Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18

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

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 VIDEO: Keith Carradine Guest Stars on Tonight's NCIS on CBS
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2014

Academy Award winner Keith Carradine guest stars as '80s rocker Manheim Gold. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Glee-Cap: 100!
by Robert Lawlor - March 18, 2014

How does one measure a hundred episodes of Glee? In group numbers, in Blaine's hair gel, in Fondue for Two, in diva-offs, in mash-ups, and oh so much more. Tonight marks the 100th episode of Glee and with some familiar faces and some remixed Glee classics - this episode is sure to mark the next dynasty in Glee. Here's to the New Directions old and new, and to Glee! Mercedes and Rachel return to McKinley to say goodbye to the legacy of glee club, and each is acting like the diva they are - apparently nothing has changed. Will is set to celebrate 100 lessons of glee club with remixed classics from the past, and what better way to that then with some help from April Rhodes (Kristin Chenoweth). April is up to her usual boozy ways, and what better way to raise a glass to New Directions than with a little "Raise Your Glass", which Blaine is quick to point out was in fact a Warblers number, but what would a New Direction be without a good Warbler? (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 AUDIO: First Listen- Jessie Mueller Sings from BEAUTIFUL; Cast Album Now Available for Pre-Order
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced that the Original Cast Recording of the new Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, can now be pre-ordered on iTunes, in advance of a Tuesday, April 1st digital release. Those who pre-order the album will immediately receive a special advance track of Jessie Mueller's 'Will You Love Me Tomorrow.' The album, produced by Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell and Billy Jay Stein, with Kurt Deutsch serving as Executive Producer, will be available in-stores on May 13, 2014 and will include a 28-page color booklet with full lyrics, rare and never-before-seen archival and show photos, and liner notes by Beautiful book writer Douglas McGrath. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first listen of 'Will You Love Me Tomorrow', as performed by Jessie Mueller. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - LES MISERABLES' Kyle Scatliffe
by Caryn Robbins - March 18, 2014

The talented actor speaks exclusively with BroadwayWorld about his surreal casting experience and why his Broadway debut was easily his 'favorite day in theater - ever!' (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH with Neil Patrick Harris!
by Walter McBride - March 18, 2014

Rehearsals are currently underway for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. The limited engagement, featuring Lena Hall (Kinky Boots, lead singer of The Deafening), will begin previews Saturday, March 29 for a Tuesday, April 22 opening night at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). Check out photos of the marquee at the Belasco below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Frank Wildhorn's New Musical FREEDOM'S SONG and More Set for Ford's Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced that the Ford's Theatre 2014-2015 season will include mainstage productions of Driving Miss Daisy, headlined by Nancy Robinette and Craig Wallace, the return of Edward Gero as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, the world premiere of The Widow Lincoln by James Still, and a new musical, Freedom's Song, still in development, inspired by the words of Lincoln and those who lived through the Civil War. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Breaking: ROCKY Original Broadway Cast Recording Gets May Release; Track List Revealed
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises, Stage Entertainment USA, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Sylvester Stallone announced today the forthcoming release of the new original Broadway cast recording of ROCKY, on May 27th, 2014 (UMe). ROCKY has an original score by the Tony Award-winning team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Once On This Island), who are the album's producers; additionally the score incorporates the iconic songs 'Eye Of The Tiger' and 'Gonna Fly Now.' The musical, which opened Thursday, March 13th at the historic Winter Garden Theatre, stars Andy Karl as Rocky, Margo Seibert as Adrian (making her Broadway debut), Terence Archie as Apollo Creed and features a superb ensemble. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Photo Coverage: Elvis Stojko Makes Broadway Debut in CHICAGO
by Walter McBride - March 18, 2014

The company of Broadway's Tony Award-winning, record-breaking smash hit musical Chicago just welcomed two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion figure skater Elvis Stojko in his Broadway stage debut. Stojko assumes the role of 'that silver-tongued Prince of the Courtroom,' slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn, for eight performances only through Sunday, March 23 at Broadway's Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). BroadwayWorld brings you phtos from his first curtain call below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Disney's FROZEN Set for Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD Release Today
by Movies News Desk - March 18, 2014

Disney's super-successful animated film FROZEN will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand today, March 18th. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Josh Groban Announces East Coast Summer Tour, Kicks Off 8/16
by Pat Cerasaro - March 18, 2014

Internationally celebrated performer and recording artist Josh Groban is set to embark on a North American tour in promotion of his chart-topping ALL THAT ECHOES album later this year with a new Summer tour officially announced this week. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 DINER, KID VICTORY, SIMPLY SONDHEIM World Premieres, Plus CABARET, 'SUNDAY IN THE PARK' and More Set for Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre announces its 25th Anniversary season, illustrating its commitment to provide theater artists a home to create, explore and reinvent new works. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Actors Fund Spring Gala to Celebrate Disney's 20 Years on Broadway, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

The Actors Fund's annual gala on Monday, April 28, 2014 honoring Disney Theatrical Productions will feature a one-night-only benefit performance including surprise appearances and production numbers from Disney's award-winning musicals. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 STAGE TUBE: GLEE Celebrates 100th Episode Tonight- An Encore Flashback!
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2014

On tonight's landmark episode of Glee titled '100', current and past members of New Directions reunite for one final assignment - to reinvent their favorite performances. But these new versions of the series' most iconic tracks should not be seen as goodbye to Glee club. On the contrary, they are celebrations of what the club has meant to each and every member. Don't miss the all-new '100' episode of Glee airing tonight, March 18th on FOX! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Adam Shankman to Direct HBO Film Chronicling Life of GYPSY's 'Mama Rose'
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2014

According to Deadline, HAIRSPRAY's Adam Shankman has been tapped by HBO to direct and executive produce an upcoming biopic on the 'ultimate stage mother' and subject of Broadway's GYPSY, Rose Hovick. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/18- Sutton Foster
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2014

Happy Birthday, Sutton Foster! Foster's portrayal of Reno Sweeney in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Anythng Goes earned her the 2011 Tony Award Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Sutton also starred on Broadway as Princess Fiona in Shrek: The Musical, for which she was honored with Tony and Drama Desk nominations, and the Outer Critics Circle Award. Prior to that, Sutton was Inga in the Mel Brooks musical, Young Frankenstein, Janet Van De Graaff in The Drowsy Chaperone (2006 Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations, LA Ovation Award) and Jo March in Little Women: The Musical (2005 Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations). She is the recipient of the 2002 Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire Awards for her performance as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie, a role she created in the 2000 La Jolla Playhouse premiere. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Toni Braxton & Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds Play First Performances As 'Special Guest Stars' in AFTER MIDNIGHT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2014

Multi-Platinum superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds are the latest Grammy Award-winning artists to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight. With an impressive 16 Grammy Awards between them, Braxton and Edmonds will play their first performance tonight, March 18, 2014, marking Edmonds' Broadway debut and Braxton's return. The duo will continue performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) through Sunday, March 30, 2014. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Theme for Fourth Season of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY Revealed!
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2014

AMERICAN HORROR STORY scribe Douglas Petrie revealed that the next season of the FX anthology will be set in a spooky carnival theme. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 STAGE TUBE: RAMBO the Musical Coming Next? Letterman Spoofs Stallone's Next Show
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2014

On March 13, the night Rocky opened on Broadway, Late Show with David Letterman imagined the next musical to be based on a Sylvester Stallone movie, Rambo the Musical-featuring a guy in full Rambo regalia (tank top, bandanna headband, machine gun) singing…"A Whole Lot of Livin' to Do" from Bye Bye Birdie! Gavin Lodge, last seen on Broadway in the Annie revival, played Rambo in the segment. Lodge, BroadwayWorld's Gypsy of the Month in December 2012, understudied Tick in Priscilla Queen of the Desert and has also performed on Broadway in Spamalot and 42nd Street. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - March 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Mar. 18 Liza Minnelli On Hollywood Childhood, Elvis & SIMPLY LIZA
by Pat Cerasaro - March 18, 2014

Internationally celebrated stage and screen icon Liza Minnelli discusses her incomparable Hollywood history, her affection for Elvis Presley and her new solo show SIMPLY LIZA as part of a wide-ranging new interview. (more...)


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