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The Secret Garden to Return to Broadway with Tony Winner Warren Carlyle at Its Helm

The Secret Garden to Return to Broadway with Tony Winner Warren Carlyle at Its Helm

We knew The Secret Garden was bound for the Great White Way, and now it's official! The first-ever Broadway revival of the acclaimed musical, The Secret Garden, will open next season. With book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Marsha Norman and music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, The Secret Garden will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award ...

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Celebrate V-Day with Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Faves with These Broadway Valentines

Celebrate V-Day with Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Faves with These Broadway Valentines

Forget the roses and chocolates—we've got the perfect Valentine's Day treats for you. We're celebrating V-Day Broadway style. In honor of the lovey-dovey holiday, the Broadway.com staff put their heads (and hearts!) together to create some Great White Way-centric sweet nothings to share with your beloved. View them below, click on the link to print out the cards to ...

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Nebraska Arts Council Honor Omaha Performing Arts with 2018 Governor’s Arts Award for Organizational Achievement

Nebraska Arts Council Honor Omaha Performing Arts with 2018 Governor’s Arts Award for Organizational Achievement

The Nebraska Arts Council announced the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards honorees, and Omaha Performing Arts was singled out for Organizational Achievement. The biennial Governor’s Arts Awards is Nebraska’s premier event in recognizing individuals and organizations that shape the state’s artistic landscape. The impact of the arts, and these honorees, is felt in the classroom, the economy and the community.

Additional honorees included:

Emerging ...

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Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock and Roll to Premiere at the Old Globe in 2018

Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock and Roll to Premiere at the Old Globe in 2018

Fresh off of the announcement of a Huey Lewis and the News musical being in development, the Old Globe has reported that Heart of Rock and Roll will have its world premiere at the San Diego theater as part of its 2018-2019 season. Performances are scheduled to run from September 6 through October 21. An official opening night will take ...

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Watch Alex Newell & the Cast of Once On This Island's Super Fierce Performance of 'Mama Will Provide'

Watch Alex Newell & the Cast of Once On This Island's Super Fierce Performance of 'Mama Will Provide'

The gods have heard our prayers! We're starting our Friday turn-up right, which basically means that we are watching Alex Newell, Hailey Kilgore and the cast of Once On This Island absolutely rock the house on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night on repeat. The vibrant company performed the crazy infectious "Mama Will Provide," complete with Newell belting ...

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Don't Stop Believin'! Rock of Ages Musical Will Hit the Road in Fall 2018

Don't Stop Believin'! Rock of Ages Musical Will Hit the Road in Fall 2018

The mind-blowing, face melting, nothin' but a good time musical Rock of Ages will return to the stage this fall with a tenth anniversary touring production. The Tony Award-nominated musical will hit the road starting October 2018 with an all new production. City stops and casting for the tour will be announced at a later date.

It's 1987 on Hollywood's ...

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Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock and Roll Is in Development

Huey Lewis & the News Musical Heart of Rock and Roll Is in Development

Good news, indeed! Heart of Rock and Roll, a new musical inspired by the iconic songs of the band Huey Lewis & the News, is in the works, with Broadway director Gordon Greenberg (Holiday Inn) at the helm. The tuner with a book by Jonathan Abrams, based on an original story by Abrams and Tyler Mitchell, will include a ...

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Welcome to Falsettoland! Lincoln Center Theater's Falsettos Will Launch North American Tour in 2019

Welcome to Falsettoland! Lincoln Center Theater's Falsettos Will Launch North American Tour in 2019

Lincoln Center Theater's recent Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning production of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos will embark on a North American tour in winter 2019. As previously reported, the tour will play engagements during the 2018-19 touring season, including Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theater and San Francisco's Golden Gate Theater, with additional cities to be announced in the coming ...

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Cover Girls! Here's an Exclusive Look at Frozen's Caissie Levy & Patti Murin

Cover Girls! Here's an Exclusive Look at Frozen's Caissie Levy & Patti Murin

We can't hold it back anymore! The countdown for Disney's Frozen's Broadway bow is heating up. February 22 marks the first day of performances at the St. James Theatre, and leading ladies Caissie Levy and Patti Murin have been getting glam for the press ahead of the highly-anticipated Great White Way premiere. The powerful pair is on the cover ...

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LaChanze, Ariana DeBose & Storm Lever Will Lead Summer: The Donna Summer Musical to Broadway

LaChanze, Ariana DeBose & Storm Lever Will Lead Summer: The Donna Summer Musical to Broadway

The trio of stars who embodied the undisputed Queen of Disco in La Jolla Playhouse's world premiere of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical will reprise their work on Broadway. Tony winner LaChanze (The Color Purple), Ariana DeBose (A Bronx Tale) and Storm Lever (Freaky Friday) will portray Donna Summer at different points throughout her career as "Diva Donna," "Disco Donna" and ...

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Broadway Across America Report: Waitress, Chicago, The Lion King & More Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: Waitress, Chicago, The Lion King & More Tour Buzz

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about all of your favorite touring productions.

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One of the Great Ones! Broadway's A Bronx Tale Will Launch a National Tour in 2018

One of the Great Ones! Broadway's A Bronx Tale Will Launch a National Tour in 2018

The hit new Broadway musical A Bronx Tale will launch a North American tour during the 2018-2019 season, including engagements at Los Angeles' Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Fort Lauderdale's Broward Center and additional cities to be announced in the coming weeks. Casting for the touring production will be announced at a later date.

A Bronx Tale features a book by Oscar ...

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Happy Birthday, Harold Prince! Prince of Broadway Cast Album Gets a Release Date

Happy Birthday, Harold Prince! Prince of Broadway Cast Album Gets a Release Date

Prince of Broadway may have played its final Broadway performance on October 29 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, but the talented cast's performances from a number of Harold Prince's shows will live on. The company reunited on October 30, 2017 to record a cast album via Gorgeous Entertainment, which will be released via Ghostlight Records on April 20 ...

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Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre; Casting Announced

Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre; Casting Announced

We got the beat! Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's, has found its Broadway home. The previously announced musical will play the Hudson Theatre, with previews slated to begin on June 23 and an opening set for July 26. The production will first play an out-of-town engagement at San Francisco's Curran theater from April 10 ...

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Watch Director Michael Grandage Discuss Frozen's Incredible Journey to Broadway

Watch Director Michael Grandage Discuss Frozen's Incredible Journey to Broadway

Frozen officially bows on the Great White Way in less than a month, and despite the title, we have zero chill. As the stars of the Disney musical, including leading ladies Patti Murin and Caissie Levy, ready for the Broadway premiere, director Michael Grandage shared what it has been like to bring Frozen to New York. "There's going to be ...

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Watch Tony Winner Ben Platt Perform 'Somewhere' from West Side Story at the Grammys

Watch Tony Winner Ben Platt Perform 'Somewhere' from West Side Story at the Grammys

A lot of incredible performers have taken the stage at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, but this one has got our Broadway hearts all aflutter. Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner Ben Platt performed at the Madison Square Garden ceremony, and to say we were blown away is an understatement. Offering a special tribute to legendary composer Leonard Bernstein, Platt's "Somewhere" ...

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Watch Cher Sing in the Newest Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Watch Cher Sing in the Newest Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

All right—we know we've already had two glorious trailers for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Nevertheless, the third time is truly the charm. Cher gave us a taste of the ABBA tune "Fernando" in a new teaser that aired during the 2018 Grammy Awards, and it's everything. As previously announced, the Oscar-winning music icon, who is gearing up ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Wins 2018 Grammy Award; Lin-Manuel Miranda Nabs Third Grammy

Dear Evan Hansen Wins 2018 Grammy Award; Lin-Manuel Miranda Nabs Third Grammy

It's already shaping up to be an awesome Grammy Awards! The Dear Evan Hansen cast recording took home the 2018 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on January 28. The album beat out recordings of the Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! and Come From Away. As previously announced, Tony-winning original headliner Ben Platt will perform at the Madison Square Garden ceremony ...

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Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More to Star in Broadway's The Prom

Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas & More to Star in Broadway's The Prom

They're invited! Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas and Christopher Sieber will reprise their roles from the Alliance Theatre world premiere in the Broadway production of the new musical comedy The Prom. As previously reported, the musical is scheduled to open on November 15 at a Shubert venue to be announced. Directed and choreographed by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw, The Prom features ...

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Frozen to Release New Broadway Songs Upon Beginning Performances This February

Frozen to Release New Broadway Songs Upon Beginning Performances This February

New music Friday just got a lot more exciting for Frozen fans! As previously announced, the Disney musical will feature both beloved songs from the animated film as well as new tunes from Oscar-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Here's how to start your obsession with the new ones super soon: four brand new songs written for the Broadway ...

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Watch Peter Joback & Ali Ewoldt Deliver a Thrilling 'Music of the Night' on The Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary

Watch Peter Joback & Ali Ewoldt Deliver a Thrilling 'Music of the Night' on The Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary

The Phantom of the Opera is 30! Broadway's longest-running musical reaches an unprecedented milestone on January 26, and we couldn't be happier for the dazzling show. As part of the hit musical's week of celebrations, the show's talented stars Peter Jöback and Broadway.com vlogger Ali Ewoldt paid a visit to Today to sing Phantom's iconic tune "The Music of ...

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The Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary Stars Ring In an Unprecedented Milestone

The Phantom of the Opera's 30th Anniversary Stars Ring In an Unprecedented Milestone

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera makes history on January 26, officially celebrating 30 years at the Majestic Theatre. The hit musical has been dazzling Broadway crowds since opening in 1988 with Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman in the leading roles. 

The Phantom of the Opera marked this week's occasion with a number of special events, including ...

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Tony Kushner & Steven Spielberg's New West Side Story Film Announces Open Casting Call

Tony Kushner & Steven Spielberg's New West Side Story Film Announces Open Casting Call

Here's your chance to star in the highly anticipated new West Side Story film remake. Cindy Tolan Casting has put out an open call for the roles of Tony, Maria, Anita and Bernardo in the new take on the iconic movie musical. The previously announced project will feature a new adaptation by Angels in America Tony and Pulitzer winner Tony ...

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Second 2018 Tonys Eligibility Rulings: Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgore Eligible as Leading Actress & More

Second 2018 Tonys Eligibility Rulings: Once On This Island's Hailey Kilgore Eligible as Leading Actress & More

The Tony Awards administration committee met today for the second time to confirm the eligibility status of ten Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2018 Tony Awards. The Tonys administration committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2017-2018 season to decide the eligibility for the 72nd Annual Tonys. The productions discussed on January 25 were M. Butterfly ...

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Put on Your Dancing Sandals & Watch the New Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Put on Your Dancing Sandals & Watch the New Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The countdown has begun for the release of the upcoming film sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and we couldn't be more excited. Universal Pictures whet our appetites last month with a first look at the new movie musical and now we've been offered up a second glance. Warm up your vocals cords and watch Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried ...

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