A Cover Story: Birdie and Steady Rain

PlayBlog   A Cover Story: Birdie and Steady Rain
 
As the new Broadway season gets underway, Playbill.com presents a first look at the artwork that will adorn the Playbill covers for each new show.  First up: two anticipated productions that both kick off Sept. 10.


Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first-ever Broadway revival of the 1960 musical Bye Bye Birdie at the newly reopened Henry Miller's Theatre.  The production stars John Stamos, Gina Gershon, Jayne Houdyshell, Bill Irwin, Dee Hoty, Nolan Gerard Funk, Allie Trimm, Matt Doyle, Molly Ephraim and Jake Evan Schwencke.

Playbill Cover: <I>Bye Bye Birdie</I>
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At the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, John Crowley directs film stars Hugh Jackman, a Tony winner for The Boy From Oz, and Daniel Craig in Keith Huff's two-character play A Steady Rain.  The production, which runs for only 12 weeks, concerns two Chicago cops who find their loyalties tested as a routine domestic disturbance call sends them on a harrowing journey.
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