So when the good people of Pittsburgh head out for the Benedum Center later this week to catch the North American touring company of Disney Newsies, will they be seeing an exact duplicate of the Tony Award-winning show that ran for 2 1/2 years on Broadway?
My friends are never very excited about new plays. What is The Realistic Joneses and why did celebrities want to be in it? Is Casa Valentina an atmospheric production where they treat us like we're in a resort?
Kinky Boots remains one of the most popular and talked about musical on Broadway. One of the standout performers is Annaleigh Ashford, who brings both humor and optimism to the show. Here, Ashford explains what sets this show apart.
"Be yourself! Everyone else is taken!"says the magnificent drag queen star (Billy Porter) in the opening of Broadway's newest hit musical Kinky Boots.
Put on Your Kinky Boots and Dance to the Music of Broadway's Newest Hit! Tony Awards --Watch Out
Billy Porter plays the bigger-than-life drag performer, Lola, so I had to include his character.
So, when I drew Billy, I needed to draw some of his essence, peaking out from behind Lola's lavish, over-the-top costumes, and very theatrical make up.
t's been a busy month on the culture front; a lot has gone down in the music, theater and film worlds. Magnetic Fields, Silence! The Musical, Newsies, A Midsummer Night's Dream and the Tribeca Film Festival.