Sutton Foster

True Christmas spectacle: Sutton, Hugh, 17,000 pipes and 21,000 souls

Size and spectacle are key parts of many Christmas celebrations. It takes flair to decorate a mega-tree or to soar onto rooftops with eight or nine reindeer. And few events match the joyous spectacle of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's annual PBS and cable concert. Here's the story I sent to papers, looking at this year's event through the eyes of performers Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville ... known to TV viewers via "Younger" and "Downton Abbey.:

By Mike Hughes

Yes, there is a Broadway; Sutton Foster found and conquered it

Sutton Foster is a terrific performer, as we found wen she sang for the Television Critics Association. Now she has that same sort of concert -- intimate and Broadway-laced -- on PBS Friday (April 20), Here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

Sutton Foster brings Broadway-and-Midwest energy to "Bunheads"


After some December dozing, this is a busy time for TV. The Golden Globes are Sunday (see previous blog) and cable and the networks are back to full speed. There are pleasant surprises along the way, including the return (Monday, Jan. 14) of "Bunheads." Here's the story I sent to papers:


PASADENA, Cal. -- In the high-glitz world of show
business, the notion of “work ethic”can be elusive.