Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jan. 24

Below are's most popular articles from Thursday, January 24, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) BWW TV Exclusive: ONE NIGHT STAND's Cheyenne Jackson Moments Before Showtime!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 24, 2013

Moments before the curtain goes up, Broadway favorite Cheyenne Jackson takes a pause to reflect on the hectic creative process that's brought him to the stage - a mere 24 hours after the initial meeting. (more...)

2) Kristin Chenoweth to Perform in UK for the First Time in Over a Decade on Debut UK Tour this March
by BWW - January 24, 2013

For the first time in over a decade, Kristin Chenoweth, the Emmy and Tony Award winning Broadway star of Wicked and TV's The West Wing, Pushing Daisies and GLEE, returns to the UK, for one week only, in her debut UK concert tour. Premiering at the world renowned London Coliseum on Monday 11th March, before visiting the Manchester Opera House on Wednesday 13th March, Edinburgh Festival Theatre on Friday 15th March and Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on Sunday 17th March, the show is an eclectic mix of musical wonderment, reflective of Kristin herself. (more...)

3) STAGE TUBE: Patti LuPone Talks Andrew Lloyd Webber, Catherine Zeta-Jones and More on WWHL
by Stage Tube - January 24, 2013

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone made an appearance on Bravo's 'What What Happens: Live' last night, January 23, where she talked about everything from her famous photography rant to names that she'd call Andrew Lloyd Webber. Check it out below! (more...)

4) Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart to Lead NO MAN'S LAND & WAITING FOR GODOT on Broadway in Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will star on Broadway in a limited season repertoire of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Sean Mathias, in the fall of 2013. (more...)

5) Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Marissa Perry, Nick Adams, and More in Rehearsals with HAIRSPRAY in Concert
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

At a rehearsal this week, the media were treated to four impressive numbers from the show: 'Good Morning Baltimore', 'That's Where It's At', 'Big Blonde and Beautiful', and 'Your Timeless to Me'. Check out the photos below! (more...)

6) Musical Tribute on Oscars to Feature Streep, Travolta, Zeta-Jones & More?
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, this year's Oscar's show is now planning a salute to movie musicals that could include Meryl Streep, John Travolta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, as well as Samantha Barks. (more...)

7) Sheldon Epps to Take Over For Lonny Price as Director for SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Musical at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director), in association with David Shor Productions, announced today that the world premiere of SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE – THE MUSICAL will now be directed by Artistic Director Sheldon Epps and is scheduled to perform May 24 – June 23, 2013, with a press opening night on June 2, at 5:00 p.m. Lonny Price was previously announced to helm The Playhouse production, however, other commitments have not allowed him to continue with this engagement. A developmental workshop is also scheduled to take place in early March. Tickets are currently available with a 2012 – 2013 season subscription purchase. Single tickets will go on sale at a later date. (more...)

8) Montego Glover to Play Recurring Role on SMASH Season 2
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Tony nominated actress Montego Glover has been tapped to play the recurring role of ‘Marissa' in Season two of NBC's SMASH, currently filming in New York. Marissa is described as the compassionate, authoritative stage manager. Glover won a Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award for Best Actress in a Musical for the Tony Award Winning MEMPHIS on Broadway and has been previously seen on The Good Wife, White Collar and Made In Jersey. She is repped by DGRW and Liebman Entertainment. (more...)

9) MANILOW ON BROADWAY Reschedules This Week's Remaining Performances, Including Opening Night; Will Resume 1/29
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

MANILOW ON BROADWAY, Barry Manilow's new concert show at the St. James Theatre, has released the following statement. (more...)

10) Photos and Audio: Tonight on GLEE- JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and More!
by Stage Tube - January 24, 2013

On this week's episode of GLEE, The girls of the glee club organize a Sadie Hawkins dance at McKinley High, in which the girls ask out their dates, leading to interesting couplings among the members of New Directions. Meanwhile, Sam is convinced that the Warblers cheated at Sectionals, and he makes it his mission to find the evidence. Also, Kurt attempts to find his niche at NYADA. Check out full tracks from the episode below, which will include 'I Don't Know How to Love Him,' 'Locked Out of Heaven,' 'Baby Got Back,' 'Tell Him,' 'I Only Have Eyes for You,' and 'No Scrubs.' (more...)

11) Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Petkoff, Tony Sheldon and More in TUTS' CAMELOT
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Camelot, running Jan. 22 - Feb. 3, 2013 at Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Set in a land where honor and chivalry reign, Camelot follows the love triangle of King Arthur, his Queen Guenevere and the young Lancelot. Dazzling and spellbinding with sweeping romance, historic grandeur, and heart-breaking drama, Camelot is the definitive musical theatre fable. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

12) Photo Coverage: THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Cast Celebrates Chita Rivera's Birthday!
by Jennifer Broski - January 24, 2013

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is playing a limited engagement at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street) through March 10th, 2013. The original end date was February 10th, 2013. Just yesterday, the cast celebrated the birthday of Broadway legend and cast member Chita Rivera, and BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration. Check out coverage below! (more...)

13) Enter to Win Tickets to BACKBEAT at the Ahmanson Theatre in LA!
by Contests - January 24, 2013

Direct from London to the Ahmanson! Before Sgt. Pepper. Before Abbey Road. Even before Ringo, there were five Beatles. Five rowdy working class lads from the docks of Liverpool rocking out eight days a week in the raucous clubs and red-light seediness of Hamburg, Germany, creating an epic new sound. Win tickets to this rocking production taking the Ahmanson stage from January 20 to March 1! (more...)

14) Pace New Musicals Announces I CAPTURE THE CASTLE and MAKE ME BAD Readings
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Pace University's Pace New Musicals program, dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, and Ryan Scott Oliver, composer-lyricist and producer, will present a staged reading of I Capture the Castle by Marion Adler, Peter Foley and Cara Reichel January 23—27, and its inaugural New Musical Lab, a concert reading of Make Me Bad, by Drew Gasparini and Alex Brightman, which will be presented January 26—27. (more...)

15) Andrew Samonsky to Replace Andy Karl as 'Neville Landless' in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Beginning February 12, Andrew Samonsky will join the company and assume the role of "Neville Landless". Original cast member Andy Karl will play his final performance on February 10. (more...)

16) James Corden and Dominic Cooper to Reunite in Production at The National Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

According to the Daily Mail, One Man, Two Guvnors star James Corden and Dominic Cooper are set to reunite in a production by The National Theatre. Artistic Director Nicholas Hytner is still searching for the right script, which includes having asked writers to create new shows or adapt classics. The Mail guesses the collaboration will begin in 2014. (more...)

17) Sutton Foster, Jane Krakowski, Audra McDonald and Kelli O'Hara Set for 2013 Roundabout Gala, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents its annual 2013 Spring Gala "A Celebration of Your Favorites" emceed by Alan Cumming (Cabaret) on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, NYC). The evening will be a celebration of the company's artistic achievements under Artistic Director Todd Haimes' 30 years of leadership and the future ahead. (more...)

18) Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Encores! FIORELLO- Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season, will star Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! will be directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances from January 30 – February 3 at New York City Center. (more...)

19) EVITA and Country Star Rachel Potter to Play Last NYC Show at Rockwood Music Hall, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2013

Star of Evita on Broadway and rising Country Music singer Rachel Potter will play her final NYC show at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2. Featuring an opening set by Patryk Larney, Rachel Potter will be performing songs from her country/pop EP Live The Dream and debuting new original tunes. Don't miss your chance to see Rachel perform at her last show in NYC before her move to Nashville in March. (more...)

20) Photo Coverage: Inside the Merchandise Booth at MANILOW ON BROADWAY
by Walter McBride - January 24, 2013

Grammy Award-winning superstar Barry Manilow's hometown concert event, Manilow on Broadway, began its limited Broadway engagement on January 18, 2013, at the St. James Theatre, and is set to open tonight, January 24, 2013. Check out phots from inside the theatre's merchandise booth below! (more...)

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