THEATER

Pride Month Spotlight: Emma Nolan

Welcome to the 12th installment of our 2019 Pride Month Series! Each day in the month of June, we will be highlighting a different member of the LGBTQ+ community who we think is a great example of representation and dynamic characterization. We will focus on fictional characters, celebrities, and activists...

‘Hadestown’ to Release Original Broadway Cast Album

Fans of this season’s new Broadway smash Hadestown have been waiting with bated breath for the release of the original Broadway cast album. Originally announced to be available for download and streaming on June 7, there has been a bit of a snag in production, but we have been assured that...

‘The Prom’ Cast Performs on ‘The View’

The cast of Broadway’s seven Tony Award nominated musical, The Prom, performed on The View Thursday, May 30. They sang and danced to “You Happened,” the fun and upbeat ‘promposal’ song! After the performance, hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Sunny Hostin talked to Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle McCalla, and the cast about...

Broadway’s Brook Ashmanskas Receives a Sardi’s Caricature

Broadway’s Brooks Ashmanskas (The Prom, Sunday in the Park with George) received a Sardi’s caricature portrait on Tuesday, May 28. A Sardi’s caricature is basically “Broadway’s Unofficial Hall of Fame!” Though Sardi’s Restaurant opened in 1921, the owners’ idea of their now world-famous caricature portraits started in 1927. Since then,...

‘Bandstand’ Announces National Tour Starting Fall 2019

The Tony Award-winning musical Bandstand has announced that it will be touring around the nation from November 2019 through June 2020. Starting in Albuquerque, New Mexico and ending in New Haven, Connecticut, you can find the complete tour route here! Written by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker and directed and...

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...