Fans flocked to Broadway.com’s video features this week, including a pair of popular vloggers, a star-packed opening night, the latest episode of The Broadway.com Show and an eerie sneak peek at Macbeth. Catch up with the most-watched videos from October 23 to October 29 below!
1. Looks Not Books: Behind the Scenes at Matilda With Lesli Margherita, Episode 3: Welcome to a week of Meeee! Hilarious Matilda vlogger Lesli Margherita takes fans to rehearsal of Ryan Scott Oliver’s 33MM concert (Stewie the dog in tow), juggles a starring role in a presentation of the new musical The Blue Angel and eight shows a week in Matilda (cue “Under Pressure”), and more.
2. The Broadway.com Show, Episode 36: Broadway.com editors covered the pop culture waterfront, with a video poll of lies told about the cast of Big Fish, a burning Smackdown of Andrew Rannells with or without a mustache, and an irresistible High Five of musicals that should be rethought with a gay protagonist, a la Sondheim’s Company. Enjoy this entertaining episode!
3. On the Scene at Opening Night of The Snow Geese: When Mary-Louise Parker returns to the stage, it’s an event! Broadway.com headed to Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to capture the opening night excitement surrounding Sharr White’s The Snow Geese, and the low-key star put the spotlight on young castmates making their Broadway debut. Click to hear from Parker, Danny Burstein, Victoria Clark & more.
4. Miracle Man: Backstage at Motown With Charl Brown, Episode 8: In his final vlog episode, Motown The Musical star Charl Brown chats with fans, shows off his favorite purple satin shirt in the quick-change area, shoots the breeze with understudy Nicholas Christopher and says farewell to departing dresser Adele Miskie and actor Maurice Murphy, plus a farewell chat with Diana Ross, aka. co-star Valisia LeKae.
5. Macbeth Sound Bites With Brian d’Arcy James: Broadway favorite Brian d’Arcy James plays Banquo in Lincoln Center Theater’s revival of Macbeth, which is set to open on November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. This spooky Sound Bite from Shakespeare’s tragedy shows the star warning that Macbeth (Ethan Hawke) as paid “foully” to achieve the throne. Click to get excited about Jack O’Brien’s revival!