Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Company Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - April 23, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris officially returned to Broadway last night at the Belasco Theatre, 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 byMichael Mayer and featuring Lena Hall. BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the evening's festivities, and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Photo Coverage: Inside HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - April 23, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris officially returned to Broadway last night at the Belasco Theatre, 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 byMichael Mayer and featuring Lena Hall. BroadwayWorld was on hand for all of the evening's festivities, and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 2014 Drama League Award Nominations Announced - Shows, Stars & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 23, 2014

Co-Hosts Judith Light and Christopher Sieber announced the nominations for the 2014 Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The 2014 Drama League Nomination announcement begins the month of celebrations leading up to the 80th Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway) on Friday, May 16, 2014 at noon hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Curtain Call for HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall & More!
by Walter McBride - April 23, 2014

The show opened last night to rave reviews, and a screaming standing ovation from a star-studded opening night audience. Scroll down as Walter McBride brings you full coverage of the night, beginning with the curtain call! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 SOUND OFF: GLEE's Outrageous Opening Night, FUNNY GIRL Style
by Pat Cerasaro - April 23, 2014

'This place smells like barf!' exclaimed Sue Sylvester upon arriving in the Big Apple for the very first time. Yet, nothing came close to stinking in last night's Glee - actually, it was one of the most April fresh and Broadway-centric, blissfully entertaining episodes to date, all considered. FUNNY GIRL, too! Plus, BroadwayWorld got lovingly name-checked - again! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris to Visit LETTERMAN Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" tomorrow, April 24th. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 BWW TV: NPH Has Arrived! Chatting with the Company of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 23, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris officially returned to Broadway last night at the Belasco Theatre, 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 and featuring Lena Hall. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was at the after party to chat with Harris about his return to the stage; Mayer about getting the musical ready for Broadway; Mitchell about seeing a new company in action, and much more! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 VIDEO: Alan Cumming Lauds Michelle Williams in CABARET on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2014

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming stopped by this morning's TODAY show on NBC to chat about starring alongside Hollywood actress Michelle Williams in the acclaimed musical CABARET (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Review Roundup: CASA VALENTINA Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 23, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of CASA VALENTINA, the play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello opens tonight, April 23, on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 AN ACT OF GOD Heading to Broadway in 2015
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

Producer Jeffrey Finn (Seminar, The Realistic Joneses) announced today An Act of God, the stage adaptation of The Last Testament: A Memoir By God, is headed to Broadway. The new Broadway comedy is based on the critically acclaimed book, which was written by God and scribed by David Javerbaum, an 11-time Emmy Award winner for his work as a head writer and executive producer for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart". (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Clive Davis Reveals Why He's Bringing MY FAIR LADY Back to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

Legendary music exec Clive Davis reveals why he will bring the iconic Lerner and Loewe musical MY FAIR LADY back to Broadway. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Drama League Nominees- What It All Means for the 2014 Tony Awards!
by BWW Staff - April 23, 2014

Earlier today, Megan Hilty, Justin Long and Raven-Symone announced the 78th Drama League Award Nominees for Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Best Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Drama League nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past five years (discounting off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this years DL nominees have at a Tony nod below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from the 2014 EASTER BONNET Parade!
by Stage Tube - April 23, 2014

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Below, check out ALL of this year's headgear in a parade of bonnets! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Photo Coverage: Inside BC/EFA's 2014 Easter Easter Bonnet Competition with Franco, Karimloo, Karl, Mueller & More!- Part One
by Jennifer Broski - April 23, 2014

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the celebration below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Ryan Silverman, Robert Joy and More Will Join Erin Davie and Emily Padgett in SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced complete casting for its production of Side Show that runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Special: Record a Song or Monologue and Submit it to 6 Broadway Casting Directors!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 23, 2014

For the month of April, performers can submit their song or monologue videos on Stagelighter.com to a panel of six Broadway casting directors for free. Panelists will nominate videos into a final round which will be posted on Stagelighter's Facebook page and one performer chosen by the public will win round trip airfare to New York City, private meetings with each of the six casting directors, tickets to a Broadway show plus a backstage tour. Click Here for More Info... (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Photo Coverage: Inside BC/EFA's 2014 Easter Easter Bonnet Competition with Cranston, Menzel, Drescher & More!- Part Two
by Jennifer Broski - April 23, 2014

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld brings you Part 2 of our photo coverage from the celebration below! CLICK HERE for Part 1. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 First Poster Revealed For Julia Roberts In THE NORMAL HEART
by Pat Cerasaro - April 23, 2014

The first poster depicting Academy Award-winning actress Julia Roberts in the forthcoming HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART is now available to view. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - CASA VALENTINA Opens, Drama League Noms, Shakespeare's Birthday and More!
by Jessica Showers - April 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the 2014 Drama League nominations will be announced, CASA VALENTINA opens on Broadway tonight, and it's Shakespeare's 450th birthday! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 23 Photo Flash: First Look at Palace Theatre's Stadium-Style Seating for HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

The seating at the Palace Theatre has been transformed into new stadium style seating specifically for Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur - and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the theater's new change! (more...)


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