Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, August 8, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 STAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH TV Spot with Andrew Rannells!
by Stage Tube - August 08, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, 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. Check out a just-released television spot featuring Rannells below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for the LUCKY STIFF Movie, Starring Jason Alexander, Dominic Marsh, Nikki M. James and More!
by Movies News Desk - August 08, 2014

Several Tony Award-winners teamed up to bring an adaptation of the 1988 musical LUCKY STIFF to the big screen. Starring Jason Alexander, the late Dennis Farina, Dominic Marsh, Nikki M. James, Don Amendolia, Pamela Shaw and Kate Shindle, the movie will compete in the 'Feature Film' competition of this year's Montreal World Film Festival. Click below to check out the first trailer for the film! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Noah Racey, Corey Mach, Hayley Podschun, Patti Murin and More to Lead Goodspeed's IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN World Premiere!
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

It's time to celebrate! Goodspeed Musicals announces a top-notch cast for its brand new, world premiere musical, Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. The much-anticipated production will run from September 19 through November 30. Official Press Opening will be October 15, 2014. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Gad, Parsons to Star in Broadway Revival of Sondheim's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM?
by Caryn Robbins - August 08, 2014

It appears that the powers that be may be looking to well-known TV stars, including 'Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons and 'Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga's 'Anything Goes' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Jazz Chart!
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga's 'Anything Goes' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Jazz Chart (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Discusses Possible HARRY POTTER Broadway Musical on Bravo!
by TV News Desk - August 08, 2014

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, Daniel Radcliffe discussed whether or not he would ever consider playing 'Harry' in a Broadway musical based on the HARRY POTTER films. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 THE HUNGER GAMES' Josh Hutcherson Kicks Off Nike's 3ON3 Tournament at L.A. LIVE in Support of Straight But Not Narrow
by Movies News Desk - August 08, 2014

Kicking off the 6th Annual Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament Presented by NBC4 at L.A. LIVE, Josh Hutcherson, star of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay will host the 3rd annual Josh Hutcherson Celebrity Basketball Game Benefiting Straight But Not Narrow (SBNN), an ally organization that prepares and trains young adults on how to become allies of their LGBTQ peers. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 FLASH FRIDAY: WEST SIDE STORY - Broadway, Movie, Remake?
by Pat Cerasaro - August 08, 2014

Today, in honor of Steven Spielberg's admission this week that he is contemplating a big screen remake of it, we salute one of the most high profile musicals ever written, WEST SIDE STORY. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Barrett Wilbert Weed, Nick Blaemire, Andrew Call, & More Join Cast of FOUND Musical at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) just announced complete casting for the first production of its 2014-2015 season - the world premiere new musical FOUND, directed by Lee Overtree, featuring a book by Tony Award®nominee Hunter Bell ([title of show]) and Lee Overtree and original music and lyrics by Eli Bolin. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 BWW Interviews: As Patti Murin Preps for 54 Below Show, She Talks Skivvies, Sierra Boggess, & Potato Chips
by Matt Tamanini - August 08, 2014

Over the past few weeks, we here at BroadwayWorld have been very lucky to welcome Broadway leading lady Patti Murin into our extended family. From recapping the Season Finale of 'The Bachelorette' to interviewing it's happy couple and not so happy runner-up. But now it's time for Patti to get back to what she does best, sing her face off! This Monday, August 11th at 7:00pm at 54 Below, Patti will be performing her first-ever solo show, 'Literally Patti Murin.' She's a little anxious about people actually being in the audience, so help her self-esteem and get your tickets now. The interview will still be here when you get back. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Photo Coverage: Casts of JERSEY BOYS, CABARET and More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - August 08, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the casts of JERSEY BOYS (Richard Blake, Jared Bradshaw, Drew Gehling, Ryan Molloy,Miles Aubrey, Erik Bates, John Edwards, Chris Messina, Mauricio Perez, Nathan Scherich), CABARET (Andrea Goss,Gayle Rankin, Kaleigh Cronin, Kelly Paredes, Kristin Olness), 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL (Amber Petty, Chloe Williamson, Alec Varcas, Zach Kononov, Alexis Field, Melanie Brook, Tim Murray, Casey Rogers), REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER (Cady Huffman, Brad Nacht, Kate Shindle, Rick Faugno). Check out photos below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Stage Manager Details Daily Routine At THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Pat Cerasaro - August 08, 2014

Deputy stage manager for the long-running West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's mega-hit mega-musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Richard Kingcott, discusses her role in the behind the scenes production of the musical as part of a new interview. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Barrow Street Theatre's 2014-15 Season to Feature Yiddish WAITING FOR GODOT, BELFAST BLUES with Geraldine Hughes, Neo-Futurists & More
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

The Barrow Street Theatre will present an eclectic mix of comedy, improv, 3D shadow puppetry, and master storytelling all in their upcoming Fall season which also marks the theatre's 10th anniversary. All work will be presented at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) in New York City's West Village. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 BWW Blog: Abigail Shapiro on 101 DALMATIONS in Newtown, CT
by Guest Blogger: Abigail Shapiro - August 08, 2014

Hello, Broadway World! I'm Abigail Shapiro and I'm so excited to be a Broadway World blogger this month. I'm originally from Tampa, FL, but I moved to New York City with my mom and my sister, Milly, when I got the role of Cindy-Lou in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Milly got the role of Matilda in Matilda, The Musical after our very first Broadway auditions. Both my sister and I are so lucky and grateful to be able to pursue our dreams as performers. And here we are now--I'm actually blogging for BroadwayWorld.com. Wow! And in the same company as some of my Broadway idols, including Andrea McArdle, who I had the chance to perform on stage with recently…but more on that later. Not too long ago, I was a Broadway fanatic pouring through this very website, and so much has happened since then. I am truly honored to be a blogger this month and I hope you enjoy the experiences I share with you over the next couple of weeks. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Photo Coverage: RED EYE OF LOVE Cast Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - August 08, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre in association with North Haven Arts and Enrichment will present Broadway'sJosh Grisetti (Broadway Bound, Enter Laughing), Alli Mauzey (Wicked, Cry-Baby), and Kevin Pariseau(Legally Blonde) in the New York Premiere of Red Eye of Love, a new musical (based on the 1961 play by Arnold Weinstein) with book and lyrics by Arnold Weinstein and John Wulp, music by Sam Davisand scenic design by renowned American artist Robert Indiana. Directed by Tony Award winnerTed Sperling, previews will begin at the Dicapo Opera Theatre (184 East 76th Street at Lexington Avenue) on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Opening night set for Thursday, September 4 at 8pm. Performances will continue through September 28, 2014. The company just met the press and you can catch photos from inside the event below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Photo Coverage: Julia Stiles and James Wirt Take First Bows in PHOENIX at Cherry Lane Theatre
by Walter McBride - August 08, 2014

Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy Phoenix, directed by Jennifer DeLia and starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Julia Stiles and James Wirt plays a limited engagement through Saturday, August 23 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night curtain call below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Photo Flash: Tony Danza, Annaleigh Ashford & More Pay Tribute to Elaine Stritch at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

Last nght, The Metropolitan Room welcomed some of Broadway's brightest to salute the legendary Elaine Stritch with an evening of stories and songs, hosted by the famed cabaret's owner, Bernard Furshpan. Check out a look back below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Photo Coverage: Paul Stanley of KISS Visits ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - August 08, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Just last night, KISS' Paul Stanley stopped by to check out the new musical and you can check out a photo of him with the cast backstage below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 Sarah Hyland Teases Musical Performance at Sunday's TEEN CHOICE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - August 08, 2014

Hyland hinted that she may be featured in a singing performance involving an ensemble group during the telecast. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Aug. 8 WAKE UP with BWW 8/8/14 - DOGFIGHT Goes to Europe, Edinburgh Fest Opens, '90s Hits Take the Stage and More!
by Jessica Showers - August 08, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: DOGFIGHT makes its European premiere, the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival kicks off in Scotland, Broadway stars join together for FROM MARKY MARK TO MICHAEL at 54 Below and more! (more...)


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