Edmonton
 

News

Top of the Morning! Season Four of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in September

Top of the Morning! Season Four of Lifetime Channel's Broadway Balances America Will Premiere in September

Grab an extra cup of coffee because your mornings are about to get a Great White Way-sized makeover! Lifetime Channel's award-winning morning show The Balancing Act will present the fourth season of its five-part special series Broadway Balances America, sponsored by Broadway Across America. Season four of the series, which takes you backstage of some of Broadway's most-beloved musicals, will ...

Read More...

Aladdin Live-Action Film Casts Its Stars; Plus a New Sneak Peek at Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns

Aladdin Live-Action Film Casts Its Stars; Plus a New Sneak Peek at Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns

It's official! Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott will take a magic carpet ride in Disney's live-action Aladdin film. Massoud will play the title role with Scott as Princess Jasmine, according to Deadline coverage from Disney's D23 Expo. Also confirmed at the expo is the previously speculated Will Smith in the role of the Genie. 

Massoud is most known for ...

Read More...

Take Your Turn! Eva Tavares & Kristie Dale Sanders Will Join The Phantom of the Opera Tour

Take Your Turn! Eva Tavares & Kristie Dale Sanders Will Join The Phantom of the Opera Tour

Stage favorite Eva Tavares and Broadway alum Kristie Dale Sanders will soon play Christine Daaé and Madame Giry, respectively, in the touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. Sanders will join the show on July 18 when Phantom plays the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Tavares will step in on July 26 ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

Acclaimed Musical Come From Away Wins Big at Toronto's Dora Awards

Acclaimed Musical Come From Away Wins Big at Toronto's Dora Awards

The acclaimed musical Come From Away took home top honors at Toronto's Dora Awards on June 26. The show won accolades for Outstanding Production—Musical Theatre Division, Outstanding New Musical/Opera and Outstanding Performance in a Musical—Female, Jenn Colella. Come From Away was also honored with the 2017 Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award.

Come From Away's Dora Awards honors were ...

Read More...

Sweeps & Swag! Win VIP Tickets to Escape to Margaritaville's Broadway Premiere & More

Sweeps & Swag! Win VIP Tickets to Escape to Margaritaville's Broadway Premiere & More

Get ready to raise a glass! As previously reported, the Jimmy Buffett musical Escape to Margaritaville is set to play Broadway's Marquis Theatre beginning on February 16, 2018, and we've got your ticket inside the New York premiere. That's right—enter the Escape to Margaritaville sweepstakes for your chance to receive one pair of VIP tickets to attend the first Broadway ...

Read More...

Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk & More to Lead Award-Winning The Band's Visit to Broadway

Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk & More to Lead Award-Winning The Band's Visit to Broadway

Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk, who starred in the off-Broadway premiere of The Band's Visit at the Atlantic Theater Company, will reprise their performances for the musical's Broadway debut at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. As previously announced, the show will begin previews on October 7 with an opening scheduled for November 9. David Cromer directs with Andrea Grody as ...

Read More...

Cast Album of 2017 Tony-Winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen to Be Released on Vinyl

Cast Album of 2017 Tony-Winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen to Be Released on Vinyl

The Atlantic Records cast album of 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen will be released as a vinyl record on July 21. The album that was first released in February features a Tony-winning score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Dear Evan Hansen, playing the Music Box Theatre, is the winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Book ...

Read More...

Tony Roundup! Your Guide To Broadway.com's Complete Coverage of the 2017 Tony Awards

Tony Roundup! Your Guide To Broadway.com's Complete Coverage of the 2017 Tony Awards

The 2017 Tony Awards may be over but that doesn't mean you have to stop celebrating Broadway's biggest night! Relive the fantastic evening with this roundup of Broadway.com's complete coverage. From who wore what to who won what, we've got you covered!

Dear Evan Hansen and Hello, Dolly! Top 2017 Tony Award Winners
Dear Evan Hansen took home six ...

Read More...

Could the Tony-Winning Revival of August Wilson's Jitney Come to a City Near You?

Could the Tony-Winning Revival of August Wilson's Jitney Come to a City Near You?

The Broadway revival of August Wilson's Jitney, which won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, might be mounted elsewhere in the near future, according to Barry Grove, executive producer of the Manhattan Theatre Club. Broadway.com asked Grove in the Tony Awards press room if the production, co-produced by John Legend, had legs to move elsewhere ...

Read More...

Dear Evan Hansen & Hello, Dolly! Top 2017 Tony Award Winners

Dear Evan Hansen & Hello, Dolly! Top 2017 Tony Award Winners

The timely new musical Dear Evan Hansen and a gorgeous revival of Hello, Dolly! triumphed at the 2017 Tony Awards, in a ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey, held on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall. Hansen won six Tonys, including Best Leading Actor (Ben Platt), Featured Actress (Rachel Bay Jones) and the top prize of Best Musical. Dolly! took ...

Read More...

What More Can I Say? Broadway's Falsettos to Appear in Movie Theaters Across the Country

What More Can I Say? Broadway's Falsettos to Appear in Movie Theaters Across the Country

Great news for those tearing up from the Tony Awards performance of William Finn and James Lapine's musical Falsettos. Live from Lincoln Center's filmed version of the beloved revival will appear in movie theaters for a limited engagement nationwide starting on July 12. Showtimes and locations can be found here.

The Falsettos revival starred Christian Borle, Stephanie J. Block, Andrew Rannells ...

Read More...

We're Back! Catch Broadway.com Presents At the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber on CBS

We're Back! Catch Broadway.com Presents At the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber on CBS

It's that time of year! Following last year's Emmy-nominated special, Broadway.com has once again teamed up with CBS to produce a pre-Tony Awards TV event. Broadway.com Presents At the Tonys, hosted by our own Contributor and Emmy nominee Imogen Lloyd Webber, will air on WCBS-TV in New York on June 11 at 8:30AM and across the country this weekend ...

Read More...

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2017

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2017

The 71st 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 2017 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8PM EST.

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

Read More...

2017 Tonys Performances to Include Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!, Falsettos & More

2017 Tonys Performances to Include Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!, Falsettos & More

The Tony-nominated productions of Dear Evan Hansen, The Great Comet, Come From Away, Groundhog Day, Miss Saigon and Hello, Dolly! will perform on the 2017 Tony Awards telecast on June 11. In an announcement that will please many theater fans, the Tony-nominated revival of Falsettos, which concluded its limited run in January, will also perform on the Tonys.

Viewers can ...

Read More...

Crazy for You Revival, Directed by Susan Stroman, to Play Los Angeles Before Broadway

Crazy for You Revival, Directed by Susan Stroman, to Play Los Angeles Before Broadway

Who could ask for anything more? As previously speculated, the 1992 musical Crazy for You, featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin and a book by Ken Ludwig, is aiming to come back to Broadway. The show will be produced by Los Angeles' Center Theatre Group in a pre-Broadway production running from February 7-March 18, 2018. Susan Stroman, who ...

Read More...

Cher Bio-Musical Aiming for 2018 Broadway Bow

Cher Bio-Musical Aiming for 2018 Broadway Bow

The new bio-musical based on the life of iconic singer-songwriter Cher is hoping to land on Broadway in 2018. On June 6, Cher tweeted from her official account, "Just got off phone w/writer & director of musical. There will [be] performance in theatre with actors, dancers, singers!! It'll [be] on Broadway 2018."

As previously announced, the Cher bio-musical ...

Read More...

Cyndi Lauper Writing the Score for Musical Adaptation of Working Girl

Cyndi Lauper Writing the Score for Musical Adaptation of Working Girl

The 1988 Twentieth Century Fox film Working Girl is getting the stage musical treatment. Fly by Night writer Kim Rosenstock is crafting the book with Kinky Boots Tony winner Cyndi Lauper at work on the score.

"I'm really excited for so many reasons to start composing the score for Working Girl," said Lauper. "I love the film, and its ...

Read More...

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Set to Appear on the 2017 Tony Awards

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Set to Appear on the 2017 Tony Awards

2016 Tony winners Cynthia Erivo and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among the newly announced stars set to appear at the 2017 Tony Awards ceremony on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall. The Tonys will be broadcast live on CBS at 8:00pm EST.

Broadway’s biggest night will also feature onstage appearances by Scott Bakula, Sara Bareilles, Rachel Bloom, Glenn Close ...

Read More...

Exclusive First Listen! Hear Corey Cott, Laura Osnes & More on the Bandstand Cast Recording

Exclusive First Listen! Hear Corey Cott, Laura Osnes & More on the Bandstand Cast Recording

As previously announced, the swingin' musical Bandstand is set to release a cast recording on June 23 on Broadway Records. Broadway.com has an exclusive first listen to the tracks "Nobody" and "Right This Way." Corey Cott, Laura Osnes and the rest of the cast lend their golden pipes on these brassy, show-stopping numbers, which we'll definitely be blaring ...

Read More...

Soak It Up! SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Will Officially Land on Broadway

Soak It Up! SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Will Officially Land on Broadway

SpongeBob SquarePants, a new musical based on the iconic Nickelodeon cartoon, is headed to Broadway's Palace Theatre. Previews will begin on November 6 and an official opening scheduled for December 4.

With a book by Kyle Jarrow, SpongeBob SquarePants features original songs by hit makers Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend and other big-name composers. The show is conceived and ...

Read More...

Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Sets Broadway Dates & Theater

Jimmy Buffett Musical Escape to Margaritaville Sets Broadway Dates & Theater

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of Jimmy Buffett, will play Broadway's Marquis Theatre. The show will begin previews on February 16, 2018 with opening night set for March 15. 

Escape to Margaritaville includes Buffett’s classic hits, as well as original songs from the singer/songwriter. The story, crafted by scribes Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley ...

Read More...

Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Stephen Colbert & More to Appear on 2017 Tony Awards

Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Stephen Colbert & More to Appear on 2017 Tony Awards

Mean Girls creator Tina Fey and more stars are set to appear onstage at the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, a representative for the awards confirmed today. 

Also set to make guest appearances on Broadway's big night are Tony winner Scarlett Johansson and Tony nominee Josh Gad, with Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Taraji P. Henson, Anna Kendrick ...

Read More...

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill Musical to Debut at American Repertory Theater in 2018

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill Musical to Debut at American Repertory Theater in 2018

The new musical Jagged Little Pill based on the hit Alanis Morissette album will make its world premiere at American Repertory Theater. The musical with a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno) and directed by Tony winner and A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus (Waitress) will bow in May 2018 at the Cambridge, Massachusetts theater.

Jagged Little Pill, which  ...

Read More...

Exclusive First Listen! Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sing Moving Duet from War Paint

Exclusive First Listen! Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Sing Moving Duet from War Paint

Broadway.com is excited to exclusively present a track from Ghostlight Records' original cast album to the new Broadway musical War Paint. Starring 2017 Tony Award nominees Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the musical that tells of the rivalry between cosmetics pioneers Helena Rubinstein (LuPone) and Elizabeth Arden (Ebersole) is wowing crowds nightly. Give a listen to the pair of ...

Read More...

Bye Bye Birdie Live TV Musical, Starring Jennifer Lopez, Delayed to 2018

Bye Bye Birdie Live TV Musical, Starring Jennifer Lopez, Delayed to 2018

NBC has pushed back its planned live television version of Bye Bye Birdie to 2018, according to Variety. The delay is due to schedule conflicts of Jennifer Lopez, who is set to take on the lead role of Rosie. An exact reschedule date will be announced.

As previously announced, Tony winner Harvey Fierstein will pen the teleplay adaptation for the ...

Read More...
Shows Subscriptions Theaters Buzz