Brief 4/18: THE SEAFARER, HEAD OVER HEELS in San Francisco, and More!
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1) BREAKING: Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond, and More Will Star Alongside Stephanie J. Block in THE CHER SHOW; Full Cast Set
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018
Broadway In Chicago and Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller announced today complete casting for the Pre-Broadway Premiere of the new musical The Cher Show at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre.. (more...)
2) VIDEO: Lea Michele Duets 'Defying Gravity' With AMERICAN IDOL Contestant Ada Vox
by Stage Tube - April 17, 2018
On last night's Celebrity Duets episode of American Idol, Lea Michele appeared to sing a duet version of Defying Gravity from Wicked with contestant Ada Vox.. (more...)
3) Rialto Chatter: Is LOVE NEVER DIES Headed to Broadway?
by Stephanie Wild - April 17, 2018
Could Love Never Dies be heading to Broadway next? Randy Buck, CEO of Troika Entertainment, seems to think so!. (more...)
4) Photo Flash: You Oughta Know... Rehearsals Have Begun for JAGGED LITTLE PILL at the A.R.T.!
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018
A.R.T.'s highly anticipated production of Jagged Little Pill is on its way to the stage. Check out the rehearsal photos below!. (more...)
5) VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Sutton Foster, Leslie Odom Jr., Stephanie J. Block, & Andrew Rannells in Concert Coming Soon to PBS
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018
Stars in Concert was filmed over four nights at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Each episode will air nationwide on PBS in four hour-long episodes on consecutive Fridays, starting with Sutton Foster on April 20, Leslie Odom Jr. on April 27, Stephanie J. Block on May 4, and concluding with Andrew Rannells on May 11. Select episodes will also be available on BroadwayHD.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
-HEAD OVER HEELS opens its pre-Broadway run in San Francisco tonight!
-THE SEAFARER, starring Matthew Broderick, opens tonight at Irish Rep!
-RANDY WRITES A NOVEL begins previews off-Broadway tonight!
BWW Exclusive: Girl Gangs and Backstage Antics with the Backstage Blonde!
Learn more about Teale Dvornik, aka Backstage Blonde here.
Set Your DVR... Alan Cumming will appear on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT tonight!
What we're geeking out over: Watch the cast of RIVERDALE perform two numbers from the highly anticipated CARRIE THE MUSICAL episode!
What we're watching: Nathan Lane visits THE VIEW to discuss ANGELS IN AMERICA, Trump, and more!
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Gavin Creel, who turns 42 today!
Gavin Creel won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Hello, Dolly!. This marks the actor's third Tony nomination and first win. He was previously nominated for 2019's HAIR AND 2002's THROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE. Creel won the 2014 Olivier and WhatsOnStage Awards for his starring role as "Elder Price" in the London production of THE BOOK OF MORMON.
Gavin Creel is a two-time Tony Award nominee for his performances as "Claude" in Hair and "Jimmy" in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Additional credits include the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon, the 2004 revival of La Cage Aux Folles, the Goodman Theatre/Kennedy Center production of Sondheim and Weidman's Bounce (dir. Hal Prince), A.R.T.'s world premiere of Prometheus Bound, as well as Hair and Mary Poppins in the West End. Creel has recorded three original albums, is a member of the Broadway Inspirational Voices Choir and graduated from The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. As a co-founder of Broadway Impact and for his work fighting for marriage equality, Creel has been recognized as one of OUT Magazine's OUT 100, and in 2011, he co-wrote and released the single "Noise," to raise money and awareness for that fight.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!