This Week In Pictures: October 19-25
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 this week include the Matilda's being drawn at Sardis, A TIME TO KILL, THE LANDING, and FROM HERE TO ETERNITY opening, and a marriage proposal for Allison Case!
The young ladies of Matilda got a surprise this week, a drawing of themselves to be displayed at Sardis, known for their caricatures of all leading actors on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there at the unveiling, and more pictures can be found here.
Earlier this week, the Dramatists Guild Fund hosted their Annual Gala at the Edison Ballroom in New York. This year's event honored legendary playwrights, composers, and lyricists who have impacted the American theater. Performers included Jeremy Jordan, Ben Vereen, and Norbert Leo Butz. For more pictures from the Gala, click here.
This week, A TIME TO KILL officially opened on Broadway. The show is about a young, idealistic lawyer, Jake Brigance, defending a black man, Carl Lee Hailey, for taking the law into his own hands following an unspeakable crime committed against his young daughter. For more pictures from opening night, click here.
The Cast of London's ONCE Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels
This week, BroadwayWorld got the first look of the production photos for London's production of the Tony Award winning show ONCE. Check out more promotional pictures here. The show currently stars Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cviteši.
Ashley Connor's proposal Allison Case. Photo Credit: Twitter
This week, Twitter was abuzz with the news that Allison Case's now-fianceé proposed to her with 350 LED candles on a parking garage in Williamsburg. Allison said yes. Congratulations to the couple!
THE LANDING, John Kander's first production since the passing of Fred Ebb in 2004, premiered this week. THE LANDING is a series of three one acts in one night all with the same general theme. The show will have it's London premiere later this year. For more pictures from opening night, click here.
Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY opened this week on the West End, a show about World War II. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY shows the love story of two couples and the consequences war can have. For more pictures from opening night, click here.
Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater's world premiere of Sharr White's The Snow Geese, opened this week. This strictly limited 11 week engagement began previews on Tuesday, October 1, and opened on October 24th. The show stars Mary Louise-Parker, Danny Burstein, and Victoria Clark. The show follows a mother as she learns her eldest son is to be deported and her youngest son finds out secrets of the family. For more pictures of opening night, click here.
Nathaniel Stampley and the cast of Porgy and Bess Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski
The touring cast of Porgy and Bess are in rehearsals to open their tour on November 10th, and BroadwayWorld had an inside look at their rehearals. For more pictures, click here.