Odds & Ends: Broadway’s Spelling Bee Cast Reunites & More

first_img View Comments Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Broadway’s Spelling Bee Cast ReunitesCan you spell R-E-U-N-I-O-N?! A 10-year anniversary concert will reunite the entire original cast of Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard, new mommy Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jose Llana, Jay Reiss and Sarah Saltzberg will all appear alongside celebrity guest spellers in the one-night-only event on July 6 at Town Hall. The performance will be in memory of Spelling Bee Production Stage Manager Andrea “Spook” Testani Gordon and benefit The Actors Fund. We are E-X-C-I-T-E-D.Wicked’s Carla Stickler Set for Solo DebutWicked ensemble member and Elphaba understudy Carla Stickler will make her solo debut at the Metropolitan Room on June 1. Directed by Joe Ricci, Option Up is a night of music and stories about taking risks and facing challenges while trying to pave your way in the world… with a few high notes thrown in. We look forward to watching Stickler trust her instincts, close her eyes and leap!Peter Dinklage Performs Thrones Musical NumberIn the unlikely event that the plethora of Broadway faves taking part in the previously reported Red Nose Day, including co-host Jane Krakowski, still hadn’t convinced you to tune into NBC on May 21, this should do the trick. Check out below as stage and screen fave Peter Dinklage performs a musical number, penned by Coldplay, that pays tribute to Game of Thrones’ many dead characters—and his Tyrion Lannister’s survival. A stage adaptation led by Dinklage so needs to be in the works, right?!last_img read more