THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 12-18
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: LES MIS wins big at the Golden Globes, Sierra Boggess returns to PHANTOM, PICNIC and CAT comes back to Broadway and so much more!
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 70th AnnuAl Golden Globe Awards on January 13, 2013, live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. Among the big winners of the night was the blockbuster musical LES MISERABLES, earning a Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture award for Anne Hathaway, Best Actor - Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical award for Hugh Jackman and top prize for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical. Check out more photos from the event here.
William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar). Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn stars alongside theatre veterans Reed Birney (The Dream of the Burning Boy) and Elizabeth Marvel (Other Desert Cities), rising stars Maggie Grace ("Lost") and Sebastian Stan ("Gossip Girl"), Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham (recently seen in Tribes), Madeleine Martin (August: Osage County) and Ben Rappaport (Hope Springs). For additional photo coverage, click here!
Tickets are now available for Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize winning play Talley's Folly, directed by Michael Wilson, feature Danny Burstein as "Matt Friedman" and Sarah Paulson as "Sally Talley." Performances begin on February 8, 2013 and opening night is March 5, 2013 at the Laura PelsTheatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). Click here for more photos from the cast meet and greet.
Katharine McPhee. Photos by: Craig Blankenhorn/Will Hart/Eric Liebowitz/NBC
NBC has released new photos of the highly anticipated second season of SMASH including shots from the premiere episode, 'On Broadway', and episode 2, 'The Fallout'. The series returns Tuesday, February 5 9/8c on NBC. Below, check out photos of Season 2 guest stars Harvey Fierstein, Jeremy Jordan, Jennifer Hudson, Krysta Rodriguez & more! For more photos from the first episode, click here.
Priscilla Lopez and Michael Rosen. Photo Credits: Tracy Martin and Mark Kitaoka
TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the regional premiere of SOMEWHERE, a captivating new play told in exuberant dance as well as drama by playwright Matthew Lopez (The Whipping Man), and featuring Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez (Broadway's A Chorus Line). This compelling tale of a 1960s Puerto Rican family dreaming and dancing its way toward show business will be helmed by director Giovanna Sardelli. For more production shots, click here.
The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom Of The Opera, directed by Harold Prince and produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Company, Inc., will welcome Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess to the New York cast this month for a limited engagement as leading lady Christine Daaé. Ms. Boggess, whose long history with the musical began when she originated the role in the revised Las Vegas production in 2006, has been specifically chosen by the creative team to join the cast in time for the production becoming the first Broadway show ever to celebrate 25 Years. Click here for more shots of her in action!
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, opened last night January 17, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture all of the excitement and glamour of the evening. Click here for full coverage.