Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Dec. 14

Below are's most popular articles from Friday, December 14, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Enter to Win a Walk-On Role in Broadway's ELF!
by Contests - December 14, 2012

Picture Yourself in ELF! This winter, Broadway's favorite holiday musical will make one person's holiday wish come true with a walk-on role in Elf The Musical! Scroll below to find out how to enter! (more...)

2) VIDEO: First Look - Jessica Chastain in New Trailer for ZERO DARK THIRTY
by Movies News Desk - December 14, 2012

A new trailer for Kathry Bigelow's ZERO DARK THIRTY has just been released. The action thriller is coming to theaters December 19 and tells the story of history's greatest manhunt for the world's most dangerous man. It follows the special operations forces mission to capture or kill Osama bin Laden. Check out the new trailer, featuring Jessica Chastain below! (more...)

3) Review Roundup (12/14): LES MISERABLES Movie
by Review Roundups - December 14, 2012

The movie premiered earlier this week in New York City, and you can check out what the critics are saying below! (more...)

4) STUDENT CENTER: Intern With us for the Winter Term!
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

With the start of the winter term a few weeks away, BroadwayWorld's Student Center is seeking to expand its coverage team of high-school and college contributors. Whether you're involved backstage, onstage or as an enthusiastic audience member, there are lots of opportunities to promote your school's shows and programs! Read on and apply today! (more...)

5) BWW Exclusive Interview: Sutton Foster Chats BUNHEADS, Working With 'Bro' Hunter Foster & Returning to Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - December 14, 2012

The multi-talented actress chats exclusively with BWW about the upcoming season of Bunheads, (which features a guest star appearance by her real-life brother, Broadway star Hunter Foster!) and reveals why she hopes to return to Broadway 'sometime soon'! (more...)

6) Antonio Banderas, Lea Michele, Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo & More Considered for EVITA
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

Now according to the New York Times, a slew of stars were being considered to fill the leading roles. Antonio Banderas, Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias, Ramin Karimloo and Raul Esparza were all being considered to play Che, though they were not able to 'reach any deals.' Additionally, Lea Michele and Sierra Boggess were 'discussed for the title role of Eva Peron.' (more...)

7) VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Chats LES MIS, Gangnam Style on 'Jay Leno'
by TV News Desk - December 14, 2012

LES MISERABLES star Hugh Jackman stopped by NBC's 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno' last night to chat about the upcoming film opening Christmas Day. Check out clips from last night's appearance below! (more...)

8) CARLY ROSE WATCH: Sonenclar Moves On To X FACTOR Finals
by TV News Desk - December 14, 2012

Only three contestants remain after an action-packed X FACTOR Semi-Finals results show last night. Now it's up to America to decide who will win a $5 million recording contract, and appear in their own Pepsi commercial to air during the 2013 Grammy Awards. (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Cast Prepares For Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade!
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

Travel to Walt Disney World with Corey Cott, Ryan Steele and Jess LeProtto as they prepare for their big moment in the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. Be sure to catch them in the parade Christmas Morning on ABC and on Broadway in the Tony Award winning musical, NEWSIES. Check out the video inside! (more...)

10) BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage - Costumes at PHANTOM
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 14, 2012

Go backstage with PHANTOM OF THE OPERA performer Jeremy Stolle ('Passarino') and get a glimpse of the costumer's art! (more...)

11) GIANT Original Cast Album Coming in Spring 2013!
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that the cast of the acclaimed epic musical GIANT will enter the recording studio in January to create an original cast album, which will be released by Ghostlight Records in spring 2013. GIANT officially opened at The Public on November 15 and features a book by Sybille Pearson, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, and direction by Michael Greif. The show will end its limited run at The Public Theater at Astor Place on Sunday, December 16 following a final two-week extension. (more...)

12) Tickets Now Available for IN THE HEIGHTS Reunion Benefit!
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

In the Heights, the 2008 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will make a return with much of its original Broadway cast for one night only this February. (more...)

13) SOUND OFF: GLEE's Black & White Christmas & Chanukah
by Pat Cerasaro - December 14, 2012

Liberally utilizing tried and true heartstring-tugging tropes masterfully displayed in holiday entities as diverse as LOVE, ACTUALLY, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, HOLIDAY INN and even showing some Chanukah action sure to set virtually anybody's menorah fully alight thanks to the Puckerman brothers, GLEE's Christmas episode - this year, aptly titled "Love, Actually" and written by Matthew Hodgson and directed by HAIRSPRAY and ROCK OF AGES movie musical helmer and a recent participant in this very column, Adam Shankman (available here) - was all in all a quite quintessential quintet of seasonal joy, cheer, and, well, glee, broaching the quoin of many and any a viewer's heart valves in so pleasingly enacting its ample entertainment value over the course of the episode's five featured segments within the winning framework. While the split-location structure of the series as dictated by the new style of GLEE 4.0 is assuredly more pronounced than would be the case had the proposed NYC-set spin-off gotten the greenlight by FOX, the cast and creators are making it all work and it is more seamless as it goes on - and the addictive, giddy, all-consuming glee of it all that drew us all in in the first season is still there to relish by Santa's sleigh-ful. (more...)

14) Tickets for CINDERELLA Available at Broadway Theatre Box Office Starting Monday, 12/17
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

Tickets to RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA will go on sale Monday, December 17 at 10 a.m. at the Broadway Theatre box office (1681 Broadway at 53rd St.) Now in rehearsals, RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA will begin preview performances on January 25 with an opening night scheduled for March 3. The production will celebrate the box office opening with a live, in-studio performance by the musical's stars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana on 'Fox and Friends' on Monday, December 17. (more...)

15) Tickets Go On Sale for Broadway's ANN
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

Tickets went on sale this week for ANN, a new play written and performed by Emmy Award-winning actress Holland Taylor, which will begin previews on Broadway at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street) Monday, February 18, 2013 at 8pm, and will open Thursday, March 7, 2013. (more...)

16) POLL: How Should EVITA Have Handled the Departure of Its Leads?
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

New Poll - How should EVITA have handled the departure of its leads? (more...)

17) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/14- Tammy Blanchard
by Stage Tube - December 14, 2012

Happy Birthday, Tammy Blanchard! Blanchard was nominated for a Tony Award in 2012 for her performance in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING and is best known for her portrayal of the young Judy Garland in "Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows" (Emmy Award, Golden Globe and AFI nominations). Her Broadway credits include Gypsy (Tony nomination, Theatre World Award). She was most recently seen in the film Moneyball. Blanchard's other film credits include The Good Shepherd, Bella, Cadillac Records and Rabbit Hole, and she recently completed The Music Never Stopped, Certainty, Union Square and Burning Blue. Her television credits include "A Gifted Man", "We Were the Mulvaneys," "Sybil," "Living Proof," "Amish Grace," "The Good Wife," "Law & Order: SVU", "Guiding Light", and the original Lifetime TV movie, "Of Two Minds." (more...)

18) THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Eddie Korbich
by BWW - December 14, 2012

In this week's edition, we caught up with Eddie Korbich, who is starring as 'The Old Man' in A CHRISTMAS STORY- currently playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: PICNIC Stars Dish On Dream Picnic Dates!
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2012

William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play PICNIC returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar). Check out a video of the stars telling of their ideal picnic dates inside! (more...)

20) Last Chance to Enter THE HEIRESS Holiday Wish List Contest!
by Contests - December 14, 2012

Makeup kit, brandy decanter, Ralph Lauren gloves, a backgammon set...These are just some of the fine items up for grabs in THE HEIRESS wish list contest! Tomorrow is your last chance to enter to win a wish list from one of your favorite characters from the new Broadway production. See a list of all their must-haves below and get your entry in today! (more...)

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