Broadway AM Report, 8/30/2016 - MY FAIR LADY in Sydney 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?
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- We're giving our lucky readers the chance to win two VIP tickets to Elsie Fest!
- Stage and screen vet Gene Wilder passed away yesterday at 83.
- Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to chat with critic Chris Jones before HAMILTON bows in Chicago!
- Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT & ZELDA will play in concert at 54 Below.
- Paper Mill announced a starry lineup for THE PRODUCERS this fall!
- We got a peek (right) at Dan Stevens in costume for Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, plus shots of André De Shields in CONFESSIONS OF A P.I.M.P. in Chicago!
- NO PAY NUDITY, with Nathan Lane and other theatre stars, will hit theaters nationwide.
- Cheyenne Jackson is set to star in the AMERICAN WOMAN pilot for TV Land, while Phylicia Rashad will recur on FOX's EMPIRE.
- And the singing waiters of Ellen's Stardust Diner are taking a stand against the management's alleged unfair treatment...
Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 84 degrees and mostly sunny today!
Quote of the Day: A word from the late, great Gene Wilder...
Video of the Day: In tribute, watch Gene Wilder's famous rendition of "Pure Imagination" from 1971's WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY! You will be missed, Gene.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!