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Plus, hear from Lucy St. Louis about being the West End's first Black Christine in The Phantom of the Opera!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld!

Check out an inside look at tech rehearsal for Pass Over on Broadway, in an all new video from producer Jordan Roth!

Get a first look at Beetlejuice in South Korea, in a video of the cast performing the song 'That Beautiful Sound'!

Plus, hear from Lucy St. Louis about being the West End's first Black Christine in The Phantom of the Opera.

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Wake Up With BWW 8/2: Look at BEETLEJUICE in South Korea, and More!
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3) Wake Up With BWW 8/2: Look at BEETLEJUICE in South Korea, and More! VIDEO: Lucy St. Louis on Being the First Black Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in the West End, and More
by Stephi Wild

'I never saw women in lead roles that look like me, and I was always kind of told that you're going to be playing certain roles,' she said. 'And they were roles that were made for Black performers. I want everybody to know that they can be in this position because when you see it you believe it.'. (more...)


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5) Wake Up With BWW 8/2: Look at BEETLEJUICE in South Korea, and More! Win Tickets to Sergio Mendes' BLAME IT ON RIO! at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Team BWW

Two lucky readers will win two tickets to Sergio Mendes' show, Blame It on Rio!, live at the Hollywood Bowl on August 15. The contest closes on Sunday, August 8 at 11:59pm ET. Winners will be notified the following day.. (more...)


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What we're watching: The Cast of BEETLEJUICE in South Korea Performs 'That Beautiful Sound'

Check out a new clip from BEETLEJUICE in South Korea! Watch as the cast performs the show stopping number, "That Beautiful Sound" here!

The production is now on stage for a limited run through August at the Sejong Arts Center in Seoul.


Social Butterfly: Get an Inside Look at Tech Rehearsal For PASS OVER on Broadway

Producer Jordan Roth has provided an inside look at tech rehearsal for Pass Over, which begins Broadway performances next week.

"One of my favorite moments in my job is getting to welcome new shows to their new home on the first day of tech rehearsals in the theatre. This one especially," Roth writes in the caption.

"After a year and a half, and so much longer than that, to welcome the extraordinary company of Pass Over home to the August Wilson Theatre. To share all that has come before, and look towards all that will follow. To be together, in fellowship, again. And for the first time. Join us for the first new play of Broadway, starting Wednesday August 4."


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Mary-Louise Parker, who turns 57 today!

Wake Up With BWW 8/2: SIX Will Come to Broadway, and More!

Parker was last seen on Broadway in Heisenberg in 2016. Other credits include: The Snow Geese [Broadway], Hedda Gabler [Broadway], Dead Man's Cell Phone [Off-Broadway], Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away (2) [Broadway], Reckless [Broadway], Proof[Broadway], Proof [Off-Broadway], Communicating Doors [Off-Broadway], How I Learned to Drive [Off-Broadway], Bus Stop [Broadway], Four Dogs and a Bone [Off-Broadway], Babylon Gardens [Off-Broadway], Prelude to a Kiss [Broadway], Prelude to a Kiss [Off-Broadway], and The Art of Success [Off-Broadway].


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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