Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and original star of Tony-winning tuner "In the Heights," will return to the show's lead role for the Los Angeles stop on the national tour of show.
David Cromer will direct the Broadway staging of "Yank!," the tuner that has in previous incarnations been helmed by Igor Goldin.
Tuner, a production originally staged at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, racked up 11 Tony noms.
The Times Square bomb scare May 1 was likely a factor in slowing Broadway business in week 49 (April 26-May 2).
Every June, legit aficionados don their black-tie finery and head out to watch the Tony ceremony. But this year, some of them will be doing it in Tempe, Ariz.
IFC Films has snagged North American and multiple foreign rights to "Cold Weather," the Aaron Katz pic that had a well-received bow at SXSW in March.
The Tony-nommed revival of "La Cage aux Folles" has already laid the groundwork for a U.S. tour, with the production set to hit the road in fall 2011.
Also in the mix for the season is Tommy Nohilly's "Blood from a Stone."