Hottest Articles on BWW 7/15/2014 - 7/22/2014

Below are's most popular articles from 7/15/2014 - 7/22/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on!

1) BWW TV: LES MISERABLES Gets Modernized at Dallas Theater Center!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 15, 2014

Dallas Theater Center is filling the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre stage with the glorious music of the most popular musical of all time in a modern new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's LES MISERABLES. Audiences will be swept away by the epic sounds of LES MISERABLES, directed by Liesl Tommy, which runs through August 17 at the Wyly Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)

2) Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014 has confirmed that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. (more...)

3) STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Belts the National Anthem and 'Forever Young' at MLB All-Star Game!
by Stage Tube - July 15, 2014

Broadway's Idina Menzel performed the National Anthem and gave a pre-game concert at Target Field tonight, July 15, at the Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Watch her sing both 'The Star Spangled Banner' and 'Forever Young' below! (more...)

4) Rosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More Remember Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; All of Thursday's Reactions
by BWW Special Coverage - July 17, 2014

Upon learning of the passing of Tony and Emmy winner Elaine Stritch, many of her friends, colleagues, and fans expressed their sorrow at the unexpected news. (more...)

5) We Believe in Andrew Rannells! 10 Reasons to Love Broadway's Next Hedwig!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 16, 2014

In just over a month, Broadway favorite Andrew Rannells will return to the stage as the title character in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, replacing Neil Patrick Harris (who departs the production on August 17). With just weeks until he struts across the Belasco stage, we can't help but freak out about his impending return. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you just a few reasons to get just as excited! (more...)

6) Photo Flash: First Look at the New York-Bound INTO THE WOODS at The Old Globe!
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2014

The Old Globe presents Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical INTO THE WOODS, which made its World Premiere atThe Old Globe in 1986. The production is an inventive reimagining by Fiasco Theater, directed by Noah Brody andBen Steinfeld, in a production that originated at McCarter Theatre Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

7) BWW Flashback: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ends Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2014

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Grandage, ends its Broadway run today after 97 performances. The Cripple of Inishmaan originally opened on April 20 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). (more...)

8) IF/THEN's Idina Menzel Sings National Anthem at Today's MLB All-Star Game
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2014

Broadway's Idina Menzel will be performing the National Anthem and giving a pre-game concert at Target Field, site of the Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota today. (more...)

9) Disney to Bring Kermit, Miss Piggy & THE MUPPETS to Broadway?
by Caryn Robbins - July 16, 2014

Disney may be bringing the beloved characters from 1984's THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN to the Great White Way. (more...)

10) VIDEO: Disney Channel Stars Perform FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2014

Twenty-six stars of Disney's hit programming for kids and tweens perform a new interpretation of the song 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?' from Disney's Academy Award-winning animated film 'Frozen.' (more...)

11) BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny, Starring Rob McClure, Jenny Powers & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 15, 2014

The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show runs through July 20, 2014. Check out highlights from the production, starring Rob McClure and Jenny Powers, below! (more...)

12) FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
by Pat Cerasaro - July 18, 2014

Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

13) First Look At Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - July 18, 2014

A first look at Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells in the gender-bending title role of multi-Tony Award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is now available to view. (more...)

14) Andrew Lloyd Webber Comments On Considering Committing Suicide Post-Surgery
by Pat Cerasaro - July 19, 2014

World renowned composer Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber candidly discusses his consideration of suicide following major surgery last year. (more...)

15) VIDEO: First Look - Neil Patrick Harris Stars in New Campaign for Heineken Light
by TV News Desk - July 19, 2014

Heineken Light recently announced the launch of its 'Best Tasting Light' campaign featuring Emmy and Tony award winner and host, Neil Patrick Harris. (more...)

16) Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 18, 2014

Summer can't get here soon enough for the return of TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing LIVE from UCLA Pauley Pavilion Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX (more...)

17) Neil Patrick Harris Offered Role On AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by Pat Cerasaro - July 20, 2014

Broadway and Hollywood superstar Neil Patrick Harris recently expressed his deep desire to appear on the new season of hit FX horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY, subtitled FREAK SHOW, and the series's mastermind and co-creator Ryan Murphy has apparently taken him up on the offer. (more...)

18) Breaking News: ROCKY to Close on Broadway in August
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

This Just In... The Broadway musical of Rocky has been knocked out by a declining box office and will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, August 17th after 28 previews and 188 regular performances. Stage Entertainment is currently exploring future productions across the U.S. as well as internationally. (more...)

19) Michelle Williams Extends Run in Broadway's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Michelle Williams has extended her acclaimed run as 'Sally Bowles' opposite Alan Cumming as 'Emcee' in Cabaret on Broadway through November 9, 2014. (more...)

20) BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Scoop Me Gently with a Chainsaw
by Breaking Down the Riffs - July 18, 2014, the largest, most comprehensive theatre site on the net, recently announced the newest addition to its line-up of original, engaging, star-filled TV programs- YouTube sensation and Broadway vet Natalie Weiss with her hit series that's sure to entertain - BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS. We are excited to exclusively bring you the latest episode, in which Natalie breaks down the riffs of Christina Aguilera with Jessica Keenan Wynn. Check out the full episode below! (more...)

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