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Come From Away Recoups Broadway Investment in Less Than Eight Months

Come From Away Recoups Broadway Investment in Less Than Eight Months

The talents behind the new musical Come From Away have reason to celebrate! The show has recouped its $12 million capitalization in less than eight months on Broadway. Come From Away began performances on February 18 and officially opened on March 12 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

"Since we first saw the presentation of Come From Away four years ago ...

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Watch Idina Menzel & Her Sister Duet on 'Never Never Land' from Peter Pan

Watch Idina Menzel & Her Sister Duet on 'Never Never Land' from Peter Pan

There's more talent in Idina Menzel's family than we first knew! The Wicked Tony winner teamed up with her sister, Cara, to show fans just how much vocal power the fam has on offer. The sisters recently took to the recording studio for a People feature to sing from Peter Pan, the musical that, says Idina, "changed our lives." ...

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Forecast: Merry and Bright! Tickets Now on Sale For Irving Berlin's White Christmas in New Orleans

Forecast: Merry and Bright! Tickets Now on Sale For Irving Berlin's White Christmas in New Orleans

Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas in New Orleans. The classic musical will open on December 19 at the Saenger Theatre and close on December 24.

White Christmas tells the story of two showbiz buddies who put on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn and find their perfect mates in the ...

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Let Her Sing! Tony Winner Karen Ziemba Will Lead the Tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Let Her Sing! Tony Winner Karen Ziemba Will Lead the Tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas

An early holiday treat! Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will star as Martha Watson in the national tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas. The musical production is set to kick off in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on November 7, before heading to additional cities across the country.

Ziemba, who won the 2000 Tony for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Bryan Fenkart of the Waitress National Tour

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Bryan Fenkart of the Waitress National Tour

Bryan Fenkart stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about the Waitress national tour and more with Matt Rodin.

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Desi Oakley & More Get Ready to Serve Up Piping Hot Performances on Waitress' National Tour

Desi Oakley & More Get Ready to Serve Up Piping Hot Performances on Waitress' National Tour
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Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart and more are prepped to bring the Sara Bareilles-scored heartwarmer Waitress to a town near you. The national tour cast met the press at Carroll Music Rehearsal Studio on October 2. Peek the pics, and be sure to keep an eye out when this piping hot hit simmers in your city.

Broadway Across America Report: Love Never Dies, School of Rock, Les Miserables & More Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: Love Never Dies, School of Rock, Les Miserables & More Tour Buzz

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

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Watch Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & the Cast of the Waitress Tour Open Up in Rehearsal

Watch Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart & the Cast of the Waitress Tour Open Up in Rehearsal

Let the day in! Watch Desi Oakley, Bryan Fenkart and the touring cast of Waitress rehearse numbers from the hit musical.

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See Jimmy Buffett & the Cast of Escape to Margaritaville Before They Set Sail for Pre-Broadway Tour

See Jimmy Buffett & the Cast of Escape to Margaritaville Before They Set Sail for Pre-Broadway Tour
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Before Escape to Margaritaville brings beach vibes to the Great White Way, the production is heading to New Orleans, Houston and Chicago. Jimmy Buffett, director Christopher Ashley, stars Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff and the entire company gathered together at New York's Gallow Green in Chelsea on September 28 for a send-off party. Margaritas, flower leis and laughs were in surplus ...

Cher Bio-Musical The Cher Show Will Open at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in 2018

Cher Bio-Musical The Cher Show Will Open at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in 2018

The long-awaited Cher bio-musical, The Cher Show, has found its Broadway home! The show will open at the Neil Simon Theatre in the fall of 2018, with exact dates for the run to be announced. The new tuner based on the life and career of the Oscar-winning singer will first set down its roots in the Windy City, playing an ...

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Grammy Winner Jason Mraz to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress

Grammy Winner Jason Mraz to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress

We couldn't have ordered up a more exciting new leading man! Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz will join leading lady Betsy Wolfe in the company of Broadway's Waitress in the role of Dr. Pomatter beginning on November 3. The two-time Grammy winner will play a limited 10-week engagement in the musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Mraz is most known for the ...

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See Sara Bareilles & the Women of Waitress Cook Up Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

See Sara Bareilles & the Women of Waitress Cook Up Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Waitress is gettin' cookin' for a cause! October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the entire company is thinking pink to promote awareness and raise funds for Susan G. Komen Greater NYC. On top of relaunching the Waitress Pie Challenge (where lovely individuals donate and pie themselves in the face on camera—think #Ham4All or the Ice Bucket Challenge), a Charity ...

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Little Shop of Horrors Film Will Return to Cinemas with Alternate Ending

Little Shop of Horrors Film Will Return to Cinemas with Alternate Ending

Grow for me? That's what the iconic 1986 film adaptation of the hit musical Little Shop of Horrors is doing for moviegoers. The film will return to cinemas for a pair of showings on October 29 and 31, restoring the film's original extended ending that was famously changed (made less scary) after feedback from test audiences.

The film, which follows the rise ...

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Samantha Barks & Steve Kazee to Headline Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman: The Musical

Samantha Barks & Steve Kazee to Headline Broadway-Bound Pretty Woman: The Musical

Broadway’s upcoming Pretty Woman: The Musical has found its stars. Tony winner Steve Kazee (Once) is taking on the role of Edward Lewis in the new show, with Les Misérables film star Samantha Barks playing the prostitute who wins his heart, Vivian Ward. The roles were, of course, made famous by Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in the smash 1990 ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Carrie Compere of The Color Purple

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Carrie Compere of The Color Purple

Carrie Compere stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about The Color Purple's national tour and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Fox's Live Musical Broadcast of Rent Has an Air Date

Fox's Live Musical Broadcast of Rent Has an Air Date

No day but January 27, 2019! Fox's previously announced live musical broadcast of Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will air on that date at 7:00pm Eastern Standard Time. As previously reported, the network will broadcast A Christmas Story on December 17. Marc Platt has been tapped to produce both live musicals.

Adam Siegel, Julie Larson, Al Larson and Revolution ...

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Pure Imagination! Check Out the Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Hoofers' Sweet Moves

Pure Imagination! Check Out the Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Hoofers' Sweet Moves

If you've got a sweet tooth for rainbow bright sets and costumes, an addictive score and big, splashy dance numbers and performances, Broadway's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is your treat of choice. In addition to pheonomenal principal perfomers led by two-time Tony winner Christian Borle, the ensemble of the show truly transports audiences to that world of pure imagination with ...

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Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story

Matthew Broderick Set to Play The Narrator in Fox's A Christmas Story

Christmas has come early with this news! Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick will play The Narrator in Fox's next live musical, A Christmas Story. As previously announced, the production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning music duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (who received 2013 Tony noms for A ...

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See Pics of Adrianna Hicks, Carrie Compere & The Color Purple Cast Before They Sing Out on Tour

See Pics of Adrianna Hicks, Carrie Compere & The Color Purple Cast Before They Sing Out on Tour

Look what God has done! The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical revival The Color Purple, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, will kick off at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on October 7. On September 20, beltresses and Broadway cast members Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart, Carrie Compere and the entire company gathered together at Ripley-Grier Studios to ...

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Watch Adrianna Hicks & the Cast of The Color Purple Tour Make Harmony in Rehearsal

Watch Adrianna Hicks & the Cast of The Color Purple Tour Make Harmony in Rehearsal

Let the hope set you free! Watch Adrianna Hicks and the touring cast of The Color Purple rehearse the musical's title song.

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The John Gore Organization, Parent Company of Broadway.com, Announces Key Management Changes

The John Gore Organization, Parent Company of Broadway.com, Announces Key Management Changes

Congrats are in order for some key players at The John Gore Organization, which announced several promotions of longtime employees. JGO is the parent company of Broadway.com, as well as Broadway Across America, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com and Group Sales Box Office.

Former Chief Operating Officer (and 2016 special Tony Award winner) Miles Wilkin will now serve as Vice ...

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Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Add this to your list of podcasts! The Sit-Down by Broadway.com, a podcast that features audio versions of the most engaging conversations from the ever-expanding Broadway.com content library.

You already hang out with us to get the latest theater news, gorgeous photo and video features and shenanigans with your favorite stars. Why not take clips from Live ...

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Broadway Faves Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott & More Join the An American in Paris Tour

Broadway Faves Allison Walsh, Matthew Scott & More Join the An American in Paris Tour

They've got rhythm! Broadway faves Allison Walsh (Anastasia) and Matthew Scott (An American in Paris, Sondheim on Sondheim) are joining the national tour of An American in Paris as Lise Dassin and Adam Hochberg. They join McGee Maddox, as Jerry Mulligan, in the touring production. Walsh and Scott will join the show on October 17 when the tour stops at ...

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Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Bummed that summer is over? Don’t be! In rehearsal rooms all around Manhattan, some of the most innovative theater artists in the world are prepping a fall season filled with hilarious and heartbreaking plays and joy-filled musical adventures sure to show you a good night out both on and off-Broadway. Not sure where to start? In our Fall Preview special ...

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See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

Turn up the volume and get ready to be blown away! This new music video of Miss Saigon Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger Eva Noblezada and co-star Rachelle Ann Go singing the heartbreaking "The Movie in My Mind" in a spare and haunting version that will have you watching on repeat. Noblezada leads the show as Kim and ...

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