Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, April 4, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 FLASH FRIDAY: Everything's Coming Up Rosie O'Donnell, 2014 Tony Award Honoree
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

In honor of this week's announcement that talk show queen and Broadway star Rosie O'Donnell will be receiving a special 2014 Tony Award Honor, the Isabelle Stevenson Award, named after longtime committee chairman Isabelle Stevenson, we take a look at some of her best Tony-related moments from her years as host, performer and presenter - GREASE to TABOO and beyond. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Denzel Washington Wants to Return to Broadway 'Every Three or Four Years'
by Movies News Desk - April 04, 2014

Denzel Washington made his triumphant return to the Broadway stage last night in "A Raisin in the Sun," which opened at New York's Barrymore Theater. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Monty Python Release New Promo Single & Music Video For 'The Silly Walks Song'
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

For the first time in decades, world renown comedy troupe Monty Python have released a new single and music video for 'The Silly Walks Song'. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 BWW TV: Broadway's Got a Friend in Carole! King Visits BEAUTIFUL, Sings & Raises $30,000 for BC/EFA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 04, 2014

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) on January 12, 2014, where it continues to break box office records. Just last night, King made a surprise trip to the show, where she not only shocked the cast onstage, but managed to raise $30,000 for BC/EFA for a special duet of 'You've Got a Friend' with Jessie Mueller. Check out highlights from her appearance below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 VIDEO: Brandon Boyd, Michelle Williams Perform SUPERSTAR on GMA
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will kick off a 50-city, North American arena tour on June 9 in New Orleans. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Ben Forster, Michelle Williams & JC Chasez to Lead 50-City US Arena Tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; Kicks Off in June!
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2014

The Really Useful Group and AEG Live concluded a UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary rock classic Jesus Christ Superstar back in 2013, which starred Tim Minchin as 'Judas Iscariot', Spice Girl Melanie C as 'Mary Magdalene' and Winner of ITV's Superstar, Ben Forster as 'Jesus'. It was officially announced on Good Morning America today that a 50-city US tour will kick off on June 9 in New Orleans, featuring Forster (Jesus), Brandon Boyd (Judas), JC Chasez (Pilate), Michelle Williams (Mary), and John Rotten Lydon (King Herod). Check out highlights from the UK production below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 VIDEO: Must Watch All-New Trailer for HBO's THE NORMAL HEART
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2014

Watch an all-new trailer for HBO's highly anticipated upcoming presentation of THE NORMAL HEART, airing Sunday, May 25, at 9pm on HBO. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 BWW TV: In the Rehearsal Room with Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC- Watch a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 04, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II andJoshua Logan, South Pacific is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. The full company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big event. Check out interviews with the cast and a performance preview below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 VIDEO: 'MICE & MEN's James Franco Addresses Stage Door Controversy on LIVE: 'I Used Bad Judgement'
by Movies News Desk - April 04, 2014

James Franco, currently starring in the Broadway revival of OF MICE AND MEN, has found himself in a bit of Internet trouble following a recent Instagram conversation between himself and a 17-year-old Scottish girl was leaked online. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Nick Offerman, Lea DeLaria, Kate Rockwell & More to Lead A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2014

Producers Bob Guza and John Hardy of Shelton Street announced today the first industry-only reading of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES based on the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning novel by John Kennedy Toole. As plans move forward towards a Broadway production, the invited reading will take place on Monday, April 28th in New York City. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Behind The Scenes Of Tom Hiddleston In New Shakespeare-Influenced ART OF VILLAINY
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

Stage superstar and rising screen standout Tom Hiddleston leads a new short film promoting Jaguar titled THE ART OF VILLAINY and a new behind the scenes look at the actor in action is now available to view. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Photo Flash: First Look at Boggess, Wilson, Mullally & Lane in GUYS AND DOLLS at Carnegie Hall!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 04, 2014

Carnegie Hall staged a one-night-only concert performance of Frank Loesser's beloved Broadway musical Guys and Dolls on last night, April 3, 2014 in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The special event starred Nathan Lane as 'Nathan Detroit,' Megan Mullally as 'Miss Adelaide,' Patrick Wilson as 'Sky Masterson,' and Sierra Boggess as 'Sarah Brown.' BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the concert below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 ALL THE WAY's Bryan Cranston to Pen 'Breaking Bad' Memoir
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2014

Bryan Cranston will soon share a behind-the-scenes look at his popular drama series 'Breaking Bad' in an all-new memoir. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 BWW Reviews: Kenny Leon's Sterling Second Go at A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Michael Dale - April 04, 2014

If Kenny Leon would like to keep on mounting productions of Lorraine Hansberry's riveting classic every decade I'd be most happy to go see them all. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Piques Interest
by David Clarke - April 04, 2014

When Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's musical comedy A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER opened on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre, it received rave reviews and was hailed by many as the best musical of 2013. Earlier this week, Ghostlight Records released the much-anticipated OBCR of the comical musical; however, after giving the CD a few spins, I couldn't help but feel that I was missing something. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Christian Slater Attends HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL & Shares Enthusiastic Reaction
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

Occasional stage player and recognizable small screen and big screen actor Christian Slater shared his thoughts on the new screen-to-stage adaptation of cult classic HEATHERS as part of a new interview. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Chats CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Plays 'Sticky Balls' on Fallon
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to chat about his return to Broadway in The Cripple of Inishmaan (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Broadway on LETTERMAN; BWW Looks Back at Most Memorable Cast Performances
by BWW Special Coverage - April 04, 2014

BWW takes a look back at some of the most memorable live performances throughout Letterman's years on the air. Which was your favorite? (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 VIDEO: 'INISHMAAN's Daniel Radcliffe Reveals 'Irish Accent Took Some Practice'
by TV News Desk - April 04, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe stopped by this morning's TODAY to chat about his return to Broadway for the third time in the 'The Cripple of Inishmaan.' (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Apr. 4 Sebastian Stan Compares Theatre & Film, Plus Talks CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER
by Pat Cerasaro - April 04, 2014

Broadway headliner and rising Hollywood superstar Sebastian Stan comments on the differences between theatre and film as well as comments on his new titular role in the hotly anticipated Marvel superhero tentpole release CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER as part of a new interview. (more...)


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