CURTAIN UP: Most Memorable Moments of 2012 - Part Two!

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2012 is coming to a close, and from EVITA to JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and THE HEIRESS to ELF, it's been a huge year on the Great White Way. BroadwayWorld has been there for it all, covering this year's openings, closings, celebrations, and more!

BroadwayWorld Senior Photographer Walter McBride has picked his favorite onstage photos from the year and you can check out the rest of his collection below! CLICK HERE to check out Part 1.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

CURTAIN UP: Most Memorable Moments of 2012 - Part Two!

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Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline pictured during Curtain Call for The Public Theater Celebrates 50 Years at the Delacorte Theater with a Benefit Reading of 'Romeo And Juliet' in Central Park, New York City on June 18, 2012

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Blythe Danner Returns to Broadway: Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara during the Curtain Call for 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at the Imperial Theatre in New York City on December 19, 2012

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Blythe Danner Returns to Broadway: Michael McGrath & Judy Kaye during the Curtain Call for 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at the Imperial Theatre in New York City on December 19, 2012

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Blythe Danner Returns to Broadway: Michael McGrath, Judy Kaye during the Curtain Call for 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at the Imperial Theatre in New York City on December 19, 2012

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Darren Criss & Beau Bridges during their Opening Night Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business without Really Trying' at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City. 1/3/2012

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Will Swenson during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Manhattan Theatre Club's 'Murder Ballad' at MTC in New York City on 11/15/2012

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Will Swenson, Karen Olivo, Rebecca Naomi Jones & John Ellison Conlee during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Manhattan Theatre Club's 'Murder Ballad' at MTC in New York City on 11/15/2012

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Cheyenne Jackson during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'The Performers' at the Longacre Theatre in New York City on 11/14/2012

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Jenni Barber during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'The Performers' at the Longacre Theatre in New York City on 11/14/2012

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Jenni Barber, Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor, Henry Winkler, Alicia Silverstone & Daniel Breaker during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'The Performers' at the Longacre Theatre in New York City on 11/14/2012

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Phillip Hernandez, Stephen Wallem, Will Chase, Leslie Uggams, Laura Osnes, Tom Wopat & James Clow during the New York City Center Encores! 'Pipe Dream' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City on 3/28/2012.

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Phillip Boykin during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. 1/12/2012

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David Alan Grier during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. 1/12/2012

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Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. 1/12/2012

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Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. 1/12/2012

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NaTasha Yvette Williams, Phillip Boykin, Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis & David Alan Grier.during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. 1/12/2012

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Phillip Boykin, Director Diane Paulus, Audra McDonald, Suzan-Lori Parks, Diedre L. Murray & Norm Lewis during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. 1/12/2012

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Jefferson Turner & Daniel Clarkson Opening Night Bows on Broadway in 'Potted Potter' at the Little Shubert Theatrenin New York City, NY on June 3, 2012. *** Exclusive Coverage ***

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Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Bauer, Aimee Carrero & Seana Kofoed during the Opening Night Curtain Call for the Atlantic Theater Company's 'What Rhymes with America' at The Linda Gross Theater in New York on December 12, 2012

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William Shatner during the Opening Night Curtain Call for 'Shatner's World - We Just Live in it' at the Music Box Theatre in New York City, 2/16/2012

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Finn Wittrock, Linda Emond, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Andrew Garfield, John Glover & Remy Auberjonois during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "Death Of A Salesman" at The Barrymore Theatre New York City on 3/15/2012.

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Linda Emond, Phillip Seymour Hoffman & Andrew Garfield during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "Death Of A Salesman" at The Barrymore Theatre New York City on 3/15/2012.

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Michael Urie during the Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business...' as Nick Jonas & Michael Urie join Beau Bridges at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York City on 1/24/2012

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Beau Bridges during the Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business...' as Nick Jonas & Michael Urie join Beau Bridges at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York City on 1/24/2012

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Beau Bridges during the Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business...' as Nick Jonas & Michael Urie join Beau Bridges at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York City on 1/24/2012

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Nick Jonas during the Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business...' as Nick Jonas & Michael Urie join Beau Bridges at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York City on 1/24/2012

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Nick Jonas during the Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business...' as Nick Jonas & Michael Urie join Beau Bridges at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York City on 1/24/2012

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Michael Urie, Rose Hemingway, Nick Jonas, Beau Bridges, Tammy Blanchard & Mary Faber during the Curtain Call for 'How To Succeed in Business...' as Nick Jonas & Michael Urie join Beau Bridges at the Al Hirshfeld Theatre in New York City on 1/24/2012

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Ian Lithgow, Michael Learned & Peter Strauss during the Off- Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Delaware Theatre Company Production of 'The Outgoing Tide' at 59E59 Theatre in New York City on 11/20/2012.

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Shuler Hensley during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'The Whale' at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharpe Theater in New York City on 11/05/2012

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'SEMINAR' First Performance Curtain Call as new cast members Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long and Zoe Lister-Jones join continuing acclaimed cast members Jerry O' Connell and Hettienne Park at the Golden Theatre in New York City on 4/3/2012.

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Bill T. Jones during the opening night Curtain Call for the Broadway limited engagement of 'Fela!' at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on July 12, 2012 in New York City.

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Sahr Ngaujah & Bill T. Jones during the opening night Curtain Call for the Broadway limited engagement of 'Fela!' at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on July 12, 2012 in New York City.

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Jim Parsons pictured at the Opening Night Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Production of "Harvey" at Studio 54 New York City June 14, 2012

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Ricky Martin during the first preview Curtain Call for the Broadway Revival of 'Evita' at the Marquis Theatre on March 12, 2012 in New York City.

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Michael Cerveris, Elena Roger & Ricky Martin with Ensemble Cast.during the first preview Curtain Call for the Broadway Revival of 'Evita' at the Marquis Theatre on March 12, 2012 in New York City.

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Rachel York, Megan Hilty & Clarke Thorell during the final performance Curtain Call for the New York City Center ENCORES! Production of 'Gentlemen Prefers Blondes' at City Center in New York City on 5/13/2012.

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Tug Coker & Kevin Daniels during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "Magic / Bird" at the Longacre Theatre in New York City on April 11, 2012

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Tug Coker, Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, Larry Bird & Kevin Daniels during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "Magic / Bird" at the Longacre Theatre in New York City on April 11, 2012

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Tug Coker, Larry Bird, Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, Kevin Daniels during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "Magic / Bird" at the Longacre Theatre in New York City on April 11, 2012

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Curtain Call: Karen Allen attending the Opening Night Performance of The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production of 'A Summer Day' at the Cherry Lane Theatre on 10/25/2012 in New York.

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Angela Lansbury during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City on 4/1/2012

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James Earl Jones during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City on 4/1/2012

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Candice Bergen & Angela Lansbury during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City on 4/1/2012

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James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury & Michael McKeon during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City on 4/1/2012

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Ensemble Cast featuring: James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Candice Bergen, Eric McCormack, Kerry Butler, Jefferson Mays & Michael McKeon during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City on 4/1/2012

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Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'ONCE' at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City, 3/18/2012.

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Steve Kazee during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'ONCE' at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City, 3/18/2012.

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Erin Wilhwlmi, Peter Friedman, Becky Ann Baker, Jeremy Strong, Keith Nobbs, Sarah Goldberg & Joyce Van Patten during the Opening Night Curtain Call for the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere Production of 'The Great God Pan' at Playwrights Horizons Theatre in New York City on December 18, 2012

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Christian Borle during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Peter And The Starcatcher' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on 4/15/2012 in New York City.

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Adam Chandler-Berat, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Christian Borle, Kevin Del Aguila.during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Peter And The Starcatcher' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on 4/15/2012 in New York City.

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Blair Underwood during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'A Streetcar Named Desire' on 4/22/2012 at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City.

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Blair Underwood & Nicole Ari Parker during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'A Streetcar Named Desire' on 4/22/2012 at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City.

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Carolee Carmello as Raven-Symone takes her first Broadway Bow in 'Sister Act' at the Broadway Theatre in New York City on 3/27/2012.

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Raven-Symone takes her first Broadway Bow in 'Sister Act' at the Broadway Theatre in New York City on 3/27/2012.

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Raven-Symone takes her first Broadway Bow in 'Sister Act' at the Broadway Theatre in New York City on 3/27/2012.

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Eddie Cahill, Anna Chlumsky, Jake Silbermann, Hannah Cabell, Kate Buddeke & Bill Buell pictured during the Curtain Call for '3 C' at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York City on June 20, 2012

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Richard Thomas and Boyd Gaines during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'An Enemy of the People' at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in New York. Sept. 27, 2012

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Michael Siberry, James Waterston, Maite Alina, Richard Thomas, Boyd Gaines, Kathleen McNenny and John Procaccino during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'An Enemy of the People' at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in New York. Sept. 27, 2012

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Colin Donnell & the Encores! Cast members during the Curtain Call for ENCORES! 'Merrily We Roll Along' at City Center in New York City, 2/14/2012

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Stephen Sondhein greets members of the Original Broadway cast & the Encores! cast during the Curtain Call for 'Merrily We Roll Along' & the Original Broadway Cast Reunion at City Center in New York City, 2/14/2012

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Jacob Fishel, Josh Cooke, Tim McGreever, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Kristen Bush & Kieran Campion.during the Opening Night Curtain Call for The Roundabout Theatre Company's Off-Broadway Production of 'The Common Pursuit' at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York City on 5/24/2012

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Ensemble Featuring: Ben Fankhauser, Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay.during the 'NEWSIES' Opening Night Curtain Call at the Nederlander Theatre in New York on 3/29/2012

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Ensemble Featuring: Ryan Steele.during the 'NEWSIES' Opening Night Curtain Call at the Nederlander Theatre in New York on 3/29/2012

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Ensemble featuring: Kyle Coffman & Aaron J. Albano.during the 'NEWSIES' Opening Night Curtain Call at the Nederlander Theatre in New York on 3/29/2012

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Ben Frankhauser, Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay.during the 'NEWSIES' Opening Night Curtain Call at the Nederlander Theatre in New York on 3/29/2012

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Damon Gupton, Annie Parisse, Jeremy Shamos, Christina Kirk, Crystal A. Dickinson, Frank Wood & Brendan Griffin.during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Clybourne Park' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City on 4/19/2012

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Chris Sullivan, Estelle Parsons, Judy Kaye, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Michael McGrath & Jennifer Laura Thompson.during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at the ImperialTheatre on 4/24/2012 in New York City.

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Terry Beaver, Blythe Danner during the Curtain Call for 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at the Imperial Theatre in New York City on December 19, 2012

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Jessie Mueller, Denis O'Hare, Donna Murphy & Jack Broderick during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for The Public Theater's 'Into The Woods' at the Delacorte Theater in New York City on 8/9/2012.

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Amy Adams during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for The Public Theater's 'Into The Woods' at the Delacorte Theater in New York City on 8/9/2012.

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Gideon Glick, Ivan Hernandez, Jessie Mueller, Tina Johnson, Ellen Harvey, Bethany Moore, Denis O'Hare, Donna Murphy, Amy Adams, Eric R. Williams, Sarah Stiles, Chip Zien, Tess Soltau & Jack Broderick during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for The Public Theater's 'Into The Woods' at the Delacorte Theater in New York City on 8/9/2012.

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Walter McBride 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.