Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, April 3, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 VIDEO: Idina Menzel Performs from IF/THEN on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

Idina Menzel heated up the TODAY show this morning as part of the Toyota Spring Concert Series. Below, watch Menzel perform 'Learn To Live Without' from Broadway's 'If/Then'! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 BONUS VIDEO: Idina Menzel, James Snyder Perform 'Here I Go' from IF/THEN
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

Broadway performers Idina Menzel and James Snyder perform the song 'Here I Go' from the new musical 'If/Then.' (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 VIDEO: Idina Menzel on FROZEN: 'I Had No Idea It Would Become a Phenomenon'
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

If/Then star Idina Menzel appeared on this morning's TODAY to chat about her hit song 'Let It Go' from Disney's Oscar-winning hit film FROZEN. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Practices for His Debut in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Stage Tube - April 03, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 26th year on Broadway, will welcome former 'LITTLE MERMAID' co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. Lewis is already hard at work preparing for his new role, and below you can check out a special practice session with Andrew Lloyd Webebr himself. Click below for a preview of 'Music of the Night.' (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Photo Flash: Willkommen! Roundabout Heads Back to the Kit Kat Club with Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams in CABARET
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Cabaret by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb, featuring three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams for the first time on Broadway as Sally Bowles, and Alan Cumming, reprising his Tony Award-winning role as the Emcee, is currently in previews on Broadway. CABARET will play a 24-week limited engagement, with an official opening on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54. Below, BWW brings you a first look at Cumming, Williams, and the entire Kit Kat company on stage and in action! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 VIDEO: Idina Menzel on Recent Success: 'It's Been an Amazing Ride'
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

Broadway's Idina Menzel appeared on this morning's TODAY to chat about lending her voice to Disney's Oscar winning animated film FROZEN and starring in her new Broadway musical 'If/Then.' (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Carrie St. Louis to Join Cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES as 'Sherrie,' 4/21
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Producers of the five-time Tony Award nominated hit musical ROCK OF AGES are have announced that direct from the Las Vegas production Carrie St. Louis will make her Broadway debut in the lead role of Sherrie - the 'small town girl' who 'took the midnight train goin' anywhere' - on Monday, April 21, 2014. Carrie St. Louis originated the role of Sherrie in the Las Vegas production, which opened on January 5, 2013, for which she received The Broadway World Las Vegas Award for Best Actress in a Musical. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Photo Coverage: Casts of CINDERELLA, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA & MAMMA MIA! Celebrate New Thursday Matinees
by Jessica Gordon - April 03, 2014

A trio of Broadway's biggest hit musicals, Cinderella, Mamma Mia! and The Phantom of the Opera are leading the charge and meeting the needs of an audience demand for more choice and schedule flexibility with the creation of Thursday matinees at 2:00pm beginning today, Thursday, April 3, 2014. The casts of all three shows gathered today the celebrate this special day and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of Encores! THE MOST HAPPY FELLA!
by Walter McBride - April 03, 2014

The New York City Center Encores! production of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella opened last night. The production stars Laura Benanti, Shuler Hensley, Cheyenne Jackson,Heidi Blickenstaff, Brian Cali, Bradley Dean, Zachary James, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jessica Molaskey andKevin Vortmann. The Most Happy Fella is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, with music direction byRob Berman. The Most Happy Fella will run until April 6th. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Review Roundup: A RAISIN IN THE SUN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 03, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, starring Denzel Washington and directed by Tony Award nominee Kenny Leon, opens tonight, April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), the same theatre where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. A Raisin in the Sun is a limited engagement running through June 15. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Idina Menzel Admits She Was Thrown by Travolta Name Flub: 'Did That Just Happen?'
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2014

Broadway's Idina Menzel appeared on this morning's TODAY and spoke about how she has no hard feeling towards John Travolta for mispronouncing her name at this year's Oscars. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Jeremy Jordan Sings THE WIZARD OF OZ & THE WIZ Medley At MISCAST 2014
by Pat Cerasaro - April 03, 2014

In addition to a showstopping performance of a legendary duet from iconic musical theatre masterpiece WEST SIDE STORY given by Broadway headliners Raul Esparza and Lin-Manuel Miranda at the recent star-studded MISCAST 2014 gala, Esparza also treated attendees to a spirited rendition of iconic FUNNY GIRL film showstopper 'My Man' and a new clip of the performance is now available to view. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Tony Winner Jack O'Brien Directs GUYS AND DOLLS in Concert at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Carnegie Hall's gala benefit performance of Guys and Dolls is set for tonight, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical Set To Premiere Later This Year
by Pat Cerasaro - April 03, 2014

A brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON is set to premiere later this year in Tokyo according to a new post on the official site for the brand. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Raul Esparza Performs 'My Man' From FUNNY GIRL At MISCAST 2014
by Pat Cerasaro - April 03, 2014

In addition to a showstopping performance of a legendary duet from iconic musical theatre masterpiece WEST SIDE STORY given by Broadway headliners Raul Esparza and Lin-Manuel Miranda at the recent star-studded MISCAST 2014 gala, Esparza also treated attendees to a spirited rendition of iconic FUNNY GIRL film showstopper 'My Man' and a new clip of the performance is now available to view. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 VIDEO: Watch LES MIS Star Ramin Karimloo's 'Losing' Music Video!
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Ramin Karimloo is currently starring in his Broadway debut as 'Jean Valjean' in the revival of Les Miserables, playing at the Imperial Theatre. Karimloo is also set to release his latest EP, titled 'The Road to Find Out: East,' which will be available starting April 7, 2014 via Big Hand Recordings. The EP features what Karimloo calls 'Broadgrass', which is an amalgamation between Broadway and Bluegrass music. The actor just released the video for the single 'Losing' from the album, and you can check it out below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Judy, Barbra & Ethel Schmooze & Sing Spectacularly
by Pat Cerasaro - April 03, 2014

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to kick off a brand new weekly column celebrating some classic celluloid moments from theatre history - whether culled from TV, film, vintage footage or even more obscure sources - with a very special focus on the best and brightest stars of yesteryear, thusly titled THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 BWW TV: Jeremy Jordan Owns 'Let It Go' at MCC Theater's MISCAST 2014
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 03, 2014

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala, one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town, was held earlier this week at the Hammerstein Ballroom. At the event, Broadway's hottest stars performed songs from roles in which they would never be cast. SMASH and stage star Jeremy Jordan performed FROZEN's female anthem, 'Let It Go' and knocked it out of the park. Watch the full performance below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Tom Hiddleston Recites Shakespeare In Flashy New Jaguar ART OF VILLAINY Promo Film
by Pat Cerasaro - April 03, 2014

Stage superstar and rising screen standout Tom Hiddleston leads a new short film promoting Jaguar titled THE ART OF VILLAINY and a new behind the scenes look at the actor in action is now available to view. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Apr. 3 Photo Flash: First Look at James Franco, Chris O'Dowd & Leighton Meester in Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men is currently in previews, ahead of an official opening night on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at this all-star production, featuring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester! (more...)


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