Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, the new solo recording from Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy winner Barbra Streisand, is released August 26. Those who purchase the new CD from Target will hear four additional tracks on a Deluxe Edition: “I Didn't Know What Time It Was,” “Not a Day Goes By,” “Fifty Percent” and “Losing My Mind.” The recording features duets of Broadway tunes
Tony-winning Lion King director Julie Taymor, whose last Broadway outing was the much-in-the-news Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, has posted an audition notice for a planned Broadway revival of the 1988 Tony-winning Best Play, M. Butterfly.
The notice, posted on the Actors Equity Association website, said the production is seeking actors
Proceeds will be used to support gun control efforts.
Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple) and Tony nominee Joshua Henry (Shuffle Along) will star in a one-night-only special benefit performance of the Jason Robert Brown musical The Last Five Years, directed by the composer himself.
The September 12 concert at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, midtown Manhattan, will aid one of Brown’s personal causes, gun control, with proceeds