Broadway Recent News



NeNe Leakes Is Headed Back to Broadway in ‘Chicago’

NeNe Leakes has big news: she’s headed back to Broadway, where she’ll be performing in Chicago

Kaitlyn Laurie | October 22, 2015 - 5:28 pm

WATCH: Jennifer Hudson Previews Her Broadway Debut in ‘The Color Purple’

Jennifer Hudson is about to bring the house down as Shug Avery in The Color Purple.

Mia Lardiere | June 30, 2015 - 11:53 am

That Time Broadway’s ‘Lion King’ and ‘Aladdin’ Casts Had the Ultimate Airport Sing-Off

Singing always makes everything better. Just ask the Broadway singers you’re about to meet.

Peggy Truong | June 4, 2015 - 3:33 pm

Instant Follow Friday: Inside Vanessa Hudgens’ Life as a Broadway Star in ‘Gigi’ Revival

Vanessa Hudgens is moving on from her bubblegum pop roots and High School Musical reputation (nude photo scandal aside): she is one of Broadway’s finest now, with her titular role in the revival of Gigi and some serious singing chops as well.

Kaitlyn Laurie | April 24, 2015 - 7:30 am

A Look Back: Neil Patrick Harris’ Best Hosting Moments


Watch: NPH and David Burtka recreate Lady and the Tramp


Neil Patrick Harris is a man of many talents. Although he’s best known for his starring role in How I Met Your Mother,…

Taylor Rock | February 20, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Vanessa Hudgens Channels Audrey Hepburn for Broadway Debut in ‘Gigi’

Vanessa Hudgens has gone old Hollywood!

The 26-year-old actress is making her Broadway debut in her role as Gigi in the musical of the same name, which is based on the much-loved 1958 film with Leslie Caron.

And since she’ll be playing a Parisian icon for the role, who better for…

Kendall Fisher | December 22, 2014 - 11:30 am

Bradley Cooper Returns in ‘The Elephant Man’

Actor Bradley Cooper revived his role as Joseph Merrick, in the play The Elephant Man. It is based on Merrick’s life, a 19th century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When a renowned doctor takes Merrick under his care at the London Hospital, he is astonished by Merrick’s brilliant…

Michael Prieve | November 10, 2014 - 11:35 am

Watch: Bradley Cooper and Jimmy Fallon Go Head-to-Head in a Game of “Egg Russian Roulette”

Because there is never a reason to not watch Bradley Cooper smash raw eggs on his forehead, we gladly present to you a video of epic proportions…that features Bradley Cooper smashing raw eggs on his forehead.

Thankfully for us, Jimmy Fallon knows what the people want and he gives it to them often.

Jason Marshall | October 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Here’s Your First Look at a Lingerie-Clad Emma Stone in ‘Cabaret’

Ooh la la!

As previously reported, Emma Stone is set to replace Michelle Williams in Broadway’s production of Cabaret. Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we now (finally) get our first look at the Magic in the Moonlight actress’ seductive style as nightclub singer Sally Bowles.

Gabrielle Chung | October 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Emma Stone Officially Joins Broadway Production of ‘Cabaret’

Time to save up: Emma Stone has officially been hired to play showgirl Sally Bowles on Broadway.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the 25-year-old actress will officially takeover Cabaret duties from Michelle Williams on Nov. 11.

Peggy Truong | August 20, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Watch: Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ Cast Pay Tribute to Robin Williams and His Genie

Broadway is also mourning the loss of Robin Williams.

On Tuesday night, the cast of Aladdin paused to sing a song in honor of the actor’s career and legacy.

Peggy Truong | August 13, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Emma Stone in Negotiations to Make Broadway Debut in ‘Cabaret’

Emma Stone could be Broadway-bound.

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that the 25-year-old actress is currently in talks to make her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in the revival production of Cabaret.

Peggy Truong | August 11, 2014 - 6:45 pm

Heidi Klum Spent An Evening with ‘Cinderella’ on Broadway

Heidi Klum is known for making waves in the world of fashion, but her latest venture is a bit out there…even for her.

Following a performance of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway, Heidi took to the stage, spent a little time with the girl named Ella and quite possibly found an amazing…

Jason Marshall | July 13, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Nothing Comes Between Neil Patrick Harris and His Calvins, Except for a Pair of Five Inch Heels

The dust has barely settled on the final season of How I Met Your Mother, but Neil Patrick Harris has already moved on to bigger, better, and much more sparkly things.

Jason Marshall | April 27, 2014 - 2:00 pm

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Performed Her Classic “Rent” Duet with Charitable “If/Then” Audience Members

Adele Dazeem,…I mean Idina Menzel, has been belting her way towards another Tony nomination in the new musical If/Then since early March, but it’s only recently that people have really been talking about the show. And they’re talking about it because she keeps singing music from Rent as if that’s the show people have been…

Jason Marshall | April 20, 2014 - 8:00 pm

The Stars Behind Broadway’s ‘Kinky Boots’ Thank Macy’s For Supporting Fabulousness

After their high heels and day drag sent America into a tizzy, the stars of Broadway’s Kinky Boots thanked Macy’s for their support in the most American way possible. They braved the crowds and brawls of Black Friday.

Jason Marshall | November 30, 2013 - 12:28 pm

James Franco Is Just Getting Around to Doing Broadway

Believe it or not, James Franco has yet to do Broadway, but the Kimye-parodying, author, director, teacher and let’s not forget Oscar host (okay, maybe we should forget that one), will soon take his many talents to the Great White Way. …

Barbara DeFranco | November 26, 2013 - 10:19 am

Bryan Cranston is Broadway Bound

No, a Breaking Bad musical isn’t happening. (But let’s entertain that idea for a few seconds).

The man himself, Bryan Cranston, is set to make his Broadway debut later this season, starring as Lyndon B. Johnson in the play All the Way. The news was confirmed by producer Jeffrey Richards on Sunday. [via…

Peggy Truong | October 6, 2013 - 6:00 pm

The Music of Tupac Is Headed for Broadway

From the Black Panthers to the Great White Way, the journey of Tupac Shakur is an odd one. Since his death in 1996, Shakur has remained one of the top-selling artists of all time. He’s been a hologram, and now his music is headed to Broadway. Set to hit the  stage in the 2013-14 theater…

Robert Kessler | June 25, 2013 - 10:15 am
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