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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 5: Learning How to Ride Joey

On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 5: Learning How to Ride Joey

One look at the lifelike horse puppets in War Horse, and you’ll want to take riding lessons. In the final episode of his video blog, tour star Andrew Veenstra gives a crash course in riding the eight-foot-tall puppet. Click below to watch Veenstra mount the other star of the Tony-winning play and hear him and other cast members explain ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 4: Dressing Up for War

On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 4: Dressing Up for War

What's almost as important as nailing the intricate puppetry in War Horse? Setting the scene with era-appropriate costumes for World War I England. In the latest installment of his video blog, national tour star Andrew Veenstra shows off his early 1900s duds for the camera. Find out what wardrobe supervisor Sue Stepnik has to do in order to keep ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 3: Living the Bus and Truck Life

On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 3: Living the Bus and Truck Life

In the newest epiosde of his War Horse video blog, Andrew Veenstra and the cast give the inside scoop on what it’s like to tour the country in the Tony-winning play. It turns out the key factors involve marathon sessions of watching Breaking Bad and keeping organized with color-coordinated Post-it notes. Watch the video below to see Veenstra take ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 2: A Play with Music

On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 2: A Play with Music

Andrew Veenstra’s video chronicle of life on tour with War Horse continues in this second episode of the actor’s video blog. This week Veenstra dives into the music of War Horse. The play uses traditional English folk music to help create the atmosphere of Devon, England in 1914. Click below to see company member Nathan Koci riffing on ...

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On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 1: Let’s Get Physical!

On the Road with War Horse with Andrew Veenstra, Episode 1: Let’s Get Physical!

War Horse is galloping across the country in its first national tour, and Broadway.com has recruited star Andrew Veenstra, who plays Albert, to bring readers behind the scenes of the Tony-winning play. In this first episode of On the Road with "War Horse," Veenstra takes his camera into the cast’s pre-show prep time to learn how the actors ...

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Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 4: Put Your Cat Suit On

Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 4: Put Your Cat Suit On

The felines of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats have been strutting stages in style for 30 years, but maintaining all of those costumes isn't easy. In the final episode of the Cats backstage video blog, national tour star Chris Stevens takes Broadway.com to the show’s wardrobe department to see how the outfits are kept in tip-top shape ...

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Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 3: Becoming a Cat

Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 3: Becoming a Cat

Some of the most memorable aspects of the international hit musical Cats are Andrew Lloyd Webber’s score and the visual styling of the show. The actors prowl the stage as cats with elaborate makeup and outrageous wigs. In this latest episode of the Cats backstage video blog, national tour performer Chris Stevens demonstrates how he applies his feline features ...

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Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 2: Chatting with the Kitties of Cats

Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 2: Chatting with the Kitties of Cats

What do cats do in their downtime? Chris Stevens answers that question in the latest episode of the Cats backstage vlog, when he takes his camera into his dressing room for some chats with his castmates. Members of the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical talk about onstage falls, practical jokes and the “dream come true” of ...

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Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 1: Cat-Like Dance Moves

Backstage at Cats with Chris Stevens Episode 1: Cat-Like Dance Moves

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats has been prowling stages around the world for over 30 years. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at one of the most beloved musicals of all time, Broadway.com is giving you a special glimpse into that world. Chris Stevens, who plays Rum Tum Tugger on the national tour ...

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