Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Saturday, March 15, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 BWW TV: Chatting with Tyne Daly & the Company of MOTHERS AND SONS on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 15, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, is currently in previews at Broadway's John Golden Theatre, with an official opening night set for Monday, March 24, 2014. The cast met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities. Check out what Daly and the rest of the company had to say about the play below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Rolin Jones Reveals New Details On AMERICAN IDIOT Film! Plus, THESE PAPER BULLETS News
by Pat Cerasaro - March 15, 2014

Playwright Rolin Jones reveals new details on the forthcoming feature film adaptation of AMERICAN IDIOT as part of a new interview as well as discusses his new onstage collaboration with Green Day frontman and multi-award-winning songwriter Billie Joe Armstrong on the Yale Rep's new musical THESE PAPER BULLETS. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Photo Coverage: Lloyd Webber Visits Japan For LOVE NEVER DIES Premiere!
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

Earlier this week (Monday 10 March), Andrew Lloyd Webber visited the Nissay Theatre in Tokyo, Japan for the Japanese premiere of Love Never Dies. He was joined by the cast, led by Masachika Ichimura as the Phantom and Ayaka Hirahira as Christine, on stage at the curtain call. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MTC's CASA VALENTINA
by Walter McBride - March 15, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, is currently in rehearsals at Manhattan Theatre Club. The limited engagement of Casa Valentina will begin previews on Tuesday, April 1 and open Wednesday, April 23 on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The company met the press earlier today and you can check out the photos from the special event below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 BWW TV: The Italian Stallion Takes Over Broadway- Chatting with the ROCKY Company on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 15, 2014

ROCKY hit Broadway Thursday night, officially opening with stars Andy Karl and Margo Seibert at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. The show features an original score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by Thomas Meehan and Sylvester Stallone, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the 1976 Oscar-winning Best Picture, Rocky.The production is directed by Alex Timbers, with choreography by Steven Hoggett, and Kelly Devine. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand at the after party to chat with the full company and you can check out what they had to say on opening night below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway's MOTHERS AND SONS!
by Walter McBride - March 15, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, is currently in previews at Broadway's John Golden Theatre, with an official opening night set for Monday, March 24, 2014. The cast met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities. Check out the photos below for the complete coverage! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/15- STARLIGHT EXPRESS
by Stage Tube - March 15, 2014

Today in 1987, Starlight Express opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 761 performances. Starlight Express is a rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music), Richard Stilgoe (lyrics) and Arlene Phillips (choreography), with later revisions by Don Black (lyrics) and David Yazbek (music and lyrics for the 2nd US tour). The story follows a child's dream in which his toy train set comes to life; famously the actors perform wearing roller skates. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Broadway's Original 'Frankie Valli' John Lloyd Young to Star in JERSEY BOYS in the West End from Today
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Broadway's John Lloyd Young, who created the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on the Great White Way, will be hopping across the pond to star in Jersey Boys in the West End, beginning March 15 at the show's new home, the Piccadilly Theatre. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Sassy HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Greeting Card Now Available For Download
by Pat Cerasaro - March 15, 2014

1980s cult classic HEATHERS is set to sing byway of the upcoming premiere production of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL and a sassy and snarky promotional item (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Behind The Scenes Of GLEE's 100th Episode
by Pat Cerasaro - March 15, 2014

The cast, creators and crew of FOX's hit musical dramedy series Glee raised a glass to the international success of the series in a special celebration marking the wrap of the 100th episode, which recently finished filming, and a new video featurette is now available to view all about it. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 First Listen To KINKY BOOTS's Billy Porter & Cyndi Lauper's Duet From BACK ON BROADWAY
by Pat Cerasaro - March 15, 2014

2013 Tony Award-winning Best Actor Billy Porter and 2013 Best Score composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper team up on a track from Porter's upcoming solo album BACK ON BROADWAY and a first listen is now available. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 BWW's On This Day - March 15, 2014
by - March 15, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 HEDWIG's Tits of Clay to Play Mercury Lounge, Today
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

Hand picked by Stephen Trask to be the Angry Inch in the upcoming Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch these talented artists bonded almost immediately and it became clear that the stage at the Belasco Theater couldn't contain their creativity. Tits of Clay was born out of the idea that any proper production of Hedwig must be true to its roots and form not in a rehearsal hall but in the down and dirty rock clubs of New York City. Embracing that ethic the Tits hurled themselves onto the stage of Rockwood Music Hall last month for an invite only event, generating a buzz rarely associated with the boards of Broadway! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Carol Lawrence to Guest Star in Ziegfeld Society's A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II, Today
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II today, March 15th, an original musical revue which tells the history of the precision dance line founded in 1925 by choreographer Russell Markert, inspired by The Tiller Girls in THE ZIEFELD FOLLIES OF 1922, and their evolution from their early beginnings as The Missouri Rockets to the Roxyettes to the now legendary Rockettes. The production will have musical direction by Mark York (musical director of Jim Dale's upcoming Roundabout production JUST JIM DALE), written. directed and choreographed by former Rockettes Mary Six Rupert and Karyn Tomczak. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 3/15 - Getting Ready for St. Patrick's, 50 SHADES Welcomes HEATHERS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of THE BOOK OF MORMON, KINKY BOOTS, WICKED, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 50 SHADES, MAMMA MIA, and more! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 STAGE TUBE: Audience Reactions and Behind-the-Scenes with SCANDAL's Kate Burton and More in THE SEAGULL at the Huntington Theatre
by Stage Tube - March 15, 2014

Real-life mother and son Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton (The Corn is Green, The Cherry Orchard, Hedda Gabler at the Huntington) and Morgan Ritchie (The Corn Is Green) play mother and son onstage together for the first time when they return to the Huntington Theatre Company for a lush new production of Anton Chekhov's passionate classic The Seagull. Huntington favorite Maria Aitken (The Cocktail Hour, Betrayal) will direct the Paul Schmidt translation of the classic of world drama about love, missed connections, and what it means to be an artist. Performances of The Seagull continue at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre through April 6, 2014 at the BU Theatre. Check out a behind the scenes look below, and hear what audiences are saying about the show. Watch the videos below! (more...)


17) Photo Blast From The Past: Nancy Marchand
by Walter McBride - March 15, 2014

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's 'Photo Blast From the Past' series. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the series will feature images from his archives of theatre and Hollywood related gems. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 BWW Reviews: URINETOWN, St James Theatre, March 8 2014
by Adrian Bradley - March 15, 2014

It's taken 15 years since opening on Broadway, but URINETOWN, directed by Jamie Lloyd, has finally hit London with quite a splash. This dystopian satire has sell-out crowds cheering at the stylish St James Theatre in Victoria. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Top Note Arts Presents New Musical ORDINARY DAYS, 6/16-21
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

New theatre company Top Note Ars bring Adam Gwon's story of everyday life, love, loss, and serendipity to the Manchester fringe scene. This fresh new musical centres around four New Yorkers and the serendipitous moments that link them together. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Mar. 15 Open Air Theatre Announces In-School Workshops For Primary Schools
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2014

Running from 21 June - 12 July 2014, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre presents Twelfth Night re-imagined for everyone aged six and over. Directed by Max Webster, this visually stimulating production uses only Shakespeare's original text to create a condensed version of this madcap tale of mistaken identity designed to entertain and enlighten a younger audience. (more...)


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