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Broadway AM Report, 10/19/2016 - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE and More!

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Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it?

TODAY'S BIG NEWS:

- Sarah Stiles, Lilli Cooper, Will Connolly and more take part in ON THE EVE at Joe's Pub.
- SWEET starts this evening at National Black Theatre...
- And Mike Bartlett's LOVE, LOVE, LOVE opens Off-Broadway tonight!

Broadway AM Report, 10/19/2016 - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE and More!
Sarah Jessica Parker & Andrea McArdle
at STRONGER TOGETHER!

NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:

- Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey are set for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION.
- HELLO, DOLLY! starring Bette Midler has found its full cast.
- We got to see photos (right) and highlights from STRONGER TOGETHER for Hillary, a first look at Mark Ballas in JERSEY BOYS, pics and video inside rehearsal with THE KING AND I touring company, moments from the Lilly Awards Cabaret, plus interviews from the HAMILTON'S AMERICA red carpet!
- MCC's ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, starring Judith Light, will be filmed for the NYPL.
- CAREFREE: DANCIN' WITH FRED AND GINGER announced a starry tryout cast.
- Billy Porter is set to direct the upcoming 'PROUD OF US' benefit for The Actors Fund...
- PLENTY, starring Rachel Weisz, has extended again Off-Broadway.
- And nominations are open for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards!

Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 84 degrees and partly cloudy - another record temp day!

Quote of the Day: A word from birthday boy John Lithgow...

"When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible thing to do is go back to the theater."
-- John Lithgow (via BrainyQuote)


What we're listening to: Ramin Karimloo's broadgrass version of "Sarah" from MURDER BALLAD!


Video of the Day: Check out the cast of HOLIDAY INN's stellar performance on TODAY!


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to John Lithgow, who turns 71 today!

Prolific stage actor John Lithgow last starred on Broadway in A Delicate Balance opposite Glenn Close. Before that, he took the stage in The Columnist, All My Sons, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Retreat from Moscow, The Play What I Wrote and Sweet Smell of Success (his second Tony and Drama Desk). In the '80s and '90s, he appeared on Broadway in M. Butterfly, The Front Page, Requiem for a Heavyweight, Beyond Therapy and Division Street. His early career included roles in Broadway's Bedroom Farce, Spokesong, Once in a Lifetime, Anna Christie, Comedians, Boy Meets Girl, Secret Service, A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, Trelawny of the 'Wells' and My Fat Friend. The actor made his Broadway debut in The Changing Room in 1973 - he won a Tony and a Drama Desk for his part in the show. Lithgow is well known for his TV roles in 3rd Rock from the Sun and Dexter, as well as his film appearances in Interstellar, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Shrek, Harry and the Hendersons, Footloose, Terms of Endearment, The World According to Garp, and more.

Broadway AM Report, 10/19/2016 - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE and More!
John Lithgow and Glenn Close in Broadway's A DELICATE BALANCE.
Photo by Brigitte Lacombe

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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