Theater news for the week of September 15-21, 2014
Each week, we’re going to keep you up-to-speed with the latest Broadway news and stories. Check back every Friday to see what you missed this week and to catch a glimpse of what’s going on at PlayhouseSquare this weekend. Enjoy!
Happening on Broadway …
Pippin is a hit in Denver!
The national tour of Pippin high-kicked-off in Denver and is taking audiences with every acrobatic skill. Check out this interview with composer Steven Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, and more) and Tony-Award winning director Diane Paulus. Gear up now for Pippin in CLE February 3-15! (broadwayworld.com) Read More
Ciara Renee is Hunchback’s Gypsy
Pippin‘s Leading Player on Broadway, Ciara Renee confirms her role as Esmeralda in Disney’s upcoming The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The Baldwin-Wallace graduate will star in the U.S. premier performance of Disney’s latest Broadway storm in October. (cleveland.com) Read More
Broadway’s Megan Hilty takes on her biggest role yet
On September 18, Megan Hilty and husband Brian Gallagher welcomed their first child, Viola Philomena. Hilty is best known for her role as Glinda in Broadway’s Wicked while Gallagher made his Great White Way debut last season in Jekyll and Hyde. (broadway.com) Read More
On The Town is back in town
The cast of On The Town celebrated the official reopening of Broadway’s Lyric Theatre (previously known as the Foxwoods Theatre) with a special ribbon cutting ceremony. Completely with sailor hats and “I heart NY NY” t-shirts, producers Howard and Janet Kagan were all smiles for the ceremony. (broadway.com) Read More
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