Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Saturday, February 8, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Disney Creates FrozentheMusical.com for FROZEN Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

Disney's FROZEN musical microsite might look like the barren tundra right now, but the fact that it exists is further proof of the hit animated film's move toward the Great White Way. Check it out and sign up for updates at www.FrozentheMusical.com! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Photo Flash: Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals Honor Neil Patrick Harris as 2014 Man of the Year
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, honored Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris as the recipient of its 2014 Man of the Year Award on Friday, February 7, 2014. Harris joins Dame Helen Mirren, who was recently honored as their 2014 Woman of the Year. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 First Look At MACBETH Starring Michael Fassbender & Marion Cotillard
by Pat Cerasaro - February 08, 2014

A new feature film adaptation of William Shakespeare's bloody tragedy MACBETH starring Hollywood superstars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard started filming this week and the first look at the stars in action on location is available to view. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Disney Launches THE PRINCESS BRIDE Stage Musical Website
by Pat Cerasaro - February 08, 2014

A new website has been launched for an upcoming stage version of the beloved family-friendly adventure/romance THE PRINCESS BRIDE offering fans the chance to be provided with updates on the new project's development as it plays out. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 TABOO 10th Anniversary Concert At 54 Below Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - February 08, 2014

Internationally recognized pop icon Boy George's biographical musical TABOO has had a particularly colorful history considering its original hit West End production, troubled and tumultuous 2003 Broadway bow and successful 2012 Brixton remounting and the show is now set for a splashy live New York re-evaluation and celebration this February. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 8 - Cast Member Does Double Duty in PAGEANT and BEAUTIFUL, Plus BRIDGES and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup. Today's SIPs come from the casts of KINKY BOOTS, ROCK OF AGES, WICKED, MATILDA, BEAUTIFUL, PAGEANT, LITTLE ME, NEWSIES, CINDERELLA, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, EVITA, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and more! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Up on the Marquee: OF MICE AND MEN
by Walter McBride - February 08, 2014

Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton star in the upcoming Broadway revival production OF MICE AND MEN, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. Performances begin March 19, 2014 and officially opens April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street, NYC). This is a strictly limited engagement through July 27, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the Longacre! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of BRONX BOMBERS on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 08, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, began previews on January 10, 2014. The show is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson. Bronx Bombers officially opened last night, February 6, at Circle in the Square Theatre and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the company about the big night. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 THE FRENCH & KAT SHOW Plays the Metropolitan Room This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

Renowned Broadway star Frenchie Davis, seen in RENT on Broadway, American Idol and The Voice, stars in her very own Cabaret Show at The Metropolitan Room. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/8- Sherie Rene Scott
by Stage Tube - February 08, 2014

Happy Birthday Sherie Rene Scott! On Broadway Scott has starred as Christine in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, garnering nominations for a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award; Amneris in Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida (2000), for which she won the Clarence Derwent Award and was a Drama League Honoree; Sally in Tommy (1993); Marty in Grease (1995-96); Maureen in Rent (1997); and originated the role of Ursula in The Little Mermaid (2007). In 2010 Scott starred in the critically acclaimed production Everyday Rapture, which Scott wrote with co-author Dick Scanlan. She most recently starred as Pepa in the musical adaptation of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Photo Flash: THE WINTER'S TALE Begins Performances Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for Shakespeare's spellbinding romance The Winter's Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter's Tale will run tonight, Feb. 8 - March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldGlobe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 - Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. Meet the cast in the photos below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Patti LuPone, Margaret Russell Honored at Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Greater New York Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today announced the line-up for its 2014 Greater New York Gala tonight, Feb. 8, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline the event where Margaret Russell, the Editor in Chief of Architectural Digest, and Tony Award winning actress Patti LuPone, will each receive the 2014 HRC Ally for Equality Award. Celebrity interior designer Nate Berkus will be a special guest. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Tickets to Broadway's THE REALISTIC JONESES On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2014

The producers of Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses have announced that tickets will go on sale to the general public today, February 8, 2014. The Realistic Joneses will begin previews on Thursday, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 STAGE TUBE: First Look at TABOO: TEN YEARS LATER at 54 Below - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - February 08, 2014

Get a first look at official footage from the 10th Anniversary Concerts of the Boy George musical TABOO, which reunited members of the original Broadway cast at 54 Below on February 7 and 8, 2013 (ten years to the day of the final New York performance). Click below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, AMERICAN HUSTLE, FROZEN Take Top Honors at 2014 ACE EDDIE AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - February 08, 2014

Nominations for the 64th annual ACE Eddie Awards have been announced. The Eddie Awards divide films into drama and comedy categories. Among the nods for drama were Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' and Ethan and Joel Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis." (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - BRONX BOMBERS Chris Henry Coffey
by Caryn Robbins - February 08, 2014

Today the talented actor speaks exclusively to BWW about making his Broadway debut as legendary sports hero Joe DiMaggio in BRONX BOMBERS. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 BWW's On This Day - February 8, 2014
by - February 08, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Broadway Vet Rita Moreno to Co-Star in NBC Comedy Pilot OLD SOUL
by TV News Desk - February 08, 2014

Deadline reports that Broadway, big and small screen vet Rita Moreno has signed on to co-star opposite Natasha Lyonne in NBC's OLD SOUL comedy pilot from Amy Poehler. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 Sony Pictures Worldwide Snags Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel-Led David Foster Wallace Pic
by Movies News Desk - February 08, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, James Ponsoldt's THE END OF THE TOUR, starring Jason Segel as author David Foster Wallace, as well as Jesse Eisenberg, has been picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide. The movie is set to begin filming this year. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Feb. 8 BWW Reviews: Los Angeles Premiere of Rx Takes a Comedic Look at Better Living Through Pharmaceuticals
by Shari Barrett - February 08, 2014

Love and pharmaceuticals make for a strange cocktail in Kate Fodor's piercing new comedy Rx. Containing equally strong doses of satire and insight, Fodor's play strikingly portrays our over-medicated society, which has a pill to alleviate every uncomfortable emotion. A winning combination of comedy and romance, Rx pokes gentle fun at our over-prescribed culture and our need to find pleasure in everything we do. (more...)


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