Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 VIDEO: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke Sing 'Let's Go Fly A Kite' at SAVING MR. BANKS Premiere
by Movies News Desk - December 10, 2013

SAVING MR. BANKS' Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson joined legendary stars on the red carpet last night in Burbank, California for the premiere of their highly anticipated film, hitting theaters on December 20th. 'Mary Poppins' actors Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews joined 'Banks' cast members Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell and Bradley Whitford and many more at the event held at Walt Disney Studios. Click below to watch a clip of the stars singing 'Let's Go Fly A Kite' at the premiere! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Photo Flash: Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews Join Hanks, Thompson at SAVING MR. BANKS Premiere
by Movies News Desk - December 10, 2013

SAVING MR. BANKS' Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson joined legendary stars on the red carpet last night in Burbank, California for the premiere of their highly anticipated film, hitting theaters on December 20th. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 NBC Narrows Down Next Live Musical to Three Titles; Carrie Underwood to Star?
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2013

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, NBC entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt shared that the network has narrowed down the choice of its next live musical presentation to three titles. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Andrew Lloyd Webber Confirms New JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - December 10, 2013

World renown composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has officially confirmed a feature film adaptation of his celebrated Biblically-themed musical JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is on the fast-track for a feature film adaptation. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 ALL EYES ON DRAMA HIGH: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks About Michael Sokolove's Fantastic New Book
by Richard Jay-Alexander - December 11, 2013

DRAMA HIGH is a million dollar title if ever there was one. It sounds like an emotionally-charged film or a soap opera-ish TV series, but it's a fascinating new book which delivers all of the above and more. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 VIDEO: First Look - Lea Michele Talks Tragic Loss of Monteith on Today's ELLEN
by TV News Desk - December 12, 2013

Actress, singer and GLEE star Lea Michele visits today's ELLEN and opens up about moving forward after the tragic loss of her boyfriend and co-star, Cory Monteith. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 BWW TV: Zachary Levi, Sierra Boggess, Norm Lewis & More Sing Alan Menken at Hammerstein Gala!
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 12, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) honored legendary Broadway and film composer Alan Menken with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 22nd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala learlier this week, December 9, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there for the ceremony and you can check out performance highlights from Norm Lewis, Sierra Boggess, Zachary Levi and more below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele Perform New Single 'Cannonball' on ELLEN!
by TV News Desk - December 12, 2013

GLEE star Lea Michele appeared on today's ELLEN and performed 'Cannonball' from her upcoming solo debut CD, 'Louder!' Watch the performance below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Photo Flash: First Look - Mariah Carey & More on Michael Buble'S 3rd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL on NBC
by TV News Desk - December 12, 2013

Michael Buble returns to NBC with another star-studded holiday Christmas special on Wednesday, December 18 on NBC (10-11 p.m. ET). (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 VIDEO: First Look - Andrew Rannells, Cristin Milioti on Next HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
by TV News Desk - December 13, 2013

Tony nominated Broadway stars Andrew Rannells (Book of Mormon) and Cristin Milioti (Once) will appear on the next episode of CBS's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER titled 'Bass Player Wanted.' Get a first look below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Julie Andrews Misses SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE Broadcast
by TV News Desk - December 10, 2013

Although she had given the thumbs up to NBC's SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! broadcast, legendary actress Julie Andrews revealed last night that she missed last Thursday night's presentation. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood Take on 'My Favorite Things'
by TV News Desk - December 12, 2013

Check out both versions of the classic Rogers and Hammerstein tune! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Deborah F. Rutter Named President of Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2013

David M. Rubenstein, Chairman of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, today announced the selection of Deborah F. Rutter as the next Kennedy Center president. Ms. Rutter currently serves as the President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and will assume her Kennedy Center duties on September 1, 2014. She will serve as the Kennedy Center's third president, following Michael M. Kaiser who will step down from the position on August 31, 2014. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Get New York Premiere at New World Stages; Opens 3/31
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2013

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will receive its New York premiere this spring in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street. Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, "Defiance", "Desperate Housewives"),HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is directed by famed stage and screen director Andy Fickman (Reefer Madness; films: Parental Guidance, She's The Man), with choreography by Emmy Award winner Marguerite Derricks (Fame, Charlie's Angels, Austin Powers films). Previews begin Monday, March 17, 2014 and opening night is set for Monday, March 31, 2014. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga Duets with MISS SAIGON's New Gigi, Rachelle Ann Go, on 'The Movie in My Mind'
by Stage Tube - December 13, 2013

Rachelle Ann Go, who will soon star as 'Gigi' in the highly-anticipated West End return of MISS SAIGON, was invited by original star Lea Salonga to perform at the Philippine International Convention Center. While she was there, Salonga insisted that she give the audience a preview of her performance by joining her in a duet of 'The Movie in My Mind.' Check it out below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 BWW TV Exclusive: Come Look at the Freaks! Watch Highlights from La Jolla Playhouse's SIDE SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 10, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, presents a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Photo Coverage: Inside GYPSY OF THE YEAR 2013 with the Casts of PIPPIN, KINKY BOOTS & More!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - December 11, 2013

The 25th anniversary celebration of GYPSY OF THE YEAR, the culmination of six weeks of extraordinary fundraising by 56 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway, and national touring companies, raised an amazing $4,343,234 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The grand total was announced Tuesday, December 10, at this year's GYPSY OF THE YEAR, which included an array of original dances, songs, and skits performed by more than 250 'gypsies,' the most talented singers and dancers in the ensembles of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out full photo coverage from inside the ceremony below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Emma Thompson Offers SWEENEY TODD Preview With Impromptu LIVE! Performance
by Pat Cerasaro - December 11, 2013

While two-time Academy Award-winning stage and screen star Emma Thompson can count yet another award nomination on her resume today thanks to her Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her starring role in SAVING MR. BANKS, the versatile actress generously gave a preview of her eagerly awaited upcoming turn as one of the iconic cannibalistic leads of the Stephen Sondheim musical masterpiece SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET in an interview appearance today. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Review Roundup: AMERICAN PSYCHO Opens at the Almeida- Updated!
by Review Roundups - December 13, 2013

Rupert Goold, The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director, directs the World Premiere of American Psycho, a new musical thriller with book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. It opens tonight, December 12 and runs through January 25, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 12/10/2013 - 12/17/2013 Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, and Ava Ulloa Will Be MATILDA's New Leading Ladies!
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers today announced that Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, and Ava Ulloa have joined the Broadway company of MATILDA THE MUSICAL and will begin performances in the title role over the course of the next few weeks. (more...)




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