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BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More!

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BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More!
1) BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More! Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters & More Set for THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL on CBS
by TV News Desk - September 07, 2017

CBS will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carol Burnett's classic, award-winning comedy series with THE CAROL BURNETT 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, a new two-hour star-studded event featuring Burnett, original cast members and special guests, on Sunday, Dec. 3 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.. (more...)


2) BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More! Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below!. (more...)


3) BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More! Anybody Have a Map? DEAR EVAN HANSEN Tour to Stop in Denver, Chicago, L.A. and More
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2017

Producer Stacey Mindich has announced that the first national touring production of this year's Best Musical Tony Award-winner Dear Evan Hansen will launch in October 2018 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.. (more...)


4) BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More! Nathan Lane-Led ANGELS IN AMERICA Set for Limited Run on Broadway Next February
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2017

Producers Tim Levy (Director, NT America) and Jordan Roth (President, Jujamcyn Theaters) announced today that the National Theatre Production of Tony Kushner's epic and seminal masterwork, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, will return to Broadway for the first time since its now-legendary original production opened in 1993. . (more...)


5) BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More! Photo Coverage: The Phantom Hits the Road! Meet the Cast of LOVE NEVER DIES on Tour!
by Jennifer Broski - September 07, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, will make its North American premiere on Wednesday, October 25 in Detroit, MI, following technical rehearsals and performances in Utica, NY (September 22-24, Stanley Theatre) and a special preview engagement in Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre October 3-8, 2017.. (more...)


BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet:

-I AM ANTIGONE makes its world premiere at TNC's Dream Up Festival!

-Sharp satire THE CLIMBERS opens at Metropolitan Playhouse!

-Larry Wilmore, W. Kamau Bell and more will headline NOW HEAR THIS Podcast Festival!

-A PIECE OF MY HEART begins performances tonight at IATI Theater!

-And COMMITTED premieres at Theatre at the 14th Street Y!


BWW Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Anthony Caporale shares a round with JIMMY & CAROLYN's James Walsh and Sam Tsoutsouvas in the latest episode!


#FridayFunday: If you haven't already, check out MEAN GIRLS Twitter account! We tried to make fetch happen, and well...


Set Your DVR... for Musical theater star Alfie Boe who will perform with music legend Pete Townshend on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON!

BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More!


What we're geeking out over: Chilina Kennedy will return to BEAUTIFUL on Broadway next week!

BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More!


What we're looking forward to watching: West End star Charlie Stemp, who will make his Broadway debut in HELLO, DOLLY! alongside Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber!

BWW Morning Brief September 8th, 2017: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces Tour, ANGELS IN AMERICA Heads to Broadway, and More!


Social Butterfly: The cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN was featured on the official Instagram page yesterday!

Discussions of mental illness, self-love and acceptance take center stage in "Dear Evan Hansen" (@dearevanhansen), a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that tells a coming-of-age story of high schoolers wrapped up in a small-town tragedy. "It's so easy to compare yourself to others and feel like you are less," says Laura Dreyfuss (@hotdamnitslaura), who plays Zoe Murphy, one of the lead roles. "This show is a reminder that we all feel that way at times, and the only way through is to love and forgive yourself." Kindness is at the core of the story, and actor Ben Platt (@bensplatt), who plays the title character of Evan Hansen, sees the importance of this message. "To me, #KindComments is about inconveniencing yourself to lift someone else up," he says, "to use your time and heart-power to look outside yourself and see the good in someone completely different from you, someone who it might otherwise be very easy to judge." To celebrate the upcoming #WWIM16??'s theme of #KindComments, we'll be featuring voices spreading messages of kindness within the Instagram community. Watch our Instagram story now to catch up with the cast of "Dear Evan Hansen" in New York City.

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