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Little Miss Sunshine - Off-Broadway

Second Stage Theatre presents this new musical comedy based on the Oscar-winning film of the same name.

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Little Miss Sunshine Knows About Popular! Hannah Nordberg Goes Backstage With Wicked Witches

Little Miss Sunshine Knows About Popular! Hannah Nordberg Goes Backstage With Wicked Witches

Hannah Nordberg might need a little (OK a lot) bit of wardrobe help as awkward Olive Hoover in Little Miss Sunshine, but in real life, she’s an aspiring fashionista who looks up to one good witch in particular: Glinda! Decked out in a hot pink T-shirt (Glinda would totally approve), Nordberg caught a December 8 performance of Wicked—and ...

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Little Miss Sunshine Sweetie Hannah Nordberg on Her Wicked ‘Second Mom’ & Awesome Sense of Style

Little Miss Sunshine Sweetie Hannah Nordberg on Her Wicked ‘Second Mom’ & Awesome Sense of Style

Age & Hometown: 9; Santa Monica, CA

Current Role: A dynamic off-Broadway debut as Olive, a quirky ray of light in the dysfunctional Hoover family who dreams of winning the Little Miss Sunshine pageant.

Little Miss Humble: After stealing the show in local productions of Annie and Beauty and the Beast, Nordberg was ready for the big time—she just didn ...

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Stephanie J. Block on Bonding with Claire Danes & Playing ‘Momma Hen’ in Little Miss Sunshine

Stephanie J. Block on Bonding with Claire Danes & Playing ‘Momma Hen’ in Little Miss Sunshine

In her 10 years on Broadway, Stephanie J. Block has played a green witch, a tapping nightclub singer, Liza Minnelli, a male impersonator and a pirate queen. Now, the Tony nominee is getting in touch with her maternal side as disenchanted momma Sheryl Hoover in the musical adaptation of Little Miss Sunshine at Second Stage Theatre. On the small screen ...

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Climb on Board For the Zany Opening Night of Little Miss Sunshine, Starring Stephanie J. Block & Will Swenson

Climb on Board For the Zany Opening Night of Little Miss Sunshine, Starring Stephanie J. Block & Will Swenson
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Little Miss Sunshine has officially arrived at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre! The new musical by William Finn and James Lapine had its opening night on November 14, and a whole busload of celebrity friends climbed on board to celebrate. Directed by Lapine, Little Miss Sunshine tells the story of Olive Hoover (played by adorable nine-year-old Hannah Nordberg), an eccentric ...

Little Miss Sunshine Star Rory O’Malley on His ‘Brilliant and Awesome’ Off-Broadway Journey

Little Miss Sunshine Star Rory O’Malley on His ‘Brilliant and Awesome’ Off-Broadway Journey

Based on the hit indie film, Little Miss Sunshine is making audiences laugh and cry at off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre. Rory O’Malley, who plays Frank Hoover, shares why working on the new production is “heaven.”

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Beep, Beep! Little Miss Sunshine, Starring Stephanie J. Block & Will Swenson, Opens Off-Broadway

Beep, Beep! Little Miss Sunshine, Starring Stephanie J. Block & Will Swenson, Opens Off-Broadway

Climb on board, because the musical adaptation of Little Miss Sunshine is pulling into off-Broadway’s Tony Kiser Theatre! The new tuner by William Finn and James Lapine opens November 14, starring Stephanie J. Block, Will Swenson and nine-year-old Hannah Nordberg. The Second Stage production is slated to run through December 15.

Little Miss Sunshine stars Block as Sheryl Hoover ...

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Little Miss Sunshine's Wesley Taylor Is Wild About Norbert Leo Butz, Tales of the City & More

Little Miss Sunshine's Wesley Taylor Is Wild About Norbert Leo Butz, Tales of the City & More

Theater stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, and Broadway.com loves to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. This week, we're getting movie, music and iPhone app advice from Little Miss Sunshine star Wesley Taylor, who plays Joshua Rose, a flamboyant flirt whose big moment takes place in the ...

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The Road Trip Continues! Little Miss Sunshine Extends Before Opening at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage

The Road Trip Continues! Little Miss Sunshine Extends Before Opening at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage

Little Miss Sunshine is sticking around for one more week! Originally scheduled to play through December 8, the new musical by William Finn and James Lapine is now slated to run through December 15. Directed by Lapine and starring Will Swenson, Stephanie J. Block and Hannah Rose Nordberg, Little Miss Sunshine will open November 14 at Second Stage’s Tony ...

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Get a Whimsical First Look at Off-Broadway's Little Miss Sunshine, Starring Stephanie J. Block & Will Swenson

Get a Whimsical First Look at Off-Broadway's Little Miss Sunshine, Starring Stephanie J. Block & Will Swenson
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Everyone climb into the big, yellow bus! Little Miss Sunshine is bringing the quirky story of Olive Hoover and her eccentric family to off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre, and we’ve got a first look at their wild and wacky road trip from New Mexico to California for a pre-teen beauty pageant. Directed by James Lapine, featuring music and lyrics ...

Will Swenson on Getting Mean in Les Miserables & Jumping On the Little Miss Sunshine Bus

Will Swenson on Getting Mean in Les Miserables & Jumping On the Little Miss Sunshine Bus

Try as you might, there’s no typecasting Will Swenson. Since his Broadway debut in Brooklyn, he’s played an eclectic collection of roles, from a vampire in Lestat to a hippie in Hair to a drag diva in Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Off-Broadway, he originated the role of badass Arsenal frontman Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages and ...

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