The stars are everywhere in this week’s hottest video features, with entertaining vlogs from Lesli Margherita, Lindsay Mendez and Drew Gehling, plus a wide-ranging Show People chat with Norbert Leo Butz and a starry Sondheim preview. Click below to catch up on the most-watched videos from November 6 to November 12.
1. Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matilda With Lesli Margherita, Episode 5: Fun-loving Matilda vlogger Lesli Margherita tours the Shubert Theatre, including the tiled stage (with an M square in the center), the costume department (featuring her fake baby bump), the prop department (Tiffany gold record and fake dance magazine, anyone?) the orchestra pit and more.
2. Fly Girl: Backstage at Wicked With Lindsay Mendez, Episode 10: Lindsay Mendez greets fans early on the day of Wicked’s 10th anniversary performance as she rehearses a gorgeous rendition of “The Wizard and I” for the Today Show, then shares spine-tingling backstage footage of the big show!
3. Show People With Big Fish Star Norbert Leo Butz: On the 100th episode of Show People, Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek welcomes Big Fish star Norbert Leo Butz, who shares tales of Aaron Tveit, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Kristin Chenoweth and chats about his current show, which he describes at “Beaches for straight guys.”
4. Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for Encores!’ A Bed and a Chair: Broadway.com headed to New York City Center to see Bernadette Peters, Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis and more preview the jazzy Encores! concert A Bed and a Chair, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, arranged by Wynton Marsalis. You haven’t seen Jeremy quite like this.
5. Hit Maker: Behind the Scenes at Jersey Boys With Drew Gehling, Episode 2: Head into the shower at the August Wilson Theatre to see Jersey Boys vlogger Drew Gehling explain the origin of the Saturday Night Scream, with a little help from original cast member Peter Gregus and participation from the folks at Big Fish across 52nd Street. Fun!