Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Mar. 1

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Sunday, March 1, 2009. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) BWW TV: 'BETTY'S BACK' - We've Got the 'GOLD' on 'CARRIE'
by James Sims - March 01, 2009

BroadwayWorld is proud to present the third webisode in our exclusive series "Betty's Back." This week shows Buckley reminiscing of her short-lived stint in the Broadway musical Carrie, before launching into the song "When There's No One." (more...)


2) GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Dennis Stowe of Broadway's 'Shrek The Musical'
by Adrienne Onofri - March 01, 2009

He's not your typical gypsy...except for the long resume of B'way and regional shows, tours, session work and concerts. (more...)


3) 'IDOL' Finalist Lambert Hopes For No 'Broadway Week' This Season
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Lambert gave the Rolling Stones classic 'Satisfaction' a soaring spin on the February 25th of Idol and was voted through to become one of the top 12 finalists in the results show that aired February 26th on Fox. Lambert has a thrilling theatrical energy that so far is connecting with the audience and most of the judging panel, but the sassy singer would rather keep his musical theatre past at a slight distance according to an interview he gave with MTV.com. (more...)


4) Michael Feinstein Working on New Musicals of The Thomas Crown Affair & The Gold Room
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Michael Feinstein tells the Hartford Courant today that he's working on two new musicals for the stage, one based on the 1968 film 'The Thomas Crown Affair' and the other 'The Gold Room'. (more...)


5) Mom-to-Be O'Hara To 'Sail' From SOUTH PACIFIC March 7
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Kelli O'Hara, the Tony nominated star of South Pacific is has a new "production" in the works that will demand she take leave from the Lincoln Center hit starting in March, she is expecting her first child with husband Greg Naughton. The star's web site now lists March 7, 2009 as her final performance. (more...)


6) Cast Announced for Tony Kushner Celebration at the Guthrie Theater
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced casting for the three productions slated to headline the theater?s Tony Kushner Celebration. A company of more than 25 Minneapolis and New York actors will come together at the Guthrie from April through June to participate in a one-of-a-kind celebration the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright?s work. More information on the Kushner Celebration can be found at www.CelebrateKushner.com. (more...)


7) Minnelli & Smith Chat in March 1st Issue of PARADE
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Liza Minnelli is interviewed by Liz Smith for the upcoming March 1st issue of PARADE magazine, she and Smith have a relaxed and candid conversation that touches on many aspects of Minnelli's legendary career. (more...)


8) PAL JOEY Concludes Limited Engagement March 1
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) limited engagement of Pal Joey will play its final performance on Sunday, March 1st at 2:00 PM. This revival of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's classic musical stars Stockard Channing (Vera Simpson), Matthew Risch (Joey Evans) and Martha Plimpton (Gladys Bumps) and is directed by Joe Mantello at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th St). (more...)


9) More Robin Williams on Broadway; Comedian to Start Run Earlier with 3 New Dates
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

For the first time in seven years, Robin Williams is set to return to the New York stage. Broadway will welcome Williams, who will perform his one man show, "Weapons of Self-Destruction." It was announced last week, that after a hugely successful, sold-out 80-city US tour, Williams will appear in a limited engagement at the Neil Simon Theater - on April 28th, 29th and May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2009. Now, Ticketmaster has announced the addition of 3 additional shows, on April 23rd, 24th and 25th for Williams at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)


10) Full Liza & Liz PARADE Chat Available Online
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Liza Minnelli is interviewed by Liz Smith in today's, March 1st issue of PARADE magazine, she and Smith have a treat of a conversation that touches on many aspects of Minnelli's legendary career. (more...)


11) Wedekind's Wunderkinds
by Bill Kamberger - March 01, 2009

Frank Wedekind's Spring Awakening may have been banned from the stage in the 1890s, but unlike the troubled adolescents whose lives it chronicles, the play survived those growing pains to become one of the seminal works of German drama, not to mention the template for just about every teen tragedy from Rebel Without a Cause onward. (more...)


12) Pure Shock Value to Run at Exit Theatre Through March 22
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

San Francisco sketch comedians Killing My Lobster (KML) return to long form storytelling with the world premiere of Matt Pelfrey's play Pure Shock Value at the Exit Theater. (more...)


13) DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Friday, March 6 - Amy Adams & More
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

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14) BTA Announces Next Post-show Showcase Cabaret On 3/1
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

The Baltimore Theatre Alliance (BTA) invites members and supporters of the theatre community to the next installment of its wildly popular Post-show Showcase Cabaret, held on Sunday, March 1st, 2009 from 6pm-9pm at Spotlighters Theatre, located at 817 St. Paul Street in Baltimore. The Cabaret will feature performances by Baltimore's musical theatre artists and excerpts from current and upcoming productions at BTA member theatres (more...)


15) DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Monday, March 2 - Neil Patrick Harris, Jimmy Fallon's First Show & More
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

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16) Thin Air Theatre Co. Announces New Season Including Fantasticks, Godspell & More
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

The Thin Air Theatre Company has announced its new season at the Butte Theater 139 E. Bennett Avenue, Cripple Creek. The news season starts June 5. (more...)


17) Rosemary Loar Sings The Quando Swing March 8
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

Rosemary Loar sings The Quando Swing at The Laurie Beechman Theater for Sunday Brunch March 8th at 1:00 pm. Cover is $20 plus $15 food and drink minimum (excellent menu), located within the West Bank Cafe, 407 W.42nd Street @9 avenue. For reservations call 212-695-6909. (more...)


18) New Zealand Fringe Festival Names Flight of the Conchords' McKenzie & Clement Hall of Famers and Announces Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

The New Zealand Fringe Festival capped off the one of the biggest festivals in its 19-year history by naming Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement as the inaugural members of the New Zealand Fringe Festival Hall of Fame. (more...)


19) DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Thursday, March 5 - Glenn Close, Billy Crudup & More
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

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20) American Conservatory Theater Restructures MFA Program
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2009

The American Conservatory Theater Master of Fine Arts Program, ranked fifth in the nation, announces the launch of the M.F.A. 8, a smaller-size class and a new institutional structure, with the incoming class of 2011. (more...)


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