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Sound of Music Tour Star Kerstin Anderson on Living Her Dream & Not Mimicking Julie Andrews' Maria

Sound of Music Tour Star Kerstin Anderson on Living Her Dream & Not Mimicking Julie Andrews' Maria

The hills were alive with the sound of merriment when five-time Tony-winning director Jack O'Brien cast Pace University junior Kerstin Anderson as Maria Rainer in the new national tour of The Sound of Music. It's no easy task inhabiting a role previously played by legends like Julie Andrews and Mary Martin, but Anderson is more than ready to put an ...

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Mamma Mia! Sequel Still on the Table; Will Tony Winner Casey Nicholaw Direct?

Mamma Mia! Sequel Still on the Table; Will Tony Winner Casey Nicholaw Direct?

In case you’ve forgotten (it has been over a year), a film sequel to Mamma Mia! could be a reality. The movie is still in development, and producer Judy Craymer will focus on the project after the long-running ABBA-filled musical plays its final Broadway performance on September 12. According to the New York Post, Tony winner Casey Nicholaw may direct ...

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Beautiful Tour Star Abby Mueller on Her Sister Jessie's Advice & Performing with Carole King

Beautiful Tour Star Abby Mueller on Her Sister Jessie's Advice & Performing with Carole King

It's going to be one fine day when the national tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical premieres in Providence on September 15 and begins to make its way across the country. Abby Mueller stars as the titular singer/songwriter, which is some kind of wonderful treat since her sister, Jessie, won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Actress in ...

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Cirque du Soleil's Paramour to Land on Broadway in Spring 2016

Cirque du Soleil's Paramour to Land on Broadway in Spring 2016

The rumors from March this year were true and Cirque du Soleil is set to move into the Lyric Theatre, which will soon be vacated by On the Town. Paramour, the organization’s first show created specifically for Broadway, will begin previews on April 16, 2016 and officially open on June 2 at the venue.

Paramour will unite the signature spectacle ...

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Rachel Tucker and Jonah Platt Set to Star in Wicked on Broadway

Rachel Tucker and Jonah Platt Set to Star in Wicked on Broadway

Rachel Tucker’s going green on the Great White Way! The U.K. Wicked favorite, who made her Broadway debut last season in The Last Ship, will assume the role of Elphaba at the Gershwin Theatre on September 15, taking over for Caroline Bowman. Also joining that day is Jonah Platt, who steps in for Matt Shingledecker as Fiyero.

Shortly after ...

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Darren Criss, Aaron Tveit, Lea Salonga, Laura Osnes & More to Headline Outdoor Elsie Fest in New York City

Darren Criss, Aaron Tveit, Lea Salonga, Laura Osnes & More to Headline Outdoor Elsie Fest in New York City

Great White Way favorite Darren Criss, who recently finished his Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning run as the star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is launching an outdoor music festival for fans of Broadway. The first-ever Elsie Fest, named after Sally Bowles' roomie, will take place on September 27 at 2PM in New York City.

“I was at Coachella ...

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Allison Case, Amy Spanger, Rick Holmes & Natalie Venetia Belcon Set for Matilda on Broadway

Allison Case, Amy Spanger, Rick Holmes & Natalie Venetia Belcon Set for Matilda on Broadway

Maggots beware, some new grownups will be treading the boards at the Shubert Theatre from September 8! Allison Case will take over as Miss Honey, with Amy Spanger as Mrs. Wormwood, Rick Holmes as Mr. Wormwood and Natalie Venetia Belcon as Mrs. Phelps in the Broadway production of Matilda. They are set to replace Alison Luff, Lesli Margherita, Matt Harrington ...

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda & Frozen's Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez to Make Disney Magic

Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda & Frozen's Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez to Make Disney Magic

Some Broadway favorites are writing songs for the Mouse! Hamilton star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert Lopez and Kirsten Anderson-Lopez, the husband-and-wife team behind Frozen’s award-winning score, will compose music for the upcoming Disney animated films Moana and Gigantic, respectively. The announcement was made at Walt Disney Animation Studio’s D23 Expo.

Miranda will collaborate with Mark Mancina, who ...

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Exclusive! Grease Live! Star Aaron Tveit on Why Julianne Hough Will Be the Perfect Sandy, Looking Up to John Travolta & His Big Hair Plans

Exclusive! Grease Live! Star Aaron Tveit on Why Julianne Hough Will Be the Perfect Sandy, Looking Up to John Travolta & His Big Hair Plans

Although he’s been away from the Broadway stage for four years, Aaron Tveit is giving his fans (and trust us, there are many) a steady stream of great roles on the big and small screen. Perhaps the most exciting one for theater fans will happen on January 31, 2016, when the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner will play Danny Zuko in ...

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Look Who's Easing on Down! Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley & Common Join NBC's The Wiz Live!

Look Who's Easing on Down! Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley & Common Join NBC's The Wiz Live!

More stars are heading to Oz! Grammy winner Ne-Yo, Oscar and Grammy winner Common and movie musical alum Elijah Kelley have joined the cast of NBC’s The Wiz Live! The three will play Tinman, the Gatekeeper and Scarecrow, respectively. The musical will be broadcast live on December 3.

Ne-Yo won two Grammys in 2009 for ”Miss Independent” and the year prior for his ...

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