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!
Happy New Year! This week, BroadwayWorld brought you resolutions from over 100 of your favorites, as well as a look back at some of the men and women who helped shape the 2011 Broadway landscape. What Tony Award-winner is resolving to get more peace in the upcoming year - and who simply wants to cook some rice? Find out here!
This week marked the closing of several Broadway shows - The Addams Family closed today, PRIVATE LIVES ended its limited engagement today as well, and BONNIE & CLYDE played its final performance yesterday. In the West End, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT shutters today after a nearly 3-year run. THE LION KING in Las Vegas closed yesterday and ended the longest run for the show outside of New York.
On Tuesday, CBS aired the Kennedy Center Honors. Honoring Barbara Cook with a special performance were Broadway luminaries Laura Osnes, Rebecca Luker, Kelli O'Hara, Glenn Close, Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster and Audra McDonald. View the performance here, and check out interviews with Cook as well as fellow honorees, performances and more here.
Get a first look at AMERICAN IDIOT on tour! Winner of two Tony Awards, AMERICAN IDIOT is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9-11 world. Through incredible spectacle, thrilling performances and with the hope embodied by a new generation, AMERICAN IDIOT will give audiences the time of their lives night after night on tour in the same way it did during its acclaimed Broadway run at the St. James Theatre for over a year.
Check in with LYSISTRATA JONES' leading lady, Patti Murin, who tells BroadwayWorld that her first time in a Broadway audience was at CATS (and she loved it), the moment she realized that the show must go on, and more!