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A Film Remake of Little Shop of Horrors Is in the Works with Supergirl & The Flash's Greg Berlanti at the Helm

A Film Remake of Little Shop of Horrors Is in the Works with Supergirl & The Flash's Greg Berlanti at the Helm

Look out, look out, look out, look out! A new Little Shop of Horrors is aiming to take over the big screen. According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a remake of the 1986 movie based on Alan Menken and Howard Ashman’s musical. Greg Berlanti (executive producer of such shows as Supergirl and The Flash) is set to ...

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School of Rock Celebrates One Year on the Great White Way

School of Rock Celebrates One Year on the Great White Way

School of Rock has been teaching audiences to stick it to the man for a year on Broadway. The tuner opened on the Great White Way on December 6, 2015 and garnered four Tony Award nominations, including a nod for original frontman Alex Brightman's performance, Best Book, Best Original Score and Best Musical. School of Rock's current lineup includes ...

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Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway

Great White Way Dates Set for Harold Prince's Prince of Broadway

We now have dates for the previously reported Main Stem premiere of Prince of Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club. The long-in-the-works musical, which celebrates the career of the 21-time Tony-winning director and producer Harold Prince, will begin previews on August 3, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for August 24 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

“Of course I’m delighted that ...

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Hairspray Live! FAQ! Everything You Need to Know to Get the Beat Started

Hairspray Live! FAQ! Everything You Need to Know to Get the Beat Started

We can hear the bells! Following The Wiz, Peter Pan and The Sound of Music, NBC’s latest musical broadcast is almost here: Hairspray Live!. This musical is timeless to theater fans, and the starry live event is Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek’s Save the Date pick for the month of December. We’ve pulled together some frequently asked questions about the ...

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The Creative Team Behind Hairspray Live! on Making NBC's Musicals Bigger, Bolder & Perfect for Underwear-Clad Viewers

The Creative Team Behind Hairspray Live! on Making NBC's Musicals Bigger, Bolder & Perfect for Underwear-Clad Viewers

When Tony-winning director Kenny Leon staged The Wiz Live! for NBC last year, audiences tuned in to catch a talented cast in a multi-set proscenium space. When the cameras roll on Hairspray Live! on December 7, however, there won’t be a fourth wall. At times, there won’t even be the other three walls.

Following The Sound of Music, Peter Pan ...

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Watch a Mini Documentary Showing How School of Rock Made the Grade on Broadway

Watch a Mini Documentary Showing How School of Rock Made the Grade on Broadway

Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest hit School of Rock officially turns one on December 6 and to celebrate we here at Broadway.com are delighted to be the first to bring you this mini-documentary. Charting the show's life from its try-out at the Gramercy all the way to the Tony Awards and beyond, it has been put together by NYU film ...

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The Color Purple, Waitress, Bright Star & More Nab Grammy Nominations

The Color Purple, Waitress, Bright Star & More Nab Grammy Nominations

Nominations were announced this morning for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 12, 2017, hosted by Tony winner James Corden. Four Broadway productions and one West End show are in the running for Best Musical Theater Album, with credits as follows:

Bright Star. Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher & Una Jackman, producers ...

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Hello! National Tour of The Book of Mormon Opens in Kansas City

Hello! National Tour of The Book of Mormon Opens in Kansas City

It’s time to man up! The national tour of The Book of Mormon opens in Kansas City on December 6. The Tony Award-winning musical will play Municipal Auditorium Music Hall through December 11.

Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon follows two young Mormon missionaries sent to ...

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OMG! It's Time for the 'WTFDTSF' Red Carpet Challenge with Ben Platt & the Stars of Dear Evan Hansen

OMG! It's Time for the 'WTFDTSF' Red Carpet Challenge with Ben Platt & the Stars of Dear Evan Hansen

OMG! We are ROTFL as we watch Matt Rodin grill the stars of Dear Evan Hansen about Internet acronyms.

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Far More Than One Short Day! Wicked Becomes the Ninth Longest-Running Show on Broadway

Far More Than One Short Day! Wicked Becomes the Ninth Longest-Running Show on Broadway

Oh what a celebration we'll have today! Broadway's soaring hit Wicked is officially the ninth longest-running show on the Great White Green Way. This marks 5,462 performances at the Gershwin Theatre on December 4. Beauty and the Beast was the previous holder of the ninth spot.

To properly rejoicify about this gravity-defying occasion, we've included nine of our favorite ...

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