Weekly Vids: Great Comet, Mr. Rosewater, “Muggle Mob” Promotes New Harry Potter Play

Video   Video Week in Review: God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater With Santino Fontana and Skylar Astin,“Muggle Mob” Promotes Release of Harry Potter Script Take a look back at a week of video fun.

This week, Encores! Off-Center presented a staged reading of the politically poignant God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. Santino Fontana and Skylar Astin starred in this first-ever musical to combine the talents of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken.

In the videos below, a “Muggle Mob” stopped traffic in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood to promote the release of the rehearsal script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two in book form; the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 gave a preview of the Broadway-bound show at Broadway in Bryant Park; Heidi Blickenstaff celebrated the music of Kander & Ebb with a performance of “New York, New York” at a Long Island Musical Theatre Festival cabaret event; Norm Lewis, Cynthia Erivo, Max von Essen, Courtney Reed, Ana Villafañe and others sang off-key in commiseration with Florence Foster Jenkins and David Yazbek prepped for Feinstein’s/54 Below gigs with a tune from the world-premiere musical The Band's Visit.