Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Jul. 4

Below are's most popular articles from Friday, July 4, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) FLASH FRIDAY: Music, Merriment & Some Fabulous Fireworks - An Independence Day Bonanza!
by Pat Cerasaro - July 04, 2014

Today we are tipping our very best top hat to Uncle Sam and celebrating the greatest theatre-themed July 4 moments in honor of Independence Day! (more...)

2) VIDEO: Boston Children's Chorus Sing's 'Let It Go' at Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
by Movies News Desk - July 04, 2014

Below, watch the Boston Children's Chorus perform 'Let It Go' from the Oscar-winning Disney animated film FROZEN as part of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular! (more...)

3) Fourth of July Celebration Guide: The Full Holiday Weekend Schedule of Broadway, Cabaret, TV & More- Plus FREE Idina!
by BWW Special Coverage - July 04, 2014

Just because the rest of the country will be spending Independence Day sipping drinks at the pool, pigging out at family barbeques, and enjoying the day off at home, doesn't mean Broadway will shut down for the holiday - the shows must go on! (more...)

4) GLEE Twitter Hacking Continues, Lea Michele NOT Pregnant
by TV News Desk - July 04, 2014

Yesterday it was Chris Colfer, today it's Lea Michele turn as the star's popular Twitter account is the second GLEE hacking this week. Less than 24 hours after a fake tweet was sent out on Chris Colfer's account, Lea Michele's Twitter account proclaimed this morning that 'Before this gets out to the media, I would like to announce to my fans that I am pregnant #BabyBoy' (more...)

5) STAGE TUBE: Broadway Salutes America- An Independence Day Video Roundup!
by Stage Tube - July 04, 2014

July Fourth is at last here, marking the official start to summer 2014. While there will be plenty of time today for fireworks and sparklers, real theatre fans know that there is no better way to celebrate our country's birthday than with a salute to a truly American institution- Broadway! BroadwayWorld is celebrating Independence Day with a collection of Broadway's most patriotic tunes, from shows such as 1776, THE Will Rogers FOLLIES, GEORGE M., WEST SIDE STORY, RAGTIME and so many more! (more...)

6) Exclusive Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN Stars Perform at Nathan's Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest!
by Linda Lenzi - July 04, 2014

We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate today than joining the cast of On The Town to celebrate Independence Day at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest with a special performance. On The Town stars Clyde Aves, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Tony Yazbeck performed the famous opening number 'New York, New York', posed with fans (and hot dogs) and more... (more...)

7) Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert, Hunter Hayes & More to Perform on MACY'S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

NBC celebrates the nation's birthday with all-star performances by Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert and Lionel Richie on the live broadcast of the "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular." (more...)

8) Kelli O'Hara, Jordin Sparks & More Set for PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238(th) birthday with an all-star salute led by our country's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (more...)

9) WAKE UP with BWW 7/4/14 - A Star-Spangled, Spectacular Broadway Weekend!
by Jessica Showers - July 04, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: It's the Fourth of July (yay!) and PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH and NBC's MACY'S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR round up some of the hottest talent from Broadway and the music scene tonight, THEATER TALK remembers 1776's Peter Stone, and Center Stage's digital project MY AMERICA launches on Fandor! (more...)

10) Local Report: South Williamsport High School Cancels SPAMALOT, Cites 'Inappropriate' Content
by Marakay Rogers - July 04, 2014

The South Williamsport Junior/Senior High School has ordered its drama department to scrub Monty Python's SPAMALOT as too controversial for its area. (more...)

11) THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Christopher Jackson
by BWW Staff - July 04, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Christopher Jackson, who is starring as 'Vertus' in Holler If Ya Hear Me- currently playing at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

12) Music Icon Frankie Valli to Perform Live on PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH is thrilled to announce that legendary singer Frankie Valli will perform at the live concert event celebrating the nation's 238(th) birthday on July 4. (more...)

13) Special Holiday Performance Added for the 'Must-See' hit BEAUTIFUL
by Contests - Broadway - July 04, 2014


14) HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME to Celebrate Members of the Military with Free Tickets, Today and Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

Broadway's Holler If Ya Hear Me, the new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, has donated tickets to performances on July 4th and 5th to the USO of Metropolitan New York. These tickets will be given to members of the military from bases in the New York area in recognition of their generous service to the community and the work they do all year long. (more...)

15) BWW Reviews: FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: THE MUSICAL, Cinema Release, July 3 2014
by Carrie Dunn - July 04, 2014

Carrie Dunn reviews the cinematic release of From Here To Eternity: The Musical, starring Darius Campbell, Robert Lonsdale, Rebecca Thornhill and Siubhan Harrison. (more...)

16) Center Stage's Digital Theater Project MY AMERICA to Screen as Feature Length Film on Fandor, Today; Hits IFC Center, 7/9
by Movies News Desk - July 04, 2014

Center Stage previously announced that its acclaimed digital theater project My America has become a feature length film that will premiere on July 4, 2014, exclusively through streaming service Fandor, followed by a special July 9 screening at the IFC center in New York City. (more...)

17) Simon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart Join Chichester's 2014 Celebration of Peter Shaffer
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

Distinguished actors Simon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart will be among those taking part in Chichester Festival Theatre's celebrations to mark its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer. (more...)

18) Photo Coverage: GO GO GO JOSEPH! Danielle Hope and Lloyd Daniels Ready For DREAMCOAT Tour!
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

Lloyd Daniels, Danielle Hope and Matt Lapinskas are ready for their UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat - take a peek at the pics! (more...)

19) BWW's On This Day - July 4, 2014
by - July 04, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

20) Frankie Valli to Headline PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2014

Original Jersey Boy, Frankie Valli, will headline the 2014 PBS special "A Capitol Fourth" this Today, July 4. Broadcast live from the West lawn of the US Capitol, the show airs nationally on PBS stations at 8pm Eastern (check local listings for times outside the New York metro area). (more...)

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