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by BWW News Desk
Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 1/15/2013 - 1/22/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!
| 1) Chastain Films Take Top 2 Spots at Weekend Box Office
by Movies News Desk - January 21, 2013
Jessica Chastain stars in the top two films at this weekend's box office, the horror film 'Mama' and the Oscar-nominated 'Zero Dark Thirty.' The actress, who recently picked up a Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Drama, is currently starring on Broadway in the 'The Heiress.' (more...)
| 3) BWW TV Exclusive: MATILDA is Coming - First Look at the Show's New TV Spot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 18, 2013
MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary little girl who decides that despite a bad beginning filled with rotten parents, a terrifying school and a vicious head mistress, her story is going to be an astonishing one. With the help of her teacher, her friends and a little bit of imagination, Matilda proves that even if you're little, you can do big things. Tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL on Broadway are available at www.telecharge.com. It will open on April 11, 2013; previews begin on March 4 at The Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld is excited to premiere the latest television spot for the new musical below! (more...)
| 4) LES MISERABLES Cast to Perform at the 85th Academy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2013
According to Daily Mail, the cast of the Academy Award nominated LES MISERABLES will be performing at the Oscars this February. The song that will be performed is still undecided, but rumors are circulating that it will likely be either be a medley, or one of the ensemble numbers such as 'One Day More' or 'Do You Hear The People Sing.' (more...)
| 5) Photo Coverage: Barry Manilow Greets Fans at MANILOW ON BROADWAY Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - January 19, 2013
Grammy Award-winning superstar Barry Manilow's hometown concert event, Manilow on Broadway, began its limited Broadway engagement on January 18, 2013, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, January 24, 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Manilow greeting his fans at the stage door following first performance on the 18th. Check them out below! (more...)
| 6) Review Roundup: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - January 17, 2013
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, will begin tonight, January 17, and will play a limited engagement through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
| 9) Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Boggess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2013
The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince and produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Company, Inc., will welcome Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess to the New York cast this month for a limited engagement as leading lady Christine Daaé. Ms. Boggess, whose long history with the musical began when she originated the role in the revised Las Vegas production in 2006, has been specifically chosen by the creative team to join the cast in time for the production becoming the first Broadway show ever to celebrate 25 Years. Get a first look below! (more...)
| 12) Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Jan 19 - JERSEY BOYS 1st National Tour Marks 2,500 Shows, NICE WORK Does Downton & More!
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2013
It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up. Today's photos feature the 1st National Tour cast of JERSEY BOYS celebrating their 2,500th performance, GOLDEN BOY documenting its last days on Broadway, the cast of NICE WORK channeling DOWNTON ABBEY, EVITA's Max von Essen giving a tribute to DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES, plus photos from NEWSIES, THE FANTASTICKS, SPIDER-MAN, THE BOOK OF MORMON, THE WIZARD OF OZ in Toronto, LES MISERABLES, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, MARY POPPINS, FLASHDANCE, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT National Tour, several pics from our friends in the Netherlands, and much more! (more...)
| 15) Twitter Watch: Constantine Maroulis Calls Out Clay Aiken for Skipping JEKYLL & HYDE Performance
by BWW - January 15, 2013
On Twitter, Broadway veterans Clay Aiken and Constantine Maroulis are having a twitter battle, after Aiken posted a photo of the Jekyll & Hyde set, but apparently never showed up for the show. Aiken tweeted @clayaiken A night at the theatre. Breaking photo rules @dpac Maroulis responded @ConstantineM: wow pretty corny..Say ur comin, tix arranged, then you send ur mama and asst instead? Lol. @pklittle: @ConstantineM @clayaiken @dpac so....who took the pic?' His mama/asst - his team made a BIG deal he was comin and wanted M/G when u post PICS from the free seats ur sposed to be in and its your mom? Ehh. :) (more...)
| 16) STAGE TUBE: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Sierra Boggess- Video Tribute!
by Stage Tube - January 21, 2013
Tonight, Monday, January 21, 2013, the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince and produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Company, Inc., will welcome Broadway and West End star Sierra Boggess to the New York cast. Ms. Boggess will play a strictly-limited engagement as leading lady Christine Daaé for 6 weeks through Saturday, March 2. BroadwayWorld tributes the Broadway favorite with some of our favorite Boggess perfromances below! (more...)
| 17) 2012 BWW Las Vegas Awards Winners Announced - VEGAS! THE SHOW Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - January 16, 2013
Votes are cast, polls are closed, and results have been tabulated! This was our BIGGEST year yet! After a record number of voters in over 30 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is VERY excited to announce the 2012 Las Vegas Winners! Thanks to all who voted and HUGE congrats to all the winners! (more...)
| 18) BWW Exclusive: Creative Teams Revealed for MUNY Summer Shows - Tartaglia, Jay-Alexander, Jones, Lenz, Ruggiero, Griffin, Bruni & More
by BWW Special Coverage - January 16, 2013
Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2013 Season, which opens on June 17 with Monty Python's Spamalot. 'This is a phenomenally talented group of artists, and I'm thrilled to be working with all of them. Last season our audience inspired us to take many risks and push ourselves far. These directors and choreographers are already working on ways to top last season's level of excitement and excellence.' (more...)