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Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More!

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Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More!
1) Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More! Erik Lochtefeld Joins Broadway's KING KONG; Additional Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have announced additional casting for the new musical King Kong. Joining the previously announced Christiani Pitts, (A Bronx Tale) as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia!) as Carl Denham, will be Erik Lochtefeld (Misery, Metamorphoses) as Lumpy.. (more...)


2) Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More! Donald Trump Responds To Robert De Niro's Tony Awards Appearance
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

On Sunday night, Robert De Niro introduced Bruce Springsteen on the TONY AWARDS broadcast while also managing to say 'F*ck Trump!' While the statement was censored on the CBS feed on air, UNCENSORED versions found their way online from other feeds.. (more...)


3) Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More! VIDEO: Jim Parsons of THE BOYS IN THE BAND Talks Breaking His Foot During Curtain Call and More on The Tonight Show
by Stage Tube - June 12, 2018

Jim Parsons, currently starring in The Boys in the Band on Broadway, visited The Tonight Show last night. Watch as Parsons chats with Jimmy about his lovely rained out wedding day at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and why he thanked Britney Spears in his GLAAD Media Awards speech. Parsons also explains how he broke his foot during a curtain call for The Boys in the Band, and gets a functional candy cane from Jimmy and chats about his film A Kid Like Jake.. (more...)


4) Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More! Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up the Fetch Fashion From the 2018 Tony Awards!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 12, 2018

Tony Awards night has come and gone. The songs have all been sung, the dances danced, the trophies awarded, and the champagne popped to toast another tremendous Broadway season.. (more...)


5) Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More! Boston Engagement Of MOULIN ROUGE! Might Delay Previews Due to Construction Issue at Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

The pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, has been extended before performances even begin due to popular demand. Originally scheduled to play from June 27 through August, 5, 2018, the production will now run through August 19, for 16 additional performances. The official opening night is Sunday, July 22.. (more...)


Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet:

-DESPERATE MEASURES opens tonight at New World Stages!

-Pocket Universe's THE MAID'S TRAGEDY begins performances tonight at Access Theatre!


BWW Exclusive: Supergirl Takes the Stage! Meet BEAUTIFUL's New Carole King, Melissa Benoist


Set Your DVR...

-Sarah Jessica Parker will be on The TODAY Show!

-Nick Offerman will be on CONAN tonight!


What we're geeking out over: Original Stars of AVENUE Q Will Return For 15 Special Performances For the Show's 15th Anniversary!

Brief 6/13: DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Off-Broadway, and More!
Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski

What we're watching: Get A First Look At JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY At The Muny!


Social Butterfly: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Sweep with Stage Door Concert!


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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