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Date of Birth: January 11, 1931 (89)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by VideoVIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by Rona Siddiqui as Part of WICKED's Flying Free Series
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2020

As part of the Flying Free: Wicked Inspired Songs series (presented with ASCAP), watch an all new video of 'Token Goat Song', written by Rona Siddiqui, filmed last year and performed by Broadway's Mykal Kilgore with WICKED alums Gizel Jiménez and Kathryn Allison.

Rona Siddiqui Is WICKED's Next Flying Free Songwriter VideoRona Siddiqui Is WICKED's Next Flying Free Songwriter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020

Today WICKED announced their next Flying Free songwriter: Rona Siddiqui. After working alongside composer Stephen Schwartz, Flying Free artists have their songs were professionally orchestrated, engineered, and imagined into never-before-seen music videos.

VIDEO: Rona Siddiqui Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant VideoVIDEO: Rona Siddiqui Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Rona Siddiqui accepts the grant with a virtual speech. In the speech, Siddiqui shares what this grant means to her.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

WSRep, McHenry County's only professional theater company, presents Chicagoland premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday! Watch these awesome clips of the show!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At FREAKY FRIDAY At Williams Street Repertory
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2019

WSRep, McHenry County's only professional theater company, presents Chicagoland premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday! Check out video of the production!

VIDEO: On This Day, December 19 - Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to Broadway in ONCE UP VideoVIDEO: On This Day, December 19 - Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to Broadway in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 19, 2018

On this day in 1996, film and television star, Sarah Jessica Parker made her big Broadway return as Princess Winnifed in a revival of the fractured fairytale Once Upon A Mattress!

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickens VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2018

Disney's new musical adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY will be coming to the Disney Channel this summer! The TV movie stars Broadway's Heidi Blickenstaff as one half of the mother-daughter duo at the center of the body-swapping story. She will be joined by Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the other half of the pair.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Disney Channel's Adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL S VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at Disney Channel's Adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff
by Matt Tamanini - May 12, 2018

After a mini-tour around the United States beginning in 2016, the new musical adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY will be coming to the Disney Channel over the summer. As it did on stage, the TV movie will star Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff as one half of the mother-daughter duo at the center of the body-swapping story. She will be joined by Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the other half of the pair. Check out the first look at the film below!

VIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week VideoVIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING on Friday, March 2. Watch below for a preview of the new show!

VIDEO: Emma Hunton Performs 'No More Fear' from FREAKY FRIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Freaky Friday is one amongst the many musicals based on movies spearheading its way across the country to Broadway. Check out a preview of the show as star Emma Hunton belts out 'No More Fear' on Great Day Houston.

VIDEO: New Trailer Unveiled for European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2017

WORKING is the extraordinary genre-defining musical from Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell) based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with the American workforce: Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. The show has been adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, the creators of Godspell and Rags, with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at FREAKY FRIDAY at Cleveland Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Cleveland Playhouse production of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY! Check out a preview below! The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday are played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening). Blickenstaff and Hunton reprise their roles as Katherine Blake (mother) and Ellie Blake (daughter) from La Jolla Playhouse's production, which launched a three-theatre co-production that will move to Cleveland Play House and conclude with a run at Houston's Alley Theatre. Get a sneak peek at them in action at La Jolla Playhouse before they hit Cleveland!

VIDEO: Creators Chat New Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, The Boy Who Danced On Air plays four weeks only, May 15 through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. Below, check out an interview with the musical's creators Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne!

VIDEO: Stephen Schwartz and Jeanine Tesori Talk Storytelling Through Song for DGF's 'The Legacy Project'
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The announcement of today's Tony Award nominations marks this as a week for celebration and reaffirms the commitment of organizations that protect the survival of the arts. For those organizations, like the Dramatists Guild Fund (DGF), that commitment likely means shouldering a larger burden of funding and support. Today's celebration also coincides with the launch of the latest installment of 'The Legacy Project: Volume III' from DGF, featuring one of Broadway's best known and loved composers/lyricists, Stephen Schwartz, chatting with Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) about storytelling through song. Watch the interview below!

BWW Exclusive: First Listen- Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'What You Got' on FREAKY FRIDAY Album!
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2017

The world premiere studio recording of Freaky Friday, the new musical based on the beloved novel by Mary Rodgers and two hit Disney films, will be released by Walt Disney Records digitally tomorrow (February 10) and physically on March 17. The studio recording can be pre-ordered here.

STAGE TUBE: Heidi Blickenstaff Debuts Song from FREAKY FRIDAY in Latest Preview
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday will run from October 4 - November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Click below to watch a premiere musical number from the show, starring Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical in D.C.
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday runs now through November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Mother-Daughter Bonding Gone Wrong! Watch the New Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday will run from October 4 - November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Click below to watch a brand-new trailer for the show!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2016

Things are getting freaky over at the Signature Theatre, where the cast and creative team for Disney's new musical, Freaky Friday, starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, are deep into rehearsals. Grab a fortune cookie, and check out the first behind-the-scenes peek at what they're up to in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/11/16- ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2016

Today in 1959, Once Upon a Mattress opened at the Phoenix Theatre, where it ran for 244 performances. Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. Once Upon A Mattress marked the Broadway debut of later stage and TV legend Carol Burnett, who originated the role of Princess Winnifred. Also featured were Joseph Bova, Allen Case, Jack Gilford and Matt Mattox. Jane White played the role of Queen Aggravain, becoming the first African-American actress to portray a white character on the Broadway stage.

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