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WAKE UP with BWW 2/16/2015 - PARADE in Concert 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: PARADE comes to Lincoln Center tonight!

TODAY'S TOP ITEMS:

- Jason Robert Brown's PARADE plays in concert with an all-star cast tonight!
- And be sure to catch APPLICATION PENDING's Christina Bianco on TODAY this morning.

Sienna Miller in CABARET!

NEWS YOU MISSED THIS WEEKEND:

- We got a first look at CABARET's new 'Sally' -- Sienna Miller!
- Jerry O'Connell has rounded out the cast of Broadway's LIVING ON LOVE.
- SNOOPY! THE MUSICAL is getting a developmental workshop at Texas State!
- We got a peek at Alyssa Fox and Liana Hunt in the WICKED national tour; BEAUTIFUL in the West End; plus Billy Magnussen, Mackenzie Mauzy and more in THE DODGERS reading!
- Ruhl's THE OLDEST BOY, Maritn's BRIGHT STAR, Hunter's POCATELLO and Miranda's HAMILTON are among the 2015 Edgerton Award winners!
- Felicity Huffman is set to host Atlantic Theater's 30th Anniversary Gala.
- Cynthia Nixon in AN EVENING WITH DESDEMONA AND EMILIA is among this year's Public Forum season at the Public!
- And Second Stage has been stalled in its plans to purchase the Helen Hayes Theatre...

Broadway Weather Forecast: Sunny with a high of 23 degrees (warmer than yesterday, that's for sure!).

Quote of the Day: A word from PARADE star Laura Benanti...

"I was always a little adult. Even as a little kid, I just couldn't understand why I was surrounded by all these kids. I took things very seriously."
- Laura Benanti (via BrainyQuote)

What we're listening to: Cheyenne Jackson's new single "Find the Best of Me", out today!

Video of the Day: Watch a new trailer for FX's THE COMEDIANS, starring Broadway vets Billy Crystal and Josh Gad!

And a Happy Birthday shout-out to John Tartaglia, who turns 37!

Tartaglia, well known for his Tony nominated run in Avenue Q, last appeared on the Great White Way in Shrek The Musical; he also starred in Beauty and the Beast. Last fall, he led York Theatre Company's Big. Tartaglia wrote, produced and starred in John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean off-Broadway in 2010 and has also appeared off-Broadway in Newsical 2006: The Next Edition and Encores! Carnival!. The actor has appeared in many episodes of Sesame Street and also created his own children's series Johnny and the Sprites.

John Tartaglia in York Theatre Company's BIG.
Photo by Jenny Anderson.

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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