Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, May 2, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Julie Andrews Talk Frozen on B'way, SOM, Adele Dazeem & More
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2014

Broadway legends Julie Andrews and Idina Menzel appeared together in the Bravo Clubhouse on last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE. Below, check out clips from the show (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 FLASH FRIDAY: A Kevin Spacey Cornucopia - Stage, Big Screen, Small Screen & NOW
by Pat Cerasaro - May 02, 2014

Shining a spotlight on one of the greatest actors alive, today we celebrate the stunning stage and screen career of actor, director and patron of the arts Kevin Spacey. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 VIDEO: Andy Karl & ROCKY Cast Perform 'Keep on Standing' on 'Letterman'
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2014

Andy Karl and cast members from Broadway's ROCKY performed on last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 VIDEO: IF/THEN's Idina Menzel on Today's 'Live': 'I'm Embraced by a Beautiful Show'
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2014

On today's 'Live with Kelly and Michael', Tony Award winner IDINA MENZEL stopped by to chat about her new Broadway musical 'If/Then.' (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 BWW Interviews: Laura Benanti Talks NURSE JACKIE, SOUND OF MUSIC & B'Way Return
by Caryn Robbins - May 02, 2014

Benanti spoke exclusively to BWW about her guest starring role, her recent experience on NBC's live presentation of The Sound of Music and the possibilty that she will soon return to her 'true love,' the Broadway stage! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 BWW TV: SUBMISSIONS ONLY Cast 'Plays It Cool' on the Set of Episode 5
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - May 02, 2014

Take a look inside the "making of" Submissions Only: Episode 5, with guest stars Linda Lavin, Joel Grey, Tony Roberts, Chris Sarandon and Richard Easton! Filmmaker Karen Curtiss was on hand to capture the S.O. team in action, as they rubbed elbows with the theater legends and did their best to "play it cool." (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME- Watch a Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 02, 2014

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, is currently in rehearsal, will previews beginning on Monday, June 2 and opening night on Thursday, June 19 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME is written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon. BroadwayWorld was inside rehearsal with the cast and you can catch a sneak peek of the cast in action below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events to Be Honored at The 2014 Theatre Museum Awards For Excellence
by BWW Special Coverage - May 02, 2014

The Theatre Museum has announced the honorees for the 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation. The 2014 Theatre Museum Awards will take place on Tuesday, May 27th at 6PMat The Players Club 16 Gramercy Park, NYC. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 VIDEO: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Saul Williams Chats Role; Performs on 'Colbert'
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2014

Poet, musician and actor Saul Williams, will soon star in the Tupac-inspired Broadway musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me', appeared on last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo & Matt Bomer Discuss THE NORMAL HEART
by Pat Cerasaro - May 02, 2014

A series of new behind the scenes interview featurettes for the forthcoming HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, are now available to view, featuring stars Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer and more. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 KINKY BOOTS to Take Break May 8-13; Univision Buys Out Theatre for Upfronts
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Broadway's smash hit musical Kinky Boots will take a short break next week, as Univision has bought out the Al HIrschfeld Theatre for upfronts for May 8-13. The adjusted Kinky Boots schedule is as follows: (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 MEAN GIRLS Musical to Get Workshops This Summer, Fall; Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond Looking for Fresh Talent
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Vulture interviewed Tina Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, at last night's Jazz at Lincoln Center gala and learned some juicy details about the upcoming MEAN GIRLS musical. The comedy film celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and Fey and Richmond said they're hoping MEAN GIRLS will hit the stage in time for -- or ahead of -- its 15th anniversary. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Nicholas Martin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated theatre director and actor Nicholas Martin, who passed away on Tuesday at age 75. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, Friday May 2nd, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 AMERICAN IDOL's Top-4 Theme & Showtune Suggestions: RENT, DOGFIGHT, CABARET, AVENUE Q, and More
by Matt Tamanini - May 02, 2014

As first reported by TVLine.com, AMERICAN IDOL's Top-4 Week is going to take a very IF/THEN look at love with the theme 'Love: Break-Ups and Make-Ups.' So, after last night's elimination of personality vacuum Sam Woolf, IDOL's Final Four; Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, and Alex Preston, will each take their turns with two songs each that 'celebrate the agony and the ecstasy of music's greatest theme.' (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 AMERICAN IDOL Recap: IDOL Game Changer Can't Prevent Major Elimination
by Matt Tamanini - May 02, 2014

Oh boy! Tonight's elimination episode kicked off with Ryan Seacrest teasing a 'shocking twist' that none of the idols will see coming. After last week's absolutely not-shocking 'shocking' elimination, I was more than a little weary of trusting Ryan. Next he said that each finalist will have a difficult decision to make. I wasn't sure if this would actually end up being 'game-changer' or just another in a long line of IDOL swerves. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 Photo Flash: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! Takes on HEDWIG, CABARET, ROCKY, ALADDIN & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The gloves are off! One of the most highly anticipated new shows of the season, Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! opens Sunday, May 4th at 7PM at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street - between 8th and 9th Avenue). This up-to-the-minute new edition will include Alessandrini's takes on Hedwig, Idina Menzel, Rocky, Cabaret, The Bridges of Madison County, Aladdin, Pippin, the turntable-less Les Miz, Motown, The Sound of Music Live!, Bullets Over Broadway, Kinky Boots and Matilda, among others. Check out new photos from the production below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 Jim Parsons & Taylor Kitsch Discuss THE NORMAL HEART
by Pat Cerasaro - May 02, 2014

A series of new behind the scenes interview featurettes for the forthcoming HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, are now available to view, featuring supporting players Jim Parsons and Taylor Kitsch. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 Review Roundup: HERE LIES LOVE Reopens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - May 02, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Calls Role of Richard III 'A Monster to Do' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 02, 2014

Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stopped by this morning's TODAY to chat about his new documentary on the British Theatre Company's tour of Shakespeare's 'Richard III' (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 2 Photo Flash: Idina Menzel, Julie Andrews Stop By WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 02, 2014

Broadway legends Julie Andrews and Idina Menzel appeared together in the Bravo Clubhouse on last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE. (more...)


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