Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 VIDEO: ALADDIN's James Iglehart Pays Tribute to Robin Williams with Audience Sing-Along
by Movies News Desk - August 13, 2014

Tony winning actor James Monroe Iglehart, who portrays 'Genie' in the musical, honored the original Genie, late actor Robin Williams, by leading the theater audience in a sing-along of 'Friend Like Me.' (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Reenacts Robin Williams Routines in Heartfelt Tribute
by TV News Desk - August 13, 2014

Fallon celebrated the life and comic genius of Robin Williams by sharing archive footage of his first Tonight Show appearance with then-host Johnny Carson and re-enacting some of his funniest comic routines. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Photo Coverage: Broadway Theaters Dim Lights to Honor Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York were dimmed in his memory tonight, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a look at the Imperial and Music Box theaters below. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Just Believe! New Musical FINDING NEVERLAND Will Fly to Broadway Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Travel to Neverland! Photo and Video Roundup for Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previosly reported, FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. According to The New York Times, 'NEVERLAND' spokesperson Rick Miramontez, has confirmed that the new musical, which opened at A.R.T. earlier this week, will settle in at a Nederlander Organization theater in March 2015. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 VIDEO: Ariana Grande Releases Out of This World Music Video for 'Break Free'
by TV News Desk - August 13, 2014

Today, the singer has released the music video for 'Break Free' ft. Zedd and it's truly 'out of this world'! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle Lead 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW', Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle head the cast of Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter, a world premiere musical with book, music & lyrics by Ívar Pall Jonsson, based on a story by Ívar and Gunnlaugur Jonsson. Performances began on July 31st, with the official Opening Night set for tonight, August 13th, at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane (just a few steps from Sixth Ave., one block south of W. 3rd St.) (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 BWW TV: There's a New HEDWIG in Town! Andrew Rannells Meets the Press!
by Randy Rainbow - August 13, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will soon succeed Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. Rannells, who will begin performances on August 20, after Harris departs on August 17, just met the press alongside Tony winner Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, and Stephen Trask this morning. Check out what the full gang had to say about the casting shake-up below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 FLASH SPECIAL: Hurry Back - A Lauren Bacall Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - August 13, 2014

Today we celebrate the life and career of legendary Broadway and Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall in honor of her death this week at the age of 89. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Hugh Jackman Was Considered for Proposed Film of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sequel
by Movies News Desk - August 13, 2014

'Les Mis' star Hugh Jackman was among the top picks under consideration to star in a proposed film sequel to the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Broadway to Dim Lights Tonight in Honor of Award-Winning Actor Robin Williams
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 BWW Recaps: SYTYCD Cuts Two in Shocking Eliminations on Michael Jackson Night! Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini - August 13, 2014

During his decade at the helm of 'American Idol,' Nigel Lythgoe beat the idea of theme weeks into a bloody, self-parodying pulp. However, tonight, Uncle Nigel is bringing a theme to 'So You Think You Can Dance' for the first time (as far as I can remember); and it is one that I can actually get behind. For tonight's Top-8 edition, each routine will be performed to a Michael Jackson song; either one of his classics, or a single from his 'new' album 'XScape.' (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 'Way We Were', 'Love Me Tender' & More Set for Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' Album; Full Duets Track List Revealed!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 13, 2014

Columbia Records has announced the upcoming release of Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' album, to debut on September 16 th, 2014, featuring 12 inimitable new Streisand duets with the world's greatest male vocalists. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 UPDATE: Mia Farrow, Marlee Matlin & More Stars Take to Twitter to Remember Lauren Bacall
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 89. And as the news of her death travels across the web, celebrities have begun to express their loss and thanks to the great actress. Scroll down for their memories of and tributes to Bacall, and be sure to check back as more heartfelt words pour in... (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Barbra Streisand Releases Statement on Passing of Lauren Bacall
by Movies News Desk - August 13, 2014

Today, Barbara Streisand, who worked with Bacall in The Mirror Has Two Face, released the following statemen (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Director Jennifer DeLia Responds to Criticism of the 'Not-So-Conventional' PHOENIX in New Essay
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy Phoenix, directed by Jennifer DeLia and starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Julia Stiles and James Wirt is currently playing a limited engagement through Saturday, August 23 at the Cherry Lane Theatre - and DeLia has penned a new essay defending the unconventional piece and the creative team's artistic choices. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Schiff and Lindsay Join Lohan In SPEED-THE-PLOW, Opens Sep 24
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announce actors Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay are to join Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre from 24th September for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Opens Tonight at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2014

The world premiere of the musical FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels, is presented at A.R.T. by special arrangement with Harvey Weinstein. The production of the new musical began previews on July 23, opens tonight, August 13, and runs through Sunday, September 28. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 13 Liza Minnelli Reacts to Passing of Lauren Bacall: 'She Was One of a Kind'
by Movies News Desk - August 13, 2014

Bacall's close friend Liza Minnelli has issued the following statement on the passing of the legendary actress. (more...)


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