Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Thursday, June 24, 2010. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 STAGE TUBE: 2010 BROADWAY BARES Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2010

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sunday's BROADWAY BARES XX: "STRIP-OPOLY" made history by raising $1,015,985 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This marks the first time in BROADWAY BARES history that the $1 million dollar mark was reached, a goal that had been set this January by BARES creator and executive producer, Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell. On Monday, BroadwayWorld brought you complete photo coverage of the event. Today, we bring you video highlghts of the 2010 BROADWAY BARES installment below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Photo Coverage: NIGHT MUSIC's Stritch and Peters Meet the Press!
by Peter James Zielinski - June 24, 2010

Today, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC's new ladies, Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch met the press in anticipation of their July 13th debut in Trevor Nunn's acclaimed production at the Walter Kerr Theatre, which is currently on hiatus. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the photocall. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Photo Flash: Introducing FOOTLOOSE's Kenny Wormald
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2010

Adam Goodman, President of Paramount Pictures Film Group, announced on Tuesday the completion of principle casting on writer / director Craig Brewer's "Footloose". Following an extensive worldwide search, newcomer Kenny Wormald will play the highly coveted role of ‘Ren', opposite previously announced star Julianne Hough as ‘Ariel'. Dennis Quaid also joins the cast in the role of ‘Reverend Moore', along with Miles Teller as ‘Willard'. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Peters & Stritch Talk A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Broadway Beat - June 24, 2010

Today, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC's new ladies, Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch met the press in anticipation of their July 13th debut in Trevor Nunn's acclaimed production at the Walter Kerr Theatre, which is currently on hiatus while the new leads rehearse. Broadway Beat was there to talk to the show's new stars... (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Photo Coverage: Melissa Etheridge Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET!
by Walter McBride - June 24, 2010

Yesterday, June 23, Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Tony Award® winner Levi Kreis, Robert Britton Lyons, Tony Award® nominee Hunter Foster, Elizabeth Stanley, Corey Kaiser and Larry Lelli were joined onstage for the MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET finale by special guest Melissa Etheridge! BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the 15-time Grammy nominee (and winner of two) jam with the QUARTET! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Co-Hosts LIVE! With Regis
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2010

Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth was today's co-host on 'Live With Regis and Kelly,' filling in for Kelly Ripa. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Photo Coverage: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens in LA
by BWW Photo Special - June 24, 2010

Broadway/L.A. presented the opening of the Pantages Theatre engagement of IN THE HEIGHTS last night, June 23. The show, which won four 2008 Tony Awards including Best Musical as well as the 2008 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album, will now play through Sunday, July 25th. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 SOUND OFF: MASTERWORKS MASTERPIECE ROUND-UP
by Pat Cerasaro - June 24, 2010

Today, we are taking a listen to five of the greatest and most deservedly classic-status cast albums of all time, with all five selections also being Tony-winning Best Musicals recently remastered, repackaged and re-released by Masterworks Broadway in time for Tony Award season which this week is finally coming to a close. In salute of Broadway now - and as it was fifty years ago when the first of these scores premiered - we take stock of what we have got, for better or worse. Surely, the strength of these shows' scores speak and sing out loud for themselves: 42nd Street, 1776, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, MAME and CITY OF ANGELS. From Herman to Coleman to Loesser and beyond we go, with a glance to the future and the all-to-recent past... (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 RIALTO CHATTER: Back to Broadway for Bundy?
by Rialto Chatter - June 24, 2010

Theboot.com reports that Laura Bell Bundy may be coming back to Broadway in the very near future - as both a performer and producer. The actress/country music singer recently told KILT Radio: "I'm working on a project that will be announced soon that's for Broadway...But it's to bring country music to Broadway. I'm trying to merge those worlds together. I think a lot of Broadway musical fans, they don't realize are from the South or from middle America. That's who comes to see Broadway shows in New York. It will be really cool, so I'm excited about it. I'm a producer of it as well." (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Photo Coverage: Backstage at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET with Melissa Etheridge!
by Walter McBride - June 24, 2010

Yesterday, June 23, Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Tony Award® winner Levi Kreis, Robert Britton Lyons, Tony Award® nominee Hunter Foster, Elizabeth Stanley, Corey Kaiser and Larry Lelli were joined onstage for the MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET finale by special guest Melissa Etheridge! BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the backstage celebration with the 15-time Grammy nominee (and winner of two) and Broadway's beloved QUARTET! (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Edward Scissorhands
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2010

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tim Burton's classic Gothic fairy tale, Edward Scissorhands is now on stage! Opening June 25th at the Bayard Studio Theater in Williamsburg Brooklyn for 10 performance nights only, The Brooklyn Studio Lab is proud to present the World Premiere of Edward Scissorhands: The Stage Adaptation, Directed by Richard Crawford. Edward Scissorhands will be presented at the Bayard Studio Theatre from June 25th through July 3rd at 98 Bayard Street in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Click below for behing the scenes footage and the creation of 'Edward' onstage! (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 STAGE TUBE: Alex Wong Channels Fosse on SYTYCD
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2010

On this week's So You Think You Can Dance, top 10 finalist Alex Wong and all-star partner Lauren Gottlieb endeavored to venture out of their comfort zone and tackle a Broadway-style number by Tyce Diorio. In the rehearsal footage beforehand, Diorio said that it's "Broadway inspired by the Fosse style but with [his] take on it." Wong, primarily a ballet dancer, however, did not hit a high note with the SYTYCD judges, who suggested lacked the looseness and heat to truly represent Foose. On the episode, judge Nigel Lythgoe suggested Wong watch KISS ME, KATE and THE LITTLE PRINCE for inspiration. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Rapp & Pascal Launch Concert Tour at Town Hall, Jan. 10
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2010

For the first time, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, the stars from "RENT," will embark on a National Concert Tour exclusively through rj productions. Feinstein's at Loews Regency will join rj productions in producing ADAM AND ANTHONY LIVE AT TOWN HALL on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 8 PM. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 STAGE TUBE: John Gallagher Jr. Talks Being a Punk on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2010

Today, AMERICAN IDIOT star John Gallagher Jr. visited ABC News to talk about all thing AMERICAN IDIOT and what it's like bringing punk to Broadway. Click below for his segment. (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 STAGE TUBE: Melissa Ethridge Rocks 'Ball & Chain' and 'Trouble' with Broadway's QUARTET - Official Video!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2010

Last night, Etheridge took the stage of the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) to join the cast with special performances of "Ball and Chain" and "Trouble." (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Photo Coverage: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Cast Album Release at Barnes & Noble
by Peter James Zielinski - June 24, 2010

Yesterday, June 22, Eddie Clendening, Lance Guest, Tony Award® winner Levi Kreis, Robert Britton Lyons, Tony Award® nominee Hunter Foster, Elizabeth Stanley, Corey Kaiser and Larry Lelli celebrated the release of the MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET cast album at Barnes and Noble in Lincoln Triangle. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the event! (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Cast Recording Gets 8/31 Release
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2010

PS_Classics_SONDHEIM_ON_SONDHEIM_20010101 As BroadwayWorld previously reported, PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, recorded the original Broadway cast album of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM on June 6th and 7th. The production, presented by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), began performances at Studio 54 on March 19th, opened officially on April 22nd and will close on June 27th. Today, it has been announced that the album will be available beginning August 31, 2010 in both online and retail outlets. The track list has now been unveiled on Amazon.com. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 Paramount to Release 'Grease Sing-Along' to Select Theatres 7/8
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2010

'Grease Sing-Along,' the sing-along version of the hit movie musical, will be released to select theatres on July 8. These will include theatres in Ocala, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Dallas, Seattle, Miami, San Diego, Austin, and Atlanta. The film will also be shown at the Hollywood Bowl, where it will debut on June 25, as previously reported on BroadwayWorld. (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24Wilson Jermaine Heredia Leads TALES FROM THE TUNNEL, Previews 7/10
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2010

Rat King LLC, Adam Blanshay, and Stephenie Overton in association with Brierpatch Productions announce the Off-Broadway Run of The New Comedy TALES FROM THE TUNNEL. Featuring Tony Award Winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jun. 24 GLAAD Hosts an Evening at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2010

GLAAD hosts an evening at LA CAGE AUX FOLLES with discounted tickets to GLAAD supporters for the June 24th's performance. Ten percent of the ticket sales benefit GLAAD. The seats are limited and advanced ticket purchase is required. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES recently won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. (more...)


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