“It takes courage but if you do the work, magic can happen.” Chatting with The Cher Show’s Ashley Blair Fitzgerald!

“It takes courage but if you do the work, magic can happen.” Chatting with The Cher Show’s Ashley Blair Fitzgerald!

I would like you to meet Ashley Blair Fitzgerald. Ashley can currently be seen performing in the ensemble and as The Dark Lady in The Cher Show(which she is earning rave reviews). She has also been seen on Broadway in On the Town and Gigi (which was her Broadway debut!) and Off-Broadway in Trip of Love. Her message of training and stepping out of your comfort zone is something I find truly inspiring and admirable. I was very excited to interview this very talented dancer!

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“Keep on keeping on!” – Meet Alice By Heart’s Ari Groover!

“Keep on keeping on!” – Meet Alice By Heart’s Ari Groover!

I would like you to meet the wonderful and talented Ari Groover. Ari has been seen on Broadway in Holler If Ya Hear Me, and most recently in Head Over Heels and in Bare Off-Broadway. Up next she’ll be performing in Tony & Grammy Award Award Winners Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s newest musical Alice By Heart, inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and directed and co-written by Jessie Nelson (Waitress) at MCC Theater. Performances begin on January 30th. I was very excited to have the chance to interview this very talented artist.

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“The dreams that matter to you must be worked on.” Meet King Kong’s Kayla Davion!

“The dreams that matter to you must be worked on.” Meet King Kong’s Kayla Davion!

I would like you to meet Kayla Davion. Kayla is currently performing in the Ensemble and understudies the role of Ann Darrow of King Kong on Broadway at The Broadway Theatre. Ms. Davion has also performed on Broadway in the Ensemble of Waitress at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. It was such an honor and privilege to have the chance to interview this very talented performer. 

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“Find happiness in the everyday…” Meet The Prom’s Becca Lee!

“Find happiness in the everyday…” Meet The Prom’s Becca Lee!

"I would like you to meet the talented Becca Lee. She is currently performing in the ensemble of “The Prom” on Broadway at The Longacre Theatre. This season has been fantastic when it comes to love and acceptance, and this musical comedy I feel fits that message well when it comes to accepting one another, owning up to who you are and caring for others who aren’t like you. I was delighted to have the chance to interview her.

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“At this performance the role of…” Chatting with Dear Evan Hansen’s Roman Banks

“At this performance the role of…” Chatting with Dear Evan Hansen’s Roman Banks

I would like you to meet Roman Banks. Roman is currently the understudy for Evan, Jared and Connor in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway at The Music Box Theatre. On December 12th Roman made history by becoming the first Evan Hansen of color. I can only imagine how amazing that feeling must have been for Roman. If you were present or not Roman is a great example of knowing that if you work hard and stay ready anything is possible. I was honored to have the chance to interview this talented young man. 

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A Chat with George Takei on Bringing "Allegiance" to the Big Screen

A Chat with George Takei on Bringing "Allegiance" to the Big Screen

On Dec. 4, 2018, a documentary about George Takei’s 2015 musical Allegiance played in theatres through Fathom Events, followed by a showing of the filmed musical on Dec. 11. Leading up to the release of the documentary and the encore of the filmed show, Takei spoke with OnStage Blog about the path Allegiance has taken.

“We hadn’t the faintest idea when we embarked on this journey ten years ago what the road would be like,” said Takei. “But at every point along its path, from development, to the World Premiere in San Diego, to the Broadway run, and now to the post-Broadway productions and movie, it has been a joy, and so profoundly humbling and fulfilling.”

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