Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One

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2010 was quite a year for Broadway with some spectacular opening nights. We'll be sharing highlights from the year in photos, videos, interviews and more throughout this final week of the year. 

First off is a look at some of the star and excitement filled opening night curtain calls of 2010.

Photos by Walter McBride / WM Photos / Corbis

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Christopher Walken - "A Behanding in Spokane" at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City. March 4, 2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Zoe Kazan & Anthony Mackie - "A Behanding in Spokane" at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City. March 4, 2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sebastian Arcelus - "Elf" at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre 11/14/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sebastian Arcelus & Amy Spanger & George Wendt & Nancy Johnston - "Elf" at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre 11/14/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Billie Joe Armstrong (Broadway Debut) with John Gallagher Jr, Michael Esper - "American idiot" 9/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Billie Joe Armstrong (Broadway Debut) with John Gallagher Jr. - "American idiot" 9/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Billie Joe Armstrong (Broadway Debut) with John Gallagher Jr. with ensemble - "American idiot" 9/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Corbin Bleu as he makes his Broadway Debut - "In The Heights" 1/25/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Corbin Bleu as he makes his Broadway Debut - "In The Heights" 1/25/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dorothy Atkinson, Hannah Yelland, Tristan Sturrock, Annette McLaughlin, Joseph Alessi & Gabriel Ebert - 'Noel Coward's Brief Encounter' at Studio 54 on 9/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dorothy Atkinson, Hannah Yelland, Tristan Sturrock, Annette McLaughlin, Joseph Alessi & Gabriel Ebert - 'Noel Coward's Brief Encounter' at Studio 54 on 9/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dorothy Atkinson, Annette McLaughlin, Hannah Yelland, Adam Pleeth, Gabriel Ebert, Edward Jay, Tristan Sturrock, Joseph Alessi, Damon Daunno - 'Noel Coward's Brief Encounter' at Studio 54 on 9/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Norbert Leo Butz - "ENRON" at the Broadhurst Theatre on 4/27/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Stephen Kunken, Marin Mazzie, Norbert Leo Butz, Gregory Itzin - "ENRON" at the Broadhurst Theatre on 4/27/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Bobby Cannavale - ENCORES! "Bells Are Ringing" on 11/21/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kristin Chenoweth & Sean Hayes - "Promises, Promises" at the Broadway Theatre on 4/25/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kristin Chenoweth & Sean Hayes - "Promises, Promises" at the Broadway Theatre on 4/25/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Neil Simon, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Katie Finneran - "Promises, Promises" at the Broadway Theatre on 4/25/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Euan Morton, Jill Paice & Jeremy Kushnier at the Signature Theatre Company's production of CHESS on 8/20/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Euan Morton, Jill Paice & Jeremy Kushnier at the Signature Theatre Company's production of CHESS on 8/20/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Santino Fontana, Glenn Close & Joe Mantello 25th Anniversary Benefit Staged Reading of "THE NORMAL HEART" 10/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dame Edna - ALL ABOUT ME at the Henry Miller Theatre on 3/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dame Edna & Michael Feinstein - ALL ABOUT ME at the Henry Miller Theatre on 3/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dame Edna & Michael Feinstein - ALL ABOUT ME at the Henry Miller Theatre on 3/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kyle Riabko & Ace Young & Diana DeGarma - "HAIR" at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on 6/27/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Robin De Jesus & ensemble of "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Longacre Theatre on 4/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
David Duchovny - "The Break Of Noon" at the Lortel Theatre on 11/22/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Tracee Chimo & David Duchovny & Amanda Peet & John Earl Jelks - "The Break Of Noon" at the Lortel Theatre on 11/22/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Jack Doyle, Priscilla Lopez, James Snyder, Fred Applegate, Geroge Hearn, Elena Shaddow & Michael McCormick - ENCORES! "Fanny" on 2/7/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Eamon Foley - "EVERYDAY RAPTURE" at the American Airlines Theatre on 4/29/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Seth Rudetsky & Sutton Foster - Actors Fund Benefit Performance of "THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG" at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre on 8/30/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kaitlyn Davidson, Jesse Nager, Amber Efe, Seth Rudetsky, Sutton Foster, Tyler Maynard, Alex Elli - Actors Fund Benefit Performance of "THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG" at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre on 8/30/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sutton Foster - Actors Fund Benefit Performance of "THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG" at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre on 8/30/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Mary Faber, Christina Sajous, Michael Esper, John Gallagher Jr. Stark Sands, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Tony Vincent - AMERICAN IDIOT at the St. James Theatre on 4/20/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Mary Faber, Christina Sajous, Michael Esper, John Gallagher Jr. Stark Sands, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Tony Vincent - AMERICAN IDIOT at the St. James Theatre on 4/20/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kelsey Grammer & Douglas Hodge - "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Longacre Theatre on 4/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kelsey Grammer & Douglas Hodge - "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Longacre Theatre on 4/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kelsey Grammer, Douglas Hodge, Jerry Herman, Christine Andreas - "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Longacre Theatre on 4/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kelsey Grammer, Douglas Hodge, Jerry Herman - "La Cage Aux Folles" at the Longacre Theatre on 4/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Valerie Harpern - "Looped" at the Lyceum Theatre on 3/14/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Brian Hutchison, Matthew Lombardo, Valerie Harper, Rob Ruggiero, Michael Mulheren - "Looped" at the Lyceum Theatre on 3/14/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Brian Hutchison, Valerie Harper & Michael Mulheren - "Looped" at the Lyceum Theatre on 3/14/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sally Hawkins - Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of MRS. WARREN's PROFESSION at the American Airlines Theatre on 10/3/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Cherry Jones - Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of MRS. WARREN's PROFESSION at the American Airlines Theatre on 10/3/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sally Hawkins & Cherry Jones - Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of MRS. WARREN's PROFESSION at the American Airlines Theatre on 10/3/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sally Hawkins & Cherry Jones - Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of MRS. WARREN's PROFESSION at the American Airlines Theatre on 10/3/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Sean Dugan, Maddie Corman, Patrick Breen, Patrick Heusinger, Connie Ray & Cotter Smith - "NEXT FALL" at the Helen Hayes Theatre on 3/11/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Greta Lee & Mark Rylance & Joanna Lumley & David Hyde Pierce & Stephen Ouimette & Liza Sadovy - "La Bete" at The Music Box Theatre on 10/14/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Elizabeth Banks, Leslie Bibb, Cheyenne Jackson, America Ferrera & Rosie Perez - 24 Hour Plays on 11/15/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Scarlett Johansson - "A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE" at the Cort Theatre on 1/24/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Scarlett Johansson, Liev Schreiber, Jessica Hech - "A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE" at the Cort Theatre on 1/24/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Scarlett Johansson - "A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE" at the Cort Theatre on 1/24/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Scarlett Johansson - "A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE" at the Cort Theatre on 1/24/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Leslie Jordan - "My Trip Down The Red Carpet" at the Midtown Theatre on 4/19/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Leslie Jordan - "My Trip Down The Red Carpet" at the Midtown Theatre on 4/19/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Leslie Jordan - "My Trip Down The Red Carpet" at the Midtown Theatre on 4/19/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
T.R. Knight - 'A Life in the Theatre' at the Schoenfeld Theatre on 10/12/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
T.R. Knight & Patrick Stewart - 'A Life in the Theatre' at the Schoenfeld Theatre on 10/12/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Santino Fontana, Glenn Close, Joe Mantello, Larry Kramer, Joel Grey, Victor Garber - 25th Anniversary Benefit Staged Reading of "THE NORMAL HEART" on 10/18/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Keith Nobbs & Dan Lauria & Judith Light & Robert Christopher Riley & Chris Sullivan - "LOMBARDI" at Circle In The Square Theatre on 10/21/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Dan Lauria & Judith Light - "LOMBARDI" at Circle In The Square Theatre on 10/21/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Laura Linney, Brian D'Arcy James & Alicia Silverstone - at Manhattan Theatre Club's TIME STANDS STILL at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on 1/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Laura Linney - at Manhattan Theatre Club's TIME STANDS STILL at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on 1/28/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Laura Linney & Brian D'Arcy James - "TIME STANDS STILL" at The Cort Theatre on 10/7/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Brian D'Arcy James - "TIME STANDS STILL" at The Cort Theatre on 10/7/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Laura Linney - "TIME STANDS STILL" at The Cort Theatre on 10/7/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Laura Linney, Brian D'Arcy James, Christina Ricci & - "TIME STANDS STILL" at The Cort Theatre on 10/7/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Kevin Chamberlain, Zachary James, Jackie Hoffman, Bebe Neuwirth, Nathan Lane, Adam Riegler, Krysta Rodriguez, Wesley Taylor - THE ADDAMS FAMILY" at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 4/8/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Nathan Lane - THE ADDAMS FAMILY" at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 4/8/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Bebe Neuwirth & Nathan Lane - THE ADDAMS FAMILY" at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 4/8/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Bebe Neuwirth & Nathan Lane - THE ADDAMS FAMILY" at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 4/8/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
Bebe Neuwirth & Nathan Lane with ensemble - THE ADDAMS FAMILY" at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 4/8/2010

Photo Coverage: 2010 Curtain Call Highlights - Part One

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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.


 
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