Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Monday, January 14, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 BWW TV Exclusive Premiere: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT National Tour- Performance Montage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 14, 2013

Troika Entertainment and Nullarbor Productions Ltd present the international hit, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical. Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical launched its national tour on January 8 in Minneapolis, MN at the Orpheum Theatre. BroadwayWorld is excited to premiere show highlights below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 BWW Blog: Natalie Toro - I Hear You Wanna Know What I Thought Of Les Miserables?
by Guest Blogger: Natalie Toro - January 14, 2013

So many people have been emailing me and asking me what I thought of the movie? I have not answered most because I wanted to sit with my "feelings" and make sure that what I thought came from the "right" place. But is there ever a right place when you give an opinion of a show or of some else's work? I mean who the hell am I? Is it a coincidence that I am blogging this month? Do I sit here and give my blah opinion written in black and white forever or do I slash its throat at the helm and let it all hang out? I have certainly gotten my share of evil black and white reviews, some so rotten that it felt like the critic had a personal vendetta against me. Did I deserve it? Well, it's a matter of opinion. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - NBC Previews SMASH Season 2 Premiere
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2013

NBC is giving SMASH fans a preview of the highly-anticipated premiere episode of the series' sophomore season. In the episode titled 'On Broadway', 'Bombshell' returns to New York in hopes of landing a theater for its Broadway debut, but a new Scandal puts its fate in jeopardy. Get a first look below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Kate Baldwin, Bobby Steggert & More Join Broadway-Bound BIG FISH
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2013

BIG FISH, a new musical based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 Columbia Pictures film written by John August, will open Sunday, October 6, 2013, at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family), a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John August (Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), BIG FISH begins previews on Broadway Thursday, September 5, 2013. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Photo Coverage: More Stars at the Golden Globe Red Carpet
by Oliver Oliveros - January 14, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com, through Filipino-American journalist Elton Lugay, mingled with Hollywood's A-list actors and Broadway favorites Justin Bartha, Glenn Close, Tom Hooper, Katharine McPhee, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried, Denzel Washington, and more at the 70th Golden Globe Award red carpet rolled out at Beverly Hilton Hotel last night. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 2012 BWW Seattle Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 14, 2013

Votes are cast, polls are closed, and results have been tabulated! This was our BIGGEST year yet! After a record number of voters in over 30 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is VERY excited to announce the 2012 Seattle Winners! Thanks to all who voted and HUGE congrats to all the winners! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo and More Prepare for IN THE HEIGHTS Reunion!
by Stage Tube - January 14, 2013

Joining composer-lyricist and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda on stage will be original Broadway cast members Christopher Jackson, Karen Olivo, Olga Merediz, Robin De Jesus, Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea Burns, Seth Stewart, Janet Dacal, and Eliseo Roman. Rick Negron and Natalie Toro, from the In The Heights Broadway run and 1st National Tour respectively, will be filling out the principal roles. See the cast singing selections from the show below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Photo Flash: LES MISERABLES Wins Big at Golden Globes!
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2013

Among the big winners of last night's Golden Globe Awards was the blockbuster musical LES MISERABLES, earning a Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture award for Anne Hathaway, Best Actor - Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical award for Hugh Jackman and top prize for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical. Below, check out photos of the Award-winning cast from the Red Carpet, the Golden Globes Awards Ceremony and the NBCUniversal after-party! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 CAROUSEL to Air on PBS Live from Lincoln Center 4/26; Dates Set for Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway...All of 'Em!!!; Kander & Ebb Tribute & More...
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2013

Live From Lincoln Center, the award-winning series celebrating live performance at the world's largest performing arts center, will expand its 2013 broadcast season to a total of nine programs. Live From Lincoln Center's winter and spring broadcasts are: 'Ring Them Bells! Rob Fisher Celebrates Kander & Ebb', 'Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway...All of 'Em!!!', Josh Groban, 'Stephanie Blythe: We'll Meet Again - The Songs of Kate Smith', Carousel and Audra McDonald. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 STAGE TUBE: Watch the Canadian Cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Stage Tube - January 14, 2013

Producers Bill Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment & Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures present the all-Canadian cast of the North American premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ, which opened on December 20 at the Mirvish Theatre. Watch the Canadian cast below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Broadway, Touring Cast Members Will Reunite for IN THE HEIGHTS: IN CONCERT - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2013

Today, Viva Broadway, an initiative of the Broadway League, in collaboration with 5000 Broadway Productions and the United Palace of Cultural Arts has announced the full company for In The Heights: In Concert, a special, one-night only benefit concert at the United Palace of Cultural Arts in Washington Heights taking place on Monday, February 11th at 8pm. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 BWW TV Exclusive: Inside Chita Rivera's 80th Birthday Celebration Concert Announcement!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 14, 2013

For one night only, Chita Rivera - a theatrical icon and one of Broadway's greatest triple-threat talents - will offer a star-studded event in honor of her 80th birthday.Chita: A Legendary Celebration, directed by Graciela Daniele, will take place Monday, October 7 and will be produced by and benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big announcement where he got the full scoop on the show from Rivera herself. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Photo Coverage: Inside PICNIC's Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - January 14, 2013

William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar). Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn stars alongside theatre veterans Reed Birney (The Dream of the Burning Boy) and Elizabeth Marvel (Other Desert Cities), rising stars Maggie Grace ('Lost') and Sebastian Stan ('Gossip Girl'), Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham (recently seen in Tribes), Madeleine Martin (August: Osage County) and Ben Rappaport (Hope Springs). BroadwayWorld was there last night for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out full coverage from the first curtain call below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Photo Coverage: PICNIC Cast Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - January 14, 2013

BroadwayWorld was there last night for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out full coverage from the after party below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Photo Coverage: PICNIC's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - January 14, 2013

William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar). Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn stars alongside theatre veterans Reed Birney (The Dream of the Burning Boy) and Elizabeth Marvel (Other Desert Cities), rising stars Maggie Grace ('Lost') and Sebastian Stan ('Gossip Girl'), Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham (recently seen in Tribes), Madeleine Martin (August: Osage County) and Ben Rappaport (Hope Springs). BroadwayWorld was there last night for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out full coverage from the star-studded arrivals below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Mel Brooks Still Thinking About Bringing BLAZING SADDLES to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2013

The subject seems to come up at least once a year and it's now made its first 2013 appearance - will Mel Brooks bring BLAZING SADDLES to Broadway? Maybe. Deadline.com reports that at a PBS panel on his American Masters Series, Brooks was asked again about turning the film into a stage show? His answer - he's thinking about. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson Chats 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' on CBS
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2013

On yesterday's CBS SUNDAY MORNING, Hollywood superstar and current star of Broadway's 'Cat On A Hat Tin Roof,' Scarlett Johansson revealed that she despices the nickname 'ScarJo' which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen. 'That's terrible,' she tells reporter Anthony Mason, laughing. 'It's so terrible.' Check out the interview in full below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 2012 BWW Central PA Awards Winners Announced - GYPSY, Ephrata PAC Win Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 14, 2013

Votes are cast, polls are closed, and results have been tabulated! This was our BIGGEST year yet! After a record number of voters in over 30 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is VERY excited to announce the 2012 Central PA Winners! Thanks to all who voted and HUGE congrats to all the winners! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Announces 80th Birthday Celebration!
by Walter McBride - January 14, 2013

For one night only, Chita Rivera - a theatrical icon and one of Broadway's greatest triple-threat talents - will offer a star-studded event in honor of her 80th birthday.Chita: A Legendary Celebration, directed by Graciela Daniele, will take place Monday, October 7 and will be produced by and benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Check out photos from the big announcement below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jan. 14 STAGE TUBE: 'Stewie' Writes for Roundabout on FAMILY GUY!
by Stage Tube - January 14, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company got a special shoutout in a recent episode of Family Guy, in which Brian discouraged Stewie from pursuing his play any further out of fear that it will marginalize his own recent success. Check out the clip below! (more...)


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