Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Girl From The North Country Moving to Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Girl From The North Country, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical that enjoyed a celebrated run at the Public Theater earlier this season, is coming to Broadway. The musical with a …

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A Guide to New York City for Musical Film Buffs by Broadway Direct

You already know that there is no shortage of musicals set in the Big Apple, but did you know that a lot of them actually have been filmed on the streets of New York City as well? In the fir…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Debra Messing to Star in Broadway Bound Birthday Candles by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Roundabout Theatre Company Artistic Director Todd Haimes has announced that star of stage and screen Debra Messing will come to Broadway in 2020 in a production of Noah Haidle’s Birthday C…

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The Prom Sets Tour and Licensing Rights by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Prom, the inspiring new musical comedy with a score by Chad Beguelin (Aladdin) and Matthew Sklar (Elf), and a book by Beguelin and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone), will take the festiv…

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First Look at the New West Side Story Movie by Broadway Direct

A first look at the new “West Side Story” movie has arrived. This movie, set to premiere in December 2020 to be released by Walt Disney Studios, just released a new photo starring Ansel …

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Behind the Scenes at The Lion King With Pride Lands Prince Bradley Gibson by Broadway Direct

Bradley Gibson joined the Broadway company of Disney’s The Lion King last summer after stints in the original casts of Rocky and A Bronx Tale. Playing the coveted role of Simba has been a …

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Tony Awards 2019: Best Quotes from the Red Carpet by Broadway Direct

Here are some of our favorite quotes from the stars on the exciting Tony Awards red carpet. See more photos from the night here. How are you feeling on the red carpet right now? BETH LEAVEL:…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

5 Questions With Alex Boniello of Dear Evan Hansen by Morgan Steward For Broadway Direct

Alex Boniello has hit the big time on Broadway, but his career didn’t always look so promising. Take, for instance, his turn as Lumière in his high school’s production of Beauty and the…

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Harris to Succeed Daniels in To Kill A Mockingbird by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Aaron Sorkin Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s perennial classic To Kill A Mockingbird has found its next Atticus Finch. When Jeff Daniels, Broadway’s current Atticus, departs the …

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Illusionist and Mind Reader Derren Brown is Broadway Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Two-time Oliver Award winner Derren Brown, known world-wide for his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion, is making his way to the Great White Way. A phenomen…

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Katharine McPhee Records Waitress Number by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

There is some exciting news for fans of the musical Waitress, particularly those who enjoyed Katharine McPhee in the role. McPhee, who played the character of Jenna on Broadway and hen origi…

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge on Bringing Sea Wall/A Life to Broadway by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

It was “a strange twist of fate,” according to Tom Sturridge, that brought him together with fellow stage and film star Jake Gyllenhaal for the double bill of one-act plays Sea Wall/A Li…

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Get a First Look at Sea Wall/A Life by Broadway Direct

The sold-out run at The Public Theater with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge comes to Broadway this summer for 9 weeks only, July 26 thru September 29. The post Get a First Look at <i>…

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Carrie Cracknell: Breaking Stereotypes in Sea Wall/A Life by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Five years ago, the British director Carrie Cracknell won praise in New York for a U.K.–based production of A Doll’s House, a fresh adaptation of Ibsen’s protofeminist play by Simon St…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A Day In the Life of Micaela Diamond from The Cher show by Broadway Direct

Micaela Diamond, 19, was two days away from heading to college at Carnegie Mellon University when she got the call that she was cast as Cher in the musical The Cher Show. The teen is the you…

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Wicked‘s Newest Elphaba Gets Into the Green Makeup by Broadway Direct

The wigs. The costumes. The greenification. See Hannah Corneau become Elphie from hat to toe in the newest episode of Wicked’s FLYING LESSONS. Winner of over 50 major awards including the …

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Dave Chappelle on Broadway in July for Five Performances by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

If laughter is what you are seeking this summer, then look no further than the Live on Broadway series in July. Comedian and actor Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut for five perfor…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

How to Stream The Jimmy Awards by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

With the Tony Awards behind us, the theatre community moves on to its next big awards night: the annual Jimmy Awards. The National High School Musical Theatre Awards, or as they are affectio…

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The 2019 Tony Award Speeches by Broadway Direct

Take a look at all of the acceptance speeches from the 2019 Tony Awards. View a complete list of winners. The post The 2019 Tony Award Speeches appeared first on Broadway Direct.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Women at the Helm: Veteran Designers by Elysa Gardner For Broadway Direct

Veteran designers Ann Roth, Jennifer Tipton, and Christine Jones can claim more than 130 years of Broadway success combined, not to mention a vast array of other theater credits and work in …

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The 2019 Tony Award Performances by Broadway Direct

Take a look at all of the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards telecast, featuring Ain’t Too Proud, Tootsie, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, The Prom, Choir Boy, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, and Th…

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Tony Awards 2019: On The Red Carpet by Broadway Direct

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards aired live on CBS on Sunday, June 9. The ceremony celebrated the best of Broadway this season. Check out some of our favorite moments from the red carpet. View a …

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2019 Tony Awards Opening Number by Broadway Direct

James Corden celebrated the magic of live shows, with a brief interruption from Bryan Cranston, to open the 2019 Tony Awards. James was joined on stage by the casts of Ain't Too Proud, Toots…

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2019 Tony Award Winners by Broadway Direct

Hadestown won 8 Tony Awards at the 73rd annual Tony ceremony, including Best Musical. Anaïs Mitchell was honored for her score, along with Rachel Chavkin who won for her direction. Oklahoma…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Colleen Ballinger Takes a Shift at the Diner in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Producers of the long-running Broadway hit musical Waitress have announced a performer joining the cast at the diner. Colleen Ballinger, the YouTube sensation who is best known for her chara…

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New Block of Tickets Announced for Tootsie the Musical by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The new musical comedy Tootsie, currently dazzling audience’s at Broadway Marquis Theatre, is proving to be a hit! Not only is the production nominated for 11 Tony Awards including Best Mu…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Theatre’s Big Night: The Tony Telecast Details by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

This Sunday, June 9th, 2019 is theatre’s big night, the Tony Awards telecast on CBS. The best of Broadway’s plays and musicals will be on display as they square-off in categories in incl…

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Toronto’s Evan Performs “Waving Through a Window” by Broadway Direct

Step out into the streets of Toronto with our first international Evan, Robert Markus, as he performs an all new acoustic version of “Waving Through a Window” from Dear Evan Hansen. The …

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How a Dress Inspired by Meghan Markle Made It to Broadway by Broadway Direct

Meghan Markle has been inspiring people across the world with her keen sense of fashion. Now, her exceptional style is hitting the Broadway stage. A dress inspired by the Duchess of Sussex i…

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Carolee Carmello is the Tour Dolly! by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Broadway star and three-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello will succeed star Betty Buckley in the title role on the National Tour of Hello, Dolly! Buckley who has been on the road sinc…

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Two-Part Play The Inheritance to Play on Broadway by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Matthew Lopez’s two-part, award-winning play The Inheritance will be making the trip to Broadway. The winner of the 2019 Olivier Award, Evening Standard Award, and London Critics Circle Aw…

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