Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, January 26, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Broadway Shines at The Grammys: A Spotlight on 2014's 'Best Musical Theater Album' Nominees
by BWW Special Coverage - January 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld has rounded up a sampling of each of the albums, featuring KINKY BOOTS' pop-inspired tunes by Cyndi Lauper, full of be-yourself spirit and catchy rhythms, MATILDA's imaginatively 'revolting' tracks by Tim Minchin, and the soulful hits of MOTOWN, featuring the works of stars such as Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and the Jackson 5! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 UPDATE: Police Considering Randy Gener's Assault a Possible Hate Crime
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2014

Gener was reportedly assaulted on January 17th, shortly before 4 a.m. after leaving a party in midtown, and was found in the vicinity of 7th Avenue near 54th/55th Street. He is said to have suffered severe head trauma, from which he is currently recovering in the Neuro ICU. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 GRAMMY Pre-Telecast Ceremony Streamed Live at Grammy.com; Cyndi Lauper Hosts Tonight
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2014

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Pre-Telecast Ceremony will take place at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on today, Jan. 26, 2014, from 1 - 3:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live internationally at GRAMMY.com/live and CBS.com. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 STAGE TUBE: Fantasia Performs 'Stormy Weather' at 2014 Pre-Grammy Party
by Stage Tube - January 26, 2014

Star of Broadway's After Midnight, Fantasia Barrino, gave a high-energy performance of of 'Stormy Weather' at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party this afternoon. Check it out below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Up on the Marquee: IF/THEN
by Walter McBride - January 26, 2014

If/Then, starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel, will begin previews on Broadway on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and will officially open on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The marquee just went up last week at the Richard Rodgers, and you can check it out below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Jan. 25 - Part 2 - CINDERELLA Says Goodbye to Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana; Plus THE BOOK OF MORMON & More!
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2014

Yesterday's photos include Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana's last SIP in Broadway's CINDERELLA, the national tours of THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Breaking: KINKY BOOTS Wins 2014 Grammy Award for 'Best Musical Theater Album'
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2014

The cast recording of 'KINKY', featuring Tony winner Billy Porter, Stark Sands, and Annaleigh Ashford, beat out MATILDA: THE MUSICAL and MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 BWW Reviews: Hitchcock Meets Hilarious in THE 39 STEPS at the Norris Center
by Shari Barrett - January 26, 2014

The Tony award-winning Broadway stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's famous film, THE 39 STEPS, is being presented as a slapstick romp through film noir at the Norris Center for the Performing Arts for nine performances, January 24 - February 9, directed with skillful comedic insight by Ken Parks. Combining a suspenseful spy thriller with uproarious comedy, the fast-paced whodunit is filled with action, romance and inventive staging. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Stark Sands Exits Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Today
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2014

Original KINKY BOOTS cast member and two-time Tony nominee Stark Sands gives his final performance in the Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein, and Jerry Mitchell's Broadway hit, today, Jan. 26. Sands will be suceeded by Andy Kelso as 'Charlie Price' on Jan. 28. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 STAGE TUBE: TONIGHT SHOW Flashback: Jimmy Stewart on His Broadway Blooper
by Stage Tube - January 26, 2014

In this 1989 flashback interview with Johnny Carson, the legendary Jimmy Stewart opens up about being in a big blooper on Broadway during the Depression - check it out below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Sara Bareilles On Grammy Nominations, Gay Rights & WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL
by Pat Cerasaro - January 26, 2014

Chart-topping hit-maker Sara Bareilles discusses her multiple 2014 Grammy Award nominations as well as her current work on the screen-to-stage adaptation of cult indie film WAITRESS as part of a new interview. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 STAGE TUBE: Lena Hall, Justin Matthew Sargent & More Strip Down with The Skivvies at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - January 26, 2014

Broadway's Lena Hall, Justin Matthew Sargent, Zak Resnick and Sophie B. Hawkins stripped down with The Skivvies last night at 54 Below, performing an array of mashups and originals. Check out the performances below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Up on the Marquee: MOTHERS AND SONS
by Walter McBride - January 26, 2014

Mothers and Sons, the new play by 4-time Tony Award®-winning playwright Terrence McNally, will play Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Preview performances have been set to begin Sunday, February 23, 2014, and the opening night has been announced for Monday, March 24, 2014. Mothers and Sons marks Mr. McNally's 20th Broadway show. The marquee just went up at the John Golden, and you can check out photos below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/26- THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Stage Tube - January 26, 2014

Today in 1988, The Phantom of the Opera opened at the Majestic Theatre, where it has played for 9980 performances and still running. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart, the musical opened in the West End in 1986, celebrating its 25th anniversary in October 2011. It won the 1986 Olivier Award and the 1988 Tony Award for Best Musical, and Michael Crawford (in the title role) won the 1986 Olivier and 1988 Tony for Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical. It is the longest-running Broadway show by a wide margin, the second longest-running West End musical, and the third longest-running West End show overall. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 BWW TV: Idina Menzel Previews KID'S NIGHT ON BROADWAY 2014!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 26, 2014

The Broadway League announces special events scheduled to take place during KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014. KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY is an audience development program created by The Broadway League to make theatre accessible, encourage theatre as a form of family entertainment, and build larger audiences for the future. Earlier this week, National Ambassador of KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY Idina Menzel was at Sardi's to announce this season's events. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with her and other guests abou the line-up and you can check out what they had to say below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Broadway Producer Michael Filerman Dies at 76
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2014

Highly acclaimed television and Broadway producer Michael Filerman passed away last night in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. He was 76 years old. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Family of Late Playwright Leonard Melfi Awarded $1.25 Million After Marred Burial
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2014

According to The New York Post, Mount Sinai Hospital was ordered to pay $1.25 million to Melfi's family a New York City judge ruled last week, marking the end of a legal battle after the hospital's mishandling of his death and burial. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 BWW's On This Day - January 26, 2014
by - January 26, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Photo Coverage: Inside York Theatre's Developmental Rading of SWING WINGS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - January 26, 2014

The York Theatre Company, and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, recently presented the premiere of Swing Wings, with ook & Lyrics by William Schermerhorn and Music by Milton Delugg and Mary Ehlinger at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Check out a look back below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 26 Photo Coverage: KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler Bring A SWELL PARTY to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - January 26, 2014

Last night, Jan. 25, KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler brought A SWELL PARTY, a tribute to Cole Porter to 54 Below. BroadwayWorld was on the scene to bring you coverage of the show - check out photos below! (more...)


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