Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Exclusive Review Of The Wedding Singer Musical….
The Wedding Singer musical opened on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on April 27, 2006 and closed on December 31, 2006 after 284 performances. It was directed by John Rando, with choreography by Rob Ashford.
Tina Maddigan was last seen on Broadway as Julia Gulia in The Wedding.
She is best known for originating the role of Sophie, in the Broadway production of Mamma Mia!
She also originated the role in the first Toronto production, and North American Touring Company. She was nominated for a National Star Award, RoBBy Award, and Audience Award.
Alex went to meet Tina backstage……
Maddigan’s other current loves include teaching aspiring actors in Broadway Bound, a workshop that centers on vocal technique, audition preparation and stage presence.
And she’s thrilled to be able to mix motherhood and musicals, confessing an ongoing dream of playing Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady.
“On stage, you are throwing yourself into the great abyss,” she reflects. “You never know what’s going to happen, and that’s exciting.”
Maddigan told Broadway.com. “I am quirky. I’m a little over the top, and what’s wonderful is I get to use my improv skills. I studied at Upright Citizens Brigade under Amy Poehler, and it’s great to be spontaneous every night.”
Recorded 2009 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio & the BBC.