BWW's BEST OF 2011 Video Flashback - The Top 50!
2012 is quickly approaching, and in celebration of the new year, BroadwayWorld will celebrate 2011 with lists of our biggest features of the year! Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular videos from 2011 (in no particular order)! Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past year on BroadwayWorld.com!
|3)BWW TV: BroadwayWorld Goes Inside Rehearsal for Hollywood Bowl's HAIRSPRAY; Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 03, 2011
HAIRSPRAY is hitting the Hollywood Bowl this weekend. Original (and Tony-winning) Broadway stars Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur lead the cast, which additionally features Corbin Bleu, Drew Carey, Diana DeGarmo, Mo Gaffney, Nick Jonas, Darlene Love, Tara Macri, and John Stamos. It is no wonder, then, that BroadwayWorld's Matthew Rodrigues sang (literally) his enthusiasm when offered the opportunity to visit the company in rehearsal. Click below to meet the crew and watch Matt get his own hair coiffed by the stars of HAIRSPRAY! (more...)
|6) BWW TV: WONDERLAND on Broadway - Complete Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 13, 2011
WONDERLAND. A New Alice. A New Musical stars Janet Dacal (In The Heights) as Alice, Darren Ritchie (Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Jack the White Knight, E. Clayton Cornelious (The Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line) as Caterpillar, Jose Llana (Spelling Bee, Flower Drum Song) as El Gato, Karen Mason (Hairspray, Mamma Mia!) as The Queen of Hearts, Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Cabaret, Jekyll and Hyde) as The Mad Hatter, Carly Rose Sonenclar (Les Miserables, Little House on the Prairie) as Chloe, Edward Staudenmayer (Spamalot, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me) as The White Rabbit and Danny Stiles (Regional productions of Guys and Dolls and Sister Act: The Musical) as Morris the March Hare. With a book by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy, lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn, choreography by Marguerite Derricks and direction by Gregory Boyd, WONDERLAND will open at Broadway's Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway between 45th & 46th Streets) on Sunday, April 17, 2011. Click below for a complete sneak peek of the production onstage! (more...)
|13) BWW TV First Look: SPIDER-MAN on Broadway Extended Video Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 11, 2011
It's the most highly anticipated opening in recent Broadway memory, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark officially celebrates their opening night on Tuesday, June 14 th at the Foxwoods Theatre. The show features creative consultation by Philip William McKinley (The Boy From Oz), original direction by Tony® Award-winner Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Across The Universe, Frida), music and lyrics by 22- time Grammy® Award-winners Bono and The Edge, and book co-written by Taymor, Glen Berger (Underneath The Lintel) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Fantastic Four and Spider-Man comics, “Big Love”). The first full video preview footage has been released and we've got a first look at the production that has EVERYONE talking! (more...)
|14) BWW TV: Broadway Beat Highlights of BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6!
by Broadway Beat - February 10, 2011
BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6, the one-night-only event held Monday at the Longacre Theatre, raised a record-breaking $281,243 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (the Center) and Broadway Beat was, of course there as always to chronicle the night! Here are some of their fabulous highlights. (more...)
|16) SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE CLIP: DROP DEAD DIVA's 'Mambo Italiano'
by Pat Cerasaro - September 20, 2011
Today, BroadwayWorld has the distinct privilege of premiering an exclusive world premiere clip from the Season Three finale of Liftime’s hit original dramedy series DROP DEAD DIVA. Click below to check out Brooke Eliott as the titular lady in action and legal eagle in charge breaking down the classic Rosemary Clooney rouser “Mambo Italiano”, penned by the theatre's own Bob Merrill (of FUNNY GIRL and CARNIVAL fame) - with some generous assistance from Thunder Down Under, no less - and bringing down the house with her big, bright Broadway belt. As is clear to see in this clip and in the rest of the musical numbers on the show, DROP DEAD DIVA delivers the goods for Broadway babies and perhaps that is because DROP DEAD DIVA boasts the same executive producers as CHICAGO, HAIRSPRAY, the forthcoming FOOTLOOSE remake, as well as a string of hit television musical theatre adaptations (such as ANNIE, THE MUSIC MAN, GYPSY and LIZA'S AT THE PALACE) - the esteemed Craig Zadan and Neil Meron - so, the production values are truly top-most and they deserve a huge tip of the top hat for their continued excellence in bringing theatre-themed entertainment to an international audience time and time again. (more...)
|20) BWW TV: SPIDER-MAN Returns to Broadway - Watch Tierney Fly!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2011
Last night, May 12, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark unveiled the new version of the mega musical. The official opening night of the new SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is set for Tuesday, June 14th at the Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). Tickets are now on sale through October 2, 2011, with group tickets on sale through January 8, 2012. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you coverage of the evening below, plus special bonus footage of Tierney back in the air! (more...)
|23) BWW TV: A Look at SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark in Montage
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 13, 2011
SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark is now in previews at Broadway's Foxwoods Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). Click below for a look at the production in montage, both behind the scenes and on stage! Much of this footage has been seen before in pieces during the (many) news segments about the show, but, you've been asking for it, so we've rounded it all up in one place for the first time. (more...)
|25) BWW TV Preview: First Look at RENT Off-Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 01, 2011
It's the BWW TV First Look Video Preview that you've been waiting for -- the first glimpse at the new, off-Broadway production of Rent which previews on, July 14, and opens Thursday, August 11 at New World Stages. Click below to play! (more...)
|28)BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: SUBMISSIONS ONLY - Season 2, Episode 1 Premiere!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - September 30, 2011
It's here. This summer, BroadwayWorld.com introduced it's first, exclusive, fully scripted program series - SUBMISSIONS ONLY, created, written, and directed by Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger. The pair also stars in the series, which enjoyed an extremely successful Season 1 on YouTube and was streamed throughout the summer on BroadwayWorld.com in anticipation of SUBMISSIONS ONLY's second season, which will now be broadcast EXCLUSIVELY on BroadwayWorld. The first episode of the new season was given it's first screening on Monday, September 26 for the company and today it goes live to the world on BroadwayWorld. Be the first to see the new season premiere below! (more...)
|32) BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Broadway's WONDERLAND Backstage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 02, 2011
The cast of the upcoming Broadway musical WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical, hosted a live streaming from backstage at the Marquis Theatre on BroadwayWorld this week, March 29. Fans from around the world submitted questions to the cast, who gave them an inside peek at the pre-show goings on. Miss it the first time around? Click below for the recording! (more...)
|37) BWW TV FLASHBACK EXCLUSIVE: In The Heights Sitzprobe (Never Before Seen Footage!)
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 09, 2011
After over 1200 performances on Broadway - the multi Tony Award-winning hit, In The Heights, closes this weekend. What better way to bid a fond adios to the beloved show than for BroadwayWorld to present this exclusive video flashback with never-before-seen footage of the sitzprobe (where the original cast and orchestra meet and perform for the first time). No fancy camera work and editing. Just pure raw talent doing what they love most. (more...)
|38) BWW TV: Broadway's War Horse Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 07, 2011
War Horse is a thrilling and spectacular production based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo. The First World War is the backdrop for this tale of bravery, loyalty, and the extraordinary bond between a young recruit and his horse. Actors, working with astonishing life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company, take audiences on an unforgettable journey through history. War Horse at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center opens on April 14th. Click below for a performance preview of this epic production. (more...)
|39) BWW TV: WONDERLAND Performance Preview Montage - Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 13, 2011
A New Alice. A New Musical stars Janet Dacal (In The Heights) as Alice, Darren Ritchie (Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Jack the White Knight, E. Clayton Cornelious (The Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line) as Caterpillar, Jose Llana (Spelling Bee, Flower Drum Song) as El Gato, Karen Mason (Hairspray, Mamma Mia!) as The Queen of Hearts, Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, Cabaret, Jekyll and Hyde) as The Mad Hatter, Carly Rose Sonenclar (Les Miserables, Little House on the Prairie) as Chloe, Edward Staudenmayer (Spamalot, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me) as The White Rabbit and Danny Stiles (Regional productions of Guys and Dolls and Sister Act: The Musical) as Morris the March Hare. With a book by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy, lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn, choreography by Marguerite Derricks and direction by Gregory Boyd, WONDERLAND will open at Broadway's Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway between 45th & 46th Streets) on Sunday, April 17, 2011, and performances began Monday, March 21. (more...)
|40) BWW TV: NEWSIES Open Call in New York City!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2011
Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2011-2012 season with the premiere of a new Disney stage musical, Newsies. Featuring music by eight time Academy Award®-winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), lyrics by Jack Feldman and a new book by four-time Tony® Award winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy), Newsies is adapted for the stage from the live-action Disney feature film musical. The production is being directed at Paper Mill by Tony® nominee Jeff Calhoun (The Will Rogers Follies, Grey Gardens). The show begins performances on Thursday, September 15. The official press opening is scheduled for Sunday, September 25. Recently, BroadwayWorld stopped by the Newsies open call in New York City and went inside the audition room. Click below to watch the men's dance call and hear from Calhoun and the show's choreographer, Christopher Gattelli! (more...)
|47) BWW Exclusive Video Coverage of BROADWAY DREAMS' THIRD ANNUAL NYC BENEFIT
by Jessica Lewis - November 26, 2011
If you’re a BWW.com regular, you know that we have taken a shine to a relatively new not-for-profit group, The Broadway Dreams Foundation. We saw first-hand, last summer, in Philadelphia and were pretty much blown away. Monday night served as an explosive showcase for the group, who came from all over the country and the evening was put together by Director, Richard Jay-Alexander and Artistic Director, James Kinney. Now, as promised, we have assembled exclusive footage shot by BWW, for you, to see and feel, firsthand, the excitement of Broadway Dreams and what it's like. (more...)
|48) BWW TV Preview: More RENT - 'Seasons of Love' First Look
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 01, 2011
It's part two of the BWW TV First Look Video Preview that you've been waiting for -- the first glimpse at 'Seasons of Love' from the new, off-Broadway production of Rent which previews on, July 14, and opens Thursday, August 11 at New World Stages. Click below to play! (more...)
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