Theater Twitter was on fire this week….
- The Museum of Broadway has announced the museum will open in Summer 2022. The first museum dedicated to telling the history of Broadway will open at 145 West 45th Street, next door to the Lyceum Theatre.
- The TONY Awards will be held at the Winter Garden Theatre.
- PASS OVER will open three weeks earlier on Sunday, Aug 22, 2021.
- Camille A. Brown will direct and choreograph an upcoming Broadway production of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. Brown will be the first Black woman to serve as both director and choreographer on Broadway in more than 65 years.
- Come From Away will return to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on September 21. The Broadway cast will feature De’Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Caesar Samayoa, James Seol, Q. Smith, Pearl Sun, Olivier nominee Rachel Tucker, and more.
- Quentin Earl Darrington, Whitney Bashor, and more will join the previously announced Myles Frost (who is replacing Ephriam Sykes) in MJ on Broadway when it opens this fall at .
- Tituss Burgess also joins the ANNIE Live cast as Rooster. The production is set for Thursday, Dec. 2 at 8pm EST on NBC.
- Heather Headley, Sara Bareilles, Christian Borle, and Ashley Park will star in NY City Center Encores! Into The Woods.
- Disney’s Aladdin the Musical will return on September 28 at the New Amsterdam Theatre and for the first time ever, the leads will both be played by MENASA actors. Michael Maliakel in the title role and Shoba Narayan as Jasmine.
- The Lion King Musical will return on September 14 at the Minskoff Theatre and star Brandon A. McCall, who starred as Simba in the North American tour.
- Camille A. Brown will direct and choreography and upcoming Broadway production of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. Brown will be the first Black woman to serve as both director and choreographer on Broadway in more than 65 years.
Red Carpet Interviews from The Show Must Go On movie premiere:
- Tamika Lawrence
- Cody Renard Richard
- Salisha Thomas
- Jay Armstrong Johnson
- Sammi Cannold
- Ali Ewoldt
- Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney