Hottest Articles on BWW 7/9/2013 - 7/16/2013

Below are's most popular articles from 7/9/2013 - 7/16/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on!

1) GLEE's Cory Monteith Dies at 31; Press Conference Details Revealed
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2013

First reported by the Canadian media, and then confirmed by the Vancouver Police in a press conference this evening, Glee star Cory Monteith was found dead at age 31 on Saturday. Canadian media initially has reported that it was a suspected drug overdose on Saturday at Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel. (more...)

2) New Poster & Stills Of Criss In GIRL MOST LIKELY
by Pat Cerasaro - July 10, 2013

GLEE breakout star and Broadway headliner Darren Criss stars opposite SNL veteran Kristen Wiig in the new feature film GIRL MOST LIKELY and a new poster as well as some new stills from the upcoming comedy have been released. (more...)

3) Vancouver Police Issue Official Statement on Cory Monteith's Death; Autopsy Scheduled for Monday
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2013

Just released by the Vancouver Police Department were official remarks by Acting Chief Doug LePard on the death earlier today of GLEE star, 31-year old actor Cory Monteith. (more...)

4) LES MISERABLES Opens Tonight at The Muny Starring Lewis, Panaro, McCormick & More; Full Company Announced
by BWW Special Coverage - July 15, 2013

Do You Hear the People Sing? Lucky audiences will tonight at The Muny in St. Louis as their highly anticipated production of LES MISERABLES opens this evening! (more...)

5) Lea Michele's Rep & FOX Release Statements on Cory Monteith's Death
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2013

Lea Michele's rep has just released a very brief statement, asking for privacy for the star, after the news was released last night that her boyfriend and GLEE co-star Cory Monteith was found dead at age 31. (more...)

6) FLASH SPECIAL: A Goodbye To GLEE's Cory Monteith
by Pat Cerasaro - July 14, 2013

Cory Monteith - GLEE's very own Finn Hudson, once star quarterback of McKinley High - passed away this weekend at the age of 31. Today, in his memory, we say goodbye… (more...)

7) BWW Announces Major Expansion of Reviews via New Theatre, Opera, Dance & Classical Music Critics; Plus Launches Portal
by BWW Special Coverage - July 11, 2013

In the midst of its highest ever year-to-year gain in visitor traffic,, the largest theatre site on the net is pleased to announce a major expansion of its unmatched team of live entertainment critics. (more...)

8) Friends & Colleagues React to Death of Cory Monteith
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2013

Following yesterday's tragic news that GLEE star Cory Monteith died in Vancouver at the age of 31, his friends, GLEE co-stars and more took to Twitter to express their condolences, heartbreak, and shock. (more...)

9) GLEE to Pay Tribute, Dedicate Season to Cory Monteith
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2013

A source close to production has disclosed to that the upcoming season of FOX's Glee will likely pay tribute to late actor Cory Monteith in the upcoming fourth season. (more...)

10) VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Promotes 'Broadway Barks' on THE VIEW
by Oliver Oliveros - July 09, 2013

On this morning's THE VIEW on ABC, Bernadette Peters introduced adorable puppies that will be up for adoption at this year's 'Broadway Barks' event. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

11) Menzel & Diggs Present A BROADER WAY Karaoke 7/22
by Pat Cerasaro - July 09, 2013

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Idina Menzel and popular BroadwayHollywood crossover star Taye Diggs - husband and wife in real life - will host a special fundraising event for their kids' charity A BROADER WAY later this month, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. (more...)

12) Matthew Morrison Honors Cory Monteith at 54 Below Performance
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2013

According to The New York Times, Morrison acknowledged Monteith's passing, calling him a brother, and offering his condolences. He then, at the last minute, switched his opening number to an a capella version of 'What I Did for Love' from A CHORUS LINE. The song was also performed during GLEE's second season. (more...)

13) VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hanks in Trailer for SAVING MR. BANKS
by Movies News Desk - July 11, 2013

Since its release in 1964, 'Mary Poppins' has dazzled millions of moviegoers with its beautiful songs, witty banter, and heartfelt storyline. On December 20, audiences will finally get a closer look at what went into making the movie in Disney's SAVING MR. BANKS. Below, check out the first official trailer for the film! (more...)

14) BWW TV: PIPPIN Finds its Corner of the Sky in Bryant Park- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 12, 2013

Featured in yesterday's event was the cast of Pippin (Erik Altemus, Bethany Moore, Stephanie Pope, Viktoria Grimmy, Olga Karmansky), who performed 'Corner of the Sky,' 'On the Right Track,' 'Love Song,' and 'Simple Joys.' Check out highlights below! (more...)

15) Two New Peter Pan Musicals Heading to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2013

The five-time Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher might have moved from on Broadway to off, but that doesn't mean that Peter Pan will be gone for long. According to the New York Post, two new versions of J.M. Barrie's timeless story might be heading to the Great White Way. (more...)

16) Jerry Herman Wants Bette Midler for Broadway Revival of HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2013

In The Courant's feature story about Goodspeed's current production of HELLO, DOLLY!, the musical's composer and lyricist Jerry Herman reminisced about the show's original opening on Broadway in 1964 and talked about the possibility of a revival on the Great White Way -- with a new star. (more...)

17) BWW TV: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates Album Release at Barnes & Noble- Plus Performances from Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 10, 2013

PIPPIN's Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Andrea Martin and more with composer Stephen Schwartz appeared at a special Live at Barnes & Noble event including a three-song performance and CD signing of the New Broadway Cast Recording of Pippin yesterday July 9, 2013 at 4 PM at 86th & Lexington Ave, NYC. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the cast about the new album, and you can check out what they had to say and catch their performances below! (more...)

18) Up on the Marquee: ANNIE's New Times Square Billboard!
by Walter McBride - July 15, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Taylor Richardson and Sadie Sink will share the title role of ANNIE on Broadway, beginning performances on Tuesday, July 30. Lilla Crawford will play her final performance as Annie on Sunday, July 28 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). Check out the new billboard for the show below! (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: Laura Michelle Kelly, Ben Davis, Josh Young and More in The Muny's SOUTH PACIFIC - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - July 10, 2013

The Muny's tenth production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'South Pacific' opened on July 8th for the first time in a decade. The fourth show of The Muny's fantastic 95th Season is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

20) BWW TV: CINDERELLA Brings Fairytale Magic to BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2013

Featured in yesterday's event was the cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Ann Harada, Jill Abramovitz, Kristine Bendul, Stephanie Gibson, Shonica Gooden, Kendal Hartse, Laura Irion, Linda Mugleston, Kirstin Tucker, Andy Jones, Heidi Giberson), who performed 'Stepsister's Lament' and 'Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?' Check out highlights below! (more...)

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