Broadway Theatre

Do You Know Broadway’s 15 Shortest-Running Shows That Won Tony Awards?

These shows didn’t last long, but they still left as winners on Broadway’s biggest night.<p>We take a look at the Broadway shows with the shortest runs …

Tony Awards

'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!' has even less plot than the original — but way more fun (and Cher)

“Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!” opens this weekend in theaters around the U.S. It is the sequel to “Mamma Mia!” which premiered ten years ago this weekend in 2008. Where the original film was a sometimes too-faithful adaptation of the 1999 hit Broadway musical of the same name, the new installment …

Downton Abbey

Billy Joel gained insight from Neil Diamond

“CBS Sunday Morning” offers segments this weekend on Billy Joel and the Go-Go’s.<p>“Piano Man” Joel explains how he gained insight from Neil …

Music

Actors Nigel Hawthorne and Jane Alexander in a scene from the Broadway production of the play "Shadowlands." (New York)

Title<p>Actors Nigel Hawthorne and Jane Alexander in a scene from the Broadway production of the play "Shadowlands." (New York)<p>Names<p>Swope, Martha …

New York Public Library

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/21/2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7212018.

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Donna Murphy Returns to Broadway’s Hello, Dolly! July 22

The two-time Tony Award winner plays six performances this summer before the revival closes.<p>Donna Murphy once again crosses the passerelle as Dolly …

Tony Awards

Actress Christie Prades Talks About Her Musical "On Your Feet!"

Actress Christie Prades, star of the Broadway musical "On Your Feet!" stops by the KCAL9 studio. The musical is currently playing at the Pantages …

Broadway Musical

Photo Coverage: Remembering Tony Award-Winner Gary Beach

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported, Tony Award Winner Gary Beach passed away this week at age 70. He is survived by his husband Jeffrey Barnett.<p>Gary …

New York City

Beautiful, Phantom at Broadway in Bryant Park

The second concert in 106.7 Lite FM's <i>Broadway in Bryant Park</i> concert series was held Thursday, July 19.<p>The concert featured performances from the …

Carole King

Ask a Grown Woman: Cyndi Lauper - Rookie

Hi, Rooks!<p>Cyndi Lauper needs no introduction. The singer-songwriter has brought iconic songs with serious staying power into our lives (“Girls Just …

Cyndi Lauper

Old Globe names News-hands for its Huey Lewis-centered 'Heart of Rock & Roll' musical

The latest news on the Old Globe’s world-premiere Huey Lewis musical: The theater has just announced casting for the jukebox show that begins …

Rock & Roll

Taylor Swift to Make Acting Debut in 'Cats'

36 minutes ago<p>If there's one thing we've learned from Hollywood is that you can reboot anything from old movies, TV shows, even Broadway shows! …

James Corden

Take a First Look at Straight White Men on Broadway

The new Second Stage production, starring Armie Hammer, officially opens July 23.<p>Second Stage's second Broadway production, <i>Straight White Men</i>, began …

Christmas Eve

Disney Will Honor Late Tony Winner Gary Beach on New Amsterdam Theatre Marquee

Mr. Beach originated the role of the chevaleresque candelabra Lumiere in Disney’s inaugural Broadway production, Beauty and the Beast.<p>Disney …

Walt Disney Company

Extra, Extra: FBI Has Tapes Of Michael Cohen Talking Hush Money With Trump

Because lordy there are tapes, check out today's day-end links: Taylor Swift joins cast of Cats, Joe Lhota's double dipping, Maura Tierney takes the …

New York City

Events for the week ahead: Tacoma cemetery tour, Wilkeson handcar races, outdoor movies in the park, Vernados Circus, music and more

Friday (July 20) — Saturday<p>History comes alive at Tacoma cemetery tour<p>With eight re-enactors sharing history, the annual <b>Tacoma Living History</b> …

Ja Rule

Jon Jon Briones, Emma Hunton, and More Added to Lineup for Scott Alan in Concert at Rockwell Table and Stage

Acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan will return to Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles, California on July 22, 2018.<p>The 8pm concert will feature …

Los Angeles

Look Back at the 1976 Revival of Guys and Dolls On Broadway

The production opened July 21, 1976, at the Broadway Theatre.<p>The third Broadway revival of <i>Guys and Dolls</i> opened on Broadway July 21, 1976 at the …

Tony Awards

Enter for a Chance to Win 3 King Kong Posters

We're giving away three exclusive posters to celebrate Broadway's upcoming musical!<p>Here's your chance to own a piece of Broadway's highly-anticipated …

Posters

BWW Review: Raleigh Little Theatre's INTO THE WOODS Turns Spotlight on Talented Teens

Any Stephen Sondheim musical is a lofty feat for even the most seasoned of performers. Sondheim's music is notable for its quick syncopated rhythms, …

Teens

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Cast Recording Released July 20

The disco-filled cast album for the bio-musical is now available at all digital retailers and streaming services.<p>The cast recording of the new …

Broadway Musical

First Look at Drew Gehling and Mamie Parris in Dave Musical at Arena Stage

Tina Landau directs the premiere of the musical by Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjamin, and Tom Kitt.<p>The Arena Stage world premiere of the new musical <i>Dave</i> …

Tony Awards

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Comes to Ogunquit Playhouse

One of the most captivating musicals ever to be adapted for the stage, An American in Paris, makes its regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse …

Tony Awards

Photo Flashback: The Best of Times! Celebrating Jerry Herman's 78th Birthday!

In today's photo flashback, we're attending the star-studded 78th birthday celebration of legendary composer, Jerry Herman! Check out some throwback …

Tony Awards

Taylor Swift will star in a movie version of the musical Cats, and nothing has ever made more sense

There are two things we know for sure about Taylor Swift: she can sing and she loves her cats, like, <i>a lot</i>. We all know she’s the purrfect cat mom to …

James Corden

Pretty Woman: The Musical to Release Cast Recording

The new musical begins previews at the Nederlander July 20.<p><i>Pretty Woman: The Musical,</i> which begins previews on Broadway July 20, will release an …

The Theatre

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Directorial Film Debut 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' Will Be About An Unforgettable Broadway Legend

He's already mastered the stage, but now that <i>Hamilton</i>'s Lin-Manuel Miranda is making his directorial film debut with <i>Tick, Tick…Boom!</i>, his dynamite …

Tony Awards

The 5 best movie musicals to binge-watch this weekend, in honor of 'Mamma Mia 2'

Here we go again.<p>The cast of "Mamma Mia!" is returning to theaters this weekend for another sparkly extravaganza, this time with Cher and Lily James, for "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again." It's exactly the splash of good clean summer fun you need in late July.<p>In honor of Pierce Brosnan attempting to …

Sound of Music

Singer Jason Mraz Opens Up About His 'Two Spirit' Sexuality

He said his wife helped him identify what he was feeling.<p>Jason Mraz, the guy in the Broadway musical <i>Waitress</i> and the one that sings that super catchy bop "I'm Yours," opened up about his sexuality in an interview with <i>Billboard</i>, and explained how his wife, Christina Carano, helped him identify what …

Native Americans

Matt Bomer on Mixing Drinks in The Boys in the Band, Directing Darren Criss, Broadway Musical Dreams & More on Show People

Matt Bomer has arrived. To be sure, the Texas native has been performing since childhood and has solidified his career as a screen star in <i>White …

Broadway Musical