Broadway AM Report, 9/2/2016 - The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical 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?
THIS WEEKEND'S BIG NEWS: The Public's free musical adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT runs this weekend! And a Happy Labor Day to all!
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- Baz Luhrmann's MOULIN ROUGE is getting the musical treatment with John Logan and Alex Timbers!
- The new FREAKY FRIDAY musical has found its full cast in D.C.
- HAMILTON will officially hit the road in San Francisco in mid-March.
- Tour stars Jennifer Blood and John Sanders are headed to Broadway's MATILDA.
- We got a first look (right) at AUBERGINE off-Broadway, plus stills from HATERS BACK OFF featuring Miranda Sings, a new TV spot for OH, HELLO, shots of KINKY BOOTS' new stars, and the trailer for YOUNGER Season 3 with Sutton Foster!
- Amber Tamblyn and Norbert Leo Butz are set for MCC's REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY reading...
- Cory Jeacoma will join JERSEY BOYS on tour this month, while DWTS' Mark Ballas might be added to the Broadway company!
- Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme is coming to the Gramercy...
- Barbra Streisand will hit No. 1 on the Official UK Albums Chart for the 7th time.
- And Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless have signed on for Lifetime's BEACHES remake!
Broadway Weather Forecast: Sunny today but cloudy and rainy this weekend and in the mid-70s. We'll take those temps!
What we're watching: Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN, screening on THIRTEEN's 'Theater Close-Up' tonight - check out highlights from the production!
Video of the Day: Check out Disney's new sneak peek at its upcoming live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Judith Ivey, who turns 65 on Sunday!
Judith Ivey last starred on Broadway in THE AUDIENCE. Before that, she took the New YOrk stage in THE HEIRESS, FOLLIES, VOICES IN THE DARK, PARK YOUR CAR IN HARVARD YARD, BLITHE SPIRIT, PRECIOUS SONS, HURLYBURLY (her second Tony and Drama Desk awards in 1985), STEAMING (which earned her a Tony and Drama Desk in 1983), PIAF and BEDROOM FARCE. She just finished a run in OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES opposite Estelle Parsons off-Broadway. Among her other off-Broadway credits are THE GLASS MENAGERIE, THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. She is well known for her role on the TV series DESIGNING WOMEN. Ivey is also a director, having helmed productions both off-Broadway and regionally.
See you bright and early on Tuesday, BroadwayWorld! Have a great holiday weekend!