Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, May. 3

Below are's most popular articles from Saturday, May 3, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Cameron Mackintosh Shares Update on MISS SAIGON & MY FAIR LADY Films - One is OFF!
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

For years (and especially after the success of the LES MISERABLES film), British mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh has been talking up the ideas of both remaking the MY FAIR LADY film, and in bringing MISS SAIGON to the big screen as well. (more...)

2) VIDEO: Kevin Spacey, Jimmy Fallon & Barbershop Quartet Perform Derulo's 'Talk Dirty'
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy, Kevin Spacey and their barbershop quartet, The Ragtime Gals, sang Jason Derulo's hit song 'Talk Dirty.' (more...)

3) BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- Mary Bridget Davies on Crying 'Happy Tears' Over Her Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 03, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Mary Bridget Davies, a nominee for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for A Night with Janis Joplin, who chats about the honor of bringing Janis back to the stage, getting to take a group picture with her fellow nominees, and more. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)

4) VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Talks New Documentary & House of Cards on FALLON
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2014

Kevin Spacey stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON and talked about performing Shakespeare in China and Spain and how they documented it in Now: in the Wings on a World Stage. (more...)

5) Hot Selfie! Hugh Jackman Backstage with Idina Menzel
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

It must be hot, selfie Saturday here (wait - is that a thing? Can we make it a thing?). Tony host Hugh Jackman just posted the below photo that we're now obsessing over with the caption 'Selfie with the awesomely talented @idinamenzel. Amazing performance by the entire cast. Don't miss IF/THEN!' Aaaah! (more...)

6) Photo Coverage: Paul Byrom Returns to New York City with Concert at SubCulture
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 03, 2014

Hailed as one of Ireland's premier tenors, Paul Byrom performed at SubCulture: Arts Underground 45 Bleecker Street in New York City (more...)

7) Take The 'Which CARRIE THE MUSICAL Character Are You?' Quiz By SpeakEasy Stage
by Pat Cerasaro - May 03, 2014

In accordance with the recent announcement that Boston's SpeakEasy Stage would mount infamous page-to-stage adaptation CARRIE: THE MUSICAL this month, the regional theater company has launched an inventive new social media quiz centered on the high school-set horror musical. (more...)

8) STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON Cast Welcomes Fans to Prince Edward Theatre!
by Stage Tube - May 03, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. In the video below, the new cast gives a shoutout to fans from the theatre! (more...)

9) Photo Flash: Busy Phillipps Visits 'Dawson's Creek' Co-Star Michelle Williams at Broadway's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

Busy Phillips attended last night's performance of the Broadway revival of Cabaret, starring her fellow Dawson's Creek alum Michelle Williams. (more...)

10) Lea Michele Comments On Final Day Of Filming GLEE Season 5
by Pat Cerasaro - May 03, 2014

Broadway notable and GLEE breakout star Lea Michele comments on the completion of filming the final episode of the current season in a new series of social media messages. (more...)

11) STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of LES MISERABLES with Ramin Karimloo and Will Swenson
by Stage Tube - May 03, 2014

The new Broadway revival of Les MIsererables, which is currently running at the Imperial Theatre, was just nominated for three Tony Awards, including a nod for leading man Ramin Karimloo. In the video below, check out a behind the scenes look at the new revival with Karimloo and Will Swenson, as featured on Pix11! (more...)

12) Stephen Trask Talks Neil Patrick Harris Versus John Cameron Mitchell & Teases HEDWIG 2
by Pat Cerasaro - May 03, 2014

HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH composer/lyricist Stephen Trask discusses the differences between title role originator John Cameron Mitchell and new Broadway headliner Neil Patrick Harris as well as shares details on the forthcoming sequel to the raucous rock musical as part of a new interview. (more...)

13) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/3- ROCKY, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, 50 SHADES, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, LES MISERABLES, and more! (more...)

14) Bellamy Young On Broadway, SCANDAL & Being A Huge HEDWIG Fan
by Pat Cerasaro - May 03, 2014

Broadway headliner and SCANDAL standout star Bellamy Young discusses her role on the hit ABC drama series as well as sheds some light on her Broadway past and her devotion to HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH as part of a new interview. (more...)

15) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/3- LOVEMUSIK
by Stage Tube - May 03, 2014

Today in 2007, LoveMusik opened at the Biltmore Theatre (now the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre), where it ran for 60 performances. LoveMusik is a musical written by Alfred Uhry, using a selection of music by Kurt Weill. The story explores the romance and lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, based on Speak Low (When You Speak Love): The Letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya. The show was directed by Harold Prince, with musical staging by Patricia Birch and starred Michael Cerveris as Kurt Weill, Donna Murphy as Lotte Lenya, David Pittu as Bertolt Brecht and John Scherer as George Davis. (more...)

16) In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Cherry Jones
by Walter McBride - May 03, 2014

Below you can check out photos of Cherry Jones, nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Play for The Glass Menagerie, in the series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

17) Kristin Chenoweth Returns to Carnegie Hall with THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - May 03, 2014

Tonight, May 3 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with an all-new program entitled The Evolution of a Soprano. (more...)

18) Broadway's Josh Gad, Darren Criss, Patrick Stewart and More Set for White House Correspondents' Dinner Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2014

FROZEN and BOOK OF MORMON's Josh Gad, GLEE's Darren Criss and Matthew Morrison, Broadway and X-MEN's Patrick Stewart, SMASH's Katherine McPhee, MODERN FAMILY's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and more are among the theatre names in the starry lineup for this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, held tonight. (more...)

19) Billy Porter Reflects on Album Release and How Far His Career Has Come
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

It's been almost a decade since the Pittsburgh-born Billy Porter released a solo album, and since then much has changed for the award-winning artist. Perhaps best known for his Tony Award-winning role as 'Lola' in the hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, Porter's musical background is based in gospel, soul and R&B. On April 15, 2014, Porter released his debut on Concord Records, Billy's Back on Broadway. In a recent blog entry, titled 'Oh My, How Things Have Changed.' Porter reflects on the release of the new album and how his life has changed since the start of his career. Check out an excerpt below and click here to read the full entry on his blog. (more...)

20) Barbara Cook and More Set for Symphony Space's WALL TO WALL Cabaret Today
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

Symphony Space's annual Spring Festival has become one of the season's most keenly awaited events. This year's installment, Sleeping Around: The Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels, may be the most provocative yet. Running from April 26 to May 21, the monthlong festival celebrates New York's landmark hotels, their occupants, and the lengendary boites that nurtured and sustained the evergreen songs and performers of cabaret. Sleeping Around also credits New York's hotels as incubators for film, classical music, and literature, with programs devoted to Andy Warhol, Virgil Thomson, and Dorothy Parker. (more...)

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