Astaire Awards Nominations are in—Hugh Jackman and Ricky Martin amongst nominees

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The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, formerly known as The Astaire Awards,  were established in 1982. They recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was established with the cooperation of Fred Astaire to honor him and his sister, Adele, who starred with her brother in ten Broadway musicals between […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Pulls in $3.6 Million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

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The 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 51 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced April 24 at this year’s Easter Bonnet, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 18 elaborate, […]

Audra McDonald and Eric McCormack amongst those to appear at 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

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The 26th Annual East Bonnet Competition has announced its line-up of presenters, judges, and participants. The list includes a four-time Tony Award winner, eight Tony Award nominees and more than 200 of Broadway and off Broadway’s most talented performers. The event takes place on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 at the […]

Great News for Newsies: Review Round-Up

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If pirouettes impress, Newsies is your show. The new musical, which had an overwhelmingly successful debut last year at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, opened March 29 at the Nederlander Theater to very positive reviews. It  is full of exciting songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, high-energy dance numbers choreographed […]

Disney’s ‘Newsies’ Extends Run

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After just one week in previews, Disney’s new musical, Newsies, has announced an extension of its limited run at the Nederlander Theatre. The production was originally scheduled to play through June 10, but will now run through August 19. Newsies stars Jeremy Jordan, formerly of Bonnie & Clyde, as the rebellious newsboy Jack […]

Bonnie & Clyde cast album gets its release date

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The Original Broadway Cast album for Bonnie & Clyde gets its release date. Broadway Records announced Friday that the compilation will be released on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. This after the production met an unfortunate and hasty close last December. The album features Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan, who will appear in the […]

New musical Newsies will record cast album

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New musical Newsies, set to begin Broadway previews March 15th at the Nederlander Theatre, has announced plans for a cast recording. The album will be recorded March 3rd-5th in New York City, and fans cans register to be the first to learn about the CD pre-sale and release information by joining the Newsies […]

Jeremy Jordan stars in “Joyful Noise”

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Send to Kindle The musically driven story brings together sounds of gospel, pop, country, rock and R & B with popular songs performed by the cast. Joyful Noise opened today, January 13, 2012. It recieved luke warm reviews- too many stories in a too long movie that’s almost too squeaky-clean. However, the wholesome reworkings of popular songs […]

Hit List: Broadway’s Most Anticipated Musicals of 2012

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The new year isn’t even a week old and Broadway is already buzzing about the drama, the romance, the music, and the stars that 2012 promises. These six productions are likely hits and are surely something to look forward to this year. Porgy and Bess Legendary composer, Stephen Sondheim, stirred up a lot […]

Bonnie and Clyde, a New Musical Prepares for a Broadway Opening this December

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Frank Wildhorn (Composer), Don Black (Lyricist) and Ivan Menchell (Playwright) join forces with director Jeff Calhoun to bring the story of the 20th century’s most famous duo, Bonnie and Clyde, to the Great White Way.  The new musical comes to Broadway after being developed out of town, first at the La Jolla Playhouse […]