Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Stark Sands, Zach Adkins, and More Join 54 SINGS MAROON 5

The 9:30PM concert will feature two-time Tony Award-nominee Stark Sands (Kinky Boots, American Idiot),Zach Adkins (Anastasia), Dan DeLuca (Newsies), Bryan Fenkart (Memphis, Waitress),…

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

BWW TV: Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee, Jayne Atkinson & More Tease NBC's New Series, BLUFF CITY LAW!

While we await the series premiere (Monday,September 23  at 10pm/9c), take some time to get to know the cast! BroadwayWorld recently headed to Memphis to chat with the stars of stage and sc…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Princess Diana Bio-Musical on Broadway by

Tickets are now on sale for Diana, the new Princess Diana bio-musical arriving at Broadway's Longacre Theatre next year. Previews will begin on March 2, 2020 with an opening night set for Ma…

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"Baring It All with Call Me Adam" Podcast: Episode #5: Kyle Dean Massey by Adam Rothenberg

In this episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam I sit down with actor/singer Kyle Dean Massey. Kyle is best known for his Broadway roles in Wicked, Pippin, Next to Normal, and Xanadu as w…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Six Announces Casting for Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is set for the highly anticipated Broadway premiere of Six. The previously announced main-stem transfer of the Olivier-nominated musical will begin previews on February 13, 202…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Two Trains Running review – August Wilson's study of a crisis-ridden city by Michael Billington

Royal and Derngate, NorthamptonThe richness of Wilson’s characters make them a joy to watch and a great cast lifts this tale set in Pittsburgh in 1969 By today’s standards, the plays of …

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Memphis, and More Coming to BroadwayHD in September by Dan Meyer

The streaming service will debut selections celebrating rock 'n’ roll from the ‘50s and ‘60s, as well as back-to-school classics.

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SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to BroadwayHD Next Month

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, is kicking off September with everyone dancin' to the Jailhouse Rock. Making its streaming premiere exclusively on BroadwayHD, Sm…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Watch Ain't Too Proud Star Derrick Baskin Offer Heavenly Vocals, Share Hilarious Onstage Happenings & More on Side By Side by Lindsey Sullivan

Derrick Baskin in Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations (Photo by Matthew Murphy)Derrick Baskin has appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The L…

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Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Exclusive! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Tour Will Star Dan'yelle Williamson, Alex Hairston & Olivia Elease Hardy by Ryan Gilbert

Lookin' for some hot stuff! Three mega-talented stars have been selected to lead the upcoming national tour of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The production will be headlined by Dan'yelle…

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Summer To Travel Across North America – Cast Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The National Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, launching this fall In Rochester, New York, has it’s cast. Dan’yelle Williamson (Memphis, Rocky) will play “Diva Donna,” Alex H…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Todrick Hall & Colleen Ballinger Begin Shifts in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Multi-talented performers Todrick Hall and Colleen Ballinger join the company of the Tony-nominated musical Waitress on August 20. The pair takes over the roles of Ogie and Dawn from Noah Ga…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead the National Tour of A Bronx Tale by Ryan Gilbert

You've gotta look to your heart! 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani will lead the national tour of A Bronx Tale. Fradiani will star as Lorenzo in the road production of the popular musi…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Princess Diana musical will play Broadway in 2020 by Johnny Oleksinski

A new musical about the life of Princess Diana will open on Broadway next spring. Called simply “Diana,” the show follows Lady Diana Spencer to royal superstardom, family struggle and he…

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Diana, a musical based on life of late Princess of Wales, coming to Broadway by Ruth Kinane

A new musical about Princess Diana’s royal romance is heading to Broadway in 2020. The show, which ran earlier this year at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, will begin performances on Marc…

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Princess Diana Bio-Musical Will Transfer to Broadway in 2020 by Andy Lefkowitz

Fresh off an acclaimed run at San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse, the new Princess Diana bio-musical Diana will move to Broadway's Longacre Theatre next year. Previews will begin on March 2, 202…

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Princess Diana Musical Hits Broadway Next Spring by Greg Evans

Diana, the musical about the Lady who became a Princess, will arrive at Broadway’s Longacre Theater in March following the just-announced The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Di…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Tell Me More | Episode 34: James Monroe Iglehart on Being One of Broadway’s Busiest Stars by Matt Tamanini

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to one of the busiest, and most talented, men on Broadway, tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. Everyone listening…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Olivier-Nominated Hit Musical Six Sets 2020 Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

Six is headed to Broadway. The acclaimed Olivier-nominated tuner has scheduled a 2020 debut at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre beginning on March 12, 2020 ahead of a February 13 opening night. W…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

American Repertory Theater Announces Full Cast for Olivier-Nominated Musical Six by Andy Lefkowitz

American Repertory Theater has announced casting for its upcoming staging of the Olivier-nominated musical Six, set to play the Cambridge, Massachusetts theater later this summer. The previ…

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Odds & Ends: In Advance of Broadway Bio-Musical, Tina Turner Named to Memphis Music Hall of Fame & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.In Advance of Broadway Bio-Musical, Tina Turner Named to Memphis Music Hall of Fame As if we couldn't be more excited about the …

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Odds & Ends: Adam Pascal to Debut Acoustic Solo Show in NYC & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Adam Pascal to Debut Acoustic Solo Show in NYC Adam Pascal, the beloved stage star whose iconic, Tony-nominated performance as R…

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Kent Overshown Completes Cast of Encores! Off-Center's Promenade by Andy Lefkowitz

New York theater alum Kent Overshown will take the stage of City Center next month, co-starring in the Encores! Off-Center staging of Al Carmines and Maria Irene Fornés' 1969 musical Promen…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Todrick Hall to Take Over as Ogie in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Todrick Hall is headed back to Broadway. The talented stage alum will join the company of Waitress in the role of Ogie beginning on August 20 for a limited run through September 15. He'll …

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Spotlight On...Michael Kelly by Michael Block

photo by Dorothy Shi Name: Michael KellyHometown: Massapequa, NYEducation: Undergrad, Eastman School of Music, Grad, The Juilliard School, Post grad, Opernstudio with Zürich OperaSelect Cr…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

“Mystery Train” at The Royal, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

The Royal, Toronto, is hosting “Jim Jarmusch Weekend” in which they will be screening one of Jarmusch’s most acclaimed movies, “Mystery Train” on June 1, 2019.The 1989 movie is rat…

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Rent: Live star Brennin Hunt joining Broadway's Pretty Woman by Lauren Huff

Broadway’s Pretty Woman: The Musical has a new Vivian and Edward. Rent: Live star Brennin Hunt and Pretty Woman ensemble member and understudy Jillian Mueller have been tapped to play the …

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

BWW Interview: Sergio Trujillo Talks Choreographing the Iconic Temptations in AIN'T TOO PROUD by Tracy Hopkins

Sergio Trujillo has been dazzling Broadway audiences with his fancy footwork for hit musicals like Memphis, Jersey Boys, On Your Feet The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Musical and Summer The Don…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Ain't Too Proud's Ephraim Sykes Among Winners of 2019 Helen Hayes Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stars and creatives were named winners of 2019 Helen Hayes Awards at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C. on May 13. Now in its 35th year, the Hayes Awards recognize outs…

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

The Cost Of Being A Ballerina by Artsjournal2

As 43-year-old ballerina Crystal Brothers prepares to retire from Ballet Memphis, here’s what she has been doing each day to keep her body going in the brutal sport, er, art, of dance: She…

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