Meet Broadway Wiz Bright Star, Nathan from Portsmouth, England.
Our first foreign Bright Star, Nathan loves Side Show and he also has his own theatre blog!
On average, how many West End shows do you see a year?
How many local shows or community theater shows do you see a year?
Favorite Broadway show:
All-time favorite performer:
Songs you like to belt in the shower:
“Rose’s Turn” – Gypsy, “I Didn’t Plan It” – Waitress
Favorite piece of theater memorabilia you own:
Hamilton 2016 Pride Playbill
Most memorable performance you’ve ever seen:
Closing performance of the London revival of Carrie the Musical in 2015.
Best interaction you have had with another theater fan:
Speaking to other theatre fans online and eventually them becoming some of my best friends ever!
Why do you love theater?
It’s immersive, it’s magical, it’s in your face, it’s a great way to escape reality!
Lola in Kinky Boots, and Angel in Rent!
Best stagedoor or backstage experience?
My friend dropping her phone down a gutter when stagedooring Kinky Boots. Sorry, but it was hilarious!
Favorite spots in NYC:
In London my favourite spots would be the Southwark Playhouse and the Theatre Cafe. In New York it would probably be TKTS in Times Square!
If you could sing a duet or perform a scene with any Broadway star, who would it be?
Did you ever fangirl when you met an actor/performer?:
When I met Carrie Hope Fletcher after watching Les Miserables in January, I cried so hard into her shoulder!
Favorite thing about Broadway Wiz?
The videos of performances at 54 Below!
What would your super power be?
Printing out free theatre tickets, or traveling back in time to re-watch a show!
Besides theater, what are some of your other passions or hobbies?
I really like to bake! I like baking recipes used in theatre shows like Waitress!
Anything else you would like to share? Funny stories, weird facts about yourself, cool talents?
After a performance of The Phantom Of The Opera, Celinde Schoenmaker (who played Christine) photobombed mine and Ben Forster’s (who played the Phantom) selfie!
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