Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Saturday, February 1, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Lea Salonga Premieres New MISS SAIGON Rewrites At DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING?
by Pat Cerasaro - February 01, 2014

Internationally adored stage superstar Lea Salonga headlined the super-successful charity concert DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? in Manila earlier this week and presented the first listen to some new lyrics penned for the forthcoming West End revival of Boublil & Schonberg's celebrated musical MISS SAIGON, in which Salonga originally starred. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Susan Egan Celebrates BEAUTY & THE BEAST 20th Anniversary With 54 Below Show, 4/15
by Pat Cerasaro - February 01, 2014

Recognizable vocalist and stage performer Susan Egan celebrates the 20th anniversary of BEAUTY & THE BEAST onstage with a special 54 Below show titled THE BELLE OF BROADWAY this April according to a new listing on the official site. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Photo Flash: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? Concert in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - February 01, 2014

'DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? is a concert celebration of the musical genius of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. It is an unexpectedly moving tribute to the universal appeal of their collaborations, and shows how LES MISERABLES in particular has impacted people all around the world.' - BroadwayWorld.com (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Kacie Sheik Sings Zoe Sarnak's 'Me'
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 01, 2014

Cutting-Edge Composers in association with Lou D'Ambrosio presented a concert of Zoe Sarnak's original musical, A Lasting Impression at Joe's Pub. We are thrilled to share this exclusive video of the song 'Me' with Broadwayworld.com, starring Kacie Sheik. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 In the Spotlight Series: BROADWAYWORLD.COM VISITS OZ The Concert
by BWW Special Coverage - February 01, 2014

On January 20, 2014 BroadwayWorld.com kicked off its 10th Anniversary Celebration with the first in a series of concerts to be presented in the upcoming year. Today, we are happy and proud to bring you even more photos from the event itself as a part of our 'In the Spotlight' series. Check them out below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 1 - Broadway's 'Manly Mormons' Prep for Super Bowl Sunday; Plus MATILDA, KINKY BOOTS & More!
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Today's SIPs come from Broadway's self-declared 'Manly Mormons,' gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday, MATILDA's Lesli Margherita sharing her own feelings on football's big day, plus shots from KINKY BOOTS, the national tours of WICKED, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, ROCK OF AGES, WE WILL ROCK YOU, and more! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Geffen Playhouse Postpones THE BIRTHDAY PARTY Revival
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

According to the Los Angeles Times, Geffen execs have halted the production after actor Steven Berkoff was let go, with no suitable replacements found before their first official bow on Feb 12. Previews were to begin next week, on Feb. 4. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 BWW Recap: A Look Back at LES MISERABLES in Toronto
by Alan Henry - February 01, 2014

A look back at the Toronto sit down production as it comes to a close, with three of our very own stars Broadway Bound! Ramin Karimloo, Cliff Saunders, and Melissa O'Neil are all headed to the great white way in the new broadway revival! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2014
by - February 01, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Jenna Leigh Green, Luba Mason & More to Lead CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL Showcase at Loft 227, 2/13-15
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Grab a glass of wine, snacks, tissues, and gather a few of your closest friends, because it's movie night! Chick Flick The Musical by Suzy Conn has announced the cast and creative team for its AEA-approved Showcase presentation taking place February 13 - 15 at Loft 227 in Chelsea. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Upcoming CD Releases for February 2014
by - February 01, 2014

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for February, 2014. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Ariana DeBose and More Join Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Fresh from her solo cabaret engagement at 54 Below, Broadway starlet Ariana DeBose (Motown, Bring It On) has joined the previously announced line-up for the upcoming return of Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band. This marks DeBose's third guest appearance with the ensemble. DeBose will perform material she has never sung with the Rosen's Big Band before. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 World Premiere of Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's AMERICAN PSYCHO Ends Run Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Rupert Goold, The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director, directs the World Premiere of American Psycho, a new musical thriller with book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and music and lyrics by Duncan Sheik, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. The production ends its acclaimed run today, 1 Feb in the West End. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/1- THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by Stage Tube - February 01, 2014

Today in 1915, The Merchant of Venice opened at the 44th Street Theatre. A tragic comedy by William Shakespeare, the play believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. The title character is the merchant Antonio, not the Jewish moneylender Shylock, who is the play's most prominent and most famous character. This is made explicit by the title page of the first quarto: The mo?t excellent Hi?torie of the Merchant of Venice. The play was recenlty brought to Broadway in 2010 after a successful run at Shakespeare in the Park with Al Pacino and Lily Rabe. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Linda Lavin Set for 'PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST' Benefit to Support Celebration Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Celebration Theatre has announced a one night only benefit event - Portrait Of An Artist: An Evening With Linda Lavin, featuring Lavin's husband and artist Steve Bakunas, tonight, February 1 at the Atwater Village Theatre in Los Angeles. The curtain rises at 8pm, and proceeds from the evening will go to support Celebration Theatre. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Big Screen Adaptation of Broadway's GYPSY Set for Reel 13 Today
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2014

Natalie Wood's portrayal of Gypsy Rose Lee and Rosalind Russell (in Ethel Merman's original role) as an overbearing mother, in the big screen adaptation of Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical Gypsy, lead the pack of movies in February on Reel 13. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 BWW Reviews: ENCORE Entertainers' SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL! Proves a Person's a Person No Matter How Small
by Shari Barrett - February 01, 2014

The opening number 'Oh, the Thinks You Can Think' is a wonder to behold with the entire company superbly choreographed to let us know the crazy Dr. Seuss ride that awaits. And what a crazy ride it is following Horton the Elephant (David Mitrano) as he fights for the small creatures of Whoville living on a clover and the egg left behind by its mother. Horton believes, and this company proves, that a person's a person no matter how small. Trust me, the smallest actors onstage are having the time of their lives and so are their proud families in the audience. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Cyrille Aimee, Christina Bianco and More Set for Birdland, Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club announces its February 2014 schedule, featuring: 4 Generations of Miles with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams & Sonny Fortune; Reflections of Monk with Tom Harrell, Greg Osby, Melissa Aldana, Aaron Goldberg, Ben Allison & Matt Wilson; Quest with Dave Liebman, Richie Beirach, Ron McClure & Billy Hart; Joey DeFrancesco Organ Trio; Cyrille Aimee; Barbara Carroll; Christina Bianco's Birthday Bash; Jay Leonhart Duo; Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne; Anne Tofflemire; Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 Photo Coverage: Remembering Maximillian Schell
by Walter McBride - February 01, 2014

Schell, 'a fugitive from Adolf Hitler,' passed away last night at an Innsbruck hospital after suddenly suffereing from unnamed, serious illness. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 1 David Schwimmer to Lead ABC's Comedy Pilot IRREVERSIBLE
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2014

In his first planned regular television gig since the acclaimed sitcom ended in 2004, Schwimmer has signed on to star in the ABC's upcoming comedy pilot IRREVERSIBLE, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)


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