Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 BWW TV: On the Purple Carpet for Opening Night of ALADDIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and Richard Ridge was on hand for the special purple carpet to chat with the evening's guests. Below, check out interviews with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kate Wetherhead, Michael Arden, Harvey Fierstein, Corey Cott, Josh Strickland, Alan Menken, Cheyenne Jackson, Laura Benanti and more! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 FLASH FRIDAY: Disney's Magical Musicals - ALADDIN To THE LION KING To FROZEN & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - March 21, 2014

Today we are celebrating the many marvelous musicals that have been produced by Disney on Broadway over the last two decades, with a special focus on the two most popular properties of the moment - Broadway's ALADDIN and mega-hit movie musical FROZEN. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 BWW TV: Welcome to Agrabah! Watch Highlights from ALADDIN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, after beginning performances on February 26th, 2014. 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 winnerTim 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 winnerCasey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Review Roundup: LES MISERABLES Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - March 23, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables opened last night, Sunday, March 23 on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Review Roundup: ALADDIN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - March 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 VIDEO: Kevin Bacon Makes Epic 'Footloose' Entrance on JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - March 22, 2014

After Jimmy Fallon announced that The Tonight Show has banned dancing, Kevin Bacon breaks the rules with an epic entrance. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 The Greatest Star! Incredible Vintage Footage Of Barbra Streisand In Broadway FUNNY GIRL!
by Pat Cerasaro - March 20, 2014

It's a beautiful day for fans of Barbra Streisand! An astonishingly extensive and utterly fascinating new video clip collection showcasing the international icon onstage in the original Broadway production of FUNNY GIRL is now available to view. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star as HAMLET at the Barbican, Aug 2015
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Benedict Cumberbatch as solidified his place as Hamlet in the West End. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 MUPPETS MOST WANTED Gets Special Showing at El Capitan Theatre, Now thru 4/17
by Movies News Desk - March 21, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of 'Muppets Most Wanted,' the latest Muppets adventure from Disney in Dolby Atmos from today, March 21-April 17, 2014. Guests have the opportunity to see Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy sing live on stage before every showing of the movie. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Photo Coverage: Baby T from WALKING WITH DINOSAURS Takes Over Times Square
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - March 21, 2014

Dinosaurs once again roam the earth when the spectacular production, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, returns to North America this summer. The show that critics have called 'awesome', 'spectacular' and 'breathtaking' will commence a new tour in Cleveland from July 9-13, 2014. This updated production will showcase changes to the dinosaurs based on the latest scientific research including the likely feathering of some species. Worldwide, more than eight million people have seen this show in 243 cities and over 2,000 performances. A baby Tyrannosaurus Rex, star of WALKING WITH DINOSAURS, was in Times Square yesterday and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special event. Check out photos below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 VIDEO: Obama & Putin Sing 'Let It Go' on JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC, Jimmy was able to obtain video from a private telephone conversation between President Obama and Vladimir Putin in which the world leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 SOUND OFF: GLEE 100! The Original Ten Return
by Pat Cerasaro - March 19, 2014

The Beatles once sang, 'You say goodbye / I say hello,' and so it goes with the gang on FOX's hit musical dramedy GLEE - new beginnings; new endings; and, well, New Directions, too. GLEE's '100' episode reunited the original crew - minus, of course, the tragically deceased Cory Monteith, who played headlining football hero Finn and who was paid elegant tribute with grace and class both last week and this week in his absence - with the addition of the new gleeks added in the ensuing seasons. While many of the new stars never managed to capture the lighting in a bottle that the originals commanded, it is undeniable that they each provided their own special spice in the GLEE stew and a handful broke out to considerable prominence on Broadway and beyond, particularly in the case of Darren Criss aka Blaine. Nonetheless, what made us all fall in love with GLEE in the first place, lo, more than five seasons ago, was that original recipe - and it's still as savory, spicy, sweet and mouth-watering as ever, as last night's spectacular celebratory entry showcased in spades; and hearts, too. But, yet, we are forced to ask: is this the end or the beginning? (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 BWW TV: Join in the Crusade! Watch Highlights from the New LES MISERABLES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 24, 2014

The time is here! The new revival of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables has at last opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre. Fans have been anxiously awaiting video footage of the new cast in action and BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 STAGE TUBE: MURDER FOR TWO Writers Welcome ALADDIN to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - March 20, 2014

They're at it again! Hop on a magic carpet ride with the writers of MURDER FOR TWO and escape to a whole new world as they play you one of the songs they definitely wrote from the new Broadway show ALADDIN. Watch below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 VIDEO: Keith Carradine Guest Stars on Tonight's NCIS on CBS
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2014

Academy Award winner Keith Carradine guest stars as '80s rocker Manheim Gold. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 BWW Reviews: Disney Does Musical Comedy Right With ALADDIN
by Michael Dale - March 21, 2014

The laughs are plentiful, the songs are bright and jazzy and there's not an actor dressed as an animal or inanimate object in sight . (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Promo Trailer Unveiled For Neil Patrick Harris In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - March 20, 2014

The first promotional look at the premiere Broadway production of acclaimed cult rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH and its newly crowned titular headliner Neil Patrick Harris is now available to view. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 Photo Coverage: ALADDIN Cast Celebrates a Shining, Shimmering, Splendid Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - March 21, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opened on Broadway last night, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, after beginning performances on February 26th, 2014. 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 winnerTim 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 winnerCasey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and below you can check out full photo coverage from the after party! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 3/18/2014 - 3/25/2014 BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - LES MISERABLES' Kyle Scatliffe
by Caryn Robbins - March 18, 2014

The talented actor speaks exclusively with BroadwayWorld about his surreal casting experience and why his Broadway debut was easily his 'favorite day in theater - ever!' (more...)


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