Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 First Award Noms of the Year! 2013-14 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced! Gentleman's Guide Leads with 11 Noms...
by BWW Special Coverage - April 22, 2014

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway announced the nominees this morning for the 2013-14 season. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 BWW Review: Parsons and Spinella Clash in THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN
by Michael Dale - April 22, 2014

Sometimes, all you have to do to get a laugh is have the curtain rise on Estelle Parsons in a room full of Molotov cocktails. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Review Roundup: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 22, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris returns 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), opens tonight, April 22 at the Belasco Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 BWW TV: Come Hear the Music Play! Watch Highlights of Michelle Williams, Alan Cumming & More in CABARET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 22, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Cabaret by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb, featuring three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams for the first time on Broadway as Sally Bowles, and Alan Cumming, reprising his Tony Award-winning role as the Emcee, is currently in previews on Broadway. CABARET will play a 24-week limited engagement, with an official opening on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3, Episode 5 Trailer- with Linda Lavin, Joel Grey & More!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - April 22, 2014

Broadway's favorite webseries, 'Submissions Only,' is back for its star-studded third season! Below, we are excited to bring you a trailer for Episode 5, which premieres on Monday, April 28. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Photo Flash: First Look - Denzel Washington Stars as THE EQUALIZER
by Movies News Desk - April 22, 2014

Columbia Pictures has released the first photos from director Antoine Fuqua's THE EQUALIZER, starring Denzel Washington in the title role as well as Chloe Grace Moretz. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Outer Critics Circle Nominees- What It All Means for the 2014 Tony Awards!
by BWW Staff - April 22, 2014

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, today announced the nominees for the 2013-14 season. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Outer Critics Circle nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past seven years (discounting off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this years OCC nominees have at a Tony nod below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Patrick Page & More in CASA VALENTINA on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 22, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello is now in previews for a Wednesday, April 23, 2014 opening on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Pens Blog About Ben Brantley's OF MICE AND MEN Review
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

Just last week, James Franco was making headlines for speaking out against New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley, because of negative remarks in his review of Of Mice and Men. Now, another Broadway star is speaking out about his review, but in this case, because of what he says about 'Curley's' wife', played in the Broadway show by Leighton Meester. Tony winner Daisy Eagan writes in her blog post, titled 'Ben Brantley is asking for it.': (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Hugh Jackman and Wife Deborra-Lee Furness Launch Charitable Foundation for the Arts
by Movies News Desk - April 22, 2014

Tony Award winner and 'Les Mis' star Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness launched a charitable foundation for performing arts in their native Australia this week. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Photo Flash: New CASA VALENTINA Production Shots with Patrick Page, Reed Birney, Gabriel Ebert and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello is now in previews for a Wednesday, April 23, 2014 opening on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has new photos of the cast in action below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $4.5 Million for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Broadway's Rosie O'Donnell Reveals 50 Lb. Weight Loss on Twitter
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2014

Broadway vet, TV host and comedian Rosie O'Donnell turned to Twitter to share her new fit and healthy physique following a remarkable 50 lb. weight loss. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Photo Coverage: Pace New Musicals Writers Room Visits Murderous Musical Mondays at MURDER FOR TWO!
by Jessica Gordon - April 22, 2014

The cast and creative team of the hit Off-Broadway musical Murder for Two are teaming up with some of New York's brightest up and coming composers and BroadwayWorld.com every Monday night for their spring concert series, Murderous Musical Mondays. Composers form the pace New Musicals Writers Room (including Aaron Albert & Katy Rea, Jamen Nanthakumar & Liana Wright-Mark, Kailey Marshall, Ian Fairlee, and John-Michael Lyles & David Gomez) contined the series on last night, April 21, 2014, immediately following the 7pm performance of Murder for Two at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street). (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Darren Criss Explains His Songwriting Process, Sings Examples & Shares Sondheim Story
by Pat Cerasaro - April 22, 2014

Broadway headliner and GLEE breakout star Darren Criss explains his own personal songwriting process as part of a new fan interview. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Palace Theatre to Add Stadium-Style Seating for This Summer's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by Louisa Brady - April 22, 2014

According to the Wall Street Journal, audience members seated in the orchestra of the upcoming Broadway musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' will have a movie-theatre-esque experience. The production is spending $200,000 to alter the arrangement of seats in the orchestra, with hopes of augmenting the theatre's sense of intimacy. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 EDM Remixes of FROZEN, LION KING & More Set for Disney's DCONSTRUCTED, Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - April 22, 2014

The Walt Disney Company recently announced a unique new endeavor via the release of a teaser trailer for a new music compilation titled DCONSTRUCTED, which will feature EDM renditions of a vast assortment of Disney classics crafted by many of the world's top DJs, and the collection is out today. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Julia Roberts Says NORMAL HEART Preparation Was 'The Most Actor-y I've Ever Been'
by Pat Cerasaro - April 22, 2014

Academy Award-winning actress Julia Roberts discusses her preparation for HBO's stage-to-screen adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, as part of a new interview. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Photo Coverage: Broadway Composers Unite for Dramatists Guilds' Anti-Piracy Awareness Event
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - April 22, 2014

The Dramatists Guild's Anti-Piracy Committee just hosted their first-ever Anti-Piracy awareness event yesterday, April 21. During the event, established and up-and-coming musical theatre writers paired up to reach out to known sheet music pirates and ask them to take down the links to their sheet music. The day is intended to raise awareness about the problem of sheet music piracy and take steps against the digital distribution of stolen sheet music.BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Apr. 22 Atlantic Theater Company to Stage World Premiere of Hunter Bell, Eli Bolin & Lee Overtree's New Musical FOUND this Fall
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the first production of its 2014-2015 season - the world premiere new musical FOUND, directed by Lee Overtree, featuring a book by Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell ([title of show]) and Lee Overtree and a new score by Eli Bolin. (more...)


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