Brief 4/9: Read the MEAN GIRLS Reviews, Full List of Olivier Winners, and More
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1) Olivier Awards 2018 - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2018
We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE throughout this evening's Olivier Awards from London's Royal Albert Hall - winners are indicated IN BOLD!. (more...)
2) HAMILTON Wins Big At The 2018 Olivier Awards!
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2018
The lauded Lin-Manuel Miranda musical Hamilton led the way at the Olivier Awards 2018 ceremony, collecting seven awards from its record-breaking thirteen nominations.. (more...)
3) Review Roundup: Did the Critics Think MEAN GIRLS Was Fetch?
by Review Roundups - April 08, 2018
Mean Girls opened tonight, Sunday, April 8, at the August Wilson Theatre. The musical features a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the film, music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond, and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin... (more...)
4) VIDEO: Tina Fey Talks How Bringing MEAN GIRLS to Broadway is a Dream Come True and More on CBS Sunday Morning
by Stage Tube - April 08, 2018
Tina Fey appeared on CBS Sunday Morning this morning to talk about how bringing Mean Girls to Broadway is a dream come true.. (more...)
5) BWW Interview: It's His Petersburg Now! Catching Up with ANASTASIA's New Dmitry, Zach Adkins
by Nicole Rosky - April 08, 2018
The Broadway smash hit Anastasia officially opened last spring at the Broadhurst Theatre. Since then, ensemble member and Dmitry understudy Zach Adkins has been waiting to take his turn in the spotlight. Now he's getting his chance.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
-The Point Foundation honors Laura Benanti and Ronan Farrow at its annual gala tonight!
-Theatre Forward honors the works of August Wilson, David Yazbek, and Citi at the Chairman's Awards Gala tonight!
-JACK holds a benefit concert 'JACK Alive,' hosted by Dave Malloy, at The Green Room 42 tonight!
BWW Exclusive: Go inside rehearsals for THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE with Susan Stroman, John Kander, and more!
What we're geeking out over: Check out Ken Fallin's drawing for LOBBY HERO!
What we're watching: Watch the West End cast of HAMILTON perform on the Olivier Awards!
Social Butterfly: BWW Live will chat with Laura Benanti tonight at 5pm EST!
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Cynthia Nixon, who turns 52 today!
Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon made her film debut in Little Darlings at the age of 12 and her Broadway debut at 14 in The Philadelphia Story. Since then she has appeared in over 40 plays and countless films and television shows.She has been directed by Sidney Lumet, Louis Malle, Milos Forman, Mike Nichols and Robert Altman. Perhaps best known for her role as Miranda in the HBO series Sex and the City, Nixon will appear in upcoming projects including Richard Loncraine's Life Itself opposite Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton, as well as James White, an indie film written and directed by Josh Mond.
She was most recently seen on Broadway in The Little Foxes. Other recent credits include: White Rabbit Red Rabbit (Off-Broadway), The Real Thing (Broadway), Wit (Broadway), Distracted (Off-Broadway), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Off-Broadway), Rabbit Hole (Broadway), Children and Art (Broadway), The Women (Broadway), and The Vagina Monologues (Off-Broadway). A full list of credits can be seen here.In real life Cynthia has played an important role in fighting for NYC's public schools, marriage equality and most recently to elect progressive Democrat Bill de Blasio for NYC Mayor. She lives in downtown Manhattan with her wife Christine Marinoni and their three children Samantha, Charlie, and Max.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!