Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, May. 28

Below are's most popular articles from Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Review Roundup: BAKERSFIELD MIST, Starring Kathleen Turner
by Review Roundups - May 28, 2014

Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid star in new play, Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs, directed by Polly Teale, which just opened at the Duchess Theatre on 27 May. Inspired by true events, this new play by Stephen Sachs asks vital questions about what makes art and people truly authentic. (more...)

2) BWW Reviews: BAKERSFIELD MIST, Duchess Theatre, May 27 2014
by Adrian Bradley - May 28, 2014

BAKERSFIELD MIST, Stephen Sachs' study on authenticity, delivers a theatre masterclass from Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid at one of the West End's smallest theatres - The Duchess. (more...)

3) Kelli O'Hara, Jordin Sparks & More Set for PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will kick off the festivities for our country's 238(th) birthday with an all-star salute led by our country's favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (more...)

4) Douglas Carter Beane's THE NANCE, Starring Nathan Lane Heading to U.S. Theaters This June
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

Douglas Carter Beane's 2013 drama The Nance, headlined by two-time Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane, comes to more than 300 movie theatres in the U.S. and Canada for a limited run beginning June 23, 2014 (more...)

5) Barbra Streisand Releases Statement on HBO's NORMAL HEART & 'Everyone's Right to Love'
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

Streisand releaed a statement to The New York Times about her long effort to help achieve right-to-love equality and her gratitude that A Normal Heart has been brought to large viewing audiences. (more...)

6) BWW TV: Tell Me More! Meet the Company of Paper Mill Playhouse's GREASE- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse concludes its 75th Anniversary Season with America's favorite musical, GREASE. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease will be directed by Daniel Goldstein with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Additional songs are by John Farrar, Barry Gibb, Scott Simon and Louis St. Louis. Grease will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from May 28 through June 29, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, June 1, at 7:00pm. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Below, check out interviews with the cast and watch a performance preview! (more...)

7) Oprah Winfrey Comments on Passing of Mentor Maya Angelou
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

Now, actress and talk show Oprah Winfrey, who considered Angelou her mentor, commented on the iconic poet's passing on her official Facebook page. (more...)

8) LES MISERABLES Anthem 'Bring Him Home' By Collabro Stops The Show On BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2014

An inventive and sensitive quintet take on the iconic LES MISERABLES standout 'Bring Him Home' helped seal the victory of BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT participants Collabro and a complete video of their performance is now available to view. (more...)

9) BREAKING: America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou Dies at 86
by BWW Special Coverage - May 28, 2014

America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. According to the site, the poet died last night, May 27th (more...)

10) GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Vasthy Mompoint of ROCKY
by Adrienne Onofri - May 28, 2014

'Rocky' is Vasthy's 2nd show this season, after 'Soul Doctor', and her sixth Bway show where she's been in the original company. (more...)

11) Aretha Franklin Wants to Star in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin wants to try her hand at musical theater by making her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated production of AFTER MIDNIGHT. (more...)

12) Taylor Louderman, Brandon Espinoza & More Set for GREASE at the Muny; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

The Muny announced principal casting for the sixth show of its 96th season, Grease, directed and choreographed by Denis Jones, with music direction by Michael Horsley. Grease is sponsored by Emerson. (more...)

13) Photo Coverage: Megan Hilty Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 28, 2014

Having garnered acclaim for performances on stage and screen,Megan Hilty makes her Cafe Carlyle debut in a two-week engagement, now through June 7. She performs songs from the television show 'Smash,' in which she starred, as well as selections from American Songbook and jazz standards. Hilty is joined by Music Director Matt Cusson on piano, Brian Gallagher on guitar, Ryan Hoagland on percussion and Dennis Keefe on bass. (more...)

14) Maya Angelou's Family Issues Statement on Author's Passing
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

The family of Dr. Maya Angelou has issued a statement on Facebook (more...)

15) PIPPIN to Welcome Show's Original Star John Rubinstein as 'Charles', June 20-July 27
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Tony Award winner John Rubinstein, who made his Broadway debut and received a Theater World Award for creating the title role in the original 1972 production of Pippin, will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of 'Charles.' Mr. Rubinstein will play a limited engagement, Friday, June 20 - Sunday, July 27, 2014, filling in for Terrance Mann's leave of absence. Pippin is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

16) Photo Coverage: Barrett Foa Takes First Official Bow in BUYER & CELLAR
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star and Broadway veteran Barrett Foa has become the newest employee in Barbra's basement shopping mall in New York's longest running comedy Buyer & Cellar, at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street). For the past five seasons, Barrett Foa has co-starred opposite LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell as tech geek Eric Beale on CBS' top-rated hit series 'NCIS: Los Angeles' which is currently the #2 show on television. Buyer & Cellar, now in its second smash year, recouped its initial investment faster than any Off-Broadway show in recent history, is written by Jonathan Tolins and directed by Stephen Brackett. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from his first official bow below! (more...)

17) Bette Midler, Cyndi Lauper & More React to News of Maya Angelou's Passing
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

Celebrities have turned to Twitter to share their reaction to the sad news of Angelou's passing. (more...)

18) 30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #12 - ANNIE
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on one of the most loved family-friendly musicals of all time, ANNIE. (more...)

19) BWW Interview: Patrick Hinds Talks Theater People Podcast, Why Laura Osnes Made Him Nauseous
by Matt Tamanini - May 28, 2014

For people, like me, who sit in front of a computer for a living, or have long commutes each day, podcasts are an entertaining and educational way to pass the time. Last month I introduced you to the 20 Top Podcasts for theatre fans, and chief among them was the Theater People Podcast, hosted by Patrick Hinds. Recently, I spoke to Patrick about the his incredible Broadway friends, his research process, and why Laura Osnes made him sick to his stomach. (more...)

20) VIDEO: Watch Julie Andrews Make '22 Jump Street's Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum Blush
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

In a recent appearance on the UK's The Graham Norton Show, star of stage and screen, Julie Andrews recounts the time she went topless for her film S.O.B. (more...)

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