Alumni News

Earley and Baxter in Empire: The MusicalEmpire the Musical

Alums Kevin Earley and Michael Baxter are performing in Empire: The Musical. The majesty and grandeur of 1930's New York City are brought to life in Empire, an original musical love story. The stock market has crashed, but two inexperienced builders, Gov. Al Smith and John J Raskob push forward with their ambitious plans to build the tallest building in the world. Empire is about the dreamers and doers who changed the face of Manhattan forever.  Book, Lyrics, Music by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull, Directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

Mitchell Directs Gotta DancePhoto of Gotta Dance

"Gotta Dance, a new musical based on the acclaimed 2008 documentary of the same name about professional basketball’s first-ever aged 60-and-older dance team, officially opens Dec. 28 after previews that began Dec. 13 at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre." Directed by Webster alum Jerry Mitchell, the show stars Andrea DeShield, Stefanie Powers, and Georgia Engel.

Lewis in black-ishPhoto of ABC's blackish

Alumna Jenifer Lewis is a series regular on the ABC family sitcom, blackish. Ms. Lewis plays Anthony Anderson's over protective mother.

Mangi Kramer in The MiddlePhoto of The Middle

Alum Nicole Mangi Kramer appeared in ABC's The MIddle in an episode entitled The Rush in which Sue works to get into a sorority, but makes a good friend instead. Click here to read more about the Heck Family.

Pierce Wins EmmyPhoto of SNL

Alum Steven Pierce has won an Primetime Emmy Award for his Graphics work on the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special.

McClain Designs StrippedPhoto of Stripped

Alum Michael McClain was the scenic designer for Christopher Demos-Brown’s world premiere Stripped at Zoetic Stage"This is a playwright who crafts smart, insightful dialogue and memorable characters in service of compelling, engagingly theatrical stories.” Miami Herald

Scott in Something Rotten!Photo of Something Rotten

Alum Michael James Scott is part of the new Broadway musical Something Rotten. Michael has previously appeared in Aladdin, The Book of Mormon and Hair. FromPhoto of Michael Scott the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes something original... something fresh... Something Rotten!, a world-premiere musical comedy about the musical comedy that started it all. The picture to the right is Michael recording the cast album.