Christian Borle, Matthew Saldivar. Photos by Jennifer Broski
Christian Borle, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his role as 'Black Stache' in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, departed his role for the filming of season two of NBC's SMASH on Saturday night. Taking over the role is Matt Saldivar. Matthew Saldivar has been seen on Broadway as Steve in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Sammy in THE WEDDING SINGER and Kenickie in GREASE. Click here for more photos from Borle’s final curtain call.
Andrew Lloyd Webber. Photo Courtesy of superstar.itv.com
ITV1 recently released some sneak peek SUPERSTAR audition photos, featuring hopeful actors on stage, Andrew Lloyd Webber scrutinizing the action, and David Grindrod, Melanie C and Jason Donovan helping to narrow down the pool of potential leading men during callbacks. SUPERSTAR is described as "a brand new show that will give the British public the chance to choose the country’s next major rock star." Click here for more photos from the auditions!
Quinn VanAntwerp, John Lloyd Young, Andy Karl, Matt Bogart. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
On July 3, the Broadway company of JERSEY BOYS welcomed back John Lloyd Young, who created the role of Frankie Valli in the original Broadway company and on the Grammy-winning, platinum cast album. For his performance, Mr. Young won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award for Leading Actor in a Musical and a Theatre World Award. Check out photos from his return to the show here.
Natalie Toro. Photo credit: Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.
On July 3rd, New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) presented a special preview of the 2012 featuring musical selections from: Rio, Stand Tall, Himself & Nora, Trouble, Stealing Time, Arnie the Doughnut, Foreverman, A Letter to Harvey Milk and The Groove Factory. The event, hosted by GODSPELL's Corbin Bleu, featured Isaac Robert Hurwitz, Leslie Kritzer, Matt Bogart, Natalie Toro, Jeremy Kushnier, Tom Deckman, Adam Monley, Danny Quadrino, Jennifer Wren, J.Manuel Santos and more. For more photos from the event, click here.