Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! End your week right with the latest Broadway news!

First, we'd like to wish a happy first preview to Burn This, which begins tonight on Broadway!

Last night Kiss Me, Kate officially opened on Broadway! We've got all of the reviews in one place for your convenient reading. Check them out below!

Shoshana Bean is getting ready to open up in Waitress! We've got your first look at Bean in the iconic blue costume.

What does Tootsie have in store for Broadway? The cast and creatives chatted with us at the press event and we've got all the deets!

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Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More!
1) Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More! Betty Buckley Addresses Cell Phone Ringing During Monologue in HELLO, DOLLY!

The SF Chronicle reports that at Saturday night's performance of HELLO, DOLLY! in San Francisco, Betty Buckley called out an audience member who's phone went off during one of her extended monologues.. (more...)

2) Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More! BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL on Broadway!
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Get ready to be welcomed to Hollywood because BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the hit Broadway musical PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl! The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing*. The contest will run now through March 17th, at 11:59 PM EST. Enter for your chance to win TODAY! Missing this chance would be a big mistake. Big. HUGE.. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More!3) Review Roundup: Were Critics So In Love With KISS ME, KATE On Broadway?
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Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, opened last night!. (more...)

4) Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More! VIDEO: Hear Andrew Barth Feldman Sing 'For Forever' and 'Waving Through a Window'
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Last night, NBC's Joe Fryer sat down to interview Andrew Barth Feldman, the new star of Broadway's hit musical "Dear Evan Hansen." At 16-years-old, Feldman is the show's youngest star. Feldman talked about how lucky he feels to be trusted with performing at such a young age, something that has never really been done before.. (more...)

5) Wake Up With BWW 3/15: BURN THIS Begins Previews, and More! Photos: Get A First Look At Shoshana Bean as Jenna in WAITRESS

Shoshana Bean has shared a first look at her in costume as Jenna in Waitress! She begins performances on March 18 and will be in the show through May 12, 2019. Check out the photo below!. (more...)

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Today's Call Sheet:

BURN THIS begins previews on Broadway tonight!
The first revival of Pulitzer Prize Winner Lanford Wilson's Burn This stars Academy Award Nominee and three-time Emmy Award Nominee Adam Driver (Pale), Golden Globe Award Winner and Emmy Award Nominee Keri Russell (Anna), Tony Award Nominee David Furr (Burton) and Tony Award Nominee Brandon Uranowitz (Larry).

BWW Exclusive: Find Out What TOOTSIE Has in Store for Broadway!

Tootsie is getting ready to charm its way into the hearts of Broadway fans. We met up with the company to chat about their journey to the stage and what they have in store!

Tootsie begins preview performances on Friday, March 29th and officially opens on Tuesday, April 23rd at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street).

The world premiere comedy musical TOOTSIE tells the story of a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime - as the star of a new Broadway musical.

Set Your DVR...

Stephanie J. Block will perform "If I Could Turn Back Time" from The Cher Show on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN this morning!

What we're geeking out over: 'Bachelor' Couple Colton Underwood And Cassie Randolph Brave The Cold At FROZEN!

Earlier this week, 'The Bachelor,' Colton Underwood, and his girlfriend Cassie Randolph announced they had chosen Frozen on Broadway as their first official date, and that they would attend the hit Broadway show tonight, Thursday, March 14.

Frozen star Patti Murin, who plays Anna in the musical, welcomed the couple onstage at curtain call in front of the sold-out house at the St. James Theatre.

Check out photos here!

What we're watching: Watch Ben Platt Sing 'Temporary Love' on ELLEN

On yesterday's episode of Ellen, Ben Platt was a guest on the show! He took the stage to perform "Temporary Love" from his upcoming debut album, "Sing to Me Instead."

See you bright and early Monday, BroadwayWorld!

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