Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2

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

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Breaking News: Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly to Lead FINDING NEVERLAND Cast; Plus Bart, Carmello & More - Full Cast and Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today the first production of its 2014/15 Season: the world premiere of the musical Finding Neverland, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the highly anticipated new musical begins previews on Wednesday, July 23 and runs through Sunday, September 28. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Jonathan Groff On Coming Out After SPRING AWAKENING & Zachary Quinto Romance
by Pat Cerasaro - June 02, 2014

Popular stage and screen star Jonathan Groff is riding a career high with his recent starring role in the mega-successful Disney animated movie musical FROZEN as well as his recently renewed new HBO series LOOKING as well as his memorable featured role in Ryan Murphy's hit HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART and the actor opens up about coming out and a famous romance as part of a new interview. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Ramin Karimloo Receives Toronto Dora Award Nomination; LES MISERABLES Earns a Total of 11 Nominations
by Alan Henry - June 02, 2014

Ramin Karimloo has been nominated for a Dora Award for his triumphant turn in the Toronto production of LES MISERABLES presented by Mirvish Productions with Cameron Mackintosh. Karimloo is nominated in the category for Ourstanding Male Performance in a Musical. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Breaking News: Kristen Bell, Hunter Parrish, Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz & More to Lead HAIR at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

The Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock musical, which won the Tony and Drama Desk Award for best revival of a musical in 2009, will star Kristen Bell as Sheila, Hunter Parrish as Claude, Amber Riley as Dionne, Jenna Ushkowitz as Jeanie and Beverly D'Angelo as Mom. Adam Shankman will direct and choreograph. Hair will be conducted by Lon Hoyt. Zach Woodlee will serve as associate director and associate choreographer. Additional casting is to be announced. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Anna Chlumsky, Jason Danieley, The Skivvies & More Join WTF's 2014 Season; Lauren Ambrose Withdraws from FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting on both the Main Stage and Nikos Stage as well as special events for the 2014 Season. On the Main Stage: Diana DiMarzio, Rick Holmes, and Timothy Shew join the WTF Resident Company, appearing in both June Moon and The Visit. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Photo Coverage: Inside the Drama Desk Awards Winners' Room with Mays, McDonald, Cranston, Mueller, Harris & More!
by Linda Lenzi - June 02, 2014

Just last night, Drama Desk and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti ('The Sound of Music Live!', Gypsy, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) hosted the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). Big winners for the night included Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, Jessie Mueller, and Neil Patrick Harris and Jefferson Mays- who tied for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Click here for a full list of winners. Check out photos of arrivals: Part 1 and Part 2. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #7 - BILLY ELLIOT Vs. NEXT TO NORMAL
by Pat Cerasaro - June 02, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the most recent big battles for Best Musical with BILLY ELLIOT versus NEXT TO NORMAL. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 McNally, Ahrens & Flaherty's ANASTASIA Musical Gets Developmental Lab in NYC, August 2014
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

According to an Equity casting notice, a developmental lab of the new musical version of ANASTASIA -- featuring book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens -- will be held at Pearl Studios this August. Darko Tresnjak is set to direct the project from Stage Entertainment USA, along with musical director Tom Murray. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 2014 Tony Awards Announce Student Lottery!
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

The Tony Awards have announced that a limited number of tickets to the 68th Annual Tony Awards will be available to students through a Student Lottery at the Tony Pop-Up Shop on Tuesday, June 3rd. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Jeremy Jordan & Laura Michelle Kelly Share Selfie From First FINDING NEVERLAND Rehearsals
by Pat Cerasaro - June 02, 2014

Popular stage and screen crossover stars Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly were announced earlier today as the headliners of the highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND and the pair have been spotted on social media sharing a few selfies. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards- Part 1
by Linda Lenzi - June 02, 2014

Just last night, Drama Desk and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti ('The Sound of Music Live!', Gypsy, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) hosted the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). Big winners for the night included Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, Jessie Mueller, and Neil Patrick Harris and Jefferson Mays- who tied for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Click here for a full list of winners. Also check out more photos of arrivals and photos of the winners. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Grammy Winner Michelle Williams Debuts New Song 'Say Yes' ft. Beyonce & Kelly Rowland
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

Today, Grammy winning songstress, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams debuts the highly-anticipated new song "Say Yes" (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Leona Lewis Performs Title Track Of New Movie Musical WALKING ON SUNSHINE
by Pat Cerasaro - June 02, 2014

Internationally successful music star and acclaimed performer Leona Lewis shows off her acting skills in the new movie musical WALKING ON SUNSHINE and a first look at the actress performing the familiar title song is now available to view. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards- Part 2
by Linda Lenzi - June 02, 2014

Just last night, Drama Desk and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti ('The Sound of Music Live!', Gypsy, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) hosted the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). Big winners for the night included Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, Jessie Mueller, and Neil Patrick Harris and Jefferson Mays- who tied for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Click here for a full list of winners. Also check out more photos of arrivals and photos of the winners. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Florence Henderson, Marie Osmond & More React to News of Ann B. Davis Passing
by TV News Desk - June 02, 2014

Today co-stars and celebrities took to Twitter to share their reactions over the sad news (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Producer of Tony-Nominated 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Struck by Car
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2014

S.D. Wagner, a producer for 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder', the new Broadway production recently nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical, was struck by a car in New York City. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 BRADY BUNCH & Broadway Star Ann B. Davis Dies at 88
by TV News Desk - June 02, 2014

Ann B. Davis, best known for her portrayal of Alice Nelson in The Brady Bunch, passed away after a fall at the age of 88. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 VIDEO: Sylvester Stallone Narrates All-New ROCKY TV Spot
by Stage Tube - June 02, 2014

In an all-new TV spot, Sylvester Stallone, screenwriter of the Oscar-winning Best Picture ROCKY tells audiences why he thinks the new Broadway production based on the film is a must-see. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 STAGE TUBE: Sunday Intermission Cover Challenges All of Broadway
by Stage Tube - June 02, 2014

Anyone who travels for work knows that living out of suitcases and sleeping in hotels every night can be taxing. Well, recently three members of the SISTER ACT First National Tour decided to liven up life on the road by creating 'Sunday Intermission Cover.' However with the impending end of their tour just weeks away, they have a challenge for all Broadway and Touring shows: Make a cover of a song during your 15-minute intermission on Sunday and post it to their website. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Jun. 2 Idina Menzel & IF/THEN Original Broadway Cast Recording CD Signing Set For 6/12
by Pat Cerasaro - June 02, 2014

The original Broadway cast recording for new musical IF/THEN, starring Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, is now available for pre-order and the cast will be signing copies of the albums on June 12 at the Madison Avenue Sony store in NYC according to a new announcement. (more...)


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