Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, July 20, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2014

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Grandage, ends its Broadway run today after 97 performances. The Cripple of Inishmaan originally opened on April 20 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Neil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by Pat Cerasaro - July 20, 2014

Broadway and Hollywood superstar Neil Patrick Harris recently expressed his deep desire to appear on the new season of hit FX horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY, subtitled FREAK SHOW, and the series's mastermind and co-creator Ryan Murphy has apparently taken him up on the offer. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Behind The Scenes Of FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe
by Pat Cerasaro - July 20, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they joined together for a sitzprobe sing-through of the score attended by songwriter Gary Barlow last week, depicted in a series of photos now available to view. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Part 2 - 7/19 - NEWSIES Get Together, HEATHERS Sings, and More
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our July 19th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. Yesterday's SIPs come from Broadway's NEWSIES, HEATHERS, the National Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 THE ANDREW LIPPA SONGBOOK Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - July 20, 2014

A new collection of sheet music celebrating composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa is now available to order. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW TV: Ladies of CHICAGO Get Jazzy at BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 20, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of CHICAGO, including: Bianca Marroquin, Amra-Faye Wright, Carol Woods, David Bushman and Nathan Madden. Click below to watch clips from 'Me and My Baby,' 'When You're Good to Mama,' and 'My Own Best Friend.' (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW Flashback: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - July 20, 2014

Holler If Ya Hear Me, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, plays its final Broadway performance today after 30 performances. The Tupac inspired musical originally opened on June 19 at the Palace Theatre. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 James Garner, Star of MAVERICK, VICTOR VICTORIA Dies at Age 86
by TV News Desk - July 20, 2014

Actor James Garner, best known for his roles'Maverick' and 'The Rockford Files' has passed away at the age of 86. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/20- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - July 20, 2014

Today in 2008, Passing Strange closed at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the Kunstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 21-27, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - July 20, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Under the Covers, The Lady with the Torch, Dare to Dream, A Taylor Swift Love Story, and Freestyle Love Supreme. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Theater People Podcast Welcomes Two-Time Tony Nominee Robin De Jesus
by Matt Tamanini - July 20, 2014

On Monday, July 21st the Theater People Podcast welcomes two-time Tony-nominee Robin de Jesus. De Jesus discusses making his professional acting debut in the cult-hit indie film CAMP, making his Broadway debut as an understudy in RENT, creating the role of Sonny in the groundbreaking IN TH EHEIGHTS, co-starring as Jacob in the 2010 revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES alongside Kelsey Grammer, and receiving Tony nominations for the latter two roles. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW's On This Day - July 20, 2014
by - July 20, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds During TWELFTH NIGHT at Carlson Park in Culver City
by Shari Barrett - July 20, 2014

While there is speculation that Twelfth Night was written for the 12th night of Christmas by request of Queen Elizabeth, a holiday which celebrates revelry by turning the world upside down, with masks, music, dance, celebrating a moment where servants are masters, masters are servants, and not all seems as it should be. While there is no proof for this speculation, it was certainly the author's and this production's comic inspiration. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW Reviews: ONCE's Absorbing Love Story Rocks the Pantages
by Don Grigware - July 20, 2014

Once/book by Enda Walsh/music & lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova/directed by John Tiffany/Pantages Theatre/through August 10 (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 BWW Reviews: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Offers More Than Just a Traditional Story About Freedom of Choice
by Shari Barrett - July 20, 2014

Each year, Long Beach Playhouse closes its Mainstage Season with a musical. This year it's presenting the popular classic, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. When it opened on Broadway 50 years ago in 1964, the musical was nominated for ten Tony Awards and won nine. In 1971, it was made into a movie, produced and directed by Norman Jewison, starring Chaim Topol who was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Tevye the Milkman. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/20/2014
by BWW - July 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 STAGE TUBE: Trailer Available for NO HOMO at Hollywood Fringe, 7/25-31
by Stage Tube - July 20, 2014

NO HOMO sweeps the Hollywood Fringe Festival Closing Night Awards, winning The Golden Elephant Award for Golden Playwright (Brandon Baruch); the Ezra Buzzington Spirit of the Fringe Award for Best Director (Jessica Hanna); the Fringe Freak Award for Best in Ensemble Theater; the Fringe Freak Award for Fringe First - Best World Premiere; and garnering nominations for The Golden Elephant Award for Golden Production; The O-Face Award for Most Orgasmic Playwright (Brandon Baruch); The Ezra Buzzington Spirit of the Fringe Award for Best Playwright (Brandon Baruch); and The Fringe Freak Award for Top of Fringe. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Creating Arts Company Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, 8/9-9/7
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2014

Creating Arts Company presents a childhood favorite for children and parents alike! Dance and sing along with Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder and of course Charlie Brown himself in this classic with all the Peanuts Gang characters. Perfect for all ages this productions features wonderful songs like "My New Philosophy" and promises to never yank the football away! Good grief Charlie Brown! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 20 Second Impression Theatre Co Presents ABOUT A HEIST at Etcetera, Sept 27
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2014

Second Impression Theatre Co Presents About a Heist, Written & Directed By David Weedall. Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist, exploiting the services of three unsuspecting young girls. Yet distress and trauma multiply in this bizarre 'cling-filmed' comedy that keeps you guessing until the final twist. Expect the unexpected! (more...)


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