BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Tony Nominee Billy Porter- Part 1
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent event was a two hour career conversation with 2013 Tony nominee Billy Porter moderated by Broadway World's own Richard Ridge, and you can check out Part 1 of the discussion below! Check back later for Part 2!
Billy Porter currently stars on Broadway as Lola in the hit new musical Kinky Boots (Tony Award-nominee for Best Actor in a Musical). Other Broadway: Miss Saigon, Five Guys..., Grease, Smokey Joe's..., Dreamgirls. Off-Broadway/regional: Angels in America, The Merchant of Venice, Radiant Baby, Birdie Blue, Songs for a New World, Ghetto Superstar (one-man show),Topdog/Underdog, King Lear, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler. Film/TV: The Broken Hearts Club, Noel, "Shake, Rattle and Roll," "Law & Order," "The Big C." Recording: Untitled, At the Corner of Broadway & Soul.
From Grammy Award-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper and four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein comes the exhilarating new musical Kinky Boots, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.
Featuring a sensational new score, knockout dancing and a spectacularly uplifting story, KINKY BOOTS is the must-see new musical that proves that sometimes, the best way to fit in is to stand out! More info at http://kinkybootsthemusical.com
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