Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

MAGIC/BIRD opened on Broadway this week with a starry showing that included the show's real-life inspirations, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, among many others. Read reviews, see curtain call photos, the after party, interviews and more!


Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld 

Donna Murphy, Rachel York and Syesha Mercado

In this week's casting news, Donna Murphy has joined the Shakespeare in the Park production of INTO THE WOODS, starring as the Witch. Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons will announce the Tony Award nominations, AMERICAN IDOL's Syesha Mercado will lead Paper Mill Playhouse's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; Rachel York, Aaron Lazar and more have joined the cast of the Encores! production of GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, and casting is complete for THE SOUND OF MUSIC benefit at Carnegie Hall, led by Laura Osnes and Tony Goldwyn.


 Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

LYSISTRATA JONES' Jason Tam, Josh Segarra, Libby Servais, Liz Mikel, Lindsay Nicole Chambers and LaQuet Shamell

EVITA will get a new cast recording with Ricky Martin, Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris and more hitting the studio in April in anticipation of a June 19, 2012 release. The short-lived LYSISTRATA JONES, which played 30 regular shows ending in January, will also get a cast recording; it's slated for a May 15 release.


Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld

Julie Halston, Stephanie J. Block, Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey, Colin Donnell and the cast of ANYTHING GOES

On Wednesday, Tony Award-winner Joel Grey celebrated his 80th birthday with a surprise from Bernadette Peters and the cast of ANYTHING GOES. View photos here! Also be sure to check out new content from several of the season's most exciting shows. Get a first look at highlights from PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, Stephen King and John Mellencamp's GHOST BROTHERS, Team Starkid's HOLY MUSICAL B@MAN, LEAP OF FAITH and more!


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