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WAKE UP with BWW 6/25/14 - TICK, TICK... BOOM!, THE LAST SHIP, PIECE OF MY HEART, TARZAN and More!

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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: Encores! Off-Center's TICK, TICK... BOOM! bursts onto the stage tonight, THE LAST SHIP sails into Chicago and TARZAN treads the boards at the Muny, and PIECE OF MY HEART opens off-Broadway while MURDER FOR TWO finishes its run!

Next up in our series of Broadway stars introducing BWW's morning feature is Michael James Scott (portrait by Walter McBride), who is currently appearing in Aladdin and The Book of Mormon on Broadway and has also played roles in Elf, Hair, The Pirate Queen, Tarzan, All Shook Up and Mamma Mia!. Scott wants you to take a sip of that delicious coffee, then onward to today's news!

WAKE UP with BWW 6/25/14 - TICK, TICK... BOOM!, THE LAST SHIP, PIECE OF MY HEART, TARZAN and More!
Michael James Scott. Photo by Walter McBride.

TODAY'S TOP ITEMS:

NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:

Broadway Weather Forecast: Stay dry at the theatre! Thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, high of 82 degrees.

Quote of the Day: In honor of Sting's THE LAST SHIP opening in Chicago, some serious words from the composer /lyricist...

I don't need to manufacture trauma in my life to be creative. I have a big enough reservoir of sadness or emotional trauma to last me.
-- Sting (via BrainyQuote)

What we're listening to: THE JERSEY BOYS movie soundtrack, mixed with a little of "The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons" CD, which is now at No. 1 on Amazon, thanks to Clint Eastwood's film!

WAKE UP with BWW 6/25/14 - TICK, TICK... BOOM!, THE LAST SHIP, PIECE OF MY HEART, TARZAN and More!

And finally, a Happy Birthday shout-out to June Lockhart, who turns 89 today!

Lockhart starred on Broadway in 1947's For Love or Money, for which she won the '48 Tony Award for Outstanding Performance by a Newcomer, and The Grand Prize in 1955. Lockhart is well known for her roles in the TV series Lassie, Lost in Space and Petticoat Junction. More recently, the actress made an appearance in 2006 in the long-running medical drama Grey's Anatomy.

WAKE UP with BWW 6/25/14 - TICK, TICK... BOOM!, THE LAST SHIP, PIECE OF MY HEART, TARZAN and More!
June Lockhart. Photo by Kari Hendler.

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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