Dear Evan Hansen

Lin Manuel Miranda’s Directing Debut Will Be Movie Musical By ‘Rent’ Creator

The world’s best loved polymath will add one more skill to his impressive resume: Directing.<p>“Hamilton” creator Lin Manuel Miranda is set to make his …

Jewish Culture

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

Breaking: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Direct TICK, TICK... BOOM! Film Adaptation

With the IN THE HEIGHTS film currently in pre-production, Lin-Manuel Miranda is looking to extend his reach into musical films as Deadline is …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Dear Evan Hansen to Hold Toronto Casting Call

The upcoming Toronto production of the hit musical <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i> has announced an open call for actors to take on two principal roles: Evan Hansen …

Toronto

Lin-Manuel Miranda Sets Directorial Debut With ‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’

Miranda is perfect for the job of bringing this autobiographical musical to the big screen.Be prepared for a hell of a mashup of epic proportions; …

Filmmaking

Sundance documentary hit Three Identical Strangers is getting the narrative film treatment

<b>Welcome to Development Hell, the fiery pit into which we fling recent developments in casting, distribution, and everything else that’s new and</b> …

Michael Jackson

New Investment Funds Set the Stage for Broadway Shows

Center Stage Capital is one of a handful of vehicles putting money into multiple shows at once<p>As a financial adviser with a love for theater, Al Zdenek decided some years ago to invest in shows, but he soon learned the tough reality of the business: Just a handful of productions ever turn a profit. …

Venture Capital

PRETTY WOMAN Will Release Cast Album This August; Rush Policy Announced!

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, with original music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, a …

Box Office

Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen to Hold Open Casting Call in Toronto & More

<b>Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.</b> <b><br>Dear Evan Hansen to Hold Open Casting Call in Toronto</b><br>Now's your chance to be "Waving …

Gwen

‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Is Broadway-Bound + More N.Y. Theater News

<i>On Broadway and beyond, a curtain can rise as quickly as it can fall; a star can be swapped as easily as Bernie Telsey can say, “That’s enough.”</i> …

The Arts

Will You Be Found? DEAR EVAN HANSEN Open Casting Call in Toronto!

Calling all Evan Hansens! Mirvish Productions will be doing an open casting call on Monday, July 23, 2018 for the roles of <b>Evan Hansen</b> and <b>Alana …

Toronto

Kidz Theater Presents CABARET

Starting next Friday, Kidz Theater presents a new production of Cabaret, written by John Kander and Fred Ebb with a book by Joe Masteroff. The final …

New York City

There’s a New ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Project in the Works — But It’s Not a Movie

While we continue to wait on news of the long-rumored third <i>Sisterhood of the Traveling Pant</i>s movie, we can look forward to a different sort of follow-up in the meantime: A live stage musical adaptation of the 2005 classic is in the works.<p>While the details are so far slim, <i>Variety</i> reports that Blue …

Filmmaking

Broadway stars came together for the adorable Broadway Barks this weekend

Broadway stars came out in full force for Broadway Barks this weekend. And it was absolutely adorable to see the precious pups.<p>If there are two …

Entertainment

Dear Evan Hansen Tony Winner Rachel Bay Jones Sets San Francisco Concert Dates

Jones will head to Feinstein’s at the Nikko for two dates in October with Something Beautiful.<p>Original <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i> cast member Rachel Bay Jones, …

San Francisco

Marc Kudisch, Caitlin Houlahan, Colton Ryan & More Set for Girl From the North Country at the Public

Off-Broadway's Public Theater has announced a talented lineup of stars set to lead the U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's <i>Girl From the</i> …

Tony Awards

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 19, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater?

Springsteen on Broadway

Recording Academy announces Grammy Awards 2019 date in Los Angeles

NEW YORK (AP) — The 61st annual Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles and air on CBS on Feb. 10, 2019.<p>The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the show will take place at the Staples Center.<p>Nominations for the 84 categories will be announced on Dec. 5. Songs and albums eligible must be …

Entertainment

VIDEO: Broadway Kids Jam Releases 'Two Player Game' From BE MORE CHILL

Broadway Kids Jam has released their latest jam, "Two Player Game" from the new Off Broadway musical, Be More Chill. This jam features Paul "Luke" …

Broadway Musical

Laura Dreyfuss Joins Ben Platt and Barbra Streisand for Upcoming Ryan Murphy Comedy THE POLITICIAN

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Murphy has cast Laura Dreyfuss (DEAR EVAN HANSEN), Zoey Deutch (Netflix's Set It Up), Lucy Boynton …

Brad Falchuk

‘The Boys In The Band’ Recoups $3.5M Investment As Total Weekly Broadway Box Office Hits $37M

<i>The Boys in the Band</i>, the first Broadway show to open during the 2018-19 season, has also become the first to recoup its investment, according to a …

Entertainment Industry

Audiences Flock to Hello, Dolly! Before Bernadette Peters Says Farewell

Theatergoers had one task in mind this past week, and that was to catch Broadway icon Bernadette Peters one final time in the title role of <i>Hello,</i> …

Springsteen on Broadway

Zoey Deutch Will Star In Ryan Murphy's New Netflix Show & It Sounds Like A Perfect Match

In case you missed it, Ryan Murphy has yet another new show in the works, and the cast sounds so intriguing. <i>The Politician</i>, which will be Murphy's …

Hollywood

Animals Invade Shubert Alley for 2018 Broadway Barks

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS's 20th annual <i>Broadway Barks</i> took place on Saturday, July 14, in Shubert Alley. The event, hosted by recent <i>Hello,</i> …

Broadway Theatre

How to make money producing on Broadway

If every great Broadway show is thrillingly unpredictable, the same can also be said for investing in theater productions.<p>Theater backer Jim …

Tony Awards

Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen to Welcome Wicked and Mamma Mia! Alum Lisa Brescia

Brescia will assume the role of Heidi Hansen in the Tony-winning musical.<p>Lisa Brescia will return to Broadway in the Tony-winnign musical <i>Dear Evan</i> …

Mamma Mia!

Chicago’s Hypocrites bring ‘Pinafore’ to D.C. in their jammies

Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” is a fabulous pajama party that features (a) a mixed-use area where audience and cast happily share space; (b) a pillow pit at center stage for soft moshing — kids and adults plainly love it; and (c) a talented cast of musician-clowns playing guitars, …

Dear Evan Hansen

Telly Leung and Joanna A. Jones Visit Russ Kaplan’s Broadway Jazz Session at The Green Room 42 | Times Square Chronicles

Telly Leung and Joanna A. Jones Visit Russ Kaplan’s Broadway Jazz Session at The Green Room 42<p>Telly Leung (<i>Aladdin</i>) and Joanna A. Jones (<i>Hamilton</i>) …

Times Square

The Cher Show Ends Chicago Try-Out Ahead of Fall Broadway Arrival

The bio-musical about the entertainment icon ends its out of town try-out at the Oriental Theatre July 15 ahead of a New York arrival this fall.<p><i>The</i> …

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 16th - The Play That Goes Wrong And Head Over Heels Top Growth!

<b>With most ticket sales, purchasing decisions, and fan experiences happening online, a Broadway show's digital presence is more important than ever.</b> …

Social Media