By Michael Gioia
14 Aug 2012
|Photo by Joan Marcus|
Before Bring It On: The Musical had plans for a Broadway life, the production made its world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA, in early 2011, and soon after launched a five-month North American tour. In May 2012 the cast and creatives of the new musical, which fuses the worlds of competitive cheerleading and musical theatre, learned that the production's next stop would be Broadway's St. James Theatre.
A whopping 30 out of 35 cast members from the new musical, as well as two members from the production's Equity stage-management team, took their first Broadway bow July 12, marking a modern-day record — Most Broadway Debuts in a Production.
Playbill.com reached out to the 32 fresh faces via email. They shared how their Broadway dreams turned reality.Continued...