The Broadway Collection News Ending July 25, 2012
We are very excited to welcome Blue Man Group to The Broadway Collection! This world-wide phenomenon includes three enigmatic bald and blue characters who take the audience through a multi-sensory experience. Blue Man Group combines theater, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that is like nothing else!
Sadly, Ghost the Musical and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess have announced that they will both be closing. Ghost will play its final performance on August 18 and The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess will close on September 23, 2012.
Wicked would like to welcome back Kyle Dean Massey, who will return to the role of Fiyero beginning July 31, 2012. Massey most recently performed in this role in the spring of 2011.
The Fire Island Dance Festival returned to Fire Island Pines for its 18th event and raised a record-breaking $374,260 through three weekend performances. The event benefited Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
M&M’S, the legendary bite sized candy, have announced that MAMMA MIA! is now the only Broadway musical whose logo visitors can print onto their chocolate candies at the M&M’S store in Times Square. In addition to MAMMA MIA!, people can select from images including the “Big Apple,” “I Love NY,” the Statue of Liberty, as well as the New York Giants, New York Jets, New York Yankees and New York Mets logos.