Getting “Clubbed"

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The three leads from Huntington’s production of Merrily We Roll Along were asked to perform this at Manhattan Theatre Club annual gala - a fancy-schmancy fundraiser with dinner, cocktails, and A-List entertainment. But if the A-List is unavailable…. you call the understudy. (Hey, maybe this means I AM the A-List!)

So tomorrow night Joey and I will be getting decked out in our finest attire and joining my fellow understudy Caleb Damschroder and the amazing Eden Espinosa at MTC’s tribute to Hal Prince. We’ll be singing “Our Time” from Merrily. …

Home Again, Home Again - Just In Time For A Reading

Just got back from Merrily We Roll Along at the Huntington in Boston, and jumping right into a new reading. My first time playing a grandfather! (Of course, they were VERY young when they had kids…. ) Shout out to Owen Panettieri for writing such a thoughtful inspiring role, one of those characters you wish you could be more like in real life!

Fashion Plate

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So this is a screenshot of a page from the Style Watch section of the Boston Globe from Sunday October 1st, 2017. I mention the date so specifically because future generations will come to know it as the day that hell officially froze over, as evidenced by this picture of yours truly on my way backstage for the opening performance of Merrily here at the Huntington Theatre in Boston. (Full article HERE.) The story has been widely derided as fake news, due mostly to several eyewitness accounts of nearby flying pigs which were obviously photoshopped out of the scene.

© Craig Waletzko 2016