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The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

Don’t worry, Waitress can pick up the tab. The production recouped its $12 million investment, becoming the second musical from the 2015-16 season to turn a profit (following Hamilton).

The Diane Paulus-helmed musical, featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, opened officially at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 24, 2016. Tony winner Jessie ...

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Glenn Close and the Stars of Sunset Boulevard on Bringing the Iconic Hollywood Tale Back to Broadway

Glenn Close and the Stars of Sunset Boulevard on Bringing the Iconic Hollywood Tale Back to Broadway

Norma Desmond is ready for her close-up...again! Tony winner Glenn Close and the stars of the new production of Sunset Boulevard on bringing a new, scaled-down but still grand version of the iconic Hollywood tale back to Broadway.

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The Woman Is Non-Stop! Spend a Day in the Life with Hamilton Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez

The Woman Is Non-Stop! Spend a Day in the Life with Hamilton Schuyler Sister Mandy Gonzalez

Ever wonder what it's like to be a Schuyler Sister in the greatest city in the world? Hamilton's Angelica Mandy Gonzalez showed us how she makes it all "werk" with a peek into a day in her life through the lens of Broadway.com contributor Matthew Murphy. Here's Gonzalez's typical day, from heading into New York City in style ...

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La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, and La La Land achieved another record; the movie musical is the third film to receive 14 nominations, following All About Eve and Titanic. In addition to Best Picture, its nominations include two for Best Original Song—an impressive follow-up to Dear Evan Hansen composers Benj Pasek and Justin ...

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Head Backstage at Hamilton for Taran Killam's First Performance

Head Backstage at Hamilton for Taran Killam's First Performance

Talk about a comedy king! Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam is currently reigning as King George in Hamilton. The Today Show went behind-the-scenes with him during rehearsal and on the evening of his first performance where Killam showed off the tricks of the King George trade, like mastering the accent ("I think you just go nasally."), rocking the ...

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Everlasting Love! Ektor Rivera, Ana Villafañe & the Cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! Celebrate 500 Performances

Everlasting Love! Ektor Rivera, Ana Villafañe & the Cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! Celebrate 500 Performances

Felicitaciones! The cast of Broadway's On Your Feet! has been turning the beat around for 500 performances. Headliners Ektor Rivera and Ana Villafañe, director Jerry Mitchell and the cast of the vibrant musical gathered together on January 18 to celebrates the milestone. We've seen On Your Feet!'s dancers work it, former Broadway.com vlogger Ana Villafañe make it happen ...

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Welcome to the Neighborhood! See A Bronx Tale's Cast Perform 'Belmont Avenue'

Welcome to the Neighborhood! See A Bronx Tale's Cast Perform 'Belmont Avenue'

Good luck not tapping your toes to this tune. Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and the cast of Broadway's A Bronx Tale visited The Today Show on January 17 and performed the ultra-catchy opening number "Belmont Avenue." In addition, the creative dream team, including scribe Chazz Palminteri, directors Robert De Niro and Jerry Zaks and lead producer Tommy Mottola ...

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Adam Jacobs Will Reprise His Star Turn as Aladdin in the Disney Musical's National Tour

Adam Jacobs Will Reprise His Star Turn as Aladdin in the Disney Musical's National Tour

Adam Jacobs will ride his magic carpet across the country. The star of Broadway’s Aladdin is set to reprise his role as the titular street urchin-turned-prince in the Disney musical’s national tour. Performances will kick off on April 11 at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre. Additional casting for the tour will be announced at a later date.

Jacobs takes his final ...

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The Tony Awards Will Return to Radio City Music Hall This Year

The Tony Awards Will Return to Radio City Music Hall This Year

The Tony Awards will return to the big room! The 71st annual ceremony will take place at Radio City Music Hall, airing live on CBS on Sunday, June 11.

Last year’s Tony Awards ceremony was held at the Beacon Theatre due to scheduling conflicts at Radio City, where the Rockettes were preparing for their new show New York Spectacular. The Tonys ...

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Watch Neil Patrick Harris & James Corden Spit Hamilton Rhymes & More in This Epic Broadway Riff-Off

Watch Neil Patrick Harris & James Corden Spit Hamilton Rhymes & More in This Epic Broadway Riff-Off

Tony winner and late-night king James Corden did a fabulous job hosting the 2016 Tony Awards—so fabulous, it seems, that fellow Tony winner and four-time Tony host Neil Patrick Harris felt he had to defend his honor months later. Harris, who stars in Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events on Netflix beginning on January 13, stopped by The Late ...

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