Three of Broadway.com’s signature video features made this week’s most-watched list: the latest installment of Laura Osnes’ “Princess Diary” vlog, Susan Blackwell’s fun-filled visit with Tony winner Laura Benanti and new episode of The Broadway.com Show. We’ve also got exclusive coverage of the Cinderella cast recording session and more Tony nominee secrets! Below are the top five videos from May 22 through May 28:
1. The Princess Diary: Backstage at Cinderella With Laura Osnes, Episode 10: Cinderella star Laura Osnes takes us behind the scenes at a Tony commercial shoot, heads to Central Park with her Broadway co-star (and fellow Tony nominee) Santino Fontana for an al fresco duet and takes an outing to the pet store. (Watch out, Herman.)
2. On the Scene at the Cinderella Cast Album Recording Session: Broadway.com got exclusive access to the cast recording session for Cinderella and captured all the Broadway revival's stars in action (love “Stepsister’s Lament”!) as well as their reflections on what makes this Rodgers & Hammerstein score so special.
3. Side by Side by Susan Blackwell With Laura Benanti: In her second Side by Side appearance, Laura Benanti and Susan Blackwell head to Zivo meditation to get their Zen on, chat about Benanti’s new 54 Below concerts and swoon over the Tony-winning star’s husband, Far From Heaven star Steven Pasquale.
4. Secrets of the 2013 Tony Nominees: Bertie Carvel: Get to know Matilda’s Tony-nominated star Bertie Carvel, who ranks his competitiveness at 7 out of 10, gives thanks for winning “the esteem of my peers” and more. Hey, he’s a lot more modest than his character, the evil Miss Trunchbull!
5. The Broadway.com Show, Episode 15: In our weekly news and pop culture roundup, Broadway.com editors previewed Zachary Levi’s forthcoming Main Stem debut in First Date, polled Annie audiences on whether Sue Sylvester or Miss Hannigan is more evil and asked fans for their Best Musical Tony prediction.