Main | Friday, September 04, 2009

Broadway Friday

- A revival of Angels In America will come to Off Broadway's Signature Theater next year as part of their year-long tribute to its Pulitzer-winning playwright, Tony Kushner.

- World premiere: A musical version of Green Day's landmark album, American Idiot, has its first preview at the Roda Theater in Berkeley tonight. Get tickets here.

- The annual free Broadway On Broadway show in Times Square is September 13th. This year's performers include: Kate Baldwin, Daniel Breaker, Kerry Butler, Jennifer Damiano, Sutton Foster, Anya Garnis, Deirdre Goodwin, Cheyenne Jackson, Brian d’Arcy James, Chad Kimball, Pasha Kovalev, Beth Leavel, Caissie Levy, Constantine Maroulis, Michael McKean, Christiane Noll, Laura Osnes, Alice Ripley and Aaron Tveit. I've been to this show twice, it's fantastic.

- Will Ferrell's 2003 hit movie Elf is being developed as a Broadway musical. Seriously.

- A tribute concert to benefit the favorite charities of the late Tony winner and Law & Order star Jerry Orbach takes place on November 9th at the Snapple Theater Center. Scheduled to perform: Chita Rivera, Alan Alda, Donna McKechnie, Kelly Bishop, Lorraine Bracco, Jesse L. Martin, and Jerry Stiller.

- Kiki & Herb legend and Tony nominee Justin Bond will play three solo shows at Joe's Pub. Dates: September 20, October 11th, October 31st. Do not miss this!

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