Dates Announced for This Year’s Easter Bonnet Competition!

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The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on Monday, April 22 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 23 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre, home to the long-running musical Disney’s The Lion King. The Easter Bonnet Competition celebrates six weeks of intensive fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring […]

Audra McDonald to Record Scottsboro Boys Song ‘Go Back Home’ for Her Upcoming Solo Album

Audra McDonald is currently working on her fifth studio album for Nonesuch Records. No release date or track list has been announced, but we do have a title and song. McDonald’s album will be called “Go Back Home” and will feature the John Kander and Fred Ebb song of the same name. The […]

Broadway’s Top Ten Pop Hits

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There was a time when the most popular American songs came straight from the Great White Way. The songs we’ve selected are not just known by Broadway buffs. They’ve seeped into the mainstream. Check out our our top ten Broadway pop hits. 10. I Don’t Know How to Love Him, from Jesus Christ Superstar […]

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Porgy and Bess, Once and More Get 2013 Grammy Nomination

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Nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday night in Nashville by the Recording Academy and, once again, Once is in the running for a major award. The cast recording for the Tony Award winning musical was nominated for Best Musical Theater Album along with cast recordings from two Gershwin musicals […]

Manhattan Theater Club’s Murder Ballad to Record Cast Album

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Send to Kindle Manhattan Theater Club’s Murder Ballad, featuring Will Swenson and Karen Olivo Will Record Cast Album Yellow Sound Label will record the Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere cast album of Murder Ballad, the critically acclaimed new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, currently playing an extended engagement at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and […]

Tony and Grammy Award Winner Audra McDonald will Host Live From Lincoln Center

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced that Audra McDonald has signed on as the official host of the landmark PBS series Live From Lincoln Center. The acclaimed singer/actress, winner of five Tony Awards and two Grammys, will host seven broadcasts from December 2012 through Spring 2013 including “The Richard Tucker Opera Gala” on Thursday, December 13 […]

MTC’s MURDER BALLAD Announces Two Week Extension

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Murder Ballad Gets Two Week Extension Manhattan Theatre Club’s presentation of Muder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, is extending by two weeks through Sunday, December 16 at MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York […]

MTC’s World Premiere of Murder Ballad Opens Tonight at The Studio at Stage II

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Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Murder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, opens tonight. The musical is the inaugural production of MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center – Stage II located at 131 West 55th Street. Murder Ballad features four of New York’s […]

Tony Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings on Bring It On, Chaplin & Others

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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time of the season to decide the eligibility of four Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. The four productions discussed include: Harvey; Bring It On: The Musical; Chaplin and An Enemy of the People. The committee has made the following determinations: Jessica Hecht and Charles […]

Audra McDonald and Will Swenson marry in small ceremony

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Broadway sweethearts, Audra McDonald and Will Swenson married over the weekend on October 6 at their home in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. The two got engaged this past New Year’s while on vacation in Puerto Rico. McDonald’s dress was designed by Porgy and Bess designer and “Project Runway” finalist ESosa. ESosa was Tony Award nominated […]