WAKE UP with BWW 5/29/2015 - MATILDA on Tour, Drama Desk Awards 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? This weekend's big news: MATILDA goes on tour and the Drama Desk Awards are this Sunday!
THIS WEEKEND'S TOP ITEMS:
- MATILDA THE MUSICAL goes on tour, starting tonight in Los Angeles!
- Abingdon's MALLORCA (more here), DEVOTED DREAMS at Theatre Row, and Urban Stages' HEY JUDE begin off-Broadway this evening...
- Two world premiere musicals -- COME FROM AWAY and WATERFALL -- start tonight in California.
- And Laura Benanti hosts the 2015 Drama Desk Awards this Sunday!
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- Parsons, Seyfried, Diggs, Foster and more will present at the 2015 Tony Awards!
- SYLVIA is coming to Broadway with Annaleigh Ashford and Julie White!
- CINDERELLA's Keke Palmer will play 'Marty' in Fox's GREASE: LIVE! and NBC is holding an open casting call for the role of 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!
- News from across the pond! Stephen Campbell Moore has joined Nicole Kidman in PHOTOGRAPH 51, and Sinead Cusack will star in SPLENDOUR at the Donmar.
- Andy Christopher, Nicholas Rodriguez and more are set for 'BUDDY' at The Muny!
- Betty Buckley and Rachel York are headed to GREY GARDENS in Sag Harbor.
- A big screen version of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is in the works...
- Ramin Karimloo will star in PRINCE OF BROADWAY in Japan this fall.
- And we got a look (right) at photos from STARS IN THE ALLEY earlier this week!
Broadway Weather Forecast: Sunny with a high of 81 today, thunderstorms on Sunday!
Quote of the Day: A word from GREASE: LIVE!'s newest Pink Lady, Keke Palmer...
What we're listening to: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s original song in honor of the 2015 Tony Awards!
A special Tony Awards message from the cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN!Posted by Something Rotten on Broadway on Thursday, May 28, 2015
See you bright and early on Monday, BroadwayWorld!