Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Aug. 14

Below are's most popular articles from Thursday, August 14, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) New Sondheim INTO THE WOODS Song Cut from Final Version; Marshall Calls Streep's Voice 'Off the Charts'
by Movies News Desk - August 14, 2014

INTO THE WOODS director Rob Marshall reveals that a previously reported new Sondheim-penned song for Meryl Streep's character 'The Witch' did not make the film's final cut. (more...)

2) TCM to Honor Lauren Bacall with Film Marathon this September
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2014

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of legendary actress Lauren Bacall with a 24-hour marathon of memorable performances, including all four films in which she co-starred with husband Humphrey Bogart. (more...)

3) Robin Williams' Wife Reveals Actor Was in Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2014

Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has today released a statement revealing that her husband was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease. (more...)

4) SYTYCD Recap: Shocking Eliminations on Michael Jackson Night! Full Results & Pictures!
by Matt Tamanini - August 14, 2014

During his decade at the helm of 'American Idol,' Nigel Lythgoe beat the idea of theme weeks into a bloody, self-parodying pulp. However, tonight, Uncle Nigel is bringing a theme to 'So You Think You Can Dance' for the first time (as far as I can remember); and it is one that I can actually get behind. For tonight's Top-8 edition, each routine will be performed to a Michael Jackson song; either one of his classics, or a single from his 'new' album 'XScape.' (more...)

5) New INTO THE WOODS Still of Meryl Streep as The Witch Revealed!
by Movies News Desk - August 14, 2014

A new still of Oscar winner Meryl Streep as The Witch in the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS, has been shared (more...)

6) NBC Developing Two Musical Miniseries with Boardwalk Entertainment & Adam Levine
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2014

NBC shows no sign of slowing down on bringing music to television. (more...)

7) Review Roundup: Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Opens at A.R.T. - All the Reviews!
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previosly reported, FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, and direction by Diane Paulus, will officially fly to Broadway. According to The New York Times, 'NEVERLAND' spokesperson Rick Miramontez, has confirmed that the new musical will settle in at a Nederlander Organization theater in March 2015. (more...)

8) VIDEO: HEDWIG's Andrew Rannells Channels Hugh Jackman on Tonight Show!
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy talked to Girls star and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells about his latest Broadway project, taking over the lead role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (more...)

9) Photo Coverage: Broadway and Times Square Tribute the Late Robin Williams
by Walter McBride - August 14, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday at age 63. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York were dimmed in his memory last night, Wednesday, August 13th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a look at the Imperial and Music Box theaters, along with Times Square below. (more...)

10) Walt Disney's Twitter Tribute Depicts Robin Williams's 'Genie' in the Stars
by Movies News Desk - August 14, 2014

The Walt Disney Company took to Twitter to honor the comedic genius who voiced the iconic character 'Genie' in the animated film ALADDIN. (more...)

11) Photo Coverage: ONCE Celebrates 1,000 Performances with Creator Glen Hansard!
by Walter McBride - August 14, 2014

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical Once, just celebrated its 1000th performance on Broadway last night, August 13. Following the 8:00pm performance, Once composer Glen Hansard, who flew in from Los Angeles after performing songs from his new album at the Hollywood Bowl, joined the cast on stage at the curtain call and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

12) THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Robin Williams Blames Canada At The Oscars
by Pat Cerasaro - August 14, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to a classic clip captured on the Oscars featuring recently deceased actor and comedian Robin Williams. (more...)

13) INTO THE WOODS Rob Marshall Denies Re-Shoot Rumors; Explains Cut Sondheim Song & More Film Details!
by Movies News Desk - August 14, 2014

In a new interview with Entertainement Weekly, INTO THE WOODS director Rob Marshall opens up about the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of the Sondheim classic. (more...)

14) Photo: World's Smallest Woman Joins Cast of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2014

Ryan Murphy took to Twitter to reveal a new cast member for the highly anticipated fourth season FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY. (more...)

15) BWW TV: ON THE TOWN Cast Hails 'New York, New York' at Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 14, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of ON THE TOWN, including Tony Yazbeck, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Clyde Alves as the sailors, plus Alysha Umphress. Below, watch them perform 'New York, New York' and more! (more...)

16) New, Immersive Production of CARRIE to Debut in Los Angeles Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, and The Transfer Group announced today that an all-new, reimagined, environmental and completely immersive theater production of the legendary musical CARRIE will begin performances at Southern California's La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts (14900 La Mirada Blvd.) on March 12, 2015, with an official opening night set for March 18, 2015. (more...)

17) CHICAGO to Become Second-Longest Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

This November, the Tony Award-winning, worldwide musical smash CHICAGO will celebrate a monumental milestone when it becomes the second-longest running show in Broadway history. (more...)

18) The Rockettes Celebrate Christmas in August Today to Preview the Radio City Christmas Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, presented by Chase, kicks off with its annual 'Christmas in August' event in celebration of the 2014 production. Today, August 14 at 11:00AM, join the Rockettes as they stop traffic on 6th avenue in front of Radio City Music Hall. The Rockettes will showcase their unparalleled glamour and renowned precision technique with a presentation from the classic favorite, 'Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.' (more...)

19) Breaking News: Sting and Patti LuPone to Headline UPRISING OF LOVE LGBT Benefit Concert at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

On Monday, September 15th, as the world converges upon New York City for the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative, Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) will present Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street). (more...)

20) Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters Visits James Monroe Iglehart & Adam Jacobs at Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

Beloved Broadway legend Bernadette Peters attended Aladdin yesterday, stopping backstage to posewith James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs. Check out a look back at her visit below! (more...)

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