Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 IDOL WATCH:Hollywood Week
by Samantha Vega - February 08, 2013

Two contestants who struggled through the group rounds were up next. First was Papa Peachez who sang Lady Gaga's You and I. And then Jimmy Smith sand Landslide by the Dixie Chicks. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 VIDEO: Katharine McPhee Chats SMASH Season 2 on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

SMASH star Katharine McPhee stopped by the 'Today' show this moring to chat about her role as 'Karen', a talented young actress eager to shine in the role of Marilyn Monroe. The actress teased that her character will "take some initiative" this season. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 2013 GRAMMY Awards Pre-Telecast to Stream Live Today; Tune In For Best Musical Theater Album & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - February 10, 2013

Beginning at 5 p.m. tonight, three hours before the main GRAMMY Awards show, the pre-telecast Ceremony will announce awards in 70 additional categories, including musical theater. It will be hosted by David Alan Grier, who is nominated for a Grammy for his performance in The Gershwin's PORGY AND BESS on Broadway. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Broadway's Kevin Gray Dies at 55; Starred in PHANTOM, THE LION KING, SHOWBOAT, SPIDER WOMAN & More
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com has just learned the sad news that Kevin Gray, who most recently was seen in New York at the 25th Anniversary Gala for The Phantom of the Opera, passed away suddenly of a heart attack last night at the young age of 55. Gray leaves behind his wife, Dodie Pettit, who he met while starring in Broadway's Phantom. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Photo Flash: First Look at Cherry Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Zachary Quinto, Brian J. Smith and More in A.R.T.'s THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus presents its February 2013 production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, directed by Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Songs from Tonight's Season 2 SMASH Premiere Available Today on iTunes
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

Tonight is the premiere of Season 2 of NBC's Golden Globe-nominated musical drama series SMASH (Tuesdays, 10-11pm ET), and NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and Columbia Records will make select songs from each episode this season available in the 'Smash' iTunes store http://www.itunes.com/NBCSmash. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Breaking News: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz in Talks to Star in BETRAYAL on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, Bond star Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are in talks to star on Broadway in Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL for a limited run this fall. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 BREAKING NEWS: Clive Davis Bringing MY FAIR LADY Back to Broadway in 2014!
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2013

According to the Los Angeles Times, Eliza Doolittle might be heading back to Broadway in the near future, as music industry legend Clive Davis has just announced plans to produce My Fair Lady in 2014. He told LAT: 'I always wanted to produce a Broadway show, and I've never done it. I'm hopeful we will prepare and finalize everything this year to bring 'My Fair Lady' next year to Broadway with a stellar cast.' (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 STAGE TUBE: Watch Betsy Wolfe & Adam Kantor Sing THE LAST FIVE YEARS!
by Stage Tube - February 07, 2013

Adam Kantor (Rent) and Betsy Wolfe (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) will co-star in the highly anticipated revival of Jason Robert Brown's musical The Last Five Years at Second Stage Theatre. The beloved two-character musical, which has received more than 500 regional productions and 3,000 performances around the world, is returning to New York City after eleven years in an all-new staging directed by MR. Brown. The Last Five Years will begin previews on Thursday, March 7 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street). Opening night is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 at 7pm. In the video below, watch Wolfe and Kantor sing from the musical accompanied by composer Jason Robert Brown! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 VIDEO: Julie Andrews Chats MARY POPPINS on 'The Colbert Report'
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2013

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, entertainment icon Julie Andrews discussed her Dame Commander rank, her latest children's book and her celebrated role as Mary Poppins. Plus, the host asks her to consider whether or not the hills are still alive. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 BWW TV: Chatting with Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae and the Cast of MOTOWN; Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 07, 2013

The cast and creative team just met the press earlier today, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had you say and watch a special performance preview below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Photo Flash: First Look at Betty Buckley, Paul Nicholas and More in West End's DEAR WORLD!
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2013

The British premiere of Jerry Herman's musical DEAR WORLD, starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas and directed and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, runs through 30 March 2013, with a press night on Wednesday 13 February. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in action below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 VIDEO: MODERN FAMILY Salutes Broadway's 'Phantom of the Opera'
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2013

Last night's episode of the ABC comedy MODERN FAMILY paid tribute to the long-running Broadway musical 'Phantom of the Opera.' In the episode, entitled 'A Slight at the Opera', Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) is putting on the school production of 'Phantom of the Opera,' but when their star falls ill, Manny pulls all the stops to land the lead - even if that means going against some tough competition. Check out the episode below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 9 - Broadway Snowman, ANNIE's Entourage, HAIR Does MOTOWN and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2013

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up. Today's photos feature a PHANTOM backstage snowman, a shout-out from GAY BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN's Max von Essen in Paris, ANNIE's Lilla Crawford and her entourage, some MARY POPPINS snow bunnies, FLASHDANCE's tribute to the cast of NICE WORK, who 'owled' around this week, a video from the WEST SIDE STORY tour, regional productions of KISS ME, KATE and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, and a slew of MOTOWN tributes from the NYC cast of HAIR! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Photo Flash: First Look at Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines in DRIVING MISS DAISY Australian Tour!
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2013

The Australian Premiere of Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play Driving Miss Daisy will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at The Playhouse, QPAC, Brisbane. The production stars two of the world's greatest living actors- five-time Tony Award and three-time Academy Award nominee Angela Lansbury and two-time Tony Award winner and Academy Award winner James Earl Jones, alongside four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the actors onstage in the photos below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Tim Minchin 'Humiliated' by Auto-Tune on JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour DVD
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2013

According to Chortle, Tim Minchin said he was 'humiliated' after learning his voice had been Auto-Tuned for the DVD of Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR UK arena tour, in which he played the role of 'Judas'. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 BREAKING NEWS: Nederlander Organization Bringing Gloria & Emilio Estefan Musical to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises jointly announce they have engaged in the process of developing and producing a new Broadway show inspired by the music made famous by International superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband musician/producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 06, 2013

BWW is excited to spend a year on the road on the bus with the cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT! In Episode 2 of our On the Road series, the cast visits the City Museum in St Louis. Check out this installment below and tune in later for more episodes as the cast journeys across the country! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 STAGE TUBE: IN THE HEIGHTS Concert Cast in Rehearsal!
by Stage Tube - February 09, 2013

In the video below, watch members of the Broadway, 1st and 2nd National Tours of IN THE HEIGHTS sing the Finale in rehearsal for the IN THE HEIGHTS Concert! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 2/5/2013 - 2/12/2013 Breaking News: ONCE Wins 2013 GRAMMY Award for Best Musical Theater Album!
by BWW Special Coverage - February 10, 2013

Beginning at 5 p.m. tonight, three hours before the main GRAMMY Awards show, the pre-telecast Ceremony will announce awards in 70 additional categories, including musical theater. It will be hosted by David Alan Grier, who is nominated for a Grammy for his performance in The Gershwin's PORGY AND BESS on Broadway. (more...)


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