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Top Stories of the Day - Sunday February 07, 2016

Here's some of the most popular stories posted on in the last 24 hours!

She's Telling Us! West End-Bound DREAMGIRLS Star Amber Riley Belts Effie's Solo
by Jessica Khan - As BroadwayWorld reported just two days ago, GLEE and THE WIZ LIVE! star Amber Riley will take on the role of 'Effie' when DREAMGIRLS makes its UK debut at London's Savoy Theatre this winter. And Riley is no stranger to the musical's challenging anthems.

STAGE TUBE: Hot #Ham4Ham with Lena Hall & The Kids of SCHOOL OF ROCK!
by Stage Tube - As Lin writes 'In honor of Kids' Night On Broadway, where participating Broadway shows have free tix for kids this Tuesday February 9, we thought we'd let the kids of School Of Rock blow our minds. But that wasn't enough, so I brought along Tony-Winning superstar Lena Hall for lead vocals.

VIDEO: 'Pentatonix' Singer Joins 'Voctave' for Epic Disney Medley
by Stage Tube - It's the medley you've been waiting for, Disney fans. Just try to hold back your tears.

BWW TV: Original Film Star Leslie Caron Stops by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Broadway!
by Randy Rainbow - Leslie Caron, the star of Golden Age musical films An American in Paris and GIGI, recently took the stage at the curtain call of An American in Paris on Broadway and in a touching ceremony, received a bouquet of roses from Tony nominee Robert Fairchild. BroadwayWorld was backstage with the cast for the big event and you can check out what went down below!

Photo Flash: THE KING AND I, PIPPIN, ON YOUR FEET, and More Casts Take Saturday Intermission Pics
by Sally Henry - It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features the casts of PIPPIN, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET and more!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung, and Katie Rose Clarke Perform at Barnes and Noble
by Stage Tube - The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recorded at MSR Studios last month. The show's stars gathered at Barnes & Noble today to celebrate the recording, and BroadwayWorld brings you performance footage from the event!

Carol Channing Recalls She 'Had no Idea' Performing at the Super Bowl Would be Significant
by Sally Henry - Here's a piece of trivia that unites both sports and Broadway fans: Who was the first celebrity performer chosen for the Super Bowl halftime show? The answer is Broadway legend Carol Channing.

Photo Flash: Rosie O'Donnell Stops by THE WOODSMAN
by BWW News Desk - A known theatre supporter, Rosie O'Donnell caught a performance of THE WOODSMAN Off-Broadway and posed for a photo with writer/director/designer/star James Ortiz. Check out the pic below!

BWW Review: Short North Stage's DIE, MOMMIE DIE! is a Must See
by Paul Batterson - Actor Doug Joseph has gone from playing Cecil B. DeMille in the Short North Stage's production of SUNSET BOULEVARD to playing the very Norma Desmond-esque Angela Arden in the theatre's production of DIE, MOMMIE DIE!

Photo Coverage: Gas Lamp Players' MARY POPPINS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Gas Lamp Players presented Mary Poppins last night in Glen Ridge N.J. and BroadwayWorld was there. Scroll down to check out photos from the show!

Posted on: Monday, October 14, 2013 @ 10:41 AM Posted by: Robert Diamond

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