Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Nov. 9

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Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) Harvey Fierstein to Join LA CAGE AUX FOLLES as Albin February 15; Grammer & Hodge to Depart
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

Four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein is returning to Broadway, starring as Albin in the 2010 Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Fierstein won the 1984 Tony Award for writing LA CAGE, but this will be his first time appearing in the show. He will debut on Tuesday, February 15 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) for a limited run of 12 weeks only. Fierstein's co-star will be announced soon. (more...)

2) Photo Coverage: Rockers on Broadway 2010
by Linda Lenzi - November 09, 2010

Broadway stars and Rock stars joined the audience to dance the night away when Rockers on Broadway returned to BB Kings Blues Club last night, November 8th. Directed by Donnie Kehr, ROCKERS ON BROADWAY-Dance Party featured some of the hottest dance tunes from Elvis to GaGa, performed by Broadway stars and the Rock stars who made them famous. The concert benefits Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway in South Africa, and The Bendheim Performing Arts Center Scholarship Fund. (more...)

3) STAGE TUBE: Lea Michele Talks GLEE, GQ & More with Conan
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 09, 2010

GLEE's Lea Michele was among the first guests on Conan O'Brien's first TBS show last night, November 8th, along with Seth Rogan. Jack White was the show's musical guest. The Conan Show premiered at 11pm EST. Click below to see her spot on Conan! (more...)

4) STAGE TUBE: HOW TO SUCCEED Reveals First TV Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 09, 2010

Daniel Radcliffe will make his Broadway musical debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in a new production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opening at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 5pm. Radcliffe has just completed his decade-long, critically-acclaimed performance starring as Harry Potter in the largest grossing franchise in motion picture history. Directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING has a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, based on Shepherd Mead's satirical self-help book of the same name and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Further casting will be announced shortly. The 50th Anniversary production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING begins previews Saturday, February 26, 2011, at 8pm, and is produced by Broadway Across America (John Gore, Thomas B. McGrath, Beth Williams), Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, and Candy Spelling. (more...)

5) De Niro to Receive Golden Globe's DeMille Award
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

The first Golden Globe winner of 2011 has been announced, and it's none other than film legend Robert De Niro, according to E!Online. The 67 year old actor won a Best Actor Golden Globe for Raging Bull and has been nominated seven times in the same category since then. But this time, De Niro will be honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field." (more...)

6) Photo Coverage: JERSEY BOYS celebrates Five Years on Broadway with Fans!
by Walter McBride - November 09, 2010

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, will celebrate its 5th Anniversary on Broadway Saturday, November 6. To mark this milestone, JERSEY BOYS will have a series of events around the anniversary weekend of Saturday, November 6 through Monday, November 8. Among the events was a celebration with fans ad Gallagher's Steakhouse. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

7) Pace University & the Dept of Performing Arts Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

Pace University’s Original Staged Adaptation of Dickens’ Timeless Classic “A Christmas Carol” is Filled with Music, Dance, Larger than Life Puppets and Holiday Spirit (more...)

8) Kurt Warner Leaves DANCING WITH THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

The competition is getting fierce at ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and after an intense instant dance challange this week, football star Kurt Warner and partner Anna Trebunskaya were voted off of the show. Remaining competitors include: Brandy, Kyle Massey and Bristol Palin and Jennifer Grey. Previously voted-off contestants include: Rick Fox, Audrina Patridge, Florence Henderson, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Margaret Cho, Michael Bolton, and David Hasselhoff. (more...)

9) BWW Interviews: Nick Adams Talks Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
by Kelly Cameron - November 09, 2010

BWW is featuring interviews with the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert over the next few days. The show plays until January 2nd and then moves to its new home at The Palace Theatre in NYC where it will officially open on March 20th 2011. BWW has been bringing you exclusive coverage of the show as it begins its pre-Broadway run, and today we feature Nick Adams. (more...)

10) HBO Passes on MIRACULOUS YEAR Series
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

According to, HBO has chosen not to go further with John Logan's Miraculous Year pilot. The Broadway star packed pilot was directed by Kathryn Bigelow. HBO reortedly decided to pass on the series becuase it did not have a wide enough appeal. (more...)

11) GLEE Does En Vogue, Bob Marley and More Tonight, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

On November 9 episode of GLEE on FOX, 'Never Been Kissed,' the Gleeks adopt some "unconventional" methods of self control, much to the behest of Coach Beiste. Puck gets out of juvie, the girls rock out to 'Livin' on a Prayer,' and Kurt may change schools. (more...)

12) Photo Coverage: Sonnet Rep. Honors Jack O'Brien
by Monica Simoes - November 09, 2010

Sonnet Repertory Theatre presented their annual Benefit & Cabaret last night, November 8th. Sonnet Repertory Theatre brought together a diverse and talented group of performers and composers at Joe's Pub to honor multi Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning director Jack O'Brien. Jerry Mitchell served as the evening's host. (more...)

13) 'Empire State of Mind,' 'Toxic' & More to be Featured on GLEE: The Music Volume 4, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

Get ready for Glee: The Music, Volume 4, the next official release in the Glee music catalog, available Tuesday November 30. Glee: The Music, Volume 4 features 18 brand new songs from season two, including songs from special guests Gwyneth Paltrow and newcomer Darren Criss. Glee: The Music, Volume 4 features such memorable Glee performances as "Billionaire," "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" and "Empire State of Mind," which had the single highest first day sales for any Glee track released to date (see below for full track listing). This collection also includes 4 songs from the much talked about "Britney/Brittany" episode, which was the most watched episode with 16.1 million viewers. In addition the Britney episode gave FOX its highest rated Fall live-action comedy telecast in 8 years among A18-49 (since That ‘70s show in 2002) and in 9 years among Total Viewers (since Malcolm in the Middle in 2001). (more...)

14) BWW Reviews: Idina Menzel Thrills in O.C. Concert Tour Stop
by Michael L. Quintos - November 09, 2010

There was quite an electric, palpable excitement crackling in the huge 3,000-plus-seat Segerstrom Hall on this particular Sunday afternoon. The largest venue within the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, this stage is used to Broadway-caliber talent wowing its audience, since it usually plays host to a revolving door of touring companies performing popular stage musicals. It only seems fitting, then, that one of contemporary musical theater's biggest stars, Idina Menzel, would be welcomed wholeheartedly here. And, boy, was she ever. (more...)

15) Cirque du Soliel Announces ZARKANA for Radio City in 2011
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

Cirque du Soleil announced today that its major new acrobatic spectacle, Zarkana, will begin performances at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 9, 2011 for a limited engagement through September 4, 2011. Proudly presented by iShares, Zarkana is written and directed by acclaimed film and theatre director François Girard (The Red Violin, Silk). (more...)

by BroadwayWorld TV - November 09, 2010

The Public Theater, with Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Al Pacino as Shylock and Lily Rabe as Portia at the Broadhurst Theatre this fall. THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will play 78 performances only through Sunday, January 9. See below for a look at MERCHANT on stage! (more...)

17) Diggs, Margulies, GLEE, Neil Patrick Harris & More Earn 2011 People's Choice Noms.
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

The nominees for the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2011 were announced this morning by Malin Akerman ("27 Dresses," "Watchmen"), Michael Chiklis, ("No Ordinary Family"), Zachary Levi ("Chuck"), AnnaLynne McCord ("90210"), Jeff Probst ("Survivor") and Audrina Patridge ("The Hills"), along with host Queen Latifah and Executive Producer Mark Burnett at The London West Hollywood Hotel. Prior to the announcement, over 35 million votes were cast by fans across the country. Fans were invited to pick new categories and determine the nominees for the annual awards show that celebrates fan favorites in movies, music and television. (more...)

18) Broadway To Dim Its Lights Tonight In Memory Of Stage and Screen Star Jill Clayburgh
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Jill Clayburgh, who passed away November 5th at age 66. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tonight, November 9, at exactly 7:00 p.m. for one minute. (more...)

19) HBO to Air Bette Midler's 'The Showgirl Must Go On' on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2010

HBO rings in the New Year from Las Vegas next month when Bette Midler: THE SHOWGIRL MUST GO ON features the entertainment icon in a musical extravaganza chock-full of the colorful entertainment that is the hallmark of the "people's diva." The 70-minute special, Midler's first on the network since 1997, debuts FRIDAY, DEC. 31 (9:00-10:10 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

20) Photo Coverage: The New 42nd St. Gala Honors Bill Irwin
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - November 09, 2010

Last night, November 8, The New 42nd Street® Gala honored Tony Award winning actor Bill Irwin. The annual event, which this year celebrates The New Victory Theater® Education Program, featured guests Nathan Lane, Jonathan Demme, new vaudeville troupe The Handsome Little Devils and Full Circle Productions (under the direction of Gabriel "Kwikstep" Dionisio and Ana "Rokafella" Garcia), Kevin Kline, Phoebe Cates Kline and more. After accepting his award, Irwin took the stage with 12 4th graders from PS/IS 111 to present a special musical vaudeville finale, the product of student workshops led by Irwin with children from The New Victory Education Residency program. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

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