On this day in 1980 42nd Street opened at the Winter Garden, and had a spectacular run of 3,486 performances, proving that Broadway could still enjoy the songs made popular five decades earlier. Read more here.
Peter Filichia teased out our new vault release in his recent post and now it’s finally here from the MWB vault! Originally produced by Joseph Papp for the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road, was a milestone in the integration of rock-and-roll and musical theater. […]
In 1999, one of the most popular musicals ever created, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s colorful Phantom of the Opera or El Fantasma De La Opera opened in Mexico. In 2012, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seven-time Tony Award®-winning musical Evita came back to Broadway and celebrated tremendous success. Now, in 2016,Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS Returns To Broadway! Will it follow […]
We are thrilled to announce that that Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical will record its original cast album August 8-11! Get the full scoop exclusively at Playbill here.
Rodgers and Hammerstein President Ted Chapin shares on State Fair in new Legends of Broadway video series. Watch below to learn more unreleased material on the show.