Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 AMERICAN IDOL Recap: Another Week, Another Wrong Contestant Sent Home
by Matt Tamanini - April 17, 2014

After a night of 20th Century Fox cross-promotion, we opened this week's results show with THE FOLLOWING's Kevin Bacon stealing Ryan Seacrest's signature line, "This is American Idol." (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm The Greatest Star' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 19, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present yet another world premiere exclusive first listen to a track from the next episode of FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE, this time with a stupendous showstopper from Jule Styne and Bob Merrill's iconic score for FUNNY GIRL, featuring Lea Michele performing 'I'm The Greatest Star'. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

The first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys just debuted! The Warner Bros. film, directed by Clint Eastwood, will hit theaters on June 20th. Watch the trailer below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!
by TV News Desk - April 15, 2014

On this morning's 'Good Morning America' the talented cast performed 'Arabian Nights,' broadcast live from the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre. Check out the energetic performance below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 SOUND OFF: GLEE Gets Tested
by Pat Cerasaro - April 16, 2014

Sex, food and rock n roll was the theme of GLEE's "Tested" - showcasing some tubular 80s tunes ranging from Robert Palmer and Foreigner to Pat Benatar and Janet Jackson, all while explicating the finer points of modern sexuality as it pertains to the characters and viewing audience at large, as well. Reliably timely, GLEE got tested - and passed with flying colors; a rainbow, no doubt. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 James Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opened last night, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre, to mostly positive reviews from the critics. James Franco, who stars as George in the play, wasn't satisfied with a review by New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley. Franco recently wrote a comment about the review from his official Instagram account (which has since been removed), which was captured by Vanity Fair's Richard Lawson. Franco writes: Sadly Ben Brantley and the NYT have embarrassed themselves. Brantley is such a little bitch he should be working for Gawker.com instead of the paper of record. The theatre community hate him, and for good reason, he's an idiot. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 STAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - April 15, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Today, the production is making three national television debuts on the ABC Television Network, which kicked off with GOOD MORNING AMERICA. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 Review Roundup: VIOLET Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell,Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, officially opens tonight at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 BWW Reviews: Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic Treatment
by Michael Dale - April 17, 2014

Anna D. Shapiro's heartbreaking production sets Steinbeck's intimate drama among cold and merciless images. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! More RENT from IF/THEN; Idina Sings 'Take Me or Leave Me' with Lucky Audience Members!
by Stage Tube - April 20, 2014

After making us squeal with delight earlier this month by singing 'Seasons of Love', the cast of IF/THEN has blown our minds again, this time with Idina Menzel singing 'Take Me or Leave Me' with lucky audience member, Sarah Elizabeth Smith, at last night's show! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 BWW Review: Parsons and Spinella Clash in THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN
by Michael Dale - April 22, 2014

Sometimes, all you have to do to get a laugh is have the curtain rise on Estelle Parsons in a room full of Molotov cocktails. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 FLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines On
by Pat Cerasaro - April 18, 2014

Today, in honor of Holy Week, we shine a special spotlight on one of the most revered and rockin' musicals ever written, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 18, 2014

International pop superstar and notable THE VOICE judge Christina Aguilera seems set to be essaying one of the most iconic musical theatre roles of all time according to a new report confirming her casting in a new Broadway-themed film experience called BROADWAY 4D. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 Confirmed! Christina Aguilera Is EVITA For BROADWAY 4D; Aguilera & Nigel Wright Comment
by Pat Cerasaro - April 20, 2014

International pop superstar and notable THE VOICE judge Christina Aguilera will essay one of the most iconic musical theatre roles of all time byway of her casting in a new Broadway-themed film experience called BROADWAY 4D - in no less than the role of Eva in EVITA. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 Ryan Murphy Reveals Final GLEE Scene Will Feature Lea Michele & Matthew Morrison
by Pat Cerasaro - April 16, 2014

Fellow Broadway headliners and GLEE breakout stars Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison will be featured in the final scene on the series when it comes to a close following the conclusion of Season Six in 2015 according to co-creator and series mastermind Ryan Murphy. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 VIDEO: Watch Teaser for First Official JERSEY BOYS Film Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

A teaser for the the first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of JERSEY BOYS aired last night on Entertainment Tonight. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 Review Roundup: OF MICE AND MEN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 16, 2014

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opens tonight, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster and More in VIOLET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell,Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, is currently in previews and officially opens this Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Click below to get a sneak peek at scenes from the show! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 21, 2014

All of Broadway's biggest stars gathered yesterday afternoon, April 20, at the Cort Theatre to celebrate opening night of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh. BroadwyaWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet for the star-studded theatre arrivals, and below you can check out interviews with Michael Grandage, Joel Grey, Michael Mayer, and more! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 4/15/2014 - 4/22/2014 VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Disney's ALADDIN
by TV News Desk - April 15, 2014

This morning, ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA gave viewers an inside look at Disney's 'Aladdin' on Broadway. (more...)


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