Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, December 27, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Breaking News: Norbert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes Led DEAD ACCOUNTS to Close on Broadway on January 6
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2012

Just announced is word that DEAD ACCOUNTS, led by Norbert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes will play its final performance on Sunday, January 6. When it plays its final performance, DEAD ACCOUNTS will have played 27 preview performances and 44 regular performances. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Poster Revealed and Cast Announced for Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas-Led UK Revival of Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD
by BWW Special Coverage - December 27, 2012

Further casting has been announced for the British premiere of Jerry Herman's musical DEAR WORLD, starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas and directed and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, from 4 February 30 March 2013, with a press night on Wednesday 13 February. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 LES MISERABLES Continues to Break Records, Earns Over $58M Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - December 27, 2012

Deadline reports that the film adaptation of LES MISERABLES has earned a whopping $58.6M Worldwide at the box office. The movie grossed $28.3M internationally and has brought in a two-day North American total of $30.3M. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 BEYOND THE BARRICADE: LES MIS Film Cast Talks Singing Live on Set and the New Song
by BWW - December 27, 2012

Stars of the film Jackman, Hathaway, Barks, Redmayne, and Seyfried chatted with the press about their experience, and in this edition they cover what it was like singing live on set, adding a new song to the score, and more! Check out the interview below: (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 STAGE TUBE: Cape Coral, FL Theatre Cancels Run of Neil Simon's RUMORS Due to Language
by Stage Tube - December 27, 2012

Cultural Park Theater in Cape Coral, FL, will not to continue with its run of RUMORS after deciding that the language would be considered inappropriate by its audiences. View a news clip on the decision below. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Public Theater Announces Second Hint for First 2013 Shakespeare in the Park Show!
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2012

A recent newsletter for The Public Theater has added another hint for the first show of the 2013 Shakespeare in the Park season, which will be 'a delicious comedy that will feature a beloved Public Theater Park alum in one of the lead roles.' The second hint teases that 'the first show next summer has been adapted into a musical more than once.' (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Chats LES MISERABLES on SiriusXM
by Movies News Desk - December 27, 2012

Hugh Jackman sat down with SiriusXM radio host Julie James to talk about his role in the feature film LES MISERABLES. 'Anyone who loves theater and loves Broadway is going to forever put [director] Tom Hooper right up there with Stephen Sondheim,' shared the actor. Check out the interview in full below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 LES MISERABLES Character Card: JAVERT
by BWW Special Coverage - December 27, 2012

The highly-anticipated film version of LES MISERABLES is now in theaters! To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld brings you an in-depth look at the characters and the actors who portray them. Today, it's all about Inspector Javert (Russell Crowe)! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Gavin Lodge of ANNIE
by Adrienne Onofri - December 27, 2012

A writer, traveler & political activist, Gavin was also in the last show at the Palace prior to 'Annie', 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert'. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 BWW Blog: Steve Blanchard of Old Globe's GRINCH- A Whoville Christmas
by Guest Blogger: Steve Blanchard - December 27, 2012

Holiday greetings from Whoville!! Hope all was green and Grinchy! We left it all on the field last week, and the crowds were fantastic! The crew did their annual thing of dressing up on Christmas Eve. There were elves, angels, a Santa and a polar bear running the show. Only in Whoville! Lil' Ren Who spent a lot of time in the house last week. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Broadway Will Dim Lights in Honor of Jack Klugman Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2012

The Broadway community mourns the loss of accomplished film, stage, and television actor, Jack Klugman, who passed away on Monday at age 90. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, December 28th, at exactly 8:00pm for one minute. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Broadway Lights Will Be Dimmed in Honor of Charles Durning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2012

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed actor Charles Durning, who passed away on Monday at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, Thursday, December 27th, at exactly 8:00pm for one minute. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 LES MISERABLES Soundtrack Reaches No. 1 on Billboard Chart
by Movies News Desk - December 27, 2012

According to Billboard.com, 'Les Miserables: Highlights From the Motion Picture Soundtrack' is currently No. 1 on the Soundtracks chart, selling 43,000 in less than three full days on sale, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The recording stands at No. 33 on the Billboard 200. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 STAGE TUBE: Highlights of LOVING THE SILENT TEARS Concert with Jon Secada, Liz Callaway & More!
by Stage Tube - December 27, 2012

Just in time for the heartwarming holiday season, music enthusiasts can welcome the highly anticipated release of the Loving the Silent Tears: The Musical album to recreate the magic of the new musical exploring humanity's universal search for inner peace. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 VIDEO: Audra McDonald Chats New Gig as Host of PBS's LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by TV News Desk - December 27, 2012

Audra McDonald has signed on as the official host of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER on PBS. The acclaimed singer/actress, winner of five Tony Awards and two Grammys, will host seven broadcasts from December 2012 through Spring 2013. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Photo Flash: DEAD ACCOUNTS' Star Katie Holmes Returns From Christmas Break
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2012

Katie Holmes returned to New York's Music Box Theatre yesterday after taking a short Christmas break from her starring role in Broadway's DEAD ACCOUNTS. The 34-year-old actress portrays 'Lorna' in the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck. Check out the photo below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/27 - Joe Mantello
by Stage Tube - December 27, 2012

Happy Birthday, Joe Mantello! Mantello is perhaps best known for his work on Broadway productions of Wicked, Take Me Out and Assassins, as well as earlier in his career being one of the original Broadway cast of Angels in America. He most recently starred in last year's Tony winning revival of The Normal Heart. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Photo Blast from the Past: Remembering Charles Durning
by Walter McBride - December 27, 2012

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed actor Charles Durning, who passed away on Monday at age 89. Take a look back with photos from BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 BWW's On This Day - December 27, 2012
by - December 27, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Dec. 27 Jon Secada, Liz Callaway and More to Appear on LOVING THE SILENT TEARS Album
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2012

Just in time for the heartwarming holiday season, music enthusiasts can welcome the highly anticipated release of the Loving the Silent Tears: The Musical album to recreate the magic of the new musical exploring humanity's universal search for inner peace. (more...)


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