Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, March 16, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Anna Kendrick On INTO THE WOODS Co-Star James Corden & PITCH PERFECT 2 Preparation
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

Popular stage and screen star Anna Kendrick touches upon both of her many upcoming movie musical projects - INTO THE WOODS and PITCH PERFECT 2, in this case - as part of an interview in promotion of her film comedy DRINKING BUDDIES. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Astonishing 'Let It Go' From FROZEN As Sung By Disney & Pixar Characters! Mickey Mouse, Too!
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

An incredibly impressive and accomplished new video has been released showcasing spectacularly talented vocal artist Brian Hull proceeding to perform the breakout smash hit song from Disney's super successful animated movie musical FROZEN, 'Let It Go', as if enacted by a plethora of notable and recognizable figures from Pixar films. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Revamped! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Adaptations
by BWW Special Coverage - March 16, 2014

From the magical romances of ALADDIN and THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to the perils of showbiz in CABARET, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and ACT ONE; from the gripping physicality of ROCKY to the revolutionary tune of LES MISERABLES and the friendship and loss of OF MICE AND MEN, this season runs the gamut when it comes to captivating tales. BroadwayWorld has rounded up this season's musical adaptations and the plays, books and films that inspired them. Scroll down for the list, and be sure to let us know your favorites! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - March 15 - Part 2 - BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's First SIP; Plus 'THREEPENNY,' DISASTER! & More!
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

Yesterday's shots include the first SIP from BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, Atlantic Theater Comapny's THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Off-Broadway's DISASTER!, HARMONY in Los Angeles, plus the national tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 BWW TV: Meet the Cast & Creative Team Behind CASA VALENTINA - Harvey Fierstein, Patrick Page, Gabriel Ebert & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 16, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, is currently in rehearsals at Manhattan Theatre Club. The limited engagement of Casa Valentina will begin previews on Tuesday, April 1 and open Wednesday, April 23 on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The company met the press last week, and BWW's own Richard Ridge was on the scene to chat with the cast and crew about the show! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Stephen Trask Sings With Tits Of Clay At Pre-HEDWIG Mercury Lounge Gig
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

The musically versatile and vocally adept composer/lyricist behind the acclaimed cult rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Stephen Trask, took the stage and joined the band featured in the upcoming Broadway premiere of the piece set to star Neil Patrick Harris, Tits of Clay, in a special performance this weekend. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Amber Riley & More Film GLEE In NYC
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

FOX's musical dramedy series GLEE turns its focus primarily to NYC following this week's 100th episode and the cast members set to headline the newly NYC-centric show have been spotted shooting on location in the Big Apple this week.FOX's musical dramedy series GLEE turns its focus primarily to NYC following this week's 100th episode and the cast members set to headline the newly NYC-centric show have been spotted shooting on location in the Big Apple this week. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Neil Patrick Harris Joins Stephen Trask & Tits Of Clay At Pre-HEDWIG Gig
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

The musically versatile and vocally adept composer/lyricist behind the acclaimed cult rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Stephen Trask, took the stage and joined the band featured in the upcoming Broadway premiere of the piece set to star Neil Patrick Harris, Tits of Clay, in a special performance this weekend. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/16- 1776
by Stage Tube - March 16, 2014

Today in 1969, 1776 opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rogers Theatre), where it ran for 1217 performances. 1776 is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone. The story is based on the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It focuses on, and partly fictionalizes, the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence and to sign the document. The production was nominated for five Tony Awards and won three, including the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical was made into a film of the same name in 1972 and was revived on Broadway in 1997. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Liza Minnelli Talks About Meeting Alan Cumming and the Revival of CABARET
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

Liza Minnelli first met Alan Cumming back in 1998. Cumming as performed both on and off-Broadway. His most recent performance was as in Broadway's Alan Cumming's Macbeth in 2013. He has also appeared in The Threepenny Opera, The Seagull, Macbeth, and Cabaret. This year, Cumming gets to return to Broadway in a new revival of Cabaret as the Emcee. Minnelli told Vanity Fair about the first time she met Cumming and her excitement for Cabaret to return to the stage. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer, Mitch Leigh, Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

Mitch Leigh passed away today at age 86. Leigh was born in 1928 in Brooklyn, NY. He came from a humble background with little theatre experience. However, while in his early 30s, Leigh received his big break- he was asked to compose the score for Man of La Mancha. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Photo Flash Exclusive: General Martin Dempsey Visits Broadway's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

The cast of Broadway's ONCE welcomed General Martin Dempsey, US Army General and Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff and his wife, Deanie, last night. Check out a look back at their visit below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Bryan Fuller Discusses Raul Esparza On HANNIBAL, PUSHING DAISIES & In COMPANY
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

HANNIBAL and PUSHING DAISIES creator Bryan Fuller discusses utilizing the many talents of popular Broadway star and rising TV presence Raul Esparza on the new season of his serial killer-focused NBC series as well as what initially inspired him to seek the acclaimed actor's participation. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 BWW TV: Chatting with AFTER MIDNIGHT's New Stars- Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edwards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 16, 2014

Grammy Award-winners Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edwards met the press yesterday as they prepare for their two-week engagement in Broadway's After Midnight. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to meet the new stars at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Check out what they had to say about their new gig below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 MTC's World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Ends Broadway Run, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's limited engagement of Outside Mullingar closes today, March 16, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Outside Mullingar was written by Tony and Oscar winner John Patrick Shanley and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. This critically acclaimed play originally opened January 23. MTC's production was its world premiere. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Full Harvey Fierstein CASA VALENTINA Talkback Video Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - March 16, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning writer, actor and activist Harvey Fierstein was featured in a discussion all about his eagerly awaited new play Casa Valentina at a talkback this week and a complete video of the conversation is now available to view. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2014
by - March 16, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 LOVE ON 42ND STREET, Featuring Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo, & More, to be Released 3/17
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2014

A new album of original music featuring some of the biggest names of Broadway and London's West End has been released today to raise money for BBC Children in Need. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 BWW Reviews: USHERS - THE FRONT OF HOUSE MUSICAL, Charing Cross Theatre, March 15 2014
by Adrian Bradley - March 16, 2014

Sometimes, fringe theatre is at its best when it's poking fun at the bigger brothers and sisters in the West End. USHERS: THE FRONT OF HOUSE MUSICAL is a fantastic tease, but this is no mere snarkfest - there's a heart underneath the satire. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 16 Photo Coverage: Kentwood Players' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Celebrates Its Spectacular Opening Weekend!
by Shari Barrett - March 16, 2014

Audiences and critics are raving about the Kentwood Players production of the Tony Award winning FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, presented at the Westchester Playhouse during the musical's 50th anniversary celebration of its 1964 Broadway debut. With packed houses during its opening weekend, be sure to call (310) 645-5156 to get your tickets in advance for performances through April 19. (more...)


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