Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jun. 24

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) STAGE TUBE: Watch Steamy Highlights from BROADWAY BARES: ROCK HARD!
by Stage Tube - June 24, 2014

Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!, a luscious, modern-day mix tape of sensual sights and sounds featuring 170 of New York's sexiest dancers, celebrated its move to a new home on Sunday, June 22, 2014 by raising $1,386,105 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Click below to watch scintillating highlights from the event! (more...)

2) BWW TV: BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE with Robert Hartwell & IF/THEN's LaChanze!
by Broadway Quick Change - June 24, 2014, the most visited theatre site on the net, presents its newest, exclusive TV series - BROADWAY QUICK CHANGE. This newly minted series follows Broadway phenom Robert Hartwell on inspirational shopping outings, then into the dressing rooms of Broadway's hottest stars, where wielding his interior design chops, and extraordinary taste, transforms their home away from home, from the Drab to the Fab, the Blah to the Ahhhh! In this latest episode, watch Robert transform the dressing room of LaChanze, who is currently starring as 'Kate' in If/Then on Broadway! (more...)

3) Barbra Streisand Attends Hollywood Reading for Next Directing Project
by Movies News Desk - June 24, 2014

Barbra Streisand attended a reading this past week in Hollywood for a new script that may turn into her next directing venture. (more...)

4) BWW TV: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Company Previews Cast Album at Barnes & Noble!
by Randy Rainbow - June 24, 2014

Heathers: The Musical, the new smash-hit musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, just celebrated the release of its World Premiere Cast Recording on Yellow Sound Label- available now for digital download on iTunes, and in stores . The cast just gave a special performance at Barnes & Noble and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event. Go inside the special event in the video below! (more...)

5) Dora Awards 2014: A List Of All The Winners!
by Alan Henry - June 24, 2014

It was an incredible night for Toronto theatre when our community joined together to celebrate another year of performing arts in Toronto on June 23rd at the WestJet Stage at the Harbourfront Centre. For the 2013-2014 season, 143 producing companies (up 41 from last season's 102) registered eligible productions. A total of 48 Dora Awards, plus the Silver Ticket Award and the Audience Choice Award, were given out in a glittering ceremony hosted by Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus, founding Co-Artistic Directors of the three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning The National Theatre of the World. (more...)

6) Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, Victoria Clark, Kate Burton & More Set for NYC Reading of Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2014- 2015 theater season today, including the pre-Broadway engagement of Gigi featuring a re-envisioned book by Heidi Thomas with direction by Eric Schaeffer. The Kennedy Center will also produce the world premiere musical Little Dancer with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, and direction and choreography by Susan Stroman; touring productions of Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Once; and back by popular demand following its record-breaking six week engagement in 2013, the multi-Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Park, The Book of Mormon, will return for a limited engagement. The season also brings the eighth season of Barbara Cook's Spotlight series, individually showcasing five Broadway performers in a cabaret setting. From March 2 - 24, Iberian Suite: arts remix across continents will bring a multitude of theatrical offerings to the Kennedy Center. As part of the Center's efforts to support the creation of new works, the Kennedy Center will host the 13th annual Page-to-Stage new play festival and the 47th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. (more...)

7) Rose Byrne, Annaleigh Ashford & More Join Broadway-Bound YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You announce two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne ('Damages,' Bridesmaids, Neighbors) and Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Wicked, 'Masters of Sex'), join previously announced Tony Award and Outer Critics' Circle winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope) and Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) in the show. Byrne, who is making her Broadway debut, will be playing Alice Sycamore and Ashford will play her sister, Essie Sycamore. (more...)

8) STAGE TUBE: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lindsay Mendez and Anthony Ramos in 'What the Heck I Gotta Do' from 21 CHUMP STREET
by Stage Tube - June 24, 2014

On June 7, Lin-Manuel Miranda's new mini-musical, 21 Chump Street, was featured at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's THIS AMERICAN LIFE as part of the 2014 'RadioLoveFest'. As a part of the event, nearly 50 actors, singers, dancers, musicians and comedians joined Ira Glass onstage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Opera try some things they'd never tried before. The result? Journalism turned into opera, into plays, into a Broadway musical. Below, check out 'What the Heck I Gotta Do' as performed by Lindsay Mendez, Anthony Ramos, Alex Boniello, Gerard Canonico, and Antwaun Holley. Click here to download music from the mini-musical now! (more...)

9) Photo Flash: HOT, HOT, HOT! BROADWAY BARES Rocks Hard at Hammerstein Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!, a luscious, modern-day mix tape of sensual sights and sounds featuring 170 of New York's sexiest dancers, celebrated its move to a new home on Sunday, June 22 by raising $1,386,105 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Below, we bring you even more photos from inside the event! Be sure to check out BroadwayWorld's complete coverage of the night, including photos of the Opening number, as well as tributes to Elvis, Michael Jackson and Metallica! (more...)

10) Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Esper, Rachel Tucker, Aaron Lazar and More in Sting's Broadway-Bound THE LAST SHIP!
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE LAST SHIP, the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award winner Sting, and book by Tony winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey, opens tomorrow at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W Monroe) and plays through July 13, 2014. THE LAST SHIP is directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello and has choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony nominee Steven Hoggett. THE LAST SHIP will begin previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52 St.) on September 29 prior to opening night on October 26, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

11) 'Best of Frankie Valli', JERSEY BOYS CD Top Amazon Charts
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

'The Very Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' CD is now enjoying the No. 1 spot on Amazon this week. (more...)

12) JERSEY BOYS Movie Soundtrack Now Available On iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - June 24, 2014

The soundtrack for the forthcoming big screen edition of Tony Award-winning jukebox musical JERSEY BOYS is now available to order on iTunes. (more...)

13) STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- In Rehearsal with INTO THE WOODS in 1987
by Stage Tube - June 24, 2014

Broadway fans still have months to wait until the film adaptation of Into the Woods hits the big screen, but there's plenty of breaking news, footage and buzz to feed the anticipation until December. Today, we are excited to bring you a vintage clip from inside rehearsals with the original cast that has just now found its way to Youtube! (more...)

14) Sarah Brightman Adds New European Dates To DREAMCHASER International Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - June 24, 2014

Internationally celebrated recording artist, performer and vocalist Sarah Brightman continues her new space-themed DREAMCHASER tour this month and several new dates have been added to the Fall schedule this week. (more...)

15) Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto, Jonathan Groff & More Share Selfies Backstage At Marvin Hamlisch Gala
by Pat Cerasaro - June 24, 2014

An all-star cast of Broadway and Hollywood heavy hitters were on hand last night to honor the legacy of EGOT-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch and some specially shot selfies of some of the accomplished attendees backstage are now available to view. (more...)

16) STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for Public Theater's ONE THRILLING COMBINATION with Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jonathan Groff, Zachary Quinto & More!
by Stage Tube - June 24, 2014

Earlier today, Jesse Tyler Ferguson ('Modern Family,' The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) posted a video on Instagram with fellow stars Zachary Quinto, Jonathan Groff, Whitney Bashor, Krysta Rodriguez, Billy Porter, and Eden Espinosa at the dress rehearsal for the Public Theatre Gala that was held last night. Watch the video below! (more...)

17) Leona Lewis & Co-Stars Talk New Movie Musical WALKING ON SUNSHINE At Red Carpet Premiere
by Pat Cerasaro - June 24, 2014

International music star and acclaimed performer Leona Lewis shows off her acting skills in the new 1980s-themed movie musical WALKING ON SUNSHINE and she discusses her role in the film as part of a new interview. (more...)

18) VIDEO: Zach Braff Tells Kimmel How He Put One BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Audience Member to Sleep
by TV News Desk - June 24, 2014

Zach Braff stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC to talk about his new Broadway musical Bullets Over Broadway. (more...)

19) Tupac Shakur Musical HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME to Close on Broadway This Sunday?
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2014

The New York Post reports that 'production sources' say HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, could close at Broadway's Palace Theatre this Sunday, June 29, after a dismal first week. The musical brought in just over $170,000, making it the lowest-grossing show currently on the Great White Way. (more...)

20) Zachary Booth, Patch David, Tyler Dean & More to Appear in New Web Series DATING & AUDITIONING, Premiering this Fall
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2014

Zachary Booth, Patch David, Tyler Dean, Rachel Bahler, Harry Barandes, and Torrey Wigfield will make appearances in a new web series entitled Dating & Auditioning that will premier this fall. (more...)

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