Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Feb. 26

Below are's most popular articles from Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) VIDEO: Idina Menzel & Cast of IF/THEN Lead FROZEN Singalong on GMA
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2014

Thousands joined together for an epic coast-to-coast 'Frozen' singalong live today on 'Good Morning America,' from Tony Award-winning singer Idina Menzel and the cast of her highly anticipated new Broadway musical If/Then, to the New York City Children's Chorus, to fans who gathered in Times Square (more...)

2) Paper Mill Playhouse Unveils 2014-15 Season with Broadway Bound CAN-CAN, US Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, EVER AFTER & More
by BWW Special Coverage - February 26, 2014

The tradition continues! Each year Paper Mill Playhouse sends out five images that hold small clues as to the upcoming season titles. Check out the images above, and then let us know your best guesses for the 2014-15 lineup! (more...)

3) SOUND OFF: GLEE Returns With FUNNY GIRL, Fights & 'Frenemies'
by Pat Cerasaro - February 26, 2014

Light the lights! FOX's hit musical dramedy series returned after a long midseason hiatus last night - and how! To cite an especially adored and incredibly iconic Jule Styne score, GYPSY, the fights, fits, feuds and some gigantic egos were on display - and it was an episode fit for Madame Rose - but the focus was really on Styne's other iconic diva showcase, FUNNY GIRL. Let the parade begin... again! (more...)

4) Laurel Harris, Kara Lindsay & Gene Weygandt to Join WICKED's Second National Tour in April
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

The company of the second North American tour of WICKED will welcome Laurel Harris as Elphaba, Kara Lindsay as Glinda and Gene Weygandt as the Wizard beginning Wednesday, April 2 in Fresno, CA. (more...)

5) FIRST LISTEN: Lea Michele's Song for Cory Monteith 'If You Say So'
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2014

On her debut album 'Louder,' Glee star Lea Michele included a song she wrote following the death of her co-star and boyfriend Cory Monteith. Get a first listen to the heart wrenching song 'If You Say So' below. (more...)

6) VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks OSCAR Performance on GMA
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2014

In an interview with GMA, Idina Menzel, the Tony Award-winning singer behind the song's original vocals, said she's surprised by the way the song has caught on. (more...)

7) Anna Kendrick Comments On Being Sick Of Singing, Upcoming Movie Musicals & More
by Pat Cerasaro - February 26, 2014

Broadway baby and recent Hollywood breakout star Anna Kendrick comments on her trio of upcoming movie musicals - including INTO THE WOODS, THE LAST FIVE YEARS and PITCH PERFECT 2 - as well as much more as part of a new interview. (more...)

8) ALADDIN Original Broadway Cast Recording Now Available For Pre-Order
by Pat Cerasaro - February 26, 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...)

9) Norbert Leo Butz and Kate Baldwin to Reunite for THE GOODBYE GIRL Benefit Concert, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

Recent Broadway co-stars will reunite for one night only this spring when two-time Tony Award winnerNorbert Leo Butz and Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin headline a benefit concert of the acclaimed Neil Simon / Marvin Hamlisch / David Zippel musical THE GOODBYE GIRL onMonday, April 7, 2014. (more...)

10) Injured SPIDER-MAN Actor Daniel Curry Talks Accident, Lawsuit and More: 'I Thought, Am I Going to Die?'
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

More has come to light on the SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK saga involving injured dancer Daniel Curry, as the performer has opened up about the experience and the resulting lawsuit in an interview with The New York Times. (more...)

11) Idina Menzel to Lead 'Let It Go' Sing-a-Long on GMA
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2014

The sing-a-long will include musician and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel and surprise cameos from celebrities, You Tube versions from kids around the world, and 'Frozen' character's Princess Elsa and Princess Anna from Disney World.  (more...)

12) Darren Criss Discusses Favorite GLEE Performance To Date
by Pat Cerasaro - February 26, 2014

Broadway headliner and popular GLEE breakout star Darren Criss reveals his personal favorite performance on the series to date and details the reasons why as part of an ongoing social media Q&A for fans. (more...)

13) New Episodes of SUBMISSIONS ONLY to Air Every Other Monday on; Season 3 Kicks Off Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, is back with its highly anticipated third season on Monday, March 3. Tune in exclusively to any time between 9 PM -10 PM that evening to view the first episode of Season 3. Starting Tuesday, March 4th, at 10 AM, the premiere episode will be available on demand to watch on at any time. The following seven episodes will premiere every other Monday at 9 PM and will also be available for on-demand viewing beginning the next day. (more...)

14) STAGE TUBE: Cast of Off-Broadway's 50 SHADES! The Musical Performs on GOOD DAY NEW YORK
by Stage Tube - February 26, 2014

50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street) is now in previews ahead of an opening night of March 12th. Directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley, 50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody is produced by Royal Mile Entertainment, Andrew Asnes, Rob Kolson and 50 Shades Tour LLC. The cast of the production performed on GOOD DAY NEW YORK this morning - check it out below! (more...)

15) MATILDA to Make Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre in August 2015
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

According to published reports, MATILDA, which is currently playing on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, will make its Australian premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in August 2015. (more...)

16) THE BLOOD QUILT, BASKERVILLE & More to Premiere at Arena Stage in 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith reveals the 2014/15 season lineup for the company's 65th season and fifth year in the Mead Center for American Theater. As a national center focused on showcasing American voices and artists, this season is designed with range through productions that are emotional, uplifting, funny and thought-provoking. (more...)

17) VIDEO: Lopez Team Reveals Inspiration Behind FROZEN Hit Songs
by Movies News Desk - February 26, 2014

Oscar-nominated composers Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez revealed that the inspiration for the songs they wrote for the hit Disney animated film FROZEN came from their hometown of Brooklyn (more...)

18) ALADDIN Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014


19) Sierra Boggess, Ruthie Ann Miles & More to Lead Lab Presentations of New Maltby/Shire Musical BEHIND THE PAINTING this Week
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

This week there will be two lab presentations in New York City of the new musical, BEHIND THE PAINTING, with book and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby, Jr., music by two-time Tony nominee David Shire, adapted from the Thai musical of the same title, based on the novel by Sriburapha. (more...)

20) Musical Versions of ROMEO & JULIET, ROBIN HOOD & More Heading to TV?
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2014

Musical versions of Romeo & Juliet and Robin Hood may be heading to television. (more...)

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