Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, December 8, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 VIDEO: SNL Offers 'Condensed Version' of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!
by TV News Desk - December 08, 2013

In SNL's condensed version of The Sound of Music Live, Captain von Trapp introduces his children, including Dooneese, to their new governess Maria. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Photo Flash: Carrie Underwood, Audra McDonald & More Celebrate at NBC's SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! Wrap Party
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! aired last December 5; and it's all the theatre world has been talking about since. Below, check out a photo from the wrap party, in fact, it's the very first photo taken on the sound stage after the broadcast! The special, which premiered to record ratings, will be released on DVD on Dec. 17, 2013. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Breaking News: Santino Fontana & Tony Shalhoub to BOTH Play 'Moss Hart' in Upcoming ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop) has announced that actors Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub will both be featured as the legendary writer/director Moss Hart at different stages of his life in its upcoming production of ACT ONE, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production, which will also feature a third actor who will play Mr. Hart as a young boy, is scheduled to begin previews Thursday, March 20 and open onThursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Photo Coverage: Sierra Boggess Returns for Series of Shows at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - December 08, 2013

Broadway's Sierra Boggess returned to 54 Below by popular demand for a series of shows on December 2-7. Below, check out a look back at her concert! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Dec. 7 - Part 2 - Laura Osnes is 'One of the Guys' at CINDERELLA; Plus La Jolla's SIDE SHOW, 'PHANTOM' & EVITA Tours!
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

Yesterday's SIPs came from Broadway's own CINDERELLA, Laura Osnes, who claims she's just 'one of the guys,' the national tours of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and EVITA, as well as La Jolla's SIDE SHOW, and more! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 ROMEO AND JULIET, Starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

The Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom in his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, closes today, December 8, 2013, after 27 previews and 93 regular performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, Romeo and Juliet began previews on Saturday, August 24, 2013 and opened on Thursday, September 19, 2013. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 It's A Grand Night For Singing! BWW Rounds Up the Rodgers & Hammerstein Canon
by BWW Special Coverage - December 08, 2013

After NBC's foray into musical theatre with last week's live broadcast of The Sound of Music starring Carrie Underwood, and with Laura Osnes' Cinderella sashaying on the Great White Way, the continued sway of Broadway composer-lyricist duo Rodgers & Hammerstein is unmistakable. In honor of their legacy, BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the highlights of the Rodgers & Hammerstein cannon. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway & CINDERELLA Welcome NYC Students for 'Creating the Magic' Program
by Stephen Sorokoff - December 08, 2013

It was a full house of New York City school children at The Broadway Theatre on December 5 as 'Inside Broadway' presented another afternoon of 'Creating The Magic' at Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Below, check out a look back at the event, featuring Laura Osnes and the cast! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Exclusive Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Records Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 08, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's recording session for 'Gloria in Excelsis Deo' with castmembers Bill Kazdan, Joy L. Matthews-Jacobs, Cindy Hoxie, Wade Walfon, Kenneth Kantor, Angie Finn, Rose Mary Taylor, Laird Mackintosh, David Michael Garry, Victoria Toelker, Marni Raab, Mary Michael Patterson, Lynne Abeles, Elizabeth Welch, Nathan Patrick Morgan, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Jeremy Hays, Duane McDevitt, Michele McConnell, Santomi Hofman, Katherine McNamee, Tim Jerome, Heather Hill, Grace P. Jones, Arlo Hill, Elena Pellicciaro, Richard Poole and Sarah Bakker. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 BWW's On This Day - December 8, 2013
by - December 08, 2013

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


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Tony Nominee Cristin Milioti Plays Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

The Tony nom will take the stage tonight, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. To order, click here. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/8- Graciela Daniele
by - December 08, 2013

Happy Birthday, Graciela Daniele! As a performer, Daniele made her Broadway debut in What Makes Sammy Run? in 1964. She studied with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham while working with such luminaries as Bob Fosse, Agnes De Mille, and Michael Bennett, who hired her to assist him with Follies in 1971. Her first credit as a full-fledged choreographer was the 1979 revival of The Most Happy Fella. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, including, most recently, The Glorious Ones (2007) and Dessa Rose (2005) at the Off-Broadway Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Michael John LaChiusa Off-Broadway, most recently Bernarda Alba (2006) and Little Fish (2003). (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Photo Flash: Jonathan Brielle Brings I SAW BROADWAY to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

The legendary Birdland was packed to the gills for the latest presentation of Jim Caruso's Broadway at Birdland Series, Jonathan Brielle's I Saw Broadway. An all star gathering of Broadway's greatest vocalists and musicians wowed the audience with one crowd pleaser after another from the musicals of the prolific Brielle. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger's Diagnosis
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

The former BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT winner told the London Observer that she visited a specialist a year ago, who noted her 'above-average IQ.' In the interview, Boyle also opened up about her learning disabilities as a child, and her experiences with being bullied. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Director Dies at 85
by Movies News Desk - December 08, 2013

Molinaro's passing was confirmed by the office of French President Francois Hollande's, in a statement that called him 'great, appealing and original,' a director who 'conquered the public and the admiration of his peers at the same time.' (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Charl Brown & Saycon Sengbloh Join N'Kenge for Holiday Show at Stage 72 Today
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

Motown's Tony Nominee Charl Brown, and Saycon Sengbloh will join fellow cast-mate N'Kenge for her Holiday Magic Concert featuring Motown's Jamal Story and 12 year old Ice staking sensation and Actress Ilana Sedaka at Stage 72 @ The triad. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM Opens Tonight at CTG's Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

Sebastian Barry's powerful 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opens tonight, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. 'The Steward of Christendom' is currently in previews. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 A LITTLE NEW MUSIC to Return to Rockwell: Table & Stage, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

Having established itself as the premier showcase of new musical theatre in Los Angeles, selling out its first two shows in May and September, A LITTLE NEW MUSIC is making its final return to Rockwell: Table & Stage in 2013 on December 10, 2013. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Frank Caeti, Amanda Blake Davis and Ron West Return for CTG's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2013

Casting has been announced for The Second City's 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' which begins previews tonight, December 8 at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is December 12 and performances run through December 29, 2013. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Dec. 8 Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - December 08, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)




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