Sunday, July 25, 2021

Jackie Mason, Comedian, Stage and Screen Performer, Dies at 93

Mason's 1986 one-man show The World According to Me! garnered a Special Tony Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, an Ace Award, an Emmy Award, and a Grammy nomination.  Additional…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:38AM
Saturday, July 24, 2021

THE SIMPSONS Season 33 Will Premiere With a 'Broadway Musical of an Episode'

During a panel as part of [email protected], executive producer Matt Selman revealed that the season will feature a musical premiere, called 'The Star of Backstage.' Selman dubs the episode th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:24PM

Video Roundup: A Look at the Stage Career of Hannah Waddingham, of TED LASSO and GAME OF THRONES

Hannah Waddingham may now be best known for her role in Game of Thrones, and most recently, her Emmy-nominated role as Rebecca in Ted Lasso, but she has been known to theatre fans since lon…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54AM

BYE BYE BIRDIE Film Starring Jason Alexander and Vanessa Williams is Now Available to Stream

Bye Bye Birdie is a 1995 musical comedy television film directed by Gene Saks with a screenplay by Michael Stewart based on his book of the 1960 stage musical of the same name. It …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:26AM

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Japan Will Resume Performances on July 25

The cast includes Michael K. Lee as Jesus Christ, Ramin Karimloo as Judas Iscariot, Celinde Schoenmaker as Mary Magdalene, Masaaki Fujioka as King Herod, Hironobu Miyahara(LE VELVETS) as Cai…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:17AM

VIDEO: West End THE LION KING Returns to Rehearsal With 'Circle of Life'

Learn more about the production, watch the video, and find out how to purchase tickets when the show returns to the West End this week!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:09AM
Friday, July 23, 2021

VIDEO: The Stars of MARY POPPINS Prepare to Return to the Stage!

The Olivier award-winning production of Disney's Mary Poppins will resume performances at the Prince Edward Theatre from 7 August 2021. The show's leads, Zizi Strallen and Charlie Stemp …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:33PM

VIDEO: The A.R.T. Cast of GREAT COMET Performs 'Letters' in New Archival Footage

American Repertory Theatre has released never-before-seen archival footage of the monumental musical, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, from the show's pre-Broadway run!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:50PM

MERRY WIVES Shakespeare in the Park Performance Canceled Tonight Due to Ongoing Covid-19 Response

The Public Theater has cancelled tonight's performance of Shakespeare in the Park's Merry Wives due to a positive Covid-19 test within the company.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:30PM

BWW Exclusive: Say Bon Voyage to Ben Platt in this Clip From BROKEN DIAMONDS!

In the wake of his father's death, a twenty-something writer sees his dream of moving to Paris put in jeopardy when he's forced to temporarily take in his wildly unpredictable, mentally ill …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:05PM

Andra Day and Shoshana Bean Join Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles' 2021 Gala

R&B singing sensation, and 2021 Golden Globe Winner and Academy Award-nominee, Andra Day; and the incredible star of Broadway's Wicked and Waitress, Shoshana Bean will join the GMCLA …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:55PM

VIDEO: Listen to 'The World Fell in Love' From DIANA: THE MUSICAL; Cast Recording Will Be Released on September 24

Learn more about the production, both live and on Netflix, and find out the full track list for the upcoming cast recording here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:06AM

Tony-Winner Lillias White Releases First Solo Studio Album 'Get Yourself Some Happy'

Tony and Daytime Emmy Award-winner Lillias White has released her highly-anticipated first solo studio album, 'Get Yourself Some Happy!', out today via Old Mill Road Recording.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:00AM

LISTEN: Music from SCHMIGADOON! Episode 3, Out Today

Available everywhere now, Episode 3 soundtrack features original music and lyrics by the show’s co-creator and showrunner Cinco Paul in addition to score music by composer Christopher…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:46AM

THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary Film Will Premiere at Broadway's Majestic Theatre Next Month

The event, with a live audience, will also include appearances and performances to be announced. Tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, July 23rd at 10:00 AM ET and all sales will…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:35AM

Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA Will Resume Performances on 18 August; Check Out All New Video!

Learn more about the production, how to attend, and check out the all new video here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:28AM

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Believes Vaccine Passports Are Inevitable

'I do worry a little bit, with Cinderella for example, we're getting a young audience,' he said. 'And I don't want to see them excluded. But I think the way things are moving, I think you'll…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:26AM

Sutton Foster Reprises Her Role in ANYTHING GOES at London's Barbican Theatre Beginning Tonight

Watch Sutton Foster return to Anything Goes in a special performance of the title number.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:04AM

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:53AM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Returns to The West End!

The West End production of the multi award-winning Come From Away has officially returned to its home at The Phoenix Theatre in London! Get a peek inside the company's triumphant return to…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:28PM

$100 Million New York City Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Credit Launched

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of the $100 million New York City Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Credit, a two-year program jump-starting the entertainment ind…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:46PM

VIDEO: Book Your Next Vacation with The Broadway Cruise!

Calling all Broadway fans! Join your favorite Broadway stars and luminaries for the inaugural sailing of The Broadway Cruise, heading from New York City, with a special stop in Norfolk, Virg…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:50PM

THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH to Have World Premiere at the 59th New York Film Festival

Film at Lincoln Center has announced that Joel Coen's The Tragedy of Macbeth will open the 59th New York Film Festival, making its World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on September 24.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:22PM

New Book WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AGAIN Chronicles the Covid-19 Broadway Shutdown

The book features letters of loss, hope, and resilience from the theater community, paired with stunning portraiture from acclaimed Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:38PM

Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan Will Reunite For BONNIE AND CLYDE IN CONCERT at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Ticket presale opens on Wednesday 28 July at 10.00am, with general on sale Friday 30 July at 10.00am. Learn more about the performance and how to purchase tickets here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:15PM

Steppenwolf Appoints Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis As Co-Artistic Directors

Today Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced a new model of leadership, naming two ensemble members Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis as the incoming Artistic Directors of the storied Chica…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:45PM

Ali Stroker in Talks to Lead BEING HEUMANN Movie

From the time she contracted polio in 1949 in Brooklyn which confined her to a wheelchair, and was deemed a fire hazard at age five and told to stay home, Heumann has been a crusader for the…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:10PM

Phillipa Soo Will Star on SHINING GIRLS Series

The Hamilton star will serve as a series regular on the show, which is based on the novel of the same name by Lauren Beukes. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:20PM

Review Roundup: HAMLET, Starring Ian McKellen

Having opened the production under extended social distancing restrictions, Theatre Royal Windsor's run of Hamlet has been extended by three weeks. The reimagined age, colour, and gender-bli…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:55PM

VIDEO: Meet the Disney on Broadway Stars of LIVE AT THE NEW AM

Tonight kicks off Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, celebrating the reopening of Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and honoring the remarkable support that The Actor…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM

Meet the Judges of Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition, Season 2!

Tune in tonight to find out who made the Top 15 in our High School category and tomorrow for the College category. Until then, meet our panel of esteemed judges!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:45PM

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