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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Star of the Week: Lauren Ward returns home to Broadway and shines as the soft-spoken Miss Honey in <i>Matilda</i>

Star of the Week: Lauren Ward returns home to Broadway and shines as the soft-spoken Miss Honey in Matilda

She’s a mother to three children by day and a sweet-as-honey school teacher to a few dozen by night…although the students she teaches are quite “revolting.” Lauren Ward has exceeded… Read more »

In Their Own Words: Looking back at Bertie Carvel’s magical Broadway debut as Miss Trunchbull in <i>Matilda</i>

In Their Own Words: Looking back at Bertie Carvel’s magical Broadway debut as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda

Stage Door Dish’s newest video feature “In Their Own Words” montages memorable moments in theatre from performers and their journeys to shows and their most captivating moments. After three years… Read more »

<i>Soul Doctor</i>‘s Eric Anderson on rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, saying goodbye to <i>Kinky Boots</i>, and connecting with the music

Soul Doctor‘s Eric Anderson on rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, saying goodbye to Kinky Boots, and connecting with the music

Eric Anderson is in the midst of one busy year. First as an original cast member of Kinky Boots and now as the star of Soul Doctor, he’s spent much… Read more »

‘Miki’s Artwork’: A tribute to Bertie Carvel and Crunchem Hall’s evil headmistress Miss Trunchbull

‘Miki’s Artwork’: A tribute to Bertie Carvel and Crunchem Hall’s evil headmistress Miss Trunchbull

Bertie Carvel’s terrifying transformation into the sinister Agatha Trunchbull in Matilda dazzled audiences and critics alike. Although his final performance is on Sunday, Bertie’s artistry with approaching one of literature’s… Read more »

‘Bring Back Bertie!’: The Top 5 roles Bertie Carvel should play on Broadway

‘Bring Back Bertie!’: The Top 5 roles Bertie Carvel should play on Broadway

Bertie Carvel made such a splash in his Broadway debut as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda that we are already hoping for Bertie’s return to Broadway. Although his final performance as… Read more »

<i>First Date</i> star Sara Chase on her Broadway debut, ‘Table 3’, and awkward first dates

First Date star Sara Chase on her Broadway debut, ‘Table 3’, and awkward first dates

Sara Chase’s Broadway debut in First Date has been a whirlwind adventure – and its just getting started! Each night at the Longacre Theatre she fills the shoes of characters… Read more »