Theater geeks were atwitter when casting was first announced for the 2016 Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos. The company turned out to be a theater fan's dreamcast come to life. Christian Borle leads the company as Marvin, who leaves his wife, played by Stephanie J. Block, for a man, played by Andrew Rannells.
Block, a Tony nominee known for her skills as one of Broadway's great belters, was entrusted with the role of Trina and two huge show-stopping songs: the crazed "I'm Breaking Down," and the emotional "Trina's Song." For Block, the relevance of Falsettos, a show initially performed on Broadway as the AIDS crisis was in full swing, will never dim. Especially, she says, in light of all that has happened in 2016. Read more