Broadway AM Report, 6/20/2016 - Elly Awards 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: The 6th annual Elly Awards luncheon will honor HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo and more!

Tommy Tune in the studio for Broadway for Orlando!


- HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo is set to lead AMÉLIE on Broadway this winter!
- Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. announced he will wave goodbye to HAMILTON this summer.
- We got a look (right) inside the starry Broadway for Orlando benefit single recording session, a peek behind the scenes at the BROADWAY BARES: ON DEMAND final run-through, and footage from this year's WEST END LIVE!
- We gave you in-depth previews of this summer's lineup and the upcoming Broadway season...
- John Stamos will appear in the second season of SCREAM QUEENS on FOX.
- And Lady Gaga is in talks for Bradley Cooper's A STAR IS BORN remake!

Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 83 and sunny to start off your week!

Quote of the Day: A word from birthday boy John Goodman...

"...the power of laughter and love would beat out the power of fear every time. You know, I hate to sound corny about it but it's true..."
-- John Goodman (via BrainyQuote)

What we're looking forward to watching: The new LA LA LAND movie musical with Emma Stone, slated to open the 73rd Venice Film Festival!

Video of the Day: Watch Samantha Barks sing "On My Own" from LES MISERABLES at WEST END LIVE!

And a Happy Birthday shout-out to John Goodman, who turns 64 today!

Drama Desk nominee John Goodman will take the stage in THE FRONT PAGE this Broadway season. Last year, he starred in AMERICAN BUFFALO in the West End. Among his past New York stage credits are Broadway's WAITING FOR GODOT and BIG RIVER, as well as THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, TRIPLE FEATURE and HENRY IV PART I.

Goodman rose to fame with his role in the ABC sitcom ROSEANNE. The actor recently appeared on the big screen in 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and TRUMBO, and has also starred in films such as MONSTERS UNIVERSITY and MONSTERS, INC., INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, ARGO, EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE, THE ARTIST, O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?, THE BIG LEBOWSKI and more.

John Goodman, Tom Sturridge and Damian Lewis in
West End's AMERICAN BUFFALO. Photo by Johan Persson.

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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