BWW Morning Brief May 10th, 2017 - THE GOLDEN APPLE at Encores! and More!
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1) Photo Coverage: Inside Signature Theatre's Gala, Honoring Suzan-Lori Parks and Delta Air Lines
by Jennifer Broski - May 09, 2017
The Signature Theatre's Annual Gala was held just last night at The Pershing Square Signature Center (located at 480 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Avenues). The event, hosted by Signature Board Chair Edward Norton, celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, Signature's 2016-17 Residency One Playwright, and honor the steadfast support of Signature's official airline, Delta Air Lines.. (more...)
2) Aaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Michele Weathers, is proud to announce initial casting for the 2017 season.. (more...)
3) Stage Production Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Tour in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2017
Producers Work Light Productions (RENT, Mamma Mia!, Motown The Musical) and The Araca Group (Urinetown, Wicked), in association with Aged in Wood and Michael Barra, today announced that a stage production of the murder mystery comedy thriller CLUE will tour North America beginning in the fall of 2018.. (more...)
4) CONFIRMED! AMERICAN IDOL to Return to ABC for 2017 -18 Season
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2017
ABC is bringing back AMERICAN IDOL! The network has closed an agreement with producers FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group.. (more...)
5) Photo Coverage: Keri Russell, Hugh Dancy & More Take Bows in AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER Reading
by Walter McBride - May 09, 2017
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Wendy Wasserstein's prescient play AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER returned to New York lastnight at 7pm for a one night-only, sold-out benefit reading at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street) directed by Emmy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award winner Christine Lahti.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
- Waterwell's dual-language HAMLET, starring Arian Moayed, Sherie Renee Scott and Micah Stock, starts tonight, while SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN opens Off-Broadway.
- Broadway producer Mike Isaacson receives CTI's Robert Whitehead Award today...
- And the starry Encores! production of THE GOLDEN APPLE begins tonight!
BWW Exclusive: In this episode of TURNING THE TABLES, watch as Krysta Rodriguez gets pulled in new directions with the role she created - Wednesday Addams!
Set Your DVR... for THE END OF LONGING's Matthew Perry, stopping by LIVE this morning!
What we're geeking out over: That Rosie O'Donnell wants to play DANCE MOMS star Abbie Lee Miller on Broadway...
What we're looking forward to listening to: The first-ever Tony Award Season compilation album, out this June!
Social Butterfly: Watch Stephanie Styles sing "Use Your Imagination" from the Broadway-bound ROMAN HOLIDAY musical!
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!