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Vol. 704 – The First Break – Mar. 1, 2016

Stephanie Klemons (Dance Captain) and Andrew Chapelle each swing nightly for the mega-hit, Hamilton. They talk about the whole process and their acting breaks before Hamilton.

We hear two new songs from STRING, the new musical Adam Gwon is writing

“Uncharted Territory”
performed by Heidi Blickenstaff with Carey Anderson, Geoff Packard, Zachary Prince, and Katie Thompson
“Just Curious”
performed by Geoff Packard and Heidi Blickenstaff
James Tyler is a current DGFund fellow, and is breaking in a big way with three simultaneus fellowships. But it wasn’t always that way. He tells us about it.
It takes a lot of moxie to get noticed, even in Children’s Theatre. But Jonathan Rockefeller tells us how he used it to become Baz Luhrman’s assistant and protege and then develop the play and obtain the rights to the monstrous children’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”.