Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Broadway’s Celeb Packed Season

With Broadway shows going through a complete overhaul this season, they’ve also added a new twist to their repuitoire. This fall, catch celebs like Jude Law, Sienna Miller and James Spader make their Broadway debuts in some of the most anticipated shows of the fall season. The celeb-studded roster begins in September with ‘A Steady Rain’, starring 007 actor Daniel Craig and X-Men’s Hugh Jackman. Following right after, heart throb Jude Law takes the stage. Not to be outshadowed, Sienna Miller debuts in ‘After Miss Julie’; Julia Stiles and Bill Pullman in ‘Oleanna’; and James Spader in ‘Race’.

Broadway is hoping that the star-power will help to boost ticket sales in the middle of this major recession, creating a buzz of excitement in these interesting times.

Blast from the past – Don’t forget these celebrities who made their own Broadway debuts in recent years:
-In 2006, Julia Roberts debuted in ‘Three Days of Rain’.
-The following year, Jennifer Garner took her first shot on Broadway with 'Cyrano de Bergerac’.
-And just last October, Katie Holmes made her Broadway debut in ‘All My Sons’.

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