Upstairs Landing Productions presents another episode of "Standing By" with guests Sharone Sayegh and Mark Dancewicz from the Broadway production of Mamma Mia!, celebrating 10 years at the Winter Garden Theater. Check out the video interview below!
"Standing By" introduces you to the understudies, standbys and swings helping keep Broadway's curtains up every night. Host Caskey Hunsader speaks with Broadway's rising stars on this new and exciting web series. Sayegh and Dancewicz discuss what it's like to perform in this exciting show every night and the challenges of understudying principal roles. They also share some embarrassing moments from their three years in the production. The episode and more can be viewed at www.standingbytv.com/mammamia.
Sharone Sayegh makes her Broadway debut in the show, having performed with it in Las Vegas prior to joining the New York company. In addition to performing in the ensemble every night, she covers the roles of Ali and Lisa, Sophie's best friends. Other NYC credits include Bengal Tiger At the Baghdad Zoo (The Lark Theater) and a workshop of Panzee. She was also involved in the workshops of Bring It On, Cutman: A Boxing Musical, Kris Kringle, Lessons of the Trashgang and Portraits. Regional credits include Damn Yankees (with Lilias White) and CATS. She can also be spotted on CollegeHumor.com in "Jeggings 3".
Mark Dancewicz also makes his Broadway debut in the show having also performed in the Las Vegas production. He joins the ensemble every night and covers the role of Pepper. Mark toured Europe and Asia with the international production of The Who's Tommy. Regional credits include: Cabaret, Annie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Big River and The Music Man.
Host CASKEY HUNSADER is no stranger to theater both on and off stage. He is an accomplished performer and stage manager had has worked both in New York and on several national tours. In addition to his performance and stage management work, he is the owner and executive producer of Upstairs Landing Productions, specializing in the development and creation of theater and new media. ULP's first webseries, "Fat Guy" premiered to acclaim last fall and all episodes are available for viewing at www.fatguyshow.com.
"Standing By" episodes are available at www.StandingByTV.com.