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, March 11, 2012 - Sunday, March 11, 2012. Catch up below!

1) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: Cheyenne Jackson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, et al. Celebrate Smith Center Opening!
by Stage Tube - March 11, 2012

An extraordinary line-up of performers from across the arts community ushered in a new era of culture as they graced the stage for the opening of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on March 10. Led by award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, the evening featured performances by the who's who of music and Broadway's brightest stars. Check out photos and videos from the event below! (more...)


2) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: Kristen Wiig as Liza Minnelli on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
by Stage Tube - March 11, 2012

On last night's Jonah Hill-hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, Oscar nominee Kristen Wiig performed an impersionation of a 1982 version of the legendary Liza Minnelli in a sketch entitled 'Liza Minnelli Tries to Turn Off a Lamp.' (more...)


3) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: Stephen Sondheim Talks New West End SWEENEY TODD!
by Stage Tube - March 11, 2012

Click below to watch an interview with composer Stephen Sondheim talking about the new West End production of SWEENEY TODD which began previews last night in LonDon Starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton. (more...)


4) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER!
by Walter McBride - March 11, 2012

The highly anticipated production of Peter and the Starcatcher held its press event on Friday, March 9th and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the show's cast and creative team. Next stop - BROADWAY! (more...)


5) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW TV Flashback: Sutton Foster Departs ANYTHING GOES
by BWW - March 11, 2012

Tony-winner Sutton Foster will depart the hit production of ANYTHING GOES on March 11th to begin filming ABC Family’s new drama series BUNHEADS. Here's a look back at highlights, both on stage and in rehearsal! (more...)


6) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend 2012 Tony Honors Revealed - MTI's Freddie Gershon, Production Supervisor Arthur Siccardi & TDF's Open Doors Program
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2012

On June 9th, at the 2012 Tony Eve Cocktail Party the the Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre are presented and this year's recipients, as per the New York Times will be MTI's Freddie Gershon, production supervisor Arthur Siccardi and the Theater Development Fund's Open Doors Arts Education Program. (more...)


7) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Review Roundup: John Doyle's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG in Cincinnati
by Review Roundups - March 11, 2012

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is where Doyle debuted his actor-musician production of Sondheim and George Furth's COMPANY which transferred to Broadway in 2006. The production earned Doyle the Tony Award for Best Revival and a nomination for Best Direction. Has he struck gold again? Let's see what the local critics had to say... (more...)


8) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendJason Donovan & Mel C Assist JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Search
by BWW - March 11, 2012

According to the Belfast Telegraph, actor Jason Donovan and former member of the Spice Girls Mel C have signed on to assist Andrew Lloyd Webber in his search for the character of Jesus in the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR tour. The show, entitled 'Superstar,' and will air on ITV1. (more...)


9) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW TV: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox Featuring the Cast of DISASTER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 11, 2012

After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Broadway celebrities and is a raw, funny and insightful interview program that really has no equal. As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with the cast of DISASTER. Find out how the stars got started in theatre, hear more about the new show, and check out their performances below! (more...)


10) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/11- A CLASS ACT
by Stage Tube - March 11, 2012

Today in 2001, A Class Act opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 105 performances. A Class Act is a musical with a book by Linda Kline and Lonny Price and music and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The musical is based on the life of composer-lyricist Ed Kleban, who died at the age of 48 in 1987. The musical uses flashbacks and the device of time running backwards to retrace the high and low points of Kleban's personal and professional life. (more...)


11) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: Susan Stroman, Stephanie J. Block, et al. Celebrate Launch of Stage Write App!
by Stage Tube - March 11, 2012

On March 1st the Broadway community came together to celebrate the launch of the new iPad app called Stage Write. The app is made for theatre professionals and allows you to draw stage elements, place icons of actors in their spaces, and utilize scenic design. It has numerous features that can be used to keep a detailed record of the staging of a production. (more...)


12) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendPatricia Kalember Replaces Melora Hardin in DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced that Patricia Kalember (“Sisters” & “Thirtysomething”) has joined the company's production of Don’t Dress for Dinner currently in rehearsals, replacing Melora Hardin. (more...)


13) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2012
by - March 11, 2012

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


14) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendAtlantic Theater Company's CQ/CX Closes
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2012

Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere production of Gabe McKinley’s play CQ/CX, directed by Tony Award® nominee David Leveaux closes March 11, 2012 at the Peter Norton Space (555 West 42nd Street between 10th and 11th Avenue) while Atlantic’s main stage continues its renovation. (more...)


15) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendPatti LuPone, Richard Thomas and More Join SHINSAI: THEATERS FOR JAPAN Benefit
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2012

Patti LuPone, Richard Thomas, Mary Beth Hurt, Jay O. Sanders and Henry Stram will join forces with the previously announced Michi Barral, Cindy Cheung, Joel de la Fuente, Angel Desai, Ann Harada, Jennifer Ikeda, Paul Juhn, Peter Kim, Ken Leung, Li Jun Li, Jennifer Lim, Angela Lin, Paolo Montalban, Olivia Oguma, Jon Norman Schneider, Thom Sesma, Sab Shimono, Jade Wu, Jonny Wo, James Yaegashi and Stacey Yen to raise funds that will go directly to Japanese theater artists devasted by last year’s earthquake when they appear in this Sunday’s March 11 benefit performances of Shinsai: Theaters for Japan, at the Great Hall at Cooper Union (Seventh Street at Third Avenue). (more...)


16) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Hudson, et al. Attend Smith Center Opening!
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2012

An extraordinary line-up of performers from across the arts community ushered in a new era of culture as they graced the stage for the opening of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on March 10. Led by award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, the evening featured performances by the who's who of music and Broadway's brightest stars. See photos of the event below! (more...)


17) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendPeter Gallagher to Bring Solo Show to Geffen Playhouse, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2012

Stage and screen star Peter Gallagher is sharing his life through songs and stories in a one-night-only performance at the Geffen Playhouse on Sunday, March 11, 2012. The Tony nominated Broadway vet will share a lifetime of show business experiences – from his early days starting out as a young actor in New York to working with legends like James Cagney, Peter O’Toole and Jack Lemmon. Joined by a live band, Gallagher brings his anecdotes to life with songs ranging from Broadway tunes, to music from his hit television show The OC, to classics by the likes of Van Morrison and Burt Bacharach. Peter Gallagher: Songs and Stories from an Actor’s Life will benefit the Geffen Playhouse and The Actors Fund, for which Gallagher serves as the National Board of Advisors co-chair, and will be followed by a post-show reception. (more...)


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