Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s “Once on This Island” celebrated its official opening night at Broadway’s Circle in the Square December 3. The revival is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden (Deaf West’s Spring Awakening).
Also, congratulations to Grasan Kingsberry who took home the Gypsy Robe!
Bette Midler celebrates her birthday with a huge surprise during the Hello, Dolly! curtain call.
Congratulations to Kevin Worley, the swing and assistant dance captain of Bandstand on winning the Gypsy Robe! It’s Kevin’s tenth show. You may have previously seen him in Holiday Inn, Dames at Sea, Something Rotten, On the Town, Bullets Over Broadway, Cinderella, White Christmas, A Chorus Line, and 42nd Street.
As we wrap up the final week for Tony Award eligibility, Anastasia opened on Broadway yesterday, April 24th. The Gypsy Robe was passed on to Shina Ann Morris for this show. It’s is Shina’s seventh Broadway show. You may have seen her previously in West Side Story, Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Annie, Cinderella and Holiday Inn.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened last night, April 23rd starring Christian Borle as Willy Wonka. Congratulations to Katie Webber who took home the Gypsy Robe for her seventh Broadway show. She was previously seen in Honeymoon in Vegas, Catch Me if You Can, Memphis, Rock of Ages, Jersey Boys and Wicked.
Hello Dolly officially opened on Broadway last night starring Bette Midler! The Gypsy robe was won by Jen Foote. This is Jen’s 11th Broadway show! She is a true triple threat and such an asset to any company she is in. You may have previously seen her in Holiday Inn, She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Follies, Rock of Ages, A Chorus Line, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dracula, and Annie Get Your Gun.
Well, Groundhog Day marks the most recent opening on Broadway, today April 17th. Congratulations to Joseph Medeiros for winning the Gypsy Robe. This is his eighth Broadway show. You may have seen him in Doctor Zhivago, Matilda The Musical, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Guys and Dolls, Grease, Wicked and Big!