Wake Up With BWW 12/3: THE CHER SHOW Opens, and More!
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1) The Creators of HAMILTON Received Kennedy Center Honors
by Stephanie Wild
December 2, the creators of Hamilton, including writer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, and music director Alex Lacamoire, receive a unique Kennedy Center Honors as 'trailblazing creators of a transformative work that defies category.'. (more...)
Last night's Saturday Night Live cold open brought the return of Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump. The sketch ends with Baldwin's Trump singing a hilarious rendition of Don't Cry For Me Argentina.. (more...)
3) VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For BBC's LES MISERABLES Series
by Stage Tube
BBC One has released the all new trailer for its upcoming Les Miserables series, coming soon to PBS.. (more...)
4) And the Tweets Go On: Our Favorite Tweets From The Pop Goddess, Cher!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino
In honor of The Cher Show's opening tonight, a show that traces the life and music of Cher herself, I thought I would look back at the best of her twitter legacy! I've picked some of my favorite Cher tweets that prove why she's not only a pop queen, but a twitter queen too!. (more...)
5) BWW TV: School Days- Broadway Stars Tell Us About Their Favorite High School Roles!
by BroadwayWorld TV
They might be big time, Tony-winning, ovation-getting, Broadway superstars now, but all actors started somewhere. Before they were treading the boards of Broadway, they starred in their high school productions just like everybody else. Which roles from their youths inspired them to take theatre to the next level? We're finding out!. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
-THE CHER SHOW officially opens tonight!
-Suzan-Lori Parks is honored with the 2018 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award tonight!
BWW Exclusive: COME FROM AWAY Cast Gets Merry and Bright for Carols For A Cure!
Check out more photos here!
What we're geeking out over: Michelle Obama visited AMERICAN SON!
❤️ We had an extraordinarily special visitor to #AmericanSonPlay last night. My dearest @MichelleObama - thank you for coming to join our audience during your book tour. #Becoming is a bold, brilliant and beautiful work of literary magic. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. For sharing your story. And for witnessing ours. I am so grateful. #Becoming is a bold, brilliant and beautiful work of literary magic. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. For sharing your story. And for witnessing ours. I am so grateful. #IAmBecoming
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What we're watching: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Bringing HAMILTON to Puerto Rico on CBS Sunday Morning
Social Butterfly: Kerry Butler Stars in Detergent Commercial in 1974
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See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!