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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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Notes:

 

1. Rejoicify! WICKED Brings in Over $1 Billion in Broadway Box Office Sale

2. Openings
The NY Premiere of new play Ironbound opens at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre tonight. By Polish born playwright Martyna Majok and Directed by Daniella Topol, the play stars Tony-nominee with Marin Ireland and is a darkly funny, heartbreaking portrait of a Polish immigrant cleaning lady for whom love is a luxury–and a liability–as she fights to survive in America.
Cagney return engagement begins previews tonight
The musical Cagney’s Off-Broadway return engagement starts previews tonight at the Westside Theatre. The show tells the life story of James Cagney and stars Robert Creighton, who also co-wright the music and lyrics with Christopher McGovern, Peter Colley wrote the book. Bill Castellino directs and Emmy-winner and Tony-nominee Joshua Bergasse choreographs.

3. Casting
Today, composer Jeanine Tesori who is the Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director announced that they will be holding open audtions for the teen cast of the concert production of Elizabeth Swa-dos’ Runaways, which was added to the schedule after her passing earlier this year. The auditions will be open to anyone 13-18 years old and will be held this Saturday, March 19th at Talent Unlimited High School on 6th Street. For more information, visit www.NYCityCenter.org/RunawaysAuditions

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4. An audience of morons riled up Whoopi Goldberg by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A New Weapon for Battling Cellphones in Theaters: Laser Beams

5. Q: Is Broadway Outpacing Hollywood On Race And Sex? A: Absolutely Maybe by Jeremy Gerard and Jordan Roth


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