1. Renée Fleming on Being Nominated for 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel' | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Renée Fleming discusses being nominated for 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel' at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards , renée fleming , 2018 t ...

  2. Andrew Garfield Says He Feels 'Most at Home' in Theater, Sings Favorite 'Hamilton' Song | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Andrew Garfield discusses being nominated and sings a song from 'Hamilton' at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards , andrew garfield , 2018 tonys Broadw ...

  3. 'Mean Girls' Star Grey Henson Reveals His Favorite Broadway Song | Tony Awards 2018

    'Mean Girls' Star Grey Henson Reveals His Favorite Broadway Song | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grey Henson reveals what his favorite Broadway musical song of all time is at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards , 2018 tonys , grey henson Broadway Grey Henson ...

  4. Ari'el Stachel Talks Nomination for 'The Band's Visit' | Tony Awards 2018

    Ari'el Stachel Talks Nomination for 'The Band's Visit' | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ari'el Stachel discusses what being nominated for 'The Band's Visit' means to him at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , ari'el stachel , 2018 tony awards , Tony Award ...

  5. 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Star Ethan Slater Talks Perfecting Character's Laugh, Being Nominated | Tony Awards 2018

    'SpongeBob SquarePants' Star Ethan Slater Talks Perfecting Character's Laugh, Being Nominated | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical ' star Ethan Slater discusses being nominated and perfecting his character's laugh at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , ethan slat ...

  6. 'Mean Girls' Star Grey Henson Reveals His Favorite Broadway Song | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Grey Henson reveals what his favorite Broadway musical song of all time is at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards , 2018 tonys , grey henson Broadway Grey Henson ...

  7. 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Star Ethan Slater Talks Perfecting Character's Laugh, Being Nominated | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical ' star Ethan Slater discusses being nominated and perfecting his character's laugh at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , ethan slat ...

  8. Ari'el Stachel Talks Nomination for 'The Band's Visit' | Tony Awards 2018

    June 11, 2018 6:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ari'el Stachel discusses what being nominated for 'The Band's Visit' means to him at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , ari'el stachel , 2018 tony awards , Tony Award ...

  9. 'The Band's Visit' Wins Big, Parkland Students Make Everyone Cry at 2018 Tony Awards

    June 10, 2018 11:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Award-shows hosts like to say the ceremonies they emcee aren’t really about who wins and who takes home the trophy -- it’s all about celebrating the craft. But none of those hosts have kicked off a program with a song devoted to the “loser inside yo ...

  10. Rachel Bloom Sings Her Favorite Broadway Musical Song | Tony Awards 2018

    Rachel Bloom Sings Her Favorite Broadway Musical Song | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 10:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rachel Bloom sings her favorite Broadway musical song on the red carpet at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , crazy ex-girlfriend , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Rachel Bloom , Tony Awards Broadway Rach ...

  11. Rachel Bloom Sings Her Favorite Broadway Musical Song | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 10:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rachel Bloom sings her favorite Broadway musical song on the red carpet at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , crazy ex-girlfriend , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Rachel Bloom , Tony Awards Broadway Rach ...

  12. Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez Discuss 'Frozen' | Tony Awards 2018

    Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez Discuss 'Frozen' | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 10:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez discuss 'Frozen' at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , kristen lopez , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , robert lopez , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards Broadway Kristen Anderso ...

  13. Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez Discuss 'Frozen' | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 10:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez discuss 'Frozen' at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , kristen lopez , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , robert lopez , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards Broadway Kristen Anderso ...

  14. Bruce Springsteen Performs Spoken Word Rendition of 'My Hometown' At The 2018 Tony Awards

    June 10, 2018 10:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 After Billy Joel presented him with a special honor at the 2018 Tony Awards, Bruce Springsteen performed a stripped-down and deeply personal rendition of "My Hometown" that gave viewers a glimpse of what makes his one-man show, Springsteen ...

  15. Wayne Coyne Discusses Working on 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical | Tony Awards 2018

    Wayne Coyne Discusses Working on 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 10:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wayne Coyne discusses working on 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' at the 2018 Tony Awards. The Flaming Lips , music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , Flaming Lips , wayne coyne , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards ...

  16. Wayne Coyne Discusses Working on 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 10:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wayne Coyne discusses working on 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' at the 2018 Tony Awards. The Flaming Lips , music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , Flaming Lips , wayne coyne , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards ...

  17. Cynthia Erivo Talks 'Bad Times at El Royale,' Love of Aretha Franklin | Tony Awards 2018

    Cynthia Erivo Talks 'Bad Times at El Royale,' Love of Aretha Franklin | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cynthia Erivo discusses her upcoming film 'Bad Times at El Royale' and sings some Aretha Franklin at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards , Cynthia Eriv ...

  18. Cynthia Erivo Talks 'Bad Times at El Royale,' Love of Aretha Franklin | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cynthia Erivo discusses her upcoming film 'Bad Times at El Royale' and sings some Aretha Franklin at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , 2018 , tony awards 2018 , interview , tonys 2018 , Billboard , 2018 tony awards , Tony Awards , Cynthia Eriv ...

  19. Tom Higgenson Talks 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical | Tony Awards 2018

    Tom Higgenson Talks 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plain White T's singer Tom Higgenson discusses "Hey There Delilah" and being nominated for Best Original Score for 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , tom higgenson , 2018 , tony aw ...

  20. Tom Higgenson Talks 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical | Tony Awards 2018

    June 10, 2018 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plain White T's singer Tom Higgenson discusses "Hey There Delilah" and being nominated for Best Original Score for 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' at the 2018 Tony Awards. music , tom higgenson , 2018 , tony aw ...

  21. Parkland Students Put on Emotional Performance of 'Seasons of Love' at the 2018 Tony Awards

    June 10, 2018 9:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The audience at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards was in for a big surprise on Sunday (June 10), when Glee star Matthew Morrison welcomed kids from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama department to the Radio City stage. The students sang a pitc ...

  22. Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban On Hosting The 2018 Tonys: 'We're Going To Embrace Our Weirdness'

    June 08, 2018 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Both Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban  have been embraced by the Broadway community in the past couple of years. Bareilles wrote and has starred in the Tony-nominated Waitress , and she's nominated again this year as one of the multiple songwrite ...

  23. Meet the Tony Nominee: LaChanze on Bringing Donna Summer to Life

    June 08, 2018 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As LaChanze began researching Donna Summer for her role in Broadway’s  Summer: The Donna Summer Musical , she was surprised to learn the Queen of Disco’s life was more volatile than her classic tunes ever suggested.  The singer-actress -- who won a ...

  24. How 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Sounds Come to Life

    June 08, 2018 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson talk about the sound challenges that the musical faces. “I still resent you for making me put a microphone on a trash can!” jokes SpongeBob SquarePants sound designer Walter Trarbach to his colleague, foley artist Mik ...

  25. My Road to the Tonys: 'Mean Girls' Star Ashley Park

    June 07, 2018 2:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 It’s taken Ashley Park just five years to go from musical theater student at the University of Michigan to Tony-nominated actress. Mean Girls is her fourth Broadway show, and in the stage adaptation of Tina Fey’s 2004 film, the featured actress in a ...

  26. 'Once on This Island' Director Michael Arden on Tony Nods and the 'Responsibility' of Nontraditional Casting

    June 07, 2018 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two-time Tony Award nominee Michael Arden, 35, has quickly established himself as Broadway’s foremost proponent of nontraditional casting. He broke fresh ground by casting a mix of hearing and deaf actors in the 2015 revival of Spring Awakening , hi ...

  27. Casts of 'Mean Girls,' 'Frozen,' 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'SpongeBob SquarePants' & More Will Perform at 2018 Tony Awards

    June 07, 2018 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sarah Bareilles and Josh Groban will host the 72nd annual Tony Awards live from Radio City Music Hall this Sunday. The casts from the 2018 Tony Award-nominated musicals will perform at the awards show, including The Band’s Visit, Carousel, Frozen, M ...

  28. Sara Bareilles & Josh Groban Talk #TonyDreaming, Fangirling Over Bruce Springsteen On 'The Late Show': Watch

    June 07, 2018 8:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Awards co-hosts  Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night (June 6) to talk about what it’s like having Bruce Springsteen hanging around the Tony's set now that he's been confirmed ...

  29. Bruce Springsteen to Perform Live at 2018 Tony Awards

    June 06, 2018 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen has been enchanting audiences recently with his Springsteen on Broadway series -- and the entertainment world is ready to give thanks. Springsteen will be the recipient of a Special Tony Award in honor of the series and perform liv ...

  30. Pop Shop Podcast: It's Tony Awards Time! Who Will Win? Who Was Snubbed? And Will Hosts Josh Groban & Sarah Bareilles Dazzle?

    June 05, 2018 4:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the new episode of the Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard 's weekly charts. In addition, you can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun chart stats and stories, ...

  31. 'Mean Girls' Musical Earns Highest Debut for a Cast Album in Over a Year on Billboard 200 Chart

    June 01, 2018 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The original Broadway cast recording of Mean Girls takes a bow at No. 1 on the Cast Albums chart (dated June 2) and at No. 42 on the all-genre Billboard 200 . On the latter list, Mean Girls logs the highest debut for a cast album in over a year. Mea ...

  32. Billboard on Broadway Podcast: How 'Frozen' Moved From Movie to Musical

    June 01, 2018 3:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The highest-grossing animated film of all time is now a Broadway show -- but Disney's Frozen is no straight-ahead screen-to-stage transfer. Composers Bobby Lopez (a double EGOT-winner!) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez expanded the score threefold fr ...

  33. Leslie Odom, Jr., Billy Joel, Robert De Niro & More Set to Appear at the 2018 Tony Awards

    May 30, 2018 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 72nd Annual Tony Awards , which will be hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban on June 10, are set to feature some major star power when the awards are broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall. UPDATE: Christine Baranski, Mikhail Baryshnikov, ...

  34. Billboard on Broadway Podcast: The Pop Phenomenon 'SpongeBob SquarePants'

    May 24, 2018 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to presenting musicals both new and old on Broadway, it can sometimes feel as if every trick in the book has been tried. But now there's the new SpongeBob SquarePants musical, which, even by today's turn-traditional-theater-o ...

  35. Audra McDonald & Dan Stevens Turn 'Taxi Driver,' 'The Shape of Water' Into Inappropriate Musicals On 'Late Late Show': Watch

    May 22, 2018 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Broadway legends Audra McDonald and Dan Stevens stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden on Monday night (May 21) to partake in a new segment titled “Inappropriate Musicals." “Many of Broadway’s biggest hits have been based on movies,” h ...

  36. 'Summer: The Donna Summer Musical' Cast Perform Disco-Dazzled 'MacArthur Park' on 'The Tonight Show': Watch

    May 22, 2018 7:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Queen of Disco is coming back to life on the Broadway stage thanks to  Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,  and viewers of Monday night's (May 21)  The Tonight Show  got a preview of the theatrical tribute to Donna Summer . The "Three Do ...

  37. Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In the Heights' Lands at Warner Bros.

    May 18, 2018 7:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jon M. Chu will direct the movie musical that, for a time, was caught up in the Weinstein Co. tumult. Lin-Manuel Miranda 's  In the Heights  has officially found a new home. The film rights to the Tony Award-winning musical from Miranda and Qui ...

  38. 'Mean Girls' Composers on Making Tina Fey's Cult Favorite Into a Hit Musical

    May 17, 2018 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Five years ago, composer Jeff Richmond and lyricist Nell Benjamin started their partnership writing the score for the new musical of Tina Fey's Mean Girls . At the time, Richmond — who's best known for writing music for Saturday Night Live ...

  39. 'Mean Girls' Broadway Star Grey Henson Talks His Tony Award Nomination & Representing Queer Youth on Stage

    May 15, 2018 1:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 When the character of Damian appeared onscreen in the 2004 smash hit film Mean Girls , audiences were immediately taken by him. Played by Daniel Franzese, the openly gay high schooler was a dramatic and oftentimes hilarious addition to the cast, con ...

  40. The 'Frozen: The Broadway Musical' Original Cast Recording Has Arrived: Listen

    May 11, 2018 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Just two months after its stage debut, the original soundtrack for Frozen: The Broadway Musical  is here. The 22-track album, out May 11, features the Broadway cast , including Patti Murin as Anna and Caissie Levy as Elsa, performing songs from the ...

  41. Andrew Garfield on Vanessa Vanjie Mateo's 'Drag Race' Exit: 'What the Hell Was That?'

    May 10, 2018 1:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Amid the drama and glamour of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10, one queen has already proven that sometimes, going home first is a good thing. Vanessa Vanjie Mateo was the first to leave the competition this season, but her exit, in which she simply rep ...

  42. Broadway's Anna & Hans Sing 'Love Is an Open Door' From the 'Frozen' Musical: Exclusive Premiere

    May 10, 2018 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Disney's Frozen: The Broadway Musical will release its Original Cast Recording on Friday, May 11, but you can get an early listen of the Anna/Hans duet "Love Is an Open Door" exclusively via Billboard today (May 10). [readmore:8419054 ...

  43. 'Hamilton' Hits the Road With New, Interactive Exhibition

    May 07, 2018 12:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Still not over #Hamilmania? Luckily for you, an interactive experience titled "Hamilton: The Exhibition" is coming. The 360-degree gallery is set to open this November in Chicago before traveling to other cities.  Fans of the Tony-winning ...

  44. Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger Strips Down to His Underwear to Perform a 'Boys' Medley: Watch

    May 07, 2018 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 He performed Charli XCX’s “Boys,” Britney Spears’ “Boys,” Don Henley’s “The Boys of Summer” and Miami Sound Machine’s “Bad Boys.” Broadway star Andrew Keenan-Bolger is not a stranger to getting nearly naked to do his job. The actor, famous for his r ...

  45. 'As Much As I Can' Immersive Theater Show Shines Light on HIV Among Gay Black Men

    May 06, 2018 7:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The statistics are staggering: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , black men who have sex with men are more affected by HIV than any other group in the United States. ViiV Healthcare and Native Son founder Emil Wilbekin hav ...

  46. How Musical 'Miss You Like Hell' Brings Immigration Issues to the Stage

    April 13, 2018 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 "It felt like I poked the universe, and Quiara appeared,” says singer-songwriter Erin McKeown. It was 2011, and McKeown was about to leave for a “life-changing” trip to the border city of Nogales in Arizona and Mexico, when she was first approa ...

  47. Lea Michele and Darren Criss Are Heading on Tour Together

    April 09, 2018 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Glee co-stars Lea Michele and Darren Criss are reuniting to go on tour together. The pair stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to announce their upcoming LMDC tour. In true Broadway fashion, Michele and Criss sang to announce their latest vent ...

  48. Broadway Cast of 'The Boys in the Band' Shares First Rehearsal Photo

    April 03, 2018 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 When celebrating the 50th anniversary of a landmark project like The Boys in the Band , it’s important to go big. That’s why when it was announced that stars like Zachary Quinto, Jim Parsons, Andrew Rannells and Matt Bomer would be joining the cast ...

  49. From 'Jesus Christ Superstar' to 'Hairspray' and Beyond: TV's Best Live Musicals, Ranked

    April 02, 2018 2:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now that John Legend has hung up his " deepest V " and wowed as the tragic, holy hero of Jesus Christ Superstar , the production is the latest to successfully bring Broadway to the living rooms of millions  with a pop star at the helm. Whe ...

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