WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/2015 - THE CHRISTIANS, HAMLET IN BED, Babs 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: THE CHRISTIANS and HAMLET IN BED begin off-Broadway and Babs gets a rerun on THE TONIGHT SHOW!
THIS WEEKEND'S TOP ITEMS:
- THE CHRISTIANS starts at Playwrights Horizons!
- Michael Laurence's HAMLET IN BED begins tonight at Rattlestick.
- Gerard Canonico, Brittney Johnson and more lead a reading of the new musical POLKADOTS today.
- And NBC re-airs Barbra Streisand's appearance on THE TONIGHT SHOW this evening...
NEWS YOU MISSED YESTERDAY:
- BWW interviewed producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron about BOMBSHELL, THE WIZ and more!
- On Monday, you can tap dance for a chance to join DAMES AT SEA onstage.
- The Kevin Bacon-led premiere of REAR WINDOW has broken ticket sales records at Hartford Stage!
- We got a look at KINKY BOOTS 1,000th show celebration, plus a peek (right) at the cast of the new 42ND STREET tour, and photos from McQUEEN and 'YOU WON'T SUCCEED ON BROADWAY...' in the West End!
- Jon Hamm could star in an upcoming film adaptation of Pulitzer finalist for drama MARJORIE PRIME...
- Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden will star in COPENHAGEN at Rubicon this fall.
- Vanessa Williams is slated to close this year's Broadway @ Town Hall series in Provincetown...
- Debbie Reynolds, Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands will receive honorary OSCARS.
- And Aaron Tveit is finally on Twitter!
Broadway Weather Forecast: Sunny with highs in the mid-80s today and tomorrow; partly cloudy Sunday and up to 90 degrees!
What we're looking forward to watching: Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, which just wrapped production!
See you bright and early on Monday, BroadwayWorld!