Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, March 27, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Meet the Cast of West End's MISS SAIGON; Returns May 3, 2014
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's epic musical has played in 300 cities in 15 different languages, winning awards around the world since the sensational record-breaking run at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane 25 years ago. This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI Chris--but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Meet the full company below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Emma Watson Wants to Hit the Stage After Graduation
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Emma Watson has theatrical plans following her graduation from Brown University this May. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Announces Charitable Partnership with Hetrick-Martin Institute
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

Today, the producers of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which begins previews on Saturday, March 29 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), announced a long-term charitable partnership with Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation's oldest and largest organization helping gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to reach their full potential. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 STAGE TUBE: Highlights from BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2014 - Epic Moments, Romance, Comedy and All the Rest!
by Stage Tube - March 27, 2014

Broadway's best filled a sold-out Al Hirschfeld Theatre with laughter, tears and cheers during the unforgettable ninth annual edition of Broadway Backwards on Monday, March 24, 2014, raising a record-breaking $423,182 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. Click below to watch highlights from the show, featuring all the epic performances, love and romance, stirring solos and funny moments! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 INTO THE WOODS & JERSEY BOYS Movie Musicals Represented At Cinema Con
by Pat Cerasaro - March 27, 2014

According to new reports, both the forthcoming big screen edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS and the movie musical edition of Best Musical Tony Award winner JERSEY BOYS will be represented at Cinema Con this week. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 VIDEO: Watch Cast of NEWSIES Hit the Streets of New York City!
by Stage Tube - March 27, 2014

Cast members of Broadway's NEWSIES John Michael Fiumara, Jacob and David Guzman, and Jess LeProtto take to the streets of NYC to show off their tap skills in an all-new video promoting the acclaimed musical. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle, Allison Scagliotti & More in Prospect Theater's JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

Prospect Theater Company is currently presenting the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances continue through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. Check out just-released production photos below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Diane Paulus-Helmed FINDING NEVERLAND World Premiere, New Play by Eve Ensler and More Set for A.R.T.'s 2014-15 Season!
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Managing Director William Russo, has announced its 2014/15 Season. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Photo Coverage: In Just No Time at All- PIPPIN Celebrates One Year on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - March 27, 2014

Pippin, now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style ofBob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers). The Tony-winning production just marked its first year at the Music Box and below you can check out full photo coverage of the cast celebrating onstage! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Official: Norm Lewis to Star in Industry Reading of MANDELA: A NEW MUSICAL, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

Norm Lewis - the Tony Award nominated leading man who will soon make history as the first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway- will play the title role in a special industry reading of Mandela: A New Musical with book, music and lyrics by Steven M. Fisher on Monday, March 31 at 3:00 PM. It will be directed by David Glenn Armstrong with Music Direction by Micah Young. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 PETER AND THE STARCATCHER National Tour Cancels Closing Boston Engagement; Will Now Play Final Performance on 5/25 in Pittsburgh
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

The national tour of the Tony-winning play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER has cancelled its previously planned final engagement at Boston's Shubert Theatre, show representatives confirmed today. The tour's last stop will now be in Pittsburgh, PA, with the final performance set for May 25. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Bianca Marroquin Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO Next Week
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

Latina superstar Bianca Marroquin returns to Broadway's Chicago as Roxie Hart beginning Monday, March 31. She is also the newly-crowned National Ambassador for the Broadway industry's new Viva Broadway initiative. (Click image to download full-size JPG) On Monday, March 31, 2014, Broadway's celebrated revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical Chicago is pleased to welcome back Latina stage and screen sensation Bianca Marroquin to the starring role of Roxie Hart. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Meryl Streep Set To Star In Music-Themed Jonathan Demme Film RICKY AND THE FLASH
by Pat Cerasaro - March 27, 2014

Stage and screen superstar Meryl Streep is set to continue her streak of music-themed films highlighted by the Christmas release of hotly anticipated big screen movie musical INTO THE WOODS with yet another project centering on song, this one titled RICKY AND THE FLASH. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH- Complete Installation!
by Walter McBride - March 27, 2014

Rehearsals are currently underway for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. The limited engagement, featuring Lena Hall (Kinky Boots, lead singer of The Deafening), will begin previews Saturday, March 29 for a Tuesday, April 22 opening night at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Check out more photos of the marquee at the Belasco below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Into the Digital World of OZ: WICKED Game Launches on App Store
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

WICKED fans can now take an even larger part of the wonderful world of Oz with them on the go. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 VIDEO: Ariana Grande Performs Houston's 'I Have Nothing' at White House Event
by TV News Desk - March 27, 2014

TV star and Broadway vet Ariana Grande performed the classic Whitney Houston ballad 'I Have Nothing' at the White House for the Women of Soul event (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Off-Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance on 4/11
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2014

DISASTER!, the 1970s disaster movie musical comedy, will play its final performance Off-Broadway on Friday, April 11th, after a smash six-month run at the St. Luke's Theatre (308 W. 46th Street). DISASTER! began previews on October 14th, 2013 and opened to critical acclaim on November 4th, 2013. The musical, which performs in repertory with other productions at the St. Luke's Theatre, will have played 11 previews and 86 performances at the time of its closing. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 Promo Trailer & Conductor Chat For Theatre Du Chatelet's INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - March 27, 2014

A first look at the elaborate new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS playing at renown Paris playhouse and opera venue Theatre du Chatelet is now available to view. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 FREEZE FRAME: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates One Year on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - March 27, 2014

Pippin, now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus and features choreography by Tony Award nominee Chet Walker in the style of Bob Fosse and circus creation by Gypsy Snider of the Montreal-based circus company Les 7 doigts de la main (also known as 7 Fingers). The Tony-winning production just marked its first year at the Music Box and below you can check out a photo preview of the cast celebrating onstage! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Mar. 27 VIDEO: Cristin Milioti Talks ONCE Audition on 'Seth Meyers'
by TV News Desk - March 27, 2014

Cristin Milioti was a guest on last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS and shared how she got into performing. (more...)


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