Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, March 30, 2014 - Sunday, March 30, 2014. Catch up below!

1) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Review Roundup: IF/THEN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

Idina Menzel's back on Broadway! If/Then opens tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, with Tony winner Menzel leading the cast, which also features Anthony Rapp, LaChanze, James Snyder, Jerry Dixon, Jenn Colella, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence, and Jackie Burns. (more...)


2) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 First Photo Released of Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

As audiences got a first look at the star's transformation into the title character, EW released a first look online as well. Click here for the full story, and the complete, fab Joan Marcus photo that show's off custom high heels -- and more!. (more...)


3) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Disney's FROZEN Becomes Highest Grossing Animated Film Ever
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

This weekend, Disney's "Frozen" officially became the highest grossing animated film of all time, and with $1,072.4 million worldwide, it has also entered the list of the top 10 biggest films of all time. The Walt Disney Studios' seventh billion-dollar release, "Frozen" has earned an estimated $398.4 million at the domestic box office and $674 million internationally. (more...)


4) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 The Extraordinary Patina Miller and Matthew James Thomas Depart PIPPIN; A Farewell Flashback!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Kyle Dean Massey(Next to Normal, Wicked) and Ciara Renee (Big Fish) will assume the roles of 'Pippin' and 'Leading Player' (respectively) in the Tony-winning Pippin beginning Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Matthew James Thomas and Tony Award winner Patina Miller will play their final performance on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld bid adieu to the show's extraordinary leads, Miller and Thomas, with a flashback of their time spent with the production. Check out photos and videos from their Pippin journey below! (more...)


5) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 IF/THEN, Starring Idina Menzel, Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

If/Then opens on Broadway tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Idina Menzel's back on Broadway, alongside Anthony Rapp, LaChanze, James Snyder, Jerry Dixon, Jenn Colella, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence,Jackie Burns and more! Check back for more photos, videos, opening night coverage and reviews and LOTS more! (more...)


6) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Broadway's New Heavyweight Champ, Andy Karl!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - March 30, 2014

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Broadway's new heavyweight champ Andy Karl talks all things ROCKY- plus he shares stories about how he got his start in theatre, his past Broadway roles, and more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)


7) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Lady Gaga Visits James Franco Backstage At OF MICE AND MEN
by Pat Cerasaro - March 30, 2014

Internationally recognized pop superstar Lady Gaga took some time off from her busy schedule on her birthday weekend and took in a performance of the new Broadway production of James Steinbeck's OF MICE & MEN, starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, and posed for a picture backstage with the starry cast. (more...)


8) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Curtain Up! BroadwayWorld Shines a Spotlight on 2014's New Plays
by BWW Special Coverage - March 30, 2014

Only on Broadway is it normal to spot Walter White and Harry Potter within blocks of each other. That's right, this season's stunning slate of plays has brought with it a slew of stars from Bryan Cranston to Daniel Radcliffe, Audra McDonald to James Franco, Tyne Daly to Denzel Washington. In just weeks, a whole new group of productions will have officially opened- adding ten new plays to the Broadway roster. Ranging form literary classics to brand new works, this spring's new plays include: A Raisin in the Sun, Act One, All the Way, Casa Valentina, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, Mothers and Sons, Of Mice and Men, The Realistic Joneses, and The Velocity of Autumn. Below, BroadwayWorld profiles all of the new plays from the 2014 season! (more...)


9) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, March 30, Part 2- ALADDIN Gets In On the SIP Action, NEWSIES Celebrate 2 Years, and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

Yesterday's SIPs come from Off-Broadway's HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, Broadway's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, NEWSIES, ALADDIN, and more! (more...)


10) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Video: Bryan Cranston Talks About His Broadway Role in ALL THE WAY
by Stage Tube - March 30, 2014

Bryan Cranston talked to CBS News about his role in Broadway's ALL THE WAY. Check out the video below! (more...)


11) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Christopher Durang to Star as Vanya in His Own Play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

Playwright Christopher Durang - who won his first Tony Award in 2013 for his comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE on Broadway - will make his debut in the role of Vanya when the play is presented at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main St) in New Hope, PA. From July 17 to August 10, it has been announced by the Playhouse's newly-appointed producing team -- Producing Director Alexander Fraser, Executive Producer Robyn Goodman and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler. (more...)


12) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/30- CONTACT
by Stage Tube - March 30, 2014

Today in 2000, Contact opened at the Vivien Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 1010 performances.Contact: The Musical is a musical 'dance play' (some deemed it a ballet) that was developed by Susan Stroman and John Weidman, with its 'book' by Weidman and both choreography and direction by Stroman. It consists of three separate one-act dance plays. The show was received with much critical acclaim and won the 2000 Tony Award for Best Musical. A West End production opened at the Queen's Theatre in October 2002, and closed on May 10, 2003. (more...)


13) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Darren Criss Hosts Preview of GLEE's Upcoming 'New New York'
by Pat Cerasaro - March 30, 2014

GLEE breakout star and Broadway headliner Darren Criss joins with fellow GLEE star Chord Overstreet to host a preview of the upcoming 'New New York' episode of the hit musical dramedy series airing later this week. (more...)


14) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Watch PATINA MILLER'S LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER CONCERT Online!
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2014

You can now watch Patina Miller's Live from Lincoln Center Concert online at PBS! Click here to go to the video. (more...)


15) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Twitter Watch: Taylor Swift Backstage at BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
by BWW Staff - March 30, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Taylor Swift AU wrote 'Taylor saw @BulletsOverBway tonight in NY instead of the KCA's!...and ended up befriending a dog (me too Tay, same). ' (more...)


16) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 All Songs From This Week's GLEE Now Available, Featuring FUNNY GIRL & More
by Pat Cerasaro - March 30, 2014

All the musical moments from this week's upcoming episode of FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE are now available to hear in full. (more...)


17) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 BWW's On This Day - March 30, 2014
by - March 30, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


18) Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/29-3/30/2014 Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014
by BWW - March 30, 2014

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 3/23/2014 - 3/30/2014. (more...)


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