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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 5-11

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 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: October 29- November 4.


Christopher J. Hanke, Rose Hemingway, Daniel Radcliffe, John Larroquette along with the cast and crew of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Daniel Radcliffe, John Larroquette and the rest of the cast and crew of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING celebrated their 250th performance on Broadway at the Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City on Saturday and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the hit show's special backstage party. Click here for more photos from the celebration!


Raza Jaffrey, Jack Davenport, Anjelica Huston, Megan Hilty, Debra Messing, Christian Borle, Michael Mayer, and Theresa Rebeck. Photo Credit: Peter James Zielinski

Daniel Radcliffe and the stars of Smash were on hand on November 6, at the Eighth Annual New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) gala to honor Neil Meron and Craig Zadan for their work in bringing musical theatre to a worldwide, pop-culture audience. Meron and Zadan are represented on Broadway with How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying and are currently producing the new NBC television drama Smash about the behind-the-scenes creation of a Broadway musical. Click here for more photos from the star-studded gala.


The Company with Christopher Gattelli, Stephen Schwartz & Ken Davenport. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL officially opened at the Circle in the Square Theater on November 7, 2011. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the cast celebrating along with composer/lyricistStephen Schwartz, director Daniel Goldstein, choreographer Christopher Gattelli & more at the show's exciting opening night curtain call! Click here for full opening night photo coverage!


Clyde Alves, Josh Franklin, Anthony Wayne, Stephanie J. Block, Ward Billeisen, Adam Perry and Kevin Munhall. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

As previously reported, Stephanie J. Block has joined the Tony® Award winning company of Anything Goes performing the role of "Reno Sweeney" while Sutton Foster is filming the television pilot, Bunheads, for 3 weeks beginning on November 4. Block will fill the famed tap shoes though November 22. Directed and choreographed by 2011 Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, Stephanie J. Block will step into the role opposite Joel Grey as "Moonface Martin." Click here for more photos of Block in action!


Rebecca Faulkenberry with T.V. Carpio, Reeve Carney & Patrick Page. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

It was recently announced that Rebecca Faulkenberry and Christina Sajous will be joining the cast of Broadway's SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, in the roles of "Mary Jane Watson" and "Arachne," respectively. Jennifer Damiano, who originated the role of Mary Jane, played her final performance on November 6, while T.V. Carpio, the show's current Arachne, will play her final show on November 13. Click here for more photos of Faulkenberry's first show.


Amber Riley, Naya Rivera, Heather Morris. Photo Credit: Adam Rose/FOX

In the November 15 episode of GLEE, Harmony (Lindsay Pearce), the girl Rachel met at the NYADA mixer, comes to McKinley High to terrorize Rachel into not applying to the program. The all-girls show choir, The Troubletones, will go against the New Directions in a friendly competition in the all-new "Mash Off" episode. Check out more photos from the episode here!


Hugh Dancy & Nina Arianda. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of VENUS IN FUR, the new play by David Ives, directed by Walter Bobbie opened on November 8 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) The production stars Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda and Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy. VENUS IN FUR is a limited 10 week engagement with tickets on sale through Sunday, December 18 only. Check out more photos from the big opening here.


Amra-Faye Wright and America Ferrera . Photo Credit: Dan Wooller/ Rex USA

Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner America Ferrera, known across the world as Ugly Betty from the hit TV series of the same name, swaps her trademark braces for fishnets for eight weeks only, when she makes her British stage debut as the alluring publicity-seeker Roxie Hart in the smash hit musical CHICAGO. Ferrera began her limited run this week, November 7, and you can check out more photos of the star in action here!


Hugh Jackman. Photo Credit: Walter McBride

The Tony award-winning Hugh Jackman has returned to Broadway in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre which opened last night, November 10th. Jackman brings the one-man concert show to New York for a 10-week engagement that will run through January 1, 2012. Accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra, Hugh Jackman performs a personal selection of his favorite musical numbers that reflect on the stage and film star's remarkable life and career, from The Boy from Oz to Hollywood. For full coverage from opening night, click here.


Harry Connick, Jr. and Jessie Mueller. Photo Credit: Palma Kolansky

Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick, Jr. will star as Dr. Mark Bruckner in the newly imagined production of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER opening December 11, 2011 on Broadway at The St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th Street. Previews will begin on November 12, 2011. The roles of David Gamble and Melinda Wells will be played, respectively, by David Turner and Jessie Mueller, in her Broadway debut. For more photos from the show, click here.


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