Sunday, June 11, 2017

Place Your Bets!

 Dear Evan Hansen...
Music: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
Starring Ben Platt, Mike Faist, (above)
Rachel Bay Jones and 
Jennifer Laura Thompson (below with Ben).

 Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet Of 1812...
with 12 Tony nominations.
Music: Dave Malloy.
Starring Denee Benton (below), Josh Groban,
and Lucas Steele.

Groundhog Day...
 Music: Tim Minchin
Starring Andy Karl, who is the favorite to win Best Actor,
Barrett Doss as Rita,
and as Ned Ryerson, John Sanders.

  Come From Away...
Music: Irene Sankoff and David Hein.
Though it is a real ensemble piece,
Jenn Colella "stars" as a pilot (above).

 And then 2 "shouldda been nominated" shows:
The Band's Visit (above),
with music by David Yazbek
 (Women On The Verge, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty)
moving to Broadway in October,
starring Katrina Lenk and Tony Shaloub...
and War Paint (below), with music by 
Scott Frankel and Michael Korie (of Grey Gardens fame),
starring Christine Ebersole and Patti Lupone.

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