Do You Want to Build a Snow(wo)man? Ryann Redmond makes history tonight as the first woman to ever play Olaf, the beloved snowman. She joins the Broadway premiere production of Frozen at the St. James Theatre tonight, assuming the role from original cast member Greg Hildreth, following Disney Theatrical's gender-swap casting announcement. In addition, Joe Carroll replaces John Riddle as Hans, whilst company member Noah J. Ricketts steps up and takes over the role of Kristoff from Jelani Alladin. Hildreth, Riddle and Alladin all played their final performances on Broadway on February 17, 2019.
Frozen is a perfect confection. It is a fairy tale come to live in the present, physical world, where it has little business being, but what the heck. Who couldn't use a little uplift - especially in these times of callousness and ignorance and all the stuff that makes you want to crawl under the covers until the plague passes. Besides, who could not use a boatload of special effects??? Frozen... Read more