Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, February 19, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Photo Flash: Raise the Barricade! In Rehearsal with the Company of Broadway-Bound LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Les Miserables its on its way back to Broadway, beginning previews on Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The cast is currently in rehearsal and below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in the rehearsal room! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 BWW TV: Meet the New Faces of LES MISERABLES- In Rehearsal with the Cast at the Imperial Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 19, 2014

Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Sch?nberg's Les Miserables its on its way back to Broadway, beginning previews on Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre. The cast is currently in rehearsal at the Imperial Theatre and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge recently stopped by to chat with the cast about the new production. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Idina Menzel Teases Academy Awards Performance Of FROZEN's 'Let It Go'
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2014

Broadway superstar and recognizable vocal talent Idina Menzel is set to sing her unprecedented hit single from Disney's super successful animated movie musical FROZEN at this year's Academy Awards and opens up about the hotly anticipated upcoming performance as part of a new interview. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Paper Mill Playhouse Reveals 2014-15 Season Clues! Can You Guess the Lineup?
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

The tradition continues! Each year Paper Mill Playhouse sends out five images that hold small clues as to the upcoming season titles. Check out the images above, and then let us know your best guesses for the 2014-15 lineup! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 New Details On PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL From Creator Bryan Fuller
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2014

Creator Bryan Fuller has now shared additional details on the recently announced plans to bring cult ABC TV series PUSHING DAISIES to the musical stage some season soon as part of a new interview. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: Make Way for Prince Ali and Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN!
by Walter McBride - February 19, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, begins performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26th, 2014 for a March 20 opening. The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big event below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 BWW TV: Meet the Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 19, 2014

The upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, begins performances Saturday evening, March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (247 West 47 Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 3. The 14-week limited engagement run is scheduled through Sunday, June 15. The full company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there to chat with Washington and the rest of the gang about the revival. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 BWW Blog: Sherz Aletaha of Off-Broadway's DISASTER! - The Real Housewives of Disaster
by Guest Blogger: Sherz Aletaha - February 19, 2014

Hey there, reader! Hope you're doing well. Me? I'm doing alright, thanks for asking. A few days ago? Not so great. I either had a stomach bug or food poisoning, which sucked!!! Luckily it happened on our day off so I did not vomit on my cast mates (I'm sorry to give you that visual...so disgusting) but we did come up with a fun game; throughout last night's show we tried to find the most hilarious moments for an unfortunate puking accident. It turns out that our inner musicians shined really brightly at this game because it was either always in rhythm or on the button of a song. For example, we do the song 'Saturday Night' by the Bay City Rollers so in our game it would go 'S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y *barf*' (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: It'll Be Very. Meet The Cast of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL!
by Walter McBride - February 19, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will get its New York Premiere beginning Saturday, March 15. The show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. The cast met the press earlier today and you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 FREEZE FRAME: Meet The Cast of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by Walter McBride - February 19, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will get its New York Premiere beginning Saturday, March 15. The show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. The cast met the press earlier today and you can check out a photo preview from the festivities below! Check back later for full coverage. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Sneak Peek Of Idina Menzel & IF/THEN Cast In Rehearsal
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2014

A sneak peek at the highly anticipated new Broadway musical IF/THEN, starring Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Idina Menzel is now available to view via a social media image shared by the music director earlier this week. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Box Office for Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH with Neil Patrick Harris Now Open
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

Tickets are on sale today at the Belasco Theatre Box Office (111 West 44th Street) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: Opening Night of TELL ME ON A SUNDAY Starring Marti Webb
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

The original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's classicTell Me On a Sunday starring the original Marti Webb is back! The show opened on Sunday, at the Duchess Theatre and we've got photos of the opening night guests. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: Tony Shalhoub & Santino Fontana Read from ACT ONE at Barnes & Noble
by Jennifer Broski - February 19, 2014

To celebrate the reissue of Moss Hart's ACT ONE and its adaption for the stage, Barnes & Noble hosted an event, in conjunction with the Lincoln Center Theater, yesterday, February 18. Tony Shalhoub and Santino Fontana were both in attendance, along with Hart's son, Christopher. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Vanessa Williams to Join AFTER MIDNIGHT as Guest Star, April 1-May 11
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

It was announced today during a live appearance from the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, that Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams is set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, After Midnight. Williams will play performances from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at theBrooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Photo Coverage: Denzel Washington & Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - February 19, 2014

The upcoming Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Denzel Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, begins performances Saturday evening, March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (247 West 47 Street). Opening night is Thursday, April 3. The 14-week limited engagement run is scheduled through Sunday, June 15. The company met the press earlier yesterday and you can check out full photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater to Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place on Tuesday, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composer/lyricist, who wrote the scores to such musicals as Pippin, Wicked, Godspell, and The Magic Show, will present Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor-singer-dancer, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. And Dee Dee Bridgewater, who recently starred as Billie Holiday in the acclaimed Off-Broadway play 'Lady Day' and who can be listened to twice weekly in her own programs on the all-jazz nonprofit radio station WBGO, will present Amy Niles, acting president and CEO of the Newark-based station, with its award. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 BARRYMORE Starring Christopher Plummer Now Available To View In Full
by Pat Cerasaro - February 19, 2014

The complete PBS presentation of Christopher Plummer's remarkable one-man performance piece based on the life of noted actor John Barrymore is now available to view in full. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/19- CRAZY FOR YOU
by Stage Tube - February 19, 2014

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 19 Glenn Close Coming Back to Broadway in A DELICATE BALANCE?
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2014

According to the New York Post, stage and screen star Glenn Close might be heading back to Broadway soon! Michael Riedel writes that Close will star in Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning A Delicate Balance. The production will be helmed by Simon McBurney and is aiming for a run next season. (more...)


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