Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
The 2012 Tony Awards are tomorrow, and BroadwayWorld has been your source for interviews, photos, videos and much more. Check out the latest interviews and see the nominees atop the Empire State Buiding - plus, don't forget to view the winners of the BroadwayWorld Awards and tune in tomorrow for all your Tony needs. Can't wait until tomorrow? See the cast of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER in rehearsal for their Tonys performance!
In casting news, THE BOOK OF MORMON stars Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells depart this show this week, succeeded by the understudies for the roles - Jared Gertner and Nic Rouleau, respectively. Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon are set to headline GRACE on Broadway this fall; Douglas Hodge will return to Broadway in CYRANO DE BERGERAC; Stephanie Rothenberg and Edward Watts lead ROMAN HOLIDAY at the Guthrie; and Ann Harada has joined the star-studded Irish Rep benefit performance of OLIVER! along with Malcolm Gets and more.
BWW TV exclusives from this week included BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge chatting with Broadway siblings Celia and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, highlights from the Air Supply musical LOST IN LOVE with Constantine Maroulis and Andrea McArdle and selections from Patti LuPone's 54 BELOW concert!
Don't forget to also take a first look at Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox in JEKYLL & HYDE, BRING IT ON's first Broadway TV spot, the winners of the Theatre World Awards, Emmy Award-winning actor Jim Parsons in Roundabout's HARVEY, and much more!
- ON THIS DAY looked back at Cole Porter, Robert Preston, Charles Strouse, Harvey Fierstein, THE MUSIC MAN and Mary Testa.
- Elizabeth A. Davis, currently starring on Broadway in ONCE, answered THE FRIDAY SIX!
- BroadwayWorld launched a brand new app for iPad, iPhone and Android devices - it's free, so download to your device today!