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2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Live at Beacon Theater

Squigs Feels the Heavenly Spirit of Best Musical Tony Nominee Leap of Faith

Squigs Feels the Heavenly Spirit of Best Musical Tony Nominee Leap of Faith
© Justin "Squigs" Robertson
Raul Esparza reaches for the heavens in a portrait by Squigs.

Can we get an Amen? Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to Broadway’s St. James Theatre to take part in the Broadway revival meeting known Leap of Faith, and he captured the newly minted Best Musical nominee in a red-hot portrait. Surrounding star Raúl Esparza as charismatic con man Jonas Nightingale are Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Talon Ackerman, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Krystal Joy Brown and Leslie Odom Jr. Take a look at Squigs’ joyful drawing, the feel the power yourself at Leap of Faith.

 

About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. Click to e-mail Squigs. Photo by Matthew Murphy