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Jessica Phillips Cast in FX Sitcom Pilot Bronx Warrants

Jessica Phillips Cast in FX Sitcom Pilot Bronx Warrants

Broadway alum Jessica Phillips has been tapped for the FX sitcom pilot Bronx Warrants, according to the New York Post. Phillips will star as Adele alongside Robert Kelly (Ghost Town) as DeStefano, Adele’s husband. Based on the real lives of David Joglar and Richard Wetzel, Bronx Warrants is created and co-produced by Dean Lorey, Rescue Me co-creator/star Denis ...

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The Ladies Who Belt: Julia Murney, Marin Mazzie, Patti LuPone and More Will Play 54 Below in September

The Ladies Who Belt: Julia Murney, Marin Mazzie, Patti LuPone and More Will Play 54 Below in September

54 Below, the swanky theater disctrict nightclub, announced additional acts for its August roster (including the new show Sondheim Unplugged!) and a star-studded lineup to kick off the fall. In September, the 160-seat space will welcome Broadway leading ladies Marin Mazzie, Julia Murney, Eden Espinosa, Linda Lavin and the return engagement of Patti LuPone. A full list of the September ...

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Raúl Esparza and the Cast of Leap of Faith Rise Up in the Recording Studio

Raúl Esparza and the Cast of Leap of Faith Rise Up in the Recording Studio
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Are you ready for a miracle? As the stars of the Tony-nominated musical Leap of Faith, Raúl Esparza, Jessica Phillips and Kendra Kassebaum know how to "step into the light" but on June 13 they stepped into the darkness at Avatar Studios in Manhattan to lend their voices to an original cast recording. The entire company reunited a month ...

Raúl Esparza and Cast of Leap of Faith Reunite for Broadway Cast Recording

Raúl Esparza and Cast of Leap of Faith Reunite for Broadway Cast Recording

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Leap of Faith will reunite in a recording studio on June 13 to record an original cast album, according to the show’s Twitter account. Starring Raúl Esparza, Leap of Faith finished its brief Broadway run on May 13 at the St. James Theatre after 24 preview performances and 20 regular performances.

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Malcolm Gets, Jessica Phillips, Kate Shindle & More Complete Casting for Transport Group's Baby Concert

Malcolm Gets, Jessica Phillips, Kate Shindle & More Complete Casting for Transport Group's  Baby Concert

Broadway vets Malcolm Gets (Amour), Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde) and more are set for the Transport Group's one-night-only concert of the 1983 musical Baby. As previously announced, the show will be directed by Jack Cummings III and hosted by original Baby cast members Liz Callaway and Todd Graff on June 18 at the Lucille ...

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Despite Closing, Leap of Faith Will Perform at the 2012 Tony Awards

Despite Closing, Leap of Faith Will Perform at the 2012 Tony Awards

Despite closing, Leap of Faith, the Tony-nominated musical that starred Raúl Esparza, will perform at the 2012 Tony Awards on June 10, according to The New York Times. Nominated for Best Musical (its sole nomination), the show closed on May 13 at the St. James Theatre. At the time of closing, Leap of Faith had played 24 preview performances ...

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Tony-Nominated Musical Leap of Faith, Starring Raúl Esparza, Sets Broadway Closing Date

Tony-Nominated Musical Leap of Faith, Starring Raúl Esparza, Sets Broadway Closing Date

Leap of Faith, the Tony-nominated musical from Alan Menken and starring Raúl Esparza, will play its final performance on May 13 at the St. James Theatre. At the time of closing the show will have played 24 preview performances and 20 regular performances. The show recently received a Tony nod for Best Musical as its sole nomination.

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Squigs Feels the Heavenly Spirit of Best Musical Tony Nominee Leap of Faith

Squigs Feels the Heavenly Spirit of Best Musical Tony Nominee Leap of Faith

Can we get an Amen? Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to Broadway’s St. James Theatre to take part in the Broadway revival meeting known Leap of Faith, and he captured the newly minted Best Musical nominee in a red-hot portrait. Surrounding star Raúl Esparza as charismatic con man Jonas Nightingale are Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum ...

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Praise Him! Watch Raúl Esparza and the Stars of Leap of Faith Catch the Spirit on a Blessed Opening Night!

Praise Him! Watch Raúl Esparza and the Stars of Leap of Faith Catch the Spirit on a Blessed Opening Night!

The spring season on Broadway ended with a bang as Leap of Faith opened April 26 on the Great White Way. Starring Raúl Esparza, Jessica Phillips and Kendra Kassebaum, the musical adaptation of the 1992 film of the same name follows part-time reverend and full-time con artist Jonas Nightingale (Esparza) as his traveling ministry breaks down in a small ...

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Raúl Esparza and the Stars of Leap of Faith Step Into the Light on a Starry Opening Night!

Raúl Esparza and the Stars of Leap of Faith Step Into the Light on a Starry Opening Night!
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Trading miracles for money paid off for stars Raúl Esparza and as Leap of Faith stepped into the light on its official April 26 opening night. Director Christopher Ashley was joined by co-creators Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Janus Cercone and Warren Leigh to testify to the awesome power of the gospel-tinged musical. Post-show the starry crowd, including Smash’s ...

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