Tuesday, February 19, 2019

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's Merrily We Roll Along, officially opens tonight With a book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Fiasco's production is directed by Fiasco Co-A…

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VIDEO: Tatiana Maslany Reveals She Had a Wardrobe Malfunction During NETWORK by Stage Tube

On last night's episode of 'Late Night With Seth Meyers,' Tatiana Maslany was a guest on the show. During her interview, Maslanytalks about the plot of her Broadway show, 'Network,' sharing …

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VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Wasn't Intimidated to Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Stage Tube

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During the interview, Daniels talks about playing Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adapt…

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VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Tackles Trump's 'Border Lies' With an 80s Madonna Throwback by Stage Tube

In Randy Rainbow's latest parody, he's going after Trump's border wall plan, and all of the lies he's telling to get there. This time, set to the tune of 80s Madonna track, Borderline, watch…

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BWW's On This Day - February 19, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Guest Blog: Playwright Martin Askew On THERE IS A FIELD by BroadwayWorld

The play is very much about lovelooking for it in all the wrong and right places. It's also about the East End of London. I've tried my best to give people the sharp language and humour of t…

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NOF*CKSGIVEN Comes to Vault Festival by BroadwayWorld

An outrageously funny and heartbreaking example of not giving a fuck. Well, sort of. This is Stacy's anti-slut-shaming tale. One weekend. With drugs. Go harder or go homeless.

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Wake Up With BWW 2/19: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens, New FROZEN Cast Members Begin, and More! by Stephanie Wild

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Grab your coffee and catch up on today's top stories from around the Broadway World

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VIDEO: Taron Egerton Sings 'Tiny Dancer' in New ROCKETMAN Film Teaser by Stage Tube

A new teaser has been released for ROCKETMAN, an epic musical fantasy that tells the story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryc…

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Alice Ripley Will Play The Witch in a Concert Production of INTO THE WOODS At Patchogue Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning Broadway star Alice Ripley has joined the cast of Into The Woods In Concert at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. Ripley will play the role of The Witch.

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BWW Review: THE PAPER MAN, Soho Theatre by Gary Naylor

The Paper Man starts off with the story of Austria's 1930s football hero Matthias Sindelar but swiftly dummies the Nazis and nutmegs for a narrative about the construction of narratives - an…

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Photo Flash: First Look at KEITH? A COMEDY by BroadwayWorld

Arcola Theatre presents the world premiere of Keith A Comedy. Oscar Pearce directs Mark Jax Morgan, Natalie Klamar Roxy, Joseph Milson Keith, Aki Omoshaybi Mohammed, Sara Powell Veena and Li…

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Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES by BroadwayWorld

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring…

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THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Is Coming To The Royal Albert Hall With A Full Orchestra by BroadwayWorld

See Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back with full, live orchestral accompaniment for the first time ever in the UK this September, as it comes to the Royal Albert Hall.

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Alexander Patmore, Joel Benedict And Paula Tappenden To Join BLOOD BROTHERS Tour by BroadwayWorld

Bill Kenwright's 'Dazzling' Sunday Telegraph production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers continues its 2019 Spring tour welcoming three new cast members Alexander Patmor…

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Jordan Li-Smith Presents 'Songs I Wish I Had Written (And Other Guilty Pleasures)' at Bishopsgate Institute by BroadwayWorld

Join award winning musical director and writer Jordan Li-Smith and a slew of special guests for an intimate evening of musical theatre and songs from the Great American Songbook. This concer…

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Cirque Du Soleil's TOTEM Says Goodbye To London's Royal Albert Hall by BroadwayWorld

This week sees the final few days of Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM at London's Royal Albert Hall. Approaching it's 10th successful year of touring since it's 2010 debut, more than 5 million audie…

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BWW Review: THE LADY FROM THE SEA, The Print Room by Cindy Marcolina

The Print Room at The Coronet is hosting a slick and melancholic bilingual revival of Henrik Ibsen's The Lady From The Sea produced by the venue in their first collaboration with The Norwegi…

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Photo Coverage: Tony Yazbeck, Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, and More in Action in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Concert by Walter McBride

On February 18, Manhattan Concert Productions presented a concert performance of Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton's musical comedy The Scarlet Pimpernel at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. …

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BWW Review: Elina Garanca, Wigmore Hall by Sophia Lambton

If there are golden voices, the instrument of Elina Garanca isn't among them. Dusky like a claret, the mezzo-soprano's pervasive, pure timbre emerges with the strength of a tree bark equally…

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BWW Interview: The West End Cast Talk Hit Musical SIX by Marianka Swain

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss's hit concert-style musical SIX, which gives fresh, 21st-century girl power voice to the wives of Henry VIII, has returned to the Arts Theatre in the West End. The …

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BWW Review: TRIAL BY LAUGHTER, Richmond Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan

As Editor and Lead Cartoonist of Private Eye, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman are certainly not immune to the issue of libel. In Trial By Laughter they expand what was a Radio 4 afternoon drama t…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Review Roundup: Did Critics Feel Welcomed to the Rock in the UK Premiere of COME FROM AWAY? by BroadwayWorld

Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 911, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, will beJenna BoydBeulah and others,Nathanael…

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BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY, Phoenix Theatre by Marianka Swain

A remarkable true story birthed this modest Canadian musical, which went on to storm Broadway in 2017, and now makes it West End debut at a time when its heartfelt message seems more necessa…

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VIDEO: See The Original Islanders At COME FROM AWAY's London Opening by BroadwayWorld

Tonight saw the London opening of acclaimed musical COME FROM AWAY at the Phoenix Theatre in the West End. See videobelow of the original Islanders joining the cast and creators at curtain c…

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Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes CHOIR BOY's Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton by Keith Price's Curtain Call

Since I have already told you how much I LOVE the current Broadway Limited-Run Hit, CHOIR BOY, it stands to reason that with a little artful requesting, I would be able to wrangle an intervi…

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VIDEO: Get A First Look At FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in London by BroadwayWorld

The Menier Chocolate Factory presents its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Check out new video of …

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Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes COME FROM AWAY Star Jenn Colella by Keith Price's Curtain Call

I really do love it when I finally get the chance to sit with one of my favorite Broadway Divas. I have been waiting to have studio time with the Tony Award Nominee, Drama Desk Award Winning…

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Up on the Marquee: BEETLEJUICE Arrives on Broadway by Walter McBride

The Winter Garden Theater Box Office 1634 Broadway is officially open for the new Broadway musical comedy Beetlejuice, which begins Broadway performances Thursday, March 28, 2019, with an op…

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Up on the Marquee: ANASTASIA Gets a Makeover with Christy Altomare and Cody Simpson by Walter McBride

Before the holidays, the cast welcomed Australian pop star Cody Simpson in the role of Dmitry.He joinedChristy Altomareas Anastasia, andJohn Bolton, Judy Kaye, Vicki Lewis and Max von Essen.…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - February 18th - BE MORE CHILL Tops Broadway Growth In Its First Week! by Alan Henry

With most ticket sales, purchasing decisions, and fan experiences happening online, a Broadway show's digital presence is more important than ever. In this feature, each week I'll analyze ou…

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