Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Jun. 11

Below are's most popular articles from Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) New 'Sherry' Clip From JERSEY BOYS Featuring John Lloyd Young & Cast
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a first look at Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young and the fellow Four Seasons in the film crooning one of the most recognizable tunes in the film, 'Sherry' is now available to view. (more...)

2) Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Meets - Changes Rules for Revival Authors, Erases 2 Creative Categories for 2014-15!
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

The 2013-2014 Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the final time this season to determine the eligibility rules for the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

3) Christopher Walken Discusses JERSEY BOYS In New Video Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS is coming to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood and a recognizable featured player of the film, Christopher Walken, discusses the new Four Seasons movie musical in a new promotional featurette just released. (more...)

4) 2014-15 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced! And the 50 Members Are...
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2014-2015 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

5) Sierra Boggess, Robert Petkoff & More Set for SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL Reading on 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Producers Betty Ann Besch Solinger and Alice Chebba Walsh will present a private stage reading of the new musical SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL on June 12 and June 13, 2014 in New York. Based on the Jane Austen novel of the same name, SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL had a critically acclaimed world premiere in 2013 at the Denver Center Theatre Company. SENSE & SENSIBILITY THE MUSICAL features a book and lyrics by Jeffrey Haddow, music by Neal Hampton and direction, and musical staging by Tony Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime). (more...)

6) Review Roundup: FATHERS AND SONS at Donmar Warehouse
by Review Roundups - June 11, 2014

Donmar Warehouse opened Lyndsey Turner's FATHERS AND SONS by Brian Friel, on 10 June. It stars Anthony Calf, Elaine Cassidy, Caoilfhionn Dunne, Susan Engel, David Fielder, Joshua James, Karl Johnson,Tim McMullan, Jack McMullen, Siobhan McSweeney, Seth Numrich, Phoebe Sparrow, and Lindy Whiteford. (more...)

7) Tony Winner Levi Kreis to Join Broadway's VIOLET as 'The Preacher' on 7/1
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Tony Award winner Levi Kreis (Million Dollar Quartet) will join the company of Violet as 'The Preacher,' beginning performances Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Violet stars two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry. The Tony nominated production plays a strictly limited engagement at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street) through August 10, 2014. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Today, 106.7 LITE FM announced the return of its much-anticipated, annual lunchtime theatre summer series, '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park.' The 2014 program will present the best of Broadway, FREE to the public, on six consecutive Thursdays beginning July 10 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 14th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through August 14. Co-presenters for this year's 106.7 LITE FM'S Broadway in Bryant Park are NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Visit Sarasota. (more...)

9) Nick Pitera Astounds With New One-Man ALADDIN Video
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

Disney's hit stage adaptation of iconic animated movie musical ALADDIN stopped the show at the 2014 Tony Awards and now versatile vocalist and performer Nick Pitera has introduced an astounding one-man musical take on the recognizable desert-set musical property. (more...)

10) BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park, Featuring Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 11, 2014

The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING began performances on Tuesday, June 3 and runs through Sunday, July 6, with an official press opening on Monday, June 16. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production! (more...)

11) IF/THEN Cast Recording Starring Idina Menzel Is First Billboard Top 20 Debut For Broadway Album Since 1996
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

In a stunning debut, the original Broadway cast recording of new musical IF/THEN starring acclaimed Broadway headliner and recognizable FROZEN lead Idina Menzel has cracked the Billboard Top 20. (more...)

12) Trailer Released For Nathan Lane In THE NANCE, Coming To Theaters 6/23
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

A preliminary sneak peek of two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Nathan Lane in the trailer for the forthcoming movie theater showing of his highly acclaimed recent stage hit THE NANCE is now available to view. (more...)

13) Photo Flash: Linda Cho, Darko Tresnjak, Caissie Levy, Harvey Fierstein and More at the Carlyle's Tonys Party
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

After the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony last Sunday, the night's stars gathered at The Carlyle to celebrate the evening's triumphs. Scroll down to check out photos from the party, hosted by O&M Co.! (more...)

14) LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL with Audra McDonald Extends Through August 31
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, Lanie Robertson's musical play which stars Audra McDonald who won a record breaking sixth Tony Award for her portrayal of jazz legend Billie Holiday, will extend its strictly limited engagement through August 31st, 2014. (more...)

15) Laura Michelle Kelly & Josh Lamon Share Funny FINDING NEVERLAND Rehearsal Video
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

Popular stage and screen crossover stars Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly were announced earlier today as the headliners of the highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND and the pair have been spotted on social media sharing a few selfies. (more...)

16) HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Original Broadway Cast Recording Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - June 11, 2014

The original Broadway cast recording for the rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH starring stage and screen notable Neil Patrick Harris is now available to order on iTunes. (more...)

17) Tonys Committee Will Allow Producers to Send Wider Range of Swag to Voters
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

The New York Times writes that the Tony Awards committee voted today to allow Broadway producers to send a larger variety of promotional items to Tony nominators and voters. (more...)

18) BWW Interviews: Nikka & Mo Discuss Silly Surprises for The Ensemblist Live Anniversary Show
by Matt Tamanini - June 11, 2014

Patrick Hinds, host of Theater People Podcast, recently told me that he considers The Ensemblist to be the Radio Lab of theatre podcasts. For podcast aficionados, that is extremely high (and well-deserved) praise. Nikka Graff Lanzarone (WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, CHICAGO) and Mo Brady (THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SMASH) are two Broadway vets that have been giving listeners a look at Broadway 'from the inside out' for over a year. Next week, they are having a party to celebrate, and you're invited. (more...)

19) Photo Coverage: Patti LaBelle Takes First Bows in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by Walter McBride - June 11, 2014

The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as "Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld was there for her big night and you can check out photos from her first curtain call below! (more...)

20) NBC President Bob Greenblatt Producing DCTC's Kathleen Marshall-Helmed THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2014

Bob Greenblatt, president of NBC and instrumental in bringing SMASH and THE SOUND OF MUSIC to the small screen, has set his sights, once again, on the stage. (more...)

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