Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Christmas is Coming Early for Idina Menzel
It will soon be that most wonderful time of year thanks to Broadway superstar, If/Then’s Idina Menzel. Really soon. Her previously reported Christmas album will be released on October 14. Entitled Holiday Wishes, it will feature classics such as “A Holly Jolly Christmas" and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." That’s right. One of our favorite Judy Garland numbers of all time. We can’t wait to hear Menzel’s take on it!
Norm Lewis Will Guest Star on NBC's The Blacklist
Broadway favorite and former Scandal guest star Norm Lewis is set to appear on NBC’s The Blacklist’s upcoming season. According to TVGuide.com, he’ll play J.P. Laskin and disagree with his business partner, Red. You can currently, of course, get Lewis to drop a chandelier on you in Phantom on the Great White Way.
Superstar's Ben Forster Will Appear in London's Evita
What's the buzz, Ben Forster? The U.K. star, who played Jesus in the U.K. and Australian arena tours of Superstar and had been set to appear on the canceled U.S. leg, will guest star in the upcoming West End production of Evita in the role of Agustin Magaldi. The classic tuner is set to begin performances on September 16, with Madalena Alberto in the title role and Marti Pellow as Che.