I find a Merlot goes lovely with penguin polka dancing.I don’t remember but wanted to be PC) with a package for me from The Jim Henson Company!Read more at NY1Three things that we’ve always said musical theater needed more of: video game princesses, killer eggplants and platypuses.This new show from Drew Fornarola and Triassic Parq’s Marshall Pailet has all three.For any adult feeling overwhelmed by bad news and dark times, your antidote is right here.”—New York Daily News © 2011 Constance Marks Productions Inc. This past summer, I found out that Muppet performer and star of Broadway and television John Tartaglia would be performing in Disney’s Aladdin musical in St. It will be presented in two parts, so please enjoy Part 1 of my interview with my friend John Tartaglia. That led to The Muppet Show and Labyrinth and Dark Crystal, etc. I didn’t hear back right away, in fact it was almost a year later when I sat down to write him another letter.Watson Founder & Executive Producer: Sarah Galli Director: Marcia Milgrom Dodge Music Director: Lawrence Yurman Production Stage Manager & Lighting Designer: Rocky Noel Stage Manager: James Woolley Assistant Stage Manager: Faith Robertson Assistant Producer: Claire Howard Cast: Adrian Bailey, Jim Brochu, Brandi Burkhardt, Ben Cook, Christopher Cox, Quentin Earl Darrington, Malcolm Gets, Josh Grisetti, Jeremiah James, Leigh Anne Larkin, Lesley Gore, Carole Lasser, Jamie Laverdiere, Eliza Hayes Mayer, Jeff Mc Lean, Christiane Noll, Orfeh, Robert Petkoff, Chris Pinnella, Sarah Rosenthal, Kaylie Rubinaccio, Bobby Steggert, Ali Stroker, John Tartaglia, Josh Walden, & Noah Weisberg.2009 Cast & Crew Date: June 22nd, 2009 Location: New World Stages Gala Beneficiary: The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Host: Richard Kind Founder & Executive Producer: Sarah Galli Director: Marcia Milgrom Dodge Music Director: Lawrence Yurman Production Stage Manager & Lighting Designer: Rocky Noel Assistant Director: Nathan Brewer Cast: Annaleigh Ashford, Adrian Bailey, Kate Baldwin, Patrick Boyd, Barbara Folts, Malcolm Gets, Randy Graff, Rosena Hill, Claire Howard, Doug Kreeger, Aaron Lazar, Kathleen Monteleone, Julia Murney, James Naughton, Marissa Perry, Chris Pinnella, Michele Ragusa, Michael Rice, Steve Rosen, Graham Rowat, Douglas Sills, Ali Stroker, Rob Sutton, Emily Swallow, & Noah Weisberg.
Read more at Broadway After his stint in the original cast of Avenue Q, John Tartaglia went on to create and star in the kids’ TV series Johnny and the Sprites.
Inside was a gorgeous 8×10 Jim had made out to me and a letter from his assistant. And honestly the tender moments too–the Muppets have always had this way of making a touching scene extra touching. I’m a sucker for moments like “Just One Person” or “Keep Christmas with You.” But honestly, as cliche as it sounds–my favorite moments are with the cast and crew. A few years ago, an award was created called the Richard Hunt spirit award–it’s an award given by the cast and crew at our wrap party to someone that everyone feels continues the humor and spirit of Richard on set.
It was amazing and I’m pretty sure I peed myself from excitement. What’s incredible is that as I’m typing this I’m sitting here staring at a picture of Jim here on the Jim Henson Company lot. RYAN: What are some of your favorite moments from the set of Sesame Street? We really are a wonderful family–dysfunctional and bizarre sometimes, but a family. Richard was known for keeping everyone laughing and motivated and in the grind of shooting a daily television series, sometimes that’s needed!
Read more at Broadway Claudio Quest is a new musical comedy that follows a very super hero, his less super little brother, and one butt-kicking princess, as the three embark on a mission to overcome killer eggplants…
Read more at Actor John Tartaglia, best known for his Tony nominated turn in “Avenue Q,” is taking a back seat to performing and helming the new musical “Claudio Quest.” The show is set inside the world of a video game and follows a super hero and his friends as they fight off killer eggplants and even a love-starved platypus.
Conducted by Ryan Dosier RYAN: John, welcome to The Muppet Mindset! I just figured he never got the first one, and no lie, that very day as I was writing him again, a knock came at the door and it was the postman (or post lady…