THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 17-23
Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's '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.
Highlights this week include a first look at "Just Jim Dale," the Stars in the Alley concert, the cast of "Submissions Only" at 54 Below, and more!
This week, the cast of this year's Broadway revival of "Of Mice and Men" gathered at Sardi's for the unveiling of their caricatures. Chris O'Dowd, nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of "Lennie," Academy Award nominee James Franco, Tony Award winner Jim Norton, and former "Gossip Girl" star Leighton Meester were all honored with portraits. Click here to see more coverage of this special event!
Pictured: The cast of "Submissions Only."? Photo credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia.
The cast of "Submissions Only," the acclaimed web series co-created by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead, joined together at 54 Below this week for a one night only performance. The performance included renditions of original music from the show, spanning seasons one through three. Click here to see more coverage of this exciting night!
"Just Jim Dale" is a one-man show performed by Jim Dale, a Tony winner, two-time Grammy winner, and two-time Academy Award nominee. With an official opening set for Tuesday, June 3rd, "Just Jim Dale" is currently in previews. Dale recounts autobiographical tales from his career and childhood in his show, which is presented through the Roundabout Theatre Company. Click here to see more production photos!
This Tuesday, New York Times chief film critic A.O.Scott sat down with the creators of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell, as well as the star of the 2014 Broadway revival of the show, Neil Patrick Harris. Harris has been nominated for a Tony Award for his sensational portray of Hedwig, the "internationally ignored hair stylist" from East Germany. Click here to see more photos from this TimesTalk!
Pictured: The cast of "Miss Saigon."
This Wednesday, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's acclaimed musical "Miss Saigon" made its highly anticipated return to the West End at the Prince Edward Theatre. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the musical's debut. "Miss Saigon" tells the story of Kim, a young Vietnamese woman who falls in love with American soldier, Chris, during the Vietnam War. Click here to learn more about the musical's return to the stage!
The 64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were held this Thursday at Sardis. Some of the award presenters for this evening included 2013 Tony Award winners Billy Porter and Andrea Martin, as well as Terrence Mann, Victoria Clark, and Shuler Hensley. Bryan Cranston, Jefferson Mays, Michael Cerveris, and Audra McDonald were just a few of this year's award recipients. Click here to see more coverage!
This week, the previously announced Drama Critics Circle Awards were presented at 54 Below. This year's award recipients included "Fun Home" (Best Musical), "All the Way" (Best American Play), and "The Night Alive" (Best Play). Click here to see more coverage of this special evening!
The Public Theatre's "Much Ado About Nothing," which will begin previews on June 3rd, marks the first Shakespeare in the Park show of this season. The theatre recently released rehearsal photos of their production, featuring Lily Rabe, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Hamish Linklater. This show, as well as all other Shakespeare in the Park productions, are free to the public. Click here to see more coverage of "Much Ado About Nothing"'s rehearsal!
This Wednesday, countless stars gathered at the Shubert Alley in Times Square to perform the annual "Stars in the Alley" concert. Every year, performers from Tony-nominated shows as well as casts from long running shows come together to promote the upcoming Tony Awards. The star-studded linup this year included Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Tyne Daly, Bobby Steggart, LaChanze, Andy Karl, Norm Lewis, and many more. Click here to see more of this great event!
This week, exclusive photos of Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis in "The Phantom of the Opera" were released! The two revered actors recently took their first bow as Christine and the Phantom in the longest-running Broadway musical. Click here to see more photos of Boggess and Lewis in the show!
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