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Tonys 2014: The Actresses - THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tonys 2014: The Actresses – THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tony nominated actresses roundtable with Sutton Foster (Violet in Violet), Idina Menzel (Elizabeth inIf/Then), Jessie Mueller (Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Story) and Kelli O’Hara (Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County) and best actress in a play nominees Tyne Daly (Katharine in Mothers and Sons) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Lena “Mama” Younger in A Raisin in the Sun). Roundtables are back! Tune in Monday, May 16th for… Read Article →

Jeremy Jordan sings "Let It Go" from Frozen

Jeremy Jordan sings "Let It Go" from Frozen

Jeremy Jordan takes on the role of Elsa in “Frozen” at Miscast 2014. MCC Theater’s annual Miscast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway’s hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast. Funds raised from Miscast help MCC Theater produce some of the most talked-about new work Off-Broadway and support our Youth Company and in-school partnerships that serve… Read Article →

SKINTIGHT - Montage - Roundabout Theatre Company

SKINTIGHT – Montage – Roundabout Theatre Company

Roundabout reunites writer Joshua Harmon and director Daniel Aukin (the team behind Bad Jews and Admissions) for Skintight, a scorching examination of beauty, youth and sex. Reeling from her ex-husband’s engagement to a much younger woman, Jodi Isaac (Idina Menzel) turns to her famous fashion-designer dad for support. Instead, she finds him wrapped up in his West Village townhouse with Trey. Who’s 20. And not necessarily gay. But probably an… Read Article →

What Songs Should Actors NOT Sing at Auditions?

What Songs Should Actors NOT Sing at Auditions?

While it’s important to learn from the careers of some of today’s brightest Broadway stars, Backstage Expert and casting director Benton Whitley (Stewart/Whitley Casting) advises actors to avoid emulating them in the audition room. That means you shouldn’t sing from the famed songbooks of “Idina Menzel, Gavin Creel, or Sutton Foster,” among other “idolized” voices in contemporary musical theater. Remember, if the casting director knows the song too well, they’ll… Read Article →