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Saturday, February 26, 2022

Oh, What a Beautiful Role: Mitch Tebo in OKLAHOMA! by Debra Danese

Starring in the revival of OKLAHOMA!, actor Mitch Tebo brings his 40 years of theater experience to the stage as Andrew Carnes. Tebo originally played… The post Oh, What a Beautiful Role:…

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Friday, February 4, 2022

Fate Intervenes: Bex Odorisio on her role in Hadestown by Debra Danese

Bex Odorisio returns to Philly next week with the cast of Hadestown. The Ardmore native is playing Fate in the critically acclaimed musical, a tale of love, hope and inspiration adapted from…

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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Actor Matt Loehr back on the road in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Debra Danese

Broadway veteran Matt Loehr is thrilled to be out touring again, this time in the national tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Loehr took… The post Actor Matt Loehr back on the ro…

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Jeroboam Bozeman on life as an Ailey dancer by Debra Danese

Jeroboam Bozeman had his first introduction to the Alvin Ailey Company at an early age. Since joining the company in 2013, his career has spanned… The post Jeroboam Bozeman on life as an …

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Sunday, January 9, 2022

Pretty Woman: The Musical’s Jessica Crouch on her National Tour Role as Kit De Luca by Debra Danese

Jessica Crouch takes the role of Kit De Luca from Broadway understudy to national tour lead in the hit production, Pretty Woman: The Musical. She… The post Pretty Woman: The Musical’s J…

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Friday, December 3, 2021

Sean Thompson finds a whole new world at the Walnut with THE LITTLE MERMAID by Debra Danese

Based on the beloved Hans Christian Andersen story and the classic film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is delighting audiences at the Walnut Street Theatre now… The post Sean Thompson fin…

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Monday, November 15, 2021

Madeline Raube is back in Philadelphia for ANASTASIA at the Academy of Music by Debra Danese

The Broadway musical, Anastasia, is returning to Philadelphia this month in full regal splendor. The show first premiered on Broadway in 2017 and combines original music with popular son…

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Here Comes the RAIN: Beatles tribute comes to Merrian Theater by Debra Danese

The Broadway Philadelphia series gearing up for the return of RAIN- A Tribute to the Beatles. The theatrical production takes audiences on a musical journey… The post Here Comes the RAIN:…

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Buzzing about the Walnut’s Season Opener: Bonnie Kelly and Karissa Harris talk about BEEHIVE by Debra Danese

Bonnie Kelly and Karissa Harris talk about portraying iconic superstars and bringing them to life on the Walnut stage.  The post Buzzing about the Walnut’s Season Opener: Bonnie Kelly and…

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Back on Stage: Christine Cox talks about BalletX’s return this week at the Mann Center by Debra Danese

The limited-run engagement will showcase the work of Hope Boykin, Matthew Neenan, and Dwight Rhoden.  The post Back on Stage: Christine Cox talks about BalletX’s return this week at the M…

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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Local Actors Brett Stoelker and Jillian Gray return to Philly with LES MIS by Debra Danese

Smash hit LES MIS returns to Philly for a highly anticipated run, with two local actors joining the cast.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

An Important Role: Karen Peakes on playing Wilde at the Walnut by Debra Danese

Karen Peakes is portraying the sassy, outspoken Mrs. Allonby in A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at the Walnut

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Friday, January 24, 2020

A Good Matchmaker: Analisa Leaming talks about HELLO DOLLY! by Debra Danese

Long before swiping on dating apps, a professional matchmaker was the way to go for those seeking help  to find love.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Mike Cefalo’s Visit: PA native returns with Broadway tour of THE BAND’S VISIT by Debra Danese

Pittsburgh native Mike Cefalo is making his way across the country with a band of lost musicians.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Holidaze Season: Cirque Dreams founder Neil Goldberg talks about the seasonal show by Debra Danese

Neil Goldberg is spreading holiday cheer one city at a time with his stage extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

A Fairy Tale Role: Julia Udine on playing Fiona in SHREK THE MUSICAL by Debra Danese

Walnut Street Theatre’s production of Shrek has Julia Udine transforming between princess and ogre.

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