Producer Ken Davenport is pleased to launch a new 11-week post-show talkback series at Broadway's hit new revival of Stephen Schwartz's legendary rock musical GODSPELL.
The new "Tuesday Night Talkbacks" series will commence immediately after the 7 p.m. performance on Tuesday, January 17.
Hosted by Julie James of Sirius XM Satellite Radio's "On Broadway" channel, each Tuesday night, the audience at Circle in the Square Theatre will meet a new cast member and hear about their personal journey with GODSPELL, including their audition story, their nightly routine at the theatre, their most memorable on-stage experiences, what other projects they are working on and much more.
"Each one of the ten stars of our show -- plus our four understudies -- are all monster talents," said Ken Davenport."We wanted to give our audiences and our fans a chance to meet each one of them face-to-face. I fully expect that this new series, hosted by the incredible Julie James of Sirius XM Radio, will continue to build the ever-growing fan bases of each one of our cast members, because they deserve it!"
The schedule for GODSPELL's "Tuesday Night Talkbacks" series is as follows:
January 17 - Lindsay Mendez
January 24 - Anna Maria Perez de Tagle
January 31 - Morgan James
February 7 - Celisse Henderson
February 14 - Wallace Smith
February 21 - Nick Blaemire
February 28 - George Salazar
March 6 - Uzo Aduba
March 13 - Telly Leung
March 20 - Hunter Parrish
March 27 - Understudies Hannah Elless, Eric Michael Krop, Corey Mach and Julia Mattison
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The Wall Street Journal says GODSPELL is "a joyous romp that deserves to run...well, forever!" USA Today says "GODSPELL is cause to rejoice," and New York Magazine says "Go forth and enjoy!"
Directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific), GODSPELL stars an incredible and diverse company of 10 young actors, starring Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas, and co-starring Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle.
This first-ever Broadway revival of GODSPELL features all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time in a brand-new, updated and one-of-a-kind
production, complete with Stephen Schwartz's (Wicked, Pippin) Tony-nominated score filled with popular hits including "Day by Day," "Light of the World," "Turn Back,
O Man" and many more.
Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, GODSPELL originally ran for more than 2,600 performances in New York and spawned successful touring productions in major U.S. cities, a 1973 motion picture adaptation and countless international engagements for the past 40 years.
GODSPELL features scenic design by David Korins (Passing Strange), costume design by Miranda Hoffman (Well), lighting design by David Weiner (The Normal Heart), sound design by Andrew Keister (Company), orchestrations by Michael Holland (Hurricane) and musical direction by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal).
Visit GODSPELL online at www.godspell.com.
TICKETING AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE *
GODSPELL plays at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th St.). The regular weekly performance schedule is as follows:
Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.
Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Circle in the Square Theatre Box Office. Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Group sales (10+ tickets) are available by calling toll-free 1-855-DAY-BY-DAY (1-855-329-2932).
[* Performance schedule and pricing are subject to change at any time.]
ABOUT "TUESDAY NIGHT TALKBACKS" HOST JULIE JAMES
Julie James is an award-winning vocalist, theatre performer, voiceover artist and radio personality. Julie is the Program Director of Sirius XM Radio's On Broadway and Metropolitan Opera Radio stations and hosts "Broadway Names with Julie James" where she takes her listeners on the town, backstage and into the studio for fun, lively conversations with the biggest and best of Broadway, including Hugh Jackman, Julie Andrews, Joel Grey, Kristin Chenoweth, Chita Rivera, Ben Vereen, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, the Cast of "Glee," Harry Connick, Jr. and many others.
Julie has also performed internationally, singing the National Anthem at Fenway Park for an audience of 34,000, with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Goodspeed Opera House, Long Wharf Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, at New York's famed Central Park Summerstage, even for the President of Kazakhstan.
Julie has hosted hundreds of events across America for clients including Saks 5th Avenue, Bloomingdale's, Macy's, and Lord & Taylor, and she was the exclusive spokeswoman for Tommy Hilfiger Woman for two years.
Julie's personality, stage presence and vocal style brought her to Sirius XM Radio where her voice is heard by millions each day as a host and on voiceovers, jingles and parody songs for various channels and "The Howard Stern Show." Connect with Julie at www.Facebook.com/FansofJulieJames and Tweet @julie_james.
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