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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Photo Flash: Regional Premiere of MEMPHIS at Aurora TheatrePhoto Flash: Regional Premiere of MEMPHIS at Aurora Theatre
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Bringing powerhouse numbers to the suburban Atlanta stage, Aurora Theatre is debuting its 20th Anniversary Peach State Federal Credit Union Signature Series with the regional premiere of the hit-musical sensation Memphis, playing July 23- August 30, 2015. Now playing in Lawrenceville, MEMPHIS is a co-production with Theatrical Outfit. Check out photos from the show below!
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It's always gratifying to see young people take an interest in theatre, but a 13-year-old in Lincoln, Nebraska has taken 'interest' to a new level.
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Below, watch the hilarious video with the parodied lyrics, 'To those who'd ground me, send a message back- 'I'm Mickey!'
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VIDEO: President Obama and Jon Stewart Talk HAMILTON Backstage at THE DAILY SHOWVIDEO: President Obama and Jon Stewart Talk HAMILTON Backstage at THE DAILY SHOW
July 26, 2015

President Obama recently visited The Daily Show for the last time. Before his final appearance with Jon Stewart, the two chatted backstage about Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical HAMILTON, recalling that Miranda first performed a small segment from the show at The White House in 2009. Watch the President and Stewart discuss workshopping future shows at the White House, the Tony Awards, and more!
Kenny Ortega to Helm HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 10th Anniversary Special in 2016?Kenny Ortega to Helm HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 10th Anniversary Special in 2016?
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Lin-Manuel Miranda tributed A CHORUS LINE again at today's HAMILTON lottery.
Photo Flash: New Photos of HAMILTON on Broadway!Photo Flash: New Photos of HAMILTON on Broadway!
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Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest musical, HAMILTON recently started previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, in advance of its August 6 opening. Below, check out photos of the cast in action, taken by scenic designer David Korrins!
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Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Talk Long-Awaited New Musical UP HEREBobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Talk Long-Awaited New Musical UP HERE
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Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez's UP HERE might be new to public audiences, but to Lopez, it's the product of a lengthy process.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Threatens HAMILTON Audience Members with Patti LuPoneLin-Manuel Miranda Threatens HAMILTON Audience Members with Patti LuPone
July 19, 2015

HAMILTON writer/star Lin-Manuel Miranda recently reprimanded rude theatregoers with the single most effective threat possible: Patti LuPone.
Obama Calls HAMILTON 'Fabulous;' Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff, and More ReactObama Calls HAMILTON 'Fabulous;' Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff, and More React
July 19, 2015

It's not every day that Broadway actors get to perform for the President of the United States. But the HAMILTON cast got just such a privilege on Saturday afternoon, as BroadwayWorld previously reported. Now a day later, they are still glowing.
VIDEO: Ariana Grande Sings RENT and Gives Best Carolee Carmello ImpressionVIDEO: Ariana Grande Sings RENT and Gives Best Carolee Carmello Impression
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The Grammy nominee recently posted a video to YouTube in which she took fans through some of her between shows fun. The video begins with her singing 'Take Me or Leave Me' from RENT, and later, she channels her inner Carolee Carmello (Tony nominee, PARADE). Check out both performances below!
Photo Flash: President Obama Gives HAMILTON a Standing OvationPhoto Flash: President Obama Gives HAMILTON a Standing Ovation
July 18, 2015

The Broadway community has been a-buzz today with chatter about President Obama attending Saturday's matinee of HAMILTON on Broadway, as BroadwayWorld reported. Now, we bring you photographic proof! Below, check out pics posted by a fellow audience member of the President applauding the show, and of Javier Muoz bowing as 'Alexander Hamilton.'
Lin-Manuel Miranda Reacts to Seeing HAMILTON with President Obama in the AudienceLin-Manuel Miranda Reacts to Seeing HAMILTON with President Obama in the Audience
July 18, 2015

The Broadway community has been a-buzz today with chatter about President Obama attending Saturday's matinee of HAMILTON on Broadway. Also in the audience, however, was HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Though he usually stars in the show, he had already made plans to watch his musical today as part of his pre-opening evaluation process.
VIDEO: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo and More Sing Special Trio in Anticipation of Performance for POTUSVIDEO: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo and More Sing Special Trio in Anticipation of Performance for POTUS
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When you're preparing to perform for the most important man in America, what better way to get excited than to sing?


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