Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Episode 20: Alex Prakken on Touring Newsies

On this episode of STAGE GROK, I talk with St. Louis-born actor Alex Prakken, who's currently touring the country in Newsies, about his work here in St. Louis, getting the Newsies gig, and the details of life on the road. Newsies opens at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis on January 19, 2016.

Photo credit: Lance Tilford, Limelight Studios.

STAGE GROK host Scott Miller is the artistic director of New Line Theatre in St. Louis, and the author of six books on musical theatre, nine musicals, and the musical theatre blog The Bad Boy of Musical Theatre. Opening and closing theme music: Overture from Cry-Baby the Musical by Adam Schlessinger and David Javerbaum, from New Line Theatre's 2012 production. Used by permission. Logo designed by Matt Reedy. Stage Grok is available on iTunes.


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