Something sweet awaits right around the corner, and in this case, it is the new production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory National Tour. After a three year run at London's Theater Royal Drury Lane, the show was reworked for a Broadway bow in April 2017 and closed in January 2018. Although it did not run long on Broadway, the show launched a national tour in September 2018 and is now touring the country. There is also an Australian production planned for 2019.
Ryan Steele has had quite the career for his age! From being cast right out of college as 'Baby John' in West Side Story on Broadway, to helping lead the newsboy's revolt in Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway as "Spec" & Dance Captain, to being "naughty" in the Original Broadway Cast (OBC) of MATILDA, and now he is taking the country by storm in the new National Tour of An American in Paris! Starring as "Jerry Alternate" and once again taking over as Dance Captain, Ryan chats with RyeTheNewsGuy.com about his whirlwind of a career and the new mu...
Broadway Veteran Dan'Yelle Williamson (MEMPHIS, Rocky, and Scandalous) takes us inside her dress room to chat about playing Deloris in SISTER ACT at The Walnut Street Theatre. She talks to us about how she prepared, words of wisdom, her pre-show rituals, and show us her costumes! Check it out, below!
Eric Ruiz is currently in The Phantom of the Opera on Tour. He is in the ensemble, and understudies the roles of "The Phantom," and "Raoul" (Both which he has played several times while on the road). Eric talks about what it is like playing two uniquely different characters, his time with The Phantom Of The Opera on Tour, what the touring process is like, some advice to theatre people, and more!
What has it been like to be apart of The Phantom of the Opera on Tour for the past year?
Incredible, challenging, rewarding