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Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Solis.

Token Theatre Friends: Laura Michelle Kelly on Musicals and Motherhood

Jose talks to the musical theatre star about her upcoming Carnegie Hall concert and her self-care practices between shows.

Twice a month on the Token Theatre Friends video series and podcasts, theatre critic Jose Solís and guests bring a POC perspective to the performing arts.

This week Jose talks to Laura Michelle Kelly about some of the most memorable moments in her career and her upcoming show with the New York Pops celebrating the legacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Kelly has starred on Broadway in Finding Neverland, she played Jane Austen in Austen’s Pride at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, and originated the title role of Mary Poppins in London, for which she won an Olivier Award. Kelly also speaks about self-care during moments in between shows and shares insight on motherhood and performing. 

The audio of the interview is also available on the podcast.

Download the episode here.

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