“There I was doing this iconic role, and I felt like I left my artistic soul on the stage. I wept after I came off because I had nothing else. I gave it all that night,” actress Sierra Boggess says nearly overrun with emotion as she describes her critically acclaimed performance as Christine Daaé in the 25th Anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera.
In an industry dominated by type, Lena Hall is a new breed of actor: the everywoman. The ‘everywoman’ defies the old guard musical theatre archetypes of the ingenue, the femme fatale, the fallen woman. She exists on a constantly shifting spectrum, contains multitudes and is always reinventing herself.
Ramin Karimloo (Les Miserables’ current Jean Valjean) sits down to discuss his personal style and the how to’s of keeping it cool in NYC’s bustling Broadway scene. Broadway Style Guide’s Christina M. Pastor gets a glimpse into the pressures of the industry and a peak into the life of this city’s rising stars.
Just a few brief decades ago Broadway’s infamous Actors, Directors, Writers and Producers graced the pages of pop culture’s most respected style and fashion magazines. They were the core of the late night talk show circuit and were a mainstay on record players in living rooms across America.