Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Gets Modernized at Dallas Theater Center!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 15, 2014

Dallas Theater Center is filling the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre stage with the glorious music of the most popular musical of all time in a modern new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's LES MISERABLES. Audiences will be swept away by the epic sounds of LES MISERABLES, directed by Liesl Tommy, which runs through August 17 at the Wyly Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 IF/THEN's Idina Menzel Sings National Anthem at Today's MLB All-Star Game
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2014

Broadway's Idina Menzel will be performing the National Anthem and giving a pre-game concert at Target Field, site of the Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota today. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 STAGE TUBE: Broadway Diva Idina Menzel Belts the National Anthem and 'Forever Young' at Tonight's MLB All-Star Game!
by Stage Tube - July 15, 2014

Broadway's Idina Menzel performed the National Anthem and gave a pre-game concert at Target Field tonight, July 15, at the Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Watch her sing both 'The Star Spangled Banner' and 'Forever Young' below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny, Starring Rob McClure, Jenny Powers & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 15, 2014

The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show runs through July 20, 2014. Check out highlights from the production, starring Rob McClure and Jenny Powers, below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Breaking News: ROCKY to Close on Broadway in August
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

This Just In... The Broadway musical of Rocky has been knocked out by a declining box office and will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, August 17th after 28 previews and 188 regular performances. Stage Entertainment is currently exploring future productions across the U.S. as well as internationally. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 FINDING NEVERLAND to Play Broadway's Winter Garden After ROCKY Shutters?
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Following the announcement that Broadway's ROCKY will be closing at the Winter Garden Theatre next month, New York Times reporter Patrick Healy tweeted that FINDING NEVERLAND might be next up at the venue. There has been no official announcement, but BroadwayWorld will be on the look-out and bring you dates as soon as we know them! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Annie Potts, Becky Ann Baker, Mary Pat Gleason & More to Star in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS this Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS. The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life's ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 BWW Reviews: Actor's Express' ROCKY HORROR SHOW is a Titillating Evening of Talent and Depravity
by Matt Tamanini - July 15, 2014

I am quite aware that this will sound sacrilegious to many who read this review, but until I saw Actor's Express' titillating production of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, I had never seen the musical before. I have a vague recollection of watching the film version on VH1's 'Movies That Rock' at some point in the mid-90's, but other than seeing Susan Sarandon in her underwear, it didn't do much to interest me. So, as I made my way to the King Plow Arts Center, I expected to be impressed by the tremendous young talents in the cast, but what I didn't expect was to be transported to another world of naughty, musical theatre ecstasy. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Photo Flash: First Look at Rob McClure, Jenny Powers and More in The Muny's ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show runs through July 20, 2014. Check out a first look below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Tony-Winning HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Recoups Broadway Capitalization!
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Producer David Binder just announced that the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which last month received four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, has recouped its initial capitalization investment as of the week ending Sunday, July 13. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Imagines Christopher Walken as PETER PAN's 'Captain Hook'
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, host Jimmy Fallon spoke about the recent announcement that actor Christopher Walken has been cast in the role of Captain Hook in NBC's upcoming Peter Pan Live. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Ricky Martin Announces Australian Tour; Promises All-New Music
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Ricky Martin announced that his One World Tour will travel through Australian arenas in 2015. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Kevin McHale, Harry Shum Jr. & Lauren Potter Remember Cory Monteith
by Pat Cerasaro - July 15, 2014

GLEE stars Kevin McHale, Harry Shum Jr. and Lauren Potter have taken to Twitter to share candid remembrances of her deceased former co-star from the hit FOX musical dramedy series, Cory Monteith, who passed a way a year ago this week. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Diane Paulus Talks Future Of Theatre & FINDING NEVERLAND
by Pat Cerasaro - July 15, 2014

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they took some time out to celebrate Independence Day with an impromptu sing-a-long during the fireworks festivities as evidenced in a new video clip shared on social media and now available to view. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Amber Riley Shares Remembrance Of Cory Monteith
by Pat Cerasaro - July 15, 2014

Headliner and Glee star Amber Riley has taken to Twitter to share a touching and emotional remembrance of her deceased former co-star from the hit FOX musical dramedy series, Cory Monteith, who passed a way a year ago this week. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 VIDEO: Josh Gad Reveals Daughter 'Doesn't Really Care' About FROZEN's Olaf!
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2014

The actor revealed that his young daughter is not all that impressed hearing her dad's voice in the hit Disney film FROZEN. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Photo Coverage: Beauty Queens Take Opening Night Bows in PAGEANT- THE MUSICAL!
by Jennifer Broski - July 15, 2014

After a sold-out benefit run for BC/EFA this February, PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL returns in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street). The show officially opened last night, July 14, 2014. The cast of tiara-crazed beauties includes Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies'),Nic Cory (Signs of Life), Alex Ringler (West Side Story), Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu), Seth Tucker (Our Kiki), and Curtis Wiley (Motown), with John Bolton (A Christmas Story, 'Gossip Girl') as the host. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 15, 2014

New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 BWW CD Reviews: Atlantic Records' HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is Perfect
by David Clarke - July 15, 2014

With glowing reviews from all the major outlets in New York City, a slew of Tony Nominations, and wins for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Lead Actor in a Musical, and Best Featured Actress in a Musical, I expected HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH (Original Broadway Cast Album) to be spectacular. And, it truly is. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 15 Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead KISS ME, KATE at BBC Proms This August
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate. Joining John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra, Broadway stalwarts Ben Davis, Alexandra Silber, Tony Yazbeck and West End star Louise Dearman lead the cast in an irreverent reworking of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew -- a play within a play. This is the BBC Proms debut for all four performers as they sing the energetic score in its original 1948 arrangement. (more...)


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