Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, January 17, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 FLASH FRIDAY: Ship Of Dreams! TITANIC Is Set To Sail Back To Broadway This Fall
by Pat Cerasaro - January 17, 2014

Today we are celebrating a particularly epic and emotionally stirring Best Musical Tony Award winner just announced to be returning to the Great White Way later this year in a stripped-down, back-to-basics production - TITANIC! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 Meryl Streep Sings 'Children Will Listen' & Talks INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - January 17, 2014

Internationally celebrated three-time Academy Award-winning stage and screen star Meryl Streep stopped by UK chat show LORRAINE earlier this week and previewed her most hotly anticipated upcoming role, that of The Witch in the big screen version of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS by deigning to croon a classic tune from the cherished score. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Sings Touching Farewell Tribute to Jay Leno
by TV News Desk - January 17, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Broadway vet Kristin Chenowth offered a touching farewell to longtime host Jay Leno, singing the Charlie Chaplin classic, 'Smile.' (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 Chris Pine Sings & Talks INTO THE WOODS On Jimmy Kimmel LIVE
by Pat Cerasaro - January 17, 2014

Internationally recognized screen superstar Chris Pine visited Jimmy Kimmel LIVE last night and generously showed off his singing skills in anticipation of his hotly anticipated big screen role in the stage to screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS, co-starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp and set to be released this Christmas. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 VIDEO: 'Into the Woods' Star Chris Pine Croons Sinatra on KIMMEL
by TV News Desk - January 17, 2014

Chris Pine stopped by last night's Jimmy Kimmel LIVE, and was shocked when Kimmel told him that his 'Into The Woods' co-star Meryl Streep called him a 'great singer' during her recent guest spot on the show. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 FROZEN Video of the Day: 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman' Goes Horror Movie
by Movies News Desk - January 17, 2014

Today we present an eerie version of 'Do You Want To Build A Snowman', which could have come right out of a horror movie! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 BWW TV Exclusive: Celebrating MATILDA's Grammy Nominated Score- 'Loud' Music Video!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 17, 2014

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda The Musical, currently playing at the Shubert Theatre, is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl(Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). It is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her destiny. The show has been nominated for a 2014 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive series which features music videos from the show's Grammy nominated score. Today we are featuring 'Loud'! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 VIDEO: THE CHEW's Carla Hall Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's NEWSIES
by TV News Desk - January 17, 2014

On yesterday's THE CHEW on ABC, host Carla Hall got a backstage pass and a firsthand look at Broadway's hit musical NEWSIES. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 Photo Coverage: Rebecca Hall and MACHINAL Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - January 17, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened last night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 Twitter Watch: First Look at Carly Rae Jepsen in Her CINDERELLA Gown!
by BWW Staff - January 17, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Carly Rae Jepsen wrote 'Literally having a ball. @cinderellabway #cinderellabway (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 STAGE TUBE: Carol Channing Relives Super Bowl Halftime Performance!
by Stage Tube - January 17, 2014

Many know Carol Channing for her work on the Broadway stage, but she was also the first-ever solo artist to perform during a Super Bowl Halftime Show. In the video, Channing surprises unsuspecting Bingo players with a spontaneous Halftime performance, as part of Pepsi's 'Get Hyped for Halftime' campaign. Among the Bingo players was Rory O'Conner, who actually attended Super Bowl IV in 1970 when Channing originally performed. Check it out below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 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) will begin performances tonight, January 17, 2014, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Daniel Radcliffe & More in Broadway-Bound THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN
by Stage Tube - January 17, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, the Michael Grandage Company production of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage, will open on Broadway during the afternoon of Sunday, April 20 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Previews will begin Saturday, April 12. Tickets are available now through www.Telecharge.com. Below, check out a sneak peek of Radcliffe and the rest of the cast in action! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 VIDEO: Ellen Burstyn Talks New Lifetime Film FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - January 17, 2014

Broadway veteran Ellen Burstyn (Picnic), Heather Graham and Kiernan Sipka, the stars of the new Lifetime movie adaptation of the clasic novel 'Flowers in the Attic,' by VC Andrews, stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about working on the suspenseful new film. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 CINDERELLA's Carly Rae Jepsen Set to Visit GMA on 1/20
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2014

On Monday, January 20, multi-platinum pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen will visit ABC's Good Morning America to talk about stepping into the famed glass slippers as she prepares to make her Broadway debut in the title role of CINDERELLA on Broadway. As part of the segment, Ms. Jepsen will give GMA an exclusive behind the scenes look at CINDERELLA, about to begin its 2nd year at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Jepsen will make her Broadway debut on February 4 along side film and television star Fran Drescher, who begins that date in the role of Cinderella's wicked stepmother Madame. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 VIDEO: Meryl Streep Reveals She Was Shocked by Oscar Nom on ELLEN
by Movies News Desk - January 17, 2014

Legendary actress Meryl Streep stopped by the daytime talk show ELLEN yesterday and told the host she was shocked by her record-breaking Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her role in August: Osage County. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 2013 BroadwayWorld Central NY Awards Winners Announced - Libby Servais, Daniel Burns & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 17, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Central NY winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 BroadwayWorld.com Shares Anniversary Show Excitement and an Alliance With Animal Haven on Manhattan's Lower East Side
by BWW Special Coverage - January 17, 2014

As rehearsals and plans are in full swing, for Monday night's sold out performances at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater of BROADWAYWORLD.COM VISITS OZ, Robert Diamond and BWW staffers want to do some 'shout outs'. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 BWW Blog: Sherz Aletaha of Off-Broadway's DISASTER! - High F's and What's What
by Guest Blogger: Sherz Aletaha - January 17, 2014

So I'm realizing that I haven't really told you guys what I do in Disaster! My bad, BroadwayWorld. I'm one of three ensemble members, and I also understudy three roles: (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 17 Brent Barrett Will Return to Broadway's CHICAGO as 'Billy Flynn' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2014

On Monday, January 20, the company of Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical smash Chicago is pleased to welcome back Olivier Award nominee Brent Barrett in a new return engagement to the starring role of 'that silver-tongued Prince of the Courtroom,' Billy Flynn. (more...)




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