THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 12-18

By: Mar. 18, 2016
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Still not over Hamilton performing at the White House? Anxiously waiting for Waitress to open? 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 Laura Osnes holds a BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY, SHE LOVES ME and THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM open, a first look at John Krasinski, Hank Azaria, and Claire Danes in DRY POWDER and SO much more! Check out all the photos below!


Pictured: Peter Bartlett, Byron Jennings, Gavin Creel, Zachary Levi, Laura Benanti, Sheldon Harnick, Jane Krakowski, Michael McGrath, and Nicholas Barasch. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production ofSHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction byPaul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opened last night, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Check out more photos here!


Pictured: The full cast of THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY. Photo Credit: Nessie Nankivell

On March 13th, Broadway's Cinderella, Tony nominee Laura Osnes, and music director Benjamin Rauhala hosted the second installment of THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY at Feinstein's/54 Below, featuring Sierra Boggess,Courtney Reed, Adrienne Warren, Kara Lindsay, and over a dozen more princesses. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert here!


Pictured: Will Roland, Kristolyn Lloyd, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Ben Platt, Rachel Bay Jones, Laura Dreyfuss, John Dossett and Mike Faist. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, Dear Evan Hansen. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called "extraordinary, bordering on heroic" by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the "splendid" (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared,Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. Check out photos from the cast meeting the press here!


Pictured: John Krasinski, Hank Azaria, and Claire Danes. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

The Public Theater presents the world premiere play Dry Powder by Sarah Burgess and directed byThomas Kail. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season, this deliciously funny new drama about the people shaping, and skewing, the American economy began previews on Tuesday, March 1 and has now been extended a final week to Sunday, May 1, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action here!


Pictured: Patti LuPone, Victoria Clark, Cynthia Erivo, Marin Mazzie, Judy Kuhn, Joaquina Kalukango, Alexandra Silber. Photo Credit: Jeni Magana

The women took the center stage last night at The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim- a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company. The evening was and directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July. The evening included performances from Sondheim's canon byPatti LuPone (Gypsy), Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango (The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof).Check out photos from the epic night here!


Pictured: Garen Scribner, Leanne Cope. Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy

On March 15, Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS welcomes a new star -- Garen Scribner -- who will also be traveling with the show's upcoming national tour this fall. Check out a first look at Scribner in the Broadway production here!


Pictured: Saycon Sengbloh, Pascale Armand, Stevie Wonder, Akosua Busia, Lupita Nyong'o, Zainab Jah. Photo Credit: Lisa Pacino

Stevie Wonder attended the Sunday, March 13th matinee performance of Danai Gurira's ECLIPSED on Broadway, starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o. Check out a look back at his visit here!


Pictured: Alex Timbers and Steven Pasquale. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. The production opened just last night, March 13, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement through May 29, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the after party here!


Pictured: Bryan Cranston. Photo Credit: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO

HBO has released first images of the upcoming Tony-winning drama ALL THE WAY, starring Bryan Cranston. The film will debut on SATURDAY, MAY 21 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Get a first look here!


Pictured: Rob Brydon, Kenneth Branagh and Claudie Blakley. Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Last night, Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon opened in THE PAINKILLER at Garrick Theatre, the fourth production in Branagh's resident season. The pair last joined forces for Sean Foley's adaptation of Francis Veber's classic French farce at the Lyric, Belfast in 2011. They're joined in the Garrick production by Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen, and the show runs until April 30. For more information or to buy tickets, visitwww.branaghtheatre.com. Check out more photos here!




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