Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Nov. 23

Below are's most popular articles from Friday, November 23, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Exclusive Photo Coverage: Meet MISS SAIGON's Next Bumper Crop of Talents
by Oliver Oliveros - November 23, 2012

Although it is still unclear when the much-awaited London revival of Cameron Mackintosh's mega-musical "Miss Saigon" would get a green light from the big boss, Mackintosh's trusted creative team, made up of executive producer Trevor Jackson, stage director Laurence Connor, musical supervisor Stephen Brooker, and choreographer Geoffrey Garratt, had opted to visit the country to hold the first-ever international auditions for "Miss Saigon" after several years. (more...)

2) VIDEO: CARLY ROSE WATCH: Sonenclar Sings 'Over The Rainbow' on THE X FACTOR
by TV News Desk - November 23, 2012

On this week's THE X FACTOR, Broadway's Carly Rose Sonenclar blew the competition away with her rendition of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow,' which she dedicated to her older brother. In case you missed the performance, check it out below! (more...)

3) STAGE TUBE: Cast of NEWSIES Performs in Macy's Day Parade CBS Broadcast!
by Stage Tube - November 23, 2012

Stop the Presses! From their home at the Nederlander Theater, the cast of NEWSIES performed 'King of New York' during yesterday's Macy's Parade CBS broadcast. For the first time ever, television audiences had the opportunity to see a number performed on the stage of the Nederlander, where NEWSIES plays to sold-out crowds. (more...)

4) Matt Doyle, Patina Miller, and More Set for Caissie Levy & David Are's Album Release Concert, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2012

Composer David Are launches his double disc concept albums, A Few For Friends/Friends For A Few, with a night of live music and multimedia on Monday, January 14th at Galapagos Art Space, 7:30pm. (more...)

5) STAGE TUBE: Cast of BRING IT ON Performs 'I Got You' at Macy's Parade!
by Stage Tube - November 23, 2012

It's the day after Thanksgiving but we've got another must-see clip from yesterday's Macy's Day Parade! Check out the following video as the cast of Broadway's BRING IT ON performs 'I Got You'! (more...)

6) CARLY ROSE WATCH: Sonenclar Takes No. 1 Spot on X FACTOR!
by TV News Desk - November 23, 2012

Broadway's Carly Rose Sonenclar is moving on to the Top 8 of this year's X FACTOR on FOX. But the good news didn't stop there. This week's rankings revealed that Sonenclar had bumped off Tate Stevens to reach the number one spot! Upon hearing the news she shouted, "Oh my God! Thank you to everyone who voted for me!" (more...)

7) STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of ELF THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2012

Check out the recently released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions and roles! (more...)

8) Photo Coverage: In The Spotlight Series - THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD!
by Walter McBride - November 23, 2012

The Mystery of Edwin Drood has made its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony "Triple Crown" (Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score)! Who killed Edwin Drood? It's a question that has stumped audiences for years—now it's your turn to answer one of Broadway's most baffling mysteries. Take a trip back in time to a Victorian music hall where a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel, and view photos of the show's stars in the series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride below! (more...)

9) Photo Flash: First Look at Elena Shaddow, Ben Davis and More in Paper Mill's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Sound of Music, directed and choreographed by James Brennan, now playing through December 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

10) Partridge, Strallen, Zimmerman and Hamilton-Barritt Announced For A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2012

The principal casting for the Palladium production of the classic musical has been announced! (more...)

11) Photo Flash: First Look at GLEE's 'Thanksgiving' Episode!
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2012

On next week's new episode of FOX's GLEE titled "Thanksgiving", it's time for Sectionals, and New Directions receives guidance from some of the recent McKinley graduates who volunteer to mentor the glee club during their Thanksgiving breaks. Meanwhile, Rachel and Kurt have a non-traditional holiday dinner in the Big Apple. Check out photos from the episode below! (more...)

12) Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 11/19
by BWW Special Coverage - November 23, 2012

Sit back and enjoy a recap of this week's most-read stories in BroadwayWorld's regional markets! Browse over to your favorite far-away city/country to see what's making news, see what productions are playing around the country and overseas and get to know new performers! (more...)

13) Fox Searchlight Acquires Rights to Susan Boyle's I DREAMED A DREAM
by Movies News Desk - November 23, 2012

Deadline reports that Fox Searchlight has acquired the rights to the UK musical I DREAMED A DREAM, based on the real-life story of Britain's Got Talent winner and international superstar Susan Boyle. According to the report, the studio plans to develop "a re-imagined filmed version of the musical." (more...)

14) STAGE TUBE: Adam Kantor Sings 'Payphone' with the Skivvies!
by Stage Tube - November 23, 2012

Adam Kantor joined The Skivvies for a fun set at The Cutting Room to sing a mashup of "Payphone," "Bills, Bills, Bills," Mo Money, Mo Problems," "Don't Worry Be Happy," and "Buffalo Soldier". The Skivvies are award-winning singer-actors Lauren Molina (Sweeney Todd, Rock of Ages, Marry Me A Little) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up). View the video below! (more...)

15) THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Jordan Gelber
by BWW - November 23, 2012

In this week's edition, we caught up with Jordan Gelber, who is starring as 'Buddy' in ELF- currently playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. (more...)

16) STAGE TUBE: SPIDER-MAN's Reeve Carney Performs Single 'Mad Mad World'
by Stage Tube - November 23, 2012

SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK's leading man Reeve Carney Tweeted a video of himself playing an acoustic version of his new single "Mad Mad World" in the studio. Watch the performance below! (more...)

17) THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: November 17-23
by BWW Special Coverage - November 23, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: THE LION KING celebrates 15 years, FLASHDANCE gets its cast, Andrea McArdle joins NEWSICAl, and so much more! (more...)

18) STAGE TUBE: David Rockwell Talks KINKY BOOTS and HOUDINI Set Designs!
by Stage Tube - November 23, 2012

ARTINFO's Patrick Pacheco and NY1 theater reporter Frank DiLella sat down with architect and producer David Rockwell to talk about his most recent set designs for the Broadway musicals Kinky Boots and the upcoming Houdini. Watch the interview below! Rockwell has also designed sets for Broadway's Dead Accounts, Elf, The Normal Heart, Catch Me If You Can, A Free Man Of Color, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, All Shook Up, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and The Rocky Horror Show. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2012

DANCING WITH THE STARS first-ever ALL STARS season will conclude next week on ABC with three contestants battling it out to be crowned the Mirror Ball champions. Now it's your turn to vote for who you think most deserves the highly-coveted prize! (more...)

20) BRING IT ON Karaoke Contest: See Latest Entries & Enter Yours to Win!
by Contests - November 23, 2012

Not into braving the Black Friday crowds? Then stay at home and enter the BRING IT ON Karaoke Contest for a chance to win tickets and more! Download your favorite BIO song and record yourself belting it out - then get your cheer squad to vote for your entry. The top 5 will face a very special panel of judges - the cast! Enter today and make sure to check out the latest video entries! (more...)

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