THEATER

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...

A Review Of ‘Betrayal’ Starring Tom Hiddleston

Since 2011, in place of the Comedy Theatre, the Londoner West End district was enriched by the newly opened Harold Pinter Theatre. Named after the famous playwright who had penned works like The Homecoming, The Room, No Man’s Land or Moonlight, the theatre was supposed to be home to comedies...

Broadway’s Beth Leavel Receives a Sardi’s Caricature

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, Bandstand, The Drowsy Chaperone) received a Sardi’s caricature portrait on Tuesday, March 26. The Prom shared a clip of Beth speaking on their Instagram Story during the reveal: “This is the perfect moment for this and it’s happening in the perfect time, with...

Jeremy Jordan Joins Cast of Broadway’s ‘Waitress’

Jeremy Jordan will be joining the cast of Broadway’s Waitress from April 8 to May 12. He will play the role of OBGYN Dr. Pomatter, alongside Shoshana Bean who plays Jenna. Though Jeremy was in American Son with Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale in 2018, this will be his first Broadway...

‘The Prom’ Star Talks LGBTQ Representation on “BUILD Brunch”

Isabelle McCalla from Broadway’s musical comedy, The Prom, joined “BUILD Brunch” on Feb. 26 to chat with the hosts, Ali Kolbert, Shannon Coffey, Brittany Jones-Cooper, and Lukas Thimm. Isabelle talks about the musical, as well as how this groundbreaking and uplifting story has resonated with so many young people of...