Broadway Week Returns to NBC’S 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” February 20-24

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February 16th, 2012

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NEW YORK, NY -- February 16, 2012 – All the excitement of the Broadway stage will be broadcast into viewers’ homes when Broadway Week returns to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (12:35 a.m. ET on NBC) February 20-24 featuring a new musical number each night.

Starting Monday, February 20 the week will open with a performance by international superstar Nick Jonas from the musical comedy “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.” This triumphant tale of the common man climbing his way up the corporate ladder is currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary in production. Also, Jonas can soon be seen as a guest star in NBC’s hit musical drama “Smash” on February 27 at 10 p.m. ET.

Fallon welcomes two-time Tony Award nominee David Alan Grier to the “Late Night” stage on Tuesday, February 21 to perform a number from The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” The critically acclaimed Broadway revival is still celebrated as one of theater’s most exhilarating love stories.

The Supernatural power of love comes to studio 6B Wednesday, February 22 when the cast of “Ghost The Musical” stops by. Adapted from the Award winning film, the show follows the love story of Sam and Molly while Sam struggles as a ghost trapped between two worlds. The production officially opens this upcoming spring.

Thursday night’s show will feature Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2011 Tony Award winning musical “Anything Goes.” Sutton Foster takes the “Late Night” stage to sing a rousing selection from this saucy production set on the S.S. American. The show was the recipient of three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Revival and Best Actress in a Musical (Foster).

The week concludes with the Whoopi Goldberg produced “Sister Act” on Friday, February 24. Based on the feature film which starred Goldberg, this musical comedy has received rave reviews for its feel-good energy and rocking dance numbers.

"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" is produced by Universal Television and Broadway Video. Lorne Michaels is the executive producer. Michael Shoemaker produces. Gavin Purcell is the supervising producer.

 
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