Dear Evan Hansen’s Colton Ryan Gets Fit~article from Playbill.com

September 23. 2017 The actor, who has stepped in for the demanding title role, walks us through the workout routine that keeps him healthy. Read more… http://www.playbill.com/article/dear-evan-hansens-colton-ryan-gets-fit

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Get Up Close With the Props of Dear Evan Hansen~article from Playbill.comq

September 22. 2017 A lot goes into putting on a Broadway show, from the performances and sound engineering to stage management and lighting. There’s so much happening onstage, that often, theatregoers miss the smaller details—like the props. We went backstage…

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HAMILTON Original Cast Recording Hits Billboard Chart for 100th Consecutive Week; Surpasses RENT in Sales!~article from BroadwayWorld.com

August 31, 2017 Billboard reports that the original Broadway cast recording of the Tony-winning musical Hamilton has made the Billboard 200 chart for the 100th consecutive week. In addition, the recording surpasses the total album sales of the original Broadway…

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Leslie Odom, Jr., Cynthia Erivo and More to Headline Women’s Association of NJPAC Spotlight Gala~article from Broadwayworld.com

Tony Award winners Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) and Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), and Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter Kenny Lattimore will bring their powerful voices and dynamic stage presence to NJPAC’s 21st Annual Spotlight Gala of the Women’s Association of NJPAC on Saturday, October 1….

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Tony Winners Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom, Jr. Join Forces for Elegant Soul~article from Playbill.com

Tony Award winners Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) and Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) will join forces October 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for The 21st Annual Spotlight Gala of the Women’s Association of NJPAC, which supports NJPAC’s Department of…

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No longer ‘Frozen,’ Alex Timbers will tackle ‘Moulin Rouge’~article from AMNewYork.com

It was inevitable that Baz Luhrmann’s “Moulin Rouge” would be adapted into a stage musical, although it did take a while. It was confirmed late last week that the project is now in development. Alex Timbers (who was recently removed from the Broadway-bound…

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September Editor’s Picks: 10 Plays, Musicals, & Concerts to See This Month in NYC~article by Broadwaybox.com

1. [Insert back to school joke] but seriously get yourself back to the Winter Garden Theatre to see School of Rock this month. Here’s why: Tony nominee Alex Brightman crushes it now more than ever—it’s incredible. New leading lady Jenn Gambatese is serving you everything you want in…

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Producer Scott Sanders to Direct Westfield Entertainment~article from New York Times

The Westfield Corporation, which recently opened a new mall in the World Trade Center Oculus, has tapped the Tony-winning producer Scott Sanders to direct its entertainment offerings. Westfield announced this week that it had acquired his company, Scott Sanders Productions — the…

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Carrie Compere Stars In The Color Purple On Broadway~article from BlackAmericaweb.com

New Jersey native Carrie Compere plays a Church Lady in the Color Purple on Broadway. Most known for her roles on stage in Holler If You Hear Me and Shrek, she talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in the hit Broadway play and how after…

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Flashback Friday: Jennifers Hudson and Holliday Are Telling You…~article from Theatermania.com

The Color Purple has spoken and Broadway’s next Shug Avery will be none another than stage legend Jennifer Holliday, who will take the reins from fellow Tony winner Heather Headley beginning October 4. The part feels written in the stars for…

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Jennifer Holliday to Star in ‘The Color Purple’ on Broadway~article from New York.com

Yet another Dreamgirl will be joining the cast of The Color Purple. Jennifer Holliday will take on the role of Shug Avery, the charismatic blues singer, in the revival of the musical on October 4. Holliday won a Tony for her blazing…

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Jennifer Holliday joining The Color Purple revival~article from US Entertainment

This time, Jennifer Holliday is following in Jennifer Hudson’s footsteps.  Read More… http://www.ew.com/article/2016/08/24/jennifer-holliday-color-purple    

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Jennifer Holliday to Join Cast of ‘The Color Purple’~article from The New York Times

Jennifer Holliday, the actress who won a Tony Award for her blistering performance as Effie White in the original production of “Dreamgirls,” is joining the cast of “The Color Purple.”  Read more… http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/theater/jennifer-holliday-to-join-cast-of-the-color-purple.html?_r=1  

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Ex-‘Hamilton’ star Leslie Odom Jr. celebrates new solo album~article from New York Post Page Six

Leslie Odom Jr. — who left “Hamilton” on Saturday — was celebrating the release of his new solo album by Monday. “I just wrapped up doing a Broadway show,” said Odom Jr. while performing at the Heath at the McKittrick…

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VIDEO: Misty Copeland Dances To THE COLOR PURPLE’s Cynthia Erivo’s ‘Summertime’~article from Broadwayworld.com

Two Broadway newcomers who made stunning first impressions recently teamed up to create a sumptuous combination of their artistry to the tune of George and Ira Gershwin’s PORGY AND BESS classic, “Summertime.” Cynthia Erivo, 2016’s Best Actress in a Musical…

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She’s Beautiful and She’s Here! The Color Purple Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Receives Sardi’s Portrait~article from Broadway.com

The Color Purple Tony winner Cynthia Erivo was presented with a Sardi’s portrait on July 12.  See more…   http://www.broadway.com/shows/the-color-purple-broadway/photos/shes-beautiful-and-shes-here-the-color-purple-tony-winner-cynthia-erivo-receives-sardis-portrait/

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11 crucial career lessons we can learn from the award-winning musical ‘Hamilton’~article from Business Insider

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash hit “Hamilton” is everything (you don’t win sixteen Tonys by just being mediocre). It’s also pretty much about everything: it manages to cram musings on history, passion, governance, memory, legacy, friendship, war, jealousy, love, race, America, and…

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Tony Awards 2016: The Winners List~article from Access Hollywood

List of select winners for the 2016 Tony Awards, announced Sunday.  Read more… https://www.accesshollywood.com/articles/bc-us-tony-awards-list9th-ld-writethru/

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HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & MORE LIGHT UP THE 2016 TONY AWARDS~article from Broadway Black`

On Broadway’s biggest, and now most historic night, ten of the 14 Tony-nominated musicals of the 2015-2016 season brought light and life to the CBS telecast held at the Beacon Theatre. Watch the triumphant performances below:  See below http://broadwayblack.com/2016-tony-award-performances/  

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At the Tonys, Moments to Remember~article from The New York Times

In a Tony Awards night shadowed by the tragedy in Orlando, Fla., prizewinners and other performers worked hard to strike a balance between joy and reflection. Here are some moments to remember: The Hardest-Working Man in Showbiz Soon after delivering…

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Tony Awards 2016: Winners list, from ‘Hamilton’ to ‘The Humans’~article from AM New York

We knew it could happen: a “Hamilton” sweep. The must-see-but-can’t-obtain-tickets-for musical went into the ceremony with an unprecendented 16 nominations.  Lin-Manuel Miranda and his hip-hop musical did go home with armfuls of awards, but others – notably “The Humans” and “The…

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Tony Awards Hail ‘Hamilton’ and Denounce Hate~article from The NY Times

“Hamilton,” an improbable hip-hop musical about America’s first Treasury secretary, completed its rapturous march across America’s awards landscape on Sunday, picking up Broadway’s highest honor: the Tony Award for best new musical.  Read more:   http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/13/theater/tony-awards.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Farts&action=click&contentCollection=arts&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0

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How Scott Rudin’s Book of Mormon blazed a trail for Hamilton~article from Crain’s New York

When banker turned Broadway backer Roger Berlind, producer of Nine and Proof, was invited to a workshop for a frolicking musical satire about hapless American missionaries transported to a war-torn, AIDS-ridden village in modern Uganda, he was instantly, if improbably, won over. Mocking Mormonism,…

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Live #Ham4Ham 5/18/16 — Patti Lupone: Cell Phones Allowed~video from Youtube.com

Cell phones were allowed at today’s #Ham4Ham show when Lin-Manuel Miranda brought Patti Lupone out to give her regards to Broadway! …Watch the video below…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuAvkhIYOms&feature=youtu.be

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Angelica, Eliza…and PATTI! Watch Patti LuPone Give Her Regards to Hamilton HopefulsAngelica, Eliza…and PATTI! Watch Patti LuPone Give Her Regards to Hamilton Hopefuls~article from Broadway.com

We never thought we’d say this, but we’re so glad someone caught Patti LuPone on Facebook Live. The Tony-winning grande dame took to the streets outside the Richard Rodgers Theatre to serenade Hamilton lotto hopefuls during the May 18 #Ham4Ham…

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BROADWAY DRAMA: The Two STARS From Broadway’s A COLOR PURPLE . . . Are CAT-FIGHTING BACK STAGE . . . Can’t We All JUST GET ALONG!!!~MEDIATAKEOUT.COM

According to the NY Post’s Page Six, the two stars of the Broadway hit show A Color Purple are fighting. Not over money, or stage time . . . but over dressing rooms. Here is how the NY Post is…

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Chatter of dressing room drama at ‘The Color Purple’~article from Page Six NY Post

Heather Headley is the toast of Broadway, having successfully taken over for Jennifer Hudson in “The Color Purple.” But we hear one person who wasn’t thrilled with the details of Headley’s arrival at the Jacobs Theatre is the show’s megatalented…

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The Tony Awards: Who Will Win (and Who Should)~article from The New York Times

Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood, the theater critics for The New York Times, make their Tony Award choices. For the Should Have Been Nominated category, the critics were allowed to expand the potential nominees to Off Broadway productions, which are…

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Nominations for the 2015 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing

Best Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Author: Simon Stephens Producers: Stuart Thompson, Tim Levy for NT America, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Nick Starr & Chris Harper for NT Productions, Bob Boyett, Roger Berlind, Scott M….

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics – 3/28 – THE KING AND I Men Snap First #SIP, Plus AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, ON THE TOWN, and More!~article from broadwayworld.com

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s time for BroadwayWorld’s “Saturday Intermission Pics” roundup! Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to Andrew Keenan-Bolger‏ (@KeenanBlogger) and Max von Essen…

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Stephen Sorokoff My View: At The Intersection of Broadway and Birdland This Happened~article from TimesSquareChronicle.com

In one of the finest musical examples of Birdland’s Jazz tradition and the thrill of Broadway, Alysha Umphress and Jeff Blumenkrantz performed the songs from their new album, “I’ve Been Played: Alysha Umphress Swings Jeff Blumenkrantz”, in a concert at…

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Broadway’s On the Town Brings Dance, Humor and Music Together for A Great Show~article from lout loud.com

If you’re looking for a feel-good show featuring an incredibly talented cast, check out the revival of “On the Town” currently playing at the Lyric Theatre on 42nd Street. Screen Shot 2015-01-02 at 11.51.43 AM The show, made famous by…

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Photos! Mad Men’s Jon Hamm Has a Helluva Night On the Town~article from Broadway.com

Jon Hamm and his girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt have a night On the Town! Click for photos from their visit to the hit Broadway revival on January 2, 2015 at the Lyric Theatre.  See More… http://www.broadway.com/shows/town/photos/photos-mad-mens-jon-hamm-has-a-helluva-night-on-the-town/

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Former Cast Members, Including Laura Osnes and Victoria Clark, Join Broadway’s Cinderella For Final Bow~article from Playbill.com

The Tony Award-nominated production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which premiered on Broadway in January 2013 and charted a new journey for the fairytale heroine, ended its run Jan. 3 at the Broadway Theatre.

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Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg Have an Enchanted Evening with Cinderella’s Sherri Shepherd~article from Broadway.com

The View alum Jenny McCarthy and her husband, New Kids on the Block favorite Donnie Wahlberg took a break from filming their new reality show Donnie Loves Jenny to visit an old friend—The View vet Sherri Shepherd! The duo brought…

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THIS IS OUR YOUTH BROADWAY REVIEWS~article from Didhelikeit.com

http://www.didhelikeit.com/shows/this-is-our-youth.html

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Sting’s the Last Ship: The Prodigal Son Returns~article from Huffington Post

If you’ve attended any of the packed previews of The Last Ship at the Neil Simon Theater, you may have noticed its originator and composer Sting lurking about. At your surprise to see him, he exclaims, “It’s my baby!” Indeed,…

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Strong Start for ‘A Delicate Balance’ on Broadway~article from The NY Times

Glenn Close at the Golden Theater, where she is appearing in “A Delicate Balance.”Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times The starry Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s “A Delicate Balance” smashed the box-office record at the Golden Theater last week in…

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10 Things You May Not Know About Me: Keke Palmer of ‘Cinderella’~article from NewYork.com

To say 2014 has been a good year for Keke Palmer would be an understatement. At just 20 years old, the Robbins, Illinois native, born Lauren Keyana Palmer, made television history as the youngest person to host their own talk…

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SHERRI SHEPHERD GIVES ADVICE TO NEW ‘DWTS’ CAST~article from abc.com

NEW YORK (WABC) — Sherri Shepherd, former co-host of “The View”, and current star in Broadway’s “Cinderella” had some advice for the new cast of “Dancing with the Stars”. Shepherd starred on season 14 of the dancing competition show alongside…

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Short Hair, Don’t Care! Keke Palmer Serves Nia Long Inspired Tresses~article from Madame Noire.com

This morning our favorite girl Keke Palmer debuted a new hair cut styled by Ursula Stephens( Rihanna’s hairdresser) on Instagram. In six days, Keke will become the first African-American Cinderella on Broadway, but to show off her new ‘do she,…

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Meet the New Royal Subjects! Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd & Judy Kaye Join the Cinderella Kingdom~article from Broadway.com

Three enchanting new stars are moving to Cinderella’s kingdom! Screen stars Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd will make their Broadway debuts in the hit musical this fall alongside Tony winner Judy Kaye—but before they join the ball, they have a…

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Sherri Shepherd reveals that Barbara Walters and Whoopi Goldberg will come to see her Broadway debut in ‘Cinderella’~article from NY Daily News

Sherri Shepherd steps into the role of the wicked stepmother in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” on Sept. 9. The former host of “The View” says her Broadway debut in the musical is the realization of a longtime dream — one…

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BROADWAY DEBUTS FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN ‘CINDERELLA’~article from abc.com

NEW YORK (WABC) — It was more than just another photo-op. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say a little bit of history was being made here today. For the 1st time on Broadway, the iconic roles of “Cinderella” and…

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Keke Palmer: 2014 Emmys~article from US Magazine

Keke Palmer: 2014 Emmys The Cinderella star chose a cobalt blue strapless gown by Rubin Singer and Chopard jewelry.

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SEE ALL OF THE RED-CARPET LOOKS FROM THE 2014 EMMY AWARDS~article from NY Mag

http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/08/see-all-of-the-2014-emmy-red-carpet-looks/slideshow/2014/08/25/see_all_of_the_red-carpetlooksfromthe2014emmyawards/emmys-2-08/

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Keke Palmer Rocks Royal Blue on Emmys 2014 Red Carpet~article by Just Jared

Keke Palmer goes bold in bright blue while attending the 2014 Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday (August 25) in Los Angeles. Read more… http://www.justjared.com/2014/08/25/keke-palmer-rocks-royal-blue-on-emmys-2014-red-carpet/

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Why Keke Palmer Is a Real-Life Cinderella~article by VH1

Keke Palmer turns 21 today, and the actress has plenty to celebrate. Over the past year, she’s parlayed her 2013 role in VH1’s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story into a talk show, a high-profile photo shoot promoted by Vanity Fair, and…

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DIVA TALK: Paige Faure Discusses Her Journey to Cinderella, How to Succeed Leading Men and More~article from Playbill.com

Paige Faure, the up-and-coming singing actress who made her Broadway debut in the Daniel Radcliffe revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, has a long history with the Broadway debut of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. The Kentucky…

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A New Set of Believers, but the Same Peppy Faith ~ article from New York Times.com

Eating clean and healthy really does keep a body healthy. Just look at those nonsmoking, nondrinking boys in “The Book of Mormon.” They’ve been hanging around in the insalubrious, soul-sapping environs of Broadway for more than three years. Yet they don’t…

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Two-Time Tony Winner Judy Kaye Flies into Broadway’s Cinderella~article from Broadway.com

The two-time Tony winner , Judy Kaye, will play the Fairy Godmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway beginning September 12. She will make the impossible possible on the Great White Way. She will replace Tony winner Victoria Clark, joining a…

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It’s Possible! Judy Kaye Will Join CINDERELLA Cast as ‘Fairy Godmother’~article from Broadwayworld.com

Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, producers of the Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers +Hammerstein’s Cinderella, announced that Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Judy Kaye will join the cast as Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother – alongside the previously…

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Judy Kaye to Join Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd in Cinderella on Broadway~article from TheaterMania.com

Tony winner Judy Kaye is set to join the cast of Broadway’s Cinderella as the Fairy Godmother. She will star alongside the new, previously announced Cinderella, Keke Palmer, and wicked stepmother Sherri Shepherd. Kaye will step into the role at…

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Two-Time Tony Winner to Spread Magic in Broadway’s Cinderella~article from Playbill.com

Judy Kaye, a two-timeTony Award winning actress,  will take on the role of Fairy Godmother Marie in the Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, producers announced Aug. 11. Kaye joins actress Keke Palmer and “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd,…

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Paige Faure on Stepping Into Cinderella’s Glass Slippers, Her Les Miz Love & Being a Dance Moms Kid~article from Broadway Buzz.com

  Paige Faure on Stepping Into Cinderella’s Glass Slippers, Her Les Miz Love & Being a Dance Moms Kid. Read more… http://www.broadway.com/buzz/176671/paige-faure-on-stepping-into-cinderellas-glass-slippers-her-les-miz-love-being-a-dance-moms-kid/

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Project Runway Host Heidi Klum Has an Evening Fit for a Princess at Broadway’s Cinderella~article from Broadway.com

About This Gallery Heidi Klum of TV’s Project Runway knows good fashion when she sees it—and on July 12, she was dazzled by the Tony-winning sparkling gowns by costume designer William Ivey Long in Cinderella on Broadway! Click to see…

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Little princesses! Heidi Klum’s daughters Leni and Lou wear adorable white gowns to see Broadway play with Mom and brothers~article from Daily Mail Online.com

With a prime place in the spotlight, she’s always the centre of attention. But it was Heidi Klum’s daughters Leni, 10, and Lou, four, who couldn’t be missed on Saturday, as the 41-year-old model took them, and her sons Johan,…

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Heidi Klum Spent An Evening with ‘Cinderella’ on Broadway~article from Celebuzz.com

Heidi Klum is known for making waves in the world of fashion, but her latest venture is a bit out there…even for her. Following a performance of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway, Heidi took to the stage, spent a…

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Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Open Show With ‘After Midnight’ Number ~article from The Hollywood Reporter

The Tony Awards kicked off with a high-energy song-and-dance spectacle on the Radio City Music Hall stage, featuring Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Barrino and the cast of After Midnight. – See more at: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/video-tonys-2014-midnight-performance-710079#sthash.MUrNJum0.dpuf  Read more.. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/video-tonys-2014-midnight-performance-710079

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List of winners from the 2014 Tony Awards~article from USA Today

Broadway’s top talent gathered for the Tony Awards Sunday night. The winners and nominees: Read more… http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2014/06/08/2014-tony-awards-winners-list/10205531/

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Tonys Analysis: Why Did the Awards Break the Way They Did?~article from CBS.com

NEW YORK – At the 68th Tony Awards on Sunday night, some shows won more and bigger prizes than others — most notably, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, All the Way, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and A…

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2014 Tony Awards: ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ and ‘All the Way’ Take Top Honors~article from The New York Times

Charles Isherwood, a theater critic for The Times, and Eric Grode, a writer and critic for The Times, live-blogged the 68th annual Tony Awards.  Read more… http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/2014-tony-awards-live-coverage/

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder & Hedwig & the Angry Inch Top 2014 Tony Awards~article from Broadway.com

hey’re getting away with murder and four Tonys! A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder was the big winner at the 2014 Tony Awards, receiving the trophy for Best Musical and three others, including Best Director of a Musical for…

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Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA’s Fran Drescher Unveils Sardi’s Portrait~broadwayworld.com

The company of Cinderella gathered at Sardi’s yesterday t o celebrate the official portrait unveiling for stage and screen star Fran Drescher. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below! The Tony Award-winning musical CINDERELLA on Broadway — starring Grammy-nominated,…

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Isabel Toledo’s Beauty and Fitness Regimen~article from The New York Times

Born in Cuba and raised in West New York, N.J., Isabel Toledo, 54, has been designing a namesake women’s wear line since 1984. Aside from dressing Michelle Obama on occasion and collaborating with Lane Bryant, Ms. Toledo designed the costumes…

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Isabel Toledo Makes A Rare Foray from High Fashion to Broadway~article from Blouinartinfo.com

From time to time, high fashion designers have timidly dipped their toe into the Broadway world. Halston designed the costumes for 1977’s “The Act” at the request of his friend Liza Minnelli. Pierre Balmain worked on the 1980 musical “Happy…

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V.F. Portraits: The Tony Contenders~article from Vanity Fair

What a year it was on Broadway: there was cross-dressing, tragedy, iconic female singers, magic lamps, gangster musicals, friendly murders, and let’s not forget Rocky. Now, after a year of playbill hoarding, theatergoers are gearing up for Sunday’s Tony Awards….

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AFTER MIDNIGHT Tops Winners at 32nd Annual Astaire Awards~article from Broadway World

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The winners for the evening were Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards (After Midnight) & Karine Plantadit (AfterMidnight) a…

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After Midnight Dominates the 2014 Astaire Awards~article from Broadway.com

Tony nominee After Midnight swept the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards on June 2. The tuner’s Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards and Karine Plantadit were a tie for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show, while Jared Grimes won for…

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Drama Desk Awards Winners’ Room with Mays, McDonald, Cranston, Mueller, Harris & More!~article from Broadway World

Just last night, Drama Desk and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (“The Sound of Music Live!”, Gypsy, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) hosted the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street)….

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Idina Menzel, Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, and More Arrive at the 2014 Drama Desk Awards~article from Theatermania

The stars came out for the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards Ceremony, held June 1 at Town Hall in Manhattan. This year’s roster of nominees, decided by the organization of theater critics, writers, and editors, included Broadway favorites Idina Menzel,…

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Gentleman’s Guide Wins Big at 2014 Drama Desk Awards~article from Broadway.com

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder was the big winner at the 2014 Drama Desk Awards, which were presented on June 1 at a ceremony hosted by Laura Benanti at Town Hall. The acclaimed musical comedy won seven awards…

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Go Backstage at After Midnight with Adriane Lenox, Fantasia Barrino and Dule Hill~article from Broadway.com

Go backstage at After Midnight with Adriane Lenox. Meet the band, the dancers and stars Fantasia Barrino and Dulé Hill!  Read more… http://www.broadway.com/videos/155521/go-backstage-at-after-midnight-with-adriane-lenox-fantasia-barrino-and-dule-hill/#play

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Four New Musicals Vie for Top Tony Award~article from NY1

Eleven new musicals opened on the Great White Way this past season, starting with the romantic comedy “First Date” and ending with Woody Allen’s screen to stage transfer “Bullets Over Broadway.” While both of those shows did not make the…

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Isabel Toledo’s Jazz Age~article from W Magazine

Since she made her fashion debut in 1985, Isabel Toledo has been characterized as a problem solver, more engineer – or magician – than designer. Along with her partner in romantic and professional crime, her husband the artist Ruben Toledo,…

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Aretha Franklin ready for Broadway respect~article from New York Post

I’m here to relay a message from the Queen of Soul to the producers of the Tony-nominated “After Midnight.” Aretha Franklin is interested in appearing in your show. She told me so herself Saturday at a dinner hosted by Clive…

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‘So You Think You Can Dance’ alumni in Broadway’s ‘After Midnight’~article from My Fox New York

Season 11 of “So You Think You Can Dance” premieres on Fox 5 Wednesday night. Two former contestants from the show have hit it big on the great white way. Virgil Gadson and Julius Chisolm say the show helped them…

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BWW TV: Chatting with Audra McDonald, Cherry Jones, Jefferson Mays & More at the 2014 Outer Critics Circle Awards! (TV Content)~article from Broadway World

Broadway stars Billy Porter, Victoria Clark, Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Shuler Hensley served as gala award presenters at the 64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony last week at the legendary Sardis Restaurant. Outer Critics Circle is the organization…

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After Midnight Star Fantasia and More Visit Queen of the Night at the Diamond Horseshoe~article from Theatremania

Broadway notables including 2014 Tony nominees Brian J. Smith (The Glass Menagerie) and Adriane Lenox (After Midnight), as well as After Midnight guest vocalist Fantasia Barrino, attended a recent performance of the immersive theatrical experience Queen of the Night at…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Ensemble of AFTER MIDNIGHT- Jared Grimes~article from Broadway World

After Midnight, the new Broadway musical celebrating the timeless music of Harlem’s Golden Age, recently earned a whopping 7 Tony Awards nonimations, including Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography. BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know…

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From Bergdorfs to Broadway~article from Dujour Magazine

It’s a warm spring afternoon and light is shining through the glass roof in Isabel and Ruben Toledo’s studio. The midtown space houses a pair of ceiling-high cactus plants—one was a gift from Woody Allen—standing guard outside the fashion designer’s…

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BWW TV: Designed to Celebrate: Tony Awards Toasts 2014 Creative Arts Nominees!`=~article from Broadway World

Tom Kitt (If/Then), William Ivey Long (Bullets Over Broadway), Natasha Katz (The Glass Menagerie), Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) and Leigh Silverman (Violet) were just a few of the guests who attended the celebration for the 2014 Tony Awards® Creative Arts…

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Photo Coverage: Designed to Celebrate: Tony Awards Toasts Creative Arts Nominees~article from Broadway World

Tom Kitt (If/Then), William Ivey Long (Bullets Over Broadway), Natasha Katz (The Glass Menagerie), Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) and Leigh Silverman (Violet) were just a few of the guests who attended the celebration for the 2014 Tony Awards® Creative Arts…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Ensemble of AFTER MIDNIGHT- Virgil ‘Lil’ O’ Gadson & Julius ‘iGlide’ Chisholm~article from Broadway World

After Midnight, the new Broadway musical celebrating the timeless music of Harlem’s Golden Age, recently earned a whopping 7 Tony Awards nonimations, including Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography. BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Ensemble of AFTER MIDNIGHT- Phillip Attmore & Daniel Watts~article from Broadway World

After Midnight, the new Broadway musical celebrating the timeless music of Harlem’s Golden Age, recently earned a whopping 7 Tony Awards nonimations, including Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography. BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know…

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BWW TV: Tony Nominee Adriane Lenox Sings ‘Women Be Wise’ at STARS IN THE ALLEY!~article from Broadway World

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor…

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After Midnight: Duke Ellington Memorial~article from Yahoo Celebrity

NEW YORK, NY – Mercedes Ellington (L) (granddaughter) and musician Art Baron, one of the last surviving musicians who played with Edward Kennedy ‘Duke’ Ellington along with members of the Licoln Center All Stars band from The Broadway musical After…

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2014 Tony Preview: And the Nominees for Best Musical Are…~article from Playbill.com

  After Midnight is a revue of the jazz tunes that made the Cotton Club famous and has featured guest artists like Fantasia, k.d. lang and Vanessa Williams.

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Hot Shot! Mike Tyson Goes Backstage with Fantasia Barrino, Dule Hill & the Stars of Broadway’s After Midnight~article from Broadway.com

We know Mike Tyson is a Broadway fan—he brought his solo show, Undisputed Truth, to the Great White Way in 2012—but it was still a fun surprise to see him tapping his toes in the audience of Broadway’s After Midnight!…

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Dule Hill has secret speakeasy backstage at “After Midnight”~article from The New York Post

One of Broadway’s hottest haunts is backstage at “After Midnight.” Star Dulé Hill, we hear, has a secret speakeasy, where he entertains VIPs and well-wishers in the wings after the show at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.  Read more… http://pagesix.com/2014/05/18/dule-hill-has-secret-speakeasy-backstage-at-after-midnight/  …

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