June is bustin' out all over!
Bursting with pride this month are the performers, directors, playwrights, and other theatre artists who celebrate their birthdays on these summer nights. Our Broadway glories are fresh, alive, gay, and young—and just looney to sing June's love song!
And for those of you wondering if a pleasant life is on the horizon, let this month's horoscopes tell you if you'll be spoken of so highly. It's Gemini and Cancer season!
On June 1, it's gonna be Betsy Wolfe's (Falsettos, Waitress) birthday! The Tony-nominated star of Broadway's & Juliet shares her birthday with Kimberly Akimbo's Buddy, Steven Boyer (Time and the Conways, Hand to God).
We'll hear the people sing "Happy Birthday" on June 2 for Norm Lewis (Chicken & Biscuits, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera), Joanna Gleason (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Nick & Nora, Into the Woods), the late Marvin Hamlisch (A Chorus Line, Blithe Spirit, Funny Girl), and Jeremy O. Harris (The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Ain't No Mo', Slave Play).
Some say June 3 is Nikki M. James' (Once on This Island, Les Misérables, The Book of Mormon) special day!
June 4 is a beautiful mornin' for Mary Testa (Oklahoma!, Guys and Dolls, Wicked) and Julie White (POTUS, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, A Doll's House, Part 2).
We're raising Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Torch Song, Newsies the Musical) up on June 6 as the playwright and actor celebrates his birthday.
Seventy-six trombones will play for Jefferson Mays (A Christmas Carol, The Music Man, Pygmalion) on June 8.
There's more than two birthdays to celebrate on June 10 as Judy Garland (Two-A-Day, At Home at the Palace), Frederick Loewe (Camelot, My Fair Lady, Brigadoon), Colton Ryan (New York, New York, Girl From the North Country), and Sean Allan Krill (Parade, Jagged Little Pill) share in their special day.
You Never Can Tell Uta Hagen (The Cherry Orchard, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) that June 12 is not the best day of the year In Any Language.
You better spend big for Cy Coleman (Prince of Broadway, Come Fly Away, Sweet Charity) and Derek McLane's (Almost Famous, MJ The Musical, Moulin Rouge! The Musical) birthday on June 14.
We trust nothing will go wrong for Neil Patrick Harris (Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Proof) and Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubtfire, Beetlejuice, Something Rotten!) on their June 15 birthday.
On June 16, present sparkling diamonds to Danny Burstein (Pictures From Home, Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Laurie Metcalf (Grey House, Hillary and Clinton, Three Tall Women), J. Harrison Ghee (Some Like It Hot, Mrs. Doubtfire), Ali Stroker (Oklahoma!, Spring Awakening), and Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), all of whom celebrate their birthday on the same day.
June 17 is sure to be a day of perfect Harmony for Barry Manilow (Disaster!, Manilow on Broadway).
Let's make sure our June 18 celebrations aren't too corny for Jack O Brien (Shucked, Carousel, It's Only a Play) and Kerry Butler (Beetlejuice, Mean Girls, Catch Me If You Can).
June 19 marks a brand new day in a new year of life for Phylicia Rashad (Skeleton Crew, August: Osage County, The Wiz).
We'll be playing pretty music for Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Mr. Saturday Night, Honeymoon in Vegas) and Mike Birbiglia (Just for Us, Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and The Pool) on June 20 for their birthday.
Hello, gorgeous! Beanie Feldstein (Funny Girl, Hello, Dolly!) and Elijah Rhea Johnson (MJ The Musical) are June 24's greatest stars.
We're baking the best pies in New York City for Annaleigh Ashford (Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots), Hunter Foster (The Bridges of Madison County, Little Shop of Horrors), and Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia, Follies, Sunday in the Park with George) on June 25.
Make some Beautiful Noise for Michael Mayer (Funny Girl, Head Over Heels) on June 27.
June 29 is gonna be good for Brian d'Arcy James (Into the Woods, Hamilton), Frank Loesser (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Guys and Dolls), and Emily Skinner (New York, New York, The Cher Show) for their birthday.
June 30 is a day for a lady and her music as Lena Horne (Dane With Your Gods, Jamaica) and Fantasia Barrino (The Color Purple) celebrate their birthday.