Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Oscar-Nominated 'Suddenly' May be Added to LES MIS on Stage
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

Claude-Michel Schonberg, co-composer of LES MISERABLES, has confirmed that 'Suddenly,' the new, Oscar-nominated song written specifically for the movie, may be added to the stage show at some point. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Breaking News: Disney's ALADDIN to Play Pre-Broadway Tryout in Toronto Starting November 2013; Broadway Spring 2014
by Rialto Chatter - January 22, 2013

Now, Disney Theatrical Productions has confirmed that Aladdin, a new musical based on the Academy Award winning animated film, will play its pre-Broadway engagement at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre(formerly the Canon) November 13, 2013 to January 12, 2014 and will open at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre in 2014. The show will feature music by Alan Menken; lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin with a book by Beguelin. Casey Nicholaw will direct and choreograph. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 JEKYLL & HYDE Moves from Richard Rodgers to Marquis Theatre on Broadway; to Run April 5 - June 30
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

Nederlander Presentations, Inc., Independent Presenters Network, Chunsoo Shin, Luigi Caiola and Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley have just announced the first preview, opening night and ticket on-sale dates for the new Broadway production of JEKYLL & HYDE, starring Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis in the dual title role of ‘Dr. Henry Jekyll' & ‘Edward Hyde' and Grammy-nominated R&B superstar Deborah Cox as ‘Lucy'. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 BWW TV: Barry Manilow on His Return to the Great White Way in MANILOW ON BROADWAY, Musical Influences & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 22, 2013

Grammy Award-winning superstar Barry Manilow's hometown concert event, Manilow on Broadway, began its limited Broadway engagement on January 18, 2013, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, January 24, 2013. The music icon met the press earlier today, where he had a special chat with Jujamcyn Theaters' Jordan Roth about his concert return to the Great White Way. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Adele Heading to Broadway to Complete the EGOT?
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

According to the Sun, Adele, who just won a Golden Globe Award for the title song in Skyfall is eager to earn more awards to earn the sought-after EGOT, and that might include a trip to Broadway. She told the Sun: 'It's surreal and hilarious. It's not my field. Amazing actors have these awards. The next step is Broadway and a TV show. I'm going to do a Whoopi.' (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Andrew Lloyd Webber to Miss PHANTOM's 25th for Back Operation; Releases Message
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince and produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Company, Inc., will once again make theater history when it becomes the first Broadway show ever to celebrate its 25th Anniversary on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Unfortunately, the show's creator, Andrew Lloyd Webber, will not be present for the festivities this weekend. He realeased the following statement at Whosay.com: (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 BWW TV Exclusive: Preview of ONE NIGHT STAND with Cheyenne Jackson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 22, 2013

ONE NIGHT STAND is a funny, intimate, behind-the-scenes journey from the blank page to the live stage, as top Broadway and television writers, actors, and directors produce four original short musicals, all within 24 hours. Think A Chorus Line meets Project Runway – a window into the creative process with a compressed time frame: the spark, the camaraderie, the sheer panic and the ultimate thrill of expression. Click through for an exclusive preview of ONE NIGHT STAND! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 STAGE TUBE: First Look at Robert Petkoff, Tony Sheldon and More in TUTS' CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - January 22, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Camelot, running Jan. 22 - Feb. 3, 2013 at Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Set in a land where honor and chivalry reign, Camelot follows the love triangle of King Arthur, his Queen Guenevere and the young Lancelot. Dazzling and spellbinding with sweeping romance, historic grandeur, and heart-breaking drama, Camelot is the definitive musical theatre fable. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the production below. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 FREEZE FRAME: 'Manilow Way' Unveiled on 44th Street!
by Walter McBride - January 22, 2013

Grammy Award-winning superstar Barry Manilow's hometown concert event, Manilow on Broadway, began its limited Broadway engagement on January 18, 2013, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, January 24, 2013. In recognition of the current production, a street corner at West 44th & 7th Avenue was renamed 'Barry Manilow Way,' beginning today, January 22. Check out a photo preview from the big unveiling below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Barry Manilow Postpones Tonight's MANILOW ON BROADWAY Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

According to his official Facebook page, Barry Manilow has postponed tonight's performance of Manilow on Broadway, playing at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). It reads: 'With deep apologies, and due to a sudden case of bronchitis, tonight's show will be postponed until February 26th. Mr. Manilow can be found on the Brooklyn Bridge, getting ready to jump. (JK)' (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Flash: First Look at ROCK OF AGES Las Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

On January 5, the high-octane musical ROCK OF AGES opened at The Venetian Las Vegas to an enthusiastic, full house at the Rock of Ages Theatre. The production is a hilarious, feel-good love story that celebrates the great rock songs of the '80s including 'Here I Go Again,' 'Don't Stop Believin',' 'We Built This City,' 'Wanted Dead or Alive,' and more. Check out photos of the Vegas cast in action below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Coverage: Barry Manilow Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - January 22, 2013

Grammy Award-winning superstar Barry Manilow's hometown concert event, Manilow on Broadway, began its limited Broadway engagement on January 18, 2013, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, January 24, 2013. The music icon met the press earlier today, where he had a special chat with Jujamcyn Theaters' Jordan Roth about his concert return to the Great White Way. Check out photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Flash: First Look at GLEE's 'Sadie Hawkins' Episode
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

On this week's episode of GLEE, The Girls of the Glee club organize a Sadie Hawkins dance at McKinley High, in which the Girls ask out their dates, leading to interesting couplings among the members of New Directions. Meanwhile, Sam is convinced that the Warblers cheated at Sectionals, and he makes it his mission to find the evidence. Also, Kurt attempts to find his niche at NYADA. Check out photos from the episode below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Stanley, Robin De Jesus and More Perform at THE DIRECTORY OF Contemporary Theatre WRITERS Concert
by Walter McBride - January 22, 2013

David Sisco (Founder/Curator) and Lorene Phillips (Contributing Editor) celebrated the launch of THE DIRECTORY OF Contemporary Theatre WRITERS in a star-studded concert last night, January 21 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marc Shaiman, Michael Cerveris and More Set for FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Newtown Benefit, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

"From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook" will take place 7:00 pm on January 28, 2013, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. The evening will be a concert of love and healing for the Newtown community from the composers, musicians and more than 100 stars of Broadway together with over 100 students from several Newtown dance groups and the Newtown High School Chamber Choir. All proceeds and donations will go directly to United Way of Western Connecticut's Sandy Hook School Support Fund. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Coverage: Barry Manilow Unveils 'Manilow Way' on 44th Street!
by Walter McBride - January 22, 2013

The City of New York has honored Grammy Award-winning superstar (and Brooklyn native) Barry Manilow with his very own street. In a ceremony performed earlier today, Todd Asher, Deputy Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (and self-professed 'Fanilow'), unveiled a new street sign dubbing the West 44th Street at 7th Avenue 'MANILOW WAY.' The corner is mere steps from the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) where Manilow began a special Broadway concert series, Manilow on Broadway, last Friday, January 18. The limited Broadway engagement was recently extended and will now play through Saturday, February 23, 2013. Check out full photo coverage from the big unveiling below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Audra McDonald to Take Part in RING THEM BELLS Kander & Ebb Tribute Concert; PBS Broadcast 2/15
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

Live From Lincoln Center's winter and spring broadcast season kicks off with a special concert from Lincoln Center's 2013 American Songbook series celebrating the legendary songwriting duo of John Kander and Fred Ebb. The broadcast, "RingThem Bells! Rob Fisher Celebrates Kander & Ebb," is hosted by Audra McDonald and will air on PBS stations on Friday, February 15, 2013, at 9 p.m. (ET) (check local listings). (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Flash: THE VIEW's Sherri Shepherd Makes Appearance in NEWSIES
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2013

Sherri Shepherd, co-host of ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show "The View," recently made a one night cameo appearance in the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit musical, NEWSIES. Scroll below for photos of her night on the Broadway stage! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Buddeke, Brenda Bynum and More in GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2013

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed ALLIANCE THEATRE stages GOOD PEOPLE - the award winning play by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire. The ALLIANCE THEATRE production will be directed by Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth is currently playing on the Alliance Stage through February 10, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 22 Photo Flash: Katharine McPhee Channels Co-Star Anjelica Huston in Photoshoot
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2013

In a recent photoshoot with 7Hollywood, SMASH actress Katharine McPhee donned a neo-noir look to pay homage to her co-star Anjelica Huston. Check out the stylized shoot below! (more...)


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