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Monthly Archives: July 2016

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Chris McCarrell’s performance as Marius in <i>Les Misérables</i> fills audiences with a heart full of love

Star of the Week: Chris McCarrell’s performance as Marius in Les Misérables fills audiences with a heart full of love

by Sarah Katz As the romantic young revolutionist Marius Pontmercy, Chris McCarrell’s talent and charm captivates audiences every night in Les Misérables. Before stepping into the role of Marius, McCarrell made his Broadway debut in the… Read more »

Lauren Marcus discusses her debut EP <i>Never Really Done With You</i> and solo show at Joe’s Pub

Lauren Marcus discusses her debut EP Never Really Done With You and solo show at Joe’s Pub

Lauren Marcus can best be described as a musical chameleon. As someone who fits perfectly in any role she is in, Marcus is a powerful force who should not be… Read more »

Josh Canfield discusses the visionary direction of Rachel Chavkin, why Broadway is ready for <i>The Great Comet of 1812</i>

Josh Canfield discusses the visionary direction of Rachel Chavkin, why Broadway is ready for The Great Comet of 1812

Before heading to a war-torn and frigid Moscow with Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Josh Canfield spent a few weeks on the warm, sandy shores of Ogunquit,… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>:  Leslie Odom Jr. is an inimitable and original talent

Star of the Week: Leslie Odom Jr. is an inimitable and original talent

  History has its eyes on Leslie Odom Jr. Although the newly-minted Tony winner is leaving Hamilton along with his castmates Lin-Manuel Miranda and Phillipa Soo on July 9, he has successfully made an indelible… Read more »

Jeremy Stolle discusses debut album <i>In The Moment</i> and <i>Phantom of the Opera’s</i> influence on theatre

Jeremy Stolle discusses debut album In The Moment and Phantom of the Opera’s influence on theatre

The Phantom of the Opera, the current longest running musical on Broadway, has a world renowned legacy that many have helped create. Jeremy Stolle has played the role of Passarino… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Cynthia Erivo shines with a brilliant hue in <i>The Color Purple</i>

Star of the Week: Cynthia Erivo shines with a brilliant hue in The Color Purple

by Sarah Katz Cynthia Erivo defied odds by making her Broadway debut in the revival of The Color Purple and won the Tony Award for Best Actress for her riveting… Read more »