WAKE UP with BWW 12/3/14 - MONSOON WEDDING, Starry Christmas in Rockefeller 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: MONSOON WEDDING brings Bollywood to NYC, a heap of Broadway stars join together for 'CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER' and more!


- The Broadway-bound musical MONSOON WEDDING kicks off a series of NYC readings today!
- Tony nominee Estelle Parsons leads MY OLD LADY, beginning tonight at Palm Beach Dramaworks...
- Set your DVR! A slew of Broadway talent -- including Idina Menzel, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and more -- will appear in tonight's CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER on NBC!
- And be sure to tune in! INTO THE WOODS star Meryl Streep stops by today's LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL.

Highlights of Emma Stone in CABARET!


- Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas will join Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU next month!
- We got a first look at highlights of Emma Stone in CABARET (right), plus footage from Paper Mill's ELF!
- The Broadway-bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS released a first preview...
- We got more details on Stephen Sondheim's new musical!
- Tony nominee Gavin Lee will succeed Noah Racey in Goodspeed's HOLIDAY INN.
- Darren Criss will host Logo's New Now Next Awards with a performance by Kristin Chenoweth and more!
- Idina Menzel has added UK stops to her summer 2015 world tour.
- And you can enter to win tickets to an early INTO THE WOODS screening on Dec 11 in NYC!

Broadway Weather Forecast: Cloudy with scattered showers and a high of 50 degrees. Don't forget to bring your umbrella to the show!

Quote of the Day: Wise words from Estelle Parsons...

"You can't just trust to luck; you have to really listen to what that character is telling you."
-- Estelle Parsons (via BrainyQuote)

What we're watching: Tonight's "Baby It's Cold Outside" duet with Will Chase and Connie Britton on NASHVILLE. Tune in at 10/11ET on ABC! (Image: Facebook)

Video of the Day: Watch Jane Krakowski's hilarious PETER PAN LIVE! "audition tape" from Funny or Die!

And finally, a Happy Birthday shout-out to Julianne Moore, who turns 54 today!

Moore made her Broadway debut in 2006 opposite Bill Nighy in The Vertical Hour. A four-time Oscar nominee, the actress has appeared on the big screen in Boogie Nights, The End of the Affair, Far from Heaven and The Hours, as well as The Lost World, The Big Lebowski, Hannibal, Children of Men, The Kids Are All Right, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, plus the upcoming film Still Alice. She has also written a series of children's books -- Freckleface Strawberry -- the first of which has been adapted into a musical.

Julianne Moore at the 2012 Emmy Awards.
Photo by Todd Wawrychuk/ABC.

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

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