December 12, 2014

Philadelphia television alert:  Hugh will appear on CBS Philly today between 5-6pm for an exclusive interview with Pat Ciarrochi's Eye on the Arts.



Photo via The Philly POPS

"As performers, the best thing we can do…is pull away the curtain and try to let somebody see your soul for that five minutes they get to hear you sing.”

The interview (including video and a cameo by Hugh's mother) can be found here:

philadelphia.cbslocal.com - Philadelphia native Hugh Panaro on The Philly Pops Christmas Spectacular



Hugh also performs "I'll Be Home For Christmas" during this segment:


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December 8, 2014

"Perhaps the most moving part of the afternoon was Philadelphia- raised Broadway star, Hugh Panaro, and his rendition of “Bring Him Home” from Les Misérables. The piece was chosen to honor the troops overseas that cannot come home for the holidays. The audience was so moved by Panaro, you could hear a pin drop and many were brought to tears by his performance. Inevitably, there was a standing ovation. This was a special music moment that everyone in the audience will treasure for years to come."

Read the full review at:

rockonphilly.com - The Philly Pops Christmas Spectacular Dazzled
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December 4, 2014

Please stop by our Facebook or Twitter for full video of Hugh singing "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" at last night's Tree Lighting at Philadelphia City Hall.

Hugh Panaro on Facebook

@hughpanaronet on Twitter

And here's a little video clip of Hugh rehearsing "Winter Wonderland" with the Philly Pops:


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December 3, 2014

Warming up with "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" for Talk Philly at CBS Philly via @ThePhillyPops on Twitter:



A little snippet of video:


And don't forget tonight's Tree Lighting at City Hall (see the December 1 post below).
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December 2, 2014

From The Philly Pops on Facebook:



"This is Hugh Panaro's first time in The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Help us welcome Hugh back to his hometown everyone! #phillypops"
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December 1, 2014

If you're in the Philadelphia area, Hugh is scheduled to sing with the Philly Boys Choir at the City Hall Tree Lighting on December 3. The ceremony will take place from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Dilworth Plaza next to City Hall (near the ice rink). 

Tickets for the Philly Pops Christmas Spectacular are still available, but becoming limited.  Please call 215-893-1999 for information or click on the image below.

If you'd like to do a little Cyber Monday shopping for the holidays, many of Hugh's recordings and other items, (including the excellent Unmasking the Masterpiece documentary) are available through this site's Shop

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November 19. 2014

Hugh is among the guests interviewed in Broadway.com's opening night video for SIDE SHOW.


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November 18, 2014

A few photos from the red carpet at last night's opening of the new Broadway production of SIDE SHOW

Below:  Taking a selfie for Theatermania.



With Norm Lewis - the original Buddy and Jake:





All of these (and several more) have been added to the SIDE SHOW page of the site.
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November 15, 2014

As the revival of SIDE SHOW prepares to open on Broadway, the original production's creative team and cast members are featured in this nearly hour-long video from Broadway.com:


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November 5, 2014

Video from yesterday's visit to Manchester High School.


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October 21, 2014

If you can't wait until the Philly Pops' Christmas Spectacular to see Hugh perform again, he is scheduled to join Sutton Foster, Laura Osnes, Christian Borle, and others for BEST IN SHOW, a Humane Society Benefit hosted by Seth Rudetsky at New World Stages on November 9.

Playbill.com - Sutton Foster, Laura Osnes, Christian Borle, Hugh Panaro, Seth Rudetsky will take part in Humane Society Benefit
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October 8, 2014

It's still a couple of months away, but more details about this year's Philly Pop's Christmas Spectacular are now available.

Broadwayworld.com - Philly Pops to present CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - Full Performance Schedule Announced
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September 7, 2014

Visit our Facebook page for a small, but extremely exciting bit of news!

Hugh Panaro on Facebook


(Yes, Hugh is recording an album at long last!)
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