Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, June 15, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Photo Flash: Stars Take to Twitter with #TonyCanYouHearMe?
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2014

As previously reported, the Tony Awards Administration Committee determined that Best Sound Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Musical Categories would be eliminated from the established list of competitive categories, beginning with the 2014-2015 season. The Tony Administration Committee may bestow a Special Tony Award to a production when it determines that extraordinary sound design has been achieved. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Twitter Watch: Hugh Jackman- Blackbeard Not Allowed on Peter Pan Ride
by BWW Staff - June 15, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Hugh Jackman wrote ' They won't let BB on the ride ....I will have my revenge!!' (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Review Roundup: First Critic Reviews of JERSEY BOYS Movie Are In!
by BWW Special Coverage - June 15, 2014

The film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS will hit theaters on June 20th. Directed by Clint Eastwood, JERSEY BOYS, written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, features the music and lyrics of Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Vincent Piazza Discusses JERSEY BOYS In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 15, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a star of the film, Vincent Piazza, discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Part 2 - 6/14 - LES MIZ Plays Heads Up 7 Up, IF/THEN Goes STAR WARS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our June 14th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 BWW TV: Exclusive Sneak Peek of New Musical PIECE OF MY HEART
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 15, 2014

Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, an upcoming new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, begins previews at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center on June 25, 2014, with an official opening night set for July 21, 2014. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 7 Days Of THE LORD & THE MASTER: Day #2 - SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE & TELL ME ON A SUNDAY
by Pat Cerasaro - June 15, 2014

Today we continue a special spotlight series highlighting the spectacular entertainment set to be presented this coming Monday, June 16, at Joe's Pub, THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM with a tribute to two musicals sharing a special theme, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and TELL ME ON A SUNDAY. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Extensive New JERSEY BOYS Behind The Scenes Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 15, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and the cast discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - June 15, 2014

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, 2014 Tony winner Audra McDonald joined Richard just days before the big night to chat about all things Lady Day, reviews her amazing career and so much more . Check out the full interview below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 BWW TV: Meet the JERSEY BOYS- Chatting with John Lloyd Young & Vincent Piazza
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 15, 2014

The film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS will hit theaters on June 20th. Directed by Clint Eastwood, JERSEY BOYS, written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, features the music and lyrics of Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge got to chat with stars John Lloyd Young and Vincent Piazza about the new film and you can watch the full interview below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/15- Neil Patrick Harris
by Stage Tube - June 15, 2014

Happy Birthday, Neil Patrick Harris! A veteran of the theater, Harris recently tackled the role of Bobby in the New York Philharmonic's production of Stephen Sondheim's 'Company' at Lincoln Center. Harris made his Broadway debut in the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'Proof,' and subsequently starred on the Great White Way as the Emcee in 'Cabaret,' and as The Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald in the Tony Award-winning production of 'Assassins.' His additional theater credits include roles in 'All My Sons,' 'Tick, Tick... Boom,' 'The Paris Letter,' 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Rent' and 'Romeo and Juliet.' Harris made his theatrical directorial debut with 'I Am Grock' at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Additionally, he directed a production of Jonathan Larson's 'Rent' at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, and more recently he helmed a production of 'The Expert at the Card Table' at the Broad Stage Theater. Harris just won a Tony Awards for his portayal of the title character in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Closes Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun closes tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It was directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and originally opened on April 3 for a limited engagement. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Greta Gerwig Talks Film Versus Theatre, THE VILLAGE BIKE & More
by Pat Cerasaro - June 15, 2014

Acclaimed film and TV star Greta Gerwig makes the transition to the stage with her prominent role in the new play THE VILLAGE BIKE and the actress opens up about her various experiences working in different mediums as part of a new interview. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Theatrical Memoir ACT ONE Closes Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2014

The Lincoln Center Theater production of Act One will play its final performance tonight at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. Act One was written and directed by James Lapine and based on the 1954 autobiography by Moss Hart. The production originally opened on April 17 for a limited engagement. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 Theater People Podcast Welcomes RENT, IF/THEN Star Anthony Rapp
by Matt Tamanini - June 15, 2014

On Monday, June 16th the Theater People Podcast welcomes 'If/Then' and 'Rent' star Anthony Rapp. Topics discussed include Rapp's two year journey helping to bring 'If/Then' to the Broadway stage (he's been with the show since even before the workshop phase), collaborating with the show's creators Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt to create the character of Lucas, and reuniting with friend and 'Rent' co-star Idina Menzel (he has high praise for her work ethic, talent, and ability to maintain her status as one of Broadway's few 'marquee names'). (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 BWW's On This Day - June 15, 2014
by - June 15, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 VIDEO: Clint Eastwood Can Sing?
by Stage Tube - June 15, 2014

Everyone knows Clint Eastwood to be the serious, dramatic type. His most recent project has been adapting the hit Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS for the big screen; and, many found it to be an odd match. However, it turns out that Eastwood is quite the singer himself. Check below for a clip of Eastwood, circa 1963, singing on TV's RAWHIDE. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 VIDEO: Some Fatherly Advice from Mandy Patinkin
by Stage Tube - June 15, 2014

Mandy Patinkin offers dads everywhere some fatherly advice, such as, 'Enjoy changing the diaper. Don't be afraid of it. It's the greatest thing in the world- I mean, who cares if they shit all over you?' (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 VIDEO: STOMP Supports Environmental Causes
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - June 15, 2014

"Whenever we can, we support any outreach programs," STOMP Co-Creator Luke Cresswell shares on STOMP's long and steady involvement in environmental causes geared toward recycling, re-using, and clean-up drives all over the world. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jun. 15 VIDEO: Cresswell, Morrison Give Advice to Wannabe STOMPERS
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - June 15, 2014

With a novel theatrical spectacle like STOMP--sans dialogue and conventional lyrics-- the parameters set by orthodox stage direction take a backseat to the unique, personal touch that each new performer brings into any STOMP production wherever in the world it may be staged. (more...)


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