Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, October 21, 2012 - Sunday, October 21, 2012. Catch up below!

1) Anna Kendrick to Star in THE LAST FIVE YEARS Film Adaptation?
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

According to, Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick is set to star as 'Cathy' in Richard La Gravenese's film adaptation of the musical The Last Five Years. (more...)

by Pat Cerasaro - October 21, 2012

To mark the start of previews for the Biblically-themed SCANDALOUS, subtitled "The Life And Trials Of Aimee Semple McPherson" and based on her impossible-to-believe, yet real-life story, today we are taking a look back at the recent religious fervor on the Great White Way, particularly given the faith-centered original musicals THE BOOK OF MORMON, SISTER ACT and LEAP OF FAITH, to say nothing of the recent revivals of the seminal 70s rock musicals JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and GODSPELL. Hell - ahem, heck - we even just got an Off-Broadway revival of CARRIE (and a new cast album, too)! (more...)

3) Photo Exclusive: ONCE Cast Records for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - October 21, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. The cast of Broadway's ONCE was recently hard a work recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

4) Photo Flash: Saturday intermission Pics, Oct 20 - Part 2 - EVITA 'SkeleTONES', BOOK OF MORMON Playdates & More!
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected all of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics to bring you Part 2 of our October 20th SIP round-up! Yesterday's evening photos featured the cast of EVITA's "SkeleTONES" workshopping for "Broadway Scares", a couple of strange "playdates" with the touring cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON, and photos from KINKY BOOTS, NEWSIES, BRING IT ON, ROCK OF AGES, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, JERSEY BOYS, MARY POPPINS, WICKED, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and a bunch of regional productions from across the US, plus one from New Zealand! (more...)

5) Photo Coverage: David Rossmer, Steve Rosen, Ted Sperling & More at THE OTHER Josh Cohen Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - October 21, 2012

Amas Musical Theatre, in association with Scandobean Productions, LLC, presents a new musical with book, music and lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen entitled The Other Josh Cohen. It is directed by Tony Award-winning Ted Sperling, with choreography by Andrew Palermo and musical direction by Vadim Feichtner. The Other Josh Cohen opened last night, October 20, 2012. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you opening night coverage below! (more...)

6) Annie Golden to Guest Star in Reading of New Musical FRIENEMIES at Underground Lounge, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

JD Productions presents a reading of new musical FRIENEMIES, guest staring Broadway veteran Annie Golden, on Saturday, October 27th at the Underground Lounge. Doors open at 8pm, show at 8:30pm. (more...)

7) BWW's On This Day - October 21, 2012
by - October 21, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

8) Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean's FRIDAY NIGHT SOUL SHAKEDOWN Opening at Rockwell Table & Stage
by Lily Lim - October 21, 2012

Shoshana Bean's Friday Night Soul Shakedown kicked off on October 19th as part of Rockwell Table & Stage's official grand opening and will continue every Friday night until further notice. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

9) GHOST's Alison Luff, NEWSIES' Mike Faist and More Set for AT THIS PERFORMANCE..., 10/21
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys and Understudies with its next edition of At This Performance…™ to be held tonight, October 21st at The Lion Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street at 7 PM. (more...)

10) JERSEY BOYS' Jeff Leibow Produces 2nd Annual NF Hope Concert at Harrah's Las Vegas, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

Jeff Leibow of JERSEY BOYS announced the 2nd Annual NF Hope Concert set to take place today, October 21 at 1 p.m. at Harrah's Las Vegas. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to NF Network, a non-profit organization that serves families and individuals with neurofibromatosis, more commonly known as NF. The second rendition of the NF Hope Concert will include performances by some of the biggest names in Las Vegas as well as an impressive live and silent auction. (more...)

11) NEWSIES' Jack Feldman, Kara Lindsay and More Join Encompass New Opera's Celebration of Alan Menken, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

Today, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director announced that the Honorary Chairs, Sheldon Harnick and Maury Yeston join Encompass New Opera Theatre in celebrating Alan Menken's life in the American theatre, film and recording world tonight, October 21, 2012 at the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York City. (more...)

12) Tonya Pinkins, Max Crumm, Lindsay Mendez and Elizabeth Stanley Join BROADWAY ORIGINALS! at Cabaret Festival, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2012

Tonya Pinkins (Tony nominee for Caroline or Change), Max Crumm (Grease revival), Lindsay Mendez (Godspell), and Elizabeth Stanley (Million Dollar Quartet, Company revival), join the cast of Broadway Originals! today, October 21 at 3 p.m. at Town Hall. (more...)

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