Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Twitter Watch: Neil Patrick Harris - Tonys Host Hugh Jackman 'Called an Hour Ago to Say 'Suck It!'
by BWW Staff - February 11, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Neil Patrick Harris wrote 'I'm so proud of @RealHughJackman for hosting this year's Tony Awards and for calling me an hour ago to say, 'Suck it!' (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 BREAKING NEWS: Idina Menzel to Perform at the OSCARS!
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress Idina Menzel will perform the Oscar-nominated song 'Let it Go' for a global television audience, for the first time, at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 ROCKY's First Performance Tonight Canceled; Previews to Begin Feb. 13
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

The first preview of the new Broadway musical ROCKY (presented by Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone), set for tonight, February 11, has been canceled; it was announced this morning. ROCKY will now begin previews on Thursday, February13, with no performance originally scheduled for tomorrow. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 ALADDIN Announces Broadway Rush Policy!
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, begins performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26th, 2014 for a March 20 opening. The show just announced the following rush policy: A limited number of general rush seats will be sold for each performance on the day of the show when the box office opens for $32.50 each. Rush tickets can be purchased by cash or charge at the box office. Locations will be at the theatre's discretion and may not be offered at all performances. Each guest in line may purchase a maximum of two (2) tickets. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of TITANIC Concert- Plus an Exclusive Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 11, 2014

Rehearsals are in full swing and in just one week the TONY Award-winning score from Titanic: The Musical will be performed live at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Tickets are selling fast for this once-off concert performance, which features almost the entire cast from the original Broadway musical, over 200 singers, and the enlarged forces of the professional New York City Chamber Orchestra, all Directed by Don Stephenson, with Music Direction by Kevin Stites. The company met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang about the special event. Check out what they had to say and watch an exclusive performance preview below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 LES MISERABLES Launches 'Evolution of the Revolution'; BroadwayWorld.com to Partner on Exclusive Video + Content Series!
by BWW Special Coverage - February 11, 2014

Here at BroadwayWorld.com, we're even MORE excited to announce that we'll be working with the site, premiering videos, special content, cast videos, and lots more -- right here! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 First Look At GLEE's Gorgeous FUNNY GIRL Tribute With Lea Michele & Naya Rivera
by Pat Cerasaro - February 11, 2014

FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE has repeatedly paid tribute to legendary Broadway and Hollywood superstar Barbra Streisand as well as done due diligence insofar as spotlighting her famous first star vehicle, FUNNY GIRL, yet the new photos that have leaked of the upcoming tribute to the Fanny Brice-inspired musical are, in a word, gorgeous. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Simon Cowell & One Direction To Appear On GLEE? Matthew Morrison Hopes So!
by Pat Cerasaro - February 11, 2014

Broadway headliner and GLEE star Matthew Morrison teases that the internationally super-successful Simon Cowell-curated boy band One Direction could be appearing on the hit FOX musical dramedy series sometime soon if he gets his wish according to a new interview. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Breaking News: He's Back! Hugh Jackman Set to Host 2014 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Tony Award winner, Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Jackman returns to host THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 8 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. This will be Jackman's fourth time hosting the Tony Awards. He previously hosted the 57th, 58th, and 59th Annual Tony Awards. Jackman received an Emmy Award for hosting the 58th Annual Tony Awards in the category of Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 BWW Interview: NEWSIES' Liana Hunt on Moving Up from Understudy to Leading Lady!
by Nicole Rosky - February 11, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Newsies just welcomed Liana Hunt to the role of the show's leading lady Katherine Plumber earlier this month. Kara Lindsay, who created the role, departed the production on Sunday, February 2nd. Following her first week in the role, Hunt chatted with BroadwayWorld about what it was like to officially step into leading lady shoes, how she got the news that she got the role, and more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Hugh Jackman Announces 2014 Tony Awards Hosting Duties & Details In New Video Clip
by Pat Cerasaro - February 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning Hollywood and Broadway superstar Hugh Jackman announces his appointment as host and details this year's 2014 Tony Awards telecast as part of a new social media video now available to view. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 STAGE TUBE: Kids' Night on Broadway Spotlight- MATILDA's Lesli Margherita & Jack Broderick
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2014

The Broadway League will soon launch KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014. KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY is an audience development program created by The Broadway League to make theatre accessible, encourage theatre as a form of family entertainment, and build larger audiences for the future. In the weeks leading up to the festivities, cast members from some of this years' will share their favorite Broadway memories and why they love Broadway! Below, meet Matilda's Lesli Margherita & Jack Broderick! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Andrea Martin Signs On to Play 'Dotty' in 2015 Broadway Revival of NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced Tony & Emmy Award winner Andrea Martin will star as 'Dotty' in new Broadway production of Noises Off, a comedy by Michael Frayn, directed by Jeremy Herrin. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 CHICAGO Diamond Edition Blu-ray Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - February 11, 2014

A razzle-dazzling new Blu-ray and DVD edition of multi-Academy Award-winning big screen mega-hit musical CHICAGO is out today. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 VIDEO: Cast of JERSEY BOYS Perform National Anthem at Westminster Dog Show
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2014

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys performed the National Anthem at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden last night (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Maggie Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut Opposite Ewan McGregor in Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Maggie Gyllenhaal will make her Broadway debut starring as "Annie" opposite Ewan McGregor as "Henry" in Tom Stoppard's Tony® Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Idina Menzel Shares Excitement on Twitter: 'I'm Singing on the Oscars!'
by Movies News Desk - February 11, 2014

Today, Idina Menzel, the star of Broadway's upcoming 'If/Then,' took to Twitter to share her excitement on the news that she will be performing at the OSCARS. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 Broadway's ROCKY Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2014

ROCKY begins previews tonight, February 11, and officially opens on March 13 at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, New York, NY). (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Mercury Theatre's INTO THE WOODS!
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2014

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N Southport Ave., presents The Hypocrites' production INTO THE WOODS, directed by Geoff Button* with Musical Direction by Matt Deitchman, opening tonight, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. and running through Sunday, March 30. Check out highlights from the production below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 11 STAGE TUBE: YouTube User Debuts New Honest & Heartfelt Take on FROZEN's 'Let It Go'
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2014

YouTube user 'ZebraGal' has put a new heartfelt and honest twist on FROZEN's hit song 'Let It Go' - a version of the number with altered lyrics to reflect her journey to 'coming to terms with an ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder - diagnosis.' Check out her rendition, which has gotten attention from co-writer Kristen Lopez, below! (more...)




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