Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Wake Up With BWW 10/5: PARADE Casting, Inside First Preview For ALMOST FAMOUS, and More!

Top stories include casting for Parade at New York City Center, go inside first preview for Almost Famous, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:33AM

Michael Ball to Star In Reimagined ASPECTS OF LOVE West End Revival

West End star Michael Ball will return to the West End in a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love opening at London's Lyric Theatre this May.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:51AM

Photos: Billy Porter Hosts Tectonic Theater Project Benefit Cabaret Featuring Darren Criss, Jason Robert Brown, and More

Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winner Billy Porter hosted Tectonic Theater Project's annual benefit cabaret, A Tectonic Cabaret on Monday, October 3, 2022. See photos from inside the event.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:26AM
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

New ANNIE National Tour Begins Performances In Syracuse Tonight

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:05PM

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living just opened at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out highlights from inside the big night!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:02PM

Audrey Cardwell, Ed Dixon & More to Star in CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT World Premiere at Goodspeed Musicals

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut – A New Musical. The holiday-themed musical comedy that is sure to delight audiences will ru…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:31PM

VIDEO: ALADDIN'S Joshua Dela Cruz Stars in BLUE'S CLUES Movie Musical Trailer

Paramount+ has released the trailer for its upcoming original kids and family movie musical BLUE’S BIG CITY ADVENTURE. The film stars Aladdin's Joshua Dela Cruz and also features specia…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:29PM

Broadway Veteran Joan Hotchkis Passes Away at 95

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of stage and screen star Joan Hotchkis, who died from congestive heart failure. She was 95 years old. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:00PM

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of COST OF LIVING on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out photos from opening night here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:43PM

Photos: First Look at Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Montego Glover & More in INTO THE WOODS

New cast members are heading into (and out of) the woods! Earlier this month, the company of Into the Woods on Broadway welcomed Montego Glover, Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Krysta…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:22PM

Lesli Margherita, Jeff Skowron & More to Star in DAMN YANKEES at Musical Theatre West

Long Beach's Musical Theatre West has announced its cast for the upcoming production of Damn Yankees, set to debut for select dates through October 30th. Broadway and West End star, Lesli M…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:09PM

Photos: Get a First Look at Crystal Lucas-Perry, Elizabeth A. Davis & More in 1776

Roundabout Theatre Company and the American Repertory Theater’s new Broadway production of 1776, directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus, is now in previews on Broadway and opens off…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:29PM

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 10/2/22

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/2/2022.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:28PM

Photos: Jackie Hoffman & More to Lead THE TATTOOED LADY World Premiere Musical - Get a First Look Inside Rehearsals

Philadelphia Theatre Company is presenting a world premiere rock musical about the radical history of the tattooed ladies. The Tattooed Lady runs October 29 to November 20. Get a first look …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:43PM

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Addresses PHANTOM Closing & Linedy Genao Performs BAD CINDERELLA on TODAY

Andrew Lloyd Webber appeared on The TODAY Show this morning to discuss bringing his new musical, Bad Cinderella, to Broadway. Webber also discussed the recent news that the Phantom of the Op…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM

Gaten Matarazzo, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Paul Alexander Nolan, Erin Mackey & More Join New York City Center's PARADE

New York City Center announced complete casting for the Annual Gala Presentation Parade. Opening with a Gala benefit performance on Tuesday, November 1, Parade runs through November 6, 2022.…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM

Photos: LEOPOLDSTADT Company Celebrates Opening Night

The Longacre Theatre was the place to be earlier this week as the best of Broadway came out to celebrate the arrival of Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, dire…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:40PM

Pulitzer Prize Winner Charles Fuller Passes Away at 83

Charles Fuller, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed drama A Soldier’s Play and Oscar-nominated for his work on the film adaptation A Soldier’s Story, died of natural causes…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:39PM

Mark Linn-Baker to Join THE MUSIC MAN as Mayor Shinn Beginning This Month

Tony Award nominee Mark Linn-Baker, will join the company of the revival of The Music Man on Broadway as Mayor Shinn, beginning October 25. As previously announced, Tony Award Winner Jeffers…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:21PM

Video: Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber Introduce His Next Broadway Musical, BAD CINDERELLA

Andrew Lloyd Webber officially announced the arrival of Bad Cinderella on Broadway, starring Linedy Genao in the title role. Performances will begin on Friday, February 17, 2023, at the Impe…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:10AM

OKLAHOMA! Tour Cast to Perform on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN Tonight

The national tour cast of Oklahoma! will perform on The Late Late Show with James Corden tonight. The production stars Sasha Hutchings and Sean Grandillo, joined by Christopher Bannow, Sis…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:48AM

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Michael R. Jackson Announce New A STRANGE LOOP Musical Collaboration on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

During the interview, the cast of “A Strange Loop” surprised Hudson with a video message, as Michael and Jennifer announced that they will collaborate on a reimagined version of the musi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:16AM

Wake Up With BWW 10/4: Andrew Lloyd Webber's BAD CINDERELLA Comes to Broadway, and More!

Top stories include Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella, heading to Broadway in 2023. Plus, go inside opening night of Leopoldstadt, meet the cast of Almost Famous, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:55AM

Photo/Video: ALMOST FAMOUS Begins Previews on Broadway!

Previews began last night for Almost Famous at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W 45th St), the new musical featuring 15 Broadway cast debuts, with a book and co-lyrics by Academy Award®…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:55AM
Monday, October 3, 2022

Review Roundup: COST OF LIVING Opens On Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living is now running at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out video highlights of the cast in acti…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:16PM

Theatre Organizations Condemn Threats Made Against Oregon Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Nataki Garrett

The Dramatists Guild, Theater Communications Group and the Shakespeare Theatre Association have released a statement condemning threats made against Nataki Garrett,  Artistic Director of th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:49PM

Jeannette Bayardelle, N'Kenge & More Will Take Part in Healing TREE Gala

The 501(c)(3) nonprofit Healing TREE (Trauma Resources, Education & Entertainment) is hosting their annual, star-studded Gala for the first time ever in New York City (as well as live-st…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:49PM

Photos: LEOPOLDSTADT Cast Takes Opening Night Bows

BroadwayWorld was ton hand for opening night of Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt and you can check out photo coverage from the first official curtain call at the Longacre Theatre.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:50PM

Signature Theatre to Unveil 42 Street Intersection as Jim Houghton Way

On the afternoon of October 4, Signature Theatre will unveil the 42nd Street and Dyer Avenue intersection in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood as the newly co-named Jim Houg…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:40PM

Photo: Get a First Look at ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway Ahead of its First Preview

A first look photo of Almost Famous, the new musical with book and co-lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, has been released ahead of its …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:32PM

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT

The best of Broadway came out to celebrate the arrival of Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber. BroadwayWo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:30PM

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