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Odds & Ends: Apollo Theatre Collapse Explained, the West End Gains an Angry Man & Kevin Bacon's Footloose

Odds & Ends: Apollo Theatre Collapse Explained, the West End Gains an Angry Man & Kevin Bacon's Footloose
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Broadway alum Kevin Bacon cuts loose!

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Apollo Theatre's Ceiling Materials Were 'Weak and Old' 
The partial ceiling collapse of London’s Apollo Theatre, which occurred during the December 19 performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was the result of weak and old materials. BBC News reports that the hessian wadding embedded in the venue’s ceiling was getting weaker over time and the material's deterioration led to the accident. The theater is due to reopen March 26 with Let The Right One In.

William Gaminara to Join Tom Conti in West End's Twelve Angry Men
Silent Witness’ William Gaminara will join the West End cast of Twelve Angry Men as Juror number 10 from March 31. He joins stars including Tony winner Tom Conti, Robert Vaughn and Jeff Fahey at the Garrick Theatre.

Broadway Vet Kevin Bacon Cuts Loose, Footloose
It’s unlikely that you’ve managed to miss Kevin Bacon’s epic re-enactment of Footloose for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon March 21. But we loved the Broadway alum’s efforts so much we just had to include it in today’s Odds and Ends. Happy Monday everyone!

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