Lin-Manuel Miranda performing in Hamilton

If you’ve been following Broadway happenings recently, you’ve probably heard of Hamilton. This unique story of the Founding Fathers of America is an unlikely hit for Broadway, as it includes a combination of hip-hop, rap, soul, and show tunes, as well as non-white actors starring as the Founding Fathers and other historical figures. … Read more

42nd Street

A 42nd Street sign at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in New York City

A hit jukebox musical, 42nd Street is based on the 1932 novel by Bradford Ropes and its 1993 Hollywood film adaptation that focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Broadway director Julian Marsh to launch a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza during the height of the Great Depression. This all-singing … Read more

Michael Crawford

Michael Crawford

An accomplished British actor, Michael Crawford, has appeared in films, television, and stage musicals. He is most notable for blossoming into a full theater legend in the late 1980s due to his impassioned performance originating the role of the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning and best-selling production of The Phantom of the … Read more

Les Misérables

LesMisérables on stage

Informally known as Les Mis or Les Miz, Les Misérables is a Broadway favorite. This French epic is set in 19th century France and follows the story of a peasant seeking atonement after being arrested for stealing a loaf of bread for his sister’s child. The story is heartbreaking, yet very popular, making it … Read more

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast play on stage

Tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast is a story that carries on from generation to generation. This is Disney’s first musical brought to the Broadway stage and their second best-selling musical after Lion King. This Disney landmark property has been a delight to watch onstage, keeping fans from coming back for … Read more

Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters’ Broadway career spans back to 1967, but she has moved beyond her early doll-like appeal to emerge as one of Stephen Sondheim’s leading interpreters. Her ageless face and angelic soprano voice brought her to success. She was particularly notable for her roles in the musicals Mack and Mabel, Song and Dance, Into the … Read more

Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane is a three-time Tony and Emmy Award-winning American actor on the stage, television, and screen. He is known for his stage roles as Max Bialystock in The Producers, Mendy in The Lisbon Traviata, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, and his voice work in The Lion King and Stuart Little. He is the guy who knows … Read more

Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli in 1972

Born of a showbiz marriage between Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli, Liza Minnelli has entertainment in her blood. She is a star with her own unique appeal, with amazing vocals and emotional gravitas that ignites its own special magic. She is famous for her huge acting choices, widened eyes, and spiky jazz-hand … Read more

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming in front of a camera

As a performer for Broadway and West End, Cumming won Tony and every other award available in the process. He’s a versatile and talented performer with a great sense of humor. He received traditional acting training for theater, but he moved effortlessly from Shakespeare to Cabaret, to X-Men, to The Good Wife TV series. His … Read more

The Lion King Musical

The Lion King at the Minskoff Theater in Broadway

The Lion King musical is the third-longest running show in the history of Broadway. It’s also the highest-grossing production from the prestigious theater. Based on the hit 1994 Disney animated film, The Lion King musical has been staged around the world and has consistently pulled in sell-out crowds since its opening in 1997. Its home … Read more