Tony Award Winner and Cinderella Star Victoria Clark Enters The Playbill Vault
18 Jul 2013
Photo by Denise Winters
Playbill.com recently asked Tony Award-winning Light in the Piazza star Victoria Clark, who was Tony-nominated for her current performance in the Broadway debut of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, to browse through The Playbill Vault, the largest Broadway database available, and select items that were of interest to her.
Click through to read the acclaimed artist's choices, and visit those selections in the Playbill Vault.
For opening night of Cinderella, our wonderful Company Manager Brig Berney gave me a Playbill from a show that had played at the Broadway Theatre in 1943: Lady In The Dark — one of my all-time favorites. Having now scoured that old Playbill front to back, I thought it would be fun to search the Vault for other Playbills from the Broadway Theatre. So, with a nod to Brig, here goes!
Gypsy played its very first New York performance at the Broadway Theatre in 1959. All you Ethel Merman fans, when you come to Cinderella, imagine Ethel Merman marching down that house right aisle and shouting out, "Sing out, Louise!"
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.