Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Oct. 29

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) VIDEO: Corbin Bleu Comes Back Strong on This Week's DANCING WITH THE STARS
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2013

After receiving their lowest score of the competition last week, Corbin Bleu and his partner Karina Smirnoff struggled in rehearsals for this week's Cha-Cha. (more...)

2) Behind The Scenes Of The WICKED Reunion With Idina Menzel & Kristin Chenoweth
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

A revealing behind the scenes glimpse at Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, the legendary original leading ladies of international mega-hit musical WICKED, caught while they were recently shooting their tenth anniversary reunion photos for EW have now leaked, including a few alternate poses and additional angles. (more...)

3) Jonathan Groff, Norm Lewis, Patina Miller, Ann Harada & More Set for AMERICAN SONGBOOK's 2014 Season!
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2013

Now in its 16th season, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series American Songbook will continue to expand its scope celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. New this year, the opening night concert will befree, in the David Rubenstein Atrium, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. 'Live From Lincoln Center,' the Emmy Award-winning program broadcast nationally on PBS stations, will shoot four of the first week's American Songbook concerts in The Allen Room: by James Naughton, Lawrence Brownlee, Jason Isbell, and Patina Miller. These performances will be broadcast nationally beginning in Spring 2014. In addition, American Songbook concerts taking place in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center will be live-streamed via (more...)

4) New SIX BY SONDHEIM Sneak Peek Featuring Darren Criss & More
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

A brief preview of the highly anticipated upcoming HBO documentary all about musical theatre's most acclaimed songwriter, Stephen Sondheim, titled SIX BY SONDHEIM, is now available to view as part of the new Fall 2013 HBO Documentaries preview spot. (more...)

5) First Commercial For Carrie Underwood In THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

At long last the introductory TV spot for the hotly anticipated new NBC small screen edition of the enduring family-friendly Rodgers & Hammerstein musical classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC starring country music superstar Carrie Underwood has finally been released. (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: Lindsay Mendez, Derek Klena & More Give WICKED Clues on JEOPARDY!
by Stage Tube - October 29, 2013

On last night's episode of JEOPARDY!, Wicked was featured in a special category comprised entirely of video clues delivered by Broadway cast members filmed onstage at the Gershwin Theatre. This marked the first time that JEOPARDY! has ever devoted an entire category to a Broadway show with members of the cast delivering all of the clues. Check out the video below to find out if you could have taken the category! (more...)

7) VIDEO: Amber Riley's Paso Doble Lights Up the Ballroom on DWTS
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2013

On this week's DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC, Amber Riley and her partner Derek Hough performed the Paso Doble. While Riley was still dealing with knee ache this week, Hough was facing pain of his own, in his back. (more...)

8) First Look At Stephen Moyer & Christian Borle In THE SOUND OF MUSIC! Plus, The Nuns & Carrie Underwood Tweet
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

Our very first look at Captain Von Trapp himself in action recording the soundtrack for NBC's highly anticipated live TV adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC has finally arrived with the first shots of Stephen Moyer in the studio as has a cursory sneak peek at Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Christian Borle and the leading ladies, Carrie Underwood and Audra McDonald, themselves, all hard at work in creating a whole new way to 'Do Re Mi' for 2013. (more...)

9) VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks HEDWIG, Tony's & More on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2013

On yesterday's THE VIEW on ABC, the ladies spoke to Neil Patrick Harris about 'How I Met Your Mother', hosting gigs, 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' magic show 'Nothing to Hide,' and immersive theatre experience 'Sleep No More.' (more...)

10) Susan Boyle's New Album 'Home For Christmas' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2013

Singing sensation Susan Boyle returns with a stunning album of her favorite classic Christmas songs, featuring one momentous duet with the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. Home For Christmas will be released today, October 29, 2013. (more...)

11) VIDEO: Orlando Bloom Chats ROMEO AND JULIET on 'Colbert'
by Stage Tube - October 29, 2013

Orlando Bloom stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT to talk about his Broadway debut in 'Romeo and Juliet,' his love of performing in live theater and his preference for iambic pentameter. (more...)

12) STAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Honored at Bucks County Playhouse
by Stage Tube - October 29, 2013

Angela Lansbury was first the first inductee into Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame in New Hope, Pennsylvania, where she first appeared on an American stage. (more...)

13) Kristen Bell & Idina Menzel On Starring In Disney's FROZEN
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

Big screen superstar and occasional Broadway headliner Kristen Bell joins with big Broadway notable and memorable GLEE featured player Idina Menzel to discuss their leading roles in the new Disney animated movie musical FROZEN as part of the promotion for the release next month. (more...)

14) Photo Coverage: Backstage at New Group's CRIMES OF THE HEART Benefit Reading with Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet & More!
by Walter McBride - October 29, 2013

Last night, Marin Ireland, Sebastian Stan, Raviv Ullman, and GIRLS stars Zosia Mamet and Allison Williams led a benefit reading of Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize winning play Crimes of the Heart for The New Group. The special event took place at 7pm in the Acorn Theatre (Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below! (more...)

15) Up on the Marquee: ROCKY
by Walter McBride - October 29, 2013

ROCKY, which opens on Broadway on March 13, 2014, will be led by Andy Karl (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Jersey Boys) as the title character and Margo Seibert, who will make her Broadway debut as Adrian. Preview performances begin on February 11 at the historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, New York, NY). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the Winter Garden Theatre! (more...)

16) Tony Winner John Doyle Named Pace Performing Arts' Musical Theater Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2013

Scottish director John Doyle is Pace Performing Arts Musical Theater Program's second artist-in-residence. The unique Artist in Residence program within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences is made possible through an anonymous endowed gift. (more...)

17) Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune, Barbara Cook & More Salute Sheldon Harnick
by Jessica Gordon - October 29, 2013

Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director of Encompass New Opera Theatre, and and Honorary Chairs Harold Prince, Stephen Sondheim and Maury Yeston honored legendary lyricist, librettist and composer Sheldon Harnick last night, October 28. Starring in the Musical Salute were Kennedy Center Award Honoree/Tony Award winner Barbara Cook, four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, record setting multi-Tony Award winner Harold Prince, beloved TV and Stage Icon Charlotte Rae, multiple Academy, Grammy, Drama Desk Award winner Stephen Schwartz, Academy and Grammy Award winner David Shire and nine time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune among others. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the event below! (more...)

18) Santino Fontana On Playing A Disney Prince In FROZEN
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

Current Broadway headliner in another fairy tale-themed musical, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, Santino Fontana finds himself in a new princely role byway of Disney's upcoming animated movie musical FROZEN and the versatile actor shares some insight into his character and provides us with a behind the scenes glimpse into his process in giving voice to a Disney prince. (more...)

19) STAGE TUBE: Director Susan Stroman Talks BIG FISH Choreography
by Stage Tube - October 29, 2013

In the video below, hear from five-time Tony-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman about the many unique styles of dance in BIG FISH on Broadway! (more...)

20) Jonathan Groff & Josh Gad On Their Roles In Disney's FROZEN
by Pat Cerasaro - October 29, 2013

Popular Broadway/Hollywood crossover stars Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad feature prominently in the new Disney animated movie musical FROZEN and the triple-threat talents discuss their participation in the new film as part of new interviews in promotion of next month's release. (more...)

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