An Interview with Michele Lynch from Dirty Dancing on Tour (a guest post at PlayhouseSquare’s Behind the Curtain blog)

As I serve as PlayhouseSquare‘s Community Engagement and Education’s blogger department this year, I take you behind the scenes of each KeyBank Broadway Series show and interview a member of the show’s cast, crew or creative team. The fifth show in the 2014-2015 series is Dirty Dancing on Tour

Visit the PlayhouseSquare’s Behind the Curtain blog to read my interview with Michele Lynch, the tour’s choreographer.

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Dirty Dancing on Tour is in Cleveland March 3 – 22 at the Connor Palace at PlayhouseSquare. For more information, please visit the show’s page on the PlayhouseSquare website.

All the thanks in the world again to the PlayhouseSquare staff for this wonderful opportunity to serve as a PlayhouseSquare blog contributor for the Broadway Buzz program KeyBank Broadway Series. Next up: Kinky Boots! 

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An Interview with Michael Lanphear from PIPPIN (a guest post at PlayhouseSquare’s Behind the Curtain blog)

As I serve as PlayhouseSquare‘s Community Engagement and Education’s blogger department this year, I will take you behind the scenes of each KeyBank Broadway Series show and interview a member of the show’s cast, crew or creative team. The fourth show in the 2014-2015 series is PIPPIN The Musical

Visit the PlayhouseSquare’s Behind the Curtain blog to read my interview with Michael Lanphear, the show’s Acrobatic Coordinator.

Pippin the Musical

My next Broadway-inspired confession: The first time I saw Pippin (at my high school the year after I graduated), I walked out incredibly upset at the close of the show — I hated the ending! Which is mildly hilarious when I look back on the second time I saw it — a year after I graduated college, at Cain Park. And which is why I was so excited to see it again.

After attending this past Wednesday night’s performance, I say this production is a MUST SEE. The addition of the circus arts as a concept takes this musical to a new place, heightening audience members’ enjoyment from start to finish. The skill of the entire cast — the singers, dancers, circus performers — is top notch. Plus I was reminded just how much I love the score — such catchy songs embedded throughout!

…As for the ending? It makes a lot more sense at the age of 31 than it did at the age of 18… 

PIPPIN the Musical is in Cleveland February 3 – 15 at the Connor Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. For more information, please visit the show’s page on the PlayhouseSquare website.

Many thanks yet again to the fantastic staff at PlayhouseSquare for including me as a PlayhouseSquare blog contributor for the Broadway Buzz program KeyBank Broadway Series. Next up:  Dirty Dancing…  

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Interview with Michael Horsely from White Christmas (a guest post at PlayhouseSquare’s Behind the Curtain blog)

As I serve as a blogger for PlayhouseSquare‘s Community Engagement and Education department this year, I will take you behind the scenes of each KeyBank Broadway Series show and interview a member of the show’s cast, crew or creative team. The third show in the 2014-2015 series is White Christmas.

I have a serious confession to make: before this interview, I had NEVER seen the movie. Thank goodness for Redbox! So while I go add the DVD to my Amazon.com Wish List, you should visit the PlayhouseSquare’s Behind the Curtain blog to read my interview with Michael Horsely, the music director from White Christmas.

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White Christmas comes to Cleveland December 2 – 14 as part of the KeyBank Broadway Series at PlayhouseSquare. For more information, please visit the show’s page on the PlayhouseSquare website.

Many thanks yet again to the wonderful staff at PlayhouseSquare for including me as a PlayhouseSquare blog contributor for the Broadway Buzz program KeyBank Broadway Series. Next up:  Pippin…  

Want to read my previous interviews? Check out:

Learn more about PlayhouseSquare with all of their social media happenings: follow PlayhouseSquare on Facebook, on Twitter at @playhousesquare, or on Instagram at @playhousesquare.

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