Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/26-7/27/2014

Below are's most popular articles that you might have missed from this weekend Sunday, July 27, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014. Catch up below!

1) BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Pippins of Past and Present, Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - July 27, 2014

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 Pippin princes of past and present- current leading man Kyle Dean Massey and John Rubinstein, who originated the role in 1972 and is now back playing 'Charles'. Watch as they discuss the challenges of the role, how the show has changed since the original production, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

2) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Part 2 - 7/26 - National Tour of WICKED Says Farewell to Glinda, and More!
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our July 26th SIP round-up! Check out part one HERE. Yesterday's SIPs come from Broadway's KINKY BOOTS, the National Tours of WICKED and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)

3) Diane Paulus Comments On FINDING NEVERLAND Score
by Pat Cerasaro - July 27, 2014

The hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in previews out of town and a preliminary sneak peek of the score for the show is now available to hear. (more...)

4) 'Will You Accept This Final Rose?' Patti Murin to Guest-Recap BACHELORETTE Finale for BWW TV
by Matt Tamanini - July 27, 2014

After the rousing success of Natalie Weiss recapping 'So You Think You Can Dance' last week, BroadwayWorld TV is doubling down on Celebrity Guest-Recappers. This time we have invited Broadway's favorite cheerleader, Patti Murin ('Lysistrata Jones,' 'Love's Labour's Lost,' 'Fly by Night') to recap the epic season finale of 'The Bachelorette' on Monday night. Despite performing with the Skivvies for the first time Saturday, and preparing for her 54 Below debut on Monday, August 11th (click here for full details), Patti graciously agreed. (more...)

5) BWW TV Exclusive: Uncovering the Film and Tape Archive of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts with Patrick Hoffman!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 27, 2014 is excited to kick off a new special exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Future entries will delve into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Patrick Hoffman of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, who chats about the details of the program's history, as well as how to go about accessing the wide array of footage available! (more...)

by BroadwayWorld TV - July 27, 2014

This week's event featured performances from the cast of PIECE OF MY HEART, including: De'adre Aziza, Derrick Baskin, Bryan Fenkart, Linda Hart, Leslie Kritzer, Zak Resnick, Joseph Siravo, Teal Wicks, Carleigh Bettiol, Teresa Gattison, Shonica Gooden, Sydney James Harcourt, Jessica McRoberts, Ralph Meitzler, Harris Milgrim, Michael Milan, Heather Parcells, Gabrielle Ruiz, Amos Wolff, Mark Zeisler. Check out clips of their performances below! (more...)

by Stage Tube - July 27, 2014

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair closed at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

8) BWW's On This Day - July 27, 2014
by - July 27, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

9) OF MICE AND MEN Ends Broadway Run Today; Revival to be Filmed
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2014

The Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men played its final performance today. The producion starred Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, BAFTA and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester, and Tony and Olivier Award winner Jim Norton. Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, Of Mice and Men was the first 'hit' of the spring, recouping its $3.8 million capitalization in only twelve weeks. The critically acclaimed production originally opened on Wednesday, April 16, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre (220 West 48 Street). (more...)

10) Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 28- August 3, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - July 27, 2014

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, including: Under the Covers, The Lady with the Torch, Dare to Dream, A Taylor Swift Love Story, and Freestyle Love Supreme. (more...)

11) STAGE TUBE: HEATHERS' Charissa Hogeland Sings 'Over the Love' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - July 27, 2014

HEATHERS' Charissa Hogeland performed 'Over the Love' at BROADWAY SESSIONS. Watch her sing the Florence and the Machine tune below! (more...)

12) Marisha Wallace, Brian Craft, Rachel Lorin, and More Set for Broadway Sings for The Trevor Project at Metropolitan Room, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2014

Broadway Sings for The Trevor Project Concert is set for Monday, August 4th at 9:30PM (9:00PM doors open) at The Metropolitan Room. Tickets are available online at for $20. (more...)

13) Stage Tube: Highlights from The Muny's SEUSSICAL, Now Through 7/28
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2014

Making its Muny premiere, Seussical brings fantasy to magical life on the Muny stage. Based on the classic children's books of Dr. Seuss and narrated by the mischievous Cat in the Hat, this delightful musical follows Horton the elephant in his quest to protect the people of Who-ville. Seussical runs through July 28. (more...)

14) Inside Look at Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park on THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 28th episode: "Shakespeare in the Park." (more...)

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