Main | Friday, September 25, 2009

Broadway Friday

-Next Fall, playwright Geoffery Nauffts' "exploration of faith in a modern gay relationship" moves to Broadway in the spring. Previews begin at the Helen Hayes in mid-February. The show got rave reviews in its Off Broadway run earlier this year, where it was extended three times. You probably recognize Nauffts from his numerous Law & Order bad guy appearances.

-Costumes from Disney's eternally-running The Lion King are headed for display at the Smithsonian.

-Catherine Zeta-Jones has been added to the cast of the revival of Sondheim's A Little Night Music. My BFF Angela Lansbury co-stars. The show opens December 3rd at the Walter Kerr.

-Playwright and actor Charles Busch will host A Place At The Table, a benefit for the Ali Forney Center starring a performance by Rufus Wainwright. The October 3rd event at the Chelsea Art Museum also features a cocktail party, food tastings, and a silent auction. Purchase tickets here. The Ali Forney Center provides shelter to homeless LGBT youth.

-Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents their annual Broadway Flea Market this Sunday on Times Square's Shubert Alley. Major Broadway stars will be on hand, including the "tribe" of Hair.

-The Diary Of Anne Frankenstein begins previews on October 1st at Off Broadway's 13th Street Rep. "Mary Shelley meets Adolph Hitler." Starring drag queen Mimi Imfurst in the title role.

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