It’s Friday afternoon and everyone in an office is waiting for the weekend and anyone in a show is gearing up for 55 hours of being stuck hidden away in the dark.
Either way, here is a handful of tidbits to entertain, educate or amuse.
With any luck this will be the first of a regular series… I guess we’ll wait and see.
Do you have something you think should be included… let me know: @mtedwards
From Twisted Broadway:
To kick it off we have a video that just turned up of Adam Rennie & Drew Weston sing “Maybe/Tomorrow” from Annie, at Twisted Broadway @ The BMW Edge, Fed Square.
Musical arrangement by James Simpson
Save Actors Cast in Les Mis:
I am glad someone has started supporting people cast in musicals with out sequins
A New Song for Jackman:
While we are on the subject of Les Mis it seems there will be a new song added for the movie:
what an honour…singing a new song with the composer, claude michel, at rehearsals for les mis! twitter.com/RealHughJackma…
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) February 7, 2012
Smash Gets Second Season:
For those of you out there that haven’t heard of Smash, you should definitely check it out. Produced by Steven Spielberg it is a drama that follows the production of Marilyn, a fictitious Broadway musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe.
For those of you who have seen it, you may be interested to know that it has been picked up for a second season.
Bell Shakespeare Macbeth Trailer:
Finally check out the trailer that Bell Shakespeare produced for their upcoming production of Macbeth:
(Just be careful it you’re in a theatre.)