Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 15

Below are's most popular articles from Friday, November 15, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) SOUND OFF: GLEE Sees Blurred Lines, The End Of Twerking & FUNNY GIRL
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

A parental advisory warning preceded this week's GLEE and it went the distance in justifying it via spicy and sexy takes on twerking, 'Blurred Lines' and other pop culture quirks - tattoos included. But, as always, GLEE puts the 'werk' in twerk. (more...)

2) Photo Flash: It's a Whole New World in Toronto! First Look at Broadway-Bound ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

Aladdin, which will open on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre on March 20, is currently playing at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly the Canon), where it will run through January 5, 2014. Opening night there is November 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

3) First Listen To Carrie Underwood & Audra McDonald With THE SOUND OF MUSIC's 'My Favorite Things'
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

The very first listen to a track from the highly anticipated forthcoming soundtrack for the new NBC live TV presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic family-friendly musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC is now available to preview. (more...)

4) MATILDA Heading to the Big Screen; Tony Winner Dennis Kelly to Pen Screenplay
by Movies News Desk - November 15, 2013

According to the UK's Daily Mail, the Tony-nominated Broadway musical MATILDA is heading for a big screen adaptation, hitting theaters sometime in 2019. (more...)

5) Julie Andrews On Carrie Underwood: 'I Wish Her Well' In THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

Legendary stage and screen star Julie Andrews offers her opinion on the upcoming NBV live TV presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic family musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC and its leading lady, country superstar Carrie Underwood, as part of a new interview. (more...)

6) Nick Cordero & More Join BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Cast; Box Office to Open for Limited Time Next Week
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg have announced a special, limited time box office opening and additional casting for the world premiere production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. The new musical, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. (more...)

7) Hugh Jackman Stars in Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! on PBS's Great Performances Tonight
by TV News Desk - November 15, 2013

Great news for Hollywood and Broadway fans: Hugh Jackman-who recently starred in the worldwide hit film version of 'Les Miserables'- can be seen again in his breakout musical role as cowpoke Curly in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, tonight, November 15 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN's Great Performances (more...)

8) Cast of PIPPIN to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, 11/28
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

The Tony-Award winning Broadway cast of PIPPIN has joined the line-up of performances in the nation's most beloved spectacle, the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which returns for the 87th year of magic on Thursday, November 28 (9 a.m. - noon EST; check local listings) throughout the country live on NBC. The cast will perform "Corner of the Sky" and "Magic to Do." (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

One of the most iconic and recognizable 19th century novels, Lewis Carroll's literary masterpiece ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND has been translated into countless iterations over the nearly 150 years since its debut, yet the new Fathom Events presentation of noted director/choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's incredibly imaginative and vivid ballet production may be the most satisfying yet. (more...)

10) BWW Reviews: EVITA, Opening of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre, Arts Educational Schools, London, November 14 2013
by Gary Naylor - November 15, 2013

There was plenty of stardust scattered about in the foyer at the opening of the new, magnificently appointed Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre at Chiswick's Arts Educational Schools, Chiswick. There's TV's Claire Balding. And there's multi-award winning actor Robert Lindsay. And there's theatrical grandee Trevor Nunn. And, of course, the Lord himself. But if we began the evening star-spotting amongst the already famous, we finished it spotting those who will be famous. (more...)

11) VIDEO: Lea Michele Channels Fanny Brice on Last Night's GLEE
by TV News Desk - November 15, 2013

On last night's episode of Glee titled 'The End of Twerk,' Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) and Paolo (guest star Ioan Gruffudd) rehearsed 'You Are Woman, I Am Man' from Broadway's 'Funny Girl.' This season, Berry was cast in a fictional Broadway revival of the classic show. (more...)

12) Photo Coverage: 10th Anniversary Special - Linda Lenzi's Favorite Photos
by Linda Lenzi - November 15, 2013

As continues to celebrate the site's landmark 10th anniversary, with a variety of special features, today we're turning our spotlight on the wonderful photography of Linda Lenzi. (more...)

13) PIPPIN's Pigs Try To Escape & Take The Subway
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

The colorful cast of characters comprising the company of the hit Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's beloved medieval musical PIPPIN boasts performers of all shapes and sizes, including a few who occasionally oink, and some of those plucky pigs recently took it upon themselves to try to sneak away from The Farm... and, they got about as far as the subway! (more...)

14) New Promo For Barbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN CD & DVD
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

An alluring new promotional spot showcasing legendary stage and screen star Barbra Streisand's eagerly anticipated new CD and DVD based on her recent worldwide smash hit BACK TO BROOKLYN tour is now available to view. (more...)

15) BWW TV: Watch Highlights from A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 15, 2013

Following critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Hartford Stage and San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murderstars Tony Award Winner Jefferson Mays andBryce Pinkham, and features Lisa O'Hare, Lauren Worsham, Jane Carr, Pamela Bob,Joanna Glushak, Eddie Korbich, Jeff Kready, Mark Ledbetter, Jennifer Smith, Price Waldman, and Catherine Walker. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder officially opens on Sunday, November 17. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

16) Bernadette Peters to Make Tour Stops in Australia, Canada & More in 2014
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters is currently starrng opposite Norm Lewis, Jeremy Jordan and Cyrille Aimee star in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis's new musical event A BED AND A CHAIR at City Center, and soon after the run is complete she will hit the road on an international tour. The full tour itinerary is as follows: (more...)

17) Photo Coverage: Second Stage's LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - November 15, 2013

Last night, November 14, Second Stage opened its much-anticipated production of Little Miss Sunshine. This new musical comedy is based on the film of the same name by Michael Arndt. It was adapted for the stage by Tony Award-winning team James Lapine, who wrote the book, and William Finn, who wrote the lyrics and music. Little Miss Sunshine's run has now been extended through Dec 15. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

18) Idina Menzel, Josh Gad & Heather Headley Featured In New Disney WINTER DREAMS Spectacular
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

Broadway superstars Idina Menzel, Heather Headley and Josh Gad contribute considerably to the sensational soundtrack for the new Disney California Adventure theme park attraction WINTER DREAMS: WORLD OF COLOR. (more...)

19) Darren Criss Discusses Philippines Disaster & Seeks Donations For Charity Initiative
by Pat Cerasaro - November 15, 2013

Broadway headliner and GLEE standout Darren Criss speaks out for those affected by the recent typhoon in the Philippines in a new social media video posted to raise awareness for the various charities targeting the natural disaster. (more...)

20) Photo Flash: NEWSIES Casts Gets FROZEN at NYC Screening
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2013

Just last night, the cast of Broadway's Newsies gathered for a special ealry screening of Disney's newest animated film- Frozen. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast before they headed inside to check out the movie! (more...)

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