Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Jun. 21

Below are's most popular articles from Saturday, June 21, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) No Olaf? Josh Gad Says Broadway FROZEN Unlikely for Him
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

In a new interview with USA Today, Broadway vet Josh Gad tells the paper that it's unlikely that he'll reprise his character of Olaf fro Disney's mega-hit FROZEN when it hits the Great White Way. (more...)

2) Alchemist Theatre Receives Cease-And-Desist Letter for Taking Liberties with Mamet's OLEANNA
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

Milwaukee's Alchemist Theatre was forced to cancel its production of David Mamet's Oleanna after only one performance. According to the Journal Sentinel, the theatre received a cease-and-desist letter from Mamet's representatives telling them to stop the production because they cast a male actor in the play's lead female role. (more...)

3) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 21 - ROCKY, BULLETS, AVENUE Q and More Prep for BROADWAY BARES!
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 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 ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, AVENUE Q, NEWSIES, WICKED, GHOST, SIDE SHOW in DC and more! (more...)

4) Patti LaBelle 'Has Angels Working' to Save AFTER MIDNIGHT Before Early Closing on June 29
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

Patti LaBelle, who is currently guest starring in AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway, told ABC News Radio that she has a few connections up her sleeve that she hopes will save the show before its planned closing (and her final performance) on June 29th. And she says she's not beyond begging; the show is worth it to her. (more...)

5) Lea Michele Shares RAGTIME Memories & Photos In New BRUNETTE AMBITION Autobiography
by Pat Cerasaro - June 21, 2014

Glee headliner and Broadway superstar Lea Michele's autobiography BRUNETTE AMBITION has been released and is now available to order, packed with theatre tales. (more...)

6) JERSEY BOYS Movie Off to Low Box Office Start; Tracking for 4th Place
by Movies News Desk - June 21, 2014

Columnist Nikki Finke has the latest scoop on this weekend's box office, noting that Jersey Boys opened to only $5 million on Friday, and is looking at a $14.5 million box office for the weekend. (more...)

7) Photo Coverage: Inside the ALADDIN CD Signing
by Walter McBride - June 21, 2014

Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs (Aladdin),Courtney Reed (Jasmine), Jonathan Freeman(Jafar) and recent Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie) signed CDs at the Barnes & Noble Citigroup Center location (160 East 54th at Third) on Friday, June 20th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (more...)

8) Photo Coverage: Spotlight on BroadwayWorld's THE LORD AND THE MASTER- The Men!
by Walter McBride - June 21, 2014

Earlier this week, continued its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting a uniquely contemporary evening celebrating the music of the two most important and influential composers on Broadway in the modern age, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim, all to benefit the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the gentleman from inside the concert! (more...)

9) BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Joshua Boone
by Caryn Robbins - June 21, 2014

Today, Joshua Boone talks to BWW about why he believes this exciting original new musical is one of the most important pieces on Broadway right now. (more...)

10) BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 21, 2014

The show opened last night, June 19 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street), and BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities. Below, Richard Ridge chats with the company right after they took their first bows! (more...)

11) Carol Burnett Inducts Kristin Chenoweth Into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Today
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

Emmy and Tony award winner and Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Kristin Chenoweth will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this year's Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, tonight, June 21, at 8 pm (more...)

12) STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON Performs 'Last Night of the World' at West End Live!
by Stage Tube - June 21, 2014

Alistair Brammer and Eva Noblezada performed 'Last Night of the World' from the hit new production of MISS SAIGON and WEST END LIVE 2014 -- check out the video below! (more...)

13) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/21- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - June 21, 2014

Today in 1993, the second Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the George Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1993 cast starred Robert Goulet, Steve Blanchard, and Patricia Kies. (more...)

14) STAGE TUBE: In the Studio! HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris and Company Record 'Origin of Love'
by Stage Tube - June 21, 2014

Check out a behind-the-scenes look at Tony Award winners Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall, with the band 'Tits of Clay' recording 'Origin of Love' for the HEDWIG original Broadway cast album at Mission Studios, Brooklyn. Click below! (more...)

15) Mark Fisher Fitness Hosts ORGIES IN DA PARK for BC/EFA Today
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

Mark Fisher Fitness is hosting an old-fashioned public orgy, today, June 21, at 12 and 1 in Central Park!! Come join your favorite MFF trainers for some (or all!) of our world famous outdoor, one-hour, kick-ass fitness classes in Central Park. Clothing optional. (more...)

16) BWW's On This Day - June 21, 2014
by - June 21, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

17) STAGE TUBE: Alexandra Burke Performs THE BODYGUARD's Hits at WEST END LIVE!
by Stage Tube - June 21, 2014

Alexandra Burke led the cast of THE BODYGUARD at WEST END LIVE 2014 performing hits from the show, including So Emotional, Run to You and I Wanna Dance with Somebody! (more...)

18) Linda Eder Records First Live Concert CD LINDA LIVE in Saratoga Springs Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

The Saratogian reports that Broadway's Linda Eder will record her first live concert CD, to be titled LINDA LIVE, at tonight's concert at Skidmore College's Arthur Zankel Music Center. (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: 'Bui Doi'! Watch Hugh Maynard & the Cast of MISS SAIGON at West End Live
by Stage Tube - June 21, 2014

Hugh Maynard and the fabulous cast of MISS SAIGON lit up the stage at WEST END LIVE 2014 with 'Bui Doi'. (more...)

20) Louise Pitre, Nia Vardalos, Brent Carver & More Join Dan Chameroy in Cast of Theatre 20's COMPANY, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2014

Theatre 20's highly-anticipated production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company will play the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs from tonight, June 21 to July 13, 2014. This show has not been seen in Toronto in almost 30 years. (more...)

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