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Laird Joins Cast of “Lord Tom”…

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A few days ago I had the pleasure of performing in a series of readings of a very exciting new musical project: “Lord Tom”, with music & lyrics by Stanley Jay Gelber and co-written with Kimberly Vaughn. Based on the famous novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, by Harriet Beecher Stowe, the new musical is being directed […]

Laird Sings in New Musical “Dowager Heights”…

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  Last week I went into the studio with some of my old friends & castmates from Mary Poppins to record a demo for the new musical “Dowager Heights”. Composed by my good friend David Delaney, and with lyrics by Nancy Stark, this show is an absolute delight, and a very clever spin on the […]

Jekyll and Hyde Opening Night on Broadway!

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An absolute thrill to have finally opened Jekyll and Hyde on Broadway. Tonight’s opening was really memorable: a great performance from our wonderful company and a fantastic response from an amazing audience. So totally pleased to be a part of this show… Huge thanks to Frank Wildhorn, Jeff Calhoun, Ricky Hinds and my castmates Constantine, […]

Jekyll Television Interview with Laird & Teal Wicks…

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Here’s an interview I did recently with the lovely Teal Wicks, who plays Emma in Jekyll. Not only is she amazing in our show, but she is also an absolute sweetheart, and we’ve become good friends. – This is one of the great things about touring with a show: the people you meet and get […]

The Sad End of Rugby Ralph Lauren…

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The beginning of February marks a truly sad sartorial occasion: The end of Rugby. The clothing concept, launched by Ralph Lauren in 2004, was the company’s ivy-meets-edgy play for the 15 to 25 year old crowd: A lower priced line for collegiate kids not yet hooked on Polo. Sometime in 2008, my NYC friend Martin […]