Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

December 11
11:45 PM 2011

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, December 11, 2011 - Sunday, December 11, 2011. Catch up below!

1) Review Roundup: ON A CLEAR DAY... on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by BWW Special Coverage - December 11, 2011

Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Dr. Mark Bruckner in the newly imagined production of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER which opened December 11, 2011 on Broadway at The St. James Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

2) STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at NEXT TO NORMAL in Milwaukee Starring Jarrod Emick & Sarah Litzsinger
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 11, 2011

The cast features Tony Award winner Jarrod Emick as Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine, NEXT TO NORMAL original Broadway cast member Tim Young as Gabe, Kevin Vortmann (A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC) as Dan, Laurie Veldheer (NEWSIES at the Paper Mill Playhouse) as Natalie, Danny Henning (The Rep's CABARET) as Henry, and Broadway's longest running Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Sarah Litzsinger, as Diana. Get a first look below! (more...)

3) The Record : Issue 5 - Alice Ripley
by Monica Simoes - December 11, 2011

The Record gives Broadway performers an outlet to discuss their solo music. We love and support our favorite stage performers but this will be your first chance to really find out what their music is all about. You can learn about their CD's, concerts, influences, upcoming projects and much more. Broadway performers are officially now on The Record. Our fifth subject is fan favorite, Alice Ripley, who closes in MCC's WILD ANIMALS YOU SHOULD KNOW December 11 and is playing a concert show, Daily Practice (named for her eponymous sophomore album), at the Laurie Beechman Theatre through December 16. (more...)

4) Jeremy Jordan, Janet Dacal, Kacie Sheik & More Join 'Broadway Sings for Toys' Lineup
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

Broadway?s Jeremy Jordan (Bonnie and Clyde, Newsies), Janet Dacal (Wonderland), Andrea Burns (In The Heights), Kacie Sheik (Hair), Carly Rose Sinclair (Les Miserables), Suzanne Fiore (Ragtime) and composer Jonathan Reid Gealt join The Broadway Boys and the previously announced performers at this years 6th Annual Broadway Sings for Toys. (more...)

5) Review Roundup: Tovah Feldshuh Stars in GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season through January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. See what the critics had to say on opening night below! (more...)

6) Photo Coverage: Opening Night of MEMPHIS in Toronto
by Kelly Cameron - December 11, 2011

Memphis opened in Toronto this past Wednesday at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Hometown boy Sergio Trujillo came up from the Great White Way to celebrate with Dancap President Aubrey Dan and the Tony Award from when the show won Best Musical in 2010. BWW was on hand to bring you photos of the production and all the fun after! (more...)

7) BWW TV: Meet the Cast and Creative Team of PORGY & BESS!
by Broadway Beat - December 11, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS comes to Broadway in a stirring new staging, featuring such legendary songs as "Summertime," "It Ain't Necessarily So," and "I Got Plenty Of Nothing," plus a remarkable cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, "Private Practice"), Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, "In Living Color"). (more...)

8) CLEAR NIGHT - ON A CLEAR DAY Opens Tonight on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Dr. Mark Bruckner in the newly imagined production of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER opening December 11, 2011 on Broadway at The St. James Theatre. Previews began on November 12, 2011. The show opens tonight on Broadway -- check back later today for our complete review roundup! (more...)

9) NBC's SMASH Goes Global; to Air on UK's Sky Atlantic in 2012
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

Sky Atlantic HD has acquired of the exclusive UK TV rights to SMASH, the hotly anticipated new musical drama from NBCUniversal International Television Distribution. (more...)

10) Laura Bell Bundy, Eden Espinosa, et al. Set for Broadway Dreams Foundation's WHITE CHRISTMAS Cabaret Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

Christmas will be white in Omaha and Philadelphia this year when The Broadway Dreams Foundation presents White Christmas, a celebratory holiday cabaret featuring performances by Broadway’s brightest stars and talented local BDF performers. Each year hundreds of students receive valuable musical theatre training through BDF programs offered in partnership with Omaha Performing Arts and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

11) Harry Connick Jr.-Led ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

The newly imagined Broadway production of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER starring Grammy and Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Harry Connick, Jr. opens tonight at The St James Theatre. (more...)

12) Bobby Steggert, Wesley Taylor, et al. Set for THE KELLEN AND JOE CHRISTMASTIME SHOW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, A Minister’s Wife, Yank!), Wesley Taylor (The Addams Family, Rock of Ages, “Smash”), and Nicole Lewis (Hair, Rent) will herald in the holiday season at THE KELLEN AND JOE CHRISTMASTIME SHOW, an evening of festive Yuletide cheer and original music from new composers Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair (Murder for Two), at The Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd Street) on Monday, December 12, 2011 at 9:30PM. (more...)

13) Christina Sajous, Brenda Braxton, et al. Set for CAROLING WITH THE QUEENZ Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

A host of Broadway performers will be special guests at the first annual CAROLING WITH THE QUEENZ, a benefit for Novo Novus Productions, the new media company whose projects include Drama Queenz, the hit theatre-based comedy web series now in its third season. Complete with open bar, raffle, video premieres and karaoke, the event will take place tonight, December 11 at 6pm in the Time Out New York Lounge at New World Stages. (more...)

14) ANYTHING GOES to Hold Actors Fund Benefit Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2011

The Actors Fund announced today that the Special Benefit Performance of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival, has been rescheduled for Sunday, December 11 at 8 pm. The Special Benefit Performance of ANYTHING GOES was originally scheduled for Sunday, November 6. (more...)

15) BWW's On This Day - December 11, 2011
by - December 11, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

16) STAGE TUBE: The Cast of BRING IT ON Celebrates 10,000 Facebook Fans!
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 11, 2011

More than 10,000 fans are cheering for the musical at the show's official Facebook page, and the cast made a video to celebrate - check it out below! (more...)

17) Photo Coverage: Rob Evan and Neil Berg Host Broadway All-Star Holiday Concert in Irvington, NY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 11, 2011

Leftfield Productions presented the annual All-Star Broadway Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 5th, 7:30PM, at The Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington, New York. (more...)



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