Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Sep. 16

Below are's most popular articles from Monday, September 16, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Breaking News: Lilla Crawford Joins INTO THE WOODS Film as 'Little Red'; Stephen Sondheim Pens New Song
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

Disney's 'Into the Woods' kicked off production last week, featuring an award-winning production team and all-star ensemble cast - including a surprise addition: ANNIE's Lilla Crawford as 'Little Red.' It was previously reported that YouTube star Sophia Grace had landed the role. (more...)

2) First Look At Carrie Underwood In NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Pat Cerasaro - September 16, 2013

The very first promotional poster featuring country music superstar and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood as Maria Von Trapp in NBC's highly anticipated live TV production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's cherished classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC has just been released. (more...)

3) Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed to Star in Broadway-Bound ALADDIN; Get a Sneak Peek at Rehearsals in NYC!
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

The full cast of Disney's Aladdin, a new musical based on the Academy Award winning animated film, began rehearsals today in New York City. Aladdin will launch at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly the Canon) November 1, 2013 to January 5, 2014. Opening night there is November 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

4) Breaking News: Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle Join NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Broadcast!
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

According to the Hollywood Reporter, NBC's upcoming live broadcast of 'The Sound of Music' will feature a handful of Broadway veterans to join previously announced Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer. Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti and Christian Borle have signed on to play Mother Abbess, Elsa Schrader and Max Dettweiler respectively. (more...)

5) Photo Flash: New Poster Revealed for FROZEN with Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff & More!
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

Frozen, an upcoming American 3D computer animated musical-fantasy, is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen, and will be the 53rd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The film will feature the voices of Kristen Bell as Anna, Idina Menzel as Elsa the Snow Queen, Jonathan Groff as Kristoff, and Josh Gad as Olaf the Snowman. Check out a new poster for the film below! (more...)

6) Four Emmy Awards for the 2012 TONY AWARDS SHOW
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2013

The Creative Arts Awards portion of the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place on September 15 in Los Angeles, and the June 2013 broadcast of the 67th Annual Tony Awards was honored with four Primetime Emmy Awards. (more...)

7) First Look - Patti LuPone Stars on FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2013 gives an exclusive first look at Broadway vet Patti LuPone on the upcoming season of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN. (more...)

8) VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER's Season Premiere with Cristin Milioti
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2013

Set to play the mysterious woman who will eventually become Ted's wife on CBS's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, Broadway vet Cristin Milioti will make her first series regular appearance on the season nine premiere. Below, check out new behind the scenes featurette with Milioti and the rest of the HIMYM cast! (more...)

9) Photo Flash: First Look at Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin & More in BIG FISH on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

Directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family), and a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John August (Frankenweenie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), BIG FISH began performances on Broadway, Thursday, September 5, 2013 and will open Sunday, October 6, 2013 at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

10) Photo Coverage: Reeve Carney Takes Final Flight as SPIDER-MAN; Justin Matthew Sargent Takes Over!
by Jennifer Broski - September 16, 2013

Broadway rocker Justin Matthew Sargent, best known for his star turn as 'Drew' in Broadway's Rock of Ages, has landed the coveted role of Peter Parker / Spider-Man role in Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark. Sargent will play evening performances at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street) beginning tonight, September 16. Reeve Carney, the original lead Peter Parker, played his final performance last night in order to begin shooting for the new Showtime series Penny Dreadful. BroadwayWorld was there for his final performance and you can check out photos below! (more...)

11) URINETOWN to Get West End Premiere at St. James Theatre in 2014
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

Urinetown the Musical, which won three Tony Awards in 2002, will premiere in the West End next year. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the show is set to begin previews at the St. James Theatre on February 22, and run through May 3. Opening night is set for March 11. (more...)

12) STAGE TUBE: Reeve Carney Takes Final Bow as SPIDER-MAN
by Stage Tube - September 16, 2013

In the video below, watch Reeve Carney take his final bow as the original lead Peter Parker aka Spider-Man on Broadway before announcing his successor, Justin Matthew Sargent (Rock of Ages). Reeve played his final performance yesterday, September 15, 2013, and leaves to begin shooting for the new Showtime series Penny Dreadful. Sargent began performances today, September 16, 2013. Click below! (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - September 16, 2013

Acclaimed stage star with a rising screen presence due to her work on AMERICAN HORROR STORY, noted young thespian Lily Rabe has joined the cast of the third and fourth installments of the popular dystopian franchise THE HUNGER GAMES, titled THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 & 2. (more...)

14) STAGE TUBE: Stephen Carrasco of KINKY BOOTS Gets a Romantic Proposal
by Stage Tube - September 16, 2013

Following the trend of Kinky Boots castmembers to become engaged, Stephen Carrasco's fiance Lee Poulin popped the question! Stephen followed a candle lit pathway and was greeted by many of his castmembers and friends who each gave him a single rose. Following Stephen's friends and castmates, Lee got down on one knee and popped the question! Check out the full performance below! (more...)

15) TONY AWARDS, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Among Winners at Creative Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2013

The Tony Awards telecast took home four Emmys including Outstanding Special Class Program, Outstanding Musical Direction and Outstanding Musics and Lyrics for 'If I Had Time' with lyrics by Adam Schlesinger and music by David Javerbaum. (more...)

16) BWW Interview: Brian J. Smith Answers the Call of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Naomi Serviss - September 16, 2013

Smith portrays The Gentleman Caller in a stunning new production, that is a new take on this heart-breaking story of a desperate family weaned on impossible dreams. (more...)

17) Patrick Wilson to Return to Broadway in Spring 2014?
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

In a recent interview with the Examiner, stage and screen star Patrick Wilson revealed that he'll be heading back to Broadway next year. When asked if he had plans to return to the stage, he responded: 'You know, I'm looking. I actually am going to do something in the spring for a very short while - I won't go into it but I literally agreed to it about an hour ago. But yeah, I'm going to sing again in the spring, at least for a little bit. I'm trying to find something. This is the longest I've ever gone without doing a musical. It's been like 11 years.' (more...)

18) STAGE TUBE: Andy Kelso of KINKY BOOTS Proposes to Sheila Coyle on Stage!
by Arielle Ozery - September 16, 2013

With a little help from his castmates and a very popular Michael Jackson tune, Andy Kelso serenaded and then popped the question to Sheila Coyle on stage right after a performance of Kinky Boots! Check out the full proposal below! (more...)

19) VIDEO: First Look - GLEE's 'Love Love Love' Season Opener
by TV News Desk - September 16, 2013

As previously reported, Glee Season 5 will kick off with a two-part tribute to the music of The Beatles. The debut episode, titled 'Love, Love, Love' will premiere on Thursday, September 26. (more...)

20) EMMYS COVERAGE 2013: BWW Celebrates Broadway/TV Crossover Star Zachary Quinto
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2013

Zachary Quinto is currently making his Broadway debut in John Tiffany's revival of Tennessee Williams' lauded play THE GLASS MENAGERIE - but before he joined co-stars Cherry Jones and Celia Keenan-Bolger on the stage, Quinto turned heads and stomachs as Dr. Oliver Thredson/Bloody Face on the second season of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story - which just landed him a 2013 Emmy nomination. Below, BroadwayWorld honors Quinto with selected clips from the show! (more...)

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