Category: Ramblings


Musical Musings: 525,600 Minutes with Kevin Wong

Kevin the Intern and Britta Johnson, in Reminiscent Conversation

On the heels of this year’s NoteWorthy program, I dragged in my pal and fellow NoteWorthy 2014 alumnus, Britta Johnson to reminisce with me in my latest blog entry!

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Musical Musings: 525,600 Minutes with Kevin Wong

It’s Kevin the Intern with the sequel to my first wildly successful partially acknowledged blog entry, or, as I shall now call this:

Volume 2: Love Never Dies (Except Love Totally Can Die and Does Die All the Time, Usually Owing to Some Kind of Irreconcilable Difference)

(Sidebar, that Andrew Lloyd Webber sure writes some earworms, eh?)

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Musical Musings: 525,600 Minutes with Kevin Wong

Hello! It’s Kevin the Intern here, writing my first blog post from beautiful Gananoque.

I’m three weeks into my tenure as the 2016-17 Metcalf Foundation Intern Artistic Director at Acting Up Stage, and I couldn’t be more terrified I will burn this company to the ground when Mitchell’s back is turned excited!

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I Can Do Better Than That! The Ladies of The Last Five Years

With the huge Broadway news that Tony-Award Winner Cynthia Erivo and Tony-Award Nominee Joshua Henry will perform in a Benefit Concert of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years, we decided to dive into all* the astounding Cathy Hiatts that we’ve seen. From Sherie to Betsy to Anna and finally to Cynthia, let’s take a look at the different character choices that these ladies took to the iconic role.

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Catching up with the 2015/2016 Banks Prize Winners

The Banks Prize is an annual prize awarded to two up-and-coming Canadian musical theatre performers, one man and one woman, who receive $1,000 and a year of mentorship and performance opportunities in the Acting Up Stage Company season. We caught up with the 2015/2016 winners, Colin Simmons & Brittany Banks and chatted about their experience. More