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Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Todd AndersonExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Todd Anderson
by Broadway's Backbone - Dec 7, 2016

In this episode: Todd Anderson began is career with Twyla Tharp, made his Broadway debut with Hugh Jackman, and then went on to cover 36 tracks in 4 different companies as Wicked's universal swing. He grew up in Texas in the 80s when being 'different' wasn't always easy. With the mantra of 'I just never thought I couldn't,' he pounded the pavement, dancing with the skill of finding his quiet place to survive the concrete jungle. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Wes Pope & Richie MastascusaExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Wes Pope & Richie Mastascusa
by Broadway's Backbone - Nov 17, 2016

In this episode: Wes Pope & Richie Mastascusa have performed on Broadway, the West End, and at Radio City Music Hall. They've graced the silver screen and television in everything from Gap commercials to Dr. Oz. They we the first gay couple to be on 'Fear Factor' and are known for facing the fear factor of the next chapter of their careers. The thing that makes this episode so special is their joy of life or 'joie de vivre'. They solve everything from showbiz to politics with laughter, and its contagious. In today's climate, listen to these two talented men face the unknown, giggling all the way. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Michael CusumanoExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Michael Cusumano
by Broadway's Backbone - Oct 19, 2016

In this episode: Broadway's Michael Cusumano won the World's top medal for ballet at the age of 14 in Bulgaria, and at 15 was the youngest company member of ABT. In this episode, Michael talks about his transition from the ballet world to the world of musical theatre, how he confronted male body issues and learned to not hate his body, and says that teaching is what currently fills his heart. He has dealt with bullying and self-doubt, but has made brave decisions about his career because he now follows his inner-voice. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Living Legend Chita RiveraExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Living Legend Chita Rivera
by Broadway's Backbone - Sep 26, 2016

The Legendary Chita Rivera got her musical theatre start at the age of 17 on the 1st national tour of 'Call Me Madam' and every step since then has paved the way to making her Carnegie Hall debut on Monday Nov. 7th 2016 at 8:00 in Chita: Nowadays. Chita refers to herself as an eternal gypsy, talks about how dancing is acting without words, and that listening is the best way to learn the craft. With ten Tony nominations and two wins, and with consummate wisdom and skill, Chita shares that many of the disciplines that made her a star, she learned from dancing in the chorus. When the universe opens a door, Chita Rivera always peeks in.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at THE PROM!STAGE TUBE: First Look at THE PROM!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2016

Casey Nicholaw's latest musical outing, The Prom, recently opened at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, and BroadwayWorld brings you the first look at footage from the show! (more...)

Review Roundup: Alliance Theatre's THE PROM Starring Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber and More!Review Roundup: Alliance Theatre's THE PROM Starring Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The Prom, the hilarious new musical playing its Pre-Broadway World Premiere now at Atlanta's ALLIANCE THEATRE, officially opened on September 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound THE PROM Gets Ready for Atlanta Premiere!Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound THE PROM Gets Ready for Atlanta Premiere!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Prom, the hilarious new musical playing its Pre-Broadway World Premiere now at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, officially opens tomorrow night, September 7, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with WICKED's Jerad BortzExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with WICKED's Jerad Bortz
by Broadway's Backbone - Sep 6, 2016

In this episode: Wicked's Jerad Bortz has lit up the Gershwin stage for 11 years and has the attitude of, 'I get to do this everyday' and shares that experience with his cast and audience. After getting his first encouragement from his Grandma, he learned how to swing in a theme park (36 tracks), made his Broadway in Mamma Mia!, and says 'Yes' to life. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Janelle A. RobinsonExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Janelle A. Robinson
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 17, 2016

In this episode: Janelle A. Robinson trained in opera but always had a love for musical theatre. She has cake walked to "Can't Help Loving that Man" and gave out letters in "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.' Janelle talks about being classical trained, becoming a a teacher, race relations in theater, her truth on the myths of non traditional casting, and still being miffed she didn't get cast as Maria in "Sound of Music' as child. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber and More in Rehearsals for the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE PROMPhoto Flash: First Look at Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber and More in Rehearsals for the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE PROM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The ALLIANCE THEATRE will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere in Atlanta, August 18 - September 25, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at promo shots and the cast in rehearsals below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE PROM Performs 'You Happened' in RehearsalSTAGE TUBE: The Cast of the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE PROM Performs 'You Happened' in Rehearsal
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2016

The ALLIANCE THEATRE will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere in Atlanta, August 18 - September 25, 2016. In the video below, the cast performs a song from the show, 'You Happened', in rehearsal.  Check it out below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with KINKY BOOTS' Nathan PeckExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with KINKY BOOTS' Nathan Peck
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 3, 2016

Kinky Boots' Nathan Peck gives an honest take on the reality of aging as a dancer, the toll injuries take on the mind (not just the body), and the sadness one feels when one just cant do what he used to. That being said, Nathan is embracing becoming a character man, loves choreography as just acting with movement, is just a natural comedian, and can still kick 171 degrees. (loosing the 19 degrees is only noticeable to him) (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at the Set Load-In of the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE PROM in AtlantaSTAGE TUBE: First Look at the Set Load-In of the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE PROM in Atlanta
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2016

The ALLIANCE THEATRE will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere in Atlanta, August 18 - September 25, 2016. See the work of THE PROM's set and lighting designers as they come together with the production team in the whirlwind build of THE PROM's set on the Alliance Stage. Check out a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Alliance Theatre Livestreams Casey Nicholaw, Cast and Creatives Previewing THE PROMVIDEO: Alliance Theatre Livestreams Casey Nicholaw, Cast and Creatives Previewing THE PROM
by Michael Dale - Jul 21, 2016

The Broadway-bound musical is about what happens when a group of forgotten celebrities lend their support to a lesbian couple wanting to attend their prom. (more...)


by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2016

The ALLIANCE THEATRE began rehearsals this week for The Prom, the hilarious new musical that will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere in Atlanta, August 18 - September 25, 2016.  Director Casey Nicholaw talks about the show in the video below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with ON YOUR FEET's David BaidaExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with ON YOUR FEET's David Baida
by Broadway's Backbone - Jul 14, 2016

In this episode: On Your Feet's David Baida- If you were to combine phrases like: 'Slow and steady wins the race,' 'Don't give up on your dreams,' 'Perseverance is the key,' you'd find the career of David Baida. His story spans 20 years of not giving up, finding his creativity outside NYC and within himself, and leaving the business many times. Now he can say its because of Lin-Manuel Miranda that he's working with Gloria Estefan. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE PROM at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre with Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel, Casey Nicholaw & More!Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE PROM at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre with Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel, Casey Nicholaw & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The Alliance Theatre began rehearsals this week for The Prom, the hilarious new musical that will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere in Atlanta, August 18 - September 25, 2016. Check out photos below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Susann FletcherExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Susann Fletcher
by Broadway's Backbone - Jul 5, 2016

In this episode: Susann Fletcher- a whore for Tommy Tune, a Stripper for Jerome Robbins, and a damsel in distress in Bloodsucking Pharoahs in Pittsburgh. She has enough career stories to fill a novel. At her emotional core she is just grateful to still be in this business with her tribe. She plans to continue to break down barriers, mentor the future, and persevere when the inner demons want to set up shop in her head. All the greatness came out of the need to correct a childhood club foot. (more...)

BWW TV: ALLEGIANCE's Darren Lee Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!BWW TV: ALLEGIANCE's Darren Lee Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 28, 2016

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our first annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Allegiance. Darren Lee accepted the award on behalf of his cast, with the help of Broadway favorite Sean Palmer and you can check out how it all went down below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Elma Linz KanefieldExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Elma Linz Kanefield
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 20, 2016

In this episode: Elma Linz Kanefield is the only exclusive psychotherapist dealing specifically with the performing artist in New York City. She created the counseling services at Juilliard 30 years ago by herself and now it thrives with ten social workers. She discusses getting unstuck, getting out of your own way, training your gut and most importantly, the need to change self-talk and the insidious thinking that prevents performers from reaching their performance potential. (more...)

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