Congratulations MaryAnn Hu on winning the Gypsy Robe this evening for “Sunday in the Park with George”! This is MaryAnn’s fourth Broadway show. She was also seen in “The King and I”, “South Pacific” and “Miss Saigon”.
“Another opening, another show…”. This Thursday, February 23rd, “Sunday in the Park with George” is opening on Broadway. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Annaleigh Ashford and Brooks Ashmanskas. Annaleigh was nominated for a Tony Award for her role as Lauren in “Kinky Boots”. She then won the Tony Award for her role as Essie in “You Can’t Take it With You”. Jake was previously seen in “Constellations” on Broadway. Brooks was nominated for a Tony Award for his role in “Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me”. Tune in tomorrow to see who wins the Gypsy Robe!
Congratulations to the mega-talented MATT WALL for winning the Gypsy Robe tonight before the opening of SUNSET BOULEVARD! He had the most Broadway Chorus credits in the cast! This is the fourth time he has won the robe. He previously won the robe for “Something Rotten”, “Promises! Promises!” and “Evita”. Check out his IBDB page to see all his credits!
Well it begins! As we approach Spring, we will see more and more Broadway shows open. The shows that open on or before April 27th, 2017 will be eligible for this year’s TONY nominations. SUNSET BOULEVARD is opening this Thursday, Feb 9th. Tune in on Thursday to find out who wins the “Gypsy Robe”!
Actors’ Equity Association declares one day a year to honor the hard working swings in a musical. This year, January 18th, is the day to celebrate swings. Follow Actors’ Equity Association’s Facebook , Twitter and Instagram account (both are @ActorsEquity) to see pictures and stories of Broadway swings. #equityteamswing.
Jenifer Foote is a well respected Broadway gypsy and she just won the Gypsy Robe tonight for her 10th Broadway chorus contract! Yep, that’s right….10! She is in the Broadway show Holiday Inn at Studio 54. “Merde” to the entire cast on their opening tonight!