Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Company, Thoughts of a Colored Man and More Earn GLAAD Media Award Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Three Broadway productions were honored by the media advocacy organization GLAAD on January 19 with nominations for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The Outstanding Broadway Production ca…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:24PM

Bonnie and Clyde The Musical Sets West End Debut by Caitlin Moynihan

Bonnie and Clyde The Musical will have its West End debut this spring. The show, which features music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black and a book by Ivan Menchell, is set to run at Lo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM

Exclusive! Go Inside the Upcoming Children's Book B Is for Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

B Is for Broadway, a sequel to the popular picture book A Is for Audra by John Robert Alltman, will be released on February 1. Random House Children’s Books and The Actors Fund have partne…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM

Head to the Movies with Denzel Washington, Andrew Garfield & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Awards season has arrived, and The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal has your front row seat to the stars. Before The Broadway Show airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of the Legendary Sidney Poitier by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway League has announced that marquee lights of all Broadway theaters will be dimmed for one minute on January 19 at 7:45PM in memory of Sidney Poitier. The groundbreaking Oscar wi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM

Odds & Ends: Daniel Radcliffe to Star as 'Weird Al' Yankovic in New Biopic by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Daniel Radcliffe to Play "Weird Al" Yankovic Broadway alum Daniel Radcliffe is set to star as Grammy-winning musician "Wei…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM

Audra McDonald, Denzel Washington & Ariana DeBose Among NAACP Image Award Nominees by Lindsey Sullivan

The nominees for the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on January 18, and many Broadway stars were recognized. The winners will be revealed during a live TV special, hosted by An…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM

Black Theatre Coalition Announces Inaugural Semester of Broadway Across America Fellows by Lindsey Sullivan

The inaugural cohort of Fellows for the previously announced Black Theatre Coalition/Broadway Across America Fellowship, sponsored by John Gore Organization, has been revealed. Set to beg…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM

Meet Tina's Leandra Ellis-Gaston and Find Out Why She 'Boo-Hoo Cried' During Her Broadway Debut by Caitlin Moynihan

Leandra Ellis-Gaston is making her Broadway debut in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, where she serves as the Dance Captain, an ensemble member and a Tina understudy. Here, Ellis-Gaston share…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12PM

Corbin Bleu Joins High School Musical: The Musical: The Series; Season to Include Songs from Frozen & Camp Rock by Caitlin Moynihan

Stage and screen star Corbin Bleu is set to return to the world of East High in the third season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which begins filming today. Bleu, who starre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12PM

Stage Adaptation of Best-Selling Novel The Kite Runner Set for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Following hit runs in the West End and elsewhere, the stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel The Kite Runner is headed to Broadway. The show, adapted for the stage by Mat…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM

Full Cast and Dates Announced for Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Full casting and dates have been announced for Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop. Previews will begin at the Lyceum Theatre on April 6 with opening night s…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM

Keala Settle to Make West End Debut in & Juliet by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony nominee Keala Settle is going to Verona. Settle will make her West End debut as Nurse in the Olivier-nominated & Juliet beginning March 29 at London's Shaftesbury Theatre. Settle, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM
Monday, January 17, 2022

See Brad Oscar Reminisce About Something Rotten!, The Addams Family & More by Lindsey Sullivan

With Broadway credits like The Producers, Spamalot, The Addams Family, Something Rotten! and most recently, Mrs. Doubtfire, Brad Oscar is a musical comedy stalwart. On the most recent episod…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:03PM

Jonathan Freeman, Aladdin's Original Jafar, on the Joy of Getting Audiences to Hate You by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48AM
Sunday, January 16, 2022

Celebrate Lin-Manuel Miranda's Birthday With Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. On this week's episode, Paige is celebrating Tony winner L…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Friday, January 14, 2022

Odds & Ends: Watch Ariana DeBose Tease Saturday Night Live with Jack Antonoff and Bowen Yang by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Gear Up for Ariana DeBose on Saturday Night Live Live from New York, it's almost Saturday night! As previously announced, W…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:12PM

Watch Ariana DeBose Talk About Her Audition for West Side Story by Lindsey Sullivan

Ariana DeBose is having a major moment. The Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger just won a Golden Globe Award for her performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story and …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:48AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Full Cast Set for Broadway's Birthday Candles, Starring Debra Messing by Caitlin Moynihan

The full cast has been set for the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Noah Haidle's Birthday Candles. Debra Messing is headlining the play, which will begin performances on March 18 an…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:06PM

Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel & Sister Cara Mentzel to Release Children's Book by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Idina Menzel & Sister Cara Collab on Loud Mouse Tony winner Idina Menzel and her sister Cara Mentzel have teamed up to …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:06PM

Dennis Stowe Assumes the Role of Jafar in Broadway's Aladdin by Lindsey Sullivan

Aladdin original Broadway cast member and current Jafar/Sultan standby Dennis Stowe will assume the role of Jafar beginning on January 25. Tony nominee and fellow original Broadway cast memb…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Girl From the North Country Sets January Closing Date With Plans to Reopen in the Spring by Caitlin Moynihan

Girl From the North Country, a new musical written and directed by Conor McPherson and featuring the music of Bob Dylan, will end its Broadway run at the Belasco Theatre on January 23 with…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:18PM

Hear from Hugh Jackman, Brad Oscar, Kimber Elayne Sprawl & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:18PM

To Kill a Mockingbird to Close at Shubert Theatre and Reopen at the Belasco in June by Caitlin Moynihan

Aaron Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird will end its run at the Shubert Theatre on January 16 before reopening at the Belasco Theatre on June 1. Current star Greg Kinnear will return to the pr…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:18PM

Tony Winner Andrew Burnap Joins Rachel Zegler & Gal Gadot in Snow White Live-Action Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrew Burnap, who won a Tony Award for his Broadway debut in The Inheritance, is joining Disney's new Snow White. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Burnap will play the live-action fil…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:06PM

Shoshana Bean & More Join Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A bevy of Broadway alums have joined the cast for the new musical comedy Mr. Saturday Night, starring Tony and Emmy winner Billy Crystal. Shoshana Bean, Jordan Gelber, Brian Gonzales and My…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:03PM

Odds & Ends: Josh Gad Shares Updates on Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series Little Town by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. That Beauty and the Beast Prequel Series Is on the Way Beauty and the Best film stars Josh Gad and Luke Evans are set to re…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:03PM

Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield & More Nominated for 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards and several stage favorites are in the running for this year's awards. The ceremony will be simulcast on TNT an…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM

Ana Villafañe Cast in Ted Lasso Co-Creator's New Apple TV+ Series Bad Monkey by Lindsey Sullivan

Fresh from playing Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway, Ana Villafañe will appear in a new Apple TV+ series. Deadline reports that the drama series Bad Monkey is written and executive prod…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Vinny Sainato, Broadway Advertising Visionary, Dies at 55 by Paul Wontorek

Broadway advertising visionary Vinny Sainato, 55, died on January 8 in Ipswich, Massachusetts after a battle with cancer. As Art Director at SpotCo and Vice President of Creative Services …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:54PM

Odds & Ends: Tim Rice Says Team Is in Place for Chess Broadway Revival by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. A Chess Revival May Be Coming to Broadway Tony-winning lyricist Tim Rice revealed on a recent episode of his podcast Get O…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:54PM

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