Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, February 14, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 First Look At THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie & Anna Kendrick Talks Singing Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - February 14, 2014

The hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's unique two-character musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan is planning to be released later this year and the first official image from the film is now available. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Broadway Vet & 'Waltons' Patriarch Ralph Waite Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2014

Ralph Waite, best known as patriarch John Walton Sr. on the long-running 1970s TV series The Waltons, has passed away at his Palm Desert home on Thursday, February 13th. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Carly Rae Jepsen & Fran Drescher in CINDERELLA!
by Stage Tube - February 14, 2014

Mulit-platinum recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen and beloved film and television star Fran Drescher made their Broadway debuts in Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA last week, February 4. Jepsen stepped in as the title character and Drescher as her wicked stepmother, Madame. Beginning its second year on Broadway, CINDERELLA plays the Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street). BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights of the new cast in action below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 BWW Exclusive: Ryan Murphy In Talks for Stage Rights to FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that GLEE creator Ryan Murphy is currently in talks for the stage rights to FUNNY GIRL, the musical in which Rachel Berry (played by Lea Michele) stars in, on the current fifth season of GLEE. There is no word yet on whether Michele is attached to the potential project, but here's to hoping for her Broadway return! Could life imitate art and could the show be setting up a real life sequence of events? (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 BWW TV: Sylvester Stallone Joins Andy Karl & Margo Seibert Onstage for First ROCKY Bow!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 14, 2014

The new Broadway musical ROCKY began previews in a big way on Thursday, February 13th! Following the first performance, the one and only Sylvester Stallone stepped back into the ring to celebrate the show's launch with the cast. BroadwayWorld was there for his curtain call speech and you can check it out below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 FROZEN Video of the Day: Africanized Tribal Cover of 'Let It Go' ft. Alex Boye
by Movies News Desk - February 14, 2014

Composer Bobby Lopez shared today's video of an Africanized cover of the Oscar-nominated song 'Let It Go' on his Facebook page. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 VIDEO: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale Perform on THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning team of Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Color Purple) and Jason Robert Brown (The Last Fie Years, Parade) is currently in previews at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). The Bridges of Madison County will hold its opening night on February 20, 2014. Watch Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale perform on THE VIEW below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Photo Coverage: ROCKY Comes Out Punching with Surprise Appearance by Sylvester Stallone at First Preview!
by Walter McBride - February 14, 2014

The new Broadway musical ROCKY began previews in a big way on Thursday, February 13th! Following the first performance, the one and only Sylvester Stallone stepped back into the ring to celebrate the show's launch with the cast and we were there to capture the appearance. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound IF/THEN's NYC Fan Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 14, 2014

If/Then, starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel, will begin previews on Broadway on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and will officially open on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The new musical If/Then reunites Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif(director), the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal. Just last night, the cast gave a free concert preview to fans and you can check out highlights below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Photo Coverage: Backstage with the IF/THEN Cast at Free Fan Concert!
by Walter McBride - February 14, 2014

If/Then, starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel, will begin previews on Broadway on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and will officially open on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The new musical If/Then reunites Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif (director), the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal. Just last night, the cast gave a free concert preview to fans and you can check out photos from backstage below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 BWW TV: Watch Just-Released OF MICE AND MEN Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 14, 2014

Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton, and will feature Ron Cephas Jones (The Motherfucker with the Hat), Alex Morf ('The Good Wife'), Joel Marsh Garland ('Orange Is The New Black'), James McMenamin ('The Good Wife'), Jim Ortlieb(Guys and Dolls) and Jim Parrack ('True Blood'). BroadwayWorld brings you a just-released commercial for the show below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Jim Parsons to Host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with Musical Guest Beck, 3/1
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2014

"Saturday Night Live" returns March 1 with host Jim Parsons and musical guest Beck. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 SCRUBS Creator Bill Lawrence Reveals Plans for Broadway Musical Version!
by TV News Desk - February 14, 2014

Back in September of 2012, BroadwayWorld reported that a Broadway adaptation of the long-running NBC comedy series SCRUBS was in development. Now, Entertainment Weekly has revealed a much better picture of what the production will look - and sound - like. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Shirley Bassey to Make Broadway Return in AFTER MIDNIGHT?
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Music legend Shirley Bassey, perhaps best known in the U.S. for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films may be making a return to Broadway in the new musical AFTER MIDNIGHT. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Photo Coverage: Idina Menzel & Cast of IF/THEN Give Fan Concert Preview in NYC!
by Walter McBride - February 14, 2014

If/Then, starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel, will begin previews on Broadway on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and will officially open on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The new musical If/Then reunites Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif(director), the creative team behind the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal. Just last night, the cast gave a free concert preview to fans and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Box Office Opens at Belasco Theatre on 2/19
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 19 at 10 AM at the Belasco Theatre Box Office (111 West 44th Street) for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 NEWSIES Spreads The Love With Shareable & Printable Valentine's Day Cards
by Pat Cerasaro - February 14, 2014

A thoughtful and attractive series of promotional Valentine's Day cards showcasing the favorite characters and the stars who play them from Disney's hit screen-to-stage adaptation of NEWSIES is now available to view - and share! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley and More Set for I WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU: 54 SINGS SIDE SHOW, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Lauren Kennedy, Norm Lewis, Jeff McCarthy, Hugh Panaro, Alice Ripley, The Skivvies and more will take part in 'I Will Never Leave You: 54 Sings Side Show' on March 9, 2014 at 54 Below. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 Photo Flash: 2014 Westminster 'Best In Show' Winner Makes Surprise Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Audience members at the smash hit musical Kinky Boots were in for a special treat last night, when Sky, the Wire Fox Terrier who was named 'Best in Show' at the Westminster Dog Show earlier this week, made a surprise appearance in the Tony Award-winning show. Check out a look back at her debut below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 14 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/14- WEST SIDE STORY
by Stage Tube - February 14, 2014

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY opened at the Minskoff Theatre, where it ran for 333 performances. West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins. It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. Set in New York City in the mid-1950s, the musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. Bernstein's score for the musical has become extremely popular; it includes 'Something's Coming', 'Maria', 'America', 'Somewhere', 'Tonight', 'Jet Song', 'I Feel Pretty', 'A Boy Like That', 'One Hand, One Heart', 'Gee, Officer Krupke' and 'Cool'. (more...)




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