Broadway AM Report, 4/26/2016 - TUCK EVERLASTING Opens and More!

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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: TUCK EVERLASTING officially opens on Broadway, and Blue Man Group holds open auditions in Atlanta!

Mann, Keenan-Bolger & Lewis in


- Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein will star in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
- WAITRESS is kicking off a national tour in Cleveland next year.
- Starry productions of FULLY COMMITTED and DOCTOR FAUSTUS opened last night - read the reviews!
- We got a first look at photos and highlights from TUCK EVERLASTING, plus shots and footage from the WAITRESS opening!
- Mauricio Perez and Dominic Scaglione Jr. are set to alternate as Frankie Valli in Broadway's JERSEY BOYS...
- RENT's Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp are reuniting this fall at Feinstein's/54 Below.
- And Lin-Manuel Miranda will officially star in Disney's MARY POPPINS sequel!

Broadway Weather Forecast: Thunderstorms with a high of 63 degrees - don't forget your umbrella!

What we're reading: In honor of tonight's Broadway opening, Natalie Babbitt's TUCK EVERLASTING!

What we're watching: Check out Patti LuPone in the season 3 premiere of PENNY DREADFUL!

Video of the Day: Get ready for tonight's opening bows with highlights from Broadway's TUCK EVERLASTING!

And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Carol Burnett, who turns 83 today!

Special Tony Award recipient Carol Burnett last appeared on Broadway in 2014's LOVE LETTERS. Before that, she took the stage in HOLLYWOOD ARMS, PUTTING IT TOGETHER, MOON OVER BUFFALO, FADE OUT - FADE IN and ONCE UPON A MATTRESS. The actress has also starred in FOLLIES in concert and COMPANY in Los Angeles. She is well known for her years hosting CBS's Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW. Among her film credits are the 1982 adaptation of ANNIE and the 1992 version of NOISES OFF.

Carol Burnett and Brian Dennehy in LOVE LETTERS.
Photo by Carol Rosegg

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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