Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, February 5, 2012 - Sunday, February 5, 2012. Catch up below!
| 1) BWW TV: NBC Goes Broadway With HOW TO SUCCEED-Themed Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 05, 2012
During the Super Bowl today, February 5, NBC launched its “Brotherhood Of Man” network promo. Cast members of NBC shows including “Smash,” “30 Rock,” “Parks & Recreation,” and “Parenthood” performed Frank Loesser’s classic song from HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. In the current smash hit Broadway revival of the musical comedy, international superstar Nick Jonas performs the tuneful anthem and Mr. Jonas will guest star on the Monday, February 27 episode of “Smash.” (more...)
| 2) FLASH: Ricky Martin Meets Madonna
by Pat Cerasaro - February 05, 2012
One of the foremost male pop stars of the last twenty years is undeniably “Livin’ La Vida Loca” crooner Ricky Martin, so his deigning of appearing on next week’s GLEE as a new Spanish teacher, David Martinez, is a cause celebre for fans of the Latin superstar, GLEE, or, even, for those who follow the artists whom he covers on the episode - LMFAO’s “Sexy And I Know It” and, the Queen of Pop herself, Madonna. Recalling the golden days of television when hit parade variety shows would cover top chart hits when they were fresh and new, Ricky Martin tackling Madonna two days after the Super Bowl - with, supposedly, a LMFAO cameo occurring during her highly anticipated performance on Sunday - and taking on one of the year’s biggest songs so far, “Sexy And I Know It”, is pop culture must-see TV if there ever were any. Ricky Martin and Madonna are undeniably two of the most theatrical pop culture mainstays of the last few decades and their collective media super-blitz thanks to Martin’s GLEE appearance and Madonna’s Super Bowl performance is encapsulated perfectly in Martin’s essaying of Madonna’s classic caliente pop hit, “La Isla Bonita”. Both Martin and Madonna can certainly command a stage - and an audience of thousands; or, even, millions, as they shall both prove yet again on Sunday and Tuesday, respectively - so, let’s take a look at what we can look forward to from these two entertainment icons as we enter one of the most celebratory weekends of the year. First down! (more...)