Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Meets - Changes Rules for Revival Authors, Erases 2 Creative Categories for 2014-15!
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

The 2013-2014 Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the final time this season to determine the eligibility rules for the 2014-2015 season. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 New 'Sherry' Clip From JERSEY BOYS Featuring John Lloyd Young & Cast
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a first look at Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young and the fellow Four Seasons in the film crooning one of the most recognizable tunes in the film, 'Sherry' is now available to view. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Photo Flash: Stars Take to Twitter with #TonyCanYouHearMe?
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2014

As previously reported, the Tony Awards Administration Committee determined that Best Sound Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Musical Categories would be eliminated from the established list of competitive categories, beginning with the 2014-2015 season. The Tony Administration Committee may bestow a Special Tony Award to a production when it determines that extraordinary sound design has been achieved. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Breaking News: Andrew Rannells to Replace Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

Producers have confirmed to The New York Times that Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will succeed Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. Rannells, who is contracted for an eight week run, will take on the title role beginning August 20, after Harris departs on August 17. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 ICYMI: BroadwayWorld's Mega-Roundup of All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - June 10, 2014

Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the big night, treat yourself today to some highlights from ALL of the festivities. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a Mega-Roundup of 2014 Tonys coverage! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 FLASH FRIDAY: The Lord & The Master - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - June 13, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, tickets available here, with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Audra McDonald Responds to TIME Letter, Explains Tony Awards Acceptance Speech
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2014

Yesterday, June 9, TIME's Belinda Luscombe wrote an open letter to Audra McDonald titled: 'Sorry, Audra McDonald--My Kid Needs His ADHD Meds'. Now, McDonald has responded, explaining her Tony Awards acceptance speech from Sunday night, in which she thanked her parents for not putting her on medication. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Christopher Walken Discusses JERSEY BOYS In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a recognizable featured player of the film, Christopher Walken, discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #1 - The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim
by Pat Cerasaro - June 16, 2014

Today we shine a special spotlight on the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, tickets available here, with a tribute to the men behind the music themselves. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Breaking News: AFTER MIDNIGHT to Close on Broadway in Late June
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2014

This just in - as per the NY Times, a spokesman for the Broadway production of AFTER MIDNIGHT has confirmed that the show will close on June 29, 2014, 8 months into the show's run. The show, a $7 million dollar production will close at a loss, at the conclusion of current guest star Patti LaBelle's final performance. The production was hoping to shut down temporarily over the July 4th holiday, before the next star Gladys Knight was due to begin performances, but not all of the unions agreed to the proposal, making it impossible to continue running. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Tony Awards Under Fire for Skipping 'In Memoriam' Segment in Broadcast
by Stage Tube - June 10, 2014

This year's broadcast unfortunately did not include the an In Memoriam segment, though the video was shown to guests at Radio City Music Hall. The video below remembers friends in the Broadway community who have left us from May 2013-May 2014. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Breaking News+ Video: Jason Robert Brown's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Open on Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2014

It's been announced, predicted and rumored and now it appears to be near official that Jason Robert Brown's Honeymoon in Vegas will be coming to Broadway this Fall. In a New York Times report on the closing of AFTER MIDNIGHT at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, they note that next up is said to be Honeymoon in Vegas, though dates are not yet confirmed. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Moves Up Cast Album Release to This Thursday, June 12!
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2014

In response to an overwhelming demand following a victorious night at the Tony Awards which saw Hedwig and the Angry Inch winning four Tonys and a show-stopping performance by Tony winners Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall, Atlantic Records has moved the release date of the show's Original Broadway Cast Recording to this Thursday, June 12. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Photo Coverage: Inside the 2014 Tony Awards Winners' Circle - The Men
by Walter McBride - June 10, 2014

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15) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Kyle Taylor Parker, Steven Booth & Lindsay Nicole Chambers to Lead KINKY BOOTS National Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2014

Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), have announced casting for the upcoming first national tour. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Review Roundup: MCC Theater's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by Review Roundups - June 10, 2014

MCC Theater presents Greta Gerwig, with Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed by Sam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike is currently in previews at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC), with an official opening tonight, June 10, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman- Blackbeard Not Allowed on Peter Pan Ride
by BWW Staff - June 15, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Hugh Jackman wrote ' They won't let BB on the ride ....I will have my revenge!!' (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to Be Broadcast Live in Cinemas Worldwide This September
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2014

On Sunday 28 September 2014, Billy Elliot the Musical is set to bring cinema goers to their feet when the global stage phenomenon is broadcast live from the West End to cinemas across the UK and around the world. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 First Look - Hugh Jackman Shaves His Head for PAN Role!
by Movies News Desk - June 10, 2014

Just days after his successful stint as host of the 68th annual Tony Awards, Hugh Jackman has shorn his locks for his role as iconic pirate Blackbeard in the upcoming feature film PAN. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 6/10/2014 - 6/17/2014 Review Roundup: FATHERS AND SONS at Donmar Warehouse
by Review Roundups - June 11, 2014

Donmar Warehouse opened Lyndsey Turner's FATHERS AND SONS by Brian Friel, on 10 June. It stars Anthony Calf, Elaine Cassidy, Caoilfhionn Dunne, Susan Engel, David Fielder, Joshua James, Karl Johnson,Tim McMullan, Jack McMullen, Siobhan McSweeney, Seth Numrich, Phoebe Sparrow, and Lindy Whiteford. (more...)


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