The Ensemblist #30: Stage and Screen
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Lights, camera, ACTION! In the past decade, movie musicals have appeared more frequently in the mainstream lineup of films. With such hits as Chicago, Hairspray, and the highly-anticipated Into the Woodsout this winter, it is without question that moviegoers enjoy watching Broadway’s megahits on the big screen.
Many of these successful cinematic musicals have featured Broadway veterans in their casts. On this episode of The Ensemblist, Broadway vet Charlie Williams takes the guest host seat and helps Mo talk to three other insanely accomplished stalwarts of stage and screen about what it takes to do musical numbers in so many different ways, and how Broadway prepared them for performing on the big and silver screens.