– Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s musical Bounce will play the Public Theatre from Oct. 28 – Nov.30th, with a possible extension through the end of the year. Tony winner John Doyle will direct.
– A new movie version of Lerner & Lowe’s My Fair Lady is coming from Columbia Pictures. Keira Knightley is in talks to star.
– Via Broadway.com: “Additional presenters for the 62nd annual Tony Awards, which will be presented on June 15 at Radio City Music Hall, have been announced. Gabriel Byrne, Julie Chen, Harry Connick, Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Mandy Patinkin, David Hyde Pierce, Lily Tomlin and John Waters have all signed on to hand out trophies in the ceremony’s 25 competitive categories. Previously announced presenters include Alec Baldwin, Kristin Chenoweth, Glenn Close, Richard Griffiths, Laura Linney, John Lithgow, Liza Minnelli, Mary-Louise Parker, Daniel Radcliffe, Brooke Shields and Marisa Tomei.” – Ugly Betty cast member Alex Mapa is bringing his solo show, America’s Gaysian Sweetheart, to Joe’s Pub for two shows on gay pride weekend, June 28th & 29th. The show is billed as an “uncensored, unbridled evening of hilarity.”
– Even though it only played 63 performances, the recent run of Macbeth starring Patrick Stewart somehow turned a tidy profit for investors. Maybe it was those $250 tickets? The show is up for six Tony Awards.
– Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are moving to Manhattan in advance of Holmes’ debut in Broadway’s All My Sons. Look for Cruise to man (ahem) the Scientology tables in the Times Square subway station.
– Via Towleroad, check out this hilarious installment in Cubby Bernstein’s YouTube series. Nathan Lane, Cheyenne Jackson, dick jokes, dance belts. What more can you ask?