Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, February 23, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL- Meet the Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 23, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will get its New York Premiere beginning Saturday, March 15. The show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. The cast met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the company about the exciting new musical. Check out what they had to say and watch a performance preview below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 First Listen To Naya Rivera's 'Don't Rain On My Parade' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE
by Pat Cerasaro - February 23, 2014

FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE returns from its long-awaited midseason hiatus this week with a special episode focusing on a diva battle for the title role in a new Broadway production of FUNNY GIRL and cast standout Naya Rivera's contemporary take on the show's most famous song is now available to hear. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Carrie Underwood & More Comment On New SOUND OF MUSIC Inspired Hirschfeld Art
by Pat Cerasaro - February 23, 2014

NBC's live music event THE SOUND OF MUSIC: LIVE! may have been seen by millions and became a hit around the country with replayed airings and the newly available DVD and CD, yet the most commemorative item yet has been unveiled byway of a new artistic rendering of the production given to the cast members earlier this week. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 And...Action! Broadway Stars Making the Leap From Stage to Screen in 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - February 23, 2014

What do romance, supernatural disappearances, dystopian futures, mutants, singing fairy tale characters, lawyers, scientists, and The Four Seasons all have in common? Broadway. Or at least Broadway talent! BWW has gathered together a group of up-and-coming stage stars currently making the transition to the big and small screens in all of these 'genres'. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 All Songs From GLEE's 'Frenemies' Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - February 23, 2014

The complete collection of songs from this week's hotly anticipated midseason return of FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE is now available to hear, including new tracks by Lea Michele, Naya Rivera, Adam Lambert and more. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 FIRST LISTEN: 30-Second Preview of Lea Michele's 'On My Way' from Debut Album LOUDER
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2014

Glee star Lea Michele has debuted a first listen to 'On My Way,' a song from her upcoming debut album, LOUDER, set for a March 4 release. Click here to check out a sneak peek of the song on her SoundCloud page! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 STAGE TUBE: Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ashley Brown & More Strip Down with The Skivvies at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - February 23, 2014

Broadway vets Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ashley Brown and more joined The Skivvies for another edition of stripped down mashups at 54 Below this past Friday, Feb. 21. Check out performances featuring new spins on such hits as 'It's A Small World,' 'Ignition,' and more, below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Up on the Marquee: MOTHERS AND SONS
by Walter McBride - February 23, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, begins performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre today, Sunday, February 23, 2014, ahead of an official opening night on Monday, March 24, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the John Golden! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Excellently Preserves a Broadway Gem
by David Clarke - February 23, 2014

There is no conceivable way that anyone had any idea how Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? would change the face of the theatre. It opened on October 13, 1962, and it went on to win both the 1963 Tony Award and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play. Now, for the digital age, Masterworks Broadway has re-released the 1963 Columbia Masterworks original Broadway cast recording, letting a whole new generation experience the classic play with its brilliant original cast. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Photo Flash: Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 22, Part 2 - First SIP from Off-Broadway's 'FIFTY SHADES!'; Plus 'BRIDGES,' WICKED & More!
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2014

Yesterday's SIPs come from Off-Broadway's 50 SHADES! The Musical, Broadway's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, the national tours of WICKED, JERSEY BOYS, GHOST, and more! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS with Tyne Daly Begins Performances on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, begins performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre today, Sunday, February 23, 2014, ahead of an official opening night on Monday, March 24, 2014. Mothers and Sons marks McNally's 20th Broadway show. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 POLL: Which Stage Star Will Make the Biggest Splash on the Big Screen?
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2014

New Poll - Who will make the biggest splash on the big screen? (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Bryan Cranston & More Set For ALL THE WAY Talkback Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - February 23, 2014

Broadway headliner and multi-award-winning small screen star Bryan Cranston stars as President Lyndon B. Johnson in the new Broadway drama ALL THE WAY and the actor joins a number of other notable names in an extended discussion about the themes of this play in a day-long talkback today, February 23rd. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 BWW's On This Day - February 23, 2014
by - February 23, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Up On The Marquee: THE REALISTIC JONESES
by Walter McBride - February 23, 2014

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses is set to 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). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the Lyceum! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Adam Kantor & Preston Sadleir Perform Zack Zadek's 'Something There'
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 23, 2014

What happens when Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak discuss a groundbreaking idea? That's what composer Zack Zadek explores in the song 'Something There' from his musical The Crazy Ones. Adam Kantor and Preston Sadleir brought this song to life at our concert at Joe's Pub - check out their performance below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/23- THE PAJAMA GAME
by Stage Tube - February 23, 2014

Today in 2006, The Pajama Game opened at the America Airlines Theatre, where it ran for 129 performances. The Pajama Game is a musical based on the novel 7 Cents by Richard Bissell. It features a score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The story deals with labor troubles in a pajama factory, where worker demands for a seven-and-a-half cents raise are going unheeded. In the midst of this ordeal, love blossoms between Babe, the grievance committee head, and Sid, the new factory superintendent. The original Broadway production opened on May 13, 1954, and ran for 1,063 performances. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Orfeh, Titus Burgess, Christina Bianco & More to Join Rachel Potter at 54 Below Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents X Factor finalist and Broadway's own Rachel Potter. Joining her for special guest performances are Orfeh (Legally Blonde, Saturday Night Fever, Footloose), Tituss Burgess (Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, 30 Rock), Youtube sensation, and impressionist, Christina Bianco (Newsical, Forbidden Broadway), and fellow X Factor finalist, Khaya Cohen. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 BWW Reviews: Local Musical Theater Stars Featured in Center Stage Opera's THE BEST OF BROADWAY Concert
by Shari Barrett - February 23, 2014

THE BEST OF BROADWAY concert selections include rousing renditions of Broadway show tunes, accompanied by the Center Stage Opera orchestra, led spectacularly by guest conductor Ryan Rowles. All of the soloists have rich, full voices, with standout performances by those who acted the songs rather than just standing and singing them. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 23 Finalists Announced for 2014 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year
by Robert Gould - February 23, 2014

Robert Gould reports on the 2014 Principality Building Society Welsh Musical Theatre Singer Of The Year competition. (more...)


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