Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is May 22, 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 May 22, 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



Thursday, May 23
The 2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Why Two Producers and Friends Embarked On The Amazing Journey of TOMMY THE MUSICAL
by Team BWW
As the 77th Annual Tony Awards quickly approach, BroadwayWorld has invited the producers of the Best Production nominees to reflect on their experiences in bringing their shows to Broadway in this stellar season. Today, we hear from producers Stephen Gabriel and Ira Pittelman, who contributed the below essay about their Tony-nominated Best Revival of a Musical, The Who's TOMMY.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Video: Sarah Paulson Is Not Taking Her Tony Nomination for Granted
by Joey Mervis
Did you know that Sarah Paulson made her Broadway debut 30 years ago as an understudy in The Sisters Rosensweig? Now, three decades later, she is at last a Tony nominee for her incredible performance in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Appropriate.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Video: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Cast Performs 'Old Friends' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild
Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, and Daniel Radcliffe performed 'Old Friends' from Merrily We Roll Along on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. Check out the video here!. (more...)

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Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

WICKED Movie to Collaborate on New Products With Funko, Hasbro, & More
by Josh Sharpe
It looks like LEGO won't be the only Wicked product that will be available to purchase this fall. It has just been announced that a plethora of Wicked-themed merchandise will hit shelves to coincide with both entries of the highly-anticipated film adaptation. The merchandise spans several categories including apparel, accessories, footwear, home décor, beauty, toys, role play, publishing, collectibles, and more. . (more...

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Vocal Tip She Shared with Ariana Grande for WICKED Movie
by Josh Sharpe
In a new interview, Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth shared one of her favorite practices for keeping her singing voice healthy- a tip she also shared with Ariana Grande, who plays Glinda in the upcoming Wicked film. She and Grande have known one another for years since Grande attended the original Broadway production of Wicked at age 10.. (more...

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Review Roundup: Dave Malloy's THREE HOUSES Opens Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild
Performances are now underway for Dave Malloy's Three Houses, which is now playing at the Signature Theatre through June 9.  Read the reviews here!. (more...

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO is Headed to the UK
by Stephi Wild
It was announced last night, at the How to Dance in Ohio original cast reunion concert, that the musical is headed to the UK! Producer Ben Holtzman took to the stage to make the announcement in front of an excited audience.. (more...)

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Video: Eddie Redmayne Teaches Jimmy Fallon 'Willkommen' From CABARET
by Josh Sharpe
Eddie Redmayne visited The Tonight Show on Monday to discuss his role in as the Emcee in Cabaret for which he was just nominated for a Tony. During the interview, Redmayne recalled his first Tony win in 2010 for Red and some of his Cabaret experiences, culminating in a moment where Redmayne taught Fallon how to perform the famous opening number 'Willkommen.' Watch the interview and performance now!. (more...

Video: Do You Know the Answer to This Theater-themed Final Jeopardy?
by Josh Sharpe
Last night's final Jeopardy! was 'The Theater.' Recently, Jeopardy has featured a 'World Theatre' category, a 'Songs In Musicals' category, Idina Menzel category, a Tony-Winning Musicals category, a 'Broadway is Back' category, a Broadway Musicals category, a Shakespeare's Women category, and a Stephen Sondheim category. Watch the video and test your knowledge!. (more...)

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld May 22, 2024

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