BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- LES MISERABLES' New Bad Guy, Will Swenson!
Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Broadway's new bad guy, Will Swenson, talks all things Les Miserables- plus he shares stories about how he got his start in theatre, his past Broadway roles, and more. Check out the full interview, as filmed at Tender (located within the Sanctuary Hotel), below!
Will Swenson recently starred in the new musical Little Miss Sunshine at Second Stage Theatre and was most recently was seen in the Manhattan Theatre Club hit Murder Ballad. Broadway/West End: Hair (Drama Desk, Tony® nominations). Broadway: Priscilla: Queen of the Desert (Drama League Nomination), 110 in the Shade, Lestat and Brooklyn: the Musical. Off-Broadway: Rock of Ages, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Adrift in Macao, The Slugbearers of Kayrol Island and Camelot with the New York Philharmonic. Tours: Miss Saigon, We Will Rock You and Fame! Film and Television:Gods Behaving Badly, The Switch and the upcoming This is Where I Leave You, The Good Wife, Law & Order, 6 Degrees. Will is also a filmmaker. His first film Sons of Provo about a clueless Mormon boy band, which he directed, co-wrote and starred in, won several film festivals.
Tender restaurant and lounge, located within the luxury boutique Sanctuary Hotel in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, features Modern American cuisine and an impressive sushi menu. Tender was designed to evolve with each guest over the course of the evening, from casual cocktails and small bites, to formal dining and late night revelry. The award-winning Sanctuary Hotel is a luxurious and timeless escape that's at the center of all that Midtown Manhattan has to offer. Located on 47th Street between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue where it meets Broadway, the hotel is in the heart of New York's Theater District and within easy walking distance of many of the city's legendary attractions.
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