Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark ends Broadway run, moving to Las Vegas in 2014
Theater news for the week of November 22-29, 2013
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 …
Once featured on “Out of Ireland”
The Broadway production of Once, as well as the national tour, will be featured on Out of Ireland on Sunday November 24 at 11:30 a.m. on PBS. The piece will feature interviews with Arthur Darvill and Anne Nathan from the Broadway production. The national tour of Once ends its engagement at PlayhouseSquare on Sunday, November 24. (outofirelandtv.com) Read more.
Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark to fly off to Vegas in 2014
Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark is set to close on January 4, 2014 and will fly off to Last Vegas. No dates have been set for the Vegas engagement of the show. Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark opened on Broadway January 14, 2011 and will have played1,268 performances by the time it closes. (broadway.com) Read more.
Tony Winner Sutton Foster to make Broadway return in 2014
Tony Winner Sutton Foster is making a return to Broadway in spring 2014 in Violet. Foster previously performed in Violet, directed by Leigh Silverman, in July for a one-night-only engagement at New York City Center’s Encores! Off-Center. Violet is set in the deep South of 1964 and concerns the relationship between a physically scarred young white woman and a young black soldier. (broadway.com) Read more.
Broadway Idiot available for pre-order; set to be released on December 9
Broadway Idiot, the documentary that follows the creation of American Idiot, the musical based off the album of the same name by Green Day is available now for pre-order. According to a new announcement, the DVD will contain over 20 minutes of deleted scenes, as well as an 8-page collectible booklet with new and behind-the-scenes shots from the creation of the Broadway show and documentary. American Idiot will be at PlayhouseSquare as part of the U.S. Bank Star Performance Series April 25-27. (broadwaynews.com) Read more.
Upcoming Events at PlayhouseSquare
Once – KeyBank Broadway Series
Venus in Fur – Cleveland Play House
The Fresh Beat Band
Cabaret – Cleveland State University Dept. of Theatre and Dance
Im Hussein Jubilee Show
The Singing Angels – Holiday Spectacular
A Christmas Story – Cleveland Play House
A Christmas Carol – Great Lakes Theater
Legends of Hip Hop Vol. 7
Cleveland Pops Annual Holiday Concert
Partners Dine Around: Tremont
Wicked – KeyBank Broadway Series