For each Broadway Show, we will have a number of extra events that you are free to attend. If you are interested in any of the events listed below, please send Melissa Koch (firstname.lastname@example.org) an email letting her know you plan on coming. Fees for entrance will be waived because you are a Critical View member.Both events will take place at the New Century Theatre (where we held orientation) 624 Hennepin Avenue, City Center, Street Level.
Broadway Confidential: Evolution of the Transgender Culture
Monday, October 17
Complete details here: http://www.hennepintheatretrust.org/store/broadway-confidential-la-...
SpotLight Broadway Workshop with Christopher Sieber
Wednesday, October 19
Mr. Sieber is a native Minnesotan that will be on tour with La Cage Aux Folles playing Albin during their Minneapolis engagement. He will deliver an engaging workshop on the character development process.
Sieber will star opposite George Hamilton in the 1st national touring production of La Cage Aux Folles, this time playing Albin.Sieber made his Broadway debut as Agis in the musical Triumph of Love with Betty Buckley and F. Murray Abraham. Following this role, he appeared as a replacement in the roles of Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Billy Flynn in Chicago. Sieber was also cast in the role of Rapunzel's Prince and shared the role of the Wolf with Gregg Edelman in the revival of Into the Woods in 2002.
Sieber originated the role of Sir Dennis Galahad in the Broadway musical Monty Python's Spamalot, and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for this role.
One of his most notable roles was Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical, which opened on Broadway December 14, 2008, after an out-of-town tryout in Seattle. For this role, Sieber was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance.