Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, June 6, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 BWW Exclusive: Cyndi Lauper Interviews Rosie O'Donnell About the TONYS, the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Award, Who She's Rooting For, Rosie's Theatre Kids & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - June 06, 2014

Two legends came together today with BroadwayWorld.com in honor of this Sunday's Tony Awards. Rosie O'Donnell (while en route to Parker's graduation), who will be receiving the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Award and Grammy, Tony, Emmy award-winner Cyndi Lauper chatted by phone (while on tour with Cher) about the Tonys, Rosie's Theatre Kids, her theatrical favorites, and of course about LAST year's big winner - KINKY BOOTS! The Isabelle Stevenson Award is presented annually to a member of the theatre community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service or charitable organizations. If that doesn't describe Rosie, we don't know what does. O'Donnell will be presented with the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Award for her commitment to arts education for New York City's public school children. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 FLASH FRIDAY: 2004 & 2014 Tony Awards Parallels Aplenty! With Hugh, Idina, Audra, NPH & More
by Pat Cerasaro - June 06, 2014

Today we celebrate the many parallels between the 2004 and 2014 Tony Award races with a celebration of both as we look ahead to this Sunday's 2014 Tony Awards telecast, hosted by none other than 2004 Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 2014 Tony Awards 'By the Numbers' - 110 Nominees, 210 Feet of Red Carpet and More
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2014

Before Broadway's biggest night on Sunday, June 8th, 44 productions will have opened on Broadway in the 2013-14 season. Of those productions, 12 were eligible for Best New Musical and 10 were eligible for Best New Play at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl & More in TONYS Actor Roundtable
by Stage Tube - June 06, 2014

Tony Award nominees Neil Patrick Harris, James Monroe Iglehart, Andy Karl, Jefferson Mays, Chris O'Dowd and Tony Shalhoub sat down with The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Feinberg (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 VIDEO: Grown Up ANNIE Returns to 'Seth Meyers' to Give Tony Preview!
by TV News Desk - June 06, 2014

Grown up Annie returned to LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS last night to give a preview of this year's Tony Awards, airing this Sunday. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 Producer Michael Cohl Reveals Reasons For JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Cancellation
by Pat Cerasaro - June 06, 2014

UK SUPERSTAR reality star winner and announced headliner for the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US arena tour that was abruptly cancelled on Friday, Ben Forster, has taken to social media to share his dissatisfaction with the decision by producers to abandon the tour, but remains hopeful even so. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, Andy Karl & Many More Featured in All-New TONYS Promo
by TV News Desk - June 06, 2014

Tony host Hugh Jackman is joined by Tony nominees Lena Hall, Sarah Greene, Audra McDonald, Andy Karl, Jefferson Mays and Bryan Cranston in an all-new promo for the 68th Annual Tony Awards. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at New TV Commercial for Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, ONCE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 06, 2014

From the very first note, ONCE draws you in and never lets go. This emotionally captivating musical is the only show on Broadway to have music that won the Academy AwardŽ, Grammy AwardŽ, Olivier Award and Tony AwardŽ. The New York Post says, this 'gem of a show wins its standing ovations the old-fashioned way: with a love story, great songs, compelling characters and inventive stagecraft.' BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive look at the show's latest television commerical! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3 Finale Trailer- with Judith Light, Jenn Colella and More!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - June 06, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, will air its newest and final episode of Season 3 onBroadwayWorld.com on Sunday, June 8, immediately following the Tony Awards broadcast. The season finale of Submissions Only will then be available to view on demand at any time throughout the day on Monday. Check out a trailer below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 Sneak Peek Clips Of Sutton Foster On New TV Series YOUNGER
by Pat Cerasaro - June 06, 2014

Some preliminary sneak peeks at two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Sutton Foster on her new TV Land series YOUNGER are now available to view. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Shares Stage Mishap on Today's LIVE
by TV News Desk - June 06, 2014

On this morning on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," Kelly and Michael sat down with "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" star FRAN DRESCHER, who revealed what's really going through her mind when's she on stage. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 Emma Watson Looking Likely For Unique New Movie Musical LA LA LAND?
by Pat Cerasaro - June 06, 2014

International movie star Emma Watson is looking likely to accept a role in a unique new movie musical titled LA LA LAND according to a new report. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 Official: Bartlett Sher to Direct Broadway Revival of THE KING AND I; Arrives Spring 2015!
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved musicals, The King and I, will be brought back to the stage by Lincoln Center Theater in Spring 2015. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Tony winner Bartlett will direct the revival. Casting has not yet been announced, though Rodgers and Hammerstein veteran Kelli O'Hara, who just concluded a run in Sher's The Bridges of Madison County, has long been rumored to lead the revival. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 BWW TV: The Marriage Plot! Exclusive Sneak Peek at Bryce Pinkham and the Cast of 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' in Rehearsal for the Tonys
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 06, 2014

GENTLEMAN's GUIDEPreparations are well underway for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony this Sunday! Cues were set, entrances timed, and performances streamlined during rehearsals today, June 5, at Radio City Music Hall, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to capture interviews with the stars and creative teams. Click below to watch a sneak peek at Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham the cast of the most Tony-nominated show this season -- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER -- in rehearsal for their 'trio' number 'I've Decided to Marry You', plus a chat with Pinkham after the run-through! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - June 06, 2014

It's that time of year, and I can't help but wonder if your CD collection and iPod are Tonys ready. This Broadway season has some really interesting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at the very least pre-ordering). (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Kennedy Center's SIDE SHOW 'Attractions' Photo Shoot
by Stage Tube - June 06, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents a reimagined production of Side Show, set to run in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music byHenry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Below, check out a behind-the-scenes look at the cast's recent 'Attractions' photo shoot! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 Special: Baayork Lee's National Asian Artists Project Puts on an OLIVER! To Remember
by BWW Special Coverage - June 06, 2014

Last night, Baayork Lee and her National Asian Artists Project raised the curtain on their production of OLIVER! The production that plays through tomorrow night only, was made possible with special permission from Cameron Mackintosh and Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 BWW TV: Willkommen! Exclusive Sneak Peek at Alan Cumming and the Cast of CABARET in Rehearsal for the Tonys
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 06, 2014

CABARET preparations are well underway for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony this Sunday! Cues were set, entrances timed, and performances streamlined during rehearsals today, June 5, at Radio City Music Hall, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to capture interviews with the stars and creative teams. Click below to watch a sneak peek at Alan Cumming and the cast of CABARET in rehearsal for the show's opening number 'Willkommen', plus words from ensemble members Leeds Hill (Bobby) and Dylan Paul (Victor)! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 JERSEY BOYS Movie Cast Talks Live Singing & More In New Video Interview
by Pat Cerasaro - June 06, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and the cast was on hand in Canada making multiple promotional appearances in honor of the movie musical edition of the long-running jukebox hit opening in movie theaters later this month. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jun. 6 30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #3 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Vs. INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - June 06, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the biggest battles for Best Musical with THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA versus INTO THE WOODS. (more...)


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