Friday, July 12, 2024

Watch: Broadway's The Wiz Plays a Tiny Desk Concert by Logan Culwell-Block

Nichelle Lewis, Kyle Ramar Freeman, Avery Wilson, and more dropped by NPR's offices for a special performance.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

Video: The WIZ Tiny Desk Concert Featuring Nichelle Lewis, Melody A. Betts, Alan Mingo, Jr., & More

The Broadway revival of The Wiz took part in a Tiny Desk concert, featuring the cast from the current production. Vocalists included Nichelle Lewis, Melody A. Betts, Alan Mingo, Jr., Kyle R…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM

Broadway in Bryant Park 2024 Week 1: The Wiz, Water For Elephants, BTTF, Tommy, Hell's Kitchen, AMDA by bwaySHO

Join Broadway in Bryant Park 2024 Week 1 as we enjoy performances from: The Wiz, Water For Elephants, Back To The Future, The Who's Tommy, Hell's Kitchen and a special pre-SHO from AMDA. Fi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:42AM
Thursday, July 11, 2024

Casts of TOMMY, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS & More Will Perform Today at Broadway in Bryant Park

Today's performances will include the casts of The Who's Tommy, Water for Elephants, The Wiz, Back to the Future, and Hell's Kitchen.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:12AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui, Isabelle McCalla, Nichelle Lewis, Jelani Remy, More Launch Broadway in Bryant Park Season July 11 by Andrew Gans

The free lunchtime concert will include performances from The Who's Tommy, Water for Elephants, The Wiz, Back to the Future, and Hell's Kitchen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Hear From Eddie Redmayne, Schele Williams and More on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:42AM

Ali Louis Bourzgui, Isabelle McCalla, Nichelle Lewis, Jelani Remy, More Will Launch Broadway in Bryant Park Season by Andrew Gans

The July 11 free lunchtime concert will include performances from The Who's Tommy, Water for Elephants, The Wiz, Back to the Future, and Hell's Kitchen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM
Thursday, July 4, 2024

BROADWAY SESSIONS Brings It 'Home'sessionshome by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: To be honest, I've been feeling a little HOMEsick this week. Missing our Thursday nights together at our beautiful HOME, The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Well, who …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:18PM
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

#LegacyRobe - The Wiz by Actors' Equity Association

The Broadway Opening Night Legacy Robe Ceremony honoring Judith Franklin for The Wiz at the Marquis Theatre on April 17, 2024.

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:23PM
Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Stephanie Mills, Maia Reficco and Yola Begin Performances in Broadway's Hadestown by Hayley Levitt

Hadestown welcomes three new principal cast members to Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre on July 2. Beginning performances are Stephanie Mills as Hermes, Maia Reficco as Eurydice and Yola�…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54AM
Sunday, June 30, 2024

Why THE WIZ? NBC's All-Star Creative Team Explains How This Year's Live Show Came Together by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: BroadwayWorld was on set earlier this month as the company was readying for the big night and the whole creative team was on hand to tell us about the process s…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM
Saturday, June 29, 2024

Meet the Star of NBC's THE WIZ- Shanice Williams Shares the Story of Her Road to Oz; Plus Hear Dorot by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with the lady of the hour, as shares with BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge the story of how she was cast, what happe…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:18AM

TV BroadwayWorld Celebrates THE WIZ with Dee Dee Bridgewater, André De Shields, Ken Page & More! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Broadway is abuzz with news about NBC's upcoming presentation of The Wiz, with Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and original Dorothy Stephanie Mills all having just…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:32AM
Thursday, June 27, 2024

Studio 54 The Musical in Development for Broadway by Hayley Levitt

Producers Robert Greenblatt and Neil Meron have announced plans to develop Studio 54 The Musical for Broadway. The production will have a book by Chad Hodge (Holiday Inn) and music by lege…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

A Dress That Needs Its Own Car: Behind the Making of Glinda’s Dress in The Wiz by Terry Dickerson

Star Deborah Cox and costume designer Sharen Davis collaborated on a grand dress that contained gold, mirrors, and magic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Friday, June 14, 2024

Broadway Cast Album Palooza: Lempicka, The Wiz, Heart of Rock and Roll Albums Drop June 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

Lempicka's cast recording has surprise released early following two delays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:52AM

Broadway Cast Album Palooza: Lempicka, The Wiz Albums Drop June 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

Lempicka's cast recording has surprise released early following two delays.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:18AM

Listen: THE WIZ Releases 2024 Broadway Cast Recording, Available to Stream now!

The 2024 Broadway cast recording of THE WIZ is now available on all streaming platforms. Enjoy the latest renditions of this classic musical's beloved songs performed by the new Broadway cas…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Video: THE WIZ's Avery Wilson Shares What Makes His Version of Scarecrow Different

In this video, watch as hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo, sit down with the charming and multi-talented Avery Wilson. Making his Broadway debut as the ‘Scarecrow’ in the hit m…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:12PM

Alan Mingo Jr. Whizzes Back to The Wiz on Broadway Tonight by Darryn King

Alan Mingo Jr. will reprise his title performance in The Wiz, joining the featured Broadway cast at the Marquis Theatre on June 13. He replaces Wayne Brady, who played his final performanc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Ease on Down the Yellow Carpet on Opening Night of THE WIZ by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Ready to ease on down the yellow carpet for opening night of The Wiz? In this video, Watch as BroadwayWorld takes you inside the big night with the cast and cr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:36AM

Wayne Brady Plays Final Performance in Broadway's The Wiz June 12 by Logan Culwell-Block

Alan Mingo, Jr., who played the title role for most of the revival's pre-Broadway tour, will succeed Brady.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Friday, June 7, 2024

Videos: Watch Music Videos For 'Be A Lion' and 'Home' From THE WIZ

Two new singles, “Be a Lion” and “Home”, have been released from the upcoming The Wiz (2024 Broadway Cast Recording) available on all streaming platforms digitally next Friday, June …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:12AM
Friday, May 31, 2024

Special Sneak - In Rehearsal with 'Encores! Summer Stars THE WIZ' by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti will make her stage debut as Dorothy in the New York City Center Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz, June 1…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:12AM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Lempicka, The Wiz Cast Albums Get Updated Release Dates by Logan Culwell-Block

June will be an excellent month for Broadway fans when it comes to new cast albums!

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Stephanie Mills joins Hadedtown Broadway company by bwaySHO

The Wiz original Broadway cast to Hermes in Hadestown pipeline is strong! #Stephanie Mills returns to Broadway July 2nd at The Walter Kerr Theatre. In addition to André de Shields & Steph…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:46PM

Ben Platt Reopens Palace Theatre TONIGHT by bwaySHO

Ben Platt starts his 3 week residency: Live At The Palace tonight, reopening The Palace Theatre. @bwaySHO filmed this moment between ​⁠@bensplatt & Noah Galvin at The Wiz opening night…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:13PM

Original The Wiz Star Stephanie Mills to Return to Broadway in Hadestown by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM

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