What does it mean when the lights dim on Broadway? Rob Seitelman takes a look at the tradition.
BroadwayHD is thrilled to add Carole King: Tapestry, Live in London, to its lineup for a limited time. To celebrate, we take you through her record-breaking album track by track.
With all of the theatre community buzzing about the Prince of Broadway, Rob Seitelman takes the chance to discuss musical revues.
The legendary Barbara Cook passed away today at the age of 89. Learn how the defining ingenue blazed the way for all sopranos and singers after her.
Replacing cast members on Broadway can be a tricky decision for producers who want to maintain the integrity of the role but also sell tickets. From the audience perspective, is it better to see the original Broadway cast or replacements?
The Tony-nominated Indecent may be closing on Broadway, but our cameras will be there to capture it for streaming January 2018 on BroadwayHD.com.
Rob Seitelman reflects on the impact, career and theatrical accomplishments of Sam Shepard, who passed away this week.
Bobbie, baby. With a Sondheim-approved female Bobby coming to Company on the West End, what does that mean for gender norms in theatre?
A pioneering musical about love, life, and the LGBTQ and Jewish communities, the 2016 Broadway revival of Falsettos will be available on-demand via BroadwayHD on August 14.
Live theatre events come and go, but you can always experience them through cast recordings and livestreamed or on-demand performances.
Whether it's current events, weather, or travel delays, the success of Broadway can be easily influenced by outside forces. Rob Seitelman takes a look at how all of NYC feels it when Broadway feels the pinch.
With Edward Albee's estate destroying his unfinished manuscripts per his instructions, what does that mean for the work of other playwrights after they've passed?
When is a night at the theatre an act of patriotism? As America gets ready to celebrate its birthday, join Rob Seitelman for an exploration of America's contribution to theatre, and how theatre has helped to define the course of American history at key moments in our past.
This week Rob Seitelman looks at the historical and cultural context for Julius Caesar, and dissects the controversy surrounding the controversial production by The Public Theater.
By far, the best parts of the Tony Awards are the acceptance speeches given by the winners. Rob Seitelman discusses the way in which artists connect deeply with the people and institutions that nurture and support them throughout their career.
Why bother with theatre when the house is on fire? Rob Seitelman discusses the role theatre plays for a culture in conflict and emergency.
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is a "musical-joy machine" featuring more than 20 of the most beloved songs from the Irving Berlin catalogue, including "Blue Skies," "Steppin' Out With My Baby," "Shaking the Blues Away," "Easter Parade," "Happy Holiday," "White Christmas" and "Heatwave." Universal Stage Productions and Ghostlight Records have previously collaborated on the recording of the Tony nominated Best Musical Bring It On: The Musical, and Ghostlight Records previously recorded Roundabout Theatre Company's critically acclaimed productions of She Loves Me, The Robber Bridegroom, Anything Goes and Everyday Rapture.
Rob Seitelman explores some of the fascinating history and artistic culture of "Off-Broadway" -- land of dangerous, edgy shows and birthplace of some of Broadway's most colossal hits (ahem, Hamilton).
This week, in anticipation of the Tony Awards, Rob Seitelman explores the history and context of the many award shows in American professional theatre.
Online theater streaming service BroadwayHD will live stream "Ernest Shackleton Loves Me," winner of the 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, starring Wade McCollum ("Wicked") and GrooveLily's electro-violinist Valerie Vigoda ("Striking 12").
This week, Rob Seitelman covers some of the theatrical background and interesting features of Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall, BroadwayHD's latest addition. If you love Disney musicals, read on!
Four exclusive new shows will be joining our library of top-quality video on demand theatre over the summer. More shows are on the way too – so stay tuned, and scroll down to the bottom of the page and sign up for our announcement email list!
It's Mother's Day! To celebrate, Rob Seitelman takes an in depth look at how Shakespeare treats three of the most interesting mothers in his plays: Gertrude (Hamlet), Lady Capulet (Romeo and Juliet), and Titania (A Midsummer Night's Dream).
This month, in honor of Mother's Day, I'll be taking a look at the portrayal of mothers in theatre. There is perhaps no better place to start than with one of the most coveted roles in musical theatre: Mama Rose from the 1959 musical Gypsy.
BroadwayHD, the live streaming service that also offers subscribers unlimited access to an on-demand library of over 160 theatre productions, has announced premiere dates for three new additions: Disney’s Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall, Daddy Long Legs, and On the Exhale.
My first life-changing experience with musical theatre came when I was thirteen years old. That year, for some unknown but highly magical reason, the Michael Bennett Foundation produced a concert version of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company at the Terrace Theatre in Long Beach. For me, a young kid just starting out in theatre, it was a dream come true. I was able to meet Stephen Sondheim, Harold Prince, George Hearn, and Elaine Stritch among others.
We are proud to introduce a new weekly column from BroadwayHD dramaturge Rob Seitelman. This week, in honor of Shakespeare's birthday, Rob's inaugural column tackles the different ways that actors have approached the Bard's work over the centuries.
Online theater streaming service BroadwayHD will live stream The Public Theater’s “THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family,” written and directed by Richard Nelson. The critically acclaimed three-play cycle is currently touring internationally and will return to The Public Theater on March 22–24 for a special live stream mini-series. The performances will stream live on BroadwayHD.com each day at 7:50 p.m. ET.
Geffen Playhouse and online theater streaming service BroadwayHD today announced a partnership to present select live and captured-live productions from the Los Angeles theater to BroadwayHD subscribers. The Geffen’s current production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Long Day’s Journey Into Night, starring Jane Kaczmarek and Alfred Molina, will be the first play presented under the partnership. It marks BroadwayHD’s first live stream from a U.S. theater outside of New York City.
Android users can now get Broadway on the go. Subscribers can now download the official BroadwayHD app to stream all their favorite plays and musicals on the go.
The beloved musical comedy returns to BroadwayHD by popular demand. Don't miss the star-studded singalong.
Broadway's hit romantic comedy is coming to a theatre near you thanks to Fathom Events. Don't miss the Tony-winning musical in cinemas on December 1, 2016. Get your tickets today!
The BroadwayHD app is now available for subscribers on iPhone® & iPad®!
Bill Irwin and David Shiner's funny, heartwarming, comic adventure Old Hats joins BroadwayHD.
Through spectacular life-size puppetry and original music, the acclaimed production of The Woodsman joins BroadwayHD.
BroadwayHD and The Roundabout Theatre Company are thrilled to present the live stream of SHE LOVES ME on June 30.
Max von Essen, Justin Guarini, Jenna Ushkowitz, Laura Osnes and Josh Segarra to host the Tony Awards Behind the Scenes livestream on June 12th.
Subscribers now have access to BroadwayHD's library of content through the new apps, making it even easier to bring Broadway to you.
CBS News goes behind-the-scenes of BroadwayHD.
Theater lovers will be able to pique more of their multitasking neural connections while watching the 70th annual Tony Awards June 12 on CBS.
Cats, the 25th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Billy Elliot and 25th Anniversary Concert of Phantom of the Opera are now available.
For the first-time ever, BroadwayHD will join forces with the Tony Awards to stream extra behind-the-scenes video content during the CBS telecast of the awards.
Celebrating the Centennial of Arthur Miller’s birth, Incident at Vichy returns the work of the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright to Signature for the first time since his 1997-98 Residency.
COMPANY starring Raúl Esparza is now available on BroadwayHD.
On March 30 at 7:30 PM EDT, watch this critically-acclaimed live theatrical production from the comfort of your own home.
SWEENEY TODD starring George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Neil Patrick Harris and more is now available on BroadwayHD.
CANDIDE starring Tony Award-winners Patti LuPone and Kristin Chenoweth is now available on BroadwayHD.
The acclaimed 2015 London revival of GYPSY, starring Imelda Staunton is now available on BroadwayHD.
With BroadwayHD, husband and wife Broadway producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley are rolling out theater classics for the screen like it’s Sunday Night Football.
FOX enrolls at Rydell High with GREASE: LIVE, a LIVE one-night musical production of the massively popular crossover musical “Grease.”
Working from the surreal imagery and concrete emotions with which Brel laced his lyrics, songwriter Mort Shuman (himself co-creator of some of the most memorable hit songs for the Drifters and Elvis Presley) transforms Brel's French chansons into lushly romantic yet unsentimental English language versions.
Stacy Keach, as German cleric Martin Luther, miraculously breathes life and intimacy into one of the most famous social revolutionaries and theological firebrands in world history.
Starring Anna Paquin and Alfre Woodward, The Member of the Wedding tells the story of 12-year-old tomboy Frankie Addams, who feels disconnected from the world.
We are thousands of miles away from NYC. Thousands of miles from the nearest Broadway theater. But the shows are now at our fingertips for roughly $14 a month. The best part? There’s no rules against singing along to your TV, or dancing in wig as you watch Memphis.
For theater loves, the Los Angeles Times recommends BroadwayHD this holiday season.
A Christmas Carol with music by Alan Menken and featuring an all-star cast is now available on BroadwayHD!
Now available on BroadwayHD, Bette Midler stars as the ultimate pushy stage mother, Rose, who seeks stardom for her two young daughters at any cost in GYPSY.
Good news: You no longer have to live in or be visiting a major metropolis to get your Broadway fix. Broadway HD is a new Internet streaming service that provides Broadway shows to anybody, anywhere—like Netflix, but for theater.
Movies has Netflix, TV has Hulu, and now the theater world is joining the streaming game. BroadwayHD is launching an on-demand streaming service for theatrical productions.
Theater is stepping into the Netflix era: Producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley launched BroadwayHD, an online streaming service providing access to recordings of live theater.
The filmed production of "The Wiz LIVE!" starring Shanice William, Uzo Aduba, along with the rest of a star studded cast will air on NBC December 3, 2015.
Three of Kenneth Branagh's upcoming productions will be broadcast in cinemas in the U.K and internationally.
Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' will screen in select movie theaters November 3, 2015
The Australian production of 'Driving Miss Daisy' starring Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones will air on PBS July 17, 2015
The critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will screen in U.S. movie theaters June 22, 2015
The West End production of "The Audience" will return to movie theaters June 25, 2015 via National Theatre Live
Fathom Events and Broadway Near You announce screenings of "Driving Miss Daisy" May 14, 2015
NBC announced that they will broadcast 'The Wiz' live on TV in December.