Monday, May 20, 2024

Get Up Close and Personal with the Attendees of the Drama League Awards by Broadway.com

The 90th Annual Drama League Awards were held on May 17 at a luncheon ceremony at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Broadway.com was there to celebrate and capture all the glamorous attendees—and pr…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM

Remembering on our parody-song timeline - Our May 2020 seven-minute short parody-song musical film by Fred Landau

  With a new Covid variant seeming to be on its way four years later,  Remembering on our parody-song timeline  Our May 2020 seven-minute  short parody-song musical film  "When I'm…

SOURCE: Music and Comedy at 09:14AM
Saturday, May 18, 2024

THE WIZ Cast Eases On Down To BROADWAY SESSIONS Next Week

Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions at The Green Room 42 on May 23 will feature cast members from the hit Broadway revival of THE WIZ.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Alan Mingo Jr. will join ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

Mingo originated the titular role in the production’s pre-Broadway tour.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 02:55PM

Alan Mingo Jr. to Replace Wayne Brady in the Title Role in The Wiz on Broadway by Hayley Levitt

Alan Mingo Jr. will reprise his title performance in The Wiz, joining the featured Broadway cast at the Marquis Theatre on June 13. He replaces Wayne Brady, who plays his final performance…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:36PM

Watch: Broadway's The Wiz Performs 'Ease On Down the Road' and 'He's the Wiz' on Today by Logan Culwell-Block

The new revival at the Marquis Theatre closed out the morning show's Broadway Week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32PM

Video: Watch Deborah Cox, Nichelle Lewis, & More Perform 'He's the Wiz' From THE WIZ

As part of TODAY's 'Best of Broadway Week,'  the cast of The Wiz stopped by the show on Friday to perform the song 'He's the Wiz' from the new production of the classic musical. Before the…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:54AM

Wayne Brady Sets Final Performance in Broadway's The Wiz by Logan Culwell-Block

Alan Mingo, Jr., who played the title role for most of the revival's pre-Broadway tour, will succeed Brady.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:42AM

Video: Watch the Cast of THE WIZ Perform 'Ease On Down the Road'

As part of TODAY's 'Best of Broadway Week,'  the cast of The Wiz stopped by the show on Friday to perform the song 'Ease on Down the Road' from the new production of the classic musical. B…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM

Wayne Brady to Depart THE WIZ, Alan Mingo Jr. Will Return to the Title Role

Alan Mingo Jr. will return to the title role of ‘The Wiz’ on Broadway beginning Thursday, June 13, 2024. Five-time Emmy winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady will play his final pe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:12AM
Thursday, May 16, 2024

The Wiz by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The eye-filling sets by Hannah Beachler and video and projection design by Daniel Brodie include subtle tributes to Black Culture that not all theatergoers may notice on a first look. When D…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 06:22PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Theater World Award Winners by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward March 15, 2024: Theater award season is in full swing. The Lortels, Outer Critics Circle and New York Drama Critics Circle Award winners have been announced. Joining the…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:38PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Outstanding Debut Performers Cole Escola, Rachel McAdams, Maleah Joi Moon and More Honored with 2024 Theatre World Awards by Darryn King

The Theatre World Awards' board of directors has announced the 2024 honorees for the Theatre World Award, recognizing an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Productio…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:36PM

Cast Members From THE WIZ, STEREOPHONIC, and More Honored With 2024 Theatre World Awards

The 2024 Honorees have been announced for the Theatre World Award for an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production. Learn more about the honorees here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:12AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

10 Top Looks From Broadway Stars at the 2024 Met Gala by Margaret Hall

Cole Escola, J. Harrison Ghee, the cast of The Wiz, and other stage stars were among the attendees at fashion's biggest night.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:36PM

Theater Reviews – New Broadway Revivals of “Cabaret,” “The Who’s Tommy,” and “The Wiz” Vie for Attention in a Crowded Season by Christopher Caggiano

The spring season has yielded a sizable crop of musical revivals. But how many of them actually bear fruit?

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 09:36AM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Amber Ruffin, Jessica Hecht, Margaret Cho and More to Feature in New York Stage and Film Summer Season by Darryn King

New York Stage and Film (NYSAF), a vital incubator for new theatrical works, has announced its 2024 summer season, including a number of new works by artists familiar to Broadway audiences. …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:54PM
Friday, May 3, 2024

Video: Watch a Behind-the-Scenes Look at THE WIZ on TODAY

On Friday, The Today Show visited The Wiz on Broadway for a special behind-the-scenes look at the revival of the classic musical. In the interview, Wayne Brady, who plays The Wiz, talked abo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:42PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

People You Should Know . . . Matthew Rosenstein by Zack Calhoon

A “new old talent,” Brooklyn-born Matthew Rosenstein emerged from the pandemic like a baritone butterfly onto the stages of cabarets across NYC – and sold-out his debut one-man show …

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 10:02PM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘The Wiz’, ‘Water For Elephants’ Top $1M – Broadway Box Office by Greg Evans

Broadway’s busy, busy spring of new shows came to an end today with this morning’s Tony nominations announcement, and while the impact, if any, of the nominations won’t be felt at the …

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:00PM

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/28/24 - THE WIZ, CABARET & More Top the List

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4/28/2024.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:32PM

Tony Nominations Snubs and Surprises: ‘The Wiz’ Shut Out, Steve Carell and Michael Imperioli Overlooked, as ‘Stereophonic’ Becomes Most-Nomina by Gordon Cox

With the annual announcement of the Tony nominations comes the yearly list of snubs and surprises, as this season’s shows see their dreams realized — or their hopes dashed — and progno…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:31AM

Tony Awards Noms Snubs, Surprises: ‘Stereophonic’ for Best Score; ‘The Wiz,’ Steve Carell Shut Out by Caitlin Huston

Stereophonic became the most nominated play in Tony Awards history on Monday, scoring a surprisingly strong 13 nominations, including acting nods for almost the entire cast. Several other sh…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 11:23AM
Monday, April 29, 2024
Sunday, April 28, 2024

This Week on Broadway for April 28, 2024: Stereophonic (and many others!) by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Stereophonic, Uncle Vanya, Suffs, The Wiz, Patriots, Mary Jane, and The Heart of Rock and Roll (Inspired by the Songs of Huey…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

The Wiz by Sarah Downs

The Wiz has returned to Broadway, and boy is it fun - and boy is it exhausting.  Director Schele Williams has taken a "more is more" attitude to this classic show, with emphasis on bright c…

SOURCE: thefrontrowcenter.com at 03:01PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

2024 Tony Awards eligibility rulings (round 3): ‘Uncle Vanya’ stars Steve Carell and William Jackson Harper face off as leads, ‘Mary Jane’ con by Sam Eckmann

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the fourth and final time during the 2023-2024 Broadway season on April 26, to discuss eligibility of 12 productions for the 77th Annual Tony…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 06:02PM

Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on Eligibility for Suffs, Stereophonic, Illinoise and More by Darryn King

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 26 to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2023-2024 season. This was the fourth and final time the Tony Aw…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:48PM

Broadway revival of ‘The Wiz’ will receive cast album by Michael Abourizk

The production opened in April at the Marquis Theatre.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:12PM

‘The Wiz’ Revival Announces Broadway Cast Recording by Matthew Herzog

Kyle Ramar Freeman as Lion, Nichelle Lewis as Dorothy, Phillip Johnson Richardson as Tinman, Avery Wilson as Scarecrow. Photo by Jeremy Daniel, (c) 2023.jpg Interscope Records and The Wiz …

SOURCE: tourstoyou.org at 10:23AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards