A to Z Challenge: XIV (Le Roi Soleil)

Finding a musical that starts with “X” is a tough one! So I fudged. X is for XIV (aka Louis XIV: Le Roi Soleil). It was thanks to this beautiful musical I first learned of Louis XIV’s first love, Marie Mancini. Marie Mancini Marie did not consummate her relationship with the Sun King. His love […]

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AtoZ: Uwe Kröger

Uwe Kröger was born in West Germany, educated at Hochschule der Künste, and had his breakthrough performance in 1992 as Tod (“Death”) in Elisabeth. He went on to star in the German premieres of many famous English speaking roles such as Chris in Miss Saigon, Beast in The Beauty and The Beast and Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard.

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