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Friday, October 27, 2023

Watch Now: The Cast of Wicked Performs “One Short Day” on GMA by Broadway Direct

Wicked is celebrating its 20th year on Broadway this October, with October 30 recently being declared National Wicked Day. Ahead of the upcoming landmark anniversary, the cast of Wicked…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Watch Now: “Defying Gravity” Performed by Current and Former Elphabas by Broadway Direct

Wicked is celebrating its 20th year on Broadway this October, with October 30 recently being declared National Wicked Day. Ahead of the upcoming anniversary, watch current Broadway Elphab…

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Friday, October 20, 2023

Watch Now: David Byrne on How Audiences Can Experience Here Lies Love by Broadway Direct

David Byrne is one of the minds behind Broadway’s Here Lies Love and in this new video, he showcases the many different ways audiences can experience the Broadway musical in the completely…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Watch Now: Disney on Broadway Celebrates 100 Years of Disney by Broadway Direct

In honor of Disney's 100th Anniversary, Disney on Broadway shows of past and present came together for a special performance on Good Morning America. From old favorites like Newsies and …

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Friday, September 29, 2023

Watch Now: Arielle Jacobs and Here Lies Love Cast Perform on GMA by Broadway Direct

Here Lies Love is now playing at the Broadway Theatre and the company led by Arielle Jacobs stopped by Good Morning America to give audiences a sneak preview of the new musical. Watch the c…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 04:13PM
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Watch Now: Matilda the Musical Netflix Film Teaser by Broadway Direct

Revolting children are heading to the screen! Matilda the Musical is heading to Netflix in a new film adaptation this holiday season and we've got your first look at the exciting movie bas…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 11:10AM
Friday, April 30, 2021

Come From Away Film to Be Released on Apple TV+ by Broadway Direct

The filmed version of the hit Broadway musical Come From Away will debut on Apple TV+. Variety reported that Apple Original Films has landed rights to the live stage recording. As previously…

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New Series Schmigadoon! Announces Premiere Date on Apple TV+ by Broadway Direct

A parody of Golden Age musicals, Schimgadoon! starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key will debut on Apple TV+ on July 16. Deadline reports that it will be a six-episode series. Two e…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 01:37PM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

New Documentary Revolution Rent to Premiere on HBO by Broadway Direct

HBO has announced a new documentary, Revolution Rent, based on Andy Señor Jr.’s efforts on bringing Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical to Cuba, will air on HBO and subsequently pr…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 05:17PM
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Great Gatsby Musical in Development with Florence Welch by Broadway Direct

Why, of course, you can! A new musical stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby, A New Musical, has been announced today by producers Len Blavatnik and A…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 10:21AM
Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Listen to the First Track from the In the Heights Movie Soundtrack by Broadway Direct

The official audio for "In The Heights" from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The post Listen to the First Track from the In the Heights Movie Soundtrack appeared first on Broadway Di…

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Broadway Songs sung by Villains by Broadway Direct

Some of the catchiest and most memorable songs in musical theatre can be sung by the villains of the story. Some of the best villains also fit into protagonist roles, serving as the center o…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:03AM
Monday, April 26, 2021

BroadwayHD Announces New Electrifying May Titles by Broadway Direct

Electrifying performances are coming your way as BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, today announced their diverse lineup of new content, from musical classics to vi…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:50PM

Watch Now: Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story | Official Teaser Trailer by Broadway Direct

Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tony Kushner, West Side Story tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and youn…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 10:13AM

Watch Now: Leslie Odom Jr. Performs “Speak Now” at the 2021 Oscars by Broadway Direct

Leslie Odom, Jr. performs the Oscar-nominated original song 'Speak Now' from One Night in Miami... at Oscars 2021. The post Watch Now: Leslie Odom Jr. Performs “Speak Now” at the 2021 Os…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 10:07AM
Friday, April 23, 2021

Watch Now: Rita Moreno Documentary Official Trailer by Broadway Direct

A look at the life and 70+ year career of Rita Moreno from her humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to her success on Broadway and in Hollywood where she broke down barriers, fought for represen…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 10:56AM
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In the Heights Movie Soundtrack to Be Released June 11 by Broadway Direct

If you’re looking forward to finally seeing the movie version of In The Heights, here’s something else to add to your list of exciting new content coming your way. The musical companion …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 01:06PM

Broadway Songs that Rock by Broadway Direct

Sometimes you might just want some songs to rock out to. Here, we’ve compiled a playlist full of Broadway rock songs, so you can jam out and pretend you’re at a rock concert. What’s yo…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 02:07AM

5 Questions with Celia Keenan-Bolger by Broadway Direct

Celia Keenan-Bolger is no stranger to the theatre and is probably most known for playing Scout Finch in the critically acclaimed To Kill a Mockingbird, winning a Tony Award for Best Featured…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 01:24AM

The Broadway Green Alliance on Building a More Sustainable Broadway by Broadway Direct

This April 22 will mark the second Earth Day since COVID-19 shut Broadway down. And for Molly Braverman, director of the Broadway Green Alliance, and Susan Sampliner, the BGA’s co-founder …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:00AM
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Watch Now: Broadway Is Now Going to Get Its Shot Parody Video by Broadway Direct

And after that shot, come back for another shot! Check out this parody video from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert of "My Shot" from Hamilton. Don't throw away your shot! The post Watch No…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 04:22PM
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

5 Questions with Jessica Hecht by Broadway Direct

You may know Jessica Hecht from playing Gretchen Schwartz on Breaking Bad or Susan Bunch from Friends. She has also made numerous Broadway appearances, earning a Tony Award nomination for Be…

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Monday, April 12, 2021

NYC Times Square Vaccination Site Opens to Theatre Workers by Broadway Direct

Don’t throw away your shot! As previously announced, Mayor Bill De Blasio has plans to create a vaccine mobile site to serve Broadway workers, in a larger initiative to bring Broadway and …

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NY PopsUp Festival Continues Performance Initiative on Broadway by Broadway Direct

On Saturday, April 10, NY PopsUp, the statewide initiative designed to celebrate and reinvigorate the arts in New York, presented the second performance inside a Broadway theater since New …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:31PM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Watch Now: Girls5eva Trailer by Broadway Direct

Check out the Broadway stars Sara Bareilles and Renee Elise Goldsberry, along with Paula Pell and Busy Philipps in this new trailer for Girls5eva. It will be available for streaming on Peaco…

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Broadway-Bound Neil Diamond Musical to Premiere in Boston in 2022 by Broadway Direct

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that the previously untitled Broadway-bound new musical that will tell the incredible life story of legendary singer-songwriter Ne…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:39PM
Monday, April 5, 2021

Broadway Opens Its Doors to Audiences for NY PopsUp Festival by Broadway Direct

On Saturday, April 3, NY PopsUp, the statewide initiative designed to celebrate and reinvigorate the arts in New York, presented the very first performance inside a Broadway theater…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 11:04AM
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Watch Now: Vitural Edition of Broadway Backwards for BC/EFA by Broadway Direct

Broadway Backwards takes a hopeful, musical look toward life post-pandemic in its first virtual edition. The stream premiered on Tuesday, March 30, and explores how the isolation of the COVI…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 02:02PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Diana Musical Announces Netflix Premiere, Broadway Dates by Broadway Direct

A release date for the upcoming Broadway musical Diana has finally been announced. It will be released for streaming on Netflix on October 1. Its Broadway run at the Longacre Theatre is sche…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 03:50PM

5 Questions with Kimber Elayne Sprawl of Girl From the North Country by Broadway Direct

You might know Kimber Elayne Sprawl from her role as Marianne Laine in Broadway’s Girl From the North Country, which is currently on hiatus due to the shutdown. She has also been seen on B…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 02:57AM

Broadway Songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein by Broadway Direct

A dynamic duo of musical theatre, Rodgers and Hammerstein has left its indelible mark on Broadway history. They created a string of popular musicals in the 1940s and 50s, in what is consider…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 01:35AM

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