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by BWW News Desk
Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 2/19/2013 - 2/26/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!
| 2) BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: The Glorious Opening Number from the RAGTIME Concert- Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis, Patina Miller and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 19, 2013
Manhattan Concert Productions just presented a special concert performance of Ragtime at Avery Fisher Hall last night, Monday, February 18, 2013. The cast included: Michael Arden as Younger Brother, Phillip Boykin as Booker T. Washington, Kerry Butler as Evelyn Nesbit, Matt Cavenaugh as Henry Ford, Tyne Dalyas Emma Goldman, Jarrod Emick as Willie Conklin, Manoel Felciano as Tateh, Dick Latessa as Grandfather,Norm Lewis as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Jose Llana as Harry Houdini, Michael McCormick as J.P. Morgan,Howard McGillin as Father, Patina Miller as Sarah, Lea Salonga as Mother Lilla Crawford as The Little Girl and Lewis Grosso as The Little Boy and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sarah's Friend. BroadwayWorld was there for the special concert event and you can check out the full opening number below! (more...)
| 7) BREAKING NEWS: Cameron Mackintosh Bringing Re-Imagined LES MISERABLES to Broadway in Spring 2014!
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2013
Cameron Mackintosh announced today that his acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISERABLES will come to Broadway in March, 2014 at a Shubert theater to be announced. This newly re-imagined LES MISERABLES is breaking box-office records across the country and around the world and inspired filmmakers to make the immensely successful movie which has been nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture and has won 3 Golden Globes including Best Picture, as well as 4 BAFTA's. The new production has been a sell-out since launching a U.S. national tour in November 2010, having already played in 64 cities throughout North America, grossing more than $130 million. International productions of the new LES MISERABLES have met with equal success and acclaim in the U.K, France, Spain and Korea. New productions are scheduled to open in the coming months in Japan, Canada, Australia and Brazil. (more...)
| 8) 85th Annual Academy Awards are Tonight! BWW to Bring Live Coverage of All the Winners and More...
by BWW Special Coverage - February 24, 2013
The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented tonight, notoriously dubbed as 'Oscar Sunday,' at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)
| 9) 85th Annual Academy Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - February 24, 2013
The Academy Awards for the outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented tonight, notoriously dubbed as 'Oscar Sunday,' at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live on ABC. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. The telecast kicks off at 7 p.m. EST, and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you live-updates of the winners all night! (more...)
| 17) Scoop: LES MIS Stage Alumni from Broadway, Tour, West End & Hollywood Bowl to Perform at Oscars
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2013
According to Entertainment Weekly, an unprecedented LES MISERABLES reunion is set to take place at tomorrow's 85th Annual Academy Awards. Cast members from various productions throughout the show's history, including Broadway, national tours, the West End, and the Hollywood Bowl, are set to perform alongside the film's cast during the medley tomorrow night as members of the chorus. As of now, no specific names have been announced. (more...)
| 20) STAGE TUBE: First Look at Melbourne's KING KONG Musical!
by Stage Tube - February 23, 2013
He's been in the Global Creatures West Melbourne maternity ward for nearly five years, but earlier this month King Kong arrived at the Regent Theatre for rehearsals, ahead of the 15 June opening of the epic music theatre event that bears his name. Today, the first glimpse of Kong has been released! Check him out in the video below! (more...)