Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 BWW TV Exclusive: What's Your Damage?! Watch Highlights from HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 18, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, opened on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, 'Defiance', 'Desperate Housewives'), Heathers: The Musical is directed by famed stage and screen director Andy Fickman(Reefer Madness, Parental Guidance, She's The Man), with choreography by Emmy Award winnerMarguerite Derricks (Fame, Charlie's Angels, Austin Powers films). Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively premiere highlights from the new musical! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Stephen Sondheim Talks INTO THE WOODS Film; Reveals Plot Changes!
by Movies News Desk - June 18, 2014

Composer Stephen Sondheim recently met with a group of drama teachers to talk about the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical INTO THE WOODS. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Meryl Streep to Portray Opera Legend Maria Callas in HBO Adaptation of MASTER CLASS
by Movies News Desk - June 18, 2014

Meryl Streep will take on the role of iconic opera diva Maria Callas in an upcoming film adaptation of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play MASTER CLASS for HBO. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Exclusive! First Look At Teaser Poster For INTO THE WOODS Movie
by Pat Cerasaro - June 18, 2014

The official teaser poster for Disney's big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS was unveiled at an international film festival this week and BroadwayWorld brings you the exclusive first look. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Lindsay Lohan to Appear in West End's SPEED-THE-PLOW in November
by Jillian Gaier - June 18, 2014

When Lindsay Lohan attended Jeremy Scott's Moschino fashion show on Monday, the press wondered if she'd flown to London just for the occasion. In response, the actress told The New York Times that she had already been there for several months, preparing for a potential appearance in the upcoming West End production of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 BWW TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo & Leslie Odom Jr. Sing from Encores! TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 18, 2014

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo and Leslie Odom Jr.will star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick... BOOM!, running for five performances, June 25 ≠ 28. The opening show of City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals will be directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A. Brown and music direction by Chris Fenwick. Jeanine Tesoriis Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director. The cast gave a special press preview earlier today and BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities. Below, check out a performance preview of '30/90' and 'Therapy.' (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 TRUE BLOOD: THE MUSICAL Heading to the Stage?
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2014

A new musical is in the works based on HBO's hit series TRUE BLOOD, now in its seventh and final season. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Exclusive Photo Flash: Meet the BULLETS Babes!
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

You've seen Bullets Over Broadway's gangsters tap dancing all over town, so now it's time to meet their female counterparts- the Bullets Babes! BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a special series featuring Susan Stroman's current 'Stro Girls' on Broadway, along with three fun facts about each. Get to know all of the ladies below! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Official: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Open on Broadway at Brooks Atkinson Theatre on January 15; Tony Danza, Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley to Star
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, the eagerly awaited new Broadway musical, will play Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) with previews beginning Tuesday, November 18, 2014 for a Thursday, January 15, 2015 opening night. An exclusive ticket pre-sale through Audience Rewards will begin Monday, June 30 at 10 AM. Single tickets for the production will go on sale on Monday, July 7 via Ticketmaster.com. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 AMERICAN IDOL XIV Kicks Off Auditions in Minneapolis Today; Comes to 15 Cities Across the US
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

American Idol begins its 14th season nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country in Minneapolis, MN, today, June 18. The search for the next singing superstar continues in New Orleans, on Wednesday, June 25; Uniondale, NY, on Wednesday, July 23; Nashville, TN, on Wednesday, July 30; and San Francisco, CA, on Monday, Sept. 29. Some of the biggest names in the music industry have started on the IDOL stage and there now are more ways to audition! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Fantasia Barrino Comments on AFTER MIDNIGHT Closing: 'It Makes Me Sad'
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

Fantasia commented on the recent news that the Broadway musical, nominated for seven Tonys and a winner for choreography, would shutter at the end of the month. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Sarah Brightman Cancels US Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

Sarah Brightman has just cancelled her US Tour dates. On her Facebook page, she wrote, 'I have suffered a hairline fracture to my ankle and have been advised by my doctors to rest it until September by which time it will have fully recovered. I have, regrettably, taken the decision to cancel my forthcoming US dates in August. I truly apologise for any disappointment caused.' (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 VIDEO: AFTER MIDNIGHT's Patti LaBelle Shares Most Embarrassing Stage Moment on Bravo
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2014

'After Midnight's Patti LaBelle stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS live on Bravo (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Donnie Kehr Discusses JERSEY BOYS In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 18, 2014

JERSEY BOYS is finally coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a star of the film, Donnie Kehr, discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 BWW TV: Watch Highlights from HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 18, 2014

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, is now in previews and will open on Thursday, June 19. Holler If Ya Hear Me, the world inside Tupac Shakur's music and lyrics, blazes to life in a non-biographical story about friendship, family, revenge, change and hope. Inner city lives struggle for peace against the daily challenges they face in this entertaining and original musical. Through the poetry of one of the 20th century's most influential and culturally prominent voices, we are given a window into realities of the streets still relevant today. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the cast in action below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Erica Piccininni Discusses JERSEY BOYS In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 18, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a star of the film, Erica Piccininni, discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Photo Flash: First Look at Erin Davie, Emily Padgett & More in SIDE SHOW at the Kennedy Center!
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents SIDE SHOW, which runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater now through July 13, 2014. Press opening night is tomorrow, Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Renee Marino Discusses JERSEY BOYS In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 18, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a star of the film, Renee Marino, discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings Their Tony Home for Fans to See Today
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

On the heels of its Tony Award win for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will bring its award home to the Walter Kerr Theatre today, June 18, to allow fans to pose with the prized medallion immediately following that day's matinee performance. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 18 Alan Cumming, Andy Karl, Lesli Margherita and More Will Make Guest Appearances at BC/EFA's BROADWAY BARES, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2014

A bevy of sexy special guests from stage, screen and fashion runways will help Broadway Bares blast the roof off of its new home at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom this Sunday as they honor the best of rock and pop music in Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!. (more...)


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