WAKE UP with BWW 8/26/2015 - KINKY BOOTS Hits 1,000, OCTOBER SKY Blasts Off 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: KINKY BOOTS marks 1,000 shows in style, OCTOBER SKY blasts off at The Marriott and more!
TODAY'S TOP ITEMS:
- KINKY BOOTS celebrates 1,000 performances on Broadway tonight!
- OCTOBER SKY makes its world premiere in Chicago this evening...
- THE VIEW FROM HERE celebrates its 10th reunion in concert at 54 Below tonight.
- And the company of OLD TIMES meets the press, so stay tuned for photos!
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- Tony winner Warren Carlyle will direct Hugh Jackman in BROADWAY TO OZ.
- We got a peek inside rehearsals for Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING, plus a preview (right) of UGLY LIES THE BONE with Mamie Gummer & more!
- SYTYCD's Amy Yakima has joined FINDING NEVERLAND as 'Peter Pan'.
- HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, opened last night - see what the critics thought!
- F. Michael Haynie and Karen Mason were among the reading cast for JONI this week.
- Two productions will celebrate RENT's 20th anniversary in NYC this fall.
- Christian Borle, Lisa Kron and more will appear in the Drama League's fall 2015 UP CLOSE series.
- And this Tumblr HAMILTON/SMASH mashup will have fans of both shows laughing all day...
Broadway Weather Forecast: High of 85 degrees and sunny for Hump Day!
Quote of the Day: A word from birthday girl Keke Palmer...
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!