This week marked the opening of one of the most highly anticipated acts to make its way to the Broadway stage with the premier of Dead Accountants. This new Broadway number is opening over the weekend and will feature the work of several big name performers and industry legends as well as a performance from television and movie actress Katie Holmes. The play opened officially on November 29th and this week will feature a normal schedule of performances. The play will be taking place at the Music Box in New York.
Meanwhile, another big premier to open this Saturday December 1st is a new revamping of the Stephen Schwartz musical Working. The play which originally appeared on Broadway in 1978 will make its triumphant return to the stage in New York with previews showing now and the official debut on December 12th. Those who want to see this famed musical live in a whole new light will want to act quickly when getting their tickets to this event.
While Working promises to be an elaborate Broadway production and features all of the bells and whistles fans have come to expect of the original work; those looking for a different type of play can treat themselves to the opening of The Anarchist; a two woman play opening on Sunday December 2nd on Broadway. This production will features the works of actress Debra Winger and Pulitzer Prize winning author Patti LuPone. Those who are looking to see this show live; which has already garnered a great deal of critical attention, will want to act fast to get tickets to this play when it opens this week.
While Broadway fans have plenty of new show announcements to keep them busy this week with new performances to attend; one of the biggest announcements of the week came on Friday when it was revealed that the wildly popular musical Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, would be getting a new star for its matinee performances. Television start Jake Epstein will be taking on the role of Spider Man and Peter Parker and will begin performances on December 8th. With a new leading man in the iconic role; many critics and fans alike are eager to see how the actor will take on the part. Spiderman is now playing live and tickets are on sale for these performances; do you have yours yet?