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Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More!

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Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More!
1) Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! Sierra Boggess Withdraws From WEST SIDE STORY Concert Following Backlash
by Alan Henry - April 23, 2018

Following immense backlash on social media over whitewashing of the role of Maria, meant to be Puerto Rican, Boggess took to Facebook to announce that she was withdrawing from the production.. (more...)


2) Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of HEAD OVER HEELS? All the Reviews!
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

The Broadway-Bound new musical Head Over Heels began performances at San Francisco's Curran Theater last week and had it's official opening night on April 18th!. (more...)


3) Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! Stellar Cast Announced for INTO THE WOODS at The Cockpit
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

This May, All Star Productions - Winner of the Best Producer in the Off-West End Awards 2018 - join forces with Trilby Productions to bring their fresh new adaptation of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods to The Cockpit. Performed in the round, this darkly comic production has been given a 21st century twist with an ensemble of seventeen larger-than-life characters drawn from modern day Britain.. (more...)


4) Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! Photo Coverage: The Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride - April 23, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two, opened last night, April 22, at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). Check out photos below of the cast at their opening night reception after last night's show!. (more...)


5) Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More! Photo Coverage: J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & More Walk the Red Carpet at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Walter McBride - April 23, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two, opened last night, April 22, at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). Check out photos below of last night's red carpet arrivals!. (more...)


Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet:

-TRAVESTIES officially opens tonight at the American Airlines Theatre!

-Nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Awards are being announced today at 11am, and streamed exclusively on BroadwayWorld!


BWW Exclusive: The cast of CRUEL INTENTIONS Chases Waterfalls at Broadway Sessions!


Set Your DVR... Renee Fleming will appear on CBS THIS MORNING today!


What we're geeking out over: Lin-Manuel Miranda receives the 2018 Rosetta LeNoire Award!

Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More!
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
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Social Butterfly: BroadwayWorld hits the red carpet at opening night of SUMMER!


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Barbra Streisand, who turns 76 today!

Brief 4/24: TRAVESTIES Opens, Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations, and More!

With the longest span of number one albums in history, Streisand has recorded 52 gold, 31 platinum and 13 multi-platinum albums in her career. She is the only woman to make the All-Time Top 10 Best Selling Artists list, an honor which includes fellow duet partners Elvis Presley and Billy Joel. Streisand also has the longest span of number one albums in history, just under 50 years. She made her Broadway debut in in 1962's I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE and returned to the Great white Way for 1964's FUNNY GIRL.

The best-selling female recording artist in history, Streisand partnered with some of Hollywood's biggest stars to sing Broadway classics on her latest album "Encore". Following the release of her 2014 record-breaking "Partners," "ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" is Streisand's third and long-awaited Broadway album. Streisand released "The Broadway Album" and "Back to Broadway" in 1985 and 1993, respectfully, both of which went multi-platinum.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!




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