About Walter:

As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.

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Photo Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Is Honored With The 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus
Posted: June 20, 2018

Yesterday, June 19, Actors' Equity Association, the labor union for professional stage actors and stage managers, presented the 2018 Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) Award to the chorus of Once on This Island. The award, established in 2007, is given to what the committee votes on as the outstanding Broadway chorus of the season.


Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, Including Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, and More!
Posted: June 15, 2018

Second Stage Theater presents STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, beginning previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opening on Monday, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will star Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, Josh Charles, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defo. The cast held a meet and greet yesterday and BroadwayWorld was in attendance! Check out photos of the cast below!


Photo Coverage: BroadwayHD Screens ANN With Writer and Star Holland Taylor
Posted: June 15, 2018

BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater productions, exclusively streamed ANN, the critically acclaimed play written and performed by Emmy Award winning actress Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, beginning yesterday, June 14. The special screening event was also held last night, and featured the show's star Holland Taylor. BroadwayWorld was in attendance, and you can check out photos below!


Photo Coverage: Get a Sneak Peak of Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
Posted: June 15, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER begins performances tonight, June 15! The show stars Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow). ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. The cast held a preview event last night, June 14, and BroadwayWorld got in on the action! Check out photos below!


Photo Coverage: Repertorio Espanol Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Posted: June 13, 2018

REPERTORIO ESPAÑOL (138 E. 27 St.) - one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theaters, and the ONLY company that presents Spanish-language/English-translated plays in true repertory form in NYC - marked the occasion of its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, June 5 with a gala performance of EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA (No One Writes to the Colonel), a new play adapted from the novella by legendary Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez.  The evening concluded with cocktail/dinner at I Trulli. 


Photo Coverage: Backstage with Melissa Benoist at BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Posted: June 13, 2018

Melissa Benoist, who currently steals the screen in the title role of The CW's hit show, 'Supergirl', just made her Broadway debut as Carole King this summer in Broadway's hit, Beautiful-The Carole King Musical. Ms. Benoist just began performances on June 7 and will play a limited run through August 4th, 2018. We hung out with Melissa backstage after her debut performance. Check out photos below!


Photo Coverage: Melissa Benoist Takes Her First Bows in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Posted: June 13, 2018

Melissa Benoist, who currently steals the screen in the title role of The CW's hit show, 'Supergirl', just made her Broadway debut as Carole King this summer in Broadway's hit, Beautiful-The Carole King Musical. Ms. Benoist just began performances on June 7 and will play a limited run through August 4th, 2018.


Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Wins With Post-Show Jam Outside the Theatre
Posted: June 13, 2018

Last night, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band of the The Band's Visit took to the stage door for a celebratory post-show jam session to celebrate the show's 10 Tonys including Best Musical. BroadwayWorld got to catch the exciting concert, and you can check out photos below!


Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's MARY PAGE MARLOWE
Posted: June 12, 2018

Second Stage Theater will soon present the New York Premiere of Tracy Letts' acclaimed play, Mary Page Marlowe, directed by Lila Neugebauer. David Aaron Baker and Nick Dillenburg will complete the cast featuring Blair Brown, Kayli Carter, Audrey Corsa, Marcia DeBonis, Ryan Foust, Tess Frazer, Emma Geer, Grace Gummer, Mia Sinclair Jenness, Brian Kerwin, Tatiana Maslany, Kellie Overbey, Susan Pourfar, Maria Elena Ramirez, Elliot Villar, and Gary Wilmes.


FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's MARY PAGE MARLOWE
Posted: June 12, 2018

Second Stage Theater will soon present the New York Premiere of Tracy Letts' acclaimed play, Mary Page Marlowe, directed by Lila Neugebauer. David Aaron Baker and Nick Dillenburg will complete the cast featuring Blair Brown, Kayli Carter, Audrey Corsa, Marcia DeBonis, Ryan Foust, Tess Frazer, Emma Geer, Grace Gummer, Mia Sinclair Jenness, Brian Kerwin, Tatiana Maslany, Kellie Overbey, Susan Pourfar, Maria Elena Ramirez, Elliot Villar, and Gary Wilmes.


Photo Coverage: Dreams Come True! Inside the Tonys Winners Room!
Posted: June 10, 2018

The Tony Awards are under way and we've got a line on the winners! Partway through the evening we've got Andrew Garfield, Laurie Metcalf, Lindsay Mendez and more!


Photo Coverage: Stars Strut the Red Carpet at the 2018 Tony Awards!
Posted: June 10, 2018

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Josh Groban, Cynthia Erivo, Laura Osnes and more!


Photo Coverage: Charles Strouse Celebrates His Birthday at Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Reading of IT'S A BIRD...IT'S A PLANE, IT'S SUPERMAN
Posted: June 09, 2018

SUPERMAN is the tale of Superman's efforts to defeat a vengeful scientist, the new villain Dr. Abner Sedgwick, who seeks to destroy the world's symbol of good. In this premiere adaptation of the 1966 musical, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman, this TYA-friendly musical will be sure to soar up, up and away into the hearts of all children and the young at heart.


Photo Coverage: Meet The Pitiful Children of Off-Broadway's BE MORE CHILL!
Posted: June 08, 2018

Be More Chill, the original musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis (NBC's 'Smash', The Black Suits, Broadway Bounty Hunter) and a book by Joe Tracz(The Lightning Thief, Netflix's 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events') will have its New York premiere production this summer. The cast met the press this afternoon and BroadwayWorld was on hand to meet the new class of Be More Chill! Check out photos below!


Up on the Marquee: KING KONG arrives on Broadway!
Posted: June 08, 2018

King Kong will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Preview performances will begin Friday, October 5, 2018. King Kong will star Christiani Pitts, currently starring in A Bronx Tale on Broadway, as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris, who played Sky in Mamma Mia!, will play Carl Denham.


Photo Coverage: LuPone, Lenk, and Butz Help Celebrate the Unveiling of David Yazbek's Portrait at Sardi's
Posted: June 08, 2018

David Yazbek has received a portrait at Sardi's! BroadwayWorld attended the unveiling of the portrait, yesterday. Check out photos from the exciting event below!


Photo Coverage: HAMILTON Cast Holds a Jamming #EduHAM Session
Posted: June 07, 2018

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. Check out photos from the latest #EduHam below!


Photo Coverage: The Stars Don Their Island Best at the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony
Posted: June 05, 2018

The 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony was held at Circle in the Square on the set of the TONY Nominated Broadway Revival of Once on This Island yesterday, Monday, June 4. BroadwayWorld was in attendance at the big event. Check out photos from the ceremony below!