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Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More
1) Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More Details Emerge About Driver in Ruthie Ann Miles Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2018

Tragedy recently struck the Broadway community when Ruthie Ann Miles was the victim of a fatal car crash that took the life of her four year old daughter Abigail. The New York Daily News has just released further details about the driver, stating that she had a series of medical emergencies leading up to the crash.. (more...)


2) Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More ANASTASIA Lawsuit Continues as Judge Questions Copyright Infringement
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported last year, the heir of French playwright Marcelle Maurette sued playwright Terrence McNally and the producers of the Broadway hit Anastasia for plagiarizing material from the 1952 play. Jean-Etienne de Becdelievre claimed that 20th Century Fox licensed the play for its 1956 and 1997 films, but not for stage productions.. (more...)


3) Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More Matthew Morrison, Rachel Bloom, Noah Galvin, and More Unite for FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Benefit Concert for Parkland
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2018

Following the tragic events that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, the Broadway community will unite with many of the inspiring and world-changing MSD students to perform From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Parkland, USA on Monday, April 16 at 7PM at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL.. (more...)


4) Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More Deaf Actor Joshua Castille to Star as Quasimodo in The 5th Avenue Theatre's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2018

This summer The 5th Avenue Theatre is staging an exciting new production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame starring Joshua Castille as Quasimodo. A Deaf actor, Castille is celebrated for his performances in Tribes at ACT Theatre in Seattle and in Spring Awakening with Deaf West on Broadway. Quasimodo, who is deaf in Victor Hugo's literary masterpiece, is a character that Castille and The 5th are excited to elevate and delve more deeply into with the real-life experiences and stories of a deaf actor leading the way. Castille, who makes his 5th Avenue Theatre debut, will use American Sign Language (ASL) throughout his performance. Justin Gregory Lopez returns to The 5th (Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon) as one of the cathedral's gargoyles and as Quasimodo's "voice" in song.. (more...)


5) Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More BWW Interview: Jason Robert Brown Talks His Upcoming London Palladium Concert
by Nicole Ackman - April 03, 2018

Jason Robert Brown is a composer, lyricist, and conductor known for his work such as The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County and Parade. The three-time Tony award winner is coming to the London Palladium on 11 April as part of BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night series along with special guests Norm Lewis, Betsy Wolfe, and Rachel Tucker.. (more...)


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Today's Call Sheet:

-Ripple Effect Artists' GUARDING THE BRIDGE begins limited run at the Triad Theatre tonight!

-MOONLIGHT star Andre Holland makes directing debut with DUTCH MASTERS, beginning tonight!

-WHAT MAKES US FEEL GOOD premieres tonight at The Tank!


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What we're geeking out over: Sara Bareilles celebrates her Sardi's portrait!

Brief 4/4: Go Behind the Scenes at BROADWAY BACKWARDS, and More
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What we're watching: Watch Kelli O'Hara sing the National Anthem at Yankees Opening Day!


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