Broadway Shows Opening and Beginning Previews This Week (City Guide Magazine)

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Broadway Shows Opening and Beginning Previews This Week

February 6, 2012 - by CG News Desk

Please visit our theater blog to keep up with all the latest openings and Broadway news.

Click on the show title for theater information, show times, and more. UPDATED: 3/6/2012.

An all-star cast -- James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, and Michael McKean -- brings its considerable power to Gore Vidal's second play, The Best Man. Previews begin 3/6 for a 4/1 opening.

LAST WEEK'S PREVIEWS

From Oscar-winning film to Off-Broadway triumph to a spring debut on Broadway: Will Once: A New Musical, an intimate musical love story set in Dublin, take center stage come Tony time? It might. Previews begin 2/28 for a 3/18 opening.

The recent resurrection of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar is now officially part of Broadway’s current clique of religious-themed hits. FYI: A hot and hunky young cast joins veteran actor Tom Hewitt, who embraced bustier chic in the 2000 revival of The Rocky Horror Show; as for Mr. Webber, his Broadway star is ablaze thanks to Evita’s forthcoming arrival and Phantom of the Opera’s new title: Longest-Running Broadway Show. Previews begin 3/1 for a 3/22 opening.

Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway

Paul Nolan as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar - photo: ©2011 David Hou

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