Gillie and Me

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A few days ago I read about the passing of the renowned ballerina, choreographer and artist Gillian Lynne. I was overwhelmed with a sense of sorrow as the world will now be without her amazing presence and essence.

I had the honor of working with “Gillie” in the original Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera. I won’t talk about the difficulties of being ...

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A Moonwalk in Connecticut

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I’m traveling to Connecticut this week to start a new musical entitled “You Are Here” at Goodspeed’s Norma Terris Theatre; a 200 seat venue established to develop and present new works.

I am stunned that I got the part of Diana, and can only hope that I can give the creatives a good starting point for the musical’s future. I have been working diligently on learning the score and as much of the dialogue as I can so ...

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Happy New Year and Blessings To All

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Well we are starting 2018, and as usual the predictions start rolling in even though the reality is that one never knows for sure what the future will truly bring. There are always the good mixed with the bad because such is life, and one must embrace all of it with as much dignity and courage as one can.

I look at my own journey and how fortunate I am to still be breathing and taking in all the tremendous beauty that this ...

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Arden Pink, City Gray, Grounded Green

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Today I conclude my time on Broadway with the musical War Paint; here are some thoughts…….

I will NEVER be a Standby in a production again! I won’t miss the mess that is New York City, and have become one of those “back in my day” individuals who remembered when audiences dressed up to go to the theater, and ticket prices were reasonable. As far as the future of musicals? It seems that a ninety minute run with no intermission will be the preference, but for ...

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