Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jan. 20

Below are's most popular articles from Sunday, January 20, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) STAGE TUBE: Another LES MISERABLES 'One Day More' Flashmob - in Poland!
by Stage Tube - January 20, 2013

Below, watch the Polish cast of LES MISERABLES perform a flash-mob version of 'One Day More' in Warsaw to promote the release of the LES MIS movie! (more...)

2) BWW Flashback: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Flies from Broadway Today; Lands in a 'New World'
by BWW Special Coverage - January 20, 2013

Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time Tony Award-winning play by Tony Award-nominee Rick Elice, will play its final Broadway performance today, January 20, 2013, ending its nearly year-long run. Directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony Award-nominee Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher began performances on March 28, 2012, and opened April 15, 2012, and is playing at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Before the production lands in its new home at off-Broadway's New World Stages this March, BroadwayWorld takes you on a journey through Starcatcher's beginnings (and ending) on Broadway! (more...)

3) Playwright Christopher Durang Hospitalized After Collapsing Onstage During KISS ME, KATE at Yale
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

According to the Yale Daily News, alumnus playwright Christopher Durang collapsed onstage yesterday, January 19, during a performance of Kiss Me, Kate. (more...)

4) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Jan 19, Part 2 - 'One Week More' to See EVITA, Farewell to NEWSIES' Ryan Steele and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our January 19th SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured the cast of EVITA taking a page from LES MISERABLES and announcing there's just 'One Week More' to see the show before it closes on Broadway, last intermission pics with NEWSIES' Ryan Steele, plus photos from THE BOOK OF MORMON, MARY POPPINS, FLASHDANCE, THE WIZARD OF OZ in Toronto, WEST SIDE STORY, THE LION KING, FUNNY GIRL at Riverside Theatre and lots of regional shows! (more...)

5) BWW TV UK EXCLUSIVE: ROCKY Premieres in Hamburg - Talking With the Cast & Creative Team!
by Stage Tube - January 20, 2013

ROCKY - The Musical, featuring Drew Sarich and Wietske van Tongeren, made its world premiere in Hamburg this winter. Hear what the cast and creative team have to say about the show below! (more...)

6) LES MISERABLES Soundtrack Tops UK Album Chart; Anne Hathaway's Rendition of 'I Dreamed A Dream' Hits No. 22
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

According to BBC News, the Les Miserables film soundtrack is the first cast recording to hit No. 1 on the UK and Ireland album chart in 16 years. The last movie musical to reach the top of the charts was the Evita film soundtrack, from the motion picture starring Madonna in 1997. (more...)

7) Chita Rivera, Rita Moreno and More Celebrate Latino Culture at Kennedy Center Tonight; Watch the Livestream!
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

Watch the Livestream today of the Latino inaugural concert in Washington DC at 7 pm via Facebook or! (more...)

8) Over 100 Broadway Stars Set for FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Sandy Hook Benefit Concert at Palace Theater in CT, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook will take place 7:00 pm on January 28, 2013, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, Connecticut. The evening will be a concert of love and healing for the Newtown community from the composers, musicians and stars of Broadway together with more than 100 students from several Newtown dance groups and the Newtown High School Chamber Choir. (more...)

9) BWW TV Exclusive: OUTSIDE THE BOX- Season 2, Episode 5 - Kay Cole, Michael Donovan, and More!
by OUTSIDE THE BOX - January 20, 2013

The Outside the Box Musical Theater Group is casting a new musical. Choreographer Kay Cole (the original Maggie in A Chorus Line) and veteran casting director Michael Donovan are behind the table with director Stephen Findle. Who's auditioning? What's the show? Who will be cast? Stay tuned. The episode also features Calvin Remsberg (Sweeney Todd), Barry Pearl (Grease, the movie, Baby It's You), and many others. (more...)

10) GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Plays Final Performance on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, which began previews on Friday, October 19, 2012, and officially opened on Saturday, December 8, 2012, will close today, January 20, 2013, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Upon closing, the production will have played 92 performances. (more...)

11) TCM Celebrates 100th Birthday of Danny Kaye Today
by TV News Desk - January 20, 2013 reports that Turner Classic Movies will honor legendary entertainer Danny Kaye on what would have been his 100th birthday, today, January 20th. The channel will air a 24-hour marathon of his films beginning at 6am/5c. (more...)

12) PIPPIN Ends Run at A.R.T. Today, January 20; Heads to Broadway in March
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

PIPPIN ends its pre-Broadway run today, January 20, 2013 at the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) in Cambridge, Mass., where Diane Paulus serves as Artistic Director. (more...)

13) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/20- THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Stage Tube - January 20, 2013

Today in 1903, The Wizard of Oz opened at the Majestic Theatre, where it ran for 293 performances. Based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, which was originally published in 1900, much of the original music was by Paul Tietjens and has been mostly forgotten, although it was still well-remembered and in discussion at MGM in the late 1930s, when the classic film version of the story was made. The main plot of the show, as recounted in newspapers of the time, is Pastoria's attempts to regain the throne from the Wizard of Oz. The original protagonists' search for the Wizard puts them on the wrong side of the law. Since then, many new incarnations have been created, including the 1939 film, and the 2011 West End musical. (more...)

14) BWW's On This Day - January 20, 2013
by - January 20, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

15) BROADWAY IN HOBOKEN Benefits Rebuild Hoboken Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

Tonight, January 20, 2013, the Monroe Theatrespace is set to host the 'Broadway in Hoboken' benefit. An impressive collection of Broadway performers will come together in Hoboken for an incredible evening of song and dance with proceeds going to aid Hoboken residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. Every dollar from ticket sales will go directly to Rebuild Hoboken. (more...)

16) BWW Reviews: BACHARACH: OF LIFE AND LOVESONG, St James Theatre Studio, January 19 2013
by Gary Naylor - January 20, 2013

Gary Naylor wallows in the glorious songs of a great songwriter. (more...)

17) Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with PARADISE BAR AND GRILL Workshop at Blank Theater
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

A workshop production of Paradise Bar and Grill by Lindsey Ferrentino will be presented on January 21st at 8pm at The Blank Theater in LA, featuring Darren Pettie (Mad Men) and Jedadiah Schultz (created role in The Laramie Project). Check out photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

18) Photo Flash: First Look at Diane Cary, Jane Kaczmarek and Sharon Sharth in Odyssey Theatre's THE SNAKE CAN
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

Welcome to middle age... proceed with caution! Diane Cary, Jane Kaczmarek and Sharon Sharth star as three successful women who challenge themselves to find love and personal fulfillment in the middle years of life. Steven Robman directs the ensemble cast, which also includes Gregory Harrison, James Lancaster and Joel Polis, in the world premiere of The Snake Can by Kathryn Graf (Hermetically Sealed). Performances run now through February 24, presented by Indie Chi Productions at the Odyssey Theatre in West Los Angeles. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

19) Kritzerland to Present THE Stephen Schwartz ALBUM at Sterling's Upstairs, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents The Stephen Schwartz Album on Monday, February 4, 2013, at 8:00 pm. Kritzerland is performing on Monday this month to allow you and The Federal to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday. (more...)

20) Photo Flash: First Look at West Coast Premiere of WALKING THE TIGHTROPE at 24th STreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

Unveiling the centerpiece of its 2012-13 season of sophisticated and provocative theater that appeals to and is appropriate for kids while maintaining the look and emotional depth of adult theater, 24th STreet Theatre presents the debut production of its LAb24 resident experimental theater company. The West Coast premiere of Walking the Tightrope by Mike Kenny opens January 26 at 24th STreet Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show in the photos below! (more...)

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