PLAYBILL VIDEO WEEK IN REVIEW: The Skivvies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Broadway Bares,Buyer & Cellar, Backstage at Annie
06 Jul 2013
New York City Center kicks off its new Off-Broadway program Encores! Off-Center with The Cradle Will Rock, the 1937 Marc Blitzstein (book, music, lyrics) sung-through musical which tells the story of Larry Foreman and his attempts to unionize the town's workers and combat the greedy businessman Mr. Mister, who controls the entire town. In this glimpse at rehearsal, Raúl Esparza and Anika Noni Rose perform “Nickel Under the Foot” and “The Cradle Will Rock.” For the fascinating history of the production, read the Playbill story.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.