The Man Behind the Murder

We sat down with Jimmy Nicholas, who plays the enterprising Monty Navarro in FST’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. From his Dunkin Donuts addiction to the focus he needs onstage, Jimmy Nicholas is – like Monty – a complex character. A Gentleman’s Guide is now playing in FST’s Gompertz Theatre through January 13. For tickets and more information, click here. How would you describe … Continue reading The Man Behind the Murder

Meet the Woman in the Pink Dress

We sat down with Sarah Ellis, who plays Sibella Hallward in FST’s production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Get to know her a little bit more by reading the interview below: You were previously part of the national tour of Gentleman’s Guide. What was that experience like, and how is it different from FST’s production of the show? The Gentleman’s Guide tour was my first big … Continue reading Meet the Woman in the Pink Dress

Knives and Niceties, Poise and Poison

by Michael Nichols Monty Navarro is a poor, but lovable, heir to nothing, who has just buried his beloved mother. When an old family friend reveals that Monty is, in fact, ninth in line to a powerful earldom, young Navarro plans to reclaim the wealth and prestige so cruelly denied any way he can. Bees? Cannibals? A swim under the ice? There are so many … Continue reading Knives and Niceties, Poise and Poison

A Gentleman’s Guide to Multi-Casting

by Ben Southerland In A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, dexterous actor Richard Henry plays eight different characters in the span of two hours. If that sounds exhausting, you might find it hard to imagine that he will also die over 600 times this season on FST’s stage–more times than any other actor to date. So, why cast the same actor to play so … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Guide to Multi-Casting

How to Obtain a Title (Without Killing Anyone)

by Michael Nichols Marry the current holder or immediate heir of a hereditary title (Like Meghan Markle did!) The former American actress is now known as “Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex, Countess of Dumbarton, and Baroness Kilkeel.” And all she had to do was marry Prince Harry. Convince Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to give you a life peerage If romancing a noble … Continue reading How to Obtain a Title (Without Killing Anyone)

A Theatre Goer’s Guide to Love and Murder

by Michael Nichols Boisterous dance numbers. Hilarious staged deaths. Romantic rivals. And a plot for revenge that proves all is fair in love and murder. Kicking off FST’s 45th Winter Mainstage Season, the critically acclaimed musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder tells the story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by … Continue reading A Theatre Goer’s Guide to Love and Murder