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The Great Comet, Hello, Dolly! & Dear Evan Hansen Lead 2017 Tony Award Nominations

The Great Comet, Hello, Dolly! & Dear Evan Hansen Lead 2017 Tony Award Nominations

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 topped the 2017 Tony nominations with a whopping 12 nods. Hello, Dolly! and Dear Evan Hansen also garnered a great number of nominations with 10 and nine, respectively. Tony winner Jane Krakowski and Tony nominee Christopher Jackson announced the nominees for the 71st annual Tony Awards on May 2. A Doll’s House ...

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Bring Its 'Pure Imagination' on the Road

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Bring Its 'Pure Imagination' on the Road

The new Broadway musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a national tour beginning in September 2018. Jack O’Brien will repeat his duties as director for the tour. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features a book by David Greig, music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman, began previews at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on March ...

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Exclusive! Celebrate the In Transit Cast Album Release with Margo Seibert Rocking Out at the Mic

Exclusive! Celebrate the In Transit Cast Album Release with Margo Seibert Rocking Out at the Mic

The day is here! The Hollywood Records cast album of Broadway’s first a cappella musical, In Transit, is available for purchase online. The new musical, which recently wrapped its run at the Circle in the Square Theatre, featured Broadway veterans singing about the joys and the trials of living in New York City. In this exclusive clip from the cast ...

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Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More

Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 28 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2017 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee met regularly throughout the 2016-2017 Broadway season to make eligibility determinations.

The Committee confirmed the eligibility ...

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Stage & Screen Legend James Earl Jones to Be Honored with Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

Stage & Screen Legend James Earl Jones to Be Honored with Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

Two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones will receive the 2017 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. The honor will be presented at the 71st Annual Tony Awards on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall.

The Fences and Great White Hope Tony winner last starred on Broadway in The Gin Game; his additional stage credits include The Best ...

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Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform the Tap-Happy Number 'Philanthropy'

Watch Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Perform the Tap-Happy Number 'Philanthropy'

This just in! We've got an interesting forecast on the way: cynical weatherman Phil Connors doing kind deeds all over Punxsutawney! Andy Karl and the cast of Broadway's uproarious Groundhog Day stopped by The Today Show on April 27 to perform the superbly dancey number "Philanthropy," which is when Karl's arrogant character starts changing his ways. Take a peek ...

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Journey to Today! Broadway's Anastasia, Christy Altomare, Sings Out on Broadway Week

Journey to Today! Broadway's Anastasia, Christy Altomare, Sings Out on Broadway Week

Christy Altomare is having quite the special week. The morning after opening in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, she woke up to an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for her performance in the enchanting musical's title role. And the next morning the bright-eyed Altomare took part in the annual Broadway Week on NBC's Today. Watch the video below to see ...

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Showtune Showdown! Thirteen Musicals Duke It Out for Tony Nominations in Historically Competitive Year

Showtune Showdown! Thirteen Musicals Duke It Out for Tony Nominations in Historically Competitive Year

Nobody does musicals like Broadway. Every Broadway season feels chock full of big-hearted, big-singing shows that all compete for that final trophy on Tony Awards night: the one engraved with perhaps the two most important words in showbiz: Best. Musical. But have you noticed the 2016-2017 season has more musicals than almost ever before hoping to grab that spinning mantel ...

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Will Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen Team Up as Timon & Pumbaa in the Lion King Live-Action Remake?

Will Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen Team Up as Timon & Pumbaa in the Lion King Live-Action Remake?

Comedy favorites Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen look likely to play Timon and Pumbaa, respectively, in the upcoming live-action Lion King film, according to The Wrap. The pair is in final negotiations to join Jon Favreau’s reboot of the animated classic. Eichner and Rogen would sing the upbeat song “Hakuna Matata.”

The film, currently in preproduction in Los Angeles ...

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Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Face Off in Broadway War Paint

Watch Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Face Off in Broadway War Paint

Show clips of Broadway's ultra-glam War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole.

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Watch Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & the Cast of Bandstand Twirl, High-Kick & Belt It Out

Watch Laura Osnes, Corey Cott & the Cast of Bandstand Twirl, High-Kick & Belt It Out

Swingin' show clips of Bandstand, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott.

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New Musical Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, to Be Preserved on Cast Album

New Musical Bandstand, Starring Laura Osnes & Corey Cott, to Be Preserved on Cast Album

Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor’s original swing score of the new Broadway musical Bandstand will be recorded onto an original cast album by Broadway Records. The album will be released on June 23.

Bandstand, with a book by Oberacker and Taylor, began previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on March 31 and will open on April 26. Directed and ...

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Watch Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Perform on Today

Watch Ben Platt & the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Perform on Today

The stars of Broadway’s new hit musical Dear Evan Hansen stopped by Today on April 25 to share their show with TV audiences. Ben Platt and his fellow cast members presented a moving rendition of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s act-one closer “You Will Be Found.” Give a watch to the cast in the video below to see just ...

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Scrumdiddlyumptious! Guess These Candies with the Cast and Friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Opening Night!

Scrumdiddlyumptious! Guess These Candies with the Cast and Friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Opening Night!

Matt Rodin challenges the cast and friends of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to name candies based on photo clues on opening night.

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Home at Last! Watch Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More Take the Stage in Anastasia

Home at Last! Watch Christy Altomare, Derek Klena & More Take the Stage in Anastasia

Show clips from Broadway's Anastasia, starring Christy Altomare.

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Simply Delicious! Savor These Clips of Christian Borle & the Cast of Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

Simply Delicious! Savor These Clips of Christian Borle & the Cast of Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

Enjoy this treat! Show clips of Christian Borle and the cast of Broadway's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 11: Good Morning, Baltimore!

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 11: Good Morning, Baltimore!

Rob McClure takes us to see the Flat Rock Playhouse, a herd of goats, huge pieces of furniture and more as the Something Rotten! tour makes its way to Baltimore.

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In Her Own Words: Hello, Dolly! Star Bette Midler on the Bliss and Burnout of Her Early Days on Broadway

In Her Own Words: Hello, Dolly! Star Bette Midler on the Bliss and Burnout of Her Early Days on Broadway

The world’s been waiting for entertainment icon Bette Midler to return to the Broadway musical stage for close to 50 long years. Now that the opening of Hello, Dolly!, with the incomparable Midler as Miss Dolly Gallagher Levi, is upon us, we thought it’d be fun to take a trip back to her early days on the stage. Thanks to ...

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The Great Comet's Josh Groban Talks Dating with a Beard, Leslie Odom Jr. Prank Calls & More

The Great Comet's Josh Groban Talks Dating with a Beard, Leslie Odom Jr. Prank Calls & More

The Great Comet's Josh Groban geeks out about making his Broadway debut, shares tales about getting groped by Grobanites in his 'voluptuous' Pierre fat suit and more!

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Will Smith in Discussions to Play the Genie in Live-Action Aladdin

Will Smith in Discussions to Play the Genie in Live-Action Aladdin

Will Smith just might be singing “Friend Like Me” in Disney’s upcoming live-action Aladdin film, according to Deadline. The screen star is in discussions to take on the role of the Genie, embodied in the animated film by Robin Williams and originated in the Broadway musical to Tony-winning effect by James Monroe Iglehart. As previously reported, Guy Ritchie looks likely ...

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Frozen Musical Announces Full Broadway Lead Casting

Frozen Musical Announces Full Broadway Lead Casting

Caissie Levy will star as Elsa and Patti Murin will star as Anna in Disney’s new Broadway musical Frozen, opening at the St. James Theatre in spring 2018. Also joining the principal cast are Jelani Alladin as Kristoff, Greg Hildreth as Olaf, John Riddle as Hans and Robert Creighton as Duke of Weselton.

Frozen plays its out-of-town tryout at the ...

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Carousel to Return to Broadway in 2018, Starring Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry

Carousel to Return to Broadway in 2018, Starring Jessie Mueller and Joshua Henry

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Carousel will return to Broadway in 2018, featuring Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Waitress) as Julie Jordan, Tony nominee Joshua Henry (Hamilton) as Billy Bigelow and opera star Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler. Three-time Tony winner Jack O’Brien will direct the revival, set to open on March 23, 2018 at a theater to be announced ...

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You Can Dance, You Can Jive! Tickets Now on Sale for Mamma Mia! Farewell Tour in Atlanta

You Can Dance, You Can Jive! Tickets Now on Sale for Mamma Mia! Farewell Tour in Atlanta

Get ready to unleash your inner dancing queen! Tickets for the farewell tour of Mamma Mia! are now on sale for the show’s engagement in Atlanta. The musical featuring the hit songs of ABBA will open on June 13 at the Fox Theatre and close on June 18.

Mamma Mia! tells the story of a bride-to-be who never met her ...

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Watch These Uproarious Show Clips of Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Over and Over (and Over)!

Watch These Uproarious Show Clips of Andy Karl & the Cast of Groundhog Day Over and Over (and Over)!

Show clips of Groundhog Day, starring Andy Karl.

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Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 10: Furry Friends

Bottoms Up: Backstage at the Something Rotten! Tour with Rob McClure, Episode 10: Furry Friends

Rob McClure and the gang are in Greenville, South Carolina! Adorable lemurs, mice and even a newborn kitten await you in this latest episode.

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