Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, Mike Daisey's solo show which made its NY premiere in an twice-extended run at The Public Theater, is under fire after it was revealed that Daisey's account, presented as factual, is embellished. Read more here.
THE NUTTY PROFESSOR may be headed for Broadway, featuring music from Marvin Hamlisch and a book from Rupert Holmes. Also heading for a Great White Way debut is JEKYLL & HYDE, led by Constantine Maroulis, which is currently slated for an April 2013 opening night - and REBECCA is reportedly back on for Broadway, aiming for fall 2012.
In this week's casting news, David Strathairn will appear with the previously announced Jessica Chaistain in THE HEIRESS; Bertie Carvel, Daniel Evans, Linzi Hateley and more have joined the highly anticipated LES MIS film; and Paul Giamatti will lead Yale Repertory Theatre's HAMLET.
Don't forget to check out two exclusive BWW TV series (CHEWING THE SCENERY with Randy Rainbow and BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge, featuring the one and only Kristin Chenoweth), interviews with Matthew Bourne, SMASH's Angelica Huston and Megan Hilty, composer Henry Krieger and Linda Eder, the full list of Olivier Award notations, MEMPHIS' 1000th performance, AMERICAN IDIOT's LA premiere and more!