Triple Threat with Jeffery Straker

Unlike the other performers in this year’s UnCovered: Billy Joel and Elton John (coming up November 12-13), Jeffery Straker is not a musical theatre artist first and foremost. Instead, he’s a successful Canadian musician known for his piano-based pop, much like the music of these two classic “piano men” showcased in the concert. As a touring and recording artist for over eight years, he’s the perfect person to reexamine these songs under a new perspective. We talked to him (see previous interviews with Chilina Kennedy and Jake Epstein) to learn more about his musical inspirations. More

Triple Threat with Chilina Kennedy

It’s now October and we’re getting closer and closer to this year’s UnCovered concert, featuring the classic tunes of Billy Joel and Elton John re-imagined in a musical theatre style. So as November 12 and 13 inch closer, we’re “uncovering” the MT favourites of the concert’s big stars. We’ve already talked to Jake Epstein (recently returned from Broadway), and next up it’s Chilina Kennedy - a Stratford Festival favourite and new mom! More

Triple Threat with Jake Epstein

Rehearsals begin this week for this year’s UnCovered featuring the music of Elton John and Billy Joel. Fresh from his Broadway turns in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and Spiderman: Turn off The Dark, Jake Epstein is making his first stage appearance back in Canada with his return to UnCovered. More

Jeigh Madjus’ Triple Threat

As the office is abuzz with preparations for UnCovered: Sting & The Police, we check in with Jeigh Madjus for our final UnCovered Triple Threat. Hot off of the Public’s Here Lies Love, the David Byrne and Fatboy Slim immersive musical about that matron of moxie and footwear, Imelda Marcos, Jeigh returns and we’re so pumped to have his signature tenor vocals to round out the top of what is promising to be the best backup trio yet. Today, Jeigh chats Guettel, Whitney and Miss Saigon More

Kelly Holiff’s Triple Threat

Kelly Holiff

Kelly Holiff: Acting Up Stage UnCovered perennial cabaret superstar and voice of Heart & Stroke Canada. Can you get more impressive than that? With her signature belt, her vivacious presence and mesmerizing acting chops, we look forward all year to that time when Kelly takes the stage in UnCovered. Haven’t seen her? Why not come to this years UnCovered: Sting & The Police? And just to whet your appetite, here’s her perspective on the genre which she holds so close to her soul. More

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