BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS with GLENN ROSENBLUM
BROADWAY PRIDE! Celebrating LGBTQ+ themed musicals from Broadway and Off-Broadway
With special guest stars* David Engel, Leslie Stevens and Alix Korey
Glenn Rosenblum is back and will explore the Broadway and Off Broadway Musicals that celebrate LGBTQ+ PRIDE! With video clips, backstage gossip and songs at the piano with special guests David Engel and Leslie Stevens of the Original 1983 Broadway Production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES and Alix Korey of the 2000 Off-Broadway’s hit musical THE WILD PARTY
*GUEST STARS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Glenn Rosenblum has been seen at the CV Rep in Ballroom, Chess, Glenn Rosenblum is the Musical Man and his Broadway Showstopper series with Teri Ralston, Ilene Graff and Karen Morrow. The Broadway Showstopper series was originally created for the large virtual audience during the pandemic in CV Rep’s successful Theatre Thursday Series.
Broadway World dubbed him “The New Prince of Cabaret” in his show Glenn Rosenblum is The Musical Man at Rockwell Table and Stage-LA
New York credits include Off-Broadway: Lucky Lucy with Blythe Danner, Rise of David Levinsky. In the Los Angeles Area, The Pajama Game, Promises, Promises, Sugar, Mame, Zorba, Minnie’s Boys and most recently Grey Gardens, all with Musical Theatre Guild at the Alex Theatre (www.musicaltheatreguild.com ) and
Man of La Mancha with Ken Howard/Marilyn McCoo at the Pasadena Civic. Regional roles include Guys and Dolls, Cabaret and Little Shop of Horrors.
He has been seen on Television in Bones, Miami Vice and in an Old Navy Commercial with Kristin Chenoweth.
He has lectured extensively about Broadway for Crystal Cruises, CV REP Conservatory and David Green’s Musical Theatre University. He has a BA in THEATRE from UCLA.
For more information www.glennrosenblum.com
DAVID ENGEL is a six-time winner of the LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award. He has appeared on Broadway in PUTTING IT TOGETHER, SEUSSICAL: THE MUSICAL, and originated the role of Hanna from Hamburg in the original 1983 Tony Award winning production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year. Most notably Mr. Engel created the role of Smudge in the original New York and London-West End productions of FOREVER PLAID and again in PLAID TIDINGS, and in FOREVER PLAID: THE MOVIE. A proud member of Actors Equity Association for 43 years, David has performed all over the country, and the world in starring roles in productions such as THE PRODUCERS, CRAZY FOR YOU, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, KISS ME KATE, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, WHITE CHRISTMAS, THE FULL MONTY and many, many more, In addition, Mr. Engel starred opposite the legendary Leslie Caron in the two-hander, SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, and shared an on-screen romance with RuPaul in the award winning musical short film ZOMBIE PROM. Mr. Engel was co-founder of Palm Spring’s own Coyote StageWorks and is the recipient of multiple Desert Theatre League Desert Star Awards for his work in shows such as FULLY COMMITTED, ART, BOEING-BOEING, and opposite Loretta Swit in CSW’s own production of SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS.
Leslie Stevens is a performer, writer, teacher and choreographer.
She is a Broadway veteran, where she originated the role of Anne in La Cage Aux Folles and appeared in Victor/Victoria with Julie Andrews.
She has performed her way through 30 years of professional theatre on both coasts – most recently playing Ariel in GRUMPY OLD MEN (US Premiere Ogunquit Playhouse and La Mirada Theatre). Other favorite stage roles include Roxie in Chicago, Diana in Lend Me A Tenor, Masha in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Lola in Damn Yankees, Sally Slaton in Parade and Cinderella’s Stepmother in Into The Woods.
She danced as a soloist for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and for over a decade with LA Opera. During that decade, Leslie was commissioned by LA Opera, to write the libretti for three original short operas exploring social justice stories.
In 2017, Leslie made her choreographic debut with the LA PHIL at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the opera, NIXON IN CHINA. She has created original choreography INTO THE WOODS, SIDE SHOW, FULL MONTY (LADCC Nomination), HELLO, DOLLY!, OKLAHOMA!, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and THE SECRET GARDEN.
Leslie is Dance Faculty at AMDA-LA and Hussian Studio LA. She guest teaches at colleges and festivals internationally. She has loving support from hamster, Bear, and husband, Forrest.
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