Odds & Ends: Sharknado Circles Broadway & More

first_imgHere’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend. Sharknado Circles BroadwayCould a stage adaptation of cult TV disaster film Sharknado take a big bite out of Broadway? Its screenwriter Thunder Levin certainly hopes so. “I think it would be hilarious to do Sharknado: The Musical,” he told the New York Daily News. “They could get some Broadway musical guys to write the songs and the music, but you’ve got to let me write the script. We could call it Sharknado: The Great White Way.” While you wait for some “Broadway musical guys” to get their teeth into the project, you can look forward to watching Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, which premieres on the Syfy channel on July 22. Or something.Clyde Alves’ Shore LeaveClyde Alves is heading to Birdland! The On the Town star will perform an evening of original music on July 20 at the Big Apple hotspot. Joined by fellow Broadway performers Robyn Hurder and Rebecca Riker, expect a mix of folk, rock, soul and reggae sounds.Michelle Obama’s Theatrical WeekendFirst Lady Michelle Obama has had a very Broadway-centric few days! There was the invite to the White House for the cast of Aladdin, and then she herself visited the Tony-winning productions of The King and I and Kinky Boots. Check out the thank you note the First Lady penned to the latter’s cast below! View Comments Owen Wilson & Jennifer Aniston’s Broadway ComedyAfter all the excitement surrounding the Oscar-winning Birdman, Hollywood has tapped Broadway again! She’s Funny That Way, Peter Bogdanovich’s first feature film in 13 years, is a comedy set behind the scenes of a Great White Way show. Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Imogen Poots and more, check out the trailer below (and keep your eyes peeled for some classic Main Stem hangouts!).last_img

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