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<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 »

<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 »

<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 »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: <i>Bright Star</i> might be dimming but Hannah Elless shines brightly

Star of the Week: Bright Star might be dimming but Hannah Elless shines brightly

by Casey Mink The shimmering new musical Bright Star has been one of the sweetest spots of this Broadway season, thanks in no small part to Hannah Elless. Elless, who has been with… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Lin-Manuel Miranda began a revolution with <i>Hamilton</i>

Star of the Week: Lin-Manuel Miranda began a revolution with Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda is a man who needs no introduction. As the creator of the smash-hit Hamilton, which has changed the look, feel, and sound of Broadway forever, Miranda has become a… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Tony Award nominee Sara Bareilles served up a slice of Heaven for <i>Waitress</i>

Star of the Week: Tony Award nominee Sara Bareilles served up a slice of Heaven for Waitress

Five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles told Rolling Stone that writing the music and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical Waitress has been the happiest mistake of her career. Bareilles, who grew… Read more »