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The Phantom of the Opera Is Here and 30! Looking Back at the Magic and Romance of Broadway's Longest-Running Show

The Phantom of the Opera Is Here and 30! Looking Back at the Magic and Romance of Broadway's Longest-Running Show

As "The Phantom of the Opera" celebrates its 30th anniversary on Broadway on January 26, Broadway.com looks back at the show's start and the secret to its success and shines the spotlight on its new trio of starsPeter Jöback as The Phantom, Ali Ewoldt as Christine and Rodney Ingram as Raoul with a sexy photo ...

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Laurie Metcalf, Denzel Washington and Pasek & Paul Earn 2018 Oscar Nominations

Laurie Metcalf, Denzel Washington and Pasek & Paul Earn 2018 Oscar Nominations

Laurie Metcalf and Denzel Washington, the Tony winners slated to return to Broadway this spring in Three Tall Women and The Iceman Cometh, respectively, were named among the 2018 Academy Award nominees on January 23. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and Frozen songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Tony winner Robert Lopez were also honored by the ...

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C’est Magnifique! Tickets Now on Sale for the National Tour of An American in Paris in Omaha

C’est Magnifique! Tickets Now on Sale for the National Tour of An American in Paris in Omaha

The City of Light awaits you! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of An American in Paris in Omaha. The touring production of the hit Broadway musical will open on February 13 at the Orpheum Theater and close on February 18.

Based on the Oscar-winning film, An American in Paris tells the tale of young souls in ...

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Sinatra The Musical, Based on Life & Career of Frank Sinatra, in Development for 2020 Debut

Sinatra The Musical, Based on Life & Career of Frank Sinatra, in Development for 2020 Debut

Frank Sinatra Enterprises has announced the development of Sinatra The Musical, a new Frank Sinatra bio-show featuring the music of the legendary singer and actor. Emmy winner Danny Strong (Empire, Game Change), who is also at work on a movie remake of Oliver!, has been enlisted to write a book for the Sinatra musical, which is aiming to hit the ...

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Watch Rocktopia's Tony Vincent & More Add a Classical Kick to Patti Smith, Elton John & More

Watch Rocktopia's Tony Vincent & More Add a Classical Kick to Patti Smith, Elton John & More

Check out these performance clips from the Broadway extravaganza, Rocktopia!

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Dear Evan Hansen's Pasek & Paul and More Broadway Greats Win 2018 Golden Globe Awards

Dear Evan Hansen's Pasek & Paul and More Broadway Greats Win 2018 Golden Globe Awards

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards ceremony was a meaningful evening for the beloved Tony-winning songwriters of Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul took home the Golden Globe in the Best Original Song category for their showstopping number "This Is Me" (sung by Waitress alum Keala Settle) from the movie musical The Greatest Showman. Seth ...

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Sara Bareilles to Play Mary Magdalene in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Sara Bareilles to Play Mary Magdalene in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Waitress creator and star Sara Bareilles will sing out as Mary Magdalene in NBC's highly anticipated TV presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. David Leveaux will direct the previously announced new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, slated to take place on Easter Sunday, April 1. NBC has also revealed that the concert will be filmed ...

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History Has Its Eyes on You! Austin Scott & Nicholas Christopher Will Lead the First National Tour of Hamilton

History Has Its Eyes on You! Austin Scott & Nicholas Christopher Will Lead the First National Tour of Hamilton

It's time for them to take their shot! Austin Scott and Nicholas Christopher will headline the touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical Hamilton. The duo will take on the roles of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. The first national tour of Hamilton begins performances at San Diego's Civic Theatre on January 6, before continuing on to cities all ...

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Patti LuPone & Ben Platt Will Perform on the 2018 Grammy Awards

Patti LuPone & Ben Platt Will Perform on the 2018 Grammy Awards

TV viewers tuning in to the 2018 Grammy Awards are in for a special treat. Tony winners Patti LuPone and Ben Platt have been announced as performers in a special tribute to legendary composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Leonard Bernstein. LuPone will reprise her iconic 1981 Grammy performance of "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina" from Evita and Platt will sing ...

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Watch the Cast of SpongeBob SquarePants Ring in the New Year with a 'Bikini Bottom Day'

Watch the Cast of SpongeBob SquarePants Ring in the New Year with a 'Bikini Bottom Day'

2018 is here, and Broadway's best are kicking off the new year in style. The cast of the joyful musical SpongeBob SquarePants paid a visit to Good Morning America on January 2 to show off their special new show. Watch newly anointed star Ethan Slater, Broadway.com vlogger Lilli Cooper and their fellow cast sing the musical's energetic opening number ...

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Watch Meryl Streep, Cher & More in the First Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Watch Meryl Streep, Cher & More in the First Trailer for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

You better bet we are the “Dancing Queen” after seeing the first trailer for the movie sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The film that gives us an early look at lively matriarch Donna (Meryl Streep) has us counting down the days for its July 20, 2018 release. Featuring Beautiful: The Carole King Musical alum Jessica Keenan Wynn as Young ...

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John Legend to Play Title Role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

John Legend to Play Title Role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Music icon John Legend has signed on to play Jesus Christ in NBC's upcoming TV concert presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. David Leveaux will direct the previously announced new version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1971 musical, slated to take place on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. The concert will be filmed live from Brooklyn, NY ...

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will Arrive on Broadway

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Will Arrive on Broadway

Broadway audiences are in for some “Hot Stuff” when the new bio-show Summer: The Donna Summer Musical sets up house at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 2018. Featuring a book by Colman Domingo, Robert Cary and Des McAnuff, choreography by Sergio Trujillo and direction by McAnuff, the production will start previews on March 28 with an opening slated for April 23.  ...

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Princess Diana Musical, Diana, Set for World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

Princess Diana Musical, Diana, Set for World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

Diana, the new musical chronicling the life of Princess Diana, will have its world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse as part of its 2018-2019 season. As previously reported, the Tony Award-winning Memphis team Joe DiPietro and David Bryan created the show which has La Jolla Artistic Director and Come From Away Tony winner Christopher Ashley at its helm. No word yet ...

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The Greatest Showman's Thrilling Live Trailer Is Just the Fuel We Need This Holiday Season

The Greatest Showman's Thrilling Live Trailer Is Just the Fuel We Need This Holiday Season

As if last night's perfect presentation of A Christmas Story Live! didn't fill us with enough life, we were served up with a magical bonus. Hugh Jackman and the cast of the upcoming P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman also showed off for TV audiences. Jackman, Zendaya, Zac Efron and Broadway star Keala Settle offered up a live performance ...

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Whistle a Happy Tune! Tickets Now on Sale for The King and I National Tour in Omaha

Whistle a Happy Tune! Tickets Now on Sale for The King and I National Tour in Omaha

Who's suddenly feeling bright and breezy? Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The King and I in Omaha. The touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical revival will open on January 16 at the Orpheum Theater and close on January 21, 2018.

Rodgers + Hammerstein's classic musical, set in 1860s Bangkok, tells the story of ...

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Hugh Jackman, James Corden & Zac Efron Perform an Epic Medley of On the Town, Guys and Dolls & Fame

Hugh Jackman, James Corden & Zac Efron Perform an Epic Medley of On the Town, Guys and Dolls & Fame

The day is almost here (December 20) for the highly anticipated P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman to be released in movie theaters. The film's stars can hardly wait, either, and are getting into the musical spirit. Tony winner Hugh Jackman, Zendaya and Zac Efron teamed up with Tony winner James Corden on December 14 for an epic new take ...

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The Broadway Channel & PIX11 Partner for Monthly Series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal

The Broadway Channel & PIX11 Partner for Monthly Series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal

The Broadway Channel, part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, is in partnership with PIX11 to present Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal, a monthly series of specials about Broadway, hosted by Emmy Award-winning news anchor Tamsen Fadal. The show will feature in-depth interviews with special guests and celebrities as well as an inside look at the Broadway industry ...

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Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels, Co-Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, to Play Broadway

Go-Go's Musical Head Over Heels, Co-Produced by Gwyneth Paltrow, to Play Broadway

We got the beat! As previously speculated, Head Over Heels, the new musical featuring the iconic songs of The Go-Go's, has solidified plans for a Broadway premiere. The musical will play a theater to be announced during the 2018-2019 season. The production will first play an out-of-town engagement at San Francisco's Curran theater from April 24 through May 20, 2018. James Magruder has ...

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Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud to Play Pre-Broadway Run in D.C.

Temptations Musical Ain't Too Proud to Play Pre-Broadway Run in D.C.

The world premiere Berkeley Repertory Theatre production of Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations will land at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center for a five-week engagement that is being billed as "pre-Broadway." With a book by Dominique Morisseau, directed by two-time Tony winner Des McAnuff and choreographed by Olivier winner Sergio Trujillo, the production will ...

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Alec Baldwin May Bring Acclaimed Donald Trump Impression to Broadway

Alec Baldwin May Bring Acclaimed Donald Trump Impression to Broadway

Will Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump impression be huuuuge on Broadway?

On a December 11 interview on The Howard Stern Show, the stage vet said he's mulling the opportunity to turn his book You Can’t Spell America Without Me into a solo show, similar to Will Farrell's 2009 Tony-nominated hit You’re Welcome, America. A Final Night with George W. Bush.

You ...

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The Band's Visit Sets Digital Release Date for Original Cast Album

The Band's Visit Sets Digital Release Date for Original Cast Album

Ghostlight Records has announced that the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical The Band's Visit will be released in digital and streaming formats on December 15. The Band's Visit's previously announced cast album will be released on physical CD in early 2018 (it can be pre-ordered here). The show features an original score by David Yazbek and orchestrations ...

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Hugh Jackman, Pasek & Paul, Laurie Metcalf & More Theater Favorites Earn Golden Globe Nominations

Hugh Jackman, Pasek & Paul, Laurie Metcalf & More Theater Favorites Earn Golden Globe Nominations

Tony winners Hugh Jackman, Laurie Metcalf, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul were among the theater talent who earned Golden Globe Award nominations on the morning of December 11. Nominations were announced from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Jackman was nominated for his performance in the upcoming P.T. Barnum biopic The Greatest Showman. The highly anticipated movie musical ...

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Alice Cooper Cast in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert; David Leveaux Signs On as Director

Alice Cooper Cast in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert; David Leveaux Signs On as Director

Alice Cooper, a seminal figure in rock and roll whose compelling stage presence has made him a must-see for five decades, has been cast as the flamboyant King Herod in NBC's staged rock concert of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Also joining the production is five-time Tony-nominated theater director David Leveaux. The previously announced event will air on Easter ...

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Once On This Island to Receive New Broadway Cast Album

Once On This Island to Receive New Broadway Cast Album

We dance! Broadway Records has announced a new Broadway cast recording of Once On This Island, set to be released on CD and digitally on February 23, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order online and at Circle in the Square Theatre.

Once On This Island features music by Stephen Flaherty and a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ...

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