Hottest Articles on BWW from Thursday, Oct. 31

Below are's most popular articles from Thursday, October 31, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez Sings 'The Wizard and I' on TODAY!
by Stage Tube - October 31, 2013

The blockbuster musical, Wicked, just celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Broadway last night, October 30, a milestone achieved by only ten other Broadway productions in history. The cast appeared on TODAY this week, where leading lady Lindsay Mendez performed 'The Wizard and I'. Check out the full song below! (more...)

2) Photo Coverage: WICKED's 10th Anniversary Cast Curtain Call Broadway Celebration!
by Walter McBride - October 31, 2013

Last night was Wicked's big night as the show celebrated it's 10th Anniversary on Broadway with a special performance, and party. Check out our first photos below from the current cast celebrating at the curtain call and check back for more coverage shortly! (more...)

3) Christian Borle, Annaleigh Ashford, Derek Klena, Beth Leavel & Heidi Blickenstaff to Lead The Old Globe's Reading of New Musical DOG AND PONY, 11/1; Roger Rees to Direct
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

Tony Award-winning actors Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Spamalot) and Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf), Tony nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), and Broadway stars Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], The Little Mermaid) and Derek Klena (Wicked, Dogfight) are all scheduled to take part in the developmental reading. Dog and Pony will receive its World Premiere at The Old Globe next spring, running May 28 - June 29, 2014; casting for that production will be announced at a later time. (more...)

4) Photo Coverage: GOOD NEWS! WICKED Celebrates 10 Years on Broadway- Inside the After Party!
by Walter McBride - October 31, 2013

Last night was Wicked's big night as the show celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Broadway with a special performance and party. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities and below you can check out photos from the after party, which was attended by the current cast as well as a plethora of WICKED alumni. (more...)

5) BWW TV: WICKED's Leading Ladies Give Special Curtain Call Speech at 10th Anniversary Performance!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 31, 2013

Last night was Wicked's big night as the show celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Broadway with a special performance and party. BroadwayWorld brings you a special look at the curtain call speech, which was given by leading ladies Alli Mauzey and Lindsay Mendez. Check it out below! (more...)

6) VIDEO: First Look - 'Kinky Boots' Billy Porter Guests on NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU
by TV News Desk - October 31, 2013

2013 Tony Award-winner Billy Porter will guest star on the November 6th episode of NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU titled 'Dissonant Voice'. (more...)

7) First Trailer For Sally Struthers In New HELLO, DOLLY! National Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - October 31, 2013

The first promotional video montage featuring the new national touring revival production of classic Golden Age musical HELLO, DOLLY! starring Sally Struthers is now available to view. (more...)

8) Halloween 2013 Photo Phantasmagoria! Your Favorite Stars In Their Halloween Costumes
by Pat Cerasaro - October 31, 2013

All the ghosts and goblins of the Halloween season are now emerging as the spookiest day of the year wears on and some of Broadway and Hollywood's biggest names have been spotted getting into the spirit of the season with some particularly impressive costumes over the last few days, and we have a look at them all! (more...)

9) Behind The Scenes Of The New WICKED 2013-14 West End Photo Shoot
by Pat Cerasaro - October 31, 2013

A preliminary sneak peek at an eye-grabbing new photo shoot recently conducted to capture the spectacular sights and sounds of international musical mega-hit WICKED onstage of the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London's West End is now available to view, just in time for today's worldwide WICKED celebrations! (more...)

10) Bill Condon & Henry Krieger Tease New SIDE SHOW Revival; Movie Musical Version, Too?
by Pat Cerasaro - October 31, 2013

Versatile screen director Bill Condon has set his sights on the stage following the international success of his stage-to-screen adaptation of DREAMGIRLS with another musical featuring a score by Henry Kreiger, that of the beloved late-'90s cult musical SIDE SHOW, written with Bill Russell and now preparing for an out-of-town tryout at the La Jolla Playhouse in a vastly revised and rewritten new version set to continue on to the Kennedy Center next year. (more...)

11) Up on the Marquee: West End's STEPHEN WARD
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

Stephen Ward, which has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hampton and lyricist Don Black, previews at the Aldwych Theatre from 3 December 2013 with press night on 19 December 2013. The production, directed by Richard Eyre, is currently booking to 1 March 2014. Check out a photo of the musical's marquee, as featured on its official Facebook page below! (more...)

12) Breaking News: Ewan McGregor to Lead Roundabout's THE REAL THING on Broadway; Opens October 2014
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced the Broadway debut of Ewan McGregor starring as "Henry" in Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold. (more...)

13) ALL THE WAY Starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston Headed to Broadway in January of 2014?
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the A.R.T.'s sold-out production of ALL THE WAY, written by Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan and directed by Bill Rauch, has been eying a transfer to Broadway, and it will arrive in January, according to an Equity casting notice. Rehearsals are set to begin in December, with an open-ended run beginning in January 2014. (more...)

14) Idina Menzel Talks Health, Beauty, WICKED & IF/THEN
by Pat Cerasaro - October 31, 2013

Popular Broadway leading lady and GLEE notable Idina Menzel shares details of her health regimen, beauty secrets, favorite foods and more as part of a health-focused new interview, also finding the time to touch upon her legendary association with international musical mega-hit WICKED and preview her upcoming theatrical return in IF/THEN all the while. (more...)

15) Frank Langella Stars in KING LEAR at Chichester Festival and BAM, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

Three time Tony Award-winning, Oscar nominated Broadway and film star Frank Langella will play the title role in a new production of William Shakespeare's King Lear opening at Chichester Festival Theatre this autumn, prior to transferring to the Harvey Theater at BAM (Brooklyn Academy Of Music) in New York. (more...)

16) VIDEO: Bette Midler Talks New Album Plans on KATIE
by TV News Desk - October 31, 2013

On today's KATIE, it's a Halloween bash with the Divine Miss M, Bette Midler, who answers the question her fans around the world are waiting to hear - does she have plans for a new album? (more...)

17) Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury Inducted into Bucks County Playhouse's Alumni Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

This past Monday night, October 28th, the Bucks County Playhouse honored Angela Lansbury as their inaugural inductee to their Alumni Hall of Fame. This honors theatrical luminaries who have graced the New Hope stage. Below, check out a look back at the evening! (more...)

18) Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound and Katherine Kingsley to Star in Jerry Mitchell-Helmed DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, March 2014 in the West End
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2013

The Daily Mail reports that Robert Lindsay will join Rufus Hound and Katherine Kingsley in DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, directed by Tony winner Jerry Mitchell at the Savoy Theatre. The show begins in the West End on March 10 after runs at the Manchester Opera House (beginning February 12) and the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury (beginning February 26). (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart on Their Long-Time Friendship, Broadway & More at NYT Times Talk
by Stage Tube - October 31, 2013

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, who star in the Broadway repertory season of Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT sat down with New York Times reporter Patrick Healy for a sold-out TimesTalk to discuss starring on Broadway together in two plays by Nobel Prize-winning authors, their long-time friendship, their colorful careers, and more. Below, check out their extensive five-part interview in full! (more...)

20) Billy Magnussen Stars In Ferragamo Short Film Series WALKING STORIES; New Entry Available
by Pat Cerasaro - October 31, 2013

Recent Broadway headliner and upcoming INTO THE WOODS big screen star Billy Magnussen features prominently in the ongoing promotional short film series being presented by fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo, WALKING STORIES, and the final entry in the picaresque and beautifully lensed series has now been posted to the official site. (more...)

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