Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Saturday, August 23, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 'The World Will Know!' The Original Cast of NEWSIES - Where Are They Now?
by BWW Special Coverage - August 23, 2014

In honor of the beloved show's final week of performances, BWW is taking a look at where the original NEWSIES principal cast members and creative team have landed after carrying the banner for a final time! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - ROCK OF AGES!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 23, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Tony Bennett On Recording Cole Porter's RED, HOT & BLUE With Lady Gaga
by Pat Cerasaro - August 23, 2014

World renowned crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK containing multiple American Songbook standards and this week Bennett revealed that he intends to record a follow-up showcasing Cole Porter's classic score for the stage musical RED, HOT & BLUE. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 New Windowcard Unveiled For HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - August 23, 2014

A first look at Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells in the gender-bending title role of multi-Tony Award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is now available to view. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGERE, Set For Shanghai Premiere In 2015
by Pat Cerasaro - August 23, 2014

A fresh stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON, titled SAILOR MOON PETITE ETRANGERE, is currently running in Tokyo and is officially confirmed for a production in Shanghai next year according to a new announcement. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Tommy Bracco
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/23- Andrew Rannells
by Stage Tube - August 23, 2014

Happy Birthday, Andrew Rannells! Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production. Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, a musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez. For his performance, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. His last performance was June 10, 2012. He will soon play Bryan Buckley in Ryan Murphy's new television series The New Normal on NBC. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Aug 23 - Broadway Bids NEWSIES and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Goodbye, & More!
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 BWW's On This Day - August 23, 2014
by - August 23, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Lena Hall & Tits Of Clay Wish Andrew Rannells Happy Birthday Backstage At HEDWIG
by Pat Cerasaro - August 23, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH has a new leading man in popular stage and screen star Andrew Rannells and 2014 Tony Award-winning co-star Lena Hall joins with featured band Tits Of Clay to sing a special birthday song to him in a new social media video that is now available to view. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Kara Lindsay
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 BWW Profile: Two-Time Tony-Award Winner, Emmy Nominee Joe Mantello
by Jennifer McHugh - August 23, 2014

In anticipation of the live 66th Annual Emmy Award broadcast on NBC on Monday, August 25th, BWW will be spotlighting the Emmy nominated TV performances of some of Broadway's biggest stars. If you want to follow along and interact with all of BroadwayWorld's Emmy coverage, check out #BWWEmmys on Twitter. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Thayne Jasperson
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

NEWSIES plays its final performance on Broadway this coming Sunday, August 24, but BroadwayWorld (and the rest of New York, we hope) isn't ready to let the musical leave just yet! Throughout the week, we continue the Newsies love by bringing you favorite memories from a slew of the current and past stars of the show! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Lisa O'Hare, Nick Cosgrove, Coleen Sexton and More Set for THE SONGS OF ANDERSON & PETTY at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'ANDERSON & PETTY and a host of Broadway performers' in 'THE SONGS OF ANDERSON & PETTY' tonight, August 23rd, 2014 at 11pm. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 WICKED's Kerry Ellis Offers Bonus Track With Album Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

Wicked's Kerry Ellis, who has just rejoined the West End cast as Elphaba, has just released a new self-titled album which is now available for pre-order. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Tony Winner Steve Kazee Charms The Cabaret at the Columbia Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

Tony and Grammy Award winner, Steve Kazee brings his guitar and southern charm to Indianapolis for an intimate evening of original alt-country songs as well as songs he originated in the Tony Award winning musical, Once. The concert is set for tonight, August 23 at 7PM and 9:30PM. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 BWW Reviews: THE BEATLES' 50th Brings Their Rock and Roll Celebration Back to the Hollywood Bowl
by Shari Barrett - August 23, 2014

The anticipation of celebrating the 50th anniversary of that memorable night, August 23, 1964 when I saw The Beatles live at the Hollywood Bowl for the first time, had me excited for days, knowing this time I would be able to hear the music and celebrate it along with a sold out Hollywood Bowl audience eager to experience some of the best music ever written. And I was not disappointed. The show ROCKED! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 '1984' Closes in the West End Today
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

The Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984 will have its final West End performance today, 23 August 2014. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 Jones and Merkle to Host THE BROADWAY CAGE MATCH, Starring Platt, Foster, Pardo, and More 8/26
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

The famous Rockwell Table and Stage Los Angeles presents its inaugural competition cabaret; THE BROADWAY CAGE MATCH on August 26th at 8 pm. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 23 SM Playhouse's 2 ACROSS Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

Santa Monica Playhouse Presents the 10th Anniversary production Jerry Mayer's 2 ACROSS opening tonight, August 23, 2014. Can A Crossword Puzzle Change Your Life? A commuter train leaves San Francisco Airport at 4:15 a.m. on its way to the East Bay. A man and a woman who have nothing in common but their crossword puzzles are on that BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train. She takes crosswords (and life) very seriously; he treats everything like a game. By the time they reach East Bay their lives have changed. Over 40 Million people in the U.S. do crossword puzzles every day. Most never finish them; a driven few would rather die than give up. 2 ACROSS has one of each, and the sparks that fly will have you laughing till you drop. (more...)


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