Annie is hitting the big screen this Christmas!
Theater news for the week of February 28 – March 7, 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 star Patina Miller to join CBS Drama Pilot
Patina Miller is headed to Capitol Hill – atleast, on TV she is. The Pippin Tony Award winner is set to join the cast of the CBS Pilot Madam Secretary, which explores the personal and professional life of a female Secretary of State. Miller joins the ensemble cast as press coordinator Daisy. (broadway.com) Read more.
New Annie trailer released
Annie fans, rejoice! A trailer for the film remake, starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz, has recently been released. Annie is set to hit movie theaters on Christmas Day of this year. (broadway.com) Read more.
Steven Spielberg eyes West Side Story remake
A West Side Story remake? According to Deadline, the Oscar winner has registered his interest in a do-over, so Fox has unlocked the movie title. No writer and no other details about the possible remake have been released. The original 1957 Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, was adapted into the legendary 1961 musical film. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and Rita Moreno it won 10 Oscars, including Best Picture. (broadway.com) Read more.
Upcoming Events at PlayhouseSquare
Deathtrap – Great Lakes Theater
Breath and Imagination – Cleveland Play House
Lysistrata – Cleveland State University Dept. of Theatre & Dance
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – KeyBank Broadway Series
Too True to Be Good – CPH/CWRU MFA Program
Trisha Brown Dance Company
C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce
The Sing-Off Live Tour