Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, January 6, 2013 - Sunday, January 6, 2013. Catch up below!

1) INTO THE WOODS Will Not Transfer to Broadway; THE SUNSHINE BOYS Delayed to 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

There has been buzz about the Public's starry INTO THE WOODS making the transition from Shakespeare in the Park to Broadway, as HAIR and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE did in recent seasons, but today producer Joey Parnes tells the New York Times that due to scheduling conflicts, the production will not transfer. (more...)

2) BWW TV Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda Uncut Part 2- MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE & More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - January 06, 2013

Broadway favorite Lin-Manuel Miranda is currently being represented on Broadway with Bring It On- for which he is the co-composer and lyricist. In this second part of a two part interview, Richard chats with Miranda about working on Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, creating his newest project THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE, and so much more. Click below to watch PART 2! (more...)

3) DINER, BIG FISH, HONEYMOON & More Delayed Due to Financing
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

Approximately one in four Broadway shows will be profitable, and in a bid to join those ranks, the producers of several upcoming shows have delayed their opening nights on Broadway to work on improving the show and to raise additional funds. (more...)

4) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Jan 6, Part 2 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Does LES MIS, FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL and More!
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our January 5th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. (more...)

5) Jason Robert Brown's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Will Headline Williamstown Theatre Festival, Starring Kelli O'Hara
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, with music from Jason Robert Brown and a book from playwright Marsha Norman, will take a bow at Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer. (more...)

6) PRINCE OF BROADWAY, BIG FISH and More Close in on Investor Goals
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

With many shows pushing back their Broadway opening nights, PRINCE OF BROADWAY, BIG FISH, THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN and THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST are still on track for their upcoming productions. (more...)

7) BWW Interviews: Joanna Ampil Talks Grizabella, CATS 2013 UK/Europe Tour
by Oliver Oliveros - January 06, 2013

London-based stage actress Joanna Ampil seems to have all the luck having "Miss Saigon" (Kim), "Jesus Christ Superstar" (Mary Magdalene), "Les Miserables" (Fantine), and "Avenue Q" (Christmas Eve), among others under her belt. However, luck does not have anything to do with her success in musical theater because this hard-working thespian believes that her continuous drive to learn more, and her quest to be the best that she can be are responsible for every good thing that comes her way. (more...)

8) Chris Colfer's STRUCK BY LIGHTNING Premieres in Theaters Today
by Movies News Desk - January 06, 2013

Tribeca Film, in a partnership with Emerging Pictures, will be bringing Glee star, Chris Colfer's film debut, Struck by Lightning, to theaters nationwide for a one night only special interactive Q&A screening. This special theatrical event will be hosted by cinemas across the country today, January 6th, the same night as the film's red carpet premiere. Fans all over the U.S. will be virtually united and given the unique chance to see the high school comedy in theaters before its January 11th release date. (more...)

9) Flashback: CHAPLIN, Starring Rob McClure, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - January 06, 2013

The new musical CHAPLIN, depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, concludes its Broadway run today, January 6, at the Barrymore Theatre, after 24 previews and 136 regular performances. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you through the hit musical's traipse on Broadway with photos, videos, and more. (more...)

10) BWW Flashback: Tony Award-Winning War Horse Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - January 06, 2013

War Horse, the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play and international sensation seen by more than 2 million people worldwide, will conclude its Broadway run today, January 6, 2013, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater as the longest-running, Tony Award-winning Best Play of the last decade. At time of closing, the production will have played 718 performances and 33 previews. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you through War Horse's battle onto Broadway and beyond with photos, video and more. (more...)

11) BWW TV Exclusive: OUTSIDE THE BOX - Season 2, Episode 4- John Sloman, Angel Reda, and More!
by OUTSIDE THE BOX - January 06, 2013

Performer John Sloman (TVs Mad Men, and Broadway's Big and The Music Man) is asked to star in a career-defining role in a new musical. Will he accept the role? What is the new musical? Stay tuned. The episode also stars Angel Reda (currently Chicago on Broadway). (more...)

12) BWW Flashback: DEAD ACCOUNTS, Feat. Katie Holmes & Norbert Leo Butz, Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - January 06, 2013

DEAD ACCOUNTS, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, and starring two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes, concludes its Broadway run today, January 6, at the Music Box Theater. As of today, Dead Accounts has played 27 preview performances and 44 regular performances. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you through the star-studded show's Broadway journey with photos, video and more. (more...)

13) BWW Flashback: ELF Wraps Holiday Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - January 06, 2013

ELF, based upon the hit movie starring Will Ferrell, returned to Broadway this holiday season at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on November 9, 2012. The seasonal production wraps up its 9-week limited engagement today, January 6. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you through the show's joyous journey to Broadway with photos, videos, and more. (more...)

14) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/6- OLIVER!
by Stage Tube - January 06, 2013

Today in 1963, Oliver! opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 774 performances. Oliver! is a British musical, with script, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The musical is based upon the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. It premiered in the West End in 1960, enjoying a long run, a successful Broadway production in 1963 and further tours and revivals. It was made into a musical film in 1968. Major London revivals played from 1994-1998 and again from 2008-2011. (more...)

15) War Horse Ends Toronto Run Today, January 6
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

The Canadian production of The National Theatre of Great Britain's international phenomenon War Horse will conclude its Toronto run today, January 6, 2013 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. The production has set a record in Canada as the longest-running professional drama of all time. At the time of closing, the production will have played 368 performances. (more...)

16) Alena Watters to Perform at DIVA Industry Bar, 1/7
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2013

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a cast of Alexa Green (Wicked, Company), Kelly King (Babyface, Michael Bolton) and Marissa Rosen (My Big Gay Italian Wedding), it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (Xanadu, The Secret Garden and Wicked). DIVA celebrates fabulous female vocalists paying tribute to some of histories most over the top icons! The cast performs a brand new show every week with exciting new guests rotating. (more...)

17) BWW's On This Day - January 6, 2013
by - January 06, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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