Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, February 24, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 85th Annual Academy Awards are Tonight! BWW to Bring Live Coverage of All the Winners and More...
by BWW Special Coverage - February 24, 2013

The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented tonight, notoriously dubbed as 'Oscar Sunday,' at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 STAGE TUBE: LES MIS' All-Star Oscar Performance!
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2013

The performance from the cast of LES MISERABLES began with Hugh Jackman taking the stage to perform the new original song 'Suddenly' from Tom Hooper's adaptation, where he was then joined by Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Eddie Redmayne - as well as numerous members from the show's various productions - to perform the Act One Finale 'One Day More', while Anne Hathaway will sing a section of 'I Dreamed A Dream'. Can this happen every year? Check out the clip below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 85th Annual Academy Award Winners - Updating Live!
by BWW Special Coverage - February 24, 2013

The Academy Awards for the outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented tonight, notoriously dubbed as 'Oscar Sunday,' at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on ABC. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 STAGE TUBE: MacFarlane's OSCARS Opening Number, Feat. Radcliffe, Theron, & More!
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2013

Seth MacFarlane got a little help from his fellow thespians with his Oscar's opening monologue. Check out Daniel Radcliffe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlize Theron, and more as the show's host sings, dances, and sock-puppets his way through the Oscar's introductory number! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Breaking News: Oscar-Nominated Quvenzhane Wallis to Star in ANNIE Film Remake for 2014
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

Overbrook Entertainment, Marcy Media, director Will Gluck and Sony Pictures Entertainment have cast Academy Award nominee Quvenzhane Wallis, the star of Beasts of the Southern Wild, in the title role of Annie, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Kristin Chenoweth to Co-Host Oscars Pre-Show Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, Entertainment Weekly Managing Editor Jess Cagle and 'Good Morning America' anchor Lara Spencer will be hosting today's official Oscar pre-show, 'The Oscars Red Carpet Live.' (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 West End's SHREK THE MUSICAL Closes
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

SHREK THE MUSICAL will end its run at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane today, Sunday 24 February 2013. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 23, Part 2 - LES MIS Tour Preps for the Oscars, HANDS ON A HARDBODY and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our February 23rd SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured a first SIP from the cast of HANDS ON A HARDBODY, CINDERELLA, the LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Tour prepping for tonight's Oscars, and pictures from THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE FANTASTICKS, JERSEY BOYS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, West End's TOP HAT, THE WIZARD OF OZ in Toronto, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, FLASHDANCE and more! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 VIDEO: The Oscars' James Bond 50th Anniversary Tribute, Feat. Shirley Bassey
by Movies News Desk - February 24, 2013

At tonight's 85th Annual Academy Awards, Halle Berry and Shirley Bassey paid tribute to the James Bond movie franchise, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. In the video below, check out some of the best Bond moments, as well as Bassey perform some of the series' most iconic songs! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Kristin Chenoweth Cast as 'Godmother' for New Royal Caribbean Ship
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

Triple-threat, Emmy and Tony award-winning Kristin Chenoweth, is adding yet another accolade to her impressive resume: godmother to Royal Caribbean International's much anticipated new cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas. The cruise line announced the appointment, which is steeped in maritime tradition, in an unconventional way during a red carpet-inspired commercial that aired during ABC television network's broadcast of the Oscars. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Ladies
by Walter McBride - February 24, 2013

In anticipation of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, airing tonight on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, BroadwayWorld's Walter McBride brings you a look back at this year's female nominees. Check out the photos below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 PICNIC Concludes Limited Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Picnic, in association with Darren Bagert and Martin Massman, closes today, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Since opening on Jan. 13, PICNIC has played 47 regular performances. It opened for previews on Dec. 14, 2012. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 VIDEO: Trailer - SING ALONG Short Film Musical Starring Myles Erlick, Heidi Blickenstaff and More
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

Sing Along, the short film musical with an all-star cast, has just released its official trailer online. The movie centers on an introverted young man who escapes trepidation by envisioning his life in New York City as a musical. Watch the trailer below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Journey to the Oscars Portrait Gallery: The Gentlemen
by Walter McBride - February 24, 2013

In anticipation of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, airing tonight on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center, BroadwayWorld's Walter McBride brings you a look back at this year's male nominees. Check out the photos below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 BWW Exclusive: MARY POPPINS Cast Memories- Rebecca Luker
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

As the Broadway production of Mary Poppins comes to a close, we asked current and original principle cast members, as well as current cast members who have been with the show since day one, to share with us some memories and tell us what being a part of the magic has meant to them. Rebecca Luker, who was the original 'Winifred Banks,' shared: (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - February 24, 2013

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 BWW Blog: Tory Ross of KINKY BOOTS - The Making of a Price and Son Shoe: Part One
by Guest Blogger: Tory Ross - February 24, 2013

Well friends, the day finally arrived! We moved into the Hirschfeld on Thursday and were reunited with all the fabulous things that make up our little Price and Son factory. The whole reunion got me thinking about how we spend our evenings at the show. Essentially, it's shoes. We make shoes. I won't give away any plot points, but shoes is the name of our game and while out-of-town in Chicago, we created a very interesting faux-community in our Northampton Town shoe factory. With that in mind, I decided to map the life of a Price and Son shoe and introduce you to all the people who create it, from leather bits to boxed and shipped. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 Colm Wilkinson Announces BRING HIM HOME UK & Ireland Tour, Begins June 6
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

One of Broadway's most distinctive voices, Ireland's Colm Wilkinson announced his 'Bring Him Home' tour today, set to play throughout the UK and Ireland beginning June 6. For the full listings of dates, check below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 BWW's On This Day - February 24, 2013
by - February 24, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Feb. 24 OSCARS: LES MIS Takes Home First Award for 'Makeup & Hairstyling'
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2013

Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell were the recipients of this year's Academy Award for 'Makeup and Hairstyling' for their work on Tom Hooper's adaptation of LES MISERABLES. It marked the film's first win of the night. (more...)


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