Brief 6/15: Get a First Look at Barrington's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY...and More!
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1) Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Paper Mill's HALF TIME?
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018
2) Dramatists Guild Criticizes Marginalization of Writers at the 2018 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018
Dough Wright, president of the Dramatists Guild of America, has issued an open letter to the CEO of the CBS Network, Les Moonves, criticizing the omission of categories honoring playwrights and composers from Sunday's Tony Awards telecast.. (more...)
This morning, Radar 'exclusively' reported, 'Renee Zellweger and Liza Minnelli have taken a genuine liking to each other, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively, now that Zellweger is playing her mom in the upcoming Judy Garland biopic.' Only a few hours later, Minelli, the daughter of the famed Judy Garland herself, took to Facebook to clear things up.. (more...)
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Barrington Stage Company's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY. The show is now on stage through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. See the cast take their opening night bows below!. (more...)
5) EDINBURGH 2018: Pick Of The Programme - Musicals
by Natalie O'Donoghue - June 14, 2018
BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top pick of musicals from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
-Popular Immersive Experience OVERHEARD AT JOE'S Begins Ten-Night Special Engagement In New York Tonight!
-The Shapiro Sisters Debut At THE GREEN ROOM 42 tonight!
-Hunger Theatre Company Presents EVERYTHING WILL BE DIFFERENT, beginning tonight!
BWW Exclusive: John Kander Ebbs & Flows In 3/4 Time
Set Your DVR...
-Amy Schumer will appear on THE ELLEN SHOW today!
What we're watching: Watch a Preview of the Cast of Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Neil Patrick Harris, who turns 45 today!
Neil Patrick Harris may be best known as Barney Stinson in the hit CBS series, "How I Met Your Mother," a role which has garnered him multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominations, as well as a People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actor.Harris recently tackled the leading role of Bobby in theNew York Philharmonic's concert production of Stephen Sondheim's Company at Lincoln Center. Harris made his Broadway debut opposite Anne Hechein the Pulitzer-Prize winning drama, Proof. Subsequently, Harris also starred on Broadway as the Emcee in Cabaret, and as The Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald in the Tony Award-winning production of Assassins. His additional theatrical credits include roles in All My Sons, Tick, Tick...Boom, The Paris Letter, Sweeney Todd, Rent, and Romeo and Juliet. Harris made his theatrical directorial debut with I Am Grock at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, and he recently helmed a production ofJonathan Larson's Rent at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. He has also served as host of the Tony Awards Ceremony. On screen, Neil has starred in numerous feature films, including Beastly, Cats & Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Undercover Brother, The Next Best Thing, The Proposition, Starship Troopers, and Clara's Heart (Golden Globe nom.) The Best & the Brightest; The Smurfs; and the third installment in the Harold and Kumar film series, A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas. On television, Harris gained notoriety as the beloved title character in "Doogie Howser, M.D." (People's Choice Award, Golden Globe nom.), as well as the lead in the NBC comedy series, "Stark Raving Mad." Along with guest-starring roles in "Glee" (Emmy Award), "Numb3rs," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Will & Grace," and "Boomtown," Harris has also starred in several made-for-television movies, including "Yes, Virginia," "The Christmas Blessing," and "The Wedding Dress."
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