Ben Fankhauser, “When you are with a character for so long, it kind of grows and develops with you”

How was it like going from a regional production to Broadway? Was it expected at times?  It was like a snowball effect. It happened so quickly, without us even realizing it. It was just one of those things that was … Continue reading Ben Fankhauser, “When you are with a character for so long, it kind of grows and develops with you”

Ryan Breslin: “I think the public is ready for another show like Newsies that shares the same themes.”

It’s been 10 years since a group of Newsies first seized the day at the Nederlander Theatre, so this calls for a celebration, right? And you might know all the words to the hit musical but do you really know … Continue reading Ryan Breslin: “I think the public is ready for another show like Newsies that shares the same themes.”

Curtain Call new issue is here featuring Ben Fankhauser and Ryan Breslin, Katy Richardson and more!

Our latest issue is here and is packed with new content! As Newsies is getting ready to celebrate its 10th year anniversary, we took a trip down memory lane with former Newsies Ben Fankhauser (OG Davey) and Ryan Breslin (OG … Continue reading Curtain Call new issue is here featuring Ben Fankhauser and Ryan Breslin, Katy Richardson and more!

Curtain Call new issue is here featuring Winnie The Pooh, Rachel Dawson, Arun Blair-Mangat and more. !

As we enter the new year with high hopes and filled with theatre love, our team at Curtain Call is delighted to share with your our brand new issue. From an exclusive interview with the cast of Winnie The Pooh … Continue reading Curtain Call new issue is here featuring Winnie The Pooh, Rachel Dawson, Arun Blair-Mangat and more. !

[Interview] Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer talks Hadestown, Broadway and the powerful impact of the show!

Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer is making her Broadway debut in Hadestown after a successful music career, performing with stars like Jason Mraz and Gloria Estefan and recording her own songs. Her stage credits include In the Heights, West Side Story, and Fox’s Grease. She combines the two talents for her role in Hadestown, bringing her violin and voice together to play Clotho. Curtain Call is proud to have been able to discuss the roots and relevancy of Hadestown and more with these two incredible ladies this month.  Continue reading [Interview] Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer talks Hadestown, Broadway and the powerful impact of the show!

[Interview] Kay Trinidad talks Hadestown, Greek Mythology and Diversity on Broadway

Trinidad, an Asian-American actress, never paid attention to casting calls asking for Caucasians; she auditioned anyway, leading her to a long and successful career on the stage. In addition to productions of Spelling Bee, Little Shop of Horrors, and more, she made her Broadway debut in The Little Mermaid and is now living it up in Hadestown as Lachesis. Continue reading [Interview] Kay Trinidad talks Hadestown, Greek Mythology and Diversity on Broadway

[Interview] Vicki Manser talks Beautiful, Six and Sharpe Academy

Vicki Manser is currently the alternate for Carole King in the U.K. tour of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical. Before that, she was Katherine Howard in Six the Musical (Arts Theatre) and used to alternate all the queens. She trained at the Urdang Academy, graduating with a BA Honours Degree in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre in 2014. She was a swing in Bat Out of Hell (Dominion Theatre), u/s Carole King and Genie Klein in Beautiful the Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre), and u/s Rasa, Mrs Davies/Marsha, Peggy, Joyce and Gwen in Sunny Afternoon (Harold Pinter Theatre). Vicki is also Artistic Director for Sharpe Academy of Theatre Arts based in North West London. Continue reading [Interview] Vicki Manser talks Beautiful, Six and Sharpe Academy