Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: GLEE's Lea Michele & Darren Criss Sing 'Broadway Baby' From Sondheim's FOLLIES
by Pat Cerasaro - April 05, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to introduce yet another world premiere exclusive track from FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE, this time with a sensational showstopper from Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's legendary musical FOLLIES, 'Broadway Baby'. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 05, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the opening night after party, where he got to chat with all of the show's stars right after the curtain went down. Join in all of the opening night excitement below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 VIDEO: Idina Menzel Performs from IF/THEN on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

Idina Menzel heated up the TODAY show this morning as part of the Toyota Spring Concert Series. Below, watch Menzel perform 'Learn To Live Without' from Broadway's 'If/Then'! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Channels Disney Princesses on SNL
by Stage Tube - April 06, 2014

Anna Kendrick hosted last night's episode of Saturday Night Live. Kendrick began the night channeling Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Before breaking out into song, she stated, 'I got my start in musical theatre. When I was ten, my dad took me to see Beauty on the Beast on Broadway and I just knew I wanted to be up there, so to be here on this New York stage is so incredibly exciting. It just feels like something out of a story book.' Later on, she did a Little Mermaid skit in which she played Ariel and sang modern day pop songs. Check below to watch both clips! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 Breaking News: Legendary Entertainer Mickey Rooney Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2014

According to TMZ, Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in the show business, died today at 93, after being in ill health for quite some time. He appeared on Broadway in Sugar Babies (opposite fellow MGM legend Ann Miller) and The Will Rogers Follies. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 VIDEO: Meet the Talent Behind FROZEN's 'Let It Go' in 25 Different Languages!
by Movies News Desk - April 03, 2014

Back in January, Disney released montage of FROZEN's most memorable musical moment, 'Let It Go', as performed in 25 different languages. Now, you can meet the talent behind the microphone in the video below! Among the selected languages showcased in the video are German, French, Swedish, Mandarin, Japanese and more. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Jordan Channels Elsa to Sing 'Let It Go' at MCC's MISCAST Gala!
by Stage Tube - April 02, 2014

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala, one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town, was held earlier this week at the Hammerstein Ballroom. At the event, Broadway's hottest stars performed songs from roles in which they would never be cast. Jeremy Jordan, who sang 'Let Me Be Your Star' at last year's event returned to sing Frozen's female anthem, 'Let It Go.' Check out his full performance below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 Monty Python Release New Promo Single & Music Video For 'The Silly Walks Song'
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

For the first time in decades, world renown comedy troupe Monty Python have released a new single and music video for 'The Silly Walks Song'. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 Review Roundup: THE REALISTIC JONESES Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 06, 2014

The Realistic Joneses opens tonight, April 6, on Broadway at the Lycuem Theatre (149 W 45th Street). This new American play comes to Broadway after a critically-acclaimed run at the Yale Repertory Theatre in 2012. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 SOUND OFF: GLEE Goes Downtown, All The Way To NYC
by Pat Cerasaro - April 02, 2014

A new dawn. A new day. Best day? Best episode in… forever! GLEE made the official move to the Big Apple with this week's ep and with it came a revitalized, fresh new tone, style and locale while still providing some sensational musical sequences as we have come to expect - except now, in a whole new milieu. FUNNY GIRL, too! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 BONUS VIDEO: Idina Menzel, James Snyder Perform 'Here I Go' from IF/THEN
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

Broadway performers Idina Menzel and James Snyder perform the song 'Here I Go' from the new musical 'If/Then.' (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 STAGE TUBE: Saturday Night Laughs! Idina Menzel Apologies to Parents for 'Let it Go'; Jokes About Future Vegas Act
by Stage Tube - April 05, 2014

In a fun preview of her interview airing tomorrow morning on CBS, Idina Menzel jokingly apologizes to parents for 'Let it Go', expresses regrets for singing the song in such a high key, and jokes about her Las Vegas future. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Practices for His Debut in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Stage Tube - April 03, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. Lewis is already hard at work preparing for his new role, and below you can check out a special practice session with Andrew Lloyd Webebr himself. Click below for a preview of 'Music of the Night.' (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 FLASH FRIDAY: Everything's Coming Up Rosie O'Donnell, 2014 Tony Award Honoree
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

In honor of this week's announcement that talk show queen and Broadway star Rosie O'Donnell will be receiving a special 2014 Tony Award Honor, the Isabelle Stevenson Award, named after longtime committee chairman Isabelle Stevenson, we take a look at some of her best Tony-related moments from her years as host, performer and presenter - GREASE to TABOO and beyond. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Belts Out 'Over the Rainbow' on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

When the host requested a sampling from the concert, Chenoweth happily obliged by belting out the Judy Garland classic, 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 Denzel Washington Wants to Return to Broadway 'Every Three or Four Years'
by Movies News Desk - April 04, 2014

Denzel Washington made his triumphant return to the Broadway stage last night in "A Raisin in the Sun," which opened at New York's Barrymore Theater. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 STAGE TUBE: Kristen Bell Sings FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
by Stage Tube - April 02, 2014

Earlier this year, the music of Disney's mega-hit film FROZEN was celebrated with live performances at Los Angeles' Vibrato Grill Jazz club. Kristen Bell (voice of Anna), Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa), Josh Gad (voice of Olaf) and Santino Fontana (voice of Hans) took the stage, accompanied by a live orchestra conducted by David Metzger, to perform songs from the Oscar®-nominated, Golden Globe®-winning film, including the Oscar-nominated 'Let It Go.' In the video below, catch Bell's performance of 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?' (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 Stephen Schwartz Gives Updates on WICKED Film, Broadway's HOUDINI
by Movies News Desk - April 01, 2014

Composer Stephen Schwartz attended the opening night of Wicked alumna Idina Menzel's new Broadway musical If/Then Sunday night, and teased that a big screen adaptation of Broadway's long-running musical Wicked may indeed be underway. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/1/2014 - 4/8/2014 Taylor Swift to Collaborate with Harvey Weinstein on New Broadway Musical?
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2014

Could Taylor Swift be heading to Broadway? According to the Daily News, the songstress might have a new musical in the works. Swift was in attendance at a recent workshop of Finding Neverland, which is being produced by Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein admitted to DN that he'd love to collaborate with Swift, revealing:"There's a specific show I want her to write." (more...)


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