Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 16, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 16, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

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Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is February 16, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

But first...

This Week's Call Sheet


Friday, February 16
The cast of Clue on tour meets the press
Saturday, February 17
Broadway dims its lights in memory of Chita Rivera
Sunday, February 18
Children of Eden in concert at Lincoln Center

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 16, 2024

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 16, 2024

Video: Get a Sneak Peek of Manhattan Concert Productions' CHILDREN OF EDEN Concert
by Nicole Rosky
Watch a sneak peek of "Children of Eden," "In Whatever Time We Have," "Father's Day," and "A World Without You" and get the scoop on rehearsals so far!

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Video: Travel Back to the 60s in Rehearsal for A SIGN OF THE TIMES
by Nicole Rosky
A Sign of the Times, a new musical featuring the classic pop hits of the 1960s, has had quite a road to New World Stages. It had its world premiere at Goodspeed Musicals’ Norma Terris Theatre in 2016 and played a sold out, critically acclaimed run at the Delaware Theatre Company in 2018. Head inside rehearsals with the cast!

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Video: THE WHITE CHIP Cast Explains What the New Play Is All About
by Nicole Rosky
Sean Daniels' autobiographical recovery comedy The White Chip is now playing Off-Broadway, directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller. Tapper costars with Crystal Dickinson and Jason Tam. Watch as all three stars check in with Richard Ridge to chat more about the new play.

BroadwayWorld Word Game

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Photos: Huey Lewis Greets Fans at THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL Box Office Opening
by Bruce Glikas
Huey Lewis was on hand for the opening of the box office for the upcoming new musical The Heart of Rock and Roll. BroadwayWorld was there for the box office opening and appearance. Check out photos here!. (more...

Photos: Hillary Clinton Joins the Cast of SUFFS For First Rehearsal
by Stephi Wild
This week, Hillary Rodham Clinton joined the cast of new Broadway musical Suffs for their first rehearsal at New 42 Studios. Check out photos of Clinton with the company here!. (more...)

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CABARET Pre-Show Will Begin 75 Minutes Before Showtime with Prologue Company
by Nicole Rosky
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club has announced the Prologue Company, the dancers and musicians that welcome audiences to the club, as rehearsals are now underway in New York City.. (more...

Limited-Edition WICKED Record to be Released for Record Store Day 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz
A special Wicked record is set to be released for this year's Record Store Day, taking place on April 20, 2024! . (more...)

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Original London Cast Member David Bedella Joins the Broadway Company of & JULIET Next Month
by Stephi Wild
Following his performance on the West End, Olivier-winning actor David Bedella will join the cast of Broadway's & Juliet as ‘Lance' on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. . (more...)

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Video: 'Broadway Plays' Featured as Final JEOPARDY! Category
by Michael Major
Last night's final Jeopardy! was 'Broadway Plays.' Test your theatre knowledge and see if you can guess what play Rita Moreno and Sally Struthers starred in! Watch the video and check out past Jeopardy categories, including an Idina Menzel category, a Tony-Winning Musicals category, a Shakespeare's Women category, and a Stephen Sondheim category.. (more...

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John Tartaglia

Tartaglia earned a Tony Award® nomination for his performance in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Avenue Q, for which he originated the roles of Princeton and Rod. A 10-year veteran of "Sesame Street," Tartaglia is one of the youngest puppeteers ever to perform on the show, starting at the age of 16. In addition to his work on "Sesame Street," he also starred in Sesame Workshop's innovative English as a Foreign Language project, "Sesame English," which currently airs worldwide. Tartaglia has also appeared on Disney Channel's "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "JoJo's Circus" and Discovery Channel's "Animal Jam." He is a past host of the New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts. John is executive producer and star of Disney Channel's "Johnny and the Sprites.

Other birthdays on this date include:
Haley Kilgore
Kara Lindsay
Elizabeth Olsen 

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 16, 2024

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld February 16, 2024

See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!

"Purpose,
It's that little flame
That lights a fire
Under your ass."

- Avenue Q




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