Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, July 25, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 BWW Exclusive: OSU Music Alums, Teachers, Parents Sound Off on Marching Band Sex Scandal - Is Jon Waters a Scapegoat?
by Christina Mancuso - July 25, 2014

As BWW reported yesterday, The Ohio State University has fired Band Director Jon Waters citing 'serious cultural issues and an environment conducive to sexual harassment within the Marching Band.' The findings showed that conduct of the band and staff 'is inconsistent with the University's values and Title IX requirements.' (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 FLASH FRIDAY: Patti LuPone Pandemonium! EVITA To 54 Below
by Pat Cerasaro - July 25, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's best-loved leading ladies in honor of her new cabaret show kicking off this week at 54 Below, the one and only Patti LuPone. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Demi Lovato, Lea Michele & More Added to TEEN CHOICE 2014 Line-Up
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2014

Platinum-selling singer, songwriter, actress and TEEN CHOICE Award winner Demi Lovato will perform "Really Don't Care" with Cher Lloyd and Platinum-selling artist Rita Ora will perform "I Will Never Let You Down" on TEEN CHOICE 2014 (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Gary Barlow Previews FINDING NEVERLAND Title Tune
by Pat Cerasaro - July 25, 2014

The hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in previews out of town and a preliminary sneak peek of the score for the show is now available to hear. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Recent Concerts, Return to Broadway & More on THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2014

The multi talented Kristin Chenoweth stopped by ABC's THE VIEW today to talk about her fun Allstate webisodes (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Broadway-Bound Version of RIO in the Works? ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS Live Show Also Set to Tour
by Movies News Desk - July 25, 2014

Broadway producer Michael Cohl has inked a licensing deal with Twentieth Century Fox to bring two of the studio's hit films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED, to the stage. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 New Extended Promo For Alan Menken's Musical Series GALAVANT
by Pat Cerasaro - July 25, 2014

An impressive first look at the new musical TV series featuring the music of multi-award-winning composer Alan Menken, GALAVANT, is now available to view. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Photo Coverage: Casts of BULLETS, CINDERELLA, PHANTOM & More Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - July 25, 2014

This week's event is set to feature the casts of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Jeremy Stolle, Jeremy Hays andMary Michael Patterson), PIECE OF MY HEART (De'adre Aziza, Derrick Baskin, Bryan Fenkart, Linda Hart, Leslie Kritzer, Zak Resnick, Joseph Siravo, Teal Wicks, Carleigh Bettiol, Teresa Gattison, Shonica Gooden, Sydney James Harcourt, Jessica McRoberts, Ralph Meitzler, Harris Milgrim, Michael Milan, Heather Parcells, Gabrielle Ruiz, Amos Wolff, Mark Zeisler ), CINDERELLA (Paige Faure, Joe Carroll, Nancy Opel, Jill Abramowtiz, Stephanie Gibson andLaura Irion), AVENUE Q (Darren Bluestone, Sala Iwamatsu, Jason Jacoby and Veronica Kuehn) and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY (Zach Braff, Clyde Alves, Preston Truman Boyd, Jim Borstelmann, Casey Garvin, Dan Horn, Andy Jones, Kevin Ligon, Kevin Worley, Nick Cordero, Betsy Wolfe). (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 VIDEO: Audra McDonald Says Julliard Helped Her Get Through Dark Period
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2014

Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald sat down for a special interview on 'Popcorn with Peter Travers' and revealed how Julliard helped her get through a very dark period in her life. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Just In From the Musicians Union: Met Orchestra Musicians Blame Peter Gelb; Detail Plan to Save $20M
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

Local 802, American Federation of Musicians, and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra musicians today have commenced negotiations with Met Opera management including General Manager Peter Gelb. The union and the musicians released the attached report detailing the failed management and flawed artistic vision of Gelb during his 8-year tenure at the helm of the Met. The report analyzes the dismal reception of Gelb's expensive new productions by opera critics and patrons and also recommends specific strategies the Met could employ to save $20 Million annually by curtailing Gelb's lavish spending and realizing scheduling efficiencies. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Photo Flash: James Iglehart Hosts, Kristin Chenoweth Guests on Today's THE VIEW!
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2014

James Monroe Iglehart, 2014 Tony Award winner for his performance as Genie in Disney's Aladdin, served as a co-host on ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show THE VIEW today. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Liam Mower to Make Special Appearance in BILLY ELLIOT for Live Stream Broadcast, Sept. 28
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

On Sunday 28 September, Liam Mower will join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical for a special performance to be broadcast live from the Victoria Palace Theatre to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Mower, who will play the role of Older Billy, originated the role of Billy Elliot in 2005 along with George Maguire and James Lomas, and was the first boy ever to play the role on stage. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!
by Ken Womble - July 25, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Jose Llana! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Ben Fankhauser and Matthew McCorry Rose Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Gods Among Men'
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 25, 2014

This week's features composer is Alexander Sage Oyen. Newsies' Ben Fankhauser and Wicked's Matthew McCorry Rose performed this song from his new musical 'Outlaws' at our concert at 54 Below. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 BWW TV Exclusive: Fran Drescher Goes Backstage at CINDERELLA on WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 25, 2014

In an all-new episode of the popular series "Oprah: Where Are They Now?," Oprah Winfrey sits down for a one-on-one interview with fashion designer Nicole Richie; plus, more updates continue with actress Fran Drescher and comedian Tom Green, airing Sunday, July 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive preview clip of Drescher backstage at the Broadway Theatre, where she just concluded her run as 'Madame' in Cinderella! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 STAGE TUBE: First Look at Beth Malone, John Cudia and More in Highlights of SOUTH PACIFIC at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - July 25, 2014

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic South Pacific, a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22 - 27. Check out a first look below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 WAKE UP with BWW 7/25/14 - Iglehart Takes Over THE VIEW, BIG FISH in Chicago, MALA HIERBA and More!
by Jessica Showers - July 25, 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: James Monroe Iglehart co-hosts THE VIEW, DONKEY PUNCH and MALA HIERBA begin off-Broadway, BIG FISH swims back to Chicago and more! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Will Play Theater at Madison Square Garden this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2014

MSG Entertainment will present Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at the Theater at Madison Square Garden beginning Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 28. The limited engagement in New York City has been called "100 times better than any bedside story," by The New York Times. The classic Christmas story by Dr. Seuss springs to life on stage bringing the spirit of the holiday season to children and adults alike. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, August 20 at 10:00AM. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Sings 'Some Other Me' and 'You Learn to Live Without' from IF/THEN!
by Stage Tube - July 25, 2014

Idina Menzel recently stopped by WNYC's Soundcheck to talk about playing 'Liz' and 'Beth' in the new musical IF/THEN, then performed selections from the show alongside composer Tom Kitt in the studio. Watch her sing 'Some Other Me' and 'You Learn to Live Without' below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 25 Tony & Olivier Winner Jonathan Pryce Joins Cast of HBO's GAME OF THRONES
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2014

Pryce, a Tony and Olivier winner, will play the High Sparrow. His character is described as: 'A devout and pious man, the High Sparrow came to King's Landing to serve those forgotten by much of the world - the poor, the downtrodden and the infirm - and quickly amassed a large following. His fellow believers have swarmed over the city, ministering to the lowest and decrying the corruption of the highest.' (more...)


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