Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Sep. 6

Below are's most popular articles from Friday, September 6, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) VIDEO: Ariana Grande Reveals Full Video for New Single,'Baby I'
by TV News Desk - September 06, 2013

After revealing a 30-second teaser video for her newest single 'Baby I' yesterday, up-and-comer Ariana Grande has just revealed the full video. Check it out below! (more...)

2) BWW Interview: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's Sonya Tayeh Talks THE LAST GOODBYE & More!
by Barnett Serchuk - September 06, 2013

Sonya Tayeh, an undeniable force in the dance world, recently received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography for her work on Fox's 6-time Emmy-winning show, 'So You Think You Can Dance.' Sonya creates strong, jarring, aggressive and powerful choreography with an underlying sense of angst, which she attributes to her Detroit roots. Her uniqueness and loud presence has made her a favorite among the judges and fans of the hit show, now in it's 10th season. (more...)

3) Charlotte Spencer, Alexander Hanson & Charlotte Blackledge to Lead Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Musical STEPHEN WARD
by BWW Special Coverage - September 06, 2013

The cast for the World Premiere of Stephen Ward, directed by Richard Eyre, will comprise Alexander Hanson as Stephen Ward, Charlotte Spencer as Christine Keeler, Charlotte Blackledge as MAndy Rice Davies, Anthony Calfas Lord Astor, Daniel Flynn as John Profumo, Joanna Riding as Valerie Hobson, Ian Conningham as Ivanov, Chris Howell as Murray, Ricardo Coke Thomas as Lucky Gordon and Wayne Robinson as Johnny Edgecomp. Other cast members are Martin Callaghan, Kate Coyston, Jason Denton, Julian Forsyth, Amy Griffiths, Paul Kemble, Emma Kate Nelson, Carl Sanderson, Emily Squibb, John Stacey, Helen Ternent and Tim Walton. (more...)

4) VIDEO: First Commercial for Broadway-Bound ROCKY
by Movies News Desk - September 06, 2013

ROCKY, the beloved, Oscar-winning story is coming to Broadway this February. Check out the first commercial for the highly anticipated musical below! (more...)

5) INTO THE WOODS Movie Filming At Dover Castle Soon?
by Pat Cerasaro - September 06, 2013

A casting notice has gone out in anticipation of a reported on location UK shoot as part of Rob Marshall's big screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS, starring Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp. (more...)

6) Welcome to the New!
by Robert Diamond - September 06, 2013

As we're gearing up for a slew of celebrations for the site's 10th Anniversary (watch this space for some more VERY exciting news), earlier this year decided that it was time for a long-needed makeover to the design. (more...)

7) MEGA STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from INTO THE WOODS at Regent Park's Open Air Theatre
by Stage Tube - September 06, 2013

Digital Theatre has just announced that the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's Olivier Award-winning revival of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods will be added to its paid Youtube channel, for a limited run, from Thursday 5 September. Today also sees Digital Theatre announce a global virtual screening of the production at 7.30pm BST on Friday 27 September across all of Digital Theatre's platforms. (more...)

8) BWW Blog: Eric Ulloa of Goodspeed's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA - A Puzzlement
by Guest Blogger: Eric Ulloa - September 06, 2013

So this show marks my first time in the ensemble in my professional career. Now, I mean that just as a fact, not as an "ugh, the ensemble" type comment. In fact, my mind has been blown in these past two weeks as to the amount of extra work one must put in when the circumstances given to you are sing, dance and insert random line during a scene change where you're grabbing a stool to take offstage. Our director, Rob Ruggiero, is very detail oriented and insists on an ensemble that has their own backstories and aren't just "peas and carrots" and "hub-bubbing" in group scenes. This cast has risen to the challenge and have created a warm and inviting community chock full of relationships and intricacies. Me? I'm giving you a full committed three act riff of August: Osage County deep within my subtle, "Well, hi boss!" and "Yeah, I seen her picture. She's beautiful." As I always say, "If you give a mouse a cookie…" (more...)

9) FLASH FRIDAY: Try To Remember - 20,000 Performances (So Far) Of THE FANTASTICKS
by Pat Cerasaro - September 06, 2013

Apropos of the show's most famous song and its opening lyrics, this September is precisely the time to remember the longest running show in American theatre history, THE FANTASTICKS, especially as it celebrates its 20,000th Off-Broadway performance on September 15. (more...)

10) JERSEY BOYS Becomes 15th Longest-Running Broadway Show Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2013

As of the performance this Saturday evening, September 7, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS will surpass Fiddler on the Roof with 3,243 performances, becoming the 15th longest-running show in Broadway history. (more...)

11) Liza Minnelli Gives Thumbs Up to Michelle Williams Casting
by Movies News Desk - September 06, 2013

Yesterday, Liza Minnelli, who received an Academy Award for her now-iconic portrayal of Sally in Bob Fosse's 1972 movie adaptation of CABARET told E! News exclusively that she gives a thumbs up to the casting, (more...)

12) Lady Gaga Announces WIZARD OF OZ Theme For GMA 9/9
by Pat Cerasaro - September 06, 2013

International pop superstar Lady Gaga announced earlier today that she will be utilizing a familiar film and stage staple, THE WIZARD OF OZ, as part of a purportedly 'theatrical' and spectacular live performance on GOOD MORNING AMERICA coming up on Monday. (more...)

13) THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- WICKED's Derek Klena!
by BWW Staff - September 06, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Derek Klena, who is starring as 'Fiyero' in Wicked- currently playing at the GershwinTheatre. (more...)

14) Aaron Tveit's New Live 54 Below Album Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - September 06, 2013

Popular stage personality and rising screen star Aaron Tveit introduces his first live solo album byway of THE RADIO IN MY HEAD: LIVE AT 54 BELOW and the highly anticipated new album is now available to purchase and download. (more...)

15) Aaron Tveit's 'Radio in My Head' 54 Below Show Gets Live Album, Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2013

Aaron Tveit's sold out concerts in May at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'The Radio In My Head: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally today, September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. (more...)

16) DID YOU KNOW...The Most Interesting Message Board Topics of the Week: August 31- September 6
by BWW Staff - September 06, 2013

This week's topics: Musicals written by one person, Christopher Seiber in PIPPIN, Glass Menagerie, Craig Bierko & Jill Paice in MATILDA, Song Written for the Theatre, Cheapest way to book tickets, Actors over 50 (more...)

17) Sierra Boggess, Beth Leavel & More Set for SHOW OFF Benefit Concert at NYU's Skirball Center, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that Tony winners Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Lillias White (The Life) along with Sierra Boggess (Disney's The Little Mermaid), Kerry Butler (Catch Me If You Can), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Dee Hoty (The Will Rogers Follies), Susan Egan (Disney's Beauty and the Beast), and Grammy winner Amanda McBroom ('The Rose') are among the performers that will headline SHOW OFF!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of NAMT's Annual Festival of New Musicals on Sunday, October 20 at 7pm at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square). (more...)

18) Broadway Records Releases Live Album of Laura Benanti at 54 Below Today
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2013

Laura Benanti's engagement at New York's 54 BELOW will be recorded and released by Broadway Records. 'In Constant Search of the Right Kind of Attention: Live At 54 BELOW' will be released digitally today, September 6th and on CD on September 10, 2013. (more...)

19) Rebecca Luker Joins Cast of CINDERELLA Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2013

Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker will join the cast on Broadway as Cinderella's Fairy Godmother, Marie, starting tonight, September 6 through January 19, 2014. Ms. Luker takes over the role from Victoria Clark, who leaves Cinderella temporarily for a new project, returning to the musical on January 21. (more...)

20) STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Stephen Sondheim on PBS NEWSHOUR, Set to Air 9/8
by Stage Tube - September 06, 2013

Master composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will appear on September 8th on the new edition of PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND. Below, check out a new sneak peek at Sondheim's interview with PBS' chief correspondent for arts, culture, and society Jeffrey Brown! (more...)

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