Will Swenson stars at Tick (Mitzi) in Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Broadway. The show, which opened in March of 2011, is ending its current Broadway run on June 24th. Here we speak with Will about Priscilla, Hair, his busy life with Audra McDonald, growing up in Utah, leaving the LDS Church, and more.
Chet Walker has been the Director of Jacob's Pillow's Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance program for the past 14 seasons. The choreographer has worked on Broadway for 40 years - starting at the age of sixteen when he appeared in the first revival of On the Town. He was in the original Broadway production of Pippin and this year returns to that show as choreographer for the multi-nominated Diane Paulus directed revival - the show's first since its original run closed in 1977 (after 1,944 performances).
Judy Kuhn is a three time Tony nominee for her work in the Broadway musicals: Les Miserables, Chess, and She Loves Me. She was also the singing voice of Pocahantas in the 1995 animated Disney film of the same name, which means she sang the Academy Award winning song, “Colors of the Wind” in that movie.
In All This Happiness she weaves together tunes from the pop songwriters and musical theatre composers that have had the most influence on her.
Albany, NY – Sarah speaks with Tony Award Winning Broadway Powerhouse Sutton Foster about her career and her visit to The Berkshires this weekend. An Evening with Sutton Foster will be presented at Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, MA on 8/22.