NEXT STOP: IN TRANSIT! MOYA ANGELA SHINES IN BROADWAY’S NEW A CAPELLA SHOW!
Rye The News Guy
Moya Angela is a Broadway actress who has one of the biggest and best singing chops on Broadway today. She is currently making her voice heard in Broadway’s newest musical, In Transit, which also marks Broadway’s first a cappella musical and is playing at Circle in The Square Theatre on West 52nd Street!
James Snyder revisits his a cappella roots with In Transit
James Snyder is a fan favorite with his charmingly good looks and a super friendly personality to match. After bringing audiences to tears every night in If/Then, he now returns to Broadway with the ground breaking new musical In Transit.
Video Exclusive! Get Ready to Be ‘Shook’ Once You See Everything Going on Backstage During In Transit
Photo Flash: Christine Taylor and Ella Olivia Stiller Swipe Their MetroCards at IN TRANSIT
Christine Taylor and her daughter, Ella Olivia Stiller, both swiped their MetroCards this weekend at Broadway’s IN TRANSIT. Check out an exclusive photo of the pair with the the cast!
Q&A; with Justin Guarini of In Transit
In 2002, Justin Guarini passed up his first shot at Broadway—a role in The Lion King—to compete on the initial season of American Idol.
Broadway A Cappella Musical In Transit Will Release Cast Album
Hollywood Records, the contemporary music label owned by Disney Music Group, will release the original Broadway cast album of the new a cappella musical In Transit.
Star on the Rise: Get to Know Steven ‘HeaveN’ Cantor From Broadway’s ‘In Transit’
Steven “HeaveN” Cantor is making his Broadway debut in the musical In Transit, playing at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City. It’s Broadway’s first a cappella musical, which takes place in the subways of New York City.
‘In Transit’ Visits the Billboard on Broadway Video Series: Watch
The four writers of the all a cappella musical In Transit visited the Billboard on Broadway podcast to talk about their unique collaboration (all four are credited with writing book, music and lyrics — a rarity on Broadway).
A cappella show “In Transit” lands on Broadway
CBS This Morning
It’s clear that a cappella music is hitting a high note. What was once a niche music style found in college competitions has gone mainstream, with Grammy-winning recordings and a hugely successful movie franchise, “Pitch Perfect.”
Audition Advice from In Transit’s Margo Seibert
Margo Seibert plays a struggling actor in Broadway’s a cappella musical In Transit. Before she starred in Rocky or became Jane, she was in the audition room with just a piano and her audition repertoire—much like her character in the show. Here, Seibert turns through her book of songs and reveals why she’s more concerned with showering herself than showing off.
This Beatboxer Overcame Homelessness To Become A Broadway Star
There’s only one way to meet Chesney Snow for the first time. You have to see him in his element.That’s how I met him back in December, when I saw “In Transit” during its previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
Five Burning Questions with In Transit Star Telly Leung
Telly Leung (Glee, Allegiance, Godspell, Wicked, Rent) is back on Broadway starring in the a cappella musical In Transit. Telly originated the role of Steven, a gay man in New York planning a wedding to his partner, Trent (Justin Guarini), and he’s back at the Circle in the Square after taking a brief personal absence.
Where ‘American Idol’ Justin Guarini likes to skate and get his hair done
He was born in Georgia and lives in Pennsylvania, but Justin Guarini’s spiritual home is Broadway. “I was probably 11 when I saw ‘Les Miz,’ ” the first “American Idol” runner-up tells BARBARA HOFFMAN.
Hot on the Express Track! In Transit Celebrates 100 Broadway Performances
Broadway’s aca-awesome musical In Transit celebrated 100 performances on February 7. (How many MetroCard swipes is that?) The cast gathered at the Circle in the Square Theatre to snack on a treat that is always worth a train transfer or two: Schmackary’s Cookies!
Behind Dressing Room Doors: In Transit’s Margo Seibert and Erin Mackey
The stars of the a cappella musical take us backstage at the Circle in the Square Theatre to see where they spend their downtime before and after the show!
Celebrity Profile: Justin Guarini
American Idol star Justin Guarini is once again taking the stage with his brave new role in Broadway’s first acapella musical, In Transit. This week, we had the opportunity to get up close and personal with him as he answered our 20 questions about his love of performing, his exciting new role, and what this performance means for the Great White Way.
What ‘American Idol’ Alum Justin Guarini Really Thinks of ‘From Justin to Kelly’ Almost 14 Years Later
Justin Guarini might be starring in Broadway’s In Transit, but he’s completely settled when it comes to his career.
Photos: Hillary and Bill Clinton at In Transit on Broadway
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton attended the February 1 performance of Broadway’s new a cappella musical, In Transit, at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street).
Batter Up! In Transit’s Erin Mackey & Kirsten Wyatt Put the Lime in the Coconut with a Sunshine-y Cake
Take a break from your subway commute and join Kirsten Wyatt and In Transit‘s Erin Mackey in the kitchen for a fluffy lime coconut cake!
Interview: Steven “HeaveN Beatbox” Cantor on Making his Broadway Debut in “In Transit”
In Transit uses a subway station as a jumping off point, launching into the interconnecting lives of several New Yorkers struggling to figure out where they’re going, not just on the subway, but in life.
BWW Interview: Debut of the Month – IN TRANSIT’s Gerianne Perez
Gerianne Perez makes her Broadway debut as ‘Kathy’ in In Transit, a new a cappella musical which follows the intertwined lives of 11 New Yorkers whose careers are a work in progress and who are faced with the challenges of navigating city life, and upholding relationships with lovers, family and friends.
IN TRANSIT ON BROADWAY: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF THE NYC TRANSIT SYSTEM WITH LOVES LOST AND FOUND ALONG THE WAY
IN TRANSIT is a New York City commuter’s dream. A condensed version of time – set on the NYC transit system – that tells familiar stories about some of today’s most poignant relationship issues in the most glorious musical way.
The Multi-Faceted Colin Hanlon Spills Secrets of Taking On Double-Duty in FALSETTOS and IN TRANSIT
It has been quite the whirlwind for the multi-faceted Colin Hanlon who spent this past holiday season taking on double-duty in two Broadway productions – In Transit and Falsettos.
Spend a Two Show Day at In Transit with Nicholas Ward
Follow Nicholas Ward through a two show day Broadway’s first a cappella musical, In Transit, which officially opened on Broadway December 11 at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
Choreographers Gone Wild
The Wall Street Journal
Kathleen Marshall, 54, is a three-time Tony-winning Broadway choreographer and the director of “In Transit,” a musical now on Broadway.
Seven Questions with In Transit Star Colin Hanlon
Fresh off the revival of Falsettos, Colin Hanlon jumped right into Broadway’s harmonic new musical In Transit—which is incredible considering how intricate the all a cappella score is to learn.
15 Minutes With ‘In Transit”s Rick Hip-Flores
The Broadway Blog
Rick Hip-Flores is a seasoned musical director, having worked on several projects both on and off Broadway. Yet he, along with the cast of In Transit, is currently exploring unprecedented territory by being the first completely a cappella Broadway show.
Six Videos We Are LIVING For Right Now, and So Will You
James Snyder & Margo Seibert Bring Love Actually to In Transit. I thought this was fun and really clever. One of the critics called the show Love Actually on a subway, and this adorable video found a way to play on that and feel topical, i.e., 1:45.
A Storyteller’s Journey, From a Homeless Shelter to Broadway
For Chesney Snow, storytelling has remained a focal point of his life since he was 9 years old. From creating his own short stories to unearthing a love of Shakespeare, Snow has found peace in the creative—even in the midst of chaos and the unknown.
Ten Questions: Sara Wordsworth brings a musical to Broadway
After years working her way up in the theater industry, Egg Harbor’s Sara Wordsworth is not only fulfilling a lifelong dream, she’s doing it in a most unusual way. The writer has brought an a cappella musical to Broadway after 16 years of development.
Mariand Torres talking about being in an a cappella musical.
The musical ‘In Transit’ is now on Broadway. What makes this musical different from others on Broadway? It does not use any musical instrument, since all the sounds are made with the voices of the artists. Mariand Torres, one of the performers, tells NY1 about the process.
In Transit’s Justin Guarini Shares His Favorite Theatregoing Experiences
Justin Guarini who rose to fame on the first season of American Idol, has since become a regular presence on the Broadway stage, appearing in Wicked, American Idiot, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and the recent revival of Romeo and Juliet.
In Transit’s Margo Seibert Shows Off Five Fave Things in Her ‘Grandma Chic’ Dressing Room
‘Frozen’ co-songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez’s R-rated side
NPR The Frame
“In Transit” is an a cappella musical that Anderson-Lopez co-created with three other writers — James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan, and Sara Wordsworth. It had a critically acclaimed run off Broadway in 2010, and now it’s at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
IN TRANSIT Broadway Cast Rings in 2017 for Governor Cuomo
New York City Governor Andrew M. Cuomo celebrated the New Year with the on-time arrival of the Second Avenue Subway, which is the system’s first major expansion in more than 50 years.
That Broadway Baby, Now in ‘In Transit’
New York Times
When Margo Seibert joined the cast of the Broadway show “In Transit” this past fall and learned that the script called for an infant, she knew who’d be perfect for the part: the theater veteran Twan Baker.
A New Musical Follows the Intertwined Lives of New Yorkers
Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Kathleen Marshall talks about the new Broadway musical “In Transit,” along with starring actress Erin Mackey and Sara Wordsworth, a who co-wrote the book, music and lyrics along with Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford and Russ Kaplan.
From Subway Couture to Southern Belle, Moya Angela Introduces Her Fabulous In Transit Characters
In Transit tells the story of Manhattanites whose lives are all interconnected, and there is no way you are leaving the theatre without talking about Moya Angela belting her face off in a MetroCard dress with a turnstile fascinator.
8 Broadway Leading Ladies Who Are Inspiring Us Right Now
“America’s Got Talent” contestant and Broadway performer Moya Angela could light up the whole subway system in her MetroCard dress. When she struts out, her energy owns the stage with fierce talent and lion-like confidence. Wow!
Kristen Anderson-Lopez Discusses the Story Behind IN TRANSIT’S ‘Saturday Night’
Songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez tells the story of how “Saturday Night” from the newest Broadway musical, IN TRANSIT, came to be.
Singing Together Again at a Broadway Reunion
New York Times
Last Sunday, around 30 Mixed Company alumni got together to go see the show James-Allen and his friends had written. One of the alumni hosted a brunch at his apartment beforehand.
Broadway’s Telly Leung Wants His Latest Work To Spur Social Change
When he auditioned for “In Transit,” actor-singer Telly Leung saw the show as a simple, but heartfelt, “love letter” to New York.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez Is on a Mission to Make Broadway Heroines Weird and Wonderful
On a Saturday night in 2000, Kristen Anderson sat unhappily at home. She’d just broken up with her boyfriend, Robert Lopez, and for reasons she didn’t quite understand, she’d sent him out on a date with a friend of hers.
EXCLUSIVE: Kristen Anderson-Lopez on Bringing ‘Frozen’ and A Cappella to Broadway
Kristen Anderson-Lopez is now returning to her roots for her latest project: In Transit, an a cappella musical now in previews and officially opening on Broadway Sunday, Dec. 11.
Justin Guarini stars in Broadway’s first a cappella musical
“In the beginning, I felt — and I still feel it somewhat now — a little schizophrenic,” says “American Idol” alum Justin Guarini, talking about his experience in the cast of “In Transit,” Broadway’s new — and first — a cappella musical.
First Look at In Transit Broadway’s New A Cappella Musical
In Transit, Broadway’s first a cappella musical, began previews November 10 prior to an official opening December 11 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th St.).
From ‘Pitch Perfect’ to Broadway, He’s Vocal About A Cappella
The New York Times
“You can hear a whoosh of air as the train approaches,” Deke Sharon said, breaking down the cacophony on a subway platform into its component parts. “There’s the high screech of the tires, and underneath it all there’s a low rumble.” For good measure, he emulated each sound.
NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL FOCUSES ON NYC SUBWAY
Billed as the first “a cappella musical on Broadway,” In Transit will officially open on Dec. 11, 2016, at the Circle in the Square Theatre
Subway story arrives on Broadway stage
The train travels to the Broadway Station all the time in New York City. Now the subway actually goes to Broadway.
In the Studio with In Transit
The cast of the incoming a cappella Broadway musical about the intertwining paths of eleven young New Yorkers, greeted the press while in the studio October 6.
This Broadway Musical May Be What the Country Needs Right Now
The a cappella world of In Transit means a lot these days
Kristen Anderson-Lopez’s Next Stop? Broadway
The ‘Frozen’ songwriter makes her Main Stem debut with ‘In Transit,’ the first a cappella musical on the Great White Way.
4 Insider Tips on Singing A Capella for B’way
Vocal arranger Deke Sharon is probably the most prominent a capellist in the country. He’s worked on NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” the blockbuster “Pitch Perfect” movies, and Lifetime’s “Pitch Slapped.”
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, ‘Frozen’ Songwriter, at Home
The New York Times
Before finding happiness in a century-old townhouse in Park Slope, the songwriter Kristen Anderson-Lopez had what her husband and frequent collaborator, Robert Lopez, described as a “real estate porn” habit.
Frozen songwriter, Pitch Perfect music director on making Broadway’s first a cappella musical
Watch exclusive rehearsal footage from ‘In Transit,’ which rides its way to the stage on Nov. 10
What’s IN TRANSIT All About? Go Inside Rehearsal with the Cast!
Broadway’s first a cappella musical will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre on December 11, and the cast of IN TRANSIT is well into rehearsals to put finishing touches on the show.
No Delay Here! In Transit Takes the Express Track to the Great White Way
Next stop: Broadway! Performances for In Transit are set to begin on November 10 at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
Actor Spotlight: Telly Leung of ‘In Transit’ and ‘Glee’
Actor Telly Leung takes a break from rehearsals of ‘In Transit’ to share his thoughts on the term “leading man,” his personal connection with ensemble theater and more
South Jersey native makes Broadway dream come true
Press of Atlantic City
When you announce at a young age that you want to have a career on Broadway, the statement can elicit some skepticism, surprise and criticism.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Relive the Musicals of Their 20s
The Oscar-winning songwriting couple behind Frozen discusses a season of taking fresh looks at old projects.