Broadway AM Report, 12/5/2016 - York Gala, THE BABYLON LINE and GYPSY OF THE YEAR!
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:
- Sutton Foster, Rory O'Malley, Bernadette Peters and more come together to honor Joel Grey at York Theatre Company's 2016 Gala!
- THE BABYLON LINE, starring Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Reaser, opens Off-Broadway.
- A group of stars takes the stage in A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at Transport Group tonight...
- And BC/EFA hosts its star-studded 28th Annual GYPSY OF THE YEAR competition!
NEWS YOU MISSED THIS WEEKEND:
- Josh Groban has extended his run in 'GREAT COMET' on Broadway!
- Abigail Breslin, Norbert Leo Butz and more have signed on for The New Group's 2016-17 season.
- Kristin Chenoweth could star in SOAPDISH in London...
- We got a first look (right) at photos and highlights from DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway, shots and footage from 5th Avenue Theatre's LITTLE MERMAID, images from last week's special HAMILTON MIXTAPE #Ham4Ham, plus pics of A BRONX TALE's opening bows!
- Annette O'Toole has joined MAN FROM NEBRASKA at Second Stage.
- Stephen Sondheim's THE FROGS will hop into the West End, while Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal are set for the UK tour of LOVE LETTERS.
- And Megan Hilty recorded a special tune on her new album for her daughter, Viola...
Broadway Weather Forecast: Rain this morning but clear later on. High of 50 to start your week!
Set Your DVR for... THE ILLUSIONISTS, performing on NBC's TODAY (10-11 a.m. ET hour).
What we're listening to: The original HAIRSPRAY LIVE! soundtrack, out now!