Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Soundtrack Out Today For NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Starring Carrie Underwood
by Pat Cerasaro - December 03, 2013

The soundtrack to the highly anticipated NBC live TV broadcast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic family-friendly musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC starring country music superstar and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood is now available to order. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 BWW EXCLUSIVE: Christian Borle Talks THE SOUND OF MUSIC & Laura Benanti Comments
by Pat Cerasaro - December 03, 2013

The most highly anticipated movie musical event of the year is undoubtedly NBC's live TV presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic family-friendly musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC and today one of the stars of this week's broadcast is sharing some comments on his featured role in the enterprise - recent Tony Award-winning PETER & THE STARCATCHER star and former SMASH ensemble player Christian Borle. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Voting Now Open in 18 Categories for 2013 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards, Thru 1/5
by Stephen Hanks - December 03, 2013

If you're wondering whether or not 2013 was a fantastic year for the cabaret art form in New York, all you have to do is scan the amazing list of nominees for this year's BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards and you'll know it was one of the best ever. So now it's time for all you cabaret performers and fans to vote for the best singers, musicians, songs, and shows of the year. Voting will continue until Sunday night January 5 and the winners will be announced later that week. We hope that all the winners will be able to perform in the Award show on Sunday night February 23 at Joe's Pub. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Breaking News: Colm Wilkinson to join Ramin Karimloo in Toronto's LES MISERABLES for Charity Performance!
by Kelly Cameron - December 03, 2013

Toronto's critically acclaimed production of Les Miserables was the vehicle responsible for bringing Ramin Karimloo back 'home' to perform on Canadian soil, and now for one performance only, he will share the stage with the man who helped inspire his dream to pursue musical theatre - none other than stage legend (and original Jean Valjean) Colm Wilkinson. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Photo Flash: First Look - Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx & More in ANNIE Film
by Movies News Desk - December 03, 2013

Oscar winner Jamie Foxx will take on the iconic role of 'Daddy Warbucks' in the upcoming big screen adaptation of ANNIE, currently filming in New York City. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 STAGE TUBE: Original SPRING AWAKENING Stars to Reunite for 'Special Event' at ATC
by Stage Tube - December 03, 2013

In the video below, original Spring Awakening cast member and Atlantic Acting School veteran Brian CharLes Johnson announces Atlantic Theater Company's ATC Uncovered- an inside look into the everyday life of a theater company through the artist perspective. He reveals: 'This month we'll be celebrating the 7th anniversary of Spring Awakening on Broadway when myself and a few friends of mine bring it all back home to where it all started with a live, special event.' BroadwayWorld has confirmed that additional detais on the celebration will be announced early next week. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with DOCTOR WHO's Matt Smith & More for AMERICAN PSYCHO
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Rupert Goold, The Almeida Theatre's Artistic Director, directs the World Premiere of American Psycho, a new musical thriller with book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and music and lyrics byDuncan Sheik, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis. It will run beginning tonight, 3 December 2013 to 25 January 2014 with Press Night on 12 December. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Hugh Jackman-Led HOUDINI Now Aiming for Broadway Run in 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Just yesterday, it was announced that The Hartman Group, the Broadway press agency that was slated to represent the new musical, would close its doors in January 2014. Since then, Houdini producer Scott Sanders told the New York Times that the show is now aiming for a run in the 2015-16 theatre season. He told the NYT: "I'm very supportive of Michael's decision, as I think everyone is, because this is certainly the time in one's life to do something like this. We'll figure out how to successfully transition some of our projects to another firm or elsewhere." (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 AUDIO: First Listen of NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Album
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

THE SOUND OF MUSIC: MUSIC FROM THE NBC TELEVISION EVENT will be released on December 3, two days prior to the live broadcast itself, while the DVD edition, THE SOUND OF MUSIC: LIVE! will be released on December 17. Check out an audio preview of the album below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Announces New Winter Schedule with Earlier Performance Times
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Beginning December 2, the smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The show continues on Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm; Sunday at 3pm; and is dark Monday. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Breaking News: Hunter Foster to Join Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale in Broadway's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich, and Jerry Frankel announced today that Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster (Little Shop of Horrors) will join the cast of The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical based on the best selling novel by Robert James Waller. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 VIDEO: Cheyenne Jackson Talks New LP, Upcoming Films & Broadway Return on TODAY
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2013

Broadway vet Cheyenne Jackson stopped by this morning's fourth hour of TODAY on NBC to talk about his first solo album, 'I'm Blue Skies'. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 VIDEO: Susan Boyle Sings 'Merry Little Christmas' on TODAY
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2013

With 20 million albums sold worldwide, Susan Boyle stopped by NBC's TODAY this morning to promote her newest album, 'Home for Christmas.' (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Julie Harris Memorial Celebration to Be Held Today at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

There will be a memorial celebration of the actress, Julie Harris, today, Dec. 3rd, starting at 12 noon at the earnard B. Jacobs Theatre on 242 West 45th Street. Among her friends gathering to celebrate Miss Harris will be Zoe Caldwell, RoseMary Harris, Cherry Jones, HAl Holbrook and Christopher Plummer. The public is welcome. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Annaleigh Ashford to Depart KINKY BOOTS for Regular Role on Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2013

Annaleigh Ashford will be kicking off her KINKY BOOTS and slinking into the bedroom. Deadline reports that the Broadway star has nabbed a regular role on Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX season 2. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Photo Coverage: Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond Honored with 2013 Fred Ebb Award
by Jennifer Broski - December 03, 2013

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presented the ninth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond, last night. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by Joel Grey at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. BroadwayWorld was there for the ceremony and you can check out photos below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Music Executive Justin Kalifowitz Calls for Mayor's Office of Music in NYC
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Downtown ­Music Publishing founder Justin Kalifowitz just wrote an op-ed for Billiboard today, in which, he calls for an Office of Music in New York City. He writes: (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 Photo Coverage: Folksbeine National Yiddish Theatre Honors Theodore Bikel
by Stephen Sorokoff - December 03, 2013

The National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene just presented a remarkable concert event celebrating the folk legend and actor Theodore Bikel in anticipation of his 90th birthday in May 2014. 'Miracle of Miracles: A Chanukah Extravaganza' filled the stage at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, last night, December 2 with one rare musical treat after another. Featured in the all-star cast were the beloved Emmy-winning actor Fyvush Finkel, klezmer giant Frank London, the Russian concert phenomenon Psoy Korolenko and the Broadway actors Joanne Borts ('Once') and Elmore James, among many others. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 VIDEO: Connor Russell and David Andrew Anderson in THE HINTERLANDS Musical Web Series - Episode 6
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2013

THE HINTERLANDS, a free musical web series about teenage gay bullying, officially launched in October. Episode 6, 'Worthy,' follows Paul as he meets someone who changes how he feels about life. Featuring Connor Russell and David Andrew Anderson. Watch it below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Dec. 3 AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Soundtrack Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 1/7
by Pat Cerasaro - December 03, 2013

The soundtrack album for the hotly awaited new feature film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY by Tracy Letts, starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, is now available for pre-order. (more...)




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