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Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More!

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Yesterday brought the confirmation of Bat Out of Hell's City Center run, as well as the cast! The show will play in NYC beginning August 1, and will star Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, and more!

My Fair Lady will play its final performance on Broadway on July 7. The production, which won the 2018 Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Drama League Awards for Best Musical Revival, will have played a total of 548 performances (39 previews and 509 performances).

Ben Platt has officially announced that he is coming to Radio City Music Hall on September 29, 2019! The concert follows a sold-out show yesterday evening at New York City's Beacon Theatre - during which Platt first broke the news of the September show to fans in the audience.

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Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More!
1) Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More! Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, and More Set For BAT OUT OF HELL at City Center

The New York City run for Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will begin performances at New York City Center on August 1, 2019 with an Opening Night set for August 8, 2019. Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will play a six-week engagement through September 8, 2019.. (more...)


2) Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More! VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'. (more...)


3) Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More! Ben Platt to Perform at Radio City Music Hall
by TV News Desk

Grammy®, TONY®, and Emmy® Award-winning artist Ben Platt has announced official details of his upcoming show at Radio City Music Hall on September 29, 2019. The concert follows a sold-out show yesterday evening at New York City's Beacon Theatre - during which Platt first broke the news of the September show to fans in the audience - and a wildly successful tour with stops throughout the US and Canada in support of Platt's debut solo LP Sing to Me Instead.. (more...)


4) Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More! Barrington Stage Co Announces Casting For 2019; Mykal Kilgore, Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, and More

Barrington Stage Company announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. Casting will include Elijah Alexander, Mara Davi, Carson Elrod, Joel de la Fuente, Mykal Kilgore, Alyse Alan Louis, Kate MacCluggage, Jeff McCarthy, Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, Debra Jo Rupp and more. Full casting for the 25th Anniversary season is below.. (more...)


5) Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More! Breaking: MY FAIR LADY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Summer

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, will ends its long run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Sunday, July 7. The production, which won the 2018 Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Drama League Awards for Best Musical Revival, will have played a total of 548 performances (39 previews and 509 performances).. (more...)


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HILLARY AND CLINTON will have a midnight performance tonight!

Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath's new play, Hillary and Clinton, will offer a special Midnight Performance tonight, May 16, 2019. Hillary and Clinton stars Tony and Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, featuring Zak Orth and Peter Francis James. Directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, Hillary and Clinton began performances at the John GoldenTheatre (252 West 45th Street) on March 16, 2019, ahead of opening to critical acclaim on April 18, 2019.


30 Days of Tony: Day 26- Denis Jones Taps Into A Tony Nom For HOLIDAY INN

Today, we're flashing back to the 2017 Tony season, where Tootsie nominee Denis Jones' choreography for Holiday Inn: The New Irving Berlin Musical tapped, jump-roped, and leaped its way to a Tony-nomination. Check out highlights from the show, and Jones' work!


BWW Exclusive: Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Sergio Trujillo

The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Sergio Trujillo!


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Get a look behind the scenes of TOOTSIE on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN today!


What we're geeking out over: First Look at FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE

Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More!
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Get a first look at the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, starring Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon, directed by Arin Arbus.

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune is now in previews and officially opens Thursday, May 30 at the Broadhurst Theatre.


What we're watching: George Salazar Performs 'Michael in the Bathroom' From BE MORE CHILL on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

On Wednesday's 'Broadway Week' episode of "Live with Kelly and Ryan,"George Salazar performed "Michael in the Bathroom" from the viral musical sensation "Be More Chill."


Social Butterfly: Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND's Gabrielle Ruiz On Stage At Radio City Music Hall

Last night, Lin-Manuel Miranda turned up at the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend tour stop and joined In the Heights-alumni, Gabrielle Ruiz onstage for a rendition of "Women Gotta Stick Together". See some clips of their performance below!

The concert was the exclamation point at the end of the fourth and final season, a special treat for the fans, and a celebration of the over 150 original songs that make up the CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND songbook.


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Andrew Keenan-Bolger, who turns 34 today!

Wake Up With BWW 5/16: BAT OUT OF HELL City Center Cast, and More!

Andrew created the role of Crutchie in Newsies (Outer Critics Circle nominee). Broadway: Tuck Everlasting, Mary Poppins, Seussical, Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol. Nat'l Tours: Spelling Bee, The Grinch..., Mary Poppins, Ragtime. Theatre: Ever After, Family Furniture, Aladdin. Film: The Rewrite, Are You Joking?, Marci X. TV: "Nurse Jackie," "Looking," "Naked Brothers Band," "One Life to Live." B.F.A. University of Michigan. Co-creator of the webseries "Submissions Only" and the children's book series Jack & Louisa.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!



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