Broadway AM Report, 11/21/2016 - Gala Time for Broadway Dreams and MTC!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it?
NEWS YOU MISSED THIS WEEKEND:
- Voting is now open for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards in 75 regions across the globe!
- The Off-Broadway League and Actors' Equity have come to an historic new agreement...
- We got a first look (right) at LCT's THE BABYLON LINE, a peek at Josh Rhodes's GUYS AND DOLLS in Florida, and highlights of Sutton Foster and company in SWEET CHARITY!
- Josh Groban, Denée Benton and the stars of 'GREAT COMET' will appear at Ars Nova's NOVA BALL REMIX.
- Tyne Daly, Jason Danieley and more have rounded out Transport Group's A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE concert lineup...
- The URINETOWN creators' new show and more are set for Goodspeed's 2017 Festival of New Musicals, while La Jolla will present a new Donna Summer musical as part of its 2017-18 season, and Des McAnuff is set to direct a new musical about The Temptations.
- And original A CHORUS LINE cast member John Mineo has died at 74...
Broadway Weather Forecast: Cloudy and windy with a high of 45 degrees to start off your week!
Video of the Day: Blow off some steam from this weekend's controversy with a number from BROADWAY LOVES BRITNEY at Feinstein's/54 Below!
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Cherry Jones, who turns 60 today!
Cherry Jones last starred on Broadway in THE GLASS MENAGERIE and off-Broadway in DEAR ELIZABETH and WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID. Before that, she starred in Broadway's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, FAITH HEALER, DOUBT - which earned her a Tony and a Drama Desk in 2005 - IMAGINARY FRIENDS, MAJOR BARBARA, A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, THE HEIRESS (her first Tony and Drama Desk Awards in 1995), ANGELS IN AMERICA, OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, MACBETH and STEPPING OUT. She is also known for her Emmy-winning role in the TV series 24 and recently appeared in Amazon's TRANSPARENT. Jones was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2014.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!