What does it take to build a set for Broadway? We spoke to Edward Pierce, the Tony nominated scenic designer for Angels in America about the challenges of transferring a show from the West End and where he draws his inspiration from.
The thrilling sound effects in SpongeBob SquarePants add a whole new level of wow factor to the wildly entertaining production. We asked the Tony nominated duo, Walter Trarbach & Mike Dobson how they use Foley to create all the whizz, bangs, zonks, squishes and boings during the show.
Kate Rockwell is making fetch happen in Mean Girls on Broadway with her pink ensemble and perfect comedic timing. But this girl is no joke! Nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her role as Karen, she also just released her new solo album Back To My Roots, which features songs that inspired her to become a performer.
Tony-winner Clint Ramos understands the importance of design in a Broadway show. He knows that the visuals inform a story just as much as the dialogue. His work is particularly informative in the current revival of Once On This Island, which uses "trash" materials to reflect modern day Hurricane-ravaged cultures.
Performing on Broadway at any age is challenging, especially for kids who have to balance school and work. Hudson Loverro and Levi Smith seem to have it all figured out; they are both having a blast playing Young Calogero in A Bronx Tale and enjoy learning from the supportive Broadway community that surrounds them.
Children of a Lesser God addresses how we communicate with each other & the new revival will push the boundaries with its unique storytelling. Deaf actor, John McGinty will be playing Orin Dennis in the show. We asked him why this show is so relevant right now & what audiences can expect to see.
Most actors dream of moving to New York and landing a big role on Broadway, but for Isaac Powell that dream is now a reality. Just two months after graduating from college, Isaac was cast as Daniel in the revival of Once On This Island.
Cory Jeacoma started singing in kindergarten and never wanted to stop. He recently finished the Jersey Boys tour and now he returns to New York City to play Bob Gaudio in the new off-Broadway production. We spoke to him about his musical theater roots, his best memories and mishaps with Jersey Boys, and living the New York dream.
Jarrod Spector made his Broadway debut at the tender age of nine years old. Since then, he has dazzled audiences as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys and Barry Mann in Beautiful. Now, Spector is bringing his life story to the stage with his new show, Jukebox Life.
When it comes to BroadwayCon, no one is more enthusiastic than Broadway star, Lesli Margherita. Best known for her hilarious performance as Mrs. Wormwood in Matilda the Musical, Lesli is a three-time BroadwayCon attendee and she looks forward to participating in the panels and game shows every year.