Wake Up With BWW 3/26: MAC Awards Celebrate Cabaret, Sutton Foster Joins THE MUSIC MAN, and More!
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Yesterday, BroadwayWorld exclusively broke the news that the two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman will make his highly anticipated return to Broadway in one of the most iconic roles in the musical theater canon, Professor Harold Hill, in Meredith Willson's beloved classic, THE MUSIC MAN.. (more...)
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Seyi Omooba was recently dropped from the cast of Leicester Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome's revival of musical The Color Purple after homophobic comments were found on her Facebook page.. (more...)
Frozen recently celebrated its first anniversary on Broadway! The show has released all-new production photos, featuring original stars Caissie Levy (Elsa) and Patti Murin (Anna) and new principal cast members Joe Carroll as Hans, Noah J. Ricketts as Kristoff, and, as Olaf, Ryann Redmond, the first woman to bring the beloved snowman to life.. (more...)
As a part of the special concert series, Musical Mondays, Second Stage Theater has announced Adam Chanler-berat, Lawrence Clayton, Jennifer Damiano, Louis Hobson, Tamika Lawrence, Isaac Powell, Alice Ripley, Amy Spanger, J. Robert Spencer, Pearl Sun and Aaron Tveit will perform Next To Normal: A Concert Celebration.. (more...)
Ghostlight Records has announced it will record a cast album of the new musical Alice By Heart. The show's current New York premiere production from MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) was recently extended through April 7. Alice By Heart has a book by Steven Sater and Jessie Nelson; music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater, and direction by Jessie Nelson. Choreography is by Rick and Jeff Kuperman. The album - produced by Duncan Sheik and Kurt Deutsch, with Craig Balsam and Cody Lassen serving as executive producers - is being recorded March 24-25.. (more...)
Today's Call Sheet:
Karen Mason receives the Lifetime Achievement Award, Joe Iconis receives the Board of Directors Award, MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET receives Show of the Year, and Ben Cameron and his BROADWAY SESSIONS receives the Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award. The winners will be revealed as the envelopes are opened live at the 33rd Annual MAC Awards at 7:00 pm at Sony Hall in New York City.
See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!
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