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Kyle Jean-Baptiste

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, rising Broadway star, dies at 21

August 31st 2015 by Lorraine Treanor Leave a Comment

His dream was to play Jean Valjean and on June 23rd, 2015, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, an African-American actor from Brooklyn, made Broadway history when he became the first African-American and, at 21, the youngest actor to play the lead in Les Misérables.

Stage Briefs: casting news and Women’s Voices Theater Festival

August 28th 2015 by Lorraine Treanor Leave a Comment

A roundup of some of this week’s theatrical news and notes from the Women’s Voices Theater Festival, Mosaic Theater and Constellation Theatre Company.

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