Monday, July 6, 2020

Watch Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More in PBS' 40th Annual A Capitol Fourth Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, PBS' 40th annual A Capitol Fourth concert was not held live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol as planned. Instead, stage and screen stars Vanessa Willi…

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of July 1 - ROYALTIES Soundtrack, WEST SIDE STORY Book, and More!

Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including the soundtrack to Royalties, a book about the making of West Side Story, a…

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Perform 'Somewhere' From WEST SIDE STORY For POSE-A-THON

Patti LuPone performed 'Somewhere' from West Side Story during POSE-A-THON, an online event hosted by the cast and creatives of the FX series, Pose.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

WEST SIDE STORY Star Shereen Pimentel Stops By the 'Break A Bat!' Podcast

Shereen Pimentel steps into the Batter's Box for Episode 39 of Break a Bat! with host Al Malafronte

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Broadway’s ‘West Side Story’ Star Isaac Powell Signs With CAA by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Isaac Powell, who originated the lead role of Tony in Ivo van Howe’s Broadway revival of West Side Story, has signed with CAA. For his critically acclaimed performance, which in…

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The Hamilton effect on movies and the showdown to come

As the stage hit comes to screens, we look ahead to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights and Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story

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Monday, June 15, 2020

The 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards - The Nominations Part II: Acting Categories by JK

Last week, you nominated your favorite productions of last season for our 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards. This week, you'll be nominating your favorite acting performances in all the pla…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos & More to Appear on National Puerto Rican Day Parade Special by Lindsey Sullivan

Though the safety guidelines prompted by the coronavirus pandemic will prevent the National Puerto Rican Day Parade from marching up Fifth Avenue, there will still be a celebration on June 1…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

BROADWAY HEAT 2019-2020: THE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS! by JK

Well, I have to say that our readers are the best! Last week's preliminary round of the finals had the biggest voter turn out we've ever had in all the years we've been doing this. Consideri…

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Saturday, May 30, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020

2020 Drama Desk Award Predictions by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 29, 2020: Normally at this time of year, I would be making Tony and Drama Desk Award predictions. But the Tonys have been indefinitely postponed due to the Coronav…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Nicolas Dromard and Desirée Davar Are Back With SUPERHEROES IN LOVE: LIVING ROOM CONCERT #2

Nicolas Dromard and Desirée Davar are back by popular demand to bring 'Superheroes in Love: Living Room Concert #2' to your streaming devices! Known for their roles in Jersey Boys, Mary Pop…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Chita Rivera Dancing WEST SIDE STORY In 1957 or 2007? We Can't Tell!

Did we tear up a little bit and get goosebumps while watching this? Sure did! A legendary clip of the day for a legendary performer.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Video Flashback: Tituss Burgess Performs 'Somewhere' From WEST SIDE STORY at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall has released a new flashback video in its From the Stage series. Watch Tituss Burgess perform a?oeSomewherea?? from West Side Story during his concert at Carnegie Hall on Febr…

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BEST OF THE DECADE: 10 Favorite Broadway Musical Revivals by JK

Last week, we began our series that takes a look back at the theater we enjoyed over the last 10 seasons. One of those posts revealed our 10 Favorite Broadway Play Revivals (HERE), and today…

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Monday, May 25, 2020

BROADWAY HEAT: The Championship! Round One by JK

Well, this is it! After what has been an...odd...season, and after 11 individual competitions and well over a thousand votes, we are now ready for the biggest poll of the whole year:The 2019…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

7 Behind-the-Scenes Stories From Broadway’s Original West Side Story by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Chita Rivera, Tony Mordente, and Harvey Evans share memories about breaking onstage, Jerome Robbins, prepping for the London production, why “Cool…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Audra McDonald, Jeremy Jordan & More Lend Their Golden Vocals for A Night of Covenant House Stars by Lindsey Sullivan

We're going to have these performances on repeat! Last night's virtual concert event, A Night of Covenant House Stars, featured more than 50 incredible stars uniting in support of Covenant H…

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Saturday night (8pm) for An Evening with Chita Rivera and Friends.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Watch Now: “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story by Broadway Direct

"It is always hard to see the light at the end of a tunnel and even more so, that of a tunnel we've never been in before. 'Something's coming, something good!' would be good to keep in mind …

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Video Roundup May 11: The Cast of Chicago 'Lysol That Jazz', Isaac Powell Reunites With West Side Story Orchestra, More by Kerri Kearse

Stage favorites are taking to social media to boost morale in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Watch Isaac Powell & West Side Story's Orchestra Perform 'Something's Coming' by Lindsey Sullivan

The air is certainly humming! West Side Story leading man Isaac Powell makes hearts soar with the classic number "Something's Coming." Powell united (remotely, of course) with the revival's…

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Shereen Pimentel on Quarantine Hobbies, Her Whirlwind Work with John Mulaney & Staying Close with the West Side Story Cast by Caitlin Moynihan

Shereen Pimentel is used to being busy. When she wasn't starring in the Ivo van Hove-helmed West Side Story revival as Maria, she could be found in rehearsal rooms and study halls working fo…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Shereen Pimentel of West Side Story by Broadway.com

West Side Story star Shereen Pimentel checks in with Paul Wontorek.

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New Videos of the Week: Jake Gyllenhaal, West Side Story’s Isaac Powell, Lin-Manuel Reincarnated. Two Months In: More Questions, Fewer Answers. by New York Theater

Stageworthy News of the Week. At the finale for the Broadway Does Mother’s Day virtual concert yesterday, the cast of Hamilton sang different lyrics to a King George number: We’ll be bac…

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VIDEO: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Continues Tonight With Ariana DeBose and More!

'Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party' is back tonight at 8pm. Musical guests will be jazz/pop singer/sax player Curtis Stigers, Broadway/film triple-threat Ariana DeBose (Anita in Spielberg's …

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Friday, May 8, 2020

VIDEO: Isaac Powell and the WEST SIDE STORY Orchestra Perform 'Something's Coming'

Check out a very special digital rendition of 'Something's Coming' featuring West Side Story star, Isaac Powell, and the show's amazing orchestra.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Dance at the Gym' from WEST SIDE STORY

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & Raúl Esparza Duet Ahead of Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration by Caitlin Moynihan

Something's coming! And that something is a star-studded birthday celebration for Stephen Sondheim that can be seen for free on Broadway.com and the Broadway.com YouTube channel on April 26.…

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The Friday 5 Quiz: Which Came First? by JK

No, this isn't a chicken or egg situation. But you might need to do a little research to figure out which one happened first in each pair. This week's Friday 5 Quiz might teach you a little …

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Chita Rivera Talks CHICAGO, WEST SIDE STORY and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth…

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