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Michael Park on <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i>‘s significant impact, pre-show dance parties, and <i>Tuck Everlasting</i>

Michael Park on Dear Evan Hansen‘s significant impact, pre-show dance parties, and Tuck Everlasting

Stellar performances, a phenomenal original story by Steven Levenson, and gorgeous music by Benji Pasek and Justin Paul that requires a box of Kleenex for listening purposes have rendered Dear… Read more »

F. Michael Haynie discusses finding humanity within characters, how <i>Carrie</i> and <i>Dogfight</i> changed his life, and why he doesn’t believe in luck

F. Michael Haynie discusses finding humanity within characters, how Carrie and Dogfight changed his life, and why he doesn’t believe in luck

It is immediately clear upon meeting F. Michael Haynie that he represents everything right with Broadway today; Haynie exudes boundless energy, his deep passion for the arts is expressed through… Read more »

Alex Boniello discusses life after <i>Spring Awakening</i> and dealing with anxiety as a performer

Alex Boniello discusses life after Spring Awakening and dealing with anxiety as a performer

The world would be a better place if more people were as real and refreshingly honest as Alex Boniello. Having made his Broadway debut as the voice of Moritz in Tony… Read more »

Gerard Canonico discusses backstage shenanigans at <i>Dear Evan Hansen</i>, <i>American Idiot</i> and <i>Spring Awakening</i>

Gerard Canonico discusses backstage shenanigans at Dear Evan Hansen, American Idiot and Spring Awakening

For Gerard Canonico, it has always been about music and theatre. Currently he is involved in three different bands all with fellow Broadway actors, and now he is back at… Read more »

Composer Joe Iconis discusses <i>Iconis & Family</i> cabaret series, new musical <i>Broadway Bounty Hunter</i>, and the current Broadway season

Composer Joe Iconis discusses Iconis & Family cabaret series, new musical Broadway Bounty Hunter, and the current Broadway season

The name Joe Iconis holds significant weight in the New York City musical theatre scene. Iconis, who first established himself with the 2008 workshop of The Black Suits and received… Read more »

Rachel Bay Jones on <i>First Daughter Suite</i>, the significance of connection, and Pasek and Paul’s ‘mommy hearts’

Rachel Bay Jones on First Daughter Suite, the significance of connection, and Pasek and Paul’s ‘mommy hearts’

  Rachel Bay Jones‘s soothing vocals, stage presence, and personality are winning over audiences yet again. After appearing Off-Broadway as two of America’s First Ladies in First Daughter Suite last fall, she is… Read more »