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BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More!

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BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More!
1) BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More! VIDEO: Josh Gad Recalls Actor's Worst Nightmare During BOOK OF MORMON Performance
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE NIGHT, Broadway veteran Josh Gad recalls one of his worst nightmares from performing live theater. Watch the clip below!. (more...)


2) BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More! Official: Lindsay Mendez and John Douglas Thompson Join Broadway's CAROUSEL!
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that stage star Lindsay Mendez has joined the revival of Carousel!. (more...)


3) BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More! Constantine Maroulis To Star in the New Rock Musical BULLDOZER: THE BALLAD OF ROBERT MOSES
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

Karen Carpenter will direct Constantine Maroulis in the upcoming limited off-Broadway engagement of BULLDOZER: THE BALLAD OF ROBERT MOSES, a new rock musical about Robert Moses as he pushes his way through the city of New York, building parkways and bridges to make the city move.. (more...)


4) BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More! Photo Flash: The Boss Takes Broadway- First Look at SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY!
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

Bruce Springsteen makes his Broadway with Springsteen on Broadway, a solo show at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). Springsteen on Broadway opens officially tonight, Thursday, October 12. Springsteen will perform five shows a week through February 3, 2018.. (more...)


5) BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More! Breaking: Eric Anderson Joins Broadway-Bound PRETTY WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

Eric Anderson joins the cast of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL as 'Mr. Thompson.' PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL also stars stage, television and film actress Samantha Barks as 'Vivian' opposite Tony Award winner and Grammy Award winner Steve Kazee as 'Edward,' with Tony Award nominee Orfeh as 'Kit,' and Jason Danieley as 'Philip Stuckey.'. (more...)


BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet:

-FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL parody begins previews tonight at St. Luke's Theatre!

-GAME OF THRONES rock musical parody opens tonight in the Jerry Orbach Theatre!

-GHOST THE MUSICAL, starring Natalie Weiss and Steven Grant Douglas, begins performances tonight in White Plains!

-Oscar Wilde's rarely-told THE YOUNG KING makes its U.S. premiere tonight at The New Victory!

-MINDHUNTER, starring Jonathan Groff, premieres today on Netflix!

-TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME, starring Vivica Fox, kicks off its national tour tonight in Memphis!

-And CATS celebrates 500 performances on Broadway tonight!


BWW Exclusive: Find out what the critics had to say about SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY in our Review Roundup!

BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More!
Photo Credit: Rob DeMartin

#FridayFunday: The Tony Awards just announced the return to Radio City is set for Sunday, June 10, 2018, airing on CBS! Take a look back at our 2017 show by show recap!

BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More!


What we're geeking out over: Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe will dance THE KING AND I to the London Palladium next year!

BWW Morning Brief October 13th, 2017: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL, GAME OF THRONES, and More!


What we're watching: Constantine Maroulis knocks one back on the latest episode of BROADWAY BARTENDER!


Social Butterfly: IN THE HEIGHTS creators Quiara A. Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda have asked to remove the musical from The Weinstein Company.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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