Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
Also kicking off this week? Encores! PIPE DREAM, featuring Will Chase, Laura Osnes, Tom Wopat, Leslie Uggams and Stephen Wallem. BroadwayWorld brought you the first footage of the production, as well as a backstage look and photos from the opening night curtain call! NOW. HERE. THIS. also celebrated opening night at the Vineyard Theatre - view photos here!
In this week's casting news, The Public Theater announced additional stars for its Shakespeare in the Park productions of AS YOU LIKE IT and INTO THE WOODS. Ron Holgate, Clifton Duncan and more will lead The Old Globe's production of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS; and Gavin Creel will lead the first national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON as Elder Price. And speaking of casting - don't forget to check out photos from MCC Theater's MISCAST, which this year featured the talents of Jonathan Groff, Megan Hilty, Nikki M. James, Josh Gad and more.
Raven-Symone in SISTER ACT
It was also a week of celebrations, from the announcement of the Lucille Lortel Award nominations, Raven-Symone making her entrance into SISTER ACT, to HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING celebrating one year on Broadway with its current leading man, Nick Jonas.
Adam Pascal in SUBMISSIONS ONLY
Plus, don't forget to check out BroadwayWorld's latest exclusives - SUBMISSIONS ONLY's newest episode, the next installment of CHEWING THE SCENERY with Randy Rainbow, an interview with SMASH's Angelica Huston, and more!
- ON THIS DAY looked back at CONTACT, THE KING AND I, Reba McEntire, GYPSY, ANNIE, and MY FAIR LADY.
- THE FRIDAY SIX chatted with ROCK OF AGES' Emily Padgett.
- WICKED once again topped the total gross this week, with THE LION KING a close second and SPIDER-MAN, THE BOOK OF MORMON and EVITA rounding out the top five.