Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, May. 27

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) THE NORMAL HEART Is #5 Highest Rated HBO Movie Since 2010
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2014

A new behind the scenes look at the highly anticipated forthcoming HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, is now available to view. (more...)

2) First Look - John Stamos Stars in Lionsgate's MY MAN IS A LOSER
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2014 has shared an exclusive first look at poster art for Lionsgate's MY MAN IS A LOSER, hitting theaters and on demand July 25th. (more...)

3) BWW Countdown: You Get to Rank the Top-10 Sutton Foster Roles
by Matt Tamanini - May 27, 2014

For over a dozen years, the name 'Sutton Foster' has been synonymous with Broadway greatness. Now, BroadwayWorld wants to know which of Sutton's roles is your favorite. Take a look at the list, follow @BroadwayWorld on Twitter, and tweet the hashtag #BWWCountdownSutton and your answer. We will unveil your picks on Friday, June 6th, right before the Tonys. (more...)

4) VIDEO: Megan Hilty Performs USO Medley on PBS's Memorial Day Concert Special
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2014

Broadway star Megan Hilty sang a USO medley at this year's National Memorial Day Concert 2014 broadcast on PBS on May 25th. (more...)

5) Lea Michele Set to Duet with Kristin Chenoweth at Hollywood Bowl on 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Award-winning actress and singer Lea Michele is confirmed to perform a duet with Kristin Chenoweth when Chenoweth is inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this year's Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, Saturday, June 21, at 8 pm. The two first performed together on the television series "Glee" in 2009, when Chenoweth's recurring character "April Rhodes" and Michele's "Rachel Berry" sang "Maybe This Time" from Cabaret. (more...)

6) John Behlmann, Melissa Errico and Will Swenson to Lead Atlanta Premiere of BULL DURHAM; Opens 9/3 at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

John Behlmann, Melissa Errico and Will Swenson will star in BULL DURHAM, the new musical based on the beloved 1988 film, which Sports Illustrated proclaimed the '#1 Greatest Sports Movie of All-time.' BULL DURHAM will premiere at the Alliance Theatre on September 3, and will run until October 5. Season tickets are on sale now and single tickets go on sale in July, visit or call 404-733-5000. The Alliance Theatre is located in the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. (more...)

7) PHOTO: Hugh Jackman Visits HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris & Lena Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Star of stage and screen Hugh Jackman took in the hit musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH yesterday and dropped by backstage following the performance to visit the show's stars (more...)

8) Lea Michele Shares Favorite Things, Including Candid Broadway Memories & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2014

Popular Broadway and Hollywood crossover star Lea Michele reveals some of her favorite things as part of a new promotional feature for her new autobiography, BRUNETTE AMBITION. (more...)

9) FUN HOME, HAND TO GOD & More Win 2014 Off Broadway Alliance Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 4th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2013-2014 season. (more...)

10) Stars Align! Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon, Carole King, Will Ferrell & More Set to Make Appearances at the 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Tony Awards have announced the line-up of stars who will take the stage at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. The 2014 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 8th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

11) American Express Pre-Sale for Broadway's THE RIVER with Hugh Jackman Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

American Express pre-sale for THE RIVER, a new play by Jez Butterworth, starring Hugh Jackman, Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo, and directed by Ian Rickson, will begin on Wednesday, May 28 at 10:00 AM. General on sale for the production will begin on Monday, June 16 at 12:01 AM. (more...)

12) ALADDIN Original Broadway Cast Recording Now Streaming
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2014

The original Broadway cast recording of the brand new stage edition of Disney's classic animated movie musical ALADDIN is now available for pre-order according to a new listing on the official site. (more...)

13) VIDEO: Audra McDonald Talks Billie Holiday on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Tony Award-nominated Audra McDonald talked to CBS SUNDAY MORNING's Mo Rocca this Sunday about two legendary singers: Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. (more...)

14) BWW TV: Gloria and Emilio Estefan Talk Broadway-Bound ON YOUR FEET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, On Your Feet! - a new musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, legendary producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will have its Pre-Broadway World Premiere in Chicago in Summer 2015 with Broadway In Chicago theater and performance schedule to be announced. It will open on Broadway in Fall 2015 at a Nederlander theatre to be announced. The duo was in New York City last week to offcially announce the new production and you can check out a special preview from the big event below! (more...)

15) VIDEO: Tony Winner Robert Morse Sings 'Best Things In Life' on MAD MEN
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner Robert Morse showed off his vocal chops on the May 25th episode of AMC's MAD MEN. (more...)

16) Ryan Murphy, Julia Roberts & More In THE NORMAL HEART Video Roundtable
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2014

A new red carpet featurette showcasing the recent premiere of the highly anticipated forthcoming HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, is now available to view. (more...)

17) Brian May Reveals New Details On WE WILL ROCK YOU Queen Stage Musical Follow-Up
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2014

Legendary member of iconic rock band Queen, Brian May has revealed new details on the forthcoming stage musical follow-up to long-running international hit jukebox musical WE WILL ROCK YOU in a new interview. (more...)

18) BWW Interviews: Nigel Lythgoe Talks Dance Crews, Broadway, and Justin Bieber
by Matt Tamanini - May 27, 2014

The 11th season of SYTYCD begins this Wednesday, May 28th at 8:00/7:00 C. Recently I participated in a conference call with the show's creator, Executive Producer, and judge Nigel Lythgoe. In the excerpts from the conversation below, Uncle Nigel talked about the changes for this season, SYTYCD alums on Broadway, and Justin Bieber… yes Justin Bieber (bonus points if you can pick out the questions I asked). (more...)

19) BWW TV: Chatting with Audra McDonald, Cherry Jones, Jefferson Mays & More at the 2014 Outer Critics Circle Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2014

Broadway stars Billy Porter, Victoria Clark, Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Shuler Hensley served as gala award presenters at the 64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony last week at the legendary Sardis Restaurant. Outer Critics Circle is the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre. This year's awards recognized outstanding performances by Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, Cherry Jones, Jefferson Mays and more. Click here for a full list of winners, and below, watch interviews with this year's guests! (more...)

20) Hunter Foster, Mamie Parris, Katie Thompson & More Join Encores! Off-Center's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Pump Boys and Dinettes, the final production of the 2014 Encores! Off-Center series, will star Jordan Dean,Hunter Foster, Mamie Parris, Randy Redd, Katie Thompson and Lorenzo Wolff. Pump Boys, running July 16 - 19, will be directed by Lear deBessonet and choreographed by Danny Mefford. Jeanine Tesori is the Encores! Off-Center artistic director; Chris Fenwick is the music director. (more...)

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