Berry Gordy Reveals MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Film is 'In the Works'!
In a new interview with Billboard.com, legends of music Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson reflect on the success of the Broadway production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and reveal that a big screen adaptation of the show is 'in the works'
Margot Harley, Co-Founder of The Acting Company, to Retire
Margot Harley,who co-foundedThe Acting CompanywithJohn Housemanin 1972, will step down as its Producer effective the end of this year.The Acting Company began with the first graduating class of Juilliard's Drama Division, which includedKevin Kline, Patti LuPone, David SchrammandDavid Ogden Stiers.They were classically trained, superbly talented and had worked together for four years, stated Ms. Harley.
BWW TV Exclusive: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Character Sketch- Jill Paice as Milo Davenport
Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a Character Sketch of Milo Davenport, played by Jill Paice
BWW #TBT CD Reviews: Judy Garland's JUDY AT CARNEGIE HALL is Truly Epic
June is just around the corner. In New York, this means that spring is melting into summer and that New York City's annual celebration and remembrance of the original Stonewall riots is here. While the official NYC Pride website only lists a week's worth of activities late in June, denizens of the city are aware of festivities spanning the whole month. One of the most popular is the annual, star-studded NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS fundraising concert.
Ramin Karimloo to Lead Long-Awaited Musical PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan
With his Tony nominated run in Broadway's LES MISERABLES wrapping up, Ramin Karimloo has set his sights on Japan.
FREEZE FRAME: Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK Welcomes Jason Alexander
Jason Alexanderwill join the cast ofLarry David's hit comedy about a death in the family, Fish In the Dark beginning Tuesday, June 9 at the Cort Theater 138 West 48th Street. Check out a first look at the cast welcoming Alexander below
STAGE TUBE: Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Records Original Song in Honor of 2015 Tony Awards!
SOMETHING ROTTEN, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerCasey Nicholaw, with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winnerWayne Kirkpatrickand Golden Globe Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, has been nominated for a whopping ten Tony Awards - in honor of Broadway's biggest night, the cast of the show has recorded an original song. Check it out below
VIDEO: Hosts Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming Preview the 69th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS!
Below, Tony Award winners and this year's hosts of the ceremony, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming preview Broadway's biggest night
Tony Nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega & Elizabeth A. Davis to Lead Industry Reading of New Musical AMANDINE
An invitation-only reading of the new musical Amandine, featuring a book and lyrics by Winter Miller and music and lyrics by Lance Horne, will be presented on May 28, directed by Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Markus Potter. The evening will feature the talents of Tony Award nominees Daphne Rubin-Vega Rent and Elizabeth A. Davis Once, along with Nick Blaemire Found, Erin Markey Erin Markey at Joe's Pub with Kenny Mellman, John Kelly James Joyce's The Dead, and Romain Fruge Threepenny Opera.
Audra McDonald to Lend Voice to Disney Junior's DOC MCSTUFFINS
Additional guest stars throughout the summer include multiple Grammy and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald 'Porgy amp Bess' as a tiny tin airplane pilot named Bess on 'Doc McStuffins,'
Tony Winner Joanna Gleason Joins Cast of Showtime's THE AFFAIR
Joanna Gleason has joined the cast of Showtime's critically-acclaimed drama THE AFFAIR in a recurring role.
All His Heavenly Hosts! Meet the Full Cast of AN ACT OF GOD, Opening Tonight on Broadway
The new Broadway comedyAn Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winnerJim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially opens tonight, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 254 West 54th Street. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watchinterviews with Parsons and the team
VIDEO: SOMETHING ROTTEN's Brian d'Arcy James Talks World Without Musicals!
'I like the idea of trying to imagine what it's like living in a world without musicals,' says the actor, up for a Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical.
Tony Winner Betty Buckley & Rachel York Will Lead GREY GARDENS in Sag Harbor This Summer
Bay Street Theater has announced that Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York will star as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, August 4 30 with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Michael Wilson directs.
Sheldon Harnick & Hal Prince Recall Original Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
91-year-old Sheldon Harnick, the lyricist for Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof, and 87-year-old Harold Prince, the producer of the original production, shared memories of the early days of the iconic musical.
Photo Coverage: Singin' in the Street! Broadway Unites for Another Year of Stars in the Alley - Part Two
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held just yesterday in Shubert Alley, hosted by Darren Criss who is currently playing Hedwig in the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a 12-piece live orchestra, including many of this year's 2015 Tony Award - nominated plays and musicalsBroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out Part Twoof our photo coverage below CLICK HERE to check out Part One
Photo Flash: First Look - Tom Hanks Reprises Role as Robert Langdon in Ron Howard's INFERNO
Director and producer Ron Howard took to Twitter today to share behind-the-scenes shots of Tom Hanks, reprising his role as Dan Brown's fictional hero Robert Langdon in Columbia Pictures' INFERNO. I
Track List Revealed for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Original Cast Recording, Out 6/2
MASTERWORKS BROADWAYreleases the Original Broadway Cast Recordingof An American in Paris.Produced by Rob Fisher and Scott Lehrer, the album will be available everywhere on June 2, 2015.
Track List Revealed for Laura Bell Bundy's ANOTHER PIECE OF ME Solo Album, Out 6/6
Broadway's Laura Bell Bundy LEGALLY BLONDE will release her new solo album ANOTHER PIECE OF ME on June 6th.
Jim Parsons, Amanda Seyfried, Taye Diggs, Sutton Foster & More Will Present at 2015 Tony Awards; Full Lineup!
The TONY AWARDS have announced the line-up of stars who will take the stage at the 69th Annual Tony Awards. The 2015 TONY AWARDS will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th 800 - 1100 p.m. ETPT time delay and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps for Helen Mirren at the Drama League Awards!
Earlier this month, Broadway's best gathered at the Marriott Marquis to celebrate the 81st Annual Drama League Awards. Lin-Manuel Miranda, who was nominated for his performance in Hamilton, decided to rap his acceptance speech, which was focused around who else, but the incomparable Helen Mirren Check it out below.
BWW EXCLUSIVE: 5 SONGS BY? Jeanine Tesori On FUN HOME
BroadwayWorld recently kicked off a brand new feature series spotlighting the best and brightest songwriters on Broadway and beyond with their own personally chosen quintet of songs that hold special meaning to them, titled 5 SONGS BY....
Photo Coverage: Hangin' with the Stars of 2015 Stars In The Alley!
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held just yesterday in Shubert Alley, hosted by Darren Criss who is currently playing Hedwig in the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor concert in the heart of the Theatre District celebrated Broadway with star appearances and exciting performances from over 20 new shows and long-running favorites, accompanied by a 12-piece live orchestra, including many of this year's 2015 Tony Award - nominated plays and musicalsBroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos of all of the stars on the red carpet below
Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal Sheldon Harnick & the 92Y Cast of TO LIFE! Celebrating 50 Years of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Sheldon Harnick the Tony Award-winning lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof will be Hosting the 92Y's presentation of To Life Celebrating 50 Years of Fiddler on the Roof. The production will run fromMay 30 to June 1at the 92Y. Recently Mr. Harnick talked about, and performed with the cast a song cut before the show got to Broadway. The song titled 'Get Thee Out' will be included his 92Y presentation.