Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, March 21, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 MUPPETS MOST WANTED Gets Special Showing at El Capitan Theatre, Now thru 4/17
by Movies News Desk - March 21, 2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of 'Muppets Most Wanted,' the latest Muppets adventure from Disney in Dolby Atmos from today, March 21-April 17, 2014. Guests have the opportunity to see Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy sing live on stage before every showing of the movie. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Photo Coverage: Baby T from WALKING WITH DINOSAURS Takes Over Times Square
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - March 21, 2014

Dinosaurs once again roam the earth when the spectacular production, WALKING WITH DINOSAURS THE ARENA SPECTACULAR, based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, returns to North America this summer. The show that critics have called 'awesome', 'spectacular' and 'breathtaking' will commence a new tour in Cleveland from July 9-13, 2014. This updated production will showcase changes to the dinosaurs based on the latest scientific research including the likely feathering of some species. Worldwide, more than eight million people have seen this show in 243 cities and over 2,000 performances. A baby Tyrannosaurus Rex, star of WALKING WITH DINOSAURS, was in Times Square yesterday and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special event. Check out photos below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 FLASH FRIDAY: Disney's Magical Musicals - ALADDIN To THE LION KING To FROZEN & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - March 21, 2014

Today we are celebrating the many marvelous musicals that have been produced by Disney on Broadway over the last two decades, with a special focus on the two most popular properties of the moment - Broadway's ALADDIN and mega-hit movie musical FROZEN. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 BWW Reviews: Disney Does Musical Comedy Right With ALADDIN
by Michael Dale - March 21, 2014

The laughs are plentiful, the songs are bright and jazzy and there's not an actor dressed as an animal or inanimate object in sight . (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Photo Coverage: ALADDIN Cast Celebrates a Shining, Shimmering, Splendid Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - March 21, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opened on Broadway last night, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, after beginning performances on February 26th, 2014. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award® and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken(Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winnerTim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerCasey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and below you can check out full photo coverage from the after party! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Idina Menzel on John Travolta Flub: 'I've Only Benefited From It'
by Movies News Desk - March 21, 2014

In the interview, the talented actress addressed John Travolta's now infamous flub when he introduced her as 'Adele Dazeem' (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 New Rockettes Show HEART AND LIGHTS Postponed Until 2015
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

MSG Entertainment today annnounced postponement of its new live theatrical production, Heart and Lights with The Rockettes, until next year. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Magical Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - March 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and below you can check out full photo coverage from the curtain call! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 BWW TV: Behind the Scenes of SUBMISSIONS ONLY with Kelli O'Hara & Will Swenson!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - March 21, 2014

Below, check out a behind the scenes clip of guest stars Kelli O'Hara and Will Swenson on the Submissions Only set! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - March 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and below you can check out full photo coverage from the theatre arrivals! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 BWW TV: On the Purple Carpet for Opening Night of ALADDIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and Richard Ridge was on hand for the special purple carpet to chat with the evening's guests. Below, check out interviews with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kate Wetherhead, Michael Arden, Harvey Fierstein, Corey Cott, Josh Strickland, Alan Menken, Cheyenne Jackson, Laura Benanti and more! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine & Lauren Ambrose, A GREAT WILDERNESS & More Set for WTF's 2014 Nikos Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Nikos Stage offerings, completing the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Nikos Stage season kicks off on July 9th with the East Coast premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's acclaimed play A Great Wilderness (July 9 - 20) and will also include a revival of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love, directed by Daniel Aukin with Lauren Ambrose (making her Festival debut) and Chris Pine (returning to Williamstown after 12 years), playing July 24 - August 3. The Nikos Stage season ends with the anticipated return of the PigPen Theatre Co.'s celebrated production of The Old Man and the Old Moon (August 6 - 17). (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Photo Flash: IF/THEN's Idina Menzel Poses for Cover of Billboard Magazine
by Hilary Kelly - March 21, 2014

Idina Menzel, star of stage and screen, posed for this week's cover of Billboard Magazine - which declared her to be 'The (Not So) New 'It' Girl'. 'It' girl is spot on - Menzel's performance of Let it Go from the hit movie Frozen just recently cracked the Top 10 on Billboard's own Hot 100 chart, and Menzel recently returned to Broadway for the first time since her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba in Wicked. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 THE RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN COLLECTION Coming To Blu-ray, Out 4/29
by Pat Cerasaro - March 21, 2014

Legendary Broadway and Hollywood songwriting duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein will be celebrated in a new Blu-ray box set set for release next month titled THE RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN COLLECTION according to a new listing. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Photo Flash: Alan Cumming Takes Stunning Selfie Before CABARET's First Preview!
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

Alan Cumming Tweeted a selfie in costume backstage at Studio 54, just ahead of Cabaret's first preview on Broadway tonight. He wrote: 'So this is happening... @Cabaret_Musical preview #1 Like in a couple of hours!!' Check out the stunning photo below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Hytner to End Run at National Theatre with New Tom Stoppard Play
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

BBC News reports that Sir Nicholas Hytner will close out his run with the National Theatre by directing a new play by Tom Stoppard. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 Rachel York, Gary Beach, Judy Kaye, Max von Essen & More to Star in Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's ANYTHING GOES Concert, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 BWW TV: Chatting with JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Ace Young & Diana DeGarmo!
by Steve Schonberg - March 21, 2014

The Independent Presenters Network presents the 2014 national tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, the new tour launched at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH, on March 4, 2014, and is currently playing at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. In the below video, Steve Schonberg chats with the show's leads, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young, about the tour so far! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 STAGE TUBE: Patina Miller Preps for Lincoln Center: Tony Winner Talks Making it in New York, Finding Her Gift & More
by Stage Tube - March 21, 2014

Coming this Spring, Live From Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series will present Patina Miller. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Pippin, Miller is both a fresh new face and a performer at the very top of her game. Her first concert special features music ranging from classic R&B to Broadway's best. Below, check out two new behind-the-scenes interviews for evening, in which Miller opens up about making it in New York City, finding her gift, and more! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Mar. 21 In the Spotlight Series: VIOLET's Colin O'Donnell
by Walter McBride - March 21, 2014

Two-time Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster returns to Roundabout in the highly anticipated Broadway debut of the musical Violet, following the acclaimed concert performance at City Center Encores! Off-Center. Below you can check out photos of Colin Donnell in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)


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