Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/12-7/13/2014

July 13
11:45 PM 2014
Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Sunday, July 13, 2014. Catch up below!

1) Neil Patrick Harris Spits Water at Woman During HEDWIG
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

According to Page Six, Neil Patrick Harris got exceedingly angry at a woman during the Thursday night performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (more...)

2) Film, Television, and Theatre Icon Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken, one of the most revered talents of his generation and a veteran of film, television and stage, will portray the iconic Captain Hook in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

3) BWW TV: Watch WICKED's New Leads Defy Gravity in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2014

This week's event was hosted by BUYER & CELLAR's Barrett Foa and featured performances from the cast of WICKED, including Chrstine Dwyer, Jenni Barber and Justin Guarini. Click below to watch clips from 'Popular,' 'As Long as You're Mine,' and 'The Wizard and I.' (more...)

4) BWW TV: Watch Broadway's Future Stars! Go Inside the 2014 National High School Musical Theatre Awards
by Randy Rainbow - July 13, 2014

Just last week, the 6th Annual National High School Musical Awards presented the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor at Broadway's Minskoff Theater, to Jai' Len Josey representing the Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards and Jonah Rawitz, representing the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards. BroadwayWorld was on the scene for the big night and you can go inside the festivities with clips from the show and interviews with some of the guests below! (more...)

5) THE BEST OF IDINA MENZEL Vocal Selections Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/30
by Pat Cerasaro - July 13, 2014

A new collection of sheet music pertaining to internationally recognized performer and vocalist Idina Menzel is now available to order, including hits from FROZEN, GLEE, WICKED and more. (more...)

6) Photo Coverage: Exclusive! Kristin Chenoweth In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall!
by Darren Bell - July 13, 2014

With special guests Kerry Ellis, Peter Lockyer and Alison Jiear, musical theatre royalty Kristin Chenoweth blew the roof off the Royal Albert Hall - here are our exclusive pics! (more...)

7) Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at Broadway Barks 16, Part One
by Jennifer Broski - July 13, 2014

The 16th Annual Broadway Barks took place yesterday, July 12, in Shubert Alley. Founded by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters, this star-studded dog and cat adoption event featured celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. (more...)

8) Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at Broadway Barks 16, Part Two
by Jennifer Broski - July 13, 2014

The 16th Annual Broadway Barks took place yesterday, July 12, in Shubert Alley. Founded by Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters, this star-studded dog and cat adoption event featured celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. (more...)

9) BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks Idina Menzel, CATS, Bernadette Peters, and More at the CTS Newsdesk
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2014

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy returns to the CTS Newsdesk to chat about all of the latest news surrounding Idina Menzel, the West End CATS revival, Bernadette Peters, and more! (more...)

10) Theatrical First Teaser For AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by Pat Cerasaro - July 13, 2014

A theatrical first promotional spot for the latest season of FX's hit horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY, subtitled FREAK SHOW, is now available to view. (more...)

11) Kristen Bell Approached for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE, Too Busy
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

NBC is going big in their upcoming production of Peter Pan Live!, which is scheduled to air on Dec 4. As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Christopher Walken has just accepted the role of Captain Hook. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are also set to appear in the production. However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Kristin Bell was also supposed to star in the production; however, she had to decline due to prior obligations with House of Lies. (more...)

12) THE LAST SHIP Ends Chicago Run, Sets Sail for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of The Last Ship, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, ends its Chicago run today, July 13. The Last Ship will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. (more...)

13) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Part 2 - 7/12- Regionals Take the Spotlight
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our July 12th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. Yesterday's SIPs come from Regionals across the country! (more...)

14) Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 14-20, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - July 13, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: Every Time's The First Time!, Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake, Lillias White: The Birthday Show, Aspects of Andrew: Lloyd Webber @ 54, and Jane Monheit's Jazz Party. (more...)

15) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/13- HAIR
by Stage Tube - July 13, 2014

Today in 2011, the return engagement of the second Broadway revival of HAIR opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. A product of the hippie counter-culture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, several of its songs became anthems of the anti-Vietnam War peace movement. Hair tells the story of the 'tribe', a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the 'Age of Aquarius' living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War. (more...)

16) Broadway-Bound THE COUNTRY HOUSE, Starring Blythe Danner, Ends LA Run
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2014

The Country House began previews June 3, in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, and officially opened June 11. The play, a new comedy about a deeply dramatic family, was written by Donald Margulies and was his sixth Geffen Production, including Dinner With Friends, Coney Island Christmas, Times Stands Still, and Sight Unseen. The Country House closes today. (more...)

17) Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS to Start Screening in Asia 7/16
by Oliver Oliveros - July 13, 2014

In the Asia Pacific, Philippines, Singapore, and Japan are set to release the film JERSEY BOYS on July 16, July 17, and September 27, 2014, respectively. (more...)

18) BWW TV: Meet the Company of LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS- Dan Almekinder
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2014

Brad Fraser's provocative play, LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS, will open on July 21st at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater. LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS is an edgy, provocative, dark-humored drama about the intertwined lives of seven individuals. The play explores every aspect of raw human emotion and takes the audience on an emotional journey to places often hard to explore. It centers on David McMillan, a former actor/current waiter watching his twenties tick away. Together, with his book-reviewing roommate Candy, his best friend Bernie, and S/M prostitute friend Benita, David encounters a number of seductive strangers on their search for love and sex. However, the games turn ugly when it appears one of them might be a serial killer. LOVE AND HUMAN REMAINS stars Frances Brennand Roper, Zach McCoy, Kerri Lynn Miller, Nicholas Baroudi, Paul Castro Jr., Cassandra Paras and Dan Almekinder. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you one of a series of character featurettes, this time featuring Dan Almekinder! (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: Promos for IT'S JUST THE BEGINNING: The Songs Of Charles Miller & Kevin Hammonds
by Stage Tube - July 13, 2014

Making Records & Strike Up The Band announce the launch on iTunes of IT'S JUST THE BEGINNING: The Songs Of Charles Miller & Kevin Hammonds A 'must buy' for all lovers of musical theatre, this collection of 18 tracks, featuring over 50 artists and musicians, showcases the songs of theTransatlantic writing team Charles Miller (Music - UK) and Kevin Hammonds (Lyrics - USA). (more...)

20) BWW's On This Day - July 13, 2014
by - July 13, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


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