Broadway.com’s video features take fans behind the scenes with your favorite shows and stars. In our most-watched videos from November 20 to November 26, vloggers Lesli Margherita and Drew Gehling match wits, Krysta Rodriguez and Zachary Levi answer your questions, Jessie Mueller previews Beautiful and Broadway.com staffers share scoop.
1. Ask a Star with First Date Headliners Krysta Rodriguez & Zachary Levi: Fans flooded our mailbox with questions for First Date cuties Krysta Rodriguez and Zachary Levi, including disastrous dates, dream roles, fashion choices, song ideas for a Chuck musical, and the qualities Krysta wishes she could borrow from Zach. Love these two!
2. Looks Not Books: Backstage at Matiilda With Lesli Margherita, Episode 7: What would a week be without a vlog from Lesli Margherita? Not much fun! The Matilda star channels Harry Potter as she heads to the Shubert Theatre’s magical bathroom and all its stalls, plus a dressing room visit with Gabriel Ebert and Rob Pattinson, acting scenes from other shows as Mrs. Wormwood and much more.
3. The Broadway.com Show, Episode 40: In our weekly pop culture roundup, Broadway.com editors posed an impossible Smackdown (Lea Michele vs. Barbra Streisand!), shared news of a Newsies tour and Matilda movie, gave a thumbs up to Sarah Jessica Parker in The Commons of Pensacola and suggested five film musicals for Hugh Jackman.
4. On the Scene at the Press Preview of Beautiful: Broadway is about to get Beautiful, and Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek headed to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre to get the scoop on this musical biography of Carole King from Jessie Mueller, Jake Epstein (as King’s husband and writing partner Gerry Goffin), Jarrod Spector (as songwriter Barry Mann) and more.
5. Hit Maker: Behind the Scenes at Jersey Boys With Drew Gehling, Episode 3:: Jersey Boys charmer Drew Gehling goes mano a mano with Lesli Margherita in Shubert Alley, films card tricks backstage at the August Wilson Theatre, chats with Frankie Valli (aka Dominic Scaglione Jr. ) and original cast members Steve Gouveia, Peter Gregus and Sara Schmidt.