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!
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
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
Jennifer Tepper wears many hats: producer, author, historian, programming director, and overall musical theatre maven. Her works, from the Jonathan Larson Project to the Untold Stories of Broadway series to Be More Chill, are staples in the Broadway community. She took a break from her busy schedule to talk to Curtain Call about the Feinstein’s/54 Below experience, the authenticity and integrity of Joe Iconis’s works, and what it’s like to have so many of her dreams come true at once. Continue reading [Interview] Jennifer Ashley Tepper talks Be More Chill, Joe Iconis and dreams