Director Diane Paulus, whose specialty is the creation of enchantment, outdoes herself even in the story's darkest moments. Yes, special effects play a big, dazzling part. This is a story for children who do, in the end, have to grow up.
There is nothing like the electricity present on a Broadway opening night. Those in attendance at film premieres often say the audience feels charged. In the theater, the actors have a chance to pick up on that. That energy impacts them on the stage.
I was on the red carpet for Nicholas Snow Live with Glee star Matthew Morrison. I prefer not to ask mundane questions like, "Who are you wearing?" Rather, I asked him if he realized the show would have such a dramatic impact on global awareness of LGBT issues
Fresh, unique and thoroughly entertaining, the film was directed by the prolific film and TV actor, Jack Plotnick and is undoubtedly one of the most surprising and original movies in recent memory -- a dark, brooding comedy disguised as an homage to 1970s sci-fi.
While Glee has made him a household name, Morrison fondly likes to say, "At the end of the day, I'm a song and dance man." To prove it, he's recorded his sophomore album, Where It All Began, which features standards and classic Broadway tunes.
Glee's Matthew Morrison, a featured face of the Artists for Education special, credits two teachers at his performing arts school with the inspiration for his on-screen character, Spanish teacher and glee club coach Mr. Schuester.