Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Hedwig Does Good
The Broadway musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch announced March 27 that it will donate a portion of the ticket price of every ticket sold to the Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation’s oldest and largest organization helping LGBTQ youth. The show, starring Neil Patrick Harris, begins performances this weekend at the Belasco Theatre.
NBC Sets Premiere Date for Working the Engels, Starring Andrea Martin & Martin Short
NBC has set the premiere date of new sitcom Working the Engels, which stars Andrea Martin and Martin Short. According to TVLine.com, we’ll be able to see the Tony winners first do their thing in the comedy series on July 10 at 9.30PM.
It’s World Theatre Day today so we’re highlighting two new international productions that we’re intrigued to see. Baz Luhrmann’s long-in-the-works Strictly Ballroom the Musical began performances at the Lyric Theatre in Sydney, Australia, March 25. And then there’s the X Factor parody tuner I Can’t Sing!, which had a starry opening night March 26 as scheduled at the London Palladium, despite initial preview delays. We need some air miles!
See Sherie Rene Scott Sing For Free!
In celebration of the release of Sherie Rene Scott’s new album, All Will Be Well: The Piece of Meat Studio Sessions on Sh-K-Boom Records, a special new 22-minute Lovestream concert is available online. Check it out below and hear the two-time Tony nominee sing four songs from the album: “5 Years Time,” “Oh Sean,” “I Am an Animal” and “Devotion.”