Broadway Sizzles with Sensation and a Touch of 'Scandal'
October 1, 2012 - After a vibrant start to the theatre season in September, Broadway keeps the ball rolling with its October previews and performances.
The beloved classic Annie makes its return to Broadway. The production revives the rags to riches tale of the young spirited redheaded orphan and her pup Sandy who leave behind the gloom of their orphanage in New York City to live in the home of billionaire Daddy Warbucks. Previews begin October 3 at the Palace Theatre.
Appearing alongside Dan Stevens and David Strathairn, Jessica Chastain stars in The Heiress as a lonely woman who is wedged in a tug of war between her romance with a suitor and her father who disapproves. Previews begin October 7 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.
In Lewis Black: Running on Empty, actor and comedian Lewis Black performs his politically-themed one man show at the Richard Rogers Theatre. Performances run from October 9–20.
Carolee Carmello stars as a well-known media evangelist in 1920s Los Angeles who has a zeal for sensationalism but faces her demise after indecent exposure in Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson. Previews begin October 13 at the Neil Simon Theatre.
Al Pacino stars on Broadway in the 30th anniversary of David Mamet’s Glengarry Glenn Ross. Pacino plays a salesman who tries to stay one step ahead amidst trying times on the job. Performances start October 16 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.
Making its Broadway debut is Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at the Broadway Theatre. The concert series will run for a limited time from October 19–27.
Every night’s performance of The Mystery of Edwin Drood will end differently. It is up to the audience to decide at the end who killed Edwin Drood in the Broadway adaption of Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel. Previews begin October 19 at Studio 54.
Henry Winkler stars as a porn star, past his prime, who helps an adult film actor and his reporter pal with their romantic affairs in The Performers. Performances begin October 23 at the Longacre Theatre.
For more information about these shows, visit ilovenytheatre.com.