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- Fun Home Previews Mar 28
2015, 10:26:53 AM
I am so excited for this!
- First Broadway Show(s)! Aug 23
2014, 05:55:31 PM
My first Broadway show was the most recent revival of La Cage Aux Folles! Magic!
- Must Read Plays? May 20
2014, 06:02:15 PM
These have all been said, but just to reiterate, definitely check out...
The Glass Menagerie
A Raisin in the Sun
Angels in American
The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?
I also just read Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegria Hudes, which won the Pulitzer for Drama a couple years ago. I thought it was very interesting. Definitely check it out.
- just a few May 13
2014, 10:34:04 PM
1) Liza Minnelli in 'Cabaret'
2) Barbra Streisand in 'Funny Girl'
3) Jean Hagen in 'Singin in the Rain'
4) Rita Moreno in 'West Side Story'
5) Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz'
6) Roy Scheider in 'All That Jazz'
7) Catherine Zeta-Jones in 'Chicago'
John Cameron Mitchell in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
9) Julie Andrews in 'The Sound of Music'
10) Dick Van Dyke in 'Mary Poppins' <
- Show advice! Apr 23
2014, 01:13:57 AM
Ok, so I'm going to be in NYC for a short time at the end of this week, and need some advice as to which show I should see. I am there this coming Sunday and Monday. On Monday evening I am seeing Heathers, but I am completely torn as to what I should see Sunday afternoon. I am trying to decide between..
Bullets Over Broadway
Based on those shows, do you have any recommendations as to which one I should see? Or if there is a sh
- Hair Original Broadway Cast Recording Feb 25
2014, 10:37:07 PM
So I'm doing a research report on Hair and it's success in integrating rock music into its score, and I'm looking for information on the cast recording? Like sales, release date, stuff like that! Any help would be greatly appreciated!
- What's your dream role or roles? Feb 17
2014, 03:17:17 PM
Younger Brother in Ragtime
Tateh in Ragtime
Toby in Sweeney Todd
Charlie Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
- A New Cinderella Dec 29
2013, 07:03:05 PM
She went to the Canadian College of the Performing Arts, which is one of the best in the country! She has musical theatre training!
She may surprise, but who knows.
- Could Margaret White in 'Carrie: The Musical' be played by a man in drag? Dec 28
2013, 02:32:37 AM
Keys and vocal stuff aside, could this work as a man in drag?
- I'm giving away a Fosse Biography-Merry Christmas! Dec 24
2013, 01:11:51 AM
Ok, one of my favourite theatrical moments was when I was playing the Baker in INTO THE WOODS this past year at my highschool. I had been having a lot of troubles with performing in previous shows because I was finding it difficult to perform for myself rather than focus on what the audience was going to think. I began the short run at my highschool and decided that I was purely going to do this role for myself, and it became one of my most favourite roles I have ever done. A
- What do you want out of 2014 in the theatre world? Dec 23
2013, 10:55:27 PM
-Jessie Mueller having a great leading role that plays to all of her strengths! She deserves something AMAZING
-A revival of The Secret Garden (I can dream)
-A lot of new and original work, with a lot of up and coming composers and lyricists making their Broadway debuts!
-Patti LuPone winning her third Tony
-Heathers: the Musical to transfer to Broadway and become a HIT
- re: what would be your dream role to play on broadway and why Dec 21
2013, 02:51:41 PM
I just want to be on Broadway, no matter what role I get! But my dream roles currently are Tobias in Sweeney Todd or Dickon in The Secret Garden! There are so many amazing roles though! Charley in Merrily We Roll Along is another great one! Oh my god, also The Baker in Into the Woods.
- Finest acting performances on Broadway? Dec 20
2013, 11:28:59 PM
Having only seen 8 Broadway shows in my short life, I don't have much to work with, but I have seen some incredibly inspiring performances!
I found Norbert Leo Butz's performance in Catch Me If You Can to be a powerhouse! So much fun, and so thrilling to watch. Also Douglas Hodge in La Cage and Rachel Bay Jones in Pippin had a huge effect on me! I feel very fortunate to have seen the shows I've seen!
- Shows you wish would be revived but probably never will Nov 26
2013, 12:58:02 AM
I would LOVE to see Redhead or Applause revived, but really don't think either will ever happen.
- Matilda Balcony View Sep 2
2013, 10:36:13 PM
I sat near the top of the balcony and the view was basically perfect. There are some points where actors walk in from orchestra level that I missed, but it didn't matter!
- Finch or Frump? Aug 25
2013, 12:26:19 AM
Frump is a fantastic role! (I love it, considering my username). Charles Nelson Reilly won a Tony Award for playing him in the OBC! Just don't TRY to steal scenes, just do the role and don't base it off of the fact that you want to steal scenes, or else your performance will come off as annoying!
Have fun, and break a leg!
- Good 1-Minute Monologues Aug 23
2013, 02:09:37 AM
Try one of Eugene's monologues from Brighton Beach Memoirs.
- How Many Of The 40 Broadway Theaters Have You Been To? Aug 23
2013, 02:08:35 AM
Neil Simon- Catch Me If You Can
Broadway- Sister Act, Cinderella
Lyceum- La Cage Aux Folles
Music Box- Pippin
Al Hirschfeld- How to Succeed
Only 7! All amazing experiences though! I'll eventually get to them all!
- Andrea Martin out all of August Aug 3
2013, 12:33:11 AM
Andrea deserves it! She is giving her all every night, and who knows why she needs the month off. I'm sure her understudy/replacement will be wonderful, and her absence won't take away from the magic of the show.
Now all we need is Stritch to take over.
- Musicals in Bryant Park Jul 13
2013, 01:15:43 AM
Am I the only one who thinks Erik doesn't sound very good in Corner of the Sky? There are certain points in the song where it sounds alright, but for the most part his tone, vowels and breathing are really off. I don't want to sound too picky, and I would love to see him in the role, but something in the video just sounds off to me.