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Wicked’s Willemijn Verkaiks tips for musical stardom – BBC News

Willemijn Verkaik has played Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) in Wicked over 1,000 times and performed in the musical on Broadway and now in London. Dutch-born Verkaik is widely considered to be the “ultimate Elphaba” – one of the most iconic roles in modern musical theatre. She has also had starring roles in […]

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BAD SHOW! – How to survive a disastrous performance

It is inevitable, even with a well-oiled show, that we will have one VERY BAD performance. Everything will go wrong: lights will blow out, set pieces will break, offstage microphones will be switched off, a zipper will get stuck. And, to make matters worse the audience will be in a collectively judge-y state of mind […]

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The NYC Actor Podcast: “Hair’s” Andrew Kober talks about performing on Broadway, the West End and what it is to be “Like-able” Click-through to listen to the podcast at The NYC Actor or subscribe to it at iTunes!

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The NYC Actor Podcast: “Hair’s” Andrew Kober talks about performing on Broadway, the West End and what it is to be “Like-able”

Andrew Kober pops in to talk about performing in Hair on Broadway and the West End, what it’s like to work with agent’s and managers, and going out on “General’s” – among many other things. This podcast is PACKED with amazing information about the acting profession! Follow Andrew Kober on Twitter @andrewkober You can subscribe […]

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Broadway Casting Directors Discuss Their Work – NYTimes.com

The Fine Art of Casting Hits on Broadway Photographs by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times By PATRICK HEALY Published: June 16, 2011 AN early step in creating a Broadway production — and one of the most critical — is the casting process. Directors and producers hire the actors, but it is usually the show’s casting […]

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