Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, June 26, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Breaking News: Shia LaBeouf Escorted Out of CABARET in Handcuffs
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

This just in... First reported via both audience, and cast member reports on social media and then confirmed by BroadwayWorld.com, actor Shia LaBeouf was escorted out of Roundabout's production of Cabaret at Studio 54 during the show's intermission in handcuffs. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Photo Coverage: Idina Menzel & IF/THEN Cast Celebrate 100th Performance at Richard Rodgers Theatre!
by Walter McBride - June 26, 2014

Idina Menzel, LaChanze, Jenn Colella and the company of Broadway's If/Then just celebrated a special milestone at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The company gathered backstage and marked the musical's 100th performance with cake, and BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities. Check out photos below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Broadway Composer Mary Rodgers Guettel Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

Mary Rodgers Guettel died at her home in Manhattan this morning after a long illness, according to her son Alec Guettel. She was 83 years old. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Review Roundup: Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP
by Review Roundups - June 26, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winnerBrian Yorkey, opened at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. THE LAST SHIP is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. THE LAST SHIP will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 STAGE TUBE: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Audience Breaks Into Larson's 'Seasons of Love'
by Stage Tube - June 26, 2014

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Karen Olivo star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick... BOOM!, which just opened last night, June 25 and runs through June 28. The opening show of City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals is directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A. Brown and music direction by Chris Fenwick. Last night's opening night audience, which included many previous winners of the Larson Foundation Awards, broke out into Larson's most popular tune, 'Seasons of Love' for the Larson family. Watch the spontaneous sing-along below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 BWW TV: Watch Highlights from TARZAN at the Muny with Nicholas Rodriguez, Kate Rockwell & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 26, 2014

The Muny presents the second show of its 96th season, TARZAN, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Nicholas Rodriguez stars in the title role, with Kate Rockwell co-starring as Jane. Joining them are Quentin Earl Darrington as Kerchack, Katie Thompson as Kala, Gregory Haney as Terk,Ken Page as Porter, Michael James Reed as Clayton, Spencer Jones as Young Tarzan, and Nathaniel Mahone as Young Terk. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Eli Wallach & Cast Of LUV Show Game Faces
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2014

Today, in honor of the passing of legendary stage and screen star Eli Wallach we shine a light on a delightful vintage clip from way back in 1965. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Captivating Photos Of Original Broadway DREAMGIRLS Rehearsal & Production Released
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2014

A captivating and compelling collection of photos depicting the original Broadway production of Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen's multi-Tony Award-winning music industry musical DREAMGIRLS are now available to view courtesy of the New York Public Library For The Performing Arts. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 CATS to Claw Into the London Palladium This Winter
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

The Jellicle moon must be shining bright! The Daily Mail reports that Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS is scratching its way back into the West End for a run at the London Palladium, beginning this December for a 12-week run. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 New FINDING NEVERLAND Rehearsal Photos Released
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2014

The cast and crew of the highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND currently in rehearsals can be spotted getting into the pirate life in a series of new shots released by the production this week. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Photo Flash: First Look at Nicholas Rodriguez, Kate Rockwell, Quentin Earl Darrington & More in TARZAN at the Muny!
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

The Muny presents the second show of its 96th season, TARZAN, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Nicholas Rodriguez stars in the title role, with Kate Rockwell co-starring as Jane. Joining them are Quentin Earl Darrington as Kerchack, Katie Thompson as Kala, Gregory Haney as Terk, Ken Page as Porter, Michael James Reed as Clayton, Spencer Jones as Young Tarzan, and Nathaniel Mahone as Young Terk. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 INTO THE WOODS Anna Kendrick Gushes Over Meryl Streep's Singing Talent
by Movies News Desk - June 26, 2014

Kendrick gushes over Streep's singing talents, first put on display in 2008's Mamma Mia!. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Exclusive! Real World HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Figures In New York Times Magazine Photo Essay
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive preview of a photo essay featured in this weekend's THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE featuring an assortment of real-life figures who evoke the titular transsexual star of the hit Broadway rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Producer Babyface Confirms Barbra Streisand Duets Album Almost Finished
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds, one of the producers on Barbra Streisand's highly anticipated duets album, has revealed that the project is almost finished. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Sarah Hyland and Benjamin Walker Join the Cast of HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl!
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

The LA Times writes that Modern Family's Sarah Hyland and Broadway's Benjamin Walker are the latest stars to join the cast of HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl this August. Hyland will star as 'Chrissy', with Walker as 'Berger'. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Up on the Marquee: IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by Walter McBride - June 26, 2014

The star-studded Broadway production of 4-time Tony® Award winner Terrence McNally's uproarious comedy, It's Only A Play will play a limited 18-week engagement at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) with an opening night set for Thursday, October 9. Tickets are available by visiting Telecharge.com. For groups of 20 or more, call 855-329-2932. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Photo Coverage: Encores! TICK, TICK... BOOM! Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - June 26, 2014

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Karen Olivo star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick... BOOM!, which opened last night, June 25 and runs through June 28. The opening show of City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals is directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A. Brownand music direction by Chris Fenwick. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 NEWSIES Cast Looks Back At Past Production Highlights
by Pat Cerasaro - June 26, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage musical hit NEWSIES announced its closing date earlier this week and a new retrospective video featurette celebrating the highs of the production over the years has been unveiled via the show's official Facebook page. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Levering, Jenifer Foote and More in A CHORUS LINE at Wells Fargo Pavilion at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014

The nine-time Tony Award®-winning singular sensation A Chorus Line, conceived byMichael Bennett and featuring music by Marvin Hamlisch, kicks off the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are June 24 - 29. Check out a first look below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 26 Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Karen Olivo Take Opening Night Bows in TICK, TICK... BOOM!
by Walter McBride - June 26, 2014

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Karen Olivo star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick... BOOM!, which opened last night, June 25 and runs through June 28. The opening show of City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals is directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A. Brown and music direction by Chris Fenwick. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)


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