Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 30

December 30
11:00 PM 2012
Below are's most popular articles from Sunday, December 30, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) BWW's Best of 2012: Curtain Call Countdown!
by BWW Special Coverage - December 30, 2012

2012 is coming to a close, and from Billy Elliot's final curtain call in January to this season's holiday hit A CHRISTMAS STORY - and everything in between - BroadwayWorld has you covered. Take a look back at some of the memorable curtain calls from Broadway and beyond below! (more...)

2) STAGE TUBE: THE GRINCH Channels 'Gangnam Style' with 'Who-Gam Style!' Spoof
by Stage Tube - December 30, 2012

The 2012 company of the Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas North American Tour performed its own version of 'Gangnam Style' called 'Who-gam Style!' Check it out below! (more...)

3) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Dec 29, Part 2 - BRING IT ON and A CHRISTMAS STORY Say Farewell & More!
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our December 29th SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured final Saturday Intermission Pics from the casts of BRING IT ON and A CHRISTMAS STORY, a first SIP for FLASHDANCE, CHICAGO's mad woman with a hammer, and shots from EVITA, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE FANTASTICKS, Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, MARY POPPINS, ELF and quite a few regional shows! (more...)

4) BWW Flashback: BRING IT ON - THE MUSICAL Leads Last Cheer on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - December 30, 2012

Bring It On: The Musical will play the final performance of its limited engagement today, December 30, 2012, after 21 previews and 173 regular performances at Broadway's St. James Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a multimedia flashback with highlights from the musical's run on the Great White Way! (more...)

5) BWW Flashback: A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - December 30, 2012

Christmas Story, The Musical! arrived on Broadway at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season. The new musical, based on the 1983 movie perennial, began November 7, opened November 19, and runs through today, December 30, 2012. BroadwayWorld takes you on a flashback through the new musical's beginning on Broadway with photos and video below! (more...)

6) Photos: In Remembrance - 2012 Passages
by Walter McBride - December 30, 2012

2012 is coming to a close, and BroadwayWorld's senior photographer Walter McBride takes a moment to look back at some of the many influential people we've lost this year. 2012 saw the death of some of the most beloved actors, musicians, comedians, writers and true heros. (more...)

7) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/30 - KISS ME KATE
by Stage Tube - December 30, 2012

Today in 1948, opened at the Shubert Theatre. Kiss Me, Kate is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. It is structured as a play within a play, where the interior play is a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. The original production starred AlfrEd Drake, Patricia Morison, Lisa Kirk and Harold Lang. Kiss Me, Kate was a response to Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! and other integrated musicals, and it proved to be his biggest hit and the only one of his shows to run for more than 1,000 performances on Broadway. It won the first Tony Award presented for Best Musical, in 1949. (more...)

8) In the Spotlight Series: Tom Hooper
by Walter McBride - December 30, 2012

Following the smash Christmas debut of Tom Hooper's LES MISERABLES motion-picture adaptation, BroadwayWorld brings you images of the film's acclaimed director in our 'In The Spotlight' series by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride. Check out photos of Tom Hooper below! (more...)

9) Jessica Chastain to Skip Jan 10, 13 & 27 Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTY
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2012

THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain announced on her Facebook page on Thursday that she will not be performing on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. Her understudy Mairin Lee will be playing the role of 'Catherine' on those dates. (more...)

10) ORPHANS, Starring Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf, Goes On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2012

Tickets for Broadway's Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf, will go on sale to the general public today, December 30. Lyle Kessler's play will be directed by Daniel Sullivan. This production will begin performances on March 19 and open on April 7 2013 at the Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street); this will be the first Broadway staging of the play. Frederick Zollo and Robert Cole are the producers. (more...)

11) BWW's On This Day - December 30, 2012
by - December 30, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

12) BBC Two Airs 'Climbed Every Mountain', A Tribute To THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2012

BBC Two last night aired 'Climbed Every Mountain', a tribute to The Sound of Music, presented by Sue Perkins. (more...)

13) Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 12/30/2012
by BWW - December 30, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/30/2012 for Los Angeles (more...)