THEATER

Broadway’s ‘The Prom’ to be Adapted as a Young Adult Novel

“Cue the drums and take to the floor” because not only is The Prom becoming a Netflix movie event, it is also being adapted as a Young Adult novel! This teen queer-themed adaptation will be written by Young Adult author and editor, Saundra Mitchell. For this project, she collaborated directly...

Disney on Broadway Celebrates 25th Anniversary

  Disney on Broadway celebrates 25 years! Starting with Beauty and the Beast in 1994, Disney has had “ten Broadway Titles (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aida, Tarzan, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, Newsies, Peter and the Star Catcher, Aladdin, and Frozen), twenty Tony Award wins, five Olivier...

‘The Prom’ Receives Three Drama League Nominations

Broadway’s musical comedy, The Prom, has been nominated for three Drama League Awards. They include ‘Outstanding Production of a Musical’ and ‘Distinguished Performance’ by Brooks Ashmanskas who plays the character Barry Glickman, and Beth Leavel who stars as Dee Dee Allen. This will be the Drama League Awards’ 85th year,...

Caitlin Kinnunen Joins “BUILD Brunch” to Talk about ‘The Prom’

Broadway’s Caitlin Kinnunen, star of the musical comedy The Prom, joined “BUILD Brunch” hosts Shannon Coffey, Brittany Jones-Cooper, Lukas Thimm, and Nicole Pellegrino on April 12. Caitlin shares what it is like to be a part of this positive and hopeful musical, as well as the reaction from fans of...

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces Cast for ‘In the Heights’

The Broadway musical In the Heights is set to become a feature film in 2020. With music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, Moana) there is a lot of anticipation for this screen adaptation. According to IMDb, In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood...