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'West Side Story' Gets A Modern Reboot On Broadway

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Shereen Pimentel and Isaac Powell, who play the lead roles in West Side Story, about this latest revival that's set in modern day New York.
Tags: News, Broadway, Npr, Michel Martin, West Side Story, Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel

Don’t Tell, but Jane Alexander Is Also a Comedian

Broadway audiences for “Grand Horizons” are getting a rare glimpse of this 80-year-old actor’s secret weapons: levity and equanimity.
Tags: News, Broadway, Theater, Alexander, Silverman, Leigh, Jane, Bess, Wohl, Second Stage Theater, Jane Alexander, Grand Horizons (Play

BWW Flashback: Relive the Greatest Onstage Moments of Jessie Mueller!

Jessie Mueller was a little-known performer from Chicago when she made her Broadway debut in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever in 2011. Since then, she has taken Broadway by storm, appearing in three Broadway revivals Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Carousel and creating two original characters Beautiful and Waitress- the former of which earned her a Tony Award in 2014. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Broadway, Jessie Mueller, Edwin Drood, BWW News Desk

Podcast: BroadwayRadio's Chats with Tovah Feldshuh about Powerful Women, her Connection to SIX, and Broadway by the Year

On today's episode of 'Tell Me More,' Matt Tamanini talks to a literal legend. A four-time Tony nominee and two-time Emmy nominee, Tovah Feldshuh is like the energizer bunny of performers. [Author: BroadwayRadio]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Tovah Feldshuh, Matt Tamanini, BroadwayRadio

BWW TV: Tony Goldwyn Opens Up About His New, Epic Role in THE INHERITANCE

Tony Goldwyn is back onstage this season in one of the most poignant roles of his career, which happens to be in one of the most powerful plays that Broadway has seen in many years. The play is The Inheritance, and you can catch it now through March 15 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. [Author: Backstage With Richard Ridge]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony Goldwyn, Backstage With Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge, Ethel Barrymore Theatre

BWW TV: Watch Just-Released Promo for THE MINUTES on Broadway!

In just a a matter of minutes... well, days...The Minuteswill begin Broadway previews at the Cort Theatre 138 W 48th St, where it will officially openon Sunday, March 15, 2020. This is a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 14, 2020. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld TV

Putting the urban stroll back onto Broadway in L.A.

When I came home to Southern California in 1980 after a couple of years of traveling and then working overseas, people I knew were moving to downtown Los Angeles. That’s because all the people I knew were artists and musicians, and artists and musicians were the only ones wonderfully crazy enough, and poor enough, to live in downtown Los Angeles, which, if you think it smells now, was really a stinker 40 years ago. But they were so cool, and their lofts were so huge, and it was against the law t...
Tags: Opinion, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Broadway, Manhattan, Michelin, Times, Southern California, Carolina, Spring Street, Downtown Los Angeles, Redwood Room, Larry Wilson

'The Lion King,' 'The Band's Visit' and 'Mean Girls' top upcoming TPAC Broadway season

Plus, Tony Award-winning "The Band's Visit," a reimagined "1776" and more.          [Author: The Tennessean]
Tags: Religion, Broadway, The Tennessean

BWW TV: What's the Big Secret of THE MINUTES? The Cast Spills!

In just a a matter of minutes... well, days...The Minuteswill begin Broadway previews at the Cort Theatre 138 W 48th St, where it will officially openon Sunday, March 15, 2020. This is a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 14, 2020. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld TV

Photo Flash: Cast and Creatives of BEETLEJUICE, MOULIN ROUGE!, AMERICAN UTOPIA, and More Celebrate Alex Timbers

Last night, the producers of the Broadway hits Beetlejuice, David Byrne's American Utopia and Moulin Rouge The Musical hosted a special celebration in honor of director Alex Timbers. The evening brought together many producers, collaborators and artists that Alex has worked with throughout his career. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Alex, David Byrne, Alex Timbers, BWW News Desk, American Utopia

Showtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming'

Some of the most beloved songs of the musical theatre canon come from Bernstein's score, which includes 'Tonight,' 'America,' 'Maria,' and of course, Tony's big Act I moment, 'Something's Coming.'Today, we celebrate the show's return with that very tune, featuring original Tonys Larry Kert original Broadway cast and Richard Beymer 1961 film, Broadway leading men Matt Cavenaugh 2009 revival, Jeremy Jordan 2009 revival, Cheyenne Jackson, Gavin Creel, Colton Ryan, Santino Fontana, and Darren Criss,...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Shirley Bassey, Jeremy Jordan, Judy Garland, Bernstein, Tony, Darren Criss, BroadwayWorld TV, Richard Beymer, Larry Kert, Matt Cavenaugh, Jackson Gavin Creel Colton Ryan Santino Fontana

Disneyland’s Magic Happens parade taps ‘American Idol’ alum Todrick Hall for new musical score

Disneyland teamed up on the music for the new Magic Happens parade with “American Idol” singer-songwriter Todrick Hall, who learned to dance by watching Disney parades. “His sound is unique,” Magic Happens parade show director Jordan Peterson said. “It’s forward. It’s contemporary. But at the same time, he’s a huge Disney fan. That’s so important to us.” The new twice-daily Magic Happens parade launches Friday, Feb. 28 along Main Street U.S.A. at the Anaheim theme park. Sign up for our Park Lif...
Tags: Youtube, Disney, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Mtv, Broadway, Resistance, Disneyland, Hall, Southern California, David Duffy, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim, Peterson, Todrick Hall

From Screen to Stage: Get to Know the Roles of Armie Hammer!

Armie Hammer is set to make his return to Broadway in Tracy Letts' The Minutes. BroadwayWorld is giving you a look back at Hammer's major screen and stage roles leading up to the present day [Author: Kaitlin Milligan]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Kaitlin Milligan

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels is sui generis.I love that term, sui generis. It means it's totally unique, literally, "of its own kind." So many shows New Line has produced fit that description -- Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Bukowsical, Threepenny, Bat Boy, Urinetown, Yeast Nation, Assassins, Celebration, Lizzie, Jerry Springer the Opera, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Man of La Mancha, Spelling Bee, Floyd Collins, Hair, Forbidden Planet, Hedwig, Sunday in the Park... I could go on for days.Head Over Heels is ano...
Tags: Politics, Musicals, Theatre, Sexuality, Broadway, Theater, Shakespeare, 1980s, Sondheim, Pamela, Scott Miller, Michael Mayer, Musical Comedy, Rock Musicals, Jeff Whitty, Go-Go's

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by TodayTix: February 21

Looking for the best deals on Broadway showsBroadwayWorld's Weekly Buying Guide is powered by TodayTix, the app for theater tickets. Whether you're looking for musicals, plays, comedy, dance, or really anything else, you'll find a show you want to see. Download the app or visit to book tickets in 30 seconds or less. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Todaytix, BWW News Desk

Presley Ryan Takes Over As Lydia in BEETLEJUICE Through This Weekend

BroadwayWorld has learned that Presley Ryan will take over the role of Lydia Deetz in BEETLEJUICE on Broadway beginning tonight through the weekend.She succeeds Sophia Anne Caruso who played her last performance this Wednesday. [Author: Alan Henry]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Alan Henry, BroadwayWorld, Sophia Anne Caruso, Lydia Deetz, Presley Ryan Takes Over As Lydia, Presley Ryan

How Nina Simone Became Hip Hop’s “Secret Weapon”: From Lauryn Hill to Jay Z and Kanye West

In 1996, the Fugees burst on the scene with “Ready or Not,” and most listeners were not ready: for the ominous, eclectic, Caribbean-inflected production, the smooth, sexy menace of Lauryn Hill’s hook (“you can’t hide / Gonna find you and take it slowly”), or the interplay of references in the breakout star’s rhymes. “Rap orgies with Porgy and Bess / Capture your bounty like Eliot Ness,” Hill raps, and then a few lines later, “So while you’re imitating Al Capone, I’ll be Nina Simone / And...
Tags: Google, Music, New York, College, Jay Z, Kanye West, West, Broadway, Timbaland, Lil Wayne, Nina Simone, Talib Kweli, Caribbean, Lauryn Hill, Hill, Facebook Twitter

Danai Gurira Inks Overall Deal with ABC Studios

Danai Gurira inks overall deal with ABC Studios With the end approaching for her seven-season run on AMC’s long-running The Walking Dead, Danai Gurira has signed a two-year overall creative deal with ABC Studios to create, develop, write and produce new projects for the Disney-owned branch, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Lupita Nyong’o & Danai Gurira’s Americanah Gets Series Order at HBO Max Gurira, who was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play for her 2016 play Eclipsed,...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Danai Gurira, Nigeria, Amc, Disney, America, Moon, Broadway, Zimbabwe, TV News, Hulu, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Lupita Nyong

Photo Flash: First Look Portrait of Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller and the Cast of THE MINUTES

Performances forTHE MINUTESbegin Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Cort Theatre 138 W 48thSt on Broadway, and officially opens on Sunday, March 15, 2020. The cast of THE MINUTES includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Armie Hammer Tracy Letts Jessie Mueller

VIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I Can't Lose You'

On Friday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Frozen on Broadway's new Anna and Elsa,McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Rene, performed thetelevision debut of 'I Can't Lose You.' [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Anna, Kelly, Ciara Renee, Ciara Rene, Stage Tube, McKenzie Kurtz, Ryan Frozen, Elsa McKenzie Kurtz

COME FROM AWAY's Caesar Samayoa Takes Over Instagram Saturday!

Get ready to head to the rock because Come From Away's Caesar Samayoa is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Saturday, February 22nd Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a peek inside the show's two-show day at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre Are you a fellow islander [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Gerald Schoenfeld, BWW News Desk, Caesar Samayoa, BroadwayWorld s Instagram Story

Broadway’s ‘West Side Story’ Mess Continues as Dozens Protest Opening Night

Ivo van Hove’s West Side Story revival drew a big crowd on its opening night—of both A-listers and protesters. Amar Ramasar, who plays the Sharks leader Bernardo in the new production, faced a scandal in 2018 when he was fired from and then re-hired by the New York City Ballet after sharing sexually explicit photos of his girlfriend, Alexa Maxwell. As one protester’s sign reportedly put it, “A boy like that should not be on Broadway.”Although the night saw its share of celebrities—including Liev...
Tags: News, New York Times, Broadway, Maxwell, IAC, Times, Sharks, Ivo van Hove, Vanessa Hudgens, Waterbury, New York City Ballet, Barry Diller, Broadway Theatre, Daily Beast, Finlay, Bernardo

BWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening Night Red Carpet!

Some of Broadway's biggest stars, including Sierra Boggess, Joshua Henry, Jessica Vosk, Robin de Jess, Will Hochman, Sherie Rene Scott and so many more tell us all about what the iconic West Side Story means to them [Author: TV - Red Carpets]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, TV - Red Carpets, Broadway Stars Answer

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video for 'Up' from Broadway-Bound SING STREET

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Sony Masterworks Broadway will soon release Sing Street ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING, an album of music from the musical adaptation of John Carney's indie hit film. Available for preorder now, the album will be released digitally Thursday, March 26, coinciding with the show's Broadway debut at the Lyceum Theatre that same evening, with the physical CD release to follow on Friday, April 17. Watch the full music video for the album's lead single- 'Up.' [Aut...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, John Carney, Stage Tube, Sony Masterworks Broadway

WATCH: See inside Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita’s NYC home

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita (Photo: YouTube) Husbands Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita have welcomed Architectural Digest into their Manhattan home. Ferguson, famed for his role on Modern Family, and Mikita, a lawyer and producer, recently revealed they are to become parents for the first time later this year. Last weekend they held a baby shower at their Los Angeles home. Related: Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita throw lavish baby shower  AdBridg.cmd.push(function() {...
Tags: New York, Life, New York City, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Broadway, Manhattan, Ferguson, Oklahoma, Hgtv, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Sarah Jessica Parker, Justin, Jesse, Architectural Digest

Islanders Have Long Struggled With Prospect Development

The New York Islanders have plenty of handpicked talent through the NHL draft in their line-up today. Mathew Barzal, Brock Nelson, Ryan Pulock are a few stand-out names that have found success at the NHL level, and are a core of this Islanders group. However, dating back to 2011, there have been some major swings and misses in drafting and developing “high-end” prospects. And unfortunately, some of those players have moved on from Long Island, and have found success with other NHL organizatio...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Toronto, Sport, Portland, Broadway, Switzerland, Rangers, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Long Island, Edmonton, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Reinhart

Rangers Probably Can’t Keep Both Kreider and DeAngelo

The physically-freakish, power-and-speed winger or the power-play sparkplug on the blue line? Unfortunately for the New York Rangers, that might be the choice they face over the next several days as the trade deadline bears down on them with key decisions needing to be made that will profoundly affect their rebuild. Related: Rangers Need a Productive Chris Kreider And while the Blueshirts have to make decisions on whether to move several veterans in what would be a third straight year o...
Tags: Sport, Broadway, Rangers, Hockey, NHL, Ranger, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Arizona Coyotes, Henrik Lundqvist, Brendan Lemieux, Brendan Smith, Mika Zibanejad, Ryan Strome

‘West Side Story’ Broadway Opening Night Sparks Protests

Roughly 100 protestors gathered outside the Broadway premiere of “West Side Story” on Thursday night, carrying placards and chanting in unison to demand the removal of cast member Amar Ramasar. “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Ramasar has got to go,” they cried while holding signs that read “Keep predators off the stage,” “Sexual predators shouldn’t get […]
Tags: News, Broadway, West Side Story, Ramasar, Amar Ramasar

VP, Marketing & Communications at Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa, CA)

The Vice President, Marketing & Communications (“VP”) is a critical member of the Executive team at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts (“the Center”) in Costa Mesa, California, and leads a division that is responsible for $31 million in earned revenue while overseeing a marketing budget of $5.5 million. The Center’s diverse array of programming spans touring Broadway, classical and contemporary music, dance, cabaret, and more. The successful VP will understand the nuances and unique sales...
Tags: Art, New York, Jobs, Broadway, Orange County, Center, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa California, VP Marketing Communications, VP Marketing amp ; Communications, Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa CA

‘West Side Story’: Theater Review

Whittled down to one hour and forty-five minutes, “West Side Story” – with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and choreography by Jerome Robbins — has grown exceedingly dark and mislaid some of its moving parts in the new Broadway revival from edgy Belgian director Ivo Van Hove. (Can […]
Tags: Reviews, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Ivo van Hove, Leonard Bernstein, West Side Story, Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents