Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, February 6, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 BWW TV: SUBMISSIONS ONLY to Return to BroadwayWorld.com for Season 3 on March 3, Check out the New Trailer!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 06, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, is back with its highly anticipated third season. Season Three will be comprised of eight episodes spread over a 16-week period, and will air exclusively on BroadwayWorld.com beginning March 3, 2014. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Oprah Winfrey to Make Broadway Debut Opposite Audra McDonald in NIGHT, MOTHER?
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2014

Oprah Winfrey is currently in talks to make her long-awaited Broadway debut in a revival of Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play NIGHT, MOTHER opposite five-time Tony-Award winner Audra McDonald. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Review Roundup: THE MISTRESS CONTRACT
by Review Roundups - February 06, 2014

Abi Morgan's new play The Mistress Contract, adapted from the transcripts of a real-life couple, premiered at the Royal Court on 5 February, 2014. Let's see what the critics had to say: (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 MATILDA's Revolting Children to Rise Up Nationwide: North American Tour Opens May 2015 in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, announced today that a North American Tour will commence in May 2015. After technical rehearsals and performances in New Haven at the Shubert Theater, the tour officially opens at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles and includes the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre and Dallas' AT&T Performing Arts Center among others in the first season. Full touring schedule and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with Orlando Bloom & Condola Rashad for ROMEO AND JULIET's Big Screen Premiere!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 06, 2014

This February, national cinema advertising leader and alternative content provider Screenvision and newly formed company BroadwayHD bring the Broadway production of ROMEO AND JULIET to movie theatres nationwide. Starring Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) as Romeo and Condola Rashad (Smash, Sex and the City 2) as Juliet, the film has an exclusive run in movie theatres from February 13-19. Tickets for Romeo and Juliet are available at www.BroadwayHD.com. The film just made its NYC premiere and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with stars Bloom, Rashad and more about the big event. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Tony Winning Producer Brian Zeilinger Launches CATAPULT Artist Management Company
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

Brian Zeilinger, a Tony Award winning producer, has announced the opening of his new artist management company, CATAPULT. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 STAGE TUBE: Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro & More Belt Out ROCKY's Theme Song!
by Stage Tube - February 06, 2014

The new musical ROCKY begins previews February 11 at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre ahead of an official bow on March 13. In the video below, a slew of celebrities and Broadway casts celebrate the start of ROCKY on Broadway by belting out the iconic theme song. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Review Roundup: BRONX BOMBERS Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - February 06, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson, officially opens tonight, February 6, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Theatre Critic Jacques le Sourd Passes Away After Heart Attack
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

According to Theater Talk's Susan Haskins, Broadway theatre critic Jacques le Sourd just passed away from a heart attack in England. Theatre Talk, a show on which le Sourd was a frequent guest, just tweeted: 'We mourn a wonderful friend and colleague and a marvelous theater critic.' (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 BWW Interviews: Stephen Schwartz, WICKED's Composer, Lyricist
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

For a truly gifted musical theater genius, WICKED's composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz is picture-perfect as the laidback, generous, fun-loving avuncular figure that is the embodiment of all the high-spirited uncles that you've had as a kid growing up. Schwartz, comfortably (and most suitably for the occasion) clad in a black and green sports shirt, dressed-down gray jeans, well-loved sneakers, and seeming much more like the genial 'Wizard of Oz' than the green-skinned 'Elphaba' (which ironically, he admits, he is more like the latter), was the defining image of easy composure. Ready to bigheartedly answer questions from a select few media representatives, he cheerfully made his entrance onto the plush, intimately-set ambience of the conference room prepared by Concertus Manila and co-sponsor Diamond Hotel Tuesday, February 4. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 ALADDIN On Broadway Merchandise Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - February 06, 2014

Disney's beloved family-friendly animated movie musical ALADDIN is on its way to Broadway and fans can get a first look at merchandise for the show via Disney's official blog. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Official: Gabriel Ebert, Patrick Page, John Cullum & More Set for MTC's CASA VALENTINA- Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and The Shubert Organization, just announced complete casting for the upcoming world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 TOP HAT to Get NYC Developmental Lab in March; Christopher Gatelli to Helm
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

According to an Equity casting notice, Top Hat, which won Best New Musical at the 2013 Olivier Awards, will get a New York City developmental lab March 7-20. Tony-winner Christopher Gatelli is set to helm the project as director and choreographer. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Andre De Shields & Adam Chanler-Berat to Lead Public Theater & DTC's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE in Dallas; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

Dallas Theater Center announced today the award-winning cast and creative team for the world premiere new musical The Fortress of Solitude, a co-production with The Public Theater in New York City. The Fortress of Solitude is based on the nationally best-selling novel of the same name by 2005 MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Lethem. The musical is conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. The Fortress of Solitude opens with previews on March 7 and runs through April 6. Tickets to this stunning new musical, The Fortress of Solitude, are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Filmmakers to Digitally Recreate Philip Seymour Hoffman for HUNGER GAMES Final Scene
by Movies News Desk - February 06, 2014

Filmmakers for the upcoming installment of THE HUNGER GAMES franchise will digitally recreate the remaining scene which was to feature late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. The film is set to hit theaters in November 2015. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan, Jessica Keenan Wynn & More to Star in HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, have announced the cast for the New York Premiere. Previews begin on Saturday, March 15, and 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. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 VIDEO: Cast of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL & Berry Gordy Make Broadway Dream Come True on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2014

Motown founder Berry Gordy himself made a surprise appearance and invited them to be his personal guests at the show tonight! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Matthew Morrison & Kristin Chenoweth Share Photos From GLEE Set
by Pat Cerasaro - February 06, 2014

Broadway headliners and recognizable screen stars Matthew Morrison and Kristin Chenoweth team up once again on FOX's hit musical dramedy GLEE in the episodes coming up following the return on the series later this month and a first look at the actors in action is now available to view. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 STAGE TUBE: TKTS Staff Bemoans Winter Weather with 'Wrecking Ball' Spoof
by Stage Tube - February 06, 2014

The TKTS staff in Times Square just put together a hilarious 'Wrecking Ball' parody, complaining about the cold weather. Check it out below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Feb. 6 Photo Flash: Artist Claire Keane Imagines Bette Midler's 'Showgirl' as FROZEN's Snow Queen
by BWW Special Coverage - February 06, 2014

Former Disney Animation studio's visual development artist Claire Keane, who worked on the hit film FROZEN, shared new concept art for the Snow Queen. (more...)


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