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
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Posted: Aug. 29, 2015


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Posted: Aug. 2, 2015


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August 30, 2015

Samantha Barks has returned to the musical stage in a role that has taught her about her voice and helped her to explore her childish side.
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A Richard Pryor biopic is officially on the way.
UPDATED: Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, and Many More Tribute Kyle Jean-BaptisteUPDATED: Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, and Many More Tribute Kyle Jean-Baptiste
August 29, 2015

Like all of the theatre community, BroadwayWorld is shocked and saddened to learn of the untimely passing of 21-year-old Les Miserables performer Kyle Jean-Baptiste after an accident at his mother's home on Friday night. Below, read the heartfelt messages that friends and fans have been sharing to social media ever since the news of his death.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Stars Tweet in Honor of Gene Kelly's BirthdayAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Stars Tweet in Honor of Gene Kelly's Birthday
August 23, 2015

Legendary American triple threat performer known for his roles in musical movies SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Gene Kelly, would be celebrating his 103rd birthday today. So of course, the Broadway cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS took today to tribute the actor.
Photo Flash: New HAMILTON Shots, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Chris Jackson, and MorePhoto Flash: New HAMILTON Shots, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Chris Jackson, and More
August 23, 2015

HAMILTON set designer David Korins has been posting photos of the show from the time the cast first set foot onto the stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, and he just keeps 'em coming.
BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!BWW Feature: Top Three Musical Roles Jake Gyllenhaal Should Play on Broadway- BWW Readers Weigh In!
August 27, 2015

Though most of us think of Gyllenhaal as the kid from the 1999 film OCTOBER SKY who grew up to receive an Oscar nomination for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN and has of late sported a rockin' beard, many people may not know that he has also graced both the London and Broadway stages. With these credits under his belt, might a Broadway musical be Gyllenhaal's next venture?
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August 22, 2015

NBC has picked up another ethnic-centric drama.
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August 16, 2015

UPDATE: Eden Espinosa is officially heading back to the recording studio! The actress just tweeted, 'Drumroll please...... @raminkarimloo 's pledge took us to OUR GOAL!!!! We did it!!!!'
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August 16, 2015

Victoria Clark has starred in many musicals depicting beautiful romances, but none could be as beautiful as her own love story.
Photo Flash: Disney Reveals Costume of New STAR WARS Character, 'Captain Phasma'Photo Flash: Disney Reveals Costume of New STAR WARS Character, 'Captain Phasma'
August 15, 2015

Below, take a look at the costume for 'Captain Phasma,' a female villain in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, played by Gwendoline Christie (GAME OF THRONES), revealed at Disney's D23 Expo!
VIDEO: San Francisco Giants Remake FULL HOUSE Opening Credits to Promote Special EventVIDEO: San Francisco Giants Remake FULL HOUSE Opening Credits to Promote Special Event
August 15, 2015

The defending World Series champs replicated the opening credits from FULL HOUSE, with hilarious impersonations of the characters by the Giants players. Original FULL HOUSE star Dave Coulier even makes an appearance to say, 'Cut it out!' Take a look at the video below!
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August 9, 2015

Rosie isn't just a celebrity, she's also a large proponent and donor of charities, particularly arts-supporting ones.
Bill Murray Officially Set to Join Paul Feig's GHOSTBUSTERS RebootBill Murray Officially Set to Join Paul Feig's GHOSTBUSTERS Reboot
August 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that original GHOSTBUSTERS star Bill Murray will indeed be appearing in Paul Feig's 2016 reboot of the show.
STAGE TUBE: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU On-Stage Proposal and Wedding MontageSTAGE TUBE: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU On-Stage Proposal and Wedding Montage
August 8, 2015

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU has seen the most on-stage proposals and even weddings of any show this season. Given its subject matter, it makes sense. Where better to get engaged than a musical about marriage? Below, take a look back at some of those sweet moments in this highlights reel!
Stage and Screen Actor Terrence Evans Has DiedStage and Screen Actor Terrence Evans Has Died
August 8, 2015

The Los Angeles theatre community has lost one of its own.
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Prince is showing his support in a big way for the one streaming service he actually likes.
Jerry Lewis' Unreleased Holocaust Film THE DAY THE CLOWN CRIED Acquired by Library of CongressJerry Lewis' Unreleased Holocaust Film THE DAY THE CLOWN CRIED Acquired by Library of Congress
August 8, 2015

Hey movie buffs! We've got good news and bad news. The good news? The only remaining copy of Jerry Lewis' THE DAY THE CLOWN CRIED has surfaced! The bad news? You still might not be able to see it. Ever.
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August 4, 2015

Not many actors get to revisit a role they played in the past, much less reprise it on the big screen, but Pamela Shaw is the exception.
Richard Gere Says Playing Gay in Original BENT on Broadway 'Was Not Dangerous at All'Richard Gere Says Playing Gay in Original BENT on Broadway 'Was Not Dangerous at All'
August 2, 2015

Gay roles on Broadway may be more than acceptable in 2015, but what kind of judgement was passed on such roles in the '70s? Regardless, Richard Gere didn't feel unsafe when he played gay in the original Broadway production of BENT in 1979.
VIDEO: Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Sing LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY Theme SongVIDEO: Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Sing LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY Theme Song
August 2, 2015

Broadway husband and wife Will Swenson and Audra McDonald recently filmed themselves singing a seemingly random duet- the theme song from the hit '70s show LAVERNE AND SHIRLEY. Check out the fun a capella performance, made for Broadway Sleepout, below!


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