Alumna snags lead in new Broadway musical
January 17, 2012
Here's how producers characterize Leap of Faith:
"When his traveling ministry breaks down in a small Kansas town, part-time reverend and full-time con artist Jonas Nightingale (played by Raul Esparza) quickly pitches a tent and invites the locals to a revival. The town sheriff, Marla Humes (played by Phillips) is determined to stop him from separating the townspeople from their money."
Phillips’s previous work includes a role in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which was co-produced by another Emerson alumna, Bonnie Comley, MA ’94.