Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/28-3/1/2015

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Sunday, March 1, 2015. Catch up below!

1) Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer Talk SOUND OF MUSIC: 'It Was the Moment in My Career Where Everything Exploded'
by Caryn Robbins - March 01, 2015

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Academy Award winning film THE SOUND OF MUSIC, stars Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer speak exclusively to Vanity Fair about the making of the iconic movie (more...)


2) STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!
by Stage Tube - March 01, 2015

Before appearing in THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! on NBC in 2013, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti made her Broadway debut in the same show in 1998. But that time, an 18-year-old Benanti was the understudy to Maria rather than Elsa Schrader. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a throwback clip of the young Broadway star beautifully performing the title song, 'The Sound of Music.' (more...)


3) SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: Joel Grey In GEORGE M! On THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
by Pat Cerasaro - March 01, 2015

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present yet another awesome vintage performance clip as originally seen on watershed TV variety program THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW, this time with a classic George M. Cohan patriotic showstopper from GEORGE M! with none other than its Tony Award-winning original star, Joel Grey. (more...)


4) BWW Interview: Krysta Rodriguez Opens Up About Her Diagnosis- 'This Will Be the Most Fun Cancer That I Can Come Up With!'
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2015

Rodriguez, who is 30-years-old, was originally diagnosed with a stage 2B ductal carcinoma last fall. Currently undergoing chemotherapy, Krysta has been staying positive by chronicling her journey on the blog. Below, she chats wil BroadwayWorld about why she decided to go public with the news, how she plans to balance treatment with her career, why she's been grateful for all of the Broadway well-wishes, and so much more. (more...)


5) BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE-HONEYMOON IN VEGAS' Rob McClure!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - March 01, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes Broadway favorite Rob McClure, who is currently starring in Honeymoon in Vegas at the Nederlander Theatre. Watch as they discuss the show, how he got his start at Paper Mill Playhouse, his obsession with video games, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)


6) Passing the Crown! Brian d'Arcy James Poses with Jonathan Groff at HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2015

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff will join the cast of HAMILTON as 'King George' on Tuesday, March 3 at The Public Theater, replacing Brian d'Arcy James, who will be starring in Something Rotten on Broadway this spring. HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda recently took to Twitter to share a picture of the two actors backstage after a performance, with the caption, 'Monarchial line of succession. #Groffsauce.' Check out the picture below! (more...)


7) BWW Blog: Jake Winn of Signature's KID VICTORY - And We Made Them All Up
by Guest Blogger: Jake Winn - March 01, 2015

'And We Made Them All Up' (more...)


8) BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Nathan Madden!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 01, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a new video series, which will help you get to know each cast member before previews begin. Check back daily to hear from the whole cast before performances start, and click below to meet Nathan Madden (more...)


9) Review Roundup: KID VICTORY Opens at Signature Theatre
by Review Roundups - March 01, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Kid Victory, a new musical from legendary composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl). The production began performances at Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre on February 17. It will play for five weeks, through March 22. (more...)


10) BWW's On This Day - March 1, 2015
by - March 01, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


11) Brian d'Arcy James Plays Final HAMILTON Performance Today; Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN! Next
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2015

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff will join the cast of HAMILTON as 'King George' on Tuesday, March 3 at The Public Theater, replacing Brian d'Arcy James, who will be starring in SOMETHING ROTTEN on Broadway this spring. Today, March 1, d'Arcy James plays his final HAMILTON performance. (more...)


12) STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/1/15- GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - March 01, 2015

Today in 2009, Guys and Dolls opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 121 performances. Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure', two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Premiering on Broadway in 1950, the original production ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway revivals as well as West End productions. (more...)


13) Upcoming CD Releases for March 2015
by - March 01, 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for March, 2015. (more...)


14) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Feb. 28 Part 2 - NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, LION KING, and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2015

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our February 28th #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)


15) Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 2-8, Featuring Emily Padgett, Erin Davie, and More!
by Louisa Brady - March 01, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Last Ship Company in Concert; This Will Be Our Year, Starring Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, & Krysta Rodriguez; Emily Padgett & Erin Davie; Very Very Rock Show in Concert Featuring Rebecca Naomi Jones and More; and 54 Sings Mack and Mabel. (more...)


16) Photo Flash: Broadway Serves Hosts 3rd KIDS SERVE Event Benefitting Urban Pathways
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2015

On Saturday, February 28th, Broadway Serves hosted its third Kids Serve event. Taking place at the Minskoff Theater, over 30 children from the NY theater community attended. The kids donated toiletry items and created toiletry bags to be given to Urban Pathways, a not-for-profit, social service and supportive housing organization serving homeless adults in the NY Metropolitan Area. Kids Serve performers hailed from shows like Matilda, The Lion King, Les Miserable, Kinky Boots, Iowa, Radio City, and the tours of Shrek, Once, and The Lion King. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)


17) BWW Reviews: KID VICTORY Haunts at Signature Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - March 01, 2015

Let's just get right to it. There's a lot to like about much anticipated world premiere of John Kander and Greg Pierce's 'Kid Victory' at Signature Theatre. (more...)



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