Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, April 17, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 BWW Reviews: Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic Treatment
by Michael Dale - April 17, 2014

Anna D. Shapiro's heartbreaking production sets Steinbeck's intimate drama among cold and merciless images. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 James Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opened last night, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre, to mostly positive reviews from the critics. James Franco, who stars as George in the play, wasn't satisfied with a review by New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley. Franco recently wrote a comment about the review from his official Instagram account (which has since been removed), which was captured by Vanity Fair's Richard Lawson. Franco writes: Sadly Ben Brantley and the NYT have embarrassed themselves. Brantley is such a little bitch he should be working for Gawker.com instead of the paper of record. The theatre community hate him, and for good reason, he's an idiot. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 VIDEO: Watch Teaser for First Official JERSEY BOYS Film Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

A teaser for the the first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of JERSEY BOYS aired last night on Entertainment Tonight. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

The first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys just debuted! The Warner Bros. film, directed by Clint Eastwood, will hit theaters on June 20th. Watch the trailer below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Photo Flash: First Official Poster for JERSEY BOYS Film Has Arrived!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

As we eagerly await the first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of JERSEY BOYS, airing tonight on Entertainment Tonight, Warner Bros. has debuted the first official poster for the highly anticipated film! Get a first look below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Photo Coverage: OF MICE AND MEN Cast Arrives on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night After Party!
by Walter McBride - April 17, 2014

The new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men has officially arrived on Broadway! Featuring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester, and with direction by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the show just opened last night, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the after party below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Tom Hiddleston Calls Shakespeare's Poetry 'A Labyrinth'
by Pat Cerasaro - April 17, 2014

Internationally celebrated stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston discusses the the finer points of the poetry implicit in the language of William Shakespeare as part of a preview clip of a forthcoming documentary centering on the Bard. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 New York Times Critic Ben Brantley Responds to James Franco's Jab
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opened last night, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre, to mostly positive reviews from the critics. James Franco, who stars as George in the play, wasn't satisfied with a review by New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley. Franco recently wrote a comment about the review from his official Instagram account (which has since been removed), which was captured by Vanity Fair's Richard Lawson. Franco writes: Sadly Ben Brantley and the NYT have embarrassed themselves. Brantley is such a little bitch he should be working for Gawker.com instead of the paper of record. The theatre community hate him, and for good reason, he's an idiot. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Meryl Streep Has Learned to Rap for INTO THE WOODS Role!
by Movies News Desk - April 17, 2014

The Academy Award winning actress has learned to rap for her role as The Witch in Rob Marshall's highly anticipated film adaption of the Stephen Sondheim musical. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Chats Lead Role in 'HEDWIG' on GMA
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss his leading role in Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 AMERICAN IDOL Recap: A Candidate for Clarkson's Crown Emerges & Demi Lovato Critiques (Updated w/ Pictures)
by Matt Tamanini - April 17, 2014

Now that AMERICAN IDOL has pared down its finalists to a manageable seven, the producers decided to bust out the most original theme in the show's 13 seasons, "Competitor's Picks." How it basically works is, Randy Jackson did his only work of the season by playing stenographer as each contestant recommended songs for everyone else in the competition. Randy then handed pieces of paper to all seven remaining finalists, who subsequently picked their song for the week based off of that list. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Disney's ALADDIN Sets Lottery Policy, NEWSIES Switches to General Rush
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Two Disney Broadway hits announce new ticket policies beginning April 21 providing access to affordable tickets for same-day performances, with minimal time commitment for guests. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Cuts 'F*ck' from Wednesday Matinees
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, is now in its first official week of performances at the St. James Theater, and according to an Instagram from Helene Yorke, who plays Olive, the show is making a minor change for its matinee audiences. In order to make the show more appropriate for student groups, the work 'f*ck' will be removed from Wednesday matinee performances. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Broadway: Where Stars Align; 2014 Tony Awards Art Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2014

Tonys season is almost here, and this year, stars will align for the special night. The 2014 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 8th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the 2014 Tony Awards 'Where Stars Align' artwork! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 VIDEO: MOTHERS AND SONS Tyne Daly: 'You Get to Learn Your Job on Broadway'
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2014

Emmy-winning actress Tyne Daly stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new Broadway play 'Mothers and Sons' and her love of theater. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER For Passover, With Bette Midler!
by Pat Cerasaro - April 17, 2014

Today, we continue BroadwayWorld's newest feature column with a special Passover Week tribute to one of the most cherished and beloved musicals ever written, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Review Roundup: ACT ONE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 17, 2014

The Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop) production of Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, opens tonight, April 17, at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for OF MICE AND MEN's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 17, 2014

All of Broadway's biggest stars converged at the Longacre Theatre last night to celebrate the Broadway opening of Of Mice and Men, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro and starring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the evening's biggest guests before the curtain went up, and below, you can check out interviews with Valisia Lekae, Denis O'Hare, James Earl Jones, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul & more! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Photo Coverage: Inside OF MICE AND MEN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - April 17, 2014

The red carpet was filled with Broadway stars last night, as they gathered for opening night of Of Mice and Men, featuring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet at the Longacre Theatre and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 17 Lea Michele Teases Personal 'Favorite Song Of All Time' On GLEE Season Finale
by Pat Cerasaro - April 17, 2014

GLEE breakout star and Broadway headliner Lea Michele has taken to social media to share that her solo spotlight song on this year's series finale is a personal favorite of hers - actually, her self-professed favorite song of all time, as a matter of fact. (more...)


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