Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 20, 2020

Critics Rave for “Anatomy of a Suicide,” Tour Announcements Galore, “Mack & Mabel” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” Highlights Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Critics Weigh in on “Anatomy of a Suicide” from Atlantic Theatre Company https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Atlantic-Theatre-Companys-ANATOMY-OF-A-SUICIDE-What-Did-the-Critics-Think-20200219 2) National Tour News Ahmanson Announces … Read more…

‘West Side Story’ Broadway review: Radical revival is a triumph

It feels pretty . . . different. A galvanizing new revival of “West Side Story” opened Thursday night on Broadway, minus some familiar sights and sounds. Jerome Robbins’ legendary choreography has been Jet-tisoned along with the “Somewhere” ballet, and Maria’s chirpy “I … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

“Hamilton” Announces LA Cast, “Moulin Rouge!” and “West Side Story” Get CBS Treatment, Bob Marley Musical Heading to London Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Cast Announced for Los Angeles Engagement of “Hamilton” https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/Jamael-Westman-and-Nicholas-Christopher-Will-Lead-the-Los-Angeles-Engagement-of-HAMILTON-20200217 2) Recommendations Derek McLane Discusses “Moulin Rouge!” Set … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

The Great Zoe Caldwell Passes Away, “Frozen” on Broadway Adopts Tour Changes, TCO Makes History, “Plaza Suite” Cashing In, and Much More! Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Patti Murin and Colin Donnell are Expecting their First Child https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Patti-Murin-and-Colin-Donnell-Are-Expecting-Their-First-Child-20200218 1) Four-Time Tony Winner … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Oscars: Winners and Best Moments, Broadway Box Office, LLT to be Karen in MEAN GIRLS, CINDERELLA movie casting, Stewart/Whitley expands, ORATORIO news, Matthew Lopez says more about INHERITANCE, Groban and Malloy epilogue… Sponsor: ExpressVPN.com/broadway Patreon: BroadwayRadio.com/patreon Last Night’s Oscars: Winners … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, February 7, 2020

Netflix’s Next Movie Musical, Is Jeremy Jordan Actually Attractive? Those are Real Lyrics to the “Back to the Future” Musical? Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Lynn Nottage Get Stuck in the Bathroom 1) Netflix Announces its Next Movie Musical https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Neil-Meron-to-Produce-a-Musical-Adaptation-of-13-for-Netflix-20200206 2) Slate … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 6, 2020

“Little Shop” Gets a New Sexy Seymour, Reviews for “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice,” and Stars Announced for Miscast 2020 Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) Yesterday, Off-Broadway’s “Little Shop of Horrors” Announced its New Seymour https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-Jeremy-Jordan-Will-Take-Over-as-Seymour-in-LITTLE-SHOP-OF-HORRORS-20200205 2) We’ve Got … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Sater Says “Alice by Heart” Return & “Spring Awakening” Film in the Works, Star-Studded Tribute to Jerry Herman, Liza’s Ready to Act Again Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio BroadwayWorld Seeking a Social Media Manager https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Open-BroadwayWorld-Position-Social-Media-Manager-20200204 1) Steven Sater Answers “Spring Awakening,” “Alice … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

“Hamilton” is Coming to the Big Screen in 2021, “Cursed Child” Announces Year Three Cast, Last Week’s Grosses! Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio 1) “Hamilton” Live Capture to Hit Movie Theatres Next Fall https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Lin-Manuel-Miranda-Announces-Screening-Date-For-HAMILTON-Movie-Featuring-Original-Broadway-Cast-20200203 Disney Paid a Record Amount for “Hamilton” film … Read more…

‘Succession’ star James Cromwell back on Broadway after 28 years

There are plenty of arresting performances on Broadway — but only one performer whose arrests outnumber his stage credits. That’s James Cromwell, the “Babe” and “L.A. Confidential” star seen more recently on “American Horror Story: Asylum” and “Succession.” He’s currently … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, January 31, 2020

A-Listers in Talks for “Matilda,” “Little Shop” Films, “Almost Famous” Planning Fall Broadway Bow, Shakespeare in the Park Season Announced Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Binge Listen to All Eight Episodes of “Welcome to the Rock!” https://www.CFAPOD.com 1) Ralph Fiennes, Emma Stone … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Monday, January 27, 2020

Al Silbs & Kevin Chamberlin Lead Casting Announcements, Bright Monster Gives Hope for “Beetlejuice,” Matt Reviews “Aladdin” Tour, “Men on Boats,” “The 39 Steps” “Hadestown” Wins Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album http://www.playbill.com/article/hadestown-cast-recording-wins-2020-grammy-award-for-best-musical-theater-album Patreon: BroadwayRadio https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio Binge Listen to All … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Stephen Sondheim to Appear in “tick, tick… BOOM!” Film (kind of), Ethan Hawke to Direct Tennessee Williams Film, “Riverdale” is Doing WHAT for their Annual Musical Episode? More Songs from “Gun and Powder” Released Ahead of First DC Preview https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/EXCLUSIVE-Solea-Pfeiffer-and-Emmy-Raver-Lampman-Perform-Wide-Open-Plains-From-GUN-POWDER-20200128 … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for December 22, 2019: Sing Street and Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Sing Street @ NYTW, The Thin Place @ Playwrights Horizons, A Frank and Ella Christmas @ The New York Pops, Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven @ Atlantic Theater Company, One … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Monday, November 11, 2019

Ivo’s Doing WHAT with “West Side Story”? “KPOP” Announces Broadway Casting Search, Reviews for Peter Dinklage in “Cyrano” 1) Ivo van Hove is Bringing Massive Changes to “West side Story” Revival https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/WEST-SIDE-STORY-Revival-Will-Not-Include-I-Feel-Pretty-and-the-Somewhere-Ballet-20191109 2) KPOP Announces Nationwide Search for Broadway Run … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Monday, November 4, 2019

“The Minutes” Announces Broadway Date, “City of Angels” to West End, Ariana DeBose in Netflix’s “The Prom” 1) Show and Casting News “The Minutes” Sets First Broadway Preview Date Donmar “City of Angels” to Transfer to the West End https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/CITY-OF-ANGELS-Will-Transfer-to-the-West-End-20191101 … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for November 3, 2019: Monsoon Season @ Rattlestick

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Monsoon Season @ Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Bella Bella, Enchanted April A New Musical @ Theatre Two on Theatre Row, A Concert Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Tony Winning Musical “Grand … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

“Wicked” Making History, Reviews for CSC’s “Macbeth,” and The Hoff is Coming back to the Stage! 1) “Wicked” Passes “Les Miserables” to Become Fifth Longest Running Broadway Show https://www.broadway.com/buzz/197390/wicked-surpasses-les-miserables-as-fifth-longest-running-show-in-broadway-history/ 2) Last Week’s Broadway Grosses https://www.broadwayworld.com/grosses.cfm 3) Reviews are in for … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, October 25, 2019

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated:Ashley Steves ashley@broadwayradio.com | @NoThisIsAshleyJames Marino james@broadwayradio.com | @JamesMarinoMatt Tamanini matt@broadwayradio.com | @BWWMatt Support BroadwayRadio at https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 24, 2019

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated:Ashley Steves ashley@broadwayradio.com | @NoThisIsAshleyJames Marino james@broadwayradio.com | @JamesMarinoMatt Tamanini matt@broadwayradio.com | @BWWMatt Support BroadwayRadio at https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated:Ashley Steves ashley@broadwayradio.com | @NoThisIsAshleyJames Marino james@broadwayradio.com | @JamesMarinoMatt Tamanini matt@broadwayradio.com | @BWWMatt Support BroadwayRadio at https://www.patreon.com/broadwayradio … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Monday, October 21, 2019

Critics Review “American Utopia” on Broadway, Broadway Stars Join “Aretha” Biopic, and “HSM: TM: TS” Picks Up Season 2 Renewal 1) Reviews are in for David Byrne’s “American Utopia” on Broadway https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-AMERICAN-UTOPIA-Opens-on-Broadway-What-Do-the-Critics-Think-Updating-Live-20191020 2) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule Monday, October 21 … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Friday, October 18, 2019

Reviews are in for “The Sound Inside” and “Little Shop,” “SpongeBob Musical” to Air on Nickelodeon, Jenn Colella to Depart “CFA” 1) Reviews are in for “The Sound Inside” on Broadway https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-THE-SOUND-INSIDE-Opens-On-Broadway-See-What-The-Critics-Are-Saying-20191017 2) “SpongeBob SquarePants” Musical to be Broadcast on … Read more…

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

1) Critics Review LA Opera’s “The Light in the Piazza” https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-Renee-Fleming-Dove-Cameron-Brian-Stokes-Mitchell-and-More-in-THE-LIGHT-IN-THE-PIAZZA-20191014 2) Disney+ Announces TV Shows and Movies Available on Streaming Service on 11/12 https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Disney-Announces-Featured-Content-Including-MARY-POPPINS-THE-LITTLE-MERMAID-More-20191014 3) Josh Groban, Idina Menzel Add New York Area Shows https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Josh-Grobans-Radio-City-Residency-Adds-Additional-Show-Due-To-Demand-20191014 https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Idina-Menzel-Adds-Holiday-Concert-Performances-in-New-Jersey-and-Connecticut-20191014 BroadwayRadio MUSIC UPDATE:

This Week on Broadway for September 1, 2019: Because of Winn Dixie @ Goodspeed Opera House

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Jan Simpson talk about Sidekicked @ Cape May Stage, Eureka Day @ Walkerspace, Make Believe @ Second Stage, Because of Winn Dixie @ Goodspeed Opera House, A White Man’s Guide to Rikers Island @ The Producer’s … Read more…

BWW Flashback: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Will Take Final Broadway Bow Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the two-time Tony Award-nominated, Pulitzer Prize Finalist, and Obie Award-winning Best New American Play What the Constitution Means to Me will play its final Broadway performance today,August 24th at the Helen Hayes Theater. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content … Read more…

Breaking: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Will Play Limited Engagement on Broadway This Fall

Bring on the monsters TheaterWorksUSA and Martian Entertainment have just announce that The Lightning Thief The Percy Jackson Musical, the original musical adaption of Rick Riordan’s New York Times best-selling novel, will arrive on Broadway this fall for a strictly … Read more…

Rob McClure, Kate Reinders, And Alex Gemignani Join BROADWAY VACATION Developmental Reading

Tony nominees Rob McClure and Alex Gemingnani will join Kate Reinders and more in an upcoming developmental reading of Broadway Vacation, a new musical based on the National Lampoon ‘Vacation’ movies. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Photo Flash: THE PROM, THE CHER SHOW, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, And More Perform At Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park is back 106.7 LITE FM’s popular series will bring the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six consecutive weeks, continuing today, August 1, to Thursday, August 15. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content BEST DEAL … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 31: Brad Oscar on ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’ and Being an Actor of a Certain Age

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to two-time Tony nominee Brad Oscar, who is currently starring in the Off-Broadway premiere of “Broadway Bounty Hunter.” Brad earned his Tony nominations for his roles as Franz Liebkind and … Read more…

Meet the Big Brother Season 21 Cast, Including a Petroleum Engineer, Broadway Dancer and Wine Safari Guide

It’s time to return to the Big Brother house. CBS revealed the 16-member cast of the upcoming 21st season of Big Brother and it includes a therapist, a petroleum engineer, a Broadway dancer… E! Online (US) – TV News SPECIAL … Read more…

BEETLEJUICE Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available For Pre-Order; Released June 7!

Beetlejuice’s Original Broadway Cast Recording is available for digital pre-order starting today, Friday, May 31. The album will be released for digital download and streaming on Friday, June 7. The CD release is planned for this summer. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content … Read more…

Broadway Composer Harold Arlen’s Estate Files Lawsuit Against Apple, Amazon, Google, and More For Selling Unauthorized Copies of His Music

According to Forbes, the son and estate of Broadway composer Harold Arlen has filed a lawsuit against Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Pandora, for selling over 6,000 unauthorized recordings of his music. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Photo Flash: Newbies From HADESTOWN, THE PROM And More Celebrate Broadway Debuts At Feinstein’s/54 Below

On Monday, May 6th, Feinstein’s54 Below celebrated the 2018-2019season’s amazing and landmark Broadway debuts for the second yeawith Another Opening, Another Debut BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Global Roundup 5/3 – JEROME ROBBINS’ BROADWAY, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT AND MORE!

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Jenn Colella in PETER PAN, Patti LuPone, DEAR EVAN HANSEN London, and More BroadwayWorld.com … Read more…

BWW Exclusive: Listen to ‘The Smartphone Hour’ from BE MORE CHILL Broadway Cast Recording!

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Be More Chill Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released for digital download and streaming tomorrow, May 3. This new album completes a remarkable full-circle journey for Be More Chill, as the original recording from … Read more…

Aaron Sorkin on how his Broadway show ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is relevant today

ABC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

Breaking: SEA WALL/A LIFE, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge, Will Transfer to Broadway This Summer

According to the New York Times,Sea Wall A LIFE, written by Simon Stephens and Nick Payne respectively and directed by Carrie Cracknell, will transfer to Broadway next season. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge, it will begin performances on July … Read more…

Jackie Evancho Wasn’t Afraid To Put Her Own ‘Spark’ On Broadway Classics For New Album | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN’s 5th Anniversary on Broadway!

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, five current and former Genies stopped the show following yesterday’s matinee to perform a medley of Aladdin hits. The five Genies included Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for March 31, 2019: Ain’t Too Proud / Be More Chill

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Kiss Me, Kate, John Guare’s Nantucket Sleigh Ride @ Lincoln Center Theater, Smart Blonde @ 59e59, Ain’t Too Proud, Accidentally Brave, Atlantic Theater Company’s production of The Mother, Be More Chill, Do You Feel Anger? … Read more…

VIDEO: On This Day, January 18= RAGTIME Opens On Broadway Starring Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, and Brian Stokes Mitchell

On this day in 1998, the original Broadway production starring Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, and Brian Stokes Mitchell opened at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld.com Featured Content BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Today on Broadway: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Tribute to Carol Channing

Listen: Broadway Legend Carol Channing Passes Away, Filichia Remembers Channing, Historic Casting at “Frozen” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day. Any and all feedback is appreciated: james@broadwayradio.com (James Marino) … Read more…

BWW TV: THE PROM & DEAR EVAN HANSEN Continue the Holiday Season at Broadway Under the Stars- Watch Live at 5pm!

Later today, December 3,The Shops at Columbus Circle10 Columbus Circle will continue its third year of Broadway Under the Stars, a five-week series of free public performances taking place this holiday season. Select cast from today’s hottest Broadway musicals will … Read more…

BWW Flashback: So Long, Sarah! BERNHARDT/HAMLET Takes Final Broadway Bow Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported,Roundabout Theatre Company concludes the world premiere of the Roundabout-commissioned play BernhardtHamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, today, November 18, after 26 preview performances and 63 regular performances. BroadwayWorld.com Featured … Read more…

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Bobby Cannavale Separates Fact from Fiction in His Career on Broadway and Beyond!

Fact Two-time Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale is back on Broadway this season, starring opposite Cherry Jones and Daniel Radcliffe in The Lifespan of a Fact. In a recent interview with Richard Ridge, he opens up about the challenges of taking … Read more…

This Week on Broadway for November 4, 2018: Torch Song

Matt Tamanini, Peter Filichia, and Michael Portantiere, discuss “Torch Song” on Broadway at the Hayes Theatre, “Mother of the Maid” @ The Public Theater, “The Niceties” and “India Pale Ale” from Manhattan Theatre Club, “Panic” from Theatre Barn, “Ordinary Days” from The Keen Company, “Good … Read more…

Broadway Jukebox: Every Song You Need for a Creepy, Campy, Show-Stopping Halloween!

Wicked witches, demon barbers, blood-thirsty plants… and that’s just the beginning. Broadway certainly hasn’t disappointed in the horror department over the years, with on stage representations of vampires, beasts, and everything in between. This Halloween we celebrate the spookiest showtunes … Read more…