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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 18, 2017

Listen: Michael Riedel Exits “Theater Talk,” Amy Schumer Boosts “Meteor Shower” Box Office, and “Hamilton” Opens in LA.

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Notes:

1) Michael Riedel Exits “Theater Talk” After 25 Years

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Industry-Exclusive-Michael-Riedel-Out-at-Theater-Talk-To-Be-Replaced-by-Multiple-Co-Hosts-20170816

Michael Riedel Dishes on “Meteor Shower” Advances and Potential Gyllenhaal Replacement

http://nypost.com/2017/08/17/theater-geeks-are-freaking-out-about-amy-schumer-on-broadway/

2) Out-of-Town News

Stars and Critics Descend as “Hamilton” Opens in LA

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Review-Roundup-HAMILTON-Tour-Opens-in-Los-Angeles-20170817

LA’s First #Ham4Ham is an Epic California Mash-Up

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Watch-Lin-Manuel-Miranda-and-the-LA-Cast-of-HAMILTON-Perform-California-Dreamin-at-Todays-Ham4Ham-20170816

Entertainment Weekly Gives a First Look at “Frozen” Costumes as Previews Begin

http://ew.com/theater/2017/08/17/frozen-musical-first-look/

3) Show and Casting News

“Love Never Dies” Announces National Tour Cast

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/The-Story-Continues-LOVE-NEVER-DIES-Finds-Cast-for-National-Tour-20170816

Bob Mackie will Return to Design “When Pigs Fly” Costumes

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Costumer-Bob-Mackie-Will-Return-for-WHEN-PIGS-FLY-Revival-20170815

Broadway Week Ticket Deals Now on Sale

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Get-Two-for-One-Tickets-to-23-Shows-During-NYC-Broadway-Week-20170817

4) TV and Movie News

New “Sunset Boulevard” Movie Eyes January Start

http://www.thewrap.com/glenn-close-star-sunset-boulevard-movie-musical-paramount-exclusive/

“Indecent” to Air on PBS this Fall, Hal Prince Documentary Pushed to 2018

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadways-INDECENT-to-Arrive-on-PBS-This-Fall-20170816

Jessica Keenan-Wynn Joins “Mamma Mia 2”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadways-Jessica-Keenan-Wynn-Joins-the-Cast-of-MAMMA-MIA-HERE-WE-GO-AGAIN-20170816

James Corden and Lin-Manuel Miranda Star in “Hair” Crosswalk Musical

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Lin-Manuel-Miranda-James-CordenPerform-Crosswalk-the-Musical-HAIR-20170818

4) Matt Windman Shares Trip Back to Theatre Camp

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Theater-Critic-at-Theater-Camp-A-Return-Visit-to-French-Woods-20170815


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