Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Heading to Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain will present The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time bySimon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street, in the Fall of 2014. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Meryl Streep Tributes Emma Thompson & Decries Walt Disney's Sexism
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2014

Broadway and Hollywood superstar Meryl Streep paid elaborate homage to fellow stalwart stage and screen actress Emma Thompson as part of this week's National Board Of Review Honors this week as well as decried the sometime sexist and racist practices of movie mogul Walt Disney in the spirited speech. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 TABOO 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert Set For 54 Below, 2/8
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2014

Internationally recognized pop icon Boy George's biographical musical TABOO has had a particularly colorful history considering its original hit West End production, troubled and tumultuous 2003 Broadway bow and successful 2012 Brixton remounting and the show is now set for a splashy live New York re-evaluation and celebration this February. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Glenn Close To Appear On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN?!
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2014

Tony Award-winning stage and screen notable Glenn Close is looking likely to join a collection of similarly accomplished leading ladies byway of an appearance on FX's hit horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN according to a new cast listing. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Tickets Now Available for 2014 BROADWAY BACKWARDS; Set for 3/24 at Al Hirschfeld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

BROADWAY BACKWARDS, the annual celebration where gays and lesbians experience their stories as told through the great songs of musical theatre and performed by their favorite Broadway performers, will return for its ninth edition on Monday, March 24. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 2013 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards Winners Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - January 08, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Philippines winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 FROZEN Video of the Day - 'Let It Go' Goes International
by Movies News Desk - January 08, 2014

Today we present two international covers of the film's 'Let It Go.' The first, by Korea's Hyorin, followed by French singer Anais Delva. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Audra McDonald Set For 2014 Concert Appearances Nationwide
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2014

Five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway regular and small screen star Audra McDonald will bring her exemplary performance skills to a series of upcoming concert appearances on both coasts according to a new listing on her official website. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Paula Vogel Pulls Out Of Sara Bareilles Musical WAITRESS & Paulus Comments
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel has reportedly pulled out of the in-development screen-to-stage adaptation of the 2007 film WAITRESS, featuring a score composed by pop hit-maker Sara Bareilles and set to be directed by acclaimed Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and produced by CHICAGO and PIPPIN helmers Barry and Fran Weissler, citing scheduling conflicts. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Photo Flash: First Look at Frank Langella & More in KING LEAR at BAM
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

Three time Tony Award-winning, Oscar nominated Broadway and film star Frank Langella plays King Lear at the Harvey Theater at BAM (Brooklyn Academy Of Music) in New York, joined by Sebastian Armesto, Max Bennett, Denis Conway, Isabella Laughland, Catherine McCormack, Harry Melling, Lauren O'Neil and Steven Pacey. The production runs now through February 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 WICKED, BEAUTIFUL, NEWSIES & More Participate in KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY 2014; Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

The Broadway League previously announced the shows participating in the 18th KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, which will take place Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014. Tickets to participating shows will be available to the public starting today, January 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. ET. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Tupac Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Set to Open at Palace Theatre on 6/19; Kenny Leon to Direct
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, a new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, written by Todd Kreidler, directed by Kenny Leon, will begin performances on May 26, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street). (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Idina Menzel to Serve as National Ambassador of Kids' Night on Broadway 2014
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

The Broadway League has announced that Idina Menzel from Broadway's new musical If/Then will serve as the 2014 KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY National Ambassador. The 18th KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY will take place Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 VIDEO: Lea Michele Shares First Look at 'Cannonball' Music Video!
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2014

Glee star Lea Michele turned to Instagram today to give fans a first look at the music video for her new single 'Cannonball' from her upcoming solo debut CD, 'Louder!' (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 2013 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Winners Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - January 08, 2014

Votes are cast, polls are closed, and results have been tabulated! This was our BIGGEST year yet! After a record number of voters in over 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is VERY excited to announce the 2013 Atlanta Winners! Thanks to all who voted and HUGE congrats to all the winners! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Photo Flash: First Look at Jack E. Curenton, Jessica Norland & More in MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

Man Of La Mancha returns to the stage in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of 'The Impossible Dream' were heard on opening night. Performances began January 4th in Idaho Falls; subsequent tour stops include Yakima, WA, Kennewick, WA, Cerritos, CA, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Alto, NM, Prescott, AZ, Palm Desert, CA, Avon, CO, Riverside, CA, Ft. Smith, AR, Cape Girardeau, MO, Topeka, KS, St. Louis, MO, Gainesville, FL, Providence, RI, Richmond, KY, Sarasota, FL, Ft. Pierce, FL, Macon, GA, Hamlet, NC, Newberry, SC, Worcester, MA, Morgantown, WV, Greenvale, NY, Schenectady, NY, West Point, NY, Coral Springs, FL, Baltimore, MD, Elmira, NY, Burlington, VT, Rutland, VT, Portland, ME, Springfield, MA, Wilmington, DE and Green Bay, WI, with more cities to be announced. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Emma Thompson Muses On Gender-Blind Casting & Says She Wants To Play Sherlock
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2014

Two-time Academy Award-winning star of stage and screen Emma Thompson shares her erudite insight into the art of acting and muses on gender-blind casting as part of a new interview, including what legendary character she wishes to portray in the future. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 Photo Flash: First Look at Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach & More in FLASHDANCE National Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2014

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the original Paramount Pictures film was a worldwide smash hit that became a pop culture phenomenon, grossing more than $150 million and featuring a Grammy Award-winning soundtrack. The FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL national tour is currently playing at the Kennedy Center, where it will play through January 19. For a full list of tour stops, visit: www.FlashdanceTheMusical.com. The current cast features Jillian Mueller as Alex and Corey Mach as Nick are Alison Ewing as Tess, Ginna Claire Mason as Gloria, Dequina Moore as Kiki, Jo Ann Cunningham as Hannah, David R. Gordon as Jimmy, Matthew Henerson as Harry, and Christian Whelan in the role of C.C. Check out phtoos of the new cast in action below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Opening in Brisbane, Tonight!
by Stage Tube - January 08, 2014

Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show is back! Fish out the fishnets and sharpen those stilettos for the rockiest ride of your life! Producers Howard Panter and John Frost today announced that the much loved iconic musical will open tonight, January 8, 2014 in Brisbane followed by seasons at the Crown Theatre, Perth in February, and the Festival Theatre, Adelaide in March. This fresh production is currently playing in the UK to sell out houses, and our exciting new production will feature a sexy and very surprising all-Australian star cast. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 8 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/8- PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Stage Tube - January 08, 2014

Today in 1981, Joe Papp's revival of THe Pirates of Penzance opened at the Uris Theatre, where it ran for 787 performances. The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied Major-General's Song. (more...)




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