Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Oct. 6

Below are's most popular articles from Saturday, October 6, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Complete Photo Coverage: Vanessa Redgrave, Liev Schreiber, and More at Revitalized Public Theater Unveiling
by Walter McBride - October 06, 2012

The stars came out on Thursday as The Public Theater celebrated the completion of the $40 million revitalization of its downtown home at Astor Place with a special rededication ceremony. The event featured the "throwing out of the first lines" of Shakespeare by city officials and artists with ties to The Public, followed by a special performance from the cast of Hair, which had its world premiere at The Public when it opened in 1967. (more...)

2) BROADWAY RECALL: Annie's At The Palace
by Michael Dale - October 06, 2012

With a new production of Annie now previewing on Broadway, it looks like Gwen Verdon may have to relinquish her title as the most famous redhead to have played the Palace. (more...)

3) Will Swenson & Audra McDonald Get Married!
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

Today, PEOPLE reports that the couple were wed on Saturday night, October 6, 2012 at their home in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. The couple tells PEOPLE that they look forward to their new life together as husband, wife and "wee posse of three." (more...)

4) BWW Blog: Neka Zang of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES - Rocking the Boot Campaign
by Guest Blogger: Neka Zang - October 06, 2012

Happy hump day. Actually, for me it is not hump day but rather my only day off during the week. Rock of Ages has a different schedule compared to other Broadway shows. We are dark on Wednesdays rather than Mondays. It works out so great that way for us, as it gives me the opportunity to be an audience member at other Broadway shows that I want to see on my day off. (more...)

5) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/6- Michael Arden
by Stage Tube - October 06, 2012

Arden best known for starring on Broadway in Bob Dylan and Twyla Tharp's musical The Times They Are A-Changin.' Additional Broadway credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's presentation of the Deaf West Theatre sign-language production of Big River. Other credits include Ace, Swimming in the Shallows, Bare, Harold & Maude and It's Only Life Off-Broadway. Arden also joined Barbra Streisand during her world concert tour and appeared in the City Center Encores! staging of Juno. (more...)

6) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Oct 6 - Perez Hilton's Last NEWSical Shot, ANYTHING GOES' First Tour Pic and More!
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's "Saturday Intermission Pics" round-up! Today's photos feature EVITA's Max von Essen in his most dedicated Obama swag yet, Perez Hilton's last NEWSical SIP, an inaugural intermission pic from the Anything Goes national tour, plus photos from NEWSIES, CHAPLIN, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, MAMMA MIA!, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, KINKY BOOTS, MARY POPPINS, BRING IT ON, ROCK OF AGES, JERSEY BOYS, THE BOOK OF MORMON, TICK TICK BOOM in London, Off-Broadway's THE OTHER Josh Cohen, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and more! (more...)

7) Photo Coverage: Amigo Duende Opening Night
by Linda Lenzi - October 06, 2012 was there to capture the show's opening night! (more...)

8) West End's GHOST Closes Today, October 6
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

Ghost The Musical will be closing at the Piccadilly Theatre to make way for Viva Forever, the Spice Girls musical. The show will take its final bow today, October 6. (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: THE BODYGUARD's Heather Headley Hosts 'Birthday Hangout' from London!
by Stage Tube - October 06, 2012

Grammy Award and Tony Award-Winner, and soon-to-be turning heads on the West End stage in London, UK, Heather Headley held her first Google Hangout on Oct. 4th, 2012 from London, celebrating her birthday. Check it out in the video below! (more...)

10) CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Goes on Sale Today, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

Tickets to Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciaran Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford go on sale to the general public starting today, October 6 through Ticketmaster at or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

11) Just Announced: Cast & Creative Set for KING KONG's 2013 Australian Premiere; Music from McLachlan & More...
by BWW - October 06, 2012

The new stage musical KING KONG – one of the greatest love stories ever told – officially launched today by announcing its all-Australian lead cast and the line-up of International Artists who will contribute to the score. One of the most ambitious shows to be staged in Australia, KING KONG premieres 15 June 2013 for an exclusive, Melbourne only, season at the Regent Theatre. (more...)

12) KING KONG THE MUSICAL Live Stream & Preview Tonight, 10pm!
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

This Saturday (October 6th) KING KONG, the new stage musical, will launch in Melbourne, Australia. The producers, Global Creatures, will stream the one-time-only event presentation live on the internet through the show's website, allowing everyone in the world to get a sneak peek at the making of the production. (more...)

13) Photo Flash: Alan Cumming Visits Ben Rimalower at PATTI ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES, written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark, has been extended by popular demand at The Duplex through November 2012. Acclaimed actor Alan Cumming visited last Thursday, October 4th and took a picture with Rimalower at the show. Check out the photo below! (more...)

14) GLEE Season 4 to Feature MOULIN ROUGE Tribute Episode!
by TV News Desk - October 06, 2012

According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, GLEE creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that the show will be doing a Moulin Rouge tribute episode. (more...)

15) Photo Flash: First Look at MainStreet Theatre's PINKALICIOUS, Opening Today, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

The MainStreet Theatre Company has announced the cast for the first show of its 2012/2013 season: Pinkalicious the Musical. The musical, based on the best selling book for the younger set, is also written by book authors Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann, with Music by John Gregor. The story, about a little girl who eats too many cupcakes and turns pink, has been delighting youngsters since its publication in 2006, and the musical celebrates everything pink while reminding kids that sometimes too much of a good thing is... too much!. Pinkalicious, recommended for ages 5 and up, opens today, October 6th, and runs through the 21st, 2012. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

16) PCPA Theaterfest's One-Day Halloween Costume Sale Set for Today, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

Costumes from PCPA's extensive warehouse will go on sale to the public - just in time for Halloween - today, October 6 from 10am to 3pm. (more...)

17) DIRTY FILTHY LOVE STORY Opens at Rogue Machine Tonight, Oct 6
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

Last season it was their 2011 BEST PRODUCTION (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, and Garland Awards) Small Engine Repair which started out in the "Off The Clock" series. Now, in the tradition of offering "edgier" entertainment in this slot, Rogue Machine launches the World Premiere of Rob Mersola's Dirty Filthy Love Story tonight, October 6th at 10:30pm. (more...)

18) Bob Baker Marionette Theater Continues 52nd Season with 'HALLOWEEN HOOP-DEE-DO', Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

The Bob Baker Marionette Theater continues its 52nd season with "Bob Baker's Halloween Hoop-Dee-Do" playing today, October 6-November 10, 2012. (more...)

19) BWW TV: JUSTIN LOVE World Premiere Opening Night at Celebration Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 06, 2012

The Celebration Theatre in association with DEMAND PRoductions and Peter Schneider has launched its celebratory 30th Anniversary Season with the world premiere musical JUSTIN LOVE. On hand for the September 21st opening was Broadway World TV and Los Angeles correspondent Michael Sterling and BWW TV's Jerry Evans of JLE Media Group, Inc. Watch interviews with the cast and creative team below! (more...)

20) The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Encores BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2012

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center announces a special, ENCORE one-night-only performance of Larry Blum's enthralling solo show, Blink & You Might Miss Me, directed by Stan Zimmerman, at the Center's Village at Ed Gould Plaza in Hollywood. The critically acclaimed show returns to the Center's Renberg Theatre on Saturday Nov. 17 at 8 p.m...after the SOLD-OUT performance in September! (more...)

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