Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, September 30, 2012 - Sunday, September 30, 2012. Catch up below!

1) OFFICIAL: REBECCA Is Delayed Indefinitely; Producers Blame Anonymous Email for Scaring Away New Investor This Week
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

Ben Sprecher and Louise Forlenza, producers for Rebecca, the Musical, announced this afternoon that they were left with no option but to postpone the show. A new timeline has not been announced. (more...)

2) Breaking News: Has REBECCA Cancelled Its Broadway Run?
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

The offstage saga of REBECCA the musical continues to twist and turn with drama of its own. Today, Michael Riedel reports exclusively in the New York Post that, according to his sources, the show "has been cancelled due to a lack of financing." (more...)

3) David Mirvish Writes Letter Addressing New Toronto Complex and Loss of the Princess of Wales Theatre
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

As BWW previously reported, David Mirvish and Frank Gehry are planning a "culture and condo" complex in Toronto's Entertainment District that would involve demolishing The Princess of Wales theatre. Mirvish wrote the following letter to the media in response to this news, addressing his and Gehry's new project, their decision to tear down the Princess of Wales Theatre, and their plans to continue Ed Mirvish's legacy. Read below! (more...)

4) Twitter Watch: Ryan Murphy-'Nicole Richie and the Legendary George Takei are Joining THE NEW NORMAL Family'
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

On Twitter Watch, Ryan Murphy wrote "Proud to announce Nicole Richie and the legendary George Takei are joining The New Normal family." (more...)

5) Susan Boyle Reveals Theme of Fourth Album - Musicals!
by BWW - September 30, 2012

On her official web site, Susan Boyle has just teased details about her upcoming fourth album, to be released later in 2012, including that the theme will be - musicals! (more...)

6) Broadway-Bound MATILDA Holds Open Casting Call for Title Role Today, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be holding an open call for the role of Matilda in New York City today, September 30th at Pearl Studios (519 Eighth Avenue, 12th Floor, between 35th and 36th streets). Check-in begins at 10:00 AM in Studio C on a first come / first serve basis. Auditions will begin at 11:00 AM. (more...)

7) BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Linda Lavin Gets Painted for 'Portrait of an Artist' at Birdland
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 30, 2012

The Broadway at Birdland concert series debuted a new concept called "Portrait of an Artist," featuring actor/director/painter Steve Bakunas. The multi-talented artist conducted an intimate interview with actress Linda Lavin, while painting her portrait on the historic Birdland stage. BroadwayWorld was on hand to film the event, and you can watch the full event exclusively below! (more...)

8) STAGE TUBE: Alan Menken and Ellen Greene Perform After Director's Cut of Little Shop OF HORRORS at NYFF
by Stage Tube - September 30, 2012

The Film Society of Lincoln Center's 2012 NYFF featured as part of its Masterworks program the Director's Cut of Frank Oz's Little Shop OF HORRORS (1986). At the presentation were the director, Ellen Greene, Alan Menken and more. Below, watch Menken perform "Suddenly Seymour" and Greene sing "Somewhere That's Green" from the show! (more...)

9) Anne Hathaway Marries Adam Shulman
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

According to People, Anne Hathaway, star of the upcoming film adaptation of Les Miserables, married Adam Shulman yesterday, September 29, 2012 in Big Sur, Calif. (more...)

10) ONCE Sets Actors Fund Benefit Performance for Today, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

The Actors Fund today that ONCE will perform a benefit performance tonight, September 30 at 7pm. (more...)

11) Woody Harrelson's BULLET FOR ADOLF Plays Final Performance Today, Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

Bullet for Adolf, the outrageous new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, will play its final performance this evening, September 30, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews began on July 19, 2012 with Opening Night on August 8, 2012. The production was originally scheduled to end its limited engagement on Sunday, September 9, but announced an extension shortly following opening night. (more...)

12) TDF's Autism Theater Initiative Hosts Autism Friendly Performance of THE LION KING Today, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

TDF's Autism Theater Initiative will present an autism-friendly performance of Disney's The Lion King today, September 30, at 1pm, at the Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway, NYC). This performances illustrates TDF's commitment to continuing to present autism-friendly performances in New York City. TDF is also available to consult with other theatre organizations across the United States who would like to present their own autism-friendly performances. (more...)

13) BWW's On This Day - September 30, 2012
by - September 30, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

14) Twitter Watch: Ricky Martin-'With the One and Only Alec Baldwin and His Lovely Wife at EVITA'
by BWW - September 30, 2012

On Twitter Watch, Ricky Martin wrote "With the one and only @ABFalecbaldwin and his lovely wife at @evitabroadway last night! I'm glad you enjoyed the show … " (more...)

15) David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen Featured in NJTV's STATE OF THE ARTS Today, 9/30
by TV News Desk - September 30, 2012

A Bucks County farmhouse is the setting for Christopher Durang's new comedy,VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, starring Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, and Kristine Nielsen. NJTV's STATE OF THE ARTS visits the playwright in his own Bucks County farmhouse, and talks to Hyde Pierce and Nielsen about working with Durang, who is also their longtime friend and colleague. (more...)

16) Ethan Hawke, Martha Plimpton and More Inducted Into The Players Hall of Fame Today, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2012

Today, September 30, 2012, fourteen actors, actresses, critics, playwrights – and even an astronaut – will be inducted into the newest class of The Players Hall of Fame, John Martello, Executive Director of The Players, has announced. For the 5th time in its history, The Players will commemorate each of the new, 14 inductees with a fine-art portrait that will become part of The Players' Permanent Collection. The unveiling is at a special fundraising dinner at the landmarked Booth mansion at 16 Gramercy Park South, (East 20th off Park Ave.) New York City. (more...)

17) STAGE TUBE: THE DOOMSDAY DIARIES Pays Homage to Broadway Diva Lea Salonga
by Oliver Oliveros - September 30, 2012

THE DOOMSDAY DIARIES, a hilarious vBlog that vows to make a daily video entry until the Mayan Apocalypse at, has just posted its homage to one of its favorite Broadway divas, Lea Salonga, who is currently playing a Japanese American internee in the world premiere of ALLEGIANCE: A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL at The Old Globe in San Diego, California until Sunday, October 28. (more...)

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