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<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 »

Lulu Fall on the ground-breaking operas <i>Hadestown</i> and <i>The Great Comet of 1812</i> and the need for diversity in theatre

Lulu Fall on the ground-breaking operas Hadestown and The Great Comet of 1812 and the need for diversity in theatre

Hell is the coolest place off-Broadway. Hadestown, the new folk-opera created by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and directed by OBIE winner Rachel Chavkin, who is best known for her direction of Natasha,… Read more »

<i>Drama Doodles</i>: Celebrating the 2016 Tony Award nominated performances

Drama Doodles: Celebrating the 2016 Tony Award nominated performances

The 70th Annual Tony Awards are shaping up to be perhaps the most highly-viewed in the entire history of the ceremony. All eyes were on Broadway earlier this year when Hamilton won the… Read more »

<i>Crazy Ex-Girlfriend</i> star Gabrielle Ruiz on transitioning from stage to screen, her <i>Hamilton</i> connection

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star Gabrielle Ruiz on transitioning from stage to screen, her Hamilton connection

Gabrielle Ruiz welcomes the dislike bestowed by fans onto her Crazy Ex-Girlfriend character Valencia. Ruiz, who has spent the last year playing the self-interested and often brutally honest Valencia in… Read more »

<i>Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812</i> scene-stealers Brittain Ashford and Grace McLean discuss working with the Tony-nominated creative team and the escapist nature of the musical

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 scene-stealers Brittain Ashford and Grace McLean discuss working with the Tony-nominated creative team and the escapist nature of the musical

Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, Dave Malloy’s innovative chamber musical currently playing at Broadway’s recently renovated Imperial Theatre, has fused word-for-word Tolstoy with an eclectic score including… Read more »

<i>Don’t Rain On Her Parade</i>: Raise a Glass to the Schuyler Sisters

Don’t Rain On Her Parade: Raise a Glass to the Schuyler Sisters

Note: This article is part of a bigger project honoring strong females, fictional and real, in theatre as part of Women’s History Month. by Celeste Montaño First, there were the Fates of… Read more »