Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, May. 18

Below are's most popular articles from Sunday, May 18, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Anna Kendrick Comments On Hit Status Of 'Cups' From PITCH PERFECT & INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - May 18, 2014

Rising screen superstar Anna Kendrick started out on the Broadway stage and discusses the international hit status of her PITCH PERFECT breakout single 'Cups' as well as looks ahead to her role as Cinderella in the stage-to-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS as part of a new interview. (more...)

2) BWW Flashback: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - May 18, 2014

The Bridges of Madison County, the new Broadway musical by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning team Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, starring five-time Tony Award-nominee Kelli O'Hara as Francesca Johnson, and star of screen and stage and 2014 Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale as Robert Kincaid, plays its final performance today, May 18, 2014, having played 137 performances. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through BRIDGES' beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

3) BWW Reviews: BRING UP THE BODIES, Aldwych Theatre, May 17 2014
by Gary Naylor - May 18, 2014

Gary Naylor sees an ambitious, clever and tremendously rewarding adaptation of Hilary Mantel's award-winning historical novels, transferred from the RSC's Stratford-upon-Avon home to the West End for a summer season. (more...)

by Stage Tube - May 18, 2014

After the success of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE TONIGHT SHOW's Jimmy Fallon and Tariq Trotter from The Roots do their best to get their own live musical on NBC. Check out their efforts below! (more...)

5) Counting Down to This Year's Big Tony Win - BWW Highlights the Past Decade's Best Musical Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 18, 2014

From the controversial and crass to the inspiring and romantic, the past decade's Tony winners for Best Musical delighted us then and continue to captivate us as they play in productions across the country and around the world. And what better way to refresh and prep for this year's big award than to relive the stand-outs from the last 10 years on Broadway? Scroll down to learn more about the winners since 2004, and be sure to tell us which musical gets your pick for 2014! (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: New Footage Featured in TV Spot for JERSEY BOYS Film Adaptation!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

A new television ad for the big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys has just debuted! The Warner Bros. film, directed by Clint Eastwood, will hit theaters on June 20. Check it out below! (more...)

7) 30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #22 - CATS
by Pat Cerasaro - May 18, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special spotlight on a multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway musical unlike any other, CATS. (more...)

8) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/17 - Part 2 - IF/THEN's James Snyder & Anthony Rapp Rock, 'BRIDGES' Closes & More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

Yesterday's SIPs come from Broadway's IF/THEN, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, MAMMA MIA!, and more! (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: Dancers Revolt Over New Free People Ad
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2014

Members of the dance community have been in an uproar following the release of a new advertisement from ballet equipment brand Free People. Professionally trained dancers have been vocal in critiquing the company's employment of a ballet dancer with little apparent training in the spot, putting her body in danger. You can check out the ad below. (more...)

10) BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- BULLETS' Nick Cordero Reveals How Broadway Saved His Life
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Nick Cordero, a nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Bullets Over Broadway, who chats about how Broadway saved his life, why he's proud of his whole cast, and more. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)

11) Valerie Harper & Matthew Lombardo Settle LOOPED Lawsuit
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

According to TMZ, Valerie Harper and LOOPED playwright Matthew Lombardo have settled their legal battle, which has been ongoing since late April. Harper's attorney will reportedly receive $50,000 per the settlement, ending both suits. (more...)

12) Photo Coverage: Kate Baldwin Brings SING PRETTY, DON'T FALL DOWN to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 18, 2014

Acclaimed for her work in the recent Broadway musical Big Fish, the groundbreaking off-Broadway musical Giant and her breakout performance in the 2009 Broadway revival of Finian's Rainbow, Kate Baldwin offered her first solo concert program in NYC in three years at 54 Below earlier this week, from May 15 through yesterday, May 17. Check out a look back below! (more...)

13) Lemon Andersen, Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for NYC Screening of THE WARRIORS Tonight
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2014

The 1979 cult classic 'The Warriors', with an introductory performance by acclaimed poet Lemon Andersen., is the next screening in the 'Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda' series that features classic New York City films every month. It's set for tonight, May 18, 2014. Doors open at 4:00pm. Stage show begins at 5:00pm. Screening at 5:30pm. (more...)

14) David Bradley, Sean Harris, BREAKING BAD with Bryan Cranston & More Take Home 2014 BAFTA TV Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts held this year's British Academy Television Awards today, Sunday 18 May at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Check out the full list of winners below! (more...)

15) In the Spotlight Series: The Company of Roundabout's CABARET!
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company opened officially on April 24, 2014 at the newly transformed Kit Kat Klub at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). The revival stars Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee' and three-time Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams as 'Sally Bowles'. Tickets are now available through January 4, 2015. Below you can check out photos of the cast on opening night in the series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

16) A NEW YORK LOVE STORY With Courtney Reed Premieres at SOHO Int'l Film Fest Tonight, 5/18
by Oliver Oliveros - May 18, 2014

Apolla Enchino's erotic drama 'New York Love Story' will have its world premiere at SOHO International Film Festival at Village East Cinemas (189 12th St. and 2nd Ave.) tonight, 9:15 p.m. The film stars Enchino, Richard Short, Siobhan Flynn, Miguel Pinzon, and ALADDIN on Broadway's Princess Jasmine, Courtney Reed. For tickets, check it out HERE. (more...)

17) First Look At Kathleen Turner Onstage In BAKERSFIELD MIST
by Pat Cerasaro - May 18, 2014

Internationally recognized stage and screen star Kathleen Turner headlines the new West End production of BAKERSFIELD MIST and a sneak peek at the acclaimed actress in action onstage is now available to view. (more...)

by Stage Tube - May 18, 2014

Today in 1955, Finian's Rainbow opened at City Center, where it ran for 15 performances. Finian's Rainbow is a musical with a book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy, lyrics by Harburg, and music by Burton Lane. The 1947 Broadway production ran for 725 performances. Finian moves to the southern United States (the fictional state of Missitucky is a humorous combination of Mississippi and Kentucky) from Ireland with his daughter Sharon, to bury a stolen pot of gold near Fort Knox, in the mistaken belief that it will grow. A leprechaun follows them, desperate to recover his treasure before the loss of it turns him permanently human. Complications arise when a bigoted and corrupt U.S. Senator gets involved, and when wishes are made inadvertently over the hidden crock. (more...)

19) In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominees Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2014

Below you can check out photos of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, nominated for Best Original Score for If/Then, in the series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

20) BWW's On This Day - May 18, 2014
by - May 18, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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