With one of the songwriters from "Frozen," Kristen Anderson- Lopez, and vocal arrangements from "Pitch Perfect's" Deke Sharon, the new Broadway play, "In Transit," is in good hands. Starring Justin Guarini, the a cappella musical is about the intertwining paths of eleven young New Yorkers.
Performances will begin in July at the St. Louis venue.
Ahead of “American Idol's” series finale tonight, we asked Justin Guarini, the runner-up of the show's inaugural season in 2002, to recount his time on the show -- and his career after he placed second behind Kelly Clarkson. This is his story as told to Los Angeles Times staff writer Gerrick D....
What was once a niche music style has now gone mainstream. A cappella performers make all their harmonies with just their voices and mouths. Jamie Wax shows us how the centuries-old art form is enjoying a renaissance on Broadway.
Veteran director Kathleen Marshall keeps the actors focused on their destinations which creates a constant, upbeat feel that they are always on the go. The result is a continual sense of flux that keeps the show safely away from stasis. Clint Ramos's costumes are simultaneously vibrant enough for a Broadway musical, and realistically mundane for the average New Yorker's commute.
First Listen: Justin Guarini and Alexandra Socha on the PAINT YOUR WAGON Cast Recording | New York City Center
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