Broadway AM Report, 12/19/2016 - WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Closes Off-Broadway!
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:
- Lesli Margherita & Max Crumm lead York's reading of the new holiday musical SNOW WAY OUT.
- Seth Rudetsky, Nikki M. James and L. Steven Taylor headline Project Shaw's ANDROCLES AND THE LION...
- And WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT closes tonight Off-Broadway with a mystery star!
NEWS YOU MISSED THIS WEEKEND:
- Susan Stroman is developing a new musical featuring the works of Alan Jay Lerner.
- We got a sneak peek (right) at the Broadway-bound SOUSATZKA in rehearsals, plus interviews with the cast of YEN, an extended look at TUTS' starry INTO THE WOODS, a peek at the New York Pops' holiday concert, footage from Chicago's first live #Ham4Ham, shots from opening night for AMÉLIE in L.A.!
- A new musical about Tina Turner is in the works across the pond...
- And Al Pacino and Judith Light are set to star in a new Tennessee Williams biodrama in Pasadena!
Broadway Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 32 to kick off the week before Christmas!
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Jake Gyllenhaal, who turns 36 today!
Jake Gyllenhaal, who made his Broadway debut in 2015 with CONSTELLATIONS, will return to the Great White Way this season in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - reprising the title role from the City Center concert this year. The actor has also taken the stage Off-Broadway in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET. Gyllenhaal's breakout film was OCTOBER SKY, followed by acclaimed roles in DONNIE DARKO, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, LOVE & OTHER DRUGS, NIGHTCRAWLER, SOUTHPAW and more. He is currently on the big screen in NOCTURNAL ANIMALS and is planning on a Broadway return in BURN THIS for the 2017-18 season.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!