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Broadway AM Report, 4/21/2016 - AMERICAN PSYCHO Opens and More!

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: AMERICAN PSYCHO gets bloody on Broadway, opening tonight, and IN THE SECRET SEA opens at Theatre Row!

Chita Rivera at the Carlyle!


- Betsy Wolfe will star as 'Elsa' in Broadway's FROZEN!
- SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE and more are among the 2016 Drama League nominees.
- The new MONSOON WEDDING musical will debut at Berkeley Rep...
- Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller might be leading THE PHILADELPHIA STORY on Broadway.
- We got a look (right) at Chita Rivera's Café Carlyle debut, plus a sneak peek at Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim in rehearsal for THE KING AND I, and a glimpse at THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL's sets and more!
- THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS and ARRABAL are slated for A.R.T.'s 2016-17 season.
- Chilina Kennedy & Ryan Silverman will lead a SIGN OF THE TIMES reading this month...
- BC/EFA's BROADWAY BARES is headed to Fire Island this summer.
- And Tina Fey is taking a break from 'KIMMY SCHMIDT' to finish the MEAN GIRLS musical!

Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 74 and sunny - perfect for tonight's Broadway opening!

Quote of the Day: A word from original AMERICAN PSYCHO author Bret Easton Ellis...

"...there is an idea of a Patrick Bateman, some kind of abstraction, but there is no real me, only an entity, something illusory, and though I can hide my cold gaze and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there."
-- Bret Easton Ellis,
American Psycho (via Goodreads)

What we're watching: Signature's INCIDENT AT VICHY, airing tonight as part of THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' series!

Darren Pettie, Jonny Orsini and Evan Zes in INCIDENT AT VICHY.
Photo by Joan Marcus
Video of the Day: Get ready for AMERICAN PSYCHO's opening tonight with highlights from the show!

And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Tony Danza, who turns 65 today!

Tony Danza last starred on Broadway in HONEYMOON IN VEGAS. Before that, he took the stage in Broadway's THE PRODUCERS, THE ICEMAN COMETH and A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. The actor is best known for his role in the TV series TAXI and WHO'S THE BOSS?, which earned him Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. He has also appeared on the small screen in THE TONY DANZA SHOW, THE PRACTICE, FAMILY LAW and TEACH: TONY DANZA.

Tony Danza (center) and the cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS.
Photo by Joan Marcus

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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