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Michael Arden-Helmed Once on This Island Revival Finds Its Broadway Home

Michael Arden-Helmed Once on This Island Revival Finds Its Broadway Home

The Broadway revival of the musical Once on This Island will play the Circle in the Square Theatre, which was previously home to In Transit and Fun Home. As previously announced, the Michael Arden-helmed revival will begin previews on November 9 and open on December 3. Camille Brown will choreograph this production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s musical. The ...

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Tina Fey on the Mean Girls Musical Cast: 'They're Like a Bunch of Baby Justin Timberlakes!'

Tina Fey on the Mean Girls Musical Cast: 'They're Like a Bunch of Baby Justin Timberlakes!'

The Broadway-aimed Mean Girls musical has a cast—at least for its forthcoming run in Washington, D.C. Mastermind Tina Fey stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on May 11, and the host congratulated Fey on the recent announcement that the musical is on track for a Broadway run in 2018. "We have the cast now. We've been rehearsing ...

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NBC to Present Jesus Christ Superstar Live! on Easter Sunday 2018

NBC to Present Jesus Christ Superstar Live! on Easter Sunday 2018

NBC will present Jesus Christ Superstar Live!, a television version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1971 musical, on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, the network announced today.

“As we continue to expand the profile of our live musicals, we are thrilled to be partnering with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice to bring a new live staging of the ...

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Christian Borle & the Stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Sing a Pair of Tunes on Good Morning America

Christian Borle & the Stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Sing a Pair of Tunes on Good Morning America

It must be believed to be seen, indeed! Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle, Ryan Sell, Emily Padgett and Tony winner John Rubinstein joined their fellow Charlie and the Chocolate Factory co-stars on the May 10 edition of Good Morning America to preview the new musical for TV audiences. The talented stars sang a pair of numbers from Marc Shaiman and Scott ...

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Nominations Announced for 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations Announced for 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Good work, Broadway.com readers! You've revealed the nominations for the 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only theatrical award that honors the season's best as chosen by regular theatergoers. The nominations were determined after five days of online voting. Readers were asked to choose from complete lists of eligible shows and performers. Dear Evan Hansen leads with ...

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Hook-Ups, Bad Acting, Dream Dates: The 2017 Tony Nominees Confess Their Secrets

Hook-Ups, Bad Acting, Dream Dates: The 2017 Tony Nominees Confess Their Secrets

The 2017 Tony nominees spill their secrets on everything from which fellow nominee makes them starstruck to what they want fans to gift them to fantasies about Tony Awards host Kevin Spacey!

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Sup, Bro? Hamilton's James Monroe Iglehart & Come From Away's Jenn Colella Join BROdway for the Tony Noms

Sup, Bro? Hamilton's James Monroe Iglehart & Come From Away's Jenn Colella Join BROdway for the Tony Noms

Imagine if bros were really into Broadway. Meet BROdway (Matt Rodin and Reed Campbell) as they get passionate about the 2017 Tony Award nominations with guest bros Hamilton's James Monroe Iglehart and Come from Away's Jenn Colella.

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New Musical Anastasia Will Journey Across the World

New Musical Anastasia Will Journey Across the World

It was announced today that the new Broadway musical Anastasia will appear in mountings across Europe, Asia, the United Kingdom, Australia and South America. Productions are expected to play in Germany, Holland, Spain, Russia, Korea, Japan, Mexico and China. Plans for a North American tour of Anastasia are also underway. A confirmed production timeline will be announced soon.

Anastasia began ...

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You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

It's that time of the year! Award nominations are being announced almost every day, but at Broadway.com we want you to determine the season’s best stars and shows.

It’s time for Broadway's ultimate fans to pick nominees for the only major theatrical award chosen by audiences: the 2017 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Were you bummed by your favorite ...

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Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2018 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2018 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Haven't you always dreamed of being a part of Broadway's biggest night? Then it's time to enter to win the 2017 Broadway Across America Tony Awards Sweepstakes because now is your chance to win a trip for two to New York City. The 71st annual Tony Awards ...

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The Great Comet, Hello, Dolly! & Dear Evan Hansen Lead 2017 Tony Award Nominations

The Great Comet, Hello, Dolly! & Dear Evan Hansen Lead 2017 Tony Award Nominations

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 topped the 2017 Tony nominations with a whopping 12 nods. Hello, Dolly! and Dear Evan Hansen also garnered a great number of nominations with 10 and nine, respectively. Tony winner Jane Krakowski and Tony nominee Christopher Jackson announced the nominees for the 71st annual Tony Awards on May 2. A Doll’s House ...

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Bring Its 'Pure Imagination' on the Road

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Bring Its 'Pure Imagination' on the Road

The new Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a national tour beginning in September 2018. Jack O’Brien will repeat his duties as director for the tour. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features a book by David Greig, music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman, began previews at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on March ...

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Exclusive! Celebrate the In Transit Cast Album Release with Margo Seibert Rocking Out at the Mic

Exclusive! Celebrate the In Transit Cast Album Release with Margo Seibert Rocking Out at the Mic

The day is here! The Hollywood Records cast album of Broadway’s first a cappella musical, In Transit, is available for purchase online. The new musical, which recently wrapped its run at the Circle in the Square Theatre, featured Broadway veterans singing about the joys and the trials of living in New York City. In this exclusive clip from the cast ...

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Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More

Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 28 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2017 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee met regularly throughout the 2016-2017 Broadway season to make eligibility determinations.

The Committee confirmed the eligibility ...

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Stage & Screen Legend James Earl Jones to Be Honored with Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

Stage & Screen Legend James Earl Jones to Be Honored with Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

Two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones will receive the 2017 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. The honor will be presented at the 71st Annual Tony Awards on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall.

The Fences and Great White Hope Tony winner last starred on Broadway in The Gin Game; his additional stage credits include The Best ...

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Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform the Tap-Happy Number 'Philanthropy'

Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform the Tap-Happy Number 'Philanthropy'

This just in! We've got an interesting forecast on the way: cynical weatherman Phil Connors doing kind deeds all over Punxsutawney! Andy Karl and the cast of Broadway's uproarious Groundhog Day stopped by The Today Show on April 27 to perform the superbly dancey number "Philanthropy," which is when Karl's arrogant character starts changing his ways. Take a peek ...

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Journey to Today! Broadway's Anastasia, Christy Altomare, Sings Out on Broadway Week

Journey to Today! Broadway's Anastasia, Christy Altomare, Sings Out on Broadway Week

Christy Altomare is having quite the special week. The morning after opening in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, she woke up to an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for her performance in the enchanting musical's title role. And the next morning the bright-eyed Altomare took part in the annual Broadway Week on NBC's Today. Watch the video below to see ...

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Showtune Showdown! Thirteen Musicals Duke It Out for Tony Nominations in Historically Competitive Year

Showtune Showdown! Thirteen Musicals Duke It Out for Tony Nominations in Historically Competitive Year

Nobody does musicals like Broadway. Every Broadway season feels chock full of big-hearted, big-singing shows that all compete for that final trophy on Tony Awards night: the one engraved with perhaps the two most important words in showbiz: Best. Musical. But have you noticed the 2016-2017 season has more musicals than almost ever before hoping to grab that spinning mantel ...

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Crash! Bang! Oops! Experience Delightful Mishaps in The Play That Goes Wrong

Crash! Bang! Oops! Experience Delightful Mishaps in The Play That Goes Wrong

Show clips of The Play That Goes Wrong.

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Will Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen Team Up as Timon & Pumbaa in the Lion King Live-Action Remake?

Will Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen Team Up as Timon & Pumbaa in the Lion King Live-Action Remake?

Comedy favorites Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen look likely to play Timon and Pumbaa, respectively, in the upcoming live-action Lion King film, according to The Wrap. The pair is in final negotiations to join Jon Favreau’s reboot of the animated classic. Eichner and Rogen would sing the upbeat song “Hakuna Matata.”

The film, currently in preproduction in Los Angeles ...

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Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Face Off in Broadway War Paint

Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Face Off in Broadway War Paint

Show clips of Broadway's ultra-glam War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole.

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Watch Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & the Cast of Bandstand Twirl, High-Kick & Belt It Out

Watch Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & the Cast of Bandstand Twirl, High-Kick & Belt It Out

Swingin' show clips of Bandstand, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott.

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New Musical Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, to Be Preserved on Cast Album

New Musical Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, to Be Preserved on Cast Album

Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor’s original swing score of the new Broadway musical Bandstand will be recorded onto an original cast album by Broadway Records. The album will be released on June 23.

Bandstand, with a book by Oberacker and Taylor, began previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on March 31 and will open on April 26. Directed and ...

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Watch Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Perform on Today

Watch Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Perform on Today

The stars of Broadway’s new hit musical Dear Evan Hansen stopped by Today on April 25 to share their show with TV audiences. Ben Platt and his fellow cast members presented a moving rendition of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s act-one closer “You Will Be Found.” Give a watch to the cast in the video below to see just ...

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Scrumdiddlyumptious! Guess These Candies with the Cast and Friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Opening Night!

Scrumdiddlyumptious! Guess These Candies with the Cast and Friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Opening Night!

Matt Rodin challenges the cast and friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to name candies based on photo clues on opening night.

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