Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Sunday, January 24, 2016. Catch up below!

1) STAGE TUBE: More Videos! SPRING AWAKENING Cast Holds Impromptu Street Performance
by Stage Tube - January 24, 2016

What do you do when your Broadway show gets snowed out? Perform on the street for your dedicated patrons, of course! (more...)


2) Broadway's Back! All Sunday Matinees Resume Performances; NYC Transportation Returning to Normal
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2016

A little snow can't stop Broadway for long, but stay warm, Broadway fans! Following New York's Saturday shut-down caused by Winter Storm Jonas, NYC's travel ban has been lifted, and all Broadway shows are back in full force today. (more...)


3) OFFICIAL: Denée Benton to Lead NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Opposite Josh Groban on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2016

This just in! Denee Benton has been chosen to lead the Broadway cast of NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. (more...)


4) Photo Flash: Broadway Hopeful EMPIRE at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2016

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & MC Coy Rigby Entertainment presents their third show of their 2015-2016 season, the pre-Broadway engagement of EMPIRE, book, music & lyrics by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull, musical direction by Sariva Goetz, and directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominated Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show, below! (more...)


5) Photo Coverage: Broadway's Blizzard After Dark
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - January 24, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas swept New York City yesterday, causing a Broadway shutdown. Snow or no snow, BroadwayWorld took the opportunity with the near-deserted streets to shoot some photos of the beautiful snow-covered theatres. Check out the black and white pics below! (more...)


6) Anna Wintour Sends SCHOOL OF ROCK an Updated Prop
by Sally Henry - January 24, 2016

It's not every day that an audience member's opinion can affect future performances, but in Anna Wintour's case, it did. (more...)


7) BWW Interview: Rachelle Ann Go, Fantine in LES MISERABLES London and Asian Tour
by Oliver Oliveros - January 24, 2016

'I'm very excited that we're bringing the new production of LES MISERABLES (LES MIS) to Manila. I hope to see you there!' - Rachelle Ann Go, Fantine replacement, LES MIS Original London Production (more...)


8) Matthew Morrison Departs FINDING NEVERLAND Today; THE GOOD WIFE Role and Concert Tour Next
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2016

Tony nominee Matthew Morrison will give his final performance as J.M. Barrie in FINDING NEVERLAND today, Sunday, January 24. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony Yazbek (ON THE TOWN) will step into the role following Morrison's departure. (more...)


9) Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Concludes Broadway Run Today; Tour to Launch in 2017
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2016

Deaf West Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production of SPRING AWAKENING closes today, Sunday, January 24 after 129 performances. The production will have life after Broadway, however, with a national tour scheduled to launch in 2017. (more...)


10) STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek- THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, WAITRESS, and More Preview Songs at BroadwayCon
by Stage Tube - January 24, 2016

This weekend at BroadwayCon, aka, Theatre Nerd Heaven, multiple Broadway-bound shows performed, including TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, FOUND, NERDS. Click the icons below for videos from each musical! (more...)


11) STAGE TUBE: Ice Skating Pair Wins Nationals With 'Music of the Night' Piece
by Stage Tube - January 24, 2016

Broadway's always a winning choice. Or at least, it was for Tarah Kayne and Danny O'Shea. (more...)


12) BWW Interview: Hannah James on Creating an Authentic Southern Belle on PBS's MERCY STREET
by Matt Tamanini - January 24, 2016

Last Sunday, PBS debuted its first scripted drama in over a decade with the star-studded Civil War hospital drama, MERCY STREET. Despite the fact that most Civil War stories focus on the men leading the charge on the battlefield, MERCY STREET instead endeavors to tell the stories of a collection of women fighting to find their own sense of self in a world that no longer subscribes to the rules that they were raised on. (more...)


13) BWW TV: How Funny Is NOISES OFF? Broadway's Best Chimes in on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - January 24, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's NOISES OFF opened last night, January 14, 2016, for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the night. Below, check out the evening's starry guests on the red carpet! (more...)


14) BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - January 24, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)


15) Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 25-31, Featuring Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis, and More!
by Louisa Brady - January 24, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Brian Gallagher & Friends; Ben Vereen at 54 Below; New Musicals at 54: An Americain Boy by Amanda Green & Richard Thomas; Elizabeth A. Davis at 54 Below; and Linda Lavin in 'My First Farewell Concert.' (more...)


16) Everything Is RENT (This Month): Countdown to the 20th Anniversary with the Original Cast!
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2016

This month we are all RENT-heads again, because BroadwayWorld is paying homage to the musical with 20 days of RENT! Be sure to check back daily to get your fix with videos of performances from Broadway, the big screen and beyond. Today, we're bringing you the original cast performing 'Seasons of Love' and 'La Vie Boheme' at the 1996 Tony Awards. (more...)


17) STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/24/16- A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by Stage Tube - January 24, 2016

Today in 2010, A View From the Bridge opened at the Cort Theatre, where it ran for 81 performances. Written by American playwright Arthur Miller, the show was first staged on September 29, 1955 as a one-act verse drama with A Memory of Two Mondays at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway. The play is set in 1950s America, in an Italian American neighborhood near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. It employs both a chorus and a narrator (Alfieri). Eddie, the tragic protagonist, has an improper love of, and almost obsession with, Catherine. The 2010 revival starred Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Hecht. (more...)


18) THE BIG SHORT, GAME OF THRONES Among 2016 PGA Winners; Full List!
by TV News Desk - January 24, 2016

Winners of the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards Winners were revealed last night, Saturday January 23 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)


19) BWW's On This Day - January 24, 2016
by - January 24, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)




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