Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Megan McGinnis Broadway Interview….
Beauty and the Beast was an international musical hit!
This is the gorgeous Disney story of love, friendship and seeing beyond what is on the outside.
The show Starred Megan McGinnis who stole the show as Belle.
McGinnis made her Broadway debut in Diary of Anne Frank as Margot Frank, in 1998. She had her next big role in The Sound of Music on the national tour as Liesl.
She returned to Broadway in 2002 to play the role of Lucille in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and was also a member of the ensemble.
McGinnis break-out role was Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in 2003.
Alex visited Broadway to meet Megan McGinnis who is the absolute epitome of ‘Belle’:
Still today, she has been recognized as one of the best Belles in the production which closed on July 29, 2007.
She began her run as Belle from April 15, 2003 and left the production on February 10, 2004. She was replaced by Christy Carlson Romano
McGinnis’ next big project was the musical Little Women, in which she played the role of Beth from workshops to Broadway.
Following Little Women, McGinnis began understudying the role of Éponine in the revival of Les Misérables (musical) under Celia Keenan-Bolger and Mandy Bruno. Even though Bruno was the lead in this role, McGinnis often played Éponine, as Bruno was involved in a television soap-opera. After Bruno left, McGinnis took over the role of Éponine regularly from June 23, 2007 – January 6, 2008.
From 2009 to 2012 McGinnis played Jerusha Abbott in the stage adaption of the 1912 novel Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster.