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<i>Star of the Week</i>: Danielle Brooks makes her Broadway debut one to remember

Star of the Week: Danielle Brooks makes her Broadway debut one to remember

It’s no easy feat to earn a Tony nod for one’s Broadway debut, but Danielle Brooks has managed to do just that. It’s difficult to believe that Brooks, powerhouse of… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: <i>Bright Star</i> leading lady Carmen Cusack is giving a most heartbreakingly revelatory performance

Star of the Week: Bright Star leading lady Carmen Cusack is giving a most heartbreakingly revelatory performance

by Casey Mink It is a rueful truth: In the year 2016, Broadway audiences are just learning the name Carmen Cusack. However, theatre fans around the country and around the… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Heidi Blickenstaff’s Flair Makes Her a True Renaissance Woman

Star of the Week: Heidi Blickenstaff’s Flair Makes Her a True Renaissance Woman

by Celeste Montaño Heidi Blickenstaff specializes in duality. Though best known as one of Broadway’s funniest ladies, audiences have fallen in love with Blickenstaff over and over again because she has… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Paul Alexander Nolan is a standout star on Broadway

Star of the Week: Paul Alexander Nolan is a standout star on Broadway

Bright Star is shining its way through this early part of award season, grabbing multiple nominations from Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and the Tonys. The new musical, set in the… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: <i>Hamilton</i>’s Christopher Jackson is so much more than a Right-Hand Man

Star of the Week: Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson is so much more than a Right-Hand Man

by Celeste Montaño Chris Jackson might play George Washington in the hit musical Hamilton, but his work ethic suggests he might have more in common with Alexander Hamilton than his… Read more »

<i>Star of the Week</i>: Andréa Burns’ Nuanced Ability to Surprise Audiences Puts Her On Top

Star of the Week: Andréa Burns’ Nuanced Ability to Surprise Audiences Puts Her On Top

by Celeste Montaño It seems that Andréa Burns loves contradictions. Her shows at Feinstein’s/54 Below, for example, are inspired by her love for both musical theatre and pop music, often… Read more »