Friday, May 25, 2007

Friday Theater Bits

Again I've collected a number of interesting tidbits not really long enough to do a full post on. So here for your enjoyment is interesting little bits of theater news.

Adams Family the Musical:
A musical of "The Addams Family" is in the works, with a planned premiere on Broadway in the 2009-10 season. Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice ("Jersey Boys") are writing the book, Andrew Lippa ("The Wild Party") is writing the score and Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott ("Shockheaded Peter") will direct and design.

13 headed towards Broadway in 2008
Jason Robert Brown's new musical 13, which played a world-premiere engagement in January at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum, is looking toward a 2008 Broadway bow.

Grinch to play the St James theater
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, which was a hit at the Hilton Theatre last year, will have a new home this season. The musical based on Theodore Geisel's classic book will play a limited engagement at the St. James Theatre beginning Nov. 1. The holiday-hating Grinch will stay in residence at the St. James the recent home of The Producers through Jan. 6, 2008.

Cast of National Tour of Disney's High School Musical Announced
Broadway stars Ron Bohmer and Ellen Harvey will lead a cast of youngsters for the forthcoming national tour of High School Musical. Disney Theatrical Productions presents the road production of the stage version of the Disney Channel original movie.

Tony Awards Tickets on Sale
If I only had the $200+ dollars to spend to go to the Tony Awards ..... Wouldn't it be Loverly? Someday I'll have the $$$ and the time. Not to mention I'm not allowed to travel more then a hour away from the Hospital per doctor's orders until the baby is born ...

And Last but not least the Quote of the Day from Mr Excitement News
"Legally Blonde the musical opened on Broadway last week. It's a can't-miss for anyone who'd like to see the movie again for 200 bucks." --David Spade

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