Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Monday, February 24, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 BWW Recap: Schemes, Revenge & More on DOWNTON ABBEY Season Finale
by Danielle DeSisto - February 24, 2014

As the fourth season finale begins, we are informed that 8 months have passed. Edith has spent the time away in Geneva, and according to Ivy, appears to be very tired; we know she must have had her baby while away on this trip, and chose to return to Downton without the child. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Alec Baldwin Opens Up on ORPHANS Controversy, Homophobic Accusations & Leaving Public Life in New Essay
by TV News Desk - February 24, 2014

In a revealing essay in New York magazine, set to hit newsstands today, actor Alec Baldwin opened up about the past year, filled with both controversy and joy over the birth of his child. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2014-15 Season - KINKY BOOTS, SOMETHING ROTTEN World Premiere & More!
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Standing before a packed house of subscribers, Executive Producer and Artistic Director David Armstrong revealed The 5th Avenue Theatre's 2014/15 season. "Every year we try to choose a season that embodies our mission: to celebrate our great indigenous art form, The Musical - past, present, and future," Armstrong said. "With an array of shows ranging from a hotly-anticipated Broadway tour to a hilarious world premiere, not to mention celebrated contemporary classics and one of the immortal musicals from the Golden Age of Broadway, we believe that this season truly represents the breadth and depth of what musical theater has to offer." (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Miley Cyrus on Playing Tinker Bell in NBC's Live PETER PAN: 'I Would Rather Choke on My Own Tongue'
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Tinker Bell won't be twerking across the stage in NBC's live PETER PAN this December. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON's New 'Gigi' Rachelle Ann Go Sings 'Movie in My Mind'
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. In the video below, watch the new 'Gigi,' Rachelle Ann Go, perform 'Movie in My Mind' (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Official: Andrew Lloyd Webber's STEPHEN WARD to Close at the Aldwych Theatre, March 29
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

The West End production of Stephen Ward will complete its run at the Aldwych Theatre on 29 March 2014. Stephen Ward received its world premiere in December last year with a cast led by Alexander Hanson in the title role, Charlotte Spencer as Christine Keeler and Charlotte Blackledge as Mandy Rice Davies. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Ward has book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hampton and lyricist Don Black. The production is directed by Richard Eyre with set and costume designs by Rob Howell, lighting design by Peter Mumford, sound design by Paul Groothuis, projection design by Jon Driscoll, and choreography by Stephen Mear. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Photo Coverage: Inside the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards with Alice Ripley, Liz Callaway & More - Part One!
by Walter McBride - February 24, 2014

Just last night, February 23, BroadwayWorld celebrated the Best in Cabaret for 2013 at Joe's Pub. The star-studded event was hosted by BroadwayWorld.com's lead cabaret columnist and reviewer Stephen Hanks for the second successive year, with BroadwayWorld Award Best Musical Director nominee Bill Zeffiro as the show's Musical Director/Pianist and Jon Burr on bass. We are excited to bring you photos from inside the big event below. Be sure to check back later for complete coverage! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Judy Garland's Kids, Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft, to Reunite at the Oscars for WIZARD OF OZ Tribute
by Movies News Desk - February 24, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft -- Judy Garland's three children -- will reunite at the 2014 Academy Awards this weekend for a tribute to THE WIZARD OF OZ, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 BWAY-LIVE.COM Launches Online Streaming of Lea Salonga Concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

BWAY-LIVE.COM, an online theater channel, announced today that it has launched the online streaming of Tony Award winner Lea Salonga's critically acclaimed New York show, 'Back to Before.' Re-titled for the webcast LEA SALONGA: LIVE AT THE ALLEN ROOM, JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER, the cabaret-style show was filmed in high definition (HD) before a live audience. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 BWW Interview: Andy Kelso on Stepping Into Charlie's Shoes in KINKY BOOTS
by Jessica Showers - February 24, 2014

Andy Kelso stepped into the shoes of Kinky Boots' 'Charlie Price' at the end of last month, replacing original cast member Stark Sands. Below, BroadwayWorld spoke with Kelso about transitioning to his new role in the Tony-winning hit! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Photo Flash: First Look at ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney, this international collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Miami's Gable Stage began previews at The Public on Tuesday, February 18 and runs through Sunday, March 23 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 5. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in action below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Ben Livingston, Michael O'Keefe, Daryl Sabara & More to Join Chloe Grace Moretz in THE LIBRARY at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for THE LIBRARY, a new play written by award-winning writer Scott Z. Burns and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh. THE LIBRARY will begin previews on Tuesday, March 25 in The Public's Newman Theater and run through Sunday, April 27, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 15. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Introduces Priority Access Pass Program
by Hilary Kelly - February 24, 2014

The Broadway-aimed musical Allegiance, currently starring George Takei, Lea Salonga, and Telly Leung, has created a Priority Access Pass to give more theatregoers a chance to see the production. The show premiered at San Diego's The Old Globe in September 2012 and quickly sold out, leaving many fans without a chance to see the show at all. A fan who purchases a Priority Access Pass for $5.00 is guaranteed a reserved and numbered spot on a list of theatregoers who get first shot at purchasing tickets when they go on sale - ahead of the general public. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Baz Bamigboye: Curtain to Come Down on Andrew Lloyd Webber's STEPHEN WARD Within 'Several Weeks'
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Just days after The Telegraph's Tim Walker initially reported that the West End musical may be concluding its run at the end of May, Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has tweeted the the lights may go out even sooner than expected. The show previously received an extension through 31 May 2014. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Paper Mill Playhouse's THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - February 24, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with another new musical The Other Josh Cohen. The Other Josh Cohen features a book, music and lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen. Ted Sperling (Striking 12, See What I Wanna See) will direct with musical staging by Andrew Palermo. Vadim Feichtner serves as Music Director. The Other Josh Cohen will feature Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Cathryn Salamone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead. The Other Josh Cohen will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater through March 16. The show officially opened last night, Sunday, February 23, 2014, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld was on the scene to bring you coverage inside the curtain call and more - check out photos below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Laura Osnes, F. Murray Abraham, Lilli Cooper & More for Atlantic Theater Company's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Rehearsals for Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical THE THREEPENNY OPERA, directed and choreographed by visionary Martha Clarke, are now underway. The production features a celebrated cast of 14, including Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham, Sophie Bortolussi, Jon David Casey, Timothy Doyle, Lilli Cooper, Rick Holmes, John Kelly, Lindsey Dietz Marchant, Sally Murphy, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Emmy Award winner Michael Park, Cristina Spina and John Watkins. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 Tonya Pinkins, Chad Kimball, Max von Essen & More Featured in Roundabout Underground Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Performances begin tonight for Roundabout Theatre Company's third annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series. The actors involved in the series include: Pico Alexander, Fred Applegate, De'Adre Aziza, David Aaron Baker, Cassie Beck, Michael Chernus, Diane Davis, Dashiell Eaves, Ryan Eggold, Lisa Emery, Sue Jean Kim, Chad Kimball, Jessica Love, Lizbeth Mackay, Annie McNamara, Alex Mickiewicz, Aaron Clifton Moten, Olivia Oguma, Tonya Pinkins, Paul Pontrelli, Conrad Ricamora, Reg Rogers, Debra Jo Rupp, Campbell Scott and Max von Essen. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU with Cole Horibe Opens at Signature Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, opens tonight, February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will run through March 30. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 I CAN'T SING! ...Yet! Simon Cowell Musical Postpones First Preview
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

A just released statement reveals that Stage Entertainment and Syco Entertainment, producers of I Can't Sing! at the London Palladium, have decided to postpone the beginning of preview performances by 48 hours due to technical issues caused by the ambitious staging of the new musical comedy. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 24 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Cristin Milioti Stars on Tonight's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
by TV News Desk - February 24, 2014

Broadway's Cristin Milioti stars in tonight's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)


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