Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Feb. 11

Below are's most popular articles from Monday, February 11, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of the Star-Studded RAGTIME Concert- Norm Lewis, Lea Salonga, Patina Miller and More!
by Jennifer Broski - February 11, 2013

Manhattan Concert Productionswill present a special concert performance of Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall on Monday, February 18, 2013. The cast will include: Michael Arden as Younger Brother, Phillip Boykin as Booker T. Washington, Kerry Butler as Evelyn Nesbit, Matt Cavenaugh as Henry Ford, Tyne Daly as Emma Goldman, Jarrod Emick as Willie Conklin, Manoel Felciano as Tateh, Dick Latessa as Grandfather, Norm Lewis as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Jose Llana as Harry Houdini, Michael McCormick as J.P. Morgan, Howard McGillin as Father, Patina Miller as Sarah, Lea Salonga as Mother Lilla Crawford as The Little Girl and Lewis Grosso as The Little Boy and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sarah's Friend. The full cast met the press earlier today and you can check out full photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)

2) BWW EXCLUSIVE First Listen: Eden Espinosa Sings 'One Song Glory' From New Album LOOK AROUND
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 11, 2013

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive listen to a track from Broadway favorite Eden Espinosa's critically acclaimed new album LOOK AROUND. Released on December 18, LOOK AROUND hit no. 41 on the iTunes pop charts (next to the likes of Adele, Pink, and Katy Perry) in the first week of sales! Click below to hear RENT's 'One Song Glory' from the new album! (more...)

3) STAGE TUBE: Ashley Brown Sings in SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Preview!
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2013

Broadway stars Nick Adams, Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott will appear in a special one night only benefit production of Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD on Monday, March 11 at 7PM at XL Cabaret (512 West 42nd St). Directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to The Performing Arts Project. Check out a just-released trailer for the concert below! (more...)

4) Photo Flash: Can You Guess Paper Mill Playhouse's 75th Anniversary Season?
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2013

The tradition continues! Each year Paper Mill Playhouse sends out five images that hold small clues into Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming season titles. Next season, Paper Mill Playhouse celebrates its Diamond anniversary, serving the public for 75 years. (more...)

5) BWW TV Exclusive: Curtis Holbrook & FROG KISS Release 'Hop' Parody!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 11, 2013

Virginia Stage Company recently presented the new pre-Broadway musical Frog Kiss at the Wells Theatre in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. In the video below, Curtis Holbrook & the cast of Frog Kiss parody 'Jump' with a new version- 'Hop' Check it out below! (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: Watch the New Ad for Broadway's HANDS ON A HARDBODY!
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2013

The La Jolla Playhouse production of the new American musical Hands on a Hardbody will open Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street), following a preview period that begins Saturday, February 23, 2013. View the all-new ad for the production below! (more...)

7) Anne Hathaway & Amy Adams In Funny Or Die! Spoof
by Pat Cerasaro - February 11, 2013

Stage and screen stars Anne Hathaway and Amy Adams took some time off from their Academy Award preparations to sit down with actor Zach Galifianakis for an amusing award show interview special spoof as a segment on his fictional BETWEEN TWO FERMS public access program - with hilarious and surprising results! Enjoy the entire Funny Or Die! parody, which also features fellow nominees Jennifer Lawrence, Naomi Watts and more here. (more...)

8) AUDIO: GLEE Takes on COMPANY, Ellie Goulding & More!
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2013

On this week's episode of GLEE, titiled 'I Do,' Will and Emma's wedding is finally here, and it lands on the day of romance and love: Valentine's Day. The former and current members of New Directions reunite in Lima to celebrate. Check out full tracks from the episode below, which include 'We've Got Tonite,' 'Anything Could Happen,' 'Just Can't Get Enough,' 'Getting Married Today,' and 'You're All I Need To Get By.' (more...)

9) CHICAGO Stars to Reunite on OSCARS Telecast
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2013

Academy Award winner's Renee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones will join their 'Chicago' cast mates Richard Gere and Queen Latifah to present together on-stage at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. (more...)

10) FREEZE FRAME: ONCE Wins Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album
by Walter McBride - February 11, 2013

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards were held last night, Feb. 10, 2013, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and was broadcast live on CBS. Hosting the pre-telecast was David Alan Grier, who announced that ONCE: A NEW MUSICAL won the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album. (more...)

11) Marc Kudisch to Lead SOMEWHERE IN TIME Musical at Portland Center Stage; Opens 6/5
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2013

Producers announced today that three-time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch (9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) will star in Portland Center Stage's (PCS) upcoming world-premiere production of the new musical Somewhere in Time, based on the novel by renowned author Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, What Dreams May Come) and the subsequent hit film starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer. (more...)

12) VIDEO: Korean Air Force Parody of LES MISERABLES
by Movies News Desk - February 11, 2013

Below, check out a parody of the big screen adaptation of LES MISERABLES, produced by the Republic of Korea's Air Force. In the spoof, after a great snowstorm, Airman Jean Valjean (SSgt Lee) is exhausted from shoveling snow all day, but is delighted to hear that his girlfriend Cosette (1st Lt. Lee) has to come visit him against all odds. (more...)

13) Review Roundup: Angela Lansbury & James Earl Jones-Led DRIVING MISS DAISY
by Review Roundups - February 11, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

14) Photo Flash: First Look at A CHORUS LINE in the West End!
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2013

For the first time since its first London season, which opened in 1976 and won the Olivier Award for Best Musical, a full London revival of the Broadway production A CHORUS LINE will be staged at the London Palladium. The production is currently in previews to prepare for press night on Tuesday, February 19th. The season will be strictly limited, running through until June 29th. (more...)

15) High School in the Spotlight: Sylvania Northview High School
by BWW Special Coverage - February 11, 2013

BroadwayWorld's High School Center is proud to showcase high school performance programs around the country in our weekly feature of 'High School in the Spotlight'. Today, BWW's Student Center is thrilled to feature the theatre program at Sylvanian Northview High School in Ohio! Read up about the program below, their upcoming productions and see videos from past shows! (more...)

by Stage Tube - February 11, 2013

In honor of tonight's big concert event, BroadwayWorld celebrates the show below with perfomance clips and other highlights from the show's Broadway run. Check it out below! (more...)

by Stage Tube - February 11, 2013

Today in 1979, They're Plaing Our Song opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1082 performances. With a book by Neil Simon, lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, and music by Marvin Hamlisch, the musical is based on the real-life relationship of Hamlisch and Sager- a wisecracking composer finds a new, offbeat lyricist, but initially the match is not one made in heaven. The two undergo a series of trials and overcome a number of hurdles before finding true love by the final curtain. They're Playing Our Song is essentially a two-character show. Vernon and Sonia are the sole characters on stage; each character has a three-person Greek chorus acting as their inner voices, and there are no big production numbers. (more...)

18) Photo Flash: First Look at Zosia Mamet & More in MCC's REALLY REALLY
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2013

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere production of Paul Downs Colaizzo's Really Really, directed by David Cromer (the Obie Award and Lucille Lortel Award-winning director of hits Our Town, Adding Machine and Tribes). The production, which marks Colaizzo's New York playwriting debut, plays at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) through March 10, 2013. An official opening is set for Tuesday, February 19th at 7:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

19) Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Cast Gives Performance Preview!
by Walter McBride - February 11, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will begin preview performances March 11 and open on Broadway on April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street). Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue. The cast and creative team just met the press and you can check out full photo coverage from the press preview performance below! (more...)

20) VIDEO: Rachel Potter, Will Blum and More Appear in CITY OF DREAMS Episode 5!
by Stage Tube - February 11, 2013

Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), Will Blum (The Book of Mormon), Constantine Rousouli (Ghost, Wicked, Hairspray), Stephanie Torns (Wicked), Andrew Kober (Hair), Victoria Huston-Elem (The Addams Family tour), Kelvin Moon Loh (American Idiot tour), Christopher deProphetis (South Pacific tour), Justin Gregory Lopez (Bare), and Dayna Grayber (The 25th Annual... tour) appear in Episode 5 of the new musical comedy web series, 'City of Dreams.' Click below to watch! (more...)

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