Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, November 25, 2012 - Sunday, November 25, 2012. Catch up below!

1) Exclusive Stage Tube: Go, Farr, Santos et al. Pay Tribute to MISS SAIGON
by Oliver Oliveros - November 25, 2012

Fresh off their successful auditions for the still unclear London revival production of Cameron Mackintosh's mega-musical "Miss Saigon," Rachelle Ann Go (Disney's "The Little Mermaid"), Frencheska Farr ("Emir"), and Aicelle Santos, who made it to the very final audition phase, conducted by Mackintosh's creative team — Trevor Jackson, Laurence Connor, Stephen Brooker, Geoffrey Garratt — that travelled to Manila last week, performed a medley of songs from "Miss Saigon" in GMA's noontime musical variety show "Party Pilipinas" early today. (more...)

2) BWW TV Exclusive: OUTSIDE THE BOX - Season 2, Episode 2 - Euan Morton & More!
by OUTSIDE THE BOX - November 25, 2012

Tony nominee Euan Morton gets the call to star in a new musical. Will the Taboo star say yes? What's the musical? Tune in to see. Also stars Sami Staitman and Emma Degerstedt. (more...)

3) BWW TV Exclusive: Chita Rivera Uncut Part 1- Talks DROOD, WEST SIDE STORY, SWEET CHARITY, and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - November 25, 2012

Broadway legend Chita Rivera is currently starring alongside Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Jim Norton, and more in the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which opened, November 13 at Studio 54. In this first part of a two part interview, Richard chats with Chita about playing the 'Princess Puffer', how she won her role in WEST SIDE STORY, her friendship with Gwen Verdon and so much more. Click below to watch PART 1 and check back later for PART 2! (more...)

4) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Nov 24, Part 2 - EVITA's Max von Essen Bares All and More!
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our November 24th SIP round-up! Yesterday's evening photos featured the cast of NEWSIES, EVITA's Max von Essen revealing a little more than we've ever seen, images from SPIDER-MAN, MARY POPPINS, SCANDALOUS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, PETER PAN, LES MISERABLES, three regional productions of SPRING AWAKENING and more! (more...)

5) Megan Hilty Performs on NBC's Holiday Special PANDORA Today
by TV News Desk - November 25, 2012

Megan Hilty, star of NBC's musical drama SMASH has signed on to joining Mannheim Steamroller, the #1 selling Christmas music group of all time, as a special musical guest for NBC's special PANDORA Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice. (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: Broadway Dog Trainer Bill Berloni on the Canine Co-Stars of ANNIE and A CHRISTMAS STORY
by Stage Tube - November 25, 2012

William Berloni, the trainer whose dogs have appeared on Broadway in shows from GYPSY to LEGALLY BLONDE, this year trained three more dogs who are currently appearing on the Great White Way: ANNIE's "Sandy" and A CHRISTMAS STORY's two "Bumpus Hounds." Hear what he had to say about the canine stars below! (more...)

7) BWW Blog: Molly Tynes of A.R.T.'s PIPPIN - Welcome to Cambridge!
by Guest Blogger: Molly Tynes - November 25, 2012

This week we traveled to Cambridge, MA, home of the American Repertory Theater. Now we begin "Tech," or the part of the creative process when we move the show out of the rehearsal studio and onto the stage. This is often one of the most tedious parts of the process – long hours spent setting light cues, figuring out set moves, spacing dance numbers on the stage, etc. However it is also one of the most exciting parts of the process because we get to see the real sets, costumes, and props for the first time and begin to incorporate them into the show. It is a time of exploration and discovery and a time when the world of the show really starts to come alive! (more...)

8) Photo Flash: First Look at JohAnna Day and Daniel Gerroll in MISERY at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Castle Rock Entertainment and Playhouse Productions present the world premiere of MISERY at Bucks County Playhouse. Tony Award nominee JohAnna Day (Proof, August: Osage County) stars as writer Paul Sheldon's number-one fan, ‘Annie Wilkes' alongside Daniel Gerroll (Enchanted April, High Society) as ‘Paul Sheldon' and James Demarse (The Orphans' Home Cycle, Dividing the Estate) as ‘Buster.' BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

9) BROADWAY BLOWS BACK Benefit Moves to Dec. 10 at Gershwin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2012

CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, will now take place on Monday, December 10 at 7:30 PM. The concert, which will feature performances by members of the Broadway theatre community, will take place at the Gershwin Theatre (222 W. 51st St.) and is sponsored by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored for the new date and are available at or by calling 877- 250-2929. (more...)

10) Photo Flashback: CYRANO DE BERGERAC Ends Limited Run Today
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac starring Tony® Award winner Douglas Hodge, Clemence Poesy and Patrick Page, ends it limited engagement today. (more...)

11) SCANDALOUS' Roz Ryan Debuts New Concert at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2012

Tonight, November 25, 2012, celebrated stage veteran Roz Ryan, longtime star of Broadway's worldwide smash hit Chicago and currently co-starring in this season's new musical Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson, will debut her newest concert act "A One Night Stand of Eternal Love" at midtown Manhattan's newest nightclub experience, 54 Below. (more...)

12) Austin Pendleton Directs Harold Pinter's ASHES TO ASHES at The Directors Studio, Now thru 12/3
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2012

Austin Pendleton will direct Harold Pinter's two person, full length play, Ashes to Ashes with Diane Love and Kevin O'Brien for a limited engagement at The Directors Studio, a division of The Directors Company. (more...)

13) BWW's On This Day - November 25, 2012
by - November 25, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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