Wendell Scott

Theatre Talk: The Bodyguard

We will never forget the day that our Queen of the Night, Whitney Houston, left this earth. Her role in The Bodyguard (1992) would be one of the most iconic roles of her ever-expanding career. Deborah Cox (Rachel Marron) takes on this role in The Bodyguard: The Musical with a vengeance. She. Came. To. Slay. […]

CW69–03/29/2017

Theatre Talk: The Phantom of the Opera!

The Phantom of the Opera is here…at The Fox Theatre! (ten points if you sang the above line with dramatic flair) Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s beloved classic brings new life to our stage. Complete with a stellar cast and voices powerful enough to make you cry and swoon all at the same […]

CW69–03/03/2017

A Kid Like Jake at Out Front Theatre!

Out Front Theatre Company, Atlanta’s premier theatre showcasing stories of the LGBTQIA community, presents A Kid Like Jake now through February 26th. This production tells the story of two parents and their extraordinary son, Jake.  He’s just a normal kid who would rather dress as Snow White, instead of the Prince. It’s admissions season for […]

CW69–02/13/2017

Theatre Talk: The Mountaintop

The Aurora’s Theatre’s production of The Mountaintop is one that cannot be missed. Set in the infamous Room 306 of the Lorraine Hotel, this fictional production chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King’s (Neal Ghant) last day on Earth. He is accompanied by housekeeper, Camae (Cynthia D. Barker) of the Lorraine Hotel, who brings a whirlwind of […]

CW69–01/17/2017

Theatre Talk: Disney’s The Little Mermaid

The seaweed is always greener when The Little Mermaid swims into The Fox Theatre! One of my favorite Disney classics comes to life again onstage, and it did not disappoint. I was surrounded by parents and children dressed in mermaid costumes, I was so tempted to go out and buy one myself. Who would be […]

CW69–01/13/2017

Theatre Talk: A Christmas Story

’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring—especially you, because you couldn’t wait to watch your annual 24-hour A Christmas Story marathon. Or was this just my seasonal fairy tale? We all know and love that 1983 film about that young boy named Ralphie and his obsession with […]

CW69–12/01/2016

Show Talk: Pentatonix Brings It!

My friend surprised me with tickets to the Pentatonix concert at the Infinite Energy Arena the other night. My response was: “I’m not into a cappella.” She continued to convince me that it wasn’t just a cappella—it was an experience. I continued to roll my eyes. We sat down in our seats, and I immediately […]

CW69–11/18/2016

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer at CPA!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is back at Center for Puppetry Arts! Here from now until December 31st, Rudolph is the Center’s most anticipated production of the season. Based on that classic television special that we all know and love, the show brings our favorite characters and scenes to life once more with the amazing talents […]

CW69–11/16/2016

Theatre Talk: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Alright, I’m just going to be frank here—Outfront Theatre’s production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert knocked me off my six-inch pumps. And, yes I am wearing them as I type this. Aside from the glitz and glamour of the story that we all know well, this production of Priscilla left me with a strong […]

CW69–10/24/2016

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Makes a Pit Stop in Atlanta

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical marks its debut at Outfront Theatre Company this Thursday. This will be the theatre’s inaugural season, so why not begin it with some fabulous, honey. I sat down with some of the cast of the show and they shared their excitement about turning a well-known film into a one-of-a-kind […]

CW69–10/20/2016

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