Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 14

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) VIDEO: Amy Adams Wows Karaoke Crowd with WICKED's 'Defying Gravity'
by Movies News Desk - January 14, 2014

Recent Golden Globe winner Amy Adams stopped by a gay karaoke bar in L.A. and 'enchanted' the crowd as she belted out 'Defying Gravity' from Broadway's 'Wicked.' (more...)

2) Alysha Umphress and Mara Davi Set to Lead BEACHES Musical at Signature Theatre; Runs 2/18-3/23
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre just announced the full cast of this spring's world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), this heartfelt chronicle of a decades-long friendship between two unforgettable women will star Mara Davi (Broadway's A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone) as Bertie White and Alysha Umphress (Broadway's American Idiot and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) as Cee Cee Bloom. (more...)

3) Orlando Bloom's ROMEO & JULIET Coming to Movie Theaters Nationwide This February
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

Starring Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) as Romeo and Condola Rashad (Smash, Sex and the City 2) as Juliet, the film has an exclusive run in movie theatres from February 13-19. (more...)

4) Breaking News: Lena Hall to Join Neil Patrick Harris in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway as 'Yitzhak'
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

The producers of the HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH have announced that KINKY BOOTS' Lena Hall will play the role of Yitzhak in the upcoming Broadway premiere of the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. (more...)

5) STAGE TUBE: Watch the ALADDIN Marquee Go Up at the New Amsterdam!
by Stage Tube - January 14, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, begins performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26th, 2014 for a March 20 opening. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award® and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken(Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman(Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw(The Book of Mormon). In the video below, watch the full marquee installation at the New Amsterdam Theatre! (more...)

6) 2013 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Winners Announced - MISS SAIGON Big Winner!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 14, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Washington, DC winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

7) VIDEO: FROZEN Video of the Day - 'Let It Go' Inspires Adorable Serenade
by Movies News Desk - January 14, 2014

Today we present talented singer Gina Naomi Baez who covers Frozen's 'Let It Go' while her dog, Tinkerbelle, watches on in amazement. (more...)

8) Photo Coverage: Real Housewife Kandi Burruss Celebrates Opening Night in NEWSICAL
by Jessica Gordon - January 14, 2014

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter and reality television star Kandi Burruss just joined the cast of off Broadway's smash comedy NEWSical The Musical for two weeks. NEWSical The Musical is the forever changing, completely un-sanitized musical mockery of all the news that's fit to spoof. From Honey Boo Boo to selfies, Pope Francis to Miley Cyrus, marriage equality to Obamacare, NEWSical The Musical sets all of today's biggest pop culture headlines to song. NEWSical The Musical plays daily (except Wednesdays) at Theatre Row on 42nd Street. Kandi Burruss' final performance will be Sunday, January 26th. BroadwayWorld was there for Kandi's big opening night and you can check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

9) Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL's Ensemble Cast Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - January 14, 2014

The new musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter opened on Sunday night at the Sondheim Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening festivities and you can check out photos of the ensemble cast below! (more...)

10) STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of PIPPIN's Highlights Shoot!
by Stage Tube - January 14, 2014

Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz's Tony Award winning musical comedy Pippin, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, is currently playing at Broadway's Music Box Theatre. In the video below, go behind the scenes with the cast as they filmed highlights from the show! (more...)

11) VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone in Never-Before Aired PBS Soap Operetta
by Stage Tube - January 14, 2014

Below, watch Broadway star Patti LuPone like you've never seen her before as we present: 'Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta', a 'mini'musical' made for PBS in 1984 which was never broadcast. (more...)

12) VIDEO: Cory Monteith Featured on GLEE's Unreleased Version of 'Seasons of Love'
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2014

Below, listen to an unreleased version of RENT's 'Seasons of Love,' intended to be aired during the Season 3 finale of FOX's GLEE. (more...)

13) Carole King to Duet with Sara Bareilles on 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2014

It was announced today that Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will appear in a special performance with four-time GRAMMY winner and 2014 MusiCares® Person of the Year Carole King. (more...)

14) Laura Benanti, Judy Kaye, Donna Murphy & More Set for NOTHING LIKE A DAME Book Launch on 1/27
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

The book launch for Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater, a new book by Eddie Shapiro featuring interviews with 20 female musical theatre stars, will take place January 27, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the headquarters of Oxford University Press at 198 Madison Avenue. (more...)

15) Andrea Martin, Chuck Cooper & More to Join Tony Shaloub, Santino Fontana in James Lapine's ACT ONE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Bill Army, Will Brill, Laurel Casillo, Chuck Cooper, Steven Kaplan, Will LeBow, Mimi Lieber, Charlotte Maier, Andrea Martin, Deborah Offner, Matthew Saldivar, Matthew Schechter, Bob Stillman and Amy Warren will join Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub in the cast of its upcoming production of ACT ONE, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews Thursday, March 20 and open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

16) BWW Blog: Sherz Aletaha of Off-Broadway's DISASTER! - Every Cast Has One Bad Apple
by Guest Blogger: Sherz Aletaha - January 14, 2014

Alright guys, real talk. There's a certain cast member who needs to be called out. (more...)

17) Photo Coverage: MURDER FOR TWO Cast Celebrates Album Release!
by Jessica Gordon - January 14, 2014

The original cast recording of MURDER FOR TWO, the hit new musical comedy starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback, with book and music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair, will be released digitally today, January 14, 2014 by Ghostlight Records. To celebrate, the cast and creative team of MURDER FOR TWO threw an album release party immediately following yesterday's performance at New World Stages. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below! (more...)

18) STAGE TUBE: Let It Go (Pop Male Version by Daniele Carta Mantiglia)
by Nino Prattico - January 14, 2014

It's Frozen-mania! In recent weeks, many YouTubers have posted their own cover of Let It Go, the most successful song of the brand new Disney movie FROZEN. The song, written by Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, The Book Of Mormon) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, has caught the attention of performers all over the world and - thanks to the web, which allows us to find these hidden gems - today we put you before this 'Pop Male Version' made by Daniele Carta Mantiglia, a promising young Italian performer. (more...)

19) Photo Flash: First Look at I CAN'T SING! The X Factor Musical's Trio of Judges - Nigel Harman, Victoria Elliot & Alex Knight!
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2014

Today, I CAN'T SING! The X Factor Musical (which begins previews at the London Palladium from Thursday 27 February) revealed the first image of the X Factor judges. Check out the photo below, featuring Queen JORDY played by actress Victoria Elliot, X Factor Supremo SIMON played by Olivier Award-winning actor Nigel Harman and LOUIS, the ever positive Irish boy band manager played by Alex Knight! (more...)

20) 2013 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards Winners Announced - Ramin Karimloo Wins for LES MIS!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 14, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Toronto winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

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