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When theaters went dark


Donna Reed Scholar Santino Fontana reflects on COVID-19 pandemic impact.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, theaters went dark. What have performers been doing the past eleven months?


Richard Ridge of Broadway World chats with Tony winner Santino Fontana who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, February 21 (8 pm) and Monday, February 22 (3 pm). Watch the video interview


Fontana was a 2000 Donna Reed Festival acting scholarship finalist. He won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for his lead performance as Michael Dorsey in the stage adaptation of Tootsie. Fontana is also known for originating the role of Prince Topher in the 2013 revival of Cinderella on Broadway, voicing Prince Hans in Disney's hit 2013 animated film Frozen, as well as playing Greg Serrano on the television show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.