Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Feb. 5

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) VIDEO: Katharine McPhee Chats SMASH Season 2 on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

SMASH star Katharine McPhee stopped by the 'Today' show this moring to chat about her role as 'Karen', a talented young actress eager to shine in the role of Marilyn Monroe. The actress teased that her character will "take some initiative" this season. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


2) Photo Flash: First Look at Cherry Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Zachary Quinto, Brian J. Smith and More in A.R.T.'s THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus presents its February 2013 production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, directed by Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)


3) Songs from Tonight's Season 2 SMASH Premiere Available Today on iTunes
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

Tonight is the premiere of Season 2 of NBC's Golden Globe-nominated musical drama series SMASH (Tuesdays, 10-11pm ET), and NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and Columbia Records will make select songs from each episode this season available in the 'Smash' iTunes store http://www.itunes.com/NBCSmash. (more...)


4) BREAKING NEWS: Nederlander Organization Bringing Gloria & Emilio Estefan Musical to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises jointly announce they have engaged in the process of developing and producing a new Broadway show inspired by the music made famous by International superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband musician/producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. (more...)


5) Photo Flash: Hathaway, Chastain & More at 85th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
by BWW Special Coverage - February 05, 2013

Nominees for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, including Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman, gathered at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles Monday for the annual nominations luncheon. The event is one of the highest-profile get-togethers for Oscar nominees before the awards ceremony. Check out the stars on the red carpet below! (more...)


6) BWW Exclusive: On the Set of SMASH - Jeremy Jordan on Being the New Bad Boy, His Transition to TV & More; Plus New Photos!
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was invited to the SMASH set where he got to chat with Jeremy Jordan about the upcoming season. Check out what he had to say about joining the cast as the new bad boy character, balancing SMASH with NEWSIES and more, below! (more...)


7) Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Jessica Rush and Nick Adams to Lead SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Benefit, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

Broadway stars Nick Adams, Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott will appear in a special one night only benefit production of Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD on Monday, March 11 at 7PM at XL Cabaret (512 West 42nd St). Directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to The Performing Arts Project. (more...)


8) First Listen - Megan Hilty Sings New Song 'No Cure'
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

Below, get a first listen to Megan Hilty's "No Cure", the first single from her debut album, It Happens All The Time, available March 12! And don't miss the premiere of the second season of SMASH, airing tonight at 9:00 pm/ET on NBC. (more...)


9) JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour Announces Rescheduling; Dates Moved To Autumn
by BWW - February 05, 2013

Due to circumstances beyond their control RUG and AEG are rescheduling the 'Jesus Christ Superstar' arena tour, dates originally planned for March. (more...)


10) 2012 Craig Noel Award Recipients Announced - AN ILIAD Tops List; Moxie Theatre Receives Braunagel Award
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

A modern interpretation of a classic text swept its nominated categories to receive five Craig Noel Awards tonight. Moxie Theatre parlayed three strong 2012 productions to take home the Braunagel Award for outstanding contribution to the San Diego arts scene by a small-budget theatre. (more...)


11) Photo Coverage: Benjamin Walker, Andy Mientus & More at Second Stage's Bowling Classic- Part One
by Walter McBride - February 05, 2013

Second Stage Theatre just celebrated its annual All-Star Bowling Classic last night, February 4 at Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge For over 25 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out the first part of photo coverage below. CLICK HERE to check out part 2! (more...)


12) BWW TV: Watch Broadway-Bound Gloria & Emilio Estefan in Action!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 05, 2013

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises jointly announce they have engaged in the process of developing and producing a new Broadway show inspired by the music made famous by International superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband musician/producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. The musical will be set in a way that tells the Estefans' riveting life story detailing their journey all the way from Cuba to superstardom. Additional elements will be announced and worked through with a creative team that will be assigned at a later date. Check out highlights of the duo in action below! (more...)


13) Photo Coverage: Bill Pullman, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More at Second Stage's Bowling Classic- Part Two
by Walter McBride - February 05, 2013

Second Stage Theatre just celebrated its annual All-Star Bowling Classic last night, February 4 at Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge For over 25 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out the second part of photo coverage below. CLICK HERE to check out part 1! (more...)


14) BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - PICNIC's Chris Perfetti
by Caryn Robbins - February 05, 2013

Chris Perfetti's stage credits include Roundabout's off-Broadway production of Sons of the Prophet. Regionally, he has performed at the Geva Theatre Center and the Hangar Theatre. The talented, young actor recently spoke with BWW about his Broadway debut experience which he calls, 'nothing short of an extreme pleasure.' (more...)


15) VIDEO: First Look - Al Pacino Stars in David Mamet's Phil Spector, Premiering on HBO, 3/24
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

HBO will present the premiere of the new original biopic Phil Spector on Sunday, March 24th at 9/8c. The cable network has just released the first official trailer for the film. Check it out below! (more...)


16) See ONE NIGHT STAND in Toronto Movie Theaters Thru 2/7 Only!
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2013

A rare opportunity to go backstage with Rachel Dratch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Richard Kind, Cheyenne Jackson, Tracie Thoms, Alicia Witt, and other top Broadway and Hollywood writers, actors, and directors producing four original short musicals, all within 24 hours. (more...)


17) VIDEO: Katharine McPhee Chats SMASH on 'Jimmy Fallon'
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2013

SMASH star Katharine McPhee stopped by last night's 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' to chat about her all-access trip to the Super Bowl and the new season of Smash, premiering tonight on NBC. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


18) STAGE TUBE: Tune In Wednesday for Live SMASH Postshow with Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus & Krysta Rodriguez
by Stage Tube - February 05, 2013

Tonight is the premiere of Season 2 of NBC's Golden Globe-nominated musical drama series SMASH (Tuesdays, 10-11pm ET), and for those who want a little something extra, tune in for a live web postshow tomorrow, Wednesday at 10:30 with comedian Mike Kelton and the 3 newest cast members of SMASH- Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus and Krysta Rodriguez. During the show, the cast will recap the show and get some inside info on what the process has been like. (more...)


19) NICE WORK Valentine's Day Prize Pack - Tickets, Dinner & More - Up for Grabs!
by Contests - February 05, 2013

The most romantic day of the year is almost upon us and BroadwayWorld has partnered with Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT to give you the chance to win the ultimate Valentine's Prize Package your sweetheart is sure to enjoy! (more...)


20) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/5- John Guare
by Stage Tube - February 05, 2013

Happy Birthday, John Guare! He is best known as the author of The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, and Landscape of the Body. Guare has also been involved with musical theatre. His libretto with Mel Shapiro for the musical Two Gentlemen of Verona was a success when it premiered in 1971 and was revived in 2005 at The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park. It won the two men the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical. He wrote the songs for Landscape of the Body. In 1999, he revised the book of the Cole Porter musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate for its Broadway revival. He also wrote the book for the Broadway musical Sweet Smell of Success. (more...)


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