The Sound of Music was one of my favorite films growing up. Like many generations of children, the film became as cozy for me as sipping hot chocolate on a cold winter day. Julie Andrews represented the perfect adult figure … Continue reading The Sound of Music’s Christopher Carl on resistance and the political action of the show
Who didn’t grow up listening to Carole King? King has become such a staple of American music and her debut album Tapestry remains as one of the most endearing albums of the last fifty years. King’s lyrics – all written … Continue reading John Michael Dias talks about the inspiring legacy of Carole King in “BEAUTIFUL”
The iconic Deborah Cox chats about her new lead role in “The Bodyguard”and what fans can expect from the show. Continue reading Exclusive interview with icon Deborah Cox for “The Bodyguard”
Just in time for Christmas, Annie opens at the Orpheum on December 13. The touring Broadway production promises to be a fresh version of the story generations know so well. The show is directed by the original lyricists and director … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A with Gilgamesh Taggett of ‘Annie’
Few Broadway musicals have name recognition like Jersey Boys. The show is one of the most beloved modern-day musicals, and it will be making it’s way to Memphis next week. The show is a Tony®, Grammy ® and Olivier Award-winning … Continue reading David LaMarr, of JERSEY BOYS, talks performing in Memphis and why the show is still a must-see
TONIGHT Bullets Over Broadway opens in Memphis at the Orpheum. Last week I spoke with Michael Williams about his lead role in the show, and today I bring you an in-depth interview with Jemma Jane who plays the role of … Continue reading Exclusive interview with Bullets Over Broadway’s Jemma Jane
The Book of Mormon is probably one of the biggest shows to hit Memphis and it opens Tuesday March 15th. In a very small amount of time, the show has become a cultural touchstone with it’s offensive yet brilliant humor, … Continue reading Exclusive interview with Book Of Mormon’s JR Bruno: “I’m surprised, after 4 years, there are still parts of the show I laugh at”
This week the Orpheum will be opening “A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder”, a comedy that recently won the Tony for best musical. The show comes midway through the theater’s Broadway season, and is a welcomed comedy. The story … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE interview with Chuck Ragsdale of A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder
Brian and I chat about how you are just beginning to learn when you land your first Broadway show. AND we talk about acrobats! Continue reading Exclusive interview with Brian Flores, star of ‘Pippin’: “You never stop learning”
Tomorrow Cinderella will barrel into Memphis for a five-day stint at the Orpheum October 13-18th and I couldn’t be more excited. Headlining the cast and dawning the glass slippers will be Kaitlyn Davidson as Elle/ Cinderella, while Andy Huntington Jones plays the role of Prince Topher. Andy is as charming, smart and handsome as they come so naturally he’s the perfect pick for prince charming, but Andy is not satisfied with that: He’s more interested in making Prince Topher complex and human.
Along with being a gifted actor, Andy is outspoken about LGBT rights and his upbringing by two “superhero” parents. As Andy notes, Cinderella will be opening on the heels of National Coming Out Day so what better way to celebrate than by coming to a show where an oppressed girl becomes a beautiful princess?
Check out our excellent interview below and be sure to go see the show this week if you are in the area! Showtimes are listed at the end of the story.