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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 22 - 27

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: May 12-20!


Kevin Munhall, Anthony Wayne, Ward Billeisen, Adam Perry, Josh Franklin & Clyde Alves. Photo Credit: Monica Simoes Patrick Stewart. Photo Credit: Ellie Kurtz

This week, the revival production of ANYTHING GOES, now playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theater announced the Snap a Sailor Contest! Participants are invited to hit the streets of NYC with cameras in hand, keeping an eye out for visiting sailors. When you see a sailor, snap away and take as many photos as you can with the visiting sailors. Once you have your shot selections, CLICK HERE to submit and get all of your friends to vote! Click here for more details on the contest!


2011 Acting Nominees. Photo Credit: Linda Lenzi

May 23, the 2011 Drama Desk Awards Ceremony took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, War Horse and The Normal Heart were the night's big winners, and The Awards ceremony was hosted by Harvey Fierstein. Click here for more photos from the event!


Sutton Foster, Bobby Cannavale. Photo Credit: Linda Lenzi

May 23, the 2011 Drama Desk Awards Ceremony took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, War Horse and The Normal Heart were the night's big winners, and The Awards ceremony was hosted by Harvey Fierstein. Click here for more photos form the event!


Elaine Paige. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's FOLLIES officially opened last night, May 21, 2011 after previews which began May 7. The cast features two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, four-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell, two-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein, Ron Raines and Olivier Award winner Elaine Paige. Click here to take a look at all new production photos from the show!


Patrick Stewart. Photo Credit: Ellie Kurtz

Stage and screen star Patrick Stewart stars in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, directed by Rupert Goold. Set in Las Vegas, the production runs through October 4. For additional production shots, click here!


Kym Johnson, Hines Ward. Photo Credit: Adam Taylor/ABC

This week on 'Dancing with the Stars,' Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward and his partner Kym Johnson won the ultimate prize and went home with the coveted mirror ball trophy, leaving Kirstie Alley and Chelsea Kane just one step short of the Season Twelve title. For more photos from the finale, click here.


Cast of ZARKANA. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Cirque du Soleil's all-new acrobatic spectacle ZARKANA is currently in rehearsals for its debut at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The $50 million production has been created especially for the landmark theater, where it will begin previews June 9, prior to an official opening June 29. Click here for more photos of the production!


Scotty McCreery. Photo Credit: Michael Becker/FOX

This week on ‘American Idol,' country crooner Scotty McCreery beat out Lauren Alaina and earned the title of ‘Season Ten Champion.' This year's finale featured performances from music legends suh as: Judas Priest, Gladys Knight, Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, and Beyonce. For more photos form the finale, click here.


Bono, The Edge, Reeve Carney. Photo Credit: Michael Becker/FOX

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark made its first television performance since reopening for previews on the AMERICAN IDOL stage for the show's season finale.SPIDER-MAN himself, Reeve Carney, joined U2's Bono and The Edge this Wednesday for a special performance of 'Rise Above' - the single of which is available for sale now. For more phots form the appearance, click here.


Sutton Foster. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Yesterday, May 26, The Outer Critics Circle honored Broadway's and Off Broadway's best of the 2010-2011 season, and BroadwayWorld was on hand at Sardi's for the ceremony. Click here for full coverage!


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