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WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!

September 2
8:14 AM 2014

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: Andrea Martin returns to PIPPIN, and 'NICE WORK' and DIRTY DANCING head out on tour!

Next up in our series of Broadway stars introducing BWW's morning feature is the one and only Cyndi Lauper (portrait by Walter McBride), pop star and Tony Award winning composer and lyricist for KINKY BOOTS! We hope you had a fun and relaxing Labor Day weekend, but now it's back to the Broadway grind. Scroll down for the news!

WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!
Cyndi Lauper wants you to WAKE UP with BWW!
Photo by Walter McBride.

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WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!

WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!
Andrew Rannells in HEDWIG!

NEWS YOU MISSED THIS THREE-DAY WEEKEND:

Broadway Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 92 degrees (yikes!), then thunderstorms throughout the evening.

Quote of the Day: In honor of Andrea Martin's return to Broadway...

I don't like to cry in public, unless I'm getting paid for it.
-- Andrea Martin (via BrainyQuote)

What we're watching tonight: ABC's THE STORY OF FROZEN special; watch a sneak peek about the song "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" below!

And finally, a Happy Birthday shout-out to Chad Kimball!

Kimball was nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of 'Huey Calhoun' in MEMPHIS. He originated the role at La Jolla Playhouse in 2008 and went on to star in the Broadway production through fall 2011. Among his other Broadway credits are LENNON, GOOD VIBRATIONS and INTO THE WOODS. Off-Broadway, Kimball has starred in MURDER IN THE FIRST, MY LIFE WITH ALBERTINE, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL and GODSPELL.

WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!
Chad Kimball in MEMPHIS in 2009.
Photo by Joan Marcus.

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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