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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 2- 8

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Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week, or you're just in the mood for a recap of everything theatre, BroadwayWorld's new feature, 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end of the week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to the West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more!

For last week's biggest events: visit THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 25- July 1!


HAIR Cast and Super Fans. Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia

The cast of the Tony Award-winning revival of HAIR met with the show's most enthusiastic fans in line for free tickets today, July 5, dressed in hippie garb to celebrate its return to Broadway for a limited 10-week only "Summer of Love" run. To honor fans, the Tony Award-winning production returned to its free theatre roots by giving away tickets to the first 100 fans in line at the St. James Theatre box office. Check out more photos of the show's hippie fans here.


Kerry Butler,Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit, Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman. Photo Credit: Monica Simoes

On Wednesday, the cast of Catch Me If You Can celebrated 100 performances on Broadway, and were accompanied by TV stars Susan Lucci and Laura Linney for the festivities. Click here for more photos of Aaron Tveit, Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz, Tom Wopat, Kerry Butler, and more, as they celebrated the milestone performance.


Jeff Hiller, Harry Bouvy, Jenn Harris, and Howard Kaye. Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

Broadway favorite Brent Barrett and Jenn Harris head the cast of SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, book by Hunter Bell, and direction and choreography by Christopher Gattelli. SILENCE! The Musical has officially opened at Theatre 80, located at 80 St. Marks Place (between First & Second Ave.) Click here for more production shots from the show!


Laura Osnes & Jessica Stone. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Catch Me If You Can wasn't the only show celebrating a milestone this week, as the cast and crew of Anything Goes celebrated their 100th performance as well. Click here for full coverage Sutton Foster, Joel Grey, Laura Osnes, Jessica Stone, and more, at their cupcake extravaganza!


Kevin Spacey. Photo Credit: Tristram Kenton

The Bridge Project just opened Richard III starring The Old Vic Artistic Director Kevin Spacey at The Old Vic in London. The production will embark on an international tour including the Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Spain's Centro Niemeyer, Hong Kong Arts Festival, and Singapore Repertory Theatre, arriving at BAM's Harvey Theater in New York on January 10, 2012. The production will take its final bow at BAM on March 4, 2012. Click here for more production shots of Spacey as Richard III!


Jon Robyns, and Michael Jibson with the cast of Road Show. Photo Credit: Catherine Ashmore

Following on from the Menier Chocolate Factory's acclaimed productions of Sunday in the Park with George and A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim's latest musical, Road Show premiered at the Chocolate Factory from 24th June. This production is directed and designed by the Tony Award Winning John Doyle and features David Bedella, Michael Jibson, Jon Robyns, Gillian Bevan and Glyn Kerslake. To find out what the critics said about the show, click here.


Hugh Jackman. Photo Credit: Mirvish.com

Rumors have been circulating this week that Hugh Jackman's one-man concert, Hugh Jackman in Concert, could be gearing up for a Broadway engagement as early as this year. The concert, which opened to raves in San Francisco this spring and even greater praise in Toronto on July 5, has been the source of Broadway buzz for months. No doubt the Broadway favorite will be welcomed back warmly. Check out more photos of Jackman in concert here.


Adam Shankman, Bret Michaels, Malin Akerman

New Line Cinema's film version of the smash hit Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" is currently filming under the direction of Adam Shankman ("Hairspray"), and despite his current lawsuit concerning his incident performing with the cast of the Broadway cast at the 2010 Tony Awards, Poison front-man Bret Michaels dropped by the set. Michaels took a moment to pose with Shankman and Malin Akerman, who is dressed in full Constance attire.


GODSPELL Auditionees. Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia

Open call auditions for the first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's landmark rock musical GODSPELL took place at The Actors Chapel in midtown Manhattan yesterday. Thousands of hopefuls showed up for their chance to participate in the historic revival. Click here for more photos of the auditionees!


Lael Van Keuren, Rashidra Scott & Alena Watters. Photo Credit: Monica Simoes

The best of Broadway is being presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with "106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2011" - the annual lunchtime series that began on Thursday July 7th on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Bank of America, and Clean Air NY, and hosted by Lite fm's on-air personalities, the eleventh annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances runs through August 11th. Check out more photos of the casts of Sister Act, Baby It's You!, Zarkana, and Stomp in performance here.


Charlotte d'Amboise, Nikka Graff Lanzarone. Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

Broadway is heating up this summer with the company of the record-breaking, Tony Award-winning hit CHICAGO welcoming Nikka Graff Lanzarone as she makes her debut in the role of merry murderess Velma Kelly. Lanzarone, who last appeared on Broadway in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, takes over for Amra-Faye Wright. For more photos of Lanzarone in action, click here.


Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe. Photo Credit: Axel/ZUMAPRESS.com

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING began a two day hiatus that lasts through tonight, July 8, to accommodate star of stage and screen Daniel Radcliffe's previously scheduled Harry Potter promotional obligations in the UK as the final film in the popular series officially opens. The highly anticipated new Potter film, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS - PART TWO premiered in Trafalger Square in London today, for which Radcliffe flew overnight after his 2 show day on Wednesday to make. Click here for more photos from the big premiere!


Brooke Shields and ADDAMS FAMILY Company. Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

THE ADDAMS FAMILY welcomed stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia this week. Ms. Shields joined current Broadway cast members Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday, Jackie Hoffman as Grandma, Zachary James as Lurch, Adam Riegler as Pugsley, Heidi Blickenstaff as Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper as Mal Beineke and Jesse Swenson as Lucas Beineke. Check out more photos of Shields in action here.


Tyne Daly. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

The Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of MASTER CLASS by Terrence McNally, directed by Stephen Wadsworth, began previews on Tuesday, June 14 and opened last night, July 7, to praise at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limited engagement stars Sierra Boggess, Clinton Brandhagen, Jeremy Cohen, Tyne Daly Maria Callas, Alexandra Silber, and Garrett Sorenson. Check out more photos from opening night by clicking here.


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