Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, April 25, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 CABARET's Michelle Williams on B'way Debut: 'I Didn't Know What Was Going to Happen'
by Movies News Desk - April 25, 2014

CABARET star Michelle Williams spoke about making her musical Broadway debut in the iconic role of cabaret singer Sally Bowles (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Breaking News: Final 2014 Tony Awards Eligibility from LADY DAY to CABARET!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 25, 2014

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to determine the eligibility of eighteen Broadway productions for the 2014 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee has met a total of four times throughout the 2013-2014 season to decide the eligibility for the 68th Annual Tony Awards. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 2014 Drama Desk Award Nominations - GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Leads with 12; Followed by BRIDGES, FUN HOME, ALADDIN, ROCKY & More
by BWW Special Coverage - April 25, 2014

Eligibility and award category designations for the productions under consideration this season were determined by the Drama Desk board of directors with recommendations from the nominating committee. Because of the abundance of great work throughout the season, the Board also authorized the increase in the number of nominees allowed in select categories. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Taylor Louderman, Bobby Conte Thornton, Robin De Jesus, Telly Leung & More to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's GREASE
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse concludes its 75th Anniversary Season with America's favorite musical, Grease. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease will be directed by Daniel Goldstein with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Additional songs are by John Farrar, Barry Gibb, Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis. Grease will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from May 28 through June 29, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, June 1, at 7:00pm. Paper Mill Playhouse's 75th Anniversary Season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 STAGE TUBE: Former BILLY ELLIOT Star Michael Dameski Gives Showstopping Performance on Australian SYTYCD
by Stage Tube - April 25, 2014

Australian dancer Michael Dameski gave a performance that brought audience members to their feet on Australia's So You Think You Can Dance last week. The dancer, one of the top four on the show, is competing for the $100,000 prize against Lauren Seymour, Jay Johns, and Renelle Jones. Check out his showstopping performance here! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 FLASH FRIDAY: Come (Back) To The CABARET!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 25, 2014

'What good is sitting alone in your room?' Especially when a big splashy revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff's celebrated Weimar Germany musical CABARET is back on Broadway, starring Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- It's Almost Summertime!
by Breaking Down the Riffs - April 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest, most comprehensive theatre site on the net, recently announced the newest addition to its line-up of original, engaging, star-filled TV programs- YouTube sensation and Broadway vet Natalie Weiss with her hit series that's sure to entertain - BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS. We are excited to exclusively bring you the latest episode, in which Natalie breaks down the riffs of Fantasia with Julie Benko. Check out the full episode below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks HEDWIG Audience Interaction on 'Letterman'!
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris, currently starring on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, stopped by last night's Late Show with David Letterman and spoke about interacting in character with the Broadway theater audience. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 KINKY BOOTS to Kick Off National Tour on 9/4 in Las Vegas; First Wave of Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

The producers of Kinky Boots , the six-time Tony Award-winning 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), are pleased to announce the show's tour dates for the 2014-2015 season. Kinky Boots will launch its national tour at the Smith Center in Downtown Las Vegas (361 Symphony Park Avenue) on September 4, 2014. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Airs on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty sees the popular choreographer return to the music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer's ballet masterworks that started in 1992 with Nutcracker! and, most famously, in 1995, with the international hit Swan Lake. The ballet, on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, airs tonight, April 25 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Friday, April 25, 2014 - Drama Desk Noms, Tony Decisions, SLEEPING BEAUTY and More!
by Jessica Showers - April 25, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the Drama Desk nominees will be announced, the Tonys committee is making its final decisions, and everyone across the country can see Matthew Bourne's reimagining of SLEEPING BEAUTY! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Photo Coverage: Michelle Williams, Alan Cumming and CABARET Cast Take Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company opened officially last night April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). The revival stars Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee' and three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles'. Tickets are now available through January 4, 2015. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the first curtain call below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 BWW TV: Watch Jeremy Jordan Kick Off Trevor Live in New York City!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 25, 2014

Earlier this week, the Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel, hosted the kick-off celebration for TrevorLIVE, featuring a special guest performance by Grammy and Tony-Award nominee Jeremy Jordan. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of Jordan's amazing performance below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Tony Awards Administration Committee Meets Final Time This Season Today
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that the Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet for the final time this season today, April 25 to determine the eligibility for the final productions of the 2013-14 season. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 VIDEO: Watch FROZEN Characters Dance to Michael Jackson Classic 'Thriller'
by Movies News Desk - April 25, 2014

Check out the beloved characters Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Hans from the Oscar winning film dancing to the Michael Jackson classic 'Thriller'. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Idina Menzel, Julie Andrews to Appear Together on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS, 5/1
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2014

Bravo Media has announced on the official WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Facebook page that Broadway legends Julie Andrews and Idina Menzel will appear together in the Bravo Clubhouse on Thursday, May 1st! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Photo Coverage: Come Blow Your Horn, Start Celebrating! Inside CABARET's After Party
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company opened officially last night April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). The revival stars Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee' and three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles'. Tickets are now available through January 4, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the after party! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 BWW TV: Inside the 2014 Drama Desk Nominations with Fran Drescher and Robert & Kristen Anderson-Lopez!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 25, 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at 54 Below by Academy Award winners Robert Lopez andKristen Anderson-Lopez and two-time Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee Fran Drescher. BroadwayWorld was there for the big announcement, and you can go inside the event and check out interviews with all three below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CABARET
by Walter McBride - April 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company opened officially last night April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). The revival stars Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee' and three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles'. Tickets are now available through January 4, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet arrivals! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 25 Idina Menzel Set For FROZEN Live Online Fan Q&A Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - April 25, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway headliner and internationally celebrated FROZEN superstar Idina Menzel will discuss the mega-successful animated movie musical as part of a live online fan Q&A tonight. (more...)


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