Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Jul. 17

Below are's most popular articles from Thursday, July 17, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Breaking News: Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014 has confirmed that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. (more...)

2) Rosie, Liza, Audra, Bernadette & More React to News of Passing of Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch; Updating Live
by BWW Special Coverage - July 17, 2014

Friends and colleagues have already turned to Twitter to express their sorrow at the unexpected news (more...)

3) Bernadette Peters Reacts to Passing of Elaine Stritch
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

Bernadette Peters, a close friend of legendary Broadway star Elaine Stritch, who died this morning, at her home in Birmingham, MI at age 89, commented to BWW on the sad news of her passing (more...)

4) VIDEO: Cory Monteith's Mother Breaks Silence on Son's Death: 'The Loss Is Horrendous'
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2014

In an exclusive interview with ABC, Ann McGregor, mother of the late GLEE star Cory Monteith, speaks out for the first time since her son's drug overdose one year ago. (more...)

5) A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson & Ben Foster to Be Broadcast Live in Cinemas
by Movies News Desk - July 17, 2014

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic's history, Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. (more...)

6) BWW TV: 'The Heat is On!' Check Out New HD Highlights from the West End Revival of MISS SAIGON
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 17, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you high definition highlights from the exciting new production, starring Eva Noblezada, Alistair Brammer, Jon Jon Briones and more! (more...)

7) AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Will Land at Broadway's Palace Theatre in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

Producers of the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS have announced dates and the theatre for the Broadway run of the production. (more...)

8) VIDEO: Disney Channel Stars Perform FROZEN's 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?'
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2014

Twenty-six stars of Disney's hit programming for kids and tweens perform a new interpretation of the song 'Do You Want to Build a Snowman?' from Disney's Academy Award-winning animated film 'Frozen.' (more...)

9) VIDEO: Watch Tim Minchin Perform 'Seeing You' from GROUNDHOG DAY Musical!
by Movies News Desk - July 17, 2014

Minchin recently performed 'Seeing You,' a song from the musical, at London's Hyde Park. Check out the performance below! (more...)

10) BREAKING DOWN THE MOVES: Natalie Weiss Recaps SYTYCD featuring Broadway's Warren Carlyle, Tyce Diorio
by Breaking Down the Riffs - July 17, 2014

I am so honored and thrilled to be the first guest So You Think You Can Dance recapper for BWW! It is now 2:15 A.M. and I am putting together my A.D.D. notes into cohesive sentences after watching tonight's episode on DVR. (I got home at midnight from judging the semi-finals of the weekly competition, 'So You Think You Can Belt' at the West End Theatre uptown) It's pretty ironic that they're on the same night of the week. (more...)

11) Full Cast Set for World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago with Josh Young, Erin Mackey & More; Broadway in Sights
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced complete ensemble casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). (more...)

12) Broadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Memory of Elaine Stritch
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who passed away today at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow night, Friday, July 18th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

13) Casting Underway for HAMILTON at Public Theater; Check out Lin-Manuel Miranda's Fun Character Descriptions!
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

The Public will soon present the world premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's new play Hamilton from Jan 20 to Feb 22, 2015. It is based on the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow. Miranda will play Hamilton himself. According to an Equity casting notice, auditions are currently underway to fill several key roles, including Aaron Burr, George Washington and more. The character descriptions paint exciting pictures of Miranda's characters, including: Aaron Burr ('Javert meets Mos Def'), George Washington ('John Legend meets Mufasa'), Hercules Mulligan/James Madison ('RZA meets Zach from Chorus Line'), King George ('Wainwright meets King Herod in JCS'), and Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds (Jasmine Sullivan meets Carla from Nine). (more...)

14) Jonathan Groff Hints At Eventful New Season Of LOOKING
by Pat Cerasaro - July 17, 2014

Popular stage and screen star Jonathan Groff is riding a career high with his recent starring role in the mega-successful Disney animated movie musical FROZEN as well as his recently renewed new HBO series LOOKING as well as his memorable featured role in Ryan Murphy's hit HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart and the actor opens up about coming out as well as what we can expect from Season 2 of LOOKING as part of a new interview. (more...)

15) Roger Bart to Play 'Doc Brown' in BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical Workshop?
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

According to a Tweet by Baz Bamigboye, theatre columnist for the Daily Mail, there is a rumor floating around that Roger Bart will play 'Doc Brown' in the upcoming workshop of the new BACK TO THE FUTURE musical by Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

16) VIDEO: Learn Choreography for NEWSIES 'Seize the Day' from Christopher Gattelli!
by Movies News Desk - July 17, 2014

In the video below, fans of Broadway's NEWSIES can learn the choreography of 'Seize the Day' from the hit musical, taught by Newsies choreographer Christopher Gattelli! (more...)

17) STAGE TUBE: Flashback - Elaine Stritch Sings 'Broadway Baby' to P.S. 212 First Graders
by Stage Tube - July 17, 2014 has confirmed the sad news today that Broadway legend Elaine Stritch died this morning, at home in Birmingham, MI. The star was 89 years old. As part of P.S. 212's First Grady Theatre Study focusing on the works of Stephen Sondheim, Elaine Stritch visited the Manhattan school's 'theatre babies' and performed 'Broadway Baby' for the rapt crowd of kiddos. Watch her charm them below! (more...)

18) VIDEO: Drake Sings FROZEN's 'Let It Go' as Boxer Manny Pacquiao!
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2014

On last night's ESPY AWARDS, host Drake was featured in a hilarious parody of the hit Disney song 'Let It Go,' from the Oscar winning animated film FROZEN. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

This week's event is set to feature the casts of PIPPIN, CHICAGO, LES MISERABLES, and ATOMIC. Be sure to check back later for a complete list of performers! (more...)

20) VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe Shares His Biggest Fear for Final 'INISHMAAN' Performances
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2014

Radcliffe sat down with MTV News and revealed his biggest fear regarding what may happen during the final performances of the show! (more...)

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