Wake Up With BWW 12/20: Emily Blunt Talks MARY POPPINS RETURNS, and More!
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt are gearing up for the premiere of their new film Mary Poppins Returns, which hits cinemas today, December 19! The pair stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden last night, where they, along with Corden, took on the challenge of performing songs from 22 musicals in 12 minutes.. (more...)
Below, check out an exclusive clip of 'She's So High,' featuring Cameron and Brown!. (more...)
Entertainment Weekly took to Twitter to share the cover of their latest issue, featuring the stars of 'Aladdin.' They tell fans to 'Get a shining, shimmering, splendid first look at the reimagined classic in our magical First Look issue.' See the tweet below!. (more...)
Christian Dante White will assume the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning Tuesday, January 8 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). He succeeds Jordan Donica who originated the role in this award-winning production.. (more...)
5) THE PROM's Creator Invites Mike Pence to See The Show
by Stephanie Wild
According to NBC, the creators of The Prom are reaching out to Vice President Mike Pence to invite him to see the show.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
-La MaMa presents THE SHELL-SHOCKED NUT, beginning tonight!
From December 20 to 23, La MaMa Experimental Theater in association the GOH Productions will present the fourth annual production of East Village Dance Project's The Shell-Shocked Nut, an alternative Nutcracker set in the East Village, featuring an intergenerational cast of dancers and musicians. The piece is recommended for family audiences.
BWW Exclusive: Talkin' Poppins- Emily Blunt Explains Why Every Day was a Jolly Holiday on the Set of MARY POPPINS RETURNS
Mary Poppins Returns is now is cinemas across the US!
Now, Mary herself, Emily Blunt, sits down with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge to tell us all about what it was like taking on the iconic character, how she felt about working with Dick Van Dyke, and so much more!
Set Your DVR...
What we're geeking out over: In Rehearsal with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano in TRUE WEST
Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present a new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's True West, directed by James Macdonald. The cast is hard at work in rehearsal, and new photos have recently been released of them in action!
What we're watching: Orfeh Brings Rodeo Drive to Good Day New York!
Orfeh is currently bringing the house down eight shows a week at the Nederlander Theater as Kit DeLuca in the new smash hit musical Pretty Woman. She recently stopped by Good Day New York to give us a taste of what you can expect in the show!
Social Butterfly: Broadway YouTuber Michael Korte is Back with Nine Female Vocalists Singing a THE LION KING Medley
YouTuber Michael Korte is back with 'Queens Sing King', an empowering medley of songs from Broadway's Lion King sung by 9 inspiring female voices. The video features vocalists Lisa Oduor-Noah, Trenyce, Jada Somiah , Shaylin, Jada Arnell, Jeniffer Criss, Bryce Charles, Lencia Kebede and Dottie.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!