Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
Looking for a quick roundup of this week's events? Look no further - here are some of the best articles the week had to offer!
Last week saw BONNIE & CLYDE's Broadway opening night, and this week saw speculation that the show will close at the end of the month, with Telecharge pulling all tickets after December 30. Do you think the critics gave BONNIE & CLYDE a fair shot? Meanwhile, the cast posed for some lighthearted mugshots for a new photo feature. Catch them here!
In casting news, Aaron Tveit and Sacha Baron Cohen have joined the cast of the LES MISERABLES film as Enjolras and Thernardier, respectively; EVITA has announced its full Broadway cast and creative team, including Max von Essen as Magaldi, Rachel Potter as the Mistress, and Christina DeCicco as the alternate/standby for Eva Perón. Also announced: Michael McGrath, Judy Kaye, Jennifer Laura Thompson and more have joined NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT.
This year's Gypsy of the Year Competition raised $4,895,253 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, hosted by Daniel Radcliffe, Hugh Jackman and Bernadette Peters. Check out exclusive highlights here, and get complete photo coverage here and here. Care for a trip down memory lane? Check out a Broadway Recall of past competitions here!
Get a first look at LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway, Harry Connick Jr. in ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, STICK FLY's highlights featuring music from Alicia Keys, and the cast of MCC's CARRIE meeting the press.
Also read an exclusive interview with Michael Crawford - chatting about at his many notable stage roles - among them, BILLY, BARNUM, DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES and, most recently, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE WOMAN IN WHITE - and he also generously shares stories and recollections of the esteemed figures he has collaborated with over the years, including Barbra Streisand, John Lennon, Oliver Reed, David Foster, Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, Sarah Brightman and many more!