Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 19

Below are's most popular articles from Sunday, January 19, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Breaking News: NBC Sets PETER PAN as Next Live Musical; Produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron!
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2014

Breaking news from the Television Critics Association, NBC has just revealed their next mega-TV musical, executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron - PETER PAN! The broadcast has been scheduled for December 4, 2014. (more...)

2) Willow Smith Comments On ANNIE Movie Remake Exit
by Pat Cerasaro - January 19, 2014

One of the most hotly contested roles on Broadway and in Hollywood last year was that of Little Orphan Annie - for the recent James Lapine-directed Broadway revival of the hit Charles Strouse/Martin Charnin tuner, as well as the radically reconceived and rewritten new feature film adaptation of the property, produced by Will Smith and Jay Z - and front-runner for the film, Willow Smith, opens up about why she passed up the chance to play the title role in a new interview. (more...)

3) Still a SMASH! Katharine McPhee Performs Songs from SMASH and More in Florida
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2014

Katharine McPhee performed some of the songs from NBC's SMASH in Florida concerts last January 11 and 13, 2014. McPhee of course is known for playing the ingenue Karen Cartwright in the Broadway-filled TV show. (more...)

4) Chris Pine Discusses INTO THE WOODS Cast & His Character: 'I Hope I Don't Ruin It'
by Pat Cerasaro - January 19, 2014

Internationally recognized screen superstar Chris Pine is part of the impossibly accomplished cast assembled for director Rob Marshall's big budget big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS and the actor opens up about the finer points of his role in the film as part of a new interview. (more...)

5) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Jan 18 - Part 2 - Laura Osnes Collects CINDERELLA's Princes; Plus LES MISERABLES in Toronto & More!
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2014

Yesterday's SIPs comes from Broadway's CINDERELLA, LES MISERABLES in Toronto, the national tours of GHOST and EVITA, plus Speak Easy Stage's THE COLOR PURPLE and more! (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini & More Remembered at 2014 SAG Awards
by Stage Tube - January 19, 2014

The 20th Annual SAG Awards paid a touching tribute to those that were lost in 2013 at last night's ceremony, including GLEE's Cory Monteith and 'SOPRANOS' star James Gandolfini. You can check out the 'In Memoriam' segment of the broadcast, introduced by Tom Hanks, below. (more...)

7) Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of BRONX BOMBERS
by Meet the Cast - January 19, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play written and directed by Eric Simonson, will begin performances on Broadway starting January 10, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

8) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/19- Michael Crawford
by Stage Tube - January 19, 2014

Happy Birthday Michael Crawford! In 1981, Crawford starred in the Original London production of Cy Coleman's Barnum (1981) as the illustrious American showman P. T. Barnum. He is best known for starring opposite Sarah Brightman in the original cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera as the title character. In 1986, Crawford began his performance in London, continuing on to Broadway in 1988, and then Los Angeles a year later, in 1989. He played the role for 2½ years and over 1,300 performances, winning an Olivier Award (Best Actor in a Musical) and a Tony Award (Best Performance By An Actor in a Lead Role, Musical). Beginning in February 2011, Crawford has played the role of the Wizard in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical version of The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium. (more...)

9) SAG Awards Presented Last Night; All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 19, 2014

SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2013 at the "20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®" in ceremonies attended by film and television's leading actors, held Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The "20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®" was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A live stream of the SAG Awards® was also available for viewing online at and, as well as through the Watch TBS and Watch TNT apps for iOS or Android. An encore presentation was telecast on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET)/7 p.m. (PT). (more...)

10) Jonathan Groff's LOOKING Premieres on HBO Tonight!
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2014

Patrick, Agustin and Dom are close friends living in the progressive city of San Francisco. Against the backdrop of the Bay Area, they explore the exciting and varied options available to a new generation of gay men, seeking fulfillment in love and life. From collaborators Michael Lannan and Andrew Haigh, the half-hour series LOOKING takes a frank look at the experiences of the three men when the show kicks off its eight-episode season TONIGHT, JAN. 19 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

11) BWW's On This Day - January 19, 2014
by - January 19, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

12) Kritzerland to Present KRITZERLAND AT THE MOVIES, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents KRITZERLAND AT THE MOVIES on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

13) Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - January 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

14) BWW Reviews: World Premiere of Comic Noir DAY TRADER Proves Money is the Only Excuse for Giving Away Your Soul
by Shari Barrett - January 19, 2014

It's quite a treat to experience watching a playwright perform in his own work. While at first I was disappointed to be seeing an understudy in the main role, when it turned out it was the playwright Eric Rudnick playing the lead in his own play DAY TRADER at the Bootleg Theatre in Los Angeles on January 18, I was thrilled to be in the audience. (more...)

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