Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Aaron Tveit & Megan Hilty to Party with the Pops
Aaron Tveit, Megan Hilty, Laura Bell Bundy, Corey Reynolds and John Pizzarelli are set to appear in the New York Pops 31st Birthday Gala on April 28 at Carnegie Hall. They join previously announced performers including Christian Borle, Jane Krakowski, Patti LuPone, Andrea Martin, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Katharine McPhee, Kerry Butler and Will Chase. The evening will celebrate the work of Hairspray writers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
Two-Time Tony Nominee Eve Best to Star as Cleopatra
Two-time Tony Nominee and Olivier winner Eve Best (The Homecoming, A Moon for the Misbegotten) and Clive Wood (The Tempest) will play the title roles in the previously announced upcoming production of Antony & Cleopatra at Shakespeare's Globe in London. They will be joined by Jolyon Coy, Phil Daniels and Sirine Saba. The production of the Bard's classic will run May 17 through August 24. Opening night is set for May 29.
Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston Get Political
Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston and members of the Broadway community joined with U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer April 7 as he announced his campaign to give Broadway and live theater productions a tax break. The move is projected to encourage investment and spur job creation on the Great White Way.