Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/12-10/13/2013

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, October 13, 2013 - Sunday, October 13, 2013. Catch up below!

1) First Photo Of Carrie Underwood In Costume, On Set Of The New SOUND OF MUSIC!
by Pat Cerasaro - October 13, 2013

Country music superstar and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood is poised to play one of the most treasured roles in the musical theatre and movie canon, that of Maria Von Trapp in Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic family-friendly musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC and the first shot of Underwood on the set of the upcoming live TV event, in costume, has now been released by People Magazine. (more...)

2) VIDEO: SNL Presents '24-Hour Energy for Dating an Actress'
by TV News Desk - October 13, 2013

SNL debuted a brand new energy drink last night - one with enough of a boost to date an actress. Check out the faux commercial below! (more...)

3) Photo Flash: Lea Michele Hard at Work on Solo Album; Debuts Cover Look on Twitter
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

As previously reported, the GLEE star and Broadway vet began the recording process in Oct. 2012 - and this afternoon, Michele and company are mid-photo shoot for the album's cover. The actress took to Twitter today to break the news, offering fans a first look. Check out the photos below! (more...)

4) Photo Flash Special: Up on the Marquee- Fall 2013 Edition
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Broadway is made up of a whopping 40 theatres that stretch from the Nederlander Theatre on 41st Street to the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on 65th Street. With a new Broadway season just around the bend, many of them are preparing for incoming productions, which will open officially in the coming months. (more...)

5) Hugh Jackman's ONE NIGHT ONLY Benefit at L.A.'s Dolby Theatre Raises $1.85 Million for MPTF
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Academy Award nominee and Tony and Golden Globe Award winner Hugh Jackman brought his critically acclaimed one-man show from Broadway to Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre for a performance benefitting MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund), last night - and raised $1.85 million in doing so, according to Deadline. (more...)

6) BWW TV Flashback: SOUL DOCTOR Closes on Broadway Today
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 13, 2013

The producers of the new Broadway musical Soul Doctor, about the life and music of Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, announced today that the show will play its final performance today - Sunday, October 13 at 3pm (more...)

7) NO MAN'S LAND & WAITING FOR GODOT's Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart Set for CBS SUNDAY MORNING Today
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Tune in to see Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, who star in Harold Pinter's NO MAN'S LAND and Samuel Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, on CBS Sunday Morning today, October 13. McKellen and Stewart sit down with CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl to talk about starring on Broadway together in two fascinating plays, their parallel careers and long friendship. CBS Sunday Morning airs in the New York area at 9am Eastern (check local listings for times outside the NY area). (more...)

8) JERSEY BOYS Adds Additional Columbus Day Weekend Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

To celebrate Columbus Day Weekend, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS has added a performance tonight, October 13 at 7pm. To make the accommodation, there will be no evening performance on Wednesday, October 9 and the curtain time of the matinee today, October 13 is at 2pm. (more...)

9) Brian May Talks Changes to WE WILL ROCK YOU for US, Says Freddie Would 'Love It'
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

The first North American tour of Queen and Ben Elton's We Will Rock You will debut its national tour in Baltimore, MD, at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, in October 2013. (more...)

10) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Oct 12 - Part 2 - Lindsay Mendez Gets Green for WICKED; Plus Shots from MATILDA, The Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE & More!
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Yesterday's shots come from WICKED's resident Elphaba, Lindsay Mendez, and her 'green team,' plus Broadway's CINDERELLA, MATILDA, and The Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE; plus SIPs from TUTS Underground's LIZZIE, the national tours of EVITA and ONCE, and more! (more...)

11) STAGE TUBE: Cast of KINKY BOOTS, Cyndi Lauper & More Sing 'Thank You For Being A Friend' at Broadway Sessions
by Stage Tube - October 13, 2013

On Thursday, October 10th, Broadway Sessions welcomed the cast members from Tony award winning smash hit, Kinky Boots, as well as its lyricist, Cyndi Lauper. Below, check out the cast's performance of 'Thank You For Being A Friend,' featuring Jordan Wolfe and Ben Cameron! (more...)

12) Rupert Grint Says Theatre 'Scares Me'; Makes Stage Debut on 26 October
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Ian Rickson directs Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan(Skinny), Ben Whishaw (Baby) and Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny) in a major West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo, reuniting director and writer who previously collaborated on the play's world premiere at the Royal Court in 1995. Mojo will preview at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 26 October 2013 with press night on 13 November and is booking to 25 January 2014. Designs are by Ultz with lighting by Charles Balfour, music by Stephen Warbeck and sound by Simon Baker. Check out the rehearsal photos below! (more...)

13) Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Rhodes to Co-Star in New Australian Tour of THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini and leading Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the principal cast for Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic Broadway musicalThe King and I. (more...)

14) Photo Coverage: Inside the Gypsy Robe Ceremony for A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin
by Walter McBride - October 13, 2013

The company of A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin, lead by Mary Bridget Davies, just celebrated their Oct. 10 opening night with the famed Gypsy Robe ritual. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)

15) Kenneth Branagh Approached to Take Over as National Theatre's Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

According to The Independent, the widely acclaimed Shakespearean actor has been approached to succeed Sir Nicholas Hytner as the artistic director of The National Theatre in 2015. (more...)

16) BWW's On This Day - October 13, 2013
by - October 13, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

17) Abigail Pogrebin's STARS OF DAVID to Have Limited 5-Week NYC Engagement
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Producer Daryl Roth, in association with Harbor Entertainment, has announced plans for a limited 5-week engagement concert presentation of the new show Stars of David, based on the highly acclaimed book, Stars of David by Abigail Pogrebin, from November 13 - December 15, 2013 at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street, at Union Square). Featuring songs by some of the top composers and lyricist of the theater, Stars of David was conceived by Aaron Harnickand Abigail Pogrebin and is directed by Gordon Greenberg. All tickets are $75 and can be purchased online at, or by calling 212-239-6200, or in-person at the DR2 Theatre box office (103 East 15th Street, Union Square). For more information, please visit (more...)

18) Stage Tube: Linda Eder Unveils Promo Video for CHRISTMAS WHERE YOU ARE Album
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2013

Today, the star released a promotional video for the album, to give fans a taste of what tunes and styles they can expect. (more...)

19) Hottest Articles on from 10/6/2013 - 10/13/2013
by BWW - October 13, 2013

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