Hottest Articles on BWW 7/29/2014 - 8/5/2014

August 5
11:00 AM 2014
Below are's most popular articles from 7/29/2014 - 8/5/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on!

1) VIDEO: It's Here! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More Shine in First Teaser for Disney's Star-Studded INTO THE WOODS!
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

The first teaser trailer for Rob Marshall's big screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical INTO THE WOODS has arrived! The musical will hit theaters on December 25, 2014 from Walt Disney Pictures. Click here to get a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

2) First Production Photos From INTO THE WOODS Movie! Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick & More
by Pat Cerasaro - July 30, 2014

Eager fans awaiting Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS may find some salvation later this week if new reports are correct that a teaser trailer is on its way. (more...)

3) VIDEO: Julia Roberts Plays Face Balls, Talks 'Normal Heart' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - August 01, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and America's Sweetheart, Julia Roberts, faced-off in a game where they throw your balls at each other's face, then watch it back in super HD slow motion. (more...)

4) Breaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Special
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

'Girls' star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

5) Trailer & Poster - Michael Keaton Struggles to Mount a Broadway Play in New Film BIRDMAN
by Movies News Desk - July 31, 2014

BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) -- famous for portraying an iconic superhero -- as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. (more...)

6) BWW Recap: SYTYCD Eliminates Four, Announces All-Stars! Full Results & Pictures!
by Matt Tamanini - July 31, 2014

I was all kinds of conflicted coming into tonight's 'So You Think You Can Dance.' At the end of the episode, we were going to have to lose four dancers to get to the Top-10. Now, I am all for getting straight to the Top-10 dancers partnering with the All-Stars, but the prospect of dropping four was a little scary. At this point in the season, there were still a number of really talented individuals that haven't seemed to catch on yet, and I was afraid that with four cuts that someone really I really liked was going to go home tonight, without ever getting a chance to show his or her stuff. Unfortunately, I was right. So much of this show comes down to what genres and choreographers you get when, and two of the dancers eliminated tonight I think have gotten tough draws during the live shows. (more...)

7) Airy Poster Set For New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMAN
by Pat Cerasaro - August 01, 2014

Michael Keaton has joined Emma Stone, Naomi Watts and Zach Galifianakis in the cast of screenwriter and director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new theatre-themed feature film BIRDMAN, in the lead role. (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - July 31, 2014

Today, in honor of NBC's hotly anticipated upcoming TV presentation of PETER PAN LIVE! set to star Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, we take a look back at the high flying history of the show. (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: First Clips of HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Stage Tube - August 02, 2014

What did we all do before YouTube? Check out the first clips below from HAIR! The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIR opened last night, starring Kristen Bell as Sheila, Hunter Parrish as Claude, Amber Riley as Dionne, Jenna Ushkowitz as Jeanie and Beverly D'Angelo as Mom, Sarah Hyland as Chrissy, Mario as Hud, Jonah Platt as Woof, Benjamin Walker as Berger, and Kevin Chamberlin as Dad. (more...)

10) Sony Music Masterworks Signs One-Man A Cappella Vocalist & YouTube Star Peter Hollens
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

Sony Music Masterworks announces a worldwide recording agreement with YouTube star Peter Hollens. His debut album will be released on the Portrait Records imprint on October 28, 2014. (more...)

11) Exclusive: Part Two - In Conversation with MISS SAIGON's Rachelle Ann Go
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - August 01, 2014

In the conclusion of's one-one-one chat with Rachelle Ann Go, Gigi in MISS SAIGON's 25th anniversary production, Rachelle Ann reflects on how she has blossomed into her defiant bargirl role and what playing the character means to her; paints a vivid image of the fantastic frontiers that MISS SAIGON has opened up for her; and reveals the current status of her love life - and as a bonus, gives "expert"advice to the lovelorn. (more...)

12) Sara Bareilles Previews Song From WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
by Pat Cerasaro - July 30, 2014

Pop superstar Sara Bareilles sings an original song penned for her upcoming mainstage adaptation of the indie comedy WAITRESS in a new live concert clip available to view. (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - July 30, 2014

Eager fans awaiting Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS will apparently find some salvation later this week when the long-awaited teaser trailer premieres on ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT if new social media suggestions are correct. (more...)

14) BWW TV: Go INTO THE WOODS Again! Watch the New Teaser Trailer in High-Definition!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 01, 2014

Just yesterday BroadwayWorld brought you the new teaser tailer for the highly anticipated Into the Woods film, which hits theatres this Christmas. Now, treat yourself again to the sneak peek- this time is glorious high definition! (more...)

15) INTO THE WOODS Movie Trailer To Be Released This Week?
by Pat Cerasaro - July 29, 2014

Eager fans awaiting Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS may find some salvation later this week if new reports are correct that a teaser trailer is on its way. (more...)

16) Tickets Now on Sale for Disney's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2014

Tickets for the U.S. premiere of Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Jolla Playhouse are now on sale at (more...)

17) GYPSY Movie Finds New Scribe; Barbra Streisand to Star AND Direct?
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2014

As BWW previously reported, Matthew Warchus will not be joining Barbra Streisand as helmer for Universal's upcoming GYPSY big-screen adaptation, but now Nikki Finke writes that Babs could be considering a dual role as 'Mama Rose' and director for the project. (more...)

18) STAGE TUBE: NBC Finds Its Peter Pan! Listen to Allison Williams in Action!
by Stage Tube - July 30, 2014

With several months until the broadcast there is still plenty of time to prepare for Williams' upcoming appearance in the special and BroadwayWorld wants you to get a chance to know the star. Below, we bring you a collection of videos of Williams in action! How do you think she'll do in the role? (more...)

19) Rob Reiner Reveals New Plans to Bring PRINCESS BRIDE Musical to Broadway
by Movies News Desk - July 29, 2014

Director Rob Reiner has shared that he still intends to bring his 1987 film THE PRINCESS BRIDE to the Broadway stage, despite recent failed efforts by himself and Disney. (more...)

20) Emily Blunt On Working With Meryl Streep & Chris Pine In INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - August 03, 2014

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS is coming to cinemas this this Christmas via Disney and one of the stars of the film, Emily Blunt, offers some astute observations about her co-stars Meryl Streep and Chris Pine in a new interview. (more...)

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