Krysta Rodriguez of Broadway’s The Addams Family Joins Smash Cast; Leslie Odom Jr. Becomes Series Regular

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More casting news for the musical TV series “Smash.” Raza Jaffrey’s (Karen’s boyfriend, Dev) exit leaves room for a new roommate. Krysta Rodriguez will play that roommate. Rodriguez will play Ana, a full regular cast member in season two. She will play Karen’s (Katherine McPhee) “fun and spunky” new roomie. The character is […]

“Smash” Adds Rising Star Andy Mientus to Second Season

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Andy Mientus, last seen in the recent off Broadway production of Carrie, has signed on to play Kyle, an aspiring musical theater writer from Brooklyn, on the second season of “Smash.” Mientus is the final installment of the three additions to the “Smash” cast to be announced. He joins Jeremy Jordan of Disney’s […]

‘Animal House’ gets ready for the stage

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Send to Kindle“National Lampoon’s Animal House,” the 1978 classic comedy, will become a musical. Universal Pictures Stage Productions, in association with producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and James L. Nederlander have announced the project. Richards and Frankel have produced nearly 30 Broadway productions in the past dozen years, including Spring Awakening, The Pajama Game and […]

Top Ten TV Shows Featuring Broadway Actors, part 2

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Here’s part 2 of our ode to “Smash,” new musical series that features a league of extraordinary Broadway stars. Here, compiled, are the top five television shows that feature Broadway actors. Check out the other five here. These shows are ranked in accord with their received honors. 5. The Good Wife Stage credits […]

Anchored in Love, A Musical Tribute will feature Christina Sajous

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Camp ANCHOR is a year round camp for the mentally and physically handicapped. It houses it’s summer camp in Lido Beach, Long Island, but is in need of a building to run out of year round. To help accomplish that goal and to honor the memory the three staff members who, in July 2010, […]