Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21

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

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 21, 2014

All of Broadway's biggest stars gathered yesterday afternoon, April 20, at the Cort Theatre to celebrate opening night of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh. BroadwyaWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet for the star-studded theatre arrivals, and below you can check out interviews with Michael Grandage, Joel Grey, Michael Mayer, and more! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Sutton Foster Talks New TV Series YOUNGER, Plus VIOLET Observations
by Pat Cerasaro - April 21, 2014

Two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway headliner and crossover star Sutton Foster discusses her role on the new TV Land series YOUNGER as well as her current stage turn in the Broadway production of VIOLET as part of a new interview. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Photo Flash: Check out More of Neil Patrick Harris & the Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris returns to Broadway in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed byMichael Mayer. The limited engagement, featuring Lena Hall (Kinky Boots, lead singer of The Deafening), will open tomorrow, April 22 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you more photos of Harris and the rest of the company in action below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Photo Coverage: Inside THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN's Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - April 21, 2014

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast opened yesterday at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the opening night festivities and you can catch an inside look at the first official curtain call below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Laura Benanti to Guest Star on Next THE GOOD WIFE on CBS
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2014

Broadway vet Laura Benanti will guest star on the next episode of CBS's THE GOOD WIFE titled "Tying The Knot". (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 BWW TV: Chatting with Daniel Radcliffe & the Cast of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 21, 2014

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast opened yesterday at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the after party, where he got to chat with Radcliffe and the rest of the gang about the play and you can check out interviews with the company below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 BWW Roundup: Top-20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans
by Matt Tamanini - April 21, 2014

Is network news appointment television for you? I didn't think so. Are you constantly angered that ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT only talks about theatre when a Hollywood star joins a cast or someone falls 30 feet to the stage floor? Me too. Well, I have an alternative that just might satisfy your news and theatre cravings; podcasting. Isn't that just what hipsters do between their shift at Starbucks and another trip to the thrift shop? Well, yes and no. I'm sure there is a barista in Portland who is currently recording a missive bemoaning mass media's attempt to co-opt the indie subculture, but most people who do podcasts well are incredibly informed and passionate about their specific topics. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Review Roundup: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 21, 2014

The Velocity of Autumn by Eric Coble stars Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde, 'Roseanne') and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella (Angels in America, Lincoln, '24'). It is directed by Molly Smith and opens tonight, April 21, 2014 at the Booth Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON, Todd Almond's THE WINTER'S TALE, New Musical THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE & More Set for Public Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

"The Public's commitment to make theater that matters is brilliantly reflected in the power and diversity of the 2014-15 season," said Artistic Director Oskar Eustis. "Starting with the return of the thrilling Public Works Shakespeare at the Delacorte, and proceeding through three explosive new musicals and major new work by Suzan-Lori Parks and Young Jean Lee, this season is truly of, by and for the people. This is work that we have developed and nurtured, and the artists have responded with astounding bravery and creativity." (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster and Company of VIOLET Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - April 21, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, just opened last night, April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from inside the after party below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 BWW TV: Chatting with Sutton Foster & the Cast of VIOLET on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the opening night after party, where he got to chat with Foster about what she loves about the character, with Tesori about the show's long journey to Broadway; with Silverman about helming the project; and so much more! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Photo Coverage: Let It Sing! VIOLET Cast Takes Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - April 21, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, just opened last night, April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities, and below you can check out photos from the opening night curtain call! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Roundabout's VIOLET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 21, 2014

The red carpet was hoppin' last night, as Broadways brightest stars gathered to celebrate the opening of Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the evening's attendees before the curtain went up, and below, you can check out interviews with Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, Patti Murin, Andrew Rannells, Hunter Foster and more! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Jack Plotnick & Seth Rudetsky's DISASTER! Headed to Broadway?
by Hilary Kelly - April 21, 2014

Jack Plotnick, of Gods and Monsters, Nip/Tuck, and The Mentalist, has set his sights on Broadway, according to Queerty. His musical, Disaster!, might be making headlines on the Great White Way in the not too distant future! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 DIRTY DANCING to Launch 2014-15 National Tour in Washington D.C. this August; First Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will launch a multi-city North American tour at The National Theatre in Washington D.C., August 26 - September 14. The staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film will go on to play over 30 markets in North America including Minneapolis, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, Seattle, Costa Mesa and more. Additional cities will be announced in the coming months. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Photo Coverage: Inside VIOLET's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - April 21, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, just opened last night, April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities, and below you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Lea Michele Shows Off Sexy New Look On Set Of 'On My Way' Music Video
by Pat Cerasaro - April 21, 2014

Internationally recognized GLEE star and Broadway standout Lea Michele recently released her debut solo album LOUDER and a first look behind the scenes of the forthcoming music video for her next single, 'On My Way' is now available to view. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Why Julia Roberts Turned Down THE NORMAL HEART Twice Before Saying Yes
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

HBO will soon release it's highly anticipated film version of The Normal Heart, and according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, securing Jula Roberts as 'Dr. Brookner' wasn't an easy feat. Roberts reportedly turned down the role twice because she 'only saw the character's hostility and rage.' When director Ryan Murphy presented her with this version of the film, she thought: 'This is getting ridiculous. I need to pay attention to why this keeps coming back to me. I suddenly understood who she was in terms of this scary, inexplicable plague-what originally seemed [to me] to be anger was actually her determined pursuit to be part of a solution that she wasn't part of with the first plague that she experienced. Everything fell into place for me after that. I could see these are just really scared people who won't give up on finding the answers.' (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber and More Star in San Francisco Symphony's New Live Recording of WEST SIDE STORY; Set for Digital Release 5/20
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2014

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will release a new live recording of the first-ever concert performances of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical West Side Story featuring a stellar Broadway cast including Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, on June 10, 2014. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Apr. 21 Photo Coverage: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Company Celebrates Opening Night
by Walter McBride - April 21, 2014

All of Broadway's biggest stars gathered yesterday afternoon, April 20, at the Cort Theatre to celebrate opening night of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the opening after party and you can check out photos from inside the celebration below! (more...)


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