Burn the Floor

A casting, gossip and news round-up for October

October 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

Finian’s Rainbow opens tonight on Broadway The Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow opens on Broadway tonight, October 29, 2009. Starring Jim Norton (The Seafarer) as Finian, Kate Baldwin (Wonderful Town) as Sharon, Cheyenne Jackson (Xanadu) as Woody,  and Christopher Fitzgerald (Young Frankenstein) as Og, we’re looking to see how the [...]

Video performances from Broadway on Broadway 2009

September 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

If you missed the fabulous performances at yesterday’s Broadway on Broadway concert, check out these video clips (NOTE: Some of the fan footage is better than others): Next to Normal Rock of Ages Hair Bye Bye Birdie In the Heights Burn the Floor Chicago Finian’s Rainbow Shrek Wicked The Lion King Jersey Boys Mamma [...]

Broadway Musicals are Dominating TV News

August 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Broadway musicals are dominating TV news right now! Check it out: Burn the Floor on ABC’s Good Morning America Shrek on MSNBC’s The Today Show And tomorrow, August 13, the cast of Avenue Q will appear on “Good Day New York” with a performance of “The More You Ruv Someone” (WNYW, Channel 5, from 7-10 AM ET) and on [...]

Burn the Floor Starts Previews Tomorrow

July 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

The highly anticipated dance musical, Burn the Floor, starts previews tomorrow night at the Longacre Theatre (220 W 48th St) and officially opens on August 2. Dancing with the Stars’ Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy will only appear in the show through August 16, so if you want to catch them, get there early in the run. The rest of the cast [...]

Pop Singers and TV Dancing Stars are Taking Broadway by Storm

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Opening night for The Wiz, starring Ashanti The Wiz, directed by Thomas Kail, alongside his In the Heights collaborators, Andy Blankenbuehler (choreographer) and Alex Lacamoire (musical director) opens tonight at City Center. The production stars Ashanti as Dorothy, Orlando Jones at The Wiz, LaChanze as Glinda, Tichina Arnold as Evillene, Dawnn Lewis as [...]

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