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WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, March 21, 2014 - Maybe This Time! CABARET Revival Begins Tonight, LES MIS Opens Sunday 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? For your most important theatre meal of the day, we've rounded up the big news you missed yesterday, what's on the agenda today, and a few extras to start your day off right.

First things first, HAPPY FRIDAY! OK, now for the news.

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, March 21, 2014 - Maybe This Time! CABARET Revival Begins Tonight, LES MIS Opens Sunday and More!The Bacon: See what's on the griddle today...

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, March 21, 2014 - Maybe This Time! CABARET Revival Begins Tonight, LES MIS Opens Sunday and More!Cup of Joe: Go for that double-shot (lots to rehash today!) and revisit yesterday's big stories...

Broadway Weather Forecast: Little Miss Sunshine! (Complete with a little bit of snark for the rain later...) Sunny with a high of 52; chance of showers late tonight.

Quote of the Day: It's competitive, sure, but theatre is also often about finding where you belong...

"Choosing to be in the theatre was a way to put my roots down somewhere with other people. It was a way to choose a new family."
-- Juliette Binoche

What we're listening to, watching, and dreaming a dream for: Short answer: everything LES MIS. Whether that be the original Broadway cast recording, Tom Hooper's 2012 Oscar-nominated film version, or the current cast of LES MIS performing "One Day More" on GOOD MORNING AMERICA last week. Sunday is too far away.

Video of the Day: The CABARET revival begins previews tonight, so watch Liza Minnelli sing "Maybe This Time" from the 1972 film adptation!

And finally, a double birthday shout-out to actor Matthew Broderick, who turns 52, and director/playwright Peter Brook, turning 89 today! Broderick has won Tony Awards for his performances in Brighton Beach Memoirs and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and was also nominated for The Producers in 2001. He most recently starred in Nice Work If You Can Get It on Broadway. Brook won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for Marat/Sade, followed by the 1971 Tony for directing A Midsummer Night's Dream.

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, March 21, 2014 - Maybe This Time! CABARET Revival Begins Tonight, LES MIS Opens Sunday and More!

See you bright and early on Monday, BroadwayWorld! Enjoy your weekend!

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