John Eric Parker, Matthew Marks and Kevin Duda stopped by The Wendy Williams Show today with a gift to welcome Wendy to 49th Street!
(She begins performances as Mama Morton in Chicago — across the street from BoM — on June 25.)
Jon Bass announced today that this is his final week with the show. Happy trails, Jon, and we hope you have a wonderful last week!
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On Sunday, May 19, Jules Feiffer’s Little Murders arrives at The New Group @ Theatre Row in a one-night-only benefit reading. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this benefit reading features Eric Bogosian, Kevin Cahoon, John Doman, America Ferrera, Charles Grodin, Rory O’Malley, Caroline Rhea and Michael Stuhlbarg.
Directed by Denis Jones (director-choreographer at the Williamstown Theater Festival, Paper Mill Playhouse and the Broadway Bares cabaret series), the 7 PM concert will feature Marshal Kennedy Carolan (Hair) as Cardinal McCafferty, Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Forbidden Broadway) as Cardinal Wallaby, Madeleine Doherty (Sister Act) as Cardinalissimo Francisco Franco, Natalie Charle Ellis (Forbidden Broadway) as Cardinal St. Louis, Murin (Xanadu, upcoming Love’s Labour’s Lost) as Cardinal Robin, David Perlman (Baby It’s You!) as Cardinal Bergenstein, Tally Sessions (Big Fish) as Cardinal Hu-Jin Chao and Jason Michael Snow (The Book of Mormon) as Cardinal Fouette.
“The Book of Mormon” will plays its last Chicago performance on Oct. 6, the show’s producers officially announced on Thursday, confirming a fall departure that long had been evident. The Chicago company is to head west for further touring engagements.
Featuring book and lyrics by Itamar Moses, music and lyrics by Gaby Alter, choreography by Mandy Moore (“So You Think You Can Dance”) and direction by Michelle Tattenbaum (world premiere of Love/Stories (or But You Will Get Used To It)), Nobody Loves You will officially open July 18 at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theatre.
Daniel Buckley sings “So Close” from Enchanted at the Pheasantry Pizza Express on May 12.
Eight times a week, Rob Colletti goes down to the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago, warms up his vocals, sits in the dressing room while the hit musical “The Book of Mormon” is performed and then goes home.
Colletti, who grew up in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn, is the standby for the lead role of the nerdy but lovable Elder Cunningham, and his job is to be ready to fill in for actor Ben Platt if he were to suddenly become ill or injured during the performance.
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