DVR Alert: BLACKBIRD's Michelle Williams, 'Unbreakable's Tituss Bergess to Visit NBC's TODAY
NBC has announced that on Monday, April 18 Michelle Williams will stop by TODAY to talk about starring in the Broadway drama BLACKBIRD. Later in the show, Broadway's Tituss Burgess will visit the morning show to talk about the new season of Netflix's UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT.
As BWW previously reported, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell will visit TODAY on Tuesday, April 19th to talk about their new Broadway musical BRIGHT STAR. Later in the broadcast, the cast will perform a number from the show.
Be sure to set your DVR's! BWW will bring you video of all the appearances as soon as it becomes available.
David Harrower's BLACKBIRD opened on Broadway March 10th. The Olivier Award-winning drama stars Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams, and is directed by Joe Mantello. BLACKBIRD is playing at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) for an 18-week limited engagement through June 11, 2016.
BLACKBIRD tells the story of Una and Ray. Fifteen years earlier they had a relationship and haven't set eyes on each other since. Now she's found him again.
BLACKBIRD premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival before moving on to London's West End where it won the Olivier Award for Best New Play in a production directed by Peter Stein. The drama was subsequently produced in New York by Manhattan Theatre Club in a production starring Jeff Daniels and Allison Pill, directed by Joe Mantello.
BLACKBIRD is produced on Broadway by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Peter May, Jon B. Platt, Len Blavatnik, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Heni Koenigsberg, Stacey Mindich, and Wendy Federman.
Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe