STAGE TUBE: SISTER ACT's Marissa Perry and Jennifer Allen Talk Life in the Convent
Upstairs Landing Productions presents another episode of "Standing By" with guests Marissa Perry and Jennifer Allen from the hit Broadway production of "Sister Act". "Standing By" introduces you to the understudies, standbys and swings helping keep Broadway's curtains up every night. Host Caskey Hunsader speaks with Broadway's rising stars on this new and exciting web series. Watch the interview below!
Marissa Perry appears in the ensemble every night and understudies Sister Mary Patrick. Perry is best known for her appearance as Tracy Turnblad in Broadway's Hairspray. Off-Broadway she appeared as Maria in My Big Fat Gay Italian Wedding.
Jennifer Allen joins Perry in the ensemble and understudies the roles of Mother Superior, Sister Mary Lazarus and Sister Mary Martin-of-tours. Her Broadway credits include: Memphis, A Catered Affair, Cats, Little Me, Guys and Dolls and City of Angels. Off-Broadway she appeared in Almost Heaven. National tours include: Ragtime, Jerome Robbins Broadway and Cabaret.
Host Caskey Hunsader is no stranger to theater both on and off stage. He is an accomplished performer and stage manager had has worked both in New York and on several national tours. In addition to his performance and stage management work, he is the owner and executive producer of Upstairs Landing Productions, specializing in the development and creation of theater and new media. ULP's first webseries, "Fat Guy" premiered to acclaim last fall and all episodes are available for viewing at www.fatguyshow.com.
"Standing By" episodes are available at www.StandingByTV.com. Upcoming episodes will feature Nikki Bohne and Bettis Richardson of "Bring It On" and Sharone Sayegh and Mark Dancewicz from "Mamma Mia!"