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Broadway AM Report, 10/4/2016 - FREAKY FRIDAY, PLENTY, VIETGONE and TICK, TICK...BOOM!

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: The new FREAKY FRIDAY musical begins tonight in D.C., PLENTY, starring Rachel Weisz, starts at The Public, VIETGONE begins previews at MTC, TICK, TICK...BOOM! returns Off-Broadway, and CAMELOT, featuring Robert Sean Leonard, launches in Westport!

Broadway AM Report, 10/4/2016 - FREAKY FRIDAY, PLENTY, VIETGONE and TICK, TICK...BOOM!
Kroll & Mulaney in OH, HELLO!

NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY

- The MEAN GIRLS musical will debut in D.C. next fall!
- The Drama League has set a date for this year's ceremony.
- WHITE CHRISTMAS has found its touring company...
- We got a first look (right) at OH, HELLO on Broadway, plus a peek at LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, photos of Kerry Ellis and Ramin Karimloo in MURDER BALLAD in London, shots of Liza Minnelli in San Francisco, rehearsal footage of THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill, and a sneak peek at Disney Cruise Line's FROZEN MUSICAL SPECTACULAR, as well as Jennifer Holliday in costume for THE COLOR PURPLE!
- Lonny Price will helm a new Warhol/Basquiat play Off-Broadway...
- And Jeffry Denman is set to join Off-Broadway's CAGNEY this month.

Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 68 degrees and cloudy with a slight chance of rain - don't forget your umbrella!

What we're looking forward to watching: The film NO PAY, NUDITY, starring Nathan Lane and more - check out the poster below!

Broadway AM Report, 10/4/2016 - FREAKY FRIDAY, PLENTY, VIETGONE and TICK, TICK...BOOM!


Video of the Day: Get ready for the MEAN GIRLS musical with this iconic scene from the 2004 movie!


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Liev Schreiber, who turns 49 today!

Liev Schreiber will soon be seen on Broadway in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES. He last appeared on the Great White Way as 'Eddie' in A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, which won him a Drama Desk Award. Before that, he starred on Broadway in TALK RADIO, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS (which earned him a Tony for Best Featured Actor in 2005), BETRAYAL and IN THE SUMMER HOUSE. Among his Off-Broadway credits are MACBETH, HENRY V, THE MERCY SEAT, OTHELLO, HAMLET, CYMBELINE, MOONLIGHT, THE TEMPEST and GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA. He currently plays the title role in Showtime's RAY DONOVAN and recently appeared on the big screen in SPOTLIGHT, Lee Daniels' THE BUTLER, the X-MEN films and more.

Broadway AM Report, 10/4/2016 - FREAKY FRIDAY, PLENTY, VIETGONE and TICK, TICK...BOOM!
Scarlett Johansson, Liev Schreiber
and Morgan Spector in A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE.
Photo by Joan Marcus

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!



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