Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 She Can Sing, She Can Dance! Meet Broadway's Next Sally Bowles- Emma Stone!
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this afternoon, Emma Stone will officially take over for Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles' in Roundabout Theatre's CABARET revival on Broadway in November. Williams will end her run on November 9, 2014, with Stone taking over on the 11th, and continuing until February 1st. Additionally Tony-winning Emcee, Alan Cumming, and Tony-nominees Linda Emond and Danny Burstein have extended their runs until late March. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
by Stage Tube - August 22, 2014

Tony winner Idina Menzel took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last night outside the Richard Rodgers Theatre, following the performance of IF/THEN. Prior to taking the plunge, Menzel nominated producer David Stone, injured co-star Anthony Rapp, and all of the stage door fans - check it out below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 STAGE TUBE: Corey Cott and the Cast of NEWSIES Accept Ice Bucket Challenge from PIPPIN!
by Stage Tube - August 20, 2014

The national tour company of PIPPIN challenged the Broadway cast of NEWSIES to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and the boys have taken them up on their dare. NEWSIES is now challenging Alan Cumming and the Broadway company of CABARET, the Broadway company of MATILDA, and James Iglehart and the cast of ALADDIN. Watch their submission below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 Tom Hiddleston Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Pat Cerasaro - August 19, 2014

Stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston participates in the viral charity awareness-raising campaign known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a new video now available to view. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 STAGE TUBE: Broadway's Resident 'Jean Valjean,' Ramin Karimloo, Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - August 22, 2014

Broadway's resident 'Jean Valjean,' the Tony-nominated Ramin Karimloo recently took the challege, posting his video to Instagram. Along with the video, he posted the caption: 'No nominations. Just Donate. Generously. Educated yourself at alsa.org This is to answer @jamieallenmagic's call out to me and in memory of his cousin.' (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 Matt Bomer, Emma Stone, Zachary Levi & More Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by TV News Desk - August 20, 2014

The ALS ice bucket challenge, which dares people to either donate to the cause or dump a bucket of ice-cold water over their heads, was originally started by the ALS Association in July. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 STAGE TUBE: 'Challenge Ice-cepted!' Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - August 22, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris, just coming off of his Tony-winning run in Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge today, alongside fiance David Burtka and their children. Posting it to Twitter with the caption 'Challege Ice-cepted,' Harris nominated David Franco, MAD MEN's Christina Hendricks, and his DR. HORRIBLE nemesis Nathan Fillion. Check it out below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 'The World Will Know!' The Original Cast of NEWSIES - Where Are They Now?
by BWW Special Coverage - August 23, 2014

In honor of the beloved show's final week of performances, BWW is taking a look at where the original NEWSIES principal cast members and creative team have landed after carrying the banner for a final time! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 Lin-Manuel Miranda Uses Musicals to Comment on Events in Ferguson, MO
by Matt Tamanini - August 19, 2014

Over the past week, numerous celebrities have been taking to social media to advocate for a variety of extremely worthwhile causes; from the newest (#IceBucketChallenge) to the inspiring (#BwaySleepout2014) to the sorrowing (#Ferguson). Earlier this afternoon, Tony, Grammy, and recent Emmy-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda ('In the Heights,' 'Bring It On: The Musical,' 'Hamilton') took to Twitter (@Lin_Manuel) to share his heartache over the senseless violence and aftermath taking place nightly in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 STAGE TUBE: Watch the NEWSIES Cast Take Their FINAL Energetic Curtain Call!
by Stage Tube - August 24, 2014

The cast of the Tony Award-winning musical NEWSIES took their excited final bows at the Nederlander Theatre today to uproarious applause from a packed audience. NEWSIES featured a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, NEWSIES was directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work. NEWSIES enjoyed almost two and a half years on Broadway. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 Breaking News: CABARET Officially Finds Its Next 'Sally Bowles'; Show Extends Through Spring!
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced celebrated film star & Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning CABARET and make her Broadway debut starring as 'Sally Bowles' from November 11, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Current 'Sally Bowles' Michelle Williams will play her final performance on November 9, 2014. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 BWW TV: They're Hittin' the Road- Watch a Preview of KINKY BOOTS on Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 21, 2014

The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say about launching the tour and catch a sneak peek from the performance preview below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 BWW Reviews: THE BEATLES' 50th Brings Their Rock and Roll Celebration Back to the Hollywood Bowl
by Shari Barrett - August 23, 2014

The anticipation of celebrating the 50th anniversary of that memorable night, August 23, 1964 when I saw The Beatles live at the Hollywood Bowl for the first time, had me excited for days, knowing this time I would be able to hear the music and celebrate it along with a sold out Hollywood Bowl audience eager to experience some of the best music ever written. And I was not disappointed. The show ROCKED! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 BWW TV: Boggess, Iglehart, Cantone, Skinner, Murney & More Go Back In Time in NOT SINCE HIGH SCHOOL Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 25, 2014

Just last night, SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky hosted and music directed Not Since High School, a benefit concert that showcased Broadway performers singing the classic roles they played as teens while wearing braces and/or breaking out. Performers included Sierra Boggess, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Christine Ebersole, James Monroe Iglehart, LaChanze, Jose Llana, Jessie Mueller, Julia Murney, Emily Skinner, Keala Settle, and more. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert and you can check out highlights from the performances below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 FLASH FRIDAY: Andrew Rannells Rocks HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - August 22, 2014

Today we are toasting the newest titular star of multi-award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Andrew Rannells! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 BWW Profile: Benedict Cumberbatch Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Matt Tamanini - August 20, 2014

Though only 38 years old, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has already amassed an impressive list of credits on stage, on television, and on the big screen. Though he has yet to grace a Broadway stage, I have a feeling that that is just an eventuality as his popularity continues to skyrocket on this side of the Atlantic. Today we are taking a look at his career from the British stage in 'Hedda Gabler,' 'After the Dance,' and 'Frankenstein' to his work on film in '12 Years a Slave,' 'August: Osage County,' and 'Star Trek: Into Darkness,' to his iconic work on TV as the 'high-functioning sociopath' titular character on the BBC's 'Sherlock,' for which he is nominated a second time, in addition to his 2013 nomination for HBO's 'Parade's End.' (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 Shuberts to Build NEW Broadway Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014

Currently, the Shubert Organization owns seventeen Broadway theatres in New York City, but if today's NY Post is correct, that number could soon become EIGHTEEN. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 STAGE TUBE: Watch Broadway's Latest Phantom Norm Lewis Sing 'The Music of the Night'
by Stage Tube - August 21, 2014

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince, is currently starring Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis and Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess. Below, check out a video of Lewis in action as he sings 'The Music of the Night' on stage at the Majestic Theatre! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 BWW TV: Kyle Selig and PIPPIN Tour Cast Take on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 20, 2014

The national tour company of Pippin recently took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been dominating social media all week. Who'd they challenge in return? The Broadway casts of Mamma Mia!, Newsies, Newsies, and Pippin. Check out their wet submission below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW 8/19/2014 - 8/26/2014 BWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated Film
by Matt Tamanini - August 25, 2014

In 1985, Larry Kramer's play 'The Normal Heart' debuted at The Public Theatre, and sent shockwaves through the theatrical community. The play was a current, powerful look at the quick-spread of the AIDS epidemic that was raviging the gay community in New York. In The New York Times, theatre critic Frank Rich said of the initial production, 'There can be little doubt that 'The Normal Heart' is the most outspoken play around - or that it speaks up about a subject that justifies its author's unflagging, at times even hysterical, sense of urgency.' (more...)


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