BWW's On This Day - August 12, 2012

August 12
7:00 AM 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!

SHOWS THAT OPENED ON THIS DATE:

OPENING SOON:
The Book of Mormon
(US Tour - 2012)
opening 8/14/12

The Train Driver
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 8/14/12

Harrison, TX: Three Plays
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 8/14/12

Volcano
(West End - 2012)
opening 8/16/12

Jumpy
(West End - 2012)
opening 8/16/12

An Incident at the Border
(West End - 2012)
opening 8/20/12

How To Be a New Yorker
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 8/22/12

Soul Sister
(West End - 2012)
opening 8/23/12

Detroit
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 8/24/12

Cougar the Musical
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 8/26/12

Heartless
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 8/27/12

Dora the Explorer LIVE!
(West End - 2012)
opening 8/28/12

American Idiot
(US Tour - 2012)
opening 8/29/12

Red Dog Howls
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 9/4/12

Normalcy
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 9/5/12

Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
opening 9/6/12

Baggage
(West End - 2012)
opening 9/6/12

In Love WIth Tyrone
(US Tour - 2012)
opening 9/7/12

Chaplin
(Broadway - 2012)
opening 9/10/12

CLOSING SOON:
7th Monarch
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/12/12

Undisputed Truth
(Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/12/12

Tiny Bubbles
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/13/12

A Jew Grows in Brooklyn
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/16/12

Skippyjon Jones
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/17/12

Ghost the Musical
(Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/18/12

Long Day's Journey Into Night
(West End - 2012)
closing 8/18/12

End of the Rainbow
(Broadway - 2012)
closing 8/19/12

Sister Act
(Broadway - 2011)
closing 8/26/12

Abigail's Party
(West End - 2012)
closing 9/1/12

Chicago
(West End - 1997)
closing 9/1/12

Clybourne Park
(Broadway - 2012)
closing 9/2/12

The Tiger Who Came to Tea
(West End - 2012)
closing 9/2/12

Potted Potter
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
closing 9/2/12

Traces
(Off-Broadway - 2011)
closing 9/2/12

VOCA PEOPLE
(Off-Broadway - 2011)
closing 9/2/12

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Open Air)
(West End - 2012)
closing 9/5/12

The Sensational Josephine Baker
(Off-Broadway - 2012)
closing 9/8/12

Ragtime
(West End - 2012)
closing 9/8/12

COMING UP:
Monday August 13, 2012:
Frank Wildhorn in his monthly concert series called "Frank & Friends." Joining Frank onstage will be Constantine Maroulis (upcoming star of Jekyll & Hyde), Laura Osnes (Tony nominee/Bonnie & Clyde and upcoming Cinderella), Melissa van Der Schyff (Bonnie & Clyde) and Stark Sands (upcoming Kinky Boots).">Constantine Maroulis, Laura Osnes and More Set for FRANK & FRIENDS at Birdland
Monday August 13, 2012:
David West Read -- will go on sale via Telecharge on Monday, August 13 it has been announced by the play's producers Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz. Patrons can purchase tickets by calling Telecharge at 212 239 6200 or online at www.telecharge.com. ">THE PERFORMERS Tickets Go On Sale 8/13
Tuesday August 14, 2012:
Marvin Hamlisch passed away Monday evening at 68 years old following a brief illness. Now according to the New York Times, funeral services have been announced. Visitation periods will take place at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel (1076 Madison Avenue, at 81st Street) on Sunday and Monday, 2-5 and 7-9. The funeral will take place 11am on Tuesday at Temple Emanu-El (1 East 65th Street). Both ethe funeral and visitations are open to the public.">Funeral Held Today for Marvin Hamlisch
Saturday August 18, 2012:
Repertory Philippines' THE WIZARD OF OZ Opens



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