Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, January 3, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Future Broadway Boy?
by Breaking Down the Riffs - January 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest, most comprehensive theatre site on the net, recently announced the newest addition to its line-up of original, engaging, star-filled TV programs- YouTube sensation and Broadway vet Natalie Weiss with her hit series that's sure to entertain - BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS. We are excited to exclusively bring you the latest episode, in which Natalie breaks down the riffs of The Broadway Boys with Shawn Molko. Check out the full episode below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 FROZEN-Themed Attraction Heading to EPCOT's Norway Pavillion?
by Movies News Desk - January 03, 2014

Pull on your snow boots and zip up your parkas! It looks like an all-new attraction based on Disney's hit animated film FROZEN, now in theaters, is heading to Disneyworld's EPCOT's Norway Pavilion (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Rob Marshall Comments On 'Amazing' Chris Pine In INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - January 03, 2014

Modern movie musical master Rob Marshall reveals his enthusiasm and excitement for one of the stars of his forthcoming big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS as part of a new interview - Chris Pine. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Dan Stevens Plans to Watch New Season of DOWNTON ABBEY Along with U.S. Audiences
by TV News Desk - January 03, 2014

Dan Stevens, whose DOWNTON ABBEY character Matthew Crawley was killed off in a car accident during the final moments of last year's Christmas episode, plans to watch the upcoming fourth season of the show along with American audiences. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Broadway Snow Day UPDATE: All Shows on for Today!
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Winter Storm Hercules is continuing to wreak havoc in the Northeast, with a Winter Storm Warning in effect through today at 1PM, but that doesn't mean that Broadway will be affected by the extreme weather.The Broadway League has given the all-clear for today's performances on the Great White Way in New York City. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Photo Flash: Steamy First Look at Zach Braff, Marin Mazzie & More in Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY; Plus Behind the Scenes Video!
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Entertainment Weekly has revealed a steamy first look at the cast of Woody Allen's new musical BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, heading into the St. James Theatre this April. Below, check out the photo, as well as a behind-the-scenes video of the shoot! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 New Broadway Press Agency- Matt Ross Public Relations to Launch on 1/6
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Matt Ross Public Relations - a new agency dedicated to creating and executing focused, impactful publicity campaigns for theatre productions and entities in New York and beyond - will open its doors for business on Monday, January 6, 2014. The agency will consist of founder Matt Ross and associate Nicole Capatasto, both formerly of The Hartman Group. Clients will include Murder For Two; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; the upcoming Broadway revival of On The Town; and Maxolev Productions (Howard & Janet Kagan); with additional projects to be announced in the near future. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Kristin Chenoweth Appears on OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth opens up about her misfit childhood and two marriage near-misses; 'Queer Eye's' Fab Five reunite ten years after a groundbreaking debut, and Gary Busey reveals the truth about cocaine, sobriety and motorcycle helmets on an all-new episode of 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' airing tonight, January 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Starring Brian F. O'Byrne, Debra Messing and More, Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, directed by Doug Hughes, will begin performances tonight, January 3 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This strictly limited 11 week engagement will open Thursday, January 23. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Four: Broadway Run & The Future - Litigation, Celebration & Vegas
by Tyler Peterson - January 03, 2014

Today's final edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' chronicles the production's three-year run, eclipsing the expectations of critics and naysayers that claimed Spidey would fail to weave his web on the Great White Way. From Taymor's notorious legal battle with the show's producers, to an official closing notice, SPIDER-MAN has managed to remain at the Foxwoods night after night, providing audiences with a never-before-seen evening of theatre - and the promise of a Las Vegas venture in the near future. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Jeff Daniels at 54 Below!
by Walter McBride - January 03, 2014

Actor and singer Jeff Daniels will perform in concert at 54 below continuing tonight, January 3 and 4 at 8PM and 11PM. You know Daniels from his Tony Award-nominated performances in shows like God of Carnage, from his Academy Award-nominated performances in movies like The Squid and The Whale ... and for starring as anchorman Will McAvoy in Aaron Sorkin's HBO series, The Newsroom. You may recall his years on and off Broadway in plays like Lanford Wilson's 5th of July and Redwood Curtain. Daniels just gave a special performance preview to the press and you can check out photos from the event below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Clay Aiken 'Actively Considering' Run for Seat in U.S. Congress
by TV News Desk - January 03, 2014

According to The Washington Blade, Clay Aiken, the runner-up on the second season of American Idol, is 'actively considering' a run for U.S. Congress, representing North Carolina's 2nd congressional district. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Broadway Snow Day Evening UPDATE: All Shows on for Friday Night!
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Winter Storm Hercules seems to have wrapped up in New York City, and despite the snowfall, the shows will go on on Broadway tonight as all productions will play their normal schedules.The Broadway League has given the all-clear for today's performances on the Great White Way in New York City. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 20at20 2014 Ticket Promotion Available 1/21-2/9
by Pat Cerasaro - January 03, 2014

A tantalizingly offer for tickets to a host of exciting Off-Broadway productions will be presented once again by The Broadway Alliance later this month through early February as part of the bi-annual 20at20 ticket promotion. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 New Promo For Bryan Cranston In ALL THE WAY
by Pat Cerasaro - January 03, 2014

An attention-grabbing new promotional advertisement has been unveiled featuring multi-award-winning stage and screen star Bryan Cranston in the new political drama All the Way. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 In the Spotlight Series: ROCKY's Andy Karl
by Walter McBride - January 03, 2014

Rocky, which is set to open at the Winter Garden Theatre on March 13, 2014, brings to life the iconic and inspiring story of struggling small time Philly boxer, RockyBalboa, who gets a once-in-a-lifetime shot to go the distance against heavyweight champ Apollo Creed. Both an adrenaline-infused spectacle and a surprising story of blossoming romance between two lonely outsiders, Rocky is a heart-stopping and viscerally theatrical new musical for everyone brave enough to follow their dream. Below you can check out photos of Karl in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin to Celebrate 100th Performance on Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2014

Tomorrow evening, January 4, A Night With Janis Joplin, the new Broadway musical, will celebrate its 100th regular performance at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Don Black Showcased In Star-Studded DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER BBC Concert Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - January 03, 2014

A star-studded concert featuring many of the most familiar faces from the West End stage are on hand for a spectacular new special spotlighting famed lyricist Don Black titled DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: THE Don Black STORY. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER's Mark Ledbetter
by BWW Staff - January 03, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Mark Ledbetter who is starring in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder- currently playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jan. 3 Up on the Marquee: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by Walter McBride - January 03, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of John Patrick Shanley's Outside Mullingar, directed by Doug Hughes, will begin performances tonight, January 3 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This strictly limited 11 week engagement will open Thursday, January 23. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)




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