Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Brynn O'Malley & Claybourne Elder to Headline Sunday in the Park With George
Brynn O’Malley (soon to star in Honeymoon in Vegas) and Claybourne Elder (Bonnie and Clyde) will headline Sunday in the Park with George in Arlington, VA. The first production of Signature Theatre’s 25th Anniversary season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s classic will run August 15 through September 21.
Funny Girl Revival Could Be Sooner Rather Than Later
There’s a silver lining in this cloud for Glee fans. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the final season of the musical series will only be made up of 13 episodes, instead of the usual 22. The good news?Lea Michele could therefore be back on the Great White Way in that rumored Funny Girl revival even sooner...
Kelli O'Hara's King and I Sneak Peek
We can’t imagine an evening with Kelli O’Hara would be anything but enchanting. The five-time Tony nominee will perform in An Enchanted Evening with Kelli O’Hara at the Williamstown Theatre Festival on the Main Stage. The one-night-only benefit concert on August 11 will trace the star’s journey to becoming one of Broadway's most sought-after leading ladies and will include songs from musicals including The Light in the Piazza, The Pajama Game, South Pacific, Far From Heaven, The Bridges of Madison County and The King and I, which of course she will headline on the Great White Way next year.
Tony Winners Frances McDormand & John Gallagher Jr. Board New HBO Series
Tony winners Frances McDormand and John Gallagher Jr., along with Broadway vet Zoe Kazan, will star in HBO’s forthcoming miniseries Olive Kitteridge. Debuting this winter, the show tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy.
Jeremy Jordan Reveals Bryan Cranston's Dressing Room Antics
We didn't think we could love Tony winner Bryan Cranston more than we do already, but Jeremy Jordan's Instagram on July 9 proved us wrong. Jordan, who is about to begin performances as J.M. Barrie in the American Repertory Theater production of Finding Neverland, found the below missive from Cranston (who did a pre-Broadway run of All the Way in Cambridge) in his dressing room. Time will tell if Cranston's lucky space works the same wonders for Jordan and Neverland.