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BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!

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BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!
1) BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More! FOX Announces Air Date for Live Musical Production of RENT
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

The live musical production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT will air Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.. (more...)


2) BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More! Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr Tie the Knot
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld extends a huge congratulations to Idina Menzel and Aaron Lohr, who got married over the weekend!. (more...)


3) BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More! A Toast to the Groom! To the Bride! Phillipa Soo Weds Steven Pasquale
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

Jesse Tyler Ferguson took to Instagram to share the joyous news that Broadway stars Phillipa Soo and Steven Pasquale were married last night, September 24th. The couple became engaged last February.. (more...)


4) BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More! Bea Corley, Jeremy Kushnier, Charlotte Maltby and Josh Young to Headline THE SECRET GARDEN at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

Theatrical talent from across the country will converge on Houston to bring the 5th Avenue Theatre Company and the Shakespeare Theatre Company co-production of THE SECRET GARDEN presented by Theatre Under The Stars.. (more...)


5) BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More! BWW Review: WILL AND GRACE Is As Hilarious As Ever In New Politically-Charged Reboot
by Emily Bruno - September 25, 2017

Mac and Cheese. Peanut Butter and Jelly. Bert and Ernie. These are duos that have stood the test of time. WILL AND GRACE (and for that matter Jack and Karen) rightfully deserve their names on this list, as they prove themselves just as worthy as they were eleven years ago.. (more...)


BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet:

-THE TREASURER opens tonight at Playwrights Horizons!

-Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG begins previews tonight at Second Stage Theatre!

-BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes returns to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' tonight!

-Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and more are set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES reading today!

-Constantine Maroulis will play 'Che' in EVITA at North Shore Music Theatre starting tonight!

-John Rubinstein, Mary Beth Peil and Jenn Colella will headline today's ANTIQUE WHITE reading in NYC!

-And Sam Waterston will host the ERS Benefit Performance of MEASURE FOR MEASURE at The Public tonight!


BWW Exclusive: BWW's Alan Henry recently chatted with Broadway's Stephen Schwartz about bringing PRINCE OF EGYPT to the stage, working with his son Scott, and more!

BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!


What we're geeking out over: David Hein and Irene Sankoff performed 'Stop the World' from COME FROM AWAY at the Mirvish season launch event in Toronto!


What we're watching: Swing nation stepped up to the mic at the latest Broadway Sessions!


Social Butterfly: Did you miss our Facebook Live chat with Laura Osnes? Watch it here!


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Mary Beth Hurt, who turns 71 today!

BWW Morning Brief September 26th, 2017: THE TREASURER Opens, FOX Announces Air Date for RENT, and More!
Photo credit: Walter McBride

Hurt is a three-time Tony nominee for Benefactors (1986), Crimes of the Heart (1982) and Trelawny of the Wells (1976). Among her other Broadway credits are The House of Blue Leaves, Top Girls, A Delicate Balance, The Secret Rapture, The Misanthrope, The Cherry Orchard, Boy Meets Girl, Secret Service, The Member of the Wedding, The Rules of the Game and Love for Love.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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