Media Morsels 4.22.11
- Farewell, American Idiot
Dear readers, American Idiot closes on Broadway this Sunday, April 24. When it closes, it will have played 27 previews and 421 regular performances. (Plus an extended months-long world premiere in Berkeley.) As they prepare to close, the Idiots celebrated their one year anniversary (they opened April 20, 2010), and current Extraordinary Girl Libby Winters took us backstage on a two show day. Much love to the Idiots as they close the Broadway chapter of the grand American Idiot book. You can visit facebook.com/americanidiotbroadway to stay up to date on the upcoming tour. "And that was that. Or so it seemed..."
- This Year in JerusalemFormer Idiot John Gallagher, Jr., is currently appearing in the just-opened Jerusalem, which I saw and loved last weekend. (The New York Times's Ben Brantley also like it.) Take a look at these production stills from Playbill.com, a video look (below) at the mythology of Jerusalem, as narrated by playwright Jez Butterworth, and then check out opening night coverage:
Catch Me on Broadway
Catch Me if You Can has been officially open for just about two weeks now, and they recently released this clip of the opening number, "Live in Living Color," featuring Aaron Tveit as Frank and lots of leggy chorus girls. And today, they're shooting a TV commercial. Stay tuned for a clip!