Brief 5/22: Catch Up on What Went Down at the Obies, and More!
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1) BWW TV: Marissa Jaret Winokur to Perform Cut Song in Hollywood Bowl's BEAUTY & THE BEAST
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2018
The animated classic Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' will be given new life for two special evenings at the Hollywood Bowl. Marissa Jaret Winokur joins the all-star cast as The Wardrobe, get a sneak peek at her performance of a cut song below!. (more...)
2) MOANA, Featuring Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Wins Billboard Music Award for Top Soundtrack
by Stephanie Wild - May 21, 2018
Add another award to Lin-Manuel Miranda's list! The composer/lyricist/actor best known for Hamilton has picked up a Billboard Music Award for Moana! The soundtrack to the hit Disney animated film, with music and lyrics by Miranda, won the award for Top Soundtrack.. (more...)
3) Cheyenne Jackson Will Play Hades in Disney's DESCENDANTS 3
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2018
Cheyenne Jackson ('American Horror Story') has been cast in Disney's 'Descendants 3,' in the role of Hades, the nefarious underworld ruler from the 1997 Disney animated musical comedy film 'Hercules.' Jackson, who began his career as a theatrical actor including starring roles in Broadway productions 'All Shook Up' and 'Xanadu' among others, starred in multiple seasons of 'American Horror Story' and has had roles in over 40 television series and films. The trequel is set to begin production shortly for a scheduled debut in 2019.. (more...)
4) Theater Talk: Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton & More Talk MY FAIR LADY!
by Theater Talk - May 21, 2018
This episode focuses on Lincoln Center Theater's stunning revival of My Fair Lady with the production's director, Bartlett Sher; Lincoln Center Theater's Producing Artistic Director, Andre Bishop; as well as actors Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, and Allan Corduner, who star as "Eliza Doolittle," "Henry Higgins" and "Colonel Pickering," respectively. Jesse Green, Co-Chief Theater Critic of The New York Times co-hosts with Susan Haskins.. (more...)
5) Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2018
The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were handed out last night, May 21 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The ceremony was hosted by Orfeh and Andy Karl. BroadwayWorld was in attendance at the big event and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
-The Tank celebrates its 15th anniversary with a gala tonight!
BWW Exclusive: They Dreamed a Dream Role... Find Out What the Drama League Nominees Want to Star in Next!
Set Your DVR...
-Andrew Garfield will appear on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT!
What we're geeking out over: Who Won at the 2018 Obie Awards? Full List!
Social Butterfly: Joshua Henry Gets Back in the Bigelow Flow with CAROUSEL Co-Star Renee Fleming
#BigelowFlows ??? here at @carouselbroadway DELIVERING for the fans is what we're about. You asked for her..welcome queen ?? @ReneeFlemingMusic, slaying us with straight-up jazz! Props to the Blow High Blow Low backup boys, Jess LeProtto, @JacobKeithW, and @AhmadSimmons ?? comment below????and suggest nexts week's flow!
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