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Well, my "little vacation" ended up lasting two and a half years... funny how life steers your life in directions you weren't planning on. I'll start off with occasional posts, but I fully plan to resume this blog to full speed by the new year.

I hope you'll come back for frequent visits, to see new reviews, to share opinions, to take a survey (or two), and to celebrate the shows and show people that have made the TheatreScene!

Jeff

Sunday, September 30, 2012

FACE OF THE FUTURE: The Book of Mormon's Nic Rouleau

Imagine making your Broadway debut  as the standby to the leading role in the hottest show to hit the stage in decades.  Then imagine finding out only a few weeks later that you are getting the role for good AND you will be prominently featured in the opening segment of the 2012 Tony Awards!  Such is the way it went for one Nic Rouleau, NYU grad and current star of The Book of Mormon.  That huge smile and soaring voice fit not only his current show, but his work in the touring company of Legally Blonde, in the Disney Cruise Lines musical version of Toy Story (he was Woody, naturally!).  His college work and regional credits include Cats, Cabaret, and Floyd Collins, in which he co-starred as Homer to Jay Armstrong Johnson's Floyd at NYU.  With that kind of range and a Broadway debut that everyone else only dreams of, I think it is safe to say that Nic is a face we'll see plenty of in the future!

"Hello!": At the Tony Awards


Those crazy Mormon cut ups doing #SIPs

Jared Gertner (pre-tour) and Nic Rouleau at an event

Elder Price greets his adoring fans!



Floyd Collins with Jay Armstrong Johnson

As Cliff in Cabaret

In Cats
Find out all about this guy at nicrouleau.com!

Before you go...
  • ...have you voted in this week's HOT or NOT? ANNIE, Part 1.  CLICK HERE. 
  • CLICK her picture in the right hand column to see more and to hear her sing from Ragtime!
  • ...have you VOTED in this month's THEATRE POLL? CLICK your answer on the poll in the left column!  It closes tonight at midnight!
Jeff
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