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New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020

New Musical Based on the Life of Michael Jackson Will Premiere on Broadway in 2020

A new musical framed around the life and music of the late singer-songwriter Michael Jackson is currently in development, Columbia Live Stage and The Michael Jackson Estate have announced. The stage show is expected to arrive on Broadway in 2020.

The currently untitled musical will feature a book by two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat) and a score made up of ...

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Wish Granted! Trevor Dion Nicholas Will Join the North American Tour of Disney's Aladdin

Wish Granted! Trevor Dion Nicholas Will Join the North American Tour of Disney's Aladdin

Trevor Dion Nicholas, who's played the Genie in the London production of Disney's Aladdin since the musical opened in 2016, will join the show’s North American tour for a limited engagement this summer, including a three-week engagement in his hometown of Pittsburgh, before returning to the West End. Nicholas will trade places with current U.S. tour Genie Michael James ...

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Toast Broadway's Best Stars & Shows at the 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Toast Broadway's Best Stars & Shows at the 2018 Tony Awards

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards telecast was one of the most delightful in recent memory. Led by theater-loving emcees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, the Tonys ceremony featured a quirky style of humor and moving sentiment unique to Broadway's biggest night.

With triumphs spread across acclaimed new works and innovative revivals, Broadway fans of all theater tastes had plenty of reason ...

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The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners

The Band's Visit & Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Top 2018 Tony Award Winners

The new musical The Band's Visit triumphed at the 2018 Tony Awards! The acclaimed tuner based on Eran Kolirin’s 2007 film took home 10 Tonys at the ceremony on June 10. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosted the annual celebration of Broadway live from New York's Radio City Music Hall.

The two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was also a big ...

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The Band's Visit Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical

The Band's Visit Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical

The new Broadway musical The Band's Visit has been named the 2018 Tony winner for Best Musical! The announcement was made on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. The other nominated shows in the category were Mean Girls, Frozen and SpongeBob SquarePants.

"Ten years ago I was captivated by Eran Kolirin's deceptively simple film about love and hope ...

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Once On This Island Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival

Once On This Island Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival

The beloved new Broadway production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Once On This Island has been named the 2018 Tony winner for Best Revival of a Musical! The announcement was made on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. The other nominated shows in the category were My Fair Lady and Carousel. Once On This Island is playing at ...

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More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play

More Life! Angels in America Wins Tony for Best Revival of a Play

Angels in America has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play! It beat out fellow nominees Lobby Hero, Three Tall Women, The Iceman Cometh and Travesties.

The producers and the cast took the stage to accept the award and allowed playwright Tony Kushner to take over the microphone. After encouraging the audience to see the show ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Wins Best Play at 2018 Tony Awards

Ten points, and a Tony, to Gryffindor! Penned by Jack Thorne, The eighth installment of the blockbuster book and film franchise, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, was named Best Play at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10. The production beat out fellow nominees Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen, The Children ...

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Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber to Air Coast to Coast Tony Weekend

Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber to Air Coast to Coast Tony Weekend

Broadway.com is joining CBS Television Stations once again this year for the Emmy-winning Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber, the pre-Tony Awards TV special that will air across the country this weekend, in advance of the Tony Awards telecast. The program is set to air at 11:30am on WCBS-TV in New York City (just ...

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In the Heights Movie Musical to Arrive in Cinemas in Summer 2020

In the Heights Movie Musical to Arrive in Cinemas in Summer 2020

It won't be long now! The highly anticipated screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes' Tony-winning musical In the Heights has set a release date of June 26, 2020, according to Deadline. The announcement follows a recent bidding war won by Warner Bros. to produce the movie, set to be directed by Jon M. Chu.

In the Heights follows ...

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Anybody Have a Map? Christiane Noll, Aaron Lazar & More Complete the Dear Evan Hansen Tour Cast

Anybody Have a Map? Christiane Noll, Aaron Lazar & More Complete the Dear Evan Hansen Tour Cast

Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and Broadway favorite Aaron Lazar (Les Miserables, A Little Night Music, The Last Ship) are filling out the cast of the Dear Evan Hansen national tour, taking on the roles of Cynthia and Larry Murphy. Marrick Smith (Fun Home) and Maggie McKenna (Sydney Theatre Company’s Muriel’s Wedding The Musical) round ...

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Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Mean Girls, The Band's Visit, Carousel & More to Perform on 72nd Annual Tony Awards

The Tony Awards have announced the shows slated to perform live at the 2018 Tony Awards, set to take place at Radio City Music Hall on June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The Tonys, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, will be broadcast live on CBS.

The evening will feature performances by the casts of The Band’s Visit, Carousel ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

The 72nd annual Tony Awards is almost here! We've pulled together some frequently asked questions about Broadway's starriest ceremony so you can find all of the answers in one place. Happy Tonys, everybody!

When are the 2018 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8PM EST.

Where will the Tony Awards ceremony be held?
Radio City Music Hall in the ...

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Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith, a 2018 graduate of Elon University, and 17-year-old Phoebe Koyabe have joined the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the roles of Jared Kleinman and Alana Beck, respectively. Goldsmith and Koyabe join the previously announced Ben Levi Ross as Evan Hansen and Jessica Phillips as Heidi Hansen in the tour. The traveling production of the ...

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Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway favorite Jessica Phillips is set to join the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the role of Heidi Hansen. Phillips joins the previously announced Ben Levi Ross, who will play the title role in the touring production of the Tony-winning musical. The Dear Evan Hansen tour will launch in October at the Denver Center for the Performing ...

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Melissa Benoist, Tituss Burgess, Katharine McPhee & More to Appear at 2018 Tony Awards

Melissa Benoist, Tituss Burgess, Katharine McPhee & More to Appear at 2018 Tony Awards

More stars have been announced to appear on the 72nd Annual Tony Awards telecast, set for June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The event, broadcast live on CBS, will be held at Radio City Music Hall. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will host.

Newly announced stars slated to appear include upcoming Beautiful headliner Melissa Benoist, Waitress stars Katharine McPhee and ...

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Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award

Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have announced that Melody Herzfeld, the Stoneman Douglas High School theater teacher who saved the lives of 65 students during the recent tragic shooting in Parkland, FL, will be presented with the Tonys' 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award. The 72nd Annual Tonys ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall on ...

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Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America

Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North American tour in spring 2019. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score, The Band's Visit opened at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre ...

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NBC to Bring the 'Age of Aquarius' to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

NBC to Bring the 'Age of Aquarius' to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

Following on the heels of NBC's acclaimed rock musical presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, the network has announced Hair Live! as its next live musical event, set to be broadcast in the spring of 2019 in front of a live audience. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive-produced each of NBC's live musicals since The Sound of ...

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License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour

License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour

Can't you feel it circling, honey? Can't you feel it swimming around? The new musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, will launch a North American tour in October 2019. According to producer Frank Marshall, the traveling production will kick off at Rhode Island’s Providence Performing Arts Center. Directed by Tony winner Christopher ...

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Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album

Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album

Get ready to experience Joshua Henry's soul-stirring "Soliloquy" on repeat. The Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel has announced an original Broadway cast recording. The album will be released digitally on June 8 with a physical CD available on July 13.

Henry leads the cast in a Tony-nominated turn as Billy Bigelow alongside Jessie Mueller in a Tony-nommed performance ...

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The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour

The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour

They were willing to wait for it and they didn't throw away their shot! The North American touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical masterwork Hamilton won the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour. The 19th annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on May 24 in New York City. The ...

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Mean Girls Leads Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes

Mean Girls Leads Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes

Each year since 2000, Broadway.com has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. The 2018 results are in! After receiving 12 Tony Award nominations, Mean Girls has topped the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award wins with eight. Mean Girls' standout performer Barrett Wilbert Weed triumphed with three wins, while ...

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Broadway Alum Ben Levi Ross Will Lead the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway Alum Ben Levi Ross Will Lead the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen

Direct from the Broadway company, Ben Levi Ross will lead the previously announced national tour of Dear Evan Hansen. The touring production of the 2017 Tony Award- and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical will launch in October 2018 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The tour will go on to play more than 50 cities, including Los ...

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John Gore Organization Promotes Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America

John Gore Organization Promotes Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America

The John Gore Organization has announced the promotion of Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America (BAA). A veteran of the Broadway industry, Krajsa has been with the company for 27 years in various positions, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Presenting.

Working alongside BAA’s Co-CEOs, Jeff Daniel and Rich Jaffe, Krajsa will continue to oversee the relationships ...

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