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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31

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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: A first look at CHAPLIN: THE MUSICAL, the return of Forbidden Broadway, Signature Theatre's World Premiere of HEARTLESS and so much more!

For last week's biggest events visit: This Week in Pictures: August 18 - August 24

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Sam Shepard, Lois Smith

Signature Theatre's world premiere of HEARTLESS, written by Sam Shepard and directed by Daniel Aukin, opened on August 27th at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The cast includes Jenny Bacon, Gary Cole, Betty Gilpin, Julianne Nicholson, and Lois Smith. The production will run through September 30th. For full opening night coverage, click here!

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Michelle Clunie, Jeff LeBeau

Celebrated actress, advocate and playwright Michelle Clunie, will premiere her new play US, beginning September 5 at Theatre Row’s Lion Theatre. This production will be directed by Jennifer Gelfer and will run through September 29, 2012. BroadwayWorld stopped by rehearsal for the show this week. For full photo coverage, click here!

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Alec Baldwin, Ileana Douglas, and Jerry O'Connell

Celebrity Autobiography with Scott Adsit, Alec Baldwin, Christie Brinkley, Illeana Douglas, Jerry O’Connell, Eugene Pack, and Dayle Reyfel played to sold-out houses at The John Drew Theater in East Hampton New York's Guild Hall over the weekend of August 24th. Click here to check out photos of the performers and more of the event!

Photo credit: Rob Rich

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch and Jeff Harnar

On Monday, August 27, cabaret star Jeff Harnar took to the Broadway at Birdland stage with a new show, “Does This Song Make Me Look Fat?” The packed house included theater and cabaret stars like Elaine Stritch, Lilliane Montevecchi, Julie Wilson, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Billy Stritch, Clint Holmes, Natalie Douglas, Colleen McHugh, Faith Prince, and writer Gay Talese. Click here to check out more photos of Harnar and the gang!

Photo credit: Seth Walters

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Michael Tucker, Jill Eikenberry

Cape May Stage, South Jersey’s premiere Equity theatre, welcomed back two of their favorite performers this week, husband-and-wife team Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry. Well known as the stars for eight seasons of NBC’s “L.A. Law,” the couple returned to Cape May Stage in MIKE'S SHORTS: a series of tales weaving the couple’s love of food with their love for each other. View more photo coverage of the event here.

Photo Credit: Aleksey Photography

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Sarah Sokolovic, Darren Pettie, David Schwimmer, Amy Ryan

Previews began August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D’Amour. The cast features two-time Tony Award winner John Cullum, Darren Pettie, Oscar and two-time Tony Award nominee Amy Ryan, Emmy Award nominee David Schwimmer and Sarah Sokolovic. To view more photos from the production, click here!

Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Cast of Spider-Man

On Thursday, August 23rd, cast members from SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark (Matt Wilkas, Elizabeth JuddJodi McFadden, and Kristen Oei) performed at JFK airport to celebrate American Airlines as the new official airline of SPIDER-MAN. Check out more photos from the big event here!

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Rob McClure, Zachary Unger, Christiane Noll

Broadway’s new musical CHAPLIN opens September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre. The new musical depicts the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production which stars Rob McClure in the title role. To view more just-released production shots, click here!

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Jenny Lee Stern, Scott Richard Foster

After a three-year absence, Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway returns to the 47th Street Theatre with a brand new edition, Forbidden Broadway: ALIVE AND KICKING. The show will run for a limited engagement through January 6, 2013. This production will mark Forbidden Broadway’s 30th Anniversary, as well as its 21st edition. To view more just-released production shots, click here.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
Pam MacKinnon with the first fan in line

In honor of its 50th anniversary return to Broadway this fall there was a special Box Office Opening Celebration at the Booth Theatre on August 30th. Tickets for all preview performances were available for a special price and the first 25 participants in line when the box office opened received a signed copy of the script by three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee. The production will be directed by Tony Award nominee Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park) and will feature the original Steppenwolf cast led by Tracy Letts and Amy Morton. For more photos of the special event, click here!

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31

 

 

 

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