Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jan. 8

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque, the kick-off to a season of sexy striptease events that benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will now include two sizzling performances on Sunday, January 27, at XL Nightclub (512 West 42nd Street). (more...)

2) Photo Flash: First Look at Wade McCollum, Scott Willis and More in PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT National Tour!
by BWW - January 08, 2013

Troika Entertainment presents the international hit, Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical. Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical launches its national tour on January 8 in Minneapolis, MN at the Orpheum Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

3) BWW TV: What a Feeling! Sneak Peek of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE- THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 08, 2013

Performances for the upcoming national tour of FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, begin January 1st and run through January 6 at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. At a recent press event, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl officially announced January 1st as FLASHDANCE day. Following the Pittsburgh engagement, FLASHDANCE will embark on a national tour to more than 25 cities in the next seven months with additional bookings to be announced soon. BroadwayWorld brings you a just released montage of the stars in action below! (more...)

4) Official: MARY POPPINS to Close on March 3, 2013; Next Stop Regional Licensing with First 8 Productions Set
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

The next stage in the beloved title's evolution begins this year as Music Theatre International starts licensing to North American professional theatres. Already in high demand from theatres around the world, Mary Poppins will first be mounted at Drayton Place Entertainment – Dunfield Theatre in Ontario Canada this March with these theatres to follow: Tuacahn Amphitheatre (Ivins, UT), The MUNY (St Louis, MO), Music Theatre of Wichita (Wichita, KS), Maine State Music Theatre (New Brunswick, ME), Rainbow Stage (Winnipeg, Manitoba – CA), Coeur D'Alene Summer Theatre (Coeur D'Alene, ID), Marriotts Theatre (Lincolnshire, IL). Other upcoming productions will be announced. (more...)

5) VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Chats LES MIS on 'The Daily Show'
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2013

LES MISERABLES star Anne Hathaway appeared on last night's 'The Daily Show' to talk about her blockbuster film. 'We went to some weird places,' she shared. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

6) Rialto Chatter: ALADDIN to Hit Broadway Spring of 2014 with 'Major New Player' on Creative Team
by Rialto Chatter - January 08, 2013

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, MARY POPPINS will close on Broadway on March 3, 2013 to make way for renovations at the New Amsterdam Theater, followed by its next tenant 'A musical adaptation of the company's 1992 animated film 'Aladdin,' according to two Broadway theater executives. Now according to The Wrap, the show will arrive in spring 2014. (more...)

7) VIDEO: Preview: Jennifer Hudson Performs New Original Song 'I Can't Let Go' on SMASH
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2013

EW has an exclusive sneak peek of Jennifer Hudson's guest starring appearance on the upcoming season of SMASH. In the clip from Season 2's fourth episode, Hudson's character Veronica Moore sings a new original song, 'I Can't Let Go,' written by the show's composers and executive producers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Check it out below! (more...)

8) BROADWAY BARES: WINTER BURLESQUE Adds 11 PM Performance, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque, the kick-off to a season of sexy striptease events that benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will now include two sizzling performances on Sunday, January 27, at XL Nightclub (512 West 42nd Street). (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Sings LES MISERABLES' 'Bring Him Home'
by Stage Tube - January 08, 2013

Brian d'Arcy James sang "Bring Him Home" from Les Miserables at the Passionists' 160th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

10) Chip Zien, Richard Kind, Adam Rapp, and More Join Bobby Cannavale in THE BIG KNIFE- Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced the full company for the new Broadway production of The Big Knife by Clifford Odets, starring Rachel Brosnahan as "Dixie Evans," Bobby Cannavale as "Charlie Castle," Marin Ireland as "Marion Castle," Billy EuGene Jones as "Russell," Richard Kind as "Marcus Hoff," Adam Rapp as "Hank Teagle," Ana Reeder as "Connie Bliss," Reg Rogers as "Smiley Coy," Joey Slotnick as "Buddy Bliss," Brenda Wehle as "Patty Benedict," Chip Zien as "Nat Danziger," directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. (more...)

11) Photo Coverage: A CHORUS LINE In The West End!
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

John Partridge, Scarlett Strallen, Leigh Zimmerman and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt lead the cast in A Chorus Line - here are the first shots of the new cast together! (more...)

12) MCC's MISCAST 2013 Will Honor Judith Light, 3/4; Megan Hilty, Christian Borle, Jeremy Jordan and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

MCC Theater has announced a starry line-up of performers for its annual Miscast gala, to be held Monday, March 4, 2013 at The Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street). (more...)

13) Cameron Mackintosh Bringing MOBY DICK to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

According to The Standard, Cameron Mackintosh is looking to revive his 1992 West End flop- Moby Dick. He told the Standard: "I was dealing with someone who wants to bring Moby Dick out next year, an American producer.'He added that the show is "going to open in London in a pub theatre and there's one being eyed up for Broadway in the next two years." (more...)

14) Fiona Shaw to Return to Broadway in THE TESTAMENT OF MARY; Opens 4/22
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2013

Award-winning stage and screen actress Fiona Shaw will return to the New York stage this spring with The Testament of Mary, by the acclaimed author Colm Toibin, directed by Deborah Warner. The production will begin previews on Tuesday, March 26, and open on Monday, April 22 for a twelve-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 16 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48 Street.) The production will not only mark the New York theatrical debut for the multi-award winning novelist but will also be the first collaboration between Fiona Shaw and Deborah Warner to premiere on this side of the Atlantic. (more...)

15) SMASH Character Card - Christian Borle as TOM LEVITT
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 08, 2013

One of the most colorful presences on Broadway in the last decade, and half of the popular Houston-Levitt team, Tom Levitt (Christian Borle) has co-created four Broadway shows. In Season One, Tom's journey to bring the new musical 'Bombshell' to the stage was met with challenges and triumphs - relive the ups-and-downs with SMASH Season One now available on DVD! (more...)

by Stage Tube - January 08, 2013

Tickets are on-sale for the kick-off event of the 2013 Broadway Bares season: Broadway Bares: Winter Burlesque, a collection of classic and new Broadway Bares numbers never-before-seen in New York City. (more...)

17) SMASH EXCLUSIVE - Songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman in the Recording Studio!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 08, 2013

Season 2 of NBC's SMASH won't premiere until mid season, but fans will get a chance to relive Season 1's epic Marilyn battle beginning today, January 8, when the show is released on DVD! Until then, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look at a Behind the Scenes DVD Bonus Feature with the show's songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman in the recording studio as the show's stars, Will Chase and Megan Hilty, record the love duet, 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith'. Watch the clip below! (more...)

18) Photo Coverage: Cast of CINDERELLA Meets the Press- Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Victoria Clark & More!
by Walter McBride - January 08, 2013

The cast and creative team met the press just yesterday, and BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities. Check out full coverage below! (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris and More Appear in Rachel Potter's 'Live the Dream' Music Video!
by Stage Tube - January 08, 2013

Rachel Potter recently released her debut country EP, 'Live the Dream,' and the music video for the title song has finally been released! Featuring the talents of such Broadway veterans as Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris, Max von Essen, Constantine Maroulis, and Orfeh, the video was directed by Patryk Larney and you can check it out below! (more...)

20) FLASH SPECIAL: SMASH Sparkles, Shimmers & Shines On DVD
by Pat Cerasaro - January 08, 2013

Today, in honor of the release of the complete Season One of NBC's hit musical drama series SMASH on DVD, we are revisiting some of the most memorable and truly tremendous musical numbers from the show so far - all available on the four-disc box set, available now - as we anticipate the grand return of the show on February 5. A look at Season Two, too! (more...)

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