Who’s Who at Book Riot Live: Round Seven

The hits keep coming! We’ve got a bunch of performers joining our ranks for the Bookish Broadway sing-along, and some more publishing industry experts to drop their knowledge upon us.

George Salazar talked with Theatre Nerds about getting his start in drama (instead of med school) and what it’s like to be in Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical Tick, Tick, … Boom!

Isabel Santiago, who originated the role of Daniela in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, came back for its Houston season to audiences’ delight.

Her name is Kathryn Ratcliffe-Lee, but you may know her as the Olive on Twitter. She’s the voice of Harper Perennial in its many internet incarnations, and her strategy is simple: “I want to be able to provide what I would enjoy personally.”

Comedian and author Negin Farsad talked to The Standard about the fraught relationship between silence and laughter.

Ready for a musical interlude? Here’s Ryann Redmond singing “Disneyland” from Smile.

 

Update: due to a scheduling conflict, Lesli Margherita will no longer be attending.