Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jan. 1

Below are's most popular articles from Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) BroadwayWorld Looks Ahead to 2014: 14 Things We Can't Wait For!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 01, 2014

For the past week, BroadwayWorld has been counting down the final days of 2013 with video tributes to our 13 favorite musical moments of this year. Now that the ball has dropped and 2014 has officially arrived, we shift gears and look ahead to what is to come in 2014. Below, we count-up to the 14 theatrical events of 2014 that we are most excited for! (more...)

2) SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway, Part Two: The Previews - Delays, Departures & Injuries
by Tyler Peterson - January 01, 2014

Today's edition of 'SPIDER-MAN Swings Off Broadway' features Spidey's time in previews, recalling the show's journey from its first performance in November 2010, until the revamped edition opened on Broadway 183 previews Later. From late 2010 through June 2011, all eyes were on the Foxwoods, as numerous actors sustained severe injuries, and on-and-offstage drama between the creative team and producers emerged, eventually forcing visionary Julie Taymor to walk away, and leave SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK in the hands of others. (more...)

3) What's Playing on Broadway for New Year's Week 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - January 01, 2014

If your New Year's Week plans include taking in a Broadway show, please take notice of the special holiday schedule for the rest of this holiday week. Many shows will take New Year's Day off, but there are plenty of options to see including A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin, ANNIE, BEAUTIFUL, CHICAGO, CINDERELLA, KINKY BOOTS, MACBETH, MAMMA MIA!, MOTOWN, ONCE, PIPPIN, ROCK OF AGES, SPIDER-MAN, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, TWELFTH NIGHT, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, WAITING FOR GODOT, THE WINSLOW BOY, WICKED. So plan ahead and most importantly, happy New Year! (more...)

4) FLASH SPECIAL: What Are You Doing New Year's Day?
by Pat Cerasaro - January 01, 2014

Today we are taking a look at a sensational seasonal showstopper by one of Broadway's best songwriters, Frank Loesser, performed by a line-up of legendary greats sure to start your 2014 off on the right foot - and left! (more...)

5) Julie Andrews Returns as Host of PBS's FROM VIENNA: THE NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION 2014 Today
by TV News Desk - January 01, 2014

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the fifth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Daniel Barenboim from Vienna's Musikverein. (more...)

6) BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2014
by - January 01, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

7) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/1 - Frank Langella
by Stage Tube - January 01, 2014

Happy Birthday, Frank Langella! Langella won his first Tony Award for his performance in Edward Albee's Seascape and 1975 and was nominated for another for what may have been the performance for which he was best known for in the early part of his career: the title role of the 1977 Broadway production of Dracula. He then appeared on Broadway in such plays as Sherlock's Last Case, Strindberg's The Father (winning a Drama Desk Award), Match (Tony Award nomination), and Fortune's Fool, for which he won a second Tony Award. He was cast as Richard Nixon in Peter Morgan's Frost/Nixon, which received enthusiastic reviews during a run at the Donmar Warehouse and Gielgud Theatre in London before moving to New York's Bernard B. Jacobs Theater in April 2007, culminating in Langella's third Tony Award. He reprised the role of Nixon in the 2008 film Frost/Nixon, directed by Ron Howard. (more...)

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