Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Oct. 9

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) STAGE TUBE: First Look at CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Tour Highlights!
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2012

Troika Entertainment, LLC kicked off the CATCH ME IF YOU CAN national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI October 7, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

2) BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of ZELDA's Creation With Lauren Kennedy, Frank Wildhorn and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 09, 2012

Flat Rock Playhouse is teaming with veteran Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn (For The Glory, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderland) and lyricist Jack Murphy on a brand new "jazz age" musical set in Asheville, North Carolina. Loosely based on F. Scott Fitzgerald, the hot Jazz Age novelist who wrote "This Side of Paradise," "The Beautiful and Damned," "The Great Gatsby," "Tender Is the Night" and "The Last Tycoon," and his wife, Zelda. BroadwayWorld has a first look behind the scenes of the show, featuring interviews, show clips and more, below! (more...)

3) SOUND OFF World Premiere Exclusive: New Tituss Burgess Single 'I'll Be Alright'
by Pat Cerasaro - October 09, 2012

Today we have a super-special SOUND OFF exclusive taken from the sensational forthcoming sophomore solo album from Broadway notable and 30 ROCK standout Tituss Burgess, "I'll Be Alright". (more...)

4) Photo Coverage: 'Singular Sensations' Reunite as A CHORUS LINE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - October 09, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of A Chorus Line, directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 musical began performances October 3 and opened Sunday with a tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch. View photos from opening night below! (more...)

5) BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Douglas Hodge, Clemence Poesy & Patrick Page in CYRANO DE BERGERAC- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 09, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents Tony® Award winner Douglas Hodge as "Cyrano" in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Clemence Poesy makes her Broadway debut as "Roxane" and Broadway veteran Patrick Page plays "Comte De Guiche". BroadwayWorld brings you just-released highlights from the show below! (more...)

6) STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES Cast Gives Halloween Costume Tips!
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2012

In the video below, go behind the scenes with Andrew Keenan-Bolger and the Broadway cast of NEWSIES as they give you some tips for carrying the banner this Halloween! (more...)

7) STAGE TUBE: Epic Mickey 2 Video Game to Feature Musical Score
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2012

Emmy-winning composer Jim Dooley and lyricist Mike Himelstein have written the score (Dooley) and the songs (Dooley & Himelstein) for the first video game musical: Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. Epic Mickey 2 is the first video game to use songs to drive the story forward, and one of the lead characters (the mad doctor) only communicated via song. Check out a sneak peek of the innovative new game below! (more...)

8) Ben Brantley's BROADWAY MUSICALS: FROM THE PAGES OF THE NEW YORK TIMES Volume Released Today, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

According to, the book Broadway Musicals: From the Pages of The New York Times by Ben Brantley will be released today, October 9, 2012. (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/9- Marin Mazzie
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2012

Happy Birthday Marin Mazzie! Marin most recently starred in the off-Broadway revival of Carrie. Before that she led the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal and in the Broadway production of Enron. She received Tony and Drama Desk nominations and an Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Lilli/Katharine in the hit revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and later received an Olivier Award nomination when she made her West End debut in the show. Other Broadway credits include: Monty Python's Spamalot (also West End), Ragtime (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics nominations), Passion (Tony nomination), Man of La Mancha, Into the Woods, Big River, and Out of this World and Kismet (Encores!). (more...)

10) STAGE TUBE: RENT's Anthony Fedorov Sings Journey's 'Open Arms' at Broadway Sessions
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2012

RENT's Anthony Fedorov, who has also appeared in off-Broadway's The Fantasticks, performed Journey's "Open Arms" at Broadway Sessions on September 6th, 2012. Watch him in the video below! (more...)

11) Photo Flash: First Look at Julia Murney, Daniel Everidge in FALLING
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

Producers Terry Schnuck, James & Catherine Berges, Crystal Beuerlein and Michael F. Neidorff will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Falling, the new play by Deanna Jent, that will begin an open-ended run Thursday September 27th at the Minetta Lane Theater (18 Minetta Lane, one block south of West 3rd Street, just off of Sixth Avenue). Opening Night is set for Monday October 15th (7PM). Check out just-released production shots below! (more...)

12) Photo Coverage: Robert Cuccioli Brings A STANDARD LOVE to Birdland
by Linda Lenzi - October 09, 2012

Last night, October 8, the Broadway at Birdland concert series featured Robert Cuccioli, who celebrated the release of his debut solo album, "The Look Of Love." BroadwayWorld was there for the concert, titled "A Standard Love," and we bring you full Photo Coverage below! (more...)

13) VIDEO: Trailer - Alison Fraser, Liz Larsen, Chip Zien & More in COMMENTARY, Set for NYC Indie Film Festival, 10/20
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2012

COMMENTARY, the latest feature film by writer/director Aaron Mark (Patti Issues), which features an ensemble of Broadway veterans, will be screened Saturday, October 20th at 4:15 PM at the Producers Club (358 West 44th St. between 8th and 9th) as part of the third annual NYC Independent Film Festival. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

14) Photo Flash: Jarrod Spector, Drew Gehling Return to JERSEY BOYS!
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

Drew Gehling and Jarrod Spector have just returned to the Broadway company of JERSEY BOYS. Spector returned to the role of ‘Frankie Valli' on Tuesday, October 2, following the final performance of Tony winner John Lloyd Young on Sunday, September 30. Gehling assumes the role of ‘Bob Gaudio' joining Jeremy Kushnier as ‘Tommy DeVito' tonight, October 9, following the departure of Quinn VanAntwerp and Andy Karl (respectively) after the Sunday, October 7 performance. (more...)

15) Travis Wall & BARE Team to Celebrate National Coming Out Day, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

The producers of the new musical BARE (Paul Boskind, Gregory Rae, Randy Taradash and Carl D. White) just announced a celebration of National Coming Out Day and their newly announced coalition with Athlete Ally, the Human Rights Campaign, Faith in America and The Tyler Clementi Foundation to champion anti-bullying, tolerance and equality. (more...)

16) BWW Interviews: Chatting with DETROIT's Darren Pettie
by Joseph F. Panarello - October 09, 2012

Anyone who follows the theater scene in New York realizes that hardly a year goes by when actor Darren Pettie isn't appearing on Broadway, Off Broadway or regional theater. He's also been seen on television in "Mad Men", "Pan Am", "Castle", "Gossip Girl", "Brothers and Sisters" and a host of other shows. Not only is he one of New York's busiest actors, he's one of its finest, too. Take, for example, his performance two seasons ago in THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE. As the enigmatic Christopher Flanders, Pettie was required to utter the single syllable word "Boom" to emulate the crashing of the waves upon the rocks surrounding Italy's Divina Costiera. Other actors in the role have faltered here, but Pettie imbued the line with authority and conviction that were never apparent in previous incarnations of the work. "Thanks," responds the actor via telephone. "There were some nights that I was very self conscious about that line." (more...)

17) The CW Airs DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG's TV Debut Tonight, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

Joss Whedon's acclaimed DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion and Felicia Day," will make its television debut tonight, October 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) on The CW. (more...)

18) INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/9; MORMON Breaks House Record for 41st Time
by BWW Special Coverage - October 09, 2012

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 10/7/2012. (more...)

19) Lewis Black's RUNNING ON EMPTY Opens Tonight at Richard Rodgers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

Lewis Black brings his one-man show, RUNNING ON EMPTY to Broadway starting tonight, October 9. The show will play eight performances at the Richard Rodgers Theater today through October 20. (more...)

20) Paul Nolan Set to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF & TOMMY at Stratford Shakespeare Festival in 2013
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2012

According to the Toronto Star, the 2013 Stratford Shakespeare Festival will welcome back Jonathan Goad, Sara Topham, Stephen Ouimette, Dion Johnstone, Michelle Giroux and Paul Nolan. (more...)

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