Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Celtic Thunder's Principal Singer George Donaldson Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2014

Celtic Thunder is deeply saddened to announce the loss of principal singer George Donaldson, who passed away Wednesday March 12th, 2014 at his home in Glasgow, Scotland. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's LES MISERABLES Perform 'One Day More' on GMA
by TV News Desk - March 13, 2014

The cast of Broadway's LES MISERABLES revival raised the barricade on ABC's Good Morning America today, with a stirring performance of 'One Day More.' (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele, Amber Riley & Chris Colfer Sing 'Defying Gravity' from WICKED On GLEE 100!
by Pat Cerasaro - March 17, 2014

Today BroadwayWorld is tickled pink and green to be presenting a super-special Sound Off World Premiere Exclusive of the thrilling new GLEE trio version of WICKED's 'Defying Gravity' performed by Amber Riley, Chris Colfer and Lea Michele. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 CBS Cancels Robin Williams Comedy THE CRAZY ONES
by TV News Desk - March 14, 2014

Three freshman series including Robin Williams (Broadway's 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo') comedy "The Crazy Ones," were not included in the pick up announcement. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Review Roundup: ROCKY Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - March 13, 2014

The new musical ROCKY, starring Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, opens tonight, March 13, at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 STAGE TUBE: Make Way! Behind the Scenes of ALADDIN's Broadway Sitzprobe
by Stage Tube - March 11, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, is currently in previews at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre, prior to opening on March 20th. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award® and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). In the video below, go behind the scenes of the Broadway sitzprobe with the cast! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Sarah Jessica Parker Quotes COMPANY In New List Of Favorite Things
by Pat Cerasaro - March 13, 2014

In an arresting and enchanting new interview featurette, Broadway and Hollywood notable Sarah Jessica Parker reveals many of her favorite things, including Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's seminal 1970 musical COMPANY. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 BWW Reviews: ROCKY's Unusual Love Story Sings Beautifully
by Michael Dale - March 14, 2014

Broadway's newest musical romance is filled with honest sentiment and warmth. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 STAGE TUBE: Jessica Sanchez Sings FROZEN's 'Let It Go' with Robert Lopez at Pinoy Relief Benefit
by Stage Tube - March 12, 2014

The Pinoy Relief Fund, Live Nation and Alvarez & Marsal hosted a Pinoy Relief benefit concert last night, March 11th, 2014 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, featuring performances by Jennifer Hudson, Pentatonix, Plain White T's, A Great Big World, Jessica Sanchez, DJ Poet Name Life, and Charice, as well as special guest participation by Dr. Mehmet Oz, APL.De.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas, Dante Basco and EGOT award winning songwriter Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez. Click below to watch Jessica Sanchez perform 'Let It Go' from FROZEN, accompanied by Robert Lopez! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 STAGE TUBE: Meet the Company of ALADDIN- Alan Menken
by Stage Tube - March 14, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, began performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26th, 2014 for a March 20 opening. In anticipation of the big Broadway opening, we're getting acquainted with the company. In the video below, meet composer Alan Menken! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Barry Manilow's HARMONY at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre!
by BWW Special Coverage - March 13, 2014

Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's 'Harmony,' a new musical, opened last night, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre and plays through April 13 (Previews began March 4). Directed by Tony Speciale, with music by Manilow and book and lyrics by Sussman, 'Harmony' tells the true story of The Comedian Harmonists, an ensemble of six young men in pre-WWII Germany who rose from unemployed street musicians to become world-famous entertainers, selling millions of records, starring in over a dozen films, and selling out the most prestigious concert halls around the world. Yet while The Comedian Harmonists' sophisticated music, paired with hilarious comedy, made them the brightest of stars, the group's mixture of Jews and non-Jews put them on a collision course with history. 'Harmony' is a co-production with the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta. Below, check out a look back at the opening night festivities, including the red carpet, curtain call, and after party! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Broadway to Dim Lights Wednesday in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch Leigh
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of composer, director, and producer Mitch Leigh, who passed away on Sunday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday night, March 19th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 BWW TV: Watch Season 3, Episode 2 of SUBMISSIONS ONLY Now in HD!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - March 17, 2014

Below, watch Season 3, Episode 2 of Broadway's favorite webseries- Submissions Only! In Episode 2, Penny Reilly (Kate Wetherhead) wakes up to a bittersweet announcement from her roommate Raina (Asmeret Ghebremichael). While Tim Trull (Colin Hanlon) scrambles to find a new reader, his assistant Gail (Lindsay Nicole Chambers) unexpectedly saves the day. At rehearsals for 'Jeremy's Fort,' Penny struggles to learn music. Her cast mate Serena Maxwell (Donna Vivino), sensing Penny's frustration, takes her out to lunch, where the conversation inevitably turns towards Serena's relationship with Aaron Miller (Santino Fontana). Guest stars for Episode 2 include Kelli O'Hara, Will Swenson, Hunter Foster, Harriet Harris and Stephen DaRosa. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Anna Kendrick On INTO THE WOODS Co-Star James Corden & PITCH PERFECT 2 Preparation
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

Popular stage and screen star Anna Kendrick touches upon both of her many upcoming movie musical projects - INTO THE WOODS and PITCH PERFECT 2, in this case - as part of an interview in promotion of her film comedy DRINKING BUDDIES. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 FLASH FRIDAY: Tchaikovsky's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Is Roused In Cinemas, 3/20
by Pat Cerasaro - March 14, 2014

Following up the numerous rapturously-received productions of Tchaikovsky's renowned and beloved ballet SWAN LAKE in cinemas earlier this year and before, Fathom presents a new entry in the lauded Tchaikovsky canon byway of a lavish and lovingly-produced new production of THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, comprising the talents of many of the world's top talents in dance. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 SOUND OFF: GLEE Across America
by Pat Cerasaro - March 12, 2014

U2... Neil Diamond... The Go-Gos... Randy Newman... OneRepublic... Styx! What do these things have in common? Well, GLEE's trip to LA, of course! Plus, a truly rockin' 'More Than A Feeling' (Boston) too - in every imaginable way and, well, more! All things considered, what other Primetime TV show has 'Obscure Broadway to Queen at a moment's notice'?! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Tom Hiddleston Performs Strongman Act Onstage In MUPPETS MOST WANTED Preview
by Pat Cerasaro - March 14, 2014

Rising stage and screen superstar Tom Hiddleston shows off his heretofore unseen magic strongman skills onstage and in character as part of a new behind the scenes clip of the forthcoming MUPPET MOST WANTED movie. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 Astonishing 'Let It Go' From FROZEN As Sung By Disney & Pixar Characters! Mickey Mouse, Too!
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

An incredibly impressive and accomplished new video has been released showcasing spectacularly talented vocal artist Brian Hull proceeding to perform the breakout smash hit song from Disney's super successful animated movie musical FROZEN, 'Let It Go', as if enacted by a plethora of notable and recognizable figures from Pixar films. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 STAGE TUBE: First Look at Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo and More in Highlights of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Tour
by Stage Tube - March 14, 2014

The Independent Presenters Network presents the 2014 national tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, the new tour launched at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH, on March 4, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at of highlights of the show below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/11/2014 - 3/18/2014 BWW TV: Early Look at Broadway's New OF MICE AND MEN, Starring James Franco
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 11, 2014

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is coming to Broadway's Longacre Theatre. Previews begin March 19 and it officially opens April 16 for a limited run. Of Mice and Men will be directed by Anna D. Shapiro and will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meesterand, and Tony Award winner Jim Norton. BroadwayWord caught up with the cast- look below to hear what everyone has to say! (more...)


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