Posted by Backstage Baby
April 2, 2013 at 23:00
Here's some news guaranteed to excite any genuine Broadway fan: Leigh Conroy is coming out of retirement!
And not just for any role - but to play mother to real-life daughter Ivy Lynn in "Bombshell"! We wonder if Ivy is as thrilled as we are that she's sharing the stage with the Legendary. Iconic. Divine. Leigh Conroy. That spotlight's big enough for the two of them - isn't it?
Meanwhile, Act Break hears the first audience to get a glimpse of Derek Wills' "Hit List" (since a lucky few caught it at Fringe) was the crowd at MTW's annual benefit. Apparently, Wills' latest discovery, Ana Vargas, who last week staged an impromptu audition for him on top of a bar, reached even greater heights at the benefit, soaring above the audience in a Lady Gaga-style aerial number that left the MTW audience speechless.
But is it the good kind of speechless? We don't know if Gaga and P!nk are household names for the crowd MTW relies on to fill the seats at its gala - and to fill up its annual fund...