Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Sep. 25

Below are's most popular articles from Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on!

1) STAGE TUBE: New TV Spot for the LES MISERABLES Film! Must Watch!
by Stage Tube - September 25, 2012

Christmas can't get here fast enough, because that's when Les Miserables hits the big screen and to tide us over ... they've just released a new TV spot for the film! (more...)

2) Enter to Win Tickets to NOVEMBER at the Mark Taper Forum in LA; Contest Ends Tomorrow!
by Contests - September 25, 2012

Emmy Award-nominee Ed Begley, Jr. (Arrested Development, A Mighty Wind) and Emmy Award-winner Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives) lead the cast in Pulitzer Prize-winner David Mamet's delicious spoof of the highest office in the nation. Here's your chance to win a pair of tickets to the production! (more...)

3) AUDIO: Sarah Jessica Parker Sings ANNIE on GLEE- Full Tracks!
by Stage Tube - September 25, 2012

On this week's episode of GLEE titled 'Makeover,' the campaign showdown begins when Brittany and Blaine go head-to-head for Student Council President. Meanwhile, Kurt gets the internship of his dreams. Tune in to FOX on Thurday night at 9pm to watch the episode, and check out full audio tracks of 'Celebrity Skin,' 'A Change Would Do You Good,' 'Everybody Wants to Rule the World,' and 'The Way You Look Tonight/You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile'- sung by Sarah Jessica Parker and Chris Colfer. (more...)

4) Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing 2012 Gala Honors the Redgrave Family
by Walter McBride - September 25, 2012

Last night, a slew of celebrity guests were on hand for The American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala, which celebrated its 95th Anniversary of service to the American theatre by honoring the Redgrave Family for its outstanding work and invaluable contributions to the theatrical community. (more...)

5) BWW TV: Carlolee Carmello, George Hearn, Kathie Lee Gifford Talk SCANDALOUS- Plus a Special Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 25, 2012

Featuring book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman, SCANDALOUS begins performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 W. 52nd St.) on Saturday, October 13, 2012. Opening Night is set for Thursday, November 15 (6:30 p.m.). Tickets are on sale now by visiting The cast gave a special performance preview yesterday, and BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say and watch 'Stand Up!,' 'A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do' and 'For Such a Time as This' below! (more...)

6) Academy Award-Winning Film BLACK ORPHEUS to Be Adapted to Broadway Musical
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

According to The New York Times Arts Beat blog, Broadway producer Stephen C. Byrd (2012's "Streetcar Named Desire", 2008's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof") is developing a new musical production of the 1959 Academy Award-winning film BLACK ORPHEUS. (more...)

7) FREEZE FRAME Exclusive: Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler and THE PERFORMERS Cast Takes Times Square!
by Walter McBride - September 25, 2012

Produced by Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz, THE PERFORMERS cast includes Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor, Daniel Breaker, Jenni Barber with Alicia Silverstone and Henry Winkler. David West Read's new romantic comedy will begin preview performances on Broadway October 23 prior to its official opening night November 14 at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48 St.) in New York City. The cast and creative team met the press earlier today, and you can check out a sneak peek of the whole team outside of the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square below. Be sure to check back later for full photo coverage! (more...)

8) Bernadette Peters Set to Return to SMASH in Season 2!
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

As BroadwayWorld previously reported the second season of SMASH will include a growing list of high-profile guest stars, including the just-announced Nikki Blonsky of Hairspray, as well as Jesse L. Martin, Jeremy Jordan, Sean Hayes and Jennifer Hudson. Now according to Vulture, Bernadette Peters, who guest starred last season as Ivy's (Megan Hilty) mom, will return in season two. The Broadway favorite will begin filming soon in New York City. (more...)

9) STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/25- EVITA
by Stage Tube - September 25, 2012

Today in 1979, Evita opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 1567 performances. Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Peron. The story follows Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death. Evita began as a rock opera concept album released in 1976. Its success led to productions in London's West End in 1978, and on Broadway a year later, both of which enjoyed considerable success. A major 1996 film of the musical starred Madonna and Antonio Banderas. In 2006, the musical was revived in London, and on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

10) BWW TV Exclusive: Randy Rainbow on the Scene with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bring It On Cast at Album Release Party!
by Randy Rainbow - September 25, 2012

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Bring It On: The Musical will be produced by Ghostlight Records and available on Back Lot Music, and available for digital download on iTunes now and in stores October 16, 2012. The cast of Bring It On recorded the album at MSR Studios in New York City on August 9, 10 and 16, 2012 under the direction of Album Producers Alex Lacamoire, Tom Kitt and Kurt Deutsch. The cast and creative team met up over the weekend for a special listening party, and Randy Rainbow was there to chat with the cast about the new album. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

11) Angela Lansbury Signs on for Wes Anderson's THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Film
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

According to Dark Horizons, Wes Anderson recently revealed that Broadway favorite Angela Lansbury has joined Bill Murray, Johnny Deep and Jude Law in "The Grand Budapest Hotel". Lansbury will play a 'woman of mystery' in the movie, which will begn filming in January. (more...)

12) Photo Flash: Meet the New Company of the AMERICAN IDIOT Tour!
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

This summer, new casting and additional dates were announced for the international tour of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the two-time Tony Award®-winning Broadway hit. Get a first look at the new company below! (more...)

13) VIDEO: First Look at Barbra Streisand in THE GUILT TRIP!
by Movies News Desk - September 25, 2012

Paramount Pictures has released the first clip of the upcoming comedy THE GUILT TRIP. The film stars legendary actress, singer and director Barbra Streisand and funnyman Seth Rogen. Get a first look below! (more...)

14) Anthony Rapp and Brooke Lyons to Guest Star in PSYCH Musical Episode
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

According to, RENT's Anthony Rapp and "2 Broke Girls" actress Brooke Lyons will guest star in the upcoming musical episode of "Psych". (more...)

15) 2012 Barrymore Winners Announced - Philadelphia Theatre Co and Wilma on Top
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

The 2012 Barrymore Winners were announced today, September 25, 2012 with the Philadelphia Theatre Company and the Wilma Theater on top. Below is a complete list of the 2012 winners: (more...)

16) Barbra Streisand Adds Second Show at LA's Hollywood Bowl 11/11
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

According to her Twitter feed, Broadway favorite Barbra Streisand has now added an additional show in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl on November 11. A fan pre-sale will begin on September 27 at 10 am. (more...)

17) Dee Roscioli Returns to WICKED Tour as 'Elphaba,' Beginning Today, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED has announced the return of Dee Roscioli as Elphaba today, September 25 in Las Vegas, NV. (more...)

18) STAGE TUBE: Trailer - National Theatre Live to Broadcast THE LAST OF THE HAUSSMANS, Beg. Oct 11
by Stage Tube - September 25, 2012

On Thursday, October 11, National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of The Last of the Haussmans, a new play by Stephen Beresford and directed by Howard Davies. The broadcasts will be shown at cinemas throughout North America with many encore dates available. National Theatre Live's fourth season continues with The Last of the Haussmans, directed by Howard Davies. Steven Beresford's acclaimed new play is a funny, touching and sometimes savage portrait of a family that's losing its grip. The cast includes includes Julie Walters, Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory. The darkly comic drama is completely sold out at The National Theatre. (more...)

19) THIRTEEN Goes Behind the Scenes of ANNIE, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2012

THIRTEEN, the flagship PBS station in New York, and Arielle Tepper Madover Productions have announced a ground-breaking partnership focused on the upcoming Broadway revival of Annie. (more...)

20) STAGE TUBE: Kelli O'Hara and NYFOS's Steven Blier Voice Support for the FSH Society
by Stage Tube - September 25, 2012

On September 24th, pianist Steven Blier headlined a benefit concert at the New York Botanical Gardens to raise funds for FSH Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD). The most common form of muscular dystrophy, FSHD has left Blier unable to walk. Sharing the stage with him was his friend Kelli O'Hara, the multi Tony Award-nominated singer and actress who has entranced audiences in such Broadway hits as South Pacific, The Pajama Game and, currently, Nice Work If You Can Get It. At the benefit event, the pair captivated the crowd with Gershwin, Sondheim and other classics from the American songbook, but they also had an urgent message to deliver through a new video, which appears below. (more...)

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