Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Sierra Boggess & More Starring in Sense & Sensibility the Musical Workshop
Stage stars including Phantom's Sierra Boggess, All the Way's Robert Petkoff, Josh Grisetti and Charlotte Maltby will appear in an industry reading of the new tuner Sense & Sensibility the Musical on June 12 and June 13 in New York City. The show has a book and lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow, music by Neal Hampton and direction and musical staging by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The adaptation of Jane Austen's classic received its world premiere in 2013 at the Denver Center Theatre Company.
Beautiful Picks Up Another Acting Accolade
"Happy Days Are Here Again" for the cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical! Hot on the heels of Jessie Mueller’s leading actress Tony win for the tuner, the Actors' Equity Association announced on June 11 that the show will receive the eighth annual “ACCA” Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. It is the only industry accolade to honor the contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical. The winners are: Ashley Blanchet, E. Clayton Cornelious, Josh Davis, Alysha Deslorieux, Kevin Duda, James Harkness, Carly Hughes, Sara King, Rebecca LaChance, Douglas Lyons, Chris Peluso, Gabrielle Reid, Arbender J. Robinson, Rashidra Scott, Sara Sheperd and Melvin Tunstall. Congratulations to all!
Win a Meeting With Hal Prince & More!
Great White Way vet Donna Lynne Champlin (Sweeney Todd, Billy Elliot) has set up Ode to Joy, a national online auction of unique Broadway, film and TV memorabilia to raise funds for her sister-in-law Joy Parker, who is living with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Items up for grabs include a Glee script signed by the entire cast, a one on one meeting with the legendary Hal Prince and Next to Normal music notes from the Pulitzer Prize-winning score signed by composer and lyricist Tom Kitt. You can find out more here.
Watch Inishmaan's Daniel Radcliffe Talk the Problems of Perkiness & Long Hair
The Cripple of Inishmann's Daniel Radcliffe stopped by the ladies (and gentleman!) of The View on June 11 to talk the problems of perkiness, long hair and loving the smell of people from the stage (!). Check out the interview with the adorable five-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner below.