THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 21-27
Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week, or you're just in the mood for a recap of everything theatre, BroadwayWorld's feature, 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end of the week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to the West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more!
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Easter Bonnet earns big money, FOLLIES preps for LA, six shows open, and so much more!
For last week's biggest events: visit THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 14-20.
A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch opened on April 22, on Broadway for a limited run through July 22, 2012. For full coverage from opening night, click here!
The company of Broadway's first-ever revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL last week welcomed a new leading man- stage and screen star Corbin Bleu (Disney's "High School Musical," Broadway's In the Heights)- to the starring role of Jesus. Click here to check out more photos of Bleu in action!
The 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 51 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced Tuesday at this year's Easter Bonnet Competition, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 18 elaborate, custom-made bonnets. For more photos from the celebration click here!
The Cast of THE LYONS. Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia
THE LYONS, which debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre, officially opened April 23, at the Cort Theatre. Previews began on April 5. THE LYONS comes to Broadway with its entire original cast: Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa along withMichael Esper, Kate Jennings Grant, Brenda Pressley and Gregory Wooddell. Mark Brokaw directs. Check out more photos from the big opening here.
- WE WILL ROCK YOU National Tour Headed to Palace Theatre, 1/7-12
- RICHARD III & ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Set for Iris Theatre's 2014 Summer Season
- Kenita R. Miller, Michael James Scott & More Set for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Make-A-Wish Foundation Benefit, 1/20
- East Lynne Works to Support Food Closet and Auxiliary
- David Bedella, Janie Dee and More Set for a Night of 'Jule, Jerry & Steve' at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Feb 16
- STOMP Headed to Morris Performing Arts Center, 1/16-17
- Newnan Firefighter Rodney Scott Makes His Stage Debut in NTC's ANNIE
- IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE - THE RADIO PLAY to Open 12/13 at Laurel Mill Playhouse; Shopping Fest Today!
- Arts Council Santa Cruz County Supports Shakespeare Play On
- Chicago Opera Theater to Present ORPHEUS & EURIDICE at Welles Park Pool, 12/19-22