Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Jul. 26

Below are's most popular articles from Saturday, July 26, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

by BroadwayWorld TV - July 26, 2014

DRG Records just kicked off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, yesterday at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). The cast along with writer/creator and director Gerard Alessandrini and longtime Forbidden Broadway illustrator and CD cover artist Ken Fallin, were on hand to sign the CD and for performances. BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special event below! (more...)

2) BWW TV: Meet CINDERELLA's New Leads! Paige Faure, Nancy Opel & More Perform in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 26, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of CINDERELLA, including: Paige Faure, Joe Carroll, Nancy Opel, Jill Abramowtiz, Stephanie Gibson and Laura Irion. Check out clips of 'A Lovely Night,' 'Lonelieness of Evening,' and 'It's Possible' below! (more...)

3) GLEE Offers THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Ticket Giveaway
by Pat Cerasaro - July 26, 2014

FOX's hit musical dramedy series GLEE is offering fans the chance to win tickets to see Broadway's longest-running musical, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, via a new ticket giveaway. (more...)

4) BWW TV Exclusive: Linda Eder Belts It Out on Fire Island; Watch Concert Highlights!
by Randy Rainbow - July 26, 2014

Earlier this month, Broadway favorite Linda Eder travelled to FIre Island to perform at The Ice Palace.BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene for the special event, and below you can catch an exclusive interview with Eder, as well as highlights from the concert! (more...)

5) Harvey Weinstein Comments On FINDING NEVERLAND Inspiration
by Pat Cerasaro - July 26, 2014

The hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in previews out of town and a preliminary sneak peek of the score for the show is now available to hear. (more...)

6) BWW CD Reviews: Rhino Records' JERSEY BOYS (Music From the Motion Picture and Broadway Musical) - A Tuneful Collection of Favorites
by David Clarke - July 26, 2014

JERSEY BOYS is one of Broadway's hottest properties. Why? Well, who doesn't love the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons? In 2005, this rags to riches story took Broadway by storm. Almost a decade later, the Clint Eastwood directed film adaptation was released. As a companion to the film Rhino Records released JERSEY BOYS (Music From the Motion Picture and Broadway Musical). (more...)

7) Annaleigh Ashford, Lisa Brescia, Pia Zadora, and More will Salute Elaine Stritch in One-Night Only Concert, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

The Metropolitan Room previously announced that they will proudly salute the legendary Elaine Stritch with an evening of stories and songs onAugust 7th 2014 at 7:00pm. Hosted by the famed cabaret's owner, Bernard Furshpan, performers of all backgrounds will join forces to honor her memory. (more...)

8) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 7/26- BULLETS Celebrates National Dance Day and More
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of Broadway's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, CINDERELLA, ROCKY, and more! (more...)

9) BWW Blog: Libby Servais of Transcendence Theatre Company's 'Broadway Under the Stars' - Fantastical Family Night
by Guest Blogger: Libby Servais - July 26, 2014

As Transcendence Theatre Company prepares to open "Fantastical Family Night" of the Broadway Under the Stars concert series, I wanted to let you in on some of the fun that we've been having. Along with leading an incredibly special Broadway Kids Camp that was more inspiring than I could ever have imagined (see previous blog), I've loved every second of making magic with this uniquely amazing group of TTC artists. (more...)

10) BWW Interview: Danny Burstein's CABARET Love Story
by Naomi Serviss - July 26, 2014

Danny Burstein plays Herr Schultz, a Jewish shopkeeper in denial of Berlin's encroaching reign of terror. (more...)

11) BWW Reviews: Tour De Force Fabulous French Farce THE GAMESTER at Theatre 40
by Shari Barrett - July 26, 2014

The setting is Paris in the 18th Century with THE GAMESTER performed in rhymed couplets. But don't let the timeframe, language or fabulous costumes fool you. This story of true love, schemes, casual lusts, machinations, treachery and too many casinos feels as modern as today. After all, haven't we created whole cities and casinos galore aimed to pull in gamblers night and day? And don't we have Gamblers Anonymous for those who simply cannot stay away? (more...)

12) BWW's On This Day - July 26, 2014
by - July 26, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

13) Spirited Hands Productions Presents New Musical VISIONARY MAN, Now thru 8/31
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

The language of the Holy Spirit... direct from God? Spirited Hands Productions presents a new American musical based on the fascinating true story of visionary artist J.B. Murray. The world premiere of Visionary Man opens tonight, July 26 at the Hudson Mainstage in Hollywood. (more...)

14) Matt Doyle, Margo Seibert, and More Join The Skivvies at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

Tonight at 11pm, 'musically thrilling' undie-rock, comedy-pop duo THE SKIVVIES returns to 54 Below, this time joined by guest stars including Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon), Margo Seibert, (Rocky), Eric Anderson (Soul Doctor), Amy Spanger (Rock of Ages), Christopher J. Hanke (How to Succeed), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), and Morgan James (Motown). (more...)

15) Laura Benanti Headlines 2014 Globe Gala, SUMMER SPLENDOR, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

The Old Globe will host the 2014 Globe Gala tonight, Saturday, July 26 in support of the theatre's education and artistic programs. The annual event will feature a one-night-only performance by Broadway veteran and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, Into the Woods, NBC's The Sound of Music Live!, 'The Good Wife,' 'Go On'), based on her smash hit New York cabaret (and new CD) In Constant Search of the Right Kind of Attention. Nina Doede, Deni Jacobs, and Sheryl White serve as Co-Chairs of the 2014 Globe Gala. Leading underwriters include Audrey Geisel, Darlene Marcos Shiley, Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner, and Sheryl and Harvey White. (more...)

16) BWW Interviews: WICKED's Emma Hatton Talks EDGES!
by Carrie Dunn - July 26, 2014

It's been a frantic fortnight for Emma Hatton, the Elphaba standby for Wicked in London. With Willemijn Verkaik leaving the show earlier than expected and Kerry Ellis going back into green in August, that means a short notice two-week run for Hatton - and she's also preparing for a concert version of song cycle Edges in the Delfont Room on August 1st. (more...)

17) Photo Coverage: DESSA ROSE, Starring Erivo, Janson And More!
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

Dessa Rose is based on the book by Sherley Anne Williams with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical and Rocky The Musical). As multiple award winners, and with nominations for Grammys, Academy Awards, and a Golden Globe, this musical collaboration is spectacular. (more...)

18) Benedict Cumberbatch Talks Shakespeare and Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

After hearing that Marvel is bringing Doctor Strange to the big screen, the internet blew up with the hopes that Benedict Cumberbatch will be starring as Stephen Strange. However, according to USA Today, it doesn't look like it will happen. (more...)

19) BWW Reviews: 3-D Theatricals Hits Another Home Run with Peppy DAMN YANKEES
by Michael L. Quintos - July 26, 2014

A buoyant, truly impressive local revival directed by Alan Souza, 3-DT's DAMN YANKEES is a true audience pleaser, highlighted by an enthusiastic cast and spirited re-imagined sequences that are truly Broadway-caliber. This all-new production is now playing at the Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton through July 27, then travels to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center from August 2-10. (more...)

20) Rogue Artists Ensemble Takes HYPERBOLE: BARD On Tour Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2014

Rogue Artists EnsembleShakespeare remixed! Los Angeles' award-winning art collective Rogue Artists Ensemble takes its latest creation, HYPERBOLE: bard on tour to Orange County, Culver City, West Hollywood, Oakland, San Francisco and Oregon today, July 26 through Aug. 24. (more...)

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