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 3, 2013 - Sunday, February 3, 2013. Catch up below!

1) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Channing Tatum Confirms MAGIC MIKE to Flex Muscles on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

Magic Mike film star Channing Tatum told Access Hollywood, 'We are doing the Broadway version [of Magic Mike],' but that he will likely not be taking part in the stage production. 'I don't think anybody wants to see me sing. Give me some time to work on it and then maybe.' (more...)


2) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW Exclusive: On the Set of SMASH- Katharine McPhee on Karen's Future, Working with Jeremy Jordan & More; Plus New Photos!
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

SMASH makes its long-awaited return to the NBC lineup for a second season on Tuesday, February 5 (9-10 p.m. ET) and will continue in its regular time slot on Tuesday, February 12 (10-11 p.m. ET). Season two will feature a slew of new talent, including Jennifer Hudson, Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez, Sean Hayes, Jesse L. Martin, Liza Minnelli, Bernadette Peters, Nikki Blonski, and more. (more...)


3) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Elton John to Bring ANIMAL FARM Children's Musical to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

According to ContactMusic.com, Elton John is aiming to return to Broadway with a children's musical. (more...)


4) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Krysta Rodriguez, Corey Cott, Emma Hunton and More Take Part in ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

For generations, musical theatre writers have come to New York City to change the world. 'Once Upon A Time In New York City' is a concert series about the people who have changed THEM. After a sold-out first edition, the series returns to Joe's Pub today, February 3 at 7pm. (more...)


5) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Feb 2, Part 2 - CINDERELLA's Stepsisters, MORMON Wigs, HAIR & More!
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our February 2nd SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured Cinderella's Stepsisters 'Anti-Lament' and pictures from ROCK OF AGES, SPIDER-MAN, THE BOOK OF MORMON, off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS, the SPAMALOT UK National Tour, HAIR in NYC, and regional productions of THE MIRACLE WORKER, CATS, PIPPIN, OLIVER!, THE MUSIC MAN and more! (more...)


6) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Massachusetts Legislators Propose Tax Credit for Pre-Broadway and Touring Shows in State
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

According to the Boston Globe, legislators are proposing a tax credit for producers who bring pre-Broadway tryouts to Boston and other Massachusetts cities. The credit would provide up to $3 million to a show that runs in the state before opening in New York, or a touring production that begins in Massachusetts. The credit would also reimburse up to 35 percent of state labor costs. (more...)


7) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW TV Exclusive: OUTSIDE THE BOX- Season 2, Episode 6 - Season Finale with Guest Star Adrian Zmed!
by OUTSIDE THE BOX - February 03, 2013

The Outside the Box season finale finds Adrian Zmed (Children of Eden, Grease 2, Grease on Broadway, T.J. Hooker) asked to do a new musical. What's the new musical? Will he accept the role? Tune in and find out. The episode also features Lisa Livesay, Clent Bowers, Addison Chandler, Sarah Staitman and Marshall Harvey. (more...)


8) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW Flashback: Cult Hit Rock Musical BARE Closes Off-Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - February 03, 2013

Bare plays its final performance tonight, February 3rd, 2013, after 21 previews and 65 regular performances. Bare began previews off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Monday, November 19, 2012 and opened on Sunday, December 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld takes you back through BARE's beginnings off-Broadway below! (more...)


9) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend VIDEO: Sandy Hook Chorus and Jennifer Hudson Sing 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2013

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson joined the Sandy Hook Student Chorus this evening at the Super Bowl, singing 'America the Beautiful' with 26 students from Newtown, Conn.'s Sandy Hook Elementary School during the pre-game show of Super Bowl XLVII. Watch the performance below! (more...)


10) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: FIORELLO! Opens Encores! 2013 Season - Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - February 03, 2013

Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season, stars Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! is directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances through today, February 3, at New York City Center. BWW brings you photos from Fiorello!'s curtain call below! (more...)


11) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend MEGA STAGE TUBE: Happy 57th Birthday to Nathan Lane!
by Stage Tube - February 03, 2013

Happy 57th Birthday, Nathan Lane! Lane is best known for his roles as Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and his voice work in The Lion King and Stuart Little. In 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. In celebration of this day, we bring you performances from throughout his career. Click below to watch! (more...)


12) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: Backstage at FIORELLO! with Former Congressman Barney Frank
by Walter McBride - February 03, 2013

Former congressman Barney Frank assumed the role of a conservative senator when he made his stage debut yesterday, February 2, in Fiorello!, the opening musical of New York City Center's Encores! 20th Anniversary season. BroadwayWorld spent some time with Frank and the cast backstage and brings you photos below! (more...)


13) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Coverage: Former Congressman Barney Frank Makes Stage Debut in FIORELLO!
by Walter McBride - February 03, 2013

Former congressman Barney Frank assumed the role of a conservative senator when he made his stage debut yesterday, February 2, in Fiorello!, the opening musical of New York City Center's Encores! 20th Anniversary season. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos below! (more...)


14) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Sheldon Harnick, Rachel Potter and More Set for Carnegie Hall COMMUNITY SING Today
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

Today, February 3 at 5 p.m., in the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, Carnegie Hall gives Broadway fans the exclusive opportunity to sing along with the brightest stars of today at a FREE Community Sing presented by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. Mandy Gonzalez, Rachel Potter, Caesar Samayoa, and many more join Leslie Stifelman, musical director and conductor of Chicago: The Musical, and host Thomas Cabaniss in guiding the audience through the show-stopping, electrifying numbers of your most beloved Broadway musicals including Hair, West Side Story, Rent, and LES MISERABLES. (more...)


15) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/3- Nathan Lane
by Stage Tube - February 03, 2013

Happy Birthday Nathan Lane! Lane is best known for his roles as Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and his voice work in The Lion King and Stuart Little. In 2008, he was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. (more...)


16) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend MEGA STAGE TUBE: Happy 35th Birthday to Eden Espinosa!
by Stage Tube - February 03, 2013

Happy 35th Birthday, Eden Espinosa! Espinosa celebrated her birthday yesterday, February 2. In celebration of this day, we bring you performances from throughout Espinosa's career! (more...)


17) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2013
by - February 03, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


18) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Michael Mayer Talks Modern Take on RIGOLETTO for the Met
by Stage Tube - February 03, 2013

Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer will make his Met debut with a new production of Verdi's Rigoletto, in a staging that moves the opera's tragic events from a decadent 16th-century Italian court to the glitzy, depraved setting of the Las Vegas strip circa 1960. Mayer stopped by PBS' THIRTEEN to talk about the new production. Watch the interview below! (more...)


19) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Twitter Watch: Laura Osnes-'Sweetest Princess on Broadway...Loved Seeing Lilla Crawford Today!'
by BWW - February 03, 2013

On Twitter Watch, Laura Osnes wrote 'Sweetest princess on Broadway, @LILLACRAWFORD. Loved seeing you today!! @CinderellaBway @ANNIEonBroadway pic.twitter.com/OUYkuwsV' (more...)


20) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend Photo Flash: Parker Posey Visits WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf?
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2013

Last night, February 2nd, Parker Posey joined George and Martha's party at The Booth Theatre. After the performance of WHO'S AFRAID OF Virginia Woolf, she visited the cast and crew backstage. Check out a photo of the group below! (more...)


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