Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, February 28, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 FLASH FRIDAY: Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM Waltzes & Rhumbas To The Stage!
by Pat Cerasaro - February 28, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the recently announced stage adaptation of visionary theatre and film director Baz Luhrmann's blazing 1992 'Red Curtain Trilogy' entry STRICTLY BALLROOM, for which he has aligned a particularly impressive assortment of creative team members, with rehearsals currently underway for an opening set at the end of next month. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Track By Track Analysis Of Lea Michele's LOUDER
by Pat Cerasaro - February 28, 2014

Lea Michele's long-awaited solo album LOUDER is now streaming and a track by track analysis of the song selections is available to sample via a new promotional video. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 First Look At West End Premiere Of URINETOWN! Plus, Promo Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - February 28, 2014

A preliminary sneak peek at the new West End mounting of multi-Tony Award-winning musical comedy URINETOWN is now available to view, including a first photo of the cast in action as well as a new promotional trailer. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Photo Flash: Inside the Eye of the Tiger: First Look at Andy Karl, Margo Seibert & More in Broadway's ROCKY!
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

The new musical ROCKY is currently in previews at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre ahead of an official bow on March 13. Below, check out a first look at the production with Andy Karl, Terence Archie, Margo Seibert and more! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 LES MISERABLES Broadway Revival with Ramin Karimloo, Caissie Levy & Will Swenson Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES begins previews on Broadway tomorrow, today, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night for LES MISERABLES is Sunday, March 23. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Sherlock Holmes Goes to the Theatre and Reviews Broadway!
by Hilary Kelly - February 28, 2014

You can drag a Holmes to water, but you can't make him drink. The beleaguered Holmes parents brought their highly functioning sociopath of a son - and presumably Mycroft, though the whole venture was likely his idea - to see several Broadway musicals, and Sherlock didn't disappoint. While his family was enjoying popular showstoppers like 'Brotherhood of Man', 'At the Ballet', and 'One Day More', Sherlock was quietly deducting away and was gracious enough to share his observations with The Toast. We've included some highlights for your enjoyment below. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Matt Damon Reveals Secret Love Of THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Pat Cerasaro - February 28, 2014

Academy Award-winning actor and screenwriter Matt Damon recently revealed a heretofore unknown passion for not only karaoke, but a certain animated movie musical mermaid he particularly enjoys paying tribute to in doing so - none other than the classic Oscar-winning score for THE LITTLE MERMAID, penned by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- MAMMA MIA!'s Elena Ricardo
by BWW Staff - February 28, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Elena Ricardo, who is starring as 'Sophie Sheridan' in Mamma Mia!- currently playing at the Broadhurst Theatre. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 STAGE TUBE: Kevin Spacey Chronicles RICHARD III in 'Now: In The Wings On A World Stage' Documentary- Watch Trailer Now!
by Stage Tube - February 28, 2014

Superstar of the stage and screen Kevin Spacey has been on fire this year. The second season of House of Cards was released earlier this month by Netflix, but that was not all that he had on his plate recently. Spacey, the Artistic Director of London's Old Vic, recently concluded an extended run as the title character in Richard III, which which he toured the world as a part of the Bridge Project. Now, Spacey will self-distribute a documentary film on his experience in the play, titled 'Now: In The Wings On A World Stage'. Check out the just-released trailer below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Hunter Foster, Katie Finneran & More Set for IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE at 54 Below, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Autopsy Reveals Philip Seymour Hoffman Died From Toxic Mix of Drugs
by Movies News Desk - February 28, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that the New York City medical examiner's office has determined Philip Seymour Hoffman died from 'accidental acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine'. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 BWW TV: Valisia LeKae Discusses Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis on THE DOCTORS: 'I'm Doing Very, Very Well'
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 28, 2014

Broadway star Valisia LeKae visited the Emmy-winning syndicated daytime talk show, THE DOCTORS, today, Friday, February 28 to discuss her recent ovarian cancer diagnosis. In the interview below, LeKae opens up about the incredible progress she's made on her road to recover, and most importantly, confirms she's doing 'very, very well.' (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 First Trailer For New UK Revival Of THE PAJAMA GAME Starring Joanna Riding & Michael Xavier
by Pat Cerasaro - February 28, 2014

A first look at the new West End revival of musical comedy classic THE PAJAMA GAME starring Joanna Riding and Michael Xavier is now available to view. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 MEGA STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/28- Bernadette Peters
by Stage Tube - February 28, 2014

Happy Birthday, Bernadette Peters! Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, as well as performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two (plus an honorary award), and nine Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards. Regarded by many as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim, Peters is particularly noted for her roles on the Broadway stage, including in the musicals Mack and Mabel, Sunday in the Park with George, Song and Dance, Into the Woods, Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Do You Hear the People Sing? Welcome the Company of LES MISERABLES for the Show's Broadway Return!
by Meet the Cast - February 28, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES begins previews on Broadway tomorrow, Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The official opening night for LES MISERABLES is Sunday, March 23. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus watch a video of the company in rehearsal! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 X FACTOR Musical I CAN'T SING! Postpones Tomorrow's First Performance; Previews Will Now Begin Next Week
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

Stage Entertainment and Syco Entertainment, the producers of I Can't Sing! at the London Palladium, have announced that the beginning of preview performances have again been postponed due to a technical problem with one of the show's set pieces. Performances were originally slated to begin yesterday, Feb. 27. As of now, the first preview is set for sometime next week. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Anita Gillette, Ann Hampton Callaway, THE VAUDEVILLIANS & More Score 2014 Mac Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), dedicated to advancing the art and business of live entertainment, has announced the nominees for the 2014 MAC Awards. Winners in twenty-five categories will be voted by the MAC membership by anonymous ballot and announced at the MAC Awards Gala on March 27th at BB King's Blue Club in Times Square at: 237 W. 42 St between 7th and 8th Avenues. Tickets start at $50.00. For additional information on MAC, to become a member, or to order tickets to the event, visit: http://macnyc.com. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 In the Spotlight Series: The Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Walter McBride - February 28, 2014

The upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, begins performances Saturday evening, March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (247 West 47 Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 3. The 14-week limited engagement run is scheduled through Sunday, June 15. Below you can check out photos of the company in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 VIDEO: New Trailer for LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN - Lea Michele, Bernadette Peters, Megan Hilty and More!
by Movies News Desk - February 28, 2014

LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN from Summertime Entertainment and Clarius Entertainment hits theaters on May 9, 2014. The film features the voice talents of Lea Michele (Dorothy), Jim Belushi (Lion), Dan Aykroyd (Scarecrow), Kelsey Grammer (Tin Man) and Bernadette Peters (Glinda), each giving new life to familiar Oz characters. Check out the latest trailer for the movie below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Feb. 28 Photo Flash: Matt Doyle, Hunter Foster, Ryan Scott Oliver & More in Rehearsal for Prospect Theater's JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2014

Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances are March 16 through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. A press opening is scheduled for March 26 at 7:30pm. Below, check out a first look at the cast and creative team in rehearsal! (more...)


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