Hottest Articles on BWW from Monday, Nov. 12

Below are's most popular articles from Monday, November 12, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, and More in THE PERFORMERS- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 12, 2012

Produced by Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz, THE PERFORMERS, David West Read's new romantic comedy, began preview performances on October 23 - prior to its official opening night on Wednesday, November 14th - at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48 St.) in New York City. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below! (more...)

2) MISS SAIGON Audition Tips from Other Actresses that Played Kim
by Oliver Oliveros - November 12, 2012

Many media outlets in the Philippines have already published series of auditions tips, which primarily came from Tony winner Lea Salonga and London-based actress Monique Wilson, Filipino actresses who both starred in the original production of MISS SAIGON in London 22 years ago. BroadwayWorld took a different turn, and asked some advices from our other favorite Filipino actresses that also played Kim: Joanna Ampil (Sydney and London), Ima Castro (Manila and London), Ivy Rose Padilla (Wellington, New Zealand), and Jennifer Paz (U.S. National Tour). (more...)

3) Photo Flash: Vogue Releases New LES MISERABLES Images!
by Movies News Desk - November 12, 2012

In the November issue of Vogue Magazine, famed photographer Annie Leibovitz brings together the all-star cast of the upcoming big screen adaptation of LES MISERABLES, opening in theaters Christmas Day. Click here to get a first look at the stunning visual images. (more...)

4) BWW TV: Sneak Peek - BARE's Cast and Creative Team Strips Away the Layers with a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 12, 2012

BARE begins previews Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Monday, November 19, 2012. Opening Night is set for Sunday, December 9, 2012. The cast and creative team previewed the show for the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for all of the festivities. Below, get a first look at some of the numbers from the show, plus interviews with the cast and creative team! (more...)

5) BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow - ANNIE, Carol Channing, Bernadette Peters and More!
by Randy Rainbow - November 12, 2012

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this week's episode, Randy sings his own rendition of "Maybe" from ANNIE, reminisces with Carol Channing about how he spent ANNIE's opening night on Broadway with Bernadette Peters, and more! Click below to watch episode 17! (more...)

6) Jessica Chastain, Cast of ONCE, NEWSIES Set for THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE on CBS
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2012

The Broadway casts of the multi-Tony Award-winning production of "Once" and of the hit musical "Newsies." Additionally, Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain and actor Dan Stevens, who star in the Broadway revival of "The Heiress"; Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner, currently starring in the hit Broadway play "Grace"; Emmy winner Henry Winkler, who stars in the new Broadway production "The Performers" will drop by to chat with Frazier and Anderson. (more...)

7) BWW TV: Meet the Cast of FOREVER DUSTY- Kirsten Holly Smith, Christina Sajous and More; Plus a Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 12, 2012

The world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, begins performances November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), with an official Opening Night set for Sunday, November 18, 2012. Below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge brings you a sneak peek of Smith singing as 'Dusty Springfield', plus interviews with director Randal Myler, co-writer Jonathan Vankin, Christina Sajous, who plays 'Claire', and, of course, co-writer and star Smith! (more...)

8) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/12- GRAND HOTEL
by Stage Tube - November 12, 2012

Today in 1989, Grand Hotel opened at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre) where it ran for 1017 performances. Grand Hotel is a musical with a book by Luther Davis and music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional lyrics and music by Maury Yeston. Based on the 1929 Vicki Baum novel and play, Menschen im Hotel (People in a Hotel), and the subsequent 1932 MGM feature film, the musical focuses on events taking place over the course of a weekend in an elegant hotel in 1928 Berlin and the intersecting stories of the eccentric guests of the hotel, including a fading prima ballerina; a fatally ill Jewish bookkeeper, who wants to spend his final days living in luxury; a young, handsome, but destitute Baron; a cynical doctor; and a typist dreaming of Hollywood success. (more...)

9) Photo Coverage: NYMF Gala Honors Kelli O'Hara!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - November 12, 2012

Last night, The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) Ninth Season Gala honored Kelli O'Hara for her contributions to musical theatre at the Hudson Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and we bring you full coverage below! (more...)

10) FREEZE FRAME: Meet Jason Hite, Taylor Trensch and the Cast of BARE!
by Walter McBride - November 12, 2012

BARE begins previews Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Monday, November 19, 2012. Opening Night is set for Sunday, December 9, 2012. The cast and creative team met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld was there for all of the festivities. Check out a photo preview below and be sure to check back later for full coverage! (more...)

11) Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Set to Lead CAROUSEL at New York Philharmonic, 2/27-3/2
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2012

The New York Philharmonic has announced casting details for its staged production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, February 27–March 2, 2013. The evening will feature Kelli O'Hara as Julie Jordan, Nathan Gunn as Billy Bigelow, Stephanie Blythe as Nettie Fowler, and Alexander Gemignani as Enoch Snow. The production will be directed by John Rando, replacing the previously announced James Brennan due to scheduling conflicts, and conducted by Rob Fisher. (more...)

12) Photo Flash: FLASHDANCE Tour Launches in Pittsburgh!
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2012

Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Matthew Hydzik will star as "Alex" and "Nick" in the world premiere of FLASHDANCE – THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation. Padgett and Hydzik will be joined on stage by the legendary Rachelle Rak in the role of "Tess." Sergio Trujillo, director and choreographer for the production returned to the home of FLASHDANCE and launch of the world premiere, Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall, to announce the lead casting from a press conference. Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and Kevin McMahon, CEO of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, were also on hand to welcome the cast and creative team to Pittsburgh and to make a proclamation, naming January 1, 2013 as FLASHDANCE DAY. Check out a photo from the celebration below! (more...)

13) STAGE TUBE: Watch ABC's Broadway Fall Preview Online!
by Stage Tube - November 12, 2012

Over the weekend, ABC-7 aired a half-hour special on the best of the new Broadway season, including AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, ANNIE, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, CHAPLIN, DEAD ACCOUNTS, THE HEIRESS and THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. The show was hosted by Eyewitness News anchor, Michelle Charlesworth and Henry Winkler currently appearing on stage in a new romantic comedy, "The Performers." You can check out all four parts below! (more...)

14) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Nov 10, Part 2 - Green Edition!
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2012

BroadwayWorld collected as many of Saturday's evening Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our November 10th SIP round-up! The evening photos feature the casts of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, WICKED, ONCE, THE BOOK OF MORMON, MARY POPPINS, SCANADLOUS, BRING IT ON, and quite a few regional theaters getting in on the "green" theme! (more...)

15) Tozer and Turner To Star In THE TAILOR-MADE MAN, Arts Theatre, From Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2012


16) What's Playing on Broadway November 12-18
by BWW Special Coverage - November 12, 2012

THE ANARCHIST, the new play written and directed by David Mamet and starring Patti LuPone and Debra Winger, begins previews tomorrow, 11/13, at the Golden Theatre. With previews behind them, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD and THE PERFORMERS will officially open on 11/13 and 11/14 respectively, while SCANDALOUS opens on Thursday, 11/15. And this week is your last chance to see the critically-acclaimed AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE with Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas - the show plays its final performance at MTC on Sunday, 11/18! (more...)

17) BWW Blog: SCANDALOUS' Elizabeth Ward Land - The New Normal Part 3
by Guest Blogger: Elizabeth Ward Land - November 12, 2012

What a fun weekend we had at SCANDALOUS! So many friends and family passed thru the doors of the Neil Simon. It was the start of the whole lead up to our opening night, November 15. (more...)

18) THE ANARCHIST Begins Previews Tomorrow at Golden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2012

THE ANARCHIST, a new play written and directed by David Mamet will be presented on Broadway at the newly refurbished Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production will star two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone, who has previously appeared in Mamet's The Woods, All Men are Whores, The Blue Hour, The Water Engine, Edmond and The Old Neighborhood; and three-time Academy Award nominee Debra Winger, who's previous stage credits include How I Learned to Drive and Ivanov at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts and The Exonerated in New York. Winger will be making her Broadway debut in THE ANARCHIST. (more...)

19) Cate Blanchett, Laurie Metcalf and More Make Evening Standard Theatre Awards Longlist
by BWW News Desk - November 12, 2012

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre, and this year's nominations shortlist has just been announced. Sponsored by the Evening Standard newspaper, this year's winners revealed on November 25. (more...)

20) Buy One Get One Free on Broadway's SCANDALOUS Thru 11/18!
by Contests - November 12, 2012

Two-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello stars as Aimee Semple McPherson, the trailblazing media superstar whose passion for saving souls was matched by her passion for making headlines. Take advantage of this special offer to buy one get one free on preview performances now thru November 18 only! (more...)

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