Tag: Anna Kendrick


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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5 Unexpectedly Awesome Things in the Into the Woods Movie

WARNING – SPOILERS AHEAD! Be careful if you’re not familiar with the story of Into the Woods.

Last week the team at Acting Up Stage had the pleasure – nay, the honour – to watch a preview of Disney’s movie version of Into the Woods, which will be widely released this Christmas Day. In case you’ve been living with your head under a rock, or at least been ignoring this blog and Acting Up Stage’s Twitter feed for the past few weeks, Into the Woods features a cast full of real nobodies – Anne Kendrick as Cinderella, Meryl Streep as The Witch, Johnny Depp as The Wolf, James Corden as The Baker and Emily Blunt as The Baker’s Wife. Yawn, right? More