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Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Broadway.com Launches The Sit-Down Podcast

Add this to your list of podcasts! The Sit-Down by Broadway.com, a podcast that features audio versions of the most engaging conversations from the ever-expanding Broadway.com content library.

You already hang out with us to get the latest theater news, gorgeous photo and video features and shenanigans with your favorite stars. Why not take clips from Live ...

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Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked

Wonderful! Mary Kate Morrissey Will Star as Elphaba in the National Tour of Wicked

The national tour of Wicked will have a new leading lady running the Emerald City as Mary Kate Morrissey takes over the role of Elphaba. The actress will join the cast on September 26 while the tour is in Cincinnati. Wicked will play Procter & Gamble Hall - Aronoff Center for the Arts through October 15.

Morrissey returns to the tour ...

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Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Fall Preview 2017: 33 Top Show Picks for Theater Fans This Fall

Bummed that summer is over? Don’t be! In rehearsal rooms all around Manhattan, some of the most innovative theater artists in the world are prepping a fall season filled with hilarious and heartbreaking plays and joy-filled musical adventures sure to show you a good night out both on and off-Broadway. Not sure where to start? In our Fall Preview special ...

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See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

See Miss Saigon's Eva Noblezada & Rachelle Ann Go Sing Breathtaking Version of 'The Movie in My Mind'

Turn up the volume and get ready to be blown away! This new music video of Miss Saigon Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger Eva Noblezada and co-star Rachelle Ann Go singing the heartbreaking "The Movie in My Mind" in a spare and haunting version that will have you watching on repeat. Noblezada leads the show as Kim and ...

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Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Dear Evan Hansen Star Ben Platt to Record Original Music on Debut Album

Ben Platt, the young Tony-winning star of Dear Evan Hansen, has signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records. The talented singer is expected to record original tunes on his first album.

"It has been a longtime dream to create original music," said Platt in a statement. "I am so excited to be working on this debut album and even ...

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See Matt Shingledecker, Phoenix Best & More Hit the Rehearsal Room Pre-Les Miserables Tour

See Matt Shingledecker, Phoenix Best & More Hit the Rehearsal Room Pre-Les Miserables Tour

Do you hear the people sing? Broadway.com did when they got a sneak peek inside the rehearsal room for the national tour of Les Miserables. The touring production of the blockbuster musical, directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell, will kick off at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI, on September 21. As previously reported, the cast ...

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Watch Nick Cartell & the Cast of Les Miserables Raise the Flag in Rehearsal

Watch Nick Cartell & the Cast of Les Miserables Raise the Flag in Rehearsal

The time is now, the day is here is to watch Nick Cartell, Phoenix Best and more in rehearsal for the Les Miserables tour.

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Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Musical Sets Broadway Dates and Theater

The new musical adaptation of Mean Girls will begin previews at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre on March 12, 2018! The show will open on April 8.

The musical with a book adapted by the film's screenwriter, Tina Fey, will include an original score by Jeff Richmond (music) and Nell Benjamin (lyrics). It will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of ...

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Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Victor Garber Will Join Bernadette Peters in Hello, Dolly! in 2018

Four-time Tony Award nominee Victor Garber will join Bernadette Peters in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! Garber will replace David Hyde Pierce as Horace Vandergelder on the evening of January 20, 2018, the same performance when Peters joins the hit at the Shubert Theatre. Pierce and Bette Midler will play their final performance on January 14.

Garber returns to the Great White ...

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Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Back Where She Belongs! Bernadette Peters Will Return to Broadway in Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Bernadette! Stage icon Bernadette Peters will return to Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! The Tony-winning legend will take on the title role of Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi, replacing 2017 Tony winner Bette Midler, on January 20, 2018 at the Shubert Theatre. As previously announced, Midler will play her final performance on January 14.

Although the production ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Allison Guinn and J Anthony Crane of Les Miserables

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Allison Guinn and J Anthony Crane of Les Miserables

Allison Guinn and J Alexander Crane stop by Broadway.com HQ to chat about the Les Miserables national tour and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Broadway Across America Report: September 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: September 2017 Tour Buzz

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about the touring productions of Waitress, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies and more.

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Sarah Bockel & Andrew Brewer Will Lead the National Tour of Beautiful―The Carole King Musical

 Sarah Bockel & Andrew Brewer Will Lead the National Tour of Beautiful―The Carole King Musical

They'll feel the earth move under their feet! Sarah Bockel and Andrew Brewer will headline the national tour of the hit Broadway musical Beautiful—The Carole King Musical as the titular singer-songwriter and Gerry Goffin, respectively. The new stars will join the touring production beginning September 12 at Bass Hall in Fort Worth, TX, before continuing to additional cities across the ...

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Watch the Cast of Broadway's Come From Away Bring Spirited Moves to Good Morning America

Watch the Cast of Broadway's Come From Away Bring Spirited Moves to Good Morning America

The exciting new musical Come From Away surprised audiences when it opened on Broadway in March. The moving true story of generosity at a time of worldwide trauma was something not often portrayed onstage. Featuring an original score by Broadway newcomers Irene Sankoff and David Hein and directed by 2017 Tony winner Christopher Ashley, Come From Away has become a ...

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Sing Out! Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe & Kaleb Wells Will Lead the Tour of Jonathan Larson's RENT

Sing Out! Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe & Kaleb Wells Will Lead the Tour of Jonathan Larson's RENT

Sammy Ferber, Skyler Volpe and Kaleb Wells will lead the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, as Mark Cohen, Mimi Marquez and Roger Davis, respectively. The touring production, which kicked off in September 2016, will continue to make stops in and bring "La Vie Boheme" to cities all across the country.

In addition to Ferber, Volpe and Wells, the cast of RENT ...

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Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch 'Will Be Found' in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

Taylor Trensch, who currently appears as Barnaby Tucker in Hello, Dolly!, will star as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen beginning in mid-January 2018. Trensch will step into the role originated by 2017 Tony winner Ben Platt.

In additional casting news, Noah Galvin will step into the role of Evan Hansen beginning on November 21 for a limited run until ...

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Dancing Through Life! Grease: Live!'s Jon Robert Hall Joins the Wicked Tour as Fiyero

Dancing Through Life! Grease: Live!'s Jon Robert Hall Joins the Wicked Tour as Fiyero

He'll be swaying and sweeping and always keeping cool! Jon Robert Hall has signed on to play Fiyero in the national tour of Wicked, beginning August 22 at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music. In addition, Catherine Charlebois will take over as Nessarose in the touring production, after having played the role both on Broadway and on tour.

Hall is new to ...

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New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

New Musical Groundhog Day to End Broadway Run; Will Embark on National Tour

The new Broadway musical Groundhog Day will play its final performance at the August Wilson Theatre on September 17. The show began previews on March 16 and opened on April 17. By closing, Groundhog Day will have played 31 previews and 176 regular performances. The show will kick off an 18-month national tour beginning in 2018. Details of a new ...

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A New Beginning! Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, Melissa Mitchell & More Will Lead the National Tour of Les Miserables

A New Beginning! Nick Cartell, Josh Davis, Melissa Mitchell & More Will Lead the National Tour of Les Miserables

Do you hear the people sing? Join in our crusade! Nick Cartell, Josh Davis and Melissa Mitchell will lead the national tour of Les Miserables, as Jean Valjean, Javert and Fantine, respectively. The touring production of the blockbuster musical, directed by Laurence Connor, will kick off at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI, on September 21, before bringing ...

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Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Live TV Musical Presentation of Jonathan Larson's Rent Will Air in 2018

Start warming up your vocal cords and get ready to sing along! Fox's upcoming live television presentation of Jonathan Larson's iconic musical Rent will air in 2018, a representative for Fox has confirmed. An exact date for the TV musical will be announced.

The previously announced Rent presentation will be produced by Marc Platt, who is working closely with the ...

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A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

A Christmas Story Live Musical Sets Date; SNL Veteran Maya Rudolph to Take on Lead Role

This one's bound to win a major award! The highly anticipated live TV presentation of the Tony-nominated musical A Christmas Story will air on December 17 on Fox. SNL Emmy nominee Maya Rudolph has been announced to play the mom of Ralphie Parker.

The previously announced live production is inspired by both the beloved 1983 film and the 2012 Broadway ...

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Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

Tony Winner Lea Salonga, Glee's Alex Newell & More Join Once on This Island

And the gods heard our prayers! Tony winner Lea Salonga will return to Broadway in Once on This Island as Erzulie. Glee favorite Alex Newell is set to take on the role of Asaka. Cats favorite Quentin Earl Darrington and Merle Dandridge will play Agwe and Papa Ge, respectively. The musical, which features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway Production to Be Led by Original London Stars

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Broadway Production to Be Led by Original London Stars

Seven stars of the original West End cast of the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will reprise their roles on Broadway. The previously announced work, which runs in repertory in two parts, will begin in March 2018 with an opening set for April 22 at the Lyric Theatre.

Jamie Parker will play Harry Potter, with Noma Dumezweni as ...

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Broadway Across America Report: August 2017 Tour Buzz

Broadway Across America Report: August 2017 Tour Buzz

National Editor Ryan Lee Gilbert and SiriusXM On Broadway's Julie James discuss the latest news about the touring productions of On Your Feet!, Escape to Margaritaville and more.

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Watch the Broadway-Bound Frozen Musical Come to Life in the Rehearsal Studio

Watch the Broadway-Bound Frozen Musical Come to Life in the Rehearsal Studio

Disney’s new Broadway musical Frozen has released its first sneak peek! The show based on the hit animated movie is in rehearsal for its out-of-town run at the Buell Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Michael Grandage directs the work that features a score by Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and a book by Jennifer Lee. "I ...

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