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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, June 2, 2013 - Sunday, June 2, 2013. Catch up below!

1) Broadway's Pia Zadora Arrested on Charges of Domestic Violence
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

According to TMZ, Broadway and cabaret star Pia Zadora was arrested yesterday, June 1, 2013, at her home in a suburb of Las Vegas, Nevada, on charges of domestic battery and coercion. She was released on bail. The victim's name has not been released. (more...)


2) STAGE TUBE: Krysta Rodriguez Performs Song from FIRST DATE
by Stage Tube - June 02, 2013

SMASH's Krysta Rodriguez sings a song from the upcoming new Broadway musical FIRST DATE during Broadway Rocks, a concert supporting St. Mary's Kids, also featuring Rodriguez's co-star Zachary Levi. Click below to watch her performance! (more...)


3) Photo & Video Special: Barbra Streisand (and Family) Wow in Sold Out O2 Concert for European Tour Debut
by BWW - June 02, 2013

Barbra Streisand kicked off her European tour last night, June 1st, in London, with a sold out concert at the O2 Arena! Multiple standing ovations, screaming fans and more greeted the legendary star and BroadwayWorld.com has secured photos and a video snippet below. (more...)


4) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 1, Part 2 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, WICKED, LUCKY GUY and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our June 1st SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured THE LITTLE MERMAID's Nick Adams and Sean Patrick Doyle reuniting at Paper Mill Playhouse, a slew of fun pics from WICKED, and shots from NICE WORK, BOOK OF MORMON, THE NANCE, LUCKY GUY, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, JERSEY BOYS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at the Stratford Festival, GREASE at Gateway and more! (more...)


5) STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Talks I'LL EAT YOU LAST on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - June 02, 2013

I'LL EAT YOU LAST star Bette Midler was featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' today, June 2. Midler sat down with correspondent Mo Rocca at the Booth Theatre on the set of I'LL EAT YOU LAST to discuss her critically acclaimed return to Broadway playing Hollywood superagent Sue Mengers and her career in film, television, and music. Click below to watch the interview! (more...)


6) WICKED Stage Managers Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney to Host One-Day Intensive for High Schoolers, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

Following BroadwayWorld's Student Center Classroom two-part series 'Behind the Scenes at Wicked' with Marybeth Abel, the production stage manager wrote to BWW to tell us that it had drawn 'quite the following of enthusiastic kids'. In response, Abel and her colleague at Wicked Christy Ney will now be offering a Stage Management One Day Intensive on August 4th, 2013. (more...)


7) 2013 Tony Awards Clip Countdown: #8 - DREAMGIRLS & NINE
by Pat Cerasaro - June 02, 2013

Today we are continuing BroadwayWorld's 2013 Tony Awards Clip Countdown with a special spotlight focused on two of the most memorable musicals of the 1980s, DREAMGIRLS & NINE! (more...)


8) BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- Keala Settle on How HANDS ON A HARDBODY Made Her a Better Person
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 02, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Keala Settle, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for Hands on a Hardbody. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)


9) BroadwayGirlNYC: My Tony Nom Reactions Pt. 2
by BroadwayGirlNYC - June 02, 2013

The Tony Awards are now less than a month away, and I've really been enjoying revisiting memories, cast albums, and even shows themselves since the nominations were announced! A few days ago I posted my thoughts on the Best Score, Book, Musicals and Plays. Today, here are my feelings in the acting categories. (more...)


10) BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- HANDS ON A HARBODY's Keith Carradine Shocked to be Singled Out
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 02, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Keith Carradine, a nominee for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Hands on a Hardbody. Check out what he had to say below! (more...)


11) Photo Coverage: KINKY BOOTS' Annaleigh Ashford, Billy Porter and Stark Sands Perform at Barnes & Noble CD Signing!
by Walter McBride - June 02, 2013

MASTERWORKS BROADWAY just released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Kinky Boots on May 28. Produced by Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus, William Wittman and Sammy James, Jr., the cast gathered at Barnes & Noble to perform and celebrate the release, and you can check out BroawdayWorld's full coverage of Annahleigh Ashford, Billy Porter and Stark Sands singing below! (more...)


12) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/2- CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - June 02, 2013

Today in 1954, Carousel opened at City Center, where it ran for 79 performances. Carousel is the Second Stage musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The work premiered in 1945 and was adapted from Ferenc Molnar's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine coastline. The story revolves around carousel barker Billy Bigelow, whose romance with millworker Julie Jordan comes at the price of both their jobs. He attempts a robbery to provide for Julie and their unborn child; when it goes wrong, he has a chance to make things right. (more...)


13) Matthew John's HEDDA GABLER Film Adaptation Debuts at Cannes
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

What is set to be the most lavish production yet filmed of Henrik Ibsen's classic stage drama HEDDA GABLER was premiered at Cannes on 22 May in the Palais des Festivals. (more...)


14) PIPPIN's Molly Tynes & More Set for HALF HOUR 3 Concert at Laurie Beechman Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

Tonight, June 2nd at 7:30pm, BroadwayUnderstudies.com has once again invited some of Broadway's most talented understudies to the stage of the Laurie Beechman Theatre to share their rare talent-the ability to perform at a second's notice. They'll be thrown into the fire in 'Half Hour 3: A Last Minute Concert,' a show where even they don't know what they'll be singing before they step up to the microphone. The audience will get to vote on what song each performer will sing. (more...)


15) Photo Flash: Bets Malone, Robert Townsend and More Celebrate NEXT TO NORMAL Opening at La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - June 02, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the Southern California regional theatre premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical, NEXT TO NORMAL, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, musical direction by Darryl Archibald and directed by Nick DeGruccio with musical direction by Darryl Archibald. NEXT TO NORMAL opened last night, June 1, and runs through Sunday, June 23, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening festivities and brings you photos from the curtain call, party and more! (more...)


16) BWW's On This Day - June 2, 2013
by - June 02, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


17) SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE World Premiere Opens Tonight at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse, in association with David Shor Productions, presents SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE - THE MUSICAL. Single tickets are also currently on sale. Performances for the world premiere presentation began on May 24 and run through June 23, with an official press opening tonight, June 2, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse. (more...)


18) Bette Midler Chats I'LL EAT YOU LAST on CBS SUNDAY MORNING Today
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

I'LL EAT YOU LAST star Bette Midler will be featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' today, June 2. Midler sat down with correspondent Mo Rocca at the Booth Theatre on the set ofI'LL EAT YOU LAST to discuss her critically acclaimed return to Broadway playing Hollywood superagent Sue Mengers and her career in film, television, and music. 'CBS Sunday Morning' airs locally on WCBS2 between 9-10:30AM. If outside the tristate area, please check local listings. (more...)


19) Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale Lead FAR FROM HEAVEN, Opening Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

Playwrights Horizons presents Far From Heaven, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain, the current Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Assembled Parties both now on Broadway), music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens at PH and on Broadway, Finding Neverland) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens at PH and on Broadway, The Grapes of Wrath, Finding Neverland). The musical is choreographed by Alex Sanchez (Giant, Fiorello!) and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Grey Gardens at PH and on Broadway; Rent, Next to Normal, Giant). The musical is based on the Focus Features/Vulcan Productions motion picture Far From Heaven, written and directed by Todd Haynes. FAR FROM HEAVEN began previews on May 8, with an Opening Night set for tonight, June 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement subscription run will play through Sunday, June 30 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)


20) Roundabout Theatre's THE BIG KNIFE Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) production of Clifford Odets' The Big Knife will conclude its limited engagement today, June 2, 2013 at 2:00PM. The Big Knife, directed by Doug Hughes, features Rachel Brosnahan, Bobby Cannavale, Marin Ireland, Billy Eugene, Richard Kind, Ana Reeder, Reg Rogers, Joey Slotnick, Brenda Wehle, C.J. Wilson and Chip Zien. (more...)



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