A Former Elphaba and an Ex-Mormon Ready for Night of a Thousand Judys
Julia Murney (Wicked) and Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon) hit the rehearsal studio to run though tunes for the June 16 performance of Night of a Thousand Judys. For the fourth consecutive year, some of Broadway's brightest stars will come together to sing tunes made famous by the late great Judy Garland in support of the Ali Forney Center, an organization that shelters homeless LGBT youth. Read the Playbill story.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.