Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Nassim Soleimanpour Skypes in Live WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Chat at Drama Book Shop Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Book Shop welcomes producers Tom Kirdahy and Devlin Elliott for a discussion about the new off-Broadway sensation White Rabbit Red Rabbit. Playwright Nassim Soleimanpour will Skype…

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New TREASURE ISLAND Musical Opens Tonight in the Finger Lakes by BroadwayWorld

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival presents the regional premiere of TREASURE ISLAND, A New Musical for a New Generation. The show opens tonight, August 24, and runs through September…

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Andrew Lippa-Led THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Opens Tonight at TheatreWorks by BroadwayWorld

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 47th season will feature American Premiere of the surprise London hit, THE LIFE OF THE PARTY, running tonight, August 24, throughSeptember 18, starring Tony Awa…

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Stars of WICKED, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and KINKY BOOTS Set for Grand Central's Summer Send-Off, Starting Today by BroadwayWorld

Grand Central Terminal invites visitors and commuters to a three-day event -- 'Grand Central Summer Send-Off' -- featuring free, family-friendly entertainment in Vanderbilt Hall, today, Augu…

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STAGE TUBE: Orlando Shakespeare Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY COVER BATTLE by Stage Tube

From the Theater that brought you 2014's 'Les Miserables Flash Mob' and 2015's 'Monty Python's SPAMALOT Sing-along,' Orlando Shakespeare Theater Orlando Shakes presents a 'West Side Story Co…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Daphne Rubin-Vega Joins Cast of World Premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL at La Jolla Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production ofMiss You Like Hell, book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria HudesIn the Heights, Wa…

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Javier Munoz to Receive 2016 Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors HOLA Award by BroadwayWorld

The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors HOLA, the nation's longest running active arts advocacy organization for Latino actors, is pleased to announce that it will honor performers Javier …

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Sir Antony Jay Passed Away Sunday Evening by BroadwayWorld

Sir Antony Jay died peacefully on Sunday evening after a long illness. He was surrounded by his wife and family.

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Following Workshop at the Public Theatre, Details About Stephen Sondheim's New Musical Emerge by BroadwayWorld

This week, The New York Post reported on a recent reading of theupcoming new musical from legendary musical theatre composer, Stephen Sondheim.

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Photo Coverage: Stars Turn Out for Keala Settle and Frank Wildhorn at Broadway at Birdland! by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present multi-Grammy and Tony Award-nominated composerproducer Frank Wildhorn and Tony Award-nominated singeractress Keala Settle curr…

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Matthew Broderick Will Be Honored at Friends of Hudson River Park Gala 2016 by BroadwayWorld

Gala Co-Chairs Mia Jung amp Scott M. Lawin, Sukey amp Michael E. NovogratzMegan Walsh Shaoul amp Ben Shaoul, and Diana L. Taylor have announced the Friends of Hudson River Park Gala 2016, ho…

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VIDEO: Bette Midler On Gender Relations, Planting Trees and The Challenge of HELLO, DOLLY! by Michael Dale

The last time Bette Midler graced a Broadway stage, she was the sole cast member of John Logan's I'LL EAT YOU LAST A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS.

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BANNED TOGETHER: A CENSORSHIP CABARET Set for Banned Books Week in NYC by BroadwayWorld

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund 'DLDF' willpresent 'Banned Together A Censorship Cabaret' as a part of Banned Books Week September 25-October 1st, the annual celebration of the freedom to …

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HAMILTON and MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentaries to Premiere at 2016 NYFF by TV News Desk

Special Events will feature the world premiere of Lonny Price's Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, a nonfiction account of Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince's 1981 musical-flop…

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Wayne Brady Among Starry Cast for Broadway-Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Developmental Lab by BroadwayWorld

Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel confirmed today that there will be invited presentations of selections from the musical this September, in anticipation of a Broadw…

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MY FAIR LADY, Starring Paul Alexander Nolan and Kelli Barrett, Extends at Bay Street Theater by BroadwayWorld

Bay Street Theater recently announced that MY FAIR LADY will be extended through September 4 due to popular demand.

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Patrick Wilson Joins Liam Neeson in Action Thriller THE COMMUTER by Movies News Desk

Patrick Wilson has joined the action thriller THE COMMUTER from director Jaume Collet. The actor will join previously announced cast members Liam Neeson and his 'Conjuring 2' co-star Vera Fa…

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Photo Flash: The Rockettes Prance in CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST Outside Radio City by BroadwayWorld

Earlier today,Tuesday, August 23, the annual Christmas in August event at Radio City Music Hall kicked off the 2016 season of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes. Scr…

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REBECCA Producer to Bring THE EXORCIST to the UK This Halloween by BroadwayWorld

The stage version of THE EXORCIST, which first debuted at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in 2012, will make its UK debut just in time for Halloween.

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PHOTO FLASH: A Sneak Peak at Brandon Victor Dixon as HAMILTON's Aaron Burr by Michael Dale

Tonight, two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon makes his debut as Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary smash hit Hamilton on Broadway.

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Mel Brooks Is Back In The BLAZING SADDLES; Screening And Conversation at Radio City Music Hall by Michael Dale

At the end of Mel Brooks' Broadway musical adaptation of his film classic 'Young Frankenstein,' there's the quick lyrical suggestion that a song and dance version of his 1974 western spoof '…

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There Are Two New Witches in Oz- Meet the New Stars of the WICKED Tour- Jessica Vosk and Kristen Martin! by BroadwayWorld

The WICKED tour has just announced it willwelcome Jessica Vosk as Elphaba and Kristen Martin as Nessarose beginning Wednesday, September 7 at The Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend.

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Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV! by Caryn Robbins

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher …

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Barbara Cook to Chat & Sign THEN AND NOW Memoir at The Drama Book Shop by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning Drama Book Shop willwelcome legendary actress and singer Barbara Cook for a discussion and signing of her new memoir, Then and Now, on Thursday, October 13th at 500pm.

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Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes DAMES AT SEA's Spectacular Tapper Danny Gardner by Broadwaysted

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is clicking our heels in excitement to be sitting down with DAMES AT SEA and THE RADIO CITY NEW YORK SPECTACULAR star hoofer, Danny Gardner. While Kevin is st…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal's WHEN WE ARE MARRIED by BroadwayWorld

The Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal production of J.B.Priestley's When We Are Married will beopening next month at York Theatre Royal. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the compan…

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Broadway Veteran & 'Law & Order' Star Steven Hill Passes Away at 94 by TV News Desk

Steven Hill, best known as an original cast member on both the 1960s seriesMission Impossible and the 1990s drama Law amp Order, passed away today

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VIDEOS: Dick Van Dyke Stretches His Vocal Chords with His a Cappella Group- Vantastix! by BroadwayWorld

This was far from the first time that the a cappella group has stretched their vocal chords for crowds, and BroadwayWorld is looking back at some of their other fabulous performances below

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VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe 'Definitely' Wants to Return to Musical Theater As Soon As He Finds Perfect Role by TV News Desk

Daniel Radcliffe discusses the London sensation HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD and reveals that he 'definitely' wants to do musical theater again, once he finds the perfect role.

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Get in Line! Box Office Opens Friday for OH, HELLO on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Get in line The Lyceum Theatre box office 149 West 45th Street opens this Friday, August 26th at 10am for tickets to OH, HELLO on BROADWAY.

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Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Continue 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN by BroadwayWorld

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway theaters -- will present The Woodsman, captured live on-stage in part…

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