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"Godspell" Star Telly Leung talks Broadway, Hunter Parrish and "Glee"

3 January 2012 8:58 AM, PST | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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Religious themes are experiencing a renaissance in popular of Broadway shows. Currently, the Tony-winning musical The Book of Mormon and the stage adaptation of Sister Act are entertaining theater-goers with both comedic and profound statements on the oft-controversial institution. Also joining the fray is the current revival of Godspell at the Circle In The Square theater.

Since it’s off-Broadway debut in 1971, Godspell, with music by Stephen Schwartz, has been an interactive, improv-based show with the majority of the cast (excluding the characters of Jesus and Judas) using their own names instead of characters. And with a cast history that includes such names as Jeremy Irons, Gilda Radner, Victor Garber, Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy and Paul Shaffer, it almost seems to be a right of passage for a performer to do Godspell sometime in their career.

The current Broadway production opened in November and not only has hunky Hunter Parrish (Weeds, »

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