Michael Balderrama has danced beside some of the biggest names in the music industry–Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey and Gloria Estefan, to name a few. He came to New York in 1999 to star in Saturday Night Fever, and has since taken on roles in many other Broadway musicals, including Movin’ Out, Urban Cowboy, Hot Feet, and most recently, In The Heights, for which he won the 2007 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance. Next up, Balderrama will join the cast of the new LCT3 show When I Come To Die, where he will play prison guard Cooper. Previews begin January 31st, with opening night set for February 10th.… Read the rest
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THEATERMANIA: You did some acting as a child. Did being on Broadway ever cross your mind while growing up?
REEVE CARNEY: Not at all. I never thought of Broadway. I have seen musicals and I enjoyed them, but I always thought I would be a musician.… Read the rest
Broadway veteran and three-time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch keeps himself very busy. He’s just finished a run of the revue Broadway Holiday at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles; on January 10, he will take part in the Transport Group’s An Evening With Michael John LaChiusa at Playwrights Horizons; and on Saturday, January 15, he will perform for a one-night-only solo concert, The Lower Depths: In Defense of the Baritone, produced by TheaterMania contributor Scott Siegel, at The Town Hall. TheaterMania recently spoke to Kudisch about what he has planned for this special evening and a possible return to Broadway.
THEATERMANIA: What prompted you to do this particular concert at The Town Hall?… Read the rest