Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Jul. 6

Below are's most popular articles from Sunday, July 6, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Photo: First Look at Leslie Uggams as Mama Rose in GYPSY!
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

We've been waiting for this! Check out the first photo of Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, in GYPSY: A MUSICAL FABLE at Connecticut Repertory Theatre onstage July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. (more...)

2) BWW Interview: Ryan Steele Talks His Summer in Poughkeepsie with IN YOUR ARMS, Reuniting with Christopher Gattelli & More!
by Nicole Rosky - July 06, 2014

Earlier this week, Steele took a break from rehearsals to chat with Broadwayworld about the new production, reuniting with his NEWSIES choreographer Christopher Gattelli, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

3) Steve Martin Announces Twitter 'Hiatus' to Work on New Musical BRIGHT STAR
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

No one ever said that writing musicals was easy, and Steve Martin has just announced a Twitter break to focus on his new musical, Bright Star. Martin wrote 'Taking a hiatus from Twitter for a while to concentrate on @ediebrickell 's and my musical 'Bright Star,' opening in San Diego in Sept.' (more...)

4) Extended Clip From FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - July 06, 2014

An extended clip from the recent West End page-to-stage musical adaptation FROM HERE TO ETERNITY featuring the showstopper 'More Than America' is now available to view to coincide with the UK premiere of the filmed iteration of the show. (more...)

5) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Part 2 - 7/5 - NEWSIES Enjoy Theatre Life, KINKY BOOTS Preps for Act 2, and More
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our July 5th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. Yesterday's SIPs come from Broadway's KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)

6) VIDEO: 3rd Annual Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive is Currently Underway
by Stage Tube - July 06, 2014

Over the past couple of years Dave Roth has shared the story of his parent's struggle with Alzheimer's disease and so many people have responded with generosity. Studies have found that music has healing powers; and, your iPod donations have brought such joy to those suffering from this horrible disease. And Roth is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual iPod Drive is underway. (more...)

7) Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 7-13, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - July 06, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week, including: #Klendez, A Sophisticated Reunion, Battle of the Broadway Sexes, Broadway Ballyhoo! and 54 Sings Songs from Hello, Dolly! (more...)

8) Photo Flash: Judd Apatow Visits the Cast of Broadway's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

Today, Judd Apatow came to the matinee performance of Broadway's ONCE. He met up with the cast after the show and took a picture with them- check below for the photo! (more...)

9) BWW CD Reviews: Broadway Records' AHRENS & FLAHERTY: NICE FIGHTING YOU (A 30th Anniversary Celebration Live at 54 BELOW) is Festive and Fun
by David Clarke - July 06, 2014

Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have had an extensive career, composing music for the stage and screen over the last thirty years. As a team, they captured us with their enchanting work on Anastasia. On Broadway, people clamored for RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL. Now fans of Ahrens & Flaherty have a beautifully produced retrospective of their work so far with Broadway Records' release of the fascinating NICE FIGHTING YOU. (more...)

10) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/6- Claude-Michel Schonberg
by Stage Tube - July 06, 2014

Happy Birthday Claude-Michel Schonberg! Schonberg is best known for his collaborations with the lyricist Alain Boublil. Thier stage musical version of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, which opened at the Palais de Sports in Paris in 1980, opened to acclaim in London in 1985 and on Broadway in 1987. In 1989, their success continued with the musical Miss Saigon, which starred Lea Salonga and Jonathan Pryce. Schonberg's next project with Boublil was The Pirate Queen, a musical about the 16th century Irish pirate, chieftain and adventuress Grace O'Malley, which opened on Broadway on April 5 2007. (more...)

11) Starry THE REALISTIC JONESES Closes on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses played its final performance of the limited run on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at 3:00 pm, having played 27 previews and 105 performances for a total of 132 performances. It began performances Thursday, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). (more...)

12) BWW's On This Day - July 6, 2014
by - July 06, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

13) West End & Broadway Stars Join Forces to Celebrate the Work of Writing Team Charles Miller & Kevin Hammonds
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

Making Records & Strike Up The Band announce the launch on iTunes of IT'S JUST THE BEGINNING: The Songs Of Charles Miller & Kevin Hammonds A 'must buy' for all lovers of musical theatre, this collection of 18 tracks, featuring over 50 artists and musicians, showcases the songs of the Transatlantic writing team Charles Miller (Music - UK) and Kevin Hammonds (Lyrics - USA). (more...)

14) BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Annie Golden Sings 'Spin Those Records' by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin, and Jason SweetTooth Williams
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 06, 2014

This week's featured composers are Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin, and Jason SweetTooth Williams whose song 'Spin Those Records' from their new musical Annie Golden: Bounty Hunter, Yo! was sung by the legend herself at their concert at 54 Below. You may recognize Annie Golden from the hit TV show 'Orange is the New Black' or from the Original Broadway Cast of HAIR. Today, we are thrilled to share a clip of the song written for Annie by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin, and Jason SweetTooth Williams! (more...)

15) Photo Flash: First Look at Helen Anker, Tony Sheldon and More in Guthrie's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

The Guthrie Theater presents My Fair Lady, the hummable, quotable, utterly enjoyable musical for the whole family. Playing for the first time at the Guthrie, under the direction of Joe Dowling, My Fair Lady will feature Helen Anker as Eliza Doolittle, Tony Sheldon as Colonel Pickering, Donald Corren as Alfred P. Doolittle - all in their Guthrie debuts - and Jeff McCarthy as Professor Henry Higgins. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

16) BWW Reviews: THE GREAT BRITISH MUSICALS - IN CONCERT, St James Theatre, July 5 2014
by Gary Naylor - July 06, 2014

Gary Naylor takes a magnificently entertaining trip through the history of the British Musical, a show brimming with intelligence, wit and great tunes delivered with great skill and warmth. (more...)

17) NewFilmmakers Presents a Night of Science Fiction, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York, Los Angeles, and Online. On Wednesday, July 16th, NewFilmmakers presents a night of Science Fiction with two Short Film Programs and the new feature INVERSE. (more...)

18) BWW Reviews: ZJU Theatre Group Goes Sexy for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Ellen Dostal - July 06, 2014

It never ceases to amaze me how effectively the members of Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group can create an atmosphere in their incredibly intimate - make that tiny - black box. You would think a small space might limit their options but they have proven, over and over again, their innate ability to suggest time and place using even the simplest of objects. (more...)

19) Photo Flash: NO HOMO at Hollywood Fringe, 7/25-31
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

NO HOMO sweeps the Hollywood Fringe Festival Closing Night Awards, winning The Golden Elephant Award for Golden Playwright (Brandon Baruch); the Ezra Buzzington Spirit of the Fringe Award for Best Director (Jessica Hanna); the Fringe Freak Award for Best in Ensemble Theater; the Fringe Freak Award for Fringe First - Best World Premiere; and garnering nominations for The Golden Elephant Award for Golden Production; The O-Face Award for Most Orgasmic Playwright (Brandon Baruch); The Ezra Buzzington Spirit of the Fringe Award for Best Playwright (Brandon Baruch); and The Fringe Freak Award for Top of Fringe. (more...)

20) Photo Flash: Production Photos Released for SINATRA: THE MAIN EVENT, Now Through Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2014

Sinatra: The Main Event was billed as the biggest comeback in showbusiness history - now the 40th anniversary is to be marked in the UK with a stunning recreation of The Main Event, exactly as it happened at New York's Madison Square Garden on October 13, 1974. (more...)

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