Jakob Karr in Flashdance: The Musical (DRGPhotography) Jakob Karr, with his amazing extensions, and Kamille Upshaw, with her captivating stage presence, made names for themselves by snatching up award after award on the competition circuit. The two were hired for their first professional dance jobs in 2007—performing together during the halftime show of an alpaca […]
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The DS office has been an even more gleeful place than usual this week. Why, you ask? Because yesterday we heard Tina Fey has plans to adapt Mean Girls into a Broadway musical. A BROADWAY MUSICAL!!! OK. Take a moment. Stop hyperventilating. Why is this the most awesome news ever? Because here is an inarguable […]
I have bad news. Bring It On: The Musical, one of the most entertaining, most dance-tastic musicals on Broadway is closing on December 30. Silver lining: You still have 35 days left to see the show! Why should you do that, you ask? With moves by super-star Broadway choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler (who’s also choreographed In […]
Ellyn Marie Marsh, ready to take the stage in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Imagine you’re a swing in a Broadway show. You’re backstage with nine minutes until the curtain rises. You think you don’t have to go on tonight, but suddenly you hear that someone in the cast is sick and needs you to […]
DS managing editor Rachel Zar and I love musicals—a lot. (Rachel even participated in a family musical every year growing up!) So whenever we have the opportunity to see a Broadway show, we make a mad dash for the Great White Way and eagerly scramble to our seats. From old favorites to the danciest new […]
This morning the cast of Bring It On rocked the “Today Show,” giving us a sneak peek of all the singing/dancing/cheerleading goodness that’s headed for Broadway next month. Take a look. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy What do you think? Will you see the show?