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#TBT! Go Way Back When with Vintage Broadway.com Videos of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Laura Benanti, Jonathan Groff & More

#TBT! Go Way Back When with Vintage Broadway.com Videos of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Laura Benanti, Jonathan Groff & More

As you've likely gathered from our Tony Beat docu-series, Tony-centric Culturalist Challenges and extra-starry photo galleries, Broadway's biggest night is getting closer! From the press days to the evening galas, we have been getting to know the 2016 Tony nominees in a whole new way. Lucky for us, we've been tight with the noms for quite some time now, and ...

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Five Wicked Cool 2016 Tony Nominations Facts

Five Wicked Cool 2016 Tony Nominations Facts

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, it's awards season. You can call it HamilTony time if you must, and though mega-hit Hamilton nabbed a record-breaking number of nods, there are still plenty more seats at the Broadway table. In addition to a community that honors excellence, diversity (14 acting nominees are people of color) and flying witches ...

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#Blessed! Nominated Stars & Supporters Tweet Their Feelings After the 2016 Tony Award Nominations

#Blessed! Nominated Stars & Supporters Tweet Their Feelings After the 2016 Tony Award Nominations

Tony Tuesday is upon us, and several Broadway favorites are rightfully very, very happy. Once Andrew Rannells and Nikki M. James announced the nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, the stars took to social media to express their gratitude and excitement for receiving recognition. Take a look below to see what this year’s nominees—and a few names who’ll sit this ...

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Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara on Why Leaving The King and I Feels ‘Strange and Heartbreaking’

Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara on Why Leaving The King and I Feels ‘Strange and Heartbreaking’

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, but we love checking in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Kelli O’Hara, who was nominated five previous times over a decade, won her first ...

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Backstreet Boys Musical in the Works! Brian Littrell & A.J. McLean on Their Broadway Show: 'It's Jersey Boys Meets Cirque Du Soleil'

Backstreet Boys Musical in the Works! Brian Littrell & A.J. McLean on Their Broadway Show: 'It's Jersey Boys Meets Cirque Du Soleil'

Will The Backstreet Boys have a Broadway musical? Boy band legends Brian Littrell and A.J. McLean, who stepped out to support Littrell's son Baylee's Broadway debut in Disaster!, say yes.

"I’ve been working on a Backstreet Boys Broadway show for four years now," Littrell told Broadway.com. "If you can think of Jersey Boys meets Cirque Du Soleil ...

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Cookin' Up a Hit! See Songs from Broadway's New Sara Bareilles Musical Waitress Starring Jessie Mueller

Cookin' Up a Hit! See Songs from Broadway's New Sara Bareilles Musical Waitress Starring Jessie Mueller

Anyone who's heard the Sara Bareilles album, What's Inside: Songs from 'Waitress' are anticipating the new musical based on the hit indie film as much as anything else on Broadway's horizon. Featuring a homespun story of a amateur pie maker stuck in a crappy marriage and her friends, the musical is led by Tony Award winning director Diane ...

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He Sings! He Slays! See American Psycho Stars Benjamin Walker, Jennifer Damiano & More in Rehearsal

He Sings! He Slays! See American Psycho Stars Benjamin Walker, Jennifer Damiano & More in Rehearsal

Armed with a moisturized face, razor abs and the hottest Sony Walkman, Patrick Bateman is ready to slay Broadway as the anti-hero of the new electro-rock musical American Psycho. Broadway.com got a glimpse of the new show, starring Benjamin Walker as the Wall Street killer and written by Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, at a VIP rehearsal event at ...

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He's Literally on Fire! Five Reasons Why James Corden Will Nail It as Host of the 2016 Tony Awards

He's Literally on Fire! Five Reasons Why James Corden Will Nail It as Host of the 2016 Tony Awards

James Corden is this year’s man with a plan on Broadway’s biggest night. The Late Late Show host has been tapped to emcee the 70th annual Tony Awards on June 12, and it’s safe to say we’re in for a show full of musicalized irrelevance, some karaoke with the stars and probably a Phantom reference or two. With a Tony ...

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Star Rachel Bloom on Making Karaoke Weird, Broadway Crushes & More

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Star Rachel Bloom on Making Karaoke Weird, Broadway Crushes & More

In the opening shot of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, it's clear Rebecca Bunch is one of us, in fact she's singing her heart out in the ensemble of a summer camp performance of South Pacific. Nine episodes, a giant pretzel and countless original musical numbers (some with Santino Fontana) later, the CW series has become an award-winning, critically acclaimed musical comedy. How often ...

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Broadway Favorite Matthew Morrison on Gratitude, Magic and the Impending 'Cry-Fest' of Leaving Finding Neverland

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, but we love checking in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Broadway favorite and Glee star Matthew Morrison plays J.M. Barrie and tells the ...

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Y'all Got It! Our Favorite Fan Photos from Broadway.com's The Wiz Live! Scavenger Hunt

Another brand new day, another live musical telecast and another Broadway.com Scavenger Hunt! During NBC’s The Wiz Live! on December 3, Broadway.com readers eased on down to Twitter and shared some positively funky shots with us as they watched for all things worthy of #PraiseHands, #Woof and more. Take a look at some of our favorite #WizHunt entries ...

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Everybody Rejoice...and Join Us for Broadway.com's The Wiz Live! Scavenger Hunt!

So you wanted to meet the Wizard? Good, because The Wiz Live! is just hours away! While your heart’s singing joyfully and your fingers are doing some pre-live-tweeting stretches, we have just the thing to make any viewing party real, real, reaaaal to us: Broadway.com’s The Wiz Live! Scavenger Hunt! When you see one of the 12 items in ...

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Frights of Broadway: Have a Show Tune-Filled Halloween with Our Spooky Playlist

Halloween is around the corner, and we’re ready to celebrate with our favorite singing witches, ghosts, demon barbers, murderous prom queens and more. Whether you’re passing out candy to kids or just looking for a reason to belt it out in costume, we’ve got you covered with a playlist replete with terrifying show tunes. Well, they’re not exactly terrifying, but ...

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Video! Watch as Danny Burstein & More Fiddler on the Roof Stars Take on Four Classic Numbers

Fiddler on the Roof comes back to life (see what we did there?) on the Great White Way this fall in a new revival by Bartlett Sher. At a recent press event, headliner Danny Burstein showed off his Tevye alongside his fellow castmates. Check them out below as they rehearse four iconic numbers from the classic musical. Fiddler begins performances ...

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Alex Brightman & the School of Rock Kids Go 360 in Interactive Music Video; Check Out Our Favorite Moments!

No matter which way you turn, you can’t stop the School of Rock! In anticipation of the new musical’s Broadway takeover at the Winter Garden Theatre, composer (that's an understatement) Andrew Lloyd Webber just released an interactive, 360-degree music video of the head-banging number “You’re In the Band,” written by him and lyricist Glenn Slater. Take a look (either ...

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Ease on Down, Belters! Five Rising Stars We'd Love to See Play Dorothy in NBC's The Wiz Live!

NBC will present The Wiz as its latest live telecast on December 3, but there’s only one problem: We still need a Dorothy! Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, director Kenny Leon, choreographer Fatima Robinson and company are leading a search to find their leading lady, hoping to launch an unknown to stardom. In an effort to help—and as an ...

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We Need This Show! 40 Fun Facts in Honor of the 40-Year Anniversary of A Chorus Line

Forty years ago, A Chorus Line, the beloved downtown musical celebrating the lives of Broadway's hard-working dancers, made its way uptown to the spotlights and footlights of Broadway, and the American musical has never been the same. The show, spearheaded by legendary director/choreographer Michael Bennett with music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban, opened at the ...

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It's Sexy, But It's Hard: Six Rotten! GIFs of Christian Borle from Our 'Hard to Be the Bard' Music Video

The Broadway.com crew stormed Times Square with Tony winner Christian Borle and a bunch of Broadway fanatics to shoot the music video for the Something Rotten! track "Hard to Be the Bard." Check out the exclusive video, and after you've re-watched it at least a few times, take a look at some of our favorite shenanigans from Mr. Shakespeare and his diehards below ...

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Yes, That's a High Schooler Singing Caroline, or Change! These Six Students Nailed It at the 2015 Jimmy Awards

Our favorite day of the year (well, besides the Tony Awards) was worth the wait: The seventh annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as the Jimmy Awards, took place on June 29 at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre. 52 talented students from around the country took the stage to showcase the roles that had already won them local awards ...

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LGBT Pride Pool Party! Get Wet and Wild with Six Out Stage Stars

It’s Pride Week in New York City, and the Big Apple is buzzing with tons of fun events to celebrate LGBT rights, from parades to festivals to sweaty dance parties. Broadway.com got in on the action and threw a Pride pool party on the roof of the Empire Hotel for a crew of awesome out Broadway stars. We snapped sexy shots of the ...

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Tony Roundup! Your Guide to Broadway.com's Complete Coverage of the 2015 Tony Awards

Can’t get enough of the Tony Awards? Neither can we! Relive the big night with this roundup of Broadway.com’s complete coverage. From who wore what to exactly what dance moves Kelli O’Hara busted out, we’ve got you covered!

Fun Home & Curious Incident Top 2015 Tony Awards
Who took the stage and face a tap-dancing playoff? Check out the ...

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Fan Photos! Our Favorite Cry Faces, On-Fleek Hair & More Snapshots From Broadway.com’s #TonyHunt

Thanks to you, the Broadway.com Photo Scavenger Hunt was a huge success! We had so much fun retweeting your silly snapshots during the ceremony, and it looks like you had a blast taking snaps of your TV screen. From a bald Kristin Chenoweth emerging from Alan Cumming’s dress, to a certain extraterrestrial creature making a cameo, your photos of ...

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Kelli O’Hara Has Fidgety Feet, Darren Criss Went to Manganiello Acting School & More Lessons of the Tony Awards

This year's Tony Awards were totally out of this world. Fun Home took home the trophy for Best Musical, a tearful Alex Sharp transformed from recent Juilliard grad to Tony winner before our eyes, and oh right, Kristin Chenoweth wore an E.T. costume for some reason. Stop playing “Ring of Keys” on repeat for a sec, because it’s time for the ...

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High Notes, Throwbacks & Dressography: Broadway.com Breaks Down the Performances of the 2015 Tony Awards

And that’s a wrap on the 2015 Tony Awards! It was a year of Fun, speeches full of tears and tap dancing, a moment with E.T. and—as always—tons of performances from nominated shows and beyond. Take a look at our recap below as we break down each of the musical moments, beginning with our favorites of the night. Agree ...

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Revisiting Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming's Weirdest, Wildest & Most WTF Costumes on the 2015 Tony Awards

We positively loved Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth's gig as hosts of the 69th Annual Tony Awards for many reasons, but we can all agree that their costume changes stole the whole show. Is that a purple short suit? Did she just crawl out from under that dress? OMG, is that...E.T.?! From dashing duds to goofy guises, Kristin ...

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