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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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Tootsie Musical Starring Santino Fontana to Play Broadway in 2019; Tryout Run Set for Chicago

Tootsie Musical Starring Santino Fontana to Play Broadway in 2019; Tryout Run Set for Chicago

The long-buzzed-about stage-musical adaptation of the 1982 comedy flick Tootsie is bound for Broadway! The tuner will make its Great White Way debut in spring of 2019 at a venue to be announced. Santino Fontana (Cinderella, Frozen), who has been speculated as the musical's star for some time, will lead the cast as struggling actor Michael Dorsey. Tootsie features a book by ...

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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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