Read Which Tony Winner Will Succeed Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!, and 7 Other Top News Stories of the Day

News   Read Which Tony Winner Will Succeed Bette Midler in Hello, Dolly!, and 7 Other Top News Stories of the Day
 
Take a look at the breaking theatre news from September 5, 2017.
 Betsy Wolfe
Betsy Wolfe Justin Patterson

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Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters Andrew Eccles

BERNADETTE PETERS WILL SUCCEED BETTE MIDLER IN BROADWAY'S HELLO, DOLLY!
The three-time Tony recipient will take on the title role of Dolly Gallagher Levi at the Shubert Theatre. Find out which stage and TV star will join her as Horace Vandergelder.


Dave Malloy
Dave Malloy Chad Batka

GROSSES ANALYSIS: THE GREAT COMET SOARS BACK TO ABOVE $1 MILLION IN FINAL WEEK
The musical played its last performance at the Imperial Theatre September 3.


Phillipa Soo
Phillipa Soo Joseph Marzullo/WENN

HAMILTON’S PHILLIPA SOO AND MARTON CSOKAS JOIN THE PARISIAN WOMAN ON BROADWAY
The actors join Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas, and Blair Brown to complete the cast.


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GET A SNEAK PEEK AT THE PLASTICS FROM THE BROADWAY-BOUND MEAN GIRLS
Here's your first look at the stars of the musical from Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond.


 Betsy Wolfe
Betsy Wolfe Justin Patterson

BETSY WOLFE, ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI, AND MORE JOIN BROADWAY REVIVAL OF CAROUSEL
Several Broadway alums join Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, and Renée Fleming.


JESSIE MUELLER, ANDY KARL, AND MORE TO UNITE FOR LIVE-STREAMED BENEFIT CONCERT FOR HOUSTON
Hosted by Seth Rudetsky, the benefit will raise funds to rebuild Houston’s theatre district in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.


Backstage at the filming of <i>Newsies </i>at Los Angeles’ Pantages Theatre
Backstage at the filming of Newsies at Los Angeles’ Pantages Theatre Courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions

DISNEY’S NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL AVAILABLE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX SEPT. 5
Two other Disney titles, including the live-action Beauty and the Beast, will also be available on the streaming service later this month.


Alison Pill
Alison Pill Joseph Marzullo/WENN

ALISON PILL JOINS LAURIE METCALF AND GLENDA JACKSON IN THREE TALL WOMEN ON BROADWAY
The Tony nominee completes the powerhouse trio in Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.

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