Author Interview: Rick Hip-Flores

Broadway Licensing sat down with playwright Rick Hip-Flores to discuss theatre, his career, and his new musical Peace, Love, and Cupcakes. Where did your love for theatre stem from?I was a pianist from a very young age, and the music that drew me in was the kind with lyrics that told stories.  I loved Elton John, Billy Joel, The Beatles, …

After Midnight- A Celebration of Langston Hughes and Duke Ellington

From music, art, dance, poetry, and beyond, the influence of black artists on the 1920s goes without question. The 2014 Tony Award-winning musical After Midnight combines the work of these artists. We celebrate the lives of these trailblazers and the contributions to society they have made. The prohibition era was shaped by the iconic Cotton Club, a Harlem nightclub that …

Stageworks Productions and Broadway Licensing Develop ELVIS Bio-Musical

ELVIS: The Musical, featuring Presley’s biggest hits, received a developmental reading at West Virginia University College of Creative Arts.   [NEW YORK, NY, January 27, 2019] Stageworks Productions and Broadway Licensing recently developed ELVIS: The Musical, a new musical based on the life of Elvis Presley and featuring hit songs from the Elvis catalog. This official Elvis Presley bio-musical was developed in …

Broadway Licensing’s Top 10 Highlights of 2019

10. Motherhood goes international! The hilarious 4-woman comedy was a HUGE success in Lima, Peru with an all-star cast. 9. A Bronx Tale, Escape to Margaritaville, & Summer hit the road! Three of our Broadway titles launched their prospective national tours, selling out all over the country! 8. BKLYN in Bklyn The 15th anniversary of BKLYN the Musical on Broadway …

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The Best High School Musicals

Looking for your theatre department’s next musical? Read our Teacher-Approved High School Editions! Click on each title to read the full perusal.  

A Bronx Tale Now Available for Licensing

The hit Broadway musical is now available for amateur and professional licensing to theatres around the globe. NEW YORK, N.Y. – November 19, 2019 – The 2016 Broadway musical A Bronx Tale, which has been playing to sold-out houses nationwide, is now available for professional and amateur licensing from Broadway Licensing. In addition to the Broadway version, Broadway Licensing has released …

High Fidelity Musical Sets U.K. Premiere with Turbine Theatre

  From Broadway.com : High Fidelity, the short-lived 2006 Broadway musical based on Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel, will receive a new life this fall with a U.K.-debut staging at London’s Turbine Theatre. Tom Jackson Greaves will direct and choreograph the production, set to begin previews on October 21 and open on November 1 for a limited engagement through December 7. …

Interview: Wingspan Arts Theatre Conservatory presents HEAD OVER HEELS!

Broadway Licensing attended the Wingspan Arts Theatre Conservatory‘s production of Head Over Heels, which featured performers aged 13-17 from all over the country. We interviewed the cast and production team about their experiences putting on this coming-of-age musical and why they think schools and programs everywhere should produce it.   Broadway Licensing: What was your favorite part about being in Head …