WAKE UP with BWW 1/22/2016 - THE HUMANS, HUNCHBACK Album & More!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE HUMANS starts previews tomorrow, the HUNCHBACK recording is released and more!
We had so much fun taking mug-shots of our fans at this year's BC/EFA Broadway Flea Market that we're adding a new weekly Friday morning tradition -- we call it Fan Fridays!
This week, meet Jamie Barniker!
THIS WEEKEND'S TOP ITEMS:
- Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS starts previews on Broadway this Saturday!
- London's Unicorn Theatre brings THE VELVETEEN RABBIT off-Broadway.
- La MaMa & Talking Band's symphonic play BURNISHED BY GRIEF begins tonight...
- And THEATER TALK celebrates Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary this weekend!
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- CATS is returning to Broadway this summer!
- Claire Danes, Hank Azaria and Sanjit De Silva have signed on for DRY POWDER at The Public.
- CHINA DOLL, starring Al Pacino, has recouped on Broadway!
- Carrie St. Louis, Judy Kaye, Peter Scolari and more will join Broadway's WICKED next month...
- We got a first look (right) at Ben Forster in the art for 'PHANTOM' in the West End, footage from A BRONX TALE in rehearsal, plus photos of Jennifer Holliday and more supporting Arts-For-All, and a peek at HAIRSPRAY in Chicago!
- Glenn Close has found her leading men for SUNSET BOULEVARD in London, and FARINELLI AND THE KING with Mark Rylance is eyeing Broadway and the big screen!
- Billy Joel is giving $1 million to keep Long Island High School for the Arts up and running.
- MERCHANT OF VENICE, THE WINTER'S TALE and more are set for Lincoln Center Festival 2016!
- Darren Criss will join Betsy Wolfe for BROADWAY TODAY with the NY Pops this spring.
- And New York City by Mayor de Blasio declared January 20th "David Bowie Day"!
Broadway Weather Forecast: There's a blizzard warning in effect for Saturday and Sunday, so stay safe and warm, folks!
What we're listening to: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME cast album, out today!
See you bright and early on Monday, BroadwayWorld!