Wake Up With BWW 4/19: HILLARY AND CLINTON Reviews, and More!
Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Friday! Kick off your weekend by catching up on today's top stories!
Last night, Hillary and Clinton officially opened on Broadway! Read all of the reviews here!
BroadwayWorld brought you photos from opening night of Hadestown on Wednesday. Go way down to the opening night party, and see the cast taking their bows, in the photos below!
Andy Mientus is heading to the other side of the pond! He will make his UK theatre debut in The View Upstairs this summer!
Read more about these and other stories below!
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1) Andy Mientus, John Partridge and Declan Bennett Will Lead THE VIEW UPSTAIRS in London
Andy Mientus, Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge will star as Patrick, Dale, Inez, Willie and Buddy respectively in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, which runs from 18 July to 24 August at Soho Theatre, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July.. (more...)
2) Photo Coverage: Go Way Down Into the HADESTOWN Opening Night Party
by Walter McBride
Following record-breaking runs at New York Theatre Workshop, Canada's Citadel Theatre, and the National Theatre, the new musical Hadestown opened on Broadway last night! BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the opening night party below!. (more...)
3) Photo Coverage: Welcome to HADESTOWN! The Cast Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride
Following record-breaking runs at New York Theatre Workshop, Canada's Citadel Theatre, and the National Theatre, the new musical Hadestown opened on Broadway last night!. (more...)
Hillary and Clinton opens tonight, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. The new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, stars award-winning actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. Completing the cast are Zak Orth and Peter Francis James.. (more...)
Year Two has officially begun at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and that means that a brand new class of witches and wizards has begun a magical journey at Hogwarts (or the Lyric Theatre). Two of the show's 27 new cast members are Nicholas Podany and Bubba Weiler, who play Albus Severus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy respectively.
What we're geeking out over: Get A First Look At BEETLEJUICE On Broadway!
It's showtime, folks! The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy based on Tim Burton's dearly beloved film. Check out brand-new production shots from Broadway's Beetlejuice!
What we're watching: Gwen Returns to Acting in Preview for the Third Episode of FOSSE/VERDON
FX has released a preview for the third episode of FOSSE/VERDON titled "Me and My Baby". As Gwen and Bob pursue separate projects, Gwen thinks back to the beginning of her career, and the circumstances that led her here.
And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Tim Curry, who turns 73 today!
Tim Curry is an English actor, voice actor and singer. He is known for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film, and television productions, often portraying villainous roles or character parts. Curry rose to prominence with his portrayal of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), reprising the role he had originated in the 1973 London and 1974 Los Angeles stage productions of The Rocky Horror Show.
His other stage work includes various roles in the original West End production of Hair, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the 1980 Broadway production of Amadeus, the Pirate King in the 1982 West End production of The Pirates of Penzance, Alan Swann in the Broadway production of My Favourite Year and King Arthur in Broadway and West End productions of Spamalot from 2005 to 2007.
See you bright and early Monday, BroadwayWorld!