THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 13-19
Still not over Hamilton's performance at the Grammys? Gearing up for Waitress to hit Broadway in March? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's "This Week in Pictures."
Highlights from this week include the cast of AMERICAN PSYCHO meeting the press, Troian Bellisario and Patrick J. Adams take the court, A NEW BRAIN gets a cast recording and SO much more! Check it all out below!
AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- has just begun rehearsals for Broadway. The new musical will begin performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The Opening Night is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2016. BroadwayWorld sat in on rehearsal yesterday, and you can check out photos from the meet and greet here!
The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor, stars real-life fiancésPatrick J. Adams (Tim; SAG Award-nominated star of TV's "Suits," Garland Award for Bill Cain's play Nine Circles) and Troian Bellisario (Mallory; star of TV's "Pretty Little Liars," Equivocation and Farragut North at Geffen Playhouse). The show will run in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, now through March 13, 2016. THE LAST MATCH opens tonight, February 18, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage here!
Manhattan Concert Productions will present the 25th anniversary concert of The Secret Garden this weekend, February 21 and February 22, 2016, at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. The concert performances of the Tony Award-winning musical will feature a stunning Broadway and television cast, creative team, the New York City Chamber Orchestra, and a grand 200-voice chorus from across the United States. The company gave a preview just yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there to meet with the cast. Check out photos of the company here!
Taylor Swift fever isn't stopping anytime soon! The singer picked up several Grammy Awards including Album of the Year for 1989. Winners of the 58th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS were presented live tonight, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. The event aired on the CBS Television Network. Check out photo highlights from the broadcast here!
Pictured: Ellis C. Dawson III & Cast. Photo Credit: Roger Mastroianni
Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to present In the Heights, the fifth annual collaboration with the esteemed Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre program. The limited engagement runs February 12 through 28, 2016 on the Mackey Main Stage. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Two Thursday performances will take place at 8 p.m. on February 18 and 25. Tickets are now on sale. For more info click here!
Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere musical A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL. The musical is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by four-time Drama Desk Award nominee Sergio Trujillo. A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL features a book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater. For more photos of the cast in action click here!
Pictured: The cast & Creative team of A New Brain. Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Over the summer, Jonathan Groff led the Encores! Off-Center production of William Finn and James Lapine's A NEW BRAIN, and fans who didn't make it to the show need not worry any longer. The production's two-disc cast recording (featuring the entire 95-minute show) from PS Classics is now available. Order your copy today atwww.psclassics.com/cd_anewbrain.html. For more photos click here!
Pictured: The cast of WAR OF THE WORLDS. Photo Credit: Roy Tan
Pictured: The cast of NUTTY PROFESSOR. Photo Credit: Kevin Alvey
On Monday, February 15, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present a reunion concert of the 2012 Nashville production of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, a musical written by Rupert Holmes and the late, greatMarvin Hamlisch, and directed by Jerry Lewis. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert here!
Pictured: Rocking their ALLEGIANCE onesies! Front Row: Sam Tanabe, Janelle Dote,Telly Leung, Chris Kong; Back Row: Katie Rose Clarke, Aaron J. Albano, Kiku Enomoto, Lorenzo Thione, Elena Wang, Lea Salonga, Belinda Allyn.. Photo Credit: Lia Chang
The new American musical ALLEGIANCE starring Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga (MISS SAIGON, LES MISERABLES) in her long-awaited return to Broadway, "Star Trek" icon George Takei in his Broadway debut at age 78, and Broadway and "Glee" star Telly Leung, played its final performance on Broadway on February 14, 2016. Click here for more photos of the closing night party!