Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20

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

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 BWW TV: Welcome to Agrabah! Watch Highlights from ALADDIN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, after beginning performances on February 26th, 2014. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award® and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken(Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winnerTim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerCasey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 The Greatest Star! Incredible Vintage Footage Of Barbra Streisand In Broadway FUNNY GIRL!
by Pat Cerasaro - March 20, 2014

It's a beautiful day for fans of Barbra Streisand! An astonishingly extensive and utterly fascinating new video clip collection showcasing the international icon onstage in the original Broadway production of FUNNY GIRL is now available to view. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Review Roundup: ALADDIN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - March 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 STAGE TUBE: MURDER FOR TWO Writers Welcome ALADDIN to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - March 20, 2014

They're at it again! Hop on a magic carpet ride with the writers of MURDER FOR TWO and escape to a whole new world as they play you one of the songs they definitely wrote from the new Broadway show ALADDIN. Watch below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Carnegie Hall with THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO, 5/3
by BWW Special Coverage - March 20, 2014

On Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with an all-new program entitled The Evolution of a Soprano. Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and featuring pianist and music director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, this newly created, one-night-only engagement showcases Ms. Chenoweth performing a varied evening of music that highlights her incredible range-from works influenced by her early operatic and classical training in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to hit songs from her starring roles on Broadway and in film. In addition to popular hits and classical selections, Ms. Chenoweth will perform new works, standards, and even works popularized by amateur soprano Florence Foster Jenkins. This performance marks Ms. Chenoweth's first solo appearance at Carnegie Hall since her sold-out show in September 2004. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Promo Trailer Unveiled For Neil Patrick Harris In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - March 20, 2014

The first promotional look at the premiere Broadway production of acclaimed cult rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH and its newly crowned titular headliner Neil Patrick Harris is now available to view. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 FROZEN Sells 3+ Million Copies In One Day & Becomes Biggest Digital Release Of All Time
by Pat Cerasaro - March 20, 2014

Let it go! Disney's astoundingly successful animated movie musical FROZEN has broken even more records this week, becoming not only the fastest-selling digital release in history but also selling 3.2 million copies on home video in its first day of release, putting it on track to become one of the best-selling releases of the decade. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 VIDEO: ROCK OF AGES Cast Performs Medley on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2014

Celebrating their show's fifth anniversary on stage, the cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES performed a special medley of songs on the Today show plaza this morning. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 VIDEO: Obama & Putin Sing 'Let It Go' on JIMMY FALLON
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON on NBC, Jimmy was able to obtain video from a private telephone conversation between President Obama and Vladimir Putin in which the world leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 FIRST LISTEN: Idina Menzel's 'Let It Go' Dance Club Remix!
by Movies News Desk - March 20, 2014

Idina Menzel's 'Let It Go', the Oscar-winning song from Disney's hit animated film 'Frozen' has been remixed for clubs. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Photo Coverage: James Franco, Chris O'Dowd & Leighton Meester Take First Bows in OF MICE AND MEN
by Walter McBride - March 20, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men began performances last night, March 19. The strictly limited engagement that will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the very first curtain call and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Before 'The Music of the Night': Honoring PHANTOM's New Leading Duo Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess
by BWW Special Coverage - March 20, 2014

In honor of the pair joining one of The Great White Way's most beloved musicals, BroadwayWorld presents a look back at some of their finest performances and moments on stage! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 CABARET with Michelle Williams & Alan Cumming Begins Performances on Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical CABARET starring Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe winner Michelle Williams begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21 at 8:00PM. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Announces Lottery & Standing Room Policy
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH has announced its lottery policy and stand room policies for all performances. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Jeanna de Waal on Stepping Into Lauren's Shoes!
by Nicole Rosky - March 20, 2014

Jeanna recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about making her KINKY debut, how she got the role, advice she got from Ashford and more! Check out the full interview below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Benedict Cumberbatch Will Star as HAMLET at the Barbican, Aug 2015
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Benedict Cumberbatch as solidified his place as Hamlet in the West End. The Shakespearean drama will run at the Barbican Theatre, beginning in August 2015 and will be produced by Sonia Friedman and directed by Lyndsey Turner. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 NEWSIES to Offer Free Lottery in Honor of 2nd Anniversary on Broadway, 3/23-29
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

Newsies, The Tony Award-winning show celebrates two years on Broadway March 29th at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street, New York City) with gifts and one of a kind audience experiences. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Tony Awards Update! Eligibility Determined For BEAUTIFUL, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR & More
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season to determine the eligibility of five Broadway productions for the 2014 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2013-2014 season to decide the eligibility for the 68th Annual Tony Awards. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 20 Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - March 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)


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