Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, November 2, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive Part One: GLEE's 'Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee' from GREASE
by Pat Cerasaro - November 02, 2012

Today BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present not one, but two world premiere exclusives from the upcoming GLEE tribute to GREASE - oh-so amusingly titled "Glease" - both the risque and rollicking "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee", performed by Becca Tobin (Kitty) and gleek girls, as well as the mournful, balladic "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)" passionately performed by Melissa Benoist (Marley). (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive Part Two: GLEE's 'Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)' from GREASE
by Pat Cerasaro - November 02, 2012

Today BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present not one, but two world premiere exclusives from the upcoming GLEE tribute to GREASE - oh-so amusingly titled "Glease" - both the risque and rollicking "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee", performed by Becca Tobin (Kitty) and gleek girls, as well as the mournful, balladic "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)" passionately performed by Melissa Benoist (Marley). (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Breaking News: WB Backs Out of Jon Favreau's JERSEY BOYS Film
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Warner Brothers has officially backed out of the upcoming film adaptation of JERSEY BOYS, set to be directed by Jon Favreau, Variety reported this evening. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 VIDEO: Three Generations of ANNIES Come Together on KATIE
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2012

The cast of the 2012 revival of Broadway's ANNIE appeared on Katie Couric's new talk show, 'Katie' yesterday. BWW brings you special backstage video from the show's green room in which Lilla Crawford, the current Broadway Annie and former Broadway and movie Annies Andrea McArdle and Aileen Quinn share their favorite "Annie" moments in the spotlight. Check it out below! (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Photo Coverage: Opening Night of THE HEIRESS - Party - Glitz & Glamour!
by Walter McBride - November 02, 2012

Scroll down for photos from the opening night party! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Photo Flash: First Look at Geoffrey Rush, Hugh Sheridan and More in Australian's FORUM
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Geoffrey Rush leads John Frost's production of Sondheim's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, which is currently running in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre for twelve weeks. The show is directed by Simon Phillips. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Urges Jewish Voters to Support President Obama
by Stage Tube - November 02, 2012

In a video posted today, the incomparable Barbra Streisand explains why she supports President Barack Obama in the upcoming Presidential election. "Mitt Romney does not share our values. I know Barack Obama does," the entertainer says in a Web video from the National Jewish Democratic Council. "In this good man, we have a president we can trust, a president whom I trust." Check out the video below! (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Photo Flash: First Look at Kendra Kassebaum, Matt Owen and More in 5th Avenue Theatre's ELF!
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Buddy the Elf is bringing the North Pole to Seattle this holiday season when ELF The Musical takes over The 5th Avenue Theatre. Under the direction of Seattle's theatrical superstar Eric Ankrim (in his 5th Avenue directorial debut), Elf will feature Seattle's singing and dancing wunderkind Matt Owen as Buddy, the iconic Christmas groupie, alongside Broadway's Kendra Kassebaum as his true love, Jovie. Owen and Kassebaum are joined by Broadway vet Kim Huber, and Seattle stars Sean G. Griffin, Allen Fitzpatrick, Cynthia Jones, Nick DeSantis, and Jessica Skerritt. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 X FACTOR Carly Rose Watch: Sonenclar Advances to Top 12!
by TV News Desk - November 02, 2012

On last night's THE X FACTOR on FOX, sixteen contestants were whittled down to twelve, with Broadway fave Carly Rose Sonenclar among them (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 As Power Comes On, Off-Broadway Theaters in Lower Manhattan Re-Open; Offer $20 Tickets thru Nov 11
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Off-Broadway theaters in lower Manhattan to re-open with special $20 tickets available through November 11th only. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Photo Coverage: Opening Night of THE HEIRESS - Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - November 02, 2012

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress defied Hurricane Sandy and opened last night, November 1. BroadwayWorld was there to bring you all the excitement of the night. Scroll down for photos from the curtain call! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Amy Heckerling & Kristin Hanggi Working on Musical Version of CLUELESS
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Amy Heckerling, who directed 1995's Clueless has recently revealed that she is hard at work on creating a musical stage version of the movie. She told Ohnotheydidnt: "I'm working with Kristin Hanggi, who directed Rock of Ages. I want it to be a jukebox musical." (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 STAGE TUBE: SCANDALOUS' Roz Ryan Sings for Kathie Lee Gifford on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - November 02, 2012

Featuring book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman, SCANDALOUS began performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd St.) on October 13, 2012, with opening Night set for November 15. In the video below, Roz Ryan gives Kathie Lee a special surprise at 'The Today Show' by singing 'Natural Woman.' Check out her performance below! (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 POLL: Who Will You Be Voting for on Election Day?
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

New BroadwayWorld.com Poll - Who will you be voting for on Election Day? (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Ashley Brown, John Cudia, Jenn Gambatese and More Set for OKLAHOMA! at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Lyric Opera of Chicago's general director Anthony Freud announced today the principal casting and production team for the company premiere and new production of Oklahoma! to be presented in May. (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Photo Coverage: Opening Night Red Carpet for THE HEIRESS!
by Walter McBride - November 02, 2012

Scroll down for photos from the opening night red carpet arrivals! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Andrea McArdle Joins NEWSICAL, THE MUSICAL Beginning November 14
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Tony nominee and Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle, will be NEWSical The Musical's next special guest star. The ever-evolving musical of all the news that's fit to spoof welcomed celebrity gossip guru Perez Hilton last month as the show's inaugural guest star. Ms McArdle joins the cast from November 14th through December 2nd. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Gavin Lee Set to Join West End's TOP Hat, Feb 5
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

From 5 February 2013 Gavin Lee will join the cast of the hit West End production of Top Hat to play Jerry Travers, the role played in the original RKO motion picture by Fred Astaire. Top Hat is currently booking at the Aldwych Theatre until 28 September 2013 having recently released a further 180,000 new tickets for sale. Seventy seven years after its movie release, Matthew White's production arrived in the West End earlier this year having completed a 20 week sell-out UK tour. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY Back on for Fall of 2013?
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Following up on BWW's exclusive scoop on a presentation of the show, Michael Riedel reports this morning that the show has indeed been picked up by Tom Viertel and Richard Frankel who are aiming to bring the show to New York next fall. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 2 Megan Hilty, Emma Hunton and More Set for Rob Rokicki's Album Release Concert, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - November 02, 2012

Award-winning musical theatre composer/lyricist Rob Rokicki celebrates the release of his album, I'm Ready: The Songs of Rob Rokicki at The Triad (Stage 72) on Monday, November 19th at 9:15 p.m. Showcasing a collection of songs Rokicki has written over the past decade, the concert will feature Becca Ayers (Addams Family, Giant), Melinda Bass (Messiah Rocks), Brittney Bertier, Nick Dalton (Surf, Legally Blonde), Alexandra Ferrara, Amanda Flynn (Mamma Mia, Wicked), Brian Gallagher (Jekyll & Hyde), Leslie Henstock (Les Miserables, Light in the Piazza), Carly Hughes (Ghost, Ragtime), Megan Hilty (SMASH, 9 to 5, Wicked), Gwen Hollander (Little Women), Emma Hunton (Spring Awakening, Rent), Joe Iconis (Things to Ruin), Lauren Marcus (The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks), Ashley Moniz (Sister Act, Legally Blonde), Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone (Hands on a Hardbody, Legally Blonde), and Michael James Scott (Book of Mormon, Elf). The band includes Micah Burgess, Rob Cookman, Seth Eliser, Zach Jones, and Dennis Michael Keefe. Rachel Lee and Rachel Sussman produce. (more...)


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