audio for "In The Heights" from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The post Listen to the First Track from the In the Heights Movie Soundtrack appeared first on Broadway Di…

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Getting to Know… Audra McDonald by Morgan Steward For Broadway Direct

Getting to Know… is a new series that will highlight visionary creatives in the theater industry as told by the opinions of their friends and peers.  How would you describe the vocal pow…

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A Look at the Broadway Favorites Featured this Awards Season by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

As we look forward to seeing Broadway stars back on stage, they have continued to be recognized during this unusual awards season for their efforts on the big screen, in music, and on our TV…

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Broadway Songs sung by Villains by Broadway Direct

Some of the catchiest and most memorable songs in musical theatre can be sung by the villains of the story. Some of the best villains also fit into protagonist roles, serving as the center o…

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Monday, April 26, 2021

BroadwayHD Announces New Electrifying May Titles by Broadway Direct

Electrifying performances are coming your way as BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, today announced their diverse lineup of new content, from musical classics to vi…

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Watch Now: Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story | Official Teaser Trailer by Broadway Direct

Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tony Kushner, West Side Story tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and youn…

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Watch Now: Leslie Odom Jr. Performs “Speak Now” at the 2021 Oscars by Broadway Direct

Leslie Odom, Jr. performs the Oscar-nominated original song 'Speak Now' from One Night in Miami... at Oscars 2021. The post Watch Now: Leslie Odom Jr. Performs “Speak Now” at the 2021 Os…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Watch Now: Rita Moreno Documentary Official Trailer by Broadway Direct

A look at the life and 70+ year career of Rita Moreno from her humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to her success on Broadway and in Hollywood where she broke down barriers, fought for represen…

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In the Heights Movie Soundtrack to Be Released June 11 by Broadway Direct

If you’re looking forward to finally seeing the movie version of In The Heights, here’s something else to add to your list of exciting new content coming your way. The musical companion …

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Broadway Songs that Rock by Broadway Direct

Sometimes you might just want some songs to rock out to. Here, we’ve compiled a playlist full of Broadway rock songs, so you can jam out and pretend you’re at a rock concert. What’s yo…

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5 Questions with Celia Keenan-Bolger by Broadway Direct

Celia Keenan-Bolger is no stranger to the theatre and is probably most known for playing Scout Finch in the critically acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird, winning a Tony Award for Best Featured…

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The Broadway Green Alliance on Building a More Sustainable Broadway by Broadway Direct

This April 22 will mark the second Earth Day since COVID-19 shut Broadway down. And for Molly Braverman, director of the Broadway Green Alliance, and Susan Sampliner, the BGA’s co-founder …

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Watch Now: Broadway Is Now Going to Get Its Shot Parody Video by Broadway Direct

And after that shot, come back for another shot! Check out this parody video from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert of "My Shot" from Hamilton. Don't throw away your shot! The post Watch No…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

How NY PopsUp Brought Performances back to NYC by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

On April 2, more than a year after the COVID pandemic forced the shutdown of all Broadway theaters, 150 lucky people filed into the St. James Theatre to enjoy a pair of short sets by Savion …

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5 Questions with Jessica Hecht by Broadway Direct

You may know Jessica Hecht from playing Gretchen Schwartz on Breaking Bad or Susan Bunch from Friends. She has also made numerous Broadway appearances, earning a Tony Award nomination for Be…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

NYC Times Square Vaccination Site Opens to Theatre Workers by Broadway Direct

Don’t throw away your shot! As previously announced, Mayor Bill De Blasio has plans to create a vaccine mobile site to serve Broadway workers, in a larger initiative to bring Broadway and …

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NY PopsUp Festival Continues Performance Initiative on Broadway by Broadway Direct

On Saturday, April 10, NY PopsUp, the statewide initiative designed to celebrate and reinvigorate the arts in New York, presented the second performance inside a Broadway theater since New …

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Watch Now: Girls5eva Trailer by Broadway Direct

Check out the Broadway stars Sara Bareilles and Renee Elise Goldsberry, along with Paula Pell and Busy Philipps in this new trailer for Girls5eva. It will be available for streaming on Peaco…

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Broadway-Bound Neil Diamond Musical to Premiere in Boston in 2022 by Broadway Direct

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that the previously untitled Broadway-bound new musical that will tell the incredible life story of legendary singer-songwriter Ne…

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Monday, April 5, 2021

Broadway Opens Its Doors to Audiences for NY PopsUp Festival by Broadway Direct

On Saturday, April 3, NY PopsUp, the statewide initiative designed to celebrate and reinvigorate the arts in New York, presented the very first performance inside a Broadway theater…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Watch Now: Vitural Edition of Broadway Backwards for BC/EFA by Broadway Direct

Broadway Backwards takes a hopeful, musical look toward life post-pandemic in its first virtual edition. The stream premiered on Tuesday, March 30, and explores how the isolation of the COVI…

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Diana Musical Announces Netflix Premiere, Broadway Dates by Broadway Direct

A release date for the upcoming Broadway musical Diana has finally been announced. It will be released for streaming on Netflix on October 1. Its Broadway run at the Longacre Theatre is sche…

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5 Questions with Kimber Elayne Sprawl of Girl From the North Country by Broadway Direct

You might know Kimber Elayne Sprawl from her role as Marianne Laine in Broadway’s Girl From the North Country, which is currently on hiatus due to the shutdown. She has also been seen on B…

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Broadway Songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein by Broadway Direct

A dynamic duo of musical theatre, Rodgers and Hammerstein has left its indelible mark on Broadway history. They created a string of popular musicals in the 1940s and 50s, in what is consider…

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Hello Spring: Theatre Books to Dive into this Season by Michael Giltz For Broadway Direct

Writers are writing and plans are being made for upcoming performances, and we are all looking forward to theatre slowly coming back to life all over the world. But wherever you are in the w…

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Black Theatre United Releases New Music Video “Stand for Change” by Broadway Direct

Black Theatre United (BTU) releases the new song and video, “Stand for Change,” today in partnership with the Republic Records Action Committee (R2AC). The incredibly powerful and emo…

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

NYC Mayor de Blasio Launches Plan to Vaccinate Theatre Workers by Broadway Direct

Mayor Bill de Blasio, in a press conference Thursday morning, announced plans to bring Broadway and Off-Broadway back. Among these plans are new vaccination sites for the Broadway industry a…

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre