PLAYBILL VIDEO WEEK IN REVIEW: Matilda, Zorro, Seth Rudetsky, Gypsy Robe and More
14 Apr 2013
In the new series Playbill Video Week in Review, Playbill.com recaps its weekly coverage of Broadway performances, celebrity interviews, web series and opening nights – in case they were missed the first time around.
Laurie Veldheer, Brenda Braxton, Jeff Kready, Burke Moses and Lenora Nemetz star in Paper Mill Playhouse's new production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Here, the cast gave an early in-studio preview of tunes including "Not for the Life of Me," "What Do I Need With Love?" and "Forget About the Boy." Paper Mill Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee directs the production; Denis Jones choreographs. Read Playbill's Diva Talk with star (and Tony nominee) Brenda Braxton.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.