Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: The Glorious Opening Number from the RAGTIME Concert- Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis, Patina Miller and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 19, 2013

Manhattan Concert Productions just presented a special concert performance of Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall last night, Monday, February 18, 2013. The cast included: Michael Arden as Younger Brother, Phillip Boykin as Booker T. Washington, Kerry Butler as Evelyn Nesbit, Matt Cavenaugh as Henry Ford, Tyne Dalyas Emma Goldman, Jarrod Emick as Willie Conklin, Manoel Felciano as Tateh, Dick Latessa as Grandfather,Norm Lewis as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Jose Llana as Harry Houdini, Michael McCormick as J.P. Morgan,Howard McGillin as Father, Patina Miller as Sarah, Lea Salonga as Mother Lilla Crawford as The Little Girl and Lewis Grosso as The Little Boy and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sarah's Friend. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and you can check out the full opening number below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Full Cast Announced for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER's Off Broadway Return - Featuring New and Returning Faces!
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

The producers of Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time TonyAward-winning play, have announced the cast for the upcoming New World Stages production (340 West 50th St.), which will begin performances on Monday, March 18, 2013. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 BREAKING NEWS: Cameron Mackintosh Bringing Re-Imagined LES MISERABLES to Broadway in Spring 2014!
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

Cameron Mackintosh announced today that his acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES will come to Broadway in March, 2014 at a Shubert theater to be announced. This newly re-imagined LES MISERABLES is breaking box-office records across the country and around the world and inspired filmmakers to make the immensely successful movie which has been nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture and has won 3 Golden Globes including Best Picture, as well as 4 BAFTA's. The new production has been a sell-out since launching a U.S. national tour in November 2010, having already played in 64 cities throughout North America, grossing more than $130 million. International productions of the new LES MISERABLES have met with equal success and acclaim in the U.K, France, Spain and Korea. New productions are scheduled to open in the coming months in Japan, Canada, Australia and Brazil. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Derek McLane Discusses 2013 Academy Awards Set Design
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2013

Tony Award-winning scenic designer Derek McLane has discussed the inspiration behind his remarkable set design for the 2013 Academy Awards in an interview with the LA Times. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: Inside the RAGTIME Concert at Avery Fisher Hall!
by Walter McBride - February 19, 2013

Manhattan Concert Productions just presented a special concert performance of Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall last night, Monday, February 18, 2013. The cast included: Michael Arden as Younger Brother, Phillip Boykin as Booker T. Washington, Kerry Butler as Evelyn Nesbit, Matt Cavenaugh as Henry Ford, Tyne Dalyas Emma Goldman, Jarrod Emick as Willie Conklin, Manoel Felciano as Tateh, Dick Latessa as Grandfather,Norm Lewis as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Jose Llana as Harry Houdini, Michael McCormick as J.P. Morgan,Howard McGillin as Father, Patina Miller as Sarah, Lea Salonga as Mother Lilla Crawford as The Little Girl and Lewis Grosso as The Little Boy and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sarah's Friend. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and you can check out photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: RAGTIME Concert's Star-Studded Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - February 19, 2013

Manhattan Concert Productions just presented a special concert performance of Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall last night, Monday, February 18, 2013. The cast included: Michael Arden as Younger Brother, Phillip Boykin as Booker T. Washington, Kerry Butler as Evelyn Nesbit, Matt Cavenaugh as Henry Ford, Tyne Dalyas Emma Goldman, Jarrod Emick as Willie Conklin, Manoel Felciano as Tateh, Dick Latessa as Grandfather,Norm Lewis as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Jose Llana as Harry Houdini, Michael McCormick as J.P. Morgan,Howard McGillin as Father, Patina Miller as Sarah, Lea Salonga as Mother Lilla Crawford as The Little Girl and Lewis Grosso as The Little Boy and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sarah's Friend. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and you can check out photo coverage from the fcurtain call below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Breaking News: Clive Davis Wants Anne Hathaway and Colin Firth for MY FAIR LADY on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

Now according to USA Today, Davis is eying LES MISERABLES star Anne Hathaway and Colin Firth to play Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins respectively. Firth has also starred in a big screen musical in the past, taking on Harry in 2008's MAMMA MIA. Neither actor, however, has yet starred in a Broadway production. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 STAGE TUBE: Miss RING THEM BELLS! Kander & Ebb Celebration? Watch it Here - Chita, Joel, Jason & Marin!
by Stage Tube - February 19, 2013

If you missed the kickoff of Live From Lincoln Center's winter and spring broadcast season's 'Ring Them Bells! A Kander & Ebb Celebration,' hosted by Audra McDonald, we've got you covered! The concert aired on PBS on February 15, 2013 and is now online! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 NBC's SMASH, Lowe's & iTheatrics to Improve School Theaters Across U.S.
by TV News Desk - February 19, 2013

NBC's hit series SMASH, home improvement retailer Lowe's, and iTheatrics have partnered to help schools across America improve their theaters through the 'NBC's 'Smash': Make a Musical constructed by Lowe's' initiative. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage Exclusive: Original NEWSIES Star Bill Pullman Visits Nederlander Theatre!
by Jennifer Broski - February 19, 2013

Just last night, star of the original movie version of Newsies, Bill Pullman, attended a performance of the Tony Award winning new American musical, and visited with the cast backstage afterwards. Additionally, 'Dance Moms' Abby Lee Miller stopped by for a quick photo with the cast. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the festivities backstage and you can check out exclusive photo coverage below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 A.R.T.'s THE GLASS MENAGERIE to Transfer to Broadway This Spring?
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

Now according to the New York Times, New York producers are currently working with A.R.T. to bring the show to Broadway. According to an insider, 'if a financial deal can be struck, the timing of the transfer would depend on a Broadway theater vacancy' (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Ghostlight to Release DOGFIGHT Cast Recording This Spring
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Cast Recording of the musical, DOGFIGHT later this spring. The show - which debuted Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre last year - features music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (A Christmas Story), a book by Peter Duchan (IFC Films' Breaking Upwards) and directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Wicked, Glengarry Glen Ross). (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - February 19, 2013

Here are some of the familiar Broadway faces appearing in prime time tonight (Tuesday, February 19)! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 PIPPIN Revival Cast Album Likely
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2013

The brand new Broadway-bound revival of Stephen Schwartz's PIPPIN is heading to the recording studio if a new posting on the production's official Facebook page is accurate. The ad proclaims, 'Have 10 friends like this page to be entered to win access to PIPPIN's Broadway Cast Album recording session!' (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Alec Baldwin Candidly Interviews Patti LuPone
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2013

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16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 MARY POPPINS Begins Final Two Weeks of Performances!
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, one of the biggest Broadway successes in recent memory, enters its final two weeks tonight. It concludes its historic Broadway run at The New Amsterdam Theatre on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 3:00pm after 2619 performances and more than six years. With attendance totaling nearly four million guests, the show has been seen by more people in the last six years than any Broadway show except Wicked and The Lion King. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Clive Davis Reveals Bisexuality In New Memoir
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2013

Esteemed music mogul, Sony Music chief and soon-to-be Broadway producer Clive Davis has revealed that he is a late-in-life bisexual according to a revelation in his new autobiography, THE SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE, out today. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 BWW Interviews: Kelli O'Hara Talks CAROUSEL
by Jena Tesse Fox - February 19, 2013

As she gets ready to play Julie Jordan in the New York Philharmonic's upcoming production of Carousel, Kelli O'Hara shares her views on Rodgers & Hammerstein, women's choices and being ready for dream roles. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: February 19-24
by BWW - February 19, 2013

While the PICNIC will soon close at the American Airlines Theatre, another show will begin previews this week at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre- HANDS ON A HARDBODY. With three shows currently in previews (ANN and CINDERELLA being the others) and lots more on the way, there's never been a better time to see a Broadway show! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 19 Photo Flash: Chita Rivera, Harold Prince Honored with Jerome Robbins Awards
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013

Chita Rivera, Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince share the 2013 Jerome Robbins Award, which was presented last night, February at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. A full evening of performances, hosted by Frank Rich and featuring stars from Broadway as well as dancers from New York City Ballet were included in the presentation. Check out photos from the celebration below! (more...)


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