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Alex Brightman Will Headline Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway-Bound School of Rock

Alex Brightman Will Headline Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway-Bound School of Rock

Broadway.com has learned that Andrew Lloyd Webber is set to publicly workshop his latest project, the Great White Way-bound stage adaptation of School of Rock, at New York's Gramercy Theatre. The tryout will star Broadway alum Alex Brightman (no relation!). "We need feedback—the kind that comes from an audience, hopefully not our sound system," said the composer in ...

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Bradley Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris & More Will Present at 2015 Tony Awards

Bradley Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris & More Will Present at 2015 Tony Awards

2015 Tony nominee Bradley Cooper, Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris and many more of your favorite stage stars will present at the upcoming 69th Annual Tony Awards. Hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, the telecast will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on CBS on Sunday, June 7.

Other presenters include Jim Parsons, Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Tisdale, Bryan Cranston ...

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Hell Yes! OITNB's Danielle Brooks Will Join Jennifer Hudson in The Color Purple on Broadway

Hell Yes! OITNB's Danielle Brooks Will Join Jennifer Hudson in The Color Purple on Broadway

Orange Is the New Black star Danielle Brooks will make her Broadway debut as Sofia in the upcoming revival of The Color Purple. The John Doyle-helmed musical, co-starring the previously announced Jennifer Hudson as Shug Avery and Cynthia Erivo as Celie, will begin performances on November 9 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre and will now officially open slightly later than ...

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Short-Lived Broadway Musical Doctor Zhivago to Release Cast Recording

Short-Lived Broadway Musical Doctor Zhivago to Release Cast Recording

Epic romance Doctor Zhivago, which ran on the Great White Way earlier this year, will release a cast album on July 31 on Broadway Records. The Des McAnuff-helmed production officially opened at the Broadway Theatre on April 21 and closed on May 10 after 26 preview and 23 regular performances.

The tuner features a book by Michael Weller, music by ...

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Opening Night & Theater Set for Broadway Revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Starring Danny Burstein

Opening Night & Theater Set for Broadway Revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Starring Danny Burstein

The previously announced Great White Way revival of Fiddler on the Roof, starring five-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, will begin performances on November 17 at the Broadway Theatre. Bartlett Sher directs the new production of the classic musical, which is scheduled to officially open on December 17. Further casting will be announced later.

Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, Fiddler ...

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Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. Will Lead O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night on Broadway

Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. Will Lead O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night on Broadway

As Jessica Lange promised, she is returning to Broadway in Long Day’s Journey Into Night! The Oscar winner will star opposite Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne and Tony winner John Gallagher Jr. in Eugene O’Neill’s classic, under the direction of Jonathan Kent. The Roundabout production is being mounted in association with Glee and American Horror Story mastermind Ryan Murphy and ...

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Will Power for Everyone: Tony-Nominated Something Rotten! Will Launch National Tour

Will Power for Everyone: Tony-Nominated Something Rotten! Will Launch National Tour

Something Rotten! may soon bring the Renaissance to a city near you! The musical, which recently received ten Tony nominations including Best Musical, has announced that it will launch a national tour in the 2016-17 season. Casting and official dates will be announced later.

Directed by Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten! features a score by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick and ...

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Come to the Fun Home! Tony-Nominated Musical Will Launch National Tour in 2016

Come to the Fun Home! Tony-Nominated Musical Will Launch National Tour in 2016

The Tony-nominated Best Musical Fun Home will welcome you to its house on Maple Avenue as the heartrending Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron musical launches a North American tour. The show will tour around the country during the 2016-17 season. Casting and official dates will be announced soon.

Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home charts a ...

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Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Hudgens, Cast of Finding Neverland & More Will Perform at 2015 Tony Awards

Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Hudgens, Cast of Finding Neverland & More Will Perform at 2015 Tony Awards

Tony co-host Kristin Chenoweth, along with fellow Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winners Vanessa Hudgens and Matthew Morrison, are just some of the first performers announced for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. The Great White Way’s biggest night will broadcast live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 7.

The lineup will feature performances from the 2015 Tony-nominated ...

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Queen of the Night! National Tour of The Bodyguard Musical, Starring Deborah Cox, Will Launch in 2016

Queen of the Night! National Tour of The Bodyguard Musical, Starring Deborah Cox, Will Launch in 2016

Oh yes, all the man musical that you need is coming to North America! The musical adaptation of the popular 1992 Whitney Houston film The Bodyguard will launch a national tour in the fall of 2016. Grammy nominee Deborah Cox (Broadway's Jekyll & Hyde) will headline the tour as superstar Rachel Marron. Additional casting and the tour's schedule will be ...

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