THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 2- 8
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: KChen takes on City Center, POTTED POTTER comes to America, MAMMA MIA! gets new leads, and so much more!
For last week's biggest events: visit THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 26-June 1.
On June 2, BroadwayWorld was there for Kristin Chenoweth's live concert tour at NYC’s City Center. The star, one of Broadway's greatest recent exports, has in her cast: Tyler Hanes (who did DANCING WITH THE STARS with her), Chelsea Packard (who was in PROMISES, PROMISES with her) and Will Taylor, who she saw in THE PRODUCERS. The concert tour is directed byRichard Jay-Alexander with musical direction by Mary Mitchell Campbell. Check out our full photo coverage here!
More than 20 years after its premiere, Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens have re-invented their first musical with Tony-nominated director Thomas Kail (In the Heights, Lombardi, Magic/Bird), choreographer Bradley Rapier (So You Think You Can Dance, Jesus Christ Superstar) and new orchestrations by music director Lynne Shankel (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Altar Boyz). Once On This Island just opened on June 3, and you can check out photos from opening night here.
The 68th annual Theatre World Awards were just held on June 5th, 2012. The winners for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performances during the 2011-2012 theatrical season were: Tracie Bennett (End of the Rainbow), Phillip Boykin (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess), Crystal A. Dickinson (Clybourne Park), Russell Harvard (Tribes), Jeremy Jordan (Bonnie & Clyde) and more! Click here for more photos from the celebration!
- 'Find Your Space' at the Ford in Los Angeles
- Daniel Madigan's UNCOUTH SUBSTITUTE Wins Hartford Stage's 2014 Young Playwrights Contest
- Black Ensemble Theatre to Present BPI Black Playwright's Festival, 4/8-13
- Musical Theatre West to Present West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL, 4/4-20
- COMMUNIQUE N°10 to Open 4/25 at the Cutting Ball Theater
- Barbara Cook, Marilyn Horne, Hal Prince and More Set for NYFOS Gala, Celebrating Leonard Bernstein, 4/28
- Hudson Village Theatre Announces 2014 Summer Season
- Mat Smart Wins 2014 William Inge Theatre Festival's New Voices in the American Theatre Award
- Ralph Fiennes to Star in MAN AND SUPERMAN in the West End, Spring 2015
- Keith David Injured; Ebony Rep Postpones PAUL ROBESON Opening