Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, March 18, 2012 - Sunday, March 18, 2012. Catch up below!

1) Review Roundup: ONCE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - March 18, 2012

ONCE, the acclaimed new musical opened on Broadway tonight, Sunday, March 18, 2012 after a successful Off-Broadway run in 2011. (more...)

2) BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With ON A CLEAR DAY's Turner & Mueller
by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox - March 18, 2012

After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Broadway celebrities and is a raw, funny and insightful interview program that really has no equal. The series kicked off on January 5, 2012 with Douglas Carter Beane and the cast of LYSISTRATA JONES and was followed up by FOLLIES stars Jan Maxwell, Terri White, and Susan Watson, and the cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with the cast of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER. Find out how the stars got started in theatre, hear more about the new show, and check out their performances below! (more...)

3) RIALTO CHATTER: Rosie Taking ANNIE Meetings?
by Rialto Chatter - March 18, 2012

Today, multiple outlets reporting on the cancellation of THE Rosie Show on the Oprah Winfrey Network report that when the news was revealed, O'Donnell was in New York, "taking a meeting for a revival of ANNIE." (more...)

4) Amanda Holden to Host JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Search
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2012

According to the Mirror, actress Amanda Holden is set to host 'Superstar,' the new reality show in which Andrew Lloyd Webber will search for the character of Jesus in the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR tour. 'Superstar' is set to begin filming this summer and will air on ITV1. (more...)

5) Patina Miller Plays Final Performance in SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2012

Patina Miller who originated the role of Deloris Van Cartier will play her final performance in SISTER ACT tonight, March 18th. Miller made her Broadway debut in the production and was nominated for a Tony and Oliver award. As previously announced, actress Raven-Symone will replace her, beginning performances on March 27th. SISTER ACT, which will celebrate its one-year Anniversary on Broadway on April 20, is playing at the Broadway Theater. (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/18- DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by Stage Tube - March 18, 2012

Today in 1965, Do I hear a Waltz? opened at the 46th St. Thetare (Now the Richard Rodgers Theatre), where it ran for 220 performances. Do I Hear a Waltz? is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Richard Rodgers, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was adapted from Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which was the basis for the 1955 film Summertime starring Katharine Hepburn. The Broadway cast included Elizabeth Allen, Sergio Franchi, Carol Bruce, Madeleine Sherwood, Julienne Marie, Stuart Damon, Fleury D'Antonakis, and Jack Manning. It was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Scenic Design, but lost in all three categories. (more...)

7) BC/EFA Presents Final Broadway Bears Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2012

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents the 15th and grand finale edition of THE BROADWAY BEARS tonight, March 18, 2012 at 8 PM at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on West 42nd Street. THE BROADWAY BEARS is an annual Broadway auction of teddy bears dressed in museum-quality outfits based on original costumes and created by acclaimed designers.. (more...)

by Stage Tube - March 18, 2012

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER stars Broadway veteran Benjamin Walker as the title role. The film is set to open in theaters on June 22nd from 20th Century Fox. The horror, thriller film, directed by Timur Bekmambetov, also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper, Rufus Sewell, Alan Tudyk, Anthony Mackie, Jimmi Simpson, Jaqueline Fleming and Robin McLeavy. Check out the newest trailer for ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER below! (more...)

9) BWW's On This Day - March 18, 2012
by - March 18, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

10) Yonekura Ryoko to Star as 'Roxie' in CHICAGO This July
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2012

According to the Tokyo Graph, actress Yonekura Ryoko will join the hit revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO this July. She is set to star as Roxy Hart, making her the first Japanese woman to star on Broadway since the 1958 production of Flower Drum Song starring Nancy Umeki. Ryoko will also be the first Japanese performer to portray a lead American character in a long-running Broadway musical. (more...)

11) Photo Flash: Project Shaw's Golden Shamrock Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - March 18, 2012

Gingold Theatrical Group’s GOLDEN SHAMROCK GALA was held last night at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South), honoring the talents of playwright, Terrence McNally, actor, Brian Murray and, of course, George Bernard Shaw. BWW was there to cover this event. Check out the photos below! (more...)

12) THE BOOK OF MORMON's Rory O'Malley to Sing the National Anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2012

Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will sing the national anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon on March 18. (more...)

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