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Sally Henry

Sally Henry

Sally Henry is a BroadwayWorld contributor based in Georgia who manages the News Desk on the weekends, including the weekly #SIP roundups. She also writes weekly features ranging from historically-based reflections to interviews with all the cool kids in the industry. In the past, she has written re-caps of NBC's The Voice episodes week to week, among other jobs. However, she is first and foremost a Broadway fan. She takes pride in her ginger hair and in being *that* friend who actually loves The Scarlet Pimpernel musical.


Earlier this year, Ms. Henry won the distinction of runner-up at the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival's Young Critics regional competition.


She is also an active blogger who shares her love for Broadway history/trivia in her weekly posts, published on Mondays on Singular Sensation.The goal of Singular Sensation is to help spread a love for the beautiful art of theatre. Particularly, she strives to show how Broadway is relevant today by featuring historically-based articles, as well as ones that directly relate to popular culture.


Read more from Sally on Twitter: @BwayGinger, Blogger: http://SingularSensationBway.blogspot.com, and Facebook: www.Facebook.com/SingularSensationbway
MOST POPULAR ARTICLES
LAST 30 DAYS

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Posted: May. 23, 2015


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Posted: May. 2, 2015


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Posted: May. 9, 2015


BWW Interview: Aaron Lazar Talks Working With Broadway Legends, Giving Back to Seniors, and More!BWW Interview: Aaron Lazar Talks Working With B'way Legends & More!
Posted: May. 22, 2015


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Reviews: WICKED Tour 'Thrillifies' Audiences at The Fox Theatre in AtlantaReview: WICKED Tour 'Thrillifies' Audiences at The Fox Theatre
Posted: Feb. 25, 2015


Oscars Flashback: A Look Back at the Nine Actors Who Have Won an Oscar and Tony for the Same RoleLook Back at the Nine Actors Who Have Won an Oscar & Tony for the Same Role!
Posted: Feb. 20, 2015


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Posted: May. 23, 2015


From MOULIN ROUGE to THE WIZARD OF OZ: Top 5 Movie Musicals We Want to See on BroadwayFrom MOULIN ROUGE to THE WIZARD OF OZ: Top 5 Movie Musicals We Want to See on Broadway
May 23, 2015

Every other show on Broadway seems to be an adaptation of a movie. So the question is, which ones will be next? Our wonderful readers weighed in, as they did last week, and came up with some great suggestions!
BWW Interview: Aaron Lazar Talks Working With Broadway Legends, Giving Back to Seniors, and More!BWW Interview: Aaron Lazar Talks Working With Broadway Legends, Giving Back to Seniors, and More!
May 22, 2015

Though no one in Aaron Lazar's family had professionally pursued show business before he came along, he sees his entire career as being heavily influenced by his musically talented grandparents and great-grandparents. So in order to give back to the special seniors in his personal and professional life, Lazar has become involved with JASA (Jewish Association Serving the Aging), a non-profit organization. Lazar opened up to me about the impact the seniors in his life have had on him, his favorite memories from working with legends like Angela Lansbury and Elaine Stritch, why he wanted to join JASA, and more. Check out the interview below!
It's a Mormon... It's a Snowman... It's Josh Gad! Top 5 Roles We Want to See Josh Gad Play in the Future!It's a Mormon... It's a Snowman... It's Josh Gad! Top 5 Roles We Want to See Josh Gad Play in the Future!
May 9, 2015

Stage and screen actor Josh Gad, best known to Broadway fans as the original Elder Cunningham in THE BOOK OF MORMON, seems to be the reigning king of the 'sidekick' role. I posed the question on Facebook and Twitter, and our awesome readers gave us their opinions. Below, check out mine and the readers' picks!
Willkommen... And All That Jazz! Kander and Ebb's Biggest Broadway HitsWillkommen... And All That Jazz! Kander and Ebb's Biggest Broadway Hits
May 2, 2015

With about a zillion original musicals to their name, most of which made it to Broadway, this pair is one of the most famous Broadway songwriting teams of the modern era. Below, revisit their five longest-running Broadway musicals!
From MAME to BLITHE SPIRIT- Revisit Angela Lansbury's Tony Award-Winning Roles!From MAME to BLITHE SPIRIT- Revisit Angela Lansbury's Tony Award-Winning Roles!
April 22, 2015

In last week's Olivier Awards- translation, the British version of the Tony Awards, or for film fans, it's the British stage version of the Oscars- an acting legend won the first Olivier of her career, but she's certainly no awards novice. So in celebration of her newest award, take a look back at this acting legend's Tony Award-winning roles!
BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!BWW Interview: Broadway Siblings Adam and Arielle Jacobs Share Family Photos, Talk Fulfilled Childhood Dreams, Solo Albums, and More!
April 19, 2015

There's something about performing on Broadway that seems to attract families. Dating back to the early days with the Barrymores, Astaires, and Redgraves, siblings especially have starred on the Great White Way together for ages, and it's no different now. For Adam and Arielle Jacobs, starring on Broadway at the same time is a dream come true.
Getting to Know Them! Spotlight on THE KING AND I's Top 5  Annas in Broadway HistoryGetting to Know Them! Spotlight on THE KING AND I's Top 5 Annas in Broadway History
April 7, 2015

When the latest Rodgers and Hammerstein revival, THE KING AND I, opens in just over a week, starring Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara, it will be the show's fifth Broadway production. Over the past six decades since the production originally opened on Broadway, basically only Yul Brynner has played the King of Siam, earning him the unofficial title of The King of THE KING AND I. However, many different women have donned the gorgeous gown to sing Shall We Dance? on the Great White Way since the original 1951 Broadway version. In honor of the upcoming revival, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the Top 5 women who have portrayed Anna in THE KING AND I on Broadway.
BWW Interview: Elizabeth Stanley Preps for Birdland Show, Fangirls Over Betty Comden, and MoreBWW Interview: Elizabeth Stanley Preps for Birdland Show, Fangirls Over Betty Comden, and More
April 6, 2015

Elizabeth Stanley may very well be Betty Comden's biggest fan. Ever. Currently starring as Claire De Loone in ON THE TOWN, Stanley will be taking the Birdland stage tonight in "I Get Carried Away," her solo show in tribute to Comden. Stanley couldn't say enough about how much she truly admires the Broadway lyricist as a person and an artist as she spoke to BroadwayWorld recently. Below, read about Stanley's love for artistic collaboration, her love affair for Comden, and more!
BWW Interview: Tom Viertel Talks New Programs and More at the Commercial Theatre InstituteBWW Interview: Tom Viertel Talks New Programs and More at the Commercial Theatre Institute
April 2, 2015

Just a year and a half ago, Tom Viertel took over the position of Executive Director at the Commercial Theatre Institute (CTI) and has had his hands full ever since. Not only is he still an active theatre producer, but he also co-owns the popular NYC cabaret venue, 54 Below. Viertel graciously spoke to BroadwayWorld recently about his additions to the program, his upcoming projects, and more!
Thou Cream-Faced Loon! Top 10 Shakespearean Insults in Honor of SOMETHING ROTTEN!Thou Cream-Faced Loon! Top 10 Shakespearean Insults in Honor of SOMETHING ROTTEN!
March 30, 2015

Any theatre fan (and/or 9th grade literature student) will tell you that William Shakespeare had a true gift for coining beautiful phrases such as 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day,' or 'It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.' But what are debatably better than his love poetry are his insults.
BWW Reviews: WICKED Tour 'Thrillifies' Audiences at The Fox Theatre in AtlantaBWW Reviews: WICKED Tour 'Thrillifies' Audiences at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta
February 25, 2015

If crowd appeal is any indication of a show's worth, Wicked is a multimillion-dollar treasure. WICKED's second national tour, 'The Munchkinland Tour,' flew into the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, February 18 to play a 3-week engagement, marking the show's fourth engagement at the historic Atlanta venue. Not surprisingly, this production did not disappoint.
Oscars Flashback: A Look Back at the Nine Actors Who Have Won an Oscar and Tony for the Same RoleOscars Flashback: A Look Back at the Nine Actors Who Have Won an Oscar and Tony for the Same Role
February 20, 2015

With the 87th annual Academy Awards just two days away, Hollywood stars seem to be on everyone's mind. Who will win? Who will beat Meryl Streep? Will host Neil Patrick Harris take a star-studded selfie? And most importantly, which Broadway stars will take home a statue? Many stars through the years have earned both a Tony and an Oscar, and as we know from Robert Lopez's win last year, there are some industry professionals with the coveted EGOT- Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony. But did you know nine stars in history have won two awards for the same role? That is, they won a Tony for their Broadway portrayal and an Oscar for the film version. Below, take a look back at the actors who have earned this rare honor!
BWW Interview: Sarah Charles Lewis on Her Magical TUCK EVERLASTING Experience at the Alliance TheatreBWW Interview: Sarah Charles Lewis on Her Magical TUCK EVERLASTING Experience at the Alliance Theatre
February 20, 2015

Not many 10-year-olds these days get starring roles in brand new world premiere musicals alongside Tony nominees, but Sarah Charles Lewis is the exception. With a contagious energy and bubbly personality, Lewis was just about to burst with excitement as she told me all about working with Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw, performing to sold-out crowds at the prestigious Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, and living her dream as Winnie Foster in TUCK EVERLASTING.
Prepare for the Oscars- NPH Style! Watch the Top 5 Neil Patrick Harris Tony Host Performances!Prepare for the Oscars- NPH Style! Watch the Top 5 Neil Patrick Harris Tony Host Performances!
February 16, 2015

The 87th Annual Academy Awards are now in less than a week, and we can't wait to see what host Neil Patrick Harris has in store! Of course, Broadway fans are well-acquainted with the Tony Award-winner's hosting abilities, having seen him host the Tonys four times already. If audiences are expecting anything from him on Sunday at the Oscars, it is a big musical number... Or two. So as you prepare for the film industry's biggest night, take a look back at our favorite performances by NPH as a Tony host!
BWW Interview: Ned Eisenberg Hopes to Make ROCKET TO THE MOON Fly at the Theatre at St. Clement'sBWW Interview: Ned Eisenberg Hopes to Make ROCKET TO THE MOON Fly at the Theatre at St. Clement's
February 10, 2015

A rare revival of Rocket to the Moon, the 1938 play by Clifford Odets (AWAKE AND SING, GOLDEN BOY), starring Ned Eisenberg, starts performances tonight at the Theatre at St. Clement's. Directed by Obie and Lucille Lortel Award winner Dan Wackerman (Counsellor-at-Law), Rocket to the Moon will play a limited engagement, opening Monday, February 23rd. Eisenberg graciously sat down and spoke with BroadwayWorld about taking on the role of Ben Stark in this seldom-performed Odets piece, working with Wackerman, and more!
BWW Interview: Rachelle Rak Shares Her Story of Professional Growth, Perseverance, and MoreBWW Interview: Rachelle Rak Shares Her Story of Professional Growth, Perseverance, and More
January 4, 2015

Rachelle Rak has been performing at the Broadway level for the majority of her life and is one of the most resilient people in the business. With almost 30 years of experience, she has seen it all and more. But she has never backed down and never refused to stop growing as a performer. I got the chance to speak to this strong Broadway gypsy about her experiences with mentors like Ann Reinking and Gwen Verdon, her upcoming show at 54 Below, and of course her signature mantra, SAS.
BWW Interview: WICKED Alum Eden Espinosa Chats 4 CharityBWW Interview: WICKED Alum Eden Espinosa Chats 4 Charity
December 18, 2014

Broadway's newest charity organization creates a unique way for fans and Broadway stars to give back to the community as a team. Chat 4 Charity allows anyone to give a Broadway star, like Eden Espinosa, a call and pay by the minute to benefit a charity of the actor's choosing. Espinosa recently sat down with BroadwayWorld to discuss her role in the up-and-coming program.
BWW Interviews: Lorna Luft Comes Home for Christmas with 54 Below DebutBWW Interviews: Lorna Luft Comes Home for Christmas with 54 Below Debut
December 8, 2014

If home is where the heart is, then Lorna Luft's 54 Below debut is her homecoming performance. Luft recently took the time out of her busy touring schedule to discuss the things she loves best: cabarets, Christmas in New York, and of course her lovely mother, Judy Garland.
VIDEO FLASHBACK: Happy Birthday, Frank Wildhorn!VIDEO FLASHBACK: Happy Birthday, Frank Wildhorn!
November 29, 2014

Today, the Broadway community celebrates the birthday of Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a video flashback of Wildhorn's Broadway career!
BWW Reviews: BROADWAY'S NEXT H!T MUSICAL Showcases an Unconventional Concept With Strong Performances at GSU's PACBWW Reviews: BROADWAY'S NEXT H!T MUSICAL Showcases an Unconventional Concept With Strong Performances at GSU's PAC
November 17, 2014

Do you ever go to a night of theatre positive that you'll leave there feeling something? Going into 'Broadway's Next H!t Musical' at the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern, I was pretty sure the show would either be really funny or ridiculously lame.


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