Matt Murphy and Drama Desk Award winner Jim Brochu’s Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, which is based on the best-selling book by Dan Anderson and Maggie Berman, will begin performances at The 777 Theatre Jan. 22, 2014.
Watch K.J. Hippensteel sing Bruno Mars’ “Runaway Baby”! (From Half Hour 4: A Last-Minute Concert on Nov. 24, 2013.)
Original cast member Lawrence Stallings leaves the show today. Happy trails, Lawrence, and we look forward to whatever is next!
— A.J. Holmes, to the San Francisco Chronicle
Look for Asmeret in our “Holidays on Broadway” episode!Name: Asmeret GhebremichaelWhere are you from? Pittsburgh, PABroadway credits: The Book of Mormon, Elf, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Wicked, FootlooseHow did you hear you’d booked your first Broadway show? The company manager called me a few hours after my audition. I had no agent, and I had to start rehearsing a few days later.What is your favorite event in the Broadway community? The Gypsy Robe Ceremony and everything that happens hours before Opening Night.What’s something about Broadway that fascinates you? How small the community feels at times.What, other than theatre, has inspired you recently? SCANDAL!!!!If I could have coffee with any living person, it would be… Will FerrellIf I could trade places with anybody for a day, I would choose… Ann Roth, legendary costume designer who did our costumes for Mormon (among a million other shows and movies). She is 82 years old, and one of the sharpest, most creative people I know.To be successful in this business, it takes… Fierce passion and an unshakable determination.Tell us a secret. When I was eleven years old, I decided that I wanted to go to NYU because Theo Huxtable from The Cosby Show went there and it seemed really cool.