Their Favorite Things: Wedding Singer and Mamma Mia! Star Felicia Finley Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

Favorite Things   Their Favorite Things: Wedding Singer and Mamma Mia! Star Felicia Finley Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences
 
Playbill.com's feature series Their Favorite Things asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.

This week we spotlight the choices of triple threat Felicia Finley, the Wedding Singer and Mamma Mia! star, who will be part of the The Wedding Singer Reunion Concert April 19 at 54 Below.

Felicia Finley
Felicia Finley

 Opening Night of Thoroughly Modern Millie

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Seeing the marvel on Sutton [Foster]'s face. Amazing!

Hedwig and the Angry Inch with Kevin Cahoon

Kevin Cahoon
Kevin Cahoon

Changed my life. So powerful.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Susie Misner and Lori Werner as the Geminae! 

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I can still imagine their flawless développés! JAW DROPPING!

The last preview before Opening Night of Rent

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The energy coming off the stage that night was palpable. To this day, the best ensemble I've ever seen.

Smokey Joe's Cafe

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My first Broadway show. I covered three women, and when I wasn't on, I would run out front to watch Billy Porter create pure magic singing "I (Who Have Nothing)."

Dessa Rose 

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LaChanze was flawless.

Barbara Cook at Lincoln Center 

Barbara Cook
Barbara Cook Photo by Denise Winters

Was mesmerizing. She truly has a gift to connect with an audience.

Noises Off 

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Watching Katie Finneran look for her contact lens. I'll never laugh hard enough. Genius!

Miss Saigon 

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My father and I saw this together. He's a Vietnam veteran, and to see how deeply it touched him, well, it's why we do it...

Catch Me If You Can

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Norbert Leo Butz was electrifying performing "Don't Break the Rules"...True Broadway grit. LOVE HIM!

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