WAKE UP with BWW 2/15/2016 - NUTTY PROFESSOR, INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY 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: NUTTY PROFESSOR makes its NYC debut, and a starry lineup brings INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY to the stage!
TODAY'S TOP ITEMS:
- The original cast of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR reunites at Birdland!
- HAND TO GOD, starring Harry Melling, opens tonight in the West End.
- Alison Fraser leads GTG/Project Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY tonight...
- And Billy Porter, Norm Lewis, LaChanze and more join together for INSPIRATIONAL BROADWAY this evening!
NEWS YOU MISSED THIS WEEKEND:
- Alfie Boe could be headed to FINDING NEVERLAND on Broadway and in London!
- Original star Mitchell Jarvis will join ROCK OF AGES in Las Vegas this spring...
- We got a first look (right) at HAND TO GOD in London, a peek at Menzel, Gad and more in ABC's DISNEYLAND 60, a look at rehearsals for Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR, plus Sandy Duncan's first bows in FINDING NEVERLAND!
- Cate Blanchett, Eddie Redmayne and more will present at the 2016 OSCARS.
- And missing SHUFFLE ALONG cast member Jeffrey 'JL' Williams has been found.
Broadway Weather Forecast: Snowy this morning, rainy tonight, with highs in the mid- to upper-30s. Stay warm and dry, folks!
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Olga Merediz, who turns 60 today!
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!