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Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will soon present two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster in a Broadway production of Violet, directed by Leigh Silverman. Based on the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, Violet features music by Jeanine Tesori and book & lyrics by Brian Crawley. Violet will be produced in association with Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, David Mirvish, Barry and Fran Weissler, Elizabeth Armstrong, and Mary Jo and Ted Shen.

The company met the press last night and you can check out photos from the concert sneak peek below!

VIOLET will play a 20-week limited engagement beginning previews on March 28, 2014 and opening officially on April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).

VIOLET tells the story of a young woman's quest for beauty amidst the image-obsessed landscape of the 1960s. Facially disfigured in a childhood accident, Violet (Foster) dreams of a miraculous transformation through the power of faith. Convinced that a televangelist in Oklahoma can heal her, she hops a Greyhound bus and starts the journey of a lifetime. Along the way, Violet forms unlikely friendships with her fellow riders, who teach her about beauty, love, courage and what it means to be an outsider.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
'Violet'

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
The band

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Director Leigh Silverman

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Director Leigh Silverman

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Austin Lesch, Charlie Pollock and Ben Davis

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Charlie Pollock

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Ben Davis

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Charlie Pollock

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Austin Lesch

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Ben Davis

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Austin Lesch and Charlie Pollock

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Emerson Steele and Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Annie Golden

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell and Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Director Leigh Silverman

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Emerson Steele

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Annie Golden

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Annie Golden

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell and Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell and Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Alexander Gemignani, Emerson Steele, Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell and Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Alexander Germignani and Emerson Steele

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Joshua Henry and Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Emerson Steele and Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Emerson Steele and Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Alexander Gemignani, Emerson Steele, Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell and Joshua Henry

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster and cast

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Colin Donnell

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster and cast

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster and cast

Photo Coverage: They Are On Their Way... to Broadway! Inside VIOLET'S Sneak Peek Concert
Sutton Foster and cast

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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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