WAKE UP with BWW 12/1/2015 - 'BRIDGES' Tour, Groff Back in HAMILTON and More!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: 'BRIDGES' opens in Iowa, Jonathan Groff returns to HAMILTON and more!
Next up in our series of stars introducing BWW's morning feature is Samantha Massell (portrait by Walter McBride), who is currently starring in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and was last seen in INTO THE WOODS at The Muny!
TODAY'S TOP ITEMS:
- THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY tour officially lifts its curtain tonight in Des Moines!
- Jonathan Groff returns to HAMILTON as 'King George III' tonight...
- Ann Hampton Callaway performs songs from THE HOPE OF CHRISTMAS at Barnes & Noble.
- And the Royal Court's HANGMEN, starring David Morrissey, transfers to Wyndham's this evening!
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- Broadway's ALLEGIANCE is getting a cast album!
- Lupita Nyong'o and the full off-Broadway cast of ECLIPSED with reunite on the Great White Way.
- We got a first look (right) at Ryann Redmond and more in Vineyard's GIGANTIC, plus a peek at Adam Halpin in DADDY LONG LEGS, the new poster for GREASE: LIVE, and brand-new pics from THE WIZ LIVE!
- Tom Kitt, William Ivey Long and David Korins have joined the creative team for GREASE: LIVE.
- A new Betty Crocker musical, Marsha Mason-helmed STEEL MAGNOLIAS and more are set for 2016 at Bucks County Playhouse...
- CBS has ordered more episodes of SUPERGIRL, starring Melissa Benoist and Jeremy Jordan.
- And David Bowie is including a song from LAZARUS on his new BLACKSTAR album!
Broadway Weather Forecast: Rainy and in the low 50s today - don't forget to wear your boots, layers and grab your umbrella!
Video of the Day: Check out this fun clip of the characters from NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! trying their hand at THE VOICE!
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!