Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Aug. 6

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Saturday, August 6, 2011. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) THE KING'S SPEECH Headed to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

According to reports from Showbiz411, David Seidler's Oscar winning movie ‘The King's Speech" will be headed on Broadway in the fall of 2012. Seidler wrote the screenplay for ‘The King's Speech' after he wrote it as a play. (more...)


2) STAGE TUBE: Nick Jonas, John Stamos, Corbin Bleu et al. in HAIRSPRAY at the Hollywood Bowl
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 06, 2011

The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIRSPRAY reunites original Broadway stars Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Both Fierstein and Winokur, playing mother Edna Turnblad and daughter Tracy Turnblad, were awarded Tony Awards for best leading actor in a musical and best leading actress in a musical respectively for their appearances in HAIRSPRAY on Broadway. This is the first time that they have performed these roles together in Los Angeles; this is also Fierstein's Hollywood Bowl debut. (more...)


3) BROADWAY RECALL: [title of show] Surfs The Internet To Broadway
by Michael Dale - August 06, 2011

If the Vineyard Theatre's Off-Broadway production of [title of show] had concluded its run in 1986, or even 1996, the story of the musical where composer/lyricist Jeff Bowen and bookwriter Hunter Bell played themselves creating the musical that the audience was watching most likely would have ended right there. But it was October or 2006... (more...)


4) Photo Flash: HAIRSPRAY Opens at the Hollywood Bowl Part One
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIRSPRAY reunites original Broadway stars Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Both Fierstein and Winokur, playing mother Edna Turnblad and daughter Tracy Turnblad, were awarded Tony Awards for best leading actor in a musical and best leading actress in a musical respectively for their appearances in HAIRSPRAY on Broadway. This is the first time that they have performed these roles together in Los Angeles; this is also Fierstein's Hollywood Bowl debut. (more...)


5) STAGE TUBE: Cory Monteith Talks GLEE 3D Movie
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 06, 2011

Cory Monteith sat down with Regis and Kelly on August 2, 2011 to discuss the upcoming release of GLEE: The 3D Concert Movie, set to hit theaters August 12, 2011. (more...)


6) Photo Flash: HAIRSPRAY Opens at the Hollwood Bowl Part Two
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

The Hollywood Bowl's production of HAIRSPRAY reunites original Broadway stars Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Both Fierstein and Winokur, playing mother Edna Turnblad and daughter Tracy Turnblad, were awarded Tony Awards for best leading actor in a musical and best leading actress in a musical respectively for their appearances in HAIRSPRAY on Broadway. This is the first time that they have performed these roles together in Los Angeles; this is also Fierstein's Hollywood Bowl debut. (more...)


7) Patti LuPone, Nick Nolte, and Emma Booth Join 'Parker' Cast
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

Nick Nolte, Patti LuPone and Emma Booth have joined the cast of action-thriller "Parker," according to Variety. They will be joining the previously casted Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce and Clinton Collins, Jr. (more...)


8) Heat Wave Burlesque Set for the Highline Ballroom, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

Prepare yourself for record heat when sizzling West Coat Burlesque joins forces with the hottest Burlesque performers of the East Coast for a show that can't be missed. It's a rare and sultry opportunity to see a spectacular cast of New York's biggest stars with some of Los Angeles' most celebrated talent. It's all about the clothes-and about taking them off! (more...)


9) Photo Flash: SWEET CHARITY Opens in Manila, 8/5-8/27
by Oliver Oliveros - August 06, 2011

Nikki Gil (Charity Hope Valentine) and newbie theater actor, Kris Lawrence (Oscar Lindquist), led the opening of the classic Broadway musical comedy, SWEET CHARITY, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City last night. (more...)


10) Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
by BWW Special Coverage - August 06, 2011

If you're looking for a quick roundup of all the events in the theatre world this week, look no further: here are some of the best articles the week had to offer! (more...)


11) Lesley Heller Workspace Presents Work By Munk, Davis
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

Lesley Heller Workspace is proud to present the work of Loren Munk, whose paintings exist at the intersection of art and information, and DON'T FENCE ME IN... OR OUT, a group show of young female artists, curated by Lisa Corinne Davis and featuring the work of Katherine Behar, Rachel Budde, Dawn Frasch, Jaeeun Lee, Suko Presseau, Satomi Shirai, Sarah Young and Amanda Valdez. (more...)


12) LEND ME A TENOR West End Musical Closes
by BWW - August 06, 2011

LEND ME A TENOR THE MUSICAL, the new musical comedy by Peter Sham and Brad Carroll, based on Ken Ludwig's award-winning play, which opened at the Gielgud Theatre earlier this summer to some rave reviews, closes today. (more...)


13) THE ROADS I'M TAKING: THE MUSICALS OF BOBBY CRONIN Set for Show at Barre, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

Award winning composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin, who has been hard at work writing all year, will present a night of new songs from his musicals: W2ML (Welcome to My Life) book by Alicia Dempster, DAYBREAK, 'TIL DEATH DO US PART book by Allen Mogol, and CYRANA book by Crystal Skillman. (more...)


14) Getty Images Opens Archive, Rare Content to be Featured in EXPOSURE
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

EXPOSURE will make its world première in spring 2012 at a major West End venue to be confirmed: EXPOSURE, a new musical which will look at the modern obsession with fame and celebrity, which is currently in development, will be partnering with Getty Images as visual content provider to the musical. Exposure will be granted access to Getty Images' extraordinary visual content and collections, which span over 150 years and encompasses celebrity and archival content. (more...)


15) STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Happy Birthday' to Obama
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 06, 2011

Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson sang ‘Happy Birthday' to President Barrack Obama in Chicago the day before he turned 50. (more...)


16) Villa Vosilla Again Sponsors Ferragosto Celebration at Garibaldi-Meucci Museum , 8/14
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

On Sunday, August 14, from noon to 6 p.m., the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum hosts its Second Annual Ferragosto Celebration. Our major sponsor again this year is Villa Vosilla, the Italian boutique resort in the Catskills. Other sponsors this year include Top Tomato Super Store; Jean's Fine Wines; Goddess Wines; Rocco Berardi of Victory Financial Group, an office of MetLife; the historic Conference House in Tottenville; Pastosa Ravioli; St. John's University, and Tri-Star Plumbing and Heating Inc. Raffles will be supplied by Richmond County Savings Bank; Lorenzo's Restaurant, Bar and Cabaret at the Hilton Garden Inn and Massage Envy. The Staten Island Business People Restaurant Club is also donating a package of 10 individual restaurant gift certificates for $25 each to be raffled. (more...)


17) Photo Flash: The Amoralists Present HOTELMOTEL
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

The Amoralists are proud to present HotelMotel, a site-specific theatrical event featuring the New York Premiere of Animals and Plants, written and directed by Obie Award-winner Adam Rapp, and the World Premiere of Pink Knees on Pale Skin, written and directed by Derek Ahonen. HotelMotel runs Off-Broadway from August 4 - 29, 2011 at The Gershwin Hotel, located at 7 East 27 Street between Madison & Fifth Avenues in New York City. Previews began August 4 for an August 10 opening. (more...)


18) Blue Mountain Gallery Presents: SHARYN FINNEGAN Evolution: Self-Portrait Retrospective, 9/6-10/1
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

A summation of a life can be seen in a retrospective of Sharyn Finnegan's self-portraits, the centerpiece of her Blue Mountain Gallery exhibit, Evolution, which also includes recent drawings and paintings. (more...)


19) SORDID LIVES' Creator Del Shores to Perform at Art House 8/6-9
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

Writer, director, producer Del Shores may be best known for creating the Theater, Film and Television versions of the cult classic "Sordid Lives," which became Logo TV's biggest hit show - starring Olivia Newton John, Rue McClanahan, Caroline Rhea, Leslie Jordan and Bonnie Bedelia. (more...)


20) Beyonce to Perform Four Shows in NYC
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2011

For four days (August 14, 16, 18 and 19), Beyoncé will perform her fourth studio album, "4," in it's entirety. The series, titled, "4 Intimate Nights with Beyoncé," will take place only in NYC to a standing room audience at the Roseland Ballroom. (more...)




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