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Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More!

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Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More!
1) Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More! Full Cast Announced for MTC's World Premiere of DAN CODY'S YACHT
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. Rehearsals for the production begin tomorrow, Tuesday, April 17.. (more...)


2) Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More! Kyle Taylor Parker, Alysha Umphress, and More Lead Cast of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

The New York-bound production of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller today announced the vibrant young cast who are set to reinvent the record breaking show at Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street) this summer.. (more...)


3) Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More! VIDEO: The Queen is Back! Watch LaChanze and the Cast of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL on THE TODAY SHOW!
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

The cast of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical performed on the TODAY show this morning! The show is set to open at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway on April 23, 2018.. (more...)


4) Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More! Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Hollander & Company in TRAVESTIES on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions (David Babani, Artistic Director) and Sonia Friedman Productions -present the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties.. (more...)


5) Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More! Breaking: Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING has officially won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.. (more...)


Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More!
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Set Your DVR... Laurie Metcalf will appear on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN this morning. Also, Laura Benanti's episode of LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS from March 20, 2018 will re-air.


What we're geeking out over: Get a first look at Broadway-bound HEAD OVER HEELS at the Curran Theater in San Francisco!

Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More!
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Check out more photos here!

What we're watching: Broadway Kids Jam releases 'Sincerely, Me' from Dear Evan Hansen!


Social Butterfly: Get a first look behind the scenes at HEAD OVER HEELS in San Francisco!


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Rebecca Luker, who turns 57 today!

Brief 4/17: Get a First Look at HEAD OVER HEELS, and More!
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker was last seen on Broadway as "Helen Bechdel" in Fun Home. Before that, she played the Fairy Godmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Other Broadway shows: Mary Poppins, Nine, The Music Man, The Sound of Music, Showboat, The Secret Garden, and The Phantom of the Opera. Off-Broadway: Indian Blood (Primary Stages), Can't Let Go (Keen Company) and The Vagina Monologues. Regional theatre: Passion (Clara) at the Kennedy Center, Time and Again(Old Globe) and She Loves Me (Reprise! series is Los Angeles). Concerts: The Boys from Syracuse and Where's Charley? at Encores! Symphonies appearances include the Royal Stockholm and London Symphonies, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. She has appeared at Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress and the White House. Ms. Luker has appeared multiple times with the American Songbook Series in the Allen Room, as well as the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater for the Barbara Cook Spotlight Series. Film: Not Fade Away (dir., David Chase) and The Rewrite (dir., Marc Lawrence). Television includes Elementary, Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, CBS TV Movie Cupid and Cate. Recordings include: I Got Love (Songs of Jerome Kern), Greenwich Time, Leaving Home, Anything Goes: Rebecca Luker Sings Cole Porter. Rebecca resides in New York City with her husband, actor Danny Burstein.


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