Friday, August 7, 2020

VIDEO: Lilli and Eddie Cooper Perform TIGER KING Parody 'Meat Truck'

'Tootsie' Tony- nominee Lilli Cooper joins her brother, Little Shop of Horrors star Eddie Cooper for 'Meat Truck,' a song parody of Tiger King, inspired by Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:55PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part I by JK

Over the past ten seasons, theater fans were blessed with some amazing performances, design marvels and directorial wonders from from lifelong favorites. But the decade also brought us the b…

Linked From at 08:54AM
Monday, August 3, 2020

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Discusses the AIDS Crisis, CATS, PHANTOM and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:05PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber slams ‘Cats’ movie: ‘The whole thing was ridiculous’ by Deadline

“The problem with the film was that Tom Hooper decided that he didn’t want anybody involved in it who was involved in the original show."

Linked From The New York Post at 08:42AM
Friday, July 31, 2020

Relive the 2016 Broadway Revival of Cats by Marc J. Franklin

The Trevor Nunn–helmed production opened at the Neil Simon Theatre July 31, 2016.

Linked From Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Bess Wohl Honored with Inaugural Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize by Lindsey Sullivan

Playwright Bess Wohl, who recently made her Broadway debut with Grand Horizons, is the first-ever recipient of the Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize. The Dramatists Guild Foundation (D…

Linked From at 01:42PM
Monday, July 27, 2020


ALL ARTS has announced the US premiere of In This Life a?" An Exploration of Grief in Five Acts, starring Robbie Fairchild ('An American in Paris' and 'Cats').

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:24PM
Friday, July 24, 2020

Olivier Nominee Beverley Knight Performs at the London Palladium to Test Reopening by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is dedicated to finding a way to reopening theaters. He has been running a series of reopening tests at the London Palladium th…

Linked From at 11:24AM
Friday, July 17, 2020

Dogs & Cats & Bernadette Peters, Oh My! Watch All of Broadway Barks Right Here by Lindsey Sullivan

Missed Broadway Barks Across America or—let's be real here—eager to watch the parade of pups, cats and stars all for a great cause again? You're in luck! The broadcast, hosted by Bernade…

Linked From at 03:24PM

As the Shutdown Keeps Her From Flying Over Sunset, Michele Ragusa Can't Imagine Life Away from the Stage by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

Linked From at 03:24PM
Thursday, July 16, 2020

Watch Broadway Barks 2020 Online by New York Theater

Watch the 22nd annual Broadway Barks, renamed Broadway Barks across America because this year for the first time it’s online, with co-founder and host Bernadette Peters, an adorable lineup…

Linked From at 05:38PM

Andrew Lloyd Webber Issues Cease-and-Desist to Trump 2020 Campaign Over "Memory" Usage

Lloyd Webber does not want his song from Cats played at rallies and other political events.

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:36PM

FAQ: Andrew Lloyd Webber — Cinderella 2021 musical

Just when you thought the magical slippers had been reduced to shattered glass, Cinderelly is strutting the catwalk in Spring 2021 whether Miss Rona will still be here or not! After the open…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 10:30AM

Hot Clip of the Day: Puppy Love with the HELLO, DOLLY! Cast at Broadway Barks

Every dog has its day and July 16th is one of them! It's Broadway Barks Day! Over 30 shelters will virtually be showcasing cats and dogs available for adoption in the 22nd year of this annua…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 09:00AM

Call Redialed: NEW Amir Levi Interview: "Nathan C. Jones" at The Blank Theatre by Adam Rothenberg

I first met Amir Levi in 2011 during the run of Amir’s show Male Matriarch in the New York City International Fringe Festival. Thankfully we have kept in touch throughout the years. Amir…

Linked From Call Me Adam at 03:42AM
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Hear Bernadette Peters' Top Tips for Adopting a Dog in Preparation for Broadway Barks by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters is gearing up to host Broadway Barks on July 16. Theater fans (and animal lovers!) can watch the star-packed virtual event event and its lineup of adoptable…

Linked From at 06:12PM

Hot Clip of the Day: Bombalurina IS There And Had Been For 18 Years!

Tonight at 8pm, on Stars in the House, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be chatting with Broadway Record Breakers! Included in the lineup is Marlene Danielle who made quite the "Memory" a…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 10:00AM
Monday, July 13, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber Sends Cease-and-Desist to Trump Campaign For Using 'Memory' at Rallies

According to Page Six, Andrew Lloyd Webber is officially taking legal action against Donald Trump. As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Cats veteran Betty Buckley called on Webber to send a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:24PM

Tina Fey, Rosie O’Donnell & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

An impressive lineup is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley. …

Linked From at 02:48PM
Friday, July 10, 2020

Friday Night Must-Watch! Bernadette Peters Sings Out for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

We've got your Friday night plans covered! As previously announced, theater fans will be able to watch Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equit…

Linked From at 01:32PM
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Find a New Best Friend! Bernadette Peters Brings Broadway Barks Online for All-Star Livestream on July 16 by

Broadway Barks is bringing its adorable line-up of adoptable dogs and cats online, with an all-star livestream hosted by co-founder Bernadette Peters. The 22nd annual event, produced with …

Linked From at 09:54PM
Monday, July 6, 2020

#iPlan2Live takes over TikTok by Kt Hawbaker

Kale Williams initiates an online movement celebrating Black softness and purpose. Like all great social justice movements, Chicagoan Kale Williams's revolution …

Linked From at 03:00PM
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Lynne and Land Foundation Presents Grants to 4 U.K. Arts Organizations in Memory of Gillian Lynne by Ryan McPhee

The choreographer of The Phantom of the Opera and Cats died July 1, 2018.

Linked From Playbill at 02:39PM
Saturday, June 27, 2020

Call Redialed: NEW Jennifer Mudge Interview: Molière in the Park's "Tartuffe" by Adam Rothenberg

The last time I spoke with Jennifer Mudge was 2014, when she was on Broadway in Rocky. Six years later, the world is a very different place. Jennifer, like all actors, is adapting to perform…

Linked From Call Me Adam at 08:42AM
Friday, June 26, 2020

Broadway Games: Six Degrees of Broadway Separation by JK

Can you figure out how these shows connect to each other in order? Are they connected by an actor? A director? The theater they played in? Or something else altogether? Remember, you are fig…

Linked From at 07:06AM
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Watch Now: Cats In Quarantine by Broadway Direct

'Cats in Quarantine' is a tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne. 'Cats in Quarantine' features 333 cast members from productions of Cats around the world dancing to Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconi…

Linked From Broadway Direct at 10:47AM
Monday, June 22, 2020

Watch 333 Cats Cast Members Get Jellicle in Tribute to Choreographer Gillian Lynne by Lindsey Sullivan

Jellicles can and jellicles do—even in quarantine. Though COVID-19 has theaters on Broadway and in the West End shut down, 333 cast members from Cats—including the original Broadway and…

Linked From at 02:48PM

Cats in Quarantine – A tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne by Harry Francis by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Harry Francis has put together an amazing tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne - Cats in Quarantine featuring 333 cast members from productions of musical Cats This post Cats in Qua…

Linked From at 12:16PM

Watch the Original Broadway, London, Revival Tour, and International Casts of Cats Perform in Quarantine by Dan Meyer

Over 300 Jellicles took part in a tribute video to original choreographer Gillian Lynne.

Linked From Playbill at 10:08AM
Sunday, June 21, 2020

Betty Buckley Calls on Andrew Lloyd Webber to Take Legal Action Against the Trump Campaign For Using 'Memory' From CATS at Rallies

Betty Buckley is calling on Andrew Lloyd Webber to send a cease and desist notice to the Trump campaign, as the song 'Memory' from Cats continues to be played at his rallies.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:06PM

VIDEO: CATS Cast Members From Around the World Dance in Honor of Dame Gillian Lynne

Members of Cats casts around the world have created 'Cats in Quarantine', a tribute to Dame Gillian Lynne. 333 cast members dance to Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic music, whilst in isolat…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:12AM

All that Chat

Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue