Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 BWW TV: First Sizzling Look at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 18, 2014

Take a first look at the cast of The Bridges of Madison County on stage on Broadway in a sexy new montage below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Elaine Stritch Appears On TODAY & Says F-Word
by Pat Cerasaro - February 18, 2014

The one and only theatrical grande dame Elaine Stritch appeared on NBC's TODAY show earlier today and shocked viewers by dropping a characteristic curse word that was surprisingly and mistakenly not bleeped by the network during the morning chat show. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 FROZEN's 'Let It Go' Is Top Downloaded Sheet Music Of 2014 So Far
by Pat Cerasaro - February 18, 2014

Disney's super successful animated movie musical FROZEN can claim not only #1 film and soundtrack status, but, now, the platinum-status lead single 'Let It Go' has become the top downloaded sheet music of the year according to statistics provided by Musicnotes.com. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed & More Featured in New Character Portraits for Broadway-Bound ALADDIN; Plus Behind the Scenes Video!
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

New photos of the stars of Disney's Broadway-bound musical comedy Aladdin, including Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Courtney Reed (Jasmine) and James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), have been released - plus a sneak peek at just a few of the nearly 350 original costumes designed for the show by two-time Tony Award® winner Gregg Barnes. Check out the photos and videos below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Photo Coverage: Inside the Ship of Dreams: A Look Back at TITANIC: THE MUSICAL Concert at Avery Fisher Hall with Michael Cerveris, Brian d'Arcy James & More!
by Walter McBride - February 18, 2014

Last night, the Tony Award-winning score from Titanic: The Musical was performed live at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, featuring almost the entire cast from the original Broadway musical, over 200 singers, and the enlarged forces of the professional New York City Chamber Orchestra. The production was directed by Don Stephenson, with Music Direction by Kevin Stites. BroadwayWorld was on the scene to capture all of magic inside the 'Ship of Dreams' - check out photos from the concert, featuring Michael Cerveris, Brian d'Arcy James, David Garrison, and more! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Tom Hiddleston Reveals Kenneth Branagh's Advice To Him On Fame
by Pat Cerasaro - February 18, 2014

Rising film superstar and current West End leading man Tom Hiddleston shares some insight gleaned from fellow theatre and film notable Kenneth Branagh as part of a new interview. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 BWW TV: Meet the Company of Broadway's ALADDIN- Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 18, 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 company met the press earlier today and you can check out interviews with the cast below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris Covers Time Out New York; Talks HEDWIG and More
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris just graced Time Out New York's cover and gave an interview on his return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. Scroll down for a look at the cover image, and check out some of his funniest quips from the conversation below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Photo Flash: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL!
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Cast Recording of the new Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical. The album, produced by Jason Howland and Steve Sidwell, with Kurt Deutsch serving as Executive Producer, was recorded yesterday, February 17th and will be available for purchase digitally and in stores this spring. Like the musical, the cast record of Beautiful will feature a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil, including 'Will You Love Me Tomorrow,' 'One Fine Day,' (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman,' 'On Broadway,' 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling,' and many more. Check out a look back at the recording session with Jessie Mueller, Jake Epstein, and the rest of the cast of Broadway's BEAUTIFUL, below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 FROZEN Becomes #3 Highest Grossing Animated Film Ever, Earns Nearly $1 Billion
by Pat Cerasaro - February 18, 2014

Disney's hit animated movie musical FROZEN is now the third most successful animated film of all time upon release, coming quick on the heels of DESPICABLE ME 2 and TOY STORY 3. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Alice Ripley & Gregory Jbara to Star in World Premiere of New Musical Revue Featuring Songs of Harry Nilsson in San Diego
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

The revue, created by Steve Gunderson and choreographer Javier Velasco, will feature some of Nilsson's best known songs, including 'One,' 'Everybody's Talkin',' and 'Me and My Arrow.' (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Photo Flash: Darren Criss Attends ROCK OF AGES in Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

GLEE star, Darren Criss, attended Rock of Ages Saturday evening, February 15 at The Venetian Las Vegas. Following the performance, Criss headed backstage to share words of enthusiasm with Rock of Ages star and former GLEE cast member, Jon Robert Hall, and to take a photo with the cast. Check out photos from his visit below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Roundabout's MACHINAL to Close on Broadway March 2
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall and directed by Lindsay Turner, will conclude its limited engagement on March 2, 2014 at 2:00PM. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Barbara Chai to Moderate NO MAN'S LAND Talkback this Week
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

The talk back series at Harold Pinter's acclaimed production of NO MAN'S LAND continues Thursday, February 20 with Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup, Shuler Hensley and moderator Barbara Chai (Wall Street Journal correspondent). After the performance of NO MAN'S LAND, Chai and the actors will discuss Harold Pinter's play and answer audience questions about the production and the acclaimed repertory season. The ticketed audience for each performance is welcome to stay, free of charge, for the talk back. A ticket is required for the performance. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Bryan Cranston to Appear at ALL THE WAY Event 'AMERICA AT THE TURNING POINT', 2/23
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

The producers of All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, in association with The Exchange, announced today additional participants and a student ticketing policy for AMERICA AT THE TURNING POINT: CONVERSATIONS ON ALL THE WAY. This event is a special day-long symposium that offers the public an in-depth exploration of the political and artistic sides of All the Way, the new play about Lyndon Baines Johnson's first year in office, which stars Bryan Cranston ('Breaking Bad') and is directed by Bill Rauch. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs Discusses Broadway Adaptation & More
by Pat Cerasaro - February 18, 2014

The star of Disney's brand new screen-to-stage adaptation of their hit multi-award-winning animated movie musical ALADDIN, Adam Jacobs, opens up about his role in the show as well as the Broadway stage edition of the piece byway of a new interview. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Sebastian Arcelus, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Karen Mason & More Join Town Hall's Broadway By Year Season Opener, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Drama Desk-nominees Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Falsettos) & Karen Mason (Sunset Boulevard, Mamma Mia!), Sebastian Arcelus (Elf, A Time to Kill), Nightlife Award-Winner Mark Nadler, Jillian Louis, Danny Gardner and the Broadway by the Year Chorus have been added to Town Hall's 14th season opener of its Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, February 24 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1915-1939. They join previously announced Tony Award-winners Tonya Pinkins and Beth Leavel, Tony Award-nominees Carolee Carmello, Stephanie J. Block, Karen Akers and Emily Skinner, Drama Desk Award-nominee Julia Murney, Grammy Award-winners Lari White and John Easterlin, Noah Racey (Curtains), Camille Saviola (Nine), concert and recording artist Howard Fishman and Nightlife Award-winner Carole J. Bufford. Individual tickets ($57 and $47) are on sale at www.TicketMaster.com or by phone at 800-982-2787; series subscriptions ($180-$220) are available at www.TheTownHall.org. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Laura Osnes, Brian d'Arcy James, Zosia Mamet & More Set for Atlantic Theater Company's Annual Gala, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company will present their annual Gala on Monday, February 24, 2014 at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Writers' Choice will salute Atlantic's iconic playwrights with an evening of unexpected songs. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 ZACH Theatre Welcomes RENT's Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega in Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

ZACH Theatre announces the next live performance in the TOP Concert Series, ADAM & DAPHNE IN CONCERT. Broadway stars Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega - the original 'Roger' and 'Mimi' from Broadway's RENT- come together for a concert performing fresh takes on classic Broadway shows and the music they originated in RENT. Adam and Daphne will perform at the Topfer Theatre for 2 shows only, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm tonight, February 18, 2014. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 18 Teal Wicks, Natalie Weiss, Lilli Cooper & More Set for Second Annual Broadway Charity Songs Concert, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2014

Broadway Gives Back and Seaview Productions will present the Second Annual 'Broadway Charity Songs!' 'Broadway Charity Songs' has paired a group of award-winning musical theatre composers with a group outstanding charities and tasked them with composing an original song that the prospective charity could use for fundraising purposes. The result is a group of songs gifted to the charities - with the hope that the songs 'go viral' -- increasing awareness for these outstanding organizations. (more...)




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