THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 11 - 17
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Opening night of Primary Stage's HARRISON,TX, Tony-Award winning CHICAGO celebrates a razzle-dazzle decade on Broadway, a first look at the cast of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL who performed at Broadway at Bryant Park and so much more!
For last week's biggest events visit: This Week in Pictures: August 3 - August 10
Center Theatre Group, Disney Theatrical Productions and Cameron Mackintosh presents the award-winning musical MARY POPPINS at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Rachel Wallace stars as Mary Poppins, while original Broadway company member Nicolas Dromard assumes the role of Bert. To check out photos from the opening night arrivals, curtain call and after-party click here!
Photo credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging
Broadway veteran and GLEE star Jonathan Groff stars opposite original cast member Alfred Molina in the Los Angeles premiere of RED at the Mark Taper Forum. Groff plays Ken in the play, alongside Molina who reprises his Tony-nominated role as Mark Rothko. The stars came out to celebrate the production's opening night on Sunday, August 12. Click here for more photos from the evening!
Photo Credit: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging
Primary Stages launched its 28th season on August 14 with HARRISON,TX: Three Plays by Horton Foote. Tony Award nominees HAllie Foote and Jayne Houdyshell head up an ensemble featuring Devon Abner, Mary Bacon, Jeremy Bobb. Helmed by Tony Award nominated director Pam MacKinnon(Clybourne Park), Harrison,TX: Three Plays by Horton Foote runs through September 15 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. View more production shots here!
Photo Credit: James Leynse
On August 13, Broadway at Birdland presented multi-Grammy and Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn in his monthly concert series called “Frank & Friends.” Joining Frank onstage were Constantine Maroulis (upcoming star of Jekyll & Hyde), Laura Osnes (Tony nominee/Bonnie & Clyde and upcoming Cinderella), Melissa van Der Schyff (Bonnie & Clyde) and Stark Sands (upcoming Kinky Boots). Check out more photos of the concert here!
Photo Credit: Seth Walters
The stars came out for Victor Garber's opening night at 54 Below. Garber's "Alias" co-star Jennifer Garner, American Pie's Eugene Levy, Tony Award-winners Debra Monk and Susan Stroman were among the stars to visit with the star backstage following the performance. Check out more photos of the celebrities here!
Photo credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for 54 Below
Signature Theatre kicked off its 2012/13 season with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, now playing through October 7, 2012. The production stars Helen Hayes Award-winner Sherri L. Edelen as the legendary Miss Mona Stangley, proprietor of the infamous brothel known as The Chicken Ranch. Click here to view additional photos from the production!
Photo credit: Scott Suchman
On August 14, the Tony Award-winning revival of the musical CHICAGO celebrated a razzle-dazzle decade with its longtime leading lady Bianca Marroquin. Her current engagement with the show continues through Sunday, September 2. View more photos of the celebration with Marroquin and her costars at The Ember Room here!
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski
The Children of A Christmas Story, The Musical
The best of Broadway is presented FREE on Thursdays this summer with “106.7 Lite FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2012“ – a lunchtime series that began July 12 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Featured in this week's event were the casts of A Christmas Story, The Musical, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Avenue Q, Bring It On, The Musical and Rock of Ages. Catch photos of all the performances here!
Photo Credit:Genevieve Rafter Keddy
THE Midtown Men, featuring Tony Award winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nomineeJ.Robert Spencer, are in New York for television appearances on Good Morning America, Good Day New York and New York Live before kicking off their 2012/2013 US tour in Asbury Park, NJ on August 18 at the Paramount Theater. The group met the press on August 16th at the Empire State Building. Check out more photo coverage by clicking here!
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski