WAKE UP with BWW 5/27/14 - BWW at the Museum Awards, Foa in BUYER & CELLAR and More!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: BroadwayWorld.com is being honored at tonight's Theatre Museum Awards, and Barrett Foa begins performances in BUYER & CELLAR off-Broadway!
TODAY'S TOP ITEMS:
- BroadwayWorld.com (that's us!) and Fathom Events will be honored tonight at the 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence!
- Barrett Foa begins performances tonight in off-Broadway's BUYER & CELLAR!
- THE TESTAMENT OF MARY's Fiona Shaw gives the opening remarks at UNITED SOLO EUROPE, kicking off today, and also in London, the Menier Chocolate Factory presents 'THE LIFE OF THE PARTY', a tribute to Andrew Lippa.
- Sarah Paulson and more star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere, beginning tonight in Long Island!
- SMASH star Megan Hilty makes her Cafe Carlyle debut (more here), and Linzi Hateley brings TRUE COLORS to 54 Below tonight! Read Pat Cerasaro's InDepth InterView with Hateley...
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- Catch up with SUBMISSIONS ONLY! Watch Season 3, Episode 7 here.
- The West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS released a new promo!
- The cult rock movie musical PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE collector's edition Blu-ray/DVD will hit shelves in August...
- And that's all -- but we're back to full tilt today after the three-day weekend! Read yesterday's WAKE UP edition for any stories you missed on Saturday and Sunday.
Broadway Weather Forecast: Afternoon thunderstorms, high of 83 degrees.
Quote of the Day: On theatre as ceremony...
And finally, a Happy Birthday shout-out to Chris Colfer, who turns 24 today!
Colfer is best known for his role as 'Kurt Hummel' on the long-running FOX musical dramedy series GLEE. He recently wrote and starred in the film Struck by Lightning and will soon release the third installment of his children's book series The Land of Stories. Colfer is also in talks to play Noël Coward in an upcoming biopic on the British composer, playwright and director.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!