Theater Roundup: Late Show Performances, Closings + More

Oct 02, 2019 09:15

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Mj Rodriguez and George Salazar performed “Suddenly Seymour” from Little Shop of Horrors on The Late Late Show with James Corden. This production of Little Shop is playing at the Pasadena Playhouse through October 20th.

OP saw this production in September and didn’t love it, but this song was easily the highlight of the show, and a great choice to showcase on TV.

Shoutout to the #LittleShopPPH cast for that incredible performance of "Suddenly Seymour!"
- The Late Late Show with James Corden (@latelateshow) October 2, 2019

Backstage cast photo at Corden

Get an exclusive first look at @GeorgeSalazar, @MjRodriguez7, and more in Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse!
- BroadwayWorld (@BroadwayWorld) September 23, 2019

Photos from this production

I’ve never loved a plant more. Got to see @MsAmberPRiley and co in Little Shop of Horrors at the @PasPlayhouse last night. I hate her. Why is she so good? All the time?
- Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) September 26, 2019

Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz with Amber Riley (who voices Audrey II) outside the theater.

We’re seconds away from our last performance-but first, a word from Tom and Jake. ❤️
- Sea Wall / A Life (@SeaWallALife) September 29, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge said goodbye before their last performance of Sea Wall/A Life, which played its last performance on September 29th. The show, composed of two monologues, ran Off-Broadway at the Public Theater in the winter, and then transferred to Broadway at the Hudson over the summer.

. @SeaWallALife becomes the first show of the 2019-2020 season to recoup on Broadway:
- Playbill (@playbill) October 1, 2019

The show is the first of the 2019/2020 season to recoup its investment.

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The cast of Freestyle Love Supreme, an improvised musical show currently on Broadway, performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The show has been in previews for the past few weeks, and has its official opening tonight at the Booth Theatre.

Broadway grosses and attendance for week ending 9/29/19 are now available.
- The Broadway League (@BroadwayLeague) September 30, 2019

Top performers at the box office for last week are all familiar names. Moulin Rouge!, Hamilton, and To Kill a Mockingbird are all putting up stellar numbers, with the soon-to-close Beautiful getting a boost as well.

Linda Vista, The Lightning Thief and The Rose Tattoo are all struggling to find audiences.

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Any theater discussion is welcome in the comments!

glee (fox), lin-manuel miranda / hamilton, broadway / theatre, james corden, jimmy fallon, jake gyllenhaal, live performance, late night talk show, actor / actress