Saturday, July 21, 2018

West End Star David Haig on Writing and Starring in Pressure, His Historical Drama Set on the Eve of D-Day by Matt Wolf

David Haig q-and-a / Matt Wolf Weather is the unlikely if potent topic of Pressure at the Ambassadors Theatre, written by and starring the protean Olivier Award-winning actor David Haig, who…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Matt Doyle to Star in Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock & Roll by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway alum Matt Doyle has signed on to play the central role in the upcoming Huey Lewis & the News musical Heart of Rock & Roll, making its world premiere at San Die…

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The Show: Michael Mayer & Spencer Liff on Creating the Fab, Fun Head Over Heels by

Watch Head Over Heels director Michael Mayer and choreographer Spencer Liff chat about their collaboration and creative process for this fresh, fab, fun new musical

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for The Office! A Musical Parody by

Tickets are now on sale for The Office! A Musical Parody, a new musical based on the Emmy-winning comedy series. The show is scheduled to begin performances at off-Broadway's Theate…

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Culturalist Challenge! Rank Your Top 10 Favorite Avenue Q Songs by Caitlin Moynihan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we’re challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic t…

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Backstage at the Waitress Tour with Desi Oakley, Episode 8: Her Kind of Town Pie by

Waitress tour star Desi Oakley plays Two Truths and a Pie, chats with co-stars, offers a glimpse of the stage door, checks out another town and more!

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Releases Original Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready for some hot stuff! Republic Records releases the original cast album for Summer: The Donna Summer Musical today. The talent-packed recording is available through all digital retai…

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Cats Film Nabs Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Ian McKellen & Taylor Swift by Andy Lefkowitz

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has been cast in the iconic role of Grizabella in the eagerly anticipated film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Cats, according to Variety.&nb…

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The Show: Watch Alysha Umphress Belt Out 'Trouble' from Smokey Joe's Cafe by

Smokey Joe's Cafe beltress Alysha Umphress joins forces with musical director Matt Oestreicher and bassist Yuka Tadana for a red-hot take on "Trouble."

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The Show: Behind the Scenes with Mj Rodriguez and Billy Porter at a Runway-Worthy Pose Photo Shoot by

Go behind the scenes with Pose stars Mj Rodriguez and Billy Porter as they work for the camera.

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Pretty Woman: The Musical Arrives on Broadway; Cast Album Announced by

Mercy! Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new stage show based on the hit 1990 film, begins previews at the Nederlander Theatre on July 20. Jerry Mitchell directs and choreographs the produ…

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Summer TV Standouts Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez on Staying True to Yourself and the Power of Pose by Paul Wontorek

While TV mastermind Ryan Murphy made his Broadway producing debut with The Boys in the Band and the just-closed Angels in America revival took audiences back to the tragic heart of the AIDS …

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Thursday, July 19, 2018 #LiveatFive with Mike Wartella by

Mike Wartella stops by HQ to chat about his upcoming Feinstein's/54 Below show and more with Beth Stevens.

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They Work Hard for the Money! Summer Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

It's obvious that this cast works hard for the money because Summer celebrated 100 performances on Broadway on July 18. The new musical began previews at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Mar…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Matt Bomer of The Boys in the Band by

Screen star Matt Bomer discusses making his Broadway debut in The Boys in the Band, his directorial debut and what the first workshop for Spring Awakening was like.

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Matt Bomer on Mixing Drinks in The Boys in the Band, Directing Darren Criss, Broadway Musical Dreams & More on Show People by

Matt Bomer has arrived. To be sure, the Texas native has been performing since childhood and has solidified his career as a screen star in White Collar, Magic Mike, American Horror Story&nbs…

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Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen to Hold Open Casting Call in Toronto & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Dear Evan Hansen to Hold Open Casting Call in Toronto Now's your chance to be "Waving Through a Window" for…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct Film Adaptation of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick...Boom! by Andy Lefkowitz

Clear the runway! Lin-Manuel Miranda is making theater nerds' dreams come true yet again. The mastermind behind Hamilton and In the Heights has signed on to direct a feature film ad…

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Backstage at Carousel with Lindsay Mendez, Episode 8: Sign Off by

Carousel vlogger Lindsay Mendez gives us a peek as the cast performs at their cast album signing and says farewell to The Carrie Diaries.

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Mary Page Marlowe, Starring Tatiana Maslany, Blair Brown & More, Extends Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

The acclaimed New York premiere production of Mary Page Marlowe, written by Tony and Pulitzer winner Tracy Letts, has been extended at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater. Originally slate…

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Mitchell Jarvis, Marilu Henner & More Start Gettin' the Band Back Together on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Rock on! The new musical comedy Gettin' the Band Back Together kicks off performances at the Belasco Theatre on July 19. The fresh tuner, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Chri…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 #LiveatFive with Tuc Watkins of The Boys in the Band by

Tuc Watkins stops by HQ to chat about The Boys in the Band and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Gary Beach, Tony-Winning Star of The Producers & Beauty and the Beast, Dies at 70 by

Tony-winning actor Gary Beach, whose multifaceted performances ranged from The Producers to La Cage aux Folles, died on July 17 in Palm Springs, California at the age of 70. His agent Steven…

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Odds & Ends: Great Comet Alum Gelsey Bell Set for True-Crime Concert Angelmakers & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Great Comet Alum Gelsey Bell Set for True-Crime Concert Angelmakers Gelsey Bell, the power-voiced alum of Broadway's …

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Diana Rigg to Exit Broadway Revival of My Fair Lady by Andy Lefkowitz

Diana Rigg, the iconic actress who earned a 2018 Tony nomination for her turn as Mrs. Higgins in My Fair Lady, will play her final performance in Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed reviv…

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Marc Kudisch, Caitlin Houlahan, Colton Ryan & More Set for Girl From the North Country at the Public by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced a talented lineup of stars set to lead the U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's Girl From the North Country. The previous…

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Watch Fabulous, Fun Clips from Head Over Heels, Featuring the Songs of The Go-Go's by

Get a first look at the new musical comedy Head Over Heels!

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Tony Winner Bruce Springsteen's Broadway Hit Springsteen on Broadway to Arrive on Netflix by Andy Lefkowitz

Springsteen on Broadway, the mega-hit Broadway concert engagement that netted a Special 2018 Tony Award for iconic music maker Bruce Springsteen, will launch globally on Netflix on December …

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Heaven Is a Place on Broadway! Get a First Look of Head Over Heels by Caitlin Moynihan

After its successful run in San Francisco, Head Over Heels is now on the Great White Way, and we're giving you a first look at the show's Broadway production. Featuring the hit …

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Adam Gwon's Ordinary Days to Receive First Major Revival with Keen Company; NY Premiere from Chisa Hutchinson Also on Tap by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Keen Company has announced an exciting pair of productions to fill out its 2018-2019 season at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. A revival from acclaimed composer Adam G…

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