The fundamental purpose that “Wicked,” “Hamilton” and “The Lion King” determined to begin performances on the identical night time is that they thought they might appeal to extra consideration to Broadway that means.
It appears like they have been proper.
Even although 4 exhibits had already began working, and dozens extra have but to come, there was a flurry of tv protection of Broadway this week, all serving to remind viewers that performances have resumed.
Here are some highlights that is perhaps of curiosity:
This morning, Good Morning America did a phase on the reopening.
Over the weekend, CBS Sunday Morning featured the return of “Wicked”:
Jimmy Fallon is discussing the return of Broadway all week on “The Tonight Show.” Tonight he’s scheduled to characteristic “Tina — The Tina Turner Musical,” tomorrow is “Dear Evan Hansen,” Thursday is “Six,” and Friday is “Wicked.” Last night time, he featured an Off Broadway musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” which is scheduled to reopen Sept. 21, starring Jeremy Jordan, at Westside Theater.
On “The Late Show,” Stephen Colbert talked final night time with Jeff Daniels about subsequent month’s return of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and tomorrow night time he is anticipated to discuss with Stephen Sondheim, whose “Company” revival is coming in November.
For these of you who’re Spectrum subscribers, Spectrum News NY1 will characteristic a Broadway reopening particular at 6:30 tonight. And for these of you who’re TikTookay customers, Disney will stream “Circle of Life,” the opening variety of “The Lion King,” dwell at 7 p.m. at @DisneyOnBroadway.