Aaron Attends Opening Night of ‘Dogfight’

July 17, 2012 • Category: ATN Exclusive, Gallery, General News, Public Appearances 2

HQ photos courtesy of Iridescent Hathaway and THG Fan.

Last night, July 16th, Aaron Tveit attended the off-Broadway opening night of the new musical, Dogfight, at Second Stage. Directed by Joe Mantello (Wicked) and featuring music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (who wrote “Along The Way”), the musical was a perfect opportunity for a night out to support friends. Check out an exclusive picture sent to ATF featuring Aaron with good friend, Annaleigh Ashford, who is also starring in the show. BroadwayWorld provides a summary of Dogfight below:

It’s November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys’ night of debauchery, partying, and maybe a little trouble. But when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of compassion.

Broadway Show League 2012 – Game #11

July 11, 2012 • Category: Gallery, General News, Public Appearances 0

On July 5th, the Broadway Softball League returned to their regularly scheduled games. Players went on to bat for the eleventh time of the season, pitting Aaron Tveit’s summer team – Rock of Ages – against War Horse. Unfortunately, RoA lost their first game of 2012, with a final score of 10-4. (We’ll just blame it on the heat, right?) Only one picture of Aaron is available from the day, but it’s been added to the gallery.

Four Episode Stills Added for “Graceland”

June 29, 2012 • Category: Gallery, Graceland, Television News 1

Four new episode stills from the pilot of “Graceland” have been added to the gallery. Months ago, I saw that the first episode’s title was called “The Break,” so that’s what it’s been tentatively labeled as. Edit: High-res versions have replaced the previous pictures! Many thanks to Kelly at Matt Bomer Fan for her donation.

Broadway Show League 2012 – Game #2 & #5 Makeups

June 29, 2012 • Category: Gallery, General News, Public Appearances 0

June 28th was a double header day at Heckscher Fields as the Broadway Softball League made up for week two and five rainouts. Rock of Ages – Aaron Tveit’s team for the season – won both the 11:30 and 1:30 games, defeating Mary Poppins (7-6) and Evita (14-0). A few pictures from the early game have been added to the gallery, with hopefully more to come from the day. Remember: if you ever check out the BSL games and take pictures, feel free to send them to ATF. I’ll post them with full credit back to you.

ATF Exclusive: Aaron Tveit to Play Dimitri in 29-Hour Reading of ‘Anastasia’

June 27, 2012 • Category: ATN Exclusive, General News, Stage Work 2

It has been exclusively confirmed to ATF that Aaron Tveit will take on the role of Dimitri in the upcoming 29-hour reading of Anastasia – A New Musical. Loosely based on the 1997 motion picture from Fox Animation Studios, the musical-drama borrows from the urban legend that Nicholas II’s youngest daughter, Anastasia, survived the execution of her Russian royal family.

Dimitri is a young and handsome conman seeking an Anastasia lookalike for a ten million ruble reward.

The new musical will feature songs from the film, potentially including the Oscar-nominated “Journey to the Past.” Fifteen original songs written for the stage production are being composed by creative team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens.

Terrence McNally – whom Aaron worked with on Catch Me If You Can – is writing the libretto.

As previously announced on BroadwayWorld.com, Angela Lansbury will reprise her role as the Dowager Empress Marie from the film. Aaron Lazar is also attached to the reading. There’s no word yet on who will play the title character, but an announcement can be expected soon.

The private reading will take place on July 27th.

Broadway Show League 2012 – Game #7

June 14, 2012 • Category: Gallery, General News, Public Appearances 0

Almost one week ago, on June 7th, Aaron Tveit played ball yet again for BSL’s summer games. Rock of Ages competed against How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, winning with an amazing score: 15-0! Like last week, there aren’t too many pictures, but the few available have been added to the gallery.

Broadway Show League 2012 – Game #6

June 5, 2012 • Category: Gallery, General News, Public Appearances 1

Aaron Tveit is back in the game: on May 31st, he was at Central Park to play softball with team Rock of Ages. Unfortunately, there aren’t too many pictures from the day. On the plus side, however, RoA did defeat Death Of A Salesman/Once with the final score 2-7. Congratulations yet again!

First Look at Jeff Eastin’s “Graceland”

May 23, 2012 • Category: Gallery, Graceland, Television News 0

USA Network recently held their 2012 Upfronts, in which they talked about returning series and upcoming programming. Among the latter was “Graceland,” the pilot Aaron Tveit shot earlier this year, created and written by Jeff Eastin (of “White Collar” fame). “White Collar” co-stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay introduced the new series, which was then followed by a trailer.

You can catch the first look at “Graceland” around the 45:45 mark — and there’s a lot of Aaron! In fact, it looks like the series would largely focus on his character. No word yet on whether or not the show has officially been picked up by USA. Screen caps have been added to the gallery. (Many thanks to Kelly at Matt Bomer Fan for the video, which you can also watch here.)

Broadway Show League 2012 – Game #1

April 29, 2012 • Category: Gallery, General News, Public Appearances 0

Aaron took a break from Les Mis duties to fly back to New York and participate in the annual Broadway Show League! Although he isn’t performing on Broadway this season, he has joined the Rock of Ages team. (If you remember last year’s games, ROA competed against Catch Me If You Can for the title.) The game took place on Thursday, April 26th, with ROA scoring an impressive 18-3 win over Newsies. Photos from the event have been added to the gallery.

In case you aren’t aware, the BSL happens every year at Central Park. Numerous cast and crew from current Broadway productions join together over the summer season to play softball, which anyone can watch from the sidelines. If you’re interested in catching a game, check out the schedule at BSL’s official site and head over to Heckscher Ballfields for some ball. Aaron will be playing on Team Rock of Ages again starting in June.

First Look at Aaron as Enjolras!

April 12, 2012 • Category: Film News, Gallery, Les Misérables 0

ATF has a strict policy on not posting non-set related candids, but Aaron Tveit couldn’t be any more in character in these new pictures. This is our first look at Tom Hooper’s vision of Enjolras in the upcoming Les Miserables! Bearing a modified but no less impressive version of the iconic red waistcoat, he stands on (presumably) Lamarque’s hearse with revolutionary red flag in hand. At his side is Eddie Redmayne, playing Marius in the film. You can also some clips of the filming below: