Feldstein and Lynch Leaving FUNNY GIRL, First Look at MATILDA THE MUSICAL, and More!

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Today’s top stories include a first look at the upcoming film adaptation of Matilda The Musical, complete with all new photos and a trailer!

Plus, Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will be leaving Funny Girl in September, the full cast announced for The Devil Wears Prada, and more!

Learn more about these and other top stories below!

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today’s best stories

VIDEO: Netflix releases trailer for MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Michel Major

A brand new version of the award-winning musical by Tony and Olivier. Matilda the Musical by Roald Dahl tells the story of an extraordinary girl with a wild imagination who dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results. The film stars Emma Thompson, Alisha Weir, Lashana Lynch and many more… (more…)

Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will leave FUNNY GIRL this fall
by the BWW team

It was announced today that Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will be leaving Funny Girl on September 25th. (more…)

Photos: Indoor rehearsal for the DEVIL’S Pre-Broadway Run Wears Prada; Plus, the full cast is announced!
by Stephi Wild

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the pre-Broadway broadcast of The Devil Wears Prada, the Musical, which premieres in Chicago in July. Additionally, the full cast has been announced for the Chicago run. (more…)

Photos: Emma Thompson, Alisha Weir & More in MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Michel Major

Netflix has shared photos of Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson (Miss Trunchbull), Alisha Weir (Matilda); Lashana Lynch (Miss Honey), Stephen Graham (Mr. Wormwood), Andrea Riseborough (Mrs. Wormwood) in the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical. Check out the first photos and the movie poster now!. (After…)

VIDEO: Watch Joaquina Kalukango make her first entrance since Tony Win
by BroadwayWorld TV

On Sunday night, shortly after giving a dazzling performance on stage at Radio City Music Hall, Joaquina Kalukango won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for PARADISE SQUARE. Now watch her take the stage at the Ethel Barrymore Theater for the first time since her epic victory!. (After…)

COME FROM AWAY becomes the longest running show in Schoenfeld Theater history tonight
by Stephi Wild

Come From Away officially becomes the longest-running show in the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater’s 105-year history today with its 1,544th Broadway performance, surpassing the original JEKYLL & HYDE production. (more…)

VIDEO: HAMILTON’s German cast perform “Alexander Hamilton”
by Stephi Wild

Hamilton officially arrives in Germany this year! Casting has been announced for the musical, which will be directed by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Watch a brand new video of the cast singing the show’s opening number and learn how to get tickets. . (After…)

LOONEY TUNES Will Pay Tribute to Broadway in BYE, BYE BUNNY Musical Movie
by Michel Major

From Warner Bros. Animation, the original family animated film event will feature original dynamic songs and dance numbers and new orchestrations from the Warner Bros. library. of legendary musicals, which include 42nd Street, Little Shop of Horrors, Victor Victoria, Cabaret, the Wizard of Oz, and more… (more…)

Photos: Enter the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards
by Jennifer Broski

Just yesterday, Renée Elise Goldsberry hosted the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards at Sardi’s. BroadwayWorld was on hand for this special day and we’re taking you inside the ceremony!. (After…)

Call sheet of the day

The Orchard opens tonight off Broadway; Learn more here!

A Doll’s House, Part 2 opens in London tonight; Learn more here!

See you tomorrow early and early, BroadwayWorld!