Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Sep. 12

September 12
11:00 PM 2012
Below are's most popular articles from Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) BWW Exclusive First Look: Uber-Fit Perez Hilton as Saucy Prince Harry in NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

Gossip columnist Perez Hilton has joined the cast of the off-Broadway musical revue, NEWSical the Musical, for a four-week run that began Saturday, September 8th. Get an exclusive first look at Perez as "Prince Harry" - who's currently making headlines for partying nude in Las Vegas - below! (more...)

2) THE NEW NORMAL Debut Tops Rating Competition
by TV News Desk - September 12, 2012

At 9:30 p.m. ET, the debut of NBC's new comedy series THE NEW NORMAL (2.5/7 in 18-49, 7.0 in total viewers) topped the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox slot competition in all key categories. In addition, the series premiere retained 74 percent of its "Go On" lead-in in the all-important 18-49 demographic. (more...)

3) BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Broadway's ANNIE- Katie Finneran, Anthony Warlow, Lilla Crawford and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 12, 2012

ANNIE, the new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, met the press today in New York City with its full company. The production begins previews October 3, 2012 and opens November 8, 2012 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). The cast and creative team met the press today, September 12, and Broadway's own Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whoole gang. Hear what they had to say below! (more...)

4) Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE PERFORMERS- Cheyenne Jackson, Alicia Silverstone, Henry Winkler, and More!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

Produced by Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz, THE PERFORMERS cast includes Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor, Daniel Breaker, Jenni Barber with Alicia Silverstone and Henry Winkler. David West Read's new romantic comedy will begin preview performances on Broadway October 23 prior to its official opening night November 14 at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48 St.) in New York City. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released publicity shots of the cast below! (more...)

5) The Addams Family Announces New Tour Dates for Fall 2012; Curtis Holbrook Joins Cast as 'Lucas Beineke'!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

Producers of The Addams Family announced additional dates today for the Fall 2012 leg of the musical's North American tour. The production will play Dallas (Oct. 2 21), Seattle (Oct. 24 Nov. 11), Salt Lake City (Nov. 13 18), Las Vegas (Nov.20 25), Tempe (Dec. 11 16) and Costa Mesa (Dec. 18 30). Plus, Curtis Holbrook (West Side Story, Xanadu) will join the cast of the national tour as "Lucas Beineke." (more...)

6) BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at New Television Promo for Broadway's CHAPLIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 12, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened earlier this week, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. The show just released a brand new television promo and BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look below! (more...)

7) BWW TV: THE ANARCHIST's Patti LuPone & Debra Winger Meet the Press - Get the Scoop on the Explosive New David Mamet Play!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 12, 2012

THE ANARCHIST, a new play written and directed by David Mamet starring Patti LuPone and Debra Winger, will be presented on Broadway at the newly refurbished Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). THE ANARCHIST begins previews on Tuesday, November 13th and the official opening date set for Sunday, December 2nd. Stars of the show LuPone and Winger just met the press, and you can check out what they had to say about the production below! (more...)

8) Photo Flash: Art Revealed for Upcoming JEKYLL & HYDE Concept Recording!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

The JEKYLL AND HYDE 2012 Concept Recording starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox has just released the cover art. The album is scheduled for release on September 25 and BWW brings you a look at the cover below! (more...)

9) Photo Flash: First Look at BARE'S Just-Released Poster!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

BARE begins previews Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Monday, November 19, 2012. Opening Night is set for Sunday, December 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you the just-released poster for the show below! (more...)

10) Arena Stage Announces MY FAIR LADY Cast: Benedict Campbell, Nicholas Rodriguez and More
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for My Fair Lady, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

11) BWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti of Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - Weekend Fun!
by Guest Blogger: Steph Martignetti - September 12, 2012

Friday night after the show I walked down the street to Evita and met up with my friend, Erica Mansfield. We hopped into a cab and made our way east to Biblioteca to grab a drink in honor, Evan, Julie Kotaride's fiance's, 30th birthday. Birthday cheer and margaritas hit the spot. (more...)

12) Photo Flash: THE BOOK OF MORMON Opens Tonight in LA - See Gavin Creel, Jared Gertner and More in Performance!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play a strictly limited 12-week engagement from now through November 25, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Opening night is tonight, and you can get a front row look at the production below! (more...)

13) FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Broadway-Bound ANNIE!
by Walter McBride - September 12, 2012

ANNIE, the new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, went into rehearsal today in New York City with its full company. The production begins previews October 3, 2012 and opens November 8, 2012 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). The cast and creative team met the press today, SEptember 12, and you can catch a photo preview below. Be sure to check back later for full coverage! (more...)

14) Ewan McGregor Joins Cast of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Film
by Movies News Desk - September 12, 2012 reports that Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the film adaptation of Tracy Letts' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, alongside Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. The actor will portray Bill Fordham, described as "the estranged husband of Barbara (Roberts) and son-in-law of pill-popping matriarch Violet Weston (Streep). (more...)

15) STAGE TUBE: Nathan Lane, Michael Urie, Adam Pascal & More Set for New Series THE GRAHAM SHOW, Debuting 9/28
by Stage Tube - September 12, 2012

Graham Douglass announced the launch of "The Graham Show", an all-new, weekly web series featuring intimate one-on-one chats with New York's top stage stars and theater professionals, aimed at young theater-lovers everywhere. The series, set to launch on Friday, September 28, will be available, free of charge, at Get a sneak peek of the show in the video below! (more...)

16) STAGE TUBE: Preview of Sheridan Smith in HEDDA GABLER at the Old Vic
by Stage Tube - September 12, 2012

Legally Blonde's Sheridan Smith will star in the Old Vic's production of HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen, in a version by Brian Friel directed by Anna Mackmin. The production opens on 12 September for a run until the 10th of Novemeber. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show. Check out the video below. (more...)

17) Broadway In Chicago Announces 2013 Spring Season: BIG FISH, ANYTHING GOES and More
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

Broadway In Chicago has announced the upcoming 2013 spring season line-up. (more...)

18) BWW TV Exclusive: Randy Rainbow On the Scene at Opening of Forbidden Broadway: ALIVE AND KICKING
by Randy Rainbow - September 12, 2012

After a three-year absence, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returns to the 47th Street Theatre with a brand new edition, Forbidden Broadway: ALIVE AND KICKING. The show, which opened on September 6, will run for a limited engagement through January 6, 2013. This production will mark Forbidden Broadway's 30th Anniversary, as well as its 21st edition. BroadwayWorld's own Randy Rainbow was on the scene on opening night to chat with the stars and creators about this brand new edition! Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

19) Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Montego Glover and Chita Rivera Get Pampered at Allure Beauty Lounge!
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2012

Earlier this week, Broadway favorites Kristin Chenoweth, Montego Glover and Chita Rivera took in the skincare offerings from new beauty brand BIOXIDEA COSMETICS which made its debut at Allure Beauty Lounge during NY Fashion Week at the Empire Hotel. Check out photos of the leading ladies getting pampered below! (more...)

20) STAGE TUBE: Andrew Rannells Guests on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!
by Stage Tube - September 12, 2012

Andrew Rannells was a featured guest on Bravo TV's late night talk show WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! last night. The actor was joined by Nicole Richie on the show. Check out clips below in which Rannells is subjected to all kinds of antics including being fed mystery baby food by Richie and dishing on NeNe Leakes wardrobe and Mitt Romney's sex appeal in host Andy Cohen's favorite game, 'Plead the Fifth'. (more...)

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