Broadway in Franklin returns to THE BLACK BOX starring Ryan Vasquez, Amanda LaMotte, and the musical theater students of the Franklin School for the Performing Arts.
Airing as a Livestream on March 21 at 3 PM and then rebroadcasted On Demand starting March 24th.
Ryan Vasquez is a California-born, New York-based actor, currently in Hamilton on Broadway. Ryan received a 2020 Drama Desk nomination for originating the role of The Man in Black in THE WRONG MAN, a musical by multi-platinum song writer Ross Golan, directed by Tony Award-winner Thomas Kail with musical arrangements by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Alex Lacamoire. Ryan is the first actor to play all the roles of Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, George Washington, James Madison, and Thomas Jefferson in Hamilton. He also appeared in the Original Broadway Cast of Waitress, and made his Broadway debut in Wicked. Amanda made her Broadway debut in Matilda: the Musical where she performed for two years. Following Matilda, Amanda appeared in the revival of Hello, Dolly on Broadway and had the opportunity to share the stage with Bette Midler, David Hyde Pierce, Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber and Donna Murphy. Most recently, Amanda was seen in the revival of Kiss Me, Kate and had the privilege of performing with the cast on the Today Show and The Tony Awards. Amanda can also be seen on last season’s Last Week with John Oliver.