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STAGE TUBE: Anita Darian Dies at Age 87
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2015

Anita Darian, a soprano whose four-octave voice earned her the nickname “The Armenian Yma Sumac” and spawned an eclectic 50-year career that ranged from performances with the New York City Opera, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic to big-band jazz concerts, co-starring roles with Barbara Cook, and hit pop recordings that included “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is dead at 87. A longtime resident of East Atlantic Beach, L.I., she died Sunday, Feb. 1 at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside of complications from surgery.

STAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty, Rachel York, Clarke Thorell Record GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES Album!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2012

As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, the Encores! cast of GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES recently went into the recording studio to put a cast album together. The album is now available on, and you can go behind the scenes of the recording of a medley from the show below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Sneak Peek at Highlights from Encores! GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES - Hilty, York & More!
by Robert Diamond - May 9, 2012

The Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opens May 9 at New York City Center and we've got a first look at video highlights from the production!

BWW TV: Megan Hilty, Rachel York, John Rando & More Preview Encores! GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2012

The Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, opening May 9 at New York City Center, just held its press rehearsal, where BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chatted with stars Megan Hilty and Rachel York, director John Rando and more of the cast. View footage from the rehearsal and learn about how the actors and creative team became part of the Encores! production, their favorite numbers and more in the video below!