Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, April 15, 2012 - Sunday, April 15, 2012. Catch up below!

1) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Review Roundup: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - April 15, 2012

The new play with music is a retelling of how a miserable orphan came to be The Boy Who Never Grew Up, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER upends the century-old legend of Peter Pan. Were the critics charmed? Let's find out! (more...)


2) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend OLIVIERS 2012: All the Winners! MATILDA, ANNA CHRISTIE, Sheridan Smith Pick Up Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 15, 2012

All the winners, updated as it happens. (more...)


3) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW TV: First Look at Stephen King & John Mellencamp's New Thriller, GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 15, 2012

Atlanta's ALLIANCE THEATRE launched its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County on April 11, 2012. Directed by Susan V. Booth, the show runs at the Alliance though May 13, 2012. The first production footage has been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a look below! (more...)


4) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend 2012 Olivier Awards to Be Streamed Live Online Today!
by BWW - April 15, 2012

The stream is set to run from 5:30pm to 9pm UK time, 12:30pm to 4pm EST. (more...)


5) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend OLIVIERS 2012: Live Blog As It Happened - Big Wins For MATILDA!
by Carrie Dunn - April 15, 2012

We're live in London for this year's Olivier Awards! (more...)


6) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: Molly x2! Broadway's GHOST Welcomes Siobhan Dillon
by Jennifer Broski - April 15, 2012

Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy are currently on Broadway, reprising their starring roles as Sam and Molly in GHOST, which they originated in London’s hit West End production. The pair got a special visitor this weekend in Siobhan Dillon, who now stars in the London production of the show and was in New York for a brief holiday and just had to check out her Broadway pals! (more...)


7) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/15- NEXT TO NORMAL
by Stage Tube - April 15, 2012

Today in 2009, Next to Normal opened at the Booth Theatre, where it ran for 733 performances. Next to Normal is a rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. Its story concerns a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family. The musical also addresses such issues as grieving a loss, suicide, drug abuse, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. It was nominated for eleven 2009 Tony Awards and won three, Best Original Score, Best Orchestration and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for Alice Ripley. It also won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, becoming just the eighth musical in history to receive the honor. (more...)


8) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: 2012 Olivier Awards; MATILDA Cast and More in the Winners Room!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

The 36th Olivier Awards welcomed the United Kingdom's biggest stars tonight, April 15, at the Royal Opera House in London. See photos of Matthew Warchus, Tim Minchin and Bertie Carvel with Sophia Kiely, Eleanor Worthington Cox, Kerry Ingram and Cleo Demetriou, winners of Best Actress in a Musical for Matilda the Musical, plus Ruth Wilson, Jonny Lee Miller, Zach Braff, Susannah Fielding, Peter Darling, John Berry, Hayley Atwell, Dan Stevens and more in the winners room below! (more...)


9) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: 2012 Olivier Awards Red Carpet Arrivals!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

The 36th Olivier Awards welcomed the United Kingdom's biggest stars tonight, April 15, at the Royal Opera House in London. See photos of Patrick Stewart, Lenny Henry, Kara Tointon, Jonny Lee Miller, Jim Carter, Hayley Atwell, David Suchet, Zoe Wanamaker, Zach Braff, Taylor Bagley, Ronan Keating, Barbara Windsor, Ruth Wilson, Celia Imrie, Anneka Rice, Tim Rice, Jodie Whittaker, Elaine Paige and more walking the red carpet below! (more...)


10) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Opens Tonight at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theater!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

Peter and the Starcatcher opens tonight, April 15, at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theater. (more...)


11) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend HBO's New Series GIRLS Kicks Off Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

HBO's new series GIRLS premieres tonight, April 15, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT! The show, created by and starring Lena Dunham ("Tiny Furniture"), takes a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their early 20s. Dunham, Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner executive produce the show, and Bruce Eric Kaplan and Ilene S. Landress co-executive produce. (more...)


12) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendHunter Parrish Leaves Role of Jesus in GOSPELL; Corbin Bleu Takes Lead on April 17!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

Tonight at the Circle in the Square Theatre, Broadway and "Weeds" star Hunter Parrish ends his run as Jesus in the first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's GODSPELL. The show welcomes a new leading man—stage and screen star Corbin Bleu (Disney's "High School Musical," Broadway's In the Heights)—to the starring role. (more...)


13) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2012
by - April 15, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


14) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendRuth Wilson, MATILDA Cast and More Claim 36th Olivier Awards!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

The winners of the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, the 36th Olivier Awards with MasterCard, were announced tonight (15 April 2012) at the Royal Opera House as part of a glamorous and star-studded night of entertainment from the West End’s finest talent. (more...)


15) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: Cast and Crew at La Mirada's MISS SAIGON LA Press Opening!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS held its MISS SAIGON press opening last night, April 14. Below, see photos of stars Lawrence Cummings, Cassandra Murphy, Jacqueline Nguyen, Aidan Park and more at the event! (more...)


16) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendJulie Taymor Awarded AIFF Award, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

According to Ashland Daily Tidings, Tony award-winning director Julie Taymor will receive an Ashland Independent Film Festival award. (more...)


17) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendDarren Criss, Bill Irwin, Betsy Wolfe Star in A.C.T.'s 2012 Gala Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) and Gala Chair Patti Rueff open Expect the Unexpected!, A.C.T.’s 2012 Season Gala tonight, April 15. The show stars A.C.T. Young Conservatory alumnus Darren Criss (TV’s Glee, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on Broadway), two-time Tony Award winner Bill Irwin (Scapin at A.C.T., Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway), A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program graduate Patrick Lane (Brian Hawkins in A.C.T.’s world premiere production of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City), and Betsy Wolfe (Mary Ann Singleton in A.C.T.’s world premiere production of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, 110 in the Shade and Everyday Rapture on Broadway). Proceeds from the Gala support A.C.T.’s acclaimed actor training and arts education programs. The historic Regency Center (1300 Van Ness Avenue) in San Francisco hosts the gala. (more...)


18) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendThe New Group's REFLECTING RABE Opens Tonight, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2012

On Sunday, April 15, at 4 pm, The New Group presents this season’s final presentation in Dark Nights at The New Group – Reflecting Rabe: Readings from David Rabe’s Work. This event features readings of excerpts from David Rabe’s acclaimed writing, from plays to fiction. Special guests, including Bobby Cannavale, Judith Ivey and Matthew Modine, will read selections and reflect on Rabe’s singular career. Discussion with David Rabe and guests will follow. (more...)


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