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BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more!

BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more!

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BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more!
1) BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more! Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Broadcast Live on Facebook From London Today
by Stephanie Wild - November 27, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda announced on Twitter that he will be broadcasting live on Facebook from London today, November 27, at 12:30 EST, 5:30 London time. Miranda said he will be taking requests for showtunes to lip sync as well as taking questions from viewers.. (more...)


2) BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more! New Study Shows Audience's Hearts Synchronize At The Theatre
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2017

Researchers at The University College London Division of Psychological and Language Sciences have found in a new study that audiences hearts synchronize watching live theatre.. (more...)


3) BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more! Tony Nominee Josh Groban to Headline CBS's A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2017

CBS today announced that singer-songwriter Josh Groban will headline the 19th annual A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Also, Kelly Clarkson, Kacey Musgraves and Kane Brown are set to perform on the special.. (more...)


4) BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more! CONFIRMED! Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run!
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2017

The Boss will indeed extend his time on Broadway, playing to packed audiences until June 2018.. (more...)


5) BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more! VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Unveils Clue No. 2 for New WAITRESS Casting
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2017

As previously announced, Betsy Wolfe shared her Waitress departure plans, stepping down from the role of Jenna on January 9th. Meanwhile, her current co-star, pop star Jason Mraz is scheduled for a final bow on January 15th. Sara Bareilles announced yesterday she would be unveiling clues for their replacements - check out the second one below and click here if you missed the first!. (more...)


BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more!
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Today's Call Sheet:

-Susan Soon He Stanton's TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY makes World Premiere at Page 73 tonight!

-Ivo van Hove's THE FOUNTAINHEAD make its U.S. debut at BAM tonight!

-Celebrate #GivingTuesday with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital In NYC today!

-Broadway vets Stephen DeRosa, Jim Walton, and Kathleen Turner open AN ACT OF GOD at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick tonight!

-PITS! The Unauthorized Holes Musical returns to the Peoples Improv Theater tonight!


BWW Exclusive: BroadwayWorld's Katie Lynch hangs out #BetweenShows with COME FROM AWAY's De'Lon Grant!


What we're geeking out over: Check out this sneak peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda on the CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM season finale!


What we're listening to: Max von Essen and Julia Murney release 'O Holy Night' single to benefit Covenant House! Download the track on iTunes here.

BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more!


Social Butterfly: Lin-Manuel Miranda broadcasted live on Facebook yesterday from London. Check out the full video below!


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Colman Domingo, who turns 48 today!

BWW Morning Brief November 28th, 2017: Off-Broadway Openings, #GivingTuesday, and more!

Colman Domingo lives and works between London and New York. He was educated at Temple University and moved to San Francisco to begin a career on the stage. He is an Olivier and Tony Award nominated actor, GLAAD and Lucille Lortel Award winning playwright. Broadway credits: The Scottsboro Boys, Passing Strange, Well. Off-Broadway: The Scottsboro Boys, Henry V, Bright Ideas, Passing Strange, Blood Knot, Wild With Happy.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!



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