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Jessie Mueller Sets Departure Date From Waitress on Broadway

Jessie Mueller Sets Departure Date From Waitress on Broadway

Everything changes. Jessie Mueller is set to play her final performance as Jenna in Broadway's Waitress on March 26, 2017; her replacement will be announced soon. The show is currently booking through June 11 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Directed by Diane Paulus, Waitress marks five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles' stage-writing debut. Based on the 2007 film by the late ...

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Oh, What a Night! Jersey Boys Begins Performances in New Orleans

Oh, What a Night! Jersey Boys Begins Performances in New Orleans

The national tour of Jersey Boys opens in New Orleans on December 13. The Tony-winning musical will play the Saenger Theatre through December 18.

Jersey Boys tells the story of how Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons went from being unknown New Jersey kids to international pop superstars. The show features over 30 hit songs, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls ...

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Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Pick Up 2017 Golden Globe Nominations for Reprising Their Tony-Winning Performances in Fences

Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Pick Up 2017 Golden Globe Nominations for Reprising Their Tony-Winning Performances in Fences

The 2017 Golden Globe nominations were announced on December 12, and a number of stage favorites picked up nods, including three actors who reprised their Tony-winning performances on screen.

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, who both won Tony Awards for their star turns in the 2010 revival of August Wilson’s Fences, received nominations for their performances in the Washington-helmed big ...

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Hamilfans Unite: The Hamilton Mixtape is Number One on the Billboard Charts

Hamilfans Unite: The Hamilton Mixtape is Number One on the Billboard Charts

Everyone wants to be in the room where it happens! The Hamilton Mixtape has debuted at number one on the Billboard chart, shifting 187,000 copies in the first week of its release. The original cast recording of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning tuner peaked in the chart's third spot and is 2016’s fifth highest-selling album.

Highlights on the Mixtape, which was ...

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Raise Your Voice in Cheer! Tickets Now on Sale for the Finding Neverland Tour in New Orleans

Raise Your Voice in Cheer! Tickets Now on Sale for the Finding Neverland Tour in New Orleans

What a show! What a night! How the world's delight! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Finding Neverland in New Orleans. The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical will open on May 9 at the Saenger Theatre and close on May 14, 2017.

Finding Neverland follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the courage to ...

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Hairspray Live! Ratings Ease on Down Below The Wiz & Peter Pan

Hairspray Live! Ratings Ease on Down Below The Wiz & Peter Pan

Hairspray Live! was big, (at times) blonde and beautiful, but the nicest kids in town did not reach as many people as Dorothy and her friends. NBC’s latest live musical venture drew nine million viewers, the New York Times writes. This was down on The Wiz Live!'s 11.5 million viewers last year and 2014's 9.2 million viewers ...

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A Film Remake of Little Shop of Horrors Is in the Works with Supergirl & The Flash's Greg Berlanti at the Helm

A Film Remake of Little Shop of Horrors Is in the Works with Supergirl & The Flash's Greg Berlanti at the Helm

Look out, look out, look out, look out! A new Little Shop of Horrors is aiming to take over the big screen. According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a remake of the 1986 movie based on Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s musical. Greg Berlanti (executive producer of such shows as Supergirl and The Flash) is set to ...

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Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway

Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway

We now have dates for the previously reported Main Stem premiere of Prince of Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. The long-in-the-works musical, which celebrates the career of the 21-time Tony-winning director and producer Harold Prince, will begin previews on August 3, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for August 24 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

“Of course I’m delighted that ...

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The Creative Team Behind Hairspray Live! on Making NBC's Musicals Bigger, Bolder & Perfect for Underwear-Clad Viewers

The Creative Team Behind Hairspray Live! on Making NBC's Musicals Bigger, Bolder & Perfect for Underwear-Clad Viewers

When Tony-winning director Kenny Leon staged The Wiz Live! for NBC last year, audiences tuned in to catch a talented cast in a multi-set proscenium space. When the cameras roll on Hairspray Live! on December 7, however, there won’t be a fourth wall. At times, there won’t even be the other three walls.

Following The Sound of Music, Peter Pan ...

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The Color Purple, Waitress, Bright Star & More Nab Grammy Nominations

The Color Purple, Waitress, Bright Star & More Nab Grammy Nominations

Nominations were announced this morning for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 12, 2017, hosted by Tony winner James Corden. Four Broadway productions and one West End show are in the running for Best Musical Theater Album, with credits as follows:

Bright Star. Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher & Una Jackman, producers ...

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