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Sunday, June 16, 2019

3 Tips for Aspiring Ensemblists by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Before Ben Crawford became the nightly music maker in The Phantom of the Opera, he made his Broadway…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

“The Biggest Mistake Is Trying To Be Someone You’re Not.” by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide With more than 20 years of Broadway casting experience (including Tony-award winning heavyweights such…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Swinging from the Chandelier by Mo Brady

by Brad Standley Brad Standley You know that moment just past …

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An Unspoken Standard by Mo Brady

by Brandt Martinez Brandt Martinez The entire company of The …

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5 Moments the 2019 Tony Awards Slayed by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady All in all, the 73rd Annual Tony Awards were a great night for the New York Theatre community. Hosted by Broadway vet James Corden at Radio City Music Hall, the concept that thea…

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5 Debut Questions: My Fair Lady's Lauren Sprague by Mo Brady

Today on our blog, we welcome My Fair Ladys newest ensemblist, Lauren Sprague, to Broadway and learn about her journey to the Main Stem. …

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

When The Audience is the Ensemble by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady I’m one of those theatergoers that runs away screaming at the idea of “audience participation.” I avo…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

“We Were Just Treated Like Family.” by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Shoshana Bean Broadway leading lady and chart…

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"It's Okay to Trust That I Belong Here." by Mo Brady

by Anna Wehr Roxie Hart in Chicago Not many people can say the…

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A Final “Hello!” by Mo Brady

by Kenny Francoeur Kenny Francoeur The first person I trained …

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

A Tony for “Tipisest Performance”? by Mo Brady

by Ellyn Marie Marsh and Brett Thiele Ellyn Marie Marsh and Brett Thiele …

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“It Was Like Going Back In Time.” by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Morgan Marcell Morgan Marcell has made an …

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Friday, May 31, 2019

“Take the Work Seriously, Not Yourself.” by Mo Brady

by Anna Wehr Ashley Park You may know Ashley Park from the sma…

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“It’s One of Those Moments You Can’t Replace.” by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide To steal a lyric from The Prom's “Zazz” — ask yourself: what would Fosse do? In the case of FX…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Swinging Into Radio City by Mo Brady

by Brad Giovanine Brad Giovanine Looking back at Tony Day for …

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

“Hey, Mom! I Debuted on Broadway in a Clown Suit” by Mo Brady

by Morgan Siobhan Green I was brought on to Be More Chill during the transfer to Broadway. Full disclosure, I hadn’t seen the show before I went in. It was sort of a relief and freedom in …

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

"Your Dream Came True." by Mo Brady

by Elliott Mattox Elliott Mattox As the ensemble greeted each …

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

5 Debut Questions: Frozen's Charissa Hogeland by Mo Brady

Today on our blog, we welcome Frozen ensemblist Charissa Hogeland to Broadway and learn about her journey to the Great White Way: …

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"Eric LaJuan Summers was Inspirational." by Mo Brady

by Rashidra Scott In support of the Broadway Community’s petition to have Eric LaJuan Summers included in the “In Memoriam” section of the 73rd Tony Awards Telecast, we are sharing mes…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Behind the Legacy Robe by Mo Brady

by Angela Tricarico Each Broadway season, the Legacy Robe makes its journey around Broadway to every musical that opens with an ensemble. The Robe is given to the ensemblist in each show wit…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Falling Backwards Onto Broadway by Mo Brady

by Zachary Daniel Jones Zachary Daniel Jones I never in a mill…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

“I Love These Women.” by Mo Brady

by Eliza Ohman Eliza Ohman (bottom, second from left) and the cast of King Kong …

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Synchronistic Stagecraft by Mo Brady

Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre Review by Mo Brady There’s much to be swept away by in the new Broadway musical …

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Seeing Myself on Broadway. by Mo Brady

by Lance Wiener Nico DeJesus, Minami Yusuf, Eddy Lee, Kristen Faith Oei, Karla Puno Garcia and Angelo Soriano (Photo by…

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

“I’m So Freaking Grateful.” by Mo Brady

by Eric Anthony Lopez Eric Anthony Lopez I had been going to a…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

“It Made Me Feel Like I’d Arrived.” by Mo Brady

by Kenny Francoeur Justin Prescott (Photo by Jacob Smith Studios) …

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“Only the Most Demanding Challenges Give You the Greatest Rewards.” by Mo Brady

by Kenny Francoeur Rick Faugno The Chita Rivera Awards, former…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Back on Broadway (with 36 Hours Notice) by Mo Brady

by Jane Bunting Jane Bunting in Come From Away After leaving t…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

5 Debut Questions: Frozen's Brian Steven Shaw by Mo Brady

Today on the blog, we welcome Frozen ensemblist Brian Steven Shaw to Broadway and learn about his journey to the Main Stem. …

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Staying Healthy on the Road by Mo Brady

by Sam Leicht We're traveling all the time. Airports are full of germs. We're not eating or sleeping as well as we should be. Trying to ward off illness on the road is no joke. And even with…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Four Tony Award Nominees with Ensemblist Cred by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Alex Brightman in Beetlejuice (Photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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