Hottest Articles on BWW from Sunday, Nov. 17

Below are's most popular articles from Sunday, November 17, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Review Roundup: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - November 17, 2013

Following critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at The Hartford Stage and San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER opens tonight, November 17, on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)

2) From Stage to Screen - BWW's Favorite Musicals Adapted for the Cinema
by BWW Special Coverage - November 17, 2013

With LES MISERABLES' stirring success at the box office last year and upcoming, all-star film versions of INTO THE WOODS, JERSEY BOYS, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, ANNIE and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, we couldn't resist rounding up a few of our favorite stage-to-screen adaptations. (more...)

3) Voting Open for 2013 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards - Vote Now!
by BWW Special Coverage - November 17, 2013

After a record number of nominations and careful proofing by our local editors for eligibility, we are VERY excited to announce that voting has begun for this year's BWW Awards. (more...)

4) BWW TV Exclusive: Get FROZEN! Behind the Scenes of Disney's Animated Movie Musical with Jonathan Groff
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 17, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge got to chat with Jonathan Groff, who voices Kristoff, about fulfilling his dream of being in a Disney movie, being a part of a new collaboration, and more. Check out what he had to say about the process below! (more...)

5) STAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Receives Academy's 2013 Governors Award
by Stage Tube - November 17, 2013

Last night, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented Honorary Awards to a number of stage and screen stars, including the indomitable Angela Lansbury. Below, check out the Tony winner's speech! (more...)

6) Susan Boyle Sings at Lakewood Church in First Live U.S. Solo Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen welcome Susan Boyle to Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, for her biggest-ever live performance in the USA during two Today services (at 8:30 and 11:00 am CST) November 17, 2013. Both services will be live-streamed at and rebroadcast on the Daystar Television Network three weeks later. (more...)

7) BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow - Randy Gossips X FACTOR, Jonathan Groff and More with Elaine Stritch!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 17, 2013

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy goes on an all-out gossip sesh with Elaine Stritch and chats about Cameron Diaz in the ANNIE remake, Rachel Potter's X FACTOR elimination, Jonathan Groff in FROZEN and LOOKING and more. Watch the episode below! (more...)

8) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Nov. 16 - Part 2 - Chondra Profit Pulls Double Duty as Queen of THE LION KING's Jungle; Plus La Jolla's SIDE SHOW, ELF & More!
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

This weekend's shots come from Broadway's Chondra Profit who pulled double duty as the Queen(s) of THE LION KING's jungle yesterday, CINDERELLA, MATILDA, La Jolla Playhouse's SIDE SHOW, the national tours of ELF, EVITA, MAMMA MIA!, HELLO, DOLLY! and many more! (more...)

9) BWW Flashback: A TIME TO KILL, Adapted from John Grisham's Novel, Closes on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - November 17, 2013

A Time To Kill, the new Broadway play adapted from John Grisham's best-selling novel, will close today, Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Performances began on September 28, 2013, and opening night was October 20, 2013. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the play's time on the Great White Way! (more...)

10) BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 17, 2013

The critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, opened earlier this week at the Belasco Theatre, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was at the after party to celebrate with the cast. Check out what Mark Rylance and the rest of the gang had to say on opening night below! (more...)

11) PRISCILLA Premieres in the Philippines in 2014; Auditions Announced
by Oliver Oliveros - November 17, 2013

Casino and entertainment complex Resorts World Manila has just announced that it is going to unveil Broadway's ultimate party bus in the Philippines next year via Stephen Elliot and Allan Scott's musical 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.' Open auditions are set Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at Newport Performing Arts Theater (more...)

12) Exclusive Photo Coverage: Faith Prince & the Orphans of ANNIE Sing Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 17, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Annie's recording session for 'Children, Go Where I Send Thee' with castmembers Fred Inkley, Joel Hatch, Dustin J. Harder, Ryan VanDenBoom, Gavin Lodge, Kevin Quillon, David Rossetti, Matt Wall, Tessa Grady, Alexandra Matteo, Danette Holden, Sarah Solie, Taylor Richardson, Gaby Bradbury, Amaya Braganza, Sadie Sink, Brooklyn Shuck, Skye Alyssa Friedman, Emily Rosenfeld, Tyrah Skye Odoms and Taylor Richardson. (more...)

13) Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Serves Dastardly Clever Edwardian Fun
by Michael Dale - November 17, 2013

Half British music hall and half Grand Guignol, the rollicking good musical is a smashing Broadway debut for composer/lyricist Steven Lutvak, bookwriter/lyricist Robert L. Freedman and director Darko Tresnjak. (more...)

14) BWW's On This Day - November 17, 2013
by - November 17, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

15) Jefferson Mays-Led A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens Tonight at Walter Kerr Theatre
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

Following its critically acclaimed, smash-hit runs at Hartford Stage and San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will open on Broadway tonight. Starring Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays in a highly acclaimed, tour de force, multi-character performance, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder features a book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak, and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. Darko Tresnjak directs and Peggy Hickey choreographs. The production began performances on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. The opening night is set for tonight, November 17. (more...)

16) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/17- Brent Carver
by Stage Tube - November 17, 2013

Happy Birthday Brent Carver! Carver is best known for his performances on Broadway in Kiss of the Spider Woman as Molina, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical in 1993, Fiddler on the Roof, and Parade as Leo Frank. Carver originated the role of Gandalf in the Toronto stage production of The Lord of the Rings and has appeared in several Soulpepper Theatre Company productions such as The Wild Duck, Don Carlos and the Pirate King in the 1985 production of The Pirates of Penzance. (more...)

17) BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour- Jacquelynne Fontaine and Frank Viveros
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 17, 2013

BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out an exclusive interview with Jacquelynne Fontaine and Frank Viveros, who play Carlotta Guidicelli and Ubaldo Piangi, below! Jacquelynne's regional credits include: The Student Prince (Kathie, Pittsburgh CLO), A Little Night Music (Charlotte, Indiana Rep Theater), The Sound of Music (Elsa, North Shore Music Theater), A Room With A View (Ragazza, The Old Globe). Opera: La Traviata (Violetta, Tacoma Opera and Rogue Opera), The King & I(Anna, Opera North), Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna, Rogue Opera), Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira, Tuscia Opera, Italy), Die Zauberflote (Pamina, Tuscia Opera, Italy). In Southern California: Don Giovanni (Donna Anna), Summer and Smoke (Alma), Idomeneo (Ilia), Candide (Cunegonde),Antigone (Antigone), Blood Wedding (The Bride), A View From the Bridge(Catherine). Frank originated the roles of Bloat The Blowfish in Disney's Finding Nemo: The Musical, and Iron Chef in off-Broadway's Yellow Brick Road. Favorites include:Caroline, or Change (Bus/Dryer), Once on this Island (Agwe), Buddy(Apollo), Songs for a New World (Man 1), Children of Eden (Cain),Sweeney Todd (Beadle). (more...)

18) Helen Mirren, Rory Kinnear, Adrian Lester & More Take Home Evening Standard Awards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

The 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards were held tonight in London, with Helen Mirren taking home the 'Best Actress' prize for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. The production also took home the 'Best Design' award. (more...)

19) 92Y Hosts Julie Taymor for FROM STAGE TO SCREEN AND BACK AGAIN with Harry Lennix Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

Julie Taymor, the Oscar and Tony Award-winning director of film, theatre and opera comes to 92Y tonight, November 17 to talk about her work in a conversation moderated by actor Harry Lennix, who received a Golden Satellite Award in Taymor's Titus. (more...)

20) POLL: Which Stage to Screen Interpretation is Your Favorite?
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2013

New Poll - Which stage to screen interpretation is your favorite? (more...)

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