Thursday, June 20, 2024

Happy Pride Month 2024: LGBTQ characters in current Broadway shows by New York Theater

In his Tony acceptance speech this month, Jonathan Groff thanked his role as the gay character Melchior  Gabor sixteen years ago in “Spring Awakening” for inspiring him “to come out …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:37AM
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Swept Away, the Avett Brothers Musical, Will Play Broadway's Longacre Theatre by Hayley Levitt

Swept Away, a new musical scored by the Avett Brothers and previously announced to be headed for Broadway this fall, will take up residency at the Longacre Theatre. Preview performances ar…

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Monday, June 17, 2024

From a Jay-Z Cameo to a Rainy Rumble, 2024 Tony Awards Surprises and Showstoppers by Darryn King and Hayley Levitt

The 77th Annual Tony Awards took place at the David H. Koch Theater at New York's Lincoln Center on June 16. The ceremony had its fair share of stunning highlights and quite a few surprises.…

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‘Spring Awakening’ at Seattle’s 5th Avenue sits in a tricky limbo by Gemma Wilson

When “Spring Awakening” debuted on Broadway in 2006, it felt new. How does it fare now, nearly 20 years later, on The 5th Avenue Theatre stage?

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Star-To-Be: The Outsiders' Brent Comer by JK

If you are at all familiar with the film version of The Outsiders, you know that as great as he was, Patrick Swayze had a pretty small role as Darryl Curtis, Ponyboy's oldest brother. So, wh…

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Friday, June 14, 2024

Spring Awakening Trailer by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Watch the new trailer from Spring Awakening at The 5th Avenue Theatre! PLAYING: June 7-30, 2024 LEARN MORE: Spring Awakening is …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:43PM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Backstage at Spring Awakening w/ Socha and Doyle by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Catch this exclusive backstage special feature as BroadwayWorld spends time with Alexandra Socha and Matt Doyle. These two talented ensemble members talk candid…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

VIDEO: Christian Borle, Krysta Rodriguez, Richard Kind & More in BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Kennedy Center

Get a first look at the Broadway Center Stage production of Bye Bye Birdie starring two-time Tony Award® winner Christian Borle (Some Like It Hot, Something Rotten!) as Albert Peterson, Kry…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:06PM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Skylar Astin to Host 'Broadway Fanfare' Tony Awards Simulcast Event in Damrosch Park by Hayley Levitt

Broadway veteran Skylar Astin will host the American Express “Broadway Fanfare” simulcast event on June 16 in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The event will kick…

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Monday, June 10, 2024

5 must-see Seattle theater shows in June 2024 by Gemma Wilson

From "Spring Awakening" at the 5th to a another unlikely-but-wonderful musical at the Paramount, here are the shows to see this month.

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‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Spring Awakening’ Star Skylar Astin to Host Tony Awards Simulcast (EXCLUSIVE) by Brent Lang

Actor and singer Skylar Astin will help theater lovers celebrate Broadway’s biggest night. The “Pitch Perfect” star has been tapped to host the American Express “Broadway Fanfare” …

SOURCE: Variety at 12:00PM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

‘Glee’ Opportunity Was Initially Turned Down By Jonathan Groff To Stay In Theater by Bruce Haring

Jonathan Groff spent two years in the Tony-nominated role of Melchior Gabor in Spring Awakening. Then another role was offered. It was in TV’s Glee, joining his Spring Awakenings co-star,…

SOURCE: Deadline at 07:13PM
Sunday, June 2, 2024

London's 15th Anniversary Spring Awakening Concert Held June 2 by Margaret Hall

Tickets to the concert raised funds to support original West End producer Imogen Kinchin's cancer treatment prior to her passing in March.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

The Song of Purple Summer by The 5th Avenue Theatre

The song of Purple Summer by the cast of SPRING AWAKENING. Playing June 7-30 at The 5th Avenue Theatre!

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:43PM

"Song of Purple Summer" from Spring Awakening by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Listen to the cast of Spring Awakening rehearse "Song of Purple Summer." Spring Awakening runs June 7-30, 2024 at The 5th Avenue Theatre. LEARN MORE:…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:09PM
Monday, May 27, 2024

Star-Studded RAGTIME Journeys On to Ellis Island- Concert Highlights! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Ellis Island got a little more Broadway last night, as Ragtime was presented in an  invitation-only, one-night-only event, narrated by two-time Tony Award win…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42AM
Sunday, May 26, 2024

Meet Patrick Bateman- Highlights from AMERICAN PSYCHO on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:24PM

We Believe! Highlights from SPRING AWAKENING on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Deaf West Theatre's acclaimed production of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening will run through Sunday, January 24 only at the Brooks Atkinson T…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:24AM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Highlights of Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Drury Lane's BEACHES! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, …

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM

‘They’re about the mess of being human’: how the mental health musical won over the West End by Arifa Akbar

Jazz hands and big ballads are out and ‘writing about real emotions’ is in, as a new wave of musicals exploring body issues, bullying and queer identity hits the capital’s biggest stag…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:36AM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away Will Sweep Broadway Audiences Away in Fall 2024 by Darryn King

The musical Swept Away, with music and lyrics by the folksy musical trio the Avett Brothers, is coming to Broadway this fall, starring John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands, Adrian Blake Enscoe a…

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Mama Who Bore Me by The 5th Avenue Theatre

We’ve listened to this a thousand times and WE WANT MORE!! What an incredible performance of ‘Mama Who Bore Me’ by the cast of SPRING AWAKENING 🎶 Tickets:…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:36PM

Spring Awakening: Totally F*cked by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Sneak peak at our read/sing from SPRING AWAKENING!! They’re totally… great!!! Tickets:

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

"Mama Who Bore Me (Reprise)" from Spring Awakening by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Take a peek into the rehearsal room of Spring Awakening and watch this clip of "Mama Who Bore Me (Reprise)." Performed by Ciara Alyse Harris, Anabel Chacón, Caitlin Sarwono, Lauren Drake, a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:54PM
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

A Neuro-Inclusive Take on ‘Spring Awakening’: “We Don’t Need to Break People Down” by Rebecca Sun

With his hand raised in the air, EPIC Players’ associate artistic director Travis Burbee called out to the thrum of voices filling up the warmly lit, wood paneled room on the second floor …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 05:45PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Andy Mientus to Join Krysta Rodriguez for Performance at Out of the Box Theatrics

Krysta Rodriguez will reunite with her Spring Awakening co-star Andy Mientus for her performance at Out of the Box Theatrics’ Broadway. Learn more about the performance and see how to …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Olivia Puckett Sings 'Easy To Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's HAIR by BroadwayWorld

Watch Olivia Puckett sing 'Easy to Be Hard' from Signature Theatre's production of the rock musical HAIR in action in this all-new video. Hair has music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:12PM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Playbill Songwriter Series: The Multi-Lingual Artistry of Spring Awakening's Robi Hager by Margaret Hall

The Broadway vet is using his writing talents to craft an artistic voice for immigrants and refugees.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:32AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

SPRING AWAKENING by The 5th Avenue Theatre

Spring Awakening is an electrifying journey through the trials and challenges of adolescence, with music by Duncan Sheik. Winner of eight Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, the story exp…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:51PM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Christopher Ryan Grant, Van Hughes, Patti Murin to Lead The Ballad of Johnny and June at La Jolla by Darryn King

Christopher Ryan Grant, Van Hughes and Patti Murin will lead La Jolla Playhouse's world premiere of the new musical The Ballad of Johnny and June, about the country music stars Johnny Cash a…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Spring Awakening comes to The 5th Avenue Theatre by The 5th Avenue Theatre

PLAYING June 7-30, 2024 LEARN MORE: Spring Awakening is an electrifying journey through the trials and challenges of adolescence, with music by Duncan Sheik. Winn…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:09PM

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