Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 9

Below are's most popular articles from Friday, May 9, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) FLASH FRIDAY: Jule Styne Jubilation! From FUNNY GIRL To GYPSY To PETER PAN & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - May 09, 2014

In honor of this weekend's sure-to-be spectacular BroadwayWorld special event EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE, today we honor the man behind the music for many of the greatest musicals of all time. (more...)

2) VIDEO: IF/THEN's Idina Menzel Sings 'You Learn to Live Without' on 'Letterman'
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2014

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN and performed 'You Learn To Live Without,' from the Broadway musical, 'If/Then.' (more...)

3) Complete DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES Paris Press Conference With Roman Polanski & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 09, 2014

The cast and creative team behind the brand new Paris production of Jim Steinman and Michael Kunze's international mega-hit gothic musical DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES discuss the musical and tease moments from the upcoming production as part of an extentive new multi-part preview featurette in promotion of the upcoming opening later this year. (more...)

4) Manhattan Concert Productions to Bring PARADE to Avery Fisher Hall on 2/16; Jason Robert Brown to Conduct
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The TONY Award-winning score of PARADE will be brought to life for one night only at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, February 16, 2015. Recent TONY-nominee Jason Robert Brown will be at the helm to conduct a star-studded cast and full chorus as Music Director. (more...)

5) VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA Performs Medley on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2014

The cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA capped off 'Best of Broadway' week on NBC's Today this morning with a medley of hits including 'Mamma Mia' and 'Dancing Queen!' (more...)

6) Ryan Murphy Intent on Teaming with Lea Michele for FUNNY GIRL Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Lea Michele may be leading a Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL on GLEE, but the proposed plans of her taking the role to the actual Great White Way seem to be gaining traction. (more...)

7) BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3, Episode 6 Trailer- with Audra McDonald & More!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - May 09, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, is back with a new episode in just a few days! Episode 6 of Submissions Only will air at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, May 12, and be available to view on demand at any time throughout the day on Monday. Check out a trailer below! (more...)

8) Breaking News: It's a Helluva Town! ON THE TOWN Sets Opening Night for 10/16 at Lyric Theatre; Previews Begin 9/20
by BWW Special Coverage - May 09, 2014

Tickets for the new Broadway revival of ON THE TOWN - the musical-comedy love letter to New York City - are now available exclusively to Audience Rewards members through Sunday, May 11 ( Beginning Monday, May 12, tickets will be available for purchasewith a special pre-sale code sent to Ticketmaster customers. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 19 and will be available at (more...)

9) Bernadette Peters Adds Multiple New US Concert Dates Through 2015
by Pat Cerasaro - May 09, 2014

Three-time Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Bernadette Peters reflects on one of the most memorable musicals on her impressive resume in a new essay - the pointillistic musical SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. (more...)

10) First Listen: Idina Menzel Sings 'You Learn to Live Without' on IF/THEN Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, MASTERWORKS BROADWAY will soon release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of If/Then. Produced by Steve Epstein, Tom Kitt and David Stone, the album was recorded on April 7 in anticipation of a June 3, 2014 release. Visit for more information. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first listen of 'You Learn to Live Without' as sung by Tony nominee Idina Menzel! (more...)

11) Liza Minnelli Cancels All Upcoming Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Just a few weeks after canceling an early June concert in San Paulo due to a recurring back ailment, an additional set of cancellations has just been released by Liza Minnelli's team, including a weekend appearance at EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE, and a number of European concert dates. (more...)

12) Photo Coverage: Inside the 2014 Drama Desk Awards Reception- Nominees Get Candid!
by Linda Lenzi - May 09, 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last month at 54 Below, and earlier this week, the honorees appeared at the 2014 Drama Desk Nominees Reception. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a collection of candids of the stars at the big event! (more...)

13) Rob McClure and Jenny Powers to Lead THE ADDAMS FAMILY at The Muny; Principle Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

The Muny has announced the principle casting for its 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 Addams Family is sponsored by Missouri Lottery. (more...)

14) BWW TV Exclusive: BREAKING DOWN THE RIFFS w/ Natalie Weiss- Ebony and Ivory!
by Breaking Down the Riffs - May 09, 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 riffs with Amber Iman. Check out the full episode below! (more...)

15) ARK LIFE Signs with Greater Than Collective
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

When you find a band who you love as individuals, who you love musically, who are committed to touring and working to get their music heard by every living, breathing human being, you just hope that you might have the opportunity to work with them. (more...)

16) Hugh Jackman Reveals 2nd Skin Cancer; Urges Sunscreen Usage
by Movies News Desk - May 09, 2014

Broadway headliner Hugh Jackman turned to Instagram yesterday to reveal that he has been treated for skin cancer for a second time. (more...)

17) VIDEO: James Franco Explains Strange Instagram Activity on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2014

Broadway's 'Of Mice and Men' star James Franco stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN to explain his recent peculiar postings on Instagram, including a photo of himself in his underwear. (more...)

18) VIDEO: Cover Your Eyes! Watch FROZEN Become a Horror Film
by Movies News Desk - May 09, 2014

What if Disney's FROZEN was a horror film? Check out the eerie version below! (more...)

19) THE RIVER Roundup: Everything You Need to Know About Hugh Jackman's Next Play!
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld wants you to be in the know for Jackman's next play. Below, check out a roundup of reviews from the 2012 production, as well as photos of the UK cast in action! (more...)

20) New Batch Of Tickets Now On Sale For JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR US Arena Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - May 09, 2014

A first look at the talented cast of the new arena tour production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR was recently presented and the full list of dates and cities on the new tour is now available to peruse as well as a slew of new tickets now available to purchase. (more...)

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