Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Aug. 5

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) STAGE TUBE: Broadway Dancers Get 'Tappy' to Pharrell Williams' Hit Single
by Stage Tube - August 05, 2014

Christopher Rice, of Broadway's Book of Mormon and last year's 'Cups: A Tap Dance', now brings you this tap dancing rendition of Pharrell William's hit song, 'Happy'. Featuring 11 of the hottest dancers from Broadway and Broadway tours performing in the stunning Brooklyn Lyceum to a toe-tapping, chart-topping hit, Rice has created a never before seen, unique, and thrilling dance video experience. Check it out below! (more...)

2) Kristin Chenoweth Hints at Serious Health Issue; Asks Fans to Keep Her in Their Prayers
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2014

Star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth has turned to Twitter to share news that she may be facing a serious health issue and asks her fans to keep her in their prayers this week. (more...)

3) THE VIEW's Sherri Shepherd to Star as 'Madame' in Broadway's CINDERELLA This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Sherri Shepherd announced today on ABC's 'The View' that she will join the previously announced Keke Palmer in the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA. Ms. Shepherd will make her Broadway debut on September 9 as Cinderella's wicked stepmother, Madame. (more...)

4) VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks IF/THEN, FROZEN & Being at the Top of Her Game on PBS
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2014

IF/THEN star Idina Menzel stopped by last night's 'Charlie Rose' on PBS to talk about returning to Broadway in her new musical, her hit song 'Let It Go' from Disney's Frozen and being at the top of her game. (more...)

5) Photos: Constantine Maroulis Returns to ROCK OF AGES
by Jennifer Broski - August 05, 2014

Tony Award nominee and 'American Idol' finalist Constantine Maroulis returned to Rock of Ages as Drew last night and was there to capture his epic return. Maroulis will appear for a limited 12-week engagement through October 26, 2014. (more...)

6) Rob Marshall Discusses Anna Kendrick As Cinderella In INTO THE WOODS
by Pat Cerasaro - August 05, 2014

Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS is coming this Christmas and the director of the enterprise, Rob Marshall, offers some observations on the starry cast of the film in a new interview. (more...)

7) Jeremy Jordan Previews THE LAST FIVE YEARS With Live Performance
by Pat Cerasaro - August 05, 2014

Popular stage and screen star Jeremy Jordan recently performed a special cabaret showcase in Los Angeles titled BREAKING CHARACTER and a clip of the triple-threat singing a showstopper from Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS is now available to view. (more...)

8) Larry David Will Star in His New Broadway Play; Scott Rudin to Produce!
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Back in January, SEINFELD creator Larry David announced he and Jerry Seinfeld were collaborating on a new Broadway play. Now, Showbiz411 has revealed the project's title: SHIVA, i.e. sitting shiva, or the Jewish mourning period following a funeral. (more...)

9) BWW Interviews: Broadway's Patti Murin Talks to BACHELORETTE Couple Andi & Josh
by Patti Murin - August 05, 2014

When we asked Broadway's 'Lysistrata Jones,' Patti Murin, to recap 'The Bachelorette' Season Finale for BWW TV, I'm not sure who was more excited that she said yes, her or us. But there was no doubt who that she was way more excited when we asked if she wanted to represent BroadwayWorld TV on a conference call with 'The Bachelorette's' newest engaged couple... and most recent reject. (more...)

10) UPDATE: 15 Injured in Times Square Double-Decker Bus Crash
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Earlier this afternoon, two double-decker tour busses collided in the heart of Times Square New York fire officials have confirmed. (more...)

11) Photo Coverage: New York Pops Conducter Steven Reineke Weds Eric Gabbard in Star-Studded Ceremony
by Stephen Sorokoff - August 05, 2014

Leonard Bernstein titled a book 'The Joy Of Music'. The first time I attended a New York Pops concert with Steven Reineke at the helm that's the first thing I thought of. By the time the last note was played I realized the Pops new music director was much more than that. Steven also represents The Joy Of Life. Then, Steven met Eric, an equivalently matched person with whom to travel on life's journey. (more...)

12) THE SONDHEIM REVIEW Presents - Sondheim 101: Into the Woods at 25
by The Sondheim Review - August 05, 2014 is very excited to kick off a brand new partnership with THE SONDHEIM REVIEW. Each month we'll be bringing you special, and exclusive archives from the quarterly magazine dedicated to the work of the musical theatre and Broadway's foremost composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim. Each issue contains news, interviews, features, reviews, historical information, upcoming productions in your area, puzzles, and more. Our correspondents in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, and all over the world bring you the latest, most accurate information and insights. (more...)

13) Michael Arden to Helm Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING with Choreographer Spencer Liff This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

The multiple Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, is set to receive an innovative, immersive production performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English. Presented by Deaf West Theatre in association with The Forest of Arden, Spring Awakening opens Sept. 13 at Inner City Arts in downtown L.A. (more...)

14) Tony Winner James Corden to Take Over as Host of CBS's LATE LATE SHOW?
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2014

James Corden, who won a Tony Award for his performance in 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' will take over hosting duties for CBS's Craig Ferguson on THE LATE LATE SHOW. (more...)

15) Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Coming to Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, will arrive on Broadway September 10. The production officially opens on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the London production below! (more...)

16) Adopt a Kitten From Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You and The Humane Society of New York are pleased to announce a new partnership to support the adoption of kittens that will be used in the show. The kittens will be replaced periodically throughout the run as they outgrow their roles. (more...)

17) Kristin Chenoweth Teases Upcoming Album & Hometown Concert Filming
by Pat Cerasaro - August 05, 2014

Popular Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Kristin Chenoweth opens up about plans to record a new album as well as film a PBS concert this Fall as part of a new interview. (more...)

18) Keke Palmer on Becoming Broadway's CINDERELLA: 'I Can't Believe It's Really Happening'
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Keke Palmer spoke from her home in LA about her upcoming role. (more...)

19) VIDEO: Helen Mirren Stars in 'Mirren Mirren' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - August 05, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON,, Jimmy looks into the mirror and asks the fair Helen Mirren life's most important questions, including her thoughts on 50 Shades of Grey. (more...)

20) Bill Buell, Nick Choksi & More Join Rosemary Harris in Roundabout's INDIAN INK; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced the full cast joining Tony Award Winner Rosemary Harris as "Eleanor Swan" in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. (more...)

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