Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

November 19
8:02 PM 2011

If you're looking for a quick roundup of this week's events on Broadway, look no further: here are some of the best articles the week had to offer!

Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Barry Weissler, John O'Hurley, Fran Weissler, Bebe Neuwirth and Walter Bobbie (Credit: Peter James Zielinski)

This week, MARY POPPINS celebrated five years on Broadway with Mary herself (Steffanie Leigh), along with a crew of Chimney Sweeps "flipping the switch" and lit the world-famous Empire State Building's tower lights blue, the signature color of the production. It was also CHICAGO's fifteenth anniversary, which was celebrated with the return of many who helped to bring the 1996 revival to life. And that's not all: BILLY ELLIOT also celebrated an anniversary, its third, with all three of the 2009 Tony Award winning 'Billy's joining the curtain call.



Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Mandy Patinkin and Patti LuPone (Credit: Joan Marcus)

Get a first look at AN EVENING WITH PATTI AND MANDY's production photos, Alan Rickman and company in a video preview of SEMINAR, and an exclusive first glimpse of NY City Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center's COTTON CLUB PARADE!



Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Paul Gross and Kim Cattrall (Credit: Walter McBride/WM Photos Ltd.)

A new production of Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES, headlined by Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, opened on Thursday. BroadwayWorld brought you red carpet photos, opening night curtain call, reviews, and more!



Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland for Trafalgar Studios

END OF THE RAINBOW will take a Broadway bow in April 2012. Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey and Jay Russell will join two-time Oliver Award-winner Tracie Bennett in Peter Quilter's acclaimed play about the legendary Judy Garland. Directed by the Tony® Award winning Terry Johnson, End of the Rainbow will begin performances on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Belasco Theatre. Click here for the full article!



Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Neil Meron and Craig Zadan (Credit: Stephen Lovekin)

Prolific producting team Craig Zadan and Neil Meron chatted about SMASH, how they brought 'Harry Potter' actor Daniel Radcliffe to Broadway, and much, much more! Check it out here!

Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Christina Sajous (Credit: Peter James Zielinski)

Don't forget to check out GODSPELL in the recording studio, AMERICAN IDIOT's Christina Sajous in her first SPIDER-MAN performance as well as TV Carpio in her last, Alicia Keys and the cast of STICK FLY greeting fans, and more!


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