Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL?! Creator Bryan Fuller Says It's In The Works!
by Pat Cerasaro - February 16, 2014

A stage musical adaptation of the short-lived but beloved cult TV series PUSHING DAISIES is being prepped for production according to a new interview with the show's creator, Bryan Fuller. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 First Look At THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie & Anna Kendrick Talks Singing Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - February 14, 2014

The hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's unique two-character musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan is planning to be released later this year and the first official image from the film is now available. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Breaking News: Samantha Hill to Take Over as Cosette for Broadway's New LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that Samantha Hill has assumed the role of Cosette in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's LES MISERABLES. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Twitter Watch: Neil Patrick Harris - Tonys Host Hugh Jackman 'Called an Hour Ago to Say 'Suck It!'
by BWW Staff - February 11, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Neil Patrick Harris wrote 'I'm so proud of @RealHughJackman for hosting this year's Tony Awards and for calling me an hour ago to say, 'Suck it!' (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY- Watch Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 13, 2014

The world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy Bullets Over Broadway, written byWoody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will begin preview performances on Tuesday, March 11 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). The new musical will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. The company met the press earlier today and you can check out performance highlights from the special rehearsal event below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Stephen Sondheim Gives Blessing for Heavy Metal SWEENEY TODD in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2014

Speaking with The New York Times, Landless' producing artist director, Andrew Baughman, confirmed that Sondheim had given the company the go-ahead to stage a 'Prog Metal' edition of the famous musical at the Undercroft Theater this summer. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 BREAKING NEWS: Idina Menzel to Perform at the OSCARS!
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress Idina Menzel will perform the Oscar-nominated song 'Let it Go' for a global television audience, for the first time, at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 BWW Exclusive: Ryan Murphy In Talks for Stage Rights to FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that GLEE creator Ryan Murphy is currently in talks for the stage rights to FUNNY GIRL, the musical in which Rachel Berry (played by Lea Michele) stars in, on the current fifth season of GLEE. There is no word yet on whether Michele is attached to the potential project, but here's to hoping for her Broadway return! Could life imitate art and could the show be setting up a real life sequence of events? (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Carly Rae Jepsen & Fran Drescher in CINDERELLA!
by Stage Tube - February 14, 2014

Mulit-platinum recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen and beloved film and television star Fran Drescher made their Broadway debuts in Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA last week, February 4. Jepsen stepped in as the title character and Drescher as her wicked stepmother, Madame. Beginning its second year on Broadway, CINDERELLA plays the Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street). BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights of the new cast in action below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 FROZEN Creators Discuss Cut Material & Songs For Broadway Adaptation
by Pat Cerasaro - February 12, 2014

Disney's animated movie musical mega-hit FROZEN has been announced to be aiming for the Broadway stage and the creators discussed potential material they are planning to utilize and previously excised cut songs as well as ponder what could be as part of a wide-ranging new interview. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 BWW TV: Watch Highlights of k.d. lang's Broadway Debut in AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 12, 2014

As previously announced, After Midnight, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, just welcomed k.d. lang as special guest star. Lang will continue her Broadway run through March 9. BroadwayWorld was there for her opening night and you can check out highlights of the music star in action below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 VIDEO: GLEE Promo - Rachel Slaps Santana in 'Frenemies'
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2014

Glee will return with all new episodes beginning this month! 'Frenemies' airs in GLEE's new day and time, on Tuesday, February 25 at 8 PM. Check out a promo for the episode below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 VIDEO: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale Perform on THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Fie Years, Parade) is currently in previews at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). The Bridges of Madison County will hold its opening night on February 20, 2014. Watch Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale perform on THE VIEW below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 FROZEN Video of the Day: Africanized Tribal Cover of 'Let It Go' ft. Alex Boye
by Movies News Desk - February 14, 2014

Composer Bobby Lopez shared today's video of an Africanized cover of the Oscar-nominated song 'Let It Go' on his Facebook page. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar & More Will Star in Sting's THE LAST SHIP; Previews to Begin 9/30 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Puliter Prize-winner Brian Yorkey - will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon on September 30 prior to opening night on October 26, according to producers Jeffrey Seller and Kathryn Schenker. The Last Ship is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 BWW TV: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks Streisand, Chenoweth, Peters & More on Spotlight on the Arts
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 13, 2014

We reached out to Associate Producer and Director Mark Demeter to see if we could access the interview, who happily complied! BECON TV's mission is to use broadcast television and the most current technologies to develop and deliver quality multi-media instructional, educational and community programming to enhance student achievement and life-long learning. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 First Look At GLEE's Gorgeous FUNNY GIRL Tribute With Lea Michele & Naya Rivera
by Pat Cerasaro - February 11, 2014

FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE has repeatedly paid tribute to legendary Broadway and Hollywood superstar Barbra Streisand as well as done due diligence insofar as spotlighting her famous first star vehicle, FUNNY GIRL, yet the new photos that have leaked of the upcoming tribute to the Fanny Brice-inspired musical are, in a word, gorgeous. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 ALADDIN Announces Broadway Rush Policy!
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, begins performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26th, 2014 for a March 20 opening. The show just announced the following rush policy: A limited number of general rush seats will be sold for each performance on the day of the show when the box office opens for $32.50 each. Rush tickets can be purchased by cash or charge at the box office. Locations will be at the theatre's discretion and may not be offered at all performances. Each guest in line may purchase a maximum of two (2) tickets. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Big Bad Paycheck! Johnny Depp Nabs $1 Million As The Wolf In INTO THE WOODS Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - February 15, 2014

Internationally adored major movie star Johnny Depp took a major pay-cut to re-team with PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES collaborator, director Rob Marshall, on the forthcoming big screen edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS according to a new report. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 Broadway Vet & 'Waltons' Patriarch Ralph Waite Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2014

Ralph Waite, best known as patriarch John Walton Sr. on the long-running 1970s TV series The Waltons, has passed away at his Palm Desert home on Thursday, February 13th. (more...)


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