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Ruthie Henshall on Losing Her Mind in Follies & How London's Billy Elliot Kids Have Opened Her Heart

Ruthie Henshall on Losing Her Mind in Follies & How London's Billy Elliot Kids Have Opened Her Heart

Ruthie Henshall needs scant introduction as one of the West End’s leading musical theater lights, with credits spanning the Atlantic that include Chicago, Miss Saigon, Putting It Together and her current role as dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson in Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre. In recent weeks she has been coupling her work in the long-running hit with rehearsals ...

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Elaine Paige on Her Farewell Concert Film, Nicole Scherzinger in Cats & Keeping Her Costumes

Elaine Paige on Her Farewell Concert Film, Nicole Scherzinger in Cats & Keeping Her Costumes

Elaine Paige is often referred to as the First Lady of British Musical Theater, having originated such iconic roles as Eva Peron in Evita and Grizabella in Cats. But now—50 years after her professional debut, the Olivier winner heads to the big screen in a broadcast of I’m Still Here, her Royal Albert Hall farewell concert from October. The touring swansong ...

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John Heffernan on Playing an American, Being a Fanboy & Oppenheimer's Quick Move to the West End

John Heffernan on Playing an American, Being a Fanboy & Oppenheimer's Quick Move to the West End

J. Robert Oppenheimer has been called the father of the atomic bomb, and the American physicist has now given his name to a new Royal Shakespeare Company play, Oppenheimer. With a running time of three hours and a cast of 20, director Angus Jackson’s production gives pride of place to leading man John Heffernan, who seizes the title role like ...

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Wolf Hall Star Lydia Leonard on Her Cabaret & Wicked Dreams and the Challenges of Corsets

Wolf Hall Star Lydia Leonard on Her Cabaret & Wicked Dreams and the Challenges of Corsets

Age: 33

Hometown: London, England

Current Role: A powerhouse Broadway debut as Anne Boleyn, the calculating second wife of King Henry VIII in Wolf Hall: Parts One and Two.

Stage & Screen Cred: Before originating the role of Anne in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Wolf Hall across the pond, Leonard starred in London’s Frost/Nixon, Onassis, Time and ...

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Clinton the Musical's First Lady Kerry Butler Is Taking Your Questions!

Clinton the Musical's First Lady Kerry Butler Is Taking Your Questions!

What do you do after announcing your 2016 bid for President of the United States? Take a seat on Broadway.com’s comfy gray couch, of course! Tony nominee Kerry Butler plays Hillary Rodham Clinton in the new off-Broadway political spoof Clinton the Musical, and although she’s not technically running for President next year, we think she’s probably a way better ...

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Teal Wicks on Her Elphaba Secret Society Membership & Why the Finding Neverland Kids Make Her Feel Lazy

Teal Wicks on Her Elphaba Secret Society Membership & Why the Finding Neverland Kids Make Her Feel Lazy

Wicked alum Teal Wicks is flying back to the Great White Way in Finding Neverland—and while she doesn’t get to explore her inner child while playing J.M. Barrie’s (Matthew Morrison) social-climbing wife Mary, she’s having a blast bringing the magical new musical to Broadway. Featuring a score by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy and a book by James ...

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Lisa Howard on It Shoulda Been You’s Crazy Twist & Why ‘The Macarena’ Is a Wedding Must

Lisa Howard on It Shoulda Been You’s Crazy Twist & Why ‘The Macarena’ Is a Wedding Must

Here comes Lisa Howard, in her first-ever Broadway starring role in It Shoulda Been You! The Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 9 to 5 and Spelling Bee alum plays Jenny, who is walking down the aisle (well, to cheer on her sister, the bride) in the wacky musical comedy. Directed by Tony winner David Hyde Pierce and written by Barbara ...

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Emily Skeggs on Her Canine Childhood & Making Her Broadway Debut (in Tighty-Whities) in Fun Home

Emily Skeggs on Her Canine Childhood & Making Her Broadway Debut (in Tighty-Whities) in Fun Home

Age: “I’m 35. No, actually I’m 12.”

Hometown: New York, NY

Current Role: A heartfelt and hilarious Broadway debut as Medium Alison, a college student exploring her sexual identity and navigating her relationship with her father in the musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir Fun Home.

“I grew up seeing Broadway shows with my parents. When I was four ...

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Nancy Wallinger on Why Flipping Out & Smashing Things in London’s The Play That Goes Wrong Keeps Her Sane

Nancy Wallinger on Why Flipping Out & Smashing Things in London’s The Play That Goes Wrong Keeps Her Sane

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre contains lots of men behaving badly—or, at least clumsily—but the Olivier-nominated hit comedy owes much of its success to the two women in its cast, starting with Nancy Wallinger as Annie Twilloil, the stage manager who is attempting to keep calm even as everything is quite literally collapsing around her. Broadway ...

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Privyet, Tam Mutu & Kelli Barrett! The Doctor Zhivago Stars Are Taking Your Questions

Privyet, Tam Mutu & Kelli Barrett! The Doctor Zhivago Stars Are Taking Your Questions

As the wise prophet Taylor Swift once said, “It’s a love story, baby, just say yes.” Doctor Zhivago onstage lovers Tam Mutu and Kelli Barrett are plopping down on the Broadway.com couch for an appropriately epic round of Ask a Star. The two, who play Yurii Zhivago and Lara Guishar, respectively, are ready to quench your thirst for all ...

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