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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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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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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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Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour

Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour

It's finally come—come to knock down our theater door! Disney's new musical Frozen will launch a North American touring production in fall 2019. Nominated for three 2018 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and nine Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Frozen opened March 22 at Broadway's St. James Theatre. The tour will kick off in Schenectady ...

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Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019

Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019

Wouldn't it be loverly if one of the greatest musicals of all time played (pretty close) to the street where you live? With a little bit of luck, that's about to happen! Bartlett Sher's Tony-nominated revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady will launch a national tour in fall 2019. In addition to its 10 Tony Award nods, including ...

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Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019

Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019

The show's 12 Tony Award nominations and 15 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nods are so fetch, but the Mean Girls musical is just getting started. Tony nominee Tina Fey's new musical adaptation of her hit 2004 film will launch a national touring production in the fall of 2019. The show announced the tour on its Instagram account, urging followers ...

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Nominations Announced for 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations Announced for 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only theatrical award that honors the season's best chosen by fans, were announced live by former winners and Moulin Rouge co-stars Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo on May 8. Fans nominated their favorites from a complete list of eligible shows and performers.

Mean Girls leads with 15 nominations, followed by Harry Potter ...

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Moulin Rouge! Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit to Announce 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Moulin Rouge! Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit to Announce 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Moulin Rouge! The Musical stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit will announce the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominations in a live video on May 8 at 7PM. The video will be broadcast from Broadway.com Studios in Times Square on the Broadway.com's social media accounts.

Both popular stars are past winners of the Broadway.com Audience ...

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Frozen Star Jelani Alladin Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger

Frozen Star Jelani Alladin Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger

Jelani Alladin, the charming young star who appears as Kristoff in the newly Tony-nominated musical Frozen, will lead Broadway.com's latest vlog, Icebreaker, beginning on May 8. The vlog will follow Alladin and his co-stars backstage and onstage at the St. James Theatre where the new musical is playing to thrilled crowds eight times a week.

Frozen centers on two ...

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Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Haven't you always dreamed of being a part of Broadway's biggest night? Then it's time to enter to win the 2018 Broadway Across America Tony Awards Sweepstakes, presented by Broadway Across America, because now is your chance to win a trip for two to New York City ...

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Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations

Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations

The day has arrived! Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Tony Awards. Smash alums Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee made the announcement live from the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Leading the list with 12 nominations are the new musicals Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants. Following just behind are the revival of Angels ...

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Thank Goodness! Wicked Tour Announces Lottery for Indianapolis' Old National Centre

Thank Goodness! Wicked Tour Announces Lottery for Indianapolis' Old National Centre

This is destined to be "popular!" A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for the national tour of Wicked, which is returning to Indianapolis' Old National Centre April 25 through May 13.

Two hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Old National Centre box office, will have their names ...

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You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

It's that time of the year! Award nominations are being announced almost every day, but at Broadway.com we want you to determine the season's best stars and shows.

It's time for Broadway's ultimate fans to pick nominees for the only major theatrical award chosen by audiences: the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Now's your chance to make your ...

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Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th Annual Jimmy Awards

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th Annual Jimmy Awards

The Broadway League has announced that Tony winner Laura Benanti will emcee the 10th-annual Jimmy Awards ceremony on June 25 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre. The Jimmys honor the best in high-school musical-theater performance.

“Laura Benanti is a true Broadway star and we are so delighted to have this multi-talented Tony Award-winning actress as our host for the Jimmys ...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that Tony-winning composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tony-winning actress Chita Rivera will be the 2018 recipients of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

“The cultural impact that Chita and Andrew have had on the international theater community and on theater education has been immeasurable,” said Heather Hitchens, president ...

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2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations

2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations

Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Drama League Awards for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nods were announced by Tony winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and two-time Tony nominee Christopher Sieber at Sardi's Restaurant.

The nominations announcement begins ...

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Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Will Host 2018 Tony Awards

Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Will Host 2018 Tony Awards

The Tony Awards have announced that singer, songwriter and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles and Tony-nominated actor, singer and songwriter Josh Groban will co-host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards live from Radio City Music Hall on June 10 at 8:00pm. The ceremony will be broadcast live on CBS.

“The theater has completely transformed my life in every way possible. I ...

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Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber Wins New York Emmy Award

Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber Wins New York Emmy Award

The John Gore Organization proudly accepted a New York Emmy Award on April 14 in the category of Special Event Coverage (Other Than News and Sports) for Broadway.com Presents at the Tonys with Imogen Lloyd Webber. The Tony Awards special was executive-produced by John Gore, Lauren Reid and Rich Jaffe, produced by Paul Wontorek, co-written by Wontorek and Beth ...

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The Jimmy Awards Will Present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award to Florida's Janine Papin & Nadine Love

The Jimmy Awards Will Present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award to Florida's Janine Papin & Nadine Love

The Jimmy Awards will present the 2018 Inspiring Teacher Award, presented by Wells Fargo, to Florida teachers Janine Papin, of Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, and Nadine Love, of William R. Boone High School in Orlando. The award will be given to Papin and Love for the encouragement and inspiration that led their students to win the coveted Jimmy ...

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Exclusive! Jesus Christ Superstar to Launch North American Tour in 2019

Exclusive! Jesus Christ Superstar to Launch North American Tour in 2019

Fresh off of NBC's hit presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, a brand-new national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's acclaimed musical has been announced. Produced by Work Light Productions, the transfer of the 2017 Olivier Award-winning revival, which played two sold-out engagements in London, will now appear in 50 cities across North America beginning in the ...

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Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo, Danny Burstein & More to Lead Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo, Danny Burstein & More to Lead Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Stage favorite Aaron Tveit and Tony winner Karen Olivo are stepping into the shoes of Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman for the pre-Broadway run of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Tveit will play Christian and Olivo will portray Satine in the highly anticipated stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 motion picture. As previously announced, the show's out-of-town engagement will reopen Boston's newly ...

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Take It to Go! Waitress Tour Star Desi Oakley Is Broadway.com's Newest Vlogger

Take It to Go! Waitress Tour Star Desi Oakley Is Broadway.com's Newest Vlogger

We already know this is going to be lovingly-made and irresistible! Stage favorite and singer-songwriter Desi Oakley, who's leading the national tour of Waitress, is is hitting the road and packing a camera as Broadway.com’s newest vlogger. It'll only take a taste for you to be addicted to Pie a la Road: Backstage at the Waitress Tour with Desi ...

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Beetlejuice Musical to Play D.C.'s National Theatre Before Broadway

Beetlejuice Musical to Play D.C.'s National Theatre Before Broadway

Beetlejuice, a new musical based on the fan-favorite 1988 film of the same name, has booked its pre-Broadway engagement at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre. Performances will begin this October, with exact dates to be announced. Beetlejuice features a book by Anthony King and Scott Brown and a score by Eddie Perfect. Tony nominee Alex Timbers directs the new tuner ...

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Disney's Frozen, Starring Caissie Levy & Patti Murin, Opens on Broadway

Disney's Frozen, Starring Caissie Levy & Patti Murin, Opens on Broadway

The highly anticipated new stage adaptation of the hit Disney film Frozen officially opens at Broadway's St. James Theatre on March 22. Directed by Tony winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony winner Rob Ashford, Frozen began preview performances on February 22. Broadway veterans Caissie Levy and Patti Murin star.

Frozen centers on two sisters who are pulled apart by ...

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Exclusive! Sara Bareilles Looks to Star in Alice in Wonderland Musical

Exclusive! Sara Bareilles Looks to Star in Alice in Wonderland Musical

This just might be the news of the day! Broadway.com has learned exclusively that Sara Bareilles, songwriter and recent star of Waitress, has eyes on starring in Tony winner Duncan Sheik's previously reported stage adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. Waitress book writer Jessie Nelson and Sheik's Spring Awakening co-writer Steven Sater are also at work on the new musical ...

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