Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 VIDEO: Idina Menzel Confirms She'd Like to Be Part of WICKED Film
by Movies News Desk - December 24, 2013

In an interview with Digital Spy, Tony Award winner Idina Menzel confirmed that she would love to be a part of a big screen adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical WICKED, currently in development at Universal Pictures. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 VENUS IN FUR Playwright David Ives Boards Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HOUDINI
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2013

A representative for the show has confirmed to BWW that VENUS IN FUR playwright, David Ives, will write the book for HOUDINI. Ives has been attached to the project for a number of months, as first reported by BWW earlier this year in a video interview with Jack O'Brien. Aaron Sorkin had previously signed on to pen the production, but withdrew in January due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 STAGE TUBE: Darlene Love Returns to 'LETTERMAN' for Annual Performance of 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'
by Stage Tube - December 24, 2013

The legendary Darlene Love, who's become a Late Show with David Letterman holiday staple, returned to the hit show this week for her annual performance of 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)' with Paul Shaffer. Love, who's appeared in Broadway's HAIRSPRAY and GREASE, first took to Letterman's stage in 1986. Check it out below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 VIDEO: First Look - Billy Joel Tribute & More on 36th KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2013

Watch Garth Brooks, Snoop Dogg and more pay tribute to the honorees at the annual event to be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 29 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 Empire State Building to Honor SPIDER-MAN's Final Performance?
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2013

Page Six reports that Spidey producers have put in an official request, asking that the Empire State Building light up in red and blue in honor of the show's final performance on January 4th. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 BroadwayWorld.com to Present FLY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO Damon Intrabartolo on February 24, 2014; Cast Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - December 24, 2013

On February 24th, 2014 at 7:00 pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit, celebrating the music of 'bare' composer Damon Intrabartolo, at Joe's Pub in New York City, directed by his longtime collaborator, friend and Tony-nominee Kristin Hanggi. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 13 in 30: Video Highlights from 2013- FUN HOME
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 24, 2013

2014 is upon us, which means that it's time to look back on all of the highs and lows that this past theatre season has brought. BroadwayWorld is wrapping up the year by tributing our favorite moments of 2013, and in this series, we're highlighting 13 of our favorite musical moments on stage in just 30 seconds. Below, check out a 30 second clip from one of our favorite musicals of the year- Fun Home. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 A Very Broadway Holiday Countdown- 1 Day 'Til Christmas!
by Stage Tube - December 24, 2013

Featured today is Audra McDonald's performance of 'Go Tell It on the Mountain.' Click below to check it out! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 VIDEO: First Look - John Lithgow & More in PBS's Marvin Hamlisch: WHAT HE DID FOR LOVE
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2013

Below, check out sneak peeks of the exciting new documentary on the musical legend! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 VIDEO: Megan Hilty Dishes on Las Vegas Wedding on TODAY!
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2013

'Smash' star Megan Hilty recently stopped by the fourth hour of NBC's TODAY and shared details on her recent small, family-only wedding in Las Vegas with hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 Disney Files Trademark Lawsuit Over Alleged FROZEN Copycat
by Movies News Desk - December 24, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has filed a trademark lawsuit over an upcoming film from Phase 4 Studios. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 In Performance: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE's Howard McGillin and Haley Bond
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2013

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Howard McGillin and Haley Bond in a scene from the Irish Repertory Theater's production of "It's a Wonderful Life: The 1946 Live Radio Play.' Click here to watch the talented actors sing, 'Buffalo Gals' from the stage adaptation. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/24 - Ricky Martin
by Stage Tube - December 24, 2013

Happy Birthday, Ricky Martin! During his career he has sold more than 60 million album copies worldwide. He is the founder of Ricky Martin Foundation (in Spanish Fundacion Ricky Martin), a non-profit charity organization. Ricky Martin's exuberant 1999 single 'Livin' la Vida Loca' made him a prominent figure of Latin dance-pop. Martin got his start with the all-boy pop group Menudo; after five years with the group, he released his Spanish-language solo album, Ricky Martin, in 1991. His other studio albums include: Me Amaras (1993), A Medio Vivir (1995), Vuelve (1998), Sound Loaded (2000), Almas del Silencio (2003), Life (2005), and Musica + Alma + Sexo (2011). In 1996, Martin starred in the Broadway's Les Miserables, and he is currently starring as 'Che' in Evita at the Marquis Theatre. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 STAGE TUBE: Watch Monday Night's Holiday Light Show at the Empire State Building!
by Stage Tube - December 24, 2013

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. recently announced with its partner Clear Channel Media and Entertainment that they are givingive the ultimate gift of the season to New Yorkers and the world-five nights of Empire State Building (ESB) LED tower light shows, synchronized to a mix of classic and modern holiday music, broadcasting on Clear Channel New York's radio station 106.7 Lite fm. Each show is choreographed by internationally-acclaimed lighting designerMarc Brickman. Check out last night's show below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 BWW's On This Day - December 24, 2013
by - December 24, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 VIDEO: First Look - Mary Louise Parker Stars in Indie Drama JAMESY BOY, in Theaters 1/17
by Movies News Desk - December 24, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, writer-director Trevor White's JAMSEY BOY 'will be released on video on demand on January 3, 2014, and will hit theaters a few weeks later, on January 17th. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 Music of U2, Neil Diamond & More Set for GLEE's Nationals Episode?
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2013

As Gleeks eagerly await the return of GLEE in February of 2014, rumored details on the highly anticipated Nationals episode, reportedly titled "City of Angels," have been spreading like wild fire. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 LA SOIREE Cast Members Set for WE TV's IN THE MIXX this Week
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2013

LA SOIREE, the unforgettable night of grown-up entertainment that just opened to rave reviews, will host the holiday edition of WE TV's "In The Mixx" with ITM's Gina Giordan this Thursday December 26 at 7:30 AM on WE TV, on Saturday December 28 at 11 AM and 11 PM on VVH TV, and here: http://inthemixxshow.com/. ITM spoke to the outrageously talented cast members Mario, The Queen of the Circus; Le Gateau Chocolat; The English Gents (Denis Lock and Hamish McCann); Miss Behave; Brett Haylock; Jess Love; Stephen "Bath Boy" Williams; and Ursula Martinez. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 Joel Grey to Guest on CBS's CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, 1/15
by TV News Desk - December 24, 2013

Tony winner Joel Grey will guest star as disgruntled airline passenger Hank Kasserman on an upcoming episode of CBS's CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 24 Dan Lauria & More Set for Private Theatre's A QUEEN FOR A DAY Reading, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2013

The Private Theatre and director John Gould Rubin will present an invitation-only reading of the play A Queen For A Day, written byMichael Ricigliano, Jr and directed by John Gould Rubin, at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center (kaufman-center.org) at 129 West 67h Street in Manhattan on Monday, January 6th, 2014. (more...)




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