Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, February 20, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Review Roundup: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - February 20, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical based on the best selling novel by Robert James Waller, opens tonight, February 20, 2014, at 8:00 PM at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 James Corden On INTO THE WOODS, Working With Meryl Streep & Previews 'Your Fault'
by Pat Cerasaro - February 20, 2014

Recent Tony Award-winning stage and screen star James Corden opens up about his lead role in the forthcoming big screen edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS as part of a new interview. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 BWW TV: Watch a Performance Preview of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 20, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will get its New York Premiere beginning Saturday, March 15. The show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. The cast met the press yesterday and below, you can check out highlights from the special performance preview! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 STAGE TUBE: Meet the Company of ALADDIN- Adam Jacobs!
by Stage Tube - February 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy AwardŽ-winning animated film, begins performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26th, 2014 for a March 20 opening. In anticipation of the big Broadway opening, we're getting acquainted with the company. In the video below, meet Aladdin himself- Adam Jacobs! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Photo Coverage: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Celebrates Opening with Author Robert James Waller!
by Walter McBride - February 20, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical based on the best selling novel by Robert James Waller, opens tonight, February 20, 2014, at 8:00 PM at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Robert James Waller, author of the novel on which the musical is based, visited the show last night and was invited up on stage at the end of the performance. Below, check out photos from the special curtain call and check back tonight for a full review roundup! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Thrilling New Trailer For CORIOLANUS Starring Tom Hiddleston
by Pat Cerasaro - February 20, 2014

Internationally recognized screen superstar and stalwart stage actor Tom Hiddleston returns to the Donmar Warehouse with the hotly anticipated new production of William Shakespeare's CORIOLANUS and a new trailer has just been released. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Leonardo DiCaprio Eyes the Stage!
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio wants to tread the boards - whether that be in a classic play or a new work. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Photo Coverage: What's Your Damage? In Rehearsal with the Cast of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by Walter McBride - February 20, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will get its New York Premiere beginning Saturday, March 15. The show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. The cast met the press yesterday and you can check out full photos from the performance preview below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Starring Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical based on the best selling novel by Robert James Waller, opens tonight, February 20, 2014, at 8:00 PM at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 BRONX BOMBERS To Conclude Broadway Run on March 2
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

Now is the time to see Bronx Bombers, a new American play starring Peter Scolari ('Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart,' 'Girls') as Yogi Berra. Bronx Bombers will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 2 at 3PM at Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). Bronx Bombers is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and written and directed by Eric Simonson. For tickets and more information on Bronx Bombers, please visitwww.BronxBombersPlay.com. The production opened on February 6, 2014. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Max Von Essen, Katie Rose Clark, Mark Jacoby & More Set for York's TENDERLOIN as Part of Musicals In Mufti, 3/7-9
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes director Carl Andress with music direction by Christopher McGovern, and casting by Geoff Josselson. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 BWW TV: Meet the Company of THE REALISTIC JONESES- Michael C. Hall, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts & Marisa Tomei!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 20, 2014

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses is set to begin previews on Thursday, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). The company is currently in rehearsals and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge just stopped by to find out how things are going. Check out what the full gang had to say about the new play below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 THE BODYGUARD's Beverley Knight to Star in MEMPHIS' West End Premiere, Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

THE BODYGUARD star Beverley Knight has signed on for her next stage project after she leaves the Adelphi on May 31. According to the Daily Mail, she will lead the West End debut of the Tony-winning musical MEMPHIS, opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October 2014. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Photo Flashback: Cady Huffman, Katie Finneran & More Talk THE STANDBYS; Opens in Theatres Tomorrow!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - February 20, 2014

Every night on Broadway, dozens of the best performers aren't on stage. They are backstage, standing by, ready to go on at a moment's notice. The unique and challenging lives of Broadway's Understudies and Standbys are revealed in this evocative and original behind-the-scenes documentary. The film begins an exclusive NYC release tomorrow, February 21 and will continue through February 27. Click here for tickets. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for FATAL ATTRACTION with Natascha McElhone, Kristin Davis & More!
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

Trevor Nunn directs a cast is led by Natascha McElhone as Alex Forrest with Mark Bazeley as Dan Gallagher and Kristin Davis as his wife Beth, in the world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction written by James Dearden. Opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 25 March 2014, with previews from 11 March Fatal Attraction is currently booking to 21 June 2014. Designs are by Rob Jones with lighting by Paul Pyant and sound by Paul Groothuis. Check out photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Christopher J. Hanke Joins BUYER & CELLAR on 3/18; Michael Urie to Launch Tour in May
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

Producers Darren Bagert, Dan Shaheen and Ted Snowdon just announced that Broadway leading man Christopher J. Hanke (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) will begin performances as Alex More in the smash hit comedy Buyer & Cellar on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). Current star Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty") will launch the first national tour at Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place beginning Tuesday, May 6, 2014, through Sunday, June 15, 2014, followed by an engagement at Washington D.C.'s Harman Center for the Arts from Friday, June 20, 2014 through Sunday, June 29, 2014. Buyer & Cellar, starring Michael Urie will then play Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum for six weeks from Wednesday, July 9, 2014 through Sunday, August 17, 2014. Buyer & Cellar will play additional cities through December 2014 including a four-week engagement at Toronto's Panasonic Theatre from Wednesday, November 12, 2014 through Thursday, November 30, 2014 (Casting TBD). Buyer & Cellar, which recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history and continues to break box office records, is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Photo Coverage: On the SHOOT ME Red Carpet with Elaine Stritch and Friends!
by Walter McBride - February 20, 2014

The new documentary about stage and screen legend Elaine Stritch, Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME is set for a limited release beginning tomorrow, February 21, 2014 at New York City's IFC Center and Lincoln Plaza Cinema. The film just had its New York City premiere last night and BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of Stritch and friends on the red carpet. Check out full coverage below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 Isaiah Johnson and Stephanie Umoh to Star in THE MUSIC MAN: IN CONCERT at Two River Theater and NJPAC; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (President and CEO John Schreiber) and Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst) announced today the full cast of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, a concert version of the classic Tony Award-winning musical, directed by Obie Award-winner Robert O'Hara, with music direction by Kenny J. Seymour. America's favorite musical about big brass bands and small-town spirit will be performed by an African-American cast. The River City, Iowa setting will be based on historical accounts of black communities established during the Great Migration as former slaves moved across the U.S. following the Civil War. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 BWW's On This Day - February 20, 2014
by - February 20, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 20 First Look At Bernadette Peters On MOZART IN THE JUNGLE
by Pat Cerasaro - February 20, 2014

A first look at legendary two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway icon Bernadette Peters on the new Amazon pilot MOZART IN THE JUNGLE is now available to view. (more...)


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