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, January 27, 2013 - Sunday, January 27, 2013. Catch up below!

1) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Tina Fey Announces MEAN GIRLS Musical Deal is Close to Being Finalized
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

During an interview with E! News on the red carpet of tonight's Screen Actor's Guild Awards, Tina Fey announced some big, breaking news: she is nearing a deal with Paramount Pictures to develop a MEAN GIRLS musical. (more...)


2) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 25th Anniversary Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - January 27, 2013

The cast and creative team of The Phantom of the Opera- 25 Years on Broadway Gala Performance at the Majestic Theatre in New York City took a triumphant curtain call last night, January 26, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there and brings full coverage of the bows below! (more...)


3) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sarah Brightman's Joint Interview About Phantom's 25th Anniversary
by Stage Tube - January 27, 2013

On the occasion of the amazing 25th Anniversary of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway last night, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (who sadly was unable to travel to New York because of a back procedure) and the show's original ‘Christine' Sarah Brightman sat down together in London this week to reflect on the show's genesis and incredible success. The video was broadcast to the invitation-only audience at New York's Majestic Theatre as part of the on-stage, post-performance presentation marking 25 Years. (more...)


4) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend 19th Annual SCREEN ACTOR'S GUILD AWARDS - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 27, 2013

The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards airs live tonight on TNT and TBS, beginning at 8PM (EST)/5PM (PST), from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. An encore performance will air immediately following on TNT at 10PM (EST)/7PM (PST). (more...)


5) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Exclusive: Michael Crawford's Special Message from PHANTOM's 25th Anniversary!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

Original 'Phantom' star Michael Crawford couldn't make it to last night's mega-celebration for The Phantom of the Opera's 25th Anniversary in New York last night, BUT the Tony-winner was certainly well-represented in his absence, with hordes of screaming fans in attendance, on-screen and on-stage mentions from the creative team and former co-star Sarah Brightman, and a letter he sent, read by the legendary Hal Prince. (more...)


6) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Jan 26, Part 2 - CINDERELLA's First SIP, EVITA's Saucy 'End' Credit and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our January 26th SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured a hilarious (and shapely) final intermission pic from EVITA's Max von Essen, along with a great send-off from SPAMALOT in Finland, as well as a last wave to BOOK OF MORMON's Rory O'Malley, and a first SIP from Broadway's CINDERELLA, featuring Laura Osnes! Plus, check out photos from THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, ANYTHING GOES, THE WIZARD OF OZ in Toronto, ROCK OF AGES, PEEPSHOW in Las Vegas, a ton of images from a regional production of THE MUSIC MAN and more! (more...)


7) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend FREEZE FRAME: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 25th Anniversary Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - January 27, 2013

The cast and creative team of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - 25 Years on Broadway Gala Performance at the Majestic Theatre in New York City took a triumphant curtain call last night, January 26, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a taste of the curtain call below, featuring Hal Prince, Hugh Panaro, Sierra Boggess and Cameron Mackintosh. Check back later for full coverage! (more...)


8) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BROADWAY BARES: WINTER BURLESQUE Strips Away the Cold with Two Performances Tonight, Jan 27
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque, the kick-off to a season of sexy striptease events that benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, includes two sizzling performances today, January 27, at XL Nightclub (512 West 42nd Street). (more...)


9) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend FREEZE FRAME: Mayor Proclaims January 26th THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Day!
by Walter McBride - January 27, 2013

Cameron Mackintosh, Sarah Brightman, Hal Prince accepted a Proclamation naming January 26 'The Phantom Of The Opera Day' while attending The Phantom of the Opera - 25 Years on Broadway Gala Performance at the Majestic Theatre in New York City on January 26, 2013. Scroll below for photos of the group below, and check back later for BWW's full coverage! (more...)


10) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend VIDEO: SARAH HYLANd and Melissa Benoist Perform 'Freedom' from UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF Samantha Brown
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

SARAH HYLANd (Modern Family) and Melissa Benoist (GLEE) sang 'Freedom' from the Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk at the Kerrigan-Lowdermilk West Coast Debut at Upright Cabaret at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, CA, on January 20, 2013. Check out their performance below! (more...)


11) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Day Proclamation - Sarah Brightman, Hal Prince and Cameron Mackintosh!
by Walter McBride - January 27, 2013

Cameron Mackintosh, Sarah Brightman, Hal Prince accepted a Proclamation naming January 26 'The Phantom Of The Opera Day' while attending The Phantom of the Opera - 25 Years on Broadway Gala Performance at the Majestic Theatre in New York City last night, January 26, 2013. Scroll below for BWW's full photo coverage of their arrival at the gala and the group accepting the proclamation! (more...)


12) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Legendary Playwright Edward Albee Appears on CBS SUNDAY MORNING Today
by TV News Desk - January 27, 2013

Legendary playwright Edward Albee rarely attends Broadway productions because much of what gets produced is 'usually junk,' he tells Tracy Smith in an interview with CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH Charles Osgood to be broadcast today, Jan. 27 (9:00 AM, ET). He also says he lies on his Tony ballots, too. (more...)


13) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Anne Hathaway Wins SAG Award for ‘Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role' for LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

Anne Hathaway is the recipient of this year's Screen Actor's Guild award for ‘Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role' for her role as 'Fantine' in Tom Hooper's adaptation of LES MISERABLES. (more...)


14) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/27- JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by Stage Tube - January 27, 2013

Today in 1982, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opened at the Royale Theatre (now the Bernard B, Jacobs Theatre), where it ran for 747 performances. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the story is based on the 'coat of many colors' story of Joseph from the Hebrew Bible's Book of Genesis. In 1999, a movie version with Donny Osmond in the title role was released, directed by David Mallet. (more...)


15) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Blast from the Past: Bud Cort
by Walter McBride - January 27, 2013

Today, we're featuring Bud Cort circa 1981. Film and stage actor, writer and director, Cort appeared on Broadway as 'Jerry' in 1972's Wise Child. Cort is known for playing 'Harold' in the 1971 film Harold and Maude, as well as the lead in the film Brewster McCloud. Cort's other credits include Endgame, The Chocolate War, Dogma, Pollock, The Twilight Zone, The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, an appearance on Arrested Development and more. (more...)


16) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Edward Albee Talks WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf? and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

Legendary playwright Edward Albee rarely attends Broadway productions because much of what gets produced is 'usually junk,' he tells Tracy Smith in an interview with CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH Charles Osgood, which was broadcast this morning, Jan. 27 (9:00 AM, ET). He also says he lies on his Tony ballots, too. Read Albee's full Q&A with CBS Sunday Morning HERE. (more...)


17) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Nathan Lane Returns to CBS's THE GOOD WIFE Tonight
by TV News Desk - January 27, 2013

Broadway's Nathan Lane returns to guest star in the CBS drama series THE GOOD WIFE tonight, January 27th. (more...)


18) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: ANYTHING GOES' Rachel York Gives 1930s Makeup Tutorial
by Stage Tube - January 27, 2013

In a special, behind-the-scenes video for the San Francisco Chronicle, Anything Goes' star Rachel York demonstrates how she transforms into 'Reno Sweeney' each night. Click below to watch how she creates a 1930s look in just 10 steps! (more...)


19) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Dan Lauria Leads A QUEEN FOR A DAY Reading at Cherry Lane Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

Actor Dan Lauria will head up the cast in an invitation-only reading of the new play A Queen For A Day, written by Michael Ricigliano, Jr and directed by John Gould Rubin. The Private Theatre will be hosting the reading at the Cherry Lane Theatre today, January, 27th. (more...)


20) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend The Other Place Hosts Sloan Panel Discussion Today
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club announces the guests for the upcoming Sloan panel discussing Sharr White's The Other Place. The panel will focus on the role of science in the play and will feature novelist Stefan Merrill Block, author of The Story of Forgetting; playwright Sharr White; neuroscientist Heather Berlin; and genetic counselor Jill Goldman. The panel will be moderated by NPR's Robert Krulwich. The panel will follow the 2 PM matinee performance today, January 27 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)


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