Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Jordan Channels Elsa to Sing 'Let It Go' at MCC's MISCAST Gala!
by Stage Tube - April 02, 2014

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala, one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town, was held earlier this week at the Hammerstein Ballroom. At the event, Broadway's hottest stars performed songs from roles in which they would never be cast. Jeremy Jordan, who sang 'Let Me Be Your Star' at last year's event returned to sing Frozen's female anthem, 'Let It Go.' Check out his full performance below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 SOUND OFF: GLEE Goes Downtown, All The Way To NYC
by Pat Cerasaro - April 02, 2014

A new dawn. A new day. Best day? Best episode inů forever! GLEE made the official move to the Big Apple with this week's ep and with it came a revitalized, fresh new tone, style and locale while still providing some sensational musical sequences as we have come to expect - except now, in a whole new milieu. FUNNY GIRL, too! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Laura Benanti, Cheyenne Jackson & More in Encores! THE MOST HAPPY FELLA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 02, 2014

The New York City Center Encores! production of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, running for seven performances beginning tonight, April 2 - 6, 2014, is set to star Laura Benanti, Shuler Hensley, Cheyenne Jackson, Heidi Blickenstaff, Brian Cali, Bradley Dean, Zachary James, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jessica Molaskey and Kevin Vortmann. The Most Happy Fella will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, with music direction by Rob Berman. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a sneak peek at the production below! (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Belts Out 'Over the Rainbow' on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

When the host requested a sampling from the concert, Chenoweth happily obliged by belting out the Judy Garland classic, 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 HBO's SIX BY SONDHEIM Among Peabody Award Winners
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

Recipients of the 73rd Peabody Awards were announced today. The awards will be presented on May 19th at a luncheon hosted by Ira Glass at New York's Waldorf-Astoria in New York. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 VIDEO: DAVID LETTERMAN Plays Cruel April Fool's Prank on Guest Kristin Chenoweth
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth stopped by last night's LATE SHOW on CBS and became the victim of a rather cruel April Fool's prank devised by the late night host. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 Photo Coverage: Kyle Dean Massey And Ciara Renee Take First Bows In PIPPIN
by Jennifer Broski - April 02, 2014

Kyle Dean Massey (Next to Normal, Wicked) and Ciara Renee (Big Fish) assumed the roles of 'Pippin' and 'Leading Player' respectively in the Tony Award-winning musical Pippin last night, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Matthew James Thomas and Tony Award winner Patina Miller gave their final performances on Sunday, March 30. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from their first curtain call! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 STAGE TUBE: Kristen Bell Sings FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
by Stage Tube - April 02, 2014

Earlier this year, the music of Disney's mega-hit film FROZEN was celebrated with live performances at Los Angeles' Vibrato Grill Jazz club. Kristen Bell (voice of Anna), Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa), Josh Gad (voice of Olaf) and Santino Fontana (voice of Hans) took the stage, accompanied by a live orchestra conducted by David Metzger, to perform songs from the Oscar«-nominated, Golden Globe«-winning film, including the Oscar-nominated 'Let It Go.' In the video below, catch Bell's performance of 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?' (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 VIDEO: Roslyn Kind Talks Upcoming Solo Concert, Barbra Streisand & More on TODAY
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

The entertainer, whose sister is the legendary actress and singer Barbra Streisand, told hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda that it was stressful being compared to the famous star when she first started in the business. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 Taylor Swift to Collaborate with Harvey Weinstein on New Broadway Musical?
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2014

Could Taylor Swift be heading to Broadway? According to the Daily News, the songstress might have a new musical in the works. Swift was in attendance at a recent workshop of Finding Neverland, which is being produced by Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein admitted to DN that he'd love to collaborate with Swift, revealing:"There's a specific show I want her to write." (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside the IF/THEN Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - April 02, 2014

The company of If/Then just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ritual. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 STAGE TUBE: New Trailer Released for West End's I CAN'T SING! THE X FACTOR MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - April 02, 2014

I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical opened just last week on March 26 at the London Palladium. Irreverent, mischievous, packed full of side-splittingly funny songs and eye-popping sets, I CAN'T SING! is the irrepressible new musical comedy that goes behind the microphones and under the judges' desks to reveal big bust-ups, huge voices and the cutest young love story the West End has ever seen. Today, the production has released an all new trailer - check it out below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 VIDEO: Andy Karl & Margo Seibert 'Having Time of My Life' in ROCKY; Watch 'Today' Appearance
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, the stars of Broadway's "Rocky: The Musical," stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to chat with anchor Matt Lauer about starring in the Broadway version of the Oscar-winning film. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 Taylor Swift & Bryan Cranston Attend FINDING NEVERLAND Workshop
by Pat Cerasaro - April 02, 2014

A starry assortment of major Broadway and Hollywood names were on hand to attend the workshop performance of new musical FINDING NEVERLAND this week, a production spearheaded by producer and movie mogel Harvey Weinstein. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 Constantine Maroulis, Lea Delaria, Kathy Najimy, Taran Killam & More Set for 24 HOUR MUSICALS on 4/6
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2014

A team of nearly 100 stars from Broadway, film, television, and music will cast, write, compose, direct, rehearse, tech, and perform four original musicals - all in the obscenely short time between an evening meet-and-greet on Sunday, April 6 and show time on Monday, April 7 at 8pm. The 24 Hour Company « is teaming with the Exchange, an off-Broadway theater company, to create the sixth-ever 24 Hour Musicals. The event benefits the Exchange's summer retreat, The Orchard Project, which kick-starts innovative new theatrical work from around the world. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Talks 'Adele Dazeem' Oscar Flub on SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

Actress Anna Kendrick stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS and spoke about being in the audience when John Travolta made his now infamous Idina Menzel introduction. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 VIDEO: 'Family Guy' Impersonator Takes on FROZEN's 'Do You Want To Build A Snowman'
by TV News Desk - April 02, 2014

Below, watch as he performs the number in the voices of characters from the long-running animated series! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Company Takes a #Selfie to Honor One Year Anniversary
by Stage Tube - April 02, 2014

The cast and crew of Kinky Boots celebrated the show's one year anniversary on Broadway by filming their own music video for the hit song #Selfie by The Chainsmokers. Check it out here! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! THE MOST HAPPY FELLA with Laura Benanti, Shuler Hensley, Cheyenne Jackson & More!
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2014

The New York City Center Encores! production of Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, running for seven performances beginning tonight, April 2 - 6, 2014, is set to star Laura Benanti, Shuler Hensley, Cheyenne Jackson,Heidi Blickenstaff, Brian Cali, Bradley Dean, Zachary James, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jessica Molaskey and Kevin Vortmann. The Most Happy Fella is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, with music direction by Rob Berman. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 2 FROZEN Soundtrack Remains at No. 1 for Eighth Week!
by Movies News Desk - April 02, 2014

As predicted, the soundtrack to Disney's Oscar-winning animated film FROZEN remained at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for an eighth week. (more...)


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