Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Kendrick Bares All In Sexy New Photo Shoot
by Pat Cerasaro - August 21, 2013

Popular stage and screen star Anna Kendrick takes some time off from her busy film schedule to pose for some incredibly provocative new photos as part of a photo spread for GQ, showing off a shapely figure and a whole lot more. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 BWW TV: Paper Mill Playhouse's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Cast Meets the Press- Tony Danza, Rob McClure & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 21, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will launch its 75th Anniversary Season with the world-premiere, Broadway-bound musical Honeymoon in Vegas, based on the Castle Rock Entertainment motion picture of the same title. Honeymoon in Vegas features music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, 13) and book by Andrew Bergman (director and screenwriter of the film). Gary Griffin (The Color Purple) will direct with original choreography by Denis Jones. The cast and creative team met the press just yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Darren Criss Performs The Beatles In GLEE Season 5 Sneak Peek
by Pat Cerasaro - August 21, 2013

Notable rising stage and screen star Darren Criss leads a thrilling outdoor Glee performance of a memorable song by legendary classic rock band The Beatles in a new video leaked from the set of the hit musical series, currently in production on Season Five, also featuring a lip-lock that surely will be on the lips of gleeks in the coming weeks awaiting the S5 premiere. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Travel Overseas to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

Sam Mendes' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which opened on June 26th in London's West End, is now playing through May 31, 2014 in the UK, and according to the Washington Post, the show will have a life overseas soon after. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Photo Flash: First Look at PETER AND THE STARCATCHER on Tour!
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

The PETER AND THE STARCATCHER National Tour started performances at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, CO on August 15, 2013 and you can check out just-released production shots below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE; Coming to West End in 2014?
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

According to The Stage, LES MISERABLES and MISS SAIGON creators Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg are hard at work on a revised version of MARTIN GUERRE, which played at the Prince Edward Theatre back in 1996. The duo is looking to revive the muical in the West End as early as Fall 2014. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Twitter Watch: Darren Ritchie and Denny Alfonso Announce Engagement!
by BWW Staff - August 21, 2013

On Twitter Watch, Darren Ritchie wrote ' So this weekend my life just got a whole lot better, I finally have my soulmate to walk through life with!! #becauseofher #mylifeisfulloflove #blessed ' (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Jane Lynch Comments On GLEE Monteith Tribute
by Pat Cerasaro - August 21, 2013

Multi-award-winning screen star and recent Broadway standout Jane Lynch expresses her satisfaction with the highly anticipated tribute episode planned in honor of tragically deceased Glee co-star Cory Monteith after reading the episode;s script according to a new social media message posted by the actress earlier today. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Full Cast Announced for Mark Rylance-Led TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III; On-Stage Seating Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

Complete casting has been announced for the critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare'sTWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III on Broadway this fall. The productions, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, will open Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), with previews beginning October 15. Twelfth Night and Richard III, which are directed by Tim Carroll, designed by Jenny Tiramani and with music by Claire van Kampen, will play a limited engagement for 16 weeks. Tickets are on sale now through www.telecharge.com. For a schedule of performances and more information, please visit www.shakespearebroadway.com. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Donmar Cancels Performances of THE SAME DEEP WATER AS ME Due to Daniel Mays Injury
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

The Donmar Warehouse has cancelled a number of performances of THE SAME DEEP WATER AS ME up to and including the evening performance on Wednesday 21 August. This is due to Daniel Mays (playing Andrew Eagleman) being incapacitated by an injury. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Details on Hollywood Bowl Concerts!
by Stage Tube - August 21, 2013

On August 23 and 24, Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth will return to the Hollywood Bowl with her first solo show, featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a special evening of music and more. The uniquely talented and acclaimed star performs her Broadway, television and film successes, as well as some personal favorites, time-honored greats and entertaining surprises. A spectacular fireworks show will cap off the evening. Chenoweth recently chatted with KABC, revealing details on the upcoming concerts and you can check out what she had to say below! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Photo Coverage: Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto & THE GLASS MENAGERIE Cast Meet the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - August 21, 2013

The 17-week limited engagement of the critically-acclaimed revival of The Glass Menagerie begins performances at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th Street) on Thursday, September 5, 2013, and opens on Thursday, September 26th. The production will star multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, film and stage star Zachary Quinto as Tom, two-time Tony-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as Jim, the Gentleman Caller. The cast and creative team met the press earlier today and you can check out photos from the big event below! (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 SpectiCast to Screen Broadway's MEMPHIS, JEKYLL & HYDE and More Across the Country, Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

Broadway Worldwide Inc, executed two significant distribution deals in late July to bring its Direct from Broadway titles to viewers across the country through SpectiCast's all digital network of theatrical exhibition venues and Swank Motion Pictures' extensive non theatrical market reach that includes cruise ships, schools, churches and hospitals. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Photo Coverage: Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for Paper Mill Playhouse's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by Jennifer Broski - August 21, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will launch its 75th Anniversary Season with the world-premiere, Broadway-bound musical Honeymoon in Vegas, based on the Castle Rock Entertainment motion picture of the same title. Honeymoon in Vegas features music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, 13) and book by Andrew Bergman (director and screenwriter of the film). Gary Griffin (The Color Purple) will direct with original choreography by Denis Jones. The cast and creative team met the press just yesterday and you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Visits NBC's HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT
by TV News Desk - August 21, 2013

Broadway vet Kristin Chenoweth appeared on the new NBC game show HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT last night. Check out the clip below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Cast Change At WE WILL ROCK YOU As Coutts Returns To West End
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

With producers of the much anticipated North American touring production having announced their full casting this past week in readiness for an autumn opening, the London mother ship production of Queen and Ben Elton's We Will Rock You today produced its own casting news, revealing details of a revamped cast for 2013/ 2014. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Photo Coverage: Luis Fonsi Celebrates First Night in FOREVER TANGO!
by Jennifer Broski - August 21, 2013

Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and Grammy Award-winner Luis Fonsi just joined the company of Luis Bravo's internationally acclaimed entertainment phenomenon, Forever Tango for two weeks only. The acclaimed pop star will perform nightly at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W 48th Street), through Sunday, September 1, 2013. Below, we bring you photos from his first official curtain call and following champagne toast! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Carol Burnett, Marilu Henner Set for SURVIVING GRACE in LA This September
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2013

This September, a cast of Hollywood stars will take the stage for special ensemble readings of Act 1 of Surviving Grace, an original play penned by comedy writer Trish Vradenburg ('Designing Women,' 'Family Ties,' 'Kate and Allie'), co-founder of USAgainstAlzheimer's a national advocacy organization committed to stopping Alzheimer's by 2020. Based on Trish's experience as a caregiver to her mother who died of Alzheimer's in 1992, Surviving Grace is a brutally honest, irreverent and moving story laced with humor that sheds light on the emotional ups and downs that 15.4 million Alzheimer's caregivers go through each day in the U.S. The play comes to California after being produced at The Kennedy Center, off-Broadway, cross-country and in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The first star-studded reading was at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC last fall. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 Hem's Dan Messe Adapting AMELIE Film For Broadway!
by Jessica Showers - August 21, 2013

Composer and lyricist Dan Messe of Hem revealed on the band's Facebook page on August 13 that he is currently working on the Broadway adaptation of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's 2001 film AMELIE. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Aug. 21 First Trailer For THE BOOK THIEF Starring Geoffrey Rush
by Pat Cerasaro - August 21, 2013

Internationally heralded stage and screen superstar Geoffrey Rush features alongside Emily Watson and newcomer Sophie Nelisse in a new film adaptation of the best-selling children's book by Markus Zusak, THE BOOK THIEF, and the first look at the highly anticipated page-to-screen adaptation has at last been revealed via an attractive new trailer. (more...)




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