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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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Oh the Feeling! Cast Complete for National Tour of Tony-Winning Musical Jersey Boys

Oh the Feeling! Cast Complete for National Tour of Tony-Winning Musical Jersey Boys

They'll be the big men in town, just you wait and see! Complete casting has been announced for the 2017–2018 North American tour of the Tony–, Grammy– and Olivier Award–winning musical Jersey Boys. The cast will be led by Tommaso Antico (Bob Gaudio), Corey Greenan (Tommy DeVito), Chris Stevens (Nick Massi) and Jonny Wexler (Frankie Valli) as The Four Seasons ...

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Sing Once More! Meet Jill-Christine Wiley, Mike McLean & the Cast of The Sound of Music Tour

Sing Once More! Meet Jill-Christine Wiley, Mike McLean & the Cast of The Sound of Music Tour

Fill your heart with the songs of Rodgers + Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, and get to know the stars of the touring production.

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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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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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Watch Jill-Christine Wiley & the Cast of The Sound of Music Tour Do-Re-Mi in Rehearsal

Watch Jill-Christine Wiley & the Cast of The Sound of Music Tour Do-Re-Mi in Rehearsal

Enjoy something good as you watch Jill-Christine Wiley, Mike McLean and more in rehearsal for year three of The Sound of Music tour.

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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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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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Something Good! Jill-Christine Wiley, Mike McLean & More Join the Touring Production of The Sound of Music

Something Good! Jill-Christine Wiley, Mike McLean & More Join the Touring Production of The Sound of Music

We're happy to meet them! Jill-Christine Wiley and Mike McLean will star as Maria Rainer and Captain Georg von Trapp, respectively, in the North American tour of The Sound of Music. The touring production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical will next play The Paramount Theatre in Seattle September 6 through September 11, before continuing on to additional cities ...

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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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So Emotional! Tickets Now On Sale for The Bodyguard Tour, Starring Deborah Cox, in Salt Lake City

So Emotional! Tickets Now On Sale for The Bodyguard Tour, Starring Deborah Cox, in Salt Lake City

We get so emotional, baby, every time we think of this show! Tickets are now on sale for the musical stage adaptation of the 1992 movie The Bodyguard in Salt Lake City. The smash hit tuner, headlined by Grammy Award nominee Deborah Cox, will play the Eccles Theater from December 5 through December 10.

Based on the Oscar-nominated blockbuster film ...

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C’est Magnifique! Tickets Now on Sale for the National Tour of An American in Paris in Salt Lake City

C’est Magnifique! Tickets Now on Sale for the National Tour of An American in Paris in Salt Lake City

The City of Light awaits you! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of An American in Paris in Salt Lake City. The touring production of the hit Broadway musical will open on October 10 at the Eccles Theater and close on October 15.

Based on the Oscar-winning film, An American in Paris tells the tale of young ...

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Unwrap an Early Holiday Treat! Tickets Now on Sale for Elf The Musical in Salt Lake City

Unwrap an Early Holiday Treat! Tickets Now on Sale for Elf The Musical in Salt Lake City

Welcome Christmas! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Elf The Musical in Salt Lake City. The holiday musical will open on November 24 at the Eccles Theater and run through November 26.

Based on the 2003 film of the same name, Elf is the story of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s ...

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Broadway Across America to Acquire MagicSpace Entertainment’s Broadway-Presenting Business

Broadway Across America to Acquire MagicSpace Entertainment’s Broadway-Presenting Business

As the foremost presenter of first-class touring Broadway productions throughout North America, Broadway Across America (BAA) announced today that they are now operating in 44 markets in North America. After more than 20 years of presenting touring Broadway in Salt Lake City in partnership with MagicSpace Entertainment, BAA will be acquiring MagicSpace Entertainment’s Broadway-presenting business in Albuquerque, Boise, Fresno and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Perform Hamilton Tunes for a Great Cause

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Perform Hamilton Tunes for a Great Cause

It’s this summer’s ice bucket challenge, and it’s leaving participants a lot less chilly! Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda is encouraging fans of the revolutionary hit musical to donate to the Immigrants: We Get the Job Done Coalition via Prizeo—and to post a video of themselves singing their favorite Hamilton song using the hashtag #Ham4All. The grand prize includes tickets ...

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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 ...

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Watch Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron & More in the Fantastical Full Trailer for The Greatest Showman

Watch Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron & More in the Fantastical Full Trailer for The Greatest Showman

Ready? It's showtime! The trailer for Hugh Jackman's eagerly anticipated movie musical The Greatest Showman has arrived. Following yesterday's trailer teasers, the peek inside the circus tent is even more magical than we imagined. Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron in top hats, Zendaya and Michelle Williams twirling, Keala Settle belting with a beard—seriously, what more could you want? As Jackman ...

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Hugh Jackman & the Cast of The Greatest Showman Teaser Trailer; What We Know So Far

Hugh Jackman & the Cast of The Greatest Showman Teaser Trailer; What We Know So Far

Look out, 'cause here they come! Broadway beltress Keala Settle saaangs these words in just one of many colorful, fantastical teasers for forthcoming The Greatest Showman film trailer. Step right up, movie musical fans—the full trailer premieres on June 28. Hugh Jackman's eagerly anticipated film is scheduled to arrive in theaters in 2018. Take a look at the trailer teasers ...

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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 ...

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